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Pope Francis makes a solitary walk into Auschwitz camp

1 hour 16 min ago
Pope Francis is at the former Auschwitz death camp on the third day of his visit to Poland.

Hinkley Point: Surprise delay for nuclear plant deal

1 hour 40 min ago
Plans to build the first new UK nuclear plant in 20 years suffer an unexpected delay after the government postpones a final decision until the early autumn.

Barclays adds £400m to PPI payments as profits fall

1 hour 43 min ago
Barclays sets aside an additional £400m to compensate customers mis-sold PPI as profits during the first half of the year fall 21%.

Rogers Cup: Johanna Konta beats Varvara Lepchenko to reach quarter-finals

1 hour 59 min ago
British number one Johanna Konta reaches the Rogers Cup quarter-finals by beating American Varvara Lepchenko in Montreal

Nick Easter: Ex-England and Harlequins captain retires from rugby union

2 hours 9 min ago
Former England number eight and Harlequins captain Nick Easter retires from playing at the age of 37.

India Dalit couple hacked to death over 22 cents debt

2 hours 54 min ago
A couple from India's Dalit community are hacked to death after a row over a 15 rupees (22 cents; 17 pence) debt in Uttar Pradesh state.

Large Abelisaurus Dinosaur dinosaur footprint found in Bolivia

2 hours 56 min ago
One of the largest ever dinosaur footprints has been found in Bolivia, of the Abelisaurus dinosaur

David Bowie Prom in London 'gives his music a twist'

3 hours 28 min ago
Musicians will take to the stage of London's Royal Albert Hall on Friday to honour the life and work of David Bowie, who died six months ago from cancer.

Pope Francis to pray at former Auschwitz-Birkenau camp

3 hours 40 min ago
Pope Francis is due to pray and walk in silence around the former Nazi death camp of Auschwitz, on the third day of his visit to Poland.

Powerful forces threaten US - Clinton

4 hours 5 min ago
Powerful forces threaten the US, said Hillary Clinton as she accepted the Democratic presidential nomination.

US election: US faces 'moment of reckoning' says Hillary Clinton

4 hours 52 min ago
Hillary Clinton tells voters the presidential election is a "moment of reckoning", as she makes history by accepting the Democratic nomination.

Rio 2016: Ben Johnson stripped of Olympic title in 1988

4 hours 55 min ago
BBC Sport continues the countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with the moment Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson stuns the world by winning the 100m final in 1988, but is stripped of his gold medal after testing positive for steroids.

Turkey coup attempt: Schools and media outlets shut

5 hours 10 min ago
Mark Lowen reports from Turkey, two weeks after a failed coup by rebel soldiers.

UK's first maternity clinic for rape victims opens

5 hours 58 min ago
The UK's first maternity clinic for victims of rape and sexual assault has opened.

Under Pressure

6 hours 18 min ago
A behind-the-scenes look at rehearsals for the David Bowie Prom, which takes place on Friday night.

Holding back

6 hours 39 min ago
An attack on the public in France saw a film pulled from cinemas, a situation that TV networks and movie studios have often had to deal with in order to not appear insensitive or distasteful.

Haircuts for the homeless

6 hours 41 min ago
Josh Coombes gives free haircuts to homeless people and publishes their stories online.

Tailback tips

6 hours 43 min ago
What you should do if you get stuck in a mammoth queue on a hot summer holiday weekend?

US election: Moment Hillary Clinton accepted nomination

6 hours 58 min ago
The moment Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president of the United States.

Hillary Clinton addresses Democratic National Convention

8 hours 10 min ago
US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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