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Greek singer Demis Roussos dies

Mon, 2015-01-26 07:35
Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 68, an Athens hospital confirms to the BBC.

VIDEO: Alexis Tsipras: Profile in 45 seconds

Mon, 2015-01-26 07:27
Greece will have a new leader after radical left-wing party Syriza won the general election - but who is Alexis Tsipras?

VIDEO: Man interrupts woman bishop ceremony

Mon, 2015-01-26 07:21
A man has interrupted a ceremony consecrating the Church of England's first female bishop, saying 'it was not in the Bible'.

Venus through to quarter-finals

Mon, 2015-01-26 06:53
Venus Williams beats sixth seed Agnieszka Radwanska to reach her first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2010 in Australia.

Egypt doctor 'convicted in FGM case'

Mon, 2015-01-26 06:31
An Egyptian doctor is convicted in a landmark retrial of carrying out female genital mutilation surgery, a campaign group and lawyer say.

Missing Mexico journalist found dead

Mon, 2015-01-26 06:29
The body of Mexican journalist Moises Sanchez, who was abducted by gunmen on 2 January, is found in the town of Medellin de Bravo in Veracruz.

China blocks virtual network use

Mon, 2015-01-26 06:15
China has blocked several popular services that let citizens skirt state censorship systems and reach banned sites.

India PM dons pinstripe 'name suit'

Mon, 2015-01-26 06:06
Pinstripes on Narendra Modi's traditional bandhgala suit were actually tiny letters spelling out his name

Safety dilemma as hosts advance

Mon, 2015-01-26 05:53
Equatorial Guinea's advance to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations has created a potential safety dilemma for local organisers.

'Soldiers killed' in Ukraine clashes

Mon, 2015-01-26 05:50
Intense fighting with between Russian-backed rebels and army units in eastern Ukraine sees seven soldiers killed in 24 hours, the military says.

Nigeria repels new attack on key city

Mon, 2015-01-26 05:31
Nigeria's military repels a new assault by militant Islamist group Boko Haram on the key north-eastern city of Maiduguri, an army source tells the BBC.

Mubarak's sons released from prison

Mon, 2015-01-26 05:23
The two sons of Hosni Mubarak are released from jail, a day after the fourth anniversary of the uprising that ousted the former Egyptian president.

Anti-austerity coalition in Greece

Mon, 2015-01-26 04:50
Right-wing Independent Greeks party agrees to form an anti-austerity coalition with radical left party Syriza, which won Sunday's election.

Too much useless CCTV, says watchdog

Mon, 2015-01-26 04:49
Too many CCTV cameras are ineffective and the public does not have a true understanding of them, the surveillance commissioner warns.

England set for India showdown

Mon, 2015-01-26 04:46
England and India will meet for a place in the tri-series final after Australia's game against India was washed out.

SSE to cut gas prices by 4.1%

Mon, 2015-01-26 04:41
Energy company SSE says it is cutting its domestic gas prices by 4.1% from 30 April, saving the average household £28 a year.

Kylie to headline Hyde Park festival

Mon, 2015-01-26 04:33
Pop star Kylie Minogue will headline the third and final night of the British Summer Time festival at Hyde Park in June.

Why aren't markets panicking about Greece?

Mon, 2015-01-26 04:29
Will Syriza succeed in persuading its eurozone and IMF creditors to write off some of their huge debts, or will it be forced to leave the currency union?

Redmayne win raises Oscars chances

Mon, 2015-01-26 04:04
Eddie Redmayne wins best actor at the Screen Actor's Guild awards while Birdman and Downton Abbey win ensemble awards.

Obama attends India's Republic Day

Mon, 2015-01-26 04:04
President Barack Obama begins the second day of his visit to India by becoming the first US head of state to attend the Republic Day parade.