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Montreal festival float causes race row

BBC - 55 min 15 sec ago
Organisers insist event is diverse but some attendees feel black people were left on the margins.

Women's World Cup 2017: South Africa beat Pakistan by three wickets

BBC - 1 hour 23 min ago
Watch highlights from the 2017 Women's World Cup as South Africa defeat Pakistan by three wickets in the third match of the tournament at Grace Road.

Dodging IS snipers on Mosul frontline

BBC - 1 hour 28 min ago
The BBC's Orla Guerin joins Iraqi fighters so close to IS militants they can "see their faces".

England v South Africa: Dawid Malan hits 78 as hosts win Twenty20 series

BBC - 1 hour 50 min ago
England win the Twenty20 series against South Africa as debutant Dawid Malan hits a rapid 78 in a 19-run victory at Cardiff.

More high-rises fail fire safety tests

BBC - 1 hour 54 min ago
Cladding on every high-rise building checked so far, across 25 council areas, has failed tests, government says.

Lewis Hamilton calls Sebastian Vettel 'a disgrace' after Azerbaijan GP collision

BBC - 2 hours 35 sec ago
Lewis Hamilton brands title rival Sebastian Vettel "a disgrace" after the Ferrari driver drove into his Mercedes in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Barry Gibb brings Glastonbury to its feet

BBC - 2 hours 4 min ago
The singer delivers a hit-laden, foot-stomping disco set in the Sunday afternoon "legend slot".

Wonder Woman continues to smash box office records

BBC - 2 hours 25 min ago
Patty Jenkins' film is on course to become the top grossing live-action film from a female director.

PHOTOS: Here's How Muslims Worldwide Are Celebrating Ramadan's End

NPR News - 2 hours 40 min ago

For many Muslims around the world, Sunday marks the start of Eid al-Fitr, a time of prayer and celebration. Here's a peek at the festivities, which are often as different as the places they're held.

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Queen's 2017: Feliciano Lopez beats Marin Cilic in Aegon Championships final

BBC - 2 hours 46 min ago
Unseeded Spaniard Feliciano Lopez wins the Aegon Championships with victory over Marin Cilic in a final-set tie-break at Queen's.

Qatar demands difficult to meet, says US

BBC - 2 hours 52 min ago
The US secretary of state urges a "lowering of rhetoric" between Qatar and four other Arab states.

Parliament cyber-attack 'hit up to 90 users'

BBC - 3 hours 8 min ago
Fewer than 1% of 9,000 parliamentary accounts were affected, says the House of Commons.

Azerbaijan GP: Sebastian Vettel hits Lewis Hamilton as Daniel Ricciardo wins

BBC - 3 hours 49 min ago
A loose head restraint costs Lewis Hamilton victory in an incident-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix as Sebastian Vettel is penalised for driving into his title rival.

England U21s v Germany U21s: Do you recognise these 2009 finalists?

BBC - 4 hours 44 min ago
Can you match England and Germany's 2009 European Championship U21s finalists to their career paths?

For Besieged Marawi Residents, A Brief Holiday Respite Ends In Gunfire

NPR News - 4 hours 54 min ago

Partly to mark the end of Ramadan, the Philippine military declared a unilateral truce with ISIS-linked militants in the southern city. But not long after the peace expired, the violence resumed.

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England v South Africa: South Africa strike early to dismiss Jason Roy

BBC - 4 hours 57 min ago
Jason Roy is caught behind early in the innings as South Africa strike in the deciding T20 international of the three-match series in Cardiff.

Fifa looking into Russia football doping claims from McLaren report

BBC - 4 hours 59 min ago
Fifa says "it is still investigating the allegations" that footballers were part of a state-sponsored doping programme in Russia.

Kashmir cable car accident: At least seven people killed

BBC - 5 hours 21 min ago
A rescue operation is now under way to get people stranded in other cable cars safely back to earth.

Cricketer captain reads a book before batting

BBC - 5 hours 28 min ago
Women's captain Mithali Raj enjoys some poetry to calm "jitters".

Which McCartney song would Stella take to desert island?

BBC - 5 hours 53 min ago
The fashion designer chose one of Sir Paul McCartney's songs for Desert Island Discs - but which one?