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Dover ferry port chaos leads to 12-hour traffic jams

BBC News - ‎15 minutes ago‎
They should have been prepared. They weren't." Local resident Bronwen Page said no one appeared to be taking overall responsibility for the situation.
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Kabul explosion: Islamic State 'admits attack on Hazara protest'

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
An Afghan intelligence source told the BBC that an IS commander named Abo Ali had sent three jihadists from the Achen district of Nangarhar province to carry out the Kabul attack.
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Cheltenham school pupils injured in France coach crash

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Two school pupils have been seriously injured and another 13 people hurt in a coach crash in eastern France. The coach, carrying pupils from Bournside School in Cheltenham, went into a ditch on the A39 motorway at Lons-le-Saunier, near the Swiss border.
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Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome set to win third title

BBC Sport - ‎3 hours ago‎
Chris Froome is set to become the first Briton to win three Tour de France titles after safely negotiating a rain-soaked penultimate stage in the Alps.
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Munich gunman 'had link to Anders Breivik', Norway killer

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
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RAF Marham abduction suspects 'part of larger team'

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Two men who attempted to abduct a serviceman near an RAF base were likely to have been "part of a larger team", police have said.
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Hillary Clinton running mate Tim Kaine battles Trump with optimism

BBC News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Virginia Senator Tim Kaine - Democrat Hillary Clinton's newly announced presidential running mate - has made his national debut, saying: "America was not built on fear".

The BBC's detailed plans for nuclear war

BBC News - ‎17 hours ago‎
For the first time, the BBC has given detailed access to the plans it drew up in the Cold War for a Wartime Broadcasting System to operate in the event of nuclear war.
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Brexit: Cameron considered last-ditch appeal to Merkel

BBC News - ‎13 hours ago‎
David Cameron made a late appeal to Germany's Angela Merkel for limits on free movement of people if the UK voted Remain, BBC Newsnight has learned. The then-prime minister called the German leader days before the EU referendum, as opinion polls ...
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Turkey failed coup: Nephew of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen held

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Turkey has detained the nephew of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, in connection with the failed coup attempt, state media report.
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London Anniversary Games: Usain Bolt powers to 200m win

BBC Sport - ‎20 hours ago‎
Michael Johnson, the men's world record holder in the event, told BBC Sport the 32-year-old has "got some work to do" before Rio.
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European Tour considers six-hole format with music in 2017

BBC Sport - ‎13 hours ago‎
The European Tour is set to trial a new six-hole competition featuring a shot clock, music and fewer clubs in an effort to attract younger players.
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Russian balloonist 'breaks Fossett's round-the-world record'

BBC News - ‎11 hours ago‎
A Russian balloonist has set a new record for flying non-stop around the world, his support crew have said. Fyodor Konyukhov's balloon was said to have passed directly over the airfield in the Australian town of Northam where he began his journey 11 ...
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Swimmer dies after group caught in riptide in Norfolk

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
A man has died and another is said to be in a serious condition after a group of swimmers got caught up in a riptide in Norfolk. The men were pulled unconscious from the water at Sea Palling, near Great Yarmouth, shortly before midday.
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King George: Dartmouth bids to give Queen big win at Ascot

BBC Sport - ‎14 hours ago‎
"It's a huge showpiece at Ascot and a real highlight of the sporting calendar," the Queen's racing manager John Warren told BBC Radio Four. "The Queen will be fascinated to see how this young, improving horse is going to develop going into Group One ...
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Sunderland: David Moyes replaces Sam Allardyce as manager

BBC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
The former Everton and Manchester United boss, 53, takes charge at the Stadium of Light after Sam Allardyce left to become England manager.
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An extraordinary first week for Boris Johnson

BBC News - ‎13 hours ago‎
Boris Johnson has had an extraordinary first week in office. The UK's new foreign secretary had hardly finished a tour of his King Charles Street office before he was forced to deal with the attempted coup in Turkey.
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Most-affordable places for first-time buyers revealed

BBC News - ‎18 hours ago‎
The most-affordable - and the least-accessible - places for first-time buyers have been revealed by the UK's largest mortgage lender, the Halifax.
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China floods: More than 150 killed and hundreds of thousands evacuated

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Floods in north and central China have killed at least 150 people, with scores missing and hundreds of thousands forced from homes, officials say.
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Sir Philip Green knighthood 'under review'

BBC News - ‎12 hours ago‎
The knighthood awarded to former BHS boss Sir Philip Green is being kept "under review", the Cabinet Office has said. It comes after the collapse of BHS this year and criticism of his decision to take money out the firm before selling it for £1 to a ...
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