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London City offices evacuated due to major gas leak

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 5:24pm
Hundreds of people are forced to evacuate their places of work as a major gas leak causes chaos in the City of London.

Steven Kirkwood charged with murder of Michael O'Hanlon

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 5:19pm
A 43-year-old man is charged with murder over the death of Mr Scotland body builder Michael O'Hanlon at an industrial estate.

Mourning the end of the VHS video recorder

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 5:06pm
The journalist Sarfraz Manzoor mourns the end of the VHS video recorder.

The moment train shelter collapses in Chicago storm

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 5:06pm
Dramatic footage has emerged of the moment a train shelter collapsed during a storm in Chicago.

Tall and short of it

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 4:38pm
A person's stature affects more than their health. Short and tall people face daily challenges from finding the right clothes, to fitting into plane seats.

Terrified father: 'Rhinos charged at my family's car'

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 4:30pm
A family from Birmingham was "terrified" when the car they were in got caught between two fighting rhinos.

AB InBev raises offer for SABMiller

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 4:03pm
Brewing giant AB InBev has raised its offer for rival SABMiller after the fall in the value of the pound made its original offer less attractive.

Germany must address fears after attacks, says Bavaria governor

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 3:52pm
The governor of Bavaria urges the German government to address public concerns about security and immigration after a spate of terror attacks.

Shop-shaming

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 3:49pm
Customers take to social media to complain about bad service at High Street stores - and see their posts go viral.

China to adopt new app rules to monitor user accounts

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 3:42pm
China's internet authorities will enforce new rules to tighten their grip on the rapidly growing app market in the mainland, demanding that all app providers adopt real-name registration for users and keep their activity logs for at least 60 days.

An Australian couple who raffled off their tropical island home pick the winner

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 3:37pm
An Australian couple decided to make their 16-room home on a tropical island the first prize in a raffle.

Labour leadership: Legal action against Corbyn ballot vote

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 3:22pm
A legal challenge to Jeremy Corbyn's right to automatically stand in the Labour leadership contest is being heard.

Kent boy scout dies at international jamboree in Finland

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 3:15pm
A 12-year-old boy scout from Kent collapses and dies at an international jamboree in Finland.

Brexit: Theresa May and Enda Kenny 'want to keep close links' between UK and Ireland

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 3:11pm
Prime Minister Theresa May and Taoiseach Enda Kenny say they want to "maintain the closest possible relationship" between their two countries in the wake of a UK exit from the EU.

Mamadou Sakho: Jurgen Klopp sends home Liverpool defender early from USA tour

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 3:09pm
Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho is sent home early from the USA tour by manager Jurgen Klopp, with reports it was for disciplinary reasons.

Brexit Watch

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 3:08pm
The UK voted to leave the European Union in a referendum on 23 June. Here's your daily summer briefing of all the latest Brexit-related news.

Cadaver search

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 3:07pm
As part of the BBC's investigation into the disappearance of a 16-year-old boy on the Isle of Wight in 1996, a dog trained to sniff out bodies, is drafted in.

Japan knife attack: 19 killed at care centre in Sagamihara

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 3:01pm
A stabbing rampage leaves 19 people dead at a care home for people with mental disabilities near Tokyo, in Japan's worst mass killing in decades.

Chris Froome: Tour de France winner to race Vuelta a Espana after Olympic Games

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 3:00pm
Sir Dave Brailsford says Tour de France champion Chris Froome intends to race in this year's Vuelta a Espana after the Olympics.

France church attack: Priest killed by two 'IS soldiers'

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 2:58pm
So-called Islamic State says it was behind the killing of an 84-year-old priest in an attack on his church near Rouen in northern France.

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