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Hong Kong shares sink nearly 4%

16 min 54 sec ago
Hong Kong shares join the regional downward trend, falling nearly 4%, as trading resumes after the Lunar New Year break.

Rio Tinto reports slump in profits

53 min 16 sec ago
Rio Tinto reports a slump in net profits and keeps its dividend flat, hit by the fall in commodity prices.

Dallas Buyers Club drops piracy case

1 hour 39 min ago
The Hollywood studio behind the US film Dallas Buyers Club is no longer pursuing its piracy case against Australians accused of illegally downloading the movie.

Oregon occupiers 'ready to surrender'

1 hour 44 min ago
The armed occupiers of a US wildlife reserve in the state of Oregon are preparing to surrender, a member of the group says on a live internet feed.

Police 'should be neutral' in sex cases

2 hours 33 min ago
Police should change their approach to sex abuse allegations and pursue claims with an "open mind" rather than presuming they are true.

Labour's troubles with the bomb

6 hours 34 min ago
How Clement Attlee's decision in the 1940s to arm Britain with nuclear weapons looms over the party's debate on renewing Trident.

Why does treatment for pets cost so much?

6 hours 37 min ago
Why does treatment for pets cost so much?

Train crew shortages causing delays

6 hours 42 min ago
Why do crew shortages cause one in 10 train delays?

Former Auschwitz guard faces trial

6 hours 47 min ago
A 94-year former Nazi SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp in Poland is to go on trial in Germany over the murder of at least 170,000 people.

Labour MP sorry for Tunbridge map slip

6 hours 58 min ago
Labour's local government spokesman acknowledges he "made a slip" when he suggested Tunbridge Wells was in Surrey rather than Kent.

Can this replace black pepper?

7 hours 8 sec ago
Foodies are turning to this new type of pepper

Aleppo fighting 'displaces 50,000'

7 hours 4 min ago
Fighting in Syria's Aleppo province has displaced about 50,000 people and the humanitarian situation is deteriorating rapidly, the Red Cross says.

How Putin is succeeding in Syria

7 hours 23 min ago
Russia is succeeding in Syria where the West has failed, by setting an achievable goal and committing enough force to reach it, as Jonathan Marcus reports.

How IS's Libya foothold threatens UK

7 hours 24 min ago
The Met Police is increasingly concerned that so-called Islamic State’s foothold in Libya could become a springboard for terrorist attacks on the UK, as Frank Gardner reports.

Ties warm between Pope and patriarch

7 hours 24 min ago
Issues of mutual concern are propelling the leaders of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox Churches towards dialogue, as Caroline Wyatt reports.

BBC's Tony Hall 'accountable to no-one'

7 hours 26 min ago
The BBC's director general Tony Hall is "effectively accountable to no-one", says a new report by a group of MPs.

In pictures: Mumbai cabbies

7 hours 26 min ago
London-based Glaswegian photographer Dougie Wallace spent four years documenting the black-and-yellow Premier Padmini taxis that have been a feature of Mumbai, India's financial capital, since the 1960s.

Universities to target poor white boys

7 hours 30 min ago
More students from white working class backgrounds are to be targeted in a university recruitment drive

Iranians speak out over sexual harassment scandal

7 hours 31 min ago
Iran debates sexual harassment after newsreader puts recording online

AUDIO: Has Sesame Street been gentrified?

7 hours 32 min ago
Sesame Street's Elmo explains why his neighbourhood seems to have gone upmarket.