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Rennard accuser quits Lib Dems

Wed, 2014-07-02 14:15
One of the women who accused Lord Rennard of sexual harassment quits the Lib Dems, saying the peer is a "thorn in the side".
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VIDEO: US drought 'worst for decades'

Wed, 2014-07-02 14:11
Parts of the United States are experiencing the worst drought for decades with farmers warning that harvests are being badly hit.
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Hopes rise for new Ukraine ceasefire

Wed, 2014-07-02 14:09
The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France say they have agreed on steps aimed at ending hostilities in eastern Ukraine.
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FGM failure is a 'national scandal'

Wed, 2014-07-02 14:00
The failure to tackle female genital mutilation (FGM) is a "national scandal" with as many as 170,000 victims in the UK, MPs say.
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US outrage at Palestinian teen death

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:56
The US and UN condemn the abduction and murder of a Palestinian teenager in Israel, which sparked fierce clashes in East Jerusalem.
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Police arrest World Cup 'tout gang'

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:52
Brazilian police arrest 11 people suspected of being part of an international gang illegally selling World Cup tickets allocated to sponsors and officials.
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Outdoor fireplace explosion death

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:24
A north Wales teenager dies after an explosion involving a garden chimenea in Lancashire.
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Slenderman schoolgirl 'incompetent'

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:20
One of two girls accused of stabbing a Wisconsin classmate in order to please an online fictional character is deemed incompetent by doctors.
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Sarkozy: Case against me 'political'

Wed, 2014-07-02 13:20
Ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy says the French judiciary is "being used for political ends", as he is formally investigated for influence peddling.
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VIDEO: How does crowdfunding work?

Wed, 2014-07-02 12:55
Emma Simpson takes a closer look at crowdfunding and how it is helping many businesses and projects to find much needed investment.
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Anger over missing sex abuse file

Wed, 2014-07-02 12:50
The Home Office is facing calls to explain why a dossier about alleged paedophiles handed to home secretary Leon Brittan in the 1980s was not kept.
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VIDEO: 'I tried to make people angry'

Wed, 2014-07-02 12:20
Scriptwriter Jimmy McGovern tackles the controversial law of joint enterprise in his latest drama, Common.
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Civilians killed in Ukraine attack

Wed, 2014-07-02 12:17
Rebels and Ukrainian forces blame each other for at least nine civilian deaths in a village, as diplomats meet in Berlin.
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VIDEO: Talking politics in 24 languages

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:51
The BBC talks to one of the European Parliament's interpreters about how to keep debate flowing when it is conducted in up to 24 different languages.
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VIDEO: 'Sword stick' teen killers sentenced

Wed, 2014-07-02 11:21
A "truly wicked, marauding mob" of five teenagers who murdered a man with a "sword stick" in a launderette have been jailed.
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NI discussed in London and Stormont

Wed, 2014-07-02 10:55
Northern Ireland's main political parties begin further talks at Stormont on how to resolve contentious issues, as Prime Minister David Cameron meets Sinn Féin in the House of Commons.
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