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Greek PM to present new debt plan 
  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 04:21:22 GMT 
    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to present new proposals at a eurozone emergency summit on his country's growing debt crisis.


US 'intensifying' anti-IS campaign 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:09:53 GMT 
    The US-led coalition fighting Islamic State is "intensifying" its campaign against the group's base in northern Syria, President Barack Obama says.


Bill to ban Confederate flag passes 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:10:40 GMT 
    South Carolina's Senate passes a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the state capitol following the killing of nine black people at a church in June.


7/7 anniversary marked with services 
  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 01:43:41 GMT 
    A St Paul's Cathedral service and a wreath laying ceremony will take place later to mark the 10th anniversary of the attacks that killed 52 people on London's transport network.


Ageing rates vary widely, says study 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:50:23 GMT 
    A study of people born in the same year has uncovered a huge difference in the speed at which their bodies age.


Karate Kid producer Weintraub dies 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:49:43 GMT 
    Jerry Weintraub - the Hollywood producer of the Karate Kid and Ocean's Eleven films - dies in California aged 77, US media say.


Cosby 'obtained sedatives for sex' 
  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 01:18:47 GMT 
    US comedian Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 to obtaining sedatives with the intent of giving them to women he wanted to have sex with, court documents say.


Hungary MPs approve border fence 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:54:56 GMT 
    Hungarian MPs pass legislation to give the government the power to close the borders to all migrants and build a border fence.


Brazil introduces caesarean rules 
  Tue, 07 Jul 2015 03:33:02 GMT 
    New rules aimed at reducing Brazil's high number of caesarean births come into force.


Pluto probe 'on course' for flyby 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:17:07 GMT 
    The New Horizons spacecraft lost very little science data when it went into "safe mode" at the weekend, the mission team says.


Twin Nigeria blasts kill scores 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:26:04 GMT 
    Two bomb attacks - on a restaurant and a mosque - in the central Nigerian city of Jos have left at least 44 people dead, the authorities say.


Man charged for balloon-chair flight 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:02:37 GMT 
    A Canadian man who tied about 100 helium balloons to a garden chair and flew over the city of Calgary is charged with causing mischief.


VIDEO: Driver survives massive Nascar crash 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:00:44 GMT 
    Nascar driver Austin Dillon survived a massive last-lap crash on Monday that saw his car hurdled upside down into protective fencing.


VIDEO: Five banking headaches facing Greeks 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:24:15 GMT 
    Ros Atkins explains the banking restrictions and the impact are they having on everyday life in Greece.


VIDEO: 'I'll hold you in my dreams' 
  Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:12:43 GMT 
    Anthony Fatayi-Williams was killed in the 7 July London bombings. His mother speaks of the effect the loss had on her.
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