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Howard fears for Mignolet confidence

December 19, 2014 - 19:00
Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard warns Simon Mignolet he faces a "hard road back" to regaining his Liverpool place.
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Off-duty policeman killed in assault

December 19, 2014 - 18:58
An off-duty police officer dies and to other men are injured in an assault in Liverpool city centre.
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Pakistan army 'kills 57 Taliban'

December 19, 2014 - 18:42
Pakistan's military says it has killed 57 Taliban militants in several operations, days after the Taliban massacre at a school in Peshawar.
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7ft marine reptile fossil beach find

December 19, 2014 - 18:27
An amateur fossil hunter has unearthed a 7ft skeleton of a carnivorous marine reptile on a beach in south Wales.
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Former model Mandy Rice-Davies dies

December 19, 2014 - 18:11
Former model Mandy Rice-Davies, one of the main figures in the 1960s Profumo affair, has died from cancer at the age of 70, her publicist has said.
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HK tycoon found guilty of corruption

December 19, 2014 - 17:59
Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and a former government official have been found guilty in the city's biggest-ever corruption case.
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Man crashes car into Spain party HQ

December 19, 2014 - 17:59
A ruined Spanish businessman drives a car carrying gas cylinders into the front of the governing Popular Party's headquarters in Madrid, police say.
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VIDEO: The dog with 3D printed legs

December 19, 2014 - 17:34
BBC Click looks at some of the week's technology highlights.
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Talks 'failed to save IS hostage'

December 19, 2014 - 17:21
Details emerge of an attempt to secure the release of kidnapped US aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig before he was killed by Islamic State militants.
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Instant translation – no longer sci-fi

December 19, 2014 - 17:20
Automated translation is no longer the stuff of sci-fi fiction, since Skype launched a beta version of its Translator service.
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Hint of breakthrough in NI talks

December 19, 2014 - 17:19
There may have been a partial breakthrough in the cross-party talks at Stormont, a source suggests to the BBC.
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'Trojan Horse' schools make progress

December 19, 2014 - 17:03
Progress is seen at two Birmingham schools placed in special measures after the so-called "Trojan Horse" affair, Ofsted says.
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Smith ton leaves Test finely poised

December 19, 2014 - 16:48
Australia captain Steve Smith's second century in two games helps leave the second Test against India finely poised.
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Disabled 'missing out' on scheme

December 19, 2014 - 16:40
Substantial numbers of disabled people are missing out on government support to help them into work, a group of MPs say.
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VIDEO: Girl hears Christmas for first time

December 19, 2014 - 16:29
It's almost Christmas, and Sula's new ear implants mean she will be able to hear carols and jingle bells this year.
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Appeal against Mumbai suspect bail

December 19, 2014 - 16:22
A Pakistani government prosecutor says he is challenging the bail granted to a man accused of being behind the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
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Pilot jailed over deadly China crash

December 19, 2014 - 16:09
A Chinese court has jailed a pilot for three years over a 2010 crash in Heilongjiang province that left 44 people dead.
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India's Kerala dilutes alcohol ban

December 19, 2014 - 16:05
Authorities in the southern Indian state of Kerala announce plans to dilute their earlier decision to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to attract tourists and protect jobs.
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Vettel affected by Ricciardo pace

December 19, 2014 - 15:29
Sebastian Vettel left Red Bull partly because of the pace of team-mate Daniel Ricciardo, says team boss Christian Horner.
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S Korea Christians scrap border tree

December 19, 2014 - 14:54
A South Korean Christian group cancels plans to put up a Christmas-tree shaped tower close to the border with the North, citing "jitters".
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