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Turkish PM rejects Kobane criticism

Tue, 2014-10-28 01:53
Turkey defends its strategy on Islamic State

'We are human after all'

Tue, 2014-10-28 01:35
Young Muslims in Quebec speak out after killings

VIDEO: Robbie sings during wife's labour

Tue, 2014-10-28 01:14
Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda are celebrating the arrival of their second child, a baby boy weighing 8lbs 2oz.

Two genes linked with violent crime

Tue, 2014-10-28 01:00
Two genes are associated with repeat violent offenders, according to a genetic analysis of almost 900 criminals in Finland.

VIDEO: Spare electricity supply hits new low

Mon, 2014-10-27 23:34
The National Grid is expected to confirm on Tuesday that the amount of spare capacity has decreased significantly from last year.

VIDEO: Turkey PM 'will help coalition forces'

Mon, 2014-10-27 22:12
Turkish Prime Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, has told the BBC's Lyse Doucet that Turkey will continue to help coalition forces if there is a co-ordinated plan for the creation of a ''democratic'' Syria.

VIDEO: Is this the work of Caravaggio?

Mon, 2014-10-27 22:08
A painting sold by Sotheby's in London for £42,000 is at the centre of a legal battle, amid claims it could be the work of Italian baroque master Caravaggio with a much greater value of around £11m.

Standard Chartered profit falls 16%

Mon, 2014-10-27 21:32
Standard Chartered posts a 16% fall in operating profit because of a restructuring in its South Korean business and an increase in bad loans.

Mexico unearths 'second mass grave'

Mon, 2014-10-27 20:44
Mexican authorities looking for 43 students who disappeared after protests last month investigate a suspected mass grave - the second this month.

Council 'to fight' for HS2 station

Mon, 2014-10-27 20:19
The leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council has pledged to keep fighting to bring a high-speed rail station to the city despite losing out to Crewe.

VIDEO: Greek shipwreck yields ancient finds

Mon, 2014-10-27 20:07
Divers have discovered cargo from an ancient Greek shipwreck near the Aeolian Islands off the coast of Italy.

Court hears Anwar sodomy appeal

Mon, 2014-10-27 19:39
A court in Malaysia begins hearing a final appeal filed by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim against his sodomy conviction.

New Toronto mayor ends Rob Ford era

Mon, 2014-10-27 18:37
The Canadian city of Toronto elects a moderate conservative mayor, bringing to an end the era of scandal-hit incumbent Rob Ford.

Children 'lacking trust' in police

Mon, 2014-10-27 17:38
Children and young people have a "profound lack of trust" in the police, bordering on fear in some cases, a report by MPs and peers suggests.

'Hero' killed as children watched

Mon, 2014-10-27 17:36
A "hero" motorist who pulled over to break up a fight was hit and killed by a car as his three children watched what happened, police reveal.

US used Nazis as Cold War spies

Mon, 2014-10-27 17:36
Declassified US records reveal that hundreds of Nazis were used as spies after World War Two, with the full approval of FBI boss J Edgar Hoover.

Arab road trip movie tackles taboos

Mon, 2014-10-27 17:35
The Arab road movie that challenges preconceptions

Prisons 'struggle with older inmates'

Mon, 2014-10-27 17:24
Prisons in England and Wales are struggling to cope with the increasing number of elderly prisoners, according to a report by the Prison Reform Trust.

Met Office supercomputer confirmed

Mon, 2014-10-27 17:12
A £97m supercomputer will boost the Met Office's computing capacity by 13 times, improving weather forecasting and climate modelling.

US sceptical about Afghan war - poll

Mon, 2014-10-27 17:07
More than a decade on, fewer than half of US respondents say intervention in Afghanistan was worthwhile, a BBC poll finds.