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Nemtsov daughter attacks Russia media

Tue, 2015-06-09 06:12
A daughter of murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov accuses pro-Kremlin media of spreading hateful propaganda, and says she has left Russia to live in exile.

Auto cameras record Serengeti life

Tue, 2015-06-09 05:32
Hundreds of automated cameras capture day-to-day animal life in the Serengeti of Tanzania.

VIDEO: 'Naked rambler' loses Asbo appeal

Tue, 2015-06-09 05:31
Stephen Gough, the man dubbed "the Naked Rambler", has appeared naked by video link and lost his appeal against his conviction for breach of an Asbo.

Juve sign Khedira from Real Madrid

Tue, 2015-06-09 05:29
Germany midfielder Sami Khedira will join Juventus on a free transfer from Real Madrid after agreeing a four-year deal.

Was G7 summit worth the effort and expense?

Tue, 2015-06-09 05:24
Striking images, powerful rhetoric, eye-catching proposals - the G7 summit at Schloss Elmau in Germany had all those, but was it worth the effort and the expense?

BT announces 4K channel for August

Tue, 2015-06-09 05:15
BT announces Europe's first 4K channel and pricing for next season's Champions League football matches

Syria rebels seize major army base

Tue, 2015-06-09 05:02
Rebels in Syria say they have captured a major army base in the south of the country, the latest in a string of defeats suffered by the government.

PPS 'correct' not to prosecute Adams

Tue, 2015-06-09 04:40
The decision not to prosecute Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams for allegedly withholding evidence about his rapist brother was correct, a review finds.

Fresh bid to allow 'right to die'

Tue, 2015-06-09 04:40
Labour MP Rob Marris launches a fresh effort to give some terminally-ill patients the right to die, with the first Commons vote on the issue in nearly 20 years.

Coulthard: Canada fuels F1 backlash

Tue, 2015-06-09 04:38
BBC F1 commentator David Coulthard says short-changed drivers are not being tested physically or mentally by F1.

New uniforms for transgender Thais

Tue, 2015-06-09 04:30
Bangkok University issues new guidelines for uniforms to be worn by transgender students, a move that has been widely welcomed.

Massive search for missing SA lion

Tue, 2015-06-09 04:30
Game rangers in South Africa launch a massive search operation for a lion after it escaped from a wildlife park, an official tells the BBC.

Argentina hit by transport strike

Tue, 2015-06-09 04:18
A major transport strike in Argentina brings parts of the country to a standstill as unions protest against high taxes and inflation.

Naked rambler appears nude in court

Tue, 2015-06-09 04:14
Stephen Gough, who is known as the naked rambler, appears via video link with no clothes on at the Court of Appeal.

VIDEO: What's solitary confinement like?

Tue, 2015-06-09 04:11
A released member of the 'Angola 3' tells the BBC solitary confinement makes inmates old before their time.

Anger over cycle race road closures

Tue, 2015-06-09 03:54
Businesses fear they will lose thousands of pounds and residents claim they will be trapped in their homes when roads close for a major cycling event.

Hutchinson's TT tale of triumph over adversity

Tue, 2015-06-09 03:52
Ian Hutchinson's recovery from almost losing a leg to becoming an Isle of Man TT winner again is one of sport's most courageous tales.

Panama ex-leader faces wiretap probe

Tue, 2015-06-09 03:44
Panama's ex-President Ricardo Martinelli will be investigated over allegations he ordered illegal wiretaps during his time in office.

Red card for calling player 'gay'

Tue, 2015-06-09 03:43
A midfielder in Norway is sent off for calling an opponent "gay" as officials clamp down on homophobic language.

VIDEO: 'You think I'm going to be funny? I'm a politician'

Tue, 2015-06-09 03:42
US TV host Jon Stewart asks Nicola Sturgeon about independence, oil and haggis, as she appears on The Daily Show.

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