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VIDEO: The life of Holocaust hero Winton

July 1, 2015 - 6:07pm
Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved hundreds of Jewish children from the Nazis, has died aged 106.

Williams and Sharapova power through

July 1, 2015 - 5:09pm
World number one Serena Williams and fourth seed Maria Sharapova power into the third round of Wimbledon.

Seventh shark attack in N Carolina

July 1, 2015 - 4:57pm
A 68-year-old man is badly injured by a shark in North Carolina in the seventh attack off the state's coast in less than three weeks.

What not to miss on day four

July 1, 2015 - 4:46pm
Your essential guide to day four of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Club.

Spotlight on Indonesia military's 'airline'

July 1, 2015 - 4:45pm
Spotlight on Indonesian air force after devastating crash

Online trolls are cowards - Watson

July 1, 2015 - 4:22pm
British number one Heather Watson says her detractors on social media are "cowards" after making into round three at Wimbledon.

WW2 Kindertransport hero Winton dies

July 1, 2015 - 4:14pm
Sir Nicholas Winton, who organised the rescue of 669 children destined for Nazi concentration camps, dies aged 106

Briton Murray first on against Haase

July 1, 2015 - 4:09pm
Britain's Andy Murray will take on Robin Haase in Thursday's opening match Court One as rain is forecast at Wimbledon.

Greek PM defiant amid cash squeeze

July 1, 2015 - 3:58pm
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras makes a defiant speech urging a "No" vote in Sunday's referendum as bank cash limits begin to bite for Greeks.

Djokovic beats Nieminen in the heat

July 1, 2015 - 3:49pm
Novak Djokovic makes short work of Jarkko Nieminen on a day when the temperature hits a record 41.2C at Wimbledon.

US airlines investigated over prices

July 1, 2015 - 3:47pm
The Justice Department investigates if US airlines are colluding to keep ticket prices high.

Liberia's new Ebola outbreak spreads

July 1, 2015 - 3:29pm
Two more cases of Ebola are confirmed in the Liberian village where a teenager died on Sunday - the first case for seven weeks.

VIDEO: Freak hailstorm hits Greek island

July 1, 2015 - 3:29pm
Locals were shocked to witness a freak hailstorm on the Greek island of Aegina on Wednesday.

Ramos 'would only leave for Man Utd'

July 1, 2015 - 3:17pm
Sergio Ramos will only leave Real Madrid to join Manchester United, according to former Real president Ramon Calderon.

VIDEO: Forced to marry at 14 in Bangladesh

July 1, 2015 - 3:12pm
Bangladesh has advanced since the UN launched its Millennium Development Goals, but many girls still have their futures taken away by being forced to marry too young.

Prince William calls England squad

July 1, 2015 - 2:28pm
England receive a surprise phone call from the Duke of Cambridge before their Women's World Cup semi-final with Japan.

Ex-SS guard admits aiding Auschwitz

July 1, 2015 - 2:22pm
A former SS guard being tried for accessory to murder, Oskar Groening, admits he helped Auschwitz function by sorting cash and valuables seized from Jews.

US gay marriage resistance continues

July 1, 2015 - 1:58pm
Officials in the US south are resisting last week's Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage by refusing to issue licences to any couples - gay or straight.

Impressive Watson into round three

July 1, 2015 - 1:15pm
British number one Heather Watson beats Daniela Hantuchova to reach the third round at Wimbledon for the second time in her career.

VIDEO: Three seconds to explain Greek crisis?

July 1, 2015 - 1:13pm
The BBC's Robert Peston attempts to explain the Greek debt crisis as simply as possible.