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Concordia victims seek compensation

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 19:24
Lawyers for Britons caught up in the Costa Concordia disaster say they are continuing to fight for settlements, after the ship's captain was jailed.

'Revenge porn' illegal under new law

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 18:58
Posting so-called revenge porn pictures and videos on the internet becomes a criminal offence in England and Wales later.

Neighbours stunned by triple murder

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 18:45
Shocked neighbours reflect on tragedy and parking rows

Farage: Other parties 'fear' UKIP

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 18:34
Nigel Farage says the Conservatives and Labour both "fear" UKIP holding the balance of power after May's election.

Album charts to count streamed songs

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 18:13
Music streamed on sites like Spotify and Deezer will be counted towards the UK album chart from March, the Official Charts Company announces.

Q&A: Album chart changes

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 18:00
How will new album chart include fans who listen via streaming?

Congress defies Obama over pipeline

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 17:48
The US House of Representatives has given its final approval to a bill - already passed by the Senate - backing the Keystone XL pipeline.

VIDEO: Optimism but no deal on Greece

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 17:43
Talks on the future of Greece's debt repayments have been "constructive" but no agreement has been reached, both sides confirm.

Japan shares buck trend to head up

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 17:37
Japanese shares rose despite news that the latest talks in the euro zone over Greece ended without a resolution.

Does the West have the will to stop Russia?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 17:20
The West, led by the US, has the capacity to make Russia think twice about aggression in Ukraine, says Mark Mardell - the question is whether it has the will.

Advice on secret care home filming

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 17:04
Guidance is being issued about the use of hidden cameras to monitor the care of people in hospital and care homes in England.

Row over sugar-money influence

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 16:56
A row has erupted about links between the sugar industry and scientists that advise government on obesity.

Did an elderly Syrian woman really call IS fighters 'donkeys'?

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 16:51
Did elderly Syrian woman really call IS fighters 'donkeys'?

Dutch man released by Colombia's ELN

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 16:41
Colombia's second largest rebel group, the ELN, releases a Dutch citizen it had kidnapped more than a year ago.

Taiwan jail siege ends in 'suicides'

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 16:23
Six inmates who held a warden and guard hostage at a prison in Kaohsiung, Taiwan for 14 hours have killed themselves, say officials.

Baidu shares plunge after revenue miss

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 16:15
Shares in China's biggest online search engine, Baidu, fall nearly 10% after disappointing results as users switch to mobiles.

VIDEO: Legal bid for death row Australians

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 16:15
Lawyers for two Australians facing execution in Indonesia on drug smuggling charges have mounted a rare legal challenge in a final attempt to save their lives.

The plane-builder of South Sudan

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 15:54
How one man made a plane out of scrap in his back yard

The untold story of the Maidan massacre

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 15:51
The inside story of Kiev's Maidan massacre

Appeals to spare Bali death row pair

BBC - Wed, 2015-02-11 15:48
Australia appeals again to Indonesia to spare Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, due to be executed in Bali for drug crimes.

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