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Pope urges tolerance to end violence

Wed, 2014-01-01 09:04
Pope Francis calls for the world to unite against violence as a "community of brothers" in his first New Year blessing.

Police investigate body discovery

Wed, 2014-01-01 08:39
Police in Aberdeen begin an investigation into the discovery of a body in the hallway of a block of flats.

City search for missing teenager

Wed, 2014-01-01 08:28
Gwent Police say they are in increasingly concerned for an 18-year-old woman who is missing from her home in Newport.

Bradley paintings 'stolen to order'

Wed, 2014-01-01 08:22
Two original paintings by Belfast-born artist Terry Bradley are stolen from a bathroom showroom in south Belfast.

VIDEO: Hundreds enjoy New Year's Day dip

Wed, 2014-01-01 07:55
Hundreds of people saw in the new year with an icy swim off the coast of Whitley Bay in North Tyneside.

New babies arrive for New Year

Wed, 2014-01-01 07:30
One of Scotland's first babies of 2014 arrives at one minute past midnight in St Johns Hospital, Livingston.

Haass talks 'were not a failure'

Wed, 2014-01-01 07:28
Talks about contentious issues in Northern Ireland that ended without agreement were not a failure, says First Minister Peter Robinson.

Police officers hurt in crash

Wed, 2014-01-01 07:25
Three police officers are treated in hospital after their vehicle was in collision with a car in County Fermanagh.

Swansea City 2-3 Manchester City

Wed, 2014-01-01 07:11
Aleksandar Kolarov's superb individual strike earns Manchester City's victory over Swansea City in a gripping game.

West Ham close in on Heitinga deal

Wed, 2014-01-01 07:07
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce says the club are close to signing Dutch defender Johnny Heitinga from Everton.

'Record' Japan population in 2013

Wed, 2014-01-01 06:56
Japan's health ministry estimates that the country's population declined by a record 244,000 in 2013.

Richard III 'will be buried in city'

Wed, 2014-01-01 06:53
The Bishop of Leicester says he is confident the remains of King Richard III will be reburied in Leicester.

India scraps major helicopter deal

Wed, 2014-01-01 06:43
India has cancelled a $753m (£455m) helicopter deal with Italian defence giant Finmeccanica in the wake of a corruption scandal, officials say.

Thousands at New Year's Day parade

Wed, 2014-01-01 06:40
Thousands of people take part in London's traditional New Year's Day parade, which this year celebrated the swinging 60s.

Kerry seeks Middle East 'framework'

Wed, 2014-01-01 06:19
US Secretary of State John Kerry flies to the Middle East as he seeks to secure a "framework" accord outlining a final Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

Seaside areas get funding boost

Wed, 2014-01-01 05:44
Two seaside areas in Northern Ireland are awarded grants totalling £446,000 for regeneration projects.

Priest found dead in store car park

Wed, 2014-01-01 05:44
A missing priest from Luton found dead and slumped in his car in a supermarket car park is thought to have lain there for three days.

N Korean leader hails purge of uncle

Wed, 2014-01-01 05:41
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says the country is stronger after the execution of his uncle last month, his first public comments on the move.

Canada charity runner 'beaten up'

Wed, 2014-01-01 05:14
A British fundraiser who is running unaided across Canada is coming to terms with being attacked during new year celebrations in Banff.

VIDEO: North Korea leader hails purge

Wed, 2014-01-01 04:29
The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un praises what he described as the "elimination of factionalist filth" in what are thought to be the first public remarks on the execution of his uncle.

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