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Cross-party talks 'at crucial stage'

Wed, 2014-12-03 21:21
Cross-party talks aimed at resolving difficulties among the five parties in the devolved Stormont government are due to resume later.

Are Arsenal fans greedy?

Wed, 2014-12-03 21:14
Finishing fourth in the league, qualifying from the Champions League, a good run in the cups - is this enough for a club like Arsenal?

Japan PM shows strong lead in polls

Wed, 2014-12-03 21:10
Two days after campaigning begins for Japan's snap election, polls show Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on course for a convincing win.

Afghanistan seeks donor support

Wed, 2014-12-03 20:57
More than 50 countries are meeting for a conference in London intended to boost Afghanistan's prospects after foreign combat forces withdraw.

Cuts warnings after Autumn Statement

Wed, 2014-12-03 20:43
Public spending is set to fall to levels not seen since the 1930s, forecasters are predicting following the chancellor's Autumn Statement.

Genetic diversity of Africa revealed

Wed, 2014-12-03 20:09
Scientists have completed a comprehensive study of genetic diversity in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Orion 'Mars ship' set for test flight

Wed, 2014-12-03 19:56
Orion, the US space capsule that could one day help get humans to Mars, is about to make its maiden flight from Cape Canaveral.

Australia 'using refugees as pawns'

Wed, 2014-12-03 19:56
The Australian opposition says the government is using asylum seekers as political pawns in a bid to pass a controversial refugee law.

Israel to rebury British WW1 chief

Wed, 2014-12-03 19:32
The remains of a lion-hunter turned Jewish volunteer commander are to be reburied after a ceremony in Israel.

Putin to address Russia parliament

Wed, 2014-12-03 19:26
President Vladimir Putin is expected to focus on Russia's economy when he delivers his annual state of the nation address to parliament later.

VIDEO: Cosby urged to allow court cases

Wed, 2014-12-03 19:20
The American comedian Bill Cosby has been urged to waive his rights under the statute of limitations, so the courts can hear new allegations of sexual assault.

Chechen police killed by militants

Wed, 2014-12-03 19:11
Militants have killed at least three traffic police officers in the Chechen capital, Grozny, Russian security officials say.

Federal probe into NY chokehold case

Wed, 2014-12-03 19:02
The US justice department is to probe the death of a black man after a New York grand jury cleared the white officer who put him into a chokehold.

EU change a blockbuster challenge for Cameron

Wed, 2014-12-03 18:00
To win his European battle Mr Cameron will have to plunge his hand in a thicket of thorns, says Mark Mardell.

The Swap

Wed, 2014-12-03 17:57
Image makers in front of and behind the lens

Serial: Amateur sleuths trying to solve murder

Wed, 2014-12-03 17:29
The podcast that's turned the audience into murder sleuths

Tamsin Greig discovers her voice

Wed, 2014-12-03 17:29
Tamsin Greig gives voice to a Nervous Breakdown

How can West solve Ukraine problem?

Wed, 2014-12-03 17:21
The West could be in danger of overplaying its hand by trying to reach out to Ukraine, says Anatol Lieven.

Profile: Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe

Wed, 2014-12-03 17:12
Could Zimbabwe's powerful first lady become president?

How the West is cutting teen pregnancy

Wed, 2014-12-03 16:59
How the West is winning the battle against teenage pregnancy