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Baghdad sees heatwave protests

Fri, 2015-07-31 23:03
Hundreds take to the streets of Baghdad to protest as temperatures in Iraq hit over 50C.

Who's top of the Formula 1 charts?

Fri, 2015-07-31 23:02
Mercedes' package is virtually flawless but McLaren are wasting their driver line-up - Andrew Benson gives his F1 mid-season report.

Fred, 22, tested positive - Brazil FA

Fri, 2015-07-31 22:41
Brazil football chiefs confirm midfielder Fred tested positive for a banned diuretic at the recent Copa America in Chile.

VIDEO: More people 'disappearing' in Egypt

Fri, 2015-07-31 22:13
There has been a rise in the number of people going missing at the hand of the security services in Egypt, according to human rights activists in the country.

Argentine in Fifa 'not guilty' plea

Fri, 2015-07-31 21:25
Alejandro Burzaco, a former Argentine sporting executive, pleads not guilty in the corruption case involving football's world governing body Fifa.

Charleston gunman pleads not guilty

Fri, 2015-07-31 21:17
Charleston gunman Dylann Roof pleads not guilty to federal charges including hate crimes

Leeds Rhinos 24-14 St Helens

Fri, 2015-07-31 21:15
Challenge Cup holders Leeds Rhinos beat St Helens to reach the final at Wembley for a fifth time in six years.

Facebook's Zuckerberg to have child

Fri, 2015-07-31 21:10
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl.

Why work isn't what it used to be

Fri, 2015-07-31 21:03
Why work isn't what it used to be

The treasures of unclaimed estates

Fri, 2015-07-31 20:59
'If this art isn't yours, it's ours'

Pettersen leads at stormy Turnberry

Fri, 2015-07-31 20:45
Norway's Suzann Pettersen shoots a 69 at a stormy Turnberry to take a two-stroke lead in the Women's British Open.

Striker Lambert joins West Brom

Fri, 2015-07-31 20:07
Striker Rickie Lambert joins West Brom from Liverpool on Friday and then scores on his debut three hours later.

Nato agrees support for Iraqi army

Fri, 2015-07-31 19:59
Nato members agree measures to strengthen Iraq's security forces, which have suffered near-collapse in the face of an Islamic State offensive.

Four die in car auction plane crash

Fri, 2015-07-31 19:57
A pilot and three passengers die when Saudi-registered private jet crashes into a car auction site at Blackbushe Airport, Hampshire.

Israel vows to find W Bank arsonists

Fri, 2015-07-31 19:41
Israel vows to catch arsonists, suspected to be Jewish settlers, who killed a young Palestinian child in an attack on a West Bank village.

India and Bangladesh swap enclaves

Fri, 2015-07-31 19:39
India and Bangladesh swap control of 160 pockets of land on each other's territory, ending a complex and long-running border dispute.

Ashes is compulsive viewing - Agnew

Fri, 2015-07-31 19:22
Ashes series shaping up to be an absolute classic

Mental health services to get £143m

Fri, 2015-07-31 19:11
The government is to invest £143m improving children's mental health services in England this year, BBC News learns.

It's one-way fight between Clinton and Bush - for now

Fri, 2015-07-31 19:00
It was billed by some as a preview of next year's general election showdown, but Hillary Clinton was the only candidate looking for a fight - and it wasn't really about Jeb.

Rise in illegal immigrants at ports

Fri, 2015-07-31 18:58
The number of illegal immigrants intercepted at ports in Northern Ireland trying to reach other parts of the UK has risen significantly in the last three years measured.