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Brics nations to create $100bn bank

Tue, 2014-07-15 12:01
The leaders of the so-called Brics countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - sign a deal to create a new $100bn development bank and emergency reserve fund.

Arrears up after housing benefit cut

Tue, 2014-07-15 11:57
More than half of tenants affected by a housing benefit cut in England are struggling to pay the additional rent, according to an official report.

'Trojan Horse' trustees resign

Tue, 2014-07-15 11:41
The board of trustees at the centre of the alleged "Trojan Horse" Muslim takeover plot involving Birmingham schools announces its resignation.

VIDEO: WW1 aircraft arrive at RAF museum

Tue, 2014-07-15 11:40
Three World War One aircraft have arrived at an RAF museum ahead of a major exhibition to mark the centenary of the conflict.

Gove not demoted, insists Cameron

Tue, 2014-07-15 11:36
Michael Gove's new job is not a demotion, says No 10, as David Cameron unveils his biggest reshuffle, including more top jobs for women.

Mali and rebels exchange prisoners

Tue, 2014-07-15 11:32
Mali's government and Tuareg rebels exchange dozens of prisoners in a goodwill gesture on the eve of peace talks in Algiers.

VIDEO: What did Gove do for education?

Tue, 2014-07-15 11:12
The BBC's Alex Forsyth gauged reaction to Michael Gove's work as education secretary.

Israel hits Gaza as truce bid fails

Tue, 2014-07-15 11:05
Israel says it has resumed bombardment of Gaza, after earlier accepting a truce proposal, as Hamas militants continued firing rockets.

VIDEO: Pupils 'unprotected from extremism'

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:43
A school is not protecting its pupils from the possible risks of extremism and should go into special measures, an Ofsted report has said.

Cameron chooses Tory peer for EU job

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:43
David Cameron nominates Lord Hill, the leader of the House of Lords, to be the UK's next European Commissioner.

Welsh spaceport site on shortlist

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:28
A site in Gwynedd has been selected as possible location for a UK spaceport base.

Embassies fail to pay £82m road bill

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:05
Foreign embassies in London have failed to pay more than £82m in congestion charge over the past decade, figures reveal.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Tue, 2014-07-15 10:02
MPs approve the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill at second reading.

Crash on Moscow metro kills 21

Tue, 2014-07-15 09:57
A rush-hour train derails on the Moscow metro, killing 21 people, the Russian authorities say, with scores more injured.

Bomb is found behind wheel of car

Tue, 2014-07-15 09:43
A bomb is found behind the back wheel of a car in the Enagh area of Londonderry.

Rosetta's target is 'double' comet

Tue, 2014-07-15 09:35
Europe's Rosetta probe acquires some sensational new images of its comet quarry, showing what appears to be two distinct parts in contact with each other.

Nigeria acrimony over abducted girls

Tue, 2014-07-15 09:33
Nigeria's president accuses activists of "playing politics" after his meeting with parents of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls is called off.

VIDEO: Electric plane at Farnborough Airshow

Tue, 2014-07-15 09:19
Nigel Cassidy looks at the E-fan, an experimental electric plane from Airbus, on display at the Farnborough International Airshow

Lee Rigby killer allowed appeal

Tue, 2014-07-15 09:05
Michael Adebowale, who was given a 45-year prison sentence for the murder of soldier Lee Rigby, is given permission to appeal against his sentence, the High Court rules.

The good, the bad and the quirky: World Cup in stats

Tue, 2014-07-15 09:00
A look at the best statistics from the 2014 Fifa World Cup, featuring the impressive and the downright dismal.
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