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Brains, beauty and brawn: Meet England's power couple

Fri, 2014-07-25 15:29
How weightlifting brought together a lover of ancient Greek myths and a Latin-dancing beauty queen.

The most important battle you've probably never heard of

Fri, 2014-07-25 15:21
The most important battle you have probably never heard of

Peru to auction Montesinos jewels

Fri, 2014-07-25 15:18
The Peruvian government is to sell dozens of gold watches and diamond-encrusted cufflinks seized from disgraced ex-spy chief Vladimiro Montesinos.

Legend's first race car up for sale

Fri, 2014-07-25 15:16
Racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart's first ever race car is being put up for auction, with an estimate of £35,000-£50,000.

Israel rejects truce 'as it stands'

Fri, 2014-07-25 13:47
Israel's security cabinet rejects a week-long Gaza ceasefire proposal by John Kerry "as it stands" while its defence minister warns operations may be expanded.

Train delays after lightning strikes

Fri, 2014-07-25 13:26
Lightning strikes cause "major disruption" to rail services in England and south Wales.

Buyers' peril from rising house prices

Fri, 2014-07-25 13:19
'Rising house prices left me high and dry - twice!'

Gaza protests show a divided Berlin

Fri, 2014-07-25 13:04
Gaza conflict leaves Germans confused over who to support

VIDEO: Malevich's revolutionary art in London

Fri, 2014-07-25 13:01
A new exhibition exploring the revolutionary work of Russian artist Kazimir Malevich on display at London’s Tate Modern.

Big crowds for day two at Games

Fri, 2014-07-25 12:53
Scotland picks up three more gold medals as large crowds descend on Commonwealth Games venues for the second day of competition.

Thousands welcome Giants to city

Fri, 2014-07-25 12:36
An estimated 100,000 people lined Liverpool's streets to welcome three giant marionettes which tell the story of the city during World War One.

Drugs tests adds to Wales Games' woe

Fri, 2014-07-25 12:29
Wales' stuttering Commonwealth Games campaign took yet another blow on Friday after athletics co-captain Rhys Williams failed a drugs test.

England's Proud wins butterfly gold

Fri, 2014-07-25 12:15
Teenager Ben Proud wins England's first swimming gold of the Commonwealth Games in the men's 50m butterfly final.

CAR rebel leader rejects ceasefire

Fri, 2014-07-25 12:09
Seleka rebels in the Central African Republic reject a ceasefire deal and demand the country be partitioned between Muslims and Christians.

Butler 'crushed to death by lift'

Fri, 2014-07-25 12:09
Police investigate the death of a butler who was fatally injured while working at a Tudor mansion in Lincolnshire.

England's Rowsell wins pursuit gold

Fri, 2014-07-25 11:56
England's Joanna Rowsell wins gold in the Commonwealth individual pursuit but Jason Kenny has to settle for sprint silver.

Home nations continue judo dominance

Fri, 2014-07-25 11:46
England win three gold medals and Scotland one on day two of the Commonwealth Games judo in Glasgow.

VIDEO: LatAm Beats: Lucas Santtana

Fri, 2014-07-25 11:39
Rising star and genre bender Lucas Santtana is one of the most prolific and internationally acclaimed Brazilian singers and composers.

US firm withdraws Mothercare offer

Fri, 2014-07-25 11:04
US retailer Destination Maternity withdraws a takeover offer for Mothercare, saying it was clear shareholders wanted a "significant increase" in the offer.

Eleanor Bron joins The Archers cast

Fri, 2014-07-25 10:49
Actress Eleanor Bron becomes the latest cast member of Radio 4's rural drama series The Archers, playing a character who first appeared in it 60 years ago.
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