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NI Secretary blocked MI5 surveillance

27 July 2015 - 2:15am
MI5 has twice been refused warrants for surveillance by the Northern Ireland secretary, the watchdog overseeing the intelligence services says.

Man United sign goalkeeper Romero

27 July 2015 - 1:56am
Manchester United sign goalkeeper Sergio Romero on a free transfer after he left Sampdoria.

VIDEO: Hong Kong's huge anime convention

27 July 2015 - 1:54am
If you ever needed proof of the popularity of anime, comics and video games in Asia, you need look no further than Hong Kong.

'Ronaldo is type of player we need'

27 July 2015 - 1:44am
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says Cristiano Ronaldo is the kind of player whose creativity would complete his squad.

Osborne in Paris for EU reform talks

27 July 2015 - 1:42am
The chancellor is making the first of a series of trips to key EU capitals, as the government bids to renegotiate the UK's relationship with the union.

Man shot dead in 'targeted attack'

27 July 2015 - 1:29am
A man shot dead in a "targeted attack" at a house in Salford is understood to have been local businessman and former mayoral candidate Paul Massey.

Obama set to begin Ethiopia talks

27 July 2015 - 1:22am
President Obama is in Ethiopia for the second leg of his African tour and is due to hold talks with regional leaders.

Huckabee Israel comments spark row

27 July 2015 - 12:43am
US Republican Mike Huckabee triggers a row by accusing President Obama of marching Israelis "to the door of the oven" over the Iran nuclear deal.

Why is EU free movement so important?

27 July 2015 - 12:31am
Why does free movement of people look set to become so important in the debate about whether Britain should remain in the EU?

Is public service broadcasting in terminal decline?

27 July 2015 - 12:23am
Public service broadcasters are coming under increasing pressure to justify their funding models all over the world, writes Rebecca Kesby.

Taiwan president rues lack of progress with China

27 July 2015 - 12:18am
In an exclusive BBC interview, President Ma of Taiwan says he is disappointed not to have made more progress with President Xi Jinping of China.

VIDEO: The 'smart' suit that can purify air

27 July 2015 - 12:18am
How a Dutch fashion designer is putting devices into clothes to help clean the air.

Japanese comics that are too racy for Chinese censors... but still popular online

27 July 2015 - 12:16am
The Japanese comics that are too racy for Chinese censors

Train derailed after hitting cows

27 July 2015 - 12:13am
A passenger train in Kent is derailed when it hits cows that had wandered on to the line.

Lord Sewel claims dominate front pages

27 July 2015 - 12:10am
Allegations against Lords Deputy Speaker Lord Sewel, and Chris Froome's Tour de France victory, dominate the papers.

Syrian ruins that influenced the West

27 July 2015 - 12:04am
How ancient ruins inspired US architecture

VIDEO: On the frontline with Ukraine troops

27 July 2015 - 12:04am
The BBC has witnessed more heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine as rebel forces appeared to attack Ukrainian army positions with mortars and a tank on part of the frontline in the east of the country.

VIDEO: Taiwan: China progress 'disappointing'

27 July 2015 - 12:03am
Speaking in a rare interview with the BBC, Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou says he is disappointed there has been no reliable progress towards democracy on mainland China.

One rower, two cats, 900 miles

27 July 2015 - 12:00am
One rower, two cats, 900 miles

Epic race could inspire generation

26 July 2015 - 11:14pm
In a season when Formula 1 has been called boring, the Hungarian GP was packed with chaos, drama and heroic drives.