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Iraqi MPs fail to elect new speaker

Tue, 2014-07-01 09:16
Iraq's new parliament ends its first session in disarray, with MPs failing to make any progress in choosing the country's new leadership.

Cyril Smith CPS files to be released

Tue, 2014-07-01 09:05
Details of advice given to police which allowed the MP Cyril Smith to escape prosecution for sex offences will be released, prosecutors confirm.

VIDEO: Unwell Serena struggles to serve

Tue, 2014-07-01 09:02
Serena Williams is forced to retire from the doubles event through illness during her match with sister Venus against Stefanie Voegele and Kristina Barrois.

What happened to Rolf Harris's portrait of the Queen?

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:57
Painting thought to be in his personal collection.

KKK flag removed after local talks

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:52
A Ku Klux Klan flag was removed from a lamp-post in east Belfast following discussions with local residents and representatives, police say.

Officer 'mistakenly' shot woman

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:50
A police inspector tells an inquest of his shock at mistakenly shooting a woman during a raid that sparked the 1985 Brixton riots.

Hotel site in 'appalling' data leak

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:48
A hotel booking website that was leaking customer information is being investigated by the UK data privacy watchdog.

Deep-diving devil rays solve mystery

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:47
New tracking data shows that Chilean devil rays dive down nearly 2km below the ocean surface.

Ex-youth worker jailed for abuse

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:42
A former youth worker is jailed for six years after admitting child sex offences against the son a couple who gave him support after his dismissal.

Knox gives me alibi, says Sollecito

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:39
Raffaele Sollecito, the ex-boyfriend of Amanda Knox, insists he is innocent and says the American's evidence provides him with an alibi.

Putin accuses Ukraine over ceasefire

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:28
Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns Ukraine for ending a truce with separatists as fighting in eastern Ukraine leaves at least four people dead.

VIDEO: UKIP MEPs protest during EU anthem

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:20
Nigel Farage has led his fellow UKIP MEPs in a protest against the European Parliament at the opening of its new session in Strasbourg.

VIDEO: Wearing Google Glass to the cinema

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:14
Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones finds out what happens if you wear Google Glass to watch a film in the UK.

Bacon and Derbyshire to leave 5 live

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:10
Richard Bacon and Victoria Derbyshire, two of the biggest names on 5 live, are to leave the station later this year.

More abuse claims against Harris

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:02
The Crown Prosecution Service says it will work with the police to see if there is enough evidence to bring further charges against Rolf Harris.

ENO cut in arts funding shake-up

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:02
The English National Opera has its funding cut by 29%, Arts Council England reveals, as it announces its annual distribution of money for arts organisations.

EU dominated by German politics

Tue, 2014-07-01 08:01
EU dominated by German power play

VIDEO: Three lightning strikes at Sears Tower

Tue, 2014-07-01 07:56
Chicago's Sears Tower was hit by lightning repeatedly during a thunderstorm on Monday night.

Computing GCSE answers appear online

Tue, 2014-07-01 07:42
Two controlled assessment tasks in a computing GCSE have been withdrawn by an exam board, after the answers appeared on the internet.

Bolt will race at Glasgow 2014

Tue, 2014-07-01 07:28
Usain Bolt, the six-time Olympic champion, will compete in the 4x100m relay at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
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