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South Sudan rebel 'agrees to talks'

Tue, 2013-12-31 04:00
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar tells the BBC he will enter peace talks, claiming his forces have captured the key town of Bor.

Woman injured by 'panicked stag'

Tue, 2013-12-31 03:51
A woman, believed to be in her 30s and from Cambridge, is in a serious condition after being injured by a stag in the Highlands.

Fire crews strike again on pensions

Tue, 2013-12-31 03:28
Firefighters across Wales are preparing to stage the latest in a series of strikes on New Year's Eve over pension changes.

Weird wildlife news quiz 2013

Tue, 2013-12-31 03:06
How much attention did you pay to nature in 2013?

Cameroon gunmen free French priest

Tue, 2013-12-31 02:38
A French Catholic priest kidnapped by gunmen in Cameroon last month is released, France's President Hollande says.

Everton 'can resist Barkley bids'

Tue, 2013-12-31 02:38
Everton manager Roberto Martinez is sure the club can resist bids for star midfielder Ross Barkley in January.

Yutu rover pictured from orbit

Tue, 2013-12-31 02:38
The American Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter snaps images of the Chinese Yutu rover on the surface of the Moon.

Beyonce defends Challenger audio use

Tue, 2013-12-31 02:28
Singer Beyonce defends her use of audio recordings from the 1986 Challenger space shuttle disaster on an album track following criticism from the widow of one of the seven astronauts killed.

Tech at the top

Tue, 2013-12-31 02:27
How business leaders stay in touch

VIDEO: Explosions as US oil train derails

Tue, 2013-12-31 02:22
Wagons from a mile-long train carrying crude oil burst into flames as they derail after a collision in the US state of North Dakota.

Antarctic rescue bid under threat

Tue, 2013-12-31 02:16
A rescue mission for a ship stuck in ice in Antarctica is threatened as reports emerge that one of the assisting vessels may itself be stuck.

VIDEO: Nick Clegg's new year message

Tue, 2013-12-31 02:04
The Liberal Democrats release Nick Clegg's new year message ahead of 2014.

VIDEO: Acorn PC inventor on future tech

Tue, 2013-12-31 02:03
Acorn computer inventor Herman Hauser says the next big thing will be the "internet of things" - or objects that can interact with each other.

NI Haass talks end without agreement

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:57
Talks aimed at resolving some of the most divisive issues hampering the Northern Ireland peace process break up without agreement.

Men hurt in sledgehammer attack

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:52
Three men are attacked by a gang carrying baseball bats and sledgehammers in County Londonderry.

PCC 'should resign' for web policy

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:41
Staffordshire's Police and Crime Commissioner should resign over the use of Twitter to name drink driving suspects, a criminal lawyer says.

VIDEO: Medical briefing on Schumacher

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:35
Update from doctors at Grenoble University Hospital on the condition of retired Formula One driver Michael Schumacher who suffered a serious head injury in a skiing accident on Sunday.

China doctor admits baby theft

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:27
A Chinese obstetrician is on trial for stealing newborn babies and selling them to child traffickers, the court and state media report.

VIDEO: Israel releases Palestinian prisoners

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:24
Israeli authorities have freed a group of 26 Palestinian prisoners as part of a US-brokered agreement to resume direct peace talks.

VIDEO: Death of literary mystery in digital age

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:22
Can literary intrigue survive in a digital age?

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