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Lifeguards to patrol Camber Sands after deaths

18 min 25 sec ago
Lifeguards are to be deployed over the bank holiday weekend at Camber Sands, where five friends died during a day trip to the coast.

Champions League: Europe's top four leagues to each get four group-stage spots

43 min 57 sec ago
Europe's top four domestic leagues are to be guaranteed four places each in the group stages of the Champions League from 2018-19.

Czech hiker describes 'harrowing' 30-day ordeal in NZ

2 hours 14 min ago
A Czech hiker who went missing a month ago in the snowy mountains of New Zealand describes the "harrowing" 30-day ordeal in which her partner died.

Greens' Caroline Lucas proposes Labour election pact

2 hours 28 min ago
Green MP and leadership contender Caroline Lucas raises the prospect of an electoral pact with other parties as counting gets under way in the contest.

Turkey PKK conflict: Eight police killed in Cizre bomb

3 hours 19 min ago
A car bomb explodes hits a police checkpoint in Cizre, south-east Turkey, killing eight policemen and wounding more than 45, reports say.

Hack against Leslie Jones probed in US

4 hours 57 min ago
The Department of Homeland Security says it's looking into a cyber-attack on Leslie Jones' website and iCloud account.

Rio Olympics 2016: Best of Team GB - Nicola Adams, Joshua Buatsi & Joe Clarke

5 hours 4 min ago
BBC Sport takes a look back at some of the fighting spirit shown during Team GB medal-winning performances in Rio.

Jake Livermore: Hull midfielder says testing positive for cocaine saved career

5 hours 7 min ago
Hull's Jake Livermore says his positive test for cocaine in 2015 was a "get out of jail free card" that turned his life around.

Parents face charges for 'free' childcare, nurseries warn

5 hours 32 min ago
Parents in England who claim extra free childcare will be asked to pay charges to help make up for a funding shortfall, nurseries taking part in a pilot scheme warn.

Syria Daraya: Deal reached to evacuate besieged town

6 hours 17 min ago
A deal is reached to evacuate civilians and rebel fighters from the Syrian town of Daraya, near the capital Damascus, following a long government siege.

Under-18 terror detainments triple in two years

7 hours 1 sec ago
The number of under-18s detained under the Terrorism Act when entering or leaving the UK rose from 13 in 2013 to 46 in 2015.

Bank holiday weekend to see millions travel in UK and abroad

8 hours 18 min ago
About 5.1 million people will head off on holiday within the UK over the bank holiday weekend, the tourism agency VisitEngland says.

Legal highs removed from over 300 shops since ban

8 hours 47 min ago
Over 300 UK retailers no longer sell so-called legal highs since they were banned three months ago, the Home Office says.

How US welfare compares around the globe

8 hours 52 min ago
Twenty years ago, the US overhauled its cash welfare system - the portion of US assistance that is offered to poor families as a direct payment. But how does this system compare to other high-income countries?

Epic telly

8 hours 55 min ago
It is 20 years since Our Friends in the North first aired, but the programme's journey to the TV screen was as tangled as the lives of the four friends it tracked across the decades.

Italy quake: Emergency declared as hopes for more survivors fade

9 hours 5 min ago
Italy declares a state of emergency in the regions worst hit by Wednesday's earthquake as hopes of finding more survivors fade.

Inside Manila's drug war: Female assassin's story

9 hours 12 min ago
A violent crackdown on illegal drugs in the Philippines has left more than 1,900 people dead. The BBC spoke to two people in the middle of the drug war.

Councils 'should monitor academy cash'

10 hours 19 min ago
Academy budgets should be overseen by local authorities following a series of financial abuses, say council leaders.

Man Booker winner The Luminaries adapted for TV

10 hours 20 min ago
Eleanor Catton's Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Luminaries, a Victorian mystery tale set during the New Zealand gold rush, is to be made into BBC Two drama series.

Concerns raised over teenage pregnancy 'magic dolls'

10 hours 21 min ago
Teenage pregnancy prevention programmes which use 'magic dolls' to simulate the needs of a new baby do not work, according to a study in The Lancet.

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