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VIDEO: Royals get sporty at Games

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:33pm
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry take part in several sporting activities during a visit to the 2014 Commonwealth Games village in Glasgow.

Death threats to Amazon tribe leader

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 3:22pm
One of Brazil's most prominent indigenous leaders, Davi Kopenawa of the Yanomami people, calls for police protection following a series of death threats.

The Commonwealths boxer who had never been in a ring

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 2:15pm
Meet the boxer from a disappearing Pacific island nation who trains by using a punch bag hanging from a breadfruit tree.

Road rage driver used lorry to kill

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:53pm
A lorry driver is convicted of using his 17-tonne truck to murder another motorist by deliberately driving over him.

The women having a laugh in Turkey

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:52pm
Why are women in Turkey posting laughing selfies?

'Quantum Cheshire Cat' observed

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:36pm
Scientists have separated a particle from one of its physical properties - proving a theory known as the "quantum Cheshire Cat".

Five-star McIntosh earns record haul

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 1:25pm
Jen McIntosh eclipses her mother's medal record to become Scotland's most successful female in Commonwealth Games history.

Government ends prison guitar ban

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:21pm
A ban on steel-string guitars in prison cells in England and Wales is reversed after a campaign by rock stars including Billy Bragg and Johnny Marr.

Liverpool sign striker Origi for £10m

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 12:11pm
Liverpool complete the £10m signing of Belgium striker Divock Origi from French club Lille on a five-year deal.

Trust told academies need to improve

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:35am
Ofsted tells an academies trust led by a former government adviser that too many of its schools are not improving fast enough.

Deal on US college sport concussions

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:24am
The US collegiate sport authority offers to settle 10 lawsuits by former athletes who suffered concussions with a $70m (£41.3m) medical fund.

VIDEO: Footage shows battle for Donetsk

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 11:24am
The BBC's Jonathan Beale says artillery fire from the Ukraine military seems to be intensifying in Donetsk.

Turkey PM to return US Jewish award

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:57am
A row over Israel prompts Turkey's PM Erdogan to return an award he received in 2004 from the American Jewish Congress.

VIDEO: BBC inside Gaza mosque ruins

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:53am
As strikes continue in Gaza the mood amongst civilians is becoming one of 'defiance', Chris Morris reports.

VIDEO: 'Dalek' cleaner cutting infection

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:07am
How remote robot cleaners are helping cut hospital infection rates in north Wales.

Jewish Museum suspect extradited

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:45am
Mehdi Nemmouche, the suspected gunman in a fatal shooting at a museum in Brussels in May, has been extradited to Belgium from France.

Who believes compatibility ratings on dating websites?

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:42am
OKCupid has been telling users they're a good match when they're not.

Gold medallist fails drugs test

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:19am
Weightlifting gold medallist Chika Amalaha of Nigeria is provisionally suspended from Commonwealth Games for failing a drugs test.

VIDEO: Calls for clarity over 'revenge porn' law

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:18am
Calls to create a new criminal offence of "revenge porn" have been rejected by a House of Lords committee.

VIDEO: Cameron on tightening migrant benefits

BBC - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:05am
David Cameron has announced plans to cut the amount of time EU migrants without realistic job prospects can claim benefits in the UK.