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Who's who: Tory women tipped for promotion

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 01:45
Who's who of the female Tory MPs tipped for promotion

Rocket attack on Libya airport

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 01:36
Libya's main airport in Tripoli is hit by a new rocket attack, as the government considers seeking security help from international forces.

Oscar Pistorius in nightclub row

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 01:33
South African athlete and murder accused Oscar Pistorius was involved in an argument at a nightclub at the weekend, his spokesperson confirms.

Poulter OK for Open after injury scare

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 01:05
Ian Poulter says he will play in the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool despite injuring a wrist last week.

AUDIO: Ken Clarke: Why I quit the cabinet

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 01:03
Ken Clarke tells the Today programme's Justin Webb why he stepped down from his role in the cabinet as part of David Cameron's reshuffle.

Author Nadine Gordimer dies at 90

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:54
South African Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer dies in Johannesburg aged 90.

VIDEO: Carney at Treasury Select Committee

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:53
Treasury Select Committee hearing into the June Financial Stability Report, when the Bank of England introduced limited measures to control growth in house prices.

Councillors late paying council tax

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:50
Councillors in Derbyshire have been late paying their council tax, a Freedom of Information request finds.

VIDEO: Germany's World Cup victory parade

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:50
World Cup champions Germany have returned home for a victory parade through the streets of Berlin.

How can England find the new Swann?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:49
Ex-England spin bowlers Graeme Swann, Phil Tufnell, Vic Marks and Peter Such on how to resolve England's current spinning issues.

Mental strength is the key at the Open - McDowell

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:37
BBC Sport columnist Graeme McDowell admits he was caught up in all the hype the last time the Open was staged at Hoylake.

Do friends have similar genomes?

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:29
A study from US researchers suggests that friends are more genetically similar than strangers - to the same degree as fourth cousins.

Hague quits as foreign secretary

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:21
Downing Street says William Hague is to stand down as foreign secretary, as part of a cabinet reshuffle which also sees Ken Clarke leave the cabinet.

VIDEO: Chewbacca costume? It's Comic Con time

BBC - Tue, 2014-07-15 00:07
The UK's Comic Con fans have been enjoying a weekend of activities from their favourite stars from TV, Film and Comics at the annual Sci-fi convention

World Cup winner Tindall retires

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 23:12
Former England centre Mike Tindall becomes the final member of the team that won the 2003 World Cup to retire.

'I would fight in Syria if I could'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 23:08
The Muslim women who want to ‘fight for Islam’

VIDEO: Police launch new code of ethics

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 23:04
From today a new code of ethics for all police officers and staff in England and Wales will come into being.

VIDEO: Bizarre moments of the World Cup

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 22:57
BBC Sport looks back at some of the more bizarre moments from the 2014 World Cup including Luis Suarez's bite and Will Ferrell gatecrashing a fan party in Recife.

Scolari resigns as Brazil boss

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 22:50
Luiz Felipe Scolari resigns as Brazil coach after the failure to win the 2014 World Cup, the country's football federation confirms.

VIDEO: Centre trains for offshore survival

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-14 22:45
Thousands of workers will be able to prepare for the perils of life at sea thanks to a new offshore survival centre.
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