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Profile: Malala Yousafzai

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:46
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest-ever Nobel peace prize winner

VIDEO: Shrien Dewani arrives back in UK

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:45
Shrien Dewani has arrived back in England after being cleared by a court in South Africa of arranging the murder of his wife in 2010.

'No evidence' of McIlroy conspiracy

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:45
There is "not a shred of evidence" Rory McIlroy was involved in a conspiracy to plan his exit from a contract with his former sports management company, Dublin High Court is told.

Employers 'to lead new careers body'

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:42
Employers will take the lead in a new careers body that will broker links between schools and businesses in England, say ministers.

VIDEO: Disruption as storm hits northern UK

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:40
High winds and huge waves are hitting north-western parts of the UK, causing power blackouts and travel disruption, as Laura Bicker reports.

'Prisoner swap' freed French hostage

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:32
A Frenchman held hostage by an al Qaeda-linked group in Mali was reportedly freed as part of a prisoner swap with two jailed militants.

BBC theme park ride deal signed

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:31
Rides based on BBC shows such as Top Gear and Doctor Who shows could feature at a £2bn theme park planned for Kent, it is announced.

Homes destroyed after Chechen attack

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:31
Houses are burned after the Chechen leader called for the punishment of Islamist militants' families in response to a deadly attack in Grozny.

Masked gunmen threaten Asprilla

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:15
Faustino Asprilla says he will leave his home in Colombia after being threatened by armed men trying to get money from him.

Peru moves to sue Greenpeace

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:13
The Peruvian government says it will sue Greenpeace activists for "attacking" a famous desert heritage site after a banner protest was held there.

Somali women die in 'revenge attack'

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:07
A soldier in Somalia avenges the killing of his wife - also a soldier - by shooting dead five women related to militant Islamists, an official says.

Poland drops kosher slaughter ban

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:05
A Polish court rules that a ban on the ritual slaughter of animals for the needs of the Jewish community is unconstitutional.

McLaren to name drivers on Thursday

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:04
McLaren will announce on Thursday whether Jenson Button or Kevin Magnussen will partner Fernando Alonso in 2015.

Uber faces more bans and lawsuits

Wed, 2014-12-10 04:04
Uber's week just got worse as it faces a lawsuit in California and Los Angeles as well as bans in India, Spain and Thailand.

VIDEO: First UK sci-fi film re-released

Wed, 2014-12-10 03:42
Britain's first ever sci-fi film, dating back to 1913, has been restored as part of a special project by BBC Arts and the British Film Institute.

Hong Kong students urged to leave

Wed, 2014-12-10 03:41
Hong Kong's top civil servant Carrie Lam urges students to vacate the streets ahead of the expected clearance of the main protest camp.

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