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China probes 'salamander banquet'

Tue, 2015-01-27 05:00
China investigates allegations that officials ate a rare giant salamander at a lavish banquet, and that journalists who took photos were beaten up.

UK economic growth hits 2.6% in 2014

Tue, 2015-01-27 04:57
The UK's economy grew by 2.6% last year, the fastest pace since 2007, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.

Survivors mark Auschwitz anniversary

Tue, 2015-01-27 04:55
Auschwitz survivors and visiting dignitaries gather at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark the 70th anniversary of its liberation.

Gross death suspect 'faced charge'

Tue, 2015-01-27 04:40
Charges would have been brought against Alice Gross murder suspect Arnis Zalkalns if he had lived, the Met Police says.

Petty given credit on Sam Smith song

Tue, 2015-01-27 04:35
Tom Petty is given a song writing credit on Sam Smith's hit Stay With Me over the similarities to his 1989 track I Won't Back Down.

AirAsia recovery operation suspended

Tue, 2015-01-27 04:27
The Indonesian military suspends recovery operations for AirAsia flight QZ8501 in the Java Sea after repeatedly failing to lift the fuselage.

Airline wars - IAG plots Irish government charm offensive

Tue, 2015-01-27 04:11
Tuesday saw a significant moment in IAG's mega-bid to take over Aer Lingus; now it gets political.

Facebook suffers widespread fault

Tue, 2015-01-27 03:56
Facebook says it was responsible for a fault that caused its social network, Instagram photo service and other apps to become unavailable for about 40 minutes.

PM: Yes to TV debates with NI parties

Tue, 2015-01-27 03:47
David Cameron says a deal could be done for TV debates to go ahead if Northern Ireland's parties are represented on the panel.

Aer Lingus 'willing' to agree IAG bid

Tue, 2015-01-27 03:41
Irish airline Aer Lingus says it is "willing" to accept a €1.36bn takeover offer from British Airways owner IAG if the interests of "relevant parties" are satisfied.

New York shuts down for blizzard

Tue, 2015-01-27 03:04
New York City and other areas in the north-east US have shut down ahead of a snowstorm that could dump as much as 76cm (30ins) of snow.

VIDEO: Argentina's secret service 'disbanded'

Tue, 2015-01-27 01:44
The Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has announced she plans to disband the country's intelligence agency.

Fidel Castro reacts to US-Cuba thaw

Tue, 2015-01-27 00:42
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro appears to have given tacit approval to recent moves by Cuba and the US to restore diplomatic relations.

South Korea swimmer fails dope test

Mon, 2015-01-26 22:59
South Korea's first Olympic swimming gold medallist Park Tae-hwan fails a doping test, with his management blaming a chiropractic injection.

'No proof' academies raise standards

Mon, 2015-01-26 22:17
There is no clear evidence to show that "academies raise standards overall", says a report from the Education Select Committee into England's school system.

Greece debt repayment 'unrealistic'

Mon, 2015-01-26 22:01
It is unrealistic to expect Greece to repay its huge debt in full, a spokesman for Syriza - which won Sunday's election - tells the BBC.

Seventy years since Auschwitz liberated

Mon, 2015-01-26 21:40
Following the liberation of Auschwitz 70 years ago, BBC News explores what the Allies discovered at the camps and what remains of the site today.

Uncanny political parallels with 1974

Mon, 2015-01-26 21:32
Much uncertainty surrounds the coming General Election - just as it did in February 1974, says Julia Langdon.

Obama due at India town hall meeting

Mon, 2015-01-26 21:26
US President Barack Obama is due to hold a town hall-style meeting with young Indians in Delhi on the final day of his relationship-boosting visit.

VIDEO: Holocaust-era violins play again

Mon, 2015-01-26 21:21
Holocaust-era violins repaired to make music once more