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VIDEO: Air strike frequency - IS fight v WW2

Tue, 2015-11-24 13:44
The US-led coalition launches about two combat aircraft sorties per hour against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, but how does that compare to previous aerial campaigns?

Carol leads Independent Spirit nods

Tue, 2015-11-24 13:42
Cate Blanchett romance Carol tops the nominations for next year's Independent Spirit Awards with six nods.

Higgins eases into UK second round

Tue, 2015-11-24 13:29
Former champion John Higgins reaches the second round of the UK Championship with a comfortable victory on day one.

Argentina's Macri faces no shortage of challenges

Tue, 2015-11-24 13:14
BBC South America correspondent Wyre Davies lays out the changes facing Argentina after Mauricio Macri's election victory.

VIDEO: Obama: Turkey has 'right' to defend airspace

Tue, 2015-11-24 13:13
US President Barack Obama says Turkey has a right to defend its territory and airspace, after the shooting down of a Russian jet by Turkey on its border with Syria.

Coe's Eugene decision role questioned

Tue, 2015-11-24 13:08
An email raises questions about Lord Coe's role in the decision to award the 2021 World Championships to Eugene earlier this year.

Warrant issued for new Paris suspect

Tue, 2015-11-24 12:48
Belgian prosecutors name a new suspect in the Paris attacks case, Mohamed Abrini, who they say was seen in a car with fugitive Salah Abeslam.

Murder charge for Chicago policeman

Tue, 2015-11-24 12:41
Jason Van Dyke, a white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year, has been charged with murder.

Rolls-Royce 'confidence not good'

Tue, 2015-11-24 12:00
Rolls-Royce chief executive Warren East says he understands investors' concerns and promises to be more transparent about the risks it faces.

Blast hits state security bus in Tunis

Tue, 2015-11-24 11:57
Explosion hits bus carrying presidential guards in Tunis, Tunisian state TV says.

VIDEO: Putin: Jet shooting is stab in the back

Tue, 2015-11-24 11:46
Russian President Vladimir Putin fiercely condemns the downing of a Russian jet on the Turkey-Syria border.

Was jet downing an overreaction?

Tue, 2015-11-24 11:28
The downing of a Russian warplane by Turkish fighter jets highlights once again the complexity of Syria's multiple conflicts, says the BBC's Jonathan Marcus.

UK bomb plotter jailed for 40 years

Tue, 2015-11-24 11:21
A Pakistani man extradited from the UK to the US has been sentenced to 40 years in jail for plotting attacks in Manchester, New York and Copenhagen.

VIDEO: 'I'd rather die as a migrant than go back'

Tue, 2015-11-24 10:47
Migrants on Greek border with Macedonia tearfully plea to be allowed to pass

Jury mulls verdict on ex-NZ cricketer

Tue, 2015-11-24 10:39
The jury in the perjury trial in London of ex-New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns retires to consider its verdict.

Pirates attack foreign ships off Somalia

Tue, 2015-11-24 10:10
Pirates have attacked Thai and Iranian fishing trawlers off Somalia's coast, seizing the crew of one of them, maritime experts and residents say.

France to keep Euro 2016 fan zones

Tue, 2015-11-24 10:02
Fans are likely to be allowed to watch Euro 2016 games on big screens in public areas of France despite security fears.

US economy grows more than expected

Tue, 2015-11-24 09:57
US economic growth for the third quarter is revised up, helped by stronger investment and house building.

France and US intensify anti-IS push

Tue, 2015-11-24 09:46
Security is tight as the French and US presidents meet to step up the offensive against the so-called Islamic State militant group.

GB satisfied with security - Murray

Tue, 2015-11-24 09:42
Great Britain's Davis Cup team are satisfied with security arrangements in Ghent for this weekend's final, says Andy Murray.