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Boris Johnson out of Conservative leadership contest

30 June 2016 - 12:15pm
Boris Johnson has announced that he will not be running in the Conservative leadership contest.

Ikea museum opens in Sweden celebrating firm's history

30 June 2016 - 12:12pm
A museum telling the story of Swedish furniture giant Ikea opens today in the town of Almhult, on the site of the firm's first store.

Chakrabarti inquiry: Labour not overrun by anti-Semitism

30 June 2016 - 12:04pm
The Labour Party is not overrun by anti-Semitism or other forms of racism, but there is an "occasionally toxic atmosphere", an inquiry says.

UK to send 250 more military personnel to Iraq

30 June 2016 - 11:41am
The UK is sending 250 more military personnel to Iraq, almost doubling its presence in the country.

Clive Coleman: Can the law stop Brexit?

30 June 2016 - 11:17am
Legal opinions are emerging as to how the UK's departure from the European Union might be slowed or even stopped, says Clive Coleman.

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust boss Katrina Percy keeps job

30 June 2016 - 10:55am
The chief executive of the much-criticised Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust will keep her job, it is announced.

Trumpton creator Gordon Murray dies aged 95

30 June 2016 - 10:53am
Gordon Murray, creator and puppeteer of the popular BBC children's series Trumpton and Camberwick Green, dies at the age of 95.

Mudslide causes Japan house to topple

30 June 2016 - 10:30am
A mudslide in the city of Nagasaki caused a house to topple over after heavy rain pounded southern Japan over the past week.

Heathrow expansion decision delayed

30 June 2016 - 9:35am
The UK government is to defer a decision on airport expansion until the new Conservative Party leader is elected, the BBC understands.

Afghan suicide bomber 'kills up to 40'

30 June 2016 - 9:30am
Suicide bomber attacks Afghan military convoy outside capital Kabul, killing as many as 40 police, officials say

Michael Gove to stand for Conservative leadership

30 June 2016 - 9:23am
Justice Secretary Michael Gove is to stand to be the next leader of the Conservative Party and prime minister.

Tory leadership: Theresa May statement

30 June 2016 - 9:19am
Theresa May is set to enter the race to become the next Tory leader and prime minister.

US election: Michael Sandford who 'wanted to shoot Trump' charged

30 June 2016 - 8:38am
A British man, who allegedly snatched a police officer's gun at a rally for Donald Trump, has been charged, but not with plotting to kill him.

Lasting bond

30 June 2016 - 8:15am
The arrival of Newfoundland soldiers during World War One was to lead to the creation of a lasting bond with Scotland.

Alvin Toffler, futurologist guru, dies at 87

30 June 2016 - 8:14am
Alvin Toffler, the author of Future Shock and other works predicting social, economic and technological change, dies at 87.

Battle of the Somme centenary

30 June 2016 - 7:36am
Allan Little looks at the enduring significance of the Battle of the Somme fought between 1 July and 18 November 1916.

World Cup qualifying: Pick your England starting XI

30 June 2016 - 7:30am
Use our team selector to pick the side you think should start for England in 2018 World Cup qualifying - and share with your friends.

Disney's Moana: Anger over 'fat' depiction of Polynesian demigod

30 June 2016 - 6:44am
A character in Disney's upcoming film Moana is Maui, a legendary figure from Pacific Island culture. But some say his 'overweight' depiction offensive.

New RAF F-35B Lightning II stealth fighter lands in UK

30 June 2016 - 6:12am
The Ministry of Defence has released footage of an RAF F-35B Lightning II stealth fighter landing in Britain for the first time after crossing the Atlantic.

Cyclist in northern US killed by grizzly bear

30 June 2016 - 5:25am
A grizzly bear attacks and kills a cyclist just outside Glacier National Park, police in the northern US state of Montana say.

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