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Woman killed for resisting molesters

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:43
A 35-year-old mother-of-four is shot dead by militants for resisting their attempts to molest her in the Indian state of Meghalaya, police say.

'12th completion parade' turned down

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:42
The Orange Order has again been barred from parading along a contentious stretch of road in north Belfast.

Secrets of how to pick a Test squad

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:42
With England set to name their first Test squad since the Ashes debacle, the selectors explain how they pick players.

VIDEO: Anger at China embassy Tiananmen protest

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:40
Members of staff at the Chinese embassy in London reacted angrily on Wednesday when people arrived to lay flowers to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

Give umpires control of 'Mankading' - Agnew

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:39
If umpires had control of batsman backing up and penalised them for doing it too much, 'Mankading' would be resolved, says Jonathan Agnew

How do you create a World Cup XI?

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:34
You will be able to choose your all-time World Cup XI with our new squad selector - but selecting the shortlist was no easy task.

Child cruelty law in Queen's speech

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:17
Ceredigion MP Mark Williams's bid to tighten the law on child cruelty has been backed in the Queen's Speech at the state opening of parliament.

A genome for the blind mole rat

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:17
Scientists have sequenced the genome of the blind mole rat, a mammal that digs with its teeth, lives for 20 years and has never naturally developed cancer

Billy Bragg blasts YouTube rates

Wed, 2014-06-04 04:00
A body representing independent music labels is asking the EU to intervene in a row over a proposed YouTube music subscription service.

VIDEO: New £2.5bn Heathrow Terminal 2 opens

Wed, 2014-06-04 03:43
The first paying passengers begin using Heathrow's new £2.5bn Terminal 2, with bosses pledging lessons have been learned from the troubled opening of T5.

Fifa set to probe Qatar officials

Wed, 2014-06-04 03:42
Fifa are set to question Qatar officials after claims about the legality of the bidding process for the 2022 World Cup.

Lithuania 'set to join euro' in 2015

Wed, 2014-06-04 03:24
Lithuania is set to adopt the euro in January 2015, after the European Commission said it had met the criteria for joining the single currency.

VIDEO: House of Commons

Wed, 2014-06-04 03:23
The Queen sets out the government's plans for the new session of Parliament.

Richest and poorest in the UK

Wed, 2014-06-04 03:23
Where in the UK is getting richer and poorer?

Can women have it all?

Wed, 2014-06-04 03:21
Is Kirstie Allsopp right about having babies before university?

ECB dismisses female IPL-style league

Wed, 2014-06-04 03:11
The England and Wales Cricket Board refuses to back an IPL-style tournament for women, saying it has "no support".

VIDEO: Pomp and ceremony as Queen arrives

Wed, 2014-06-04 03:08
The ceremony surrounding the State Opening of Parliament follows traditions that date back many years.

VIDEO: 'We stand together for freedom'

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:58
US President Barack Obama has reaffirmed his county's "unwavering commitment" to defend the freedom of democratic states in eastern Europe, following Russia's annexation of Crimea.

VIDEO: MP recalls being 'Queen's hostage'

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:51
One politician will not view or hear the Queen's speech at the opening of parliament as they will be held hostage by her majesty

Nigeria villagers 'killed at church'

Wed, 2014-06-04 02:48
Suspected Boko Haram militants. some disguised as soldiers, kill dozens of Nigerian villagers in fresh raids including one on a church, the BBC learns.
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