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Oscars 2015: Best picture nominees

Thu, 2015-01-15 06:20
The eight best picture nominees at the 87th Academy Awards

US loosens Cuba travel restrictions

Thu, 2015-01-15 06:20
New US trade and travel rules covering Cuba will see an end to the ban on Americans using credit cards there - and bringing back Cuban cigars.

Charlie cartoonists' funerals held

Thu, 2015-01-15 05:59
Funerals are held for several journalists from satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo killed in last week's attack in Paris by militant Islamists.

Record numbers graduate with firsts

Thu, 2015-01-15 05:43
Record numbers of UK students graduated with a top degree last summer, according to new figures.

Schoolboy dies after bus collision

Thu, 2015-01-15 05:22
An Edmonton schoolboy dies after being hit by a bus during rush hour in north London.

Oscar nomination for NI short film

Thu, 2015-01-15 05:22
A Northern Ireland short film Boogaloo and Graham has received an Oscar nomination in the live action short category.

Birdman and Budapest top Oscar list

Thu, 2015-01-15 05:20
Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel lead the race for this year's Oscars with nine nominations each, while there is a strong showing for British talent.

NI gales cut power to 7,000 homes

Thu, 2015-01-15 05:18
More than 7,000 homes and businesses are left without electricity as gale force winds batter Northern Ireland.

Giant origami boat launched on lake

Thu, 2015-01-15 05:17
A giant origami boat captained by a descendent of engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel is launched on a lake in south London.

VIDEO: Oscar nominations announced

Thu, 2015-01-15 05:11
Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel lead the Oscar nominations with nine nominations each.

Injured Arteta out for three months

Thu, 2015-01-15 05:07
Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta is ruled out for three months after having a bony spur removed from his left ankle.

Court rejects Stalin grandson claim

Thu, 2015-01-15 05:05
A European court rejects a complaint by one of Stalin's grandsons over an article accusing the Soviet leader of being a "bloodthirsty cannibal".

VIDEO: Footage captures hippo chasing boat

Thu, 2015-01-15 05:01
Footage taken by a safari guide in Zambia captures the moment a hippo chased his boat.

Google to pilot modular phone

Thu, 2015-01-15 05:01
Google is to launch a phone with bolt-on modules, which it says will increase the handset's lifespan and allow users to customise their device.

Footballer cleared of assault charges

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:59
West Ham United footballer Ravel Morrison is cleared of assaulting his former girlfriend and her mother in Manchester.

Mills aims for world skiing record

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:55
Former model Heather Mills says she wants to break the world record for female disabled speed skiing next year.

Fake charity bucket 'soldier' jailed

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:47
A Chippenham man who posed as a serving soldier and falsely claimed to be collecting money for the charity Help for Heroes is jailed.

'Not enough hotel rooms' at Afcon

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:40
Teams at the Africa Cup of Nations have been searching for accommodation because there are not enough hotel rooms.

Day in pictures: 15 January 2015

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:38
Images from around the world: 15 January

VIDEO: Handcuffed youth saves policeman's life

Thu, 2015-01-15 04:38
A handcuffed teenager saves a police officer having a heart attack at Fort Lauderdale Police Department Booking Facility.

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