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VIDEO: Battle scars: Gaza war's legacy

1 hour 21 min ago
One year on, Lyse Doucet speaks to a 12-year-old boy who survived a defining moment of the 2014 war between Israeli forces and Palestinian militant groups in Gaza.

O'Driscoll to be Liverpool assistant

1 hour 43 min ago
Liverpool will name England Under-19s boss Sean O'Driscoll as their new assistant manager on Monday.

Greeks vote 'No' - partial results

4 hours 42 min ago
Partial results from a referendum in Greece suggest that Greeks have overwhelmingly rejected terms they were offered for an international bailout.

Two dead after lightning strikes

5 hours 3 min ago
Two people are dead, and two others are in hospital, following separate lightning strikes in the Brecon Beacons in Powys.

VIDEO: 'Referendum was a success'

5 hours 25 min ago
Greek interior minister Nikos Voutsis says the Greek bailout referendum was successful and of "historical importance for everyone".

Iran deal 'possible this week'

7 hours 30 min ago
A deal with Iran on its contentious nuclear programme is possible this week, US Secretary of State John Kerry says at talks in Vienna.

Froome gains time on Tour rivals

7 hours 30 min ago
Mark Cavendish narrowly misses out on a 26th Tour de France stage win to Andre Greipel as Chris Froome gains time on his rivals.

In pictures: Unesco World Heritage sites 2015

7 hours 31 min ago
Latest Unesco World Heritage sites

VIDEO: 'Iran talks could go either way'

7 hours 53 min ago
The US Secretary of State John Kerry says an agreement on Iran's nuclear programme could be reached this week but that the talks could still "go either way".

Hamilton wins thrilling British GP

8 hours 16 min ago
Lewis Hamilton battled through a bad start and late-race rain to win an action-packed British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

VIDEO: Building a stage fit for a Pope

10 hours 10 min ago
Pope Francis is due to arrive in Ecuador at the start of a seven-day tour of South America.

BBC 'to fund licences for over-75s'

10 hours 30 min ago
The chancellor is planning to announce in Wednesday's Budget that the BBC will have to meet the cost of free TV licences for over-75s, BBC News understands.

What not to miss on day seven

10 hours 33 min ago
Your essential guide to day seven of Wimbledon as Andy Murray, Roger Federer and the Williams sisters are all in action.

Blatter blames politics on Qatar vote

10 hours 48 min ago
French and German presidents applied pressure prior to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes, says Fifa president Sepp Blatter.

Air strikes on Syria IS stronghold

11 hours 5 min ago
The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group carries out an air assault on its Raqqa stronghold in Syria.

Boko Haram attack caps bloody week

11 hours 7 min ago
Boko Haram militants are blamed for a suicide bomb attack in a Nigerian church at the end of a week in which more than 200 people were killed.

Micronesia hammered 38-0 by Fiji

11 hours 55 min ago
Micronesia suffer the biggest defeat in international football history after losing 38-0, but may escape the record books.

Final countdown for Sunday's charts

13 hours 54 min ago
The Official Chart Show on BBC Radio 1 will be broadcast for a final time on Sunday, before moving to Fridays on 10 July, to tie in with the new global music release day.

Osborne urged to reform tax system

14 hours 2 min ago
Chancellor George Osborne needs to carry out an "ambitious" tax reform agenda in his Budget on Wednesday, the Institute of Directors (IoD) has said.

Murray Q&A - Karlovic & lookalikes

14 hours 14 min ago
In his latest BBC Sport column, Andy Murray answers questions on Wimbledon, cats versus dogs and his film star lookalikes.