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Police officers 'killed in Turkey'

22 July 2015 - 9:46am
Two Turkish police officers have been killed in a town near the Syrian border, in the same province hit by a suicide attack on Monday, officials say.

James Bond Spectre trailer launches

22 July 2015 - 9:44am
The first full-length trailer for the 24th James Bond film, Spectre, is released online.

VIDEO: Federer visits children in Malawi

22 July 2015 - 9:22am
Roger Federer has been visiting children in Malawi to see first-hand the progress his Foundation is making in the field of early childhood care across southern Africa.

Warming threat to England's curlews

22 July 2015 - 9:08am
Much-loved birds including curlews and cuckoos are under a growing threat from climate change in England.

Lizard 'skin funnel' copied in lab

22 July 2015 - 8:51am
A new study unpicks how the skin of the Texas horned lizard funnels water towards its mouth, and unveils a plastic replica that uses the same principles.

Toshiba sells assets amid scandal

22 July 2015 - 8:45am
Toshiba sells its stake in Finnish company Kone as it seeks to bolster its finances amid the continuing accounting scandal

My natural hair journey

22 July 2015 - 7:51am
Why some African women are moving away from hair relaxants

Woman dies 'bungee jumping in Spain'

22 July 2015 - 7:40am
A 23-year-old woman from London reportedly dies bungee jumping in Spain.

Wednesday's gossip column

22 July 2015 - 7:26am
Manchester United "mystery" target is Juventus striker, Di Maria nears PSG move, Nasri supports Sterling, plus more.

Solar energy subsidies set to be cut

22 July 2015 - 7:23am
Subsidies for many new solar farms are to end under plans being published by the government.

Burundi prepares for election result

22 July 2015 - 7:20am
Votes are being counted in Burundi, where there is tension over President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to stand for a third consecutive term.

VIDEO: 'I can't believe you're leaving before me'

22 July 2015 - 7:19am
President Obama makes his final appearance on Comedy Central's The Daily Show hosted by Jon Stewart, who retires on 6 August.

Depay scores first Man Utd goal

22 July 2015 - 7:17am
Memphis Depay scores his first Manchester United goal in a 3-1 pre-season win over MLS side San Jose Earthquakes.

Warning over prison smoking ban

22 July 2015 - 7:17am
Banning smoking in prisons in England and Wales could make them more unstable, the Prison Governors Association warns.

Minaj and Swift in row over award

22 July 2015 - 6:50am
How Nicki Minaj's awards 'snub' led to Taylor Swift Twitter row

VIDEO: 'Oldest' Koran found in Birmingham

22 July 2015 - 6:42am
What may be the world's oldest fragments of the Koran have been found by the University of Birmingham.

Hospital's waiting list rises by 75%

22 July 2015 - 6:31am
There has been a 75% rise in the number of patients waiting for appointments at Belfast's Musgrave Park Hospital over the past two years, the BBC learns.

Hotel numbers up for start of 2015

22 July 2015 - 6:24am
Occupancy rates in hotels, guesthouses, bed and breakfasts and self-catering units rise in the first five months of 2015.

'Massive' online child abuse problem

22 July 2015 - 6:14am
Urgent action is needed to stop child abuse appearing online as the scale of the problem is massive, the head of the NSPCC in Wales says.

'More investment needed' in NHS

22 July 2015 - 5:49am
There should be substantial new investment in the NHS in England, two think tanks say.

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