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Will 1%'s wealth overtake the rest?

Mon, 2015-01-19 08:44
Is Oxfam right to predict that the wealthiest 1% of the world's population will have more wealth than the other 99% at some point next year?

VIDEO: Taylor Swift praise for lip-sync cop

Mon, 2015-01-19 08:43
Taylor Swift has backed a police officer whose version of her song Shake It Off has become a YouTube hit.

The African state where a grenade is cheaper than a Coke

Mon, 2015-01-19 08:13
The African country where weapons are everywhere

'Israeli strike' killed Iran general

Mon, 2015-01-19 08:08
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards confirm that a general was killed in a suspected Israeli air strike in the Syrian Golan Heights.

Dating apps 'expose' location data

Mon, 2015-01-19 08:08
Many mobile dating apps can be hacked to expose the exact location of users, warn security experts.

Day in pictures: 19 January 2015

Mon, 2015-01-19 07:48
Images from around the world: 19 January

US 'tapped N Korea computers in 2010'

Mon, 2015-01-19 07:47
The US began looking into North Korea's computer network in 2010, reports claim

Boko Haram Cameroon captives freed

Mon, 2015-01-19 07:43
At least 20 of up to 80 people taken hostage by Boko Haram in Cameroon at the weekend are now free, reports say.

AirAsia crash 'not due to terrorism'

Mon, 2015-01-19 07:38
The crash of AirAsia QZ8501 three weeks ago was not likely due to terrorism, say Indonesian investigators analysing the cockpit voice recorder.

Micro-machines journey inside animal

Mon, 2015-01-19 06:55
In a case of science fiction meeting reality, microscopic machines have journeyed inside a living animal for the first time.

Cameroon punished for taking on Boko Haram

Mon, 2015-01-19 06:51
The new kidnappings in Cameroon by Nigeria's Boko Haram militants suggest the crisis is increasingly becoming a regional one, the BBC's Will Ross in Lagos reports.

Tear gas at Kenya playground protest

Mon, 2015-01-19 06:41
Kenyan police fire tear gas at pupils of a Nairobi government school who were protesting the sale of their playground to a private developer.

Saint Laurent fashion to go on show

Mon, 2015-01-19 06:34
The first major UK exhibition on the fashion of Yves Saint Laurent is to be staged at the Bowes Museum in County Durham later this year.

Life on the road - Kvitova's diary

Mon, 2015-01-19 06:25
Petra Kvitova talks about life on the road with Team Petra in the Wimbledon champion's first BBC Sport column.

Saudis 'can cope' with low oil price

Mon, 2015-01-19 06:09
Saudi Arabia can cope with low oil prices for "at least eight years", Saudi Arabia's petroleum minister's former senior adviser has told the BBC.

New Haitian government announced

Mon, 2015-01-19 06:07
Haitian President Michel Martelly has announced the formation of a new government which is to be sworn in on Monday.

Japanese man sues women's university

Mon, 2015-01-19 05:57
The man says rejecting his application to study there is unconstitutional.

Battle for Donetsk airport rages on

Mon, 2015-01-19 05:54
Rebels in eastern Ukraine reject the government's claim that its troops recaptured most of Donetsk airport, as fighting continues.

British trio ready for first round

Mon, 2015-01-19 05:51
Three Britons will be involved on day two of the Australian Open as they attempt to join Andy Murray in round two.

Husband admits decapitating wife

Mon, 2015-01-19 05:45
A man admits murdering his wife, who was found dead at their home in west London decapitated and with stab wounds and broken bones.