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What's the mood at Crimea checkpoint?

Sat, 2016-08-13 05:49
Recent events in Crimea lead to further difficulties in the relationship between Russia and Ukraine.

Mike Bushell tries out synchronised swimming

Sat, 2016-08-13 05:45
Mike Bushell is dropped in the deep end and tries out synchronised swimming with some of Team GB's Olympic hopefuls.

Pakistan helicopter crew freed in Afghanistan

Sat, 2016-08-13 04:51
The crew of a Pakistani helicopter forced to land in an Afghan district where the Taliban are active are freed and transferred to Pakistan.

Alex Rodriguez: New York Yankees legend retires after final game win

Sat, 2016-08-13 04:45
New York Yankees legend Alex Rodriguez retires from Major League Baseball with a win in an emotional final game.

Samia Shahid death: Victim's first husband and father in court

Sat, 2016-08-13 04:41
The father and first husband of a woman who was allegedly the victim of a so-called honour killing in Pakistan appear in court in connection with her murder.

UK government pledges post-Brexit funds

Sat, 2016-08-13 04:08
Chancellor Philip Hammond promises to replace EU funding for farmers, scientists and other projects after a British exit from the bloc.

Olympics Rio 2016: Michael Phelps beaten in 100m

Sat, 2016-08-13 01:47
A round-up of all the action from day seven of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Ervin's amazing comeback tale

Sat, 2016-08-13 00:32
A profile of America's Anthony Ervin, who reclaims the Olympic title in swimming 16 years after he first won it - in a phenomenal career comeback.

Kyrgyz kerfuffle

Fri, 2016-08-12 23:52
The president of Kyrgyzstan, where 80% of the population is Muslim, warns against some Islamic clothing.

Weekend catch-up

Fri, 2016-08-12 23:16
If you haven't had a chance to catch the biggest stories of the week, here is a quick round-up of what you need to know and read.

Rio Olympics 2016: Sir Bradley Wiggins' tongue and other podium memories

Fri, 2016-08-12 23:15
From Sir Bradley Wiggins sticking his tongue out to Michael Phelps laughing, how do athletes react on the podium?