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Asian stock markets fall, the euro slides and European markets are expected to open lower after Greece voted "no" in Sunday's referendum.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 6:52 am
Rolls-Royce has issued its second profit warning of 2015, blaming lower oil prices, as well as weaker demand for some of its aircraft engines.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 6:50 am
Patchy support for people with dementia is failing patients and their carers, doctors warn.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 6:50 am
Two men are being treated in hospital after lightning strikes in the Brecon Beacons which killed two other men on Sunday.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 6:45 am
A man has died after being hit by a tractor trailer which came away from the vehicle towing it, police say.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 6:33 am
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras hails the rejection of the terms of an international bailout, as his finance minister resigns.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 6:32 am
The Irish TD who claimed a Northern Ireland politician stood to benefit from the sale of Nama's Northern Ireland property loan portfolio says he is not fully certain of their identity.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 5:54 am
People with elderly relatives are being urged to warn them about the dangers of falling victim to phone fraud, where callers try to scam unsuspecting victims out of cash.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 5:52 am
Police begin a murder investigation after the death of a 31-year-old man in Powys.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 5:38 am
There has been a large increase in the number of illegal immigrants detained or arrested by Port of Dover police, figures show.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 5:34 am
Voluntary redundancy deals for 131 school staff whose applications were on hold are approved by the Department of Education.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 4:57 am
Australian PM Tony Abbott tells his ministers not to appear on the popular ABC talk show Q&A, after it features a former terror suspect.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 4:57 am
Victory for the US over Japan in the Women's World Cup turns into a Twitter row as social media users call it "revenge" for Pearl Harbor.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 4:47 am
Greece's rejection of an international bailout plan dominates the front pages, but there is also room for plenty of pictures of Princess Charlotte's christening.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 4:44 am
A deal with Iran on its contentious nuclear programme is possible this week, US Secretary of State John Kerry says at talks in Vienna.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 4:44 am
BBC Arabic's Reda El Mawy reports on fears that sensitive talks on Iran's nuclear programme could be being spied on.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 4:10 am
The government is to pledge £30m to try to speed up the process of finding adoptive parents for children in care in England.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 3:48 am
Events across the UK are being staged to commemorate the thousands of Muslim men and boys from Srebrenica killed by Bosnian Serb forces 20 years ago this week.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 3:32 am
Pope Francis arrives in Ecuador as part of his second trip to South America since becoming pontiff in 2013.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 3:00 am
Mainland Chinese shares surge nearly 8% on Monday despite the rest of Asian markets trading lower on Greece's rejection of austerity demands.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 2:12 am
The Englishman behind the rise of America's national sport
Posted: July 6, 2015, 1:59 am
The opportunity for the London Olympics to inspire a generation of children to participate in sport has been squandered, Tessa Jowell says.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 1:36 am
After surviving the 7/7 attacks, Jacqui Putnam joined the Red Cross and says she feels she has to "make sure something good comes out of this".
Posted: July 6, 2015, 1:33 am
USA beat former champions Japan in Vancouver to become the first nation to win three Women's World Cups.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 1:31 am
Hugh Schofield interviews Florian Philippot, the man credited with a major role in the rise of the Front National in France.
Posted: July 6, 2015, 1:23 am
Crowds flock to see Bristol Shauns
Posted: July 6, 2015, 12:44 am
What difference does a new approach to aid make?
Posted: July 5, 2015, 11:52 pm
The Lutheran pastor wooing America's outsiders
Posted: July 5, 2015, 11:34 pm
USA's Carli Lloyd completes her hat-trick with an incredible strike from the halfway line against Japan in the 2015 Women's World Cup final in Vancouver.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 11:33 pm
What happened to the 7/7 victims who just walked away?
Posted: July 5, 2015, 11:31 pm
The time when the government tried to feed everybody
Posted: July 5, 2015, 11:29 pm
MPs are to debate whether abortion law should be devolved to the Scottish Parliament as they continue to examine the Scotland Bill.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 11:18 pm
Welfare reforms brought in by the UK government having a "devastating impact" on women, says report by MSPs.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 11:14 pm
Posted: July 5, 2015, 11:05 pm
The inquest into the death of schoolgirl Alice Gross should address why police knew nothing about her killer's murderous past, her family say.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 11:03 pm
People who are the victims of so-called 'vishing' scams cannot always rely on their bank to compensate them, a study suggests.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 11:00 pm
Robert Streb putts five birdies with a sand wedge at the Greenbrier Classic, as Danny Lee claims victory in West Virginia.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 10:41 pm
Results from the Greek referendum show voters decisively rejecting the terms of an international bailout.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 10:28 pm
One year on, Lyse Doucet speaks to a 12-year-old boy who survived a defining moment of the 2014 war between Israeli forces and Palestinian militant groups in Gaza.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 9:53 pm
Greece may have to quit the euro to rescue its banks.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 9:39 pm
Liverpool will name England Under-19s boss Sean O'Driscoll as their new assistant manager on Monday.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 9:31 pm
Dina Asher-Smith runs a superb 100m to win the British title as a host of athletes qualify for the World Championships.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 8:14 pm
The $230m boss who served drinks on David Bowie's yacht
Posted: July 5, 2015, 6:49 pm
Lewis Hamilton says he was "tearing up" on his way to winning the British Grand Prix in front of a capacity Silverstone crowd.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 6:11 pm
Princess Charlotte, the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, has been christened at a service in Norfolk.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 6:08 pm
BBC journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts, who has an aggressive form of leukaemia, says she has found a stem-cell donor following a public appeal.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 5:17 pm
Britain's biggest trade union Unite is backing veteran left-winger Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 3:58 pm
The implications of reports the chancellor is planning to announce the BBC will have to meet the cost of free TV licences for over-75s are examined by correspondent Nick Higham.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 3:51 pm
The Forth Bridge and other new World Heritage Sites
Posted: July 5, 2015, 3:43 pm
Boko Haram militants are blamed for a suicide bomb attack in a Nigerian church at the end of a week in which more than 200 people were killed.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 3:05 pm
Chancellor George Osborne has identified how £12bn in promised welfare savings will be made, ahead of Wednesday's Budget, he tells the BBC.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 2:51 pm
The chancellor is planning to announce in Wednesday's Budget that the BBC will have to meet the cost of free TV licences for over-75s, BBC News understands.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 2:19 pm
One of Scotland's most famous landmarks, the Forth Bridge, has been given World Heritage Site status by Unesco.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 1:30 pm
Your essential guide to day seven of Wimbledon as Andy Murray, Roger Federer and the Williams sisters are all in action.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 12:42 pm
French and German presidents applied pressure prior to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes, says Fifa president Sepp Blatter.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 12:27 pm
The US-led coalition against the Islamic State group carries out an air assault on its Raqqa stronghold in Syria.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 12:10 pm
US actress and model Diana Douglas, the first wife of actor Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, has died aged 92, her family says.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 2:38 am
Chile beat Argentina 4-1 on penalties in Santiago to win the 2015 Copa America, their first major trophy.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 12:54 am
US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton accuses China of hacking US computers and stealing commercial secrets and government information.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 12:04 am
Renewed efforts are needed to vaccinate dogs against rabies, health experts warn.
Posted: July 5, 2015, 12:01 am
The industry behind champagne production has been handed world heritage status by the United Nations' cultural arm.
Posted: July 4, 2015, 7:24 pm
Wikileaks says it has evidence that the United States has routinely spied on senior Brazilian government officials since 2011 or earlier.
Posted: July 4, 2015, 7:16 pm
Tunisia declares a state of emergency, just over a week after 38 people were killed in attack in the resort city of Sousse.
Posted: July 4, 2015, 5:58 pm
A missing UK family of 12 have joined so-called Islamic State and feel "safer than ever", according to a statement said to be on their behalf.
Posted: July 4, 2015, 5:08 pm
Inside a modern biplane factory recreating aircraft of the 1930s
Posted: July 4, 2015, 1:59 pm
Ellen Pao, CEO at Reddit, says sorry over way "we handled the transition" after community complains about the sacking of a popular employee.
Posted: July 4, 2015, 12:52 pm
US golfer Bubba Watson is to paint over the Confederate flag on the car from the Dukes of Hazzard TV series, the latest backlash against the symbol.
Posted: July 4, 2015, 10:38 am
Schools are on the verge of becoming exam factories that damage pupils' mental health and self-esteem, says the NUT.
Posted: July 4, 2015, 12:51 am
The atom bomb was one of the defining inventions of the 20th Century. How did a sci-fi writer predict its invention?
Posted: July 3, 2015, 11:40 pm
Minecon, the global gathering for fans of the video game Minecraft, takes place in London this weekend
Posted: July 3, 2015, 11:16 pm
Scientists say a compound in cat urine changes mouse behaviour, making them less afraid of cats.
Posted: July 3, 2015, 11:08 pm
Solar Impulse, the aeroplane that is powered only by the sun, lands in Hawaii after making a historic 7,200km flight across the Pacific from Japan.
Posted: July 3, 2015, 8:06 pm
MPs debate topics including development goals and Iran's nuclear programme.
Posted: July 3, 2015, 3:49 pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Posted: July 3, 2015, 1:49 pm
After fire and floods which swept through Accra
Posted: July 3, 2015, 10:15 am
The head of Cambridge University says it is "ludicrous" to include overseas students in UK migration targets.
Posted: July 2, 2015, 1:50 pm
A look back at the life of the Irish singer
Posted: July 2, 2015, 1:01 pm
Readers' photos of storms in northern England
Posted: July 2, 2015, 10:53 am
Images by photographer Burk Uzzle on show in New York
Posted: July 2, 2015, 12:06 am
From small aerodrome to an international hub
Posted: July 1, 2015, 8:23 am
A newspaper firm has protested about damages in phone hacking cases. But how is compensation worked out?
Posted: July 1, 2015, 7:30 am
The faces and costumes of annual UK traditions
Posted: June 30, 2015, 9:06 am