Iran talks extended to summer 2015

  • Talks between Iran and six leading nations over the country's nuclear programme have been extended until next summer.
  • Reuters quoting Iranian officials as saying talks extended until July 1st 2015. 
  • Sides had been trying to reach a deal ahead of 11pm GMT deadline tonight. 
  • Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the BBC an extension of talks is 'preferable'; hopes pressure on Iran continues.

Netanyahu comments via Barak Ravid

From our Data section: Nuclear talks factfile