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Hinkley Point: EDF's UK boss 'confident' of go ahead

1 hour 20 min ago
The boss of EDF in the UK says he is confident the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will be built, despite the government delaying its approval.

Premiers past: What now for Cameron?

2 hours 7 min ago
What they did next - the futures of prime ministers past

New Yorkers flock to foul flower

2 hours 12 min ago
A rare, and extremely pungent. 'corpse flower' has bloomed in New York Botanical Garden.

David Bowie honoured at BBC Proms

2 hours 14 min ago
The life and music of David Bowie are honoured at an eclectic, late-night edition of the BBC Proms.


2 hours 30 min ago
Young women with type 1 diabetes talk about the misunderstanding around the disease.

'He was my boy’

2 hours 33 min ago
Damien Nettles vanished, aged 16, after a night out with friends in November 1996. His body has never been found.

Week in pictures: 23-29 July 2016

3 hours 40 min ago
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Entertainment week

3 hours 44 min ago
A look at some of the events over the past week, including Michael Keaton receiving a Hollywood star and the stars of Doctor Who taking a selfie.

Mariko Oi: Tokyo's ill-tempered election

3 hours 44 min ago
Tokyo is preparing to vote for its next governor, one of the biggest jobs in Japan, but the campaign has been marred by insults and allegations of sexism.

James Naughtie: Onward from US conventions

3 hours 46 min ago
What have the conventions revealed about the two main US presidential candidates and what should we expect next?

William Eggleston exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

3 hours 56 min ago
A retrospective of work by William Eggleston, often referred to as the father of colour photography, is being held in London.

Rape case

4 hours 11 min ago
A High Court judge has said a police force was wrong not to reinstate a former detective wrongly jailed for raping a woman in 2011. His wife told BBC News how her family won a five-year, £150,000 battle to clear his name.

Plastic bag use plummets in England

4 hours 14 min ago
Shoppers in England are on target to use six billion fewer plastic bags in the first year since a 5p levy on them was introduced, government data suggests.

Clinton campaign 'hacked' along with other Democratic groups

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 11:45pm
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is hacked as part of a larger cyber attack against Democratic Party institutions, US media report.

Sun, sea, soccer

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 11:35pm
As England's women head to the first ever European Championships, BBC Sport looks at the skilful sport of beach soccer.

Honeysuckle Weeks: Missing actress found 'safe'

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 11:20pm
Missing Foyle's War actress Honeysuckle Weeks, 36, is found "safe and well", following a search by Sussex Police

Euromillions UK ticket wins £61m jackpot

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 11:14pm
A ticket bought in the UK wins the £61.1m jackpot in the Euromillions draw - the biggest of four jackpot wins in the country this year.

Challenge Cup: Wigan Warriors 12-16 Hull FC

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 10:50pm
Fetuli Talanoa pounces on a costly Wigan mistake to help Hull FC reach their second Challenge Cup final in four years.

Newspaper headlines: China deal 'cold feet' and bag use cut

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 10:49pm
Several papers lead on the UK government's move to delay approving a new Chinese-backed nuclear power plant, while others hail a big fall in plastic bag use.

Under scrutiny

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 10:01pm
The media more often focuses on what women wear and their family status, but does that hurt the public's perception of their leadership?