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South Africa growth forecast slashed

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:29
South Africa's new finance minister cuts the country's economic growth forecast from 2.7% to 1.4%.

VIDEO: Hollywood honours McConaughey

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:28
Actor Matthew McConaughey was honoured by the American Cinematique on Tuesday night.

Church sorry for 'shameful' abuse

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:23
The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu issues a "wholehearted" apology to victims of sexual abuse as a report criticises the Church of England.

Mexican soldiers 'killed suspects'

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:20
A Mexican human rights body accuses eight soldiers of killing 12 suspects in cold blood and tampering with the evidence to make it look like a shoot-out.

Serena in heaviest loss for 16 years

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:19
World number one Serena Williams is beaten by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals in her heaviest defeat for 16 years.

Boy admits killing teen over bike

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:57
A 16-year-old boy pleads guilty in court to murdering another boy in Brixton over the sale of a £90 bicycle.

Addict kills days after prison exit

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:57
A heroin addict is found guilty of murdering a man just five days after coming out of jail and using his money for a drug deal.

Boeing raises annual profit forecast

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:51
Aerospace giant Boeing has raised its forecast for profits this year and says it has a record backlog of orders.

'Appalling' treatment of shot Scot

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:49
The Prime Minister has stepped into the row over an Edinburgh father sentenced to death in Pakistan for blasphemy.

Devolve to make us richer?

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:33
Would we be richer if more powers were transferred to big cities?

AUDIO: Neil Morrissey on his very 'wet' role

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:22
Neil Morrissey talks about the set of new West End comedy Neville's Island which is set on a rain-soaked island in the Lake District

Farmer admits £1m forged will role

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:13
A south Armagh farmer who tried to use a forged will to inherit most of a £1m estate from an elderly woman will find out on Friday if he will be jailed.

VIDEO: Loose Women airs last Bellingham show

Wed, 2014-10-22 04:58
ITV's Loose Women broadcasts a final interview with Lynda Bellingham, recorded earlier this month.

Woman held over 'Syria terror plot'

Wed, 2014-10-22 04:57
A woman is arrested in Bedfordshire on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts related to Syria, Scotland Yard says.

Miliband 'terrified' of NHS failure

Wed, 2014-10-22 04:56
David Cameron says Ed Miliband is "totally terrified" of Labour's Welsh NHS "failure" while the Labour leader accuses him of "smearing the NHS in Wales".

Protest group ends Islamabad sit-in

Wed, 2014-10-22 04:47
Supporters of a leading anti-government cleric in Pakistan end a two-month protest in the capital Islamabad against PM Nawaz Sharif, but others remain.

VIDEO: 'Dean abused me in childhood'

Wed, 2014-10-22 04:45
A man who was abused by the late Dean of Manchester speaks about his childhood ordeal, as an inquiry criticises the Church of England's handling of allegations of sexual abuse.

Microsoft to phase out Nokia name

Wed, 2014-10-22 04:44
Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.

Froome may skip 2015 Tour de France

Wed, 2014-10-22 04:41
Britain's Chris Froome has revealed he may not compete in the 2015 Tour de France as the route is unveiled.

Sweden could use force in sub hunt

Wed, 2014-10-22 04:39
Sweden could use weapons in the search for a suspected foreign submarine near the capital Stockholm, a senior naval official tells the BBC.
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