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Hollande meets Pope Francis in Rome

Fri, 2014-01-24 05:11
French President Francois Hollande meets Pope Francis on his first foreign trip since reports of his alleged affair with an actress.

Agency childminders' Ofsted opt-out

Fri, 2014-01-24 04:55
Childminders registering with the government's flagship new agencies would not have to undergo Ofsted inspections, it is proposed.

IAEA: Long way to go on Iran accord

Fri, 2014-01-24 04:34
The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog says the interim deal with Iran is an important step forward, but that there is still "a long way to go".

Court orders probe into tribal rape

Fri, 2014-01-24 04:33
India's Supreme Court orders a judge to investigate the gang rape of a tribal woman, allegedly on orders of village elders who objected to her relationship with a man.

Prince to reveal new London dates

Fri, 2014-01-24 04:32
Rock star Prince is to play a number of "iconic venues in and around London" in February, with details to be announced shortly.

Human bone tower in South Korean clinic

Fri, 2014-01-24 04:28
The slivers of human chin bone on display in a South Korean clinic

In pictures: Cairo explosions

Fri, 2014-01-24 04:27
Blast which apparently targeted Egypt's police force

GB Olympic medal hope wins World Cup

Fri, 2014-01-24 04:17
Lizzy Yarnold wins the overall skeleton World Cup title two weeks before the Olympics with fellow Briton Shelley Rudman third.

'Super-rare' Nintendo game hits eBay

Fri, 2014-01-24 04:05
An extremely rare Nintendo game described as the "holy grail for collectors" is expected to fetch thousands of dollars in an eBay auction.

Two killed in Frankfurt courthouse

Fri, 2014-01-24 04:00
A man is arrested after two men are killed in a shooting and stabbing attack at a court complex in the German city of Frankfurt.

Labour wins Cowdenbeath by-election

Fri, 2014-01-24 03:52
Alex Rowley holds the Scottish Parliament seat of Cowdenbeath for Labour in a by-election sparked by the death of sitting MSP Helen Eadie.

BBC dominates terrestrial TV in 2013

Fri, 2014-01-24 03:37
The BBC continues to dominate terrestrial television, with 58 of the most watched shows broadcast in 2013 - according to industry figures.

Fracking will boost UK economy - PM

Fri, 2014-01-24 03:37
Fracking can boost the economy and encourage companies to return to the UK, David Cameron tells business leaders in Davos.

The consolations of Irn Bru and Marmite

Fri, 2014-01-24 03:36
The owner of a British food shop in Canada has been ordered to stop selling Irn Bru, Ovaltine and Marmite, but such foodstuffs are a lifeline to expats says Jon Kelly.

England end losing run in Australia

Fri, 2014-01-24 03:32
England beat Australia by 57 runs in Perth to end a nine-match losing streak, the tourists now 3-1 behind in the five-match series.

Nadal beats Federer to reach final

Fri, 2014-01-24 03:27
World number one Rafael Nadal faces Stanislas Wawrinka in the Australian Open final after beating Roger Federer in straight sets.

New rubber bullet death inquest

Fri, 2014-01-24 03:26
The Attorney General orders a fresh inquest into the death of Londonderry man who was hit by a rubber bullet 41 years ago.

Household bills arrears rise concern

Fri, 2014-01-24 03:18
A debt charity says it has seen a big rise in people with arrears on essential household costs like rent over the last year.

VIDEO: Large car bomb hits central Cairo

Fri, 2014-01-24 03:15
Five people have been killed and nearly 70 wounded after three blasts in the Egyptian capital that appeared to target the police force.

Philpott deaths 'not predictable'

Fri, 2014-01-24 03:11
The deaths of six children in a Derby house fire "could not have been predicted or prevented", a serious case review concludes.

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