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VIDEO: China's growing movie business

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:43
As Hollywood targets China's growing box office, the country's filmmakers are looking to develop its own industry amid strict censorship.

NI police charity trustees suspended

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:37
The chief executive and four trustees of the Disabled Police Officers Association of Northern Ireland have been suspended.

US envoy to meet with First Minister

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:25
The American envoy to inter-party talks, Gary Hart, is to have another round of talks in Belfast later.

Drugs strategy and tax pledges

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:06
The government's strategy on illegal drugs, tax pledges and care for the elderly are among the stories on the front pages.

Nigerian president seeks re-election

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:02
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan breaks his silence to confirm that he will run again in February's elections, his office says.

Taiwan officials in China study ban

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 23:59
Taiwan bans its senior government officials from higher studies in mainland China, citing "national security" reasons.

Mexico head meets students' families

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 23:20
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto meets the families of 43 students who went missing more than a month ago, sparking nationwide protests.

VIDEO: Mexico tunnel reveals ancient relics

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 22:54
Some 50,000 relics have been discovered in Mexico in the ancient city of Teotihuacan, archaeologists have said.

Microsoft unveils fitness band

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 22:48
Microsoft unveils a wearable device that can track a user's sleep and exercise as well connect to a fitness tracking service on smartphones.

Legal challenge to probation reforms

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 22:00
A legal challenge to government plans to privatise some probation services in England and Wales is launched by the probation officers' union Napo.

Wait for train seats 'unacceptable'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 21:01
Passengers should not have to stand for more than 20 minutes during a journey says rail minister Clare Perry, but admits this is "not always achieved".

New species of frog in urban jungle

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:36
Scientists confirm that a frog found living in New York City wetlands is a new species.

Australia bank plans UK asset sale

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 20:15
National Australia Bank is considering floating its Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking operations on the stock market as part of an exit from the UK.

Sri Lanka rescue effort intensified

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:51
Rescue workers in Sri Lanka intensify their search for survivors of a tea plantation landslide which is feared to have buried more than 100 people.

The nuclear attack on the UK that never happened

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:50
The nuclear attack on the UK that never happened

Ant and Dec to host 2015 Brit awards

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:35
TV duo Ant and Dec are to host the 2015 Brit awards, 14 years since the last time they presented the ceremony.

England's strange winter rituals

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:34
England's strange and ancient Halloween alternatives

Private school graduates 'earn more'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:27
UK graduates who went to private schools earn thousands of pounds more, on average, than those who were state-educated, research finds.

VIDEO: South Sudan food crisis - in 60 seconds

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:17
Ongoing conflict in South Sudan is taking a heavy toll. BBC News looks at some of the numbers behind the crisis

Schools 'progressing too slowly'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 19:17
There are "significant gaps" in raising standards in schools in England, a report by spending watchdog the National Audit Office says.