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CEO Secrets: Reddit boss shares three tips for success

54 min 12 sec ago
Steve Huffman, co-founder and chief executive of Reddit, offers the business advice he wishes he had been given before he started out, for the BBC News series CEO Secrets.

Game of Thrones to end after season eight in 2018

58 min 58 sec ago
Game of Thrones - the record-breaking fantasy drama TV series - will end after its eighth season, American broadcaster HBO confirms.

Nominations closing in UKIP leadership race

1 hour 12 min ago
Nominations close later in the race to succeed Nigel Farage as UKIP leader, with the list of eligible candidates due to be announced on Tuesday.

Rio 2016: IOC panel to have final say on Russian athletes' participation

1 hour 18 min ago
The IOC says a three-person panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can compete at the Rio Games.

BHS: Philip Green attacks 'kangaroo court' inquiry

1 hour 26 min ago
Former BHS owner Sir Philip Green accuses the co-chairman of a parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of the firm of overseeing a "kangaroo court".

Tunisia parliament votes to sack PM Habib Essid

30 July 2016 - 11:55pm
Tunisia's parliament passes a vote of no confidence in the government of PM Habib Essid over what is seen as his failure to push through economic reforms.

Newspaper headlines: Pension 'cut', and May slavery pledge

30 July 2016 - 10:49pm
A "secret" plan to end the triple lock on state pensions, and a pledge by the prime minister to end the "barbaric evil" of slavery are among Sunday's lead stories.

Luxury en-suite cell found in Paraguay prison

30 July 2016 - 9:49pm
Police in Paraguay raided a drug lord's prison cell, only to find he was living a life of luxury - with a kitchen, plasma TV and a library.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Man Utd have "something big on the go"

30 July 2016 - 9:42pm
Zlatan Ibrahimovic predicts a "very interesting" future after scoring on his debut in Manchester United's 5-2 win over Galatasaray.

Texas balloon crash: Aerial footage shows aftermath

30 July 2016 - 8:43pm
A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people catches fire and crashed in the US state of Texas, with all on board feared dead.

US PGA Championship 2016: Lightning threat delays round three

30 July 2016 - 8:23pm
The threat of lightning in New Jersey forces play to be suspended at Baltusrol with the top 10 players yet to tee off.

Corbyn: Labour MPs planning split should think again

30 July 2016 - 6:44pm
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn calls for the party's MPs to "think again" after reports some are planning a "semi-split" of the party, while rival Owen Smith says Labour is on a "precipice".

Joel Fearon: GB bobsledder runs joint-third fastest 100m time by a Briton

30 July 2016 - 6:41pm
Bobsledder Joel Fearon runs the joint-third fastest time by a British male in the 100m at the English Championships.

JK Rowling praises Harry Potter fans for not sharing Cursed Child spoilers

30 July 2016 - 6:23pm
JK Rowling praises fans for keeping the secrets of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, as the stage show opens in London after weeks of previews.

Texas hot air balloon crash: 'No survivors' among 16 on board

30 July 2016 - 6:12pm
A hot air balloon catches fire and crashes in the US state of Texas, probably killing all 16 people on board, the local sheriff says.

Women's British Open: Ariya Jutanugarn holes superb chip

30 July 2016 - 4:35pm
Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn birdies the par-three eighth with a superb chip from just off the edge of the green during her third round at the Women's British Open.

Challenge Cup: Warrington Wolves 56-12 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

30 July 2016 - 4:30pm
Warrington Wolves will face Hull FC in the Challenge Cup final after thrashing Wakefield in their last-four tie at Leigh.

Russia cyber attack: Large hack 'hits government'

30 July 2016 - 4:12pm
A "professional" cyber attack hits Russian government bodies, the country's intelligence service says.

Syria conflict: 'Families leave' besieged Aleppo

30 July 2016 - 3:39pm
Dozens of families have left besieged areas of the city of Aleppo along a humanitarian corridor, Syrian state media says.

JK Rowling: I did say 'never say never' for Harry Potter

30 July 2016 - 3:26pm
As the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play premieres in London, the BBC grabbed a quick word with author JK Rowling.

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