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Rio Olympics 2016: Team GB's record breakers to fly home for Tuesday

22 August 2016 - 10:10pm
Great Britain's record-breaking Olympics team will fly in luxury as they return from Rio on Tuesday morning.

Hugh Schofield: Sarkozy to run again - five obstacles

22 August 2016 - 10:05pm
Former French head of state Nicolas Sarkozy confirms that he will seek to run again in next year's presidential election. What obstacles does he face?

Man 'carrying sword' in Hunts Cross Shopping Park attack

22 August 2016 - 9:35pm
A 36-year-old is stabbed by a man reportedly carrying a sword in a retail centre car park.

Life as an obstetrician in a war zone

22 August 2016 - 8:52pm
In a video diary for the BBC, an Aleppo obstetrician performs an emergency caesarean section during one of the city's many power blackouts.

Competition launched to find new voice of speaking clock

22 August 2016 - 8:24pm
A competition is launched to find a new voice for the speaking clock to celebrate 80 years of the telephone service.

BBC finds lone child migrants on Italy's streets

22 August 2016 - 7:49pm
Around 15,000 unaccompanied minors have arrived in Italy this year alone, double the number from last year. Chris Buckler reports from the port of Catania in Sicily.

Strictly Come Dancing: Greg Rutherford, Lesley Joseph and Tameka Empson to compete

22 August 2016 - 7:30pm
Long jump star Greg Rutherford, actress Lesley Joseph and EastEnders actress Tameka Empson complete this year's Strictly Come Dancing line-up.

Turkey Kurdish wedding bomber 'may not have been child'

22 August 2016 - 7:10pm
Turkey backtracks on an earlier statement which identified a suicide bomber who attacked a Kurdish wedding killing 54 people as a child.

Android 7.0 Nougat released by Google

22 August 2016 - 6:59pm
Google rolls out a new version of Android that allows mobile devices to run two apps simultaneously on the same screen.

Iraqi police apprehend boy in explosive vest

22 August 2016 - 6:44pm
An Iraqi TV station has aired footage showing a police officer removing an explosive vest from boy, reportedly in Kirkuk on Sunday.

Germans told to stockpile food and water for civil defence

22 August 2016 - 6:38pm
Germans are advised to stock up on food and water, Cold War-style, but some call it scaremongering.

Ryan Lochte: Speedo and Ralph Lauren end sponsorship

22 August 2016 - 6:31pm
The swimwear manufacturer Speedo and fashion label Ralph Lauren are dropping their sponsorship of the disgraced US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte.

'More Rio medal winners were state-school educated'

22 August 2016 - 6:01pm
Medal-winning members of Team GB were more likely to have been state school educated, says an education charity.

Wrong flag repeat angers Chinese

22 August 2016 - 5:52pm
Chinese fans mystified how incorrect flag resurfaces during the medal ceremony for the nation's final gold.

May 'won't ditch elected mayors plan'

22 August 2016 - 5:36pm
Former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine dismisses reports Theresa May could "kill off" George Osborne's elected mayor project.

Rio Olympics 2016: Team GB medal haul makes them a 'superpower of sport'

22 August 2016 - 4:43pm
Britain's Rio medal haul makes them a "superpower of Olympic sport", says UK Sport chief executive Liz Nicholl.

Teenage girls: Mental well-being 'worsening'

22 August 2016 - 4:41pm
The mental well-being of teenage girls in England has worsened in recent years, says research for the Department for Education.

Black door appears on Berkshire bridge

22 August 2016 - 4:29pm
A mysterious black door has appeared on Sonning bridge, puzzling nearby residents.

Briton 'dies defusing Islamic State bomb' in Iraq

22 August 2016 - 4:10pm
A British citizen has been killed in Iraq trying to defuse a bomb left by the so-called Islamic State group, US contractor Janus says.

Penguin inspects King of Norway’s Guard

22 August 2016 - 4:05pm
A penguin at Edinburgh Zoo inspects the King of Norway's Guard for whom is mascot.

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