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Global tax rules 'need tightening'

Fri, 2014-10-31 05:09
People may not like paying tax. But what is even less popular is the thought they have no choice while others have much more control over their tax bill, says the BBC's Sebastian Chrispin.

Hungary scraps controversial web tax

Fri, 2014-10-31 04:57
Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.

VIDEO: Baby pandas wrestle with their keeper

Fri, 2014-10-31 04:23
A breeder in China's Chendgu province was trying to give these two baby pandas medicine instead of their usual bamboo leaves- and they were having none of it.

Rockets 'destroy chemical weapons'

Fri, 2014-10-31 04:22
A team has developed micro-sized rockets, powered by seawater, that can neutralise chemical and biological weapons.

K is for King: Manchester derby A-Z

Fri, 2014-10-31 02:15
From Denis Law's backheel helping to relegate United to Wayne Rooney's bicycle kick downing City, here's the Manchester derby A-Z.

Lawsuit over Malaysia missing plane

Fri, 2014-10-31 00:40
Two children whose father was on Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 which disappeared file a lawsuit against the airline and Malaysia's government.

VIDEO: 'Rage on the streets' in Burkina Faso

Thu, 2014-10-30 23:07
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power for a year under a transitional government, following a day of violent protests demanding his resignation.

VIDEO: The mystery drones flying over nuclear sites

Thu, 2014-10-30 22:47
Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.

VIDEO: The makeshift 'protection' for Ebola

Thu, 2014-10-30 22:32
The BBC's Anne Soy reports from Ghana, where health care workers in one hospital serving Liberian refugees have had to use rain coats instead of proper protective gear against Ebola.

Myanmar in rare multi-party talks

Thu, 2014-10-30 21:41
Myanmar's president is holding rare roundtable talks with the opposition, military and ethnic groups, as the US calls for "credible" elections next year.

'Poppy hijab' to mark Remembrance Day

Thu, 2014-10-30 21:36
A fashion designer from London creates a 'poppy hijab' to commemorate the centenary of the first Muslim soldier being awarded the Victoria Cross and to give Muslim women a new way to mark Remembrance Day.

Person missing after fireworks blaze

Thu, 2014-10-30 21:35
One person remains missing after a major blaze in a Stafford fireworks factory that also leaves two people needing hospital treatment.

US police killing suspect captured

Thu, 2014-10-30 20:55
A US man who has eluded police in the forests of Pennsylvania for seven weeks after the fatal shooting of a police officer has been found.

Charity decries US Ebola quarantine

Thu, 2014-10-30 20:51
Charity Doctors Without Borders warns some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.

Australia ends sanctions on Fiji

Thu, 2014-10-30 20:23
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says she is committed to "normalising" relations between Australia and Fiji after the nation's elections last month.

Last day for coastguard station

Thu, 2014-10-30 20:15
The coastguard station at Brixham in Devon is closing later in a shake-up of rescue services.

Citigroup legal costs up by $600m

Thu, 2014-10-30 18:43
Investment bank Citigroup puts aside an extra $600m to cover legal expenses due to "rapidly evolving regulatory inquiries".

VIDEO: Philippines tourism shrugs off warning

Thu, 2014-10-30 18:42
Ramon Jimenez, the Philippines' tourism secretary, says a drop in numbers from China is not a major concern because of growing visits from other countries.

Abuse victims 'want Woolf to quit'

Thu, 2014-10-30 18:35
Victims' groups are expected to tell child abuse inquiry officials that Fiona Woolf should step down as its head as concerns about her suitability persist.

VIDEO: Inside a haunted house in Louisiana

Thu, 2014-10-30 18:30
It's Halloween and nowhere is it celebrated more than in the US. The BBC Pop Up team went behind the scenes at one of America's scariest haunted houses in Baton Rouge.

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