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Who are the carabinieri?

Sat, 2014-07-12 15:52
The 200-year-old police force older than the country it serves

Shopping secrets of the Taliban

Sat, 2014-07-12 15:44
Taliban favourites - white Y fronts and Head and Shoulders

VIDEO: Malala in Nigeria campaign visit

Sat, 2014-07-12 15:42
The Pakistani schoolgirl and campaigner Malala Yousafzai has travelled to Nigeria to meet the families of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls.

VIDEO: Brazil time-lapse of famous sites

Sat, 2014-07-12 15:38
Images of Rio de Janeiro were shot in time-lapse showing some of the most famous locations.

School lures budding Billy Elliots

Sat, 2014-07-12 15:28
Boys' ballet school for budding Billy Elliots

'Islamist funder' killed in Mombasa

Sat, 2014-07-12 15:26
Two gunmen kill a prominent Muslim businessman facing terrorism charges in the Kenyan city of Mombasa.

Cleverly & Bellew win to set up clash

Sat, 2014-07-12 15:26
Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew look set for a "grudge" cruiserweight clash in November after both claimed knockout wins.

Arrests ahead of Rio World Cup final

Sat, 2014-07-12 15:21
Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro arrest 21 people ahead of the World Cup final on Sunday.

Brazil 0-3 Netherlands

Sat, 2014-07-12 15:13
Brazil's World Cup campaign comes to a disappointing end as they lose to the Netherlands in the third-place play-off.

VIDEO: LatAm Beats: Ava from Brazil

Sat, 2014-07-12 15:08
Ava, a soul band from Rio de Janeiro, are quickly gaining popularity in Brazil, thanks to their original and deeply soulful sound.

Funding to cut cost of wind energy

Sat, 2014-07-12 15:04
The Scottish government confirm £2.2m of funding for a project which aims to reduce the cost of offshore wind energy.

Scotland could host UK spaceport

Sat, 2014-07-12 15:04
The UK government wants to establish a spaceport by 2018, with six of the eight potential locations sited in Scotland.

A-Z of an unforgettable World Cup

Sat, 2014-07-12 15:03
Biting, brilliant volleys and jaw-dropping hammerings, BBC Sport's guide to a memorable World Cup in alphabetical form.

Gunmen kill 29 in Baghdad attack

Sat, 2014-07-12 14:56
Gunmen storm two buildings in the Iraqi capital, killing at least 29 people including 20 women, officials say.

Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Sat, 2014-07-12 14:44
A 60-second spin round the world in social media

Afghan candidates agree vote audit

Sat, 2014-07-12 14:28
Afghanistan's two presidential candidates have agreed to a vote audit in an attempt to resolve a row over the result, the US Secretary of State says.

VIDEO: Highlights: Brazil 0-3 Netherlands

Sat, 2014-07-12 14:19
Brazil's World Cup campaign ends in further misery as they lose 3-0 against the Netherlands in the 2014 World Cup third-place play-off to finish in fourth.

England risk burnout in victory push - Agnew

Sat, 2014-07-12 13:47
"It becomes a bit of a farce when teams are having to rest their bowlers during a match to plan ahead to the next one."

Germany can dominate for years - Low

Sat, 2014-07-12 13:20
Germany manager Joachim Low says victory in the World Cup final on Sunday could set up years of domination for his national side.

Germany and Argentina set for final

Sat, 2014-07-12 12:54
Germany and Argentina will contest the World Cup final on Sunday in front of an expected TV audience of more than a billion.
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