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Russia bans four athletes for doping

25 January 2016 - 12:29pm
Former European 800m silver medallist Irina Maracheva is among four athletes banned for doping by Russian Olympic Committee.

VIDEO: Panda man's snow challenge to Tian Tian

25 January 2016 - 12:18pm
Maryland-based Jeffrey Perez dressed up as a panda imitating the snow-based actions of the Smithsonian Zoo's Tian Tian.

Unlawful killing option for Hillsborough

25 January 2016 - 12:02pm
The jury at the Hillsborough inquests is told one of its options is to consider whether the 96 victims of the disaster were unlawfully killed.

Oil prices in reverse amid Opec call

25 January 2016 - 11:52am
Oil prices tumble again on Monday, as Opec calls for co-operation from oil producing nations outside the organisation.

Why do sperm whales wash up on beaches?

25 January 2016 - 11:52am
Why do sperm whales die in the North Sea?

Vtech restores some online services

25 January 2016 - 11:51am
Children's toy firm Vtech reopens "key functions" of its Learning Lodge gateway for the first time since it was hacked in November 2015.

Osborne pledges cash to beat malaria

25 January 2016 - 11:30am
Chancellor George Osborne and philanthropist Bill Gates announce £3bn in funding over the next five years to tackle malaria.

Perfect conditions for 'snow-swimming'

25 January 2016 - 11:29am
US storm prompts trend for 'snow-swimming'