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Sweden court upholds Assange order

Thu, 2014-11-20 04:09
The Swedish appeals court upholds the arrest warrant against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, wanted for questioning in a sexual assault case.

Day in pictures: 20 November 2014

Thu, 2014-11-20 04:08
24 hours of news images: 20 November

Is it OK to leave objects on the Moon?

Thu, 2014-11-20 04:04
There's no law against Moon litter.

Caption Challenge: Surfing Santa

Thu, 2014-11-20 03:54
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge

Thu, 2014-11-20 03:39
Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.

Death crash plane 'fell like a stone'

Thu, 2014-11-20 03:38
An aircraft which crashed in France killing a father and son fell from the sky "like a stone", an inquest is told.

Big protests due over Mexico missing

Thu, 2014-11-20 03:38
Mass protests are expected across Mexico for 43 missing students, whom the authorities say were murdered by a drugs gang.

Cheshire sign world's tallest player

Thu, 2014-11-20 03:27
British Basketball League side Cheshire Phoenix sign the world's tallest basketball player Paul Sturgess.

Almost 1,000 dead since Ukraine truce

Thu, 2014-11-20 03:23
An average of 13 people have been killed daily in eastern Ukraine since the 5 September ceasefire came into place, a leading UN official says.

Stevens to make F1 bow with Caterham

Thu, 2014-11-20 03:17
Britain's Will Stevens makes Formula 1 debut in this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, partnering Kamui Kobayashi at Caterham.

Graduate director Mike Nichols dies

Thu, 2014-11-20 03:15
Mike Nichols, who won an Oscar for directing the 1967 film The Graduate, has died aged 83.

Kim Kardashian India trip cancelled

Thu, 2014-11-20 03:12
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian's trip to India, where she was to appear on India's version of Big Brother, is cancelled, apparently over visa issues.

Man 'burnt to death' in factory oven

Thu, 2014-11-20 03:09
A factory worker died from severe burns when he became trapped in an industrial oven, a court hears.

University investigates rape threats

Thu, 2014-11-20 03:06
Edinburgh University launches an investigation into threats of rape made by members of an American-style "fraternity" organisation.

Mother 'wrote on bodies of children'

Thu, 2014-11-20 03:01
A pregnant woman killed her three children before writing "I love you" on their bodies, kissing them and tucking them up in bed, an inquest hears.

Five arrested in murder inquiry

Thu, 2014-11-20 03:00
Police arrest five people in east Belfast over the death of a mother of five, which is being treated as murder.

VIDEO: Sturgeon sworn in as first minister

Thu, 2014-11-20 02:57
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon is formally sworn in as Scotland's first minister in front of senior judges at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.

VIDEO: Ineos to invest £640m in shale gas

Thu, 2014-11-20 02:48
The chemicals giant Ineos is expected to announce plans to invest more than £6m in UK shale gas production.

Mackay hiring 'a mockery of inquiry'

Thu, 2014-11-20 02:43
Leroy Rosenior feels Malky Mackay's appointment as Wigan manager "makes a mockery" of an ongoing FA inquiry.

VIDEO: Cosby's 'no comment' on assault claims

Thu, 2014-11-20 02:38
US comedian Bill Cosby has once again refused to comment when asked about sexual assault allegations that have been made against him.

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