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Cheney: 'No problem' with detaining innocents

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:41
Former US vice-president defends CIA interrogation programme

Six dead in Pennsylvania shootings

Mon, 2014-12-15 15:24
A suspected gunman is on the run after six people were shot dead and three wounded in the US state of Pennsylvania, police say.

Greek central bank warns on economy

Mon, 2014-12-15 14:33
Greek's economy faces "irreparable" damage from the ongoing political crisis, the boss of its central bank has warned.

Golf needs speeding up - McIlroy

Mon, 2014-12-15 14:10
World number one Rory McIlroy calls for a faster version of golf in a bid to attract young players to the sport.

VIDEO: Bond filming under way after script theft

Mon, 2014-12-15 14:10
While Daniel Craig has been filming some of the first scenes of the next James Bond adventure Spectre in London cyber hackers have managed to steal and leak an early draft of the film's script.

Peat is Amazon's carbon superstore

Mon, 2014-12-15 13:59
Satellite data reveals that the most dense stores of carbon in Amazonia is not above ground in trees but below ground in peatlands.

Denmark lays claim to North Pole

Mon, 2014-12-15 12:50
Denmark makes a claim to the UN, arguing the area around the North Pole is linked to the continental shelf of Greenland, its autonomous territory.

Sandy Hook families sue rifle maker

Mon, 2014-12-15 12:32
The families of nine of the 26 people killed in a 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut have filed a lawsuit against a rifle manufacturer.

BT in talks to buy EE for £12.5bn

Mon, 2014-12-15 12:29
Telecoms giant BT is in exclusive talks to buy EE - Britain's largest mobile network group - for £12.5bn.

Rangers & Ashley accused of breach

Mon, 2014-12-15 12:28
Rangers and shareholder Mike Ashley are accused of breaching SFA rules over dual ownership.

Group 'seeks Gandalf' for president

Mon, 2014-12-15 11:24
Belarusian online opposition group launches campaign to make a wizard president.

VIDEO: Australia's radicalised Muslims

Mon, 2014-12-15 11:15
BBC News assesses Islamic radicalism in Australia - in 90 seconds.

Europe in 2014: Ghosts return

Mon, 2014-12-15 11:13
History came back to haunt Europe in 2014, not least with Russia's intervention in Ukraine, the BBC's Europe editor Gavin Hewitt writes.

Islamic State crisis: How Jalawla became a changed town

Mon, 2014-12-15 11:00
How Iraq's Jalawla changed with ousting of Islamic State

Girl escapes dining room car crash

Mon, 2014-12-15 10:56
A toddler is left pinned between a table and a wall when a stolen car crashes into her Salford home.

Jolie: US must lead against torture

Mon, 2014-12-15 10:53
Angelina Jolie says the US must "lead the way" against torture in its policies, following a report revealing the CIA's "brutal" treatment of terror suspects.

Police storm Sydney siege cafe

Mon, 2014-12-15 10:51
Armed police storm a cafe in Sydney, Australia, ending a siege by a gunman identified as an Iranian refugee who took dozens of hostages.

Erdogan pours scorn on EU criticism

Mon, 2014-12-15 10:47
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismisses EU criticism of recent mass arrests of journalists, urging the EU to "mind its own business".

Soul fans in a spin over rare record

Mon, 2014-12-15 10:31
Northern Soul collectors dig deep as the 'rarest record in the world', Darrell Banks' classic Open The Door To Your Heart, is auctioned online.

Rare northern white rhino dies in US

Mon, 2014-12-15 10:28
A male northern white rhinoceros named Angalifu has died at the San Diego Zoo in California, leaving only five of the species in the entire world.