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House price predictions for 2014

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 16:15
Experts' predictions for house prices in 2014

Developing world obesity quadruples

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 16:04
The number of overweight and obese adults in the developing world has quadrupled to almost one billion since 1980, a UK think tank says.

'Exceptional weather' to hit UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 16:00
A period of "exceptional weather" is set to hit the UK, the environment secretary says, as severe flood warnings are issued for south-west England, Gloucestershire and Wales.

VIDEO: Bibles seized over 'Allah' row

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 15:55
More than 300 Bibles from the Bible Society have been seized by Islamic authorities in Malaysia because they use the word Allah to refer to God.

VIDEO: Could pigs produce human organs?

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 15:50
A few years from now, will it be possible to grow spare human organs inside pigs?

Iraq forces fight militants in Anbar

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 15:02
Heavy clashes are reported between security forces and Sunni militants in the Iraqi cities of Fallujah and Ramadi.

Solskjaer: 'Mild, gentle, tough and ambitious'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 14:48
New Cardiff boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is as "mild" and "gentle" as he looks, say those who know him - but tough, adaptable and ambitious too

VIDEO: South Sudan: Refugee conditions worsen

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 14:47
Fighting is continuing in South Sudan as the two sides prepare to begin peace talks, but aid agencies are warning that supplies are urgently needed for those who have been forced to flee their homes.

Village suffers further flooding

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 14:42
Further rainfall brings more flooding to an area of Kent which was severely affected by floods over Christmas.

VIDEO: Severe weather warnings for UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 14:35
People in coastal areas in the south and west are being warned to expect further surges and flooding as another storm moves in.

Tidal storm surge warning for Wales

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 14:30
Forecasters warn that storm force winds and some of the highest tides in decades could bring further flooding misery.

Island of Reunion brushed by cyclone

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 14:27
The French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean is brushed by cyclone Bejisa, leaving 15 people injured, power lines cut and some homes damaged.

In pictures: More flooding for UK

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 14:23
Met Office warns more rain and high winds on the way

Five killed in Beirut car bomb

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 14:13
A car bomb explodes in a southern suburb of the Lebanese capital Beirut, killing at least five people and injuring more than 60.

We could do without FA Cup - Lambert

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 13:54
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert believes the majority of Premier League clubs would prefer not to play in the FA Cup.

VIDEO: Prince William 'selfie' was a dare

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 13:45
A girl who persuaded Prince William to pose for "selfie" photos says it all started with a dare from her mother.

Hibernian 2-1 Heart of Midlothian

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 13:41
Liam Craig's late penalty gives Terry Butcher victory in his first Edinburgh derby as Hibernian manager.

VIDEO: Antarctic rescue: 'Really exhilarating ride'

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 13:13
Scientific researchers who had been stranded on board an ice-bound vessel in the Antarctic have been airlifted to safety.

Lawro's FA Cup predictions

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 13:12
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Sutton United's FA Cup giantkilling hero Matthew Hanlan

Note in bottle found after 23 years

BBC - Thu, 2014-01-02 12:32
A woman who threw a message in a bottle into the North Sea in Hull more than 20 years ago receives a reply after it was discovered in the Netherlands.

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