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Funeral for pupil hit by minibus

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 22:01
The funeral of a pupil who died after he was hit by a school minibus driven by a teacher is due to take place.

The film where a game decides a woman's future

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 21:40
A film that depicts rural Afghan life with an unflinching eye

Museum resignation is investigated

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 21:33
An investigation is taking place into the sudden resignation of the chief executive of Northern Ireland's museums, the BBC has established.

Talks aim to resolve water dispute

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 21:28
Last-minute attempts to resolve a dispute at NI Water before the Christmas holiday period are being made.

Syria 'approves medicine deliveries'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 21:17
Syria has authorised the delivery of medicine to opposition-held districts of Aleppo and two other areas, the World Health Organization says.

Nicaragua breaks ground on canal

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 21:15
Nicaragua launches the construction of a canal that aims to link the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and to rival Panama's waterway.

Hong Kong property tycoon jailed

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 20:35
Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok is sentenced to five years in jail and fined $64,440 (£41,327) for corruption.

Record anti-Islam rally in Dresden

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 19:13
A record 17,500 people turn out for the latest "anti-Islamisation" rally in the German city of Dresden, according to police estimates.

Mexican Police Helped Cartel Massacre 193 Migrants, Documents Show

NPR News - Mon, 2014-12-22 19:08

Members of the Zeta cartel, which was fighting for control of regional human trafficking networks, told prosecutors 18 officers worked as lookouts, as well as turning a blind eye to cartel activity.

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Counting begins in Kashmir elections

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 19:02
Counting of votes begins in Indian-administered Kashmir, where PM Narendra Modi's BJP party is trying to win power for the first time.

US to probe Milwaukee police killing

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 18:05
The fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer in Milwaukee is to be reviewed after a prosecutor decides not to press charges.

Small firms 'lack severe weather plan'

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 18:02
Almost 60% of small UK firms do not have plans in place for extreme weather - despite the fact 66% have been affected by it in the last three years - a study says.

VIDEO: Belgian PM in mayonnaise attack

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 17:46
Belgian PM Charles Michel is attacked with mayonnaise and french-fries by female austerity protestors from a group calling itself Liliths.

Blazers flecked with blood

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 17:28
Is change coming to Pakistan after the school massacre?

VIDEO: US port dispute delays Asia supplies

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 17:22
What do Christmas trees and French fries have in common? Both have been in short supply across Asia because of a three month backlog at US ports on the west coast.

The day the Pintupi Nine entered the modern world

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 16:27
The day the Pintupi Nine entered the modern world

New plea over Christmas murder

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 16:20
The family of a woman murdered as she house-sat for friends last Christmas say this year's festivities are "on hold" until her killer is found.

Picture power: The masked man

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 16:10
Photographer Marko Djurica on the story behind his picture from Donetsk.

Internet crashes in North Korea

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 16:05
North Korea suffers severe internet outages, days after the US accuses the country of being behind a massive attack on Sony Pictures.

VIDEO: Meeting a wild wolf pack

BBC - Mon, 2014-12-22 16:03
Forming bonds with one of our most feared predators

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