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Merkel faces tense talks in Hungary

Mon, 2015-02-02 02:05
Hungary's PM Viktor Orban is under a cloud of criticism - at home and abroad - as Germany's Chancellor Merkel visits, Nick Thorpe reports from Budapest.

Police complaints reach record high

Mon, 2015-02-02 01:55
A record number of complaints has been made against police in England and Wales, says the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

West Ham & Sakho face Fifa inquiry

Mon, 2015-02-02 01:49
Striker Diafra Sakho and West Ham face a Fifa inquiry over his withdrawal from Senegal's Africa Cup of Nations squad.

Egypt court upholds death sentences

Mon, 2015-02-02 01:48
Court in Egypt upholds death sentences against 183 Muslim Brotherhood supporters over police killings in 2013.

Ebola: Second UK aid worker tested

Mon, 2015-02-02 01:38
A second UK military healthcare worker is flown back to London following "likely exposure" to the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone

Striker Kane signs new Spurs deal

Mon, 2015-02-02 01:36
Tottenham striker Harry Kane signs a new five-and-a-half-year contract with the north London club.

VIDEO: EU concern over forced adoptions

Mon, 2015-02-02 01:31
Every year about 11,000 children are taken into local authority care without the consent of their parents.

UK manufacturing growth picks up

Mon, 2015-02-02 01:26
Growth in the UK manufacturing sector picked up slightly in January following a modest recovery in export orders, a closely-watched survey indicates.

Complaints up against police forces

Mon, 2015-02-02 01:25
Complaints against two Welsh police forces have gone up, according to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

Dragon sequel wins animation award

Mon, 2015-02-02 01:20
How to Train Your Dragon 2 stakes its claim to this year's animated feature Oscar by taking top honours at the 42nd Annie Awards in Los Angeles.

Police make 37 Old Firm arrests

Mon, 2015-02-02 01:08
Police arrested 37 people for offences connected with the Celtic v Rangers football match in Glasgow on Sunday.

Ukraine rebels 'to raise 100,000 men'

Mon, 2015-02-02 00:53
Pro-Russian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko announces plans to recruit 100,000 men, as fighting with Ukrainian forces intensifies.

Does cold weather sometimes feel worse than it is?

Mon, 2015-02-02 00:51
Does cold weather sometimes feel worse than it is?

Mugging victim's pledge on donations

Mon, 2015-02-02 00:47
A disabled man who was mugged outside his Tyneside home says he will put hundreds of thousands of pounds raised in online donations "to good use".

Calls for £2bn Aberdeen city deal

Mon, 2015-02-02 00:41
Politicians in Aberdeen will urge ministers to back a £2bn city plan to secure the future of North East Scotland's oil and gas industry.

Kobane: Inside the town devastated by fight against IS

Mon, 2015-02-02 00:40
Inside Kobane, the town which repelled IS but paid a heavy price

Power Rangers actor held over stabbing

Mon, 2015-02-02 00:38
Police are questioning Ricardo Medina after his flatmate was fatally stabbed with a sword.

London's population hits record high

Mon, 2015-02-02 00:37
London's population tops 8.6m, the highest since its 1939 peak, the Greater London Authority reveals.

Trio to fight Blatter for Fifa job

Mon, 2015-02-02 00:27
Jordan's Prince Ali, Luis Figo and Michael van Praag will fight Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency.

Di Maria house targeted by burglars

Mon, 2015-02-02 00:08
Manchester United's Angel Di Maria was the victim of an attempted burglary while at his Cheshire home, the BBC understands.