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Hong Kong to debate divisive reforms

Tue, 2015-06-16 11:18
Lawmakers in Hong Kong begin debating a controversial political reform package on Wednesday ahead of a much-anticipated vote later this week.

VIDEO: Migrants forcibly removed from border

Tue, 2015-06-16 10:54
Italian police forcibly removed many people, who had migrated from Africa, who were attempting to cross the border into France.

Chris Evans to be new Top Gear presenter

Tue, 2015-06-16 10:30
TV and radio presenter Chris Evans has signed a three-year deal to lead a new Top Gear line-up, the BBC announces.

Putin nuclear move 'dangerous' - Nato

Tue, 2015-06-16 10:28
Nato condemns Russia's move to strengthen its nuclear arsenal after it says it will put more than 40 intercontinental ballistic missiles into service.

US baseball team accused of hacking

Tue, 2015-06-16 10:18
The FBI is investigating St Louis Cardinals on charges that the baseball team hacked into the computers of a rival club to steal player information.

VIDEO: Six students die in balcony collapse

Tue, 2015-06-16 09:51
Six Irish students have been killed, and seven others have been injured, when a fourth-floor balcony in California collapsed.

Nintendo & Activision tie-up on toys

Tue, 2015-06-16 09:43
Nintendo has announced a deal with Activision to let its Amiibo toys be used in the Skylander series of games.

Murray wins opening match at Queen's

Tue, 2015-06-16 09:24
Andy Murray makes a winning start to his grass-court season with a straight-sets win over qualifier Yen-Hsun Lu at Queen's Club.

VIDEO: Dolezal: 'I identify as black'

Tue, 2015-06-16 09:22
Rachel Dolezal, a US race activist, says she "identifies as black" following claims from her parents that she is actually Caucasian.

Chelsea on verge of Falcao loan deal

Tue, 2015-06-16 09:22
Chelsea are on the verge of agreeing a season-long loan deal for Colombian striker Radamel Falcao from Monaco.

Eight-council map to be published

Tue, 2015-06-16 08:31
Plans to cut the number of Welsh councils from 22 to single figures will be published on Wednesday, BBC Wales understands.

Clarkson's final Top Gear scheduled

Tue, 2015-06-16 08:28
Jeremy Clarkson's final appearance on Top Gear will be shown on 28 June, it is announced.

Father saw ride crash rescue on TV

Tue, 2015-06-16 08:23
The father of one of the victims of the rollercoaster crash at Alton Towers theme park realised his daughter was on the ride when he saw her rescue on TV, the family's lawyer says.

VIDEO: 'I miss you, please come back home'

Tue, 2015-06-16 08:22
Two men whose wives have gone missing with their children and another sister following a religious pilgrimage have pleaded for them to return.

Husbands appeal to 'Syria' family

Tue, 2015-06-16 08:21
Husbands of women feared to have travelled from UK to Syria with their children say they "miss and love" them as they appeal for them to come home.

Kurds deal IS 'biggest setback yet'

Tue, 2015-06-16 08:17
Syrian Kurds say they are securing the border city of Tal Abyad after seizing it from IS, in what activists say is the militants' biggest setback.

Boothman exits as BBC news chief

Tue, 2015-06-16 08:02
John Boothman is to leave his position as BBC Scotland's head of news and current affairs to work on the corporation's Charter renewal bid.

Salazar: The big questions answered

Tue, 2015-06-16 07:54
Matt Slater looks at the big questions around the claims over Alberto Salazar, the fall-out, Mo Farah and what next.

Gleneagles triumphs at Royal Ascot

Tue, 2015-06-16 07:50
Gleneagles wins the St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot to follow up victories in the English and Irish 2,000 Guineas.

Blood chemical predicts brain decline

Tue, 2015-06-16 07:39
Scientists discover a chemical in blood that indicates whether people will have declining brain function in the years to come.

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