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Critic of Obama daughters resigns

Mon, 2014-12-01 08:01
A Republican congressional aide has resigned after remarks attacking US President Barack Obama's daughters' attitude were widely condemned.

Roche shortlisted for goal of the year

Mon, 2014-12-01 08:00
Ireland's Stephanie Roche is shortlisted for Fifa's goal of the year alongside James Rodriguez and Robin van Persie.

Murphy and Walden progress in York

Mon, 2014-12-01 07:55
Shaun Murphy and Ricky Walden join Judd Trump and John Higgins in the last 16 of the UK Championship in York.

Why Texas is closing prisons

Mon, 2014-12-01 07:50
Why Texas is closing down prisons

VIDEO: Bus assault victim: Why I fought back

Mon, 2014-12-01 07:46
BBC News hears from two sisters who beat three men they accuse of sexual harassment on a bus in India.

Tredwell backs under-fire Cook

Mon, 2014-12-01 07:39
England off-spinner James Tredwell backs Alastair Cook to continue as one-day captain after calls for him to resign.

Colombia wants answers from general

Mon, 2014-12-01 07:36
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos demands an explanation from Gen Ruben Dario Alzate about his kidnapping following his release on Sunday.

Obama hosts meetings on Ferguson

Mon, 2014-12-01 07:30
The White House is hosting meetings with civil rights leaders and others to discuss "mistrust" between police and ethnic minorities, following unrest in the Missouri suburb of Ferguson.

Ronaldo, Messi & Neuer on shortlist

Mon, 2014-12-01 07:29
Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer are named on a three-man shortlist for this year's Ballon d'Or prize.

Scientists make enzymes from scratch

Mon, 2014-12-01 07:17
Experts say they have achieved a scientific milestone - creating enzymes out of artificial genetic material that they made in their lab.

Ebola crisis: WHO upbeat on targets

Mon, 2014-12-01 07:08
The World Health Organization says the goals it set itself for treatment and safe burials in West Africa's Ebola outbreak have largely been met.

'Counterfeit' domains are seized

Mon, 2014-12-01 07:07
Police forces across Europe have seized 292 web domains that were being used to sell counterfeit goods, according to Europol.

Changing behaviour to tackle Ebola

Mon, 2014-12-01 07:06
And other reasons why Ebola continues in Sierra Leone

The UK's £20m IS fight in Lebanon

Mon, 2014-12-01 07:05
How UK is helping Lebanon prevent Islamic State invasion

Jail for toddler drug death parents

Mon, 2014-12-01 07:04
The parents of a two-year-old girl who died after drinking a heroin substitute are both jailed for eight years for her manslaughter.

HSBC severs links with Bitcoin firm

Mon, 2014-12-01 06:30
The company behind the world's first regulated Bitcoin investment fund has its HSBC account in Jersey closed.

Chechen leader sends mixed Instagram messages

Mon, 2014-12-01 06:28
Chechen leader sends mixed messages

'No surprise' if Co-op Bank fails test

Mon, 2014-12-01 06:25
The chief executive of the Co-op Bank admits it would come as "no surprise" if the bank failed a Bank of England stress test later this month..

Firefighters to hold 24-hour strike

Mon, 2014-12-01 06:21
Firefighters in England are to stage a 24-hour strike on 9 December as part of their long-running pensions row with the government.

HK protesters warned not to return

Mon, 2014-12-01 06:13
HK Chief Executive CY Leung warns pro-democracy activists not to return to the streets after violence broke out as police cleared a protest site.

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