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Force warned over police kill threat

Tue, 2014-12-09 05:50
West Midlands Police issues an alert after receiving an anonymous warning of a threat to kidnap and kill a serving officer.

Korean Air 'nut rage' official quits

Tue, 2014-12-09 05:46
A senior Korean Air executive resigns after delaying a plane's take-off because she was angry at how she had been served nuts.

VIDEO: Explorer drives tractor to South Pole

Tue, 2014-12-09 05:32
A Dutch explorer who has driven to the South Pole in a tractor says she has achieved "an impossible dream".

Boyhood and Birdman make AFI list

Tue, 2014-12-09 05:18
The American Film Institute picks its top 11 films of 2014, including Boyhood, Birdman, Unbroken and Interstellar.

Judge to rule on Pistorius appeal

Tue, 2014-12-09 05:01
A South African judge is set to rule on whether prosecutors can appeal against what they call the "shockingly low" sentence on Oscar Pistorius.

No trial over Nazi massacre case

Tue, 2014-12-09 04:54
A court in the German city of Cologne throws out the case of an 89-year-old man accused over an infamous Nazi massacre of civilians in France.

Firefighters begin 24-hour strike

Tue, 2014-12-09 04:49
Firefighters across England are on a one-day strike as part of a long-running row over pensions.

Zimbabwe VP denies anti-Mugabe plot

Tue, 2014-12-09 04:46
Zimbabwe's Vice-President Joyce Mujuru rejects accusations against her of treachery and corruption as "unfounded" and "ridiculous".

Mars rover 'solves mountain riddle'

Tue, 2014-12-09 04:35
Scientists working on Nasa's Curiosity rover think they can now explain why there is a huge mountain at the robot's landing site in Mars' Gale Crater.

Police to begin Madeleine interviews

Tue, 2014-12-09 04:27
British police arrive in Portugal to observe interviews with 11 people as part of their inquiries into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

Labour pledges cancer therapy fund

Tue, 2014-12-09 04:03
A new fund to pay for innovative cancer drugs, surgery and radiotherapy would be set up if Labour comes to power.

Rush release for Ronson's single

Tue, 2014-12-09 03:41
Bookmakers slash odds on Mark Ronson becoming Christmas Number One, after his single is rush-released following Fleur East's X Factor performance.

Hoverfly kiss wins photo prize

Tue, 2014-12-09 03:26
Hoverfly kissing a thistle takes ecology photo prize

Germany struggles to cope with asylum surge

Tue, 2014-12-09 03:26
Germany says Europe must help shoulder rising asylum numbers

Tesco warns over full-year profits

Tue, 2014-12-09 03:20
Tesco shares plunge after the supermarket group warns full-year profits will be substantially below market expectations.

VIDEO: NZ jet pack maker floats in Australia

Tue, 2014-12-09 03:00
A New Zealand company says it has developed the jetpack into a viable commercial venture and it is aiming to list on the Australian stock exchange.

Uighur scholar's students jailed

Tue, 2014-12-09 03:00
Seven students of imprisoned Uighur academic Ilham Tohti have been convicted of separatism and jailed, a lawyer for Tohti says.

A reinvigorated anti-Taliban alliance?

Tue, 2014-12-09 02:54
Afghan-Pakistani alliance boosted by victories, says Ahmed Rashid

VIDEO: Albinos 'being killed like animals'

Tue, 2014-12-09 02:51
A new campaign launched in Tanzania aims to protect albino people after a rise in the number of them being murdered.

VIDEO: Royal couple meet Jay-Z and Beyonce

Tue, 2014-12-09 02:41
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have attended a basketball game in New York as about 200 people demonstrated nearby against incidents of police violence in the US.