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Ukraine election: President Zelensky's party heads for win 7:46 PM (7 minutes ago)

Volodymyr Zelensky hopes to have a greater mandate for reform and sweep away the old guard of MPs.

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Mack Horton: Swimmer refuses to join rival Sun Yang on podium 7:39 PM (13 minutes ago)

Mack Horton has previously accused Chinese freestyle champion Sun Yang of being a "drug cheat".

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UK PM to chair emergency meeting on Iran crisis 5:59 PM (last hour)

The prime minister is expected to receive updates and discuss the security of shipping in the area.

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Polish abuse scandal: Victims take on the Catholic Church 5:50 PM (2 hours ago)

Allegations of appalling abuse involving priests have shaken the trust of many Poles in the Church.

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Hong Kong protests: Armed mob storms Yuen Long station 5:33 PM (2 hours ago)

A mob attacks travellers at a Hong Kong train station, injuring 45, after another weekend of protests.

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The Silicon Valley space race 5:29 PM (2 hours ago)

The battle between two billionaires vying to take us to the Moon and beyond.

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Puerto Rico: Governor will not seek reelection after homophobic messages 5:03 PM (2 hours ago)

Protesters have been demanding Ricardo Rosselló resign over homophobic and sexist messages.

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Salmon trapped in Canada landslide to be airlifted to safety 4:45 PM (3 hours ago)

The fish have been unable to swim upstream due to a rockfall in Fraser River, British Columbia.

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Is Zimbabwe's economy on track? 3:25 PM (4 hours ago)

The return of the Zimbabwean dollar has raised fears about a return to hyperinflation.

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Why 3D printing could be key to a Moon base 3:21 PM (4 hours ago)

Construction materials, ceramics and food could all one day be printed on the lunar surface.

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Mystery surrounds animal deaths on France's farms 3:19 PM (4 hours ago)

Farmers say wind farms and mobile phone masts cause higher rates of animal mortality, but scientists say there's no evidence to prove it.

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'I kept my multimillion dollar business secret' 3:11 PM (4 hours ago)

Young entrepreneur Marcin Kleczynski secretly ran his business Malwarebytes from his college dormitory.

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Imran Khan: Pakistan PM to meet Trump in bid to mend ties 3:07 PM (4 hours ago)

Counter-terrorism is likely to top the agenda at Imran Khan's first meeting with Donald Trump.

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Chandrayaan-2: India set to re-attempt Moon mission launch 3:04 PM (4 hours ago)

The space agency says it has fixed the technical issue that saw last week's launch called off.

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In pictures: Americans cool down in sweltering heatwave 12:22 PM (7 hours ago)

Temperatures in some US cities are dangerously high, with the East Coast particularly hard-hit.

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Portugal wildfires: Huge operation tackles central Portugal blazes 12:11 PM (7 hours ago)

Hundreds of firefighters spend the day battling wildfires in a forested, mountainous region.

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SOS Méditerranée resumes Mediterranean migrant rescues 7:48 AM (12 hours ago)

SOS Méditerranée restarts work off Libya with a new vessel, after the last one was forced to stop.

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Hong Kong protests: graffiti, tear gas and riot police 6:12 AM (13 hours ago)

The BBC's Stephen McDonell is amid the pro-democracy protesters as tear gas is fired.

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Iran tanker crisis a 'diplomatic test' for new UK PM 4:20 AM (15 hours ago)

With relationships strained, how will the new prime minister rally his American and European allies?

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Radio exchanges reveal Iran-UK confrontation as ship seized 20 Jul 11:38 PM (20 hours ago)

A Royal Navy frigate is heard warning Iranian armed forces, moments before a British-flagged oil tanker was seized in the Gulf.

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Stealthy penguins, mini-rockets and 'detective' drivers… 20 Jul 3:40 PM (yesterday, 3:40 pm)

and other news you may have missed this week.

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Why do Americans pay so much for prescription drugs? 20 Jul 3:25 PM (yesterday, 3:25 pm)

President Donald Trump has pledged to take radical steps to reduce prescription drug prices in the US.

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The teen designing eSwatini's traditional regalia 20 Jul 3:12 PM (yesterday, 3:12 pm)

Sandizile Malindiza learnt to make the traditional clothing of her country, formerly known as Swaziland, at 11-years-old.

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Sudan crisis: The ruthless mercenaries who run the country for gold 19 Jul 3:33 PM (2 days ago)

Accused of widespread abuses, the Rapid Support Forces sprang from "Janjaweed" militias linked to genocide in Darfur.

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Five ways the US heatproofs 50C cities 19 Jul 11:44 AM (2 days ago)

Much of the US is baking this weekend. But several cities are doing innovative things to combat rising temperatures.

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Would this burger tempt you to eat meat? 19 Jul 2:48 AM (2 days ago)

Two BBC presenters put Impossible Foods' meat-free burger to the taste test. How does it shape up?

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The Indian school exam controversy that cost 23 lives 17 Jul 3:03 PM (4 days ago)

The suicides have put India's competitive exams in the spotlight amid allegations of errors in marking.

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