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Somalia's security chiefs sacked

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:49
Somalia's police and intelligence chiefs are sacked following militant Islamist group al-Shabab's assault on the presidential palace.

Government seeks Brooks row answers

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:48
Bodies involved in the row over US country singer Garth Brooks' five cancelled Dublin shows are called to appear before an Irish government committee, as details of how to get a refund are revealed.

Geese caused fatal helicopter crash

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:47
Investigators find "clear and convincing evidence" that "multiple bird strikes" caused a helicopter crash which killed four people.

Father jailed for baby shake killing

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:45
A father is jailed for eight years for killing his five-week-old daughter after being frustrated by her screaming as he played a video game.

VIDEO: Where are Gaza militants firing rockets?

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:45
The BBC's James Reynolds reports from near Sderot - which has been targeted by rocket attacks from Gaza.

VIDEO: Clinton the musical bursts onto stage

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:39
The creators of Clinton the musical talk about writing the show and why they hope audiences will find it funny.

Brazil police hold Pele's son Edinho

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:36
Brazilian police take Edinho, the son of Brazilian football legend Pele, into custody following his sentencing in May for money laundering.

Ministers can protect farm wages

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:35
Welsh ministers can protect the wages of 13,000 farm workers, in light of a ruling by the Supreme Court.

Court bid to block named person plan

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:29
A legal challenge to the Scottish government's plan to appoint named guardians for every child in the country goes to court.

VIDEO: Video shows airstrikes on Gaza Strip

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:27
Footage shows buildings being blown up and Israeli Defence Force cockpit video of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip as tension in the region mounts.

UK sold sarin ingredients to Syria

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:13
UK companies were the sole supplier to Syria of three important ingredients in the production of deadly nerve agent sarin, BBC Newsnight learns.

Both candidates claim Indonesia win

Wed, 2014-07-09 03:09
Polls close in Indonesia's tight presidential race between Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo, with both claiming victory based on unofficial results.

TUV man queries 'graduated response'

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:50
A senior TUV member breaks ranks with the main unionist parties over their joint response to the banning of a 12 July parade in north Belfast.

Apple loses Siri China patent case

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:44
Apple fails to have a Chinese rival's voice-recognition patent ruled invalid, threatening its own ability to sell Siri-enabled devices.

VIDEO: Benedetti on her Scottish roots

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:37
Violinist Nicola Benedetti joins BBC Breakfast to talk about her new music

VIDEO: Orange fever ahead of semi-final

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:32
One street in the Netherlands has turned orange in support of the country's football team ahead of their World Cup semi-final against Argentina.

Cafe 'van Gogh' authenticity probed

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:32
Doubt is raised over the authenticity of a painting on display in a Reading cafe purported to be Vincent van Gogh's Houses at Auvers II.

AUDIO: Curious re-opens after ceiling collapse

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:25
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has re-opened in the West End after it was put on hold because of the Apollo theatre ceiling collapse last December.

Wilshaw school extremism risk warning

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:23
Inspectors found pupils at the so-called Trojan Horse schools in Birmingham were "vulnerable to extremism", Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw tells MPs.

NSPCC wants law on covering up abuse

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:15
The man leading a review into how the Home Office handled historical allegations of child abuse says people who cover up such crimes should be prosecuted.

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