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AUDIO: From crime to a first in criminology

Wed, 2014-07-16 12:33
Natalie Atkinson fell into a life of crime at the age of 12 but has since become a star student, gaining a first class degree in criminology.

VIDEO: Will a female Thor defeat her critics?

Wed, 2014-07-16 12:22
Marvel shake up the the comic book fraternity by casting a woman as Thor.

A man with a plan for six Californias

Wed, 2014-07-16 11:43
Is it so big it should be split into six states?

Germany accuses Russia over Ukraine

Wed, 2014-07-16 11:22
Germany criticises Russia for failing to meet commitments to end the continuing violence in Ukraine, and says it may face further EU sanctions.

Cutesy robot Asimo gets upgraded

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:48
Honda's Asimo robot has grown up - its latest upgrade gives it enhanced intelligence, added dexterity and the ability to run 5.6mph.

VIDEO: Centenarians remember WW1 100 years on

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:40
BBC News hears from two of the centenarians at a special tea party held to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One.

'Escort' denies killing Google exec

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:40
A woman alleged to be a prostitute pleads not guilty to injecting a Google executive with a lethal dose of heroin on his yacht.

Man 'interested in children as food'

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:39
A nurse who allegedly planned to meet a 14-year-old girl so he could kill and eat her told police he found children interesting as a food source, a court hears.

Pundits' picks: Who will win the 2014 Open?

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:33
Who will win the 2014 Open at Hoylake?

Diamond crushed to Saturn's extremes

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:21
Diamond, nature's hardest material, has been crushed to record extremes using the "world's biggest laser".

Bergdahl retains civilian lawyer

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:03
Ex-Taliban captive Sgt Bowe Bergdahl retains his lawyer amid an ongoing Army investigation into his 2009 disappearance from a base in Afghanistan.

'Threats' made to Cyril Smith police

Wed, 2014-07-16 10:01
A friend of Cyril Smith made "veiled threats" to a senior detective investigating sex abuse claims against the Liberal MP, a report reveals.

'Abused children' rescued in Mexico

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:51
Mexican police rescue more than 450 children they believe were abused at a children's home in the western state of Michoacan.

School meals may face 'difficulties'

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:38
Nick Clegg admits primary schools may have "difficulties" in providing free meals for under-sevens, as councils and schools complain about the impact on their budgets.

VIDEO: UK heat linked to Pacific storm

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:33
How can a super typhoon in the Northwest Pacific spark off thunderstorms in the UK? Peter Gibbs explains.

Gaza deaths pass 200 amid more fire

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:29
The death toll from nine days of violence between Israel and Gaza militants passes 200, as four Palestinian children die in a strike on a beach.

Night vision fighter helmet unveiled

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:28
A new helmet that allows pilots to see in the dark via an integrated night vision camera is unveiled at the Farnborough Airshow.

Cook questions India as Jadeja charged

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:24
Alastair Cook says India's claim James Anderson abused and pushed Ravindra Jadeja, who has also been charged, is "a tactic".

660 arrests in paedophile inquiry

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:18
Hundreds of suspected paedophiles, including doctors and teachers, are held as part of six-month operation led by the National Crime Agency.

Blogger fined for restaurant review

Wed, 2014-07-16 09:15
A French judge rules against a blogger whose restaurant review is deemed too prominent in Google search results.
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