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Briton held in Algarve 'murder case'

Wed, 2015-01-07 18:23
A British man is reportedly arrested during a murder inquiry after a woman's body was found under concrete at a house in Portugal.

In pictures: Vigils held after Paris attack

Wed, 2015-01-07 17:46
Silent vigils in Paris and other cities

'Bali Nine' man loses clemency bid

Wed, 2015-01-07 17:31
Myuran Sukumaran, one of the "Bali Nine" Australians jailed in Indonesia for drug smuggling, loses his final bid to escape execution.

Stocks in Asia up following US lead

Wed, 2015-01-07 17:25
Stocks in Asia mostly show gains, following Wall Street's lead and buoyed by a positive jobs survey in the US, together with hopes of further stimulus measures in the eurozone.

Next government could be a long time coming

Wed, 2015-01-07 16:16
The negotiations to form the coalition in 2010 will seem straightforward compared with the complexities that are likely to follow the general election in May, says Mark Mardell.

The longer look

Wed, 2015-01-07 16:15
MA students report on global issues

The world's biggest ship - for 53 days

Wed, 2015-01-07 15:56
The world's biggest ship - for 53 days

VIDEO: "Americans, this is pointless"

Wed, 2015-01-07 15:51
What baffles foreigners about the American way

Samsung forecasts 37% profit fall

Wed, 2015-01-07 15:48
South Korea's Samsung Electronics has forecast a 37.4% fall in quarterly operating profit from a year earlier.

Council considers cold school meals

Wed, 2015-01-07 15:30
West Dunbartonshire Council is to consider a proposal to scrap hot school dinners on Fridays to help save money.

Parents 'quit work over care costs'

Wed, 2015-01-07 15:06
One in five UK parents with childcare costs will reduce the hours they work or consider giving up work altogether in 2015, a survey suggests.

VIDEO: Polish nun's journey tipped for Oscars

Wed, 2015-01-07 15:00
A Polish film, Ida, is among the pictures favoured to earn a best foreign language film Oscar nomination when the shortlist of films in the running for an Academy Award is announced next week.

VIDEO: How an autistic child learned to say 'I love you'

Wed, 2015-01-07 15:00
How a dog helped an autistic boy open up

Tesco joins supermarket price war

Wed, 2015-01-07 15:00
Tesco cuts prices on some big-brand products on the day that new Tesco boss Dave Lewis is due to set out options for reviving the troubled supermarket.

Oldham hoping to complete Evans deal

Wed, 2015-01-07 14:55
Oldham Athletic are hoping to finalise a deal to sign convicted rapist Ched Evans on Thursday despite a 60,000-strong petition.

"Attack on freedom"

Wed, 2015-01-07 14:52
The first editions of the British papers cover the murders at the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris with graphic pictures of the attack, tributes to the dead and calls for solidarity against terrorism.

IS police 'kidnapped' in Syria

Wed, 2015-01-07 14:10
Reports from Syria say some members of the religious police force set up by the militant group Islamic State have been kidnapped.

More Cosby accusers come forward

Wed, 2015-01-07 14:01
Three more women come forward to accuse comedian Bill Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting them years ago.

Adams, Dawson & Mitchell in quarters

Wed, 2015-01-07 13:58
England's Martin Adams, Brian Dawson and Scott Mitchell seal quarter-final spots at the BDO World Championships with second-round wins.

VIDEO: Eurozone slips into deflation

Wed, 2015-01-07 13:54
Inflation in the eurozone turns negative, official figures show, with prices in December 0.2% lower than the same month a year earlier.