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RK Laxman: Cartoonist behind India's 'Common Man'

19 hours 38 min ago
The man behind India's iconic cartoon
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Van Persie unhappy with scoring form

19 hours 39 min ago
Manchester United forward Robin van Persie says he will do everything he can to improve his goalscoring form.
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VIDEO: Greek elections: What next?

19 hours 45 min ago
A closer look at the Greek elections and what the result means for the country.
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Fred Talbot 'propositioned' boy, 15

19 hours 47 min ago
Former weatherman Fred Talbot told a 15-year-old boy he would be "happy to oblige" if he wanted to experiment sexually with other men.
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Islamic State 'driven out of Kobane'

19 hours 50 min ago
Islamic State militants completely expelled from Syrian border town of Kobane, activists and Kurdish fighters say.
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Demis Roussos: A colourful career

20 hours 1 min ago
Some of the more surprising elements of the career of the late Demis Roussos
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US Yemen embassy closes to public

20 hours 2 min ago
US embassy in Yemen closes to the public because of ongoing security concerns.
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Mattel boss resigns on sales slide

20 hours 27 min ago
Mattel removes chief executive as Barbie falls out of favour, sending sales in the crucial Christmas season down 6%.
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Tax break for Italy dog adoptions

20 hours 57 min ago
A Sicilian town is offering reductions in rubbish-disposal fees if people give a dog a home.
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Indian cartoonist RK Laxman dies

January 26, 2015 - 23:58
Famous Indian cartoonist RK Laxman has died in hospital aged 94, Indian media reports say.
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Cameron: People 'deserve tax cuts'

January 26, 2015 - 23:53
David Cameron says there is a "economic, moral and practical" case for lower taxes as the economic recovery continues.
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VIDEO: How was Malaysia Airlines 'hacked'?

January 26, 2015 - 23:43
The website for Malaysia Airlines was rendered inaccessible thanks to a cyber-attack. But how did it happen? BBC technology reporter Dave Lee explains.
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VIDEO: Aerial video of Auschwitz-Birkenau

January 26, 2015 - 23:17
BBC drone video from January 2015 shows what remains of Auschwitz-Birkenau.
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In pictures: Church of England's first woman bishop consecration

January 26, 2015 - 22:40
Church of England's first female bishop
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'Drone' found in White House grounds

January 26, 2015 - 22:38
The US Secret Service is reported to have recovered a small drone from the grounds of the White House, but the presidency plays down the incident.
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VIDEO: From Holocaust survivor to pop star

January 26, 2015 - 22:12
Dorit Oliver-Wolff talks to BBC Inside Out about her extraordinary journey from Holocaust survivor to German pop star.
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Day in pictures: 26 January 2015

January 26, 2015 - 22:12
Striking images from around the world in the past 24 hours
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Real Madrid sign Brazilian Silva

January 26, 2015 - 22:03
Real Madrid complete a deal to sign Lucas Silva from Brazilian club Cruzeiro for a reported fee of £9.7m.
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CAR minister seized 'for rebel chief'

January 26, 2015 - 21:56
The militia group which abducted Central African Republic's sports minister demands the release of its detained commander, an official says.
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Obama push to expand Alaskan refuge

January 26, 2015 - 21:55
President Barack Obama is to propose setting aside the majority of Alaska's national wildlife refuge as a wilderness area.
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