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Chinese activist Xu Zhiyong on trial

Wed, 2014-01-22 04:15
Prominent Chinese anti-corruption activist Xu Zhiyong is on trial, as a report says members of China's elite have set up offshore companies in tax havens.

Davos 2014: In pictures

Wed, 2014-01-22 04:05
World Economic Forum's annual meeting

VIDEO: Twelve hours in A&E

Wed, 2014-01-22 03:59
BBC Newsnight spent twelve hours in the Accident and Emergency department of Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth hospital.

Militants killed in Gaza air strike

Wed, 2014-01-22 03:59
Two Palestinian militants are killed by an Israeli air strike in the northern Gaza Strip, Palestinian and Israeli officials say.

How to cook up an Olympic-winning routine

Wed, 2014-01-22 03:29
The story of a wooden spoon, some purple dye, a pile of cassettes, and the Winter Olympics gold medal that followed

UK borrowing falls in December

Wed, 2014-01-22 02:31
Government borrowing fell in December to £12.1bn, down £2.1bn from a year earlier, according to official figures.

Sharp fall in Scottish jobless total

Wed, 2014-01-22 02:13
Unemployment in Scotland has fallen to its lowest level for almost five years, according to official figures.

VIDEO: 'Tougher clean air targets needed'

Wed, 2014-01-22 01:18
A study confirming a link between atmospheric pollution and heart attack risk strengthens the EU case for tougher clean air targets, according to experts.

Drugs 'lottery' and motorway pubs - the papers

Tue, 2014-01-21 23:29
Health stories make several front pages, while the papers hear from adults living with their parents and reporters sample Britain's first motorway pub.

VIDEO: Snow blast returns to US east coast

Tue, 2014-01-21 23:24
The US east coast is hit by the second major winter storm of the year, with up to 12in (30cm) of snow, blowing wind and bitter cold forecast.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor's eerie inspirations

Tue, 2014-01-21 23:24
It's strictly music now for Ellis-Bextor

VIDEO: BBC reporter 'harassed' at China trial

Tue, 2014-01-21 20:59
BBC reporter Martin Patience is approached by men who move him on and disrupt his broadcast as he reports on the trial of a Chinese activist.

Defending champion Azarenka beaten

Tue, 2014-01-21 19:36
Defending champion Victoria Azarenka is out of the Australian Open after losing in the last eight to Agnieszka Radwanska.

IBM top executives to forgo bonuses

Tue, 2014-01-21 19:25
The chief executive and senior management of IBM, the world's biggest computer-services provider, say they will forgo their bonuses for 2013.

VIDEO: Leaders gather for Davos meeting

Tue, 2014-01-21 18:36
Around 2,500 of the world's most powerful business leaders and policymakers are gathering in the Swiss ski resort of Davos for the annual World Economic Forum.

Lib Dem peers meet amid Rennard row

Tue, 2014-01-21 18:31
Liberal Democrat peers are to meet for the first time since the row over Lord Rennard's future with the party began.

Low expectations in Syria Geneva talks

Tue, 2014-01-21 18:27
Expectations for Syria peace talks are low, says Paul Wood

US east coast pummelled with snow

Tue, 2014-01-21 18:10
The US east coast is hit by the second major winter storm of the year, with up to 12in (30cm) of snow, blowing wind and bitter cold forecast.

West End star to join EastEnders

Tue, 2014-01-21 18:04
Declan Bennett, star of West End musical Once, is to join EastEnders as Dot Branning's grandson.

Free nursery scheme delay urged

Tue, 2014-01-21 17:49
A report calls for the rollout of free nursery places for disadvantaged two-year-olds to be halted until enough good quality provision is available.

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