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What do Trump and Corbyn have in common?

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:05pm
Corbyn leading Labour? Trump in the White House? Such a world is far-fetched, but their popularity is telling about politics on both sides of the pond.

US inquiry into African lion killer

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:54pm
US officials launch an investigation into the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe but say they have been unable to reach the American involved.

Ashes cricket: Too fast, too furious?

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:36pm
Tom Fordyce watches Test cricket shift from attrition to acceleration, but is it a good thing?

Google to defy French privacy ruling

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:32pm
Google is to defy a French ruling that the "right to be forgotten" should be applied globally and not just in Europe.

Great robotic missions to explore space

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 3:58pm
Pallab Ghosh picks out five robotic missions which have inspired us and changed our perception of the Universe.

US baby gets lifetime hunting permit

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 3:32pm
Daylen Brickley, a baby from the US state of New Hampshire, is the proud owner of a lifetime permit to hunt and fish - the first licence holder under a new programme.

VIDEO: RAF 'intercepts Russian aircraft'

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 2:57pm
The Ministry of Defence has released footage which it said shows RAF Typhoons intercepting 10 Russian aircraft.

IMF wary of third Greek bailout

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 2:29pm
The International Monetary Fund is wary of any financial contribution to a third Greek bailout and is unlikely to provide funds at the first stage.

Comet yields 'rich array' of organics

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 2:08pm
The spacecraft which made a spectacular landing on a comet last year has discovered a rich array of carbon compounds.

What Cecil the lion means to Zimbabwe

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:57pm
What Cecil the lion means to Zimbabweans

EU extends farm aid amid Russian ban

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:52pm
The EU extends help for exporters of dairy produce, fruit and vegetables into next year to ease the impact of a Russian ban.

Kenya's Garissa campus 'must reopen'

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:41pm
Peace activists in Kenya are calling for the reopening of the college where 148 people were killed by gunmen from the Somalia-based al-Shabab group.

Spy leaks website being investigated

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 1:25pm
Germany's federal prosecutors are investigating if a website that covers digital rights issues committed an act of treason.

Who is Liz Kendall? Labour leadership contender guide

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:58pm
A profile of Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall.

Top Gear: Ex-hosts sign Amazon deal

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:49pm
Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May sign up to present a new show on Amazon's streaming service.

Taliban pick Mullah Omar's successor

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:53am
The Taliban appoint a successor to Mullah Omar and confirm that the veteran leader has died, as reported earlier by the Afghan government.

Suspensions from primary schools up

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 7:29am
Official data shows more children are being suspended from primary schools in England.

Terror on the beach

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 7:00am
Survivors tell their stories of Tunisia massacre

Tower poppies tour venues revealed

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 6:02am
Thousands of the Tower of London ceramic poppies are set to go on display in northern England this year.

Gina McKee warns over wasted talent

BBC - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:17am
Actress Gina McKee backs a scheme to give all children in the north-east of England a taste of the arts to make sure young talent does not go untapped.