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Hate crime: Prosecutors told to seek tougher sentences

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 7:07pm
Prosecutors will be urged to seek tougher sentences for people committing hate crimes, following a rise in incidents in the wake of the Brexit vote in the EU referendum.

Johanna Konta beats Dominika Cibulkova to reach final in Stanford

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 6:38pm
British number one Johanna Konta beats Dominika Cibulkova in California to reach her first final on the WTA Tour.

Turkey failed coup: Presidential guard to be disbanded

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 6:13pm
Turkey's elite presidential guard is to be disbanded after nearly 300 of its members were detained following last week's failed coup.

Munich shooting: 'I heard shots and people screaming'

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 4:23pm
An eyewitness to the Munich attack, who managed to communicate with the gunman, explains what he saw and heard.

Hungarian GP: Nico Rosberg keeps pole after investigation as Red Bulls also cleared

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 3:52pm
Nico Rosberg will keep pole for the Hungarian GP after an investigation, while Red Bull's cars escape grid demotions under the 107% rule.

Pint-Sized TMS: Joe Root imperious as England take charge against Pakistan

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 2:56pm
Watch highlights of the second day's play in the second Test at Old Trafford as England declare on 589-8 and then reduce Pakistan to 57-4.

England v Pakistan: Joe Root hits 254 as hosts dominate at Old Trafford

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 2:21pm
Joe Root hits a career-best 254 before England reduce Pakistan to 57-4, trailing by 532 after two days of the second Test at Old Trafford.

Tim Kaine: Hillary Clinton unveils running mate

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 1:53pm
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton formally introduces her presidential running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine.

Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome set to win third title

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 1:48pm
Chris Froome is poised to become the first Briton to win three Tours de France because his lead will not be challenged on Sunday's finish in Paris.

London Anniversary Games: Mo Farah storms to victory in men's 5,000m

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 1:04pm
Mo Farah runs the fastest 5,000m of 2016 to storm to victory at the Anniversary Games in his last race before the Rio Olympics.

Anniversary games: Mo Farah storms to impressive 5,000m win

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 1:01pm
Double Olympic champion Mo Farah wins the 5,000m at the Anniversary Games in London with the quickest time in the world this year.

Dover ferry delays: 'There's no information'

BBC - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 4:13am
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 - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 4:03am
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 - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 4:03am
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 - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 3:18am
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 - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 3:15am
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.