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Top Thai policeman 'defamed royals'

Tue, 2014-11-25 05:34
A third senior police officer in Thailand is charged with insulting the monarchy, bribery and corruption as part of a major investigation.

US economy grows faster than forecast

Tue, 2014-11-25 05:29
The US economy grew much faster than first reported in the third quarter, official figures have shown.

Bangladesh 'Hajj critic' is arrested

Tue, 2014-11-25 05:28
A senior Bangladeshi politician who criticised the Hajj pilgrimage is arrested two days after retuning to the country from exile in India.

NHS cancer delay 'prevented cure'

Tue, 2014-11-25 05:14
A terminally ill woman would have been cured of her cancer had she been diagnosed earlier, according to an expert witness at Cardiff High Court.

Captain Kirk not trekking to Cheshire

Tue, 2014-11-25 05:11
Star Trek legend William Shatner denies rumours he will boldly go to switch on the Christmas lights in a Cheshire town.

Tech firms faulted by Rigby report

Tue, 2014-11-25 05:08
Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo are accused of not doing enough to prevent attacks, following a review into Fusilier Lee Rigby's murder.

Man arrested over 'horrific' murder

Tue, 2014-11-25 04:57
A man is arrested over a street murder where the victim died following a "horrific attack" in Glasgow.

VIDEO: Extreme adventurers adopt plucky dog

Tue, 2014-11-25 04:49
A team of Swedish extreme adventurers on a 10-day race through the Amazon rainforest have adopted a stray dog who started following them around after they fed him.

In pictures: Ruling sparks rioting in US town of Ferguson

Tue, 2014-11-25 04:45
Night of unrest follows a jury's decision

VIDEO: Editor: It looks crazy, but in fact it's not

Tue, 2014-11-25 04:27
The UK's newest newspaper was launched on Monday and The National is taking a pro-Scottish independence line.

Hughes injury a reminder of cricket's dangers

Tue, 2014-11-25 04:22
Cricket, like most sports, carries risks but must retain its edge, writes BBC Cricket Correspondent Jonathan Agnew

Wilshere to see ankle specialist

Tue, 2014-11-25 04:20
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere will see a specialist about an ankle injury suffered in the defeat by Manchester United.

Doctor admits voyeurism charges

Tue, 2014-11-25 04:16
A world-renowned hearing consultant admits secretly filming hundreds of patients, colleagues and hospital visitors.

Rigby killer studied in west Wales

Tue, 2014-11-25 04:14
One of two men who murdered Fusilier Lee Rigby in London last year studied at an Islamic college in west Wales, a report finds.

Cat survives being shot 40 times

Tue, 2014-11-25 04:11
A cat suffered two broken legs and was shot more than 40 times with an air rifle, a veterinary practice in Cornwall says.

Adams 'sorry for offensive remark'

Tue, 2014-11-25 04:01
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams apologises for using what he acknowledges was an offensive term at a public meeting but denies claims that it was aimed at "all unionists".

VIDEO: Underwear protest by Mexican farmers

Tue, 2014-11-25 03:56
Mexican farmers hold a protest wearing just underpants and a photograph to protest against alleged abuse of power.

AUDIO: Songwriters' bad science lyrics

Tue, 2014-11-25 03:54
Blue Peter Scientist Steve Mould is given the task of looking at some of the worst offenders.

VIDEO: Has Farage got what it takes to be PM?

Tue, 2014-11-25 03:54
UKIP now has two MPs and has been rising in the polls, but do people see the party as a serious political force or just a protest vote?

Eurozone 'persistent stagnation' risk

Tue, 2014-11-25 03:43
The eurozone may be stuck in an enduring period of no growth, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says.