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EU court takes Hamas off terror list

16 hours 32 min ago
A European Union court annuls the bloc’s decision to keep Hamas on a list of terrorist groups, but temporarily maintains a funding freeze.

VIDEO: Welby 'overwhelmed' by Ebola survivors

16 hours 33 min ago
The Archbishop of Canterbury says he is "overwhelmed" by the people he has met who have suffered from Ebola.

Birmingham in 'top 10 world cities'

16 hours 53 min ago
Travel handbook Rough Guide lists Birmingham in the top 10 cities of the world.

Rouble gains amid nervous trading

17 hours 14 min ago
The rouble pulls back from Tuesday's all-time low, although trading in the Russian currency remains edgy and volatile.

VIDEO: Bin offenders 'should be flogged'

17 hours 17 min ago
People who leave their wheelie bins in the middle of the road "should be flogged", quips Communities Secretary Eric Pickles.

VIDEO: Inside Pakistan attack school

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:50
The BBC is one of the first broadcasters to go inside a school in Pakistan attacked by the Taliban on Tuesday leaving many children dead.

Whitehall wins top comedy award again

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:49
Comedian and Bad Education star Jack Whitehall is named 'king of comedy' at the British Comedy Awards for the third year in succession.

Casino operator wants larger venue

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:46
A UK casino operator is proposing a bigger venture - with 400 new jobs - if allowed to open in Belfast.

Student repays kindly homeless man

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:45
An art student from Lancashire spends the night sleeping rough on the streets of Preston to raise money for a homeless man who came to her rescue.

Dixons Carphone sees strong trading

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:36
Newly merged Dixons Carphone says it saw a "barnstorming performance" in the UK and Ireland, but "tougher" conditions in its smaller European business.

Helpline for Rotherham abuse victims

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:20
A new confidential helpline is set up for victims of child abuse in Rotherham, where a report revealed up to 1,400 children had been abused.

VIDEO: UK may allow 'three parent babies'

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:14
The UK could be the first country to allow a technique which helps prevent genetic disease and produces so-called "three parent babies".

River rescue man remains in hospital

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:08
A man remains in hospital after being rescued from a river in Cardiff.

Dujardin sets dressage world record

Tue, 2014-12-16 22:51
British double Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin sets a new world record as she wins Grand Prix gold with Valegro at Olympia.

Final editions for local newspapers

Tue, 2014-12-16 22:45
The Reading Post, Surrey Herald and Surrey Times are due to print their final editions following a decision to close seven local newspaper titles.

Apple halts Russian online sales

Tue, 2014-12-16 22:44
Technology giant Apple says it cannot currently sell products online in Russia because the rouble's value is too volatile for it to set prices.

VIDEO: Moment police stormed Sydney cafe

Tue, 2014-12-16 22:12
New footage has emerged of police storming Sydney's Lindt cafe as gunman Man Haron Monis held more than a dozen people hostage.

Kasabian lead NME award nominations

Tue, 2014-12-16 22:12
The Leicester band are named in eight categories including best British band.

India SpiceJet planes 'grounded'

Tue, 2014-12-16 22:04
India's troubled airline SpiceJet grounds all flights after oil companies refuse to refuel any of its planes, media reports say.

First female bishop to be announced

Tue, 2014-12-16 22:01
The Church of England is expected to name its first female bishop, just a month after the historic change to its rules.