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Hollywood heavyweights combine for Last Vegas

Wed, 2014-01-01 16:39
Hollywood heavyweights combine for the first time

Search for man missing in river fall

Wed, 2014-01-01 16:38
A search is being carried out for a man who is believed to have fallen into the River Stour in Dorset.

Sitting out hunger pangs on a five-day fast

Wed, 2014-01-01 16:36
The BBC's Peter Bowes describes the experience of fasting five days each month, for a clinical trial of a restricted-calorie diet.

Mental health call on young jobless

Wed, 2014-01-01 16:28
Young people who are unemployed need more help to deal with the psychological effects, a leading charity says.

Multi-hazard warning system tested

Wed, 2014-01-01 16:27
An early warning system for earthquakes, tsunamis and floods is being trialled in the US state of California.

Young people 'nothing to live for'

Wed, 2014-01-01 16:25
As many as three quarters of a million young people in the UK may feel that they have nothing to live for, a study for the Prince's Trust charity claims.

VIDEO: How Vermeer painted perfect pictures

Wed, 2014-01-01 16:10
Tom Brooks meets the documentary maker who looks at how the Dutch painter Vermeer created his most famous paintings.

VIDEO: How rip currents work

Wed, 2014-01-01 16:08
Researchers in Australia have found that treacherous ocean currents are the nation's deadliest natural hazard ahead of bushfires and floods.

Record deals changing for digital age

Wed, 2014-01-01 16:04
Do major record labels need to change for digital age?

Ethiopia aims to create entrepreneurs

Wed, 2014-01-01 16:00
Creating a new generation of entrepreneurs

Deadly car bombs hit Mogadishu hotel

Wed, 2014-01-01 15:46
Two car bombs kill at least 10 people at a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu, in an attack claimed by al-Shabab Islamist militants.

Torch-lit far-right march in Ukraine

Wed, 2014-01-01 15:34
Ukraine's far-right Svoboda party holds a torch-lit procession through the capital Kiev, to mark the birthday of a WWII-era partisan leader.

Van Gerwen wins PDC world title

Wed, 2014-01-01 14:58
Dutchman Michael van Gerwen wins the PDC World Championship by defeating Scotland's Peter Wright 7-4 in the final.

Moyes furious over referee's decisions

Wed, 2014-01-01 14:10
David Moyes says it is "scandalous" that Manchester United were not awarded a penalty during their 2-1 defeat by Tottenham.

Fresh Prince actor James Avery dies

Wed, 2014-01-01 13:14
American actor James Avery, best known for playing Will Smith's uncle in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has died aged 68, his publicist confirms.

UN calls for truce in South Sudan

Wed, 2014-01-01 13:04
The UN demands an immediate ceasefire after more than two weeks of fighting in South Sudan, as the warring factions prepare for peace talks.

In pictures: New Year's Day deluge

Wed, 2014-01-01 12:42
2014 begins with a deluge and fresh flood warnings

New York's new mayor sworn in

Wed, 2014-01-01 12:31
Bill de Blasio pledges a liberal agenda as he is formally inaugurated as mayor of New York City, the first Democrat to hold the post in more than 20 years.

Three arrested over boxer's murder

Wed, 2014-01-01 12:27
Three people are arrested over the death of an amateur boxer who suffered serious injuries at a New Year's Eve party.

Angry fan rips linesman's flag apart

Wed, 2014-01-01 12:14
An angry Millwall fan ripped a linesman's flag from its pole following a goal-kick decision during a defeat by Leicester.

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