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24 Oct 6:17pm Updated Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from UFC after beating Justin Gaethje
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Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from the UFC after beating Justin Gaethje in the second round in Abu Dhabi.
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24 Oct 5:52pm Liverpool fight back to beat Sheffield United
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Defending champions Liverpool return to winning ways in the Premier League with a comeback victory over Sheffield United.
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24 Oct 5:39pm Strictly Come Dancing: NHS tribute as live shows begin
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Hosts Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly pay tribute to frontline workers before the dancing begins.
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24 Oct 5:35pm Updated School meals: Boris Johnson facing calls to meet Marcus Rashford
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A meeting with Rashford would help formulate a strategy to combat child food hunger, a Tory MP says.
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24 Oct 5:20pm Liverpool fight back against Sheff Utd to end winless run
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Defending champions Liverpool return to winning ways in the Premier League with a comeback victory over Sheffield United.
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24 Oct 3:33pm Exeter hold off Wasps to clinch domestic & European double
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Exeter complete a historic domestic and European double as they beat Wasps 19-13 to win the Premiership title.
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24 Oct 3:25pm Manchester United 0-0 Chelsea: Hosts still searching for first home win this season
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Manchester United remain without a home win this season after being held to a drab goalless draw by Chelsea.
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24 Oct 2:51pm Covid-19: Arrests at London anti-lockdown protest
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Eighteen people are arrested as police disperse crowds protesting against coronavirus restrictions.
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24 Oct 2:08pm iPhone 12 launch causes NHS Covid-19 app confusion
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Some owners of Apple's new phones get an error message when trying to run the contact-tracing app.
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24 Oct 1:11pm Wales lockdown: Supermarket petition tops 20,000 signatures
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There are calls for an urgent debate over a ban on store sales of "non-essential" items.
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24 Oct 12:24pm Debut tries for Keenan and Connors as Ireland score 50 points against Italy
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Debutants Hugo Keenan and Will Connors are among the try scorers as Ireland post a big bonus-point win over Italy.
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24 Oct 12:19pm Afghan bombing: Kabul education centre attack kills at least 18
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A suicide bomber detonates explosives in the Afghan capital, wounding 50 other people.
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24 Oct 12:15pm Fulham 1-2 Crystal Palace: Wilfried Zaha and Jairo Riedewald goals secure away win
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Wilfried Zaha scores and makes another goal to inspire Crystal Palace to victory and inflict more misery on the Premier League's bottom side Fulham.
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24 Oct 12:03pm Covid-19: Schools may need to close to some year groups, scientist warns
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Sending some children home may be the only way to control infection rates, Prof Neil Ferguson says.
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24 Oct 11:13am Updated Antonio stunner helps resolute West Ham draw with Man City
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Michail Antonio scores a wonderful goal in a 1-1 draw against Manchester City, who have now won once in four Premier League games.
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24 Oct 10:48am Lewis Hamilton on Portuguese GP pole position
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Lewis Hamilton snatched pole position for the Portuguese Grand Prix from team-mate Valtteri Bottas in a thrilling end to an unusual qualifying.
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24 Oct 9:21am Covid-19: Schools may need to close to some year groups, former adviser warns
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Sending some children home may be the only way to control infection rates, a former adviser warns.
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24 Oct 9:03am ICYMI: The puppy born green and other curiosities
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Our weekly video round-up, In Case You Missed It, brings you some of the stories that might have passed you by.
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24 Oct 8:10am Images of life in lockdown
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The Duchess of Cambridge's exhibition features images of life during the coronavirus lockdown.
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24 Oct 8:05am Updated Walthamstow stabbing: Teenage boy killed in street
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The 17-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene in east London on Friday night.
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24 Oct 7:24am Covid: Scots children should stay at home at Halloween
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Trick or treating and Bonfire displays are ruled out in new guidance from the Scottish government.
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24 Oct 5:55am Osiris-Rex: Nasa probe risks losing asteroid sample after door jams
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The Osiris-Rex spacecraft collected so much rock from asteroid Bennu that bits are leaking out.
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24 Oct 5:25am Jason Bell and Osi Umenyiora: Is the NFL ready for its first gay active player?
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The NFL Show's Jason Bell and Osi Umenyiora discuss whether the league is ready for its first gay active player.
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24 Oct 5:19am Updated Covid-19: Poland President Duda tests positive for virus
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Andrzej Duda, 48, contracts coronavirus as his country hits a daily record of new cases.
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24 Oct 4:57am The man who taught Uber how to say sorry
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Economist John List had a bad ride with Uber and never got an apology, so he showed them the best way to do it.
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24 Oct 3:52am Scotland warm up for Wales with thumping win over Georgia
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Scotland warmed up for next Saturday's Six Nations game against Wales with a comfortable 48-7 win against Georgia at Murrayfield.
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24 Oct 2:35am Updated Covid-19: South Yorkshire wakes up to tier 3 restrictions
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Millions are now under England's tightest rules, as the first full day of Wales' "firebreak" lockdown begins.
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24 Oct 1:55am Covid-19: South Yorkshire enters tier 3 and praise for free meals response
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Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic today.
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24 Oct 12:46am Updated Coronavirus: US cases reach record high amid new wave of infections
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Over 83,000 infections were reported on Friday, with death and hospitalisation numbers also rising.
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23 Oct 10:35pm Why AI live fact-checked the 2020 US presidential debates
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The software should be able to speed up the time in takes to separate truth from fiction.
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23 Oct 7:51pm How the End Sars protests have changed Nigeria forever
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The campaign against police brutality has encouraged young Nigerians to take on the older generation.
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23 Oct 7:34pm Is Scotland moving towards independence?
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Six years ago Scotland rejected independence but now polls consistently show a majority back it. Why?
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23 Oct 7:32pm US election 2020: How Trump has changed the world
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From fake news to how other countries see the US - here's a look at the president's global impact.
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23 Oct 7:18pm Covid blood plasma donation: What is blood plasma?
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The NHS wants us to donate blood plasma to help fight Covid-19. But why?
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23 Oct 7:05pm Week in pictures: 17-23 October 2020
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A selection of striking images taken around the world this week.
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23 Oct 7:04pm Windsor Castle: Changing hundreds of royal clocks
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This weekend, the horological conservator at the royal castle will be changing 400 clocks by hand.
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