Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding cause severe travel problems across large areas of south-east England.
New figures obtained by the BBC show that in the past four years almost 1,000 reported rapes have been dropped and marked "no crime".
Jazz Carlin is the first female Welsh swimmer to win a Commonwealth title in 40 years as England's Sophie Taylor and Oliver Hynd also win gold.
Ministers have been working on a policy that could bring major changes to England's student loan system, and possibly higher university fees, Newsnight learns.
An oath for bankers should be introduced to raise accountability and standards in banking, says a think tank.
David Cameron says he and fellow European leaders agree that "strong" economic sanctions should be imposed on Russia as soon as possible.
Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France
PARIS -- Vincenzo Nibali put his lungs and legs to work one last time, marching up to the winner's podium of the Tour de France and sighing deeply before the Italian anthem echoed over the Champs-Elysees. Chants of "Vin-cen-zo!" rang across the famed ...
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Security officials in Ukraine say the Malaysia Airlines jet downed in eastern Ukraine suffered an explosive loss of pressure caused by missile shrapnel.
The general prosecutor accused former President Mikheil Saakashvili of abuse of power, largely for his handling of political protests that turned violent in November 2007.
A man admits stealing £300,000 intended for the armed forces charity Help for Heroes.
Police investigating the murder of a man found dead in an Essex park with 102 knife wounds want to talk to a woman mentioned on his Facebook page.
Organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar say they are "heavily dismayed" by claims that migrants who worked on their offices are still waiting to be paid.
Conservative MP David Ruffley, who had been criticised after receiving a police caution for common assault, is to retire from Parliament at the next election.
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A musician who spent 20 years busking on the streets of London is about to hit the big time with the release of his first album on a major record label.
One man is killed and several people are hurt following lightning strikes on crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California.
Marine experts have said a dolphin spotted in the River Severn in Gloucestershire will make its own way back to the sea.
Fighting between rebels and the Ukrainian military forced an investigative team to retreat before it could secure the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and begin an investigation into the circumstances of the crash.
Gaza and southern Israel see an upsurge in violence despite a plea by the UN secretary general for a cessation of hostilities.
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Polish Tour de France biker accused of doping after posting legs selfie
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This is what it takes to ride the Tour de France. Polish rider Bartosz Huzarski has posted a legs selfie showing the incredible strain his limbs are under while riding the world's most famous cycling event. The picture, posted on Facebook, shows the 30 ...
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