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First female bishop to be announced

Wed, 2014-12-17 03:31
The Church of England is expected to name its first female bishop, just a month after the historic change to its rules.

Apple halts Russian online sales

Wed, 2014-12-17 02:44
Technology giant Apple says it cannot currently sell products online in Russia because the rouble's value is too volatile for it to set prices.

India SpiceJet planes 'grounded'

Wed, 2014-12-17 02:04
India's troubled airline SpiceJet grounds all flights after oil companies refuse to refuel any of its planes, media reports say.

Abbott pledges Sydney attacker review

Wed, 2014-12-17 01:45
Australian PM Tony Abbott announces a far-reaching review into how gunman Man Haron Monis claimed asylum, benefits and a gun licence.

Turbulence hits US-bound plane

Wed, 2014-12-17 00:40
A US-bound passenger plane is forced to make an emergency landing in Tokyo after several people were injured by severe turbulence.

White heroin victim's girlfriend speaks out

Wed, 2014-12-17 00:04
The girlfriend of Shaun Brotherston - who died after taking white heroin in Amsterdam - speaks exclusively to Newsbeat.

VIDEO: Millionaire sues ski slope chippy

Wed, 2014-12-17 00:04
A former chief executive of one of the world's biggest cosmetics firms is suing a fast food stall near his holiday home in the French Alps.

Vietnam tunnel collapse traps 12 men

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:32
Rescuers in central Vietnam are trying to reach 12 workers trapped underground after a section of a tunnel collapsed.

California's water woes quantified

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:13
Scientists assess the scale of the epic California drought and say it will require more than 40 cubic km of water to return the US state to normal.

VIDEO: Shooting suspect found dead in woods

Tue, 2014-12-16 23:03
Police in Pennsylvania have found the body of a former marine accused of killing his ex-wife and some of her relatives.

'Standards not met' in Duck sinkings

Tue, 2014-12-16 21:42
Recent incidents involving Duck amphibious vehicles highlighted poor maintenance and a failure to meet standards, a report finds.

Asian markets regain ground

Tue, 2014-12-16 21:33
Asian markets regained some ground as investors look to the US Federal Reserve's last policy meeting of the year.

UK Iraq abuse inquiry to report

Tue, 2014-12-16 21:22
A long-running public inquiry into alleged abuse carried out by British soldiers in Iraq is due to report later.

Clashes in fresh Haiti protest

Tue, 2014-12-16 21:07
Hundreds of Haitians take part in a march demanding the resignation of President Martelly two days after Prime Minister Lamothe stepped down.

Picture power: A scar on the landscape

Tue, 2014-12-16 20:56
Photographer Nacho Doce's picture of Brazil's Atibainha dam, as parts of the country ensure the worst drought in 80 years.

Food giant offered 'unreasonable' deal

Tue, 2014-12-16 20:29
UK food manufacturer 2 Sisters is setting "beyond unreasonable" terms in proposed contract agreements, one of its suppliers tells the BBC.

Squirrels are 'climate culprit'

Tue, 2014-12-16 20:22
Arctic ground squirrels could play a greater role in climate change than was previously thought, research suggests.

Made in Ghana, bass-ed in London

Tue, 2014-12-16 20:21
The Ghanaian sound gets remixed for UK dance floors

Russians fear return to 1998 crisis

Tue, 2014-12-16 20:05
Russia's Central Bank has raised interest rates to 17%, but the rouble has continued to plummet, prompting fears of economic crisis.

Greek vote could spark political turmoil

Tue, 2014-12-16 20:05
Greek MPs will vote on a new president on Wednesday but defeat for the government could spark jitters on the markets and a return to political turmoil.