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Viola Beach did not suffer after crash, inquest hears

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 12:53pm
An inquest into the deaths of British band Viola Beach after a crash in Sweden hears that "none of the young men will have suffered".

Man arrested over threats to Brexit case's Gina Miller

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 12:48pm
A man is arrested over alleged online threats against Gina Miller, the woman behind the Brexit legal challenge.

British and Irish Lions: Howley, Farrell and Borthwick join coaching staff

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 12:38pm
Steve Borthwick, Andy Farrell and Rob Howley are named assistant coaches for next year's British and Irish Lions tour.

First photos from Cassini's new orbit

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 12:33pm
The Cassini spacecraft has sent back the first views from its new orbit around Saturn.

Why Iceland's women are still fighting for rights

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 12:03pm
Iceland has become a model country for gender equality but women there say more needs to be done.

Air Force One - why is it so expensive?

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 12:02pm
Military gear, special shielding and its own defence systems - Air Force One is two of a kind.

£5 notes 'worth £20,000' in circulation

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 11:40am
Four special £5 notes, engraved with a tiny portrait of Jane Austen, are put into circulation.

Girl's party invitation attracts 1.2m

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 11:38am
More than a million people say they will attend a Mexican girl's party after the invitation goes viral.

Cruz Beckham releases Christmas-themed debut single

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 11:08am
Cruz Beckham, the son of David and Victoria Beckham, releases his debut single after signing with Justin Bieber's manager.

Woman gives birth to grandson for her daughter

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 11:07am
A woman has given birth to her own grandchild by having a surrogate baby for her daughter.

Sendings-off and bat restrictions planned after MCC world committee meeting

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 10:19am
Sendings-off and bat size restrictions are set to be introduced into the laws in 2017, following an MCC World Cricket Committee meeting.

India v England - fourth Test: Keaton Jennings to open with Alastair Cook

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 9:41am
Durham batsman Keaton Jennings will become Alastair Cook's latest opening partner for England in the fourth Test against India.

Aleppo battle: Syria rebels 'withdraw from old city'

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 9:34am
Syrian rebels have withdrawn from the last areas they held in Aleppo's old city, monitors say.

Pfizer fined record £84.2m for overcharging NHS

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 9:24am
Drugs giant Pfizer has been fined a record £84.2m by the regulator for overcharging the NHS.

Boxing promoter Maloney gives old suits to refugees

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 9:20am
Former boxing promoter Kellie Maloney, previously known as Frank, has donated her old clothes to refugees in a camp in northern France.

Terracotta Warriors to be exhibited in Liverpool museum

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 9:02am
Some of China's world famous Terracotta Warriors are to be displayed in Liverpool in 2018, the culture secretary announces.

Dubai Ladies Masters: Caddie death causes event to be suspended

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 8:46am
The Dubai Ladies Masters is suspended following the death of a caddie during play.

Amy Schumer's message to body shamers: I am strong and proud of how I live my life

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 7:21am
The 35-year-old has faced criticism after it was announced she'll play Barbie in an upcoming film.

Tata Steel: Unions to discuss deal to keep Port Talbot open

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 6:13am
Union leaders will meet to discuss a possible deal with Tata Steel which would keep the Port Talbot works and other UK plants open.

Myanmar Rakhine: Inside the closed Rakhine region

BBC World News - Wed, 07/12/2016 - 5:24am
The BBC has obtained footage from inside Myanmar's Rakhine state, where allegations have emerged of ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya community.

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