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US election: We'll carry Clinton to victory, says Obama

2 hours 35 min ago
US President Barack Obama implores voters to continue his legacy by carrying Hillary Clinton to victory, in a rousing speech at the Democratic convention.

Australian cardinal denies child abuse claims

2 hours 54 min ago
Australia's most senior Catholic, Cardinal George Pell, calls claims he sexually abused children "a scandalous smear campaign".

France church attack: Authorities close to identifying second attacker

3 hours 28 min ago
Investigators in France believe they are close to identifying the second of two men who murdered a priest in a church on Tuesday, reports say.

Rio 2016: Russia sees off first contestants on flight to Brazil

3 hours 43 min ago
Around 70 members of the Russian Olympic team leave a Moscow airport for Brazil to take part in Rio 2016 while others stay at home, banned for doping.

'I will get there alive by the grace of God'

5 hours 16 min ago
The year 2016 could be the deadliest so far in the migration crisis, according to figures from the International Organisation for Migration.

Shaun Ley: A rose at war with its roots?

6 hours 29 min ago
Can this summer's Labour leadership contest unite the party's warring factions?

'United species'

6 hours 50 min ago
Disabled artist Tanya Raabe-Webber spends eight hours painting percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie - and exploring what makes us human.

Footing the bill

6 hours 56 min ago
What's the fairest way of sharing the cost of climate change, asks Harvard philosopher Michael Sandel.

'Extremist' books remained in jail libraries despite warning

7 hours 4 min ago
Five books regarded as "extremist" by the Prison Service remained in jail libraries for seven months after a review called for their removal, the BBC learns.

Gymnast Max Whitlock's training regime

7 hours 4 min ago
London 2012 Olympic medallist Max Whitlock was just a teenager when he unexpectedly won team and individual bronze.

The beauty of the skies

7 hours 53 min ago
A selection of some of the images shortlisted in the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 contest.

'Hidden payments' to Northampton South MP's fund probed by police

7 hours 57 min ago
Hidden payments of £30,000 to a Tory MP's 2015 general election campaign are being investigated by the police.

Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit and Mrs Tiggy-Winkle on anniversary stamps

7 hours 59 min ago
Stamps depicting Beatrix Potter's creations, such as Peter Rabbit and Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, are released to mark the 150th anniversary of the author's birth.

Edinburgh is the UK's most expensive city for students

8 hours 30 min ago
Edinburgh is the most expensive city in the UK for students to live and work in, a Royal Bank of Scotland survey suggests.

Orla Guerin: Nameless dead of the Mediterranean

8 hours 31 min ago
African migrants remain as determined as ever to reach Europe from Libya despite the growing number of deaths at sea.

Newspaper headlines: Alzheimer's breakthrough and office 'risk'

8 hours 35 min ago
A variety of health stories occupy the front pages, including a breakthrough in Alzheimer's research and some worrying news for office workers.

Kidnap or rescue?

8 hours 36 min ago
Ellen Page and the director of new film Tallulah discuss whether every woman is designed to embrace motherhood.

America's loudest lawyer

8 hours 54 min ago
A lawyer known as the Texas Law Hawk has become an internet star through a series of bizarre ads.

Phil Mercer: Did the Australian PM's strategy pay off?

9 hours 10 min ago
It was meant to be a cleansing election called by a progressive Australian prime minister, but has Malcolm Turnbull's great political gamble backfired?

Hinkley Point: What is it and why is it important?

9 hours 11 min ago
Hinkley Point: What is it and why is it important?

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