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Wolff hits trouble on F1 debut

July 4, 2014 - 6:27am
Susie Wolff's historic appearance at the British GP ended after one timed lap following an engine failure in her Williams.
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Briton in Syria calls UK 'pure evil'

July 4, 2014 - 6:23am
A British man who claims he has been fighting in Syria says he will not return until the "black flag of Islam" is flying over Buckingham Palace.
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Katy Perry sued by Christian rappers

July 4, 2014 - 6:14am
Christian hip-hop group Flame claim Katy Perry ripped off their song Joyful Noise in her track Dark Horse.
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Google reinstates 'forgotten' links

July 4, 2014 - 6:13am
After widespread criticism, Google reinstates some links it had earlier removed under the controversial "right to be forgotten" ruling.
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Police video shows inside Concordia

July 4, 2014 - 6:12am
Italian police release footage showing the interior of the wrecked cruise ship, Costa Concordia, weeks ahead of an operation to remove the vessel.
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Car sales see 'strong' six months

July 4, 2014 - 6:07am
New car sales have seen a 'strong' first half of the year, rising 10.6% to 1.28m, the Society of Motoring Manufacturers (SMMT) has said.
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Hamas 'ready for Gaza ceasefire'

July 4, 2014 - 5:51am
Hamas says it is ready for a ceasefire with Israel, the BBC understands, amid tension around the planned funeral of a murdered Palestinian teenager.
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Fifa linked to Brazil ticket gang

July 4, 2014 - 5:41am
Police in Brazil say they have identified a Fifa official alleged to have been involved in the illegal sale of World Cup tickets.
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'Anthrax found' in Hungarian beef

July 4, 2014 - 5:31am
Five people are admitted to a Hungarian hospital after the discovery of the deadly anthrax disease in beef, reports say.
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VIDEO: The British trying to bring aid to Syria

July 4, 2014 - 5:19am
British citizens have been warned by the government not to travel to Syria for any reason - but some are ignoring the warnings and going anyway.
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British Gas staff mis-sold deals

July 4, 2014 - 5:08am
The UK's biggest energy supplier, British Gas, mis-sold energy deals by making exaggerated claims to potential customers, the regulator says.
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VIDEO: Footage inside Costa Concordia

July 4, 2014 - 4:57am
Italian police have released footage showing the underwater interior of wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia.
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Director charged over crew death

July 4, 2014 - 4:56am
The director of a biopic about singer Gregg Allman, and two of the film's producers, are facing involuntary manslaughter charges, following the death on set of camera assistant Sarah Jones.
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The racist video that's shocked Australia

July 4, 2014 - 4:31am
The video that has shocked Australia
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VIDEO: Clinton 'not sure' about presidency

July 4, 2014 - 4:28am
Hillary Clinton tells the BBC's Naga Munchetty that she is still not sure if she will attempt to become the next president of the US after Barack Obama stands down.
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