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Philippine officials believe they may have recovered the biggest natural giant clam pearl in the world - weighing a whopping 34kg (5.2 stone).
Four-time Olympic champion Laura Trott dismisses questions from rival riders about Great Britain's Rio performance.
Michael Conlan faces disciplinary action over his angry reaction to his Olympics defeat, says AIBA president Dr Ching-Kuo Wu.
What are some of the steps that could be taken to narrow the pay gap between men and women?
Germany may reintroduce national service for civilians to help the army deal with a future disaster, under a government plan.
Thai veterinary surgeons remove a one-kilo tumour from an anaconda during surgery lasting seven hours.
Japan's establishment shakes off its grey reputation, with rapping and underpants - and even the PM lightens up by dressing as Super Mario.
Russia will not compete at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio after losing an appeal against a ban imposed for state-sponsored doping.
Michelle Marie, the guest curator of Ireland's Twitter feed, is subjected to racist, sexist, homophobic abuse online.
Attacks by Islamist militants, strikes and floods have caused a substantial drop in the number of tourists visiting Paris, officials say.
Hyfrydwch un o'n Parciau Cenedlaethol trwy lens y ffotograffydd Dafydd Em // Snowdonia National Park in summer through the lens of photographer Dafydd Em
Doctors in India say they have surgically removed 40 knives from a man's stomach, although it is not clear why the man had swallowed them.
About 1,900 people in the Philippines have been killed during an illegal drugs crackdown since Rodrigo Duterte became president, the police chief says.
Nigeria's army says it has killed several Boko Haram commanders in an air strike, seriously injuring the group's disputed leader Abubakar Shekau.
The International Olympic Committee has announced that five new sports will be added to the Tokyo 2020 Games, including surfing and skateboarding.
An MP sparks a social media backlash after suggesting on Twitter the Olympics were won by the British Empire.
Great Britain's record-breaking Olympics team arrive back in luxury from Rio after landing in London.
Women who return to work part-time after having a baby continue to earn less than men for many years afterwards, says a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
Who might shine at Tokyo 2020? Contenders include a cyclist who had a team-mate in tears and a sprinter out to match Usain Bolt.
A protester from Fathers 4 Justice is removed from the stage of a live-televised festival in the Republic of Ireland after interrupting the event.