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Kensington tops dearest houses list

Fri, 2013-12-27 16:04
One central London borough has six out of 10 of the most expensive streets in England and Wales, a new report says.

Losing glasses puts Somalia in focus

Fri, 2013-12-27 16:00
Mark Doyle discovers a different side to Somalia after losing his glasses - one of mango plantations and bustling markets, as well as a country devastated by two decades of conflict.

Storms return to batter the UK

Fri, 2013-12-27 15:57
High winds and rain return to the UK, disrupting transport, while there is growing anger among thousands who still have no electricity.

Turkey: Army will not get involved

Fri, 2013-12-27 15:54
The Turkish military releases a statement saying it does not want to get involved in political arguments, as a corruption scandal rages.

Stormont ministers in High Court

Fri, 2013-12-27 15:45
The finance minister Simon Hamilton blocked a move by agriculture minister Michelle O'Neill to reallocate over £100m in European funding.

South Sudan rebels wary of truce

Fri, 2013-12-27 15:23
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar says there must be proper talks before the rebels can agree to a truce, as UN reinforcements arrive in Juba.

Newcastle 12-17 London Wasps

Fri, 2013-12-27 14:47
Ashley Johnson and Sam Jones run over tries for London Wasps to condemn Newcastle Falcons to a fifth straight defeat.

Clubs consulted on return to standing

Fri, 2013-12-27 14:30
Standing could make a permanent return at all levels of the Football League after its 72 clubs are asked for their opinion.

S Sudan government agrees to truce

Fri, 2013-12-27 14:12
The government of South Sudan agrees to an immediate ceasefire but the rebel leader tells the BBC conditions for a truce are not in place.

VIDEO: Stuck Antarctic ship awaiting rescue

Fri, 2013-12-27 13:56
A rescue mission is underway in Antarctica to reach a group of scientists and tourists, whose ship has been trapped in dense pack ice since Tuesday.

Power cuts after severe weather

Fri, 2013-12-27 13:09
Around 1,300 customers may remain without electricity overnight, ferry crossings have been cancelled, and roads are blocked by fallen trees after a day of strong winds and heavy rain.

Beirut blast kills Sunni politician

Fri, 2013-12-27 13:01
Top Sunni Lebanese ex-minister Mohamad Chatah, a staunch critic of Syria's government and its Hezbollah backers, is killed in a bomb blast.

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