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A city of ambition and self-doubt

Tue, 2014-01-07 16:16
Berlin was on the verge of becoming a centre of world power in 1914, but catastrophe beckoned.

VIDEO: Why does Stockholm love Brooklyn?

Tue, 2014-01-07 16:16
Stockholm has an obsession with all things Brooklyn - and it starts with the beer

Spain's dwindling knife sharpeners

Tue, 2014-01-07 16:06
The dying art of the wheeled whetstone workers of Spain

Yes backers 'more active' on Twitter

Tue, 2014-01-07 16:05
Pro-independence campaign has "more active and spontaneous" network of tweeters than their "No" opponents, according to new research.

State pension plans 'irresponsible'

Tue, 2014-01-07 16:01
Government plans to increase spending on state pensions have been criticised as "unaffordable and irresponsible" in a report by a free market think tank.

Simpson denies being drugs cheat

Tue, 2014-01-07 16:01
Jamaican Olympic sprint medallist Sherone Simpson tells a disciplinary panel she did not intentionally take a banned substance.

Ex-NY police in 9/11 benefits fraud

Tue, 2014-01-07 15:50
Nearly 100 former police and fire personnel are arrested in a sweeping fraud investigation involving federal disability benefits.

Rescued expedition makes it to Casey

Tue, 2014-01-07 15:48
The rescued Australasian Antarctic Expedition arrives at the Casey research base, just as the ships it left stuck in thick sea ice finally start moving.

VIDEO: US deep freeze: 'Painful to breathe'

Tue, 2014-01-07 15:35
A brutal blast of arctic air has settled over eastern North America, bringing dangerously low temperatures not seen in decades.

Real Madrid investigate Di Maria gesture

Tue, 2014-01-07 15:26
Real Madrid investigate a gesture by Angel Di Maria after the winger was seen to grab his crotch when he was substituted against Celta Vigo.

Sunderland 2-1 Manchester United

Tue, 2014-01-07 15:25
Manchester United lose a third game in a row as Sunderland win the Capital One Cup semi-final first leg.

VIDEO: Ice cream seller held man as 'slave'

Tue, 2014-01-07 15:10
An ice cream seller has been jailed for six-and-a-half years for imprisoning a man with learning difficulties and treating him "like a slave".

Violent storms rage on 'failed stars'

Tue, 2014-01-07 15:09
Astronomers have seen ferocious storms circling on a failed star known as a brown dwarf - the most detailed 'weather forecast' ever for a world outside our Solar System.

VIDEO: Flood warnings after coastal damage

Tue, 2014-01-07 14:52
Large swathes of the UK are still being warned of the risk of floods, as the Met Office forecasts heavy rainfall for south and south-east England.

Wiggo sideburn NHS tweeter cautioned

Tue, 2014-01-07 14:07
A hospital worker who boasted on Twitter about plans to use body hair shaved from a patient to mimic Sir Bradley Wiggins' famous sideburns is disciplined.

Iraq in 'deadly strike' on militants

Tue, 2014-01-07 13:53
The Iraqi government says it has killed 25 militants in Ramadi in an air strike as it battles al-Qaeda linked militants in Anbar province.

North America deep freeze hits east

Tue, 2014-01-07 13:53
A brutal blast of arctic air settles in eastern North America, bringing dangerously low temperatures not seen in two decades.

UK 'grants asylum to 1,500 Syrians'

Tue, 2014-01-07 13:51
Deputy PM Nick Clegg tells MPs the UK has accepted "about 1,500" asylum seekers from Syria, but faces criticism from Amnesty International.

VIDEO: Prince William returns to student life

Tue, 2014-01-07 13:48
The Duke of Cambridge has started full-time studies on an agriculture course at the University of Cambridge.

VIDEO: LG's TV bends before your eyes

Tue, 2014-01-07 13:45
The electrical goods manufacturer LG is showcasing a prototype television that has the functionality to bend from flat to curved.

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