Defending champion Kvitova beaten

Petra Kvitova's Wimbledon title defence is over as Jelena Jankovic fights back to secure a third-round victory.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 1:13 pm

Tunisia declares state of emergency

Tunisia declares a state of emergency, just over a week after 38 people were killed in attack in the resort city of Sousse.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 12:58 pm

Dennis in yellow with record speed

Rohan Dennis rides the fastest individual time trial in Tour de France history to claim victory on the opening stage in Utrecht.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 12:37 pm

IS video 'shows murders at Palmyra'

A video apparently released by the Islamic State group shows 25 men being shot dead in the ancient city of Palmyra.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 12:29 pm

Man charged over girl's 1984 murder

A 63-year-old man is charged with the murder of teenager Melanie Road in Bath more than 30 years ago.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 12:18 pm

Missing UK family 'safe with IS'

A missing UK family of 12 have joined so-called Islamic State and feel "safer than ever", according to a statement said to be on their behalf.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 12:08 pm

Hamilton wants home GP win for fans

Two-time world champion Lewis Hamilton wants to win the British Grand Prix for the 140,000 fans who will be at Silverstone.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 12:05 pm

Croatia football officials arrested

Two senior officials with Croatia's leading football club are arrested on suspicion of embezzlement and tax evasion, police say.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 10:52 am

Last UK bodies returned from Tunisia

The final five bodies of the 30 British victims killed in the Tunisia beach attack are flown back to the UK.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 10:42 am

Dealers to prop up China shares

Top Chinese brokerages promise to spend at least $20bn on shares to halt the slide in the stock market, which has fallen sharply in recent weeks.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 10:15 am

Varoufakis attacks Greece's creditors

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis accuses Athens' creditors of "terrorism", the day before a referendum on an international bailout.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 9:12 am

What does it take to restore a Spitfire?

What does it take to restore an iconic aircraft?

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 8:59 am

In Pictures: A modern biplane factory

Inside a modern biplane factory recreating aircraft of the 1930s

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 8:59 am

Migrants try to storm Channel Tunnel

Channel Tunnel services are disrupted after Eurotunnel says about 150 migrants tried to storm the tunnel terminal on the French side.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 8:45 am

A referendum that will sink or rescue the Greek economy

If Greeks vote "No" on Sunday, their banks could go from their current frozen state to being totally and utterly crippled.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 8:44 am

Tories to change inheritance tax rule

Chancellor George Osborne is to announce the end of inheritance tax on family homes worth up to £1m in Wednesday's Budget.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 8:40 am

Reddit apologises after staff sacking

Ellen Pao, CEO at Reddit, says sorry over way "we handled the transition" after community complains about the sacking of a popular employee.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 7:52 am

Two London Syria girls 'have married'

The families of two east London schoolgirls who travelled to Syria are "distraught" after learning they have married, a solicitor says.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 6:59 am

US Army sun cream and bacon unearthed

US Army sun cream and tins of bacon are among the finds on Salisbury Plain revealed by archaeologists to mark US Independence Day.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 6:42 am

Syrian forces close in on rebel town

Syrian forces and their Lebanese Shia Muslim allies carry out a major offensive to drive rebels from the strategically important town of Zabadani.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 6:31 am

Dukes of Hazzard car to lose flag

US golfer Bubba Watson is to paint over the Confederate flag on the car from the Dukes of Hazzard TV series, the latest backlash against the symbol.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 5:38 am

VIDEO: Pope's battle to woo Latin America

When Pope Francis arrives in Latin America this weekend, huge crowds are expected - as millions of Roman Catholics in Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay turn out to see the man they call the "Pope of the poor".

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 4:06 am

VIDEO: Sea horses: Household Cavalry at beach

Every year the soldiers and horses of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment leave London for summer training in Norfolk.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 3:28 am

Cheerleading mourns death of 'founder'

Tributes are paid to the founder of modern cheerleading, Lawrence "Herkie" Herkimer, who has died at the age of 89.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 3:26 am

Charges over sunk Philippines ferry

Philippines police file murder charges against the owner and crew of a ferry that capsized off the coast of Leyte, killing at least 56 people.

Posted by on 4 July 2015 | 2:58 am