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Four boys held over man's murder

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 14:28
Four boys aged between 13 and 14 are arrested on suspicion of murdering a 52-year-old man in north London.
Categories: International News

Gunman holds Sydney cafe hostages

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 14:28
Hundreds of armed police seal off an area of central Sydney where a gunman is holding staff and customers hostage in a cafe.
Categories: International News

Syria rebels capture Idlib army base

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 14:28
Al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria and another rebel group have taken control of a key military base in the northern province of Idlib, activists say.
Categories: International News

Sydney siege brings Uber criticism

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 14:25
Cab-ordering firm Uber is facing criticism again, this time for charging passengers far more during the cafe hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia.
Categories: International News

Deal reached on free bank accounts

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 14:20
A new fee-free template for basic UK bank accounts has been revealed by the Treasury after a deal with major banks.
Categories: International News

GAA stadium decision was 'unlawful'

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 14:18
Northern Ireland's environment minister acted unlawfully in approving a new GAA stadium in west Belfast, a High Court judge rules.
Categories: International News

Embargo for three Championship clubs

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 14:18
Blackburn, Leeds and Nottingham Forest are given transfer embargoes for breaching Financial Fair Play rules.
Categories: International News

Armed men enter Belgian apartment

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 14:17
Four armed men enter a flat in the Belgian city of Ghent and police seal off the surrounding area.
Categories: International News

Sony warns press over hacking leaks

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 14:17
Sony Pictures contacts some news outlets in an attempt to limit the damage caused by the hacking of its computer system and the leaking of emails.
Categories: International News

Carol-singing bear probed by council

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 14:17
A six-foot mechanical polar bear that dances and sings Christmas carols is investigated after a council received a noise complaint.
Categories: International News

Ben Haenow crowned X Factor winner

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 14:08
An average of 9.1 million people watched Ben Haenow win X Factor, overnight figures show - the lowest audience for a final results show since 2005.
Categories: International News

State Fixes Milk Prices at LL1,100 after Sharp Drop Linked to Food Safety Campaign

Naharnet Political News - Mon, 2014-12-15 14:06

The Ministries of Health, Economy and Agriculture held a joint press conference on Monday in which they declared fixing the prices of 1L of milk at LL1,100 after dropping for a week to LL500.

“We agreed to fix the prices of the 1 liter of milk at LL1,100,” Health Minister Wael Abou Faour told reporters, reiterating warnings for the owners of dairy factories that the state will not yield to their extortion.

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Categories: Local news

Pub landlord murder accused in court

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 13:59
A man appears in court charged with murder following the death of a pub landlord on Anglesey.
Categories: International News

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Timeline: Australia's terror threat

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 13:47
Concern has been growing in Australian over the effect on domestic security of Australian nationals fighting with Islamist militant groups in Iraq and Syria. The BBC looks at how events have developed.
Categories: International News

PM attacks Labour's economy 'gamble'

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 13:42
David Cameron is to turn his fire on Labour's economic plans, saying they would permanently add to the UK's debt.
Categories: International News

Mantel attacks Thatcher book critics

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 13:34
Hilary Mantel says criticism of the BBC's decision to broadcast her short story The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher is "froth and bile".
Categories: International News

Families of Hostages Burn Tires as IS Threatens to Execute Another Captive

Naharnet Political News - Mon, 2014-12-15 13:23

The families of captive servicemen burned tires on Monday near the Grand Serail in Beirut's Riad Solh Square after receiving threats from Islamist gunmen.

The relatives of the soldiers and policemen, who were taken hostage by al-Qaida-affiliate al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State group, said that they received a phone call from the abductors threatening to execute one of the soldiers.

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Categories: Local news

Rail replacement bus hit by lorry

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 13:05
Three people are injured when a broken-down rail replacement bus is hit by a lorry on the A34 in Oxfordshire.
Categories: International News

Police charge six after terror probe

BBC News - Mon, 2014-12-15 13:01
Six men, five from London, are charged with terror and fraud offences, Scotland Yard says.
Categories: International News
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