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AUDIO: Dolly Parton the book worm

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:49
Singer Dolly Parton talks about her love of books and what inspired her to start reading. She is embarking on a UK tour and will be playing at Glastonbury music festival.

EU to probe Apple's tax affairs

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:48
The European Commission opens investigations into whether three European countries are giving Apple, Starbucks and Fiat unfair tax advantages.

US defence chief defends Bergdahl swap

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:47
US defence secretary Chuck Hagel tells a House committee the release of captive Sgt Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Guantanamo Bay detainees was in US national interests.

What's it really like to live in Libya?

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:40
Amid violence and instability, Libyans look on the bright side

Thousands hit by benefits backlog

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:39
Hundreds of thousands of people have been hit by a benefits backlog, a minister says.

Sisi apologises to sex attack victim

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:30
Egypt's new president apologises in person to a woman who was sexually assaulted by a mob during celebrations over his election.

VIDEO: Introducing the 3D-printed raspberry

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:26
The latest development in the world of 3D printing is an edible raspberry - but is it anything like the real thing?

VIDEO: Payday loan rap warning released

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:15
A rap song has been released by the Church of England in an effort to raise awareness about the possible dangers of payday lenders.

Claims AM was 'drunk' investigated

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:15
The presiding officer is to investigate the behaviour of a Conservative AM accused of slurring during an assembly debate but Nick Ramsay denies being drunk.

Phil's missing link & five other US Open pointers

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:08
Iain Carter on Phil Mickelson's missing major, the next chapter in the Rory McIlroy story and other US pointers.

VIDEO: Aerial video shows black cab protest

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:06
A protest against a mobile phone app by London's taxi drivers has brought large parts of the centre of the capital to a standstill.

VIDEO: Cameron or Juncker's vision for Europe?

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:02
An unscientific test with plastic balls gets reaction from Brussels on the Cameron and Juncker visions for Europe.

Froome stays ahead in Dauphine

Wed, 2014-06-11 05:57
Britain's Chris Froome stays 12 seconds ahead in the Criterium du Dauphine after Russia's Yury Trovimov wins stage four.

Non-existent children benefit fraud

Wed, 2014-06-11 05:54
A woman who claimed benefits for two non-existent children and for a real child who was not eligible has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Girl killer given 'benefit of doubt'

Wed, 2014-06-11 05:52
A mother whose boyfriend is accused of murdering her child gave him "the benefit of the doubt" despite being warned he was violent, a jury hears.

Ofsted 'set for swift inspections'

Wed, 2014-06-11 05:52
Inspectors will visit any school in England where concerns are raised about an "unbalanced curriculum", Sir Michael Wilshaw warns.

No! Rik Mayall's political campaigns

Wed, 2014-06-11 05:41
What were comic actor Rik Mayall's real life politics?

Republican leader loses primary race

Wed, 2014-06-11 05:27
US House Majority Leader Eric Cantor loses a Virginia Republican Party primary election to a challenger from the hard-right Tea Party movement.

Row over minister's 'pathetic' jibe

Wed, 2014-06-11 05:27
UK Culture Minister Ed Vaizey describes arts organisations outside London that say they cannot attract philanthropic funds as "pathetic".

Protests over new Ugandan UN pick

Wed, 2014-06-11 05:24
The expected election of Uganda's foreign minister as UN General Assembly president sparks protest over his country's treatment of gays and lesbians.

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