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Hottest day follows thunderstorms

Fri, 2014-07-18 13:16
Temperatures nudge 32C after thunder and lightning in south-east England as the Met Office warns of more storms to come.

Planning a wedding on a budget

Fri, 2014-07-18 13:12
How to tie the knot without tying up your money

Huge rise in Gaza displaced, says UN

Fri, 2014-07-18 13:07
The number of people fleeing to UN shelters in Gaza has nearly doubled since Thursday, when Israel started its ground offensive, the UN says.

Lagarde warns of market optimism

Fri, 2014-07-18 13:03
IMF head Christine Lagarde warns that financial markets maybe a little too upbeat given high levels of unemployment and debt in European economies.

State of mind key at Open - McIlroy

Fri, 2014-07-18 12:59
Rory McIlroy says he will be able to think clearly as he takes a four-shot lead into the third round of the Open.

Airliner hit from rebel area - Obama

Fri, 2014-07-18 12:55
US President Barack Obama says a surface-to-air missile fired from a rebel-held area of Ukraine brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

Teenager stabbed in Cardiff assault

Fri, 2014-07-18 12:49
A teenager is in hospital after being stabbed in an assault on City Road, Cardiff, on Friday evening.

'Shoved' sea eagle chick flies nest

Fri, 2014-07-18 12:28
A sea eagle chick, featured on BBC Springwatch, which was seen being pushed out of the nest by an intruder eagle successfully flies the nest.

Hospital on conflict's front line

Fri, 2014-07-18 12:20
Inside Gaza as the Israeli ground campaign starts

Chelsea sign £15.8m Brazilian Luis

Fri, 2014-07-18 12:13
Chelsea sign Atletico Madrid's Brazil international left-back Filipe Luis for £15.8m on a three-year contract.

New York man dies during arrest

Fri, 2014-07-18 12:04
Eric Garner suffers a fatal heart attack during an arrest in New York, after a police officer appeared to put his arm around his neck.

Newcastle fans on Malaysian plane

Fri, 2014-07-18 11:52
Two Newcastle United fans travelling to the club's pre-season tour were among those on board a Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in Ukraine.

VIDEO: Post office opens in London church

Fri, 2014-07-18 11:34
A vicar in Kilburn allowed his church to be used for postal services after the local post office was closed.

Astle family to meet FA chairman

Fri, 2014-07-18 11:22
The family of the footballer Jeff Astle is to meet the FA chairman in August to discuss what it is doing about head injuries in the game.

McIlroy takes four-shot advantage

Fri, 2014-07-18 11:17
Rory McIlroy shoots a second successive round of 66 to take a strong lead into the weekend at Hoylake.

Assisted dying 'to lessen suffering'

Fri, 2014-07-18 11:13
Legalising assisting dying would mean "less suffering not more deaths", says Lord Falconer as his bill on the issue passes its second reading in the House of Lords.

British plane crash victims named

Fri, 2014-07-18 11:07
Two football fans, two students and a World Health Organization worker are confirmed to be among 10 UK passengers on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

'Human rights' school bid backed

Fri, 2014-07-18 10:48
Campaigners are backing a couple who say their human rights were infringed when they were fined for taking their child out of school during term time.

Ballance embarrassed by nightclub snap

Fri, 2014-07-18 10:43
Gary Ballance says a second successive Lord's ton atoned for the embarrassment of being photographed with his top off.

VIDEO: Garcia's stunning long-range eagle

Fri, 2014-07-18 10:27
Sergio Garcia holes out with a stunning approach shot on hole two of his second round at the Open Championship at Hoylake.
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