National News

  1. Silence held to honour Tunisia dead

    The Queen, prime minister and bereaved families join a minute's silence across the UK to remember those killed in the Tunisia beach attack a week ago.
  2. Police marksman cleared of murder

    A police marksman is cleared of murdering suspected armed robber Azelle Rodney, who he shot in 2005 in an operation to foil an attempted raid.
  3. Greek PM: Say 'No' to 'blackmail'

    Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls on voters to reject "blackmail" in Sunday's bailout referendum, as a legal challenge to the vote is rejected.
  4. Court attack custody officer dies

    A "courageous and dedicated" custody officer dies after being attacked outside a court in London.
  5. Solar Impulse plane lands in Hawaii

    Solar Impulse, the aeroplane that is powered only by the sun, lands in Hawaii after making a historic 8,000km flight across the Pacific from Japan.
  6. Charity boss quits amid funding row

    The chief executive of charity Kids Company, whose funding has been withheld over concerns about its ability to manage itself, is to step down.
  7. Clifford faces indecent assault charge

    Former publicist Max Clifford is charged with an indecent assault allegedly committed in 1981, the Crown Prosecution Service says.
  8. France rejects Assange 'asylum plea'

    France's President Francois Hollande rejects an apparent appeal by the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to grant him asylum.
  9. Man arrested over girl's 1984 murder

    A man is arrested in connection with the murder of a girl who was sexually assaulted and stabbed to death in Bath more than 30 years ago.
  10. EE fined £1m for complaints handling

    EE, the UK's largest mobile phone operator, is fined £1m by the regulator Ofcom for breaching rules on handling customer complaints.
  11. Iceland makes blasphemy legal

    Iceland's parliament agrees to abolish its blasphemy laws, despite opposition from some of the country's churches.
  12. 'Greece out of cash'

    Dire predictions of the state of public finances in Greece can be found in Friday's papers, along with thoughts on "English devolution" proposals.
  13. World economy: The hidden rocks

    What are the issues that pose the greatest danger to the global economy this year? asks Andrew Walker.
  14. Why does Japan have such a high suicide rate?

    Rupert Wingfield-Hayes looks into what's behind Japan's high suicide statistics.
  15. What can Greece learn from Cyprus and Iceland?

    Iceland and Cyprus have both experienced banking crises which rocked their economies. Can Greece learn anything from their experiences, asks economics expert Anne Sibert.
  16. Profile: Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

    Profile of Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, one of the world's richest people.
  17. Hong Kong-to-NI 'spoof' revealed

    A tongue-in-cheek plan to move the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland is revealed in newly released National Archives files.
  18. Djokovic through to fourth round

    Defending champion Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka power into the fourth round at Wimbledon, but Grigor Dimitrov is out.
  19. Panesar unavailable with 'issues'

    Essex head coach Paul Grayson says spinner Monty Panesar is unavailable for selection because of off-field "issues".
  20. Slow Hamilton 'has work to do'

    World champion Lewis Hamilton says he is "in trouble" for this weekend's British Grand Prix if he does not improve his car.
  21. Sharapova moves into fourth round

    Fourth seed Maria Sharapova battles into the last 16 at Wimbledon as she defeats Irina-Camelia Begu 6-4 6-3.
  22. Chelsea sign striker Falcao on loan

    Chelsea sign Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan deal, with the option to make the deal permanent.
  23. Rail workers vote for strike action

    Commuters could be set for a summer of delays as rail workers on several train routes vote for strike action.
  24. Bank guarantee cut 'absurd' says MP

    News that millions of bank customers will get £10,000 less compensation if their bank goes bust, is criticized as "absurd" by a senior MP
  25. Kendall: Rivals 'continuity Miliband'

    Liz Kendall says her Labour rivals won't take the party in a different direction while Yvette Cooper urges the party to champion science and high-tech jobs.
  26. New 'veto' announced for English MPs

    The government unveils plans to give MPs from English constituencies a new "veto" over laws affecting England only - but Labour calls it "cynical" and an "outrage".
  27. Cystic fibrosis gene therapy boost

    A gene therapy has stabilised and slightly improved cystic fibrosis in some of 136 patients in a trial.
  28. Sniffing could provide autism test

    The way children sniff different aromas could form the basis of a test for autism, suggest researchers in Israel.
  29. Student migration rules 'ludicrous'

    The head of Cambridge University says it is "ludicrous" to include overseas students in UK migration targets.
  30. Rise in teacher vacancies in England

    Nearly one in 100 full-time teaching posts was either vacant or filled temporarily in 2014, Department for Education figures show.
  31. Reddit in uproar after staff sacking

    Popular chat rooms on Reddit have been closed in protest over the sacking of a popular staff member.
  32. Mastercard tests 'pay by selfie' app

    Mastercard tests a smartphone app that uses facial recognition to verify online purchases.
  33. CO2 emissions threaten ocean crisis

    A major report warns that life in the seas will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions are drastically cut.
  34. Why insects are marvels of engineering

    Super slow-motion video reveals the engineering secrets researchers can learn from the creatures' spring-loaded legs.
  35. Parkinson given cancer all-clear

    Broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson confirms he has been given an all-clear by doctors after two years of treatment for prostate cancer.
  36. Sam Smith denies Bond involvement

    Sam Smith denies rumours he is singing the theme tune to the next James Bond film, saying "it's definitely not me".
  37. How is a life worth £12,980?

    A newspaper firm has protested about damages in phone hacking cases. But how is compensation worked out?
  38. The deal to sell your home and get paid to stay

    Buying a property with a tenant and paying them to live there may sound odd, but the practice has been around in France since the 9th Century - and it's getting more popular. Why?
  39. Girl attacked in miscarriage bid

    A jilted boyfriend told his pregnant ex-girlfriend he would "kick the baby out of her" as he attacked her, a court hears.
  40. Flood inquest to hear cyanide theory

    The inquest into the death of a boy during floods in Surrey will consider whether water became contaminated with landfill toxins, a coroner rules.
  41. Lockerbie families lose appeal fight

    Relatives of Lockerbie bombing victims will not be allowed to pursue an appeal on behalf of the only man convicted of the crime, a court rules.
  42. Minute's silence for Tunisia victims

    A UK-wide minute's silence is held to remember Britons killed in an attack in Tunisia, with events planned to commemorate four Scottish victims.
  43. Committee to probe £7m payoff claim

    The assembly's finance committee is to meet amid calls for an inquiry into claims a £7m payoff had been set aside for a Northern Ireland politician.
  44. IRA relatives in Lord Maginnis case

    The families of three IRA men shot dead by the SAS in County Tyrone in the 1980s are taking legal action against former Ulster Unionist Lord Maginnis, the government and the chief constable.
  45. Silence to remember Tunisia victims

    Communities across Wales join others around the UK to hold a minute's silence in memory of the victims of the Tunisia beach attack.
  46. Teen 'critical' after water rescue

    A teenage boy is in a critical condition after being recovered from the water in Cardiff Bay, South Wales Police say.
  47. Police response 'slow' - Tunisia PM

    The slow response of Tunisia's police to last week's deadly attack in Sousse was a major problem, admits the country's prime minister.
  48. Boko Haram raids 'heinous' - Buhari

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari describes as a "heinous atrocity" the latest wave of attacks by Boko Haram militants that left more than 150 people dead.
  49. China to probe market manipulation

    China will investigate suspected manipulation of the stock market, which has fallen dramatically in the past few weeks, state media report.
  50. Mystery surrounds India health survey

    The BBC's Justin Rowlatt asks why India has still not published a vast survey of women and children carried out by the government in Delhi and the UN.
  51. Dutch police detain 200 after riot

    Dutch police detain about 200 people in The Hague after rioting sparked by the death of a Caribbean man in police custody.
  52. Malaysia pushes for MH17 tribunal

    Malaysia says it wants to set up an international criminal tribunal to prosecute those suspected of having shot down flight MH17.
  53. Colombia coca farmers boost output

    Colombian coca farmers increased cultivation area by 44% last year for fear any peace deal may lead to eradication, the UN says.
  54. Venezuelans face beer drought

    Venezuela is facing the prospect of a national beer shortage after striking workers close two major breweries.
  55. Mass rebel assault on Syria's Aleppo

    Syria's military carries out a series of air strikes after rebel forces launch a major assault to take control of the northern city of Aleppo.
  56. Hamas members arrested in West Bank

    The Palestinian Authority's security forces have arrested more than 100 members of the militant Hamas movement in the occupied West Bank.
  57. Shell to start Arctic oil drilling

    Oil and gas giant Shell is expected to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic within the next two weeks.
  58. 'Diddy' Combs avoids assault charges

    Rapper Sean 'P Diddy' Combs will not face assault charges following an incident in June at the University of California, officials say.
  59. In pictures: American Puzzles by Burk Uzzle

    Images by photographer Burk Uzzle on show in New York
  60. In pictures: Val Doonican

    A look back at the life of the Irish singer
  61. In pictures: Ghana fire recovery

    After fire and floods which swept through Accra
  62. 'Best lightning storm ever' witnessed

    Readers' photos of storms in northern England
  63. In pictures: Heathrow airport

    From small aerodrome to an international hub
  64. United Kingdom: From Mummers to Conker Champions

    The faces and costumes of annual UK traditions
  65. In pictures: Combating trachoma in Sudan

    Eye doctors in villages near Khartoum fight against infectious disease
  66. Your pictures: Bright colours

    Readers' photographs on the theme of bright colours
  67. VIDEO: Westminster Hall

    MPs debate topics including development goals and Iran's nuclear programme.
  68. VIDEO: Minute's silence held for Tunisia victims

    A minute's silence has been held across the UK to remember the 38 people killed in the Tunisia beach attack a week ago.
  69. VIDEO: Tunisia hotel 'hero' tells of gun attack

    In the wake of the terror attack on a Tunisian beach last Friday, survivors reported heroic acts from hotel staff. One of those staff members has spoken exclusively to the BBC's Ben Brown.
  70. VIDEO: Solar plane's historic landing in Hawaii

    Solar Impulse, the plane powered by the sun, has landed in Hawaii after completing a historic 8,000km journey from Japan.
  71. VIDEO: Cargo ship blasts off for space station

    A Russian Soyuz space rocket, bound for the International Space Station, has launched successfully from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstann.
  72. VIDEO: Unesco considers Forth Bridge bid

    Unesco is considering giving World Heritage Site status to the Forth Bridge in recognition of its "outstanding universal value".
  73. VIDEO: Cars designed to be slept in

    Vehicle design students at the Royal College of Art have been re-imagining the kind of cars that will be possible in an era of driverless transport.
  74. VIDEO: 'The biggest forehand at SW19 so far?'

    Nick Kyrigos unleashes a thunderbolt of a forehand during his big-hitting third round match against Milos Raonic at Wimbledon.
  75. VIDEO: An exceedingly long cake production line

    BBC Breakfast has visited Europe's longest cake production line at the Mr Kipling Factory in Barnsley, Yorkshire.
  76. Meeting the man behind Mr Tumble

    So, Mr Tumble, don't you get sick of being so cheerful?
  77. Quiz of the week's news

    Where was the hottest place in Britain this week?
  78. The African soldiers dragged into Europe's war

    The African soldiers dragged into Europe's war
  79. Riot reignites prison smoking debate

    Australia debates cigarettes in jail after riot
  80. Is click-and-collect a 'cannibal'?

    Have retailers bitten off more than they can chew?
  81. The drugs that protect people who have unprotected sex

    The drugs that protect people who have unprotected sex
  82. Putting the Greek back into Stoicism

    How to avoid making a drachma out of a crisis
  83. Who is burning black churches? Twitter activists think they know

    How activists pushed the story to media attention
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