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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.

VIDEO: El Capitan climbers near the top

Tue, 2015-01-13 23:54
Two men have slowly been making their way up 900m of granite as they climb the Dawn Wall of El Capitan, a rock formation in California's Yosemite National Park.

Japan approves record defence budget

Tue, 2015-01-13 23:03
Japan's cabinet approves a record 4.98 trillion yen (£28bn, $42bn) budget for defence spending, amid a long-running maritime dispute with China.

US makes bid to rekindle Iran talks

Tue, 2015-01-13 22:45
The US secretary of state is to meet his Iranian counterpart in Geneva in a bid to revive stalled talks over Iran's nuclear programme.

New issue of Charlie Hebdo published

Tue, 2015-01-13 22:22
French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo publishes a new edition, with a cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad on its cover, a week after the deadly attacks.

Snow and gales to sweep across UK

Tue, 2015-01-13 22:19
Commuters are being warned of potential disruption as snow is forecast to fall across many parts of the UK, with gales also set to sweep in.

Campaign puts value on 'soft skills'

Tue, 2015-01-13 21:39
Workplace skills such as communication and team work need much greater recognition, says a campaign by employers.

Poor diabetes care 'costing lives'

Tue, 2015-01-13 21:32
Poor diabetes care in England is leading to avoidable deaths, record rates of complications and huge costs to the NHS, a charity warns.

Pope Francis to hold Sri Lanka Mass

Tue, 2015-01-13 21:23
Pope Francis is to celebrate Mass for a million worshippers in Colombo, on the second day of his visit to Sri Lanka.

Australia 'must pay' siege victims

Tue, 2015-01-13 20:48
Australia is urged to compensate the victims of domestic terror attacks as it does those harmed abroad, after the Sydney cafe siege last month.

#JeSuisCharlie creator: iconic phrase 'cannot be a trademark'

Tue, 2015-01-13 20:39
Hashtag creator against attempts to trademark phrase