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VIDEO: Abandoned migrants shelter in Italy

Sat, 2015-01-03 06:07
Refugees from the Syrian conflict, who were abandoned by people traffickers on an animal cargo ship in the Mediterranean, are being found accommodation in Italy.

Murder inquiry into flat fire deaths

Sat, 2015-01-03 05:46
A murder investigation is launched after the bodies of two men are found following a fire at a flat in central London.

VIDEO: Film fans set for 2015 blockbusters

Sat, 2015-01-03 05:42
With the Oscars just weeks away and some famous franchises set to return, the BBC's Lizo Mzimba takes a look at what film fans can expect in 2015.

Heart of Midlothian 1-1 Hibernian

Sat, 2015-01-03 05:38
Jamie Walker's long-range goal earns Hearts a point in the Edinburgh derby and keeps their unbeaten record intact.

PJ Harvey glass box album a sell out

Sat, 2015-01-03 05:29
Tickets to see award-winning musician PJ Harvey record her next album in a glass box at London's Somerset House sell out.

UK Ebola nurse critical - hospital

Sat, 2015-01-03 05:27
UK nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who was diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Sierra Leone, is now in a critical condition, the Royal Free Hospital says.

Djokovic out of final with fever

Sat, 2015-01-03 05:17
Novak Djokovic pulls out of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship final against Andy Murray with a fever.

Man in court on assault charge

Sat, 2015-01-03 04:30
A man appears at Selkirk Sheriff Court accused of assaulting a woman to the danger of her life after an incident in Galashiels.

Derby County v Southport

Sat, 2015-01-03 04:14
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup game between Derby County and Southport.

Villagers kidnapped in north Nigeria

Sat, 2015-01-03 04:04
Suspected Boko Haram militants have kidnapped about 40 boys and young men in a raid on a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria, residents say.

New Palace boss Pardew eyes signings

Sat, 2015-01-03 03:55
New Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew says the club's situation is "little bit sticky" and new signings are needed.

Japanese woman 'gang-raped' in India

Sat, 2015-01-03 03:49
Five men are arrested and charged with kidnapping and repeatedly raping a Japanese student over several weeks, police in Calcutta say.

A bumpy year ahead

Sat, 2015-01-03 03:02
If 2014 was "a year like no other", its successor looks a bit bumpier - notably in energy, retail, media and an election in May.

Gerrard to play in United States

Sat, 2015-01-03 03:01
Liverpool's departing captain Steven Gerrard will move to the United States at the end of the season, his club say.

Is Rajapaksa facing poll defeat?

Sat, 2015-01-03 02:58
Why Sri Lanka's 'king' may face election defeat

Farm fire: Search for elderly man

Sat, 2015-01-03 02:58
Emergency services are searching for an elderly man unaccounted for after a fire broke out at a farmhouse in Annaclone in County Down.

Meals on wheels service 'in crisis'

Sat, 2015-01-03 02:47
The number of vulnerable people receiving meals on wheels from English councils has more than halved in the past five years, Labour research shows.

Who could fight whom this year?

Sat, 2015-01-03 01:52
BBC Sport's Ben Dirs rounds up the fights he would like to see in 2015 - some of which might even take place.

VIDEO: Celebrating 50 years of special stamps

Sat, 2015-01-03 01:39
Royal Mail celebrates 50 years of special stamps which have featured major British events and famous faces of the last five decades.

Carragher queries Reds over Gerrard

Sat, 2015-01-03 01:12
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes his ex-club should have done more to keep Steven Gerrard at Anfield.