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Japan swelters in worst heatwave ever recorded

29 June 2022 - 7:30am
Unrelenting temperatures break records for June as officials warn of a looming power shortage.

Airbnb permanently bans parties and events around the world

29 June 2022 - 5:30am
The home rental platform said a temporary ban, which was introduced in 2020, was popular with hosts.

Ukraine war: Johnson says Putin would not have invaded, if he were a woman

29 June 2022 - 4:02am
Boris Johnson says the Russian president's war in Ukraine is a "perfect example of toxic masculinity".

Jan 6 hearings: Ex-aide paints devastating picture of Trump

29 June 2022 - 2:21am
Enraged president tried to grab the steering wheel to direct his limousine to the Capitol, ex-aide says.

Deborah James: Her passionate vision for the £6.8m she raised

29 June 2022 - 1:47am
How Dame Deborah's fundraising will help scientists find new ways to outwit cancer.

Mental health negatively affecting almost half of UK students, according to study

29 June 2022 - 1:44am
A charity is calling for better support for students, after finding high numbers seeking support.

Police callouts higher in children’s homes run for profit

29 June 2022 - 1:26am
Privately run homes in England made disproportionately high numbers of emergency calls, the BBC finds.

Number of holiday-let homes in England up 40% in three years

29 June 2022 - 1:23am
Traditional tourist areas of England have seen local people hit by soaring property prices.

R. Kelly: US singer faces decades in jail at sex trafficking sentencing

29 June 2022 - 1:18am
The disgraced pop star will be sentenced on Wednesday after being found guilty of sex trafficking.

Prince Charles charity funded GCHQ charity with Bond cash

29 June 2022 - 1:11am
Prince Charles's charity appeared to be paying GCHQ - but it was funding for spies facing hardship.

NHS App given new features for digital revolution

29 June 2022 - 1:04am
By March 2024, the app should offer face-to-face video consultations, the government says.

The Papers: 'Ghislaine caged' and 'Sturgeon's referendum bid'

29 June 2022 - 12:58am
The jailing of Ghislaine Maxwell and plans for a new Scottish independence vote lead the papers.

Outcry in Egypt as iconic Nile houseboats are destroyed

29 June 2022 - 12:46am
The last homes are being removed as part of what officials say is a plan to beautify the waterfront.

Why ex-French colonies are joining the Commonwealth

29 June 2022 - 12:45am
Behind the Commonwealth's allure as it welcomes Gabon and Togo into its ranks.

Dame Deborah James: Cancer campaigner dies aged 40

29 June 2022 - 12:43am
The 40-year-old host of You, Me and the Big C was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016.

How Michael Gardner helped transform Miami's nightlife

29 June 2022 - 12:41am
The businessman overcame racial barriers to become one of Miami’s foremost nightlife promoters.

Paris attacks: Survivors who found friendship in marathon terror trial

29 June 2022 - 12:36am
The 2015 Paris attacks left 130 people dead and some of the survivors have formed a unique bond.

Invisible disability: Living with inflammatory bowel disease

29 June 2022 - 12:34am
Inflammatory bowel disease sufferers say the lack of toilets is the worst thing about living in London.

China and Hong Kong: The UK Hongkongers living with handover's legacy

29 June 2022 - 12:34am
The return of Hong Kong to China in 1997 is still a polarising topic for residents now living in the UK.

Ukraine war cluster munitions: 'Everything began to explode'

29 June 2022 - 12:18am
A BBC investigation has gathered evidence of the repeated use of cluster munitions in the city of Chernihiv, northern Ukraine.

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