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£40m project 'on hold' over gas link

Sun, 2014-12-14 00:10
A £40m investment is on hold because of delays in getting gas infrastructure to the west of Northern Ireland, a leading businessman has said

VIDEO: Youth teams mark WWI truce match

Sat, 2014-12-13 23:50
A special youth football tournament is held in Flanders as part of the centenary commemorations of the First World War.

Haiti's PM resigns after protests

Sat, 2014-12-13 23:36
Haiti's Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe resigns, in the wake of violent anti-government protests over delayed elections.

No guarantee for Cook - Moores

Sat, 2014-12-13 23:31
England coach Peter Moores says there is no "guarantee" of Alastair Cook being captain at the World Cup next year.

VIDEO: Prince George photographs released

Sat, 2014-12-13 23:18
Three official photographs of Prince George are released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as a thank you to the media for not publishing paparazzi pictures of him.

Bond film script stolen by hackers

Sat, 2014-12-13 22:54
Producers of Spectre, the new James Bond film, say they are worried an early version of the script may be published online after it was stolen.

Climate deal reached in Lima talks

Sat, 2014-12-13 21:49
United Nations members have reached an agreement to tackle climate change after negotiations ran into the weekend in Peru's capital.

Indonesia landslide fatalities rise

Sat, 2014-12-13 21:28
At least 20 people have died and dozens are missing after a landslide in central Indonesia, with heavy equipment now being used to look for survivors.

Labour pledge over foreign criminals

Sat, 2014-12-13 21:26
Tougher measures to prevent foreign criminals from becoming UK citizens will be introduced by Labour if it wins the next election, the party says.

UKIP candidate 'sorry' for gay jibe

Sat, 2014-12-13 20:32
A UKIP election candidate makes an "unreserved apology" after he was recorded referring to "poofters" and "shooting peasants" in phone calls.

Khan beats Alexander to defend title

Sat, 2014-12-13 20:21
Britain's Amir Khan defends his WBC Silver welterweight title with a unanimous decision against Devon Alexander in Las Vegas.

VIDEO: Thousands in US civil rights protest

Sat, 2014-12-13 20:04
Thousands of people have marched through the US capital, Washington DC, to protest against the recent killings of unarmed black people by police.

The threat to Leicester Square's cinemas

Sat, 2014-12-13 18:33
Why developers threaten London's Leicester Square cinemas

Air traffic bosses 'were warned'

Sat, 2014-12-13 18:18
The Civil Aviation Authority warned air traffic control body NATS four months ago its plans for dealing with technical faults were unclear, a report says.

VIDEO: 'Stuart Little painting' auctioned

Sat, 2014-12-13 17:56
A long-lost avant-garde painting has been sold at auction in Hungary, after a art historian rediscovered it being used as a prop in the film Stuart Little.

Colombia protesters oppose 'amnesty'

Sat, 2014-12-13 17:05
Marches take place across Colombia to protest against a possible amnesty for Farc rebels in peace negotiations aimed at ending five decades of conflict.

Are school partnerships workable?

Sat, 2014-12-13 16:44
Do partnerships between private and state schools work?

Climate talks 'facing breakdown'

Sat, 2014-12-13 16:41
The head of the US delegation at UN climate talks warns of a "major breakdown" in the process if negotiators fail to come to an agreement in Lima.

Wildcat project given almost £1m

Sat, 2014-12-13 16:25
A conservation project to help the threatened Scottish wildcat is given a lottery grant of almost £1m.

More Scots use bowel cancer test kit

Sat, 2014-12-13 16:21
Bowel cancer tester kits are being used by an increasing number of people over the age of 50 in Scotland.

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