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George III drawing is uncovered

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:03
An eccentric architectural plan thought to have been drawn by King George III during his period of "madness" is discovered at the British Library.
Categories: International News

Palestinian peace plan put before UN

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:15
A draft resolution setting out a Palestinian timetable for a peace deal with Israel is submitted to the UN Security Council by Jordan.
Categories: International News

Sydney gunman 'had illegal firearm'

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:00
Australian police say Sydney cafe attacker Man Haron Monis did not have a gun licence, though they initially told PM Tony Abbott he did.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Reactions to thaw in Cuba-US ties

Thu, 2014-12-18 05:46
The breakthrough in US-Cuban relations is prompting strong reactions from Cubans in Havana and exiles in the US.
Categories: International News

Sony cancels The Interview release

Thu, 2014-12-18 05:37
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

London overtaking Oxbridge domination

Thu, 2014-12-18 05:13
A major analysis of research quality, which will decide £2bn annual funding, suggests that London universities could soon "eclipse" Oxford and Cambridge.
Categories: International News

VIDEO: Talking Movies' top 10 films of 2014

Thu, 2014-12-18 04:09
As the end of 2014 draws near, Talking Movies' Tom Brook picks his top 10 films that have been released in the past year.
Categories: International News

Picture power: Under the dress

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:55
Actress America Ferrera red-faced
Categories: International News

Headline numbers: Osborne plan makes little difference

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:55
The negligible effects of George Osborne's negotiations on the extra payment to the EU.
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Will Scotland get reheated Blairism?

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:47
Those on the left think new Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy could be about to take the party back to the days of Tony Blair, says the BBC's Mark Mardell.
Categories: International News

What did UK know about CIA practices?

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:40
Mark Urban explores the question of what the UK knew about rendition and interrogation techniques, in the wake of the US Senate report that criticised the CIA.
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UK using less energy, report finds

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:38
People in the UK are using less energy, even though the economy is growing, new figures confirm.
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Last orders for LA British boozer

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:33
Brit boozer goes dark in Los Angeles
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The people working on Christmas Day

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:33
Those who plan to spend the day working rather than celebrating
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The boats of guns for hire against pirates

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:30
The boats of guns floating around the Indian Ocean
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The Russians fighting a 'holy war' in Ukraine

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:27
The ordinary Russians who have gone on crusade in Ukraine
Categories: International News

VIDEO: The rise of 'selfie sticks'

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:15
A handy self-portrait device or a narcissistic vanity tool?
Categories: International News

The buildings that would have been impossible

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:11
The buildings that would once have been impossible
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VIDEO: The parents who never expected to see their child in a nativity play

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:10
The 46 children who made it to an unlikely nativity
Categories: International News

EU leaders focus on investment boost

Thu, 2014-12-18 03:05
EU leaders are to consider ways to unlock billions of euros of investment and policy on Russia, at a Brussels summit.
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