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  1. Hinkley Point set to get final investment approval from France's EDF

    Investment in the UK's first new nuclear plant in decades is set to get final approval later on Thursday from the company financing most of the project.
  2. Clinton 'most qualified ever' for White House, says Obama

    Hillary Clinton is the most qualified person ever to run for the White House, President Barack Obama tells the Democratic convention in Philadelphia.
  3. Antibiotic resistance: 'Snot wars' study yields new class of drugs

    A new class of antibiotics has been discovered by analysing the bacterial warfare taking place up people's noses, scientists report.
  4. France church attack: Killers 'pledged allegiance to IS' in video

    Two men who killed a priest in France pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State, according to a newly released unverified video.
  5. Labour leadership: Ruling due on Corbyn ballot challenge

    A judge will rule later on whether Labour's decision to allow Jeremy Corbyn to automatically stand for re-election as leader was lawful or not.
  6. 'Extremist' books remained in jail libraries despite warning

    Five books regarded as "extremist" by the Prison Service remained in jail libraries for seven months after a review called for their removal, the BBC learns.
  7. Pope Francis warns world 'is at war' after Europe attacks

    Pope Francis warns that a recent wave of jihadist attacks in Europe is proof that the world is "at war", but stresses that religion is not the cause.
  8. Jupiter's Great Red Spot 'roars with heat'

    Jupiter's giant storm is somehow heating the planet's upper atmosphere - possibly by means of sound waves - astronomers discover.
  9. Hour's activity 'offsets sedentary day'

    An hour's "brisk exercise" each day offsets the risks of early death linked to a desk-bound working life, scientists suggest.
  10. Byron burger chain staff arrested in immigration raids

    Dozens of workers from Albania, Brazil, Nepal and Egypt are arrested in "intelligence led" raids by immigration officials at Byron burger restaurants across London.
  11. Swansea woman 'locked up' by father in Saudi Arabia

    The High Court is asked to come to the aid of a woman from Swansea who claims to have been imprisoned by her father in Saudi Arabia.
  12. 'Hidden payments' to Northampton South MP's fund probed by police

    Hidden payments of £30,000 to a Tory MP's 2015 general election campaign are being investigated by the police.
  13. Pope Francis: 'The world is at war'

    Pope Francis warns that the "world is at war", but says it is a conflict of interests rather than religion.
  14. Train danger warning: 'I was running along the top of the train'

    Tom Crosby almost died as a teenager after falling when he was playing on a train.
  15. Syria blast: 'People are buried under the ruins' in Qamishli

    A bomb blast has hit the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in north-east Syria.
  16. Australia's Turnbull 'shocked' by juvenile detention abuse video

    The Australian teenager who has become the face of a juvenile detention scandal has thanked Australians for their support.
  17. Ice Bucket Challenge mum praises ALS 'breakthrough'

    Nancy Frates, whose son Pete has ALS, welcomes a research breakthrough, but says more donations are needed to find a "cure".
  18. Gymnast Max Whitlock's training regime

    London 2012 Olympic medallist Max Whitlock was just a teenager when he unexpectedly won team and individual bronze.
  19. Bore out: Londoners share their views on boredom at work

    The BBC's Laura Westbrook takes to the streets of London to ask people for their thoughts on being bored at work.
  20. Aerial video of 'world's deepest' underwater sinkhole in South China Sea

    This stunning aerial video shows the world's deepest underwater sinkhole in the South China Sea, according to Chinese scientists. They say it's 300m deep.
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  22. Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit and Mrs Tiggy-Winkle on anniversary stamps

    Stamps depicting Beatrix Potter's creations, such as Peter Rabbit and Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, are released to mark the 150th anniversary of the author's birth.
  23. X-rays reveal complete dino skeleton

    Scientists have used high-power X-rays to "see inside" an exquisite and complete dinosaur specimen.
  24. Shaun Ley: A rose at war with its roots?

    Can this summer's Labour leadership contest unite the party's warring factions?
  25. Phil Mercer: Did the Australian PM's strategy pay off?

    It was meant to be a cleansing election called by a progressive Australian prime minister, but has Malcolm Turnbull's great political gamble backfired?
  26. Orla Guerin: Nameless dead of the Mediterranean

    African migrants remain as determined as ever to reach Europe from Libya despite the growing number of deaths at sea.
  27. Hugh Schofield: France's message of peace amid attacks

    Secular France has responded to Islamist attacks by promoting values inspired by its cultural and religious inheritance, writes the BBC's Hugh Schofield in Paris.
  28. Chris Mason: Owen Smith attempts to woo Corbyn backers

    The Labour leadership hopeful unveiled a suite of left wing policies aimed directly at those wooed by Jeremy Corbyn a year ago, but who Owen Smith now hopes to convert to his cause.
  29. Sima Kotecha: Inside the UK's biggest prison

    By the end of this year, HMP Oakwood in Staffordshire will be the largest prison in the UK, with more than 2,000 inmates. Sima Kotecha has been inside.
  30. Hinkley Point: What is it and why is it important?

    Hinkley Point: What is it and why is it important?
  31. TPP: What is it and why does it matter?

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of the most ambitious free trade agreements ever signed. But why does it matter?
  32. What future for BT and the UK's broadband?

    Ofcom publishes a report into the UK communications market - but what is it all about?
  33. Germany attacks: What is going on?

    What is going on in Germany and do the recent attacks herald a new era of insecurity?
  34. Reality Check: What does Brexit mean for the Irish border?

    Theresa May is in Northern Ireland for the first time since taking over as prime minister to talk about what will happen on the border.
  35. Newspaper headlines: Alzheimer's breakthrough and office 'risk'

    A variety of health stories occupy the front pages, including a breakthrough in Alzheimer's research and some worrying news for office workers.
  36. The beauty of the skies

    A selection of some of the images shortlisted in the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 contest.
  37. Fishing for shrimp

    Photographer Charles Fox documents the work of the Trapang Sangke fishing community in Cambodia.
  38. France church attack

    Images from the French town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, near Rouen, where a priest was killed in an attack by two men claiming links to the so-called Islamic State group.
  39. Epic voyage

    Images from different stages of Solar Impulse 2's round-the-world voyage to promote renewable energy.
  40. Week in pictures: 16-22 July 2016

    A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
  41. John Stones: Manchester City in talks with Everton over England defender

    Manchester City are in talks with Everton over the possible signing of England defender John Stones.
  42. US PGA Championship: Jason Day 'running on empty' before title defence

    Jason Day says he feels "under the weather" and is "running on empty" as he prepares to defend his US PGA Championship title.
  43. Ben Stokes: England all-rounder to miss third Test against Pakistan with calf injury

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes is ruled out of next week's third Test against Pakistan with a calf injury.
  44. Rio 2016: Vladimir Putin says Olympics 'less of a spectacle' without Russians

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says medals won at Rio 2016 will be devalued by the banning of Russian competitors.
  45. Secret library

    Enthusiasts have stocked an underground library in Syria with books rescued from bombed buildings - and users dodge shells and bullets to reach it.
  46. Footing the bill

    What's the fairest way of sharing the cost of climate change, asks Harvard philosopher Michael Sandel.
  47. America's loudest lawyer

    A lawyer known as the Texas Law Hawk has become an internet star through a series of bizarre ads.
  48. 'United species'

    Disabled artist Tanya Raabe-Webber spends eight hours painting percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie - and exploring what makes us human.
  49. Kidnap or rescue?

    Ellen Page and the director of new film Tallulah discuss whether every woman is designed to embrace motherhood.
  50. Hillary ignored

    While Hillary Clinton won the historic presidential nomination last night, her husband made the front page of US newspapers.
  51. 'Ticking clock'

    Billie Piper says her latest stage role, about a woman desperate to have a child, feels very relevant because it's an issue being faced by many women she knows.
  52. Time to say goodbye

    As Philae, the robotic lander, is finally switched off and the world says goodbye.
  53. 'Martyr' family

    A bereaved Turkish family feels both pride and grief for a father shot by rebel troops during the 15 July coup attempt, the BBC's Rengin Arslan reports.

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