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6 Aug 5:29pm Jimenez sends Wolves into first European quarter-final in 48 years
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Wolverhampton Wanders beat Olympiakos 1-0 to secure a 2-1 aggregate win and reach the Europa League quarter-finals.
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6 Aug 4:48pm Updated Saudi crown prince accused of sending hit squad to Canada
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Mohammed bin Salman has been accused of sending a hit-squad to kill a former Saudi official.
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6 Aug 3:15pm England v Pakistan highlights: Shan Masood scores century as visitors dominate
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Shan Masood scores a century before Pakistan's bowlers rip through England's top order to take control on day two of the First Test at Old Trafford.
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6 Aug 2:28pm Coronavirus: Three new additions to Wales virus quarantine list
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Belgium, the Bahamas and Andorra are added, with other UK nations expected to make the same changes.
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6 Aug 2:17pm Travelex strikes rescue deal but 1,300 UK jobs go
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A cyber-attack followed by the Covid-19 crisis "acutely" hit the firm, administrators said.
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6 Aug 2:11pm Pakistan dominate woeful England on day two
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England are already facing defeat in the first Test after a Shan Masood-inspired Pakistan dominate the second day at Emirates Old Trafford.
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6 Aug 2:08pm Updated Cyclist Groenewegen apologises for crash
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Dutch cyclist Dylan Groenewegen apologises for the crash that left compatriot Fabio Jakobsen in a coma.
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6 Aug 1:43pm England v Pakistan: Joe Root out for 14 off Yasir Shah bowling
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England fall to 62-4 as captain Joe Root edges Yasir Shah to wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan in the first Test at Old Trafford.
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6 Aug 1:40pm Updated New York attorney general sues to dissolve NRA
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New York's attorney general announces a lawsuit aimed at dissolving the powerful gun lobbying group.
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6 Aug 1:21pm Coronavirus: Bank boss backs furlough end and London Marathon elite only
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Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Thursday evening.
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6 Aug 1:13pm Updated Coronavirus: NI public told to wear masks in shops
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The first minister adds that pubs that do not serve food will remain closed amid coronavirus concerns.
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6 Aug 1:00pm London Marathon to be elite-only race in 2020
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The 2020 London Marathon will involve only elite athletes, with 45,000 runners unable to take part in the mass participation race.
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6 Aug 12:54pm Tashan Daniel: Man guilty of London Underground murder
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Alex Lanning stabbed Tashan Daniel with an army knife designed for NATO on a London Underground platform.
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6 Aug 12:54pm Updated Beirut explosion: Angry residents rage at leaders after blast
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People in Lebanon call for justice after a blast that left at least 137 dead and about 5,000 injured.
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6 Aug 12:36pm England v Pakistan: Mohammad Abbas bowls Ben Stokes
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Mohammad Abbas bowls Ben Stokes for a duck to reduce England to 12-3 in the first Test at Old Trafford.
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6 Aug 12:34pm Photographer captures swimming pools from above
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Brad Walls photographs the beauty of sun-drenched swimming pools from an aerial view.
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6 Aug 12:15pm England v Pakistan: Rory Burns out lbw in first over to Shaheen Afridi
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England's Rory Burns is out lbw to Shaheen Afridi in the first over after a successful Pakistan review in the first Test at Old Trafford.
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6 Aug 12:02pm Updated Bank of England boss Bailey backs end of furlough scheme
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UK economy is still set for worst performance in 100 years according to the UK's central bank.
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6 Aug 11:27am Updated Coronavirus: Safety concerns halt use of 50 million NHS masks
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Millions of respirators will not be used by health workers because they may not fit adequately.
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6 Aug 11:18am Beirut: The bride being photographed in wedding dress as blast hit
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Israa Seblani was posing for her wedding photographs when the huge explosion shook the nearby port area of Beirut.
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6 Aug 11:01am England v Pakistan: Jofra Archer takes two wickets in two balls
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Jofra Archer takes two wickets in two balls as he dismisses Yasir Shah and Mohammad Abbas in the first Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford.
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6 Aug 10:49am England v Pakistan: Jos Buttler drops Yasir Shah on 5
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England's Jos Buttler makes his third costly mistake of the innings behind the stumps as he drops Yasir Shah on 5 in the first Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford.
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6 Aug 10:46am Tashan Daniel: The Arsenal fan killed by a violent repeat offender
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Tashan Daniel was on his way to an Arsenal game when he was stabbed by a man with a history of violence.
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6 Aug 10:36am Grandma’s first hug in six months through ‘cuddle curtain’
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Victoria Wood was able to cuddle her grandmother Freda on her 90th birthday.
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6 Aug 10:29am Updated Premier League clubs vote against allowing five substitutions per match in 2020-21
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Premier League clubs vote against continuing to allow five substitutions in a match for the 2020-21 season.
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6 Aug 9:54am Updated Beirut explosion: Angry residents demand answers after blast
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People in Lebanon call for justice after a blast that left at least 137 dead and about 5,000 injured.
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6 Aug 9:22am BBC receives 18,600 complaints over use of racial slur in news report
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Viewers complained after a racial slur was used in a TV news report last week.
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6 Aug 9:02am Updated Bank of England: Coronavirus downturn less severe than feared
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UK economy is still set for worst performance in 100 years according to the UK's central bank.
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6 Aug 8:36am Higgins makes first Crucible 147 break since 2012 - video & report
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Four-time champion John Higgins makes the 11th 147 maximum break at a World Championship.
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6 Aug 8:15am Valtteri Bottas signs new Mercedes deal for 2021
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Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas secures a new contract to stay at Mercedes in 2021.
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6 Aug 8:10am Updated Beirut explosion: What we know so far
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A devastating explosion in Beirut on Tuesday killed at least 137 people and injured thousands.
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6 Aug 7:28am Higgins makes first Crucible 147 break since 2012
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Four-time champion John Higgins makes the 11th 147 maximum break at a World Championship.
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6 Aug 6:35am England v Pakistan: James Anderson dismisses Babar Azam
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James Anderson removes Pakistan dangerman Babar Azam who edges to Joe Root in the first over of the second day of the first Test at Old Trafford.
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6 Aug 5:31am Inter complete permanent Sanchez signing from Man Utd
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Inter Milan complete the permanent signing of Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez on a three-year deal.
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6 Aug 5:21am Bank of England: Downturn less severe than feared
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UK economy is still set for worst performance in 100 years according to the UK's central bank.
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6 Aug 4:53am Jakobsen has facial surgery after Tour of Poland crash
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Dutch rider Fabio Jakobsen has facial surgery and doctors will try to wake him from a coma later on Thursday, says his Deceuninck-QuickStep team.
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6 Aug 4:52am Dame Shirley Bassey to release first new album in five years
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The Cardiff-born superstar celebrates a 70-year career with her first release in five years.
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6 Aug 4:30am Updated Downturn less severe than feared - Bank of England
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UK economy is still set for worst performance in 100 years according to the UK's central bank.
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6 Aug 4:20am Grace Millane killer appeals against conviction and sentence
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The 28-year-old, who cannot be named, was jailed for at least 17 years in February for murder.
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6 Aug 4:18am Jake Paul: FBI swat team seizes guns at home of YouTube star
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The social media star is no stranger to controversy and has had other run-ins with law enforcement.
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6 Aug 3:15am Updated Planning law overhaul for England takes next step
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Critics fear the system could lead to "bad-quality" homes and loss of local control over development.
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6 Aug 3:01am Coronavirus: Safety concerns over masks and UK recession less severe than feared
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Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Thursday morning.
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6 Aug 2:14am Coronavirus: City dwellers seek out country life
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Estate agents have seen a surge in interest in moving to the country from people living in cities.
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6 Aug 2:10am Coronavirus: Safety concerns over PPE masks and Aberdeen in lockdown
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Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Thursday morning.
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6 Aug 1:17am Updated Coronavirus: Dancing on Ice coach warns of ice skating concern
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Mark Hanretty calls for ice rinks to be opened to elite athletes amid coronavirus restrictions.
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6 Aug 1:12am London 2012: Jason Kenny strikes gold, Nicola Adams through & Anthony Joshua dominates
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Relive the best of the action from day 10 of London 2012, featuring Jason Kenny's gold medal in the men's sprint, Nicola Adams' Olympic debut and Anthony Joshua dominating in the ring.
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6 Aug 1:08am Coronavirus: Empty streets as Aberdeen lockdown takes effect
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The city begins its full day of localised restrictions after a sharp rise in the number of linked coronavirus cases.
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6 Aug 12:27am Hiroshima bomb: Japan marks 75 years since nuclear attack
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The first nuclear weapon used in war killed 140,000 people - Japan surrendered days later, ending WW2.
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5 Aug 10:29pm How long does it take to get planning permission?
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Robert Jenrick says a standard housing development takes five years to go through the planning process.
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5 Aug 10:14pm Updated Hiroshima: Japan marks 75 years since first atomic bomb
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The first nuclear weapon used in war killed 140,000 people - Japan surrendered days later, ending WW2.
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5 Aug 9:02pm Facebook and Twitter target Trump over virus claim
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The social networks say a post of a TV interview Mr Trump gave contained Covid-19 "misinformation".
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5 Aug 8:17pm Updated Beirut explosion: Port officials under house arrest as rescue efforts continue
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Rescue efforts continue a day after the explosion that left at least 135 dead and over 4,000 injured.
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