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US hails Guantanamo 'milestone'

Tue, 2013-12-31 07:32
The US hails the release of the last three Chinese Muslim Uighurs from the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay as a "significant milestone".

Child deaths Briton takes own life

Tue, 2013-12-31 06:53
Briton Julian Stevenson, accused of killing his two children in Lyon, hangs himself in French jail, officials tell the BBC.

Record New Year's Honours for women

Tue, 2013-12-31 06:52
Actresses Angela Lansbury and Penelope Keith become dames in the New Year's Honours, which feature more women than men for the first time.

Putin vows to 'destroy terrorists'

Tue, 2013-12-31 06:42
Russian President Vladimir Putin vows to "complete annihilate" terrorists, following two suicide attacks on the city of Volgograd.

Shop vouchers after Gatwick chaos

Tue, 2013-12-31 06:23
Passengers whose flights were cancelled at Gatwick Airport after it was flooded on Christmas Eve are to be offered £100 of shopping vouchers.

Syria chemical deadline 'missed'

Tue, 2013-12-31 06:19
A UN deadline for Syria to hand over its chemical weapons stockpile looks certain to be missed after the European ships due to collect them turn back.

Katherine Jenkins 'humbled' by OBE

Tue, 2013-12-31 06:15
Singer Katherine Jenkins says she is "incredibly humbled" with her OBE in the New Year Honours, while Welsh assembly Presiding Officer Rosemary Butler is made a dame and actress Ruth Jones becomes an MBE.

EU probe into Liberty Stadium deal

Tue, 2013-12-31 06:13
A deal allowing Swansea City FC and the Ospreys rugby region to play at the Liberty Stadium is being investigated by the European Commission.

Fulham v West Ham United

Tue, 2013-12-31 05:55
Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Premier League game between Fulham and West Ham United.

Who still uses the Shipping Forecast?

Tue, 2013-12-31 05:50
Who still actually uses the Shipping Forecast?

Barclays: Winning trust to take years

Tue, 2013-12-31 05:45
Antony Jenkins, chief executive of Barclays, says he expects it to take five to 10 years to restore the public's trust in the bank, as the Archbishop of Canterbury says it'll take a "generation."

Man accused of wife and son murders

Tue, 2013-12-31 05:45
A 32-year-old man appears in court charged with the murder of his wife and two-year-old son in Bonnyrigg, Midlothian.

Giant rubber duck bursts in Taiwan

Tue, 2013-12-31 05:36
A giant yellow inflatable duck on display in a Taiwanese port bursts in unexplained circumstances.

Debenhams warns on Christmas sales

Tue, 2013-12-31 05:00
Shares in Debenhams plunge 12.2% after the department store warns of poor sales during the key Christmas period.

Children 'beheaded' in CAR conflict

Tue, 2013-12-31 04:49
At least two children are beheaded in the Central African Republic's capital Bangui as violence sinks to a "vicious new low", the UN children's charity Unicef says.

House prices 'continue to rise'

Tue, 2013-12-31 04:48
House prices rose by 3.2% in the year to the end of November across England and Wales, but were up 10.6% in London, the Land Registry says.

Murray eases past wildcard in Qatar

Tue, 2013-12-31 04:44
Andy Murray returns to competitive action at the Qatar Open with a straight sets win over Qatari wildcard Mousa Zayed.

VIDEO: Uncertainty over Antarctic rescue

Tue, 2013-12-31 04:37
A planned helicopter rescue of passengers and crew stranded on an Antarctic research ship is looking uncertain because of bad weather.

Paulinho is ruled out for a month

Tue, 2013-12-31 04:37
Tottenham midfielder Paulinho is ruled out for at least a month with an ankle injury suffered in a tackle with Charlie Adam.

New coin designs for 2014 unveiled

Tue, 2013-12-31 04:37
Coins marking the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One will enter circulation in 2014.

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