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NI talks must lift blockages says PM

Wed, 2014-10-15 15:00
Talks in Northern Ireland must "lift the blockages" stopping politicians from delivering effective government, says David Cameron.

16ft Wharton statue to be unveiled

Wed, 2014-10-15 15:00
A 16ft statue of Arthur Wharton, the world's first black professional footballer, will be unveiled at St George's Park.

VIDEO: Tech giants' frozen egg fertility perk

Wed, 2014-10-15 14:52
US tech giants offer to freeze female employees' eggs in the hope of attracting more women to the male-dominated industry.

VIDEO: How China limits access to foreign TV

Wed, 2014-10-15 14:41
For years China has sought to limit access to foreign TV and websites which broadcast and publish pictures and information which the government wants to restrict access to

HBO to offer online-only service

Wed, 2014-10-15 13:56
The premium channel will offer streaming-only service in 2015. The move is seen a response to competition from Amazon and Netflix and a way to offer younger consumers more choice.

Brazil prison hostage drama resolved

Wed, 2014-10-15 13:30
A two-day standoff at a jail in the southern Brazilian state of Parana ends after a group of prisoners free 10 guards they had taken hostage.

IS 'retreating' in key Syria town

Wed, 2014-10-15 13:09
Islamic State militants are retreating in parts of the strategic Syrian town of Kobane, a Kurdish official there says, as air strikes intensify.

Alonso is leaving - Di Montezemolo

Wed, 2014-10-15 13:06
Fernando Alonso is leaving Ferrari at the end of this season, the company's outgoing president Luca Di Montezemolo confirms.

City in last 16 after extra-time win

Wed, 2014-10-15 13:01
Glasgow City overturn a 2-0 deficit against Medyk Konin to reach the the Uefa Women's Champions League last 16.

Czech Ebola error sparks Ghana row

Wed, 2014-10-15 12:43
Czech medical workers spark a diplomatic row after covering a Ghanaian student in black plastic and isolating him over unfounded fears he had Ebola.

VIDEO: Boris Johnson tackles young footballer

Wed, 2014-10-15 12:31
Mayor of London Boris Johnson takes on some players considerably smaller than himself at a football match near City Hall.

VIDEO: How Ebola samples are processed

Wed, 2014-10-15 12:23
Government scientists from Wiltshire are calling for micro-biologists to volunteer in the fight against the growing threat of the deadly Ebola virus.

VIDEO: Ban smoking in London landmarks?

Wed, 2014-10-15 12:06
Londoners, Mayor Boris Johnson and Lord Darzi give their thoughts on a proposal to ban smoking in the capital's main squares and parks.

VIDEO: Michelle Obama dances with turnip

Wed, 2014-10-15 11:48
A video of Michelle Obama dancing with a turnip has gone viral on the internet as the First Lady promotes healthy eating.

Trekkers die in Nepal blizzards

Wed, 2014-10-15 11:12
A blizzard and several avalanches in the Himalayas of central Nepal are reported to have killed at least 29 people, many of them trekkers.

Cellar slave girl to receive £100,000

Wed, 2014-10-15 11:03
A deaf girl from Pakistan kept as a slave for nine years by a millionaire couple from Salford is to receive £100,000 in compensation.

US 'hid Iraq chemical incidents'

Wed, 2014-10-15 10:24
The Pentagon withheld details of incidents where soldiers were wounded by abandoned chemical weapons in Iraq in 2004-11, a US newspaper says.

Air raids and clashes hit Benghazi

Wed, 2014-10-15 09:54
Gunfire and air strikes rock Libya's second city, Benghazi, amid an offensive to drive out Islamist militias.

Charity refuses Ashya cash request

Wed, 2014-10-15 09:29
A charity that received donations to pay for treatment for five-year-old brain tumour patient Ashya King says it will not give money to the boy's family.

VIDEO: How to wear an Ebola protection suit

Wed, 2014-10-15 09:22
The BBC's Alastair Leithead visited the National Biocontainment Training Centre in Galveston, Texas to try on a bio-hazard suit and see just how hard it is to guarantee the safety of Ebola doctors and nurses.

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