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Sports Personality 2018: Lewis Hamilton 'used wrong words'

1 hour 34 min ago
The F1 ace says he is "super proud" of hometown Stevenage after his "slums" faux pas at the SPOTY awards.

Carabao Cup: Burton Albion win 1-0 at Middlesbrough to reach semi-finals

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 11:56pm
Burton boss Nigel Clough says reaching the Carabao Cup semi-finals for the first time after beating Middlesbrough is "absolutely remarkable".

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Man Utd appear to confirm Norwegian as interim manager in website post

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 11:03pm
Ex-Manchester United player Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appears to be confirmed as the club's interim manager in a website post which is later deleted.

How Greenland could become China's Arctic base

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 10:59pm
The vast northern expanse of Greenland needs investment, and China is willing to help – for a price.

US Air Force dad surprises daughters as dolphin mascot

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 10:41pm
Sgt Anthony Pasco had not seen his teenage twins in months as he was based away from home.

Man City beat Leicester on penalties to reach semi-final

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 10:28pm
Holders Manchester City edge through to the Carabao Cup semi-finals by beating Leicester City 3-1 on penalties after a 1-1 draw.

Scottish Premiership top four separated by a point after Aberdeen thrash Dundee

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 9:41pm
Sam Cosgrove and Andrew Considine both score twice as Aberdeen moved within a point of the Scottish Premiership summit after obliterating Dundee.

Yemeni mum granted visa to visit dying son in California

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 9:23pm
The mother received a travel waiver to see her son before he is taken off life support, officials say.

Genoa bridge: Renzo Piano to lead new construction

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 8:19pm
The Italian architect agrees to lead a €200m construction after the collapse that killed 43 people.

How Welsh TV farming show 'helped mum conceive'

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 7:25pm
Lowri Jones suffered miscarriages but had a son after learning the problems cows face during pregnancy.

Banning sweets at supermarket checkouts 'works'

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 7:06pm
Removing the temptation stops unhealthy impulse buying, a large UK study suggests.

Donald Trump's troubled charity foundation to shut down

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 5:57pm
The troubled family-run charity agrees to close amid allegations its funds were illegally misused.

Tea drinkers stewing over splitting Yorkshire Tea bags

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 5:16pm
Yorkshire Tea's new biodegradable bags leave users steaming after they split open in their cups.

Sam Curran bought for £800,000 in IPL auction

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 5:01pm
England's Sam Curran attracts the third-highest bid in the Indian Premier League's 2019 auction while Jonny Bairstow goes for £250,000.

James Arthur's accountant pleads guilty to fraud

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 4:42pm
Mark Livermore, who worked for singer James Arthur, has admitted taking the money.

Jose Mourinho: How Manchester United manager's season collapsed

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 3:40pm
BBC Sport looks at six factors which contributed to Jose Mourinho’s downfall at Man Utd, from the departure of his “brother” Rui Faria to his fall-out with Paul Pogba.

Prime targets and long shots: Who will be the next Man Utd manager? Vote now

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 3:12pm
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer? Mauricio Pochettino? Laurent Blanc? BBC Sport looks at who could replace Jose Mourinho at Man Utd.

Solskjaer in running for Man Utd caretaker manager role

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 3:03pm
Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is being considered for the caretaker role at the club after Jose Mourinho was sacked.

Magician's tribute to Colchester Zoo's orangutan Rajang

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 2:47pm
"This guy gave me a moment in magic I will never forget. Sleep tight big fella."

The warm water fish making their way to British waters

Tue, 18/12/2018 - 1:02pm
Rising sea temperatures are seeing southern species recorded more frequently in the Channel Islands.