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UK climate change spending defended

Thu, 2014-11-20 01:11
Ministers defend plans to spend more than £600m on climate change in poor countries - as some MPs argue the cash would be better spent at home.

RBS struggles against never-ending fines

Thu, 2014-11-20 01:07
Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Ross McEwan knows he has more bad stuff to clear out before he has any chance of hitting clear blue water

Ferrari confirm Alonso to leave

Thu, 2014-11-20 01:03
Ferrari officially confirm two-time world champion Fernando Alonso will leave the team at the end of the season.

BBC host makes on-air rape apology

Thu, 2014-11-20 01:02
A BBC radio presenter makes an on-air apology for remarks he made about rape in a live debate about disgraced footballer Ched Evans.

VIDEO: Sports tech aims to boost performance

Thu, 2014-11-20 01:01
From fitness trackers to motion capture - the technology aiming to boost sporting performance.

NFF accepts blame for Nigeria exit

Thu, 2014-11-20 00:55
The Nigeria Football Federation accepts the blame for the champions' failure to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Does free food make for a happier office?

Thu, 2014-11-20 00:54
Does free food make for a happier workplace?

Five arrested over Argyll Arcade raid

Thu, 2014-11-20 00:54
The men, aged between 23 and 31, are being held after a robbery at the Argyll Arcade in Glasgow in September.

In pictures: US snow chaos

Thu, 2014-11-20 00:52
North-east US hit by massive snowstorm

Spain's richest duchess dies aged 88

Thu, 2014-11-20 00:47
The Duchess of Alba, Spain's richest woman and one of its most eccentric figures, has died aged 88 in Seville.

SA police suspended over mob justice

Thu, 2014-11-20 00:47
Three South Africa police officers are suspended for allegedly not helping a suspected thief who was beaten by a mob and later died.

Your pictures: Movement

Thu, 2014-11-20 00:39
Readers' photos on the theme of "movement"

Zoo fined for birds' park escape

Thu, 2014-11-20 00:27
An animal park in Cumbria and its owner are fined for allowing a "threatening" species of bird to escape.

VIDEO: Stunt biker's loop on Thames barge

Thu, 2014-11-20 00:21
BMX stunt rider Danny MacAskill's latest challenge took place on the River Thames, as he performed a rarely seen loop-the-loop in front of the London Eye.

EU rejects UK's bonus cap challenge

Thu, 2014-11-20 00:03
Europe's Advocate General rejects UK's bonus cap challenge.

Philippines sentences over 1996 fire

Thu, 2014-11-20 00:02
Nine people are handed jail terms for corruption over a fire at a Philippines night club that killed 162 people in Quezon City in 1996.

Children's art in Iraqi Kurdistan

Wed, 2014-11-19 23:59
Expressions of hope through art by refugee children in Iraq

Eight mile traffic queues on M4

Wed, 2014-11-19 23:58
Traffic is queuing for eight miles on the M4 between Newport and Cardiff following an earlier accident on the motorway.

PSNI station hours cuts 'ludicrous'

Wed, 2014-11-19 23:57
Plans to cut opening times at police stations across Northern Ireland are "ludicrous", the Police Federation has said.

Matthew faces Elshorbagy in semis

Wed, 2014-11-19 23:54
World champion Nick Matthew sets up a semi-final with world number one Mohamed Elshorbagy at the World Squash Championship.

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