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SA probe into 'wife given as gift'

Thu, 2014-06-19 09:03
An investigation is launched in South Africa into allegations that the head of SABC, the country's public broadcaster, was given a wife as a gift.

Skin and liver cancer up in England

Thu, 2014-06-19 08:56
The number of cases of skin cancer increased by 78%, and liver cancer by 70%, in men between 2003 and 2012, official figures show.

Three nurses charged over records

Thu, 2014-06-19 08:53
Three nurses are charged as part of an inquiry into the alleged falsification of patient records at a south Wales hospital.

Ukraine to sign EU deal this month

Thu, 2014-06-19 08:49
The new president of Ukraine says he will sign a controversial association agreement with the EU on 27 June, as fighting rages in the east.

Man guilty of wealthy lover's murder

Thu, 2014-06-19 08:45
A 60-year-old man is found guilty of murdering his wealthy lover and concealing her body.

Teachers' strike set for 10 July

Thu, 2014-06-19 08:37
Schools in England and Wales face disruption next month, as the National Union of Teachers says it will take strike action.

Rik Mayall mourned at Devon funeral

Thu, 2014-06-19 08:30
Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders and other friends of Rik Mayall join his family to mourn the comedian and actor at a private funeral in Devon.

King Felipe calls for 'new Spain'

Thu, 2014-06-19 08:16
King Felipe VI calls for "a new Spain that we will build together" after being proclaimed the country's head of state in a ceremony in parliament.

VIDEO: What happens to migrants found at sea?

Thu, 2014-06-19 08:16
The BBC's Matthew Price is behind-the-scenes on board the Bergamini, part of the Italian navy's Mare Nostrum (Our Sea) operation, which patrols the seas in the search for migrant boats.

Jury sent out in Rolf Harris trial

Thu, 2014-06-19 07:57
The jury in the case of Rolf Harris retires to consider its verdicts and will resume a second day of deliberations on Friday.

Caver surfaces after marathon rescue

Thu, 2014-06-19 07:48
An injured man trapped underground for 12 days in Germany's deepest cave is brought to the surface after a painstaking rescue operation.

In pictures: German caver rescued

Thu, 2014-06-19 07:43
German brought to the surface after a 12-day operation

Leading Light wins Gold Cup at Ascot

Thu, 2014-06-19 07:36
Leading Light edges out last year's winner Estimate, owned by The Queen, to win the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot.

Labour in 'owl for everyone' pledge

Thu, 2014-06-19 07:36
Labour says their press Twitter account was hacked after the party appeared to offer everyone in the country an owl.

Pellet gun attack on boy 'sectarian'

Thu, 2014-06-19 07:30
Police are treating an attack on a 16-year-old boy in which he was beaten and shot with a pellet gun as a sectarian hate crime.

Battle for key Iraqi oil refinery

Thu, 2014-06-19 07:29
Iraqi government forces are battling Sunni militants for control of the country's biggest oil refinery, as the US considers a request for air strikes.

Polish PM warns of snap election

Thu, 2014-06-19 07:28
The prime minister of Poland says a snap election could be called in weeks if secret recording scandal is not contained, amid uproar in the media.

Thursday's gossip column

Thu, 2014-06-19 07:23
Neymar has not lived up to his billing, Hazard is not going to PSG, Cole to choose between Barca and Milan, plus more.

Doncaster confirm Tomlinson takeover

Thu, 2014-06-19 07:20
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson will complete a joint takeover of hometown club Doncaster with ex-chairman John Ryan on 18 July.

No further action over AM's conduct

Thu, 2014-06-19 07:20
No further action will be taken after claims Monmouth AM Nick Ramsay was drunk in the Senedd chamber, an assembly spokesman says.
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