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Charles and Camilla visit Ukrainian church on Canada tour

1 hour 5 min ago
The royal couple lit candles on a visit to the Ottawa church and paid tribute to Canada's war dead.

Ukraine round-up: Mariupol aftermath and Russian soldier's trial

1 hour 17 min ago
Ukraine's first war crimes trial opens and the EU pledges to spend up to €300bn to end its reliance on Russian gas.

Monkeypox: Two more people infected to take total to nine in UK

2 hours 39 min ago
The virus doesn't usually spread easily and the risk to the UK population is low, officials say.

Alaa Abdel Fattah: UK urged to help jailed British-Egyptian activist

2 hours 50 min ago
British citizen Alaa Abdel Fattah's prison conditions are "inhumane", the foreign secretary is told.

James Anderson & Stuart Broad recalled by England for New Zealand Tests

3 hours 15 min ago
England recall their all-time leading wicket-takers James Anderson and Stuart Broad for the first two Tests against New Zealand.

John Peel's family selling rare items from his archive

4 hours 9 min ago
They say the veteran DJ collected a "wealth of souvenirs" while launching the careers of many stars.

WTA keeps rankings points for Nottingham, Birmingham & Eastbourne

4 hours 49 min ago
The WTA mirrors the ATP in deciding ranking points will be awarded for next month's UK grass-court events despite the ban on Russian and Belarusian players.

Ukraine conflict: What is Nato and how can Finland and Sweden join?

5 hours 26 min ago
Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Finland and Sweden have applied to join Nato.

Girls see physics as for white men only, MPs told

5 hours 59 min ago
"If you are black or a woman, you don't see yourself fitting in," a leading female physicist says.

Rishi Sunak warns of tough few months as inflation soars

6 hours 14 min ago
The chancellor says it won't be easy to tackle cost of living crisis as inflation hits 40-year high.

Rangers in Seville: Boys want win for grandad Walter Smith

6 hours 34 min ago
Among the tens of thousands of Rangers fans in Seville are the grandsons of the Ibrox legend.

Russian soldier pleads guilty in first war crimes trial of Ukraine conflict

6 hours 55 min ago
The 21-year-old admits killing an unarmed civilian, in Ukraine's first war crimes trial since war began.

Government windfall tax U-turn inevitable, says Keir Starmer

7 hours 17 sec ago
Boris Johnson does not rule out a tax on the energy giants, as he is accused of dithering by Labour.

Steph Houghton: England star 'extremely honoured' to make Euros longlist

7 hours 3 min ago
Manchester City captain Steph Houghton says she is "extremely honoured" to be named in England's preliminary squad for the Women's Euros and remains hopeful of making the final squad.

How many Ukrainians have fled their homes and where have they gone?

7 hours 7 min ago
The UN says almost 13 million people have fled their homes since the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

US Soccer equal-pay deal could 'change game globally'

7 hours 25 min ago
An equal-pay agreement between the United States men's and women's teams has been hailed as potentially "changing the game around the world".

Idrissa Gueye refuses to wear PSG shirt featuring rainbow symbol

7 hours 27 min ago
Paris St-Germain's Idrissa Gueye refused to play in a match to avoid wearing a rainbow symbol in support of LGBTQ+ rights BBC Sport understands.

Mariupol's Azovstal fighters: What next for Ukraine's captured soldiers

7 hours 37 min ago
Ukraine wants to exchange them for Russian prisoners of war, but some in Russia want them put on trial.

Court ruling allows BBC to tell MI5 agent story

8 hours 15 min ago
The corporation can give details about the man alleged to be a dangerous abuser but not name him.

Jonathan Van-Tam misses knighthood ceremony due to Covid

8 hours 37 min ago
England's former deputy chief medical officer is recovering and the ceremony will be rescheduled.