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Benjamin Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving leader 19 Jul 2019, 8:41 pm

Benjamin Netanyahu breaks the record set by Israel's founding father, but he faces an uncertain future.

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz 19 Jul 2019, 8:21 pm

A second tanker is now back on its way after it was boarded by armed guards in the Strait of Hormuz.

Where were you when man first landed on the moon? 19 Jul 2019, 7:48 pm

Fifty years on, the 03:56 AM TV moment that was out of this world.

The final 13 minutes before the Moon landing 19 Jul 2019, 7:43 pm

The minutes before landing were tense, as fuel ran low and connections were lost between the lunar module and mission control

How Apollo 11 brought humanity together 19 Jul 2019, 7:40 pm

An endeavour which was born out of conflict ended by bringing the entire world together, at least for a moment.

Sudan crisis: The ruthless mercenaries who run the country for gold 19 Jul 2019, 7:33 pm

Accused of widespread abuses, the Rapid Support Forces sprang from "Janjaweed" militias linked to genocide in Darfur.

Would you pay less tax if you lived abroad? 19 Jul 2019, 7:31 pm

The country you live in plays a big part in how much tax is deducted from your wages

Ed Sheeran's No. 5 Collaborations Project: The album you might not know about 19 Jul 2019, 7:29 pm

Released in 2011, we look back at Ed Sheeran's rap and grime EP the No. 5 Collaborations Project.

Week in pictures: 13-19 July 2019 19 Jul 2019, 7:26 pm

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

US migrant crisis: Family divided while waiting for asylum 19 Jul 2019, 7:12 pm

Changes to US immigration policy have left some families divided and waiting in Mexico for their asylum cases to be heard.

Amazon deforestation: Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses data as 'lies' 19 Jul 2019, 7:06 pm

The Brazilian president accuses the national space agency of exaggerating the scale of deforestation.

US citizen Ruslan Maratovich Asainov charged with IS terror offences 19 Jul 2019, 6:48 pm

Ruslan Maratovich Asainov is accused of being a sniper and trainer for the Islamic State group.

Venice fines tourists: Germans punished for making coffee near bridge 19 Jul 2019, 6:05 pm

The backpackers were fined €950 (£853) and asked to leave the city under a new public order law.

Algae bio-curtains: Architects' radical solution to capture carbon 19 Jul 2019, 6:01 pm

Scientists and architects in London have developed 'bio-curtains' to act as an alternative to urban trees.

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria beat Senegal to win final 19 Jul 2019, 6:00 pm

Algeria win the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secures a 1-0 win against Senegal in Cairo.

McIlroy misses cut at home Open as Lowry takes lead 19 Jul 2019, 4:58 pm

Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses the cut at his home Open as Ireland's Shane Lowry shoots a 67 to take a share of the lead.

Torpedoed US warship found, solving 75-year-old cold case 19 Jul 2019, 4:37 pm

After four years of searching, locating the USS Eagle was "just absolute awe," says diver Ryan King.

A lost archive of LA crime scenes 19 Jul 2019, 4:32 pm

Unseen for up to 80 years, this trove of crime scene photos blurs the line between evidence and art.

Mitch Petrus: Former New York Giants player dies from heatstroke 19 Jul 2019, 4:24 pm

Ex-New York Giants player Mitch Petrus fell ill while working outside in intense heat in Arkansas.

Real-life Spider-Man escapes fire by climbing down Philadelphia high-rise 19 Jul 2019, 3:49 pm

The unidentified man was unharmed, but four others were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.

The Open 2019: Rory McIlroy makes 65 but misses out on the cut at the Open at Royal Portrush 19 Jul 2019, 2:39 pm

Watch round highlights as home favourite Rory McIlroy makes a remarkable 65 but still misses the cut at the Open at Royal Portrush.

Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US and Canada 19 Jul 2019, 2:17 pm

More than 200 million people may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas.

Minnesota crowd welcomes home Ilhan Omar amid Trump row 19 Jul 2019, 2:01 pm

The congresswoman returned to her home state and was met with "welcome home" chants and signs.

Richard Oland: A millionaire, a murder and a mystery killer 19 Jul 2019, 2:00 pm

When he was found in a pool of blood, Richard Oland was worth tens of millions of dollars. But who killed him and why?

Greek earthquake: Buildings collapse as powerful tremor shakes Athens 19 Jul 2019, 1:44 pm

The 5.1 magnitude earthquake knocked out telecoms and power in parts of the city.

Estonia ferry disaster: French court rejects compensation claim 19 Jul 2019, 1:20 pm

The court cites a lack of intentional fault as it rejects a claim for compensation over the 1994 sinking.

Alaphilippe wins stage to extend Tour lead over Thomas 19 Jul 2019, 1:14 pm

Defending champion Geraint Thomas loses time to Tour de France leader Julian Alaphlippe after the Frenchman's stunning time trial win on stage 13.

Pogba, Neymar, Maguire & what’s going on at Arsenal? Transfer news with David Ornstein 19 Jul 2019, 12:57 pm

BBC Sport journalist David Ornstein brings us the latest transfer gossip, including the latest on Paul Pogba's future at Manchester United and Neymar's potential return to Barcelona.

Tennessee town dispels 'meth-gator' myth 19 Jul 2019, 12:07 pm

A viral police "warning" of alligators "all hyped up" on methamphetamine was a joke, the mayor tells the BBC.

Netball World Cup 2019: Zimbabwe netballers gatecrash BBC TV coverage 19 Jul 2019, 12:03 pm

Zimbabwe netballers celebrate their top-eight finish at the World Cup by dancing their way onto BBC Two's TV coverage while Hazel Irvine is still presenting.

'There will never be a game like it' - Mark Wood on the World Cup win and what happened next 19 Jul 2019, 11:28 am

There will never be another game like it - BBC Sport columnist Mark Wood reflects on the World Cup final and reveals what happened next.

World Cup semi-finals preview: England aiming to reach first final 19 Jul 2019, 11:23 am

England take on New Zealand while holders Australia face underdogs South Africa in the semi-finals of the Netball World Cup 2019 in Liverpool.

Srebrenica massacre: Dutch state '10% liable' for 350 deaths 19 Jul 2019, 11:14 am

Victims' relatives slam a court ruling that found the state part liable for 350 of the 8,000 deaths.

Guinea mother: I sat my exams 30 minutes after giving birth 19 Jul 2019, 9:22 am

"I decided for myself that I wanted to complete my baccalaureate," Fatoumata Kourouma tells the BBC.

FaceApp: How accurate are the predictions? 18 Jul 2019, 7:16 pm

They're older now, but how good is FaceApp at ageing photos of celebrities when they were young?

Car parts from weeds: The future of green motoring? 18 Jul 2019, 7:07 pm

The motor industry is trying to reduce its carbon footprint in a number of innovative ways.

Trump's 'send her back' denial, and what actually happened 18 Jul 2019, 3:16 pm

The US President inaccurately claimed he quickly told his supporters to stop their racist chant.

Plastic pollution: Could a year's waste circle the Earth four times? 16 Jul 2019, 7:15 pm

Could a year's global plastic waste circle the Earth four times over?

The CubeSat revolution changing the way we see the world 16 Jul 2019, 7:07 pm

Small, cheap satellites can help us track pollution, crop yields and congestion like never before.

Will ships without sailors be the future of trade? 15 Jul 2019, 7:44 pm

May saw the world's first unmanned commercial shipping operation.

Sonny Liston: The mysterious death that haunts boxing 15 Jul 2019, 7:02 pm

Sonny Liston was found dead at his Las Vegas home in 1971. A coroner concluded he died of natural causes - but some say the truth is darker.

Neil Armstrong's son talks about the Moon landing 15 Jul 2019, 6:48 am

Mark Armstrong talks about his father, and the first ever Moon landing 50 years ago.

Kenya's railway art gets a new platform 14 Jul 2019, 7:19 pm

Meet the Kenyan artists who have turned abandoned trains carriages into a creative studio.

Apollo 11: 'The greatest single broadcast in television history' 10 Jul 2019, 7:21 pm

The moon landing 50 years ago brought previously unthinkable images and ideas to millions.

Moon landings: What was the 1969 Apollo 11 mission? 9 Jul 2019, 7:52 pm

It's 50 years since the first ever manned landing on the Moon - what was involved?

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