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China's Huawei says profit rose 17%

Tue, 2015-01-13 01:43
Chinese tech giant Huawei says its operating profit in 2014 rose by about 17% from the previous year.

VIDEO: One-handed pianist achieves dream

Tue, 2015-01-13 01:29
Nick McCarthy defies advice to become first one-handed pianist to graduate from the Royal College of Music.

VIDEO: Climbers attempt 'the impossible'

Tue, 2015-01-13 01:19
Two climbers Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell are coming to the end of an attempt to 'free climb' the Dawn Wall of El Capitan, a rock formation in California's Yosemite National Park.

VIDEO: Osborne welcomes inflation figures

Tue, 2015-01-13 01:18
The Chancellor has welcomed news that inflation, as measured by the consumer price index, has fallen to 0.5%.

Malaysia model murder verdict upheld

Tue, 2015-01-13 01:16
Malaysia's highest court reinstates death sentences for two policemen convicted of murdering a Mongolian model linked to senior politicians in 2006.

Golden Globe TV ratings dip to 19m

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:53
Sunday's Golden Globe Awards ceremony was watched by 19.3 million people in the US, down 8% on last year's audience of 20.9 million.

UK inflation rate falls to 0.5%

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:52
UK consumer price inflation fell sharply to 0.5% in December, its joint lowest on record, official figures show

Greggs shares jump on strong sales

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:46
Shares in bakery chain Greggs jump 6% after it says strong trading over the Christmas period means profits will be above expectations.

VIDEO: What future for virtual reality?

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:45
Virtual Reality (VR) was one of the big talking points at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

How can inflation be good for you?

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:38
So, Mark Carney is filling his fountain pen, and looking for a stamp. But why on earth should he be writing to the chancellor to apologise, when low inflation looks so attractive?

One dies in Washington Metro smoke

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:37
A woman dies and 83 people are taken to hospital in Washington DC after a Metro tunnel filled with smoke.

Union boss 'angry' over City Link

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:30
A union leader is expected to tell MPs at Westminster his anger is increasing over the collapse of UK delivery firm City Link.

VIDEO: Marine conservation zones on the rise

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:19
The BBC's Danny Savage reports on plans to protect more offshore seabeds in England, which would see new areas given the status of 'marine conservation zone'.

Crystal Palace sign Sanogo on loan

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:10
Crystal Palace sign striker Yaya Sanogo from fellow Premier League club Arsenal on loan until the end of the season.

Mubarak fraud conviction overturned

Tue, 2015-01-13 00:00
A court in Egypt overturns former President Hosni Mubarak's embezzlement conviction and orders a retrial, paving the way for his release.

Suspended police working due to cuts

Mon, 2015-01-12 23:59
A number of police officers who were suspended due to misconduct allegations return to work while their cases are still under investigation because of budget pressures.

Centcom - a PR disaster, not cyberwar

Mon, 2015-01-12 23:58
The "hacking" of Centcom's Twitter and YouTube accounts is a PR disaster, but may be no more than that.

Watkins will not get £150k pay-out

Mon, 2015-01-12 23:53
Paedophile Ian Watkins will not receive a £150,000 pay-out after a Lostprophets' management company is dissolved, the BBC understands.

VIDEO: Changing attitudes to older people

Mon, 2015-01-12 23:21
Graham Satchell talks to people still working past retirement age, and enjoying it.

Sleet and snow disrupts travel

Mon, 2015-01-12 23:11
A number of roads and local bus services in the north west are affected by adverse weather conditions.