BBC World News

Tourists escape US 'lightning' fire

Holidaymakers from across Ireland have avoided injury after a major fire thought to have been caused by a lightning strike gutted part of their hotel in the United States.

Lightning strike 'like movie scene'

A Royal Marines cadet instructor who tried to help save the life of a man who was struck by lightning on the Brecon Beacons says weather conditions had been "pretty intense".

News of World journalist sentenced

Ex-News of the World features editor Jules Stenson receives a four-month suspended sentence at the Old Bailey for his part in the phone-hacking trial.

Study reveals school segregation

A study of ethnic "segregation" in schools in England shows that most ethnic minority pupils enter schools where ethnic minority pupils are a majority.

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