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Baseball great Mays dies at 93

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Baseball superstar Barry Bonds said Mays "helped shape who I am today".

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SNP manifesto: Majority of seats would trigger independence talks

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The first minister said the election gives voters a chance to secure Scottish independence.

Dropping Windrush measures unlawful, court rules

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The Home Office was taken to court after it dropped three measures proposed after a review of the scandal.

South Africa's Ramaphosa vows 'new era' at inauguration

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Cyril Ramaphosa has been forced to share power after failing to secure a majority in last month's election.

Deadly explosions rock Chad after ammunition depot fire

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At least nine people died and at least 46 others were injured in the blasts overnight in N'Djamena.

Queues gather at Kew to sniff 'corpse flower' stink

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Visitors to Kew Gardens are still able to catch a glimpse - and whiff - of the Titan arum plant.

Stonehenge covered in orange paint by Just Stop Oil

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The move comes the day before celebrations for the Summer Solstice.

Boundary changes: Ros Atkins answers your questions

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The BBC's analysis editor answers some of your questions about constituency

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Limousine, tea set and 'busts' among Putin and Kim gifts

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The Russian president gives car enthusiast Mr Kim a luxury Russian-made Aurus car during his visit.

Gordonstoun abuse flourished unchecked for decades, inquiry finds

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The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry looked at the school where the future King Charles was educated.

Secret files reveal fears over future of NHS IT giant

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Talks have been held over the potential collapse of tech firm Atos, which runs vital UK public services.

Nearly 900 migrants arrive in small boats in a day

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The Home Office said 882 people crossed the Channel in 15 boats on Tuesday.

Surrey Police told to investigate cow being hit

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A police watchdog says Surrey Police’s professional standards department should investigate.

Don't blame us for people suffering - London hospital hackers

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They claim the cyber attack - which has disrupted more than 1,000 procedures - was politically motivated.

Constance Marten and Mark Gordon jury discharged

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Ms Marten, 37, and Mr Gordon, 50, denied manslaughter by gross negligence of their baby Victoria.

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Villagers 'scared to death' by New Mexico wildfires

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Hundreds are forced from their homes and one person is killed as blazes tear across a mountain range.

Woman wins civil rape case against therapist

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Ella Janneh brought civil claims against Michael Lousada after the CPS did not press charges.

Leah Croucher may have died during sex attack, inquest hears

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An inquest hears that Leah Croucher probably died on or near the day she went missing.

Ex-Forest boss Cooper is leading contender for Leicester job

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Leicester are speaking to former Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper about their managerial vacancy.

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Raducanu among major winners given Wimbledon wildcards

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Former British number one Emma Raducanu is one of four Grand Slam champions to receive a wildcard to play at Wimbledon.

Key Scotland conundrums Clarke must solve

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BBC pundits suggest Billy Gilmour, Lawrence Shankland and James Forrest could start for Scotland in Wednesday's Euro 2024 game against Switzerland.

AI frenzy makes Nvidia the world's most valuable company

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The Californian firm's meteoric rise has been fuelled by its dominance of the "new gold" - AI chips.

Missing man was on first holiday with friends

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Jay Slater hasn't been seen since he left his friends in Tenerife 48 hours ago.

London cinema drops AI-written film after backlash

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The Prince Charles Cinema drops the private screening due to "strong concerns" of its customers.

Boris Johnson not expected to join campaign trail

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The former prime minister Boris Johnson is not expected on the campaign trail between now and polling day.

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Taylor Swift greets Cardiff crowd in Welsh

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Taylor Swift's record-breaking Eras Tour brings the house down in Cardiff.

'I don't believe in peace now,' released Gaza hostage tells BBC

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Ada Sagi says her ordeal destroyed her belief that peace is possible between Israelis and Palestinians.

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Artist displays 'hilarious' celebrity sushi heads

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Michelle Wibowo, from Haywards Heath, crafted the edible heads for an exhibition.

UK Amazon workers balloted on union recognition

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Workers are set to vote on whether GMB should be recognised at the online retailer's Coventry site.

Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh release new photo to mark 25th wedding anniversary

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Edward and Sophie celebrated their silver wedding anniversary by releasing a new portrait.