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10 tweets about US hero Tim Howard

Tue, 2014-07-01 22:29
The American World Cup party is over, after a dramatic and gallant defeat to Belgium. But a new US hero was born.

Crisis meeting as Ebola toll rises

Tue, 2014-07-01 22:18
The World Health Organization is hosting an emergency meeting in Ghana after confirming the death toll in West Africa has risen to 467.

Met 'deleted discrimination record'

Tue, 2014-07-01 21:58
The Metropolitan Police told staff to delete findings supporting an officer's claim of discrimination from a report, an employment tribunal rules.

Facebook faces UK probe over study

Tue, 2014-07-01 21:32
A UK regulator is investigating whether Facebook broke data protection laws when it conducted a psychological study on users without their consent.

Call to free detained Tajik academic

Tue, 2014-07-01 21:24
Supporters of a researcher who has been detained accused of spying in Tajikistan press the UK government to help secure his release.

PM warns of antibiotic resistance

Tue, 2014-07-01 21:17
Medicine could soon be "cast back into the dark ages" unless action is taken to tackle the growing resistance to antibiotics, David Cameron says.

Appetite for art fuelling Saudi displays

Tue, 2014-07-01 21:05
How cultural exhibitions are finding new audiences in Saudi Arabia

Sarkozy placed under investigation

Tue, 2014-07-01 20:57
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy placed under formal investigation over alleged influence peddling, after a day of police questioning.

Hong Kong police arrest protesters

Tue, 2014-07-01 20:37
Police in Hong Kong arrest 196 demonstrators who staged a pro-democracy sit-in, hours after tens of thousands marched in the city.

VIDEO: Making digital animals from old phones

Tue, 2014-07-01 20:31
Digital collective Is This Good? talk to BBC News about their fascination with digital animals.

The white supremacist next-door

Tue, 2014-07-01 20:19
The white supremacist who is living next-door

Robert Burns 'used mystery editor'

Tue, 2014-07-01 19:50
Robert Burns used a mystery figure to help him edit all his early work, a new Glasgow University study claims.

Man 'bends car door' to save driver

Tue, 2014-07-01 19:44
A Minnesota man saved another from a burning sport utility vehicle by bending the door in what officials called "superhuman strength".

Europe's leftover food online trend

Tue, 2014-07-01 19:39
Entrepreneurs tackle Europe's excess food problem

JP Morgan boss diagnosed with cancer

Tue, 2014-07-01 19:34
JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon says he will continue to run the firm despite being diagnosed with throat cancer.

WHO calls emergency Ebola meeting

Tue, 2014-07-01 19:33
Health ministers from 11 African countries are meeting in Accra, Ghana, in an attempt to "get a grip" on the deadly and worsening Ebola outbreak.

VIDEO: Homage: The art that influences artists

Tue, 2014-07-01 19:28
An exhibition is going on display in London that brings together the works of famous artists who have been inspired by paintings by their predecessors.

UK police squeeze Syria aid convoys

Tue, 2014-07-01 19:26
UK police suspicion squeezes Syria aid convoys

VIDEO: My friend was executed on Saddam’s orders

Tue, 2014-07-01 19:18
Daphne Parish recalls Iraq arrest that led to friend being executed

Belgium 2-1 USA

Tue, 2014-07-01 19:11
Extra-time goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku send Belgium into the World Cup quarter-finals at the USA's expense.