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Georginio Wijnaldum: Liverpool agree £25m deal with Newcastle for midfielder

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 09:57
Liverpool agree a £25m deal for Netherlands international Georginio Wijnaldum with recently relegated Newcastle.

England v Pakistan: James Anderson fitness debate a 'messy affair'

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 09:48
Alastair Cook says the debate over James Anderson's absence in the first Test "wouldn't have blown up" if they had won at Lord's.

BBC joins fighters closing in on IS stronghold

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 09:18
The BBC gets exclusive access to the Syrian town of Manbij, which Kurdish-led forces are trying to capture from so-called Islamic State.

Parents on losing celebrity daughter at hands of son

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 09:17
The parents of Pakistani social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch speak of losing their daughter at the hands of their son.

Wall of fame

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 09:10
The LA-based artist Plastic Jesus has surrounded Donald Trump's star on Hollywood Boulevard with a 15cm-high wall

Borrowed tambourine returned to Royal Marines after 99 years

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 08:57
A tambourine borrowed by a Royal Marines bandsman for his daughter's May Day celebrations in 1917 is returned 99 years later.

Hospitals given green light to miss waiting time targets

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 08:19
More than 50 hospitals in England have been given the green light to miss key waiting time targets this year to help ease their financial problems.

Dating site murderer Miles Donnelly jailed for life

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 08:18
A man who murdered a single mother he met on a dating website is jailed for life.

Japan 'to stop making VCR machines'

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 08:06
The last videocassette recorder (VCR) in Japan is to be produced by the end of the month, according to the Nikkei newspaper.

Man held after Sydney police station rammed by burning car

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 08:03
A man is arrested in Sydney, Australia, after reportedly setting himself and his car alight and ramming the gate of a police station car park.

Rio 2016: Russia ban sends strong message - Usain Bolt

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 08:02
Sprinting legend Usain Bolt believes the Olympic ban for Russian track and field athletes sends out a "strong message" after claims the country ran a state-sponsored doping programme.

University tuition fees rise to £9,250 to include current students

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 07:32
University tuition fees in England will rise to £9,250 and the increase could apply to students who have already started courses.

Firm fined £234,000 over Arbroath pool death

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 07:04
A schoolboy died after being submerged for just 51 seconds in a pool that had no lifeguards and no-one able to give first aid, a court hears.

Nearly six million fraud and cyber crimes last year, ONS says

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 06:36
Almost six million fraud and cyber crimes were committed last year in England and Wales, new figures from the Office for National Statistics suggest.

'Why I want to joust at the Olympics'

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 06:34
English Heritage says it's time jousting was taken more seriously as a sport - and it should be made an Olympic sport.

Gloves off

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 06:22
Delays to the building of warships on the Clyde prompt a heated online exchange between Ruth Davidson and Nicola Sturgeon.

Oscar Pistorius: Appeal over 'shockingly lenient' sentence

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 06:20
South African prosecutors say they will push for a longer prison sentence for athlete Oscar Pistorius after his murder conviction, saying six years is too lenient.

Bournemouth gifted comical own goal on USA pre-season tour

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 06:18
Minnesota United goalkeeper Sammy Ndjock scores a truly ridiculous own goal playing in a pre-season friendly against Bournemouth.

Q&A: Vitamin D

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 06:03
Should everyone be taking vitamin D supplements, as nutrition experts now recommend?

Usain Bolt allays hamstring injury concerns ahead of Rio Olympics

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 05:54
Usain Bolt has no hamstring injury concerns ahead of his final Olympic warm-up race at the London Anniversary Games on Friday.