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VIDEO: Reviving the Afghan musical soul

Fri, 2015-01-02 00:09
A new generation of musicians in Afghanistan is reviving the country's cultural traditions after years of living in a country where music was banned by the Taliban.

Rail fares rise on Welsh trains

Thu, 2015-01-01 23:55
Fares on Arriva Trains Wales services rise along with other rail operators across England and Wales.

RBS shares fall as FTSE gains ground

Thu, 2015-01-01 23:44
London's leading shares open higher in the first trading session of 2015, but Royal Bank of Scotland falls 1.2% on reports that US authorities could fine it £5bn.

Kenya court blocks security law

Thu, 2015-01-01 23:20
Kenya's High Court suspends some sections of the controversial new security law which was enacted last month despite fierce opposition.

VIDEO: Exclusive look at new train station

Thu, 2015-01-01 23:18
The cost of rail fares has been the subject of fierce debate for years, but the government argues that rail modernisation needs to be financed.

VIDEO: Struggling to get a mobile signal

Thu, 2015-01-01 23:03
It has been 30 years years since the first ever mobile phone call was made in Britain, but there are still some places in the UK that do not have any coverage.

Motson's FA Cup third-round shocks

Thu, 2015-01-01 22:24
From Ronnie Radford's rocket to Mickey Thomas's memorable strike, commentator John Motson picks out 10 FA Cup third-round shocks

Outrage over 'Muslim' terror drill

Thu, 2015-01-01 22:21
Mock security drills in India cause outrage after videos emerge showing the "militants" wearing Muslim skullcaps and shouting pro-Islam slogans.

Civic centre set to go on sale

Thu, 2015-01-01 22:18
Money raised from selling Swansea's civic centre will be used to fund "ambitious plans" to redevelop the city centre, the council leader says.

Ronnie Radford: Ultimate FA Cup hero

Thu, 2015-01-01 22:05
How one hopeful swing of a boot 43 years ago defined a giant-killing hero and fuelled the romance of the FA Cup.

Commuter clocks up £1k delay claims

Thu, 2015-01-01 22:04
A commuter photographs the £1,090-worth of train delay compensation vouchers he received in 2014 to show problems on the route.

Care revamp 'lessons to be learnt'

Thu, 2015-01-01 22:03
A shake-up of home care services in Powys ran into difficulty because of problems including poor communication and staffing issues, a review says.

VIDEO: New rules cap payday loan charges

Thu, 2015-01-01 22:00
A cap on the cost of payday loans enforced by the Financial Conduct Authority has now come into effect.

Boys held over seaside resort murder

Thu, 2015-01-01 21:36
Two teenagers are arrested on suspicion of murder after a 52-year-old man found unconscious in Blackpool dies.

VIDEO: Sisi urged to free al-Jazeera's Greste

Thu, 2015-01-01 21:23
The brothers of the jailed al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste say they hope to see him deported back to Australia rather than face retrial.

China diplomat in corruption probe

Thu, 2015-01-01 21:18
Zhang Kunsheng has become the highest ranking Chinese diplomat to be investigated for suspected corruption, state media report.

VIDEO: Most cancers 'bad luck' says US study

Thu, 2015-01-01 21:15
New research suggests most types of cancer are the result of bad luck, rather than an unhealthy lifestyle or genetic factors.

Shots are fired at house in town

Thu, 2015-01-01 21:15
A number of shots are fired through the rear window of a house in Omagh, County Tyrone.

VIDEO: Migrant ship drifting off Italy

Thu, 2015-01-01 21:10
The Italian coastguard is co-ordinating a rescue operation for a merchant ship adrift off the south-east coast of Italy with at least 400 migrants on board.

Macau revenue sees first yearly fall

Thu, 2015-01-01 20:57
Gambling revenue in the world's biggest gaming hub, Macau, falls for the first time on an annual basis since casinos were liberalised there in 2001.

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