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Tunisia holds landmark election

3 hours 13 min ago
Tunisia, whose 2011 uprising inspired the Arab Spring, holds a presidential run-off whose winner will be the country's first freely elected leader.

VIDEO: Tremors endanger Michelangelo's David

3 hours 55 min ago
The Italian government is to spend around €200,000 (£156,000) on a new plinth for Michaelangelo's David to protect the statue from earth tremors.

Ambulance targets plan revealed

4 hours 35 min ago
Target times for ambulances to reach some seriously ill patients could be lengthened, a document leaked to the BBC shows.

Bird flu poultry restrictions lifted

4 hours 47 min ago
Restrictions on the movement of poultry in East Yorkshire after an outbreak of bird flu at a duck breeding farm are lifted.

Muhammad Ali down with pneumonia

5 hours 16 min ago
Former three-time heavyweight champion boxer Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with a mild case of pneumonia, his spokesman says.

Mother charged with Cairns murders

6 hours 52 min ago
Australian authorities charge a woman in the northern city of Cairns with the murder of seven of her children and her niece.

Voices of grief and determination

7 hours 11 min ago
Grief and determination after Taliban school massacre

What Cuba's new friendship with the US means for everyday life

7 hours 41 min ago
What Cuba's new pact with the US means for everyday life

VIDEO: Fixing bones with a household drill

8 hours 26 min ago
Safe surgery with a DIY essential

The family with 34 children - and counting

8 hours 31 min ago
The family with 34 children - and they're adding two more

More support for ex-forces prisoners

9 hours 8 min ago
Ex-armed forces members who are sent to prison will get more support following a review of how they are treated, the Ministry of Justice says.

Welby seeks gay marriage 'bridge'

9 hours 31 min ago
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby tells Desert Island Discs he is trying to bridge a split in the Church over same-sex marriage.

US insists North Korea behind hack

9 hours 48 min ago
The US says North Korea must admit "culpability" for a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures after North Korea suggests a joint inquiry into the attack.

VIDEO: How can a fish be a spy? - in 15 secs

9 hours 49 min ago
The US navy has developed a robot that looks like a fish, but has high-tech surveillance equipment inside.

Slower ambulance fears, and roadside drug tests

9 hours 56 min ago
Claims that NHS England may make target response times for ambulances longer, and news on a festive season blitz on drug-driving are two of a mixed bag of Sunday headlines.

Gunman kills two New York policemen

10 hours 9 min ago
A gunman shoots dead two police officers sitting inside a patrol car in New York before killing himself, officials say.

Why do mornings get darker after 21 December?

10 hours 13 min ago
Why mornings will keep getting darker after 21 December

Climate of fear in Turkmenistan

10 hours 15 min ago
Foreign investors are keen to do deals with Turkmenistan but a climate of fear silences dissent, writes the BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov in Ashgabat.

Nurses in training 'at six-year low'

10 hours 26 min ago
The number of nurses being trained in Scotland has fallen to its lowest level for six years, according to the Scottish Conservatives.

Tube's lost property treasure trove

10 hours 31 min ago
The strange things passengers leave on the Tube

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