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Rifkind requests CIA material on UK

Sat, 2014-12-13 16:00
Sir Malcolm Rifkind is to make an official request that the US hands over material documenting Britain's role in the CIA's interrogation programme.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Sat, 2014-12-13 15:54
Social media trends from around the world

The tourist town with a few surprises

Sat, 2014-12-13 15:48
The tourist town where you could make a hash of your holiday

Will the floods in California end the drought?

Sat, 2014-12-13 15:39
Will heavy rainfall end California's three-year drought?

The delicate material that takes months to weave

Sat, 2014-12-13 15:37
The intricate fabric that takes months to make

Poor hygiene 'deadly in childbirth'

Sat, 2014-12-13 15:04
Leading health experts say sanitation facilities in birth clinics need to be given greater priority in low-income countries to prevent maternal and newborn deaths.

Prince Harry to give Invictus award

Sat, 2014-12-13 15:02
Prince Harry will present Invictus Games competitors with the Helen Rollason Award at the BBC Sports Personality show on Sunday.

Tax helplines 'not good enough'

Sat, 2014-12-13 15:00
The government vows to improve helplines for people seeking tax advice as a Which? survey finds almost 30% of callers to two lines were cut off.

It was like Swan Lake, says Bruce

Sat, 2014-12-13 14:46
Pundits, managers and football fans have their say on Gary Cahill's dive against Hull.

Man, 70, found stabbed to death

Sat, 2014-12-13 14:39
A 70-year-old man has been stabbed to death in central London, the Met says, as officers arrest a man on suspicion of murder.

Bolivia targets 'unfit' officers

Sat, 2014-12-13 14:21
Bolivia's security forces are registering their overweight members after President Evo Morales complained too many were unfit.

Christmas pictures of prince released

Sat, 2014-12-13 13:31
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge release three official Christmas photographs of Prince George, Kensington Palace says.

Yemen kills 'militants wearing veils'

Sat, 2014-12-13 13:21
Several suspected al-Qaeda militants, disguised as fully veiled women, are reportedly shot dead by Yemeni security forces near the Saudi border.

Japan votes in Abe's snap election

Sat, 2014-12-13 13:01
Millions of Japanese voters are heading to the polls in a snap election called by Shinzo Abe to boost support for his economic reforms.

Leinster 14-13 Harlequins

Sat, 2014-12-13 12:58
Leinster secure a narrow win over Harlequins and the sides are now level on points at the top of a competitive Pool Two.

Wenger 'thankful' to Arsenal fans

Sat, 2014-12-13 12:55
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he is "thankful" to fans after they sing his name in the 4-1 win over Newcastle United.

Sudan leader hails 'victory' over ICC

Sat, 2014-12-13 11:31
President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan claims victory over the International Criminal Court after it halts its Darfur war crimes investigations.

Starmer to contest safe Labour seat

Sat, 2014-12-13 10:45
Former director of public prosecutions Sir Keir Starmer is selected to fight a safe Labour seat in next year's general election.

Arsenal 4-1 Newcastle United

Sat, 2014-12-13 10:44
Arsenal put their recent Premier League troubles behind them with an easy win over Newcastle at Emirates Stadium.

MistaJam reveals Hot for 2015 list

Sat, 2014-12-13 10:40
Stormzy, Little Simz and Raury are revealed on BBC Radio 1Xtra's Hot for 2015 list. They're the 15 artists tipped for big things in the next year

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