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Teen jailed over charity ride death

13 hours 55 sec ago
A teenager who crashed into and killed a cyclist during a charity bike ride is sentenced to five years in prison.

Week in pictures: 13-19 December 2014

13 hours 2 min ago
News photo from around the world

VIDEO: Iraqi soldiers 'fighting for their lives'

13 hours 14 min ago
Quentin Sommerville reports from the Ain al-Asad airbase - a linchpin in the battle against Islamic State for Iraq's Anbar province.

LA River's flood role is 'paramount'

13 hours 17 min ago
Any moves to modify the concrete Los Angeles River, to return parts of it to a more natural setting or to capture water, must not compromise its flood-protection function, say scientists.

Plea by parents of Aurora accused

13 hours 25 min ago
The parents of James Holmes, the man charged with killing 12 and injuring 70 in a 2012 Colorado theatre massacre, have pleaded he be spared the death penalty.

Ebola kills top Sierra Leone doctor

13 hours 27 min ago
One of Sierra Leone's top doctors, Victor Willoughby, died from Ebola hours after the arrival of experimental drug ZMab, medical officials say.

Flat intruder guilty of knife murder

13 hours 28 min ago
An intruder who fatally stabbed a man at a flat in Glasgow faces a life sentence after being convicted of murder.

Blackberry shares drop on earnings

13 hours 33 min ago
Shares in Blackberry drop nearly 6% as the troubled smartphone maker reports a larger-than-expected drop in revenue during the third quarter.

Pakistan school massacre: Who are the dead?

14 hours 1 min ago
The BBC profiles victims of the Taliban school massacre

Hazard set for new deal - Mourinho

14 hours 10 min ago
Chelsea's Eden Hazard will sign a new contract and could become one of the club's greats, says Jose Mourinho.

Does this 90-year-old photo show the world's first 'selfie stick'?

14 hours 17 min ago
Family photo reveals 2014's hot gadget in use in 1920s

MP received 2,500 racist tweets

14 hours 19 min ago
An MP who received 2,500 racist tweets in three days calls for social media companies not to "host hate" on their sites.

US church crash claims fourth victim

14 hours 40 min ago
A young boy has become the fourth fatality after a motorist slammed into a crowd in front of a California church.

VIDEO: Masseur call interrupts Van Gaal

15 hours 16 min ago
Man Utd manager Louis van Gaal's news conference is interrupted by an announcement on the club's public address system.

Companies face 'bloodbath' in Russia

15 hours 21 min ago
The chief executive of Renault Nissan says manufacturers in Russia are facing a "bloodbath" because of the plunge in the value of the rouble.

Dalglish recalls Hillsborough mayhem

15 hours 25 min ago
Former Liverpool player Kenny Dalglish has been describing the "mayhem" at Hillsborough during the disaster, when he was the club's manager.

Mother dies of sudden death syndrome

15 hours 30 min ago
A mother collapses and dies just days before Christmas of the rare heart condition sudden arrhythmic death syndrome.

'Parking row' may have led to murder

15 hours 33 min ago
A woman fatally stabbed on a north-west London street may have been the victim of a parking row, it emerges.

Turkey releases Gulen-linked editor

15 hours 36 min ago
A court releases a top newspaper editor but says four others must stay in custody as part of a crackdown on support for cleric Fethullah Gulen.

VIDEO: Shopping online from a country cottage

15 hours 36 min ago
For 2014, there is evidence to suggest more people than ever have shopped online, especially in rural areas where 9 out of 10 people shop online.

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