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Today at the World Cup: Day eight

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 15:01
Who is playing? How can you watch the games? Who does our expert think will win? All the information you need on World Cup day eight.

VIDEO: Remember when flying was glamorous

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 15:00
Taking to the skies when transatlantic travel was glamorous

Hodgson keeps his cool before biggest test as boss

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 14:56
Nothing in England boss Roy Hodgson's long, nomadic career rivals Thursday's World Cup clash with Uruguay, says Phil McNulty.

Felipe takes over as Spanish king

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 14:41
Felipe VI of Spain accedes to the throne, following the abdication of his father Juan Carlos after a 39-year reign.

VIDEO: Final stretch for German cave rescue

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 14:39
A marathon attempt to rescue an injured man from Germany's deepest cave is about to enter its final stretch, officials have said.

VIDEO: Paxman signs off with weather forecast

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 14:36
Jeremy Paxman ended his last edition of Newsnight after 25 years at the helm, with a weather forecast.

HIA victims 'cannot wait years'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 14:25
The founder of a campaign group says victims "cannot wait" for compensation after a request was made to extend the Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) inquiry by a year.

Albania battles cannabis growers

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 14:09
Albanian police seize more than 10 tonnes of marijuana in a major operation against cannabis growers controlling the southern village of Lazarat.

England will attack Uruguay - Hodgson

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 13:57
Roy Hodgson says England will attack Uruguay in Thursday's crucial group game even though defeat could send them out.

VIDEO: Yuan deal of 'critical importance'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 13:51
The boss of China's CCB bank, Wang Hongzhang, says an agreement with the Bank of England to become the London renminbi clearing house is of "critical importance".

May 'sorry' over passport delays

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 13:50
Theresa May apologises for delays in passport applications, saying the government is dealing with the problem.

World Cup: Spain 0-2 Chile

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 13:46
Holders Spain are knocked out of the World Cup as Chile consign them to a second straight defeat in Group B.

VIDEO: Iraqi cleric warns of 'threat to peace'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 13:45
The BBC's John Simpson has spoken exclusively to Sheikh Abdul Mahdi Karbalai, a representative of Iraq's most senior Shia religious leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani,

VIDEO: Two UK extremists flee to Syria

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 13:43
Two known extremists who were under criminal investigation have fled the UK for Syria, the BBC reveals.

US actor in not guilty murder plea

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 13:41
The Shield actor Michael Jace pleads not guilty to murdering his wife in a Los Angeles court.

Gerrard urges World Cup 'wake-up call'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 13:30
England captain Steven Gerrard warns colleagues they face a "terrible, long summer" if they make an early World Cup exit.

Auschwitz guard, 89, arrested in US

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 13:09
An 89-year-old Pennsylvania man accused of aiding and abetting the killing of hundreds of thousands of the Jews in Auschwitz death camp is arrested in the US.

Iraq formally seeks US air strikes

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 13:05
Iraq formally asks the US to launch air strikes against jihadist militants who have recently seized key cities.

World Cup: Australia 2-3 Netherlands

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 13:02
Netherlands secure a place in the last 16 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup with victory over Australia, who are eliminated.

Sherpas count cost of 'ticket to Everest'

BBC - Wed, 2014-06-18 13:00
Why Sherpas will return to work despite deadly avalanche
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