BBC News Jonathan Demme, director of The Silence of the Lambs, dies at 73 2017-04-26T15:36:27.000000000+00:00 The Oscar-winning film-maker also made such films as Philadelphia and Stop Making Sense. Christie hospital fire: Blaze in cancer research unit 2017-04-26T15:32:33.000000000+00:00 The research unit attached to the world-renowned Christie cancer hospital has been evacuated. World Championship 2017: Ronnie O'Sullivan makes 'absolutely incredible' 146 break 2017-04-26T15:18:56.000000000+00:00 Ronnie O'Sullivan makes an "absolutely incredible" break of 146, the highest of the World Championship so far in his quarter-final match with Ding Junhui. Ex-Lib Dem MP David Ward sacked as Bradford East candidate 2017-04-26T15:02:16.000000000+00:00 David Ward denies comments about Israel were anti-Semitic after his removal by leader Tim Farron. Arrests as Newcastle and West Ham raided in £5m tax probe 2017-04-26T14:55:25.000000000+00:00 Newcastle United and West Ham's grounds are being searched by revenue and customs officials. France election: Macron heckled by pro-Le Pen workers 2017-04-26T14:32:50.000000000+00:00 The bitterly fought campaign in France's presidential election moves up a gear. Jet set pets: The animals that fly (on planes) 2017-04-26T14:15:15.000000000+00:00 From turkeys to pandas... when animals need transporting they catch a flight just like us. Joey Barton: Burnley midfielder banned for 18 months over betting 2017-04-26T14:03:48.000000000+00:00 Burnley midfielder Joey Barton is banned from football for 18 months after admitting a Football Association charge in relation to betting. Reality Check: How much will Labour's NHS plans cost? 2017-04-26T14:01:53.000000000+00:00 Reality Check looks at how much aspects of Labour's NHS proposals could cost. Four dresses and a drone - are weddings getting out of control? 2017-04-26T13:14:33.000000000+00:00 Weddings have got out of hand, says Country Life magazine, as it calls for a rethink.