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Wednesday's gossip column

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 07:04
Swansea eye Dennis Bergkamp, Jovetic snubbed Real for Man City, Balotelli linked with Arsenal, plus more.

Gay protests target Sochi games

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 06:50
Gay rights activists across the world are to protest against the Russian government, as Sochi awaits the arrival of the Olympic torch.

Prince to charge $10 for live shows

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 06:22
Pop star Prince plays two secret shows in London with his new band 3rd Eye Girl and announces a series of upcoming UK shows.

Cargo ship splits on French coast

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 06:20
France raises a pollution alert after an empty Spanish cargo ship splits in half on a breakwater near Bayonne on the Atlantic coast.

Southbank revamp plans put on hold

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 06:10
Plans for a £120m revamp of the Southbank Centre are placed on hold after Mayor Boris Johnson intervened in a row over the position of a skatepark.

'Four arrested' in Hoffman inquiry

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 06:08
New York police arrest four people and reportedly seize 350 bags of heroin days after actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died from a suspected heroin overdose.

Day in pictures: 5 February 2014

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 06:02
24 hours of news photos: 5 February

VIDEO: Education secretary told to write lines

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 06:00
Speaker John Bercow tells the education secretary off for shouting during Prime Minister's Questions, and says Michael Gove should write out 1,000 times that he must behave.

Swansea dismiss Laudrup assistant

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 05:58
Swansea City confirm former boss Michael Laudrup's assistant manager Morten Wieghorst has been relieved of his duties.

Miliband claims PM 'failing women'

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 05:55
Labour leader Ed Miliband accuses David Cameron of failing to improve gender equality in the Conservative Party in ill-tempered Commons exchanges.

Man jailed for Queen portrait attack

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 05:53
A Fathers4Justice campaigner is sentenced to six months in prison for defacing a portrait of the Queen.

Sex crime ex-teacher struck by train

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 05:47
An ex-teacher at a school at the centre of abuse allegations is found dead just 36 hours before he was due to be sentenced.

White quits snowboard slopestyle event

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 05:27
Snowboarder Shaun White withdraws from the Sochi Winter Olympics slopestyle competition because of safety concerns.

VIDEO: Castaway mother 'knew he wasn't dead'

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 05:22
The mother of a fisherman from El Salvador who claims he spent more than a year adrift in the Pacific says she never gave up hope her son was alive.

VIDEO: Neknomination: Out of control

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 05:17
How the internet drinking game got out of control

UN details abuse of Syria children

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 05:09
A report shows children have endured "unspeakable and unacceptable" suffering during the conflict in Syria, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 05:08
Labour leader Ed Miliband attacks the Conservatives' record on gender equality.

What does camel milk coffee taste like?

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 05:03
Coffee made with camel milk is being sold for what's thought to be the first time in the UK. Could it catch on, asks Jon Kelly.

Bodies found on Brazil tribal land

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 05:01
Brazilian police searching Tenharim tribal lands in the Amazon region for three men who went missing in December have found three bodies.

Google Search altered to avoid fine

BBC - Wed, 2014-02-05 04:59
Google promises to make "significant" changes to how rivals appear in search results in an attempt to avoid a multi-billion euro fine.

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