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7 Aug 6:20pm Updated Ronaldo scores twice but Juventus knocked out by Lyon
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Cristiano Ronaldo scores his 129th and 130th Champions League goals but Lyon knock Juventus out of the Champions League.
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7 Aug 5:38pm Kerala plane crash: 17 dead after Air India plane breaks in two at Calicut
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The plane had 190 people on board and was repatriating Indians stranded by the coronavirus crisis.
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7 Aug 4:44pm Three teams to appeal against Racing Point punishment in copying row
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Ferrari, McLaren and Renault say they will appeal against the decision to punish Racing Point in Formula 1's "copying" controversy.
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7 Aug 3:46pm Ferrari to appeal against Racing Point fine in copying row
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Ferrari say they will appeal against the decision to punish Racing Point in Formula 1's "copying" controversy.
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7 Aug 3:38pm England v Pakistan Highlights: Ben Stokes inspires home fightback
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Watch highlights as two late Ben Stokes wickets keep alive England's hopes of victory in the first Test against Pakistan who finished the third day on 137-8 - a lead of 244.
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7 Aug 3:08pm Snooker World Championship: Mark Selby beats Noppon Saengkham with century break in deciding frame
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Mark Selby makes a century break of 124 in the deciding frame as he beats Noppon Saengkham 13-12 to progress to the quarter-finals of the World Snooker Championship.
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7 Aug 2:34pm Bowlers lead England fightback against Pakistan
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England are clinging on in the first Test against Pakistan after Ben Stokes-led fightback on a fluctuating third day at Emirates Old Trafford.
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7 Aug 2:32pm Updated Kerala plane crash: 16 dead after Air India plane breaks in two at Calicut
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An Air Indian Express plane with nearly 200 people on board crashes at Calicut airport.
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7 Aug 2:03pm Updated UK weather: Hottest August day for 17 years as temperatures top 36C
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Beachgoers are urged to avoid busy areas, as temperatures in parts of the UK reached 36.4C (97.52F).
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7 Aug 2:00pm England v Pakistan: Ben Stokes removes Mohammad Rizwan
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Ben Stokes, who had not bowled in the first Test against Pakistan due to injury, traps Mohammad Rizwan with his eighth delivery on day three of the first Test at Old Trafford.
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7 Aug 1:03pm Updated Beirut explosion: UN warns of Lebanon humanitarian crisis
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Agencies send urgent support to help hundreds of thousands of people affected by Tuesday's explosion.
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7 Aug 1:03pm Coronavirus: What are the new lockdown rules for Preston and other areas?
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Preston has become the latest place to impose restrictions. But how does a local lockdown work?
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7 Aug 12:52pm Updated Coronavirus: Lockdown measures reintroduced in Preston
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New cases of coronavirus have more than doubled in the city in the space of a week.
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7 Aug 12:51pm Rose Ladies Series to conclude on Saturday after fire at Wentworth
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The final of the Rose Ladies Series will conclude on Saturday morning after play is suspended on Friday as a large fire breaks out at Wentworth.
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7 Aug 12:46pm England v Pakistan: Chris Woakes traps Azhar Ali lbw
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Chris Woakes traps Azhar Ali lbw for 18 as Pakistan lose a fourth second-innings wicket on day three of the first Test at Old Trafford.
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7 Aug 12:30pm England v Pakistan: Ben Stokes takes catch off Chris Woakes to remove Babar Azam out for five
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Ben Stokes, who dropped a catch earlier in the afternoon, safely hangs on at second slip to remove Pakistan dangerman Babar Azam on day three of the first Test at Old Trafford.
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7 Aug 12:26pm Kerala plane crash: Air India plane breaks in two at Calicut runway
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An Air Indian Express plane with nearly 200 people on board crashes at Calicut airport.
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7 Aug 12:05pm Updated Weather: UK sizzles as temperatures reach 36C
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Beachgoers are urged to avoid busy beaches, as forecasters predict one of the UK's hottest days ever.
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7 Aug 11:48am Why are migrants crossing the English Channel?
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Rising numbers of migrants are trying to cross the English Channel in dinghies and other small boats.
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7 Aug 11:42am Hamilton tops 70th Anniversary GP practice
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Lewis Hamilton heads team-mate Valtteri Bottas as Mercedes dominated second practice at the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.
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7 Aug 11:29am Hong Kong: US imposes sanctions on chief executive Carrie Lam
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The sanctions on Carrie Lam and others are for "undermining" the Chinese territory's autonomy.
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7 Aug 11:25am Air India plane skids off runway in Kerala
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Air India Express plane with nearly 200 people on board skids off runway at airport in Kozhikode airport in Kerala - Indian media reports
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7 Aug 11:10am England v Pakistan: Ben Stokes drops Abid Ali
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Ben Stokes goes across Joe Root's path and drops Abid Ali on 7 as England look for much-needed wickets in the first Test at Old Trafford against Pakistan.
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7 Aug 10:38am Coronavirus: Nurse who ignored pain has leg amputated
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Sette Buenaventura ignored cramp in her calf to continue working but later found she had cancer.
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7 Aug 10:29am Can a Eurovision-style song contest work in the US?
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The American Song Contest is set to air in 2021, organisers have announced.
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7 Aug 10:22am England v Pakistan: Shadab Khan drops Stuart Broad
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Shadab Khan drops simple chance as Stuart Broad survives and Yasir Khan misses out on a five-wicket haul on day three of the first Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford.
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7 Aug 10:22am Updated Coronavirus: What am I allowed to do in the hot weather this weekend?
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Hot weather is expected across the UK this weekend, but how do you stay within the rules?
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7 Aug 9:47am Updated Mini house-buying boom leads to highest ever monthly price
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The housing market is showing a 'surprising spike' as people return to buying property after the lockdown.
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7 Aug 9:47am Updated Weather: UK sizzles as temperatures expected to reach 36C
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Beachgoers are urged to avoid busy beaches, as forecasters predict one of the UK's hottest days ever.
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7 Aug 9:24am Eric Joyce: Ex-Labour MP sentenced for child sex offence
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Eric Joyce had a video clip on a device showing the "sexual abuse of young children", a court hears.
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7 Aug 9:06am Updated Keeley Bunker: Wesley Streete jailed for rape and murder
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Keeley Bunker, who was celebrating her 20th birthday, "trusted" Wesley Streete to walk her home.
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7 Aug 8:47am UK immigration: At sea with migrants crossing the Channel
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The BBC's Simon Jones encounters a boat full of migrants who have succeeded in reaching UK waters.
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7 Aug 8:29am UK sizzles as temperatures expected to reach 36C
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Beachgoers are urged to avoid busy beaches, as forecasters predict one of the UK's hottest days ever.
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7 Aug 8:07am Updated Europe lockdown: New coronavirus curbs country by country
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What are European countries doing to control new coronavirus outbreaks?
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7 Aug 8:05am Updated Cheeky boar leaves nudist grunting in laptop chase
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Photos of a naked Berlin man chasing a wild boar to get his stolen laptop back go viral.
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7 Aug 7:43am Updated Coronavirus: Can I get travel insurance and what are my travel rights?
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As quarantine rules are relaxed, holidays are back on the agenda
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7 Aug 6:37am Updated Channel migrants: 235 people in 17 vessels stopped in one day
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Among the 235 people who landed in Kent were children and a heavily pregnant woman.
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7 Aug 6:37am Updated TikTok threatens legal action against Trump US ban
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The Chinese firm says it is "shocked" by an order for US companies to stop doing business with the app.
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7 Aug 5:46am Foreign Office cat Palmerston retires to countryside
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The famous mouser will spend more time "away from the limelight", he "tells" officials in a letter.
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7 Aug 5:32am Racing Point fined and docked points for illegal copying
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The Racing Point team are docked points and fined for illegally copying parts of last year's Mercedes Formula 1 car.
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7 Aug 4:57am Updated Anger rises as British Airways cuts start to bite
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The airline's cabin crew who are not made redundant on Friday will still face steep pay cuts.
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7 Aug 4:13am Perez to miss Anniversary Grand Prix after another positive coronavirus test
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Nico Hulkenberg will race for Racing Point in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix after Sergio Perez again tested positive for coronavirus.
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7 Aug 3:05am Updated Trump: US firms must end links with TikTok and WeChat
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The president has given US businesses 45 days to stop doing business with the Chinese apps.
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7 Aug 1:59am Coronavirus: UK quarantine list expanded, and how to wear a mask in the heat
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Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Friday morning.
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7 Aug 1:18am London 2012: Chris Hoy wins sixth gold & best celebration of the Games - relive day 11
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Catch up with the best of the action from day 11 of London 2012, including Sir Chris Hoy's heroics in the velodrome as he claims a historic sixth gold medal.
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7 Aug 12:32am Coronavirus: How to stay cool in a face mask as hot UK weather forecast
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Temperatures are forecast to top 30C in some parts of the UK this weekend. Perhaps it is not the time you want to be partially covering your face.
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6 Aug 11:52pm Updated Beirut explosion: Anti-government protests break out in city
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Lebanese security forces deployed tear gas on a group of demonstrators near parliament.
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6 Aug 10:40pm Woods makes solid start, Rose sits one off lead & DeChambeau breaks his driver
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Tiger Woods shoots his lowest opening round in a major since 2012 after a two-under-par 68 at the US PGA Championship in San Francisco.
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6 Aug 10:14pm Christopher Steele: Ex-spy says more must be done to stop Russian interference
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Christopher Steele, who compiled the Trump-Russia dossier, says all UK political parties are targets.
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6 Aug 9:27pm Ohio governor tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of Trump visit
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Mike DeWine was tested before he was due to meet President Trump during his trip to Ohio on Thursday.
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6 Aug 8:20pm Beirut explosion: Before and after images
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Satellite and aerial images show the extent of the Beirut port explosion that ripped through the Lebanese city.
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6 Aug 7:54pm Updated Coronavirus: Travellers from Belgium, Andorra, and the Bahamas must quarantine in UK
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The changes start from 04:00 BST on Saturday except in Wales, where they start midnight Thursday.
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6 Aug 7:10pm Cosplay and Covid: Video gamers defy the virus
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Video game meet-up ChinaJoy was one of the first big shows staged in China since the pandemic began.
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