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VIDEO: China censors period drama cleavage

Mon, 2015-01-12 14:57
China's most popular television drama has been re-edited to get rid of the plunging necklines featured in the show.

VIDEO: Mercedes boss: Car as smartphone on wheels

Mon, 2015-01-12 14:41
Samira Hussein speaks to Dr Dieter Zetsche, head of Mercedes-Benz about autonomous vehicles, and cars becoming smartphones on wheels.

VIDEO: Afghan fears over growth of IS

Mon, 2015-01-12 13:40
The first concrete evidence has emerged of attempts to recruit fighters in Afghanistan for the so-called Islamic State (IS).

VIDEO: China's drinking binge

Mon, 2015-01-12 13:38
Fears over new online drinking game going viral

VIDEO: Goal 'could help boost women's game'

Mon, 2015-01-12 13:31
Stephanie Roche, who came second in Fifa's goal of the year award, says she hopes her goal will help change perceptions of women's football.

New Charlie Hebdo to depict Muhammad

Mon, 2015-01-12 13:28
The cover of the latest edition of Charlie Hebdo magazine features an illustration of the Prophet Muhammad, below the words "all is forgiven".

Birmingham reacts to 'Muslim-only' gaffe

Mon, 2015-01-12 13:19
Birmingham reacts to 'Muslim only' gaffe

Contador rivalry spurs on Froome

Mon, 2015-01-12 13:17
Chris Froome says he cannot show weakness to his rival Alberto Contador when he bids for a second Tour de France title.

Police called to 'body in water'

Mon, 2015-01-12 13:03
Emergency services search the River Taff after a member of the public reported seeing a body in the water.

No Hodgson vote for Ronaldo & Messi

Mon, 2015-01-12 13:02
Roy Hodgson votes Javier Mascherano the world's best player but winner Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are not on his Ballon d'Or list.

The transgender 13-year-old

Mon, 2015-01-12 13:01
Is 13 too young for transgender therapy?

Murder revisited for witness appeal

Mon, 2015-01-12 13:01
Police investigating the murder of a man in County Antrim return to the scene a week later in an attempt to find more witnesses.

Power restored as snow predicted

Mon, 2015-01-12 12:57
Electricity is restored to homes that had been left without power by recent storms as forecasters predict snow across much of Scotland.

Hamilton Accies 2-3 Dundee Utd

Mon, 2015-01-12 12:43
Dundee United move up to third in the Premiership with victory over Hamilton.

AUDIO: Chocolatier taste tests new Creme Egg

Mon, 2015-01-12 12:21
A recipe change for Cadbury's Creme Eggs has provoked outrage among some chocolate lovers.

VIDEO: Terry takes selfies at Masters

Mon, 2015-01-12 12:10
Chelsea captain John Terry takes a number of selfies with fans while watching the Masters at London's Alexandra Palace.

VIDEO: Ronaldo receives Ballon d'Or award

Mon, 2015-01-12 11:27
Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer to win the 2014 Fifa Ballon d'Or at a ceremony in Zurich.

Poet Harsent wins TS Eliot Prize

Mon, 2015-01-12 10:42
David Harsent wins the prestigious TS Eliot poetry prize for his eleventh collection Fire Songs - his first victory in five nominations.

MPs to sue UKIP MEP for slander

Mon, 2015-01-12 10:38
Three South Yorkshire MPs say they are suing two UKIP politicians over remarks made about them in relation to the Rotherham child abuse scandal.

Joshua out of Johnson fight

Mon, 2015-01-12 10:27
Unbeaten heavyweight Anthony Joshua pulls out of his fight against Kevin Johnson with a back injury.