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  1. Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims

    The Netherlands receives the first victims' bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base.
  2. PM to check arms export licences

    David Cameron vows to examine outstanding licences for the sale of arms to Russia after claims by MPs that they could breach the terms of an embargo.
  3. UN warns of Israel Gaza 'war crimes'

    UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says Israel may have committed war crimes in the Gaza Strip, while also condemning Hamas rocket attacks.
  4. Glasgow ready for 2014 Games opening

    The Queen will formally open the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in front of a 40,000 crowd at Celtic Park.
  5. Police 'spied on dead man's family'

    A woman calling for an inquiry into her son's death in 1997 says she has been told she was spied on by undercover police officers.
  6. Character actress Dora Bryan dies

    Dora Bryan, the actress whose career encompassed theatre, film and TV's Last of the Summer Wine, has died near Brighton at the age of 91.
  7. Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash

    More than 40 people were killed when a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed after making a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, local officials say.
  8. Geldof died of heroin overdose

    TV presenter Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose after relapsing from a period of abstinence, a coroner rules.
  9. Baby P boss awarded £680,000 payout

    The former head of Haringey children's services Sharon Shoesmith is awarded almost £680,000 for her unfair dismissal claim.
  10. Man arrested in missing Claudia case

    A man is arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of missing chef Claudia Lawrence, while forensic teams search a pub in York.
  11. S Leone chief Ebola doctor infected

    The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency says.
  12. Costa Concordia heads for scrapyard

    The wreck of the Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia is being towed away for scrap, in one of the biggest maritime salvage operations ever staged.
  13. Paedophile singer appeal bid refused

    Judges throw out an appeal by paedophile rock star Ian Watkins to reduce the length of his jail term for child sex offences.
  14. VIDEO: Pupils confuse Merkel with the Queen

    Indian and Kenyan school pupils explain what they understand about the Commonwealth Games and tried to identify the Royal family.
  15. VIDEO: Mayfly swarm fools radar

    Millions of mayflies took to the air in Wisconsin, tricking radar into thinking it was raining
  16. VIDEO: Amur leopards born at zoo

    A pair of Amur leopards, which are said to be the rarest big cats in the world, have been born in Leicestershire.
  17. VIDEO: Would you eat a 'waste' food curry?

    Adam Smith set up the UK's first cafe which serves only waste, or "intercepted", food.
  18. VIDEO: Giant puppet creator on Liverpool show

    Giant puppets are set to roam the streets of Liverpool as part of the World War One centenary. Writer and director Jean-Luc Courcoult explains how his characters come to life.
  19. VIDEO: Rodriguez hugs fan who invades pitch

    Colombian football star James Rodriguez hugged a fan who invaded the pitch as he was presented as a new player for Real Madrid.
  20. VIDEO: Mystery over Brooklyn Bridge flags

    Authorities in New York are investigating who raised two large white flags on the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge early on Tuesday.
  21. VIDEO: Student texts make fly on wall TV show

    BBC Click's Spencer Kelly goes behind the scenes of the TV programme The Secret Lives of Students.
  22. Indian boy has 232 teeth removed

    Doctors in India extract 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.
  23. Commonwealth edged out of Booker

    Commonwealth writers are sidelined from the Man Booker Prize longlist with US authors, including Joshua Ferris and Richard Powers, included for the first time.
  24. Glasgow Games to be 'biggest and best'

    Athletes from 71 nations will compete in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, which get under way with the opening ceremony on Wednesday.
  25. Majka wins stage as Nibali extends lead

    Poland's Rafal Majka clinches his second Tour de France stage win as Vincenzo Nibali moves further ahead on stage 17.
  26. Sri Lanka cyclists spotted on motorway

    Four members of Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games team are stopped by police for cycling down a Glasgow motorway.
  27. Wednesday's gossip column

    Remy has Liverpool medical, Martinez working on Lukaku deal, Messi sounded out Arsenal, Campbell set for Palace switch, plus more.
  28. Pearson set to miss 100m in Glasgow

    Australia's Sally Pearson is "likely" to miss the 100m at the Commonwealth Games, but plans to compete in the 100m hurdles.
  29. Ban on flights to Tel Aviv renewed

    The suspension of US and European airline flights to Israel's Ben Gurion airport after a nearby rocket attack has been extended for a second day.
  30. VIDEO: Apple profits up on iPhone sales

    Apple reports quarterly profits of $7.75bn up 12%, helped by strong sales of its iPhone.
  31. PM won't pay back tennis donation

    David Cameron rejects calls to pay back a donation to the Conservatives by the wife of a former Putin minister, insisting she was not a "crony" of the Russian president.
  32. VIDEO: 'No arms sent to Russian forces'

    The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has insisted that Britain is not supplying Russia with military equipment.
  33. NHS 'should work more with hospices'

    Hospices could play a greater role in end-of-life care and stop hospitals being the "default option", says former Tory party leader Lord Howard.
  34. VIDEO: Healthy start for newborns

    A new study shows that newborn babies can reap the health benefits of a delay in cutting their umbilical cord - whilst they're safe in their mothers' arms.
  35. Priority school places plan for poor

    Schools in England could be allowed to offer priority places to the poorest children in their area under proposals put forward by the government.
  36. Porn filter shunned by UK net users

    The vast majority of new broadband customers are declining to sign up to "child friendly" filters when prompted to do so by UK service providers.
  37. VIDEO: A TV world without personality?

    Kevin Spacey's series House of Cards is a prime example of how the broadcasting world is changing. But will a world of on demand TV be devoid of passion and personality. BBC Newsnight's David Grossman reports.
  38. EU sets 30% energy savings target

    Members of the European Union will have to boost their energy efficiency by 30% by 2030 according to Commission.
  39. VIDEO: Drones homing in on wildlife poachers

    Civilian drones are being tested across Africa's game reserves in a hi-tech battle with poachers threatening the continent's wildlife tourism industry.
  40. BBC trials high-frame-rate TV

    The BBC is experimenting with new ways to deliver TV coverage of live events, with a series of trials at the Commonwealth Games.
  41. AUDIO: Neighbours's first indigenous actor

    Susan Bower, former executive producer at Neighbours and the University of Melbourne's Angeline Ferdinand discuss Neighbours's first indigenous actor.
  42. Five ways Aldi cracked the supermarket business

    Karl Albrecht, co-founder of the German discount supermarket chain, has died.
  43. Is it worth lightning-proofing homes in the UK?

    When is it worth installing a lightning rod?
  44. Hide may appeal after Tulisa trial

    The lawyer for former boxing champion Herbie Hide says they may appeal against his drugs conviction after the collapse of the Tulisa Contostavlos trial.
  45. Ex-MEP on money laundering charge

    Former West Midlands MEP Nikki Sinclaire is charged with money laundering and misconduct but dismisses the charges as "ludicrous".
  46. Four die as lorry and car crash

    A couple and their two young children die after crash between a car and a lorry on the A801 near Polmont.
  47. River rescue boy dies in hospital

    Police release the name of a 10-year-old boy who died after getting into difficulties in a river in Argyll.
  48. £100m budget cut agreed at Stormont

    The first and deputy first ministers have reached agreement in principle on how to cut more than £100m from the Stormont budget.
  49. Man shot in legs 'by appointment'

    A man who was injured in a gun attack in Londonderry was "shot by appointment", says a DUP MLA.
  50. Failures over boy's goalpost death

    A football club admits breaching health and safety laws after a 12-year-old boy died after being crushed by a goalpost.
  51. Boxer 'let down' over Games ruling

    A Welsh boxer refused a Commonwealth Games place over her involvement in kick boxing says she is disappointed in the sport's authorities.
  52. Two deadly blasts hit Nigerian city

    Two blasts targeting an opposition leader and an Islamic cleric have hit the Nigerian city of Kaduna, killing at least 40 people, police say.
  53. Somali musician-MP is shot dead

    Popular Somali musician and member of parliament Saado Ali Warsame is shot dead by Islamist militants in the capital, Mogadishu.
  54. India MPs 'force-fed' Muslim worker

    Both houses of India's parliament are adjourned in uproar after reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man fasting for Ramadan.
  55. S Korea ferry boss 'hid in closet'

    The fugitive South Korean tycoon wanted in connection with the Sewol ferry disaster hid in a closet to evade arrest during a police raid, prosecutors say.
  56. France jails pro-Palestinian rioters

    A French court jails three young men for rioting after a pro-Palestinian demonstration in a mixed suburb of Paris degenerated into anti-Semitic violence.
  57. Bulgarian prime minister resigns

    The embattled Socialist prime minister of Bulgaria resigns after only a year in office to allow for an early election on 5 October.
  58. Non-stop Argentina debt talks demand

    A US judge orders Argentina and its creditors to meet "continuously" to avoid the nation defaulting on its debts later this month.
  59. Mass eviction of Venezuela squatters

    Venezuelan soldiers remove hundreds of families from a notorious 45-storey Caracas skyscraper that dominates the city skyline.
  60. Suicide car bomb kills 21 in Iraq

    A suicide car bomb has killed at least 21 people at a police checkpoint in Baghdad's Kadhimiya district, Iraqi police say.
  61. Iraq monastery 'seized by militants'

    Islamist militants who control the Iraqi city of Mosul are reported to have seized a nearby ancient monastery and ordered the monks to leave.
  62. Last victim of US mudslide found

    Searchers in the US state of Washington locate what they believe to be the final missing body following a deadly mudslide in March.
  63. White flags stump New York police

    Authorities in New York are investigating who raised two large white flags on the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge early on Tuesday.
  64. 'Feeble' EU and UK 'hypocrisy' - the papers

    Claims that European leaders are not being strict enough with Moscow over arms supplies feature on front pages - along with rebuttals from France.
  65. Day in pictures: 22 July 2014

    24 hours of news photos: 22 July
  66. Prince George's first year

    Prince George's first year
  67. In pictures: Royal first birthdays

    A long line of royal baby photos
  68. In pictures: One man's HIV campaign

    An Indonesian prisoner's campaign against HIV
  69. Day in pictures: 21 July 2014

    24 hours of news photos: 21 July
  70. In pictures: India's 'original conservationists'

    The 'original conservationists' of India's tree-loving tribe
  71. In pictures: Gaza conflict

    Most intense shelling since the launch of Israel's offensive
  72. In pictures: James Garner's career

    Career of American actor James Garner, who has died at the age of 86
  73. VIDEO: House of Commons

    Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.
  74. VIDEO: Time-lapse shows Costa on move

    Time-lapse footage shows the wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, being towed on its final journey to the port of Genoa for scrapping.
  75. VIDEO: Red Cross attacked by Gaza civilians

    Paul Adams sees a Red Cross evacuation mission come under attack by local people in Gaza City's Shejaiya neighbourhood
  76. VIDEO: Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose

    Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, a coroner rules.
  77. VIDEO: Games cyclists find Glasgow bearings

    Scotland Correspondent Lorna Gordon bumps into some of the team from Swaziland on the streets of Glasgow.
  78. VIDEO: MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands

    Two planes carrying bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands.
  79. VIDEO: Hundreds die in Syria 'deadliest week'

    More than 1,700 people have reportedly been killed in seven days as fighting in Syria intensifies.
  80. VIDEO: Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash

    More than 40 people were killed when a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed after making a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, local officials say.
  81. VIDEO: The Commonwealth Games in 60 seconds

    As the Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow, the BBC explains the background to the action - in 60 seconds.
  82. Which sport are you made for? Take our test

    Take our test to see which Commonwealth Games events match your abilities
  83. How many Greek legends were really true?

    How spartan were Spartans? Did the Trojans have a horse?
  84. Do four-year-olds need a graduation ceremony?

    Do four-year-olds need a graduation ceremony?
  85. Is it normal to search envoys?

    Is it acceptable to search ministers for weapons?
  86. The deaths uniting women across the world

    The deaths that unite women across the world
  87. From an orphanage to entrepreneur

    From living in an orphanage to a self-made millionaire
  88. The curious world of street furniture

    The curious world of England's street furniture
  89. 10 theories about the Brooklyn Bridge flags

    10 theories behind Brooklyn Bridge white flags
  90. Europe's troubles exposed by MH17 crash

    MH17 crisis exposes EU's own troubles

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