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New bid to collect Syrian toxic arms

Fri, 2014-01-03 07:22
Norwegian and Danish ships are set to sail again from Cyprus in a new bid to collect Syria's chemical arms, after an earlier deadline was missed.

VIDEO: Boy, 9, sets Rubik's Cube 'record'

Fri, 2014-01-03 07:04
A nine-year-old boy from north east China sets a new world record in his age group for solving a Rubik's Cube, according to Chinese state media.

In pictures: US snowstorms

Fri, 2014-01-03 07:04
Storms sweeping across the north-east of the US

'Whale' spotted on French motorway

Fri, 2014-01-03 07:00
'Whale' strapped to lorry baffles French motorists

Break-in at murder house probed

Fri, 2014-01-03 06:58
Police investigating the murder of an artist are examining the possibility there was a break-in at the West Sussex property she was house-sitting.

Police investigate Glasgow murder

Fri, 2014-01-03 06:24
Police are treating the death of a man in the Govan area of Glasgow in the early hours of Friday as murder.

Geordie Shore star admits assault

Fri, 2014-01-03 06:11
A star of the reality TV show Geordie Shore pleads guilty to assaulting a woman during a brawl in a bar.

VIDEO: Scheme targets benefit overpayment

Fri, 2014-01-03 06:07
Benefit claimants are being warned to advise the authorities of changes in their circumstances or face a fine or criminal prosecution.

Woman jailed for £450,000 iPad scam

Fri, 2014-01-03 06:02
A woman who defrauded hundreds of customers in an iPad scam worth £450,000 is jailed.

VIDEO: Carrie Gracie leaves BBC News Channel

Fri, 2014-01-03 05:58
After six years as a BBC News channel co-presenter, Carrie Gracie has left to take up a new post as the corporation's first China editor.

The allure of abandoned Tube stations

Fri, 2014-01-03 05:49
The New Year's Day episode of Sherlock included a plot line about abandoned Tube stations. The eerie empty platforms and booking offices have enthralled photographers.

Stop diving in football - Martinez

Fri, 2014-01-03 05:47
Everton manager Roberto Martinez believes everyone in football has a responsibility to help rid the game of diving.

Tanzania seizes ivory at port

Fri, 2014-01-03 05:40
Two people are being held by police in Tanzania after the seizure of a consignment of illegal ivory at Dar es Salaam port, officials say.

Agency to cut flood defence jobs

Fri, 2014-01-03 05:36
The Environment Agency confirms that it is cutting around 1,500 jobs, including some in flood protection work, as part of a major restructuring.

Indian girl's parents seek justice

Fri, 2014-01-03 05:28
The parents of a 16-year-old Indian girl who died after being gang-raped and burnt in Calcutta tell BBC News they will fight for justice.

Kanye-inspired currency 'to launch'

Fri, 2014-01-03 05:27
A new Bitcoin-like virtual currency inspired by rapper Kanye West is set to be launched, and has been dubbed "Coinye West".

VIDEO: MakerBot anticipates CES launches

Fri, 2014-01-03 05:18
Bre Pettis, chief executive of MakerBot, talks to the BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones about the rise and rise of 3D printing.

VIDEO: While Canada freezes Australia melts

Fri, 2014-01-03 05:17
The mercury has dropped to -42C (-44F) in Canada while in Australia it has hit 54C (129F) and extreme weather is experienced in different parts of the world.

Storm surge heads up coast of Wales

Fri, 2014-01-03 05:11
A storm surge is causing flooding along the Wales coastline as high winds coincide with spring tides closing roads and trapping people in their homes.

French comic 'must pay racism fines'

Fri, 2014-01-03 05:07
The French interior minister vows to make the comedian Dieudonne M'bala M'bala pay big fines over his convictions for racist abuse.

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