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Hijacked sailors freed in Somalia

Sat, 2014-06-07 13:04
Eleven crew members of a Malaysian-registered ship that was hijacked by Somali pirates in 2010 are freed.

Heavy rain and storms across UK

Sat, 2014-06-07 12:49
Heavy rain, thunderstorms and lightning have caused disruption across parts of the UK.

Dozens killed by Baghdad bombings

Sat, 2014-06-07 12:45
A series of bombings across the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, leaves more than 50 people dead hours after militants raid a university in Anbar.

Missing pole doesn't hurt - Hamilton

Sat, 2014-06-07 12:41
Lewis Hamilton says he is still "upbeat" about Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix despite losing out on pole position.

Colombia to set up truth commission

Sat, 2014-06-07 12:32
Colombia's government and Farc rebels agree to set up a truth commission to investigate thousands of deaths in five decades of conflict.

VIDEO: Memorial service for Maya Angelou

Sat, 2014-06-07 11:52
Family, friends and famous admirers of US author and activist Maya Angelou have held a private memorial service in her honour in North Carolina.

VIDEO: McCann police seek 'several suspects'

Sat, 2014-06-07 11:06
Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann want to speak to several suspects in Portugal.

Iraq students in college raid ordeal

Sat, 2014-06-07 10:40
Militants storm a university in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, briefly taking dozens of students and staff hostage before retreating under fire.

Nigerian army raids newspaper depots

Sat, 2014-06-07 10:22
Nigeria's army raids newspaper distribution centres, detaining vendors and confiscating copies in what it says is a security operation.

Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole

Sat, 2014-06-07 10:12
Nico Rosberg edges Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to take pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix.

US author Maya Angelou remembered

Sat, 2014-06-07 09:18
The family, friends and famous admirers of US author Maya Angelou hold a private memorial service in her honour in North Carolina.

Nadal and Djokovic set for Paris final

Sat, 2014-06-07 09:12
Top seed Rafael Nadal is aiming for his ninth French Open title but Novak Djokovic is eager for his first win in Paris.

Dozens killed in Afghan flash floods

Sat, 2014-06-07 09:03
Flash flooding in the remote northern Afghan province of Baghlan kills at least 73 people and forces thousands from their homes, police say.

'Wall of death' stuntman injured

Sat, 2014-06-07 08:52
A motorcycle stuntman is airlifted to hospital after an accident during a "wall of death" performance at the Royal Cornwall Show.

VIDEO: Emotional tributes to Maya Angelou

Sat, 2014-06-07 08:49
Former US President Bill Clinton has paid tribute to Maya Angelou, as admirers of the poet, author and activist gathered in North Carolina for a memorial service to celebrate her life.

Humphreys takes charge of Gloucester

Sat, 2014-06-07 08:29
David Humphreys leaves his role as director of rugby at Ulster to take a similar position at Gloucester.

School inspections 'need overhaul'

Sat, 2014-06-07 08:26
Criteria for inspecting schools in England is "not fit for purpose" and greater local scrutiny is needed for free schools and academies, the shadow education secretary says.

Madeleine 'suspects' to be questioned

Sat, 2014-06-07 08:24
Portuguese police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann tell the BBC they will question "several suspects" in the very near future.

Sharapova wins French Open title

Sat, 2014-06-07 08:20
Maria Sharapova beats Simona Halep in three gripping sets to win her second French Open title and fifth Grand Slam crown.

Man charged with 1984 sex attacks

Sat, 2014-06-07 08:19
A man is charged with rape and sex attacks on teenagers in Hertfordshire dating back to the 1980s.
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