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Belfast Laureate wins TS Eliot prize

Mon, 2014-01-13 12:55
Sinead Morrissey, the inaugural Belfast Laureate, wins the TS Eliot prize for poetry, having previously missed out on three occasions.

Sex attack broadcaster to appeal

Mon, 2014-01-13 12:49
Former BBC broadcaster Michael Souter is to appeal against his conviction and sentence for sex attacks.

Dubai ruler backs Iran sanction move

Mon, 2014-01-13 12:45
The ruler of Dubai tells the BBC he supports the idea of lifting sanctions against Iran, saying it will benefit all in the region.

Marcos aide jailed for Monet sale

Mon, 2014-01-13 12:39
A former aide to Imelda Marcos is sentenced in the US to up to six years in prison for conspiring to sell a Monet painting that did not belong to her.

Assembly rejects motion on Haass

Mon, 2014-01-13 12:38
A Sinn Féin motion calling for steps towards implementing the Haass proposals on flags, parades and the past, is rejected by the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Ronaldo beats Messi to Ballon d'Or

Mon, 2014-01-13 11:59
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo wins the 2013 Ballon d'Or ahead of Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery.

How Ronaldo became the 'perfect player'

Mon, 2014-01-13 11:46
An unparalleled training ground dedication is the secret of Cristiano Ronaldo's success - and it all began at Manchester's United's 'gym club'.

Beach find could be whale ambergris

Mon, 2014-01-13 11:18
A man finds what he thinks is a rare, valuable substance produced by whales and used in the perfume industry on an Anglesey beach.

VIDEO: Brothers jailed for fake bank note scam

Mon, 2014-01-13 11:13
Four men have been jailed for making more than £1.3m worth of counterfeit £10 notes.

Mother 'begged hospital to help son'

Mon, 2014-01-13 11:05
The mother of a boy who died following heart surgery begged doctors and nurses to help her desperately ill son, an inquest hears.

India hails polio-free 'milestone'

Mon, 2014-01-13 10:59
India marks three years since its last case of polio was reported, a landmark seen as confirmation of one of its biggest public health successes.

New CAR leader says chaos is over

Mon, 2014-01-13 10:58
The days of looting and revenge attacks in Central African Republic are over, the interim leader declares, as banks and markets reopen.

'Stay away' plea over ward bug cases

Mon, 2014-01-13 10:45
Eight wards are hit by a sickness bug at three hospitals, with managers warning all but urgent cases to stay away.

Brooks' husband 'got rid of laptop'

Mon, 2014-01-13 10:44
CCTV footage appearing to show Rebekah Brooks' husband leaving a laptop and Jiffy bag in a car park under their west London flat is shown to jurors in the phone-hacking trial.

Counterfeiters jailed for £1.3m scam

Mon, 2014-01-13 10:31
Four men are jailed for making more than £1.3m worth of counterfeit £10 notes at a printing firm in Birmingham.

Man 'fired 34 shots' before death

Mon, 2014-01-13 10:29
An inquest hears how a man was fatally shot by police in Huddersfield after "firing a gun 34 times" in a siege that lasted overnight.

County Down road crash victim named

Mon, 2014-01-13 10:29
A 44-year-old man is killed in a road accident in County Down.

Treasury makes Scottish debt pledge

Mon, 2014-01-13 10:14
The UK Treasury says that should Scots vote to leave the UK, it will honour all UK government debt issued up to the date of Scottish independence.

Remit of neglect review criticised

Mon, 2014-01-13 10:09
A review ordered by the health minister after the alleged neglect of an elderly patient is not investigating the time she spent in hospital, her family say.

Hollande partner to stay in hospital

Mon, 2014-01-13 10:08
French First Lady Valerie Trierweiler will stay in hospital for more rest, her aides say, after a magazine alleged Francois Hollande was having an affair.

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