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The pioneering woman the world forgot

Thu, 2014-06-12 15:07
The black South African leader buried in an unmarked grave

World Cup: Brazil 3-1 Croatia

Thu, 2014-06-12 15:03
Neymar scores two goals, including a controversial penalty, as hosts Brazil make a winning start at the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

VIDEO: Hillary Clinton: Full interview

Thu, 2014-06-12 14:46
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses the conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine and whether she will run for the US presidency again in 2016.

VIDEO: E3: Fifa 15 overhauls football game

Thu, 2014-06-12 14:17
EA Sports reveals the changes its has made to its football video game franchise to take advantage of the new consoles' power.

Root anchors England's new dawn

Thu, 2014-06-12 14:14
Memories of the dark days down under will not be erased by Joe Root's steady recovery at Test level, but it's a start.

Racism in NI 'shaped by Troubles'

Thu, 2014-06-12 14:05
A long-awaited draft document setting out the strategy for racial equality in Northern Ireland is obtained by BBC NI politics programme, The View.

VIDEO: Carney hints at rate rise

Thu, 2014-06-12 14:00
The Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney has said a rise in interest rates could happen "sooner than markets currently expect".

Colourful ceremony opens World Cup

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:54
The 2014 Fifa World Cup opens with an extravagant ceremony before hosts Brazil beat Croatia 3-1 in the first match.

Mubarak minister cleared by court

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:51
A court in Egypt clears former Interior Minister Habib el-Adly, who served under ousted President Hosni Mubarak, of corruption.

VIDEO: Osborne 'vigilant' on mortgages

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:44
The Chancellor George Osborne is to give the Bank of England extra powers to curb riskier mortgages but says there is no immediate cause for alarm.

Clinton urges caution over Iraq

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:34
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tells BBC Newsnight the US should withhold military support for Iraq until certain conditions are met.

Pro-union booklet to cost £720,000

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:33
The UK government is to post out a booklet to every Scottish home setting out the "positive case" for the UK , at a cost of £720,000.

Cotter expects better from Scotland

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:24
Scotland head coach Vern Cotter eyes an improved display against a Canada side hurting from their defeat by Japan.

Doctor: Obama is in excellent health

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:06
US President Barack Obama is in excellent health, the White House doctor says following a physical examination last month.

Ukrainian anger at 'Russia tanks'

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:06
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tells President Putin that reports of three Russian tanks moving into Ukrainian territory are unacceptable.

Forced marriage: Bounty gangs hired

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:03
Families are using bounty hunters to track down the victims of forced marriage who try to run away, the BBC has learnt.

Woman admits memorial fund theft

Thu, 2014-06-12 13:01
A woman stole £8,500 from money raised in memory of her friend who was killed in a car crash, a court hears.

Dinos neither warm nor cold blooded

Thu, 2014-06-12 12:41
A new study claims that dinosaurs fit into an intermediate class between warm and cold blooded animals, based on a survey of growth rates.

VIDEO: 'Dazzle Ship' recreated in Liverpool

Thu, 2014-06-12 12:19
During World War One, some 2,000 warships were painted in bright colours to confuse the enemy. Now the technique's been recreated.

Baby delivered after mother stabbed

Thu, 2014-06-12 12:01
A baby whose pregnant mother was stabbed while it was still in the womb is in a critical condition in hospital.

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