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VIDEO: McCann detectives given extra week

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 23:18
Detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have been given an extra seven days to search scrubland near the apartment in Portugal from which she disappeared.

How cycling's miracle man battled back from the brink

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 22:05
Isle of Man cyclist Jonny Bellis on his brush with death, being told he would not walk again and a remarkable comeback.

D-Day's lessons and 'monsoon Britain' - the papers

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 21:20
The lessons of D-Day and the Second world War are discussed in Saturday's papers, with a warning of bad weather also attracting column inches.

VIDEO: Brazil clashes amid renewed strikes

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 19:42
Police in Brazil have used tear gas to break up protesters on the second day of a metro strike that has left Sao Paulo's transport in chaos.

Rising seas uncover Pacific war dead

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 17:59
Rising sea levels have disturbed the skeletons of soldiers killed on the Marshall Islands during World War Two.

Met Opera shares bankruptcy fears

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 17:55
New York's Metropolitan Opera faces bankruptcy in "two or three years" if it does not cut its wages bill, its boss tells the BBC.

'Fairyland' care for Indian troops

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 17:29
The royal pavilion that became a military hospital

The hunger of England captain Steven Gerrard

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 17:17
Tom Fordyce on the drive that propels a skinny lad from Liverpool to the World Cup finals as captain of his country.

Smashed Hits: Another Star

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 17:12
Analysing the BBC's World Cup song.

VIDEO: Inside England's World Cup hotel

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 17:04
The BBC's Wyre Davies takes a tour of the hotel where England's footballers are due to stay for the World Cup.

Land reform legislation planned

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 17:01
The Scottish government says it will bring forward a Land Reform Bill before the end of the current term of the Scottish Parliament.

Pakistan MQM leader bailed in London

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 16:54
Altaf Hussain, the exiled leader of Pakistan's MQM party, is released after being questioned by police in London on suspicion of money laundering.

LA jail conditions 'unconstitutional'

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 16:25
Mental health care inside Los Angeles County jails is so deplorable it violates a ban on cruelty, the US justice department has said.

US student disarms killer gunman

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 15:39
Police praise the bravery of student Jon Meis for disarming a gunmen who had killed one person and wounded three others.

VIDEO: Mondrian's Liverpool studio

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 15:36
Art lovers are given a glimpse of abstract artist Piet Mondrian's studio at the biggest exhibition of his work to ever be staged in the UK

Brazil clashes amid renewed strikes

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 15:28
Police in Sao Paulo use tear gas against protesters on the second day of a metro strike, paralysing the city ahead of the football World Cup.

Armed Man Killed In Attack On Atlanta Courthouse

NPR News - Fri, 2014-06-06 15:26

The man, who was scheduled to plead guilty to drug-related charges later Friday, was armed with an assault rifle, grenades, smoke bombs and tear gas.

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The German soldier 'liberated' by D-Day

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 15:22
German soldier's 'holiday' life after his D-Day surrender

The skeletons who fought to the death

BBC - Fri, 2014-06-06 15:20
A ghoulish discovery in a Victorian theatre.

American Detained In Honduras: 'We Came With An Open Heart'

NPR News - Fri, 2014-06-06 15:18

Six Americans remain in a rural Honduran prison after being arrested last month on suspicion of smuggling weapons into the country.

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