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Washington Metro smoke help delays

Thu, 2015-01-15 14:13
Passengers on a subway in Washington DC filling with smoke waited for almost half an hour before emergency responders arrived, says a city report.

Ginola 'to run for Fifa presidency'

Thu, 2015-01-15 14:00
Former France international David Ginola says he will run against Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency.

Robertson faces O'Sullivan in semi

Thu, 2015-01-15 13:51
World number one Neil Robertson defeats Ali Carter 6-1 in the quarter-finals of the Masters in London.

Winds reignite council offices fire

Thu, 2015-01-15 13:17
Gale force winds help reignite a fire at council offices hit by a suspected arson attack.

Lawro's predictions v Seann Walsh

Thu, 2015-01-15 12:57
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on comedian and QPR supporter Seann Walsh.

Hospital ban for whistleblower medic

Thu, 2015-01-15 12:43
A paramedic-turned-whistleblower says he is banned from entering two Worcestershire hospitals after speaking out about A&E overcrowding.

Real Madrid 2-2 (agg 2-4) Atl Madrid

Thu, 2015-01-15 12:25
Fernando Torres scores his first goals since returning to Atletico Madrid as they beat Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey.

Palace bid for Swansea's Taylor

Thu, 2015-01-15 12:17
Crystal Palace have made a £3m bid for Swansea City left-back Neil Taylor, BBC Wales Sport understands.

VIDEO: Tesco urged to 'get out of town'

Thu, 2015-01-15 12:08
A council urges Tesco to sell land it owns in a Kent town after it pulled out of building a supermarket with restaurants and more than 200 flats.

Ebola case suspected in Edinburgh

Thu, 2015-01-15 12:01
A person suspected of contracting Ebola is tested at a hospital in Edinburgh after returning from Africa and complaining of a fever.

Uncertain future for wind power in Australia

Thu, 2015-01-15 11:52
South Australia leads the way on wind power

Hendry hopes O’Sullivan retires

Thu, 2015-01-15 11:51
Stephen Hendry jokes that he wants Ronnie O'Sullivan to retire so he doesn't beat his record of seven world titles.

Speed dating Neanderthals wanted

Thu, 2015-01-15 11:07
A "Neanderthal speed dating" event at a science centre in Bristol is seeking two actors to play "early hominids" in its blind date booth.

Italian aid worker hostages freed

Thu, 2015-01-15 10:33
Two young Italian aid workers who were taken hostage in Syria more than five months ago have been freed, Italy confirms.

Highest bird migration tracked

Thu, 2015-01-15 10:02
The mystery of the highest bird migration - the flight of bar-headed geese over the Himalayas - has finally been solved by scientists.

VIDEO: 'I never ever dreamed I'd get to go'

Thu, 2015-01-15 09:42
Eddie Redmayne told the BBC's Ben Brown it was "extraordinary" he would be attending this year's Oscars following his nomination for best actor.

'Two die' in Belgian anti-terror raid

Thu, 2015-01-15 09:30
Two people have been killed in an anti-terrorism operation in the Belgian town of Verviers, officials say.

NHS chief: 'More cancer cuts likely'

Thu, 2015-01-15 09:25
The head of a special NHS fund for cancer medicines in England has said there will need to be further cuts to the treatments it funds.

VIDEO: Davos explained in 90 seconds

Thu, 2015-01-15 09:22
BBC News explains the history and shifting focus of the World Economic Forum in Davos - in 90 seconds.

Freedom of speech has limits - Pope

Thu, 2015-01-15 09:19
Pope Francis defends freedom of expression after the Paris attacks but says it has to have limits, as the funerals of four victims are held.

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