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Economic recovery 'losing momentum'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:26
Economic recovery in Northern Ireland is losing momentum, according to fresh data on the private sector from the Ulster Bank.

Judge to rule on Dewani trial future

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:20
Shrien Dewani, who is accused of arranging the murder of his wife Anni, will learn later if the case against him will continue or be thrown out.

VIDEO: Typhoon Hagupit brings 125mph winds

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 21:03
Typhoon Hagupit is sweeping across the Philippines and bringing with it heavy rain and winds of over 125mph (200kph).

Smith v Sheeran at BBC Music Awards

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 20:33
Singers Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran are going to head to head at the inaugural BBC Music Awards.

Campaigner Stella Young dies at 32

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 20:17
Tributes are paid to Stella Young, the Australian comedian, broadcaster and prominent disability activist who has died at the age of 32.

'Fresh cracks appear' in coalition

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 20:09
Senior Conservative and Lib Dem ministers criticise each other amid suggestions of widening divisions in the coalition government.

EU foreign chief in key Turkey talks

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 20:05
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is in Turkey to urge it to participate fully in the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria.

VIDEO: A look at Asia's philanthropists

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 19:36
Mykolas Rambus, chief executive of Wealth-X, tells Asia Business Report about where Asia fits in the global business of giving.

Scuffles over cuts outside La Scala

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 18:21
Protesters rallied near Italy's famous La Scala opera house in Milan to demonstrate against labour market reforms and austerity measures.

Why the care sector is green with envy

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 17:35
While the NHS is busy planning how it will spend its extra money, the health service's poorer cousin - social care - has been left empty handed. Is this fair, asks Nick Triggle.

Call to mend educational inequality

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 17:32
Failure to address educational inequalities in England means taxpayers have to "pay twice", says an alliance of 25 education organisations.

How to tame your email inbox

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:58
How to take back control of your email

VIDEO: Protesters and police clash in Milan

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:50
Police clash with demonstrators in Milan, protesting over recent reforms to the Italy's labour laws.

UK finalists in global teacher prize

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:47
Two UK teachers are among the finalists in a $1m international competition to find the world's most outstanding teacher.

Has life improved for Afghan women?

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:31
The BBC's Lyse Doucet visits Kabul to see how the lives of Afghan girls and women have changed since the fall of the Taliban 13 years ago.

VIDEO: William and Kate arrive in New York

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:24
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in New York at the start of a tour of the east coast of the United States.

Goals defined for UK's Lunar mission

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:23
Scientists set out the detailed scientific goals of a proposed UK-led mission to the Moon.

Teenage runaways 'lack refuges'

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:18
Young teenage runaways are being left with few emergency shelters to seek refuge, research by a children's charity suggests.

Japan recession deeper than forecast

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:14
Japan's economy shrank more than initially forecasted in the third quarter, according to revised gross domestic product (GDP) figures released on Monday.

Maths and science Cameron's priority

BBC - Sun, 2014-12-07 16:06
Extra training to improve maths and science teaching and a college for digital skills is set to be announced by Prime Minister David Cameron.

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