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'Another failure and Nico's lead might be too big'

Fri, 2014-06-20 04:02
In his BBC Sport column, Lewis Hamilton talks about catching leader Nico Rosberg, watching MotoGP, and crashing an F1 car.

'Rubbish hills' landowner is jailed

Fri, 2014-06-20 04:00
A landowner who changed a village's landscape by creating mounds of rubbish 100ft (30m) high is jailed at Cardiff Crown Court.

VIDEO: Do you fly county flag with pride?

Fri, 2014-06-20 03:51
Several English counties are fluttering flags of their own, picked by residents to reflect their local identity.

Day in pictures: 20 June 2014

Fri, 2014-06-20 03:41
24 hours of news photos: 20 June 2014

VIDEO: Pair guilty of 'garden bodies' murder

Fri, 2014-06-20 03:30
A husband and wife have been found guilty of the murder of the woman's parents, whose bodies were found buried in garden in Nottinghamshire.

VIDEO: Transformers take over Hong Kong

Fri, 2014-06-20 03:24
Mark Wahlberg and some giant alien robots head to Hong Kong for the world premiere of Transformers 4

Inside Ukraine's war-torn towns

Fri, 2014-06-20 03:18
Inside eastern Ukraine towns destroyed by fighting

Swarm mission makes magnetic maps

Fri, 2014-06-20 03:04
Europe's new Swarm space mission starts making maps of Earth's magnetic field with its high-precision instruments.

Brother of Yaya and Kolo Toure dies

Fri, 2014-06-20 03:00
The brother of Ivory Coast World Cup stars Yaya and Kolo Toure dies in Manchester, the Ivorian Football Association confirms.

Zimbabwe arrests state paper editor

Fri, 2014-06-20 02:41
Zimbabwean police arrest a recently appointed editor of a state-owned newspaper, the latest sign of tension within President Robert Mugabe's ruling party.

VIDEO: Bulgaria floods cause chaos

Fri, 2014-06-20 02:01
Heavy flooding hits eastern Bulgaria, killing at least 10 people and causing severe damage to several cities.

State school sport 'not competitive'

Fri, 2014-06-20 01:53
Too many state school pupils are being denied the chance to take part in competitive sport by heads who treat it as an "optional extra", says Ofsted.

American Apparel coup lifts shares

Fri, 2014-06-20 01:36
Shares in American Apparel rise sharply after the clothing firm's board voted to oust its controversial founder and chief executive Dov Charney.

VIDEO: 'Bullying has never really stopped'

Fri, 2014-06-20 01:29
Rosie King, 15, describes how her autism has led to her being bullied throughout her years at school and why she and her mother Sharon believe attitudes to disability must change.

Songwriter Gerry Goffin dies in LA

Fri, 2014-06-20 01:17
Songwriter Gerry Goffin, who penned chart-topping songs with his then-wife Carole King and later solo, has died at the age of 75 in Los Angeles.

McConaughey wins best TV actor award

Fri, 2014-06-20 01:09
Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey picks up the best actor award at the annual Television Critics Awards.

In pictures: Refugee stories

Fri, 2014-06-20 01:09
Photographers talk about their work on World Refugee Day

The market is asking - will TSB buy Co-op Bank?

Fri, 2014-06-20 00:55
The market is asking if TSB will buy Co-op Bank

VIDEO: Speedboat deaths: Mother's safety plea

Fri, 2014-06-20 00:35
A woman whose husband and daughter died in a speedboat accident in Cornwall has urged other boat users to wear a safety "kill cord".

HK votes in unofficial referendum

Fri, 2014-06-20 00:32
Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are holding an unofficial vote on universal suffrage, with organisers saying 35,000 voted in its first hour.
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