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Sir Bradley Wiggins: Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford defends use of TUEs

1 hour 10 min ago
Team Sky boss Sir David Brailsford defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' use of a banned steroid, insisting it was not taken to enhance performances.

Alton Towers sentencing: CCTV reveals moment Smiler crashed

1 hour 12 min ago
CCTV footage has been released of the moment the Smiler ride crashed at Alton Towers, leaving two teenagers needing leg amputations.

Labour's Clive Lewis plays down Trident speech row

1 hour 25 min ago
Labour's shadow defence secretary Clive Lewis plays down reports of a clash over last-minute alterations to his party conference speech.

Professor David Nutt developed 'hangover-free' alcohol

1 hour 32 min ago
A scientist has developed a new type of alcohol which he claims will not damage the liver or leave you with a hangover.

Red Arrows pilot death: Ejector seat firm to be prosecuted

1 hour 58 min ago
An ejector seat firm is to be prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive over the death of Red Arrows pilot in 2011.

Turner Prize exhibition: Will Gompertz's essential rundown

2 hours 12 min ago
BBC Arts editor Will Gompertz gives an essential rundown of the Turner Prize exhibition.

Arnold Palmer - the man who changed golf

2 hours 12 min ago
We look back at the life and legacy of the world's first $1m golfer Arnold Palmer, after he dies at the age of 87.

Give me five

2 hours 25 min ago
The social media campaign urging people to give their first new £5 note to charity

Fifa says anti-racism taskforce had 'completed work'

3 hours 1 min ago
Fifa defends its decision to scrap an anti-racism taskforce with critics branding the move "shameful" and "perplexing".

Meet the cat man of Aleppo

4 hours 1 min ago
Mohammad Alaa Jaleel lives in Aleppo, Syria, where he looks after more than a hundred stray and abandoned cats.

Houston gunman opens fire at US mall before being shot

4 hours 9 min ago
Several people are wounded in a shooting at a shopping centre in Houston in the US state of Texas, and reports say the suspect has been shot.

Virgin East Coast rail staff to strike on 3 October

4 hours 24 min ago
Workers on Virgin Trains East Coast are to stage a 24-hour strike on 3 October, the RMT union announces, but the firm says it will run a full service.

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver confident before Malaysian Grand Prix

4 hours 45 min ago
Lewis Hamilton says he is confident of regaining his form and moving back ahead of Nico Rosberg in the F1 title race.

Five things you may not know about Arnold Palmer

4 hours 56 min ago
Five facts about US golfer Arnold Palmer

Syria conflict: US and UK rhetoric 'unacceptable' - Russia

5 hours 1 min ago
Russia criticises the US and UK for using "unacceptable" rhetoric in speeches on Syria at the UN, after being accused of "barbarism".


5 hours 4 min ago
How golfer Arnold Palmer defined the relationship between sport and brands, becoming the first sportsman to use his fame to build a business empire.

Alton Towers sentencing: 'Operator Merlin at fault'

5 hours 23 min ago
Alton Towers operator Merlin was at fault for a crash on the Smiler rollercoaster crash, a court hears.

'Colossal' wasp nest found in Corby attic

5 hours 36 min ago
A "colossal" wasp nest the size of a "barrel" with a 1.4m tunnel attached is found in an attic.

Police to investigate Coronation Street actor Marc Anwar's tweets

5 hours 57 min ago
Police say they are investigating comments made by the Coronation Street actor Marc Anwar about Indians as a potential hate crime.

Paris St-Germain's Serge Aurier given two-month jail term

6 hours 8 min ago
Ivory Coast footballer Serge Aurier, who plays for Paris St-Germain, is sentenced to two months in jail for assaulting a police officer.