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Murray Q&A - Karlovic & lookalikes

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 01:01
In his latest BBC Sport column, Andy Murray answers questions on Wimbledon, cats versus dogs and his film star lookalikes.

Man dies trying to save swimmers

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 00:48
A man dies after attempting to rescue two teenage girls who got into difficulty in the sea in Gwynedd.

£6m was 'set for Nama deal fixers'

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 00:44
At least £6m in an Isle of Man bank account was intended to facilitate payments to deal makers involved in the sale of the Nama Northern Ireland property portfolio, the BBC understands.

Group retrace 7/7 bombers' journey

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 00:44
A group of people are travelling from Leeds to London to retrace the steps of three bombers who carried out the 7th of July bombings.

Tall Ships to sail out of Belfast

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 00:43
The Tall Ships are leaving Belfast, ending the four-day maritime festival.

Three men rescued from capsized boat

BBC - Sun, 2015-07-05 00:05
Three men suffering from mild hypothermia are rescued after their boat capsized off the Pembrokeshire coast.

'Who is this grey-haired bleeder?'

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 23:59
Grey-haired, bespectacled and unknown, David Steele defied Australia so effectively in the 1975 Ashes he was voted Sports Personality of the Year.

Labour candidates seek Welsh support

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 23:12
The four Labour leadership contenders will put their cases to party members at a hustings in Cardiff later.

VIDEO: The science behind the pollen count

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 23:12
The pollen count is an important part of the weather forecast for the estimated 31 million people who suffer from hayfever.

Tomic dropped for Davis Cup tie

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 22:53
Tennis Australia drops Bernard Tomic for the Davis Cup tie against Kazakhstan after he criticises the organisation.

Zeal for Kashmir insurgency wanes

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 21:24
The BBC's M Ilyas Khan says that enthusiasm for insurgency among former Kashmiri militants in the Pakistan-held part of the territory is beginning to wane.

VIDEO: What is the Greek referendum about?

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 20:26
Mark Lowen explains the background and implications of Sunday's vote on the Greek debt crisis, from a beach near Athens.

VIDEO: 'Our army has paid a heavy price'

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 20:17
The president of Tunisia announces a state of emergency following last week's deadly attack at the Sousse tourist resort.

VIDEO: USA fans 'invade' Vancouver for final

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 20:12
Thousands of USA football fans have made the trip to Vancouver, Canada, to see if their team can win the Women's World Cup for the first time since 1999.

Budget to cut 'housing subsidies'

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 20:05
Chancellor George Osborne will use Wednesday's Budget to announce a clampdown on "taxpayer-funded subsidies" for higher earners living in social housing.

Greeks prepare for bailout vote

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 20:00
Millions of Greeks prepare to vote in a referendum on whether to accept the terms of an international bailout.

US actress Diana Douglas dies at 92

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 18:38
US actress and model Diana Douglas, the first wife of actor Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, has died aged 92, her family says.

Princess Charlotte to be christened

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 17:57
Princess Charlotte is to be christened later at a ceremony attended by the Queen and other members of the Royal Family.

VIDEO: Hot dog eating championship upset

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 17:32
Joey "Jaws" Chestnut has lost his hot dog eating crown to Matt Stonie at the Fourth of July contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island.

'England deserve to be legends'

BBC - Sat, 2015-07-04 17:22
England head coach Mark Sampson said his players deserve to be legends after finishing third at the Women's World Cup.