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Canada government websites hacked

17 June 2015 - 9:36pm
Multiple Canadian government websites have been brought back online after they went dark for several hours in a hacking attack.

Serbian PM 'shocked' by migrant wall

17 June 2015 - 9:35pm
Serbia's prime minister says he is "surprised and shocked" by a Hungarian plan to erect a border fence to keep out migrants.

VIDEO: Labour candidates face off in hustings

17 June 2015 - 9:31pm
The four candidates for the Labour leadership face questions from the public in the first televised debate between the would-be leaders of the opposition.

Lisicki sets new world mark for aces

17 June 2015 - 9:10pm
Sabine Lisicki sets a world record for aces in a women's singles match by firing 27 in a second-round win in Birmingham.

VIDEO: Evans: 'We will hold Top Gear auditions'

17 June 2015 - 8:56pm
Radio 2 DJ Chris Evans tells the BBC's One Show that auditions will be held to find his co-hosts for Top Gear.

Blasts hit mosques in Yemeni capital

17 June 2015 - 7:55pm
Several mosques have been hit by a series of explosions in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, causing dozens of casualties, officials say.

Google-owned Nest launches HD camera

17 June 2015 - 7:48pm
The new camera can sense movement in a user's home and alert them via their smartphone. The firm also updated its existing products.

Federal Reserve keeps rates on hold

17 June 2015 - 7:27pm
The US central bank , the Federal Reserve, has kept its main interest rate at 0%, where it has been since the 2008 financial crisis.

Labour leader hopefuls in TV clash

17 June 2015 - 7:24pm
The four contenders for the leadership of the Labour Party are taking part in the first live television debate of the contest to replace Ed Miliband.

Sex tape trio sacked by Leicester

17 June 2015 - 7:13pm
Leicester sack three players who took part in a racist sex tape, including manager Nigel Pearson's son James.

VIDEO: Youths 'being radicalised by right'

17 June 2015 - 7:07pm
A BBC investigation has found children and teenagers are being recruited online by new groups of far right extremists trying to encourage hatred of Muslims.

Husband sues over wife's IRA murder

17 June 2015 - 7:05pm
Husband of murdered RUC officer to take legal action against IRA informer and PSNI boss.

Jones wins European taekwondo gold

17 June 2015 - 7:01pm
Olympic champion Jade Jones claims gold in the final of the -57kg class of taekwondo at the European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Chad bans face veil after bombings

17 June 2015 - 7:00pm
Chad bans people from wearing the full-face Islamic veil, saying it is to counter militants after Monday's twin suicide bombings.

Tesco shoppers scrum for cheap meat

17 June 2015 - 6:52pm
Shoppers at a Tesco store had to be told to "sit" like dogs before they scrambled for reduced price meat.

New anti-malaria compound discovered

17 June 2015 - 6:00pm
Scientists at Dundee University develop an "exciting" new single-dose malaria drug to combat drug-resistant parasites.

US questions Iraq's IS commitment

17 June 2015 - 5:53pm
Defence Secretary Ashton Carter questions Iraq's commitment to fighting Islamic State and criticises the availability of Iraqi military recruits.

Canada general sorry for sex remarks

17 June 2015 - 5:48pm
Military sexual assault happens because people are "biologically wired in a certain way", Canada's top military general said on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Can you name Labour leader hopefuls?

17 June 2015 - 5:26pm
People in Nuneaton shown photos of the Labour leadership hopefuls struggle to name them, as the contenders hold a hustings in the town

Man arrested over 1982 Paris attack

17 June 2015 - 5:25pm
The main suspect in a deadly attack on a Jewish restaurant in Paris in 1982 has been arrested in Jordan, French prosecutors say.