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Essebsi wins Tunisia president vote

Mon, 2014-12-22 05:33
The veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi is the winner of Tunisia's first free presidential election, electoral officials say.

VIDEO: Treasure hunter reveals ancient find

Mon, 2014-12-22 05:30
A hoard of Roman and Pictish silver was found last year but the exact location had been kept a closely guarded secret until now.

VIDEO: Apprentice winner "very confident"

Mon, 2014-12-22 05:16
Mark Wright, the winner of this year's Apprentice said he was "very confident" of success for his new business plans.

The Miniaturist voted book of the year

Mon, 2014-12-22 05:15
Jessie Burton's debut novel The Miniaturist comes top of a public vote to be named Specsavers Book of the Year.

VIDEO: Yazidi women tell of sex-slavery trauma

Mon, 2014-12-22 05:10
The Yazidi minority in Iraq say 3,500 women and girls are still being held by Islamic State, many being used as sex slaves.

Oyston in alleged supporter bust-up

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:59
The Football Association says it is aware of a reported row between Blackpool chairman Karl Oyston and a club supporter.

UKIP expels councillor after remarks

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:51
The UK Independence Party says it has expelled one of its councillors, Rozanne Duncan, "for bringing the party into disrepute".

VIDEO: Murder rate falls in London

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:51
The number of people being murdered in London is expected to fall below 100 for the year 2014.

Pope Francis deplores Vatican 'ills'

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:46
The Pope tells cardinals there is a need to purge "spiritual Alzheimer's" and "the terrorism of gossip" from the Vatican.

Murder probe after injured man dies

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:44
Police launch a murder inquiry after a man dies two days after being found with serious injuries at his home in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire.

China investigates ex-leader's aide

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:39
China launches an investigation into former President Hu Jintao's top aide, state media report.

From record-breakers to 'idiots'

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:39
As Europe's major leagues go into hibernation for winter breaks, BBC Sport assesses how the game has unfolded on the continent.

Bodybuilder jailed for nine months

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:36
A bodybuilder who tried to save the drowning man he had earlier assaulted is jailed for nine months.

'Wee Oscar' charity fraudster jailed

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:35
A disc jockey is jailed for eight months for stealing money from a children's cancer charity linked to the Oscar Knox appeal.

VIDEO: How to get the internet in a desert

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:22
The satellite communication tech which is bringing the price of remote connections down to earth

Qatar sponsorship deal for Goodwood

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:22
Glorious Goodwood will be rebranded the Qatar Goodwood Festival in a 10-year sponsorship deal, the biggest in British racing.

VIDEO: The robot that paints your nails

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:17
A Japanese robot has been programmed to take on a range of tasks - from painting nails to cooking.

Boy admits lying about baby's death

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:12
A teenager admits lying to police about the death of a six-week-old girl.

Hack causes 'damage' at steel works

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:01
A blast furnace at a German steel mill suffered "massive damage" following a cyber attack on the plant's network, says a report.

VIDEO: The 'first 3D video game' redeveloped

Mon, 2014-12-22 04:01
The 1984 video game Elite - thought to be the first to produce genuinely 3D graphics - has been redeveloped for a modern audience.

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