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Family stuck 'due to passport delay'

Fri, 2014-06-06 23:30
A couple from south Wales with a newborn baby say they are stuck in Qatar because of UK passport delays.

New laws on claim firm give-aways

Fri, 2014-06-06 23:29
Lawyers and claims firms are to be banned from offering incentives to encourage people to make insurance claims, says the government.

VIDEO: McCann detectives given extra week

Fri, 2014-06-06 23:18
Detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have been given an extra seven days to search scrubland near the apartment in Portugal from which she disappeared.

How cycling's miracle man battled back from the brink

Fri, 2014-06-06 22:05
Isle of Man cyclist Jonny Bellis on his brush with death, being told he would not walk again and a remarkable comeback.

D-Day's lessons and 'monsoon Britain' - the papers

Fri, 2014-06-06 21:20
The lessons of D-Day and the Second world War are discussed in Saturday's papers, with a warning of bad weather also attracting column inches.

VIDEO: Brazil clashes amid renewed strikes

Fri, 2014-06-06 19:42
Police in Brazil have used tear gas to break up protesters on the second day of a metro strike that has left Sao Paulo's transport in chaos.

Rising seas uncover Pacific war dead

Fri, 2014-06-06 17:59
Rising sea levels have disturbed the skeletons of soldiers killed on the Marshall Islands during World War Two.

Met Opera shares bankruptcy fears

Fri, 2014-06-06 17:55
New York's Metropolitan Opera faces bankruptcy in "two or three years" if it does not cut its wages bill, its boss tells the BBC.

'Fairyland' care for Indian troops

Fri, 2014-06-06 17:29
The royal pavilion that became a military hospital

The hunger of England captain Steven Gerrard

Fri, 2014-06-06 17:17
Tom Fordyce on the drive that propels a skinny lad from Liverpool to the World Cup finals as captain of his country.

Smashed Hits: Another Star

Fri, 2014-06-06 17:12
Analysing the BBC's World Cup song.

VIDEO: Inside England's World Cup hotel

Fri, 2014-06-06 17:04
The BBC's Wyre Davies takes a tour of the hotel where England's footballers are due to stay for the World Cup.

Land reform legislation planned

Fri, 2014-06-06 17:01
The Scottish government says it will bring forward a Land Reform Bill before the end of the current term of the Scottish Parliament.

Pakistan MQM leader bailed in London

Fri, 2014-06-06 16:54
Altaf Hussain, the exiled leader of Pakistan's MQM party, is released after being questioned by police in London on suspicion of money laundering.

LA jail conditions 'unconstitutional'

Fri, 2014-06-06 16:25
Mental health care inside Los Angeles County jails is so deplorable it violates a ban on cruelty, the US justice department has said.

US student disarms killer gunman

Fri, 2014-06-06 15:39
Police praise the bravery of student Jon Meis for disarming a gunmen who had killed one person and wounded three others.

VIDEO: Mondrian's Liverpool studio

Fri, 2014-06-06 15:36
Art lovers are given a glimpse of abstract artist Piet Mondrian's studio at the biggest exhibition of his work to ever be staged in the UK

Brazil clashes amid renewed strikes

Fri, 2014-06-06 15:28
Police in Sao Paulo use tear gas against protesters on the second day of a metro strike, paralysing the city ahead of the football World Cup.

The German soldier 'liberated' by D-Day

Fri, 2014-06-06 15:22
German soldier's 'holiday' life after his D-Day surrender

The skeletons who fought to the death

Fri, 2014-06-06 15:20
A ghoulish discovery in a Victorian theatre.
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