National / International News

Clifford faces indecent assault charge

BBC - 10 hours 50 min ago
Former publicist Max Clifford is charged with an indecent assault allegedly committed in 1981, the Crown Prosecution Service says.

Hamilton only fourth from Rosberg

BBC - 10 hours 59 min ago
Lewis Hamilton is only fourth fastest in second practice at the British Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg sets the pace.

Is click-and-collect a 'cannibal'?

BBC - 11 hours 1 min ago
Have retailers bitten off more than they can chew?

Wawrinka through but Dimitrov out

BBC - 11 hours 4 min ago
French Open champion Stan Wawrinka reaches the fourth round of Wimbledon but 2014 semi-finalist Grigor Dimitrov is out.

Sam Smith denies Bond involvement

BBC - 11 hours 22 min ago
Sam Smith denies rumours he is singing the theme tune to the next James Bond film, saying "it's definitely not me".

Kyrgios fights back to beat Raonic

BBC - 11 hours 24 min ago
Australia's Nick Kyrgios wins the battle of the big servers against Canadian seventh seed Milos Raonic at Wimbledon.

Shell to start Arctic oil drilling

BBC - 11 hours 25 min ago
Oil and gas giant Shell is expected to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic within the next two weeks.

Parkinson given cancer all-clear

BBC - 11 hours 46 min ago
Broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson confirms he has been given an all-clear by doctors after two years of treatment for prostate cancer.

Police marksman cleared of murder

BBC - 11 hours 47 min ago
A police marksman is cleared of the murder of suspected armed robber Azelle Rodney, who he shot in 2005 in an operation to foil an attempted raid.

Week in pictures: 27 June - 3 July 2015

BBC - 11 hours 51 min ago
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Greek PM: Say 'No' to 'blackmail'

BBC - 12 hours 4 min ago
Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls on voters to reject "blackmail" in Sunday's bailout referendum, insisting that Greece can remain in the euro.

Syrian Forces Try To Halt Rebel Offensive On Aleppo

NPR News - 12 hours 5 min ago

An alliance of forces led by the al-Qaida affiliated al-Nusra Front is battling the Syrian government for control of the key northern city.

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Politics, prose and protest music

BBC - 12 hours 5 min ago
The blind beekeeper and other interviews

Why The World Might Be Running Out Of Cocoa Farmers

NPR News - 12 hours 16 min ago

West African cocoa farmers earn less than $1 a day. Those low wages could jeopardize the future of chocolate labor, as young farmers find better opportunities to earn a living, a new report warns.

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Hamas members arrested in West Bank

BBC - 12 hours 38 min ago
The Palestinian Authority's security forces have arrested more than 100 members of the militant Hamas movement in the occupied West Bank.

VIDEO: 'The biggest forehand at SW19 so far?'

BBC - 12 hours 44 min ago
Nick Kyrigos unleashes a thunderbolt of a forehand during his big-hitting third round match against Milos Raonic at Wimbledon.

Chelsea agree loan deal for Falcao

BBC - 12 hours 52 min ago
Premier League champions Chelsea agree a season-long loan for Monaco and Colombia striker Radamel Falcao.

Bank guarantee reduced to £75,000

BBC - 12 hours 55 min ago
Millions of bank and building society customers will get £10,000 less compensation if their bank goes bust, the Bank of England has announced

VIDEO: Minute's silence held for Tunisia victims

BBC - 12 hours 57 min ago
A minute's silence has been held across the UK to remember the 38 people killed in the Tunisia beach attack a week ago.

VIDEO: Cargo ship blasts off for space station

BBC - 13 hours 5 min ago
A Russian Soyuz space rocket, bound for the International Space Station, has launched successfully from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstann.