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VIDEO: Aerial video shows boulder destruction

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 13:50
A huge boulder dislodged by a landslide has smashed through a farm in Northern Italy, destroying a barn and narrowly missing a farmhouse.

Three held in baby murder inquiry

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 13:45
Three people are arrested in Greater Manchester on suspicion of murdering a seven-week-old baby, police confirm.

Flood warning over high tides threat

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 13:34
Coastal communities are warned of the threat of further flooding as high tides and strong winds combine.

Gay row adoption agency wins appeal

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 13:24
A Glasgow-based adoption Agency run by the Catholic Church in Scotland wins an appeal against a decision to strip it of its charitable status.

Kercher convict found near border

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 13:23
Italian police find Raffaele Sollecito near the Austrian border after a court reinstated his guilty verdict for killing Briton Meredith Kercher.

Syria talks end in recriminations

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 13:19
Syrian rival delegations end a week-long peace conference in Geneva by trading insults, as no deal emerges on how to end the conflict.

Cameron pledges fresh referendum bid

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 13:09
A bill to enshrine an EU referendum in law has been killed off in the Lords - but the Tories plan to make another attempt later in the year.

Evacuation plan for coastal homes

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 12:43
More than 100 homes could be evacuated as storm force winds, huge waves and spring tides head towards England's south-west coast.

Mayor offers RMT Tube strike talks

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 12:31
London Mayor Boris Johnson offers to enter talks with the RMT union if it calls off the planned Tube strikes.

England can stay cool and beat Les Bleus

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 12:27
England have picked an inexperienced backline to take on France but Jeremy Guscott thinks they've got what it takes to win in Paris

Bloomberg named UN climate envoy

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 12:01
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appoints ex-New York mayor Michael Bloomberg to the role of UN special envoy for cities and climate change.

Swede Kallstrom joins Arsenal on loan

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 12:01
Arsenal sign Sweden midfielder Kim Kallstrom on loan until the end of the season from Russian club Spartak Moscow.

S Sudan aid workers 'flee violence'

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 11:59
The medical charity MSF says 240 of its staff have been forced to flee into the bush in South Sudan to try to escape fighting.

Drizzle and a gastropub for Hollande

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 11:48
Drizzle and a gastropub as PM greets Hollande

UK launch for £67bn EU research fund

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 11:16
The next round of the EU research budget, Horizon 2020, will be worth nearly £67bn (80bn euros) over the next seven years.

VIDEO: 'Likely' Sienna left Craig message

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 11:15
Actress Sienna Miller has told the phone hacking trial she could have left a message saying "I love you" on the voicemail of the James Bond star Daniel Craig.

Ohio man buried atop prized Harley

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 11:03
An avid motorcycle rider in the US state of Ohio is buried with his Harley-Davidson in a transparent casket.

Amazon tribesmen arrested for murder

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 10:54
Brazilian federal police in the Amazon region arrest five members of the Tenharim tribe accused of killing three contractors who have been missing since mid-December.

The Loop: Stuck in a time warp?

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 10:34
Readers' respond to this week's stories in the Magazine

New Red Bull fails its first test

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-31 10:31
Red Bull have their work cut out to rectify the problems seen in the first pre-season test, says chief F1 writer Andrew Benson

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