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Syria accused of systematic torture

Tue, 2014-01-21 10:02
There is evidence Syria has tortured and executed about 11,000 detainees since the start of the uprising, a report by ex-war crimes prosecutors says.

BBC Savile review delivery delayed

Tue, 2014-01-21 09:58
Delivery of the BBC's Savile review is delayed to mid-2014 until the conclusion of criminal proceedings against former BBC presenter Stuart Hall.

IMF raises UK growth forecast

Tue, 2014-01-21 09:56
The International Monetary Fund raises its growth forecast for the global economy, and the UK economy in particular.

VIDEO: Damon starts Davos with Bono joke

Tue, 2014-01-21 09:50
Actor Matt Damon has been presented with the Crystal Award at the start of the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos.

VIDEO: How Davos prepares for... Davos

Tue, 2014-01-21 09:40
Nik Gowing travels to Davos to see how this once remote farming community in Switzerland transforms into the host for the World Economic Forum.

In Pictures: Kiev standoff

Tue, 2014-01-21 09:36
Standoff between police and protesters in Ukraine

Police calm angry crowd at 50p sale

Tue, 2014-01-21 09:26
Police are called to a discount store to calm angry shoppers chasing 50p bargains in a closing down sale.

Ardiles in car accident in Falklands

Tue, 2014-01-21 09:26
Ex-Tottenham midfielder Ossie Ardiles has "20 odd stitches" after he is involved in a car accident in the Falkland Islands.

Albarn to headline 6 Music festival

Tue, 2014-01-21 09:23
BBC radio station 6 Music is to stage its own music festival in Manchester, headlined by Blur and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn.

Children abused after 'card game'

Tue, 2014-01-21 09:22
Two brothers and a family friend go on trial accused of multiple serious sex offences against children, including rape.

Man charged with Farage assault

Tue, 2014-01-21 09:16
A man is charged with assaulting UKIP leader Nigel Farage as he entered a hotel in Kent.

Food could text 'eat me', MP told

Tue, 2014-01-21 09:02
The development of food packaging that texts consumers to let them know when its contents are going off leaves a junior environment minster "intrigued".

Ukrainian turmoil shows no sign of abating

Tue, 2014-01-21 08:56
Ukraine turmoil shows no sign of abating, writes David Stern

Vidic red card appeal rejected

Tue, 2014-01-21 08:52
Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic has an appeal against his sending-off at Chelsea on Sunday rejected.

Yachtsman 'bludgeoned and drowned'

Tue, 2014-01-21 08:46
A British man, who was murdered on the Caribbean island of St Lucia, died from "asphyxia secondary to blunt force trauma", post mortem results show.

Minister ends Delhi sit-in protest

Tue, 2014-01-21 08:45
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has ended a sit-in protest in central Delhi which began with a row over control of the city's police.

Snowden makes university rector bid

Tue, 2014-01-21 08:40
US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden is nominated for the post of student rector at Glasgow University.

VIDEO: IMF raises UK growth forecast

Tue, 2014-01-21 08:40
The International Monetary Fund raises its growth forecast for the global economy, and the UK economy in particular.

VIDEO: Bollywood star launches music career

Tue, 2014-01-21 08:25
Former Miss World and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra is in London to launch her debut single

Islamists quit Libya government

Tue, 2014-01-21 08:22
Libya's Islamist Justice and Construction Party, the second largest party in the interim administration, says it is quitting the government.

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