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VIDEO: One dead in Birmingham shooting

Thu, 2014-07-03 04:11
A man has been shot dead, and two injured, during disorder in Birmingham, police have said.

Greek strike threatens power cuts

Thu, 2014-07-03 03:54
Many parts of Greece are facing power cuts, as electricity workers stage rolling strikes in protest at a government privatisation programme.

World athlete who began her career at 77

Thu, 2014-07-03 03:54
The athlete who started her career at 77

Caption Challenge: Dog's dinner

Thu, 2014-07-03 03:50
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Tighter security for flights to US

Thu, 2014-07-03 03:47
Security is being tightened at airports with direct flights into the US - including some in the UK - in response to US warnings of a "credible threat".

Colombians get time off to see match

Thu, 2014-07-03 03:45
Government workers in Colombia are given Friday afternoon off to watch the national squad play Brazil in the World Cup quarter-finals.

TV sex and violence 'more accepted'

Thu, 2014-07-03 03:42
The number of viewers who believe there is too much sex, violence and swearing on TV has fallen sharply, figures from media regulator Ofcom suggest.

Mortonhall council official resigns

Thu, 2014-07-03 03:35
A senior council official at the helm of a department involved in the Mortonhall baby ashes scandal has resigned.

Does #LikeAGirl challenge sexism?

Thu, 2014-07-03 03:11
What's the difference between an ad and a campaign?

Dog attack death partner spared jail

Thu, 2014-07-03 03:09
A man whose pregnant partner was killed by his two pit-bull-type dogs is spared jail.

Samsung ready to scrap plasma TVs

Thu, 2014-07-03 03:07
Samsung is to stop producing plasma televisions (PDP TVs) by 30 November.

AUDIO: 'How I bent car door to save driver'

Thu, 2014-07-03 03:03
A Minnesota man who saved a driver from a burning car by bending the door with his bare hands is hailed a hero.

VIDEO: David Gray on his 'new' sound

Thu, 2014-07-03 03:02
Award winning singer David Gray joins BBC Breakfast to talk about his change in musical direction and why he wanted to make new music for his tenth album

VIDEO: Loughton: Strong families really matter

Thu, 2014-07-03 02:34
Strong families really matter, says a former minister looking at the challenges for modern children and marriages.

Final round of Iran nuclear talks

Thu, 2014-07-03 02:30
The final round of nuclear talks between Iran and six major powers begins in Vienna ahead of a deadline for a deal later this month.

NI housing market 'dysfunctional'

Thu, 2014-07-03 02:28
The NI housing market remains "dysfunctional" and poses a risk to economic recovery, a Stormont-backed taskforce concludes.

VIDEO: Farage: In five years, I won't be here

Thu, 2014-07-03 02:26
UKIP leader Nigel Farage tells a Green MP not to worry about his presence as: "Within five years, I won't be here."

Workers' wages peak in late 30s

Thu, 2014-07-03 02:25
Workers' wages peak in their late 30s, official data shows, unlike the mid-1970s when people were paid the most when they were aged in their late 20s.

Funerals of A44 tanker crash couple

Thu, 2014-07-03 02:23
The funerals are taking place of a husband and wife who were killed in a crash involving a tanker on the A44 near Aberystwyth last month.

VIDEO: 'We can bring prosperity' to the UK

Thu, 2014-07-03 02:23
Labour leader Ed Miliband delivers a speech outlining his plans to build a more prosperous Britain.
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