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North Sea field starts production

Tue, 2014-12-30 03:49
Production from the Kinnoull field in the central North Sea has started, BP announces.

Greece sent back to brink of crisis

Tue, 2014-12-30 03:29
Greeks are preparing for more political turmoil, after MPs rejected the government's presidential nominee and triggered snap parliamentary elections, says the BBC's Lucy Williamson.

House prices and the economy

Tue, 2014-12-30 03:27
UK housing figures just out show that prices have risen fairly strongly this year, but are slowing.

AirAsia says debris is missing plane

Tue, 2014-12-30 02:59
Indonesian officials confirm that bodies and debris found in Indonesia's Java Sea are from AirAsia flight QZ8501 that went missing on Sunday.

Court boost to India BJP chief

Tue, 2014-12-30 02:56
The powerful chief of India's governing BJP party Amit Shah is cleared in the extra-judicial killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, a Muslim civilian.

VIDEO: Football as an alternative to gangs

Tue, 2014-12-30 02:52
The BBC's Alpa Patel reports on a social programme built around football hopes to give young people an alternative to gang violence.

Assault charge MP pleads not guilty

Tue, 2014-12-30 02:49
Falkirk MP Eric Joyce appears in court in Westminster charged with common assault and criminal damage.

Venezuela denies ice-cream crisis

Tue, 2014-12-30 02:40
Venezuelan officials deny reports that a milk shortage is behind the temporary closure of an ice-cream shop famous for its wide range of flavours.

Jubilee gifts for Singapore babies

Tue, 2014-12-30 02:37
Government will give out gift packs for every new citizen born in 2015, to mark Singapore's 50th birthday.

Sony hackers 'shared' stolen logins

Tue, 2014-12-30 02:33
Data that helped hackers access Sony's internal network came from another group targeting the firm, reports the Washington Post.

VIDEO: Why is there a science skills gap?

Tue, 2014-12-30 02:20
The BBC's Steph McGovern is looking at the skills shortages facing employers in Britain.

Bin lorry victim out of hospital

Tue, 2014-12-30 02:08
An 18-year-old woman who was injured in the George Square bin lorry crash has been released from hospital.

Barca transfer ban appeal rejected

Tue, 2014-12-30 02:08
Barcelona will not be allowed to sign players in 2015 after an appeal against a transfer ban is dismissed.

VIDEO: How trials helped patients in 2014

Tue, 2014-12-30 02:07
In the latest in a series of special reports, the BBC's Victoria Gill has met the patients who have been contributing to some of 2014's most significant breakthroughs.

Urgent ambulance response times fall

Tue, 2014-12-30 02:01
The number of ambulances hitting the target response time for the most urgent calls has fallen for the second month running.

Network Rail boss will not take bonus

Tue, 2014-12-30 01:59
Network Rail chief executive Mark Carne says he will not take his bonus, following recent major rail disruption.

Bahraini top Shia 'fuelled violence'

Tue, 2014-12-30 01:59
Bahraini Shia opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman is remanded in custody on suspicion of inciting violence and hatred to achieve political change.

West Brom in Sherwood & Pulis talks

Tue, 2014-12-30 01:58
West Brom are in talks with Tim Sherwood and Tony Pulis about their manager's job after Alan Irvine was sacked, BBC Sport learns.

Heavy shooting in Gambian capital

Tue, 2014-12-30 01:49
Heavy gunfire erupts near the presidential palace in The Gambia, while head of state Yahya Jammeh is out of the country.

Top memes and viral videos of 2014

Tue, 2014-12-30 01:30
The biggest memes and viral ads of the past year