Thai Muslims release hundred of balloons after a morning prayer marking the start of the Islamic feast of Eid al-fitr

Eid al-Fitr festival marks end of Ramadan for Muslims

Briefing Fri 25 Jul, AT 13:40

A month of fasting comes to an end with prayers, food, gifts – and not a little confusion over dates

Mikaeel Kular: mother pleads guilty to killing three-year-old

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 12:45

Rosdeep Adekoya pretended her son had gone missing in Edinburgh, sparking a huge public search

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Amazon scares investors with $126m second quarter loss

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 12:30

Online retailer also warns that its sales increases will be disappointing in next few months

Understanding Hamas: part terrorism, part good works

Fri 25 Jul, AT 12:29 Venetia Rainey

Three things you should know before writing off Hamas as just a violent terrorist organisation

An artist's rendering of a feathered dinosaur

'Fluffy' dinosaurs: discovery suggests most were feathered

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 12:19

Jurassic fossils 'completely change our vision of dinosaurs' – but not everyone is convinced

A wanted poster for Yoo Byung-eun

South Korea ferry: 'impossible' to determine how owner died

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 10:55

Death of billionaire unsolved, after report reveals that the tragedy was 'man-made' and could have been avoided

A missile launcher in Ukraine

US claims Russia fired rockets into Ukraine

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 10:06

US says Ukrainian army positions were targeted and that Russia plans to give heavy missiles to rebels

 A nurse performs a mammography for the detection of breast cancer

Breast cancer: 'revolutionary' one-shot treatment for NHS

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 09:35

Intrabeam radiotherapy means patients can avoid exhausting trips to hospital for weeks of treatment

Bradley Wiggins

Wiggins turns his back on Tour de France and questions Sky

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 09:14

English pursuit team settle for silver in Glasgow, but it marks start of new chapter for Wiggins

Secret History of our Streets tackles the Scottish question

Fri 25 Jul, AT 08:52 Holden Frith

BBC2's unexpected hit series reveals just how much Edinburgh and London have in common

Jackson Martinez

Arsenal prepare Martinez bid, Vidal says 'no' to Man Utd

Transfer Talk Fri 25 Jul, AT 08:40

Could Gunners be sending Joel Campbell out on loan because they have another striker up their sleeve?

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