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Bodies recovered from India's Ganges

Wed, 2015-01-14 02:53
More than 100 bodies are recovered in the river Ganges, apparently dumped by families who could not afford cremations.

Human remains found in Honduran jail

Wed, 2015-01-14 02:47
The remains of at least two inmates, believed by police to have escaped months previously, are found in a makeshift grave in a Honduran jail

Injury puts Dowsett hour bid in doubt

Wed, 2015-01-14 02:44
Alex Dowsett's attempt on the hour record is in doubt after the Englishman broke his collarbone on a training ride.

The issue of depicting the Prophet Muhammad

Wed, 2015-01-14 02:33
The BBC News website explains why the publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad have caused such offence.

Third bolt falls off skyscraper

Wed, 2015-01-14 02:22
A number of large steel bolts are to be replaced at the Cheesegrater skyscraper in London after a third bolt fell off.

Bell hits 187 in England warm-up win

Wed, 2015-01-14 02:14
Ian Bell smashes 187 from 145 balls as England beat the Prime Minister's XI by 60 runs in Canberra.

More than 400,000 extra A&E visits

Wed, 2015-01-14 02:09
The number of A&E visits in England has soared by more than 400,000 so far this financial year, doctors tell MPs.

AirAsia plane 'fuselage located'

Wed, 2015-01-14 02:04
The main body of the AirAsia plane that disappeared in December has been located and photographed in the Java Sea, say officials.

Sixties pop star Dozy dies aged 70

Wed, 2015-01-14 02:03
Trevor Ward-Davies, best known as Dozy, from the 1960s pop group Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich, has died at the age 70.

French comic held for Charlie remark

Wed, 2015-01-14 02:02
Controversial French comedian Dieudonne M'bala M'bala is detained by police for a Facebook comment appearing to back Paris gunman Amedy Coulibaly.

Polanski to cooperate in Poland

Wed, 2015-01-14 01:59
Director Roman Polanski promises to cooperate with Polish prosecutors, who have been asked to extradite him to the US where he is wanted in a 1977 sex case.

QE is a eurozone palliative, not cure

Wed, 2015-01-14 01:55
Quantitative easing in the eurozone will do no more than buy its members time to fix their fundamental economic weakness.

Morrisons ex-director raps boss

Wed, 2015-01-14 01:51
A former director of the troubled Morrisons supermarket chain has renewed his criticisms of the departing chief executive, Dalton Philips.

Italy's president to leave office

Wed, 2015-01-14 01:32
Italian President Giorgio Napolitano announces his retirement in a resignation letter, with uncertainty as to who will be his replacement.

Refunds offered for Bill Cosby shows

Wed, 2015-01-14 01:30
Concert promoter Ticketmaster is offering refunds for comedian Bill Cosby's upcoming shows in Denver, though organisers say they have a "moral obligation" for the performances to go ahead.

Oil price crash hits Premier plans

Wed, 2015-01-14 01:29
Crashing oil price forces Premier to cut spending on development by 40% and write off $300m

Linklater gets Directors Guild nod

Wed, 2015-01-14 01:18
Richard Linklater receives his first Directors Guild of America (DGA) nomination for his coming-of-age film Boyhood.

Coventry named London Irish boss

Wed, 2015-01-14 01:12
Premiership side London Irish confirm the appointment of Tom Coventry as head coach for the start of the 2015-16 season.

UK housing market 'more restrained'

Wed, 2015-01-14 01:10
Restrained sentiment among buyers and sellers is causing fluctuations in the UK housing market, with activity dropping recently, lenders say.

Woman's death treated as murder

Wed, 2015-01-14 01:04
The death of a woman whose body was found in a Fife caravan is being treated as murder by police.