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Assad rejects talks with 'puppets'

Mon, 2015-01-26 04:25
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad dismisses the country's Western-backed opposition as "puppets", as a new round of peace talks begins in Moscow.

Day in pictures: 26 January 2015

Mon, 2015-01-26 04:12
Images from around the world: 26 January

Real Madrid sign Brazilian Silva

Mon, 2015-01-26 04:03
Real Madrid complete a deal to sign Lucas Silva from Brazilian club Cruzeiro for a reported fee of £9.7m.

Prisoner absconds from jail leave

Mon, 2015-01-26 03:57
A prisoner whose convictions include killing three people while driving a stolen car has gone on the run.

CAR minister seized 'for rebel chief'

Mon, 2015-01-26 03:56
The militia group which abducted Central African Republic's sports minister demands the release of its detained commander, an official says.

Obama push to expand Alaskan refuge

Mon, 2015-01-26 03:55
President Barack Obama is to propose setting aside the majority of Alaska's national wildlife refuge as a wilderness area.

Praise for M4 bus crash response

Mon, 2015-01-26 03:48
The actions of passersby and emergency services are praised by the owners of a coach firm involved in a Cardiff motorway crash that injured 28 people.

Progress made on debates says PM

Mon, 2015-01-26 03:46
David Cameron says he is happy with changes to TV election debates but queries why Northern Ireland parties are left out.

TalkTalk filters now on by default

Mon, 2015-01-26 03:45
The internet service provider follows Sky in announcing that its service will be filtered unless customers specifically opt out.

Murder suspect got On the Run letter

Mon, 2015-01-26 03:42
The PSNI apologises to a murder victim's family after it emerged a man considered to be a chief suspect was mistakenly given an On the Run letter.

Rescuing women from forced marriage

Mon, 2015-01-26 03:40
Rescuing British women from forced marriage in Pakistan

VIDEO: Alexis Tsipras: Profile in 45 seconds

Mon, 2015-01-26 03:27
Greece will have a new leader after radical left-wing party Syriza won the general election - but who is Alexis Tsipras?

VIDEO: Man interrupts woman bishop ceremony

Mon, 2015-01-26 03:21
A man has interrupted a ceremony consecrating the Church of England's first female bishop, saying 'it was not in the Bible'.

'Good boy' Balotelli staying put

Mon, 2015-01-26 03:18
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Mario Balotelli will be given every chance to fight his way back into the team.

England Women's coach Street leaves

Mon, 2015-01-26 03:17
Gary Street, who led the England Women's team to World Cup glory in 2014, leaves his role as head coach of the side.

Greek singer Demis Roussos dies

Mon, 2015-01-26 03:13
Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 69, an Athens hospital confirms to the BBC.

Seven insane ways tech will change news

Mon, 2015-01-26 02:32
While there are bits of gadgetry that are changing the way we gather and distribute news, the primary challenge comes from new platforms and software.

Missing Mexico journalist found dead

Mon, 2015-01-26 02:29
The body of Mexican journalist Moises Sanchez, who was abducted by gunmen on 2 January, is found in the town of Medellin de Bravo in Veracruz.

Teacher 'manipulated test results'

Mon, 2015-01-26 02:25
A former Newport primary school head teacher allowed staff to manipulate test results, a General Teaching Council for Wales hearing is told.

Egypt doctor 'convicted in FGM case'

Mon, 2015-01-26 02:22
An Egyptian doctor is convicted in a landmark retrial of carrying out female genital mutilation surgery, a campaign group and lawyer say.