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Euro slides to a nine-year low

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 22:34
The euro hits a nine-year low against the dollar as investors predict the European Central Bank could take action to stimulate the region's economy.

BBC Sound Of 2015: George the Poet

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 22:16
Number five: Street-savvy spoken word artist George the Poet

BBC Sound Of 2015 countdown begins

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 22:16
London MC George The Poet takes fifth place in the BBC's Sound Of 2015 list, as the countdown to this year's winner begins.

Building flattened after collapse

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 22:14
A building is demolished after its sudden collapse in Wrexham overnight.

Easdale gives Rangers emergency loan

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 22:13
Rangers director Sandy Easdale gives the financially troubled club a short-term loan designed as working capital.

VIDEO: 'Window' to fight Australia fires

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 21:53
Firefighters in South Australia say weather conditions have eased allowing a short window to try to bring under control bushfires which have been burning for four days.

Oldham may pull out of Evans deal

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 21:50
Oldham are considering pulling out of signing convicted rapist Ched Evans after 20,000 sign an online petition against the move.

Villiers 'broke word over parades'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 21:48
Northern Ireland's first minister accuses the secretary of state of breaking her word over a panel to examine a parades dispute in north Belfast.

Murdered pregnant teen's flat to go

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 21:47
Work to demolish the flat where a pregnant teenager was raped and murdered is due to start.

VIDEO: Cargo ship stranded in the Solent

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 21:44
An investigation has begun into why a car transporter, which ran aground in the Solent, started listing shortly after leaving the Port of Southampton.

VIDEO: Extra screening tests for newborns

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 21:39
Newborn babies across England will be screened for more debilitating genetic diseases from Monday.

VIDEO: High death toll of Egypt's roads

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 21:27
Egypt has one of the highest rates of road deaths in the world, according to the World Health Organization.

VIDEO: Ebola charity: 'No stone unturned'

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 21:01
Save the Children in Sierra Leone says "no stone will be left unturned" as it investigates how a British nurse became infected with Ebola at its treatment centre.

Hedge Fund Founder Thomas Gilbert Slain, Gunman Sought

NPR News - Sun, 2015-01-04 20:52

Police say Thomas Gilbert, 70, was shot in the head in his Manhattan apartment. He founded Wainscott Capital Partners Fund which focuses on the biotech and health care industries.

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VIDEO: AirAsia 'black box' search resumes

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 20:47
The search mission to find the flight data recorders from the crashed AirAsia passenger plane has resumed, as weather conditions improve over the Java Sea.

Brewery apology over Gandhi beer can

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 20:44
An American brewery apologises for putting a picture of Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi on its beer cans, reports say.

Bail for 'brother punch' accused

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 20:34
A Northern Irish man accused of critically injuring his brother with a single punch while he was on holiday in Sydney is released on bail.

Taiwan ex-president granted parole

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 20:09
Former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian is to be released from prison after being granted one month of medical parole, the justice ministry says.

Charity to probe UK Ebola nurse case

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 19:54
Save the Children says "no stone will be left unturned" as it investigates how a British nurse contracted Ebola while volunteering in Sierra Leone.

Listing ship investigation begins

BBC - Sun, 2015-01-04 19:54
An investigation begins into why a car transporter ship, deliberately grounded in the Solent, started listing shortly after leaving port.