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NYC Billionaire offers reward for stolen ice cream

Fri, 2016-08-12 14:55
New York City billionaire John Catsimatidis is offering a $5,000 (£3,870) reward for information leading to the arrest of ice cream shoplifters.

Real life and ballet couple prepare to dance at Edinburgh

Fri, 2016-08-12 14:28
Considered to be the best ballet dancers in the world, Sergei Polunin and Natalia Osipova perform together in Edinburgh.

England v Pakistan: Asad Shafiq & Younus Khan centuries give tourists lead

Fri, 2016-08-12 14:22
Asad Shafiq and Younus Khan centuries help Pakistan reach 340-6, leading England by 12 after two days of the final Test at The Oval.

Rio Olympics 2016: Britain's Andy Murray beats Steve Johnson to reach semi-final

Fri, 2016-08-12 14:22
Great Britain's defending Olympic tennis champion Andy Murray beats Steve Johnson of the United States to reach the Rio 2016 semi-finals.

Holidaymaker flies home to find 'parked' car caught speeding

Fri, 2016-08-12 14:03
A man flies home from holiday to discover his car, left with a parking company, was caught speeding.

US election: Hillary Clinton releases her tax returns

Fri, 2016-08-12 13:59
Democratic president candidate Hillary Clinton releases her tax returns, adding to the pressure on her Republican rival Donald Trump to do the same.

Kristin Armstrong is oldest woman to win cycling gold

Fri, 2016-08-12 13:55
Kristin Armstrong becomes the oldest woman to win a cycling gold medal.

Rio Olympics 2016: Work begins on returning diving pool to blue

Fri, 2016-08-12 13:35
Work has begun on returning the water in the diving pool in Rio to its original blue colour, according to Olympic officials.

Conjoined twins moved to Damascus

Fri, 2016-08-12 13:20
Conjoined twin boys born in Douma have been transferred to a hospital in Damascus.

Egyptian refuses to shake Israeli's hand

Fri, 2016-08-12 13:17
Egyptian Judo player Islam el-Shahabi loses to Israeli's Or Sasson and refuses to shake his hand.

Sarajevo taxi drivers in De Niro tribute as film festival begins

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:54
Taxi drivers in Sarajevo put up posters of Robert De Niro on their vehicles in tribute to the actor ahead of his visit for the city's film festival.

10 Things

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:48
The best way to hold your coffee cup, and more news nuggets.

Rio Olympics 2016: Katarina Johnson-Thompson leads heptathlon, Jessica Ennis-Hill in third

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:37
Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson leads the Olympic heptathlon, with Jessica Ennis-Hill in third place.

Palestinian authorities investigate mosque music mix-up

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:17
Authorities in the Palestinian territories investigate why music from a popular Egyptian singer was played at several mosques instead of the call to prayer.

Thailand tourism: Arrests made over bomb attacks in Hua Hin resort

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:12
Police in the Thai resort of Hua Hin make two arrests after bomb attacks there and across the country leave four people dead and dozens injured.

Pakistan: 'Dead-baby-swap gang' arrested in Peshawar

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:09
Pakistani police arrest several hospital workers over a scheme to abduct and sell newborn babies by swapping them with dead infants, local media report.

Ukraine crisis: What's going on in Crimea?

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:09
Tensions between Ukraine and Russia have escalated again, more than two years after Russia's annexation of Crimea.

Ikea paves way for first Indian store

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:07
Shilpa Kannan visits the site where India's first Ikea store is being built

Germany 'was warned about Ansbach suicide bomber'

Fri, 2016-08-12 12:00
Germany was warned that a Syrian who blew himself up might carry out a "spectacular" suicide attempt if it tried to deport him, the BBC learns.

Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain rowers win two golds in 30 minutes on day seven

Fri, 2016-08-12 11:23
Great Britain claim two Olympic golds within the space of 30 minutes to go fourth in the medal table on day seven at Rio.