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Tunisia candidate refuses to concede

Sun, 2014-12-21 20:16
Caretaker leader Moncef Marzouki refuses to admit defeat in Tunisia's first free presidential election after exit polls suggest a win for Beji Caid Essebsi.

Survivors urge abuse inquiry overhaul

Sun, 2014-12-21 19:16
Dozens of child abuse survivors urge the government to scrap an inquiry into historical abuse and replace it with a more powerful body.

S Korea holds cyber drill after hack

Sun, 2014-12-21 19:03
South Korea's nuclear plant operator is to conduct drills testing its ability to withstand a cyber-attack, after a data leak and threats from a hacker.

Indian village where people speak in Sanskrit

Sun, 2014-12-21 18:44
Indian village where people speak ancient language

South Korea cuts growth forecasts

Sun, 2014-12-21 18:11
Asia's fourth largest economy, South Korea, cuts its growth forecast for this year and next as consumer and business sentiment weakens.

Pakistan arrests over school attack

Sun, 2014-12-21 17:45
Pakistan's interior minister says police have arrested several suspects in connection with last week's massacre at a school in Peshawar.

Cairns murders: Court plea rejected

Sun, 2014-12-21 17:34
A woman charged with the murders of eight children in the Australian city of Cairns has failed to have her case transferred to a mental health court.

Picture power: Abandoned on the border

Sun, 2014-12-21 17:29
Photographer Murad Sezer explains why he shot an abandoned baby's cradle on the Syrian Turkish border.

New York killer boasted to onlookers

Sun, 2014-12-21 17:24
The gunman who shot dead two New York policemen told people "watch what I'm going to do" shortly before the killings, police say.

Germany wants more women in boardroom

Sun, 2014-12-21 17:23
A new measure aims to increase the number of women in senior positions in German industry - but it must overcome deep-seated antagonism, says Jenny Hill.

City workers expect bigger bonuses

Sun, 2014-12-21 17:15
Senior workers in London's financial services sector are expecting an average 21% rise in their bonus payouts for this year, a survey found.

VIDEO: Family appeal for 'co-existence'

Sun, 2014-12-21 17:06
The family of a New York police officer fatally shot on Friday appeals to the city's communities to "find an amicable path to peaceful co-existence".

Argentine town bans beauty contests

Sun, 2014-12-21 16:50
A town in Argentina becomes the first in the country to ban beauty queen competitions in its traditional festivities, arguing they are sexist.

Tim Burton fixes sights on Big Eyes

Sun, 2014-12-21 16:36
Tim Burton on the art fraud that shocked America

Quiz of the year part pt 2: The year gone viral

Sun, 2014-12-21 16:24
Who, and what, went viral in 2014?

Good Omens: How Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett wrote a book

Sun, 2014-12-21 16:20
How Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett wrote a book

The mystery of Chopin's death

Sun, 2014-12-21 16:13
His pickled heart has provided scientists with few answers

DNA revolution, and 'the great light switch-off'

Sun, 2014-12-21 16:07
Monday's newspapers cover the launch of the 100,000 Genomes project, promising a revolution in personalised healthcare. There is also news of how the country is being plunged into darkness.

Labour attacks street light cuts

Sun, 2014-12-21 15:44
Street lights are being switched off or dimmed to save money in three quarters of England's council areas, according to Labour Party research.

The hard side of China's soft power

Sun, 2014-12-21 15:19
The hard side of soft power in China's Confucius institutes