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In pictures: Napoleon's artefacts

Fri, 2014-11-14 20:19
Pictures of French emperor's treasures on sale near Paris

Ebola shuts down normal life signs

Fri, 2014-11-14 20:13
Daily life at a standstill in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone

Sturgeon urges voters to dump Labour

Fri, 2014-11-14 20:07
Nicola Sturgeon will use her first SNP conference speech as party leader to urge voters to dump Labour in next May's UK election.

Toplessness - the one Victorian taboo that won't go away

Fri, 2014-11-14 20:02
The one Victorian social value that won't go away

The man who was kidnapped by pirates - twice

Fri, 2014-11-14 19:59
The man who was kidnapped by pirates twice

The pearl fishers of Arabia

Fri, 2014-11-14 19:56
How Arabia made its money before the oil rush

Call for e-cigarette safety warnings

Fri, 2014-11-14 19:55
Fire bosses call for safety messages to be displayed on electronic cigarette kits as figures show a surge in incidents linked to the devices.

Leaders meet in Brisbane for G20

Fri, 2014-11-14 19:28
World leaders are meeting in Brisbane, Australia, for the first day of the G20 summit, with global growth the focus of the talks.

VIDEO: Humpback whales shock fishermen

Fri, 2014-11-14 19:26
Two Norwegian men fishing in Troms came within an arm's length of a group of humpback whales.

VIDEO: Artist captures 100 faces of war

Fri, 2014-11-14 19:18
Capturing portraits of warriors

Bomb suspect faces Paris extradition

Fri, 2014-11-14 19:11
A Canadian academic accused of a deadly 1980 bombing outside a synagogue in Paris is due to arrive in France on Saturday after losing an extradition battle.

Language lessons need 'new life'

Fri, 2014-11-14 19:09
Language teachers should aim beyond "functional phrasebook competence" and instil a desire for self-expression in pupils, a leading headmistress says.

Stars set for Band Aid 30 session

Fri, 2014-11-14 19:06
One Direction, Emeli Sande and Ed Sheeran are among the stars going into the studio later to record a new version of the Band Aid single for charity.

'Major milestone' in polio battle

Fri, 2014-11-14 19:02
A "major milestone" in the elimination of polio has been reached, the US Centres for Disease Control says.

VIDEO: Soccer seen as 'sissyball' in Deep South

Fri, 2014-11-14 19:01
Soccer, as seen in the US Deep South

Children in Need raises millions

Fri, 2014-11-14 18:54
Celebrities including One Direction, S Club 7 and Susan Boyle take part in the BBC's 2014 Children in Need fundraising gala - which has raised more than £25m so far.

Ugandan priest found in Mexico grave

Fri, 2014-11-14 18:49
Forensic experts in Mexico looking for 43 missing students identify the remains of a missing Ugandan Catholic priest kidnapped in April.

Philae comet lander back in contact

Fri, 2014-11-14 18:42
The Philae lander re-establishes radio contact with its orbiting Rosetta satellite and is sending data from the surface of the Comet 67P.

'Heavyweight' win delights Strachan

Fri, 2014-11-14 18:33
Scotland boss Gordon Strachan said his side's 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifying victory over the Republic of Ireland was "mesmerising".

VIDEO: Is Germany's economy flatlining?

Fri, 2014-11-14 17:48
The BBC's Robert Peston reports from Hamburg on the economic condition of Germany, which has seen growth figures of just 0.1% in the third quarter of the year.