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VIDEO: The bag designed to thwart terrorists

Fri, 2015-07-24 11:04
Scientists have developed what they're describing as a bomb proof material that could be a major step forward in aircraft security.

Froome 'appalled' at alleged spitting

Fri, 2015-07-24 10:57
Tour de France leader Chris Froome criticises behaviour of some spectators after he is allegedly spat at during stage 19.

VIDEO: What has Obama done for Africa?

Fri, 2015-07-24 09:58
When Barack Obama came to power in 2009, there were high hopes for relations between Africa and the US, but has the president delivered?

President Obama arrives in Kenya

Fri, 2015-07-24 09:51
Barack Obama arrives in Kenya on the first visit to his ancestral home as serving US president.

Chile charges over burning students

Fri, 2015-07-24 09:39
A Chilean judge charges seven former soldiers over the burning of two students during a 1986 protest against General Augusto Pinochet's government.

Mayor calls for rickshaw regulation

Fri, 2015-07-24 09:36
Mayor of London Boris Johnson calls for powers to regulate rickshaws after footage emerges of tourists apparently being charged £206 for a short ride.

VIDEO: Blatter a victim, says 2018 chief

Fri, 2015-07-24 09:16
Russia 2018 chief executive Alexei Sorokin says Fifa president Sepp Blatter is "a victim".

Device limits aircraft bomb impact

Fri, 2015-07-24 09:02
A new system that contains the explosion of bombs smuggled onto aircraft has been successfully tested.

Soldier dies from Afghanistan wounds

Fri, 2015-07-24 08:42
A British soldier has died in hospital from wounds sustained in Afghanistan in 2012, the Ministry of Defence says.

Warning over future SAS march deaths

Fri, 2015-07-24 08:33
There is a risk of future deaths on SAS selection marches unless action is taken, the coroner who presided over the inquest of three reservists says.

Burundi leader wins third term

Fri, 2015-07-24 08:26
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza wins a controversial third term, taking nearly 70% of the vote, provisional results from the country's electoral commission say.

Froome's lead cut by Quintana

Fri, 2015-07-24 08:19
Britain's Chris Froome has his overall lead cut to two minutes and 38 seconds by Nairo Quintana in the Tour de France.

Why the row between Greece and Germany is like a lovers' tiff

Fri, 2015-07-24 08:08
Why the row between Germany and Greece is like a lovers' tiff

US military wary of civilian guards

Fri, 2015-07-24 08:08
The US military advises its staff to treat armed civilians standing guard outside its recruiting centres as a security threat.

Germanwings families attend memorial

Fri, 2015-07-24 08:01
A ceremony to commemorate the passengers who died in the Germanwings plane crash is held at the scene of the disaster in the French Alps.

Blatter is a victim, says 2018 chief

Fri, 2015-07-24 07:58
Fifa president Sepp Blatter is "a victim", according to the man in charge of the Russia 2018 World Cup.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2015-07-24 07:50
Who has the bigger vocabulary, Eminem or Bob Dylan?

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

Fri, 2015-07-24 07:49
The week's best reads

Pete Tong defends R1 'Ibiza Prom'

Fri, 2015-07-24 07:49
DJ Pete Tong says BBC Radio 1's first Prom, a musical homage to Ibiza, will reach out to different audiences and help "keep the proms alive".

Go Figure: The week in numbers

Fri, 2015-07-24 07:48
The week's big numbers, visualised