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Short-let apartments spark Paris row

December 26, 2014 - 6:41am
Growth of short holiday lets alarms Paris authorities

Ukraine peace talks called off

December 26, 2014 - 5:29am
Peace talks between Ukraine's government and pro-Russian rebels, due to take place in Minsk, have been called off, Belarusian officials say.

Captain Smith steadies Australia

December 26, 2014 - 5:09am
Australia captain Steven Smith guides the hosts to 259-5 on the opening day of the third Test against India.

VIDEO: How the world responded to Ebola

December 26, 2014 - 4:41am
The BBC's Global Health Correspondent Tulip Mazumdar looks back at how the world responded to the crisis in West Africa.

Tokyo stocks make slight gains

December 26, 2014 - 3:56am
Tokyo market report

Friday's gossip column

December 26, 2014 - 3:43am
Lampard set to extend Man City loan, Liverpool and Arsenal chase Milner, Mourinho praises Allardyce plus more.

VIDEO: Libya oil terminal hit in rocket strike

December 26, 2014 - 3:29am
An attack on a power plant in Libya leaves at least 19 soldiers dead, while a rocket strikes a Libyan oil terminal in a separate incident.

Man Utd goal is the title - Van Gaal

December 26, 2014 - 2:03am
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says his side have not given up on winning the Premier League title this season.

City Link closure 'disgraceful'

December 25, 2014 - 11:44pm
The Christmas Day announcement that parcel delivery firm City Link had gone into administration was "disgraceful", a union says.

VIDEO: Putin cancels government holidays

December 25, 2014 - 11:36pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin has cancelled New Year holidays for government ministers because of the unfolding economic crisis.

Life choices 'behind many cancers'

December 25, 2014 - 9:40pm
More than four in 10 cancers - 600,000 in the UK alone - could be prevented if people led healthier lives, say experts.

VIDEO: Suu Kyi still fighting for change

December 25, 2014 - 9:40pm
Former political prisoner and now politician Aung San Suu Kyi talks to Jonah Fisher about the forthcoming general election in Myanmar.

VIDEO: Ukraine football stars' new home

December 25, 2014 - 7:18pm
Ukraine's football champions Shakhtar Donetsk have had to flee their home, which is at the centre of the conflict in the east of the country.

Ukraine crisis rocks Shakhtar future

December 25, 2014 - 7:18pm
Footballers play on despite Ukraine conflict

Federer: I will not be a pushy parent

December 25, 2014 - 7:06pm
Tennis ace Roger Federer on why he isn't one

City Link goes into administration

December 25, 2014 - 6:18pm
Parcel delivery company City Link, which employs 2,727 people, goes into administration, with a warning of redundancies in the coming days.

AU troops killed in al-Shabab attack

December 25, 2014 - 4:28pm
African Union troops regain control of their base in the Somali capital Mogadishu after an al-Shabab attack that killed three peacekeepers.

Rebuilding lives after tsunami grief

December 25, 2014 - 3:51pm
Father and daughter rebuild their lives after tsunami grief

Saudi women drivers in terror trial

December 25, 2014 - 2:34pm
Two Saudi women who were detained for defying a ban on female drivers are to be tried in a terrorism court, activists say.

Mosque set on fire in Sweden

December 25, 2014 - 1:48pm
Police in Sweden say an arsonist set fire to a mosque in the town of Eskilstuna on Thursday, injuring five people.