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Police die in Egypt drive-by shooting

5 hours 30 min ago
Four security personnel have been killed in drive-by shooting south of Cairo, Egyptian officials say.

Japan to resume whaling in Antarctic

5 hours 31 min ago
Japan decides to resume hunting whales in the Antarctic after a break of more than a year despite a ruling by the International Court of Justice.

VIDEO: Half a million lights set Christmas tree record

5 hours 47 min ago
An Australian man has set a new world record for the most lights on an artificial Christmas tree.

GB's Scott wins third world title

5 hours 48 min ago
Britain's Giles Scott claims his third world title with victory in the Finn Gold Cup in Takapuna, New Zealand.

Three die in Colorado clinic shooting

5 hours 57 min ago
A shooting at a family planning clinic in the US town of Colorado Springs leaves two civilians and a policeman dead, with the suspected gunman arrested.

The Soviet spy who grew up in England

6 hours 3 min ago
The English-born KGB agent whose story inspired a movie

VIDEO: Pope says Mass at 'symbolic' Uganda shrine

6 hours 15 min ago
Pope Francis has been celebrating Mass in front of an audience of hundreds of thousands of Ugandan Catholics.

Pacific Islanders remember Jonah Lomu

6 hours 24 min ago
New Zealand's Pacific Islander community remembers rugby great Jonah Lomu, who died earlier this month at the age of 40.

Eyesores or sights for sore eyes?

6 hours 28 min ago
Should powers station cooling towers be protected?

Pope remembers martyrs in Uganda

6 hours 34 min ago
Pope Francis celebrates Mass at a shrine where dozens of Ugandan Christians were martyred for their faith on the latest stage of his African trip.

McDonnell favours free vote on Syria

6 hours 46 min ago
Issues such as going to war should be "above party politics", shadow chancellor John McDonnell says, ahead of a potential vote on UK air strikes in Syria.

Horrible history: 76ers set US sporting record

Sat, 11/28/2015 - 3:29am
Basketball's Philadelphia 76ers break the longest losing streak in United States major professional sports history.

Sunderland survival 'not guaranteed'

Sat, 11/28/2015 - 2:33am
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce will "try his best" to keep the club in the Premier League, but is offering no survival guarantees.

Corbyn 'coup' bid, and Black Friday 'flop'

Sat, 11/28/2015 - 2:13am
Wrangling within the Labour Party appears on some front pages for a second day, while other papers judge the success of Black Friday ahead of the Christmas sales.

Week in pictures

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 10:42pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world taken over the past week.

Is there an economic case for tackling climate change?

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 10:35pm
On the eve of the UN's climate conference in Paris, the BBC's Andrew Walker unpicks the economic arguments for addressing the issue of climate change.

Canada 'to admit Alan Kurdi relatives'

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 10:20pm
Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, whose drowning off Turkey triggered an international outcry, are to be admitted to Canada, his aunt says.

Russia beefs up defences in Syria

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 9:31pm
Russia strengthens its anti-aircraft defences in Syria by moving up a cruiser and deploying new missiles at an air base.

Syria war: Attacks fuel search for solution

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 8:56pm
BBC Middle East correspondent Jim Muir says a rash of attacks by militants has intensified the impetus by outside players to find a way to end the war in Syria.

Why Cyprus backs Cameron's push for UK air strikes in Syria

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 8:52pm
Why Cyprus backs UK air strikes against Islamic State