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EgyptAir crash: Flight MS804 black box 'confirms smoke'

Wed, 2016-06-29 15:58
Black box recording from crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 confirms smoke on board, Egyptian investigators say.

Facebook gives friends higher priority in News Feeds

Wed, 2016-06-29 15:17
Facebook is to give posts by users' friends and family greater prominence - a move that may challenge professional publishers.

Istanbul airport: Footage shows Istanbul attacker

Wed, 2016-06-29 14:37
Turkey is observing a national day of mourning after a gun and suicide bomb attack killed 41 people at Istanbul's Ataturk airport on Tuesday.

A brief history of airport security

Wed, 2016-06-29 14:30
With airports once again under scrutiny after the Ataturk attack, BBC Rewind takes a look back at some of the key milestones in the evolution of airport security.

Wimbledon 2016: Roger Federer beats British qualifier Marcus Willis

Wed, 2016-06-29 13:27
British qualifier Marcus Willis' remarkable Wimbledon run ends with defeat by Roger Federer on Centre Court.

IS conflict: Iraq air strikes 'target militant convoy'

Wed, 2016-06-29 13:22
A convoy carrying suspected Islamic State militants has been destroyed in air strikes near the Iraqi city of Falluja, the defence ministry says.

Noisy neighbour

Wed, 2016-06-29 13:20
Despite being a important trade and defence partner, the US tends to ignore Canada. But that's paradoxically because the two get along so well, as Jordan Michael Smith writes.

Messi statue unveiled in Argentina amid pleas for his return

Wed, 2016-06-29 13:15
A statue in honour of Argentine football star Lionel Messi is unveiled in Buenos Aires just days after he announces he will no longer play for the national team.

Amazon fires: how we make rainforest more flammable

Wed, 2016-06-29 13:10
Human disturbances are making the Amazon rainforest 'more flammable' say researchers.

Why have so many huge diamonds been found recently?

Wed, 2016-06-29 13:02
The second biggest rough diamond ever found is on sale on Wednesday. It's one of three big diamonds found recently after a break of more than a century. The BBC's Clare Spencer asks why.

'I ran.... and we all started to hide'

Wed, 2016-06-29 12:27
A passenger at Istanbul's Ataturk airport during yesterday attack has described the "chaos" when the shooting and explosions began.

Robot salamander can walk and swim

Wed, 2016-06-29 11:53
A robot salamander that mimics the movement of the real thing is developed in Switzerland.

Mgqumeni impersonator jailed for South Africa rape

Wed, 2016-06-29 11:35
A South African man who made headlines for impersonating a popular dead Zulu folk musician is sentenced to 28 years in prison.

US election: 'I like waterboarding a lot', says Donald Trump

Wed, 2016-06-29 11:32
Republican Donald Trump repeats calls for the return of waterboarding against Islamic State militants, hours after a terror attack in Istanbul.

Gabriel Gatehouse: How Gibraltar could opt to remain in the EU

Wed, 2016-06-29 11:20
Gibraltar voted overwhelmingly to remain in the EU in the UK's referendum and now looks at ways to avoid having to leave the bloc, as the BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports.

Gwyneth Paltrow on keeping love in a relationship without romance

Wed, 2016-06-29 11:01
HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur talks to Gwyneth Paltrow about her life since 'consciously uncoupling'.

WW2 Jewish escape tunnel uncovered in Lithuania's Ponar forest

Wed, 2016-06-29 10:44
The escape tunnel used by Jewish "Burning Brigade" prisoners in WW2 is uncovered in Lithuania's Ponar forest.

Brexit: Spain and France oppose Scotland EU talks

Wed, 2016-06-29 10:34
The French president and Spanish prime minister both say they are opposed to the EU negotiating potential membership for Scotland.

LuxLeaks scandal: Luxembourg tax whistleblowers convicted

Wed, 2016-06-29 09:42
Two whistleblowers in "Luxleaks" tax scandal gets suspended jail terms, journalist on trial is acquitted

'Pray for Turkey'

Wed, 2016-06-29 09:24
The international display of solidarity for Turkey and victims of Istanbul airport terror attack.