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Spain's Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez defeat Romania's Florin Mergea and Horia Tecau to win men's doubles gold.
A veteran Cuban cigar-maker rolls what is believed to be the world's longest cigar to mark the 90th birthday of Fidel Castro.
What lessons can business leaders learn from football managers? Here's part two of our round-up of the techniques used by Premier League managers.
When Olympic swimmers took to the pool in Rio, world records began to be broken thick and fast - why aren't so many records broken on the running track?
The mayor of Cannes has banned full-body swimsuits, or "burkinis", from the city's beaches: what do Muslim women think?
Photographer Johnny Miller has been documenting the disparity between South Africa's rich and poor using a drone.
Photographer Derek Ridgers talks to BBC World Update's Dan Damon about his new book 'Punk London 1977'.
German leaders are facing the dilemma of how to keep the country's citizens safe while safeguarding the values they cherish, as Jenny Hill reports.
The BBC's Cuba correspondent Will Grant takes a closer look at Fidel Castro as the Cuban revolutionary leader turns 90.
A royal funeral takes place in central Romania on Saturday for a queen who was never crowned and never served - yet still gets full state honours.
Pope Francis surprises 20 former prostitutes by popping in for a visit and chat at their safe house in the Italian capital, Rome.
Evan McMullin, a former CIA agent and Congressional staff member, has entered the presidential race as an independent candidate.
MOTD pundit Alan Shearer is expecting a special Premier League season and says the title race is wide open.
Sir Bradley Wiggins becomes the first British athlete to win eight Olympic medals as GB win team pursuit gold.
British tourist Laura Feltham describes the moment she heard a bomb go off in the Thai resort of Hua Hin.
Goalkeeper Hope Solo says four-time women's Olympic football champions the USA were knocked out by "cowards" after losing to Sweden.