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Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to at least 120

At least 120 people have been killed and more than 360 injured in a 6.2-magnitude quake in central Italy, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says.

Camber Sands beach sea death toll rises to five
Two more bodies are pulled from the sea at Camber Sands in East Sussex, hours after three men were recovered from the water on the hottest day of the year.

Australia backpacker stabbing: Mia Ayliffe-Chung was 'amazing young woman'
The family of a British backpacker stabbed to death in Australia describe her as an "amazing young woman with an adventurous spirit".

NI terrorism: Royal Marine arrested in Somerset
A serving Royal Marine arrested over Northern Ireland-related terrorism is Ciaran Maxwell from County Antrim

Earth-sized world 'around nearest star'
Scientists say their investigations of the closest star, Proxima Centauri, show it to have an Earth-sized planet in orbit around it.

Airlander 10: Longest aircraft damaged during flight
The world's longest aircraft - the Airlander 10 - is damaged when it takes a nosedive on landing during its second test flight.

Jeremy Corbyn angered by train seat row questions
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn reacts angrily to questions about whether he ignored empty seats before filming a piece about overcrowded trains.

UKIP's Nigel Farage to speak at Donald Trump rally
Outgoing UKIP leader Nigel Farage is to address supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a campaign event in Mississippi.

Hottest day of 2016 recorded at Gravesend in Kent
The UK records its hottest temperature of the year so far - 33.9C (93F) at Gravesend in Kent - as experts warn of possible health risks.

Vietnam woman 'cuts off limbs for insurance payout'
A Vietnamese woman admits to paying for her left hand and foot to be severed to defraud her insurance firm with a rail accident claim, police say.

IS conflict: Turkey-backed Syrian rebels 'take Jarablus'
Syrian rebels, backed by Turkish forces and US air cover, say they have taken the Syrian town of Jarablus from jihadists of so-called Islamic State.

France 'burkini ban': Images of police on beach fuel debate
Images of French police appearing to fine a woman on a beach in Nice fuel the debate over a controversial "burkini ban".

At the scene in Amatrice as survivor is pulled free
The BBC's James Reynolds finds rescue workers in the quake-hit Italian town of Amatrice pulling a survivor from the rubble.

Airlander cabin 'hit ground and it was horrible'
The world's longest aircraft has been damaged after a nosedive landing on its second test flight. Angela Marie Hatwell was there and saw it happen.

Five ways Proxima b find is important
Scientists have discovered a planet similar to Earth that is orbiting our Sun's nearest neighbour, Proxima Centauri.

Jeremy Corbyn angered by questions about train seat row
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn angered by media questions about claims he was not able to get a seat on a Virgin Train.

Former officer wins holiday case against Met Police
Ex-detective constable Andrea Brown told the Victoria Derbyshire programme she was "very angry" at how she was treated by Met Police.

Ukraine military parade marks 25 years of independence
Ukraine is marking 25 years of independence from the Soviet Union with a huge military parade through Kiev, the celebrations are poignant amid current tensions with Russia.

The children banned from climbing the human pyramid
Dahi Handi one of India's most spectacular festivals that involves making a human pyramid and breaking an earthen pot filled with yoghurt suspended high in the sky.

Inside quake-hit Italian holiday home: 'It stood up pretty well'
Deputy editor of The Times, Emma Tucker, shows the BBC the damage caused by an earthquake in the house where she is staying in the Le Marche region of Italy.

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