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Calls for hunting laws relaxation

Thu, 2013-12-26 06:23
There are calls to relax hunting restrictions and allow packs of dogs to flush out foxes on hill farms in Wales.

Thailand rejects election delay call

Thu, 2013-12-26 06:04
Thailand's government rejects calls to delay the forthcoming election, amid increasingly violent protests in which a policeman has been shot dead.

Man released over McAfee murder

Thu, 2013-12-26 06:04
A 34-year-old man arrested over the murder of Paschal 'Basil' McAfee has been released unconditionally.

VIDEO: Thai vote 'should be postponed'

Thu, 2013-12-26 05:53
Thailand's elections should be postponed because the risk of violence against candidates is too high, the country's election commission has said.

Retailers look for Boxing Day boost

Thu, 2013-12-26 05:51
The traditional Boxing Day sales are expected to provide a boost to high street shops, as consumers look for discounts, while Christmas Eve has proved increasingly important for online retail.

VIDEO: Boxing Day hunt as ban row continues

Thu, 2013-12-26 05:29
Almost 10 years since the ban on hunting with hounds in England and Wales, many Boxing Day hunts are taking place.

Russia says Arafat was not poisoned

Thu, 2013-12-26 05:26
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of natural causes, not radiation poisoning, Russian scientists who examined his remains have concluded.

Woman faces flat death murder charge

Thu, 2013-12-26 05:05
A woman appears in court charged with murder after a man's body was found at a flat in Staffordshire.

Bell praises Pietersen's patience

Thu, 2013-12-26 04:47
England's Ian Bell praises Kevin Pietersen's fighting qualities and backs him to steer the tourists to a competitive total.

Doctor Who change tops TV ratings

Thu, 2013-12-26 04:37
The regeneration of Doctor Who on BBC One was the most-watched TV moment on Christmas Day but Mrs Brown's Boys was the most-seen entire programme.

Thailand 'should call off election'

Thu, 2013-12-26 04:35
Thai election officials say the government should postpone February's vote because of rising violence, as a police officer is killed in protests.

'Cook remains a leader in search of a team'

Thu, 2013-12-26 04:10
England captain Alastair Cook needs his senior team-mates now more than ever, says chief sports writer Tom Fordyce

Arson attack on play room 'cowardly'

Thu, 2013-12-26 04:04
A "cowardly" arson attack on Christmas Day wrecks a sensory room built as a present for an autistic boy.

UK Europe's 'largest' economy by 2030

Thu, 2013-12-26 03:50
The UK economy will become the largest in Europe, overtaking Germany by 2030, predicts think tank the Centre for Economic and Business Research.

Mao: Memorialised in 2,000 statues

Thu, 2013-12-26 03:41
Communist founding father through a series of photos

Man's body recovered from pond

Thu, 2013-12-26 03:39
A man's body is found in a pond in Kidderminster, West Mercia Police say.

China condemns Japan PM shrine visit

Thu, 2013-12-26 03:31
China and South Korea condemn Japan PM Shinzo Abe's visit to a controversial shrine to war dead that includes hundreds of WW2 war criminals.

VIDEO: 'We all daydream but no one talks about it'

Thu, 2013-12-26 03:15
Kristen Wiig says Walter Mitty, the hero of her new film, is "a timeless character... we all daydream but we don't really talk about it with each other."

Man dies after nightclub shooting

Thu, 2013-12-26 03:13
A man has died in hospital after he was shot inside a nightclub in London's West End, the Met Police says.

Flood victims face 10-month wait

Thu, 2013-12-26 03:03
Flood-hit residents of a seaside town may not be able to return to their homes for another 10 months, says the mayor.

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