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Di Maria suffers training injury

Fri, 2014-12-26 05:57
Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria suffers an injury in training, missing the Boxing Day match against Newcastle.

Ivory Coast's ex-first lady on trial

Fri, 2014-12-26 05:56
Ivory Coast's ex-first lady, Simone Gbagbo, goes on trial for her alleged role in post-election violence which killed thousands five years ago.

VIDEO: Hackers hit Xbox and PlayStation

Fri, 2014-12-26 05:49
Microsoft and Sony have been working to restore internet platforms for their Xbox and PlayStation gamers' consoles.

Factory fire 'turned sky black'

Fri, 2014-12-26 05:38
A major blaze on an industrial estate in Berkshire leaves clouds of thick black smoke "floating across the sky".

Chelsea 2-0 West Ham United

Fri, 2014-12-26 05:36
Leaders Chelsea tighten their grip on the Premier League's top spot with a commanding victory over West Ham.

Egypt bans Exodus Hollywood film

Fri, 2014-12-26 05:18
Egypt bans a Hollywood film based on the Biblical book of Exodus, citing what it calls "historical inaccuracies".

Former England cricketer Pullar dies

Fri, 2014-12-26 05:02
Former Lancashire and Gloucestershire batsman Geoff Pullar, who played 28 Tests for England, dies aged 79.

Syria bombs 'kill dozens in IS area'

Fri, 2014-12-26 04:56
Syrian aircraft drop barrel bombs on Islamic State-held areas in the north-east, killing some 40 people, activists say.

Man killed in three-car crash on A1

Fri, 2014-12-26 04:54
A 72-year-old man from Darlington dies in a crash involving three cars on the A1 in North Yorkshire.

Jail for man who hit dad over beer

Fri, 2014-12-26 04:19
A Belfast man who assaulted his father for running out of beer on Christmas Eve is jailed for four months.

Ruling is made in pregnant mum case

Fri, 2014-12-26 03:56
A judge in Dublin's High Court rules that a life-support machine may be switched off in the case of a brain dead woman who is 18 weeks pregnant.

Archbishop of Canterbury has pneumonia

Fri, 2014-12-26 03:49
The Archbishop of Canterbury has pneumonia, Lambeth Palace says, a day after he pulled out of his Christmas Day sermon with a "severe cold".

Queen tops Christmas Day ratings

Fri, 2014-12-26 03:34
The Queen's Christmas Day broadcast shown on the BBC and ITV tops the TV ratings, with comedy Mrs Brown's Boys the single most-watched programme.

Baby's Christmas Day car rescue

Fri, 2014-12-26 03:17
A five-month-old girl is freed after being accidentally locked inside a car on Christmas Day.

Forecasters predict snow and ice

Fri, 2014-12-26 03:10
The Met Office issues weather warning for snow and ice across Scotland, with the exception of the Western Isles, on Boxing Day night.

VIDEO: New heart teen home for Christmas

Fri, 2014-12-26 02:53
A teenager is home for Christmas weeks after undergoing a heart transplant.

More children in hospital over drugs

Fri, 2014-12-26 02:46
The number of occasions Scottish children were treated in hospital as a result of illegal drug use increases by more than a third in two years.

Suu Kyi: More Myanmar action needed

Fri, 2014-12-26 02:45
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi tells the BBC the world is too optimistic about reform in the country, saying more is needed to achieve democracy.

UKIP chair regrets National Front past

Fri, 2014-12-26 02:43
The UKIP chairman in the Kent seat where leader Nigel Farage hopes to become an MP says he regrets his past membership of the National Front.

Short-let apartments spark Paris row

Fri, 2014-12-26 02:41
Growth of short holiday lets alarms Paris authorities