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Ivory smuggling suspect arrested

Tue, 2014-12-23 07:32
A Kenyan businessman suspected of being behind an international ivory smuggling ring has been arrested in Tanzania.

VIDEO: Tsunami: Sri Lanka 10 years on

Tue, 2014-12-23 07:13
This week, the BBC is revisiting some of the areas that saw some of the worst devastation. Yogita Limaye has been to the south of Sri Lanka to see how people are getting on there.

Minibus crashes into River Lagan

Tue, 2014-12-23 07:02
A minibus crashes into the River Lagan in south Belfast.

The woman poised for power in Kashmir

Tue, 2014-12-23 07:02
The BBC profiles Mehbooba Mufti, who led her People's Democratic Party to win most seats in state assembly elections in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Oyston must quit Blackpool - Belokon

Tue, 2014-12-23 06:51
Blackpool president Valeri Belokon says Karl Oyston should quit as chairman after sending abusive texts to a fan

UKIP's Roger Bird to leave post

Tue, 2014-12-23 06:49
UKIP general secretary Roger Bird has been cleared of wrongdoing over his relations with ex-candidate Natasha Bolter, but will leave his post early, the party says.

Arter faces 'surreal' Parker battle

Tue, 2014-12-23 06:48
Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter will go head-to-head with brother-in-law Scott Parker of Fulham on Boxing Day.

Syria strikes 'kill 1,100 militants'

Tue, 2014-12-23 06:43
Three months of US-led air strikes have killed at least 1,171 people, mostly Islamic State militants in Syria, a UK-based monitoring group says.

Man in disabled bay tow stand-off

Tue, 2014-12-23 06:33
A driver who parked in a disabled bay in Birmingham is in a five-hour stand-off with the council after refusing to get out of his car to stop it being towed away.

Comedy writer Jeremy Lloyd dies

Tue, 2014-12-23 06:31
Jeremy Lloyd, creator of BBC comedies 'Allo 'Allo! and Are You Being Served?, has died aged 84, his agent says.

RBS steps up its forex inquiry

Tue, 2014-12-23 06:28
The RBS banking group has withheld bonuses from 18 of the staff it is investigating for their possible role in rigging the foreign exchange market.

Gutierrez 'could return in January'

Tue, 2014-12-23 06:17
Jonas Gutierrez could return to Newcastle's first team in January after overcoming testicular cancer, says boss Alan Pardew.

Man jailed for knocking boy off bike

Tue, 2014-12-23 06:08
A man who left his 11-year-old cousin with serious head injuries when he knocked him off his bike is jailed for two years.

US childhood 'safer' than in 1970s'

Tue, 2014-12-23 06:08
Children in the United States are safer but also much more overweight than in the 1970s or 1990s, according to a long-term tracking study.

Man admits £2m heiress blackmail

Tue, 2014-12-23 06:02
A 37-year-old man from St Ives pleads guilty to trying to blackmail US heiress Haley Meijer out of £2m.

Christmas closures - plan ahead

Tue, 2014-12-23 05:50
On the twelfth day of Christmas...could we be hitting the phones trying to get a GP appointment or turning up at our local surgeries?

NI deal brokered on financial aid

Tue, 2014-12-23 05:49
A broad agreement is brokered on some key issues in the cross-party Northern Ireland talks.

Ex-teacher Napier jailed over abuse

Tue, 2014-12-23 05:46
Former teacher Charles Napier is sentenced to 13 years in prison for sexually abusing 21 boys between 1967 and 1972.

New BBC Wales HQ plans go forward

Tue, 2014-12-23 05:41
Plans for a new city centre headquarters for BBC Wales go forward to Cardiff council.

VIDEO: N Korea back online after 'attack'

Tue, 2014-12-23 05:25
North Korea's internet is back online after it was completely shut down for almost 10 hours on Monday, the BBC's Stephen Evans reports.