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Probe over race track letter

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:44
Investigation announced into whether Welsh environment minister broke rules by intervening in £280m race track plans.

VIDEO: House of Commons

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:44
Theresa May denies claims there is a problem with the passports application system.

Hibernian sack manager Butcher

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:41
Hibernian sack manager Terry Butcher after seven months in charge following their relegation from the Scottish Premiership.

Ainslie announces America's Cup bid

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:39
Sir Ben Ainslie is joined by the Duchess of Cambridge as he launches a British bid to win the 35th America's Cup.

US swimming star injured quad-biking

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:36
A six-time US Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer severs her spinal cord in an all-terrain vehicle accident over the weekend.

More police patrols after attacks

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:18
Police patrols have been stepped up in parts of Glasgow which have seen a series of sex attacks, Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill says.

One in three 'on cusp' of diabetes

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:15
More than a third of adults are on the cusp of developing type-2 diabetes, figures for England show.

VIDEO: Rembrandt self-portrait deemed real

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:14
A painting gifted to the National Trust has been verified as a genuine Rembrandt estimated to be worth £30m.

Drones Approved: FAA Gives OK To First Commercial Use Over Land

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:12

Under a waiver, energy giant BP will use a drone to conduct surveys over large oil fields in Alaska. FAA regulations ban the commercial use of drones in America's skies.

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A goodbye to Lord Flashheart

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:10
None of Rik Mayall's characters left a stronger impression than Lord Flashheart.

VIDEO: E3: Alien game given scary 70s vibe

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 06:00
Behind the scenes with British developer Creative Assembly

Why Qatar will fight to retain 2022 World Cup

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 05:49
Hosting football's premier event is the catalyst to Qatar's political, social and sporting future, writes Richard Conway.

Grid offers cash to cut power use

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 05:48
National Grid is offering to pay companies to cut their electricity use in winter to prevent blackouts as generators struggle to keep up with peak demand.

VIDEO: Graphic 'sexual assault' shocks Egypt

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 05:28
Shock and anger in Egypt at video of Tahrir attack

Insurgent Group Claims Large Part Of Major Iraqi City

NPR News - Tue, 2014-06-10 05:22

The run on Mosul was a reminder of the precarious situation of Iraq's central government and raises serious questions about the government's ability to fight terrorism in Iraq.

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Saracens and Saints get tough draws

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 05:13
Saracens and English champions Northampton are handed tough draws in the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup.

VIDEO: Vaz: Week to clear passport backlog

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 05:12
The Home Affairs Select Committee has called the head of the Passport Service before members to explain a backlog.

Fresh attack near Karachi airport

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 05:11
Security forces at Pakistan's busiest airport in the city of Karachi came under attack, a day after militants stormed one of its terminals.

Zulu - the film which inspired UK and South Africa

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 04:55
How Zulu film brought pride to South Africa and UK

VIDEO: Mixed views at Birmingham school

BBC - Tue, 2014-06-10 04:55
Parents of pupils at the Birmingham school Golden Hillock have spoken to the BBC, after the school was put under special measures.
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