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Contador my main threat - Froome

July 2, 2014 - 5:14pm
Britain's Chris Froome believes Spain's Alberto Contador is his biggest threat in this year's Tour de France.

Contador my main threat - Froome

July 2, 2014 - 5:14pm
Britain's Chris Froome believes Spain's Alberto Contador is his biggest threat in this year's Tour de France.

Hopes rise for new Ukraine ceasefire

July 2, 2014 - 5:09pm
The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France say they have agreed on steps aimed at ending hostilities in eastern Ukraine.

Murray has years left at top - Connors

July 2, 2014 - 4:56pm
Jimmy Connors, Tim Henman, Pat Cash and other former players deliver their verdicts on Andy Murray's Wimbledon quarter-final exit.

US outrage at Palestinian teen death

July 2, 2014 - 4:56pm
The US and UN condemn the abduction and murder of a Palestinian teenager in Israel, which sparked fierce clashes in East Jerusalem.

New voting power of Chinese Indonesians

July 2, 2014 - 4:54pm
Chinese Indonesians head to vote, 16 years after deadly violence

Police arrest World Cup 'tout gang'

July 2, 2014 - 4:52pm
Brazilian police arrest 11 people suspected of being part of an international gang illegally selling World Cup tickets allocated to sponsors and officials.

Slenderman schoolgirl 'incompetent'

July 2, 2014 - 4:20pm
One of two girls accused of stabbing a Wisconsin classmate in order to please an online fictional character is deemed incompetent by doctors.

Sarkozy: Case against me 'political'

July 2, 2014 - 4:20pm
Ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy says the French judiciary is "being used for political ends", as he is formally investigated for influence peddling.

Target to customers: No guns please

July 2, 2014 - 4:04pm
US retail giant Target asks customers not to bring guns into its stores, after gun rights activists demonstrated with rifles in one in Texas.

Anger over missing sex abuse file

July 2, 2014 - 3:50pm
The Home Office is facing calls to explain why a dossier about alleged paedophiles handed to home secretary Leon Brittan in the 1980s was not kept.

Civilians killed in Ukraine attack

July 2, 2014 - 3:17pm
Rebels and Ukrainian forces blame each other for at least nine civilian deaths in a village, as diplomats meet in Berlin.

Emergency halt to Banksy removal

July 2, 2014 - 2:38pm
A temporary stop notice is issued to halt work on a Cheltenham house, where a Banksy artwork appeared.

Calm urged after Palestinian killing

July 2, 2014 - 2:34pm
Israeli leaders urge calm after the discovery of a kidnapped Palestinian teenager's body sparks clashes in East Jerusalem.

'Wicked' teenage killers sentenced

July 2, 2014 - 2:05pm
A "truly wicked, marauding mob" of five teenagers who murdered a man in a Liverpool launderette when some of them were 13-years-old are sentenced.

Altitude gene 'from extinct species'

July 2, 2014 - 2:03pm
A gene that allows present-day people cope with life at high altitude was inherited from an extinct species of human, Nature journal has reported.

Beaten Murray says poor start cost him

July 2, 2014 - 1:34pm
Andy Murray says a slow start cost him as he lost his Wimbledon title in an error-strewn showing against Grigor Dimitrov.

VIDEO: Effects of white supremacy linger in US

July 2, 2014 - 1:07pm
Exactly 50 years since the Civil Rights Act was signed into law in the US, Aleem Maqbool visits Arkansas where the effects of white supremacy are still being felt.

Arabtec promises revive Dubai market

July 2, 2014 - 12:55pm
Promises of greater transparency from embattled construction group Arabtec lead a recovery of the Dubai stock market as shares bounce back almost 8%.

Oscar Pistorius 'suicide risk'

July 2, 2014 - 12:36pm
Oscar Pistorius has post-traumatic stress disorder and could be a suicide risk, according to a psychologist's report submitted at his murder trial.