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German charged over WW2 massacre

Wed, 2014-01-08 07:12
An 88-year-old German man is charged with involvement in one of the most infamous World War Two Nazi atrocities, at Oradour-sur-Glane in France.

Morsi absence halts Cairo trial

Wed, 2014-01-08 07:09
The trial of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi is adjourned after officials said bad weather had stopped his helicopter from taking off.

Ex-Pentagon chief criticises Obama

Wed, 2014-01-08 07:08
In a new memoir, former US Secretary of Defence Robert Gates lambasts President Obama's handling of the Afghan war.

In pictures: Fatal helicopter crash

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:55
Investigation after USAF helicopter crashes in Norfolk

Mark Duggan jury reaches conclusion

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:45
The jury at the inquest into the death of Mark Duggan, who was shot by police, reaches a conclusion.

Flooding threat as heavy rain hits

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:38
A weather warning is issued as more heavy rain hits much of Wales with the threat of further flooding.

Man arrested over Belfast bombing

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:28
A 27-year-old man is questioned by police investigating a bomb attack in Belfast city centre just over six weeks ago.

PM: Floods linked to climate change

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:23
The floods affecting large parts of the country are probably connected to climate change, David Cameron tells MPs.

Troll jailed for Gers players tweets

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:22
A man who sent racist tweets to former Rangers players Maurice Edu and Kyle Bartley is jailed for six months.

VIDEO: Inside 'bullseye' of the polar vortex

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:21
Weather records have been broken across North America, with Canada and all 50 US states experiencing freezing temperatures because of the polar vortex.

Cardiff sign midfielder Eikrem

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:17
Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer signs Norway midfielder Magnus Wolff Eikrem from Dutch club Heerenveen.

Deadly blast at Iran war film shoot

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:02
At least five people are killed and several seriously hurt in Iran after live explosives detonate at a film set outside the capital, Tehran.

Serial sex attacker jailed for life

Wed, 2014-01-08 06:01
A man who attacked three women - including one who was pregnant - with the intention of raping them in a "campaign of terror" is jailed for life.

N America temperature records tumble

Wed, 2014-01-08 05:59
Weather records tumble across North America, with freezing temperatures even hitting the usually balmy US south.

'Slave' home has windows smashed

Wed, 2014-01-08 05:53
The windows of the home of a family who were jailed for treating a man with learning difficulties as their slave are smashed.

Nazi murder case dropped in Germany

Wed, 2014-01-08 05:44
A judge in Germany shelves the murder trial of Dutch-born ex-Nazi officer Siert Bruins, ruling he is free to leave court because of uncertainty surrounding the case.

VIDEO: PM tribute to work of Alan Turing

Wed, 2014-01-08 05:43
David Cameron said the work by codebreaker Alan Turing and others did at Bletchley Park in Buckinghamshire was "absolutely vital" in winning World War 2.

Kegworth air disaster memorial held

Wed, 2014-01-08 05:29
Flowers are laid at a memorial site to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Kegworth air disaster, which killed 47 people.

Nigeria mosque worshippers killed

Wed, 2014-01-08 05:22
Gunmen have attacked a mosque in the northern Nigerian state of Kano, killing three worshippers and wounding 12 others, police say.

VIDEO: #BBCtrending: White proverbs

Wed, 2014-01-08 05:18
Is the hashtag #WhiteProverbs racist?

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