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Iraqi parliament elects new speaker

Tue, 2014-07-15 05:18
Iraq's parliament has elected Salim al-Jabouri as speaker, breaking weeks of political deadlock amid a jihadist-led rebellion in the north and west.

VIDEO: Suicides linked to arrests of teenagers

Tue, 2014-07-15 05:11
The suicides of three teenagers have been linked to the failure to treat 17-year-olds in custody as children rather than adults, as Jim Reed reports for BBC Newsnight

Baby's E. coli hospital death

Tue, 2014-07-15 05:10
Strict hygiene rules were being enforced when a premature baby girl died at five days old after contracting E.Coli, an inquest hears.

Rejuvenated Woods targets Open title

Tue, 2014-07-15 05:06
Tiger Woods, now fit again after back surgery, insists winning the title is his only goal at this week's Open Championship.

Ivorian refugees blocked over Ebola

Tue, 2014-07-15 04:59
Ivory Coast blocks 400 refugees who fled to Liberia from returning home, as the number of people killed by the Ebola virus passes the 600 mark.

How might Hammond differ from Hague?

Tue, 2014-07-15 04:55
Is there time for new foreign secretary to make his mark?

VIDEO: Palestinians reject Gaza ceasefire

Tue, 2014-07-15 04:51
Egypt says it has not received an official response from the Palestinians to its proposal for a ceasefire in Gaza.

VIDEO: Gove moved to chief whip in reshuffle

Tue, 2014-07-15 04:47
Education Secretary Michael Gove is to become the new chief whip in the most wide-ranging cabinet reshuffle of David Cameron's premiership.

HK submits electoral reform report

Tue, 2014-07-15 04:43
Hong Kong kick-starts a political reform process by submitting a report to Beijing about the prospect of universal suffrage in the territory.

Transformers tops UK box office

Tue, 2014-07-15 04:29
Transformers: Age of Extinction leads the UK box office with £11.7m in its week of release, knocking Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie off the top spot.

Will Michael Gove be missed?

Tue, 2014-07-15 04:24
As Michael Gove steps down as education secretary to become the chief whip, the BBC News website gathers a range of views on the news.

Clubs criticised over disabled fans

Tue, 2014-07-15 04:20
Premier League football clubs are failing to sell season tickets to disabled fans, Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson tells peers.

VIDEO: BBC boss: Licence fee system works

Tue, 2014-07-15 04:18
BBC Director General Tony Hall appeared before the Culture, Media and Sport select Committee at the House of Commons to discuss the future of the BBC on Tuesday

Germany welcomes World Cup heroes

Tue, 2014-07-15 04:17
Tens of thousands of German football fans in central Berlin are giving a hero's welcome to the returning World Cup-winning team.

Dasaolu gets last GB 100m Euros spot

Tue, 2014-07-15 04:16
James Dasaolu is awarded the final 100m place in the British team for the European Championships in Zurich next month.

VIDEO: Germany's glee at dancing footballers

Tue, 2014-07-15 04:14
Thousands of people are gathered in Berlin to cheer the victorious German football squad, who beat Argentina in the World Cup final.

Day in pictures: 15 July 2014

Tue, 2014-07-15 04:09
24 hours of news photos: 15 July

First black woman gold Olympian dies

Tue, 2014-07-15 04:02
US high jump legend Alice Coachman Davis, the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal, dies at the age of 90.

VIDEO: 'We don't know what caused crash'

Tue, 2014-07-15 03:52
The death toll in Tuesday's derailment on the Moscow metro has risen to 19, the Russian emergency ministry says.

Michael Gove: Radical, controversial, divisive

Tue, 2014-07-15 03:41
Michael Gove: Radical, controversial, divisive
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