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Dover ferry delays: 'There's no information'

BBC - 20 hours 36 min ago
As increased French security checks cause major delays at the Port over Dover, passenger Richard Beeken says there has been "no information".

Munich shooting: Police appeal for video evidence

BBC - 20 hours 46 min ago
Police in the German city of Munich ask members of the public to submit any videos they may have made as they investigate Friday's mass shooting.

Dover ferry passengers delayed by French security checks

BBC - 20 hours 46 min ago
Passengers heading for the continent are facing major delays at the Port of Dover due to increased French security checks.

Russian balloonist 'breaks Fossett's round-the-world record'

BBC - 21 hours 31 min ago
A Russian balloonist has set a new record of 11 days for flying non-stop around the world, his support crew says.

Turkey coup attempt: Gulen's UK followers 'threatened'

BBC - 21 hours 34 min ago
Supporters of the man blamed by the Turkish government for last week's attempted coup tell BBC News they have been the target of threats and abuse in the UK.

Sir Philip Green knighthood 'under review'

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 2:39am
The knighthood awarded to retail magnate and former BHS boss Sir Philip Green is being kept "under review", the Cabinet Office says.

Brexit: Cameron considered last-ditch appeal to Merkel

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 2:03am
David Cameron made a late appeal to the German chancellor for a statement granting free movement concessions if the UK voted Remain, Newsnight learns.

Labour leadership: Corbyn to say abuse 'has no place' in party

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 12:24am
Jeremy Corbyn is to address claims he has failed to stop his supporters threatening opponents - saying abuse "has no place" within the Labour Party.

Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as her running mate

BBC - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 11:49pm
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has selected Tim Kaine, a centrist senator from Virginia, as her running mate.

Cult fiction

BBC - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 9:56pm
The ageing Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth packs a mean punch in his new film Kabali, an action-packed gangster drama, writes Sudha G Tilak.

Charles Manson follower denied parole

BBC - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 9:38pm
California Governor Jerry Brown denies parole for Leslie Van Houten, a former follower of Charles Manson serving a life prison term for murder.

James Naughtie: Trump makes his pitch

BBC - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 9:00pm
Donald Trump's speech to the Republican Party Convention found a tone which may serve him through the campaign to come, writes James Naughtie

Bunker broadcasting

BBC - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 8:56pm
The BBC has revealed plans drawn up in the Cold War on how it planned to operate from 11 underground bunkers across the country in the event of a nuclear strike.

Entertainment week in pictures: 16 - 22 July 2016

BBC - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 8:46pm
A look at some of the events in the world of entertainment and arts over the past week, including Steven Spielberg receiving a gold Blue Peter badge and Michelle Obama's Carpool Karaoke.

Laurence Peter: Could Cyprus inspire pro-EU Scotland?

BBC - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 8:42pm
Cyprus is a divided island where EU law does not apply in full - a useful example for pro-EU Scotland, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.

Rare bog butterfly flutters back from brink

BBC - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 8:37pm
A small bog in Lancashire is once again home to a rare species of butterfly, for the first time in 100 years.

Most-affordable places for first-time buyers revealed

BBC - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 8:30pm
The most-affordable - and the least-accessible - places for first-time buyers are revealed by the UK's largest mortgage lender, the Halifax.

Who is Clinton running mate Tim Kaine?

BBC - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 8:23pm
Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice-presidential running mate in her bid for the White House.

Keith's Britain

BBC - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 8:10pm
Keith Richards fronts a new documentary on how Britain changed from the end of World War Two to the start of the 1960s.

Touchy subject

BBC - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 8:00pm
Recent studies suggest that condom use is on the decline in South Africa - so how do women there get their partners to use condoms?