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VIDEO: Huge crowds gather for Denmark vigil

Mon, 2015-02-16 12:08
Denmark has been holding a vigil following the attack on a synagogue and at a free speech debate in Copenhagen on Saturday.

Houses evacuated over bomb warning

Mon, 2015-02-16 11:30
A bomb alert that has caused a number of homes in a Londonderry housing estate to be evacuated is likely to continue overnight.

VIDEO: Walking again with help of oxygen

Mon, 2015-02-16 11:24
Afghanistan veteran Ben Parkinson is learning to walk again after a pioneering course of treatment using pure oxygen to repair damaged tissue.

VIDEO: Grief echoes in Coptic Christian village

Mon, 2015-02-16 10:46
Orla Guerin reports from the village Al-Our, in Minya, which was home to 13 of the 21 Coptic Christians murdered by Islamic State

Dog walker falls from 100ft cliff

Mon, 2015-02-16 10:43
A woman is rescued from the bottom of a cliff after plunging 100ft (30m) while out walking her dogs.

VIDEO: Fleeing artillery fire amid Ukraine truce

Mon, 2015-02-16 10:15
The ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is looking increasingly fragile a day after it was meant to start.

Man charged over 'chemical weapon'

Mon, 2015-02-16 10:10
A 31-year-old man from Liverpool has been charged with attempting to have a chemical weapon in his possession, police say.

Anger over BBC radio streaming

Mon, 2015-02-16 10:08
Some internet radio devices, including models aimed at blind and partially sighted listeners, have been left unable to receive BBC radio.

C4 News report 'misled viewers'

Mon, 2015-02-16 10:07
Channel 4 News is censured by media regulator Ofcom for misleading viewers in a report about policing.

Ukraine crisis: What is Novorossiya role?

Mon, 2015-02-16 10:05
The Novorossiya (New Russia) movement helps the rebels in eastern Ukraine and is now on the EU sanctions list. The BBC's Dina Newman explains what Novorossiya stands for.

Doping claims could 'kill' athletics

Mon, 2015-02-16 10:02
British athlete Jenny Meadows says that if proven, the claims of Russian doping could "kill" athletics.

Can de-industrialisation be reversed?

Mon, 2015-02-16 09:43
Can the US and UK reverse de-industrialisation?

Egypt seeks Libya intervention

Mon, 2015-02-16 09:20
Egypt calls for international military intervention in Libya, as it strikes Islamic State targets on its troubled neighbour's territory.

Denmark gunman 'not part of cell'

Mon, 2015-02-16 09:09
The gunman who attacked a free speech debate and a synagogue in Denmark does not seem to be part of a wider cell, the Danish PM says.

VIDEO: 'Skunk took me to a very dark place'

Mon, 2015-02-16 09:07
Liaquat Zaman, a former skunk user who now helps people who have drug addictions, said that smoking skunk had lead to the break up of his marriage.

US monument 'shrinks' after survey

Mon, 2015-02-16 09:06
Fresh measurements show the iconic obelisk honouring the first US President actually stands 554ft, 7.34ins, which is 10 inches shorter than was thought.

Casual Vacancy tops TV drama ratings

Mon, 2015-02-16 08:54
BBC One's adaptation of JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy beats Channel 4's Indian Summers in a head-to-head battle for Sunday night drama ratings.

Nigeria 'retakes' town from Boko Haram

Mon, 2015-02-16 08:41
Nigerian troops, backed by air strikes, have reclaimed the town of Monguno in north-eastern Borno state from Boko Haram, the country's military says.

Armstrong hit with $10m damages bill

Mon, 2015-02-16 08:14
Lance Armstrong must pay a record $10m in damages after losing a lawsuit with Dallas-based SCA Promotions, Inc.

Athletics facing crisis - IAAF chief

Mon, 2015-02-16 07:55
World athletics chief Lamine Diack tells BBC Sport athletics is facing "a crisis" following allegations of doping by Russian competitors.