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VIDEO: Dalglish describes scenes of mayhem

Fri, 2014-12-19 10:12
The former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has given evidence at the inquests into the Hillsborough disaster.

Turkey issues warrant for Gulen

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:57
Turkey issues an arrest warrant for influential US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of organising an anti-government movement.

Hart signs new Man City deal

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:47
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has signed a new contract which will keep him at Etihad Stadium until 2019.

Vergne joins Ferrari as test driver

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:29
Ferrari hire former Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne to work on car development in their simulator.

Belarus moves to protect currency

Fri, 2014-12-19 09:03
Belarus's central bank moves to protect its currency by imposing a new tax, as it feels the knock-on effects of the fall in the Russian rouble.

Whips primed for election aftermath

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:58
It is beginning to dawn on MPs and peers quite how difficult it is likely to be to govern after the next election.

'Stephen Colbert' now belongs to the ages

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:48
Reflections on Stephen Colbert’s legacy

Nigeria court backs prisoners' vote

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:31
A court in Nigeria rules that all prisoners should be able to vote, with general elections looming in February 2015.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:21
Tom Hanks uses the alias Harry Lauder, and more nuggets.

Device 'found under soldier's car'

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:19
A controlled explosion is carried out on a device found under a serving soldier's car in Portadown, County Armagh.

Peshawar prompts Pakistan executions

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:18
Pakistan carries out its first executions since lifting a moratorium on the death penalty in the wake of the Peshawar school massacre.

Weekendish: The best of the week's reads

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:14
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:14
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation says North Korea was behind a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures over a film about its leader Kim Jong-un.

Anti-abortion protester cautioned

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:11
A woman convicted of harassing a Marie Stopes clinic director is cautioned for breaching a court order.

Time capsule found at surgeons' hall

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:10
Two newspapers from 19 March 1909, two postcards and a list of names dated 26 March 1909 are found inside a snuff tin by workmen in Edinburgh.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:09
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Oxfam criticised over poverty tweet

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:09
An Oxfam tweet linking benefit cuts to poverty could have been "misconstrued" as party political campaigning, the Charity Commission says.

Fifa tarnishing football - Lineker

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:08
Former England striker Gary Lineker says football will not remain the beautiful game with Fifa in charge.

Cook removed as England ODI captain

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:00
Alastair Cook is replaced by Eoin Morgan as England's one-day captain, less than two months before the World Cup.

Suspects deny 'sextorting' teenager

Fri, 2014-12-19 07:59
The BBC goes to the Philippines to investigate a rise in blackmail of people duped into taking part in explicit online chats and videos.