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80 stuck on Alton Towers monorail

8 hours 31 min ago
Eighty people are stuck for an hour after two monorail trains at Alton Towers break down in hot weather.

Wimbledon evacuated after fire alarm

8 hours 34 min ago
Wimbledon's Tennis Club grounds are evacuated following a fire alarm.

Wimbledon - the heat is on

9 hours 7 min ago
Dizzy players, fainting ball boys and fruity sweets - how a record temperature of almost 100F affected Wimbledon.

Harassment case was 'mishandled'

9 hours 20 min ago
The former director of Belfast's Marie Stopes clinic accuses the Public Prosecution Service and the police of mishandling her harassment case against a leading anti-abortion protester.

In pictures: Hottest July day

9 hours 22 min ago
How are people coping in the heatwave?

US airlines investigated over prices

9 hours 33 min ago
The Justice Department investigates if US airlines are colluding to keep ticket prices high.

VIDEO: Cooling off on UK's hottest day

9 hours 41 min ago
People across the UK take advantage of the hottest July day on record.

VIDEO: Luton family 'may be in Syria'

10 hours 29 min ago
A family of 12 from Luton are feared to have travelled to Syria after going missing following a holiday in their home country of Bangladesh.

VIDEO: What is causing UK's sweltering heatwave?

10 hours 40 min ago
As the UK records its hottest July day since record began, BBC Weather's Ben Rich looks at what has caused the heatwave.

Prince William calls England squad

10 hours 52 min ago
England receive a surprise phone call from the Duke of Cambridge before their Women's World Cup semi-final with Japan.

Fracking 'could lower house prices'

10 hours 53 min ago
Fracking could reduce house prices, increase traffic and noise and damage the landscape in rural communities, according to a draft official report.

Ex-SS guard admits aiding Auschwitz

10 hours 58 min ago
A former SS guard being tried for accessory to murder, Oskar Groening, admits he helped Auschwitz function by sorting cash and valuables seized from Jews.

Abuse inquiry challenge dismissed

11 hours 10 min ago
A judge dismisses a legal bid by two Catholic charities to overturn the appointment of a top QC as chairwoman into historic child abuse in Scotland.

RFC owner's 10-year director ban

11 hours 21 min ago
The owner of Neath RFC and his mother are banned from being company directors after failing to declare more than £1.5m in VAT.

US gay marriage resistance continues

11 hours 22 min ago
Officials in the US south are resisting last week's Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage by refusing to issue licences to any couples - gay or straight.

VIDEO: First UK Tunisia dead repatriated

11 hours 22 min ago
The bodies of eight of the British tourists killed by a gunman in Tunisia last Friday are returned to the UK on an RAF flight.

Sunderland sign Coates from Liverpool

11 hours 33 min ago
Sunderland sign Liverpool's Uruguay defender Sebastian Coates for an undisclosed fee on a four-year contract.

Non-stick mayo jars being developed

11 hours 37 min ago
Norwegian mayonnaise maker Orkla signs a deal to use a non-stick coating in its food products.

Saudi prince to give away $32bn

11 hours 40 min ago
Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world's richest people, says he will donate his entire $32bn fortune to charity.

VIDEO: Lollies for lemurs as heat rises

11 hours 50 min ago
Bristol Zoo hands out frozen fruit and iced tea to its lemurs, gorillas and other animals as the temperature rises.

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