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Mikaeel's mother appears in court

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:56
Rosdeep Kular, mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, appears in court in Edinburgh charged with his murder.
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Pistorius witnesses 'refused stand'

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:53
Some witnesses refused to testify at the televised trial of Oscar Pistorius because of the publicity, his lawyer says, as his defence closes.
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60mph motorway limit plan shelved

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:53
Plans to impose a 60mph speed limit on parts of the M3 and M1 motorways to cut air pollution have been shelved.
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Wales 'let down' by public services

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:51
People are being "let down" by poor public services, according to a member of the commission that proposed a major overhaul of the public sector.
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Afghan poll contender claims victory

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:47
Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah claims victory in last month's poll, despite results giving a lead to his rival, Ashraf Ghani.
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Man City sign Malaga keeper Caballero

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:47
Manchester City complete the signing of goalkeeper Willy Caballero from Spanish side Malaga on a three-year contract.
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VIDEO: Ringo, photobombs and birthday cakes

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:44
Former Beatle Ringo Starr celebrates his 74th birthday in Hollywood with a little help from director David Lynch and designer John Varvatos
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More EU expansion 'must be managed'

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:41
Ministers are warned future expansion of the EU must be "managed" to reduce the social and economic impact of low-skilled workers coming to the UK.
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Channel Tunnel returning to normal

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:37
Repairs to power lines in the Channel Tunnel, where a fault caused cancellations on Monday, are almost complete and most services are running.
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Iran 'needs 190,000 centrifuges'

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:36
Iran's supreme leader says it needs 190,000 centrifuges for its nuclear programme, far higher than limits reportedly sought by world powers.
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'Gay cake' row could end up in court

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:32
A Northern Ireland bakery that refused a customer's request to make a cake with a slogan supporting gay marriage could face legal action.
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Surprise fall in UK manufacturing

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:31
Manufacturing output in the UK fell by 1.3% in May, official figures show, much weaker than expected and the biggest decline since January 2013.
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Labour proposes 'technical degrees'

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:29
Labour leader Ed Miliband is to propose "technical degrees" - putting vocational subjects on an equal footing with traditional academic degrees.
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Israel launches new strikes on Gaza

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:15
Israel carries out more air strikes on the Gaza Strip, following a volley of rockets fired on Israel by the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas.
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Wave and tidal power sites approved

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:07
Sites for testing wave and tidal energy off the west coast of Anglesey and south Pembrokeshire are approved.
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Buttler called up as cover for Prior

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 10:00
England call up Jos Buttler as cover for wicketkeeper Matt Prior ahead of the first Test against India, which starts on Wednesday.
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Website move hits sales at M&S

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 09:51
Marks and Spencer reports a sharp fall in online sales after a move to a new website platform hits trading.
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VIDEO: How hens help beat social isolation

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 09:50
As an official report prepares to highlight the impact of loneliness, the BBC's Tim Muffett has been to see one project in Gateshead which uses chickens to help ease social isolation.
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Gandhi statue set for Westminster

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 09:48
A statue of the Indian political leader Mahatma Gandhi is to be erected opposite the Houses of Parliament.
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Madonna excused from jury service

BBC News - Tue, 2014-07-08 09:46
Madonna appears for jury service at a New York court but is excused to avoid "creating a distraction".
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