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Blackberry seeks aid on app making

Thu, 2015-01-22 05:46
App makers should be required to make software for Blackberry handsets, says the boss of the phone company.

Stranded cargo ship heads for port

Thu, 2015-01-22 05:45
The Hoegh Osaka cargo ship which has been listing in the Solent since 3 January, is on its way into Southampton Port.

Classmates back ill boy's drugs plea

Thu, 2015-01-22 05:37
Classmates of a six-year-old boy who suffers from a rare medical condition back his appeal for funding for a drug to help with his illness.

Flogging of Saudi blogger postponed

Thu, 2015-01-22 05:33
Saudi Arabia has postponed the flogging of blogger Raif Badawi for the second week running on health grounds, according to a human rights group.

Tutankhamun's beard glued back on

Thu, 2015-01-22 05:32
Egyptian officials are investigating how Tutankhamun's beard came to be hastily glued back on after becoming detached from the priceless antiquity.

VIDEO: England and Wales 'record low' crime

Thu, 2015-01-22 05:23
Crime remains at record low levels in England and Wales, despite some increases due to changes in how police record incidents.

Charities 'frightened' to campaign

Thu, 2015-01-22 05:07
Charities and campaign groups have been "frightened" into curtailing their public work because of a new lobbying law , warns the former Bishop of Oxford.

VIDEO: Cahill scores superb overhead kick

Thu, 2015-01-22 04:54
Tim Cahill scores a stunning overhead kick for Australia in their 2-0 Asian Cup quarter-final win over China.

Massive QE programme for eurozone

Thu, 2015-01-22 04:51
The European Central Bank announces it will inject billions of euros into the ailing eurozone economy by means of a huge bond-buying programme.

Religious link to statue theft probe

Thu, 2015-01-22 04:47
Police say they are investigating the "religious aspect" of the theft of a six-foot sculpture of a Celtic sea god from a mountainside.

VIDEO: European Central Bank president briefing

Thu, 2015-01-22 04:44
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gives a news briefing amid quantitative easing speculation

Just how practical is a traditional Bobby's helmet?

Thu, 2015-01-22 04:43
Are the days of the traditional Bobby's helmet numbered?

Ayatollah appeals to Western youth

Thu, 2015-01-22 04:42
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, writes a letter to young people in the West urging them to examine Islam for themselves.

Falling Ebola cases 'turning point'

Thu, 2015-01-22 04:41
There has been a "turning point" in the Ebola crisis with cases falling in all three affected countries, World Health Organization officials say.

Argentina Nisman death 'not suicide'

Thu, 2015-01-22 04:32
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner says she is convinced top Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman's death was no suicide.

'Girls beat boys' despite inequality

Thu, 2015-01-22 04:31
A study suggests girls do better than boys at school, even in countries where women lack equality with men.

Judge upholds 'named person' plans

Thu, 2015-01-22 04:25
A judge dismisses a legal challenge against Scottish government proposals to appoint a "named person" for every child under 18.

Toure urges patience on Ebola tests

Thu, 2015-01-22 04:01
Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure has urged fans to be patient while Ebola screening is carried out before Africa Cup of Nations games.

Morgan blackmail plot investigated

Thu, 2015-01-22 03:54
Police have interviewed an Australian man over an attempt to blackmail England one-day captain Eoin Morgan.

Car bomb blast outside Somali hotel

Thu, 2015-01-22 03:53
A car bomb explodes in the Somali capital outside the gates of a hotel in a heavily secured area near the presidential palace.