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Blatter to miss World Cup final

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 21:13
Fifa president Sepp Blatter will not travel to Canada for the final of the Women's World Cup for "personal reasons".

Lionesses call for nation's backing

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 20:58
England ask for the backing of the nation as they prepare to face holders Japan in the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup.

'Mass jailbreak' from Yemen prison

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 20:51
About 1,200 prisoners, including al-Qaeda suspects, escape from jail in central Yemen following clashes, officials say.

Search for man missing in river

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 20:06
A search is under way for a man missing in a river in Cumbria.

US ballet dancer makes history

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 19:53
The American Ballet Theatre has named Misty Copeland its principal dancer - the first time a black ballerina has held the prestigious role.

Apple launches Beats 1 radio station

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 19:10
Apple's Beats 1 radio station launches with Zane Lowe presenting the first show from New York.

London couple among Tunisia dead

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 19:09
A couple described as "born and bred" Londoners are among those killed in last week's Tunisian beach attack, their family confirms.

VIDEO: Westminster Hall

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 19:07
MPs in Westminster Hall took part in debates on topics including shale gas.

Egypt president vows tougher laws

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 19:03
Egypt's president vows to enact legal reforms so death sentences can be enforced more swiftly, a day after the assassination of the public prosecutor.

Zane Lowe debuts Beats 1 radio show

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 18:58
Former Radio 1 presenter Zane Lowe has broadcast his first show on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio station.

Terror accused trio's trial halted

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 18:16
The trial of three men accused of helping a Cardiff teenager reach Syria to fight with Islamic State is halted by a judge at the Old Bailey.

Russia examines Baltic independence

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 18:09
Russian prosecutors will examine whether the Soviet Union acted legally when it recognised the Baltic states' independence in 1991.

Tunisia killer 'trained in Libya'

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 18:08
Tunisian security sources say that Seifeddine Rezgui, who killed 38 people in an attack on a hotel in the resort of Sousse, was trained in Libya.

Injured Bolt out of Paris & Lausanne

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 18:07
Usain Bolt withdraws from the Diamond League races in Paris and Lausanne next month because of a pelvic injury.

VIDEO: The shot that was too good for Roger

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 18:01
Damir Dzumhur took Switzerland's Roger Federer by surprise with a sublime passing shot during his first service game.

Christie enters race for White House

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 17:52
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has officially launched his bid to become the next president of the United States.

Murray through in Wimbledon heat

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 17:50
Britain's Andy Murray begins his Wimbledon campaign with a win over Mikhail Kukushkin as the Centre Court temperature reaches 41C.

Cuba stamps out mother-to-child HIV

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 17:42
Cuba has successfully eliminated mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis, the World Health Organization says.

Solar plane attempts to cross front

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 17:37
A solar powered plane is encountering its first weather front during its attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean.

Court says Apple fixed e-book prices

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 17:36
A US federal appeals court upholds a ruling that Apple conspired with publishers fix the prices of electronic books.