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Day in pictures: 15 July 2014

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 04:09
24 hours of news photos: 15 July

First black woman gold Olympian dies

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 04:02
US high jump legend Alice Coachman Davis, the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, dies at the age of 90.

VIDEO: 'We don't know what caused crash'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 03:52
The death toll in Tuesday's derailment on the Moscow metro has risen to 19, the Russian emergency ministry says.

Michael Gove: Radical, controversial, divisive

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 03:41
Michael Gove: Radical, controversial, divisive

Israel accepts Gaza truce proposal

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 03:38
Israel accepts Egypt's proposal to end Gaza air strikes in return for militants stopping rocket fire, but Hamas's armed wing calls it a "surrender".

VIDEO: Carney: 'Mortgage recklessness' concerns

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 03:33
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says high mortgages are appropriate for some borrowers, but the Bank is taking steps to avoid lending 'recklessness'.

VIDEO: Landale: Cabinet reshuffle is 'unfair'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 03:29
James Landale on the reshuffle of Tory cabinet roles as white middle-aged men make way for front bench women.

BBC pundits picks: Best of Brazil 2014 World Cup

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 03:25
Best player, best goal, memorable moments and what went wrong for England? BBC pundits look back at the 2014 World Cup.

Libya in shock after airport attack

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 03:25
Libyans are stunned after two days of fighting between rival militias leaves the country's main international airport out of action.

VIDEO: Scorpion fighter jet goes on show

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 03:22
The Scorpion jet, which went from drawing board to first flight in 23 months, is on display at the Farnborough Airshow.

Soldier's mother inquiry bid denied

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 03:06
The mother of an army corporal who was killed by an armed mob in Iraq loses a High Court bid for an independent inquiry into his death.

GCHQ leak lists cyber-spies' hacks

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 03:06
A document that appears to list a wide variety of GCHQ's cyber-spy tools and techniques is leaked online.

VIDEO: Should 'jerk tech' apps exist?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 02:54
Backlash against Silicon Valley and tech culture

House price inflation hits 10.5%

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 02:52
Annual house price inflation hit 10.5% in May, the highest rate for four years, according to the Office for National Statistics.

National parks in mobile signal deal

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 02:48
National parks in England are getting improved mobile phone coverage, following an agreement with the four main UK network operators.

Inflation in sharp rise to 1.9%

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 02:47
UK consumer price inflation rose to 1.9% in June from 1.5% in May, driven by price rises in women's clothing and air fares, official figures show.

Man jailed for shaken baby violence

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 02:47
A Fife man who "violently" shook a three-month old baby, resulting in serious brain injuries, is jailed for 15 years.

Michael Gove - Down but not out

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 02:41
Michael Gove - down but not out

McIlroy form 'getting into his head'

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 02:35
Rory McIlroy says his recent trend of following a low first round with a poor second is "getting into his head".

Ban on smoking in cars in Wales

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 02:27
Smoking in cars when children are present is to be banned in Wales, the first minister announces.
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