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Polanski to cooperate in Poland

Wed, 2015-01-14 05:59
Director Roman Polanski promises to cooperate with Polish prosecutors, who have been asked to extradite him to the US where he is wanted in a 1977 sex case.

QE is a eurozone palliative, not cure

Wed, 2015-01-14 05:55
Quantitative easing in the eurozone will do no more than buy its members time to fix their fundamental economic weakness.

AirAsia plane 'fuselage located'

Wed, 2015-01-14 05:44
The main body of the AirAsia plane that disappeared in December has been located and photographed in the Java Sea, say officials.

Italy's president to leave office

Wed, 2015-01-14 05:32
Italian President Giorgio Napolitano announces his retirement in a resignation letter, with uncertainty as to who will be his replacement.

Refunds offered for Bill Cosby shows

Wed, 2015-01-14 05:30
Concert promoter Ticketmaster is offering refunds for comedian Bill Cosby's upcoming shows in Denver, though organisers say they have a "moral obligation" for the performances to go ahead.

£28m Bony 'signs for Manchester City'

Wed, 2015-01-14 04:56
Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony has completed his £28m move to Manchester City, says the Ivory Coast Football Federation.

EU lawyer approves ECB bond buying

Wed, 2015-01-14 04:48
A top EU lawyer has said that the European Central Bank's bond buying programme is legal.

Leaders warn PM over TV debates

Wed, 2015-01-14 04:48
The Labour, Lib Dem and UKIP leaders warn David Cameron they want to press ahead with general election TV debates even if he refuses to take part.

Transformers tops Razzie nominations

Wed, 2015-01-14 04:31
Transformers: Age of Extinction leads the Razzies awards, given to the worst films of 2014, with seven nominations including worst picture, screenplay and director.

HK chief's speech warns of 'anarchy'

Wed, 2015-01-14 04:28
Hong Kong's leader CY Leung says economic growth outweighs calls for greater democracy, in a speech to the legislature delayed by protests.

Restraint call in UK over cartoon

Wed, 2015-01-14 04:24
British Muslims are urged to react with restraint to the publication by Charlie Hebdo magazine of a new cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

LRA commander 'in Ugandan custody'

Wed, 2015-01-14 04:19
Rebel LRA commander Dominic Ongwen, wanted for war crimes, has been handed over to Ugandan troops in the Central African Republic, the US says.

Hull theatre gets more rescue funds

Wed, 2015-01-14 03:52
Hull's Truck theatre is given an emergency grant of £250,000 by Arts Council England as it attempts to get out of financial trouble.

GM crops: What do new rules mean?

Wed, 2015-01-14 03:40
The EU has approved new rules on GM crops, designed to break the stalemate between pro- and anti-GM nations. What are the implications?

NZ navy in illegal fishing stand-off

Wed, 2015-01-14 03:32
The New Zealand navy is engaged in a stand-off with two boats thought to be illegally fishing for toothfish in the Southern Ocean.

Murray seeded sixth in Melbourne

Wed, 2015-01-14 03:29
Three-time finalist Andy Murray is seeded sixth for the Australian Open, with Novak Djokovic top of the draw.

VIDEO: Scuffles in Hong Kong legislature

Wed, 2015-01-14 03:08
Hong Kong's embattled Chief Executive CY Leung has used his annual address to the legislative council to insist that the democratic reforms on offer are the best the territory can hope for.

India extends Italian marine's leave

Wed, 2015-01-14 01:36
India's Supreme Court allows Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre who is accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012 to extend his stay in Italy by three more months on health grounds.

Ebola care centre for pregnant women

Wed, 2015-01-14 01:10
First treatment centre specialising in care for pregnant women opens

Bodies recovered from India's Ganges

Wed, 2015-01-14 00:11
Scores of bodies are recovered in the river Ganges in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, prompting the authorities to order a probe.