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Haass: Parties must justify decision

Fri, 2014-01-10 02:31
The chair of talks aimed at resolving parades, flags and the past says the two unionist parties and Alliance have to justify their decisions not to fully endorse his proposed agreement.

Mandelson wades into EU vote debate

Fri, 2014-01-10 02:24
Lord Mandelson says those pushing for an EU referendum in 2017 are "holding a pistol" to the head of other European countries.

C4 to screen Space Station live show

Fri, 2014-01-10 02:22
A live broadcast featuring a complete orbit of the International Space Station is to be aired later this year, Channel 4 announces.

Arrests in Dubai over missing Briton

Fri, 2014-01-10 02:19
Three men are arrested in Dubai over the disappearance of a British businessman of Iranian origin feared to have been abducted and murdered.

Defoe to join Toronto from Tottenham

Fri, 2014-01-10 02:13
Tottenham and England striker Jermain Defoe will join Major League Soccer side Toronto FC for £6m at the end of February.

VIDEO: 'Robothespian' unveiled at CES 2014

Fri, 2014-01-10 02:13
Richard Taylor reports on a performing robot at 2014's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

NHS in England misses key A&E target

Fri, 2014-01-10 02:07
The NHS in England narrowly missed its four-hour A&E waiting time target last week, official figures show.

Storm damaged shelter to be moved

Fri, 2014-01-10 02:06
The 1920s shelter on the promenade in Aberystwyth is due to be taken down and removed after it was badly damaged in recent storms.

Pellegrini named manager of month

Fri, 2014-01-10 02:05
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is named Barclays Premier League manager of the month for December.

AUDIO: Iran wants 'relationship' with West

Fri, 2014-01-10 01:40
Jack Straw discusses a visit to Iran by UK MPs, aimed at improving relations between the two countries.

VIDEO: Warning of more flooding in England

Fri, 2014-01-10 01:34
The Environment Agency says communities in the south of England should be prepared for further flooding this week.

'Record' online sales over Christmas

Fri, 2014-01-10 01:30
The British Retail Consortium says a record amount of internet shopping was done in December, with close to one in five non-food items bought online.

VIDEO: 'I was taught WWI through Blackadder'

Fri, 2014-01-10 01:19
Historian Dan Snow reckoned he learned about World War I through the Blackadder programme, and he said its battles were "riddled with myths".

VIDEO: Cascades of ice as Niagara freezes

Fri, 2014-01-10 01:18
Plummeting temperatures in the Unites States and Canada have caused chaos for many but have created a spectacular sight at Niagara Falls.

VIDEO: Political 'public information film'

Fri, 2014-01-10 01:15
As immigration topped the political headlines, the BBCs deputy political editor James Landale 'welcomed' visitors to British shores in his public information film, masquerading as a round-up of the week at Westminster.

Woman bit car after row at roadside

Fri, 2014-01-10 01:10
A woman sank her teeth into a car after a roadside argument on a night out in Aberystwyth, a court hears.

One dead and four hurt in car crash

Fri, 2014-01-10 01:09
A woman dies and four other people are injured in a two-car crash on the A1 near Dunbar in East Lothian.

Kenya planes 'kill Somali militants'

Fri, 2014-01-10 01:05
Kenya's military says it has carried out an air strike on an Islamist camp in Somalia, killing 30 militants, including al-Shabab commanders.

Parking offence fines could be cut

Fri, 2014-01-10 00:57
Parking fines in England could be reduced, the government says, amid claims that some councils are using them as a "cash cow".

Court reinstates ban on French comic

Fri, 2014-01-10 00:53
The highest court in France reinstates a ban on a show by controversial comic Dieudonne M'bala M'bala, just before the curtain is due to rise.

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