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South Africa virginity bursaries unlawful, rules gender commission

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 17:58
An official body in South Africa rules that university bursaries offered to proven female virgins are unlawful and should be scrapped.

Orlando alligator: Who is liable for toddler's death?

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 17:49
The death of two-year-old Lane Graves, who was seized by an alligator while on holiday in Orlando, raises questions about Disney's legal liability.

Advance of the giant spider crabs

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 17:39
A horde of giant spider crabs has amassed in waters near Melbourne. Australian aquatic scientist Sheree Marris filmed this incredible footage.

Resurgent Rick Astley tops UK album chart

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 17:37
Pop star Rick Astley returns to the top of the UK album chart after a gap of 29 years.

Queen's 2016: Andy Murray beats Kyle Edmund to reach semi-final

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 17:20
Watch a selection of the best shots as Andy Murray reaches the Queen's semi-final.

Simon Yates: British cyclist given four-month ban after drug test

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 17:20
British cyclist Simon Yates is given a four-month ban after failing an in-competition drugs test and will miss the Tour de France.

Italy 1-0 Sweden

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 17:19
Italy are through to the last 16 of the European Championships after Eder's brilliant late strike beats Sweden.

Russian athletes to remain banned from international competition

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 17:18
Russian athletes will remain banned from international competition including the Olympics, BBC Sport understands.

Turkey's tourism crisis

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 17:11
Visitor numbers are expected to halve this year. The BBC's Mark Lowen has been to Antalya to look at why.

IS militants 'losing ground' to Iraqi army in Falluja

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 17:01
The Iraqi military has announced that its forces have retaken the main government compound in the city of Falluja from Islamic State (IS) militants.

'Jo Cox was stolen from us' - the outpouring of grief from Syria

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 16:31
Syrians have been expressing their grief and sympathy over the death of MP Jo Cox.

Anonymous fills IS Twitter accounts with gay pride messages

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 16:22
Hacker-activist group Anonymous fills Twitter accounts linked to so-called Islamic State with gay pride messages in response to the Orlando shooting.

10 things

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 16:14
Batman wouldn't last long as a superhero, plus more news nuggets

Andy Murray beats Kyle Edmund to reach Queen's Club semi-finals

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 16:13
Andy Murray sees off Davis Cup team-mate Kyle Edmund in three sets to reach the semi-finals at Queen's Club.

Sylvia and Peter Stuart murder: Luxembourg arrest of suspect

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 15:58
Police investigating the double murder of a couple in Suffolk arrest a man in Luxembourg.

China rules against Apple over iPhone patent claim

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 15:51
Beijing's Intellectual Property Office has ruled against Apple in a patent dispute brought by a Chinese handset maker.

Emily Maitlis: A crazy, horrible week

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 15:46
Emily Maitlis reflects on a "crazy, horrible, incomprehensible week dominated by gun violence and hatred".

Jo Cox MP: 'Emotional and moving scenes' at memorial

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 15:37
There have been "emotional and moving scenes" at a memorial in Birstall, West Yorkshire, where the local MP Jo Cox was killed on Thursday.

'An attack on democracy'

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 14:52
Prime Minister David Cameron and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn appear together in Jo Cox's constituency of Batley and Spen to lay flowers in tribute to the late MP.

Jo Cox death: How do different countries respond to murders of politicians?

Fri, 06/17/2016 - 14:50
The BBC looks at how countries around the world have reacted to recent killings of politicians following the murder of British MP Jo Cox.

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