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Harris backlash in native Australia

Fri, 2014-07-04 21:19
Australia rushes to distance itself from disgraced entertainer

'Kidnap' mum extradition 'very sad'

Fri, 2014-07-04 21:06
The extradition of a mother charged with kidnapping her children is described as the "final step" in a "very painful time" by her former sister-in-law.

Australia in row over Tamil refugees

Fri, 2014-07-04 20:47
Australia is refusing to comment on the fate of more than 200 Tamil asylum seekers reportedly intercepted in the country's northern waters.

PC resigns over sawn-off shotgun

Fri, 2014-07-04 20:35
A police officer resigned after admitting possessing a sawn-off shotgun, it is revealed.

Woman, 89, conned out of £100,000

Fri, 2014-07-04 20:27
An 89-year-old woman is conned out of £100,000 by scammers posing as bank officials and police.

In pictures: 4 July celebrations in US

Fri, 2014-07-04 19:35
Celebrations to mark the nation's independence from Britain in 1776 take many forms but one thing is certain - the stars and stripes take centre stage.

VIDEO: The changing face of BBC TV News

Fri, 2014-07-04 19:25
As the BBC marks the 60th anniversary of its first TV news bulletin, we take a look through six decades of broadcast journalism.

Russia backs law on web data storage

Fri, 2014-07-04 19:22
Russia's lower house of parliament passes a law requiring internet companies to store Russian citizens' personal data inside the country.

VIDEO: US 'double agent' suspected in Germany

Fri, 2014-07-04 19:19
The German authorities have summoned the US ambassador in Berlin after a man was arrested on suspicion of spying.

Heroine nurse to feature on £5 coin

Fri, 2014-07-04 17:22
Edith Cavell, the British nurse executed by the Germans during World War One, is to feature on a new commemorative £5 coin.

VIDEO: Huge grasshopper lands on Rodriguez

Fri, 2014-07-04 17:10
An insect landed on Colombia's James Rodriguez after he scored a penalty against Brazil during their 2014 World Cup quarter-finals at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza.

Guatemala rebel guilty of killings

Fri, 2014-07-04 17:04
A court in Guatemala has sentenced a former rebel leader to a long prison sentence for ordering the murder of 22 pro-government farmers in 1988.

VIDEO: Turkish concerns over refugee crisis

Fri, 2014-07-04 16:16
According to the UN, Turkey has so far received a million refugees from Syria. Just over 20% have settled in camps - the rest are in towns and cities.

Poland's overlooked Enigma codebreakers

Fri, 2014-07-04 16:02
The Poles who showed the way to crack the Enigma code

Egypt raises fuel and energy costs

Fri, 2014-07-04 16:00
Egypt introduces electricity and fuel price increases in a move to cut state energy subsidies and reduce the budget deficit.

Injured Neymar out of World Cup

Fri, 2014-07-04 15:57
Brazil forward Neymar is ruled out of the World Cup with a fractured bone in his spine sustained against Colombia.

BBC TV News reaches 60th milestone

Fri, 2014-07-04 15:57
Trot through the history of TV news since 1954

Murder verdict over Argentina bishop

Fri, 2014-07-04 15:55
Two former senior military officers in Argentina have been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Bishop Enrique Angelelli in 1976 during military rule.

Strange tale of the 4 July firework disaster

Fri, 2014-07-04 15:50
Author Jeremy Clay recounts an extraordinary 19th Century effort at a complicated medical procedure.

The most brutal form of apology

Fri, 2014-07-04 15:48
The cricketer who said sorry in the style of AA
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