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Sharapova pulls out of the US Open

30 August 2015 - 10:53pm
World number three Maria Sharapova pulls out of the US Open on the eve of the tournament because of injury.

Ferries disrupted by Calais blockade

30 August 2015 - 10:52pm
Passengers are facing Bank Holiday delays at the port of Calais following a fresh protest by former workers of a dissolved ferry company.

China punishes 197 over stock 'rumours'

30 August 2015 - 8:25pm
Chinese authorities punish 197 people for spreading rumours online about the recent stock market crash and fatal explosions in Tianjin.

Union in 'mortal danger', says Brown

30 August 2015 - 8:06pm
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown says the next 12 months could determine the long-term fate of the union between England and Scotland.

Tap water advice lifted in more areas

30 August 2015 - 7:50pm
Advice to boil water before drinking it has now been lifted in more than half of the affected homes in Lancashire.

England win European hockey title

30 August 2015 - 7:19pm
England women come from 2-0 down before beating the Netherlands on penalties to win the EuroHockey Championships.

Carnival crowds flock to Notting Hill

30 August 2015 - 6:40pm
Crowds of people descend on Notting Hill Carnival as hundreds of youngsters taken part in the Children's Day procession.

VW and Suzuki settle four-year dispute

30 August 2015 - 6:25pm
The International Chamber of Commerce rules that VW should sell its stake in Suzuki, ending a four-year dispute between over their failed partnership.

Swansea City 2-1 Manchester United

30 August 2015 - 6:21pm
Swansea recover from a goal down as Andre Ayew and Bafetimbi Gomis inflict Manchester United's first loss of the season.

UK ambassador summoned over trial

30 August 2015 - 6:18pm
Britain's ambassador to Egypt is summoned over his "unacceptable interference" following the trial of three al-Jazeera journalists.

Gatlin said sorry for doping - agent

30 August 2015 - 6:18pm
American sprinter Justin Gatlin has said sorry for previous doping offences, according to his agent Renaldo Nehemiah.

Pluto probe's next target chosen

30 August 2015 - 5:09pm
Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft has a new target to aim for following its historic flyby of Pluto.

Man City sign De Bruyne for £55m

30 August 2015 - 4:30pm
Manchester City sign midfielder Kevin de Bruyne from Wolfsburg on a six-year contract for a club-record fee of £55m.

Inquiry into restaurant tipping abuse

30 August 2015 - 4:26pm
The abuse of tipping by restaurants is to be the subject of an investigation launched by Business Secretary Sajid Javid.

Cut GB relay funding - Campbell

30 August 2015 - 4:07pm
Former Olympic champion Darren Campbell says the GB men's relay team should have their funding cut after their latest failure.

Hynde under fire for rape remarks

30 August 2015 - 3:52pm
Pretenders star Chrissie Hynde comes under fire for comments in an interview suggesting it can be a woman's fault if she is raped.

'Massive gas discovery' off Egypt coast

30 August 2015 - 3:33pm
Italian energy group Eni says it has found one of the world's largest natural gas fields off Egypt's coast.

In pictures: Notting Hill Carnival

30 August 2015 - 2:48pm
Notting Hill transformed into riot of colour and sound for carnival

DJ Evian Christ not playing Reading set

30 August 2015 - 2:44pm
Reading Festival organisers confirm that DJ Evian Christ won't be playing his Reading set on Sunday.

VIDEO: Hiker found after nine days outdoors

30 August 2015 - 2:36pm
An American hiker missing for nine days in California's rugged Sierra Nevada region has been found alive.