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US warns Syria over 'potential' plan for chemical attack

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:00:01 GMT

Syria is planning another chemical attack, the US says, warning it would pay a "heavy price".

Trump causes 'major' shift in global view of US: Pew

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:33:43 GMT

The US president and his policies "are broadly unpopular around the globe", a survey says.

Queen Elizabeth to get $7.6m 'pay rise'

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:22:18 GMT

It comes as the Crown Estate, whose profits fund her official work, posted a £24m profit rise.

Serena Williams: John McEnroe believes she would struggle on men's circuit

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:37:40 GMT

Serena Williams disputes John McEnroe's claims that she would struggle to be in the world's top 700 if she was on the men's circuit.

Crowd catches girl after ride fall

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:25:29 GMT

A father describes the moment it happened at a Six Flags theme park in New York.

Chimps' strength secrets explained

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:54:16 GMT

The greater strength of chimpanzees, relative to humans, may have been explained by American scientists.

Brazil's Michel Temer charged with corruption

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:35:22 GMT

Charges follow a recording in which Mr Temer seems to encourage payment of hush money.

'Woke' and 'post-truth' added to Oxford English Dictionary

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:52:42 GMT

Reflecting the current political situation, especially in the US, the Oxford English Dictionary now includes "woke" and "post-truth".

World Cup 2022: Claims of corruption in Qatar bid published in Germany

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:13:00 GMT

Claims of alleged corruption in Qatar's successful 2022 World Cup bid are published in the German media.

China 'asks India to withdraw troops' from Nathu La pass

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:56:59 GMT

China accuses Indian border guards of obstructing activities by Chinese troops at the Nathu La pass.

Utah wildfires see 1,500 evacuated

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:27:43 GMT

More than 1,000 fire fighters are trying to put out wildfires spreading across Utah.

The first cash machine came into use 50 years ago today

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:12:26 GMT

It is 50 years to the day that the first cash machine came into use. How has it changed over the years?

Donald Trump and Narendra Modi warn Pakistan over terror 'launches'

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:37:41 GMT

The two leaders urged Pakistan to ensure its territory is not used to launch terror attacks.

In pictures: The empty railways of America

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:43:22 GMT

Photographer John Sanderson captures the quiet moments between passing trains.

Some magical numbers about Harry

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:30:43 GMT

Twenty years on, here's some magic numbers.

Cyclist 'repeatedly attacked' by Staffordshire bird of prey

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:38:24 GMT

He says he won't change his route despite being repeatedly dive-bombed by what could be a hawk.

£100m from West to clean up Russian nuclear base

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:13:13 GMT

Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base.

Skyscrapers and diamonds: Looking back at the Jazz Age

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:37:54 GMT

The 1920s in America are remembered for hot jazz, flapper girls and speakeasies. A new exhibit in New York is bringing that era to life.

India and America: A love affair

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:02:27 GMT

Indians share their fondness for US music, culture, fast food - and President Donald Trump.

British rugby fan crashes on New Zealand All Blacks' couch

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:25:42 GMT

Alex Edwards was invited to stay by the mother of New Zealand rugby stars Rieko and Akira Ioane.

Glastonbury 2017: 12 things we learned

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:17:15 GMT

From playful policemen to Stormzy's big night out, here are our highlights from Glastonbury 2017.

Hyperlane: A special lane for self-driving vehicles

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:08:58 GMT

A US company is proposing special lanes on roads purely for self-driving vehicles.

How I slept next to a lion

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:32:45 GMT

Amy Dickman has had some close shaves with big cats and humans while working with cheetahs and lions.

Reality Check: Britain and EU at odds over citizens' rights

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:07:33 GMT

The EU argues that the rights of the bloc's citizens should not change as a result of Brexit.

HK handover predictions: Golden geese and democracy 'infections'

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:41:42 GMT

Twenty years on, we review predictions for Hong Kong made when Britain handed the city over to China.

Ant power: Take a ride on a bus that runs on formic acid

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:15:03 GMT

The drive to find more sustainable transport fuels has been given a boost by some Dutch students.

Brexit couples react to deal: Anxiety put to rest or not?

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:53:14 GMT

EU citizens in the UK and Brits in Europe want their post-Brexit futures sorted. Do Tory plans deliver?

Sebastian Vettel crash 'like a massive headbutt in football', says Eddie Jordan

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:28:23 GMT

Sebastian Vettel's swerve into Lewis Hamilton in Azerbaijan was like an "instant red card" in football, says Eddie Jordan.

Frank de Boer: Crystal Palace's new boss is excited to 'spend a lot of money'

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:15:51 GMT

New Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer says he is excited to join a club that "spend a lot of money".

Eastbourne 2017: Heather Watson upsets champion Dominika Cibulkova

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:29:05 GMT

Watch the best five shots as British number three Heather Watson beats defending champion Dominika Cibulkova in the second round of Eastbourne

Safe standing: League One side Shrewsbury Town first in England to apply for rail seats

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:01:00 GMT

League One side Shrewsbury Town are the first English club to apply for safe standing and aim to have it in use before the end of the 2017/18 season.

County Championship: How the opening day of day-night matches unfolded

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:36:16 GMT

Average crowds? Strange intervals? A ball that gets bigger? How the first of the day-night County Championship games unfolded.