Simon Baker tells jurors he wanted to "clear the air" with Hughie Saunders, of whose murder he is accused.
Engineers from a majority of the UK's water firms still use divining rods to locate pipes, it emerges.
The Surrey primary school pupil was found walking the streets by two members of the public.
The Road Safety Foundation says the death and injury levels on some A roads are "unacceptable".
New figures show government spending in the north has fallen, as investment increases in the south.
More than 30,000 lamps have been switched off nightly from midnight since last December.
The Smart Project in Dover receives Children in Need funding to provide respite for young carers
Pegasus receives funding from Children in Need to help youngsters like Nathaniel.
Ernie has made "huge progress" at Whoopsadaisy thanks to Children in Need funding.
People in the south-east of England dug deep for this year's event.
Documents show London's deputy mayor for transport avoids early meetings due to the rail operator's performance.
Wimbledon continue their upturn in fortunes with a hard-fought goalless draw at Oldham Athletic.
Crawley clinch their first league win in seven matches with a 3-1 home success over highly-placed Exeter.
Tuesday's National League game between Bromley and Aldershot Town is postponed because of an electrical fault.
Woking extend their unbeaten run to three matches as they edge past Ebbsfleet with a battling 1-0 win at Kingfield Stadium.
Eastleigh sign Bradley Hudson-Odoi on a two-month loan from fellow National League side Sutton United.
Zimbabweans celebrate late into the night after Robert Mugabe resigns, ending 37-year rule.
Makenzee Meaux says she'd lost hope of feeling beautiful until she met her fiancé.
Allegations of misconduct emerge about the man behind Toy Story and dozens of other classics.
Saad Hariri thrust Lebanon into crisis when he resigned during a trip to Saudi Arabia.
The search steps up again as weather improves near where the Argentine boat vanished last Wednesday.
Former The Partridge Family star and singer David Cassidy dies aged 67, his family says.
The president points out that Roy Moore "totally denies" preying on string of teenage girls.
The Pentagon did not specify what additional remains of Army Sgt La David Johnson were recovered.
More than 140,000 people had fled homes before Mount Agung belched smoke 700m above its summit.
Three service members are reportedly being reassigned following the incident in Asia.
The jumbo jets ended up on an e-shopping website after a court failed to sell them offline.
Celebrations continued into the night after Robert Mugabe's 37-year reign as president came to an end.
Zimbabwe's leader Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe, ending a 37-year rule.
He raced across the border on foot, closely pursued by North Korean troops who shot at him several times.
Sayfullo Saipov's mother says she can't believe her son deliberately killed eight people in New York.
Instead of getting irate when their flight was delayed, these Canadian passengers had a singalong.
A cameraman is thwarted at the last moment after waiting 40 minutes to film a stadium demolition.
Children fill the UN headquarters in New York for World Children's Day and complain their interests are not represented.
It is not common to see a mature reptile with such pigmentation in the wild, an expert says.
A group of Czech tourists were arrested and fined for wearing the revealing swimsuits in Kazakhstan.
Students are reportedly left in tears by tough questions in maths papers.
A charity auction of special number plates by the Abu Dhabi police sees bids in tens of thousands of pounds.
A lorry accident involving 20 tonnes of meatballs closed a road in Sweden.
A gay rights activist's bright yellow tomb has divided Italy - so should graves have to be grey?
In Japan they apologise when a train leaves 20 seconds early. Are other countries so exacting?
A Pakistani actress is stuck in a seven-year-long court case over whether she is married or not.
We look at the main charges against Ratko Mladic, a general known as the "Butcher of Bosnia".
How an Icelandic firm called Marel became the world's largest manufacturer of food processing machinery.
A look at the career of Robert Mugabe, who has resigned as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years in power.
Zimbabwean MPs erupt with cheers as the speaker reads out Robert Mugabe's resignation letter.
Activist and political candidate Vimbaishe Musvaburi cries as she describes her emotions following Robert Mugabe's resignation.
The statistics that explain how things have got so bad in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe's former vice-president has had a volatile political career.
The UK foreign secretary says Robert Mugabe's resignation as president is a "moment of hope" for Zimbabwe.
About 60 primary school children gathered in Desborough to show their support for the town's library.
The discounted train travel option is set to be announced in Wednesday's Budget.
Explorer Benedict Allen said he made a video for his family in case he died whilst on expedition.
Richard Sutherland said his daughter would "remain in our hearts".
Three men attacked a man outside a Leeds nightclub with a gun, machete and knife.
How much will we have to pay - and why? Norman Smith talks you through the Brexit divorce bill.
Rapper Honey G hits back at criticism that her act is offensive and a form of 'cultural appropriation'.
"Thomas" tells the Victoria Derbyshire programme what it's like to undergo a "punishment attack".
A woman was filmed hitting a man during a hunt in Sussex.
The 37-year-old has lost over a stone in weight and is preparing for his first race at Ascot.
How an Instagram beauty blogger with more than 75 thousand followers became the first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up ad.
District nurses help keep patients out of hospital, but in England numbers have halved since 2010.
Women are now being advised to sleep on their side in the last three months of pregnancy.
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The driver has been reported for summons, say police.
Ant McPartlin returns to I'm A Celebrity after a stint in rehab
Betty and Jim Wyatt from South Gloucestershire have something in common with royalty.
Alex, now 19, says she has a good life - but would she want the same for her own daughter?
The chancellor insists the 1.4m unemployed in the UK have not been forgotten as he clarifies his remark.
An optician sees inspiration in the MC1R gene and becomes a fashion designer for redheads.
Gaia Pope's sister and cousin pay tribute to the teenager after police reveal a body has been found.
Pegleg takes surfing in his stride thanks to a prosthetic limb.
Reg Grace, 82, found out he had cancer of the liver during a stay in hospital following a stroke.
Andy Cole climbed Ben Nevis every day for a month to help tackle his depression.
Matt Jones, 23, was ranked 12th in the world for freestyle mountain biking in 2016.
The annual fundraiser included a Blue Peter Strictly special and a singing EastEnders cast.
A primary school has teamed up with two local care homes to launch an inter-generational pen pal scheme.
Despite leaving school with no GCSEs, Louchavan Lemard has been named Black Business Man of 2017.
The crash happened at about 12:00 close near to Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.
Eight-year-old Mali has been given the Dickin Medal for serving in Afghanistan.
A study says grandparents tend to give high-sugar snacks as treats - so we tracked some down.
Nursery group manager Harriet Pacey said she believed most parents would back the change.
A friend and colleague of PC Keith Palmer has paid tribute to the officer, who was killed outside the Houses of Parliament in the Westminster terror attack in March.
Why one mother's personal plight is part of a long and complicated history between Iran and the UK.
The rubber caricature was designed by one of the creators of satirical TV show Spitting Image.
Teenagers Jay Panesar and Emily Phillips recently won an international figure skating contest.
Cars driven by female characters who starred alongside 007 have gone on display.
Why the singer wants everyone to be more honest about childbirth and parenthood.
Mason Fountain, 13, has spent much of the past eight years in and out of Ipswich Hospital.
Four-year-old Tia is hoping for pioneering treatment for her fragile skin condition.
Sana Nosheen, a 21-year-old blogger, started with post-natal depression after the birth of her son.
People affected by the Grenfell fire are being offered holidays in Cornwall to help them recover.
The game sees images projected on to a table that residents and children can interact with.
Fans criticised the YouTuber for the price of the 12-day calendar.
Rap videos should sometimes removed from online platforms such as YouTube to save lives, officials say.
In an era of censorship, the Windmill Theatre was one of the only places where UK audiences could watch naked women on stage.
Police are offering a £20,000 reward for information after the attempted murder of a father-of-two.
Former Bristol councillor David Spry became the UK's first politician to change sex.
The man hoping to turn Flyboarding into a full-time job after finishing second in his first competition.
The Elizabeth Line service will connect Essex and Berkshire via central London.
Peter Turner's love story with Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame has been made into a movie.
Simon Dobbin was left with severe brain damage in an attack after a football match.
The brother of Martyn Hett, who was killed in the Manchester Arena bombing, has told BBC 5 live he’s received abuse from right-wing extremists.
West Midlands Police displays guns used to kill, and a haul of home-made bullets made by an arms dealer.
The national campaign wants to empower children who feel odd or different.
The Speaker tells noisy MPs to think about what voters are making of prime minister's questions.
One army veteran suffering from PTSD says Forest Bathing is helping him sleep.
Emily Sullivan had open heart surgery three times before the age of seven.
Boris Johnson addresses remarks he made about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in Iran.