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Rogers Cup: Johanna Konta beats Varvara Lepchenko to reach quarter-finals

BBC - 3 hours 55 min ago
British number one Johanna Konta reaches the Rogers Cup quarter-finals by beating American Varvara Lepchenko in Montreal

UK's first maternity clinic for rape victims opens

BBC - 3 hours 56 min ago
The UK's first maternity clinic for victims of rape and sexual assault opens in London.

Hinkley Point: Surprise delay for nuclear plant deal

BBC - 4 hours 1 min ago
Plans to build the first new UK nuclear plant in 20 years suffer an unexpected delay after the government postpones a final decision until the early autumn.

Nick Easter: Ex-England and Harlequins captain retires from rugby union

BBC - 4 hours 5 min ago
Former England number eight and Harlequins captain Nick Easter retires from playing at the age of 37.

India Dalit couple hacked to death over 22 cents debt

BBC - 4 hours 50 min ago
A couple from India's Dalit community are hacked to death after a row over a 15 rupees (22 cents; 17 pence) debt in Uttar Pradesh state.

Large Abelisaurus Dinosaur dinosaur footprint found in Bolivia

BBC - 4 hours 52 min ago
One of the largest ever dinosaur footprints has been found in Bolivia, of the Abelisaurus dinosaur

David Bowie Prom in London 'gives his music a twist'

BBC - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 2:40am
Musicians will take to the stage of London's Royal Albert Hall on Friday to honour the life and work of David Bowie, who died six months ago from cancer.

Newspaper headlines: Nuclear power station, airport alcohol and Gobi the dog

BBC - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 2:29am
The long-running deliberations over the Hinkley Point nuclear power station and a suggestion by the new aviation minister that the sale of alcohol at airports could be examined make the front pages.

Pope Francis to pray at former Auschwitz-Birkenau camp

BBC - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 2:27am
Pope Francis is due to pray and walk in silence around the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz, on the third day of his visit to Poland.

Powerful forces threaten US - Clinton

BBC - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 2:02am
Powerful forces threaten the US, said Hillary Clinton as she accepted the Democratic presidential nomination.

Indonesian and three Nigerians executed for drug crimes

BBC - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 1:56am
One Indonesian and three Nigerians are put to death for drug offences in Indonesia, the third round of executions under President Joko Widodo.

US election: US faces 'moment of reckoning' says Hillary Clinton

BBC - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 1:15am
Hillary Clinton tells voters the presidential election is a "moment of reckoning", as she makes history by accepting the Democratic nomination.

Amazon boss Bezos becomes world's third richest

BBC - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:57am
Strong earnings from Amazon and a boost to the company's stock make its founder, Jeff Bezos, the world's third richest person, according to Forbes.

Turkey coup attempt: Schools and media outlets shut

BBC - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:57am
Mark Lowen reports from Turkey, two weeks after a failed coup by rebel soldiers.

Under Pressure

BBC - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 11:50pm
A behind-the-scenes look at rehearsals for the David Bowie Prom, which takes place on Friday night.

Holding back

BBC - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 11:29pm
An attack on the public in France saw a film pulled from cinemas, a situation that TV networks and movie studios have often had to deal with in order to not appear insensitive or distasteful.

Haircuts for the homeless

BBC - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 11:26pm
Josh Coombes gives free haircuts to homeless people and publishes their stories online.

Tailback tips

BBC - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 11:25pm
What you should do if you get stuck in a mammoth queue on a hot summer holiday weekend?

Rare albino squirrel pictured in Sussex garden

BBC - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 8:11pm
A rare albino squirrel is spotted in a garden in East Grinstead, Sussex - the odds of one being born are thought to be about one in 100,000.

Chris Bowlby: Clearing Germany's migrant backlog

BBC - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 7:41pm
As Angela Merkel defends Germany's policy on refugees, Chris Bowlby is given unique access to a new fast-track migrant processing centre in Bonn.