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VIDEO: MP recalls being 'Queen's hostage'

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:51
One politician will not view or hear the Queen's speech at the opening of parliament as they will be held hostage by her majesty

Nigeria villagers 'killed at church'

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:48
Suspected Boko Haram militants. some disguised as soldiers, kill dozens of Nigerian villagers in fresh raids including one on a church, the BBC learns.

Youth PCC relationship investigated

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:31
The youth police and crime commissioner for Kent is not doing any public engagements while reports of a relationship with a 50-year old man are being investigated.

Van Gogh 'live ear' on display

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:31
A copy of Vincent van Gogh's ear grown using genetic material from one of the artist's living relatives, has gone on display in a German museum.

England practising penalties 'a lot'

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:23
Captain Steven Gerrard says England are practising penalties "a lot" but will not become obsessed with World Cup shootouts.

Malaysia backpacker police find body

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:20
A body is found in the hunt for British backpacker Gareth Huntley who went missing while trekking on a Malaysian island.

Polls test S Korea mood after ferry

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:19
South Koreans vote in local polls being seen as a test of the government's standing amid severe criticism of its handling of the recent ferry disaster.

New £2.5bn Heathrow Terminal 2 opens

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:09
The first paying passengers begin using Heathrow's new £2.5bn Terminal 2, with bosses pledging lessons have been learned from the troubled opening of T5.

Man jailed over stabbed teacher post

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:06
A man is jailed after posting an offensive Facebook message about the killing of Leeds teacher Ann Maguire.

Cabinet row over how to tackle extremism

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:02
May and Gove caught up in Whitehall turf war

Venice mayor held in fraud inquiry

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:02
The mayor of Venice is among 35 people arrested in Italy over alleged corruption in connection with new flood barriers being built around the city.

Bearded stung bee killer sought

Wed, 2014-06-04 01:47
Police are looking for a bearded man with a number of bee stings who may have killed thousands of bees after vandalising hives in March.

VIDEO: Music v magic - Who will win BGT?

Wed, 2014-06-04 01:45
Britain's Got Talent magician Darcy Oake and violinist Lettice Rowbotham chat to BBC Breakfast.

Harman calls for licence fee review

Wed, 2014-06-04 01:44
Labour's deputy leader, Harriet Harman, says the BBC should investigate alternatives to the licence fee.

UK services sector expands in May

Wed, 2014-06-04 01:30
The UK's dominant services sector grows at a faster rate than expected in May, while employment in the sector stayed at a 17-year high recorded in April, a survey shows.

Boy arrested after 'needle jabs'

Wed, 2014-06-04 01:11
An 11-year-old boy is arrested after parents complained their children had been jabbed with a diabetes finger-prick pen by a fellow pupil at school.

AUDIO: Three reasons Tesco is in trouble

Wed, 2014-06-04 01:04
Food retail analyst Bruno Monteyne discusses Tesco's sharp fall in sales as it faces increasing competition from rivals.

Pakistani soldiers killed in attacks

Wed, 2014-06-04 01:03
Five people, two of them soldiers, are killed in a blast near Pakistan's capital Islamabad, while two soldiers die in firing near the Afghan border.

VIDEO: Queen's Speech at Parliament opening

Wed, 2014-06-04 01:01
Watch live coverage of the Queen's Speech at the State Opening of Parliament

Tesco: Keep calm and carry on?

Wed, 2014-06-04 00:59
Despite grim sales figures, Tesco insists it is on the right path
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