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Wiggins out as Froome leads Sky at Tour

Fri, 2014-06-27 02:47
Sir Bradley Wiggins will not race in the Tour de France, with Team Sky confirming Chris Froome will again lead the team.

Huge X-ray space telescope planned

Fri, 2014-06-27 02:31
The European Space Agency initiates the process that should lead to the biggest X-ray telescope ever built going into orbit in 2028.

Injured James out of Glasgow Games

Fri, 2014-06-27 02:30
Welsh cycling medal hope Becky James will miss the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after aggravating a knee injury.

Afghans protest over poll 'fraud'

Fri, 2014-06-27 02:18
Thousands of supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah march through Kabul to protest against alleged fraud.

British troops' Kenya return delayed

Fri, 2014-06-27 02:11
A delay in an agreement between the UK and Kenya over British army training in the country leaves 900 troops uncertain of when they can return home.

Ukraine's sink or swim EU agreement

Fri, 2014-06-27 02:03
Ukraine signs EU deal risking Russian anger

Record passenger getaway expected

Fri, 2014-06-27 02:01
School holidays and Edinburgh's trades weekend will see more than 250,000 passengers fly from Glasgow and Edinburgh airports in the next few days.

Algeria celebrates World Cup success

Fri, 2014-06-27 02:01
Tens of thousands of fans party across Algeria after their team qualifies for the knock-out phase of the World Cup for the first time.

House prices show two-pace market

Fri, 2014-06-27 01:59
Further evidence of a two-pace housing market has been revealed as data shows prices rocketing in London but rising below inflation in some regions of northern England.

Investigation into tenement blaze

Fri, 2014-06-27 01:56
An investigation is under way into the cause of a fire at tenement flats in Pollokshields in Glasgow.

AUDIO: Carney on 'new normal' interest rates

Fri, 2014-06-27 01:48
Bank of England governor Mark Carney discusses the possibility of interest rates rising, and whether the Bank has too much power.

Phil Collins donates Alamo hoard

Fri, 2014-06-27 01:44
Singer Phil Collins donates his extensive collection of Alamo memorabilia to a Texas museum located where the 1836 battle took place.

Nigeria boycott training in money row

Fri, 2014-06-27 01:36
Nigeria's World Cup squad refused to train on Thursday because of a row over bonus payments for their performance in Brazil.

VIDEO: Pirouetting on the Pyramid stage

Fri, 2014-06-27 01:35
Glastonbury welcomes music fans, heavy metal band Metallica and even the English National Ballet, on the first official day of the festival

VIDEO: Rain won't stop play at Glastonbury

Fri, 2014-06-27 01:32
The BBC's Lizo Mzimba meets music fans who are refusing to let rain stop play at the Glastonbury festival

Teach First moves to rural areas

Fri, 2014-06-27 01:11
Educational charity Teach First will expand into England's deprived coastal and rural areas, including Weymouth, Bournemouth, and Great Yarmouth.

VIDEO: UK killer's dad 'didn't see it coming'

Fri, 2014-06-27 00:50
The father of British-born Elliot Rodger, the man who killed six people before taking his own life in May, has given his first interview since the tragedy.

Carney: 2.5% 'new normal' for rates

Fri, 2014-06-27 00:37
Bank of England governor Mark Carney suggests interest rates could reach a "new normal" of around 2.5% in early 2017.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

Fri, 2014-06-27 00:12
A Tokyo museum reveals a news reading robot, plus other technology news.

LaBeouf charged over theatre conduct

Fri, 2014-06-27 00:03
Transformers star Shia LaBeouf has been arrested at a performance of the musical Cabaret, and charged with disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.
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