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Fitbit shares soar on market debut

Thu, 2015-06-18 08:22
Shares in the wearable technology maker Fitbit soar on its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

How do you save a sinking parliament?

Thu, 2015-06-18 07:54
How do you save a sinking parliament?

VIDEO: Pygmy hippo calf takes first swim

Thu, 2015-06-18 07:47
A pygmy hippopotamus calf has taken to the water for the first time with his mother at Melbourne Zoo.

VIDEO: Murray: 5 best shots versus Verdasco

Thu, 2015-06-18 07:43
We look back at Andy Murray's five best shots against Fernando Verdasco as he progresses to the Queen's quarter finals.

Substance leaves pupils in hospital

Thu, 2015-06-18 07:40
Nine pupils are taken to hospital in Newport, south Wales, after reportedly taking an unknown substance.

US church shooting suspect arrested

Thu, 2015-06-18 07:34
Police have arrested the suspect in the shooting at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, that killed nine people, US media report.

Murray defeats Verdasco at Queen's

Thu, 2015-06-18 07:32
Andy Murray is on course for a fourth Queen's Club title after a hard-fought win over Fernando Verdasco in round two.

UK relaxes Kenya travel warning

Thu, 2015-06-18 07:31
The UK government lifts its warning against travelling to part of Kenya's coast, including Mombasa.

NFL boss admits helmets could go

Thu, 2015-06-18 07:29
It is "not around the corner" but the chairman of the NFL's safety commission believes gridiron could ban helmets one day.

University cuts jobs, student places

Thu, 2015-06-18 07:14
Ulster University is cutting 210 jobs this year and 1,200 student places over the next three years due to a reduction in its funding.

Climate-risk insurance reform urged

Thu, 2015-06-18 07:03
Policymakers have a "once in a generation" opportunity to reform the insurance sector to help those at risk from climate change impacts, say researchers.

May: 'Don't travel' to Syria or Iraq

Thu, 2015-06-18 07:00
Britons travelling to Syria and Iraq to join Islamic State militants face a "life of war, famine and hardship", Home Secretary Theresa May warns.

I've let Moldova down, says Cook

Thu, 2015-06-18 06:57
British-born Aaron Cook says he has "let Moldova down" after being knocked out of the men's taekwondo at the European Games in Baku.

Four jailed over council bribes

Thu, 2015-06-18 06:56
Four men who admitted corruption charges over Edinburgh council building repairs have been jailed.

Police hunt Charleston church gunman

Thu, 2015-06-18 06:44
US police are hunting a man they suspect of shooting dead nine people at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Is Iran easing its ban on female sports spectators?

Thu, 2015-06-18 06:38
Will women finally get to watch a volleyball match in Iran?

In pictures: Royal Ascot Ladies' Day

Thu, 2015-06-18 06:25
Royal Ascot Ladies' Day

VIDEO: Who are Battle of Waterloo re-enactors?

Thu, 2015-06-18 06:25
The BBC's Robert Hall reports from a re-enactment camp as rehearsals take place to "fight" key moments of the Battle of Waterloo.

Missing man is dead, letter claims

Thu, 2015-06-18 06:18
Police are sent a letter by someone claiming a man missing for three weeks is dead.

VIDEO: Women's World Cup: Best goals so far

Thu, 2015-06-18 06:06
BBC Sport rounds up some of the best goals so far at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada, as the tournament moves from the group stage to the knockout phase.