Hong Kong protests trample rule of law –…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC's Nick Beake goes inside the Legislative CouncilChina has accused protesters who vandalised Hong Kong's parliament on Monday of "serious illegal actions" that "trample on the…

Climate change made heat five times more likely

Image copyright NASA Last week's record breaking heatwave across much of Europe was made "at least five times" more likely to happen by climate change, say scientists. Their rapid attribution study says that rising temperatures…

First woman nominated to lead EU Commission

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ursula von der Leyen was backed by Angela Merkel but there was resistance to her nomination within the German coalition EU leaders have picked German Defence Minister Ursula von der…

England v USA – can Lionesses reach World…

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Dubai rulers wife in hiding in UK

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Princess Haya fled her husband in Dubai and is in hiding in London Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein, a wife of the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, is…

Get behind the Lionesses – England v USA…

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Trump orders tanks for Independence Day parade

Image copyright Mark Wilson Image caption Two tanks and other military vehicles sit on guarded rail cars at a rail yard in Washington, DC on 2 July President Donald Trump's plans to host a military…

Heatwave made five times more likely by climate…

Image copyright NASA Last week's record breaking heatwave across much of Europe was made "at least five times" more likely to happen by climate change, say scientists. Their rapid attribution study says that rising temperatures…