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Russia boycotts European rights body

Wed, 2015-01-28 13:20
The Russian delegation at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe resumes its boycott in protest at Ukraine sanctions.

Bill 'for millions' over rail chaos

Wed, 2015-01-28 12:39
Network Rail issues Thames Water with a "multi-million pound bill" after leaks and a burst water main forced the cancellation of 1,000 trains.

'Coalition talks role' for Tory MPs

Wed, 2015-01-28 12:20
Backbench Conservative MPs expect to be given a key role in any coalition talks involving their party after the next election, BBC Newsnight understands.

Facebook earnings beat expectations

Wed, 2015-01-28 12:16
The social network reports fourth-quarter profits of $701m, a 34% increase from the same period a year earlier, buoyed by strong mobile advertising sales.

France releases anti-jihadist video

Wed, 2015-01-28 12:05
The French government hits back in the fight against home-gown jihadists by releasing an anti-extremism online video.

VIDEO: Star Wars toy sells for £18,000

Wed, 2015-01-28 11:47
A Star Wars fan who bought a toy 25 years ago for £50 sells it at auction in Teesside for £18,000.

Seattle star repeats himself again

Wed, 2015-01-28 11:25
Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch answered every reporters' question on Wednesday with, "You know why I'm here".

VIDEO: Inside Tripoli's battle-ravaged airport

Wed, 2015-01-28 11:21
Footage inside Tripoli's abandoned airport shows the extent of damage caused by clashes.

Coder creates smallest chess game

Wed, 2015-01-28 11:18
A computer programmer creates a computer chess program that takes up only 487 bytes of data, breaking a 33-year-old record.

Iran picks new United Nations envoy

Wed, 2015-01-28 11:09
Iran has selected Gholamali Khoshru as its ambassador to the United Nations in New York, less than one year after the US rejected its first choice.

Fed to remain 'patient' on rate rise

Wed, 2015-01-28 10:58
The US Federal Reserve reiterates that it will be patient in raising interest rates, but adds it is weighing "international developments".

Guinea 1-1 Mali

Wed, 2015-01-28 10:58
Lots will decide whether Guinea or Mali reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after they drew in Mongomo.

Skull clue to exodus from Africa

Wed, 2015-01-28 10:43
An ancient skull discovered in Israel could shed light on the migration of modern humans out of Africa some 60,000 years ago.

Tesco recalls 'foul smelling' drink

Wed, 2015-01-28 10:29
Tesco recalls its blackcurrant and apple squash drink after customers complained of a "foul smell".

Football TV sale 'should be halted'

Wed, 2015-01-28 10:19
Virgin Media has asked the broadcasting watchdog Ofcom to halt the auction of Premier League football TV rights until a probe into the process is completed.

Cape Town honours last white ruler

Wed, 2015-01-28 10:07
Cape Town's city council votes to rename a street after South Africa's last white ruler despite opposition from the national governing party.

VIDEO: Devon's beavers are saved from eviction

Wed, 2015-01-28 09:57
Natural England has decided that a family of beavers should be allowed to stay living in the River Otter in Devon.

Bank governor warns on eurozone

Wed, 2015-01-28 09:55
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned the current structure of the eurozone puts it in an "odd position".

Carney attacks German austerity

Wed, 2015-01-28 09:50
In saying that the eurozone will only thrive again if there is a fiscal union, the governor of the Bank of England is in effect criticising Germany for not spending and borrowing more to support weaker eurozone countries.

Curiosity rover back in the groove

Wed, 2015-01-28 09:40
Nasa's Curiosity rover gets straight back to work after a software upgrade by drilling a new test hole.