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Pakistan carries out more executions

Sun, 2014-12-21 08:50
Pakistan hangs four convicts in the second set of executions since the death penalty was reinstated after the deadly Peshawar school massacre.

May targets student visa 'abuse'

Sun, 2014-12-21 08:37
Home Secretary Theresa May backs a plan that would force foreign students to leave the UK after their university courses, in a bid to curb illegal immigration.

Photographer Jane Bown dies aged 89

Sun, 2014-12-21 08:34
Photographer Jane Bown, known for her portraits of the Queen, the Beatles and Samuel Beckett among many others, dies aged 89.

North Sea oil summit announced

Sun, 2014-12-21 08:03
Aberdeen City Council announces it is to hold a summit to look at the challenges facing the North Sea oil industry.

VIDEO: Elton and David's wedding menu

Sun, 2014-12-21 07:25
Daniel Boettcher reports from Windsor, where Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have officially married, nine years after their civil partnership ceremony.

VIDEO: Elton and David's social media marriage

Sun, 2014-12-21 07:02
Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have officially married, nine years after they held their civil partnership ceremony.

Crews bring major fire under control

Sun, 2014-12-21 07:01
Fire crews bring a large blaze at an industrial unit on Swansea enterprise zone under control.

Wasps 48-16 London Irish

Sun, 2014-12-21 06:55
Andy Goode scores 33 points as Wasps beat London Irish in their first match at their new home, Coventry's Ricoh Arena.

VIDEO: Barzani praises forces on Sinjar

Sun, 2014-12-21 06:37
The Iraqi Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani has praised Peshmerga fighters on a visit to Mount Sinjar, which has been retaken from Islamic State militants.

Kurds 'take' part of Sinjar from IS

Sun, 2014-12-21 06:33
Kurdish authorities say their forces have taken control of a "large area" of the town of Sinjar, which was captured by Islamic State in August.

Newcastle United 0-1 Sunderland

Sun, 2014-12-21 06:23
Adam Johnson scores in the 90th minute to give Sunderland their fourth successive win over Newcastle in the North East derby.

Strictly final draws 11.5m viewers

Sun, 2014-12-21 06:00
A total of 11.5 million people watch as TV presenter Caroline Flack wins this year's series of the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing.

Dundee United 2-1 Celtic

Sun, 2014-12-21 05:08
Dundee United beat Celtic to go second in the Premiership and move to within four points of the league leaders.

Firefighters tackle city shop blaze

Sun, 2014-12-21 04:41
Fire crews are tackling a blaze at a shop in the Murraygate area of Dundee city centre with surroundings streets closed off.

May 'could disband child abuse panel'

Sun, 2014-12-21 04:39
The independent panel set up to support the planned public inquiry into historical child abuse could be disbanded, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: Shetland ponies race at Olympia

Sun, 2014-12-21 04:23
Meet the future star jockeys learning their trade racing Shetland Ponies at Olympia.

Hartlepool rule out signing Evans

Sun, 2014-12-21 04:21
League Two club Hartlepool rule out the signing of convicted rapist Ched Evans, who was released in October.

Grieving mum's distress at burglary

Sun, 2014-12-21 04:17
A grieving County Down mother speaks of her distress at her house being burgled, just days after the burial of her daughter.

VIDEO: Tunisia holds landmark election

Sun, 2014-12-21 04:10
Voters in Tunisia are choosing their first freely elected president in a run-off election seen as a landmark in the country's move to democracy.

Murder probe after death of man

Sun, 2014-12-21 03:47
A murder investigation is under way after a man found with serious injuries in a street in Glasgow's southside died in hospital.

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