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St Louis police kill black teenager

Wed, 2014-12-24 00:40
US police shoot dead a black teenager who they say was armed, sparking angry scenes in St Louis, near the scene of Michael Brown's killing.

Matic backs Chelsea for quadruple

Wed, 2014-12-24 00:17
Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic is confident his side can win an unprecedented quadruple this season.

Arrest sought for 'nut rage' exec

Wed, 2014-12-24 00:06
Prosecutors in South Korea seek an arrest warrant for a Korean Air executive at the centre of a storm over how nuts were served to her on a plane.

Warplane 'crashes in northern Syria'

Tue, 2014-12-23 23:46
A warplane has crashed near the Islamic State-held northern Syrian city of Raqqa, reports say.

Clarke could return for World Cup

Tue, 2014-12-23 23:38
Australia captain Michael Clarke says he could return from injury in time for the World Cup, which starts in February.

FTSE higher after Wall Street rally

Tue, 2014-12-23 23:34
London's leading shares edge higher on Wednesday as the market's last session before Christmas begins.

How to track Father Christmas online

Tue, 2014-12-23 23:23
Combine technology with your imagination and you can track Santa's progress as he delivers presents to children worldwide.

BBC Sport's Christmas quiz 2014

Tue, 2014-12-23 23:06
Gold medals, 'photobombs' and Usain Bolt dancing - how much do you remember about the sporting year?

Somers feared for Rangers board role

Tue, 2014-12-23 23:01
David Somers was worried he would lose his Rangers chairmanship if Dave King's consortium succeeded with a funding offer.

Appeal after woman, 90, hit by car

Tue, 2014-12-23 23:01
Police appeal for witnesses after a 90-year-old woman is critically injured when she was hit by a car in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Shinzo Abe re-elected Japan PM

Tue, 2014-12-23 23:00
Japanese MPs re-elect Shinzo Abe to serve another term as prime minister after his landslide victory in snap elections this month.

Planned NHS cash changes spark anger

Tue, 2014-12-23 22:51
Hospital specialists say proposed NHS England funding changes could lead to people dying unnecessarily if they are implemented.

Food bank use jumps 20% in Wales

Tue, 2014-12-23 22:41
The number of people using food banks in Wales jumps by 20%, according to latest figures for 2014.

VIDEO: Iraqi Christian refugees' Christmas

Tue, 2014-12-23 22:32
The oldest Christian communities in the world come from the Middle East, but their numbers are dwindling as Iraqi Christian are forced to flee their homeland.

Scottish cook takes Masterchef title

Tue, 2014-12-23 22:14
Jamie Scott, a sous-chef from Arbroath in Angus, has been crowned the winner of this year's MasterChef: The Professionals.

VIDEO: Four die in Mississippi storm

Tue, 2014-12-23 21:49
Authorities in Mississippi have declared a state of emergency after a tornado tore through the south of the state.

Three e-cigarette TV adverts banned

Tue, 2014-12-23 21:44
Three television adverts for electronic cigarettes are banned, just weeks after a change in rules allowed people to be shown using them.

VIDEO: Santa Claus's Turkish roots

Tue, 2014-12-23 21:43
The BBC's Mark Lowen visited the southern Turkish town of Demre to trace the roots of old Santa.

Uber sorry for Sydney siege prices

Tue, 2014-12-23 21:38
Taxi booking firm Uber has apologised for raising fare prices during a deadly cafe siege in Sydney last week, saying its decision was wrong.

Volunteers feeding children at Christmas

Tue, 2014-12-23 21:20
The volunteers cooking hot meals for children at Christmas