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Will the falling oil price undermine green energy?

Fri, 2015-01-30 03:25
Despite uncertainties, cheap oil does not spell disaster for the renewables sector.

Battle rages for key Ukraine town

Fri, 2015-01-30 03:22
Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels trade heavy tank and artillery fire in and around Debaltseve, a strategic town in eastern Ukraine.

'Murray loves family to be involved'

Fri, 2015-01-30 03:21
Australian Open finalist Andy Murray is finding his best form and won't be affected by fiancee Kim's outburst, says John Lloyd.

Student fury over 'impossible' exam

Fri, 2015-01-30 03:20
Final year economics students at Sheffield University are furious after an exam this week contained "impossible" questions.

Man guilty of raping boy at nursery

Fri, 2015-01-30 03:17
A man is found guilty at the High Court in Glasgow of raping a young boy and of sexually abusing a girl from when she was 12 to 15 years old.

Djokovic in Australian Open final

Fri, 2015-01-30 03:16
Novak Djokovic beats defending champion Stan Wawrinka in another dramatic five-set contest to reach the Australian Open final.

VIDEO: Talking kids' doll 'Cayla' is hacked

Fri, 2015-01-30 03:03
Rory Cellan-Jones sees how Cayla, a talking child's doll, can be hacked to say any number of offensive things.

AU backs anti-Boko Haram troops plan

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:44
The African Union backs plans for a West African task force of 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram militants.

Teacher cleared of child sex charges

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:42
A primary school teacher is cleared of having sex with two under-age girls at Swansea Crown Court.

Mortonhall family settlement offers

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:41
Families affected by the baby ashes scandal at Mortonhall Crematorium are to be offered settlements of up to £4,000.

'Be wary of those who do not eat baguettes'

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:39
French government's extremism message mocked

Ferrari target two wins with new car

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:38
Ferrari unveil the new SF15-T car they hope will start them on the long road back to Formula 1 success.

Russia cuts interest rates to 15%

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:30
Russia has cut its main interest rate from 17% to 15% because inflation "is stabilising".

Leak suggests cosmic study was wrong

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:29
Scientists who claimed to have found evidence for a cosmic super-expansion just after the Big Bang made no such discovery, a leak on an official French website suggests.

Cliff Richard raid on RTS shortlist

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:24
The live coverage of a controversial police raid on the home of Sir Cliff Richard is nominated for a Royal Television Society award.

Suge Knight questioned by police

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:24
Death Row Records founder Suge Knight is being questioned by police after being declared a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run.

Gabriel 'could cost goals' - Wenger

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:21
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says new signing Gabriel Paulista's lack of English could cost goals as he settles in.

Mortgage approvals hint at sales dip

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:11
New figures suggest the recent slowdown in property sales may continue for at least the next few months.

Teen isolated over cancer hair shave

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:09
A teenager who shaved his head to raise money for a cancer charity is put into isolation for breaking school rules.

Bombers 'porn-driven losers' - Boris

Fri, 2015-01-30 02:09
Violent religious extremists are often tortured men with a history of using pornography, London Mayor Boris Johnson says.

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