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Day in pictures: 7 July 2014

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 06:28
24 hours of news photos: 7 July

VIDEO: 'I was stuck in tunnel for four hours'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 06:18
A passenger describes being stuck on a Eurotunnel train in the Channel Tunnel, after a power fault on a France-bound train stopped about a quarter of the way through the tunnel.

VIDEO: Five hurt at Pamplona bull run

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 06:13
The San Fermin festival 2014 has opened with the annual bull run through the cobbled streets of Pamplona, Spain.

Choir severs ties with Rolf Harris

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 06:12
The Froncysyllte Male Voice Choir sever ties with disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris for sexually assaulting girls.

Leader sorry for UK hostage killings

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 06:12
The leader of a Shia militant group that kidnapped five Britons in Iraq in 2007 and killed four says he is sorry, but blames the UK government for their deaths.

VIDEO: Is Star Wars filming in a UK forest?

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 06:05
Excitement is mounting in Gloucestershire and the surrounding area as rumours circulate that the new Star Wars film is being made in the area. Steve Knibbs reports from Puzzlewood in the Forest of Dean

Forgive Church for abuse, begs Pope

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 05:57
Pope Francis begs forgiveness from the victims of sexual abuse by priests at his first meeting with victims since his election.

Body found in missing man search

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 05:46
Police searching for missing 25-year-old Richard Chandler in Llanelli confirm they have found a body.

VIDEO: Who will win race for the Golden Boot?

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 05:41
BBC Sports looks at the players in contention to win the Golden Boot award for finishing top scorer at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Iraq MPs delay session amid crisis

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 05:27
Iraqi MPs again delay a session to elect new leadership, as a senior general dies in continued fighting with Islamist insurgents.

Dozens Of Women Reportedly Escape Nigeria's Boko Haram

NPR News - Mon, 2014-07-07 05:23

More than 60 women and girls who had been abducted by the extremist group reportedly escaped after their captors left for a raid. More than 200 schoolgirls taken in April remain missing.

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VIDEO: 'Vile' reaction to Rolf Harris claims

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 05:13
Presenter Vanessa Feltz talks about the reaction on social media to her claim Rolf Harris assaulted her during a live television interview as "vile".

Crocodile attack at Australian zoo

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 05:11
An animal handler is attacked by a crocodile while performing a feeding show at a zoo in the Australian state of New South Wales.

Pupils try Great Escape from school

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 05:07
A group of pupils stages an attempted breakout from school by trying to tunnel under a 12ft security fence with cutlery.

VIDEO: Missing sisters 'recruited to Syria'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 05:04
Twin teenage girls who have gone missing in Manchester are thought to have travelled to Syria.

VIDEO: NHS had 'years of real financial squeeze'

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 04:58
Chris Hopson, who represents NHS foundation trusts, says the NHS is going through the longest squeeze in its history.

TV channel defends Pistorius footage

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 04:58
Footage showing South African athlete Oscar Pistorius re-enacting the killing of his girlfriend was not obtained illegally, a TV network says.

Sisi 'regrets' al-Jazeera trial

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 04:51
Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has said he wishes three jailed al-Jazeera journalists had never been put on trial, local media report.

Tour de France and the selfie

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 04:50
Riders complain as fans try to get close to Tour de France

Abuse witness 'in despair' at trial

BBC - Mon, 2014-07-07 04:41
A violinist who gave evidence of sexual abuse by her music teacher felt she had been the one on trial, her husband has told an inquest into her death.

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