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UN seeks North Korea ICC charges 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:59:59 GMT 
    The UN General Assembly calls for North Korea to be referred to the International Criminal Court to face charges of crimes against humanity.


Putin seeks to ease economic fears 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:32:43 GMT 
    President Vladimir Putin seeks to ease fears over Russia's economy, insisting that the dramatic fall in the rouble will stabilise.


Troops sent to Mexico vigilante town 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:13:14 GMT 
    Hundreds of federal security forces are on patrol in the western Mexican town of La Ruana after a deadly shootout between rival vigilante groups.


Tests claim Ebosse died from beating 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:51:12 GMT 
    New tests claim Cameroon player Albert Ebosse died in Algeria after a beating and not from an object thrown by fans.


'Slenderman' accused to stand trial 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:46:27 GMT 
    Both girls accused of stabbing a Wisconsin classmate in order to please an online fictional character are competent to stand trial, a judge says.


Three 'murders' part of abuse inquiry 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:10:29 GMT 
    Detectives are investigating three alleged murders as part of an inquiry into historical child abuse involving politicians and establishment figures, as they appeal for information about an apartment block in London.


Record 500,000 started university 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:47:55 GMT 
    Record numbers of students entered university this year, but the gender gap has never been wider, according to annual admission figures.


Nick Hewer to leave The Apprentice 
  Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:04:28 GMT 
    Lord Sugar's adviser on The Apprentice Nick Hewer announces he is to leave the BBC One show after a decade.


Staff 'bussed in to plug jail gaps' 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:34:37 GMT 
    Nearly 250 prison officers are being bussed across the country to fill gaps at other jails because staff shortages are so acute this Christmas, according to leaked documents.


Day in pictures: 18 December 2014 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:31:09 GMT 
    Images from around the world: 18 December


Your pictures of the year 2014 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:52:07 GMT 
    A selection of the best readers' photos


In pictures: US-Cuban relations 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:53:41 GMT 
    Story of Cuba's relationship with the US


Picture power: Under the dress 
  Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:55:37 GMT 
    Actress America Ferrera red-faced


In pictures: Pakistan school attack aftermath 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:20:29 GMT 
    Families have begun burying their dead


Picture power: A scar on the landscape 
  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:56:57 GMT 
    Brazil's worst drought in 80 years
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