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Marriage certificate could change

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 07:52
The Home Office is considering updating marriage certificates to include space for mothers' names.

Queen names UK's biggest warship

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 07:47
The Queen says the UK's largest warship "marks a new phase in our naval history", as it is named in her honour at a ceremony in Fife.

French teacher 'stabbed by parent'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 07:46
A primary school teacher in the southern French town of Albi has been stabbed to death in front of her class by a pupil's mother, police say.

Indian nurses trapped in Iraq freed

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 07:33
A group of 46 Indian nurses trapped in northern Iraq for the past three weeks have been released, Indian authorities say.

Djokovic battles into Wimbledon final

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 07:27
Top seed Novak Djokovic sees off Grigor Dimitrov in four sets to reach his third Wimbledon final in four years.

Nigeria arrests 'Boko Haram women'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 07:25
Three women have been arrested in Nigeria for recruiting female members for the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, the military says.

VIDEO: Brazil flyover collapses on bus

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 07:06
Two people have been killed after a flyover collapsed on to vehicles in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte.

Jury sent home in wife shooting case

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:58
The jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering his wife is sent home for the weekend.

China detains Vietnamese fishermen

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:57
Chinese authorities arrest six Vietnamese fishermen in a move that could heighten tensions in the South China Sea.

VIDEO: Dust storm swallows Phoenix, Arizona

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:49
The American city of Phoenix, Arizona, was hit by a massive dust storm on Thursday evening, ahead of the Fourth of July celebrations.

Dealer jailed for prison drugs ring

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:48
A convicted dealer who ran a Europe-wide drugs ring from inside an Edinburgh prison is jailed for six years and four months.

Hamilton top despite engine problem

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:43
Lewis Hamilton scores an important psychological blow ahead of the British GP by beating Nico Rosberg in second practice.

VIDEO: Van Gogh steals spotlight in cafe

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:41
The appearance of a painting worth many millions of pounds in a cafe in Reading, caused shock and disbelief as customers popped in for breakfast on Friday morning.

Summer-only exams 'may harm grades'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:40
GCSE and A-level results may drop this summer with the switch to end-of-course exams and an end to winter resits, exam officers warn.

AUDIO: 'Hearing dog gave me confidence'

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:34
13-year-old Sam Russell, who is severely deaf, tells 5 live that hearing dog Ember has turned his life around.

Court challenges UK work schemes

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:28
Legislation relating to unpaid work schemes is ruled "incompatible" with the European Convention on Human Rights.

Web users in Hawaii invaders hunt

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:19
US conservationists and a satellite imaging company have teamed up to use the power of crowdsourcing to halt the spread of destructive invasive plants.

'Pitiless' builders given jail terms

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:19
Rogue builders who scammed older people in south Wales out of more than £70,000 are given jail terms at Newport Crown Court.

US billionaire Scaife dies aged 82

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:12
Billionaire American publisher and influential conservative Richard Mellon Scaife dies aged 82.

Pietersen would 'love' England return

BBC - Fri, 2014-07-04 06:04
Kevin Pietersen says he would love to play for England again and that he thinks keeper Matt Prior should be replaced by Jos Buttler.
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