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VIDEO: Leap second: What does it mean? 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:26:25 GMT 
    Midnight will come later tonight, as for the first time in three years, an extra second is added to the official time set by atomic clocks.


VIDEO: 'There's a bear on my car!' 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:36:22 GMT 
    A family from Montana has had a close encounter with a grizzly bear at Yellowstone National Park. Courtesy David Peters.


VIDEO: 'Taliban bomb' rips through Kabul convoy 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:42:10 GMT 
    A suicide bomber driving a car has targeted a Nato troop convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul.


VIDEO: Wildfires hit Washington state 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:40:45 GMT 
    A series of major wildfires have been burning across thousands of acres of Washington state, over 120 miles (190km) east of Seattle.


Argentina's lesson for Greece 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:07:13 GMT 
    What lessons can Greece learn from Argentina's default more than a decade ago?


Are Iran’s Sunni neighbours about to race for The Bomb? 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:05:36 GMT 
    Sunni Gulf states fear the outcome of nuclear talks with Iran, with the prospect of a regional nuclear arms race, says the BBC's Kevin Connolly in Manama.


The month that changed America? 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:45:51 GMT 
    Does history change all at once? June 2015 certainly had its singular historic moments - but almost all were the outcome of long-term forces and long-fought battles, says Nick Bryant.


How safe is UK a decade after 7/7? 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:01:01 GMT 
    Almost 10 years since the 7/7 London bomb attacks, is the UK safer or under greater threat?


All Greek to you? Debt jargon explained 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:36:23 GMT 
    Don't know your Drachma from your Troika? We explain some of the the key terms and elements of the Greek debt crisis


Why Tunisia has been targeted 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:44:16 GMT 
    Following the 26 June attack in the Tunisian resort city of Sousse, the BBC's Aidan Lewis looks at the reasons why the country is vulnerable to attacks.


'Leap second' set to delay midnight 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:20:21 GMT 
    Midnight will come later tonight as for the first time in three years an extra second is added to the official time set by atomic clocks.


Opera audience boos nude rape scene 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:02:09 GMT 
    The opening night of William Tell at the Royal Opera House is marked by boos over a nude rape scene.


Court says Apple fixed e-book prices 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:36:36 GMT 
    A US federal appeals court upholds a ruling that Apple conspired with publishers fix the prices of electronic books.


Eurozone inflation slows to 0.2% 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:08:16 GMT 
    The eurozone's inflation rate dipped slightly from 0.3% in May to 0.2% in June, remaining in positive ground, according to official figures.


Cybercriminals exploit Flash bug 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:41:54 GMT 
    An exploit which takes advantage of a flaw in Adobe's Flash Player is being used by cybercriminals.
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