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Strict caps should be put in place to limit the "excessive fees" lawyers claim against the NHS in medical negligence cases, the Department of Health in England says.
Greeks will vote next Sunday on the country's bailout programme after a late night sitting of parliament backed plans put forward on Saturday by the Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras.
Paraguay beat Brazil on penalties in the Copa America to set up a semi-final against Argentina.
Greek parliament endorses controversial referendum on creditors' terms for bailout
An MSP launches a bid to increase the age at which children can be held responsible for crimes they have committed.
As international talks over Iran's nuclear programme come down to the wire, the success or failure to strike a deal could be make or break for President Hassan Rouhani, says analyst Dr Massoumeh Torfeh.
It may be time to start picturing a world in which the animals we care about most will only be safe in areas that are properly guarded.
What kind of language is acceptable and how does society come to a decision? asks John McManus.
Howling blues to twisted love with DJ Rita Ray
The gadget that left a nine-year-old boy speechless
The day my dog was cooked for dinner
The lure of a bright blue target is helping to reduce numbers of tsetse flies which pass on the parasite responsible for sleeping sickness.
Views from inside Tehran as international talks over Iran's nuclear programme get close to the deadline
Holders Japan reach the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup with a narrow victory over Australia in Canada.
A 52-year-old man who survived the Tunisia resort attack tells BBC News how he and his wife ran through the hotel grounds as the explosions began, and that he was pursued by the gunman.
Serena Williams reveals she has been using the grass courts of golf great Jack Nicklaus as she looks for a sixth Wimbledon title.
The president of Armenia suspends an increase in electricity prices, but protesters who have held days of demonstrations remain on the streets.
A man suspected of an attack on a factory in France sent a selfie where he posed with the severed head of his boss, security sources say.
A judge in Argentina orders the seizure of assets of firms drilling for oil around the Falklands, but it is unclear how it can be enforced.
Hundreds of Armenians continue their round-the-clock protest in the capital Yerevan against rising electricity tariffs.