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McCain sparks Hungary diplomatic row

Wed, 2014-12-03 10:31
Hungary summons the top US diplomat in Budapest after Senator John McCain describes Prime Minister Viktor Orban as a "neo-fascist dictator".

Venezuelan opposition figure probed

Wed, 2014-12-03 10:30
Venezuela's chief prosecutor investigates leading opposition figure Maria Corina Machado over an alleged plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro.

'Reopen schools' in Ebola-hit states

Wed, 2014-12-03 10:10
A campaign group urges the rapid reopening of schools in three Ebola-hit West African states as some five million children are being denied education.

Man charged over Boris flight drama

Wed, 2014-12-03 09:49
A man is charged with assault and threatening behaviour during a flight to Heathrow on which mayor of London Boris Johnson was a passenger.

100 brains in jars 'missing' in Texas

Wed, 2014-12-03 09:38
One hundred brains, including that of mass murderer Charles Whitman, were reported missing from a collection held at a Texas university.

Saudi woman driving blog 'arrest'

Wed, 2014-12-03 09:00
Concerns for woman attempting to drive across Saudi border

'RAF veteran' faces terror charge

Wed, 2014-12-03 08:59
A man who says he served in the RAF and another man, both from Manchester, are charged with terror offences and are due to appear before a court in London.

VIDEO: Rare photos: When Jobs quit Apple

Wed, 2014-12-03 08:48
Rare images from when Steve Jobs left the firm he founded

The economic view from Newcastle

Wed, 2014-12-03 08:42
Laura Kuenssberg reports on the economic reality in the North East, the area of England with the highest proportion of public sector jobs.

Public spending heads to 80-year low

Wed, 2014-12-03 08:34
The OBR says spending on public services is heading for an 80-year low.

Execution stay for mentally ill man

Wed, 2014-12-03 08:32
A US appeals court orders a stay of execution for Scott Panetti, a schizophrenic Texas inmate set to be executed on Wednesday.

Bianchi 'did not slow sufficiently'

Wed, 2014-12-03 08:21
Jules Bianchi did not slow down sufficiently to avoid losing control when he crashed at the Japanese GP, an FIA accident report has found.

'Too much self-pity' in Scots game

Wed, 2014-12-03 08:19
Sports promoter Barry Hearn thinks it is "disgraceful" that Scotland's top flight cannot attract a sponsor.

Smokers and obese face surgery bar

Wed, 2014-12-03 08:14
The NHS in Devon says smokers and the morbidly obese will be refused routine surgery in a drive to cut costs.

21-race F1 season proposed for 2015

Wed, 2014-12-03 08:04
The FIA announces a provisional 21-race calendar for 2015, featuring the return of the Korean Grand Prix and a new race in Mexico.

Why has the year 2014 been so hot?

Wed, 2014-12-03 07:54
This year seems to be on course to be the hottest globally and in the UK. But what are the wider implications?

Aberystwyth student dead with brother

Wed, 2014-12-03 07:54
An Aberystwyth student and his brother have been found dead in a pub in Greater Manchester.

US pair leave Qatar after acquittal

Wed, 2014-12-03 07:50
A US couple fly out of Qatar following a three-day delay, after an appeals court clears them of wrongdoing in their daughter's death.

VIDEO: CCTV of missing mother leaving hospital

Wed, 2014-12-03 07:45
The police conducting the search for a mother and newborn daughter have made a plea for her to make contact with them

Pakistan preacher denies blasphemy

Wed, 2014-12-03 07:42
Police in Pakistan investigate a former pop star for blasphemy after he was caught on camera allegedly insulting one of the Prophet Muhammad's wives.