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Wiggins signs Team Sky extension

Mon, 2015-01-05 02:17
Sir Bradley Wiggins signs a contract extension with Team Sky which will see him race for the team until the end of April.

UK construction output slows down

Mon, 2015-01-05 02:16
Activity in the UK's construction sector grew at its slowest pace for 17 months in December but remains robust thanks to continued growth in housebuilding. a survey finds.

Tickets sold for game that never was

Mon, 2015-01-05 02:15
Accrington Stanley fans are being asked to spend £20 on souvenir tickets for a game which will never happen.

Beverly Hillbillies star Douglas dies

Mon, 2015-01-05 02:12
US actress Donna Douglas, best known for playing the tomboyish Elly May Clampett in 1960s sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, dies at the age of 82.

Four arrested in drone base protest

Mon, 2015-01-05 02:09
Four people are arrested after cutting through the wire at an RAF base in Lincolnshire.

'Medical miracle' eagle found dead

Mon, 2015-01-05 02:08
A young sea eagle described by wildlife experts as "a medical miracle" is found dead on the Isle of Mull.

VIDEO: Hockey goalie loses puck in his pads

Mon, 2015-01-05 02:07
Washington goaltender Braden Holtby saves a shot against the Florida Panthers, but loses the puck in his pads.

VIDEO: Can gadget count calories digested?

Mon, 2015-01-05 02:05
George Mikaberidze defends his controversial GoBe fitness band which it is claimed can count the calories digested by the wearer's body.

France seeks end to Russia sanctions

Mon, 2015-01-05 01:46
French President Francois Hollande says he wants Western sanctions on Russia to be lifted if progress is made in talks on the Ukraine conflict this month.

Madonna defends 'bondage' images

Mon, 2015-01-05 01:36
Pop singer Madonna defends the images of Martin Luther King Junior, Nelson Mandela and others that have been posted on her social media outlets.

VIDEO: Black Friday 'blessing in disguise'

Mon, 2015-01-05 01:32
John Lewis's managing director has warned that UK firms voice fears about the impact of heavy discounting on Black Friday, describing it as "a blessing in disguise".

John Lewis warns on Black Friday and free delivery

Mon, 2015-01-05 01:27
John Lewis managing director Andy Street argues consumers should realise there are costs attached to the digital retailing revolution.

Funeral for bin lorry crash teacher

Mon, 2015-01-05 01:26
A funeral service will be held later for a primary school teacher who died in the Glasgow bin lorry crash.

Charge after man's nose bitten off

Mon, 2015-01-05 01:20
A 19-year-old is charged after a teenager has part of his nose bitten off.

VIDEO: The invisible objects you can touch

Mon, 2015-01-05 01:17
Researchers have created a device that makes invisible objects in mid-air that you can touch and feel.

China scraps quotas on rare earths

Mon, 2015-01-05 01:13
China scraps a quota system restricting exports of rare earth minerals after losing a World Trade Organisation (WTO) case.

Consumers and tech - does Las Vegas know what you want?

Mon, 2015-01-05 01:10
In the first week of January Las Vegas also becomes home to the excessive ambitions of an industry that believes it really knows what consumers want.

Saudi guards killed on Iraq border

Mon, 2015-01-05 01:02
Two Saudi border guards have been killed in a suicide bomb attack on the kingdom's frontier with Iraq, the interior ministry says.

Unknown queen's tomb found in Egypt

Mon, 2015-01-05 01:01
The tomb of a previously unknown queen, Khentakawess III, is unearthed in a necropolis south-west of Cairo, Egyptian officials say.

Activists shot dead in Bangladesh

Mon, 2015-01-05 00:51
Two opposition activists are shot dead in Bangladesh during clashes on the first anniversary of disputed general elections.