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Five moments that captured 2014

Tue, 2014-12-23 15:45
Stories behind moments that captured 2014

Dead ponies 'dumped like rubbish'

Tue, 2014-12-23 15:45
The RSPCA describes as "sickening" the discovery of five dead ponies whose bodies were "dumped like rubbish" in a Nottinghamshire village.

Quiz of the year pt 4: Winners of the year

Tue, 2014-12-23 15:44
Who were the winners of 2014?

Victorian Strangeness: Four Christmas incidents

Tue, 2014-12-23 15:42
Four bizarre festive calamities from the Victorian era

VIDEO: Christmas for King's College Choir

Tue, 2014-12-23 15:42
Life for the boys of King's College choir at Christmas

Family's plea over festival killer

Tue, 2014-12-23 15:41
The mother of Robert Hart who died in an unprovoked attack at the Parklife music festival on their family's first Christmas without him.

VIDEO: Items from WWI Christmas truce

Tue, 2014-12-23 15:20
Alan Wakefield from the Imperial War Museums showed Robert Hall some of the home comforts enjoyed by British soldiers during Christmas 1914.

'Successful year' for John Muir Way

Tue, 2014-12-23 15:19
The long-distance walking route, the John Muir Way, has a successful first year, according to its backers.

Scottish rents 'hit all-time high'

Tue, 2014-12-23 15:14
Scottish rents reach an all-time high while tenants' finances are "stuck in a rut", according to a new report.

Bin lorry crash appeal fund launched

Tue, 2014-12-23 15:12
An appeal fund for the victims of the Glasgow bin lorry crash will open later as the city continues to come to terms with the tragedy.

The year in business: 2014

Tue, 2014-12-23 15:09
During 2014 in business and economics, the shine seemed to come off a multitude of big ideas which had seemed until recently unstoppable.

VIDEO: Guard whose train was hit by tsunami

Tue, 2014-12-23 15:03
The 2004 Indian Ocean derailed a train in Sri Lanka, killing at least 802 people. Karunathilake was the train guard that day.

Energy customers 'need' debt holiday

Tue, 2014-12-23 15:02
Ten million householders who use pre-payment energy meters should be able to postpone their debt, says the charity Citizens Advice.

Party leaders' Christmas messages

Tue, 2014-12-23 14:59
David Cameron speaks of the UK's "Christian values" as Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg also release Christmas messages.

Crolla amazed at Man Utd support

Tue, 2014-12-23 14:58
Anthony Crolla says he has been amazed by the support from his Manchester United heroes as he recovers from a broken skull.

Chef Pascale given new fostering post

Tue, 2014-12-23 14:57
TV chef Lorraine Pascale is to become the government's first fostering ambassador, the Department for Education says.

Economy blow and Osborne 'savaged' - front pages

Tue, 2014-12-23 14:39
The revision to the latest economic growth figures are seen by some as a blow to Chancellor George Osborne, who is reportedly "under attack" from his deputy.

Boxing Day predictions: Lawro v Guy Mowbray

Tue, 2014-12-23 13:43
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on MOTD commentator Guy Mowbray in his Premier League predictions.

Indians raid remote Peruvian village

Tue, 2014-12-23 13:31
A remote Amazonian community is to be evacuated after uncontacted Indians looking for food raided homes and killed domestic animals

Landowner fine 'legal milestone'

Tue, 2014-12-23 13:22
A landowner is fined £675 under a new law that made him liable for the actions of a gamekeeper who poisoned a buzzard.