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VIDEO: Explosions as US oil train derails

Tue, 2013-12-31 02:22
Wagons from a mile-long train carrying crude oil burst into flames as they derail after a collision in the US state of North Dakota.

Antarctic rescue bid under threat

Tue, 2013-12-31 02:16
A rescue mission for a ship stuck in ice in Antarctica is threatened as reports emerge that one of the assisting vessels may itself be stuck.

VIDEO: Nick Clegg's new year message

Tue, 2013-12-31 02:04
The Liberal Democrats release Nick Clegg's new year message ahead of 2014.

VIDEO: Acorn PC inventor on future tech

Tue, 2013-12-31 02:03
Acorn computer inventor Herman Hauser says the next big thing will be the "internet of things" - or objects that can interact with each other.

NI Haass talks end without agreement

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:57
Talks aimed at resolving some of the most divisive issues hampering the Northern Ireland peace process break up without agreement.

Men hurt in sledgehammer attack

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:52
Three men are attacked by a gang carrying baseball bats and sledgehammers in County Londonderry.

PCC 'should resign' for web policy

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:41
Staffordshire's Police and Crime Commissioner should resign over the use of Twitter to name drink driving suspects, a criminal lawyer says.

VIDEO: Medical briefing on Schumacher

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:35
Update from doctors at Grenoble University Hospital on the condition of retired Formula One driver Michael Schumacher who suffered a serious head injury in a skiing accident on Sunday.

China doctor admits baby theft

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:27
A Chinese obstetrician is on trial for stealing newborn babies and selling them to child traffickers, the court and state media report.

VIDEO: Israel releases Palestinian prisoners

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:24
Israeli authorities have freed a group of 26 Palestinian prisoners as part of a US-brokered agreement to resume direct peace talks.

VIDEO: Death of literary mystery in digital age

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:22
Can literary intrigue survive in a digital age?

VIDEO: Mystery of California's crop circle

Tue, 2013-12-31 01:13
Californian residents have been left puzzled by a mysterious crop circle which appeared at a farm over the weekend.

Welsh rugby 'dying on feet' - Lewis

Tue, 2013-12-31 00:09
As the deadline for a new deal between the Welsh Rugby Union and the regions expires, ex-Wales flanker Emyr Lewis says things must change to save the game.

US 'will not drop diplomat charges'

Tue, 2013-12-31 00:06
Prosecutors are gathering evidence against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade ahead of a 13 January deadline for her indictment, US sources tell Indian media.

Five alternative January sales

Tue, 2013-12-31 00:02
Five alternative new year sales to look out for

VIDEO: US gripped by freezing temperatures

Mon, 2013-12-30 23:47
Bitterly cold weather has gripped several states in the US and temperatures are expected to plummet further.

Libel law changes coming into force

Mon, 2013-12-30 23:29
Claimants will have to show they suffered "serious harm" before suing under reformed libel laws for England and Wales, in force from Wednesday.

Carberry in no man's land - Stewart

Mon, 2013-12-30 23:21
Former England captain Alec Stewart says Michael Carberry has lost freedom in his batting which could cost him his place

Schumacher family in bedside vigil

Mon, 2013-12-30 23:15
The family of German Formula 1 champion Michael Schumacher is at his bedside as he fights for life after a skiing accident in the French Alps.

Window shopping: Who needs what in January

Mon, 2013-12-30 23:04
What does each Premier League club need in transfer window?

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