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VIDEO: How US is reporting Winter Storm Juno

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 06:51
Watch how ABC News' Good Morning America programme has reported on the blizzard, as New York City, Boston and other areas in the north-eastern US shut down amid warnings of "crippling" amounts of snow.

'My meeting with IRA in Tyrone shed'

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 06:50
The father of murder victim Gareth O'Connor has described meeting the IRA in a shed in County Tyrone shortly after his son disappeared.

Kent prison to 'close temporarily'

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 06:46
Prisoners are to be moved out of Blantyre House Prison in Kent during refurbishment work, the Ministry of Justice confirms.

Five ways to survive sharing a bedroom with strangers

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 06:45
Tenants are increasingly sharing bedrooms. One former multi-sharer offers coping strategies.

Former rugby league star denies rape

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 06:45
Former Great Britain and Hull FC rugby league player Gareth Raynor goes on trial accused of rape and unlawful wounding.

Waitrose to create 2,000 jobs

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 06:37
The upmarket supermarket chain, Waitrose, expects to create 2,000 jobs in new shops and by expanding existing sites.

VIDEO: Footage shows top Libya hotel attack

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 06:35
Gunmen attack a hotel popular with tourists in the Libyan capital of Tripoli.

Near asteroid 2004 BL86 has a moon

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 06:32
Scientists who tracked the large asteroid 2004 BL86 as it passed by Earth say it has a small satellite.

Gross murder suspect 'faced charge'

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 06:30
Charges would have been brought against Alice Gross murder suspect Arnis Zalkalns if he had lived, the Met Police says.

Dementia 'link' to common drugs

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 06:27
A study links commonly used medicines, including over-the-counter treatments for conditions such as insomnia and hay-fever, to dementia.

Day in pictures: 27 January 2015

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 06:25
Images from around the world: 27 January

Syriza's Tsipras faces great expectations

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 06:20
Greece's new Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, may face greater difficulties sustaining enthusiasm in his country than convincing EU partners to end austerity.

VIDEO: Home Affairs Committee

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 05:49
MPs take evidence on the child abuse inquiry.

Spain jet crash deaths rise to 11

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 05:49
A ninth French national dies following the crash involving a Greek F-16 fighter jet at a Spanish military base, officials say.

Scanner locates potential potholes

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 05:47
Smart scanners that can identify the sites of potholes before they form are being developed by academics at Nottingham Trent University.

Police raid Amazon's Tokyo offices

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 05:45
Japanese police have raided Amazon's Tokyo offices as part of an investigation into alleged sales of images of child sexual abuse.

#FreeSpeechStories: Why was one death singled out in Egypt?

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 05:38
Why one protester's death went big on social media

McDonald's customer punched worker

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 05:34
A McDonald's employee is punched in the face by a customer who was told he could not use the restaurant's phone.

VIDEO: 'I was just a number': Survivor's story

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 05:34
Arek Hersh is returning to Auschwitz, where he was imprisoned as a boy, 70 years after it was liberated.

Facebook - lessons from the panic

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 05:29
Disrupted services from Facebook, Instagram and other social networks were the result of system error, not hackers.