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Sydney bids farewell to siege dead

Mon, 2014-12-22 14:57
Sydney remembers the victims of the Lindt cafe siege, with the funeral of manager Tori Johnson and a memorial service for barrister Katrina Dawson.

Burgess scores first try in union

Mon, 2014-12-22 14:49
Sam Burgess scores his first try in rugby union as he plays at blindside flanker in Bath academy's win over London Irish A.

VIDEO: US veterans return to Afghanistan

Mon, 2014-12-22 14:45
The BBC's Ian Pannell accompanies a group of US combat veterans who are part of a unique PTSD therapy programme that takes them back to the frontline.

VIDEO: Several dead in Glasgow bin lorry crash

Mon, 2014-12-22 14:34
Several people are killed when a bin lorry crashes into pedestrians in George Square, Glasgow.

VIDEO: NI parties edging towards deal

Mon, 2014-12-22 14:20
Political parties in Northern Ireland are apparently getting closer to an agreement on a variety of contentious issues.

Tripadvisor fined by Italy regulator

Mon, 2014-12-22 13:38
Italy's competition watchdog fines travel website Tripadvisor €500,000 (£392,000) for publishing misleading information in its reviews.

VIDEO: Paul McCartney remembers Joe Cocker

Mon, 2014-12-22 13:13
Sir Paul McCartney says he is extremely sad to hear that the singer Joe Cocker has died.

Stoke City 0-2 Chelsea

Mon, 2014-12-22 13:11
Chelsea seal top spot in the Premier League at Christmas as goals from John Terry and Cesc Fabregas secure victory at Stoke.

VIDEO: Joe Cocker playing at Woodstock

Mon, 2014-12-22 12:51
Joe Cocker and the Grease Band perform "With a little help from my friends" at Woodstock festival in 1969.

Cook aiming to 'enjoy cricket again'

Mon, 2014-12-22 12:41
Alastair Cook says he wants to start "enjoying my cricket again" after losing his position as England one-day captain.

UN discusses N Korea human rights

Mon, 2014-12-22 12:35
The UN Security Council begins a rare discussion of North Korea's human rights situation, despite objections from Russia and China.

Joe Cocker: Remembering rock's 'mad dog'

Mon, 2014-12-22 12:09
Joe Cocker found success putting his soul into other people's songs

Scientists attack student exit plan

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:44
Home Secretary Theresa May's plan to expel foreign graduates draws criticism from the scientific community.

Carrick is England's best - Ferguson

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:39
Sir Alex Ferguson describes Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick as "the best English player in the game".

20-year-old dies in three-car crash

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:14
A 20-year-old man has died following a three-car collision near Downpatrick in County Down.

VIDEO: Joe Cocker on Top of the Pops

Mon, 2014-12-22 11:00
Joe Cocker, who has died at the age of 70, performing on Top of the Pops.

VIDEO: Rural shoppers boost online figures

Mon, 2014-12-22 10:56
The number of online shoppers is on the rise this Christmas, with 91% of rural dwellers now shopping online.

Van driven into shoppers in France

Mon, 2014-12-22 10:42
Ten people are injured as a van is driven into shoppers at a Christmas market in Nantes, French officials say, with reports the driver then stabbed himself.

VIDEO: Men sentenced for 'lunatic' driving

Mon, 2014-12-22 10:30
Seven men are sentenced for "driving like lunatics" in a convoy which caused a head-on crash.

In quotes: Reaction to Glasgow bin lorry crash

Mon, 2014-12-22 10:30
Politicians, religious and civic leaders give their reaction to the bin lorry crash that killed six people in central Glasgow.

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