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Rebels tighten grip on Yemen capital

Wed, 2015-01-21 07:45
Shia Houthi rebels tighten their grip on Yemen's capital, Sanaa, reportedly stationing fighters outside the home of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.

WhatsApp bans unofficial app users

Wed, 2015-01-21 07:24
WhatsApp acts to stop downloads of a third-party service, WhatsApp Plus, and locks out people who used it from its chat platform.

Shazam - a billion dollar London success

Wed, 2015-01-21 07:17
It's not often we get news of a UK tech firm that's a global success story and still owned in Britain. All the more reason then to celebrate this morning's announcement from Shazam.

Civil servants make baking offer

Wed, 2015-01-21 07:15
Canadian government staff suggest making their own snacks to save public money on awayday.

Paris to sue Fox over Muslim claims

Wed, 2015-01-21 06:56
The mayor of Paris says she will sue Fox News for its inaccurate reporting of the city following the attacks on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

Soldier accused of Austria girl rape

Wed, 2015-01-21 06:46
Prosecutors in Austria charge UK soldier with raping and sexually abusing six-year-old girl

Gum suspected in US student death

Wed, 2015-01-21 06:42
A medical report into the death of a star college basketball player in the US state of Pennsylvania suggests she choked on chewing gum in her sleep.

Arrest of Silk Road 2.0 suspect

Wed, 2015-01-21 06:34
Man arrested in Seattle for allegedly helping to run Silk Road 2.0, an online marketplace for drugs and other illicit activities.

In pictures: Infrastructure in focus

Wed, 2015-01-21 06:22
Winning images from this year's RICS photo competition

Nepal's long wait for a constitution

Wed, 2015-01-21 06:19
Nepal's wait for a new constitution has been long and painful. Surendra Phuyal looks at why.

Easter and Cipriani in England squad

Wed, 2015-01-21 06:00
England recall Nick Easter and Danny Cipriani to their training squad for the first Six Nations game, while five Lions also return.

Landmark US-Cuba talks to start

Wed, 2015-01-21 05:53
The highest-ranking US delegation to visit Cuba in 35 years is due to start talks with Cuban officials about migration and bilateral ties.

NFL 'deflate-gate' inquiry continues

Wed, 2015-01-21 05:48
The NFL continues to investigate New England Patriots amid claims balls were deflated in a win that sent them to the Super Bowl.

Neeson under fire from US gun makers

Wed, 2015-01-21 05:47
The firearms company that provided the guns for Liam Neeson's Hollywood movie Taken 3 criticises the star for his comments about US gun laws.

MPs' anger at Iraq Inquiry delay

Wed, 2015-01-21 05:38
MPs react angrily to news that the official inquiry into the 2003 Iraq War will not report until after the general election.

Roache plans TV tribute to Kirkbride

Wed, 2015-01-21 05:32
Coronation Street actor William Roache will deliver a tribute to his former co-star Anne Kirkbride at the National Television Awards later.

Russia 'to seek fresh Ukraine truce'

Wed, 2015-01-21 05:29
Russia says it will seek an immediate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine at talks later, and insists there is no evidence of its troops crossing the border.

Transgender shelter opens in Turkey

Wed, 2015-01-21 05:29
Its founder says opening the shelter was made possible by people's donations.

France boosts anti-terror strategy

Wed, 2015-01-21 04:53
France to create 2,680 anti-terror posts, with 3,000 people requiring surveillance, PM says

Moving beyond the race blame game

Wed, 2015-01-21 04:52
How long can South Africa keep blaming the past?