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VIDEO: Twitter co-founder defends application

43 min 55 sec ago
The chairman and co-founder of Twitter is in London for the global launch of his new company 'Square'.

France's Hollande to visit Guinea

1 hour 10 min ago
France's President Francois Hollande says he will travel to the West African country of Guinea, one of the worst affected by the Ebola epidemic.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

1 hour 17 min ago
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Brown's father urges calm in Ferguson

1 hour 23 min ago
The father of a man shot dead by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has appealed for peace ahead of a grand jury decision against the officer.

10 things we didn't know last week

1 hour 23 min ago
Seals fancy penguins, and more nuggets.

Britain objects to Falklands signs

1 hour 31 min ago
The UK criticises an Argentine law requiring public transport vehicles to carry signs declaring the country's sovereignty claim over the Falkland Islands.

VIDEO: Gebrselassie: From track to business

1 hour 33 min ago
How Olympic athlete and world record holder Haile Gebrselassie has become a property mogul and leading investor in Ethiopia.

VIDEO: US snow prompts roof collapse fears

1 hour 38 min ago
Residents in parts of New York State hit by severe snow storms are working to clear their roofs, amid fears that the weight of the snow could cause them to collapse.

China rate cut spurs global markets

1 hour 51 min ago
A cut in interest rates in China and comments from Europe's Central Bank chief spur US markets on to fresh highs

VIDEO: Dyson: 'Keep engineers in Britain'

1 hour 56 min ago
James Dyson tells the BBC it is important to keep engineers in Britain to produce hi-tech exports, as he announces a £1bn investment in research and development.

VIDEO: The minute after Obama announced his immigration plan

2 hours 4 min ago
The minute after Obama's immigration speech

Week in pictures: 15-21 November 2014

2 hours 19 min ago
The best news photos from around the world

Google tries ad-free net experiment

2 hours 32 min ago
Search giant Google has unveiled an experiment that lets people pay to visit sites rather than see adverts.

Wave power firm in administration

2 hours 45 min ago
Wave power technology firm Pelamis is calling in administrators after failing to secure development funding.

VIDEO: 'Creating Google' for Myanmar

3 hours 2 min ago
Chief executive Rahul Batra explains his ambitions for the Burmese search engine Bindez.

Zambia leader sacked by party

3 hours 4 min ago
Zambia's governing Patriotic Front suspends President Guy Scott as party leader amid a power struggle ahead of elections in January.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

3 hours 11 min ago
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

King 'couldn't cry because of pain'

3 hours 49 min ago
Olympic team pursuit champion Dani King says she feared for her career after a training crash put her in intensive care.

Hamilton puts down title marker

3 hours 53 min ago
Lewis Hamilton is fastest in both practice sessions as he puts down a title marker ahead of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Ulster Bank closing 10 more branches

4 hours 9 sec ago
Ulster Bank is to close another 10 branches in Northern Ireland.