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Son is held over couple's deaths

Thu, 2014-10-23 23:16
It is understood the man being questioned about the deaths of an elderly couple in County Donegal is their son Julian Cuddihy.

VIDEO: Five of Luis Suarez's best goals

Thu, 2014-10-23 23:10
With Luis Suarez in line to make his Barcelona debut in El Clasico against Real Madrid on Saturday, BBC Sport looks back at five of his best Premier League goals for Liverpool.

US firm fine for underpaying Indians

Thu, 2014-10-23 22:45
US authorities penalise a Silicon Valley company for "grossly underpaying" eight workers brought over from India for a special project.

VIDEO: WTA tennis finals 'historic moment'

Thu, 2014-10-23 22:25
The Women's Tennis Association finals are being held in Asia for the first time. Sharanjit Leyl speaks to the chair and chief executive of the WTA, Stacey Allaster.

VIDEO: US air strike 'hits IS command'

Thu, 2014-10-23 22:13
Photographs show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.

HK protesters to ballot on proposals

Thu, 2014-10-23 22:09
Protest leaders in Hong Kong are to ballot their supporters over whether to accept the government's proposals and end their occupation of the city.

Hope for son who vanished in 2004

Thu, 2014-10-23 22:05
The mother of a man who went missing on a golfing trip exactly 10 years ago says she has not given up hope of seeing him again.

'Hold Qatar World Cup in May'

Thu, 2014-10-23 21:59
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.

Law change call for sex messages

Thu, 2014-10-23 21:48
Campaigners want it to be made illegal for adults to send sexual messages to children.

Plans for 1,000 more student flats

Thu, 2014-10-23 21:27
Two developers are considering submitting planning applications for another 1,000 student flats in Belfast city centre.

Science chief warns on acid oceans

Thu, 2014-10-23 21:18
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.

EU 'surcharge' and Stardust tributes - paper review

Thu, 2014-10-23 21:00
Anger over the EU's demands for an extra £1.7bn from the UK and tributes to the late pop star Alvin Stardust feature in Friday's newspapers.

Governor quits over Mexico missing

Thu, 2014-10-23 20:49
The governor of Mexico's southern Guerrero state - where 43 students went missing after deadly clashes with police last month - stands down.

Qantas back on track to profit

Thu, 2014-10-23 20:28
Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas says it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September.

China 'punishes 17' for deadly clash

Thu, 2014-10-23 19:44
Chinese authorities have arrested one official and punished 16 others following a deadly clash in a Yunnan village, state media say.

Video of Ottawa attack released

Thu, 2014-10-23 19:01
Authorities in Canada release video showing the moments before a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament and was shot dead.

US command of S Korea troops to stay

Thu, 2014-10-23 18:56
The US will maintain control of South Korean troops in the event of war with the North, the two sides say, delaying again a long-planned command transfer.

VIDEO: Security for polio workers in Pakistan

Thu, 2014-10-23 17:27
The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.

VIDEO: Sargy Mann: Painting with inner vision

Thu, 2014-10-23 16:38
Meet the artist who has been blind for 25 years

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-10-23 16:37
Why is Florida angry with Breaking Bad?
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