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Tests claim Ebosse died from beating

Thu, 2014-12-18 12:46
New tests claim Cameroon player Albert Ebosse died in Algeria after a beating and not from an object thrown by fans.
Categories: International News

'Ice pancakes' found on River Dee

Thu, 2014-12-18 12:44
Dozens of "ice pancakes" the size of dinner plates are found floating on a stretch of the River Dee in Scotland.
Categories: International News

Whitehall v town hall

Thu, 2014-12-18 12:29
David Cameron promised to give local government more power, but local councils continue to shrink, relative to central government.
Categories: International News

Autism link to air pollution raised

Thu, 2014-12-18 12:26
A link between autism and air pollution during pregnancy has been suggested by scientists.
Categories: International News

Drug allergy: Culprit protein found

Thu, 2014-12-18 12:25
Scientists uncover a single protein that could be responsible for drug allergies, on the surface of cells.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Has the high street got worse?

Thu, 2014-12-18 12:17
Three years ago retails expert, Mary Portas, carried out a review of the high street for the government and the BBC takes her back to one of those towns, Stockport, to find out if anything has changed.
Categories: International News

Talks to resume amid little progress

Thu, 2014-12-18 12:06
Cross-party talks are due to resume at Stormont on Thursday, with few signs of the parties resolving their differences over budget and welfare reform.
Categories: International News

Inside the mind of a cyclist

Thu, 2014-12-18 11:59
Defying teachers, riding on Christmas Day and learning to bluff - Sir Bradley Wiggins on the psychology of his rise to the top.
Categories: International News

Your pictures of the year 2014

Thu, 2014-12-18 11:52
A selection of the best readers' photos
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Mobile deal to reduce 'not-spots'

Thu, 2014-12-18 11:47
Agreement is reached between the government and the country's biggest mobile networks to improve coverage across the UK.
Categories: International News

Free school meals 'for 85% infants'

Thu, 2014-12-18 11:46
An extra 1.3 million pupils in England, 85% of infant children, are eating a free school lunch, the government says.
Categories: International News

Police missed chances over Savile

Thu, 2014-12-18 11:13
Opportunities to prosecute Jimmy Savile and a former mayor of Scarborough over claims of historical sex abuse of children in the resort were missed, North Yorkshire Police has said.
Categories: International News

Royal Mail sale '£180m underpriced'

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:54
The government made £180m less from the sale of Royal Mail than it could have, and the process of privatising state assets should be reformed, says a new report.
Categories: International News

'Rare' Victorian urinal is listed

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:48
A Victorian public urinal is listed by English Heritage for its "special historical interest".
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VIDEO: 'Ice pancakes' form on River Dee

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:46
Ice pancake formations, more commonly seen in the Antarctic, have been photographed on the River Dee in Aberdeenshire.
Categories: International News

Carter to quit All Blacks for Metro

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:40
New Zealand's Dan Carter will end his international career to become rugby's highest-paid player by joining Racing Metro.
Categories: International News

School minibus death inquest to open

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:21
A coroner's inquiry into the death of a teenager who died after being hit by a school minibus is set to be opened on Thursday.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Sony 'forced' to bow to film hackers

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:14
Sony cancels the release of The Interview, a film about a fictional plot to kill North Korea's leader, after major cinemas decide not to screen it.
Categories: International News

Cuba 'in from the cold' - the papers

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:39
Moves to normalise diplomatic ties between the US and Cuba lead several papers, which describe the Caribbean island being brought "in from the cold".
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VIDEO: Visiting the doctor via the internet

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:24
A state-of-the-art clinic in Denmark is set to make dramatic changes to the relationship between doctor and patient.
Categories: International News