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8 Aug 5:58pm Oxford Street stabbing: Three arrested after teen killed
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The male died after he was stabbed on Market Place at the junction with Oxford Street.
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8 Aug 5:31pm Updated Home Office seeks military help over migrant crossings
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It comes after a record number of unaccompanied children crossed the Channel to the UK on Friday.
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8 Aug 4:38pm Updated Beirut explosion: Angry protesters storm government ministries
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The prime minister is to ask for early elections amid the crisis over Tuesday's devastating blast.
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8 Aug 4:16pm Venezuela: Former American soldiers jailed over failed coup
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Luke Denman and Airan Berry were arrested in May while entering Venezuela by sea from Colombia.
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8 Aug 3:34pm Updated Juventus appoint Andrea Pirlo to replace Maurizio Sarri
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Juventus hire Andrea Pirlo as manager to replace the sacked Maurizio Sarri only a week after appointing the former midfielder as Under-23 boss.
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8 Aug 3:27pm UK weather: Beaches busy as hot weather continues
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Sun-lovers flock to the seaside as temperatures top 34C in south-east England.
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8 Aug 2:50pm I owed England runs after wicketkeeping errors - Buttler
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Jos Buttler says he owed his match-winning innings to England after his wicketkeeping errors earlier in the first Test against Pakistan.
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8 Aug 1:46pm England win thrilling Test against Pakistan
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England snatch a riveting three-wicket victory over Pakistan in the first Test at Emirates Old Trafford thanks to Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler.
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8 Aug 1:27pm Updated Beirut explosion: Angry protesters enter foreign ministry
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The prime minister is to ask for early elections amid the crisis over Tuesday's devastating blast.
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8 Aug 12:06pm Updated Coronavirus: Face covering use expanded in England and Scotland
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The new rules apply to cinemas, museums and places of worship as more quarantine restrictions start.
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8 Aug 11:30am England v Pakistan: Hosts lose Sibley, Root, Stokes, Pope wickets in 50 minutes
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England go from 86-1 to 177-5 as Pakistan claim the wickets of Dom Sibley, Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Ollie Pope in the space of 50 minutes with the hosts chasing 277 to win the first Test at Old Trafford.
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8 Aug 11:15am Updated Maurizio Sarri sacked as Juventus manager after one season
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Italian giants Juventus sack Maurizio Sarri after their Champions League last-16 defeat by Lyon.
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8 Aug 10:50am England v Pakistan: Pope out after unplayable Shaheen delivery
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An unplayable delivery from Shaheen Afridi ends Ollie Pope's innings as England fall to 117-5 against Pakistan, chasing 277 to win the first Test at Old Trafford.
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8 Aug 10:22am Updated Beirut explosion: Angry protesters take to streets
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Clashes break out in Beirut as protesters vent their fury after Tuesday's massive explosion.
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8 Aug 10:16am Coronavirus: India is turning to faster tests to meet targets
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With coronavirus cases rising sharply, India has turned to rapid testing kits. But how reliable are they?
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8 Aug 10:10am England v Pakistan: Joe Root removed by 17-year-old Naseem Shah
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England lose captain Joe Root for 44 as he edges teenage pace bowler Nassem Shah to Babar Azam at first slip with the hosts chasing 277 to win the first Test at Old Trafford.
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8 Aug 9:25am Updated Coronavirus: Preston young people targeted as lockdown imposed
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The advice follows a "significant" spike among under-30s as tighter restrictions come into force.
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8 Aug 8:05am Coronavirus: Randox recalls up to 750,000 test kits over safety concerns
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Some kits sent to care homes should be returned, but the government says the risk to safety is low.
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8 Aug 7:51am World Snooker Championship: Neil Robertson spills coffee
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Neil Robertson's weekend gets off to a bad start when he spills his coffee ahead of his second round match against Barry Hawkins at the World Snooker Championship.
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8 Aug 7:45am England v Pakistan: Rory Burns shushes Pakistan team after lbw dismissal
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Rory Burns is trapped lbw for 10 by Mohammed Abbas and then exchanges words with the Pakistan team and shushes them on the way back to the dressing room
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8 Aug 7:39am Updated UK to urge France to crack down on migrant crossings
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The government is also looking at using "maritime assets" to stop people crossing the Channel.
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8 Aug 6:47am England v Pakistan: Yasir Shah hits Broad for six
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Yasir Shah hits Stuart Broad for six as Pakistan's tailenders add 32 runs in 16 balls for the final two wickets on the morning of day four in the first Test, setting England a target of 277 to win at Old Trafford.
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8 Aug 4:31am UK urges France to crack down on migrant crossings
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The government is also looking at using "maritime assets" to stop people crossing the Channel.
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8 Aug 3:10am Coronavirus: More face covering rules and £1.5bn help unclaimed
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Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Saturday morning.
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8 Aug 2:41am Murdered on the London Underground
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The BBC followed Tashan Daniel's best friend Leon Haque as he attended the gruelling murder trial.
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8 Aug 2:18am Coronavirus: Last-ditch talks on new aid package for US economy fail
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With benefits expired for millions of jobless and mass evictions looming, lawmakers go on holiday.
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8 Aug 1:10am London 2012: Nicola Adams in final, Allyson Felix races to gold - relive day 12
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Watch the best of the action from day 12 of London 2012, including Nicola Adams' convincing semi-final win and a snapped pole for Lazaro Borges.
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8 Aug 12:06am Coronavirus Vietnam: The mysterious resurgence of Covid-19
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A central Vietnamese city is back in lockdown as researchers search for the source of a new outbreak.
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7 Aug 11:01pm Updated Coronavirus: Stricter measures introduced 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 7:57pm 11 of the best music videos from lockdown
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When lockdown thwarted musicians' plans to shoot music videos, they were forced to get creative.
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7 Aug 7:21pm Week in pictures: 1 August-7 August 2020
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A selection of remarkable images taken around the world this week.
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7 Aug 7:09pm Coronavirus in South Africa: Why the vuvuzelas fell silent
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The country's fight against Covid-19 was initially celebrated, but the public mood has now soured.
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7 Aug 7:06pm Screen-time messages designed to decrease phone use
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A new project encourages adults to communicate more with their kids and focus less on their devices.
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7 Aug 7:05pm Man City beat Real Madrid to reach Champions League quarter-finals
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Manchester City reach the Champions League quarter-finals after knocking out record 13-time winners Real Madrid 4-2 on aggregate.
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