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Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-08-07 14:42
What did police find when searching for a Holy Grail relic?

Capaldi: Doctor 'less user-friendly'

Thu, 2014-08-07 14:35
Actor Peter Capaldi says his Doctor will be "less user-friendly" as the BBC unveils his first full-length episode of Doctor Who.

US porch killer guilty of murder

Thu, 2014-08-07 14:10
A Detroit-area man is found guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter for killing an unarmed black woman who banged on his door at night last year.

Hull City 2 -1 AS Trencin

Thu, 2014-08-07 13:47
Hull City are on the verge of reaching the Europa League group stages after coming from behind to beat AC Trencin 2-1.

Anderson and Broad show gulf in class

Thu, 2014-08-07 13:37
BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew on how the England pair produced a 'masterclass of new-ball bowling' at Old Trafford.

VIDEO: Gaza awaits truce talks verdict

Thu, 2014-08-07 13:34
Palestinian and Israeli officials are continuing indirect talks in Cairo on a long-term truce in Gaza, as the three-day ceasefire enters its last 24 hours.

Jonestown remains found in Delaware

Thu, 2014-08-07 13:33
The cremated remains of nine victims of the 1978 mass cult suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, are found in a former funeral home in Delaware.

VIDEO: Priest evacuated over Ebola outbreak

Thu, 2014-08-07 13:27
A Spanish priest infected with Ebola while working in Liberia returns home, as Liberia's president declares a state of emergency over the the world's worst ever outbreak of the virus.

Westwood leads as Woods struggles

Thu, 2014-08-07 13:13
Tiger Woods cards an opening four-over-par 76 and is eight shots behind early US PGA co-clubhouse leader Lee Westwood.

Ministry experts paid thousands a day

Thu, 2014-08-07 12:59
At least 30 consultants worked in government departments last year on day rates of £1,000 to £2,000, figures obtained by Newsnight reveal.

Left out to freeze on K2

Thu, 2014-08-07 12:39
The porter Italian climbers left out to freeze on K2

Uefa investigates Celtic-Legia tie

Thu, 2014-08-07 12:20
Legia Warsaw are under Uefa investigation for fielding an ineligible player during their Champions League win over Celtic.

Salmond says 'we're keeping pound'

Thu, 2014-08-07 11:59
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond insists Scotland will retain Sterling under independence, in the face of continued opposition criticism.

Fire station fight wins support

Thu, 2014-08-07 11:49
Blaenau Gwent councillors recommend keeping Blaina fire station open just weeks before the final decision is made.

Simmonds breaks own world record

Thu, 2014-08-07 11:40
Ellie Simmonds breaks her own world record winning gold in the SM6 200m medley at the IPC Swimming European Championships.

UK to increase Ebola aid cash by £3m

Thu, 2014-08-07 11:40
The UK is to contribute more funds to help countries affected by the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, the Foreign Office says.

Donovan to retire at end of MLS season

Thu, 2014-08-07 11:27
Landon Donovan has announced he will retire from football at the end of the current Major League Soccer season in October.

'Distasteful' Falklands comments row

Thu, 2014-08-07 11:27
The Welsh Conservatives say First Minister Carwyn Jones should distance himself from 'distasteful' comments over the Falkland Islands' sovereignty.

Broad to have surgery on knee problem

Thu, 2014-08-07 11:20
Stuart Broad will an operation on his right knee later this summer but expects to be fit for the World Cup and Ashes in 2015.

Mediators seek to extend Gaza truce

Thu, 2014-08-07 11:19
Palestinian and Israeli officials continue indirect talks in Cairo on a long-term truce in Gaza as the three-day ceasefire enters its last 24 hours.

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