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50 years on

June 26, 2016 - 7:00pm
Fifty years ago this week Barclaycard issued the first credit cards in the UK. Simon Read looks at how the plastic card changed our relationship with money.

Stock market rebel

June 26, 2016 - 7:00pm
A profile of stockbroker Brad Katsuyama, who devised a way to prevent the controversial practice of high frequency trading on the US financial markets.

IS claims suicide attack against Jordanian troops

June 26, 2016 - 6:13pm
The so-called Islamic State group says it carried out a suicide attack that killed six Jordanian security personnel on the border with Syria.

Madagascar stadium blast kills two

June 26, 2016 - 6:10pm
A grenade explosion kills at least two people and wounds dozens during Madagascar's national day celebrations in the capital, officials say.

Euro 2016: Spain face 'almost perfect' Italy in last 16

June 26, 2016 - 5:19pm
Spain striker Alvaro Morata warns his side face an "almost tactically perfect" Italy in their last-16 tie.

Sousse attacks: Survivor on anniversary

June 26, 2016 - 3:22pm
A ceremony has been held in Tunisia to remember the 38 tourists shot dead on a beach in Sousse exactly one year ago.

Germany 3-0 Slovakia

June 26, 2016 - 2:49pm
World champions Germany overwhelm Slovakia in Lille to set up a Euro 2016 quarter-final against Italy or Spain.

Brexit: Asian powers warnings over global stability

June 26, 2016 - 2:18pm
Some of Asia's biggest economies have expressed concerns over the world's economic stability as a result of Britain's decision to leave the EU.

Falluja: Iraq PM Haider al-Abadi hails recapture from IS

June 26, 2016 - 1:22pm
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi urges all Iraqis to rejoice, after the recapture of the city of Falluja from Islamic State fighters.

Euro 2016: Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill says France rest time 'incredible'

June 26, 2016 - 12:54pm
Martin O'Neill says France's recovery time from their last game was "incredible" as the hosts end his Ireland team's Euro 2016 hopes.

France 2-1 Republic of Ireland

June 26, 2016 - 12:06pm
Hosts France come from behind to beat 10-man Republic of Ireland 2-1 and reach the quarter-finals of Euro 2016.

Italian mafia boss caught after 20 years on run

June 26, 2016 - 10:29am
One of Italy's most wanted mafia bosses is caught after 20 years on the run, with the authorities finding him asleep in his bed.

Somalia: Tributes to minister killed in al-Shabab hotel attack

June 26, 2016 - 10:03am
Tributes have been paid to Somalia's environment minister who was among the 15 killed in an attack by the Islamist group al-Shabab in a hotel in Mogadishu.

Brexit: UK resists swift withdrawal pressure

June 26, 2016 - 9:55am
Britain will resist pressure from the EU for a swift start to negotiations on its withdrawal from the bloc, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond indicates.

Keystone XL pipeline: Company to sue over rejection

June 26, 2016 - 9:49am
TransCanada, the company behind the disputed Keystone XL pipeline, has filed a formal request to the US government to claim $15bn in damages over the rejection of the project.

Iceland historian Johannesson wins presidential election

June 26, 2016 - 8:24am
A historian with no experience of public office wins Iceland's presidential election, amid low turnout as many voters were in France for Euro 2016.

US flood survivor 'clung to dead husband'

June 26, 2016 - 8:11am
Survivors of the floods in West Virgina in the US have described scenes of death and devastation.

Catch-Up: Wales, Portugal & Poland progress

June 26, 2016 - 6:09am
Catch up with all the goals, match highlights, fun moments and more from Saturday at the 2016 Uefa European Championship in France.

Pope genocide comments show 'crusader mentality' - Turkey

June 26, 2016 - 5:15am
Turkey says Pope Francis' description of the WW1 mass killing of Armenians as genocide shows "the mentality of the crusades".