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Silent tribute paid to 7/7 victims
Gill Hicks lost both of her legs in the terrorist attack

Silent tribute paid to 7/7 victims

Britain has fallen silent in tribute to victims of terrorism for the second time in less than a week as the July 7 attacks were remembered.

World news

Anger at Tsipras over Greek crisis

Anger at Tsipras over Greek crisis

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras was met with anger at a summit of eurozone leaders after it became clear he had no written proposals on how to save his country from financial ruin.

Sport news

Williams sets up Sharapova semi

Williams sets up Sharapova semi

Serena Williams out-slugged Victoria Azarenka to set up a frosty Wimbledon semi-final with Maria Sharapova and keep her calendar grand slam bid firmly on track.

Business news

'Stable economy' boosts retailers

'Stable economy' boosts retailers

The number of retailers going into administration fell by a third in the first half of this year as the high street benefited from a stabilising economy after a tough few years, figures showed today.

Technology news

BBC backs digital literacy scheme

BBC backs digital literacy scheme

The BBC is to give a microcomputer to every year seven child in the UK as part of a scheme to encourage digital literacy.

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Plans for James Bond musical

Plans for James Bond musical

James Bond's newest adventure could be more disco ball than Thunderball after plans were unveiled for a musical based on the world's most famous secret agent.

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