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Rio Olympics 2016: Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez win men's doubles gold

Fri, 2016-08-12 20:45
Spain's Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez defeat Romania's Florin Mergea and Horia Tecau to win men's doubles gold.

Fidel Castro's 90th birthday marked with 90-metre cigar

Fri, 2016-08-12 20:33
A veteran Cuban cigar-maker rolls what is believed to be the world's longest cigar to mark the 90th birthday of Fidel Castro.

Special advice?

Fri, 2016-08-12 20:30
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.

Fast lane

Fri, 2016-08-12 20:12
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?

Cannes bans burkinis

Fri, 2016-08-12 20:01
The mayor of Cannes has banned full-body swimsuits, or "burkinis", from the city's beaches: what do Muslim women think?

Drone images of South Africa's divide

Fri, 2016-08-12 19:57
Photographer Johnny Miller has been documenting the disparity between South Africa's rich and poor using a drone.

Who were the original punks?

Fri, 2016-08-12 19:49
Photographer Derek Ridgers talks to BBC World Update's Dan Damon about his new book 'Punk London 1977'.

Jenny Hill: Germany at crossroads over terror

Fri, 2016-08-12 19:29
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.

Fidel Castro at 90

Fri, 2016-08-12 19:15
The BBC's Cuba correspondent Will Grant takes a closer look at Fidel Castro as the Cuban revolutionary leader turns 90.

Full honours

Fri, 2016-08-12 19:04
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 makes surprise visit to former prostitutes

Fri, 2016-08-12 18:15
Pope Francis surprises 20 former prostitutes by popping in for a visit and chat at their safe house in the Italian capital, Rome.

Meet Evan McMullin, the newest US presidential candidate

Fri, 2016-08-12 18:13
Evan McMullin, a former CIA agent and Congressional staff member, has entered the presidential race as an independent candidate.

Six teams can win the Premier League but I back Man City - Alan Shearer

Fri, 2016-08-12 18:00
MOTD pundit Alan Shearer is expecting a special Premier League season and says the title race is wide open.

Rio Olympics: Bradley Wiggins claims GB record eighth medal with team pursuit win

Fri, 2016-08-12 17:53
Sir Bradley Wiggins becomes the first British athlete to win eight Olympic medals as GB win team pursuit gold.

British tourist describes moment Thai bomb went off

Fri, 2016-08-12 17:08
British tourist Laura Feltham describes the moment she heard a bomb go off in the Thai resort of Hua Hin.

US keeper: Sweden 'bunch of cowards'

Fri, 2016-08-12 17:03
Goalkeeper Hope Solo says four-time women's Olympic football champions the USA were knocked out by "cowards" after losing to Sweden.

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