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Trent Bridge chief rejects pitch claim

10 July 2014 - 1:19pm
Nottinghamshire's chief executive dismisses claims the club deliberately prepared a lifeless pitch for the first Test.

Day in pictures: 10 July 2014

10 July 2014 - 1:11pm
24 hours of news photos: 10 July

VIDEO: Do unions have a strike mandate?

10 July 2014 - 1:08pm
The government has criticised unions calling strike action without a significant enough level of support.

Free Wifi access starts in Glasgow

10 July 2014 - 1:07pm
Glasgow becomes the first city in Scotland to launch a council-led scheme offering free access to the internet.

VIDEO: House of Commons

10 July 2014 - 12:47pm
Emergency data laws are vital to protecting national security, Theresa May tells MPs.

McIlroy breaks record at Scottish Open

10 July 2014 - 12:42pm
Rory McIlroy makes seven birdies to break the course record with a first-round 64 at the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen.

Caption Challenge: Bowled over

10 July 2014 - 12:32pm
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.

Bank holds interest rates at 0.5%

10 July 2014 - 12:11pm
The Bank of England holds UK interest rates at a record low of 0.5% for another month, and keeps its quantitative easing programme at £375bn.

Fresh landslide at Honduras mine

10 July 2014 - 11:56am
A fresh landslide hits a makeshift mine in Honduras where eight miners remain trapped after a collapse last week.

Seagull swoops in race photo finish

10 July 2014 - 11:56am
Plucky bird causes a flap at Brighton as first to be caught on camera in photo finish of a horse race.

Why is Chuck Norris trending in Argentina?

10 July 2014 - 11:46am
Why is action star Chuck Norris trending in Argentina?

Evra asks Man Utd for Juventus move

10 July 2014 - 11:38am
Patrice Evra asks to leave Manchester United but stops short of handing in a transfer request amid interest from Juventus.

Why Coe is set to win BBC race

10 July 2014 - 11:38am
Why Coe is likely to win race for BBC top job

Two men gored in Spanish bull run

10 July 2014 - 11:30am
Two Spaniards have been gored and several other people have been hurt on the fourth day of the traditional running of the bulls festival in Pamplona.

Burundi law to limit church numbers

10 July 2014 - 11:21am
Burundi's parliament passes a bill to curb the "proliferation of churches" in a country where there are more than 500 practising denominations.

AUDIO: Iraqi mortuaries 'struggling to cope'

10 July 2014 - 11:20am
Jeremy Bowen visits Baghdad's main morgue, hearing how it is unable to cope as the city's death toll rises.

VIDEO: Japan typhoon creates fatal landslide

10 July 2014 - 11:02am
A 12-year-old boy is the latest victim of Japan's Typhoon Neoguri as a landslide crashes through the town of Nagiso destroying buildings in its path.