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The militants are battling to take control of a provincial capital for the first time in years.
8/3/2021 2:00:36 AM
Giles Scott earns Great Britain's second Olympic sailing gold on Tuesday, starting what Team GB hope will be a medal rush on day 11 of Tokyo 2020.
8/3/2021 8:33:02 AM
Vitaly Shishov lived in Ukraine and led a group helping people flee from Belarus following a crackdown.
8/3/2021 8:06:25 AM
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Tuesday morning.
8/3/2021 7:58:03 AM
David Peace intends to travel abroad to end his life before his motor neurone disease deteriorates further.
8/3/2021 12:04:03 AM
A government source says they have dropped proposals for a new category in the traffic light system.
8/3/2021 8:23:25 AM
The city of 11 million people is known to be the site where the coronavirus first emerged in 2019.
8/3/2021 7:06:03 AM
Scam victims are having difficulties getting bank support after losing cash, consumer group Which? says.
8/3/2021 12:08:11 AM
Nicola Sturgeon is to confirm whether Scotland will move beyond level zero on 9 August as planned.
8/3/2021 8:04:04 AM
Total theft claims fall after the pandemic but technology stays a draw for criminals, says insurer.
8/3/2021 5:15:06 AM
Olympian Krystina Timanovskaya says she was almost forced on a plane home after criticising coaches.
8/3/2021 5:27:12 AM
The airline says it expects Australia's largest city to be closed for at least two more months.
8/3/2021 3:58:15 AM
Many of Tuesday's front pages focus on the decision to scrap a proposed amber travel watchlist.
8/3/2021 5:44:34 AM
This dad is drawing attention to what he calls the kidnapping of children by their own parents in Japan.
8/3/2021 12:12:58 AM
They're attempting to complete all 96 individual events for charity within the timespan of Tokyo 2020.
8/3/2021 12:08:04 AM
Wally has been on the islands since June and has travelled thousands of miles around Europe.
8/2/2021 9:33:24 PM
Changes to UK travel rules for fully vaccinated US and EU passengers have lead to emotional scenes.
8/2/2021 6:01:18 PM
Watch the moment when Australia's Alex Porter falls in the men's team pursuit following a handlebar failure.
8/2/2021 10:31:19 AM
Karim al-Jian was inspired to study medicine, after learning about a doctor who was killed helping civilians in Syria.
8/2/2021 11:31:05 AM
"Kenya 1" aka Nyambura Kariuki, shares her thoughts on being Kenya's first ever female paraglider.
8/2/2021 12:05:57 PM
Footage has emerged showing people fleeing the deadly fires which have engulfed parts of Turkey.
8/2/2021 3:25:01 AM
Ramin Paikar was among the orphans visited by British soldiers stationed in Kabul in 2002.
8/2/2021 12:02:01 AM
Molawa Adesuyi is calling for more young people from ethnic minority backgrounds to take up his sport.
8/1/2021 8:26:58 PM
Can the government's "levelling up" agenda help one of the most violent towns in England and Wales?
8/3/2021 12:58:09 AM
A drone attack on a ship off the coast of Oman has worsened already strained ties with Iran.
8/2/2021 8:41:08 PM
Solarpunk is art movement that imagines a world where technology is used for the good of the planet.
8/3/2021 12:15:04 AM
How a viral photo of Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck exposed the internet's lust for nostalgia.
8/3/2021 12:24:46 AM
Twenty years on from the collapse of Enron, are the rules preventing corporate fraud tough enough?
8/3/2021 12:16:46 AM
The 24-year-old Frenchman pulled off a huge F1 shock by winning the Hungarian Grand Prix
8/3/2021 12:27:08 AM
Lesley Smith gave up alcohol for the sake of her children but had "no outlet" until she found a passion for making cakes.
8/3/2021 6:06:50 AM
Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to become the first openly transgender athlete to compete in a different gender category to that which they were born at an Olympics.
8/1/2021 9:32:13 AM
An ill-timed alert on the NHS Covid app can mean bar staff losing out on tip income at the weekend.
8/2/2021 4:47:42 PM
Antonio Ferreira is using his personal experience to advise the soap on a storyline.
8/2/2021 12:34:13 AM
Psychologists say men need to be part of a group in order to vent their feelings and emotions.
8/2/2021 12:34:49 AM
Scientists are increasingly concerned climate change is making fires more frequent and more intense.
8/2/2021 12:21:45 AM
Diver Jack Laugher wins an Olympic bronze medal in the men's 3m springboard at Tokyo 2020.
8/3/2021 8:24:37 AM
Can England cope without Ben Stokes? Will India claim a first series win in England since 2007? And which member of the BBC team cannot decide?
8/3/2021 4:26:12 AM
Team GB's Dylan Fletcher and Stuart Bithell win gold in a thrilling race for the line against Germany in sailing 49er medal race at Enoshima.
8/3/2021 6:53:14 AM
Norway's Karsten Warholm sets a "mind-blowing" new world record of 45.94 seconds to win gold in 400m hurdles at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.
8/3/2021 5:25:29 AM
Giles Scott finishes fourth in the final race but wins Olympic gold for Team GB in the men's Finn class at Enoshima in Tokyo.
8/3/2021 8:07:44 AM
Britain's Emma Raducanu is beaten in straight sets by world number 51 Zhang Shuai in her first match since her run to the last 16 at Wimbledon.
8/3/2021 7:55:04 AM
Climbing is the last of the new Olympic sports to make its appearance at Tokyo 2020. Here's a guide to the things you need to know.
8/2/2021 5:51:25 PM
Watch the best moments from day eleven at the Tokyo Olympics, including a thrilling sailing gold medal for GB, a history making kayak final and a "mind-blowing" new world record.
8/3/2021 7:38:36 AM
Great Britain win two golds and a silver on a thrilling day in sailing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
8/3/2021 8:28:13 AM
Norwegian Karsten Warholm runs a stunning men's 400m hurdles race to obliterate his previous world record and take gold at Tokyo 2020.
8/3/2021 5:33:48 AM
British sprinter Adam Gemili's hopes of a medal in the men's 200m are dashed as he pulls up with an injury in the heats.
8/3/2021 5:43:17 AM
Great Britain's Ed Clancy withdraws from the remainder of Tokyo 2020 and announces his retirement from track cycling because of a persistent back injury.
8/3/2021 7:15:58 AM
Simone Biles will compete in the beam final as she takes up her final chance of an individual medal at an Olympics where she has withdrawn from four other finals.
8/2/2021 10:02:31 AM
Britain's Jodie Williams wins her heat to join Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Allyson Felix in the 400m semi-finals, with fellow Briton Ama Pipi also qualifying as a fastest loser.
8/3/2021 3:34:06 AM
Want to know what's happening when in Tokyo? Check out our comprehensive guide to all the action in Japan.
8/2/2021 4:53:38 PM
Transgender athlete Laurel Hubbard makes Olympic history but fails to record a successful lift in the women's +87kg weightlifting.
8/2/2021 11:19:00 PM
Great Britain win Olympic team eventing gold for the first time in 49 years and Tom McEwen adds a silver in the individual category.
8/2/2021 2:45:11 PM
Emily Campbell becomes the first British female weightlifter to win an Olympic medal with +87kg silver.
8/2/2021 11:28:57 PM
British swimmer Adam Peaty is taking a month-long break from the sport to protect his mental health and recharge before a push for more success in 2022.
8/2/2021 7:31:20 AM
Canada secured a 1-0 victory over world champions the United States to set up a women's Olympic football final against Sweden at Tokyo 2020.
8/2/2021 2:09:35 PM
Elaine Thompson-Herah stays on course for a sprint double as Laura Muir progresses to the 1500m semi-final
8/2/2021 4:33:39 PM
Netherlands' Sifan Hassan falls within the last lap of her 1500m heat but still comes back to win at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.
8/2/2021 3:16:17 AM
An incredible Olympic high jump final ended with both Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim and Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi taking gold medals.
8/1/2021 3:36:07 PM
A trick revered, unexpected and never done by a woman before - what is the backflip 360 pulled off by Charlotte Worthington?
8/1/2021 3:28:01 PM
Watch how Team GB's Max Whitlock defended his Olympic pommel horse title, performing the first routine in the final and setting a mark that his rivals could not match at Tokyo 2020.
8/1/2021 3:27:47 PM
From missed medal targets to funding cuts - how Team GB's swimmers have gone onto succeed in Japan and how bright does the future look heading towards Paris?
8/1/2021 4:46:25 PM
American Xander Schauffele clinches the men's golf gold medal on a dramatic final day in the men's Olympic golf.
8/1/2021 10:24:32 AM
Frenchman Mourad Aliev refuses to live the ring in the aftermath of his controversial loss to Great Britain's Frazer Clarke.
8/1/2021 8:20:13 AM
Watch the dramatic closing stages of the BMX freestyle final as Britain's Charlotte Worthington narrowly beats USA's Hannah Roberts to gold at Tokyo 2020.
8/1/2021 4:51:16 AM
Great Britain win a record eighth swimming medal in Tokyo while Duncan Scott becomes the most decorated British Olympian at a Games.
8/1/2021 5:20:48 AM
Great Britain wins a record eighth swimming medal in Tokyo while Duncan Scott ends with four medals - the most by a Brit at a Games - after silver in the men's 4x100m medley relay.
8/1/2021 4:40:06 AM
For the first time since 2004 an athlete other than Usain Bolt will win the men's Olympic 100m - but who are the contenders for gold?
7/30/2021 12:54:23 PM
Novak Djokovic displays his frustrations during his bronze medal match against Pablo Carreno Busta, throwing a racquet and then smashing another against a net post.
7/31/2021 10:16:55 AM
Which country is leading the medal table? How are Great Britain getting on? Medals table for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
8/1/2021 3:10:56 PM
They range from an arena built by a father and son, to a legendary home of Japanese martial arts.
7/28/2021 12:01:24 AM
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
8/2/2021 5:13:49 PM
Hundreds of thousands of children at higher risk from coronavirus infection will be offered a Covid vaccine in the UK.
7/19/2021 4:47:27 PM
A record number of alerts are being sent by the NHS Covid app.
8/2/2021 5:06:22 PM
UK coronavirus cases are rising due to a variant first identified in India that spreads more easily.
8/2/2021 10:56:40 AM
New research links as many as 200 different symptoms to the condition.
7/16/2021 12:45:32 PM
People in England can use the pass for travel and to visit venues which ask for them.
8/2/2021 9:51:07 AM
Lockdown inactivity may have left people with weaker muscles - there are simple solutions.
5/15/2021 12:06:27 AM
All over-18s can now get the Covid jab, but the government has criticised take-up among young people.
7/29/2021 4:57:40 PM
With similar symptoms, deciding whether or not you need to get tested for coronavirus can be tricky.
6/14/2021 11:57:37 AM
Employers will contribute more to the cost of keeping their staff furloughed from 1 August.
7/29/2021 10:50:16 AM
A small number of named employees in key sectors will be exempt from some rules
7/29/2021 12:14:44 PM
Key maps and charts explaining how the virus has spread around the world.
8/2/2021 11:28:25 AM
People vaccinated in Europe or the US will no longer need to isolate when arriving from amber countries.
8/2/2021 9:24:42 AM
What you need to know about going to Portugal, Spain, Greece, France, Malta, Italy and Turkey.
7/30/2021 2:40:24 PM
The progress made in vaccinating the country's adult population, as more than 46.8 million people have received at least one dose.
8/2/2021 5:44:48 PM
Flurry of Covid data does not resolve debate around state of the pandemic in the UK.
7/30/2021 4:18:45 PM
Doctors and midwives are seeing a rise in unprotected pregnant women in hospital with Covid.
7/30/2021 12:29:14 PM
An EU vaccine "passport" is being introduced, enabling holders to prove they have been jabbed.
8/2/2021 10:53:28 AM
Does a week of falling case numbers mean we're close to the end?
7/28/2021 12:59:17 AM
There are fears that this version of coronavirus, first identified in South Africa, is
7/29/2021 9:57:20 AM
How are countries enforcing vaccine passports and what can people use them for?
7/26/2021 10:01:32 PM
Major changes to lockdown rules have taken effect in England and Scotland, but some restrictions remain.
7/30/2021 10:48:44 AM
Masks are no longer compulsory in England, but remain necessary in Scotland and Wales.
7/19/2021 10:34:00 AM
Charts and maps tracking the progress of Covid vaccination programmes.
8/2/2021 12:03:39 PM
Figures from Care Quality Commission lay out the pandemic's 'devastating impact' on care homes in England.
7/21/2021 5:26:04 PM
The Tokyo Summer Olympics have begun, despite a surge in Covid cases in Japan.
7/23/2021 2:04:48 PM
Social distancing rules are changing across the UK.
7/16/2021 9:49:29 AM
As social distancing restrictions end in England and ease in Scotland, good ventilation remains vital.
7/14/2021 10:36:07 AM
Medical teams around the world are learning which medicines work best against Covid.
6/23/2021 3:28:52 PM