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British Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams is glad people now view her as a "good boxer" where her gender does not come into it. She also feels the fact she is 'out and doesn't care about it' helps young people deal with their sexuality.
The Anglican and Catholic churches, three councils, and both current and former MPs are to be investigated by the inquiry into child sexual abuse, its chair says.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes striker Daniel Sturridge must learn to manage his pain to overcome his injury issues.
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Jeremy Corbyn may have to resign as Labour leader if he is seen as a liability to the party, a Welsh MP says, amid a row over his opposition to air strikes against jihadists based in Syria.
Members of the Fire Brigades Union vote to re-affiliate to the Labour Party, more than a decade after leaving it.
Nico Rosberg turns the tables on Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to top second practice at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
A heavy calibre gun was used in an attack on a police patrol car in west Belfast, police say.
Tyson Fury claims he is Wladimir Klitschko's "worst nightmare" on the eve of Saturday's heavyweight world title showdown.
Shoppers swap from shopping in-store to buying online.
Russians vow to stop going to Turkey on holiday in revenge for downed plane.
Billion dollar drone company DJI is explanding from consumer and camera drones into agriculture
The inaugural day-night Test gets under way in Adelaide, with Australia closing on 54-2 in reply to New Zealand's 202.
Star Wars stormtroopers have been spotted surfing the last big bore of the year on the River Severn in Gloucestershire.
Li-fi, a faster way to deliver internet access, has been tested in a real-life, working office in Tallinn, Estonia.
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The Queen opens a two-day summit of Commonwealth leaders in Malta, as David Cameron promises a Commonwealth unit to target the "scourge" of extremism.
More than one in 10 schools in England are using more unqualified staff to teach lessons in response to growing teacher shortages, research suggests.
Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone is criticised for suggesting Tony Blair was to blame for the deaths of 52 people in the 7/7 London bombings in 2005.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal believes Leicester are serious Premier League contenders.