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Belgian cyclist crashes off bridge in Italy · Saturday 15th August at 17:23
Remco Evenepoel has crashed and fallen several metres off a bridge during the Il Lombardia race.

MS Dhoni: India legend retires after 16-year international career · Saturday 15th August at 16:46
India great and World Cup-winning captain MS Dhoni retires after a 16-year international career.

MS Dhoni retirement leaves a void in world cricket · Saturday 15th August at 16:42
India's most successful captain and one of the all-time greats had a profound impact on the sport.

Belarus: Thousands attend protester's funeral amid unrest · Saturday 15th August at 15:08
Opposition supporters turned out in the capital, Minsk, amid anger over a disputed presidential vote.

China restaurant apologises for weighing customers · Saturday 15th August at 14:45
The policy was introduced after a national campaign against food waste was launched.

Pompeo signs deal to redeploy troops from Germany to Poland · Saturday 15th August at 14:36
The agreement, signed in Warsaw, will see some US troops redeployed from Germany to Poland.

Australia surfer saves wife by punching shark · Saturday 15th August at 12:14
A husband leapt on to the shark as it attacked his wife off Port Macquarie, New South Wales.

Belarus election: 'He threatened to burn us alive' · Saturday 15th August at 08:41
The BBC speaks to some of those arrested and detained during anti-government protests in Belarus.

VJ Day: Japan marks 75 years since end of WWII · Saturday 15th August at 08:33
Emperor Naruhito expresses "deep remorse" over his country's wartime past at a ceremony in Tokyo.

US 2020: Postal service warns of delays in mail-in vote count · Saturday 15th August at 05:38
The agency warns that millions of mail-in votes may not arrive on time to be counted by election day.

'Miel Gibson' honey lands Chilean entrepreneur in hot water · Saturday 15th August at 04:33
One small company found itself in trouble after using the Hollywood actor's image to sell honey.

Trump visits brother in New York hospital · Saturday 15th August at 03:56
"He's having a tough time," the president said, though the younger sibling's condition is unclear.

VJ Day: A WW2 hero and a reckoning with Japan's past · Saturday 15th August at 00:16
Hiroo Onoda had sworn never to surrender. He believed the rest of his countrymen would do the same.

Netanyahu focus of Israeli protests against 'the king' · Saturday 15th August at 00:15
The prime minister's home becomes the focal point of the biggest demonstrations for years.

How a BBC show helped shape Africa · Saturday 15th August at 00:14
The BBC Focus on Africa programme has played a dramatic role in covering the continent over the last 60 years.

The fiery Indian student who ran a secret radio station for independence · Saturday 15th August at 00:13
Usha Mehta was 22 when she started broadcasting during India's freedom movement.

'If you croak we don't care': Brutality in Belarus · Saturday 15th August at 00:11
The BBC hears shocking accounts of police brutality as the Belarus president defies mass protests.

Barcelona: What next after their humiliating 8-2 defeat by Bayern Munich? · Saturday 15th August at 00:06
What next for Barcelona after a humiliating 8-2 Champions League quarter-final defeat by Bayern Munich?

Coronavirus: Why Egypt has faced criticism over antibody tests · Saturday 15th August at 00:02
Egypt has faced criticism for testing frontline healthcare workers for coronavirus using antibody tests.

VJ Day: The forgotten African soldiers of the Burma Campaign · Saturday 15th August at 00:01
Ghanaian veteran Joseph Hammond, 95, reflects on the horrors of the Burma Campaign.

TikTok: New-found fame for ‘No Fizzy Drink Guy’ · Saturday 15th August at 00:01
An Australian man documenting his addiction to soft drinks goes viral.

Belarus: Opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya speaks from exile · Friday 14th August at 14:08
Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya speaks out from exile via a video she uploaded to YouTube.

A cuddly pet robot with ‘emotions’ and other tech news · Friday 14th August at 13:26
BBC Click’s Paul Carter looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

Just Eat to stop using gig economy workers · Friday 14th August at 12:22
Boss Jitse Groen says he would rather have staff who get benefits and more workplace protection.

Fortnite: Epic Games sues Google and Apple over app store bans · Friday 14th August at 11:14
Apple and Google removed the hit game from their app stores after it bypassed their payment systems.

Amazon launches online pharmacy in India · Friday 14th August at 05:48
The internet retail giant's move comes as US tech firms are investing billions of dollars in India.

US 'foils' militant cryptocurrency fundraising · Friday 14th August at 02:32
The US government seizes millions from the Islamic State group, al-Qaeda and the armed wing of Hamas.

Robots go their own way deep in the ocean · Friday 14th August at 00:01
Firms are building robots that can survey the seabed and underwater structures without human help.

Fortnite: Apple ban sparks court action from Epic Games · Thursday 13th August at 22:29
Epic Games says it is taking Apple to court over "monopolistic" policies after it banned Fortnite.

Amazon Alexa security bug allowed access to voice history · Thursday 13th August at 17:57
Security researchers said they could access conversation history and personal information.

Bletchley Park Trust hit in Blackbaud security breach · Thursday 13th August at 17:41
The trust that manages Britain's World War Two codebreaking HQ says donors’ data was exposed.

ZX Spectrum Next Issue 2 blasts through Kickstarter goal · Thursday 13th August at 16:40
A new remake of the classic computer raises nearly £900,000 in just two days.

Coronavirus: England's contact tracing app trial gets under way · Thursday 13th August at 15:10
It will serve self-isolation alerts based on logs of who the user was recently in close contact with.

WeChat-owner shrugs off Trump's proposed US ban · Thursday 13th August at 05:39
Tencent expects its Chinese messaging app will not be affected by America's action against the firm.

What will fashion shows look like post Covid-19? · Thursday 13th August at 00:21
CGI models allow patterns to be tested virtually and fewer garments, if any, need to be made.

Belarus election: How Nexta channel bypassed news blackout · Wednesday 12th August at 16:35
Demonstrators defied an internet shutdown using a channel called Nexta that posts videos and photos.

Xbox xCloud: How does Game Pass streaming work? · Tuesday 11th August at 14:47
Microsoft's game streaming service is set to launch in beta - including in the UK and US.

The headphones that even a DJ can't break? · Tuesday 11th August at 00:01
A new way to produce tiny speakers promises more robust headphones with high quality sound.

Trump's WeChat ban shocks Chinese abroad · Monday 10th August at 13:34
For China's global community, the app provides a vital means of staying in touch with home.

Social media trolling: Sportswomen speak about their experiences · Monday 10th August at 06:01
A BBC Sport survey uncovered shocking examples of social media abuse sent to sportswomen. Here are three women's stories in their own words.

Screen-time messages designed to decrease phone use · Saturday 8th August at 00:06
A new project encourages adults to communicate more with their kids and focus less on their devices.

E-skin recreates sense of touch and other tech news · Friday 7th August at 00:15
BBC Click’s LJ Rich looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

Is the US about to split the internet? · Friday 7th August at 00:13
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants a "clean" internet free of "untrusted" Chinese apps.

Instagram rolls out TikTok 'rip-off' Reels · Thursday 6th August at 10:01
As TikTok faces uncertainty, Instagram adds new features that will be very familiar to TikTok fans.

What's going on with TikTok? · Tuesday 4th August at 01:44
Microsoft confirmed it wants to acquire TikTok after President Trump threatened to ban the app.

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