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Irish government caps water charges

Wed, 2014-11-19 06:57
The Irish government revises its plans for the introduction of domestic water charges, a key austerity measure.

Cuban doctor diagnosed with Ebola

Wed, 2014-11-19 06:50
A Cuban doctor working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola, officials say, in what is thought to be the country's first case of the disease.

Liberian workforce hard-hit by Ebola

Wed, 2014-11-19 06:40
Nearly half of all Liberians who were employed when the Ebola outbreak began are no longer working, a survey by the World Bank has found.

Android 5.0 update causes problems

Wed, 2014-11-19 06:33
Early adopters of Android Lollipop are experiencing a range of issues, causing some users to complain their devices have become "unusable".

Court puts more heat on diesels

Wed, 2014-11-19 06:28
The government comes under renewed pressure to cut pollution from diesel vehicles following the latest ruling in a battle over clean air.

Deadly New York snowstorm kills five

Wed, 2014-11-19 06:24
A snowstorm has dumped five feet of snow on upstate New York, killing five people, with temperatures plummeting to below freezing in all 50 US states.

UK 'denies pick-up artist Blanc visa'

Wed, 2014-11-19 06:10
Controversial US "pick-up artist" Julien Blanc has been barred from entering the UK by the Home Office, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: Lords External Affairs Committee

Wed, 2014-11-19 05:50
Peers take evidence on the EU and Russia from a former Russian prime minister.

Cinemas 'should vary ticket prices'

Wed, 2014-11-19 05:41
Cinemas should offer a greater range of ticket prices, according to one of the leading figures in the UK film industry.

Squeeze ends for the long-term employed

Wed, 2014-11-19 05:20
Living standards are still being squeezed, but not for those in steady long-term work.

Shelling hits Donetsk water supplies

Wed, 2014-11-19 05:10
Residents in much of rebel-held Donetsk have been left without water after power supplies to a filtering plant were hit by shelling, the mayor says.

Jobs saved at Rome's opera house

Wed, 2014-11-19 05:09
Rome's troubled Opera house announces nearly 200 jobs have been saved after it signed a deal with trade unions.

Men in 'exploitation' order named

Wed, 2014-11-19 05:06
Two men ordered to keep away from young girls after a council became the first to use civil injunctions to block child sexual exploitation can be named, a High Court judge says.

VIDEO: Eagle with camera flies over London

Wed, 2014-11-19 05:01
An eagle with a camera attached flies across London offering a different perspective on some of the capital's best-known landmarks.

VIDEO: Couple 'fined' over bad hotel review

Wed, 2014-11-19 04:53
A couple have been "fined" £100 for posting a review on Trip Advisor, describing the Broadway Hotel in Blackpool as a "rotten stinking hovel".

BBC host apologises for rape remarks

Wed, 2014-11-19 04:50
A BBC local radio presenter has apologised for suggesting women were "partially responsible" for rape live on air.

The dress that shocked Arabs

Wed, 2014-11-19 04:48
Skimpy celebrity outfit shocks Arab world

Inside the dressing room

Wed, 2014-11-19 04:33
Characters, assassins, initiation, friction and fights: Michael Vaughan explores the dynamics of the dressing room.

Prince Harry in 'swordfight' in Oman

Wed, 2014-11-19 04:24
Prince Harry takes part in a friendly duel with a local warrior and is taught swordsmanship skills on his trip to Oman

Viewpoint: What’s troubling disabled people about the Tania Clarence case?

Wed, 2014-11-19 04:22
What’s troubling disabled people about the Tania Clarence case?