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Friday's gossip column

Fri, 2014-11-21 10:20
Manchester United to sign Jan Vertonghen and Kevin Strootman, Chelsea give players time off, plus more.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Domestic abuse victims 'turned away'

Fri, 2014-11-21 10:02
A leading charity is warning that refuge centres are having to turn a third of people away because of a lack of space.
Categories: International News

Japanese PM Abe dissolves parliament

Fri, 2014-11-21 09:57
Japan's PM Shinzo Abe dissolves parliament paving the way for a snap election in December, as local media polls show a low level of support.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Service to mark Birmingham bombings

Fri, 2014-11-21 09:55
A memorial service is to be held at Birmingham Cathedral for the victims of the IRA pub bombings in the city, marking the 40th anniversary of the attack.
Categories: International News

Are all bets off after fresh UKIP win?

Fri, 2014-11-21 09:50
After Mark Reckless wins the Rochester and Strood by-election, how significant a force is UKIP in British politics?
Categories: International News

Rochester vote and Thornberry's 'sneer' - papers

Fri, 2014-11-21 09:34
With deadlines passing before the declaration of the Rochester by-election result, the papers still find UKIP leader Nigel Farage in buoyant form.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Can Russia and the West reconcile?

Fri, 2014-11-21 09:11
One year on from the Ukrainian protests which toppled Viktor Yanukovych, John Simpson visits Moscow's Red Square to consider how serious the divide between Moscow and the West has become.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Moment Reckless wins seat for UKIP

Fri, 2014-11-21 07:49
The UK Independence Party's Mark Reckless has won the Rochester and Strood by-election, giving the party a second seat at Westminster.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Fresh snow fears for parts of US

Fri, 2014-11-21 06:37
Parts of the US north-east are braced for further snow storms, with officials warning residents to be prepared for 3ft (1m) of new snow.
Categories: International News

The gospel of Philly Jesus

Fri, 2014-11-21 06:18
Who exactly is Philly Jesus?
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VIDEO: Who is Philly Jesus?

Fri, 2014-11-21 06:17
Who is the man who is walking through the streets of Philadelphia dressed up like Jesus?
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Log theory for Nessie sightings

Fri, 2014-11-21 05:07
A conservation charity suggests an increase in sightings of the Loch Ness Monster was due to debris from woodland on the shores of the loch.
Categories: International News

December start for Nicaragua canal

Fri, 2014-11-21 05:04
Nicaragua says construction of its $50bn inter-oceanic canal will begin next month after feasibility studies are approved.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Myanmar: investment will create jobs

Fri, 2014-11-21 04:59
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is attracting increasing amounts of foreign investment but is hoping to win more with a message of cheap and plentiful labour.
Categories: International News

Picture power: Bird flu

Fri, 2014-11-21 04:38
The story behind the picture
Categories: International News

Still searching for a cure for Libya

Fri, 2014-11-21 04:15
Libya has yet to recover from the disease of Gaddafi, says James Robbins, and it is difficult to be optimistic about the future.
Categories: International News

Car lifted to end tram 'stand-off'

Fri, 2014-11-21 03:56
A group of bystanders lift a car out of the way after the driver leaves it parked on a city centre tramline.
Categories: International News

When Arsenal hated Van Nistelrooy

Fri, 2014-11-21 03:47
Hatred, a red card, a missed penalty and a record fine - Arsenal's furious visit to Old Trafford in 2003 revisited.
Categories: International News

Ukraine's year of chaotic events

Fri, 2014-11-21 03:29
Making sense of Ukraine's year of chaotic events
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Ferguson decision: A timeline of events

Fri, 2014-11-21 03:24
Protesters and police in Ferguson are all part of a tense waiting game, wondering if a police officer will be indicted for the death of Michael Brown. A look at the events that lead to these circumstances
Categories: International News