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Divers examine AirAsia fuselage

Wed, 2015-01-14 19:04
Divers in Indonesia go down to the fuselage of AirAsia flight QZ8501 in the hope of finding its missing passengers and crew.

Pope Francis heads for Philippines

Wed, 2015-01-14 18:57
Pope Francis heads to the Philippines for a five-day stay that will include a huge Mass in the capital and a visit to typhoon-hit Tacloban.

VIDEO: Satellite images show devastation

Wed, 2015-01-14 18:54
Amnesty International has released satellite images of the Nigerian town of Baga, showing the scale of destruction after last week's attack by Boko Haram.

Rain and gales threaten more delays

Wed, 2015-01-14 18:47
People across the UK are warned of possible disruption to transport and power as rain and gales sweep in behind the snow that hit many areas.

VIDEO: DC punk music saved at city library

Wed, 2015-01-14 18:38
DC punk rock archive to preserve city's music history

VIDEO: Philippines prepares to welcome Pope

Wed, 2015-01-14 18:28
Pope Francis will visit the Philippines on his visit to Asia

Questions over China-UK nuclear deal

Wed, 2015-01-14 18:19
The government refuses to say whether it has followed its own rules in allowing China's investment in a new nuclear plant.

Christmas park refunds 'unlikely'

Wed, 2015-01-14 18:07
People left out of pocket when a failed Christmas attraction in Harrogate closed early have been told they are unlikely to get their money back.

Degree for tower poppies artist

Wed, 2015-01-14 17:54
The artist behind the Tower of London poppies installation is being given an honorary degree by the University of Derby.

Infected blood legal case begins

Wed, 2015-01-14 17:46
Three men who contracted hepatitis C from contaminated imported blood begin a legal case in the UK to challenge the compensation scheme.

Labour pledges caps on fat and salt

Wed, 2015-01-14 17:45
Maximum limits will be set on levels of fat, salt and sugar in food marketed to children under a Labour government, the shadow health secretary will say.

Inactivity 'kills more than obesity'

Wed, 2015-01-14 17:41
A lack of exercise could be killing twice as many people in Europe as obesity, a 12-year study of more than 300,000 people suggests.

UK and US leaders in anti-terror vow

Wed, 2015-01-14 17:30
David Cameron and Barack Obama promise to defeat the "distorted ideology" of terrorism, ahead of talks between the two leaders in Washington.

Debating the debates

Wed, 2015-01-14 16:49
The cases for and against the TV election debates

Could weapons used in Paris attack reach UK?

Wed, 2015-01-14 16:48
Could the type of weapons used in Paris attack reach UK?

What will Mr Carney tell Mr Osborne?

Wed, 2015-01-14 16:39
Explaining below-target inflation to a chancellor who thinks it's a good thing.

On board with air crews fighting Islamic State

Wed, 2015-01-14 16:32
During four days on board the US carrier taking part in the fight against Islamic State, progress appears to be slow and steady.

Attacks carry special resonance in France

Wed, 2015-01-14 16:27
Many see the Paris attacks as a direct assault of all that is meant by the French Republic, says Mark Mardell.

Protest grips Australia asylum camp

Wed, 2015-01-14 16:25
Hundreds of asylum seekers at the Australian-run Manus Island centre in Papua New Guinea are on hunger strike in protest over their conditions, rights groups say.

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

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