BBC World News

The latest stories from the Home section of the BBC News web site.
  1. Mass rallies over Greek bailout vote

    Tens of thousands of people attend rival rallies in Greece ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on an international financial bailout.
  2. Iran nuclear deal 'never closer'

    Iran's foreign minister uses a YouTube posting to say a comprehensive agreement over its nuclear programme has never been closer.
  3. Exam focus 'harms' pupils' health

    Schools are on the verge of becoming exam factories that damage pupils' mental health and self-esteem, says the NUT.
  4. CBI says UK economic growth slows

    Surveys for the Confederation of British Industry find that manufacturing, retails and services growth slowed in the second quarter.
  5. IS claims rocket attack on Israel

    Sinai Province, a group affiliated with Islamic State, says it fired three rockets into Israel from Egypt's Sinai peninsula.