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Factory fire 'destroyed' facilities

Mon, 2015-01-19 11:49
The owners of a Peterhead fish factory say a major fire at the weekend destroyed two main areas of the facility.

Yemen rebels surround PM's home

Mon, 2015-01-19 11:31
Shia Houthi rebels surround the Yemeni prime minister's residence in the capital Sanaa, after a day of clashes followed by a truce, ministers say.

Baby victim of Armenia shooting dies

Mon, 2015-01-19 11:17
A six-month-old baby who was the sole survivor of a gun attack in Armenia a week ago that killed six family members dies of his injuries.

Down under hunger for online video

Mon, 2015-01-19 10:57
Australians try to avoid delays and taxes to access films online

VIDEO: Birthday party bill sent for no-show

Mon, 2015-01-19 10:56
A five-year-old was billed for failing to attend a friend's birthday party

VIDEO: Bell-ringer saved by mountain rescue

Mon, 2015-01-19 10:49
A bell-ringer who became entangled in a bell rope at a Derbyshire parish church is saved by a mountain rescue team.

Five bodies in Alexander-era tomb

Mon, 2015-01-19 10:23
The human remains found at the Alexander-era tomb at Amphipolis in Greece belonged to at least five individuals, the culture ministry says.

New cabinet blow for Afghan leader

Mon, 2015-01-19 10:00
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani suffers another setback as he seeks to form a cabinet almost four months after taking office

VIDEO: I am a victim, not a cheat - Williams

Mon, 2015-01-19 09:52
Former European 400m hurdles champion Rhys Williams says that he is a "victim" and not a cheat after being banned for failing a drugs test.

VIDEO: Fears Boko Haram threat spreading

Mon, 2015-01-19 09:44
The BBC's Will Ross reports from Nigeria on fears that Boko Haram is expanding its attacks, after 80 people were kidnapped from a village in Cameroon.

Video of police car killing shown

Mon, 2015-01-19 09:31
A mother is shown a video of the moment her son was killed by a police car on an emergency call, at the inquest into his death.

Probe gets an eyeful of dwarf Ceres

Mon, 2015-01-19 09:26
The American space agency's Dawn spacecraft is bearing down on Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.

Afcon Ebola risk 'under control'

Mon, 2015-01-19 09:20
Equatorial Guinea FA says risk of Ebola at the Africa Cup of Nations is "under control" despite stadium entry delays.

Police staff walkout called off

Mon, 2015-01-19 08:04
A planned strike by civilian police staff in England and Wales on Friday in a row over pay has been called off, Unison says.

VIDEO: Ex-Tesco boss blames leadership

Mon, 2015-01-19 08:01
Former chief executive of Tesco, Sir Terry Leahy, has told Panorama that there was a "failure" of leadership at the retailer under his successor, Philip Clarke.

Tesco 'eroded customers' trust'

Mon, 2015-01-19 08:01
Tesco allowed the trust of its millions of customers to be "eroded," ex-boss Sir Terry Leahy tells BBC Panorama in his first detailed comments on the crisis at the retailer.

VIDEO: Music-loving pet pig turns three

Mon, 2015-01-19 08:00
A Vietnamese pot-bellied pig in Derby has cake and music to celebrate his third birthday.

Birmingham City FC £2.5m fraud alert

Mon, 2015-01-19 07:49
The company that owns Birmingham City FC fears that a former employee may have "misappropriated" £2.5m.

VIDEO: Are you among the world's richest 1%?

Mon, 2015-01-19 07:40
As Oxfam predicts that the richest 1% of the world's population will soon have more wealth than the rest, the BBC looks at who exactly is the top 1%.

Gary Glitter 'crept into girl's bed'

Mon, 2015-01-19 07:33
Gary Glitter crept into a schoolgirl's bed and tried to rape her at the height of his fame, a court hears as the former pop star goes on trial for alleged sex offences.