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What's on BBC Sport this week

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 09:42
This week's sport on the BBC, including the Women's World Cup, Euro 2016 qualifiers and ODI cricket.

Froome struggles as Nibali leads

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 09:40
Britain's Chris Froome drops to seventh after stage six as Italian Vincenzo Nibali takes the Criterium du Dauphine lead.

VIDEO: Migrants on a bitterly divided island

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 09:27
Concerns are growing in Greece about how to cope with thousands of migrants arriving by boat from countries across the Middle East and beyond.

Robson delays comeback from injury

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 09:17
Laura Robson's 17-month absence through injury continues after she decides not to play at Birmingham's Aegon Classic.

'Rodfather' fined for illegal catch

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 09:13
A professional angler once dubbed "The Rodfather" is fined after illegally reeling in a 30-year-old giant carp from a protected lake.

No charges against Virginia student

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 09:11
Police in the US state of Virginia drop charges of under-aged drinking against a young black man whose violent arrest sparked protests.

S&P cuts UK outlook on EU exit vote

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 08:59
The ratings agency Standard and Poor's cuts its outlook for the UK economy to negative from stable because of a planned referendum on EU membership.

Boy, 3, shoots himself dead in US

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 08:59
A three-year-old boy dies after playing with his mother's handgun and shooting himself in the chest, say police in Ohio.

Teacher stabbing suspect, 14, charged

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 08:55
A 14-year-old boy is charged with attempted murder following the stabbing of a teacher in a Bradford school.

VIDEO: Near-vertical take-off for Dreamliner

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 08:37
Boeing unveils its new 787 Dreamliner with footage of the plane in rehearsal for an appearance at the 2015 Paris Air Show on Monday.

Napoleon's last gift to son on sale

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 08:30
A pair of gold-encrusted pistols belonging to Napoleon's son could sell for up to £1.2m (1.6m euros; $1.9m) at auction in July, Sotheby says.

Spain princess stripped of title

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 08:16
Spain's King Felipe strips the title "Duchess of Palma" from his sister Princess Cristina, who is charged with tax evasion.

Libya militants storm Tunisian mission

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:56
Armed men storm the Tunisian consulate in Libya's capital Tripoli and take 10 employees hostage, Tunisia's foreign ministry says.

Miliband urged to back a deputy

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:49
Four Labour MPs hoping to win the party's deputy leadership urge Ed Miliband and Harriet Harman to nominate a candidate.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:47
Which very famous rock star was paid in chocolate biscuits?

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:47
The week's big numbers visualised

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:47
The best reads of the week you may have missed

Mourners remember a 'political giant'

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:43
Kennedy mourners remember a 'political giant'

Week in pictures: 6-12 June 2015

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:39
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Appeal court jails schoolboy sex mum

BBC - Fri, 2015-06-12 07:36
A married mother spared prison for having sex with a schoolboy is starting a jail sentence after judges overruled her original punishment.