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Ex-Russia ambassador in 2018 warning

Fri, 2015-07-24 03:18
Stripping Russia of the World Cup would exacerbate the Ukraine crisis, warns a former British ambassador to the 2018 hosts.

Seat-swap drama at Anne-Marie Duff play

Fri, 2015-07-24 02:56
The National Theatre is asking audience members to swap seats half-way through its forthcoming mining drama Husbands and Sons.

VIDEO: Obama's 'blunt message' on gay rights

Fri, 2015-07-24 02:53
President Obama tells the BBC he will deliver a blunt message on gay rights and discrimination when he travels to Africa.

Industrial park 'engulfed' in flames

Fri, 2015-07-24 02:53
A large fire breaks out at an industrial park in Nottinghamshire, damaging six units

Arrests over dead cleft lip baby

Fri, 2015-07-24 02:53
A doctor and man in Shanghai are arrested on suspicion of murdering the man's newborn grandson born with a cleft palate, says Chinese state media.

Friday's gossip column

Fri, 2015-07-24 02:31
Manchester United want to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo, Newcastle stand firm on valuation of QPR's Charlie Austin, plus more

The Taylor Swift fakes on the Chinese internet

Fri, 2015-07-24 02:19
The Taylor Swift fakes on the Chinese internet

WTO breakthrough on IT trade deal

Fri, 2015-07-24 02:11
The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Friday finalized a deal to cut tariffs on $1 trillion (£644bn) worth of information technology products.

Australia's role in search for alien life

Fri, 2015-07-24 02:04
Australia's key role in search for extra-terrestrial intelligence

VIDEO: 'I just grabbed my child and we ran'

Fri, 2015-07-24 01:52
Eyewitnesses describe the moment when a gunman opened fire at a cinema in the US state of Louisiana, killing two people and injuring several others.

Two killed in US cinema shooting

Fri, 2015-07-24 01:24
A gunman has opened fire at a cinema in the US state of Louisiana, killing two people and injuring several others, before shooting himself.

S Korea arrest over US envoy threat

Fri, 2015-07-24 01:23
Police in South Korea arrest a man accused of posting a threat to kill US ambassador Mark Lippert on the White House website.

Jurassic World sequel revealed for 2018

Fri, 2015-07-24 01:13
Jurassic World is getting a sequel, according to film studio Universal Pictures, which says it'll be released in June 2018.

Malaria vaccine: How good is good enough?

Fri, 2015-07-24 01:02
Leading global health experts look at the pros and cons of using the first, imperfect, malaria vaccine.

Malaria vaccine one step closer

Fri, 2015-07-24 01:00
The world's first malaria vaccine has cleared one of the final regulatory hurdles prior to being used to immunise children in sub-Saharan Africa.

Plastic bag use rises for fifth year

Fri, 2015-07-24 00:38
The number of single-use plastic bags handed out by UK supermarkets increases for the fifth year, rising to 8.5 billion.

Japan urged to ‘reload Abenomics’

Thu, 2015-07-23 23:20
The International Monetary Fund warns Japan not to rely too much on the weak yen but to push for more reforms.

US sanctions Singapore shipping firm

Thu, 2015-07-23 22:53
The US blacklists a Singapore-based shipping firm over allegations it is supporting illicit arms shipments to North Korea.

The full BBC interview with Obama

Thu, 2015-07-23 22:00
Watch the BBC's Jon Sopel's full interview with US President Barack Obama as he leaves on a trip to Kenya.

'Several injured' in US cinema shooting

Thu, 2015-07-23 21:58
Police in the US state of Louisiana say there are "multiple victims" after a gunman opens fire at a cinema in the city of Lafayette.

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