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VIDEO: Parked car brings tram to standstill

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 21:36
A group of bystanders lifts a car out of the way after it blocks the way of a tram.

Falcao dismisses fitness doubts

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:19
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao dismisses questions over his fitness, but is still two weeks from action.

Swiss win would be special - Federer

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:05
The Davis Cup final presents Roger Federer with the opportunity to win the one major tennis prize that has eluded him.

Wigan's Whelan in anti-Semitism row

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:41
Wigan owner Dave Whelan is accused of anti-Semitism over comments to a national newspaper in defence of boss Malky Mackay.

Scala to assess 'corruption' reports

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:41
The head of Fifa's Audit and Compliance Committee is to evaluate reports into alleged World Cup corruption.

VIDEO: Director Mike Nichols dies at 83

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:37
Mike Nichols, who won an Oscar for directing the 1967 film The Graduate, has died aged 83.

Kenya 'ghost worker' scam unveiled

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:11
The Kenyan government orders an investigation after more than 12,000 false names were found on its workers' payroll.

VIDEO: Can Candy Crush strike lucky twice?

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:53
The creators of the wildly successful mobile game Candy Crush release its follow-up: Candy Crush Soda Saga.

US Senate grills banks on commodities

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:47
Executives from three US banks are being questioned by senators over accusations the banks engaged in unfair trading practices relating to several commodities.

Egypt 'considers Al-Jazeera pardons'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:32
Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi says the possibility of granting pardons to two of the three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists is being considered.

Swedish court upholds Assange order

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:22
A Swedish appeals court upholds an arrest warrant against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, wanted for questioning in a sexual assault case.

Chinese journalist on trial for leaking state secrets

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:20
Chinese journalist on trial for leaking state secrets

Two cleared in landmark FGM case

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:16
The doctor and father of a 13-year-old who died after allegedly undergoing female genital mutilation are cleared in a landmark trial in Egypt.

VIDEO: Exclusive look at 'Other Mary' opera

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:12
John Adams and Peter Sellars are two of the leading lights of the opera world, but their works aren't without controversy. Newsnight's Katie Razzall was given exclusive access to the rehearsal room ahead of the world premiere at London's ENO.

Samoa pick Premiership pair to start

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:11
Premiership players Johnny Leota and Ken Pisi are included as two of six changes to the Samoa side to play England.

Iran frees 'Blogfather' Derakhshan

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:10
Iran's Supreme Leader has pardoned the pioneering Iranian-Canadian blogger Hossein Derakhshan after six years in prison, Iranian media report.

Watchdog ranks mental health trusts

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:05
Health watchdog the Care Quality Commission ranks mental health NHS trusts in England in terms of risk of providing poor care.

More men banned in exploitation case

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:55
Two more men are banned from contact with young girls after Birmingham City Council uses "innovative" legal action to prevent child sexual exploitation.

Adams calls for life bans for dopers

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:45
World and Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams says drugs cheats should be banned for life for their first offence.

Woman becomes symbol of Afghan dead

BBC News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:42
A young Afghan woman killed in a Kabul suicide attack becomes the focus of a campaign to create student scholarships in her name.
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