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Senators in campus sex assault push

22 min 18 sec ago
A cross-party group of US senators introduce a bill aimed at reducing sexual assault on university campuses.

Bank of America in 'hustle' case

56 min 14 sec ago
Bank of America's Countrywide unit must pay $1.3bn for selling defective home loans to US government mortgage lenders, a New York judge rules.

England close in on win over India

1 hour 20 min ago
England will be confident of beating India in the third Test to level the series, after setting them a target of 445.

'Dozens of bodies' at Libya base

1 hour 29 min ago
At least 35 bodies are reportedly recovered from a military base that was overrun by Islamist-led militias in the Libyan city of Benghazi.

Production stalls on Big Bang Theory

2 hours 14 min ago
Work on the eighth series of US sitcom The Big Bang Theory is delayed, as its cast members fight for higher salaries.

Fire rips through Eastbourne Pier

3 hours 7 min ago
Dozens of firefighters are tackling a huge blaze that is ripping through Eastbourne Pier.

Strike on Gaza market 'kills 15'

3 hours 16 min ago
At least 15 people are killed and 160 hurt as an Israeli strike hits a market crowded with shoppers near Gaza City, Palestinian officials say.

Six dead in Nigeria college blast

3 hours 19 min ago
At least six people have been killed after a suicide bomb at a college in northern Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, witnesses say.

US travel ban on Venezuela officials

3 hours 22 min ago
The US imposes travel restrictions on Venezuelan government officials it says are linked to human rights abuses during recent protests.

Louvre rat run shocks the French

3 hours 44 min ago
The Louvre in Paris calls in the pest controllers after picnickers in the museum gardens encourage an infestation of rats.

Airbus says plane market 'strong'

3 hours 47 min ago
Airbus says the market for commercial aircraft is "still very strong" despite a wave of order cancellations.

Everton set to sign Chelsea's Lukaku

3 hours 49 min ago
Everton are close to signing Belgian World Cup striker Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea on a permanent deal.

Tight security after Xinjiang unrest

4 hours 29 min ago
Chinese authorities step up security in parts of Xinjiang after dozens were killed or injured in the region's worst violence for months.

Bank backtracks on burlesque ban

4 hours 41 min ago
A circus group which was denied a Santander business bank account because its showgirl and burlesque acts posed a "moral problem" has now been offered the account.

VIDEO: Ebola victim, four months, laid to rest

4 hours 43 min ago
The BBC's Tulip Mazumdar reports from south-east Guinea, where the Ebola outbreak first started in March 2014.

Wednesday's gossip column

4 hours 54 min ago
Borini resumes talks with Sunderland, Fellaini's wages could scupper Napoli move, Lovren visa delay plus more.

Day in pictures: 30 July 2014

5 hours 8 min ago
A selection of images from around the world

Savile charity to challenge payouts

5 hours 38 min ago
A charity set up by Jimmy Savile is challenging any payouts of compensation to victims of the sex attacker, victims' lawyers say.

House to vote to sue President Obama

5 hours 39 min ago
The US House of Representatives is set to pass a resolution authorising it to sue President Barack Obama for what Republican leaders describe as his overreach of authority.

Nintendo posts loss despite Mario

5 hours 57 min ago
Nintendo's share price drops after the company reports a bigger than expected loss despite the release of Mario Kart 8 over the period.

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