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22 December 2014 Last updated at 13:07

Actress Billie Whitelaw dies aged 82Billie Whitelaw

Acclaimed actress Billie Whitelaw, who starred on stage and screen and worked in close collaboration with Samuel Beckett, dies in London.

TV screen in Seoul showing news report of film The Interview. 22 Dec 2014North Korea threatens US over Sony

North Korea threatens unspecified attacks on the US as it escalates a war of words over the Sony Pictures cyber attacks.

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