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VIDEO: Why did teenage hugs touch off a debate in Malaysia?

Wed, 2015-01-14 16:22
How Malaysian girls hugging pop stars caused a stir

Blackberry shares soar on report

Wed, 2015-01-14 16:21
Troubled smartphone maker Blackberry sees its shares rise 30% on a report that Samsung had offered to buy it.

The end of the CCTV era?

Wed, 2015-01-14 16:19
Is the UK's era of mass CCTV use coming to an end?

VIDEO: El Capitan free-climbers reach the top

Wed, 2015-01-14 16:09
Two US climbers - who spent more than two weeks scaling the sheer face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park - have finally reached the summit of the 3,000ft (914m) rock.

VIDEO: Do tourists feel safe in Paris?

Wed, 2015-01-14 15:53
Tom Esslemont went to Notre Dame cathedral to see if recent events had worried tourists

Football 'spot-fixing' case dropped

Wed, 2015-01-14 15:50
The case against 13 footballers investigated over alleged spot-fixing in matches is dropped due to "insufficient evidence".

Celtic Connections opens with homage

Wed, 2015-01-14 15:44
The opening concert of the 22nd Celtic Connections music festival will pay homage to a Scottish musical visionary who died a decade ago.

Low wage employers named and shamed

Wed, 2015-01-14 15:39
An award-winning beauty parlour is named as one of several Scottish businesses which failed to pay workers the minimum wage.

The rubber glove rebellion

Wed, 2015-01-14 15:31
The women giving vim to Greece's anti-austerity movement

VIDEO: Life on board USS Carl Vinson

Wed, 2015-01-14 15:28
USS Carl Vinson is an aircraft carrier at the centre of air operations against IS militants in Syria and Iraq.

NFL player charged with rape

Wed, 2015-01-14 15:24
Indianapolis Colts linebacker Josh McNary, 26, faces charges of rape and battery resulting in bodily injury, prosecutors say.

BP to announce North Sea job cuts

Wed, 2015-01-14 15:23
Staff in BP's North Sea operation, which employs 4,000 people, are to be briefed on potential job losses in response to falling oil prices.

Supply of homes near 'historic low'

Wed, 2015-01-14 15:06
The number of properties for sale are close to historic lows, says the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

VIDEO: Talking Movies: A Most Violent Year

Wed, 2015-01-14 15:03
A Latin American immigrant businessman tries play it straight in the crime-ridden 1980s New York of A Most Violent Year.

Firms failing minimum wage pay named

Wed, 2015-01-14 15:02
Retail giant H&M and service station operator Welcome Break are among 37 firms "named and shamed" for failing to pay the minimum wage.

Terror fight, 'groomed' teacher, and the 'supertramp'

Wed, 2015-01-14 14:58
Amid headlines about the fight against terror, Thursday's papers also spotlight a case in which a judge said a pupil "groomed" a teacher for sex, and the Sun meets Britain's "most professional beggar"

Wanyama 'could be out for weeks'

Wed, 2015-01-14 14:43
Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama is set to be sidelined for up to five weeks with a hamstring injury.

VIDEO: Deadly floods in south-east Africa

Wed, 2015-01-14 14:33
Severe flooding in Malawi and Mozambique kills at least 42 people and leaves thousands homeless.

Mayweather & Pacquiao fight closer

Wed, 2015-01-14 14:22
Talks over a long-awaited fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have moved "in a positive direction", agent says.

Hollande hails 'reborn' magazine

Wed, 2015-01-14 14:21
French President Francois Hollande insists satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo will grow stronger after the new edition sold out in hours.

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