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Tokyo Olympics: Dina Asher-Smith, Elaine Thompson-Herah & Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce through to 100m semis

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 5:48am
Watch as Great Britain's Dina Asher-Smith and Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce make it through to the 100m semi-finals at the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Bethany Shriever wins gold for GB in women's BMX final

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 5:31am
Britain's Bethany Shriever wins gold in the women's BMX racing final, holding off two-time champion Mariana Pajon.

Hong Kong crowd booing China's anthem sparks police probe

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 5:26am
Police are investigating an incident where hundreds jeered while watching an Olympics broadcast.

Tokyo Olympics: Kye Whyte wins GB's first BMX medal claiming silver in a thrilling final

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 5:23am
Team GB's Kye Whyte claims the nation's first Olympic medal in BMX racing with silver in the men's final, finishing just 0.114 seconds behind Dutch rider Niek Kimmann.

Russian module mishap destabilises International Space Station

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 5:06am
The ISS was pushed out of position after engines on a new Russian module unexpectedly fired up.

Tokyo Olympics: Duncan Scott wins silver medal in 200m individual medley final

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 4:14am
Duncan Scott wins his third medal of the Tokyo Olympics and GB's sixth in the pool with silver in the men's 200m individual medley.

Covid in Sydney: Military deployed to help enforce lockdown

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 4:03am
Authorities say the deployment is needed, but critics argue it will "pick on" marginalised groups.

Tokyo Olympics: Duncan Scott wins third medal with silver in 200m medley

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 4:00am
Duncan Scott wins his third medal of the Tokyo Olympics and Great Britain's sixth in the pool with silver in the men's 200m individual medley.

GB's Greenbank wins 200m backstroke bronze

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 3:47am
Luke Greenbank continues Great Britain's impressive performances in the pool at the Tokyo Olympics by winning bronze in the men's 200m backstroke final.

Tokyo Olympics: Team GB's men's eight crew win bronze medal in 'incredible' final

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 3:32am
Team GB's men's eight crew win bronze in the final race of the Tokyo 2020 regatta, being narrowly pipped to silver by Germany as New Zealand take gold.

Walking and biking prioritised in new Highway Code

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 3:25am
Greater priority for pedestrians at crossings and for cyclists at junctions are among the changes.

Tokyo Olympics: GB men's eight take bronze, Vicky Thornley fourth

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 3:15am
Great Britain fail to win an Olympic rowing gold for the first Games since 1984 as the men's eight crew claim bronze.

Tokyo Olympics: GB's rower Vicky Thornley misses out on bronze medal in single sculls

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 2:36am
Team GB's Vicky Thornley narrowly misses out on a bronze medal as she finishes fourth in the single sculls at the Tokyo Olympics.

Are America's unvaccinated changing their minds?

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 1:52am
Covid cases are surging across the US, fuelled by the Delta variant - and unvaccinated Americans.

US sailor charged over massive USS Bonhomme warship blaze in 2020

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 1:51am
More than 60 people were injured, and the $1bn USS Bonhomme Richard had to be scrapped.

‘I'm black, my partner's white - stop asking me if this is my baby’

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 1:06am
When Ena Miller had a baby, she was unprepared for the constant comments about her daughter's skin tone.

Coronavirus: Israel to give third jab to people aged over 60

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 12:48am
It will be the first country to offer such a Covid booster amid a recent surge in infections.

Pregnant women urged to get jab as majority unvaccinated

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 12:41am
Estimates suggest that hundreds of thousands of pregnant women in England have not yet had the vaccine.

Migrant women and babies held in shocking conditions, MPs find

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 12:38am
A group of MPs describes scenes at a Dover asylum unit as "wholly inappropriate" and a Covid risk.

The Papers: 'No jab, no job' threat and 'red alert' for travel

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 12:37am
The papers cover concerns about compulsory vaccination at work and possible changes to travel rules.