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Japan flooding: Fourteen dead in flooded care home 5 Jul 2020, 11:26 am

At least 16 people have died and a dozen are missing on the island of Kyushu amid devastating rains.

Fourth of July: Trump vows to defeat 'radical left' in Independence Day speech 5 Jul 2020, 10:58 am

The president rails at people who have "no clue what they're doing", as the US marks independence.

Vogue Portugal defends controversial mental health cover 5 Jul 2020, 9:59 am

The magazine says it was trying to raise awareness after it was accused of using dystopian imagery.

'A champion on and off court' - Andy Murray in the words of others 5 Jul 2020, 9:33 am

Given he is not a man to engage in self-praise, BBC Scotland has picked out some of the best quotes about Scottish sporting icon Andy Murray.

Quarantine rules relaxed for major sporting events in England 5 Jul 2020, 8:30 am

New rules mean F1, international football, golf and snooker tournaments can return in England.

Seattle protests: Woman killed after car strikes protesters 5 Jul 2020, 8:23 am

The 24-year-old was one of two women injured when the vehicle careered into the group at speed.

Quiz: Can you name every Wimbledon men's champion? 5 Jul 2020, 8:22 am

Since the Open era began in 1968, 21 men have won the Wimbledon singles title. Can you name them all?

Coronavirus: Mexico's death toll passes 30,000 5 Jul 2020, 7:41 am

The country now has the world's fifth-highest number of Covid-19 deaths, more than France.

Coronavirus funerals: Sri Lanka's Muslims decry forced cremation 5 Jul 2020, 6:48 am

Sri Lankan authorities insist on cremation for coronavirus victims. Some Muslims says its discrimination.

Coronavirus: England has first night out since lockdown 5 Jul 2020, 3:46 am

People across the country could go to pubs and restaurants after coronavirus restrictions were eased.

Ukraine's Zelensky accused by ex-leader of hosting Russian 'fifth column' 5 Jul 2020, 2:55 am

Ex-president Poroshenko sees Russian influence at work in the new administration.

Dominican Republic votes in election postponed over virus 5 Jul 2020, 2:49 am

One of the top candidates for the presidency has recovered from Covid-19.

Katsina: The motorcycle bandits terrorising northern Nigeria 5 Jul 2020, 2:31 am

Insecurity has worsened in the north-west as kidnapping for ransom becomes a lucrative trade.

'Email from dad after his death made my birthday’ 5 Jul 2020, 2:02 am

How one father's email after his death has led people to share their stories of grief and loss.

'I left her as a baby - 16 years later she saved my life' 5 Jul 2020, 2:01 am

When Matjames Metson hit rock bottom after Hurricane Katrina, it was the daughter he hadn't seen for 16 years who turned his life around.

The Grand Old Man of India who became Britain's first Asian MP 5 Jul 2020, 1:55 am

Indian-born Dadabhai Naoroji was the first Asian to sit in the House of Commons.

'Why I've used skin-whitening products' 5 Jul 2020, 1:40 am

Radio 1 Newsbeat ask people from South Asian backgrounds about using of skin-lightening products.

Turkish TV: Dramas become a global streaming success 5 Jul 2020, 1:12 am

Online streaming is one of the few industries to enjoy a boom out of lockdown restrictions, and Turkish TV dramas have found great success, reaching audiences all over the world.

Coronavirus: How deportation staff became food bank volunteers 5 Jul 2020, 1:09 am

People who usually assist with airport deportations have been helping feed those affected by the Covid-19 lockdown.

Coronavirus: Why Singapore turned to wearable contact-tracing tech 5 Jul 2020, 1:01 am

The TraceTogether Token is designed to make an app more effective, but worries privacy campaigners.

'Get used to that pressure,' Lampard tells players as Chelsea retain top-four place 5 Jul 2020, 12:59 am

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says his team will have to get used to added pressure during a nervy Premier League run-in after they beat Watford on Saturday.

Coronavirus: The story of a socially distant wedding 5 Jul 2020, 12:57 am

Beth Johnson and Phil Hobbs had to scale down their wedding day because of coronavirus restrictions.

How good are Man Utd's free-scoring front three? 5 Jul 2020, 12:24 am

Manchester United's front three of Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood have 55 goals between them. How good are they?

ICYMI: A rare rhino and rare 'steaks' 4 Jul 2020, 8:15 pm

Here are some of the stories you may have missed this week.

Black British film pioneer Earl Cameron dies 4 Jul 2020, 8:13 pm

Earl Cameron, who died aged 102, was one of the first black actors to star on screen in 1951.

Ronaldo finally scores free-kick - at 43rd attempt - to reach Juve landmark 4 Jul 2020, 7:33 pm

Cristiano Ronaldo finally scores a free-kick for Juventus and becomes the first player to score 25 Serie A goals in a season for the club since 1961.

Donald Trump orders creation of 'national heroes' garden 4 Jul 2020, 7:32 pm

Angry at the toppling of statues, President Trump wants US heroes honoured in a new national garden.

Drivers' reluctance to 'take a knee' shows 'lack of understanding' - Hamilton 4 Jul 2020, 6:42 pm

Lewis Hamilton says some drivers' reluctance to take a knee before the Austrian Grand Prix is down to a lack of understanding of racism.

Australia shark attack: Man killed spearfishing near Fraser Island 4 Jul 2020, 6:08 pm

The 36-year-old was bitten on the leg in waters near Queensland's popular Fraser Island.

Ghislaine Maxwell 'won't speak about Prince Andrew', says friend 4 Jul 2020, 4:14 pm

Ghislaine Maxwell will not speak about Prince Andrew as part of a potential plea deal, according to a friend.

Coronavirus: Barcelona's Sagrada Familia basilica reopens to key workers 4 Jul 2020, 1:44 pm

Access to the structure is initially given only to those who helped fight coronavirus in the city.

India coronavirus: Questions over death of man 'turned away by 18 hospitals' 4 Jul 2020, 2:26 am

Bhawarlal Sujani breathed his last at the doorstep of a hospital that had refused to admit him.

Coronavirus: What makes a gathering a ‘superspreader’ event? 4 Jul 2020, 2:05 am

How can a two-hour choir practice lead to 53 Covid-19 infections? We ask an expert.

The people who think coronavirus is caused by 5G 4 Jul 2020, 1:59 am

The idea that 5G could have health implications isn't new. But conspiracy theories linking 5G with Covid-19 went viral during lockdown.

Coronavirus: Japan's mysteriously low virus death rate 4 Jul 2020, 1:53 am

Japan had no lockdown, it has an elderly population - so why haven't more people died from Covid-19?

Independence Day: What does Fourth of July mean to black Americans? 4 Jul 2020, 1:40 am

What does the Fourth of July mean to black Americans?

Week in pictures: 27 June-3 July 2020 4 Jul 2020, 1:38 am

A selection of powerful news photographs taken around the world this week.

Driving into the art of Vincent Van Gogh 4 Jul 2020, 1:12 am

Toronto's immersive exhibition allows audiences to experience art from the comfort of their car.

Coronavirus: Inside the secret Covid rave scene 4 Jul 2020, 1:02 am

One rave organiser says he's providing a service that others aren't - and insists he's "proud".

Coronavirus: Yo! Sushi adapts conveyor belt system 3 Jul 2020, 11:41 pm

As Yo! Sushi prepares to reopen some restaurants in England, it has had to adapt its conveyor belt system.

The Cameroonian waging war against a French war hero’s statue 1 Jul 2020, 1:38 am

Essama Andre has repeatedly attacked the statue of French war hero Gen Philippe Leclerc in Doula.

'I've been stared at in disbelief when I introduce myself' 1 Jul 2020, 1:09 am

Four young, black entrepreneurs explain how skin colour has affected their business journey.

Met Gala challenge paper dress goes viral 1 Jul 2020, 1:01 am

Fashion student Karina Bondareva recreated the dress worn by Cardi B at last year's Met Gala in New York.

Coco Gauff: The 16-year-old tennis star on secrets behind her special potential 30 Jun 2020, 8:03 am

Coco Gauff's eloquence and maturity beyond her years have already marked her out as special. Just how far can she go?

'How George Floyd's death changed my Chinese students' 29 Jun 2020, 1:07 am

Some students at Jasmine Cochran's school in China found it hard to trust a black teacher. George Floyd's death made a huge difference.

To Italy with Love: Postcards from a Covid-America 28 Jun 2020, 1:16 am

An Italian student in Ohio watched her country reel from the coronavirus pandemic.

'The love letter to my neighbourhood that helped me flee my country' 28 Jun 2020, 1:06 am

José Gregorio Márquez was ashamed of the place he grew up, but he came to love it before leaving it forever.

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