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Le Tour fever cranks up in Yorkshire

Fri, 2014-07-04 10:29
The final preparations for the 2014 Tour de France in Yorkshire are under way as cycling fever grips the county.

Iraq's PM vows fight for third term

Fri, 2014-07-04 10:25
Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki insists he will never give up on his bid for a third term despite criticism that he is divisive, vowing to continue battling rebels.

Mountain sold to 'unnamed party'

Fri, 2014-07-04 09:58
A mountain in the Lake District that was put up for sale earlier this year is sold to an "unnamed party".

VIDEO: Highlights: France 0-1 Germany

Fri, 2014-07-04 09:54
A first-half header from Mats Hummels gives Germany a 1-0 win over France in their 2014 World Cup quarter-final and books their place in the last four.

VIDEO: Inside the Costa Concordia wreck

Fri, 2014-07-04 09:54
Italian police have released footage showing the underwater interior of wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia.

VIDEO: How Yellow Jacks became Red Arrows

Fri, 2014-07-04 09:46
Red Arrows founder member Squadron Leader Henry Prince shares some of his memories of the aerial display team in their 50th anniversary year.

Rolf Harris jailed for sex assaults

Fri, 2014-07-04 09:30
Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris is jailed for nearly six years for 12 indecent assaults on four girls - including one aged just seven or eight.

VIDEO: 'Emotional' to see our son in jail

Fri, 2014-07-04 09:29
Lois and Juris Greste describe their ''extremely emotional'' visit to a prison in Cairo to see their son, Peter.

Federer sets up Djokovic final

Fri, 2014-07-04 09:25
Seven-time champion Roger Federer dismantles the big-serving game of Milos Raonic to reach his ninth Wimbledon final.

Mum jailed for toddler bath drowning

Fri, 2014-07-04 09:09
The mother of a toddler, who drowned in a bath in Hull, is sentenced to three years in prison for his manslaughter.

Training call after restraint death

Fri, 2014-07-04 08:57
A coroner who investigated the death of a man after he was ejected from a nightclub warns others could die unless police training improves.

Hurricane Arthur loses strength

Fri, 2014-07-04 08:50
Hurricane Arthur has weakened in strength after hitting North Carolina's barrier islands overnight, causing thousands of homes to lose power.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-07-04 08:25
Kangaroos use their tails as a third leg, and more nuggets from the week's news.

Weekendish: Hay fever discovered and Ganges swimming

Fri, 2014-07-04 08:21
Strange origins of hay fever and other great reads

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2014-07-04 08:09
The week's big numbers visualised

To see yourself as others do

Fri, 2014-07-04 08:07
The knack of seeing yourself as others do

VIDEO: 'I feared Harris would rape me'

Fri, 2014-07-04 08:05
A woman who gave evidence in court against disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has said she feared she would be raped when she was sexually abused by him while on holiday in Malta.

Andy Coulson jailed for 18 months

Fri, 2014-07-04 08:03
Former News of the World editor and Number 10 director of communications Andy Coulson is jailed for 18 months for conspiracy to hack phones.

Marriage certificate could change

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

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.
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