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British divers claim a second medal of the World Aquatics Championships as Tom Daley and Rebecca Gallantree win team gold.
The English Football Association gives its backing to Michel Platini's bid to become the next boss of Fifa.
An MSP calls on the Scottish government to clarify why it gave the organisers of the T in the Park festival £150,000 in funding.
Taliban leader Mullah Omar died two years ago in Pakistan, Afghanistan's government and security services say.
Duncan Kennedy spends the day in Kent to see how the migrant crisis in Calais is causing chaos in the UK.
The inquiry into the Glasgow bin lorry crash which killed six people hears that he "lied" on a DVLA form over a previous blackout.
Former BBC racing commentator Sir Peter O'Sullevan, dubbed the 'Voice of Racing' in a 50-year career, dies aged 97.
Only 26% of money spent and collected by Kenya's government has been approved in an official annual audit that noted "disturbing problems".
Initial results of a fresh post-mortem examination of the body of a County Antrim man who died in Ibiza contradict the findings of an autopsy by Spanish authorities, his family's solicitor has said.
A Chinese shopping mall and the manufacturers of one of its escalators were to blame for the death of a young mother, investigators say.
A hack attack involving instructions hidden in photos, malicious tweets and the coding community Github is discovered by cybersecurity researchers.
Unite members of the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA) reject proposals over changes to shift rotas and terms and conditions.
A professional hunter accused of helping a US tourist kill Zimbabwe's most famous lion is released on $1,000 bail by a court.
A fan who made "monkey gestures" towards black footballers at a Championship match is found guilty of racism.
The number of British army personnel has been cut back by 20,000, three years ahead of target, according to statistics from the Ministry of Defence.
As fresh claims surface that Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead, the BBC's Lyse Doucet looks at what the future for the Taliban movement - and Afghanistan - might be without him.
An emergency call handler in the US resigns after officials release the audio of him hanging up on a frantic caller after a shooting in New Mexico.
A woman travelling with three children is arrested on suspicion of preparing to go to Syria to engage in terrorism.
Speaking in April 2012, Grand National commentary legend Sir Peter O'Sullevan, who died on Wednesday, recalls some classic memories from Aintree.
BBC Sport's Joe Wilson remembers the life and career of former BBC horse racing commentator Sir Peter O'Sullevan, who has died aged 97.