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Silence remembers Tunisia attack dead

The Queen, prime minister and bereaved families join a minute's silence across the UK to remember those killed in the Tunisia beach attack a week ago.

Police marksman cleared of murder

A police marksman is cleared of the murder of suspected armed robber Azelle Rodney, who he shot in 2005 in an operation to foil an attempted raid.

Greek PM: Say 'No' to 'blackmail'

Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls on voters to reject "blackmail" in Sunday's bailout referendum, insisting that Greece can remain in the euro.

Court attack custody officer dies

A "courageous and dedicated" custody officer dies after being attacked outside a court in London.

Charity boss quits amid funding row

The chief executive of charity Kids Company, whose funding has been withheld over concerns about its ability to manage itself, is to step down.

China to probe market manipulation

China will investigate suspected manipulation of the stock market, which has fallen dramatically in the past few weeks, state media report.

Mass rebel assault on Syria's Aleppo

Syria's military carries out a series of air strikes after rebel forces launch a major assault to take control of the northern city of Aleppo.

France rejects Assange asylum plea

France's President Francois Hollande rejects an appeal by the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to grant him asylum.

EE fined £1m for complaints handling

EE, the UK's largest mobile phone operator, is fined £1m by the regulator Ofcom for breaching rules on handling customer complaints.

Rail workers vote for strike action

Commuters could be set for a summer of delays as rail workers on several train routes vote for strike action.

NHS 'lags behind other nations'

The NHS lags behind other countries when it comes to preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and improving survival rates, a report suggests.

Iceland makes blasphemy legal

Iceland's parliament agrees to abolish its blasphemy laws, despite opposition from some of the country's churches.

'Greece out of cash'

Dire predictions of the state of public finances in Greece can be found in Friday's papers, along with thoughts on "English devolution" proposals.

World economy: The hidden rocks

What are the issues that pose the greatest danger to the global economy this year? asks Andrew Walker.

Why does Japan have such a high suicide rate?

Rupert Wingfield-Hayes looks into what's behind Japan's high suicide statistics.

What can Greece learn from Cyprus and Iceland?

Iceland and Cyprus have both experienced banking crises which rocked their economies. Can Greece learn anything from their experiences, asks economics expert Anne Sibert.

Profile: Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

Profile of Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, one of the world's richest people.

Hong Kong-to-NI 'spoof' revealed

A tongue-in-cheek plan to move the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland is revealed in newly released National Archives files.

Chelsea sign striker Falcao on loan

Chelsea sign Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan deal, with the option to make the deal permanent.

'It is like climbing a mountain'

BBC Sport's tennis experts on whether British number one Heather Watson has any chance against five-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams.

Fans share hole-in-one windfall

Hundreds of lucky golf fans share a $192,400 windfall after a double hole-in-one at the Greenbrier Classic.

McEnroe urges Nadal to change coach

John McEnroe tells Rafael Nadal to "get a new damn coach", after the Spaniard's latest Grand Slam failure.

What not to miss on day five

Your essential guide to day five of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Club.

Bank guarantee reduced to £75,000

Millions of bank and building society customers will get £10,000 less compensation if their bank goes bust, the Bank of England has announced

Shell to start Arctic oil drilling

Oil and gas giant Shell is expected to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic within the next two weeks.

Kendall: Rivals 'continuity Miliband'

Liz Kendall says her Labour rivals won't take the party in a different direction while Yvette Cooper urges the party to champion science and high-tech jobs.

New 'veto' announced for English MPs

The government unveils plans to give MPs from English constituencies a new "veto" over laws affecting England only - but Labour calls it "cynical" and an "outrage".

Cystic fibrosis gene therapy boost

A gene therapy has stabilised and slightly improved cystic fibrosis in some of 136 patients in a trial.

Sniffing could provide autism test

The way children sniff different aromas could form the basis of a test for autism, suggest researchers in Israel.

Student migration rules 'ludicrous'

The head of Cambridge University says it is "ludicrous" to include overseas students in UK migration targets. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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