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VIDEO: #BBCtrending: Your social media tips

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 05:50
#BBCtrending collates your top trending tips from around the world

Argentina eases currency controls

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 05:29
Argentina eases strict foreign exchange controls, a day after the peso suffered its steepest daily decline in 12 years.

VIDEO: Grayson dresses down for Palace date

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 05:27
Artist Grayson Perry is handed his CBE by Prince Charles at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace

Red-hot battle for consumer votes

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 05:17
The battle to be seen as the consumer champion

'Oppy' celebrates 10 years on Mars

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 05:15
Nasa celebrates 10 years on Mars

Hollande meets Pope Francis in Rome

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 05:11
French President Francois Hollande meets Pope Francis on his first foreign trip since reports of his alleged affair with an actress.

Agency childminders' Ofsted opt-out

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 04:55
Childminders registering with the government's flagship new agencies would not have to undergo Ofsted inspections, it is proposed.

IAEA: Long way to go on Iran accord

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 04:34
The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog says the interim deal with Iran is an important step forward, but that there is still "a long way to go".

Court orders probe into tribal rape

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 04:33
India's Supreme Court orders a judge to investigate the gang rape of a tribal woman, allegedly on orders of village elders who objected to her relationship with a man.

Prince to reveal new London dates

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 04:32
Rock star Prince is to play a number of "iconic venues in and around London" in February, with details to be announced shortly.

Human bone tower in South Korean clinic

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 04:28
The slivers of human chin bone on display in a South Korean clinic

In pictures: Cairo explosions

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 04:27
Blast which apparently targeted Egypt's police force

GB Olympic medal hope wins World Cup

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 04:17
Lizzy Yarnold wins the overall skeleton World Cup title two weeks before the Olympics with fellow Briton Shelley Rudman third.

'Super-rare' Nintendo game hits eBay

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 04:05
An extremely rare Nintendo game described as the "holy grail for collectors" is expected to fetch thousands of dollars in an eBay auction.

Two killed in Frankfurt courthouse

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 04:00
A man is arrested after two men are killed in a shooting and stabbing attack at a court complex in the German city of Frankfurt.

Labour wins Cowdenbeath by-election

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:52
Alex Rowley holds the Scottish Parliament seat of Cowdenbeath for Labour in a by-election sparked by the death of sitting MSP Helen Eadie.

BBC dominates terrestrial TV in 2013

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:37
The BBC continues to dominate terrestrial television, with 58 of the most watched shows broadcast in 2013 - according to industry figures.

Fracking will boost UK economy - PM

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:37
Fracking can boost the economy and encourage companies to return to the UK, David Cameron tells business leaders in Davos.

The consolations of Irn Bru and Marmite

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:36
The owner of a British food shop in Canada has been ordered to stop selling Irn Bru, Ovaltine and Marmite, but such foodstuffs are a lifeline to expats says Jon Kelly.

England end losing run in Australia

BBC - Fri, 2014-01-24 03:32
England beat Australia by 57 runs in Perth to end a nine-match losing streak, the tourists now 3-1 behind in the five-match series.

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