Voting begins in Australia's election

Australians have begun voting in the country's federal election, where the conservative coalition government is widely expected to hold power.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 5:05 pm

Wales 3-1 Belgium

Wales reach the semi-finals of a major tournament for the first time after coming from behind to defeat Belgium in the Euro 2016 quarter-final.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 5:03 pm

Ceremony in France to mark Battle of the Somme centenary

Commemorations have been held in France to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 5:00 pm

Investigation into first self-drive fatal crash

An investigation is under way into what could be the first death caused by self-driving technology.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 4:36 pm

US air and drone strikes 'killed up to 116 civilians'

US drone and air strikes killed between 64 and 116 civilians outside war zones between 2009 and 2015, the White House says.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 4:11 pm

Gunmen take hostages in Bangladeshi capital Dhaka

Gunmen storm a cafe and seize hostages including foreigners in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, in an attack claimed by Islamic State.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 4:06 pm

Beating the summer heat at US iceberg exhibit

The National Building Museum's new exhibit features a "glacial ice field" - giant sculptures representing icebergs, as an alternative to Washington DC's summer heat.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 4:01 pm

Wimbledon 2016: Play on middle Sunday given go-ahead

Wimbledon organisers give the go-ahead for play on the middle Sunday of the tournament for the first time since 2004.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 3:26 pm

Israel and Palestinians: Powers warn of 'perpetual conflict'

World powers warn of "perpetual occupation and conflict" between Israel and Palestinian unless both sides take positive action.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 3:23 pm

Tiger Woods: Three-time champion out of Open Championship

Three-time Open champion Tiger Woods has withdrawn from this month's major at Royal Troon.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 2:44 pm

Cologne mayor stabbing: Man jailed and convicted

A man who stabbed the Mayor of Cologne in the neck a day before she was elected has been convicted of attempted murder and jailed for 14 years.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 1:55 pm

Battle of the Somme: Royals at Somme centenary commemoration

Thousands of people, including members of the Royal Family, attend a ceremony in France marking 100 years since the start of the World War One Battle of the Somme.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 1:43 pm

Settlement question

The BBC's Yolande Knell looks at Jewish settlements in the West Bank, one of the most disputed topics in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 12:16 pm

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United complete signing of Swedish striker

Manchester United complete the signing of former Paris St-Germain, Barcelona, Inter Milan and Juventus striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 12:12 pm

Have Leave campaigners broken their referendum pledges?

Leave campaigners spoke a lot about NHS spending and immigration before the EU referendum. Here's what they're saying now.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 11:57 am

Gove sets out UK leadership position

Michael Gove launches his bid to be Tory leader and prime minister with a promise of leaving the EU's single market and cutting immigration.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 11:28 am

UK drops budget surplus target

Chancellor George Osborne abandons his target to restore government finances to a surplus by 2020, saying there were 'clear signs' of a shock to the economy.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 11:28 am

Sierra Leonean diplomat kidnapped in Kaduna, Nigeria

Sierra Leone's former army chief, Major-General Nelson Williams, is kidnapped in Nigeria, reportedly while on his way to an event in Kaduna state.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 11:20 am

Willie Kimani: Missing Kenyan lawyer found dead

The body of a Kenyan lawyer who was representing a client making a complaint against the police is found a week after he went missing.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 11:12 am

Syria: Rebels say pilot killed after plane shot down

Syrian rebels say they shot down a Syrian air force jet and blamed an al-Qaeda-linked group for killing the pilot.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 11:06 am

Today's Brexit questions answered

When will it happen? Will it break up the UK? We take a look at six key questions following the UK's shock exit from the EU

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 10:41 am

Judge blocks Mississippi anti-LGBT 'religious freedom' law

A US judge blocks a Mississippi law protecting religious objections to same-sex marriage a day before it was due to take effect.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 10:06 am

Austria presidential poll result overturned

Austria's highest court annuls the result of the presidential election narrowly lost by a far-right candidate and says the vote must be re-run.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 9:45 am

Somme marked by uniformed men across UK with #wearehere

Images of WW1 uniformed men around Britain are being shared on #wearehere as commemorations mark 100 years since the start of the Battle of the Somme.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 9:43 am

Taiwan mistakenly fires supersonic missile killing one

A patrol boat at Taiwan's naval base accidentally fires a missile in the direction of China during an inspection, killing a local fisherman, the navy says.

Posted by on 1 July 2016 | 9:35 am