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Gary Lineker pants: Match of the Day presenter keeps Twitter promise

Sat, 2016-08-13 14:49
Gary Lineker keeps his promise and introduces the opening Match of the Day of the new season in his underpants.
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Nice court upholds burkinis ban, but appeal planned

Sat, 2016-08-13 14:12
A French court in Nice has upheld the ban on burkinis imposed by the mayor of Cannes but lawyers will appeal against the decision.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Laura Trott makes history as GB's women win team pursuit

Sat, 2016-08-13 14:08
Laura Trott is the first British woman to win three Olympic gold medals as Great Britain's women retain their team pursuit title.
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Kenny Baker, Star Wars R2-D2 actor, dies aged 81

Sat, 2016-08-13 14:02
British actor Kenny Baker, who starred as R2-D2 in six Star Wars films, has died aged 81 after a long illness, his niece confirms.
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'Historic' Louisiana flooding: Two dead and over 1,000 rescued

Sat, 2016-08-13 13:37
Two people have died and over 1,000 have been rescued after "historic" flooding swamped the US state of Louisiana.
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Decades apart

Sat, 2016-08-13 12:55
A look back at milestones in the very different lives of Queen Elizabeth and former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who have both turned 90 this year.
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Russian whistleblower's account hacked

Sat, 2016-08-13 10:48
Russian whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova has the account that shows details of her location hacked, the World Anti-Doping Agency says.
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Cars swept down streets in Chinese city

Sat, 2016-08-13 10:19
Heavy rain floods streets in the Chinese city of Yulin, in Shaanxi Province.
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Miraculous escape in women's cycling

Sat, 2016-08-13 08:36
New Zealand and Spain have a lucky escape after colliding at the velodrome in the women's keirin first round.
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Moment men's rowing eight take gold in Rio

Sat, 2016-08-13 07:59
Great Britain win gold in the men's rowing eight in Rio to reclaim the Olympic title for the first time since 2000.
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Historic silver for GB women's eight

Sat, 2016-08-13 07:35
Great Britain's women's eight win their first Olympic medal, taking silver in the rowing behind the United States.
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Louisiana flooding: 'Everybody's houses are going under'

Sat, 2016-08-13 06:42
A state of emergency is declared in Louisiana after severe flooding leaves at least two people dead and many stranded in their homes.
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IS conflict: Manbij residents celebrate liberation

Sat, 2016-08-13 05:30
Residents in the northern Syrian city of Manbij celebrate new freedoms after it was liberated from so-called Islamic State (IS).
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First Saudi woman competes in 100m

Sat, 2016-08-13 04:30
Sprinter Kariman Abuljadayel becomes the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in the Olympic 100m.
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Still got it: Rio's oldest competitors

Sat, 2016-08-13 04:06
Across the Olympics, competitors are proving that age need not be an obstacle to competing at the top.
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Oliver Stone due at Cheltenham festival

Sat, 2016-08-13 04:00
US film director Oliver Stone is to appear in Cheltenham in his first ever appearance at a UK literature festival, it is announced.
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Mike Bushell tries out synchronised swimming

Sat, 2016-08-13 02:45
Mike Bushell is dropped in the deep end and tries out synchronised swimming with some of Team GB's Olympic hopefuls.
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