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Family appeal over religious arrest

Thu, 2014-01-09 22:46
The family of a British man arrested in Pakistan for "posing as a Muslim" want the UK government to help bring him home.

VIDEO: Rio regatta waters 'substandard'

Thu, 2014-01-09 22:29
International sailors, hoping to be selected for the Rio Olympics in 2016, are having to train in substandard and often unhealthy conditions.

VIDEO: CIA interrogation techniques exposed

Thu, 2014-01-09 22:18
Former CIA lawyer John Rizzo talks to the BBC about 'enhanced interrogation techniques' such as water boarding and said the interrogation programme did not constitute torture.

Benefits 'jackpot' and boring Brits - papers

Thu, 2014-01-09 21:47
Britain's benefits system is in the news again, while the papers examine the Brit Awards nominees and envisage "store wars" among supermarkets.

Life jail plan for terror trainees

Thu, 2014-01-09 20:59
Extremists who undertake terrorism training could face life in prison under a new proposal by the British government.

Guantanamo detainee to be freed

Thu, 2014-01-09 20:20
A US government review panel decides a Yemeni man detained at Guantanamo Bay for more than a decade can be released.

CAR parliament flies to Chad summit

Thu, 2014-01-09 20:11
The entire transitional council of the Central African Republic (CAR) has flown to Chad to attend a summit, where President Michel Djotodia's future will be determined.

India diplomat in visa row charged

Thu, 2014-01-09 20:05
An Indian diplomat at the centre of a row between the US and India is charged by the American authorities with visa fraud.

US 'concern' over Afghan releases

Thu, 2014-01-09 19:24
Washington expresses concern about a plan by the Afghan government to release scores of prisoners considered by the US to be dangerous.

Syria rebels 'die in Homs clashes'

Thu, 2014-01-09 18:47
Syrian government forces reportedly kill dozens of rebels who were trying to break a siege of parts of the central city of Homs.

MPs concerned over Foreign Office 'stretch'

Thu, 2014-01-09 18:39
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is "being stretched, almost to the limit" and a "more realistic approach" is needed to the way it is run during a period of spending cuts, MPs say.

China exports weaker than forecast

Thu, 2014-01-09 18:35
China's export growth slows sharply in December, according to data released by the customs administration.

Lightning kills three in Argentina

Thu, 2014-01-09 18:30
A lightning strike kills three people and injures more than 20 others on a beach in Argentina.

Heart attack 'leaves cellular trace'

Thu, 2014-01-09 18:10
Patients who have a heart attack have unique cells floating in their blood, say US researchers.

VIDEO: Rocket firm Space X looks to Asia

Thu, 2014-01-09 17:58
Asia's satellite operators look to new technology offered by the US rocket firm Space X.

'Largest eruv' opens for city's Jews

Thu, 2014-01-09 17:40
Jews in Greater Manchester will see the 'UK's largest eruv' become operational after 10 years in the planning.

VW's luxury brands see record sales

Thu, 2014-01-09 17:21
Volkswagen's luxury brands - Porsche, Audi and Bentley - post record sales helped by new model launches, and a recovery in the global car market.

The map that saved the London Underground

Thu, 2014-01-09 17:10
Europe was about to tear itself apart, but Londoners in 1914 were more preoccupied with the overcrowding on the Tube and a profanity uttered in a new West End play.

VIDEO: Blind photographer's 'seeing' images

Thu, 2014-01-09 17:09
The man who wouldn't give up his dream when his vision failed

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-01-09 17:08
Which two countries fell out over Harry Potter's nemesis?

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