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Australia's Turnbull 'shocked' by juvenile detention abuse video

Wed, 2016-07-27 17:10
The Australian teenager who has become the face of a juvenile detention scandal has thanked Australians for their support.

Gabon teenager hits high note after Celine Dion shares cover

Wed, 2016-07-27 16:49
A 17-year-old from Gabon says he is "overwhelmed" after the Canadian pop star shared online a video of him performing one of her hits.

Turkey coup attempt: Dozens of media outlets shut

Wed, 2016-07-27 16:36
Turkey announces the closure of dozens of media outlets and discharges nearly 1,700 soldiers, as a crackdown continues after a failed coup.

France priest killers 'pledged allegiance to IS' in video

Wed, 2016-07-27 14:44
Two men who killed a priest in Normandy pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State, according to a newly-released unverified video.

US PGA Championship: Jason Day 'running on empty' before title defence

Wed, 2016-07-27 14:32
Jason Day says he feels "under the weather" and is "running on empty" as he prepares to defend his US PGA Championship title.

Photo negative

Wed, 2016-07-27 14:08
While Hillary Clinton won the historic presidential nomination last night, her husband made the front page of US newspapers.

US election: Trump 'encouraged foreign hack of Clinton emails'

Wed, 2016-07-27 13:35
Donald Trump has "actively encouraged" foreign powers to hack his US presidential rival Hillary Clinton, her camp says.

Cheering crowds greet Pope as he arrives in Krakow

Wed, 2016-07-27 13:34
Pope Francis has arrived in Krakow, Poland, to cheering crowds.

Ice Bucket Challenge mum praises ALS 'breakthrough'

Wed, 2016-07-27 13:29
Nancy Frates, whose son Pete has ALS, welcomes a research breakthrough, but says more donations are needed to find a "cure".

Tour de France: More than 3,750 tests for technological fraud - none positive

Wed, 2016-07-27 13:22
Cycling's governing body carried out more than 3,750 tests for "technological fraud" during the Tour de France - all of which found nothing.

How France is wrestling with jihadist terror

Wed, 2016-07-27 13:17
A spate of jihadist terror attacks has left France reeling - so why do they keep happening? The BBC's Laurence Peter investigates.

Syria: An American doctor's experience in Aleppo

Wed, 2016-07-27 13:14
Dr Samer Attar, a surgeon from Chicago, has just returned from his most recent visit to Aleppo in Syria, working in underground hospitals.

Jupiter's Great Red Spot 'roars with heat'

Wed, 2016-07-27 13:12
Jupiter's giant storm is somehow heating the planet's upper atmosphere - possibly by means of sound waves - astronomers discover.

Internet says goodbye to Philae

Wed, 2016-07-27 13:10
As Philae, the robotic lander, is finally switched off and the world says goodbye.

'People are buried under the ruins'

Wed, 2016-07-27 12:35
A bomb blast has hit the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in north-east Syria. Freelance journalist Basheer Talate is there.

Marsupial crossing

Wed, 2016-07-27 12:21
Koalas have quickly learned to use wildlife passageways to cross busy roads in Australia's Queensland state as they move between habitats.

Kenya's ice hockey team eye Olympics

Wed, 2016-07-27 12:10
The Kenyan ice hockey team have been training on the only rink in East Africa and they hope to qualify for the Winter Olympics in 2018.

John Stones: Manchester City in talks with Everton over England defender

Wed, 2016-07-27 12:02
Manchester City are in talks with Everton over the possible signing of John Stones, who it is thought would cost about £50m.

FC Astana 1-1 Celtic

Wed, 2016-07-27 11:52
A fierce strike from Leigh Griffiths rescues a draw for Celtic on their Champions League qualifying visit to Kazakhstan.

Zimbabwe President Mugabe warns dissenting war veterans

Wed, 2016-07-27 11:36
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe threatens to punish those war veterans who last week said they were withdrawing their long-standing support for him.