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World Cup: Spain 1-5 Netherlands

Fri, 2014-06-13 14:18
Spain's World Cup defence begins with a 5-1 thrashing by Group B rivals Netherlands in a rematch of the 2010 final.

Obama to 'review options' on Iraq

Fri, 2014-06-13 14:06
US President Barack Obama says he will take several days to decide what action to take over the Iraq crisis, but says no US troops will be deployed.

World Cup: Mexico 1-0 Cameroon

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:55
Mexico overcome having two goals controversially ruled out to beat Group A rivals Cameroon courtesy of a Oribe Peralta strike.

Gillespie leads NI's honours list

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:38
Former police deputy chief constable Judith Gillespie leads the list of Northern Ireland names on this year's Queen's Birthday honours list.

Three veteran MPs honoured by Queen

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:33
MPs Nicholas Soames, Bill Cash and Dawn Primarolo are among those recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

'Superhead' Anthony Seldon knighted

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:33
Dr Anthony Seldon, head of Wellington College, is knighted by the Queen in her annual birthday honours list.

Medical research defender knighted

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:33
A hugely influential scientist who defended animal experiments, despite threats to his life, has been knighted in the Queen's Birthday honours.

Honour for Raspberry Pi pioneer

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:33
Video game veteran and Raspberry Pi co-creator David Braben has been appointed OBE in the Birthday Honours list.

Day-Lewis knighted in Honours list

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:32
Triple Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis has been made a knight in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

MBE for fundraiser Stephen Sutton

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:32
Teenage cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton is appointed MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

Birthday Honours: Ten famous faces

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:31
Ten of the big-name recipients on the 2014 list

Is the video game industry sexist?

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:31
Why women are missing from video games

Sports stars get Birthday Honours

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:30
Laura Davies, Warren Gatland, Lizzy Yarnold and Kevin Sinfield are recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

Full jails told to take more inmates

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:27
The Ministry of Justice orders dozens of already full jails to take more prisoners because the jail population is increasing faster than expected.

VIDEO: Highlights: Spain 1-5 Netherlands

Fri, 2014-06-13 13:15
Netherlands thrash defending champions Spain 5-1 in the opening game of Group B, with two goals each for Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben.

VIDEO: Dangling house burns down

Fri, 2014-06-13 12:43
Officials in Texas have set fire to a luxury Texas lakeside home that was dangling over the edge of a cliff.

Harris wins Walter Scott book prize

Fri, 2014-06-13 12:42
English author and former BBC journalist Robert Harris wins the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction.

Jolie: War rape key diplomatic issue

Fri, 2014-06-13 12:41
Angelina Jolie says sexual violence in conflict is now "firmly on the top table of international diplomacy", as a global summit on the issue ends.

Man dies at Great North Swim event

Fri, 2014-06-13 12:07
A man dies after taking part in the Great North Swim on Windermere in the Lake District.

Root & Jordan hint at bright England future - Agnew

Fri, 2014-06-13 11:32
BBC Cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew watches two young England players shine on an exciting second day of the first Test at Lord's.
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