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Aguero misses penalty as Chelsea's late win makes Man City wait for title 8 May 2021, 9:40 pm

Sergio Aguero made a mess of a Panenka penalty as Chelsea ensured Manchester City must wait a little longer to wrap up the Premier League title by fighting back to earn a dramatic late win at Etihad Stadium.

Bayern win Bundesliga for ninth straight season 8 May 2021, 9:31 pm

Bayern Munich celebrate being crowned champions of Germany for the ninth consecutive season with a 6-0 win against Borussia Monchengladbach.

Covid: Macron calls on US to drop vaccine export bans 8 May 2021, 9:22 pm

The French president spoke out after the US backed a proposal to waive patents on Covid-19 vaccines.

NYC snow days: Dismay as school snow days cancelled 8 May 2021, 8:46 pm

Dismay from parents, students and teachers as authorities say students can keep learning from home.

Major UK rail disruption after cracks found on trains 8 May 2021, 8:26 pm

The rail minister warns of "prolonged" disruption as Hitachi apologises to affected passengers.

Fears for South Africa security guard's safety after escaping ambush 8 May 2021, 8:25 pm

Security van driver believes he is being threatened after footage showed him coming under gunshot fire.

Sheffield United 0-2 Crystal Palace: Eze helps Eagles secure Premier League safety 8 May 2021, 8:07 pm

Crystal Palace secure their Premier League status for another season with a comfortable victory at relegated Sheffield United.

Kabul attack: Blast near school leaves at least 30 dead 8 May 2021, 7:49 pm

The attack took place as the students - thought to be mainly girls - were leaving the Kabul school.

Barcelona 0-0 AtlĂ©tico Madrid: Nervy draw in La Liga title race 8 May 2021, 7:29 pm

Atletico Madrid remain two points clear in La Liga but a draw with Barcelona means rivals Real have the advantage in the title race.

Leeds United 3-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Patrick Bamford helps dent Spurs' Euro hopes 8 May 2021, 6:49 pm

Patrick Bamford scores for Leeds in front of watching England boss Gareth Southgate to help dent Tottenham's European chances.

Lewis Hamilton takes 100th career pole at Spanish Grand Prix 8 May 2021, 6:44 pm

Lewis Hamilton takes a 100th career pole position by edging out Red Bull's Max Verstappen in qualifying at the Spanish Grand Prix.

Trump officials obtained Washington Post reporters' phone data 8 May 2021, 6:12 pm

The publisher known for its criticism of Donald Trump said it was "deeply troubled" by the move.

Rooney's Derby battle back to survive and send Sheff Wed down 8 May 2021, 5:17 pm

Martyn Waghorn is the hero as Derby County battle back to get the point they need to stay in the Championship and consign Sheffield Wednesday to relegation to League One.

Al-Aqsa mosque: Dozens hurt in Jerusalem clashes 8 May 2021, 5:10 pm

At least 163 Palestinians and six Israeli police are injured as rising tensions erupt into violence.

Mexico City metro: Hundreds protest at scene of deadly rail collapse 8 May 2021, 1:03 pm

Demonstrators from around Mexico City demand justice after 26 people died when an overpass collapsed.

Big Chinese rocket segment set to fall to Earth 8 May 2021, 12:59 pm

Tracking radars are following closely the gradual fall to Earth of a large Chinese rocket vehicle.

Chernobyl alcohol drink seized by authorities 8 May 2021, 11:57 am

The first batch of a spirit made with ingredients grown in the Chernobyl exclusion zone is seized.

Prince Misuzulu named next Zulu king amid family feud 8 May 2021, 9:20 am

Prince Misuzulu is now expected to lead the Zulu nation of about 11 million people in South Africa.

Spy row revs up Czech-Russian tensions 8 May 2021, 3:46 am

The Czechs and Russians, ex-communist bloc allies, are in a new diplomatic Cold War.

India's Covid crisis delivers a blow to brand Modi 8 May 2021, 3:36 am

Narendra Modi's carefully crafted image has taken a hit as India reels from a punishing Covid wave.

The misinformation bubble threatening Brazil's indigenous people 8 May 2021, 3:19 am

Health workers report resistance because of fake content spread over WhatsApp.

Week in pictures: 1 - 7 May 2021 8 May 2021, 3:14 am

A selection of powerful images taken around the world this week.

Sheikh Ahmad Gumi: The Nigerian cleric who negotiates with bandits 8 May 2021, 2:40 am

A Muslim cleric in northern Nigeria is in the eye of the storm for his part in the country's kidnap crisis.

'Our first day of freedom on American soil' 8 May 2021, 2:18 am

Adrian Meza and his family from Nicaragua have just been released from detention by US border officials.

Michelle Obama: Black parents have 'fear in our hearts' 8 May 2021, 2:18 am

The former US first lady says she is worried her daughters could be racially profiled.

Philippines Covid surge throws country into disarray 8 May 2021, 2:15 am

A second Covid surge is putting renewed pressure on the country's healthcare and economy.

#MeToo Serbia: 'I thought I was the only one' 8 May 2021, 2:12 am

Balkan women are sharing their sexual assault stories after Serbian actress Milena Radulovic went public with hers.

Up close with Biden and Trump's top diplomats 8 May 2021, 12:00 am

America's mild-mannered top diplomat finds relief overseas that the era of Trump unilateralism is gone.

India's Covid crisis: Rural hospitals unable to cope as virus spreads 7 May 2021, 8:38 pm

We uncover the conditions that patients face in health centres unequipped for a crisis like Covid.

The hippo with a unique rainy day hobby 7 May 2021, 5:03 pm

"We have no explanation for it," say zoo staff. "I've never seen another hippo doing it."

India's Covid pandemic: Girl, 5, separated from family by Australia restrictions 7 May 2021, 4:51 pm

Drisya and Dilin have not seen their daughter for 17 months due to Australia's Covid border closures.

California condors swoop on home and 'declare war' 7 May 2021, 1:02 pm

The large protected birds are "messing with stuff and pooping everywhere", the family says.

Liz Cambage: Australian criticises Olympic team photo shoot 7 May 2021, 12:51 pm

Australian basketball star Liz Cambage says a promotional photo of Olympians lacks diversity.

Covid-19 vaccines: Why some African states have leftover doses 7 May 2021, 2:41 am

African countries struggled to get vaccines, but now several of them have thousands of expired doses.

Eurovision's noisy fans are back despite Dutch pandemic 7 May 2021, 2:35 am

It's Europe's most popular cultural event and the Netherlands will host it despite battling a third Covid wave.

Violent judo class in Taiwan leaves seven year old in a coma 7 May 2021, 2:26 am

The incident in Taiwan shows a tendency to allow child abuse in the name of discipline, experts say.

Elise Stefanik: From Republican moderate to Trump favourite 7 May 2021, 2:03 am

New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is poised to assume a key role in the party leadership.

Covid and pregnancy - should you get the vaccine? 7 May 2021, 2:00 am

As the Covid vaccine is rolled out to younger age groups, BBC News looks at what it means for anyone expecting a baby.

What Myanmar’s military does not want the world to see 7 May 2021, 2:00 am

A musician and his sister in Yangon have been filming for the BBC in Myanmar in the aftermath of a coup.

Why wearing the wrong socks is risky in Belarus 6 May 2021, 7:07 pm

Socks and a TV box coloured red and white are treated as opposition protests in Belarus.

China mystery animal box craze causes outrage 6 May 2021, 6:39 pm

The "blind box" craze sees people order a box containing a mystery animal that is sent in the post.

Covid-19: Australians trapped in India 'betrayed' by ban on returning home 6 May 2021, 5:22 pm

Australians in India feel betrayed by their government despite a plan to evacuate some stranded citizens.

Lelush: How a sulky Russian model became China's slacker icon 6 May 2021, 3:06 am

Getting trapped in a boy band reality TV contest was just the start of Lelush's unlikely journey.

Aaron Cook: The British taekwondo star who switched allegiances to Moldova 6 May 2021, 2:01 am

Aaron Cook's path has been unique. An icon of taekwondo, the British-born fighter is still chasing his dream of Olympic gold - for Moldova.

Coronavirus: How India descended into Covid-19 chaos 5 May 2021, 9:18 am

Experts tell the BBC that delays in decision-making worsened the crisis of India's second wave.

Australian bride gets muddy for arrival of calf at wedding 5 May 2021, 2:06 am

Wearing her wedding dress, dairy farmer Jessa Laws waded into knee-deep mud to aid a pregnant cow.

Five Eyes: Is the alliance in trouble over China? 4 May 2021, 3:27 am

The Five Eyes intelligence alliance has expanded into politics but faces a split in dealing with Beijing.

The rise of India's 'Covid quack' 4 May 2021, 3:08 am

An anti-vaccine doctor falsely claims to be able to cure coronavirus, diabetes and Aids through diet alone

Battle of wits: Antiguans revel in ancient board game 4 May 2021, 2:51 am

Warri is a board game popular in Antigua which traces its origins back to Africa.

Sarah Halimi: How killer on drugs escaped French trial for anti-Semitic murder 3 May 2021, 2:10 am

The decision not to prosecute a Jewish woman's killer because of his drug use sparks a legal row in France.

The young woman trying to adopt her friend 2 May 2021, 2:07 am

Arina hopes to formally adopt her friend Nina, whom she looked after during the Covid pandemic.

They are killing our forest, Brazilian tribe warns 29 Apr 2021, 2:41 am

The Awa, who have been called "the most threatened tribe on earth", face fresh challenges in Brazil.

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