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Pub with 53 trees 'most Christmassy'

Sat, 2014-11-29 06:09
A pub owner believes he has the most Christmassy pub in England after spending four days festooning it with thousands of pounds of decorations.

Loyalist protest passes peacefully

Sat, 2014-11-29 06:06
A loyalist protest to mark the second anniversary of Belfast City Council's decision to restrict the flying of the Union flag from City Hall passes off peacefully.

IS steps up key Syrian town assault

Sat, 2014-11-29 06:00
Fighting intensifies in the besieged Syrian border town of Kobane, as Islamic State launches at least four suicide attacks against Kurdish defenders.

VIDEO: Mubarak murder charges dropped

Sat, 2014-11-29 05:54
A court in Egypt has dropped charges against former President Hosni Mubarak over the killing of 239 protesters during the 2011 uprising against him.

VIDEO: Black Friday boost for UK economy?

Sat, 2014-11-29 05:47
Black Friday was the busiest ever day for online retailer Amazon UK, with sales that "surpassed all expectations", according to the company.

West Bromwich Albion 0-1 Arsenal

Sat, 2014-11-29 05:36
Danny Welbeck scores early in the second half as Arsenal avoid a third straight league loss with victory at West Brom.

Dundee 2-1 Aberdeen

Sat, 2014-11-29 05:21
David Clarkson scores a dramatic late goal against Aberdeen to propel Dundee into the Scottish Cup fifth round at Dens Park.

Top 10 tips for being a weather presenter

Sat, 2014-11-29 05:13
Carol Kirkwood's guide to successful weather presenting

Pietersen calls for Cook to resign

Sat, 2014-11-29 04:52
Kevin Pietersen again calls for Alastair Cook to resign as England one-day captain following the defeat by Sri Lanka.

Black Friday sets Amazon UK record

Sat, 2014-11-29 04:46
Black Friday was the busiest ever day for online retailer Amazon UK, with sales that "surpassed all expectations", the company says.

Horses under the hammer

Sat, 2014-11-29 04:30
Behind the scenes as Frankel foals go on offer

VIDEO: Pope Francis visits Blue Mosque

Sat, 2014-11-29 04:07
Mark Lowen reports from Istanbul in Turkey on a visit by Pope Francis to the historic city.

Taiwan premier quits after poll loss

Sat, 2014-11-29 03:53
The Prime Minister of Taiwan, Jiang Yi-huah, quits after candidates for his ruling pro-China party suffer stiff defeats in local elections.

Police find drug factory next to HQ

Sat, 2014-11-29 03:49
Police uncover a huge cannabis factory - next to its main custody suite in Bridgend.

Xinjiang violence leaves 15 dead

Sat, 2014-11-29 03:47
At least 15 people are killed and 14 others injured during an attack in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang, state media has reported.

Australia united in grief after Hughes death

Sat, 2014-11-29 03:47
A country touched by tragedy. How a sports mad Australia is dealing with the death of cricketer Phillip Hughes.

VIDEO: Meet the Author: Mal Peet

Sat, 2014-11-29 03:02
In this week's Meet the Author, the BBC's Nick Higham meets Mal Peet.

Moyes wants 'sell-out' Sociedad

Sat, 2014-11-29 03:01
Real Sociedad manager David Moyes is happy with a first win in Spain but wants to create a side which fills stadiums.

VIDEO: 'Time to reset Scottish politics'

Sat, 2014-11-29 02:33
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown says politicians in Scotland must stop obsessing about constitutional change and focus on improving people's lives.

VIDEO: How much should a grotto visit cost?

Sat, 2014-11-29 02:28
The Christmas spending spree is under way, but it is not just shopping for presents that can put a strain on budgets during the festive season.

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