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Florida Zika cases prompt UK advice for pregnant travellers

19 hours 31 min ago
Pregnant women are being advised by Public Health England to consider postponing non-essential trips to the US state of Florida, amid concerns over the Zika virus.

1966 World Cup: Special event marks 50 years since England's win

19 hours 35 min ago
Two of the men who ensured World Cup glory for England 50 years ago this afternoon are set to take centre stage at Wembley Arena for a special commemoration of the historic win.

Who are the Corbynistas?

20 hours 5 min ago
BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith spends the day with some Labour members in Leeds and finds little evidence of waning support for Jeremy Corbyn.

Highlights of David Bowie Proms tribute

20 hours 15 min ago
With Neil Hannon, Amanda Palmer, John Cale, Marc Almond, Paul Buchanan, Anna Calvi and the musicians' collective s t a r g a z e conducted by André de Ridder.

Rogers Cup: Johanna Konta misses out on top 10 with defeat by Kristina Kucova

Sat, 07/30/2016 - 1:37am
Johanna Konta misses a chance to become the first British woman to break into the world's top 10 since 1984 with defeat by Kristina Kucova.

Newspaper headlines: Nuclear plant delay, bag use cut, new Whitehall cat

Sat, 07/30/2016 - 12:59am
The UK government's delay in approving a new Chinese-backed nuclear power plant, a big fall in plastic bag use, and the arrival of a a cat at the Treasury feature in the papers.

Terror attacks dismay Afghan migrants in Istanbul

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 11:00pm
The latest terror attacks in Germany and France have left migrants in Turkey worried about their chances of reaching northern Europe.

What is Geocaching?

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 11:00pm
Ahead of this weekend's Geolympix, why are there millions of little plastic containers hidden all around the world?

Hinkley Point: EDF's UK boss 'confident' of go ahead

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 10:05pm
The boss of EDF in the UK says he is confident the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will be built, despite the government delaying its approval.

Premiers past: What now for Cameron?

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 9:18pm
What they did next - the futures of prime ministers past

New Yorkers flock to foul flower

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 9:13pm
A rare, and extremely pungent. 'corpse flower' has bloomed in New York Botanical Garden.

David Bowie honoured at BBC Proms

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 9:11pm
The life and music of David Bowie are honoured at an eclectic, late-night edition of the BBC Proms.

#WhatIt'sReallyLike

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 8:55pm
Young women with type 1 diabetes talk about the misunderstanding around the disease.

'He was my boy’

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 8:53pm
Damien Nettles vanished, aged 16, after a night out with friends in November 1996. His body has never been found.

Week in pictures: 23-29 July 2016

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 7:45pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Entertainment week

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 7:41pm
A look at some of the events over the past week, including Michael Keaton receiving a Hollywood star and the stars of Doctor Who taking a selfie.

Mariko Oi: Tokyo's ill-tempered election

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 7:41pm
Tokyo is preparing to vote for its next governor, one of the biggest jobs in Japan, but the campaign has been marred by insults and allegations of sexism.

James Naughtie: Onward from US conventions

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 7:39pm
What have the conventions revealed about the two main US presidential candidates and what should we expect next?

Rape case

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 7:15pm
A High Court judge has said a police force was wrong not to reinstate a former detective wrongly jailed for raping a woman in 2011. His wife told BBC News how her family won a five-year, £150,000 battle to clear his name.

Plastic bag use plummets in England

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 7:11pm
Shoppers in England are on target to use six billion fewer plastic bags in the first year since a 5p charge for them was introduced, government data suggests.