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TUV man queries 'graduated response'

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:50
A senior TUV member breaks ranks with the main unionist parties over their joint response to the banning of a 12 July parade in north Belfast.

Apple loses Siri China patent case

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:44
Apple fails to have a Chinese rival's voice-recognition patent ruled invalid, threatening its own ability to sell Siri-enabled devices.

VIDEO: Benedetti on her Scottish roots

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:37
Violinist Nicola Benedetti joins BBC Breakfast to talk about her new music

VIDEO: Orange fever ahead of semi-final

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:32
One street in the Netherlands has turned orange in support of the country's football team ahead of their World Cup semi-final against Argentina.

Cafe 'van Gogh' authenticity probed

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:32
Doubt is raised over the authenticity of a painting on display in a Reading cafe purported to be Vincent van Gogh's Houses at Auvers II.

AUDIO: Curious re-opens after ceiling collapse

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:25
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has re-opened in the West End after it was put on hold because of the Apollo theatre ceiling collapse last December.

Wilshaw school extremism risk warning

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:23
Inspectors found pupils at the so-called Trojan Horse schools in Birmingham were "vulnerable to extremism", Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw tells MPs.

NSPCC wants law on covering up abuse

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:15
The man leading a review into how the Home Office handled historical allegations of child abuse says people who cover up such crimes should be prosecuted.

VIDEO: 'Celebrities trivialise politics'

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:15
Journalist Tanya Gold says PMs should learn lessons from cosying up to Jimmy Savile and Cool Britannia celebrities.

Malaysian MP in Hitler controversy

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:11
A Malaysian MP sparks controversy after he expresses admiration for Germany's win over Brazil in a World Cup semi-final - and Adolf Hitler.

EU leaders to push for Ukraine truce

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:10
The leaders of France and Germany are to press Ukraine's president to agree to a new truce in eastern Ukraine when they speak by phone on Wednesday.

Brazil thrashing breaks Twitter records

Wed, 2014-07-09 02:08
World Cup thrashing breaks Twitter records

Brazil defeat breaks Twitter records

Wed, 2014-07-09 01:50
Brazil's shock 7-1 defeat to Germany becomes the most discussed sports game on Twitter so far, with 35.6 million tweets sent during the match.

India MP in burglary embarrassment

Wed, 2014-07-09 01:40
A controversial Indian MP is investigated after he said $800 was stolen from his home, but police recover nearly $200,000 in cash, watches and jewellery from the alleged thief.

South Sudan's unhappy birthday

Wed, 2014-07-09 01:16
What happened to the high hopes of South Sudan's independence?

Minister's actions 'reprehensible'

Wed, 2014-07-09 01:13
The behaviour of sacked environment minister Alun Davies is branded "reprehensible" by senior civil servants' union, as he apologises to staff for actions which led to his dismissal.

Iraq confirms chemical site seized

Wed, 2014-07-09 01:04
Rebels control a disused factory with deadly nerve agents, Iraq's government confirms, warning it cannot fulfil commitments to destroy the weapons.

Wishaw street brawl: 20 people held

Wed, 2014-07-09 00:50
A child aged 12 is among 20 people arrested by police following a street brawl in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire.

VIDEO: Dangers of a digital life

Wed, 2014-07-09 00:33
One of the founding members of The Black Eyed Peas,, has warned about the dangers of living a digital existence.

VIDEO: 'Covering up child abuse is a crime'

Wed, 2014-07-09 00:17
The head of the NSPCC, has said that people who cover up child abuse should face criminal prosecution.

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