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Third man dies after M4 van crash

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 06:43
A third man dies days after a crash on the M4 in Wiltshire.

'Brain dead' US teen to get diploma

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 06:39
A California teenager declared brain dead after a routine operation went wrong will receive an honourary diploma from her school, her family says.

Fully secret terror trial blocked

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 06:22
An unprecedented attempt to hold the first ever completely secret criminal trial in the UK is blocked by the Court of Appeal.

VIDEO: Can Australian slang survive?

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 06:21
A new generation of Australians is coining fewer slang expressions and borrowing more from abroad, but author Kathy Lette says the vernacular will survive.

Tate gallery gifted Cy Twombly works

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 06:16
Tate is gifted works, thought to be valued in the region of £50m, by the late American artist Cy Twombly.

Super-size schools in population surge

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 06:14
There are more super-size primary schools and over-sized infant classes as the school population rises

Medal hope Stanford out of Games

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 06:12
Triathlon world champion Non Stanford is "devastated" as an ankle injury rules her out of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Ban teams for racism - Fifa official

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 06:10
Teams should be kicked out of the World Cup if fans or players commit racist offences, says Fifa's anti-discrimination chief.

VIDEO: MP told: Stand up, Say sorry

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 05:36
Deputy Speaker Dawn Primarolo orders Labour MP Ian Austin to apologise for referring to a Conservative MP as an "idiot".

UK rules out military action in Iraq

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 05:23
Foreign Secretary William Hague says the UK will not be getting involved militarily in Iraq, despite Islamist insurgents making big advances.

Jolie: Time for action on war rape

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 05:22
Governments will be held to account over ending sexual violence in war zones, Angelina Jolie tells the BBC during a global conference in London.

Frog's tongue lifts own body weight

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 05:01
Zoologists measure the pulling force of a frog's tongue, revealing it can be up to three times the animal's weight and works similar to sticky tape.

Party balcony death teenagers named

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 05:00
Two teenagers killed in a fall from a sixth-floor balcony at a party in south-east London are named by police.

What I would tell Angelina

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 04:56
Four raped women on what they want out of summit

Emergency plans for passport backlog

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 04:52
Home Secretary Theresa May is to cut some fees and give some automatic extensions to try and ease the passport backlog.

Student payday loans 'worrying'

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 04:40
Up to 46,000 undergraduates may have borrowed from payday lenders last year, suggests a survey.

Osprey love triangle caught on film

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 04:38
An osprey at an Aberfoyle reserve has his work cut out after being caught setting up nests with two different females.

VIDEO: Blanchett wins Women in Film prize

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 04:37
Cate Blanchett, Eva Longoria and Rose Byrne are just some of the winners at this year's Women in Film awards.

Lib Dems top list in MP bills ballot

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 04:22
Lib Dems take the top two slots in the draw to bring in private bills - Tory Bob Neill came third and is set to bring back the EU Referendum Bill.

Double decker on M11 gutted by fire

BBC - Thu, 2014-06-12 04:03
A double decker bus is completely gutted by fire causing long delays on the M11 through parts of Essex.
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