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Uefa halts Super League legal fight against Barca, Real & Juve 28 Sep 2021, 12:41 am

Uefa ends its legal fight against Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid over their involvement in the proposed European Super League.

Maupay rescues Brighton draw with late goal 28 Sep 2021, 12:19 am

Neal Maupay scores a dramatic equaliser deep into injury time as Brighton grab a point against old rivals Crystal Palace.

R. Kelly found guilty in sex trafficking trial 28 Sep 2021, 12:16 am

After decades of allegations, the singer was found guilty of running a scheme to abuse women and children.

Argentina select three Premier League players - despite remaining on UK 'red list' 28 Sep 2021, 12:11 am

Argentina select three Premier League players for October's World Cup qualifiers despite the country remaining on the UK's travel red list.

Fuel supply: Army put on standby to ease pressure on petrol stations 28 Sep 2021, 12:00 am

Military drivers are being trained so they are ready to be deployed if necessary, the government says.

The testimony that convicted R. Kelly 27 Sep 2021, 11:15 pm

Several women said the R&B superstar had attacked them and forced them into humiliating sex acts.

Germany election: Coalition talks begin after close election 27 Sep 2021, 10:36 pm

The election is over but months of talks are just getting started to see who will be chancellor.

Tottenham: Nuno Espirito Santo appointment 'turning into a nightmare' 27 Sep 2021, 10:15 pm

Three defeats in a row means the pressure is increasing on Tottenham manager Nuno Espirito Santo, says Chris Sutton.

Australia: Footage captures car careering across eight lanes 27 Sep 2021, 8:39 pm

A woman and child were injured, but Australian police say it's "incredibly lucky" others weren't hurt.

South Korea's president mulls dog meat ban as consumption dwindles 27 Sep 2021, 7:44 pm

An estimated one million dogs are slaughtered in South Korea for human consumption each year.

Beirut port explosion investigation suspended for second time 27 Sep 2021, 7:36 pm

Families of the victims of the catastrophe react angrily after the investigating judge is taken off.

Afghanistan: Social media users delete profiles over fear of attack 27 Sep 2021, 7:34 pm

Prominent online critics of the Islamist group in Afghanistan remove content over fear of attack.

Man killed as Crete struck by 5.8-magnitude earthquake 27 Sep 2021, 7:26 pm

Officials say the man died when a church dome collapsed on the southern Greek island.

Instagram for kids paused after backlash 27 Sep 2021, 6:44 pm

Facebook delays its child-friendly Instagram version to do more work with concerned parents.

German election: Seven things we learned 27 Sep 2021, 3:06 pm

Seats, Schleswig and an ex-spy: here are some of the sidelights from Sunday's vote.

Mr Goxx, the crypto-trading hamster beating human investors 27 Sep 2021, 2:52 pm

Can a hamster trading cryptocurrency beat human investors in the stock market? Mr Goxx can.

Fire, smoke and colour as Ethiopians mark Meskel 27 Sep 2021, 2:49 pm

Worshippers gathered to mark the eve of one of the country's biggest Orthodox Christian festivals.

Papers gripped by Germany's era of uncertainty 27 Sep 2021, 2:40 pm

Newspapers across Europe are watching the knife-edge results in Germany with a high degree of concern for the country's - and continent's - future course.

Power cuts hit homes in north-east China 27 Sep 2021, 1:27 pm

An electricity shortage affecting factories has now spread to some homes.

Hakuho: Sumo wrestling's greatest champion retires 27 Sep 2021, 12:52 pm

Hakuho has recorded more wins, titles and perfect championships than any other sumo wrestler.

German elections 2021: 'Bazooka man' Olaf Scholz bidding for chancellor 27 Sep 2021, 9:21 am

The centre-left leader looks to succeed Angela Merkel after preliminary results put him ahead.

Swipe left or right? Germany's election dating game, explained 27 Sep 2021, 9:07 am

The leaders of the two biggest parties are now in a race to find partners to join a coalition.

German elections usher in political change with a small 'c' 27 Sep 2021, 8:03 am

While voting patterns are changing, none of the front-running parties can be described as radical.

China Evergrande: What the company's debt crisis means for the world 27 Sep 2021, 4:23 am

The property giant has missed an interest payment deadline, fuelling concerns that it will collapse.

Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Why are hundreds of aid trucks stranded? 27 Sep 2021, 3:08 am

The UN says hundreds of trucks have not returned from Tigray and it's affecting the flow of aid.

India's misunderstood maharajahs 27 Sep 2021, 3:07 am

Indian princes were often stereotyped as lazy hedonists, but they were serious political figures.

Dalai Lama backs bid to save Edinburgh café he inspired 27 Sep 2021, 3:07 am

Reka Gawa opened the Himalaya Café after a chance meeting with the spiritual leader almost 20 years ago.

Love Canal: The suburb built on 20,000 tonnes of chemical waste 27 Sep 2021, 3:05 am

How a group of 'hysterical housewives' fought to be evacuated from their polluted homes

Xianzi: The #MeToo icon China is trying to silence 27 Sep 2021, 3:03 am

A court has thrown out a high-profile sexual harassment case. Can China's feminist movement survive?

Can football-playing robots beat the World Cup winners by 2050? 27 Sep 2021, 2:59 am

The robot football league that is hoping to eventually beat the best human team in the world.

In rural Afghanistan, a family welcomes Taliban rule 27 Sep 2021, 2:55 am

The BBC's Jeremy Bowen travels to Helmand province, a month after the hardline Islamists took control.

How climate change is making inequality worse, especially for children 27 Sep 2021, 2:13 am

Children will face up to three times as many extreme climate events as their grandparents, research suggests.

Styling a better future for black models at fashion week 27 Sep 2021, 2:12 am

How one model and one massive fashion show agency are making life a bit more beautiful for black models.

Manta rays inspire new device to filter microplastics 27 Sep 2021, 2:10 am

Wastewater plants release microplastics into the environment, but could manta rays hold the key to a solution?

Interviewing the Taliban: 'Still now I am terrified' 27 Sep 2021, 2:08 am

Afghan news anchor Behishta Arghand made history when she interviewed the Taliban.

German election: Green Party speaks of 'fantastic campaign' 26 Sep 2021, 9:19 pm

Annalena Baerbock said the numbers were "fantastic" for the Green Party in Germany's election.

Letter from Africa: The wonders of Somali cuisine and a taste of home 26 Sep 2021, 2:38 am

Ethiopian and Eritrean food is well known globally, but this is your chance to discover Somali cooking.

In love with the Resistance: My mother-in-law's war 26 Sep 2021, 2:36 am

Researching family history, Rosie Whitehouse uncovered a story of Protestants and Jews uniting against the Nazis in a French town.

Your pictures on the theme of 'new beginnings' 26 Sep 2021, 2:35 am

A selection of striking images from our readers around the world.

Angela Merkel: A career in pictures 24 Sep 2021, 6:56 pm

As Angela Merkel steps down as German chancellor, we take a look back at the photos documenting her career.

COP26: What is the Glasgow climate conference and why is it important? 24 Sep 2021, 1:18 pm

A crucial climate change summit is being held in the UK - this is why it's important.

'How we re-delivered a baby's postcard - 75 years on' 24 Sep 2021, 4:01 am

After an illness, Stu began reuniting old postcards with their owners - and revived some buried memories.

CEO Secrets: 'In my business, you eat what you kill' 22 Sep 2021, 2:16 am

Music executive Riki Bleau shares his business advice for our CEO Secrets series.

Ryder Cup: Tales behind Great Britain's wins over the United States 22 Sep 2021, 1:53 am

Britain only defeated the US three times in the first 25 Ryder Cups, but behind each victory is a wealth of remarkable stories.

The torso in the Thames: A 20-year mystery 21 Sep 2021, 7:58 am

Twenty years ago, a young African boy was murdered and his torso was dumped in the Thames. It's the longest unsolved child murder case in the recent history of the Metropolitan Police.

Paul Rusesabagina: From Hotel Rwanda hero to convicted terrorist 20 Sep 2021, 2:09 pm

Paul Rusesabagina, who was portrayed in Hotel Rwanda, has gone from national hero to enemy of the state.

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