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VIDEO: Diamond League highlights

42 min 41 sec ago
Gabby Logan introduces highlights from the first of the season's two Diamond League finals, which took place in Zurich.

Man dies in round the world yacht race

46 min 23 sec ago
A paramedic from south east London dies while taking part in the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race.

Hamilton on pole position at Monza

46 min 23 sec ago
Lewis Hamilton eased to his 11th pole position in 12 races this year as he dominated qualifying at the Italian Grand Prix in his Mercedes.

Glover & Stanning retain world title

1 hour 11 min ago
Helen Glover and Heather Stanning win World Championships gold, as Britain claim five medals on Lake Aiguebelette.

VIDEO: 'Olympic' sand sculptures on display

2 hours 7 min ago
Master sand sculptors from around the world are competing in San Diego, California at the annual US Sand Sculpting Challenge.

Japan reopens radiation-hit town

2 hours 27 min ago
Japan permanently lifts an evacuation order for a town hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster that followed the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

VIDEO: Germany prepares for migrant arrivals

3 hours 27 min ago
The BBC's Jenny Hill reports from Munich central station, where up to 6,000 migrants are expected to arrive on trains from Vienna.

Hamilton top in final Italy practice

3 hours 42 min ago
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in final practice as team-mate Nico Rosberg is pipped by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.

Swiss coach crash injures 41 people

3 hours 47 min ago
A Welsh coach crash in Switzerland injures 41 people, four of them seriously.

Woman charged with child abduction

3 hours 54 min ago
A woman who went missing with four children, amid fears they were heading from London to Syria, is charged with child abduction.

Ska band Specials trombonist dies

4 hours 29 min ago
Rico Rodriguez, the trombonist in ska band The Specials, has died at the age of 80, the group announces.

US cadets hurt in mass pillow fight

5 hours 38 min ago
A huge pillow fight at the prestigious US Military Academy to mark the end of summer training leaves at least 30 cadets injured, US media reports.

Tower poppies on show at sculpture park

6 hours 6 min ago
Thousands of ceramic poppies used in the Tower of London installation go on display at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

VIDEO: How woman lost £12,000 in phone scam

6 hours 11 min ago
Nargess Sadjady, a woman who was tricked out of £12,000 in a sophisticated telephone scam hears a recording of the fraudsters' calls.

VIDEO: New boat to help flood rescuers

6 hours 15 min ago
Flood rescuers in Worcestershire are practising using a Swedish boat called the Rescuerunner to help them do their job.

Nadal suffers shock US Open defeat

6 hours 41 min ago
World number eight Rafael Nadal is out of the US Open after being beaten 3-6 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-4 by Italy's Fabio Fognini.

Ed Skrein: Britain's new Hollywood action star

7 hours 1 min ago
Meet Hollywood's new British action star

How do sportsmen cope with Ramadan?

8 hours 54 min ago
How do sportsmen cope with Ramadan?

VIDEO: Russian sinkhole continues to expand

9 hours 14 min ago
A crater in Russia which emerged 10 months ago has tripled in size to become a 120m-wide sinkhole.

VIDEO: Travelling with the stranded migrants

10 hours 2 min ago
Migrants who were stranded in Hungary have been allowed to cross the border and enter Austria.

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