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Witnessing Japan's surrender in China

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 14:42
When China's war with Japan ended in 1945, Rupert Wingfield-Hayes' great-uncle was sent to Shanghai to find out what had happened to British citizens trapped there in World War Two.

Eurostar passengers 'left in dark'

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 13:28
Eurostar passengers left stranded overnight in Calais arrive back in London, saying they were left on a dark train with no food for hours.

Motorola announces new smartwatches

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 13:22
Motorola is to release two second-generation models of its Moto 360 smartwatch, one of which will contain a GPS chip.

Lotus set to race at Italian GP

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 13:08
Lotus are set to race at this weekend's Italian Grand Prix despite the British-based team facing an uncertain future.

Ex-Rangers chiefs charged over sale

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:49
Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte and ex-chief executive Charles Green charged with conspiracy and involvement in serious organised crime.

Why Wales will reach Euros - Hartson

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:43
Former Wales striker John Hartson on what has taken Chris Coleman's team to the brink of qualifying for Euro 2016.

VIDEO: Who are Japan's Yakuza? In 60 secs

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:35
Who are Japan's mysterious Yakuza gangsters? BBC News explains, in 60 seconds.

Idris responds to 'too street' comment

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:09
Idris Elba has responded to comments from the latest Bond author, that he is "too street" to play 007.

Clinic leaks patients' HIV status

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:59
A sexual health centre in London mistakenly leaked the details of nearly 800 patients who have attended HIV clinics, bosses admit.

Privacy fears over children's data

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:49
The Information Commissioner is warning about a lack of control over websites gathering and sharing children's personal data

De Gea calm and relaxed - Mata

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:48
Manchester United keeper David De Gea is "focused" on playing after his Real Madrid move collapsed, says team-mate Juan Mata.

Obama has enough support for Iran deal

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:42
US President Barack Obama secures enough support in the US Senate to ensure that the Iran nuclear deal will go into effect.

Brooks to return as Murdoch's UK boss

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:28
Rebekah Brooks will return as chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's UK newspaper operations on Monday, News Corp has announced.

Changes to campaign rules for EU vote

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:20
Planned rules for campaigning in the UK's in-out EU referendum are to be changed, the government says, amid concerns from Eurosceptic MPs.

Why Cameron is giving ground on EU vote

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:16
What is the government's thinking behind its latest concessions over the EU referendum?

Crash damages Froome's Vuelta hopes

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 10:57
Briton Chris Froome's hopes of winning the Vuelta a Espana look to be over after he crashes during stage 11.

West Brom to hold Berahino talks

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 10:41
West Bromwich Albion will hold talks with frustrated striker Saido Berahino after Tottenham's failed deadline-day bid to sign him.

Have we passed the peak era of globalisation?

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 10:33
Newsnight's Duncan Weldon considers what happens to inflation if globalisation itself slows down.

Charges upheld in Freddie Gray case

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 10:09
A US judge refuses to drop charges for six police officers charged over the death of a black man in police custody, a case that sparked rioting in Baltimore in April.

VIDEO: 'We walked through five countries'

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 09:43
The BBC's Jenny Hill speaks to a family from Syria who have travelled through five countries to flee the civil war there.