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Tunisia to shut mosques after attack

Fri, 2015-06-26 19:48
Tunisia's prime minister vows to close down 80 mosques accused of inciting violence, after a beach attack that killed dozens of tourists.

In search of stag beetles

Fri, 2015-06-26 19:10
On a family hunt for the now rarely-seen stag beetle

Argentina 0-0 Colombia (5-4 pens)

Fri, 2015-06-26 18:30
Carlos Tevez scores the winning spot-kick as Argentina beat Colombia on penalties to reach the Copa America semi-finals.

China 0-1 USA

Fri, 2015-06-26 18:03
Captain Carli Lloyd scores the winner as USA beat China in Ottawa to set up a semi-final with Germany on Tuesday.

Call for more protection for seagrass

Fri, 2015-06-26 17:32
Seagrasses - the underwater plants that act as nursery grounds for young fish - need more protection, according to Welsh scientists.

Sao Paulo bans sale of foie gras

Fri, 2015-06-26 17:14
Legislation approved in Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, bans the production and sale of foie gras

Tevez completes Boca Juniors return

Fri, 2015-06-26 17:12
Former Manchester United, Manchester City and West Ham striker Carlos Tevez rejoins Boca Juniors from Juventus.

England Women v Canada Women

Fri, 2015-06-26 16:57
Canada are feeling the pressure of being hosts before their World Cup quarter-final, says England boss Mark Sampson.

Taking the long view on Russia

Fri, 2015-06-26 16:11
Russia's challenge to western interests and values could require a rethinking of the strategy that has guided western policy since the end of the Cold War, writes PJ Crowley.

Pedal power forges ahead in Sao Paulo's famous Avenida Paulista

Fri, 2015-06-26 16:08
Cyclists get dedicated lanes in traffic-mad Sao Paulo

Why is 2015 such a blockbuster year for film?

Fri, 2015-06-26 16:04
Why are this year's films smashing box-office records?

The last great bowler hat-wearer

Fri, 2015-06-26 16:01
Why Patrick Macnee was last great bowler hat-wearer

Trapped woman saved by postman

Fri, 2015-06-26 15:55
A postman is hailed a hero after rescuing a woman who was trapped under her car in the Scottish Borders for two hours.

Parades to mark Armed Forces Day

Fri, 2015-06-26 15:48
Armed Force's Day celebrations are to be held in several towns and cities across Scotland.

Ferry services returning to normal

Fri, 2015-06-26 15:39
Two thirds of ferry services on the west coast of Scotland have been suspended as RMT union members in Caledonian MacBrayne's workforce stage a 24-hour strike.

'Slaughter on sunbeds'

Fri, 2015-06-26 15:21
How Britain's newspapers report a day of terrorist outrages. Some of the front pages contain images some viewers may find distressing.

VIDEO: Device helps women avoid dirty toilets

Fri, 2015-06-26 15:04
An Indian entrepreneur has come up with a female urination device that helps women stand and pee.

Germany 1-1 France (5-4 pens)

Fri, 2015-06-26 14:54
Two-time winners Germany beat France on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup in Montreal.

World Cup 2019 to stay at 10 teams

Fri, 2015-06-26 14:27
The 2019 World Cup in England will remain as a 10-team event, hampering Ireland's bid for a fourth successive appearance.

Greece to hold referendum on bailout

Fri, 2015-06-26 14:19
Greece will hold referendum on controversial bailout deal with foreign creditors, PM Alexis Tsipras says

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