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Castro urges US to lift Cuba embargo
Cuban President Raul Castro urges the US to end its trade embargo as he and President Barack Obama agree to improve relations.
VIDEO: Sony 'forced' to bow to film hackers
Sony cancels the release of The Interview, a film about a fictional plot to kill North Korea's leader, after major cinemas decide not to screen it.
Councils braced for funding cuts
Councils in England are to learn later how much money they will have to spend on local services such as waste collection and road maintenance in 2015-16.
Sony cancels The Interview release
Sony cancels the release of The Interview, a film about a fictional plot to kill North Korea's leader, after major cinemas decide not to screen it.
Ill teenagers not to be held in cells
Teenagers experiencing mental health problems will no longer be detained in police cells as a "place of safety", Home Secretary Theresa May is to announce later.
London overtaking Oxbridge domination
A major analysis of research quality suggests that London universities could soon "eclipse" Oxford and Cambridge.
'Vast store' of world's oldest water
The world's oldest water, which is locked deep within the Earth's crust, is present at a far greater volume than was thought, scientists report.
Crime agency begins abuse inquiry
The National Crime Agency (NCA) begins an investigation into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.
VIDEO: Talking Movies' top 10 films of 2014
As the end of 2014 draws near, Talking Movies' Tom Brook picks his top 10 films that have been released in the past year.
Police admit 'failure' over Savile
Opportunities to prosecute Jimmy Savile and a former mayor of Scarborough for child sex abuse were missed due to police "organisational failure".
UK using less energy, report finds
People in the UK are using less energy, even though the economy is growing, new figures confirm.
Death penalty for Nigerian soldiers
A Nigerian court martial in the capital Abuja sentences 54 soldiers to death for refusing to fight Boko Haram Islamist militants.
VIDEO: 'Buddhist bug' art explores difference
Performance artist Anida Yoeu Ali's Buddhist bug series aims to answer questions about religion, identity and difference
Farc rebels declare unilateral truce
Colombia's Farc rebels declare a unilateral ceasefire for an indefinite period of time, but the government is yet to respond to the move.
VIDEO: What might be 2015's big themes?
Geeks v Spooks, microbiomes and elections at home and abroad: What Newsnight's specialists think could be 2015's big themes.
Sharif vow to end Pakistan terrorism
Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif vows to rid his country of terrorism after the Taliban killed 141 people, mostly children, at a Peshawar school.
VIDEO: Glitter woes for Royal Mail sorters
Glitter from Christmas cards is threatening to clog up the Royal Mail's sorting machines on the busiest postal day of the year.
VIDEO: Festive park shuts permanently
A much-criticised Christmas attraction near Sutton Coldfield has closed down permanently.

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