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Oil price fall forces firm revamp

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:14
A Canadian company operating in the North Sea has been forced to restructure its debt following the fall in oil price.

Balotelli gets one-match ban & fine

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:00
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli gets a one-match ban and £25,000 fine from the FA as punishment for his Super Mario tweet.

Khan to give £30k shorts to Peshawar

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:51
Boxer Amir Khan will donate shorts worth £30,000 to help rebuild the Peshawar school where 141 children and staff died.

VIDEO: Bubba Watson's Christmas rap video

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:51
Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson unleashes his Christmas alter ego 'Bubbaclaus' as he releases a Christmas rap video.

Minecraft maker plans spin-off game

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:49
Minecraft maker Mojang is planning a spin-off game based on its hugely popular block-building title.

Fugitive in light aircraft arrest

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:23
One of the UK's most wanted fugitives is arrested while attempting to return to Britain in a light aircraft.

Man shot by Army is to be exhumed

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:08
The body of a man shot dead by soldiers in Belfast more than 40 years ago is to be exhumed, a coroner has ruled.

Apple 'failing to protect workers'

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:04
Poor treatment of workers in the Chinese factories which make Apple products is discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation.

Morricone regrets Eastwood rejection

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:03
Renowned Italian film composer Ennio Morricone tells the BBC's Will Gompertz that he regrets turning down the chance to compose music for Clint Eastwood.

Family pain at wait for MH17 answers

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:00
The family of a British man who was among the 298 people killed in July's MH17 air crash have told of their pain at still not knowing what happened.

VIDEO: MH17 victim's father recalls last goodbye

Thu, 2014-12-18 07:59
The father of Briton Ben Pocock, who was killed in July's MH17 air crash in Ukraine, recalls the moment he waved his son off at the airport

Net overseers hit by phishing attack

Thu, 2014-12-18 07:47
Hackers have managed to penetrate the internal network used by the organisation that oversees the net's addressing system.

Manchester City v Crystal Palace

Thu, 2014-12-18 07:41
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace.

US Congress threat to Cuba thaw

Thu, 2014-12-18 07:33
Opponents of President Barack Obama's new Cuba policy threaten to block his efforts to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years of hostility.

Trip home 'saved Sydney cafe worker'

Thu, 2014-12-18 07:24
A Sydney cafe worker who returned to England the day before a gunman held his former colleagues and customers hostage speaks of his "lucky escape".

Chef eats humble pie for mix-up

Thu, 2014-12-18 07:21
The World Pie Eating Championships are thrown into turmoil after a work experience chef sends the wrong pies to the Wigan event.

Man jailed over eight crash deaths

Thu, 2014-12-18 07:19
A 25-year-old man who admitted causing the deaths of eight people in a road crash in County Donegal is jailed for two years.

Millwall v Bolton Wanderers

Thu, 2014-12-18 07:12
Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's Championship game between Millwall and Bolton Wanderers.

Harry charity trip caught on camera

Thu, 2014-12-18 07:11
Prince Harry is shown at work and play in a series of photographs released to mark a recent charity visit to Africa.

Council cuts: Who will lose out most?

Thu, 2014-12-18 07:07
How is your local authority affected?

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