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Factbox – World reacts to new climate accord

(Reuters) – From business leaders to politicians, world figures reacted on Saturday to news that climate negotiators in Paris had approved a breakthrough accord that will for the first time…

Blasts near hospital in Syria's Homs city kill 16

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Twin explosions in a government-controlled neighbourhood of Syria's Homs city killed at least 16 people & wounded scores more on Saturday, a group monitoring the war &…

Hundreds join Stop The War protest against Syrian air strikes

Hundreds of people have joined a rally to denounce Britain's air strikes in Syria against Islamic State. The Stop The War protesters, who gathered at BBC Broadcasting House in London…

Brits Arrested Over Cocaine Disguised As Wood

Police have arrested six men from Liverpool as part of an international drugs bust which involved 1.4 tons of compressed cocaine disguised as wooden shipping pallets. The drugs arrived on…

Pakistan: Hundreds dressed like Santa Claus spread message of peace in Lahore ahead of Christmas

Hundreds of Christians dressed like Santa Claus have taken to streets of Pakistan to promote peace ahead of Christmas. The 'Peace Festival' in Lahore on 11 December was organised by…

Decision to end hacking probe 'could be challenged'

The decision to end the long-running inquiry into phone hacking could be challenged, a lawyer representing some of the victims has said. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) concluded there is…

Michael Fallon: Standing up to terrorism doesn't make UK less safe

The idea that standing up to terrorism by way of air strikes in Syria has made the UK less safe is "simply wrong", the Defence Secretary has said. Michael Fallon…

Flood-Hit Cumbria Prepares For More Rain

Residents of flood-ravaged Cumbria are being warned to brace themselves for a second weekend of potential flooding, with more rain expected across the county. River levels are still high from…

Libya rivals say they will sign UN-backed peace deal

Libya's rival parliaments will sign a UN-sponsored agreement next week on forming a national unity government, they announced Friday, as world leaders press them to end chaos in the country….