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Wreckage of Algeria plane found - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
The wreck of a plane that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has been found in Mali, officials say.

Gaza shelter attack 'kills 13' - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
At least 13 people have been killed and more than 200 injured when a UN-run school used as a shelter in Gaza came under fire, Gazan health officials say.

Murdoch caps great first day for Scots - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Swimmer Ross Murdoch secures gold to cap a stunning first day of Commonwealth Games action for hosts Scotland.

Ex-boyfriend guilty of Jayden murder - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
The ex-boyfriend of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson, whose body was found in an Oxfordshire graveyard, is convicted of murder.

Sudan 'apostasy' woman meets Pope - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
A Sudanese woman who fled to Italy after being spared a death sentence for renouncing Islam meets Pope Francis at the Vatican.

More MH17 bodies leave Ukraine - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Two planes carrying bodies of those killed on board flight MH17 land in the Netherlands, as UK experts start examining data from the two flight recorders.

Barclays challenges US fraud case - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Barclays challenges legal action brought by US prosecutors alleging fraud in its "dark pool" trading operations.

Met investigated 18 justice campaigns - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
The Met Police collected information on 18 justice campaigns - including that of Jean Charles de Menezes - a report into a now defunct undercover unit says.

IMF lowers global growth forecast - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for global economic growth this year, from 3.7% to 3.4% but the UK's forecast is raised.

Hacking reporter spared prison - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Ex-News of the World and Sunday Mirror reporter Dan Evans is sentenced to a 10-month suspended jail sentence after admitting charges including phone hacking.

Killers fail to overturn voting ban - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
The UK Supreme Court dismisses a bid to overturn the ban on convicted prisoners being able to vote in the Scottish independence referendum.

Secret Cinema cancels opening night - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Fans react angrily after Secret Cinema cancels an immersive screening of Back to The Future with only a couple of hours' notice.

VIDEO: 'Cheesegrater' construction complete - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Building work is completed on the tallest skyscraper in the City of London.

VIDEO: Who was that man on the moon? - Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Why one year after Apollo 11, most Americans couldn't name Neil Armstrong as the first man on the moon. We spoke to Matthew Tribbe, author of No Requiem for the Space Age.

VIDEO: Note found in World War One kilt - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
A hidden poem written by a Glasgow woman has been found sewn into the folds of a World War One kilt owned by a Southampton academic.

VIDEO: New twist in Banksy mural saga - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
There are questions over the ownership of the Banksy Spy Booth mural in Cheltenham, as Steve Knibbs reports.

VIDEO: How to build and fly your own drone - Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Personal aerial drones that take pictures could soon become a lot more common, thanks to a new invention.

AUDIO: Why don't women write to newspapers? - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Iain Hollingshead and Yvonne Roberts discuss why men write more letters to newspapers than women.

VIDEO: Seals 'stressed' by warming seas - Wed, 23 Jul 2014
Warming seas are reducing the food supply for Antarctic seals, say researchers.

VIDEO: Amur leopards born at zoo - Wed, 23 Jul 2014
A pair of Amur leopards, which are said to be the rarest big cats in the world, have been born in Leicestershire.

BBC Sports News

Murdoch caps great first day for Scots - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Swimmer Ross Murdoch secures gold to cap a stunning first day of Commonwealth Games action for hosts Scotland.

Renicks sisters claim golden double - Thu, 24 Jul 2014

Mangala 'signs' for Man City in video - Thu, 24 Jul 2014

Wiggins says he's 'done with the road' - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Sir Bradley Wiggins says he will not ride the Tour de France again after describing road racing as "cut-throat".

VIDEO: Proud Murdoch in tears on podium - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Scotland's Ross Murdoch breaks down in tears following his win in the men's 200m breaststroke at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Farah forgotten as Glasgow basks in golden glow - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
The day began with Mo Farah pulling out but ended with Scotland celebrating a golden day to savour.

Alistair Brownlee wins triathlon gold - Thu, 24 Jul 2014

Murdoch upstages fellow Scot Jamieson - Thu, 24 Jul 2014

Miley earns medley gold for Scotland - Thu, 24 Jul 2014

Hamilton wants new Mercedes deal - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Lewis Hamilton wants to stay with Mercedes beyond his current contract, which expires at the end of 2015.

Nibali wins stage to all but seal Tour - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Vincenzo Nibali wins final mountain stage to extend overall lead.

Wiggins thwarted in gold bid - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Sir Bradley Wiggins is denied a first Commonwealth Games gold as Australia beat England in the final of the 4,000m team pursuit.

Injured Carroll faces four months out - Thu, 24 Jul 2014

Stimpson captures triathlon gold - Thu, 24 Jul 2014

England win three golds in judo - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
England claim three Commonwealth Games gold medals during a rewarding night of judo for the home nations in Glasgow.

Lampard joins MLS side New York City - Thu, 24 Jul 2014

Thornhill & Scott win tandem gold - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
England's Sophie Thornhill and pilot Helen Scott win the first Para-sport gold of Glasgow 2014 in the tandem sprint.

Nurture children from age two - coach - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Asia-based youth coach Tom Byer will tell the FA children as young as two must be "nurtured" to help future England sides.

I won't fight Chisora, insists Fury - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Heavyweight Tyson Fury brands Dereck Chisora 'history' and says he will not fight him after he withdrew from their bout.

Farah out of Commonwealth Games - Thu, 24 Jul 2014
Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah withdraws from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because of illness.