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Rescuers pick up 4,500 migrants

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 13:35
The Italian navy and coastguard say they have rescued about 4,500 migrants from dozens of small boats in the Mediterranean during the course of Thursday.

Top US court blocks Obama migrant plan

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 13:22
A Supreme Court deadlock over Barack Obama’s plan to shield people living illegally is a major blow to the president and denies access to work permits to millions.

Nick Compton: Middlesex and England batsman to take break from cricket

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:58
Middlesex and England batsman Nick Compton will take a break from cricket, the club and the ECB have agreed.

'I could cry': Inside flood-hit homes

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:57
Heavy rain and flooding overnight have caused disruption in London and the south-east of England.

US Democrats end gun control sit-in

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:51
US Democrats end their sit-in protest over gun control after more than 24 hours occupying the floor of the House.

Baltimore officer cleared of Gray murder

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:37
Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson has been found not guilty in US trial for murder of black detainee Freddie Gray.

Euro 2016: Wales & Northern Ireland 'have belief to win tournament'

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:33
Wales' Gareth Bale says winning Euro 2016 is their "ultimate goal", while Kyle Lafferty insists Northern Ireland "can go all the way".

Timelapse shows five-year World Trade Center station build

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:26
Timelapse video shows the five year construction of the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in New York.

Security tight for Trump Scotland visit

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:06
US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump touches down in Scotland, to open his revamped £200m golf resort.

Glastonbury 2016: Is this the muddiest start ever?

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:02
There may be no music yet but Glastonbury has already kicked off in Somerset, with a muddy welcome awaiting festival-goers.

Man jailed for stabbing pregnant girlfriend in street

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:01
A man who tried to murder his pregnant girlfriend in a "horrifying" street attack is jailed for 18 years.

Volkswagen 'to pay $10bn' for US emissions scandal

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 11:57
Volkswagen agrees to pay $10.2bn (£6.9bn) to settle some claims in the US from its emissions cheating scandal, according to reports.

Man jailed for stabbing pregnant partner

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 11:49
A man who tried to murder his pregnant girlfriend in a "horrifying" street attack, has been jailed for 18 years.

EU referendum: UK goes to the polls

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 11:21
Millions of voters are casting their ballots in a historic referendum on whether the UK should remain in or leave the European Union.

Poppy Day beheading attack plotter jailed for life

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 10:24
A man is jailed for life for plotting a street beheading inspired by so-called Islamic State around the time of Remembrance Sunday in 2014.

Who are Colombia's Farc rebels?

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 10:22
BBC News takes a closer look at the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) as the group moves closer to signing a final peace deal with the government.

Wimbledon 2016: Andy Murray's reunion with Ivan Lendl 'key to his mental game'

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 10:09
Andy Murray's reunion with Ivan Lendl will help perfect the Briton's mental game, says his mother Judy Murray.

German Viernheim cinema attacker shot dead

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 10:07
A masked man who reportedly fired shots in a cinema complex in western Germany has been shot dead by police.

Summer storms

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 09:56
Much of the UK has recently been hit by thunderstorms, but what is the best way to stay safe when thunder and lightning hits?

German Viernheim cinema complex attacker shot dead

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 09:43
A masked man who reportedly fired shots in a cinema complex in western Germany has been shot dead by police, the state's interior minister says.