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Pope surprises nuns with phone call

Fri, 2014-01-03 14:22
An answerphone message from Pope Francis on New Year's Eve surprises nuns in a convent near Cordoba in Spain.

CES 2014: Vegas tech show preview

Fri, 2014-01-03 14:21
What to expect from Las Vegas' giant tech show, CES

Schumacher helmet camera 'examined'

Fri, 2014-01-03 13:57
Investigators are examining a camera fixed to the ski helmet of injured Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher, French media report.

Northampton 23-9 Harlequins

Fri, 2014-01-03 13:56
George North's try helps Northampton Saints go top of the Premiership with victory over Harlequins.

Seafront evacuations over high tides

Fri, 2014-01-03 13:47
Homes along the coast around Aberystwyth are evacuated with severe flood warnings at high tide.

UK calls for Libya 'murder' probe

Fri, 2014-01-03 13:39
The UK government calls on Libyan authorities to conduct an investigation into the "murder" of a British man and New Zealand woman found dead on a beach in western Libya.

Pair charged with ex-boxer's murder

Fri, 2014-01-03 13:28
Two men are charged with murdering a former amateur boxer who was attacked at a New Year's Eve party in Hartlepool.

Obama proposes gun control measures

Fri, 2014-01-03 13:16
US President Barack Obama's administration announces measures aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of dangerous mentally ill people.

VIDEO: A look at the week's new films

Fri, 2014-01-03 12:43
Film critic Jason Solomons reviews the week's film releases, including Mandela, Last Vegas and The Missing Picture.

Chester Zoo animal count takes place

Fri, 2014-01-03 12:30
Animals line up for annual stock-take at zoo

Deaths at Egypt Brotherhood protests

Fri, 2014-01-03 12:23
Egypt's health ministry says 11 people have died after pro-Muslim Brotherhood protesters clashed with police.

VIDEO: Red Arrows to celebrate 50 years

Fri, 2014-01-03 11:54
The Red Arrows plan "surprises" as the RAF's display team aim to mark their 50th display season.

VIDEO: House prices 'rose by 8.4% in 2013'

Fri, 2014-01-03 11:52
UK house prices rose by 8.4% in 2013 as the economy started to gain momentum, according to the Nationwide Building Society.

Appeal over A&E winter pressures

Fri, 2014-01-03 11:43
An accident and emergency unit in Pembrokeshire is facing increased pressure, with managers urging patients only to attend if they "really need it".

Thousands of beers worth £50k stolen

Fri, 2014-01-03 11:31
Thousands of bottles of "rare" beer worth nearly £50,000 are stolen in a raid on a warehouse in Essex.

US and Canada snowstorm wreaks chaos

Fri, 2014-01-03 11:17
A winter storm has blanketed parts of Canada and the north-eastern US with up to 2ft (61cm) of snow, with dangerously cold temperatures.

Number of displaced in CAR 'doubles'

Fri, 2014-01-03 11:16
The number of internally displaced people in the Central African Republic has doubled to 935,000 in a month amid escalating violence, the UN warns.

Nadal survives scare to win Doha semi

Fri, 2014-01-03 11:10
World number one Rafael Nadal fights back from a set down to beat qualifier Peter Gojowczyk and make the Qatar Open final.

Did Kim Jong Un feed his uncle to dogs?

Fri, 2014-01-03 10:55
Did Kim Jong Un feed his uncle to dogs?

Shot Palestinian 'dies of wounds'

Fri, 2014-01-03 10:39
An 18-year-old Palestinian dies of his wounds a day after being shot in clashes with Israeli soldiers near the northern Gaza border, doctors say.

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