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VIDEO: Taking a body to a burial at sea

Wed, 2014-07-02 14:14
BBC Newsnight is given rare access to a burial at sea and undertaker John Lister explains how the process works.

Monaco murder 'confession' retracted

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:55
The son-in-law of Monaco heiress Helene Pastor retracts a "confession" made in custody to ordering her murder, citing misunderstandings with police.

Oklahoma drought kindles spectre of 1930s 'Dust Bowl'

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:49
Oklahoma drought kindles spectre of 1930s crisis

Today at Wimbledon: Thursday at a glance

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:41
All you need about the women's semi-finals on Thursday at the All England Club.

VIDEO: Colostomy bikini photo 'goes viral'

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:40
A photograph of a woman with Crohn's disease who posed in a bikini, revealing her colostomy bags, is said to have been seen by more than nine million people.

VIDEO: 'My son wasn't answering'

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:33
Hundreds of Palestinians have clashed with Israeli police in east Jerusalem after a Palestinian teenager was found dead in a forest.

VIDEO: Easy Rider: Fonda talks Dennis Hopper

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:25
An exhibition of Easy Rider actor Dennis Hopper's photographs is taking place in London. His co-star, Peter Fonda, has been talking to Will Gompertz

Skinner loses seat on Labour's NEC

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:24
Veteran Labour politician Dennis Skinner is voted off the party's governing body by fellow MPs.

Anti-terror police release teenager

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:19
An 18-year-old man is arrested and bailed on suspicion of terrorism offences which may be linked to three Cardiff jihadists thought to be in Syria.

Contador my main threat - Froome

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:14
Britain's Chris Froome believes Spain's Alberto Contador is his biggest threat in this year's Tour de France.

VIDEO: US drought 'worst for decades'

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:11
Parts of the United States are experiencing the worst drought for decades with farmers warning that harvests are being badly hit.

Hopes rise for new Ukraine ceasefire

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:09
The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France say they have agreed on steps aimed at ending hostilities in eastern Ukraine.

Murray has years left at top - Connors

Wed, 2014-07-02 12:56
Jimmy Connors, Tim Henman, Pat Cash and other former players deliver their verdicts on Andy Murray's Wimbledon quarter-final exit.

US outrage at Palestinian teen death

Wed, 2014-07-02 12:56
The US and UN condemn the abduction and murder of a Palestinian teenager in Israel, which sparked fierce clashes in East Jerusalem.

Police arrest World Cup 'tout gang'

Wed, 2014-07-02 12:52
Brazilian police arrest 11 people suspected of being part of an international gang illegally selling World Cup tickets allocated to sponsors and officials.

Ex-PM urges help for Nigeria search

Wed, 2014-07-02 12:50
The UK should do more to help the government in Nigeria find and release more than 200 abducted school girls, former Prime Minister Gordon Brown says.

Outdoor fireplace explosion death

Wed, 2014-07-02 12:24
A north Wales teenager dies after an explosion involving a garden chimenea in Lancashire.

Slenderman schoolgirl 'incompetent'

Wed, 2014-07-02 12:20
One of two girls accused of stabbing a Wisconsin classmate in order to please an online fictional character is deemed incompetent by doctors.

Sarkozy: Case against me 'political'

Wed, 2014-07-02 12:20
Ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy says the French judiciary is "being used for political ends", as he is formally investigated for influence peddling.

Target to customers: No guns please

Wed, 2014-07-02 12:04
US retail giant Target asks customers not to bring guns into its stores, after gun rights activists demonstrated with rifles in one in Texas.

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