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Vatican bank chief to step down

Wed, 2014-07-09 04:11
The president of the Vatican bank is to be replaced by a French financier as part of a restructuring of the Church's central government.

David Beckham eyed in new tax probe

Wed, 2014-07-09 04:11
Some of the biggest names in business, sport and entertainment are due to be sent new tax demands, when HMRC gets new powers later this month.

Brazil in shock at World Cup rout

Wed, 2014-07-09 04:08
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff urges the country to "bounce back" after its devastating 7-1 World Cup defeat against Germany.

VIDEO: PM: Time to legislate on strike ballots

Wed, 2014-07-09 04:06
The Conservatives will have a manifesto commitment over strike ballots by unions, David Cameron tells MPs.

Israel and Hamas attacks intensify

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:57
Palestinian militants fire more rockets at Israeli cities after Israel carries out dozens of air strikes on Gaza, amid intensifying hostilities.

Somalia's security chiefs sacked

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:49
Somalia's police and intelligence chiefs are sacked following militant Islamist group al-Shabab's assault on the presidential palace.

Government seeks Brooks row answers

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:48
Bodies involved in the row over US country singer Garth Brooks' five cancelled Dublin shows are called to appear before an Irish government committee, as details of how to get a refund are revealed.

Geese caused fatal helicopter crash

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:47
Investigators find "clear and convincing evidence" that "multiple bird strikes" caused a helicopter crash which killed four people.

Father jailed for baby shake killing

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:45
A father is jailed for eight years for killing his five-week-old daughter after being frustrated by her screaming as he played a video game.

VIDEO: Where are Gaza militants firing rockets?

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:45
The BBC's James Reynolds reports from near Sderot - which has been targeted by rocket attacks from Gaza.

VIDEO: Clinton the musical bursts onto stage

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:39
The creators of Clinton the musical talk about writing the show and why they hope audiences will find it funny.

Brazil police hold Pele's son Edinho

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:36
Brazilian police take Edinho, the son of Brazilian football legend Pele, into custody following his sentencing in May for money laundering.

Ministers can protect farm wages

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:35
Welsh ministers can protect the wages of 13,000 farm workers, in light of a ruling by the Supreme Court.

Court bid to block named person plan

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:29
A legal challenge to the Scottish government's plan to appoint named guardians for every child in the country goes to court.

VIDEO: Video shows airstrikes on Gaza Strip

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:27
Footage shows buildings being blown up and Israeli Defence Force cockpit video of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip as tension in the region mounts.

UK sold sarin ingredients to Syria

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:13
UK companies were the sole supplier to Syria of three important ingredients in the production of deadly nerve agent sarin, BBC Newsnight learns.

Both candidates claim Indonesia win

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:09
Polls close in Indonesia's tight presidential race between Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo, with both claiming victory based on unofficial results.

TUV man queries 'graduated response'

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:50
A senior TUV member breaks ranks with the main unionist parties over their joint response to the banning of a 12 July parade in north Belfast.

Apple loses Siri China patent case

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:44
Apple fails to have a Chinese rival's voice-recognition patent ruled invalid, threatening its own ability to sell Siri-enabled devices.

VIDEO: Benedetti on her Scottish roots

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:37
Violinist Nicola Benedetti joins BBC Breakfast to talk about her new music
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