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Hamilton fastest in final practice

22 August 2015 - 11:14am
Lewis Hamilton bounces back from a difficult Friday to set the fastest time in final practice at the Belgian Grand Prix.

Macedonia lets some migrants through

22 August 2015 - 11:03am
Macedonian authorities allow groups of migrants to board a train north, as many more remain trapped in the open on the country's border with Greece.

VIDEO: People 'excited' by Banksy's Dismaland

22 August 2015 - 10:40am
Banksy's Dismaland exhibition in Weston-super-Mare opens today.

VIDEO: Men tell of France train shooting drama

22 August 2015 - 9:50am
Three passengers who helped to overpower a heavily-armed man who opened fire on a train in northern France explain what they did.

VIDEO: US train passenger a 'national hero'

22 August 2015 - 9:05am
The father of one of the US passengers to overpower a heavily-armed man who opened fire on a train in northern France says his son is "France's national hero".

VIDEO: The rise of the 'skate geezer'

22 August 2015 - 9:00am
Mike Bushell reports on the rise of older skateboarders.

Koreas to hold talks amid tension

22 August 2015 - 8:56am
Senior North and South Korean officials are to hold talks amid growing tension, the South's presidential office says.

'Millions' owed by foreign students

22 August 2015 - 8:44am
Millions of pounds in taxpayers' money wrongly awarded to foreign students is yet to be recovered, figures from the Student Loans Company show.

VIDEO: Manchester marks air disaster anniversary

22 August 2015 - 8:28am
The 30th anniversary of the Manchester air disaster is due to be marked later with a memorial service.

VIDEO: Macedonia defends migrant treatment

22 August 2015 - 8:23am
Macedonia defends its handling of security at the country's border with Greece, where migrants were beaten back with truncheons and riot shields.

British pair set pace in heptathlon

22 August 2015 - 7:24am
Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill leads the World Championship heptathlon after two events with Katarina Johnson-Thompson second.

VIDEO: Over-18s staying with foster families

22 August 2015 - 7:23am
A record number of vulnerable young people are choosing to stay with their foster parents past their 18th birthdays.

Saturday's gossip column

22 August 2015 - 7:06am
Man Utd in secret Neymar talks, Chelsea to sign Pogba for £69m, Man City close in on De Bruyne, plus more.

Venezuela declares martial law

22 August 2015 - 6:49am
The Venezuelan president declares a state of emergency in a border region near Colombia following an attack by smugglers, in which three soldiers and a civilian were injured.

VIDEO: US panda 'to give birth in weeks'

22 August 2015 - 5:54am
Officials at Washington's National Zoo believe the resident panda Mei Xiang is pregnant again.

Over-18s staying in foster homes rises

22 August 2015 - 4:29am
A record number of vulnerable young people are choosing to stay with their foster parents past their 18th birthdays, official figures suggest.

Macedonia migrants 'not mistreated'

22 August 2015 - 3:53am
Macedonia defends its handling of security at the country's border with Greece, where migrants were beaten back with truncheons and riot shields.

Blue badge thefts 'double in a year'

22 August 2015 - 2:38am
Thefts of blue parking badges used by disabled drivers have more than doubled in a year in England, the latest figures suggest.

Union fears over social media curbs

22 August 2015 - 2:33am
Striking unions could face restrictions on their use of social media, the TUC's general secretary tells the BBC.

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