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The Olympics that no-one wants?

Thu, 2014-10-02 00:41
Meetings with the king and VIP cocktail parties. Why did Norway pull out of the running to host the 2022 Winter Olympics?

Venezuelan lawmaker Serra killed

Thu, 2014-10-02 00:34
A young politician with Venezuela's governing PSUV party, Robert Serra, is found dead at his home in Caracas alongside his partner.

VIDEO: Close-up: Volvo's XC90 unveiled

Thu, 2014-10-02 00:29
A sneak preview of Volvo's new XC90 - the car set to take centre stage at the Paris Motor Show.

VIDEO: Role of social media in HK protests

Thu, 2014-10-02 00:13
As thousands of people continue to protest on the streets of Hong Kong, what role has social media been playing in the demonstrations?

U-turn over one-armed driver permit

Thu, 2014-10-02 00:09
Northern Ireland's roads minister apologises to a one-armed driver who was denied a disability parking permit.

Arrest made over Bishopbriggs death

Thu, 2014-10-02 00:04
Police arrest a 29-year-old man over the death last week of John McFarlane who was attacked near his home in Bishopbriggs.

BNP expels ex-leader Nick Griffin

Wed, 2014-10-01 23:52
The British National Party says it has expelled its former leader Nick Griffin, accusing him of trying to "destabilise" the party.

Virgin Money announces float plan

Wed, 2014-10-01 23:17
Virgin Money, the UK challenger bank partly owned by entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, announces plans to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange.

China warns on 'illegal' HK protests

Wed, 2014-10-01 22:34
China issues a warning against "illegal acts" in Hong Kong, as protesters there vow to step up their campaign if the chief executive does not resign.

Argentina bank governor resigns

Wed, 2014-10-01 22:30
Argentina's central bank governor Juan Carlos Fabrega resigns after less than a year in the job, as the country's economic troubles pile up.

Arson charge over nightclub fire

Wed, 2014-10-01 22:27
A man is charged with arson following a blaze at the former Majestyk nightclub in Leeds.

Derailed train disrupts services

Wed, 2014-10-01 22:27
Train services across south east Wales are disrupted after a train left the tracks at Barry in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Stevens to drive for Marussia

Wed, 2014-10-01 22:21
Britain's Will Stevens will contest the first practice session for Marussia at the Japanese GP, replacing Max Chilton.

VIDEO: Girl gets 3D-printed prosthetic hand

Wed, 2014-10-01 22:20
A five year-old girl from Inverness who was born without any fingers on one hand has become the first in the UK to be fitted with a bionic limb made using a 3D printer

VIDEO: Up for grabs: Who will win Clacton seat?

Wed, 2014-10-01 22:14
The BBC's Adam Fleming visits Clacton as the campaigning for the by-election in the town enters its final week.

VIDEO: Warning over alcohol 'pre-loading'

Wed, 2014-10-01 22:01
A leading accident and emergency doctor, Clifford Mann, has warned there's a "dangerous epidemic" of young people ending up in hospital, after getting drunk on cheap drinks before going out.

'Election starts here' - the papers

Wed, 2014-10-01 21:25
The prime minister's speech to the Conservative Party conference, in which he promised tax cuts for 30 million Britons, leads most of Thursday's papers.

VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Bournemouth shock Man Utd

Wed, 2014-10-01 21:02
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.

Indian officials take up brooms

Wed, 2014-10-01 20:34
India launches a nationwide campaign to clean up the country on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, but many of the country's bureaucrats are not happy about it, writes the BBC's Geeta Pandey in Delhi.

Facebook apologises to drag queens

Wed, 2014-10-01 20:30
Facebook has apologised to transgender and drag queen users whose accounts were deleted for violating its policy on using "real names".

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