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UK Tory frontrunner gains more support
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:57:26 GMT - Theresa May's bid to become Conservative leader has won the backing of two more cabinet ministers and the Daily Mail.
Silence held to mark Somme centenary
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:17:48 GMT - A two-minute silence is held as commemorations get under way in the UK and France to mark the centenary of the start of the Battle of the Somme.
'Healing' detected in Antarctic ozone hole
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:23:20 GMT - Researchers say they have found the first clear evidence that the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal.
Taiwan navy mistakenly fires supersonic anti-ship missile
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:31:22 GMT - A patrol boat at Taiwan's Kaohsiung naval base accidentally fires a missile in the direction of China during an inspection, says the navy.
Tourist dies in Machu Picchu taking photo
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:24:06 GMT - The body of a tourist is recovered from a ravine in the Peruvian Andes after he fell while taking pictures of himself near the Machu Pichu site.
Austrian court to rule on far right poll result challenge
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 03:55:24 GMT - Austria's top court is to rule on a challenge by the far-right Freedom Party to the result of the presidential election, which it lost narrowly.
Adnan Syed of Serial podcast has new trial
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:32:11 GMT - The man at the centre of popular podcast Serial, Adnan Syed, is to receive a new trial, says a judge.
Bangladesh killings: Hindu priest hacked to death
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:50:00 GMT - Police say a Hindu temple worker has been killed by three men on a motorcycle, in the latest of dozens of brutal attacks in Bangladesh.
Argentina ex-leader's properties searched
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:51:13 GMT - Argentine police search a number of properties belonging to the family of the former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
'Civil war' in immune system can fight disease
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:03:16 GMT - The immune system can be trained to attack itself to reverse a devastating autoimmune disease, in animals.
Portugal into Euro 2016 semi-finals
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 22:40:18 GMT - Portugal beat Poland on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the European Championship for the fourth time in five tournaments.
Remembering the Battle of the Somme
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:48:58 GMT - Vigils have been held overnight in France and across the UK to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme.
Why UK's next PM won't be Johnson
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:48:31 GMT - Boris Johnson has announced that he is not a candidate to become the next Conservative leader.
Military doctor died in Istanbul looking for IS son
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:29:38 GMT - A Tunisian military doctor was killed in the Istanbul airport attacks, after travelling to Turkey to bring back his son who had joined the so-called Islamic State.
Why Congo miners fear President Kabila's guards
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:11:48 GMT - Congolese miners tell the BBC they are being harassed by members of the presidential guard.
Moment house topples in Japan mudslide
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:30:26 GMT - A mudslide in the city of Nagasaki caused a house to topple over after heavy rain pounded southern Japan over the past week.
Disney's Moana: Anger over 'fat' depiction of Polynesian demigod
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:44:25 GMT - One of the characters in Disney's upcoming film Moana is Maui, a legendary figure from Pacific Island culture. But some say his 'overweight' depiction is offensive.
Chinese rap video aims to 'tell the truth'
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:07:52 GMT - A rap song in English aiming to tell foreigners "the truth" about China has been released by a faction of the Chinese Communist Party.
How Obama changed people's views of US
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:11:12 GMT - A Pew Research study finds that global ratings for President Obama are generally high and the US is still seen as a leading economic power.
Australian voters brave Antarctic temperatures
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 02:16:54 GMT - Researchers have braved sub-zero temperatures to cast their ballots at the Australian election.
Mosha the Thai elephant maimed by mine gets prosthetic leg
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:48:48 GMT - An Asian elephant who lost her leg in a landmine accident along the border between Myanmar and Thailand has received a new prosthetic leg.
Jon Donnison: Will Australians gamble on election?
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:32:11 GMT - After five changes of prime ministers in six years, Australia's voters may decide to play it safe.
James Naughtie: Powerful memories of Somme battlefields
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:53:22 GMT - James Naughtie visits the fields where the Battle of the Somme was fought, as the centenary commemorations begin.
Mark Lowen: Why is IS attacking Turkey?
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:01:28 GMT - Following the deadly attack at Istanbul's airport which officials say bears the hallmarks of so-called Islamic State, the BBC's Mark Lowen looks at why the group has targeted Turkey.
The massive scale of Australia's election
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 08:18:22 GMT - Australia's massive size and sparse populations in outback areas means it has some of the world's largest electoral constituencies.
Why Kenyan pupils set fire to their schools
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:33:02 GMT - School arson attacks carried out by students appear to have become a trend in Kenya, which has left people speculating about the causes, but no-one seems to agree.
Conservative leader: Who might succeed David Cameron?
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:55:14 GMT - Who are the main contenders to succeed David Cameron as Conservative Party leader and prime minister.
Why have so many huge diamonds been found recently?
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 06:47:41 GMT - The huge rough diamond that went on sale on Wednesday was one of three big diamonds found recently after a break of more than a century. The BBC's Clare Spencer asks why.
Battle of the Somme
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:47:24 GMT - Images from The Somme, one of the bloodiest battles of World War One.
Environmental winners
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 02:28:31 GMT - The winning entries in the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year 2016 competition are announced.
Tough Mudder
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:46:14 GMT - A selection of images from the gruelling obstacle-course challenge at Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries and Galloway.
Royal Regatta
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:19:26 GMT - Umbrellas and Wellington boots may be order of the day as five-day rowing spectacular kicks off, but the wet weather hasn't dampened spirits.
Real to reel
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:12:29 GMT - Remembering a century of war films at the Imperial War Museum in London - from 1 July 2016 to 8 January 2017.
Euro 2016: Wales set for 'biggest game' since 1958 World Cup
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:56:20 GMT - Wales face Belgium in the last eight of their first European Championship on Friday - and boss Chris Coleman is refusing to "play the occasion down".
Andy Murray column: 'Dan Evans has made mistakes along the way - but he can play'
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:00:16 GMT - Andy Murray on 'cheeky chappie' Dan Evans' chances against Roger Federer, and meeting former boxer Carl Froch.
Who are you again?
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:37:22 GMT - Evie Prichard writes about living with prosopagnosia, a condition which means her brain cannot recognise the faces of friends or family.
Predicting the internet
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:45:52 GMT - Futurologist Alvin Toffler predicted everything from the rise of the Internet to the decline of the nuclear family, but he wasn't always right
Aliens of Oz
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 04:18:26 GMT - On a far-off planet very much like Australia, strange creatures engage in battle for political domination in this satirical cartoon from Laurent Sanguinetti.
'Iranian Hulk'
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:51:08 GMT - A gigantic Iranian social media star has volunteered to join his countrymen fighting alongside the Assad regime in Syria.
7 days quiz
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:39:18 GMT - The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
'Rest in peace'
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:00:09 GMT - A look at the background and lives of some of the victims of the attack on Istanbul airport on 28 June.
Paralysed politics
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:54:02 GMT - The BBC's Will Grant finds the already precarious situation of healthcare in Haiti further compounded by a power vacuum.
Speaking out
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:00:56 GMT - Chinese women are increasingly taking to social media to speak out against sexual harassment.
Expats in Germany fear for future
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:02:50 GMT - What will the UK's exit from the EU mean for British workers in Europe? Many expats are in shock about their home country's decision to leave.
UK press: 'BoJo Brexecuted'
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 04:47:39 GMT - A dramatic turn of events in the Conservative Party leadership contest demands a dramatic set of headlines and front pages - and Friday's newspapers duly deliver.
Tough call for Slovakia's EU presidency?
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:15:02 GMT - As Slovakia prepares to assume the rotating presidency of the EU on 1 July, the Slovak media looks at the challenges the country faces in tackling the fallout from Brexit.
Slovakia assumes EU presidency
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:41:26 GMT - Slovakia takes up the six-month presidency of the European Union, as the bloc faces unprecedented pressure following UK's decision to leave it.
Can the law stop Brexit?
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:17:23 GMT - Legal opinions are emerging as to how the UK's departure from the European Union might be slowed or even stopped, says Clive Coleman.
Brexit focus in Australian election
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:28:44 GMT - Focus in Australia's election campaign has turned to the uncertainty over Brexit in recent days, with parties arguing their economic credentials.
Somme centenary: How Britain gave away attack plan
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:01:48 GMT - A military historian has found evidence that British military intelligence failures at the Somme gave away the plan to attack.
In pictures: Battle of the Somme
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:47:24 GMT - Images from The Somme, one of the bloodiest battles of World War One.
Somme battlefields from the air 100 years on
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:49:09 GMT - A century after the Battle of the Somme, see some of the key landmarks, battlefields and memorials from the air.

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