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Flags out for France-Germany fixture

Friday 4th of July 2014, 0:54
related countries: France France

France-Germany fixture stokes old rivalry
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'False hope' of Honduras mine rescue

Friday 4th of July 2014, 1:04
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Honduras says 11 men remain trapped in a small gold mine, as officials apologise for false reports that most of them had been rescued.
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S Korea to get yuan clearing system

Friday 4th of July 2014, 4:21
related countries: South Korea South Korea, China China
related places: Seoul

South Korea will get a yuan clearing system in Seoul, expanding the list of countries with direct access to trade in the Chinese currency.
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India to provide four free vaccines

Friday 4th of July 2014, 4:55
related countries: India India

India will provide four new vaccines free of cost as part of a programme to reduce child mortality, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says.
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Garth Brooks in all or none warning

Friday 4th of July 2014, 6:49
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Dublin

Garth Brooks says he wants to put on all five concerts in Dublin or none at all after the city's council refused licenses for two of them.
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Indian PM on maiden Kashmir visit

Friday 4th of July 2014, 7:02
related countries: India India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on his first visit to Indian-administered Kashmir amidst a protest shutdown called by separatist groups.
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French firm wins 7-year DLR contract

Friday 4th of July 2014, 7:23
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

French transport group Keolis has been awarded a new franchise to operate London's Dockland's Light Railway (DLR) from December 2014.
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France steps up airport security

Friday 4th of July 2014, 8:19
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: America

France has become the latest country to increase airport security in line with a US request to enhance screening for flights to America.
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VIDEO: Clinton 'not sure' about presidency

Friday 4th of July 2014, 8:28
related countries: United States United States

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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The racist video that's shocked Australia

Friday 4th of July 2014, 8:31
related countries: Australia Australia

The video that has shocked Australia
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VIDEO: Footage inside Costa Concordia

Friday 4th of July 2014, 8:57
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian police have released footage showing the underwater interior of wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia.
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British Gas staff mis-sold deals

Friday 4th of July 2014, 9:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

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: The British trying to bring aid to Syria

Friday 4th of July 2014, 9:19
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

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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'Anthrax found' in Hungarian beef

Friday 4th of July 2014, 9:31
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Five people are admitted to a Hungarian hospital after the discovery of the deadly anthrax disease in beef, reports say.
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Fifa linked to Brazil ticket gang

Friday 4th of July 2014, 9:41
related countries: Brazil Brazil

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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Yorkshire set for Tour de France start

Friday 4th of July 2014, 9:45
related countries: France France

Up to two million fans are expected on the roads of Yorkshire this weekend as Chris Froome starts his Tour de France defence.
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Hamas 'ready for Gaza ceasefire'

Friday 4th of July 2014, 9:51
related countries: Israel Israel, Gaza Strip Gaza Strip

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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Police video shows inside Concordia

Friday 4th of July 2014, 10:12
related countries: Italy Italy

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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Briton in Syria calls UK 'pure evil'

Friday 4th of July 2014, 10:23
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

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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Wolff hits trouble on F1 debut

Friday 4th of July 2014, 10:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

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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Germany downplay illness concerns

Friday 4th of July 2014, 10:59
related countries: France France

Joachim Low expects to have a strong squad to choose from for Germany's quarter-final against France despite illness in the camp.
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Abbott's Australia remark draws ire

Friday 4th of July 2014, 11:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is criticised for saying that Australia was "unsettled" before the British arrived.
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Flyover collapses in Brazilian city

Friday 4th of July 2014, 11:18
related countries: Brazil Brazil
related places: Belo Horizonte

A partly-built flyover collapses on to several vehicles in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte, killing two people.
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Factory workers given 'super-thumbs'

Friday 4th of July 2014, 11:27
related countries: Germany Germany

Workers at a BMW plant in Germany are given 3D-printed "super-thumbs" to reduce stress on their joints when they are assembling car parts.
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SA strike forces GM plant closure

Friday 4th of July 2014, 12:00
related countries: South Africa South Africa

General Motors halts production at its South African operations because of the strike by the country's National Union of Metalworkers.
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Pietersen would 'love' England return

Friday 4th of July 2014, 12:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen says he would love to play cricket for England again, despite being told he would not be considered for selection.
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US billionaire Scaife dies aged 82

Friday 4th of July 2014, 14:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Scaife

Billionaire American publisher and influential conservative Richard Mellon Scaife dies aged 82.
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Court challenges UK work schemes

Friday 4th of July 2014, 14:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Legislation relating to unpaid work schemes is ruled "incompatible" with the European Convention on Human Rights.
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Hamilton top despite engine problem

Friday 4th of July 2014, 14:43
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Lewis Hamilton scores an important psychological blow ahead of the British GP by beating Nico Rosberg in second practice.
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VIDEO: Dust storm swallows Phoenix, Arizona

Friday 4th of July 2014, 14:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Phoenix, Arizona

The American city of Phoenix, Arizona, was hit by a massive dust storm on Thursday evening, ahead of the Fourth of July celebrations.
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China detains Vietnamese fishermen

Friday 4th of July 2014, 14:57
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam, China China

Chinese authorities arrest six Vietnamese fishermen in a move that could heighten tensions in the South China Sea.
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Nigeria hospital frees atheist

Friday 4th of July 2014, 15:16
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

A Nigerian man detained in a psychiatric ward because he did not believe in God has been freed and is seeking reconciliation with his family.
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Nigeria arrests 'Boko Haram women'

Friday 4th of July 2014, 15:25
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Three women have been arrested in Nigeria for recruiting female members for the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, the military says.
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Indian nurses trapped in Iraq freed

Friday 4th of July 2014, 15:33
related countries: Iraq Iraq, India India

A group of 46 Indian nurses trapped in northern Iraq for the past three weeks have been released, Indian authorities say.
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French teacher 'stabbed by parent'

Friday 4th of July 2014, 15:46
related countries: France France

A primary school teacher in the southern French town of Albi has been stabbed to death in front of her class by a pupil's mother, police say.
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Queen names UK's biggest warship

Friday 4th of July 2014, 15:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Queen says the UK's largest warship "marks a new phase in our naval history", as it is named in her honour at a ceremony in Fife.
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VIDEO: 'I feared Harris would rape me'

Friday 4th of July 2014, 16:05
related countries: Malta Malta

A woman who gave evidence in court against disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has said she feared she would be raped when she was sexually abused by him while on holiday in Malta.
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VIDEO: 'Explosions' heard at funeral procession

Friday 4th of July 2014, 16:31
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli police have clashed with Palestinian protesters in East Jerusalem as thousands of people attended the funeral of a murdered local teenager.
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Hurricane Arthur loses strength

Friday 4th of July 2014, 16:50
related countries: United States United States

Hurricane Arthur has weakened in strength after hitting North Carolina's barrier islands overnight, causing thousands of homes to lose power.
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VIDEO: French teacher 'stabbed by parent'

Friday 4th of July 2014, 17:10
related countries: France France
related places: Albi

A primary school teacher in the southern French town of Albi has been stabbed to death in front of her class by a pupil's mother, police say.
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VIDEO: 'Emotional' to see our son in jail

Friday 4th of July 2014, 17:29
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

Lois and Juris Greste describe their ''extremely emotional'' visit to a prison in Cairo to see their son, Peter.
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VIDEO: Inside the Costa Concordia wreck

Friday 4th of July 2014, 17:54
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian police have released footage showing the underwater interior of wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia.
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Iraq's PM vows fight for third term

Friday 4th of July 2014, 18:25
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki insists he will never give up on his bid for a third term despite criticism that he is divisive, vowing to continue battling rebels.
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Le Tour fever cranks up in Yorkshire

Friday 4th of July 2014, 18:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The final preparations for the 2014 Tour de France in Yorkshire are under way as cycling fever grips the county.
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Ethiopian 'extradited' to death row

Friday 4th of July 2014, 18:33
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Yemen Yemen

An Ethiopian opposition leader, sentenced to death while in exile for plotting a coup, has been extradited from Yemen to Ethiopia, his group says.
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France 0-1 Germany

Friday 4th of July 2014, 18:46
related countries: France France

Germany progress to a record fourth successive World Cup semi-final as Mats Hummels' header knocks out France.
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Three rescued from Honduras mine

Friday 4th of July 2014, 19:33
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Three miners trapped in an informal gold mine in Honduras are rescued, but the authorities are still searching for another eight.
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Barcelona to meet Suarez clause

Friday 4th of July 2014, 19:34
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Barcelona tell Liverpool they are prepared to meet the £70m-plus release clause in striker Luis Suarez's contract.
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Germany arrests 'suspected US spy'

Friday 4th of July 2014, 19:36
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

A 31-year-old man working for Germany's domestic intelligence agency is detained on suspicion of spying for the US, reports say.
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Jihadists' assets frozen by Treasury

Friday 4th of July 2014, 20:53
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

Two men from Cardiff who have joined a jihadists group in Syria have their assets frozen by the UK government.
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Costa Rica 'worried' by Robben diving

Friday 4th of July 2014, 21:52
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica

Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto says Arjen Robben must be punished if he dives in the World Cup quarter-final.
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VIDEO: Building peace in Uganda's Karamoja

Friday 4th of July 2014, 21:56
related countries: Uganda Uganda

The Karamoja region of north-eastern Uganda is making best of disarmament after years of insecurity.
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VIDEO: Champion eater proposes to girlfriend

Friday 4th of July 2014, 22:34
related countries: United States United States

A competitive eating champion has proposed to his girlfriend before taking part in an annual 4 July hot dog eating contest in the United States.
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Senegal Prime Minister Toure sacked

Friday 4th of July 2014, 22:39
related countries: Senegal Senegal

Senegalese Prime Minister Aminata Toure is sacked after less than a year in office, after her ruling party's poor results in last week's local elections.
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Tour de France to get royal send-off

Friday 4th of July 2014, 23:16
related countries: France France

The 101st Tour de France, which begins in Yorkshire, will be given a royal send-off by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.
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What the Tour riders might not see

Friday 4th of July 2014, 23:22
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Things the Tour de France cyclists will probably miss on UK route
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Crowds flock to E Jerusalem funeral

Friday 4th of July 2014, 23:38
related countries: Israel Israel

Thousands attend the funeral of a murdered Palestinian teenager in East Jerusalem, as Palestinian youths clash with Israeli police.
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Brazil 2-1 Colombia

Friday 4th of July 2014, 23:42
related countries: Colombia Colombia, Germany Germany

Brazil see off Colombia's fightback to book a World Cup semi-final against Germany with goals from Thiago Silva and David Luiz.
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Murder verdict over Argentina bishop

Friday 4th of July 2014, 23:55
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Two former senior military officers in Argentina have been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Bishop Enrique Angelelli in 1976 during military rule.
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Injured Neymar out of World Cup

Friday 4th of July 2014, 23:57
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Brazil forward Neymar is ruled out of the World Cup with a fractured bone in his spine sustained against Colombia.
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