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Does it matter if Gatlin wins gold?

Fri, 2015-08-21 08:05
Some think he is a stain on athletics, others say it is time to forgive - could a Gatlin victory over Bolt create the wrong headlines?

VIDEO: Scars left by Yemen's civil war

Fri, 2015-08-21 08:03
Fighting continues in Yemen's bitter civil war and hospitals and aid agencies are struggling to help those desperately in need of treatment and supplies.

VIDEO: 'Real life' zombie game goes viral

Fri, 2015-08-21 07:57
People logging on to messaging services Chat Roulette, Omegle and Skype got a surprise at the weekend when confronted with a "real life" zombie computer game to play live.

VIDEO: N Korea troops 'on highest alert'

Fri, 2015-08-21 07:47
As North and South Korea exchange artillery fire the North issues a deadline for the South to remove their "propaganda" loudspeakers from the border.

Turkey to vote in November snap poll

Fri, 2015-08-21 07:37
Turkey to hold snap elections, expected 1 November, says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Google ordered to delete links

Fri, 2015-08-21 07:26
Google has been ordered to remove nine links to news stories by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) under the "right to be forgotten".

Syriza split: What next for Greece?

Fri, 2015-08-21 07:23
Early elections are looming in Greece - but what does this extra turmoil mean for its bailout? The BBC's Laurence Peter examines what is at stake.

Huge Zanzibar music festival cancelled

Fri, 2015-08-21 07:20
East Africa's most popular international music festival, Sauti za Busara in Zanzibar, is cancelled next year because of a lack of funding.

Spotify privacy policy angers users

Fri, 2015-08-21 07:16
Minecraft creator Markus Persson is among those who have said they quit the music streaming service over changes in its terms and conditions.

Anger at Rome 'Godfather' funeral

Fri, 2015-08-21 06:54
The funeral of an alleged mafia boss in Rome provokes outrage after a lavish cortege featuring the theme tune from The Godfather.

'Farewell' pictures of Saturn moon

Fri, 2015-08-21 06:40
The Cassini probe to Saturn returns its final close-up images of the Dione moon as it begins its "long goodbye".

I trust Woodward - Van Gaal

Fri, 2015-08-21 06:28

Stolen stuffed Arctic wolf handed in

Fri, 2015-08-21 06:17
A 6ft-long taxidermy wolf that was pinched from a Chelsea flat is handed in to police.

String of top GCSEs for Malala

Fri, 2015-08-21 06:16
Education campaigner and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, 18, gains top marks in her exams at school in the UK.

VIDEO: Inside Sweden immigration camp

Fri, 2015-08-21 05:54
With Sweden and Germany bearing the brunt of the influx of migrants, Graham Satchell reports from inside one of Sweden's immigration camps.

Rosberg top as Maldonado crashes

Fri, 2015-08-21 05:47
Nico Rosberg beats team-mate Lewis Hamilton to the fastest time in first practice at the Belgian Grand Prix.

Author Doris Lessing trailed by MI5

Fri, 2015-08-21 05:44
Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing was spied on by security services for more than 20 years over suspicions over communist sympathies, newly declassified records show.

July public finances hit surplus

Fri, 2015-08-21 05:44
The UK government spent less last month than it received in taxes and other forms of income, official figures show.

Sierra Leone reward for girl's killers

Fri, 2015-08-21 05:36
Sierra Leone's government offers a $1,000 (£640) reward for information leading to the arrest of a gang suspected of raping and killing a girl and dumped her body on a beach.

Jennifer Lawrence is highest paid woman in film

Fri, 2015-08-21 05:31
The 25-year-old made $52m pre-tax over 12 months ahead of Scarlett Johansson who earned $35.5m.

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