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Farc rebels declare unilateral truce

Wed, 2014-12-17 12:50
Colombia's Farc rebels declare a unilateral ceasefire for an indefinite period of time, but the government is yet to respond to the move.

Crolla has surgery after attack

Wed, 2014-12-17 12:37
Anthony Crolla has surgery after being attacked by burglars, suffering a fractured skull and a broken ankle.

Women to make bobsleigh history

Wed, 2014-12-17 11:56
Kaillie Humphries & Elana Meyers Taylor will this weekend become the first women to compete in a four-man bobsleigh World Cup event.

Cook's England form a 'big worry'

Wed, 2014-12-17 11:44
Former England one-day coach Ashley Giles says captain Alastair Cook's form is a "big worry" ahead of the World Cup.

VIDEO: 'Shock and disbelief' in Peshawar

Wed, 2014-12-17 11:38
The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil has been meeting some of the families in Peshawar who are in grief following an attack by the Taliban on a school, killing 141 people, mostly children.

VIDEO: US navy develops 'fish' robot

Wed, 2014-12-17 11:18
The US military has been showing off its latest catch.

VIDEO: What might be 2015's big themes?

Wed, 2014-12-17 11:14
Geeks v Spooks, microbiomes and elections at home and abroad: What Newsnight's specialists think could be 2015's big themes.

US stocks surge Fed statement

Wed, 2014-12-17 10:58
The US Federal Reserve leaves interest rates on hold and says it "can be patient" over any decision to raise them, sending stocks higher.

Festival lights viewed from space

Wed, 2014-12-17 10:40
Satellites view how Christmas in the US and Ramadan in the Middle East brighten the globe.

Bouncer cleared of murder charge

Wed, 2014-12-17 10:11
A bouncer has been cleared of murder after a man died when being escorted out of a bar in Aberdeen city centre for being too drunk.

Woman 'at war with PSNI' court told

Wed, 2014-12-17 09:49
A woman accused of trying to kill a police officer in a pipe bomb attack declared herself "at war with the police" on Facebook, a Belfast court is told.

VIDEO: Pakistan attack 'darkest day of my life'

Wed, 2014-12-17 09:30
BBC News speaks to Shah Jehan, a UK relative of two young boys who died in the Peshawar school attack.

German road toll plan gets go-ahead

Wed, 2014-12-17 09:29
The German government approves plans for a controversial road toll, including charging foreigners for using the Autobahn.

Mass grave 'found in eastern Syria'

Wed, 2014-12-17 09:17
The bodies of more than 230 people believed to have been killed by Islamic State (IS) have been found in a mass grave in eastern Syria, activists say.

New Blackberry 'back to its roots'

Wed, 2014-12-17 09:09
Blackberry launches what it calls a "no-nonsense" smartphone, the Blackberry Classic.

Philae comet landing 'all a blur'

Wed, 2014-12-17 09:06
An image has been released that shows the hairy moment that the Philae comet lander bounced back into space.

Straw 'never complicit' in torture

Wed, 2014-12-17 09:04
Jack Straw says he is happy to appear before an inquiry looking at the treatment of detainees by UK intelligence agencies.

PC jailed for Cregan and drugs leaks

Wed, 2014-12-17 08:59
A PC who passed on intelligence about police killer Dale Cregan and planned drugs raids to her sister and her drug-dealing former lover is jailed.

Kenya blogger on president slur charge

Wed, 2014-12-17 08:31
A popular and controversial Kenyan blogger is charged with undermining the presidency, following a tweet he posted earlier this week.

Grounds awarded 2019 Ashes Tests

Wed, 2014-12-17 08:08
Edgbaston and Old Trafford are allocated Ashes Tests for 2019 as the ECB announces its international venues for 2017-2019.