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FedEx Cup Play-offs: LIV trio fail in legal bid to play 9 Aug 2022, 11:50 pm

Three players from the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series lose a court bid against the PGA Tour to play in the FedEx Cup Play-offs.

South Africa sex crime: 'We want our bodies to be secure 24/7' 9 Aug 2022, 11:31 pm

As South Africa reels from news of a gang rape, the victims speak about what happened to them.

Laal Singh Chaddha: How Aamir Khan adapted Forrest Gump to Bollywood 9 Aug 2022, 11:29 pm

The actor's remake of the Hollywood blockbuster is Bollywood's most ambitious adaptation yet.

China property crisis: Why homeowners stopped paying their mortgages 9 Aug 2022, 11:23 pm

The country's property sector is struggling with a cash crunch, forcing buyers to take extreme steps.

Ex-inmates reveal details of Russia prison torture scandal 9 Aug 2022, 11:20 pm

Former prisoners expose how and why rape is being used as a weapon inside Russian jails.

Plucky pooches ride waves at dog surfing championships 9 Aug 2022, 11:11 pm

Surf's up! Watch these glorious plucky pooches show their owners how to hang 10.

Mining boss: 'One person doesn't have all the answers' 9 Aug 2022, 11:10 pm

Mpumi Zikalala, CEO of Kumba Iron Ore, shares an insight for our CEO Secrets series.

Robert Pope: Guinness-fuelled man runs width of Ireland in a day 9 Aug 2022, 11:08 pm

Robert Pope ran the almost 130-mile route from Galway to Dublin in just 23 hours and 41 minutes.

Albuquerque police hold suspect in murders of Muslim men 9 Aug 2022, 10:43 pm

Muhammad Syed, 51, is facing charges for the murders of all four men over the past nine months.

Ukraine war: Blasts rock Russian airbase in annexed Crimea 9 Aug 2022, 10:32 pm

Black smoke is seen rising from the territory, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014.

France whale: Rescue operation begins to save beluga stuck in Seine 9 Aug 2022, 10:14 pm

Divers, vets and police are involved in moving the ailing beluga whale from the Seine to the sea.

Emmett Till: Mississippi jury declines to indict accuser 9 Aug 2022, 10:05 pm

Jurors said there was insufficient evidence to indict Carolyn Bryant Donham over the infamous killing.

Rangers 3-0 Union Saint-Gilloise (agg 3-2): Scots stun Belgian visitors to make play-offs 9 Aug 2022, 9:10 pm

Rangers roar into the Champions League play-offs after overcoming Union Saint-Gilloise and a two-goal first-leg defeat in a rousing showing.

Tennis great Serena Williams hints at retirement 9 Aug 2022, 8:56 pm

Tennis great Serena Williams has suggested she is set to retire, saying she will be "evolving away" from the sport after the US Open.

Mar-a-Lago: Republican uproar over FBI raid on Trump home 9 Aug 2022, 8:52 pm

Mike Pence is among those demanding an explanation from the attorney general for the unprecedented move.

Will an FBI 'raid' supercharge Trump? 9 Aug 2022, 8:20 pm

As supporters urge him to run for president again, the search on Mar-a-Lago has lit a match for Trump.

Ukraine round-up: Blasts in Crimea and travel dispute 9 Aug 2022, 7:20 pm

Explosions rock a Russian military airfield in Crimea and travel may get yet harder for Russians.

Loire Valley: Intense European heatwave parches France's 'garden' 9 Aug 2022, 7:03 pm

The Loire Valley is key to French farming, but it is being devastated by a fourth heatwave this year.

Olivia Newton-John: How Grease's Sandy made history 9 Aug 2022, 6:29 pm

The film has inspired generations of fans. But is it under fire in the era of MeToo?

Drought leaves boats stranded on dried-up river bed along French-Swiss border 9 Aug 2022, 5:51 pm

Stretches of River Doubs on the French-Swiss border are parched after severe droughts hit western Europe.

Fetty Wap jailed after being accused of threatening to kill man 9 Aug 2022, 4:05 pm

The US rapper is accused of threatening to kill the man on a FaceTime call in December 2021.

Issey Miyake's fashion in pictures 9 Aug 2022, 3:49 pm

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake's innovative styles created a global fashion brand.

Kenya Elections 2022: Raila Odinga and William Ruto in tight race for president 9 Aug 2022, 3:19 pm

A largely peaceful election day was marred by some delays and a small number of technical problems.

Ukraine conflict: Ban Russian visitors, Zelensky urges West 9 Aug 2022, 2:44 pm

Ukraine's call for a widespread ban has also been supported by Estonia, Latvia and Finland.

US officials concerned as Russia launches Iranian satellite 9 Aug 2022, 2:40 pm

The US has warned Russia plans to maintain use of the satellite to spy on Ukrainian troop movements.

Marko Arnautovic: Manchester United end interest in Bologna striker 9 Aug 2022, 2:08 pm

Manchester United end their interest in Bologna's former West Ham and Stoke forward Marko Arnautovic.

West Bank: Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades commander Ibrahim al-Nabulsi killed in Nablus 9 Aug 2022, 1:09 pm

Ibrahim al-Nabulsi, commander of al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades in Nablus, had escaped arrest before.

Lewis Hamilton says that turning down Top Gun role from Tom Cruise was 'upsetting' 9 Aug 2022, 12:49 pm

Lewis Hamilton says he had to tell actor and friend Tom Cruise that he could not take a role in blockbuster film Top Gun: Maverick.

How big are Donald Trump's legal problems? 9 Aug 2022, 10:12 am

As he plots his political future, criminal probes and multiple lawsuits could spell trouble.

Biden is passing laws - but is he winning hearts? 9 Aug 2022, 3:30 am

The paradox of Joe Biden's presidency is his unpopularity despite the success of his legislative agenda.

China-Taiwan: What we learned from Beijing's drills around the island 9 Aug 2022, 12:54 am

Beijing redefines what is "acceptable" even as Taiwanese attitudes appear to be hardening further.

Bolivia's 'death road' becomes wildlife haven 8 Aug 2022, 11:18 pm

Wildlife flourishes on the infamous route linking Bolivia's capital with the Amazon rainforest.

Are we falling in love with robots? 8 Aug 2022, 11:03 pm

Far from being scary, people who actually live with robots are finding them endearing.

Derby County: How one of England's historic clubs was saved from a wild ride to ruin 8 Aug 2022, 11:02 pm

Derby County were founder members of the Football League in 1888. This year they were saved from potential liquidation.

China housing crisis: The people living in unfinished apartments 8 Aug 2022, 11:01 pm

As Chinese developers spiral into debt, people with nowhere else to live have moved into unfinished apartments.

Country pop to black spandex - the life of Olivia Newton-John 8 Aug 2022, 7:50 pm

The Grammy award-winning singer found enduring fame in the film Grease.

Israel-Gaza: Unusual pre-emptive hit by Israel pays off 8 Aug 2022, 4:44 pm

The truce brings relief to Gazans, but the lack of a peace process means this is only temporary.

Timed Teaser: How did this diver make waves? 8 Aug 2022, 4:15 pm

Test your knowledge of the news these last few days - 10 questions, 10 seconds each. Go!

How I taught a vulture to fly with me 8 Aug 2022, 3:33 pm

Brazilian tour guide Israel Mendes adopted Urú, a vulture, after finding him abandoned in a bin.

In pictures: Drought hits Europe's rivers and crops 8 Aug 2022, 2:21 pm

Weeks of baking heat have caused big problems for Europe's food producers and river traffic.

The plans for giant seaweed farms in European waters 7 Aug 2022, 11:16 pm

As worldwide sales of the algae soar, the European Union wants to establish giant seaweed farms.

The woman who found a new life after being given six weeks to live 7 Aug 2022, 11:03 pm

In 2015, Andrea Sheardown was diagnosed with a rare liver cancer and given just six weeks to live.

The newborns fighting for survival in Afghanistan 7 Aug 2022, 11:00 pm

The BBC visits a ward where mothers are forced to share beds and have no access to pain relief.

US President Biden leaves White House for first time since Covid 7 Aug 2022, 3:25 pm

The US president is leaving for his home state of Delaware after testing negative for the virus.

Horniman Museum to return 72 artefacts to Nigeria 7 Aug 2022, 3:18 pm

The chair of the Horniman Museum said it was "moral" to return items taken by "force" years ago.

Mexican mining rescue: Ten miners trapped underground 7 Aug 2022, 10:45 am

The 10 workers are stuck underground in Coahuila after a tunnel wall collapsed in a mine shaft.

Flash flooding swamps California's Death Valley 7 Aug 2022, 8:51 am

Nearly 1,000 staff and visitors were unable to leave as all roads in and out were closed.

Gambling disorder: 'It took me to save Peter Shilton' 6 Aug 2022, 11:50 pm

Ex-England player Peter Shilton's wife, Steph, on living with a gambling addict and helping others.

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