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The plan was simple - pull the rope at the right moment to reveal a comedy honour.
Britain's Jamie Murray wins a US Open title for the fourth successive year with victory in the mixed doubles alongside American Bethanie Mattek-Sands.
US Congress is investigating state dealings with Prestwick Airport, near the president's golf resort.
Caroline Weir hits a stunning strike to give Manchester City their first win of the Women's Super League season against Manchester Untied.
Some of the world's best riders set off from Glasgow before heading through the south of the country.
Copies of the Avengers comic sold out after Rio Mayor Marcelo Crivella called for them to be seized.
Thousands of people are expected at the event which is is held on the first Saturday in September every year.
After a week of setbacks for Boris Johnson, what are the PM's remaining options for Brexit?
The six-year-old boy "can't speak or move his body for the moment" but was smiling and laughing.
Ireland beat Wales 19-10 in Dublin in the final warm-up game for both sides ahead of the World Cup.
England's Jofra Archer traps Australia's Marnus Labuschagne lbw to leave the tourists 24-3 on day four of the fourth Ashes Test.
Ferrari's Charles Leclerc takes Italian Grand Prix pole position as remaining frontrunners farcically run out of time.
Australia opener David Warner is trapped lbw by England's Stuart Broad to record a pair in the fourth Ashes Test at Old Trafford.
Environmental activists have staged a sit-in on the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival.
Despite a pledge it would not head there, satellite images appear to show an Iranian ship off Syria.
Australia's Mitchell Starc takes his second wicket as England's Ben Stokes edges to Steve Smith at second slip on day four of the fourth Ashes Test.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel sets the pace after Italian Grand Prix final practice was delayed following a huge crash in the Formula 3 race.
Australia's Mitchell Starc bowls England's Jonny Bairstow for 17 as the hosts look to avoid the follow-on on day four of the fourth Ashes Test.
Over £1bn has been spent by HS2 buying London properties, a freedom of information request reveals.
The 18,500 sq ft store opens its doors in the city where the charity had its first shop.