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VIDEO: A sprout's tale from field to plate

Tue, 2014-12-23 02:09
The BBC travels to Lincolnshire to find out how Brussels sprouts make it from green field to dinner table in time for Christmas Day.

Scots tycoon death inquest opens

Tue, 2014-12-23 02:03
An inquest is opened into the death of Scot Young, a property tycoon who died after falling from his London penthouse.

Men appear in court over PC's murder

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:51
Two men appear in court accused of the murder of off-duty Merseyside police constable Neil Doyle in Liverpool.

Lin to direct next Star Trek outing

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:43
Film-maker Justin Lin is to direct the next instalment of the Star Trek movie franchise, it is confirmed.

UK home sales below 100,000 a month

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:43
The number of homes being sold in the UK fell below 100,000 a month in November for the first time in a year, according to HM Revenue and Customs.

Ukraine votes to drop neutral status

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:42
Ukraine's parliament votes to drop the country's non-aligned status and work towards Nato membership, in a move certain to anger Russia.

Why did North Korea's internet go down?

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:31
The BBC's Stephen Evans in Seoul analyses the North Korean internet outage and its likely impact on the reclusive nation.

Ebola nurse to deliver C4 message

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:31
British Ebola survivor William Pooley is to deliver The Alternative Christmas Message on Channel 4 this year.

Lost Freeman Olympic bodysuit found?

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:30
The bodysuit worn by Cathy Freeman when she lit the Sydney 2000 Olympic flame may have been found 14 years after it disappeared.

Economic growth revised down to 2.6%

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:23
The UK economy has grown more slowly in the past year than previously thought, at 2.6% rather than 3%, official figures indicate.

Tanzania sacking over 'corruption'

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:14
Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete fires senior government minister Anna Tibaijuka after she is accused of wrongly taking $1m from a businessman.

VIDEO: The man who brings 20,000 toys back to life

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:11
Long-forgotten toys brought back to life online

The man who brings 20,000 toys back to life

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:11
Long-forgotten toys brought back to life online

Rare visit reveals 'brutal' IS

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:09
A German author who spent time in Islamic State territory tells the BBC the group is stronger, more brutal and harder to confront than he expected.

VIDEO: Yellow River waterfall turns to ice

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:01
Extremely cold temperatures have frozen parts of the Hukou waterfall on the Yellow River in north-west China.

Councils pay out millions in damages

Tue, 2014-12-23 00:44
Scottish councils fork out £15.5m in damages over the last five years, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

French PM assures public on attacks

Tue, 2014-12-23 00:30
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls seeks to ease public fears after three city attacks that injured more than 20 people, saying there is "no link".

VIDEO: Flood victims 'struggling to cope'

Tue, 2014-12-23 00:25
Some victims of last winter's floods are 'struggling to cope' with soaring insurance premiums, as BBC Breakfast's John Maguire reports.

Sony warns Twitter over leaked emails

Tue, 2014-12-23 00:24
Sony Pictures Entertainment is threatening to sue Twitter if the company doesn't suspend accounts that are sharing hacked emails.

Watson 'shaken' after bouncer blow

Tue, 2014-12-23 00:14
Australia all-rounder Shane Watson is left "shaken" following a blow to the head from a bouncer during nets.