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Sarkozy held over influence claims

Tue, 2014-07-01 13:43
Nicolas Sarkozy is detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling - unprecedented for a former French president - and his lawyer is charged.

Panama gangs get one-month amnesty

Tue, 2014-07-01 13:36
The new President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, gives criminal gangs operating in the Central American nation one month to disarm.

Fans watch valiant US World Cup exit

Tue, 2014-07-01 13:29
Workplaces across the US emptied early as millions watched the national team exit the World Cup in a thrilling defeat to Belgium in Salvador.

Wall Street Market Report

Tue, 2014-07-01 13:28
Wall Street Market Report

Israel holds teenagers' funerals

Tue, 2014-07-01 12:52
Israel holds the funerals of three teenagers who were abducted and murdered while hitch-hiking in the occupied West Bank.

No prosecution over man's death

Tue, 2014-07-01 12:42
Prosecutors say there is "insufficient evidence" to charge anyone after the death of a West Midlands man detained under the Mental Health Act.

I want to be number one - Kyrgios

Tue, 2014-07-01 12:31
Teenager Nick Kyrgios sets his sights on taking Rafael Nadal's world number one ranking after beating him at Wimbledon.

Swimming despite the sewage and corpses

Tue, 2014-07-01 12:09
The swimming lessons blighted by sewage and corpses

Emin's My Bed artwork sold for £2.2m

Tue, 2014-07-01 11:56
Tracey Emin's controversial My Bed modern artwork sells for £2.2m at auction at Christie's in London.

From Baby Federer to Bulgarian Beckham

Tue, 2014-07-01 11:40
With swarthy good looks and a silky backhand, Andy Murray's opponent Grigor Dimitrov is finally living up to his nicknames.

VIDEO: ENO funding cut in arts shake-up

Tue, 2014-07-01 11:37
The English National Opera is facing a 29% cut to its funding as part of an arts funding shake-up.

Argentina 1-0 Switzerland (aet)

Tue, 2014-07-01 11:23
Angel Di Maria's extra-time winner carries Argentina into the World Cup quarter-finals after an unconvincing display.

Lawyer seeks shorter Coulson sentence

Tue, 2014-07-01 11:21
Andy Coulson did not know the phone hacking going while he was News of the World editor was illegal and this should mitigate the sentence he faces, his lawyer has told the Old Bailey.

What do you do with millions of extra graduates?

Tue, 2014-07-01 11:00
What will China and India do with millions more graduates?

VIDEO: Argentina 1-0 Switzerland (aet)

Tue, 2014-07-01 10:49
Argentina's Angel Di Maria breaks Switzerland hearts with a late extra-time winner in their 2014 World Cup last 16 match in Sao Paulo.

Court probe over gay bus advert ban

Tue, 2014-07-01 10:41
A High Court judge considers whether the London mayor acted improperly in banning a London bus advert suggesting people could "get over" homosexuality.

NY 'cannibal cop' case dismissed

Tue, 2014-07-01 10:34
A federal judge in New York overturns the conviction of a former police officer found guilty of plotting to murder his wife and cook and eat other women.

No charges over soldier deaths

Tue, 2014-07-01 10:31
No gross negligence manslaughter charges are to be brought over the deaths of three soldiers on a training exercise in the Brecon Beacons.

Aussie teenager Kyrgios stuns Nadal

Tue, 2014-07-01 10:17
Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios beats world number one Rafael Nadal to reach the quarter-finals at Wimbledon.

Two questioned in Madeleine inquiry

Tue, 2014-07-01 10:13
Two suspects are questioned by police in Portugal in the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann seven years ago.
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