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US Navy vessel fires warning shots at Iran boat

Thu, 2016-08-25 17:35
The Pentagon says a US Navy vessel fired three warning shots when an Iranian military boat approached it head-on in the Gulf.

West Ham United 0-1 Astra Giurgiu (agg 1-2)

Thu, 2016-08-25 16:53
West Ham fail to reach the Europa League group stage as Astra Giurgiu become the first away team to win at the London Stadium.

Syria Daraya: Deal reached to evacuate besieged town

Thu, 2016-08-25 15:46
A deal is reached to evacuate civilians and rebel fighters from the Syrian town of Daraya, near the capital Damascus, following a long government siege.

Three dead in street attack in Canada

Thu, 2016-08-25 14:45
Three people are dead after being attacked on a Toronto street, with a crossbow found nearby, say police.

Apple tackles iPhone one-tap spyware flaws

Thu, 2016-08-25 14:45
Three flaws in Apple's iOS operating system are found that meant spyware could be installed with a single tap.

Exclusive footage shows retaken IS stronghold Jarablus

Thu, 2016-08-25 14:42
Exclusive footage shows the offensive in which Syrian rebels, backed by Turkey, retook the border town of Jarablus from so-called Islamic State.

Marathon runner on reunion with missing dog, Gobi

Thu, 2016-08-25 13:45
A marathon runner has been reunited with a dog who unexpectedly joined him during a 250km race across China, after she went missing.

Champions League: Pep Guardiola's Manchester City to meet Barcelona

Thu, 2016-08-25 12:52
New Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will face former club Barcelona in the group stage of this season's Champions League.

Calais people-smugglers use tree to board lorries

Thu, 2016-08-25 12:46
Footage has been recorded by the BBC showing the extreme lengths a group of armed people-smugglers were prepared to go to to get migrants in Calais across the Channel to Kent.

Storm threats to Florida and Gulf Coast

Thu, 2016-08-25 12:40
A tropical system brewing in the Caribbean could strengthen into a hurricane before hitting Florida and the Gulf Coast in the coming days.

Tiny tribute

Thu, 2016-08-25 12:40
A tiny marsupial lion, extinct for at least 18 million years, is named after Sir David Attenborough after fossilised remains are found in remote Australia.

Bad weather takes toll on French wine production

Thu, 2016-08-25 11:43
French wine production is likely to be 10% lower this year than in 2015 because of a spring frost and a heatwave now.

Lawro's Premier League predictions v Olympic champion Laura Trott

Thu, 2016-08-25 11:40
BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Olympic cycling champion Laura Trott in this week's Premier League fixtures.

Italy earthquake: Aftershocks hamper rescue efforts

Thu, 2016-08-25 11:28
Hundreds of aftershocks rock areas of central Italy devastated by an earthquake that left more than 240 people dead, hampering rescuers.

Rio 2016 Paralympics: Vladimir Putin says Russia ban is 'immoral' and 'inhumane'

Thu, 2016-08-25 10:58
Russian President Vladimir Putin says the country's Paralympics ban is "outside the bounds of law, morality and humanity".

Claudio Bravo: Manchester City sign £15.4m Chile goalkeeper from Barcelona

Thu, 2016-08-25 10:35
Manchester City complete the signing of Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo from Barcelona for £15.4m plus add-ons.

US election: Trump calls Hillary Clinton a 'bigot'

Thu, 2016-08-25 10:32
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump accuses Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of being a "bigot" in his latest appeal to minority voters.

Moment of aftershock caught on film

Thu, 2016-08-25 10:31
The BBC's James Reynolds tells of feeling the ground move during one of the aftershocks following Italy's deadly earthquake.

Man sneaks Lego proposal into cinema ads

Thu, 2016-08-25 10:05
A man has asked his girlfriend to marry him in a film using Lego that was screened to cinema goers before the main attraction.

US urges action over 'Syrian chemical attacks'

Thu, 2016-08-25 09:38
The US leads calls for "strong and swift action" after a UN investigation concludes that the Syrian government used chlorine gas against its own people