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I may be the last, says Dalai Lama

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:40
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama tells the BBC he realises that he may be the last to hold the title.

The strange normality of life in the middle of Syria's war

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:39
How every-day life continues despite a civil war

E-cigarettes 'can help smokers quit'

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:13
E-cigarettes can help smokers stop or reduce their habit, a Cochrane review has found.

Bill Cosby will not face LA charges

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:12
Charges will not be filed against comedian Bill Cosby over allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in 1974, US prosecutors say.

Fat 'breathed out' of body via lungs

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:08
Fat can be breathed out as well as burned off as you lose weight, biochemists who have studied metabolism at a microscopic level say.

Boxer Crolla 'attacked by burglars'

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:08
Anthony Crolla is in "a stable condition" in hospital after suffering head injuries sustained when confronting burglars.

Mercedes rivalry set to continue

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:05
Mercedes plan to let team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg battle it out for the title again next season.

Brazil indigenous clash in Congress

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:05
Brazilian indigenous protesters armed with bows and arrows clash with police inside the National Congress building in Brasilia.

Petrol 'to fall below £1 a litre'

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:02
Petrol could soon sell for less than £1 a litre thanks to the plummeting price of oil, motoring organisation the RAC has predicted.

VIDEO: Boyhood dream: Acting out Star Wars

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:00
Actor's one man Rings and Star Wars shows

Mourinho plays down quadruple talk

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:00
Jose Mourinho says his Chelsea side "don't speak" about the chance of winning the quadruple this season.

VIDEO: Could this be the last Dalai Lama?

Tue, 2014-12-16 14:17
The UK has been soft on China over the Hong Kong protest because Britain is economically weak, the Dalai Lama suggests.

VIDEO: Chester player takes the biscuit

Tue, 2014-12-16 14:16
Chester's Gareth Roberts enjoys a packet of biscuits during his side's FA Cup defeat to Barnsley.

Liverpool must keep Rodgers - Savage

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:47
Robbie Savage says Brendan Rodgers should remain Liverpool manager, but he should sell Mario Balotelli and buy a defender.

How much was 1989 like 1919?

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:43
How much was 1989 like 1919?

What's behind growing gun support in US?

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:42
Why is support for guns rising in US as crime falls?

The story of the couple in the 'Deaf and Dumb Wedding' of 1940

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:41
The intriguing 'deaf and dumb’ wedding of 1940

Derby County 1-3 Chelsea

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:31
Filipe Luis strikes his first Chelsea goal to help secure a League Cup semi-final place with a win at 10-man Derby.

VIDEO: Emergency over plane engine fire

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:29
A plane makes an emergency landing at Belfast International Airport after one of its engines caught fire.

Two men accused of slavery offences

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:20
Two men are charged with slavery-related offences after a Greater Manchester factory was raided by police.