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PM 'did not leave NI for rave party'

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:36
Downing Street rejects suggestions that the prime minister left talks in Northern Ireland early last week so he could attend his wife's "Ibiza-style rave" birthday party.

VIDEO: Mourning and rage after school attack

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:26
Pupils who survived a massacre at their school in Pakistan have been paying tribute to those who died.

Sony hack is 'US security issue'

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:09
The cyber attack on Sony that forced the cancellation of a major film release is being viewed as a national security matter, the White House says.

The casualties of Russia's decline

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:03
The knock-on effects of Russia's economic troubles

VIDEO: 'Exhausted workforce' in Apple factory

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:02
A BBC investigation for Panorama has exposed poor working conditions in factories making Apple products in China.

Is Putin right?

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:56
Most analysts say Russia can afford its debt repayments for the next couple of years, but Mr Putin will have to stem the tide of money leaving the country.

Cost of MPs' advisers hits £8.4m

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:49
The cost of ministers' special advisers increases more than £1m in the past year, taking it to £8.4m, official figures show.

VIDEO: Why am I the only gay pro footballer?

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:39
LA Galaxy winger Robbie Rogers shares his experience of coming out with two gay Sunday League footballers.

Boost for mobile phone coverage

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:37
Mobile phone coverage in Wales is set to be boosted from 63% to 83% as part of a £5bn UK-wide deal with the four mobile networks.

UN seeks North Korea ICC charges

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:20
The UN General Assembly calls for North Korea to be referred to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity.

A comedy of terrors - in four acts

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:18
The story of how a Christmas Day movie was forced off movie screens is a comedy and a tragedy - with a larger question not yet answered.

Infection investigated after two die

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:18
Infection control experts start an investigation into a cluster of C. difficile cases at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Oil price fall forces firm revamp

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:14
A Canadian company operating in the North Sea has been forced to restructure its debt following the fall in oil price.

Balotelli gets one-match ban & fine

Thu, 2014-12-18 09:00
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli gets a one-match ban and £25,000 fine from the FA as punishment for his Super Mario tweet.

Khan to give £30k shorts to Peshawar

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:51
Boxer Amir Khan will donate shorts worth £30,000 to help rebuild the Peshawar school where 141 children and staff died.

VIDEO: Bubba Watson's Christmas rap video

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:51
Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson unleashes his Christmas alter ego 'Bubbaclaus' as he releases a Christmas rap video.

Minecraft maker plans spin-off game

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:49
Minecraft maker Mojang is planning a spin-off game based on its hugely popular block-building title.

Fugitive in light aircraft arrest

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:23
One of the UK's most wanted fugitives is arrested while attempting to return to Britain in a light aircraft.

Man shot by Army is to be exhumed

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:08
The body of a man shot dead by soldiers in Belfast more than 40 years ago is to be exhumed, a coroner has ruled.

Apple 'failing to protect workers'

Thu, 2014-12-18 08:04
Poor treatment of workers in the Chinese factories which make Apple products is discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation.