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UK home sales below 100,000 a month

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:43
The number of homes being sold in the UK fell below 100,000 a month in November for the first time in a year, according to HM Revenue and Customs.

Ukraine votes to drop neutral status

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:42
Ukraine's parliament votes to drop the country's non-aligned status and work towards Nato membership, in a move certain to anger Russia.

Why did North Korea's internet go down?

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:31
The BBC's Stephen Evans in Seoul analyses the North Korean internet outage and its likely impact on the reclusive nation.

Ebola nurse to deliver C4 message

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:31
British Ebola survivor William Pooley is to deliver The Alternative Christmas Message on Channel 4 this year.

Lost Freeman Olympic bodysuit found?

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:30
The bodysuit worn by Cathy Freeman when she lit the Sydney 2000 Olympic flame may have been found 14 years after it disappeared.

Economic growth revised down to 2.6%

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:23
The UK economy has grown more slowly in the past year than previously thought, at 2.6% rather than 3%, official figures indicate.

Tanzania sacking over 'corruption'

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:14
Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete fires senior government minister Anna Tibaijuka after she is accused of wrongly taking $1m from a businessman.

VIDEO: The man who brings 20,000 toys back to life

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:11
Long-forgotten toys brought back to life online

The man who brings 20,000 toys back to life

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:11
Long-forgotten toys brought back to life online

Rare visit reveals 'brutal' IS

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:09
A German author who spent time in Islamic State territory tells the BBC the group is stronger, more brutal and harder to confront than he expected.

VIDEO: Yellow River waterfall turns to ice

Tue, 2014-12-23 01:01
Extremely cold temperatures have frozen parts of the Hukou waterfall on the Yellow River in north-west China.

Councils pay out millions in damages

Tue, 2014-12-23 00:44
Scottish councils fork out £15.5m in damages over the last five years, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.

French PM assures public on attacks

Tue, 2014-12-23 00:30
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls seeks to ease public fears after three city attacks that injured more than 20 people, saying there is "no link".

VIDEO: Flood victims 'struggling to cope'

Tue, 2014-12-23 00:25
Some victims of last winter's floods are 'struggling to cope' with soaring insurance premiums, as BBC Breakfast's John Maguire reports.

Sony warns Twitter over leaked emails

Tue, 2014-12-23 00:24
Sony Pictures Entertainment is threatening to sue Twitter if the company doesn't suspend accounts that are sharing hacked emails.

Watson 'shaken' after bouncer blow

Tue, 2014-12-23 00:14
Australia all-rounder Shane Watson is left "shaken" following a blow to the head from a bouncer during nets.

Hedgehog 999 call 'irresponsible'

Tue, 2014-12-23 00:11
An "irresponsible" emergency services call about a hedgehog killing slugs in a garden is released by police in Manchester.

Tributes paid to singer Joe Cocker

Tue, 2014-12-23 00:06
Musicians including Sir Paul McCartney pay tribute to singer Joe Cocker, who has died at the age of 70.

Thorntons issues profit warning

Mon, 2014-12-22 23:42
Chocolate firm Thorntons' shares fall 25% after it warns that annual profits will fall this year because of poor sales in some supermarkets.

Opec oil production 'will not fall'

Mon, 2014-12-22 23:42
Saudi Arabia's oil minister, Ali al-Naimi, says the Opec cartel will not cut oil production even if the price falls to $20 a barrel.