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VIDEO: Anger at Ukraine activist's beating

Wed, 2013-12-25 14:39
Anti-government demonstrators in Ukraine have held a rally to protest against an attack on an opposition journalist.

Power 'to remain out for Christmas'

Wed, 2013-12-25 14:34
Some of those hit by power cuts over Christmas could be without electricity until the end of the week after storms which also left 1,000 homes in England flooded.

Defiant Turkish PM in reshuffle

Wed, 2013-12-25 14:34
Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan reshuffles his cabinet after three ministers resigned over a corruption probe, with one of them urging him to quit.

Power restored after Christmas gales

Wed, 2013-12-25 13:12
Electricity supply is restored to all homes in Scotland after gales swept across the country, causing power cuts over Christmas.

UPS and FedEx delays spark anger

Wed, 2013-12-25 12:27
Shipping giants FedEx and UPS apologise for delays to "a small share" of holiday shipments which left some customers without Christmas presents.

Turkey ministers resign amid scandal

Wed, 2013-12-25 12:15
Three Turkish ministers resign over a corruption inquiry that has hit the government, and one calls for PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan to step down.

Egypt Brotherhood 'terrorist group'

Wed, 2013-12-25 10:54
Egypt declares the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group after blaming it for a deadly attack on a police HQ earlier this week.

Diabetes risk 'from Neanderthals'

Wed, 2013-12-25 10:27
A gene variant that seems to increase the risk of diabetes in Latin Americans appears to have been picked up from Neanderthals, a study suggests.

Eighteen migrants drown in Caribbean

Wed, 2013-12-25 10:19
Eighteen migrants drown off the coast of the Turks and Caicos after their boat capsizes as it is being escorted to shore by police, officials say.

Hound wins Strictly Christmas show

Wed, 2013-12-25 10:16
Comedian Rufus Hound wins this year's Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special with partner Flavia Cacace.

VIDEO: Snowden delivers Christmas message

Wed, 2013-12-25 10:04
Former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has delivered an ''alternative'' Christmas message on Channel 4, urging an end to mass surveillance.

New genetic clues for arthritis

Wed, 2013-12-25 10:03
An international team of researchers have found more than 40 new areas in DNA that increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis.

Queen and Royal Family attend church

Wed, 2013-12-25 09:42
The Queen and other members of the Royal Family, but not Prince George, attend the traditional Christmas service at a Sandringham church.

VIDEO: 'We had so many hopes for him'

Wed, 2013-12-25 09:39
The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports from Peshawar on how the bereaved are coping in Pakistan over Christmas after a year which saw the bloodiest attack ever, on the Christian community.

Retirement coverage upsets Swann

Wed, 2013-12-25 09:00
Graeme Swann hits out at some media coverage of his cricketing retirement as he prepares to leave England's Ashes tour.

End mass surveillance, says Snowden

Wed, 2013-12-25 08:58
Ex-National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden delivers an "alternative" UK Christmas message, calling for an end to mass surveillance.

Christmas Day at Camp Bastion

Wed, 2013-12-25 08:31
UK troops spend their last Christmas in Afghanistan

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