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JK Rowling plans crime book spree

Fri, 2014-07-18 19:24
JK Rowling's series of crime novels written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith will eventually outnumber her Harry Potter books, she reveals.

Up to our necks in a diabolical element

Fri, 2014-07-18 19:19
The diabolical element we are piling up for the future

Why sprinters are muscly and climbers are wiry

Fri, 2014-07-18 19:17
Why wiry cyclists do better in the mountains

Five names to inspire at Glasgow 2014

Fri, 2014-07-18 19:12
Inspiring tales from athletes heading to Glasgow 2014

Iraqi Christians flee from Isis

Fri, 2014-07-18 18:56
Christians flee the Iraqi city of Mosul after Islamist militants threatened to kill them unless they converted to Islam or paid a "protection tax".

Chelsea spending complete - Mourinho

Fri, 2014-07-18 18:46
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his side will not buy anyone else this summer after signing left-back Filipe Luis.

VIDEO: China orchestra in Proms for first time

Fri, 2014-07-18 18:12
The BBC Proms the world's biggest music festival started on Friday including for the first time the China Philharmonic Orchestra.

VIDEO: Huge rise in Gaza displaced, says UN

Fri, 2014-07-18 17:46
The number of people in Gaza seeking sanctuary from the conflict with Israel nearly doubled on Friday, the UN says.

Black Smoke over the Castle of Asparagus

Fri, 2014-07-18 17:33
How diplomats and journalists mingle at Iran nuclear talks hotel

Rudderless England beset with problems - Agnew

Fri, 2014-07-18 17:21
Captain Alastair Cook's desperate form is not the only issue for England to be concerned about, says Jonathan Agnew.

Gaza casualties mount amid Israeli ground campaign

Fri, 2014-07-18 16:20
Inside Gaza as the Israeli ground campaign starts

New York man dies during arrest

Fri, 2014-07-18 16:04
Eric Garner suffers a fatal heart attack during an arrest in New York, after a police officer appeared to put his arm around his neck.

VIDEO: Post office opens in London church

Fri, 2014-07-18 15:34
A vicar in Kilburn allowed his church to be used for postal services after the local post office was closed.

McIlroy takes four-shot advantage

Fri, 2014-07-18 15:17
Rory McIlroy shoots a second successive round of 66 to take a commanding lead after two rounds of the Open at Hoylake.

Chelsea announce Filipe Luis signing

Fri, 2014-07-18 13:58

Pope demands justice for Amia attack

Fri, 2014-07-18 13:36
Pope Francis demands justice for the victims of a bomb attack against the Amia Jewish centre in Buenos Aires 20 years ago, which killed 85 people.

VIDEO: The man who found life in total darkness

Fri, 2014-07-18 13:27
Dr Robert Ballard, explains why his expedition to the Galapagos rift in 1977, where he discovered life forms exist in total darkness, defined his career.

Airliner hit from rebel area - Obama

Fri, 2014-07-18 13:26
US President Barack Obama says a surface-to-air missile fired from a rebel-held area of Ukraine brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

India strike after Ballance century

Fri, 2014-07-18 13:26
England Gary Ballance hits his second Test century of the summer at Lord's, but two late wickets give India the edge.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-07-18 13:12
Babies practise their first word silently, and other nuggets