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Bayliss 'could give England edge'

Mon, 2015-06-29 06:14
Australia's Shane Watson believes the "inside information" of new coach Trevor Bayliss could give England an Ashes "edge".

Chanting protesters target Dalai Lama

Mon, 2015-06-29 06:05
Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama defies protesters to open a Buddhist community centre in Aldershot.

Muddy hell for stag party cruisers

Mon, 2015-06-29 06:02
Nine men on a stag-do are plucked from mudflats after grounding their cruiser in a lake in Great Yarmouth.

How terrorist attacks affect tourism

Mon, 2015-06-29 05:53
There's been an exodus of tourists from Tunisia after an Islamist gunman killed 38 in a single attack. Will they ever return?

Existential threat to euro from Greek exit

Mon, 2015-06-29 05:42
Why the entire eurozone may be threatened by a Greek exit from the euro.

Tunisia arrests over beach attack

Mon, 2015-06-29 05:32
Tunisia has made its first arrests over the massacre of 38 people, mainly tourists, at the beach resort of Sousse on Friday, the Tunisian interior minister says.

Prisoners tunnel out of Delhi jail

Mon, 2015-06-29 05:31
Two prisoners escape from India's maximum security Tihar jail by digging a tunnel under a wall and scaling another.

VIDEO: 'No going back' for Solar Impulse

Mon, 2015-06-29 05:30
A solar-powered plane has passed the "point of no return" in its second bid at making a record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean.

VIDEO: 'Nowhere is completely safe'

Mon, 2015-06-29 05:20
The BBC's Daniel Sandford reports on the dangers facing tourists from the global terror threat, in the wake of a fatal gun attack on a beach resort in Tunisia.

VIDEO: 'Delight' over Janner prosecution move

Mon, 2015-06-29 05:14
Liz Dux, a solicitor for some of Lord Janner's alleged victims, has said they are "absolutely delighted" he will be prosecuted over claims of historical child abuse.

Who came out against Facebook's rainbow flags?

Mon, 2015-06-29 05:01
Who came out against Facebook's gay pride flag filter?

VIDEO: Theresa May at Tunisia attack resort

Mon, 2015-06-29 04:53
Home Secretary Theresa May has visited the scene of the attack in which at least 30 Britons were killed.

Resistance to US gay marriage ruling

Mon, 2015-06-29 04:48
Top lawyer in Texas vows to support state workers who refuse to marry gay couples on religious grounds after US Supreme Court legalised gay marriage.

£50,000 bet on Murray at Wimbledon

Mon, 2015-06-29 04:38
A punter in Aberdeen places a bet of £50,000 on Andy Murray to win Wimbledon.

Boy admits stabbing supply teacher

Mon, 2015-06-29 04:34
A fourteen-year-old boy admits stabbing a supply teacher in a school classroom in Bradford.

Will Congress scupper US nuclear deal with Iran?

Mon, 2015-06-29 04:26
As crunch time nears for an Iran nuclear deal, Washington heavyweights are piling on the pressure which could scupper an accord, writes the BBC's state department correspondent Barbara Plett Usher.

Eurosport wins Olympic TV rights

Mon, 2015-06-29 04:24
The European television rights for the Olympic Games are awarded to Eurosport and its parent channel in a $1.45 billion deal.

Pope 'to chew coca leaves in Bolivia'

Mon, 2015-06-29 03:50
A Bolivian minister says that the Pope has requested to chew coca leaves, which are considered sacred by many in Bolivia, on his forthcoming trip there.

South London road hit by flooding

Mon, 2015-06-29 03:33
A burst water main floods properties and closes a road in south London.

EU chief feels 'betrayed' by Greece

Mon, 2015-06-29 03:32
The European Commission chief, Jean-Claude Juncker, attacks the Greek government, saying he feels "betrayed" by "egotism" and "populism" in the failed debt talks.

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