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Funeral for Syria-death doctor

December 26, 2013 - 10:31am
The brother of a British doctor who died while being held in custody in Syria pays tribute to him at his funeral, describing him as "our star".
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Thailand rejects election delay call

December 26, 2013 - 10:04am
Thailand's government rejects calls to delay the forthcoming election, amid increasingly violent protests in which a policeman has been shot dead.
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VIDEO: Thai vote 'should be postponed'

December 26, 2013 - 9:53am
Thailand's elections should be postponed because the risk of violence against candidates is too high, the country's election commission has said.
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Retailers look for Boxing Day boost

December 26, 2013 - 9:51am
The traditional Boxing Day sales are expected to provide a boost to high street shops, as consumers look for discounts, while Christmas Eve has proved increasingly important for online retail.
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Russia says Arafat was not poisoned

December 26, 2013 - 9:26am
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of natural causes, not radiation poisoning, Russian scientists who examined his remains have concluded.
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Bell praises Pietersen's patience

December 26, 2013 - 8:47am
England's Ian Bell praises Kevin Pietersen's fighting qualities and backs him to steer the tourists to a competitive total.
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Doctor Who change tops TV ratings

December 26, 2013 - 8:37am
The regeneration of Doctor Who on BBC One was the most-watched TV moment on Christmas Day but Mrs Brown's Boys was the most-seen entire programme.
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Thailand 'should call off election'

December 26, 2013 - 8:35am
Thai election officials say the government should postpone February's vote because of rising violence, as a police officer is killed in protests.
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UK Europe's 'largest' economy by 2030

December 26, 2013 - 7:50am
The UK economy will become the largest in Europe, overtaking Germany by 2030, predicts think tank the Centre for Economic and Business Research.
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China condemns Japan PM shrine visit

December 26, 2013 - 7:31am
China and South Korea condemn Japan PM Shinzo Abe's visit to a controversial shrine to war dead that includes hundreds of WW2 war criminals.
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Cardiff fans protest against owner

December 26, 2013 - 7:26am
Cardiff City fans are planning to stage a protest against owner Vincent Tan before the club's Boxing Day game against Southampton.
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Christmas in Antarctica's pack ice

December 26, 2013 - 7:00am
BBC producer on Russian ship stuck in pack ice off Antarctica
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China marks Mao's birth anniversary

December 26, 2013 - 5:54am
Celebrations are being held in China to commemorate the 120th of the birth of Mao Zedong, the founder of modern China.
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Ashes catch-up: A world record and fly swallowing

December 26, 2013 - 5:37am
Catches are dropped, stumps fly and Pietersen swallows a fly - catch up on day one of the fourth Ashes Test.
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VIDEO: Turkish PM defiant after reshuffle

December 26, 2013 - 5:28am
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced a major cabinet reshuffle after three ministers resigned over a corruption inquiry.
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Entire prep school shipped to Africa

December 26, 2013 - 5:24am
The entire contents of a former prep school in Yorkshire is being shipped out to a primary school in Africa.
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Japan PM visits Yasukuni shrine

December 26, 2013 - 4:41am
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits a shrine that honours soldiers including WW2 criminals, angering China and South Korea.
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Late wickets leave England reeling

December 26, 2013 - 3:19am
Australia reduce England to 226-6 with three late wickets on the first day of the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.
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Spain's peace process on hold

December 26, 2013 - 1:22am
The women making peace in Spain's Basque Country
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Met Office to forecast space weather

December 26, 2013 - 1:15am
The Met Office is to start daily forecasts about the weather in space, to predict solar storms that disrupt satellite communication and power grids.
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