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  1. GB's Dean takes stunning gold in swimming

    Tom Dean takes gold ahead of compatriot Duncan Scott, while Georgia Taylor-Brown wins triathlon silver as Great Britain's strong start to the Tokyo Games continues.
  2. Boris Johnson pledges to target drug abuse in anti-crime push

    More local officers and tagging of ex-prisoners are also promised, but police demand extra funding.
  3. Mum hit by car at Denbighshire festival as daughter, 2, thrown to safety

    "I genuinely believed my whole family had died", says Jenna O'Neill, who suffered serious injuries.
  4. Covid: Insurance threat for pinged holidaymakers

    Some travel insurance policies will not cover cancellation costs for travellers told to self-isolate.
  5. Bradford child sexual abuse: Authorities apologise after review

    The Bradford Partnership said "more needs to be done" to help victims of child sexual abuse in the district.
  6. Whipps Cross Hospital cancels operations after flooding

    Appointments at Whipps Cross have also been rearranged with some to be held virtually.
  7. Covid: More pinged workers eligible for daily tests instead of isolation

    Waste workers, prison staff and defence workers will be able to avoid isolation, the government says.
  8. Miami tower collapse: Final victim identified from rubble

    The family of Estelle Hedaya say they have confirmation she is the 98th victim of the Surfside disaster.
  9. Wayne Rooney: Cheshire Police reviewing blackmail complaint

    Cheshire Police confirm a complaint of blackmail was made in relation to photos of Wayne Rooney.
  10. Bezos' $2bn offer to get back in race to the Moon

    The billionaire offers to cover $2bn in Nasa costs to be reconsidered for a Moon lander contract.
  11. House prices at new high as buyers seek more space

    Strong demand for houses will last into 2022 as buyers react to the pandemic, says property website Zoopla.
  12. Beach handball: 'It's shocking to have to pay to not play in our pants'

    Tonje Lerstad tells Newsbeat about a rollercoaster week for Norway's women's beach handball team.
  13. Brazil: Why are so many pregnant women dying from Covid?

    One in five women that died from coronavirus in Brazil did not have access to an intensive care unit.
  14. The Papers: 'Pure gold' at Olympics and tags for burglars plan

    The papers cover the UK's gold medals in Tokyo and government plans for a "crackdown" on crime.
  15. Multiple sclerosis: Parkour athlete's loss of mobility 'mortifying'

    Luke Callinan, 35, has been diagnosed with a rare form of multiple sclerosis.
  16. Archibald Prize: 100 years of Australia's top portrait honour

    Over 100 years, the Archibald Prize has become better at reflecting Australian diversity.
  17. German lawyers wrangle over pensioner's WW2 tank in basement

    The 84-year-old kept the vehicle in his basement, along with an anti-aircraft gun and a torpedo.
  18. Hemingway 'lookalike' chosen in Florida contest

    A 63-year-old won the Key West, Florida contest for his likeness to the award-winning author.
  19. Standon Calling festival-goers make most of mud as heavy rain hits

    Organisers of the festival call it off due to flooding and risk of lightning.
  20. Is there a future for Africa's lions?

    As lion populations decline across much of Africa, could community-led conservation help reverse this trend?
  21. Mapping the advance of the Taliban in Afghanistan

    Maps of Afghanistan show who controls districts in fighting between the government and Taliban forces.
  22. Stealthing: 'I didn't realise it's rape until it happened to me'

    Two women share their experiences of non-consensual condom removal during sex.
  23. John Stonehouse: Bizarre tale of the MP who faked his own death

    Was John Stonehouse a spy who betrayed his country? Or a naive and broken man? James Naughtie investigates.
  24. Covid: The healthcare heroes vaccinating Scotland

    Meet the people who have gone above and beyond to get jabs into arms across the country.
  25. Kenyans sue the British army over fire at wildlife sanctuary

    Some 1,000 people are going to court after a fire destroyed 12,000 acres of land at a wildlife sanctuary.
  26. Can better tech make video meetings less excruciating?

    Technology firms are scrambling to add new features but will video calls improve.
  27. How Amy Winehouse's legacy is helping women in addiction recovery

    Amy's Place provides safe housing for women when they leave rehab to help them live independently.
  28. Extreme weather: What causes flash flooding?

    Cities across the world are at risk of extreme rainfall overwhelming their streets
  29. COP 26: How much is the developing world getting to fight climate change?

    Are rich countries living up to their climate promises to the developing world?
  30. Could Covid vaccine be taken as a pill?

    Researchers are looking at easier ways for people to get the vaccine, including via inhalers and tablets.
  31. Vunipola, Murray and Harris to start second Lions Test

    British and Irish Lions name squad for second South Africa test - with Mako Vunipola, Conor Murray and Chris Harris starting.
  32. Tokyo Olympics: Tom Dean, Duncan Scott, Georgia Taylor-Brown and surfing feature in early day four highlights

    Watch some of the best moments from the early events of day four at the Tokyo Olympics including a gold and silver for Team GB in the pool.
  33. Tokyo 2020: Tom Dean wins gold with Duncan Scott clinching silver for GB in men's 200m freestyle

    Watch as Team GB's Tom Dean wins 200m freestyle gold with team-mate Duncan Scott clinching silver at Tokyo 2020.
  34. Tokyo Olympics: Boxer Youness Baalla tries to bite opponent David Nyika

    Moroccan boxer Youness Baalla bites opponent David Nyika of New Zealand in a "clear infringement of the rules" during their round of 16 tie at Tokyo 2020.
  35. Walkden suffers last-gasp semi-final taekwondo defeat

    Great Britain's Bianca Walkden suffers a last-gasp defeat by South Korea's Lee Da-bin in the Olympic taekwondo +67kg semi-final.
  36. Tokyo Olympics: Great Britain men's hockey team suffer first loss with 5-1 defeat by Germany

    Great Britain's men's hockey team suffer their first defeat of the Tokyo Olympics with a 5-1 loss to Germany in Pool B.
  37. Tokyo Olympics: Great Britain's men will face New Zealand in rugby sevens semi-final

    Great Britain's men stage an impressive comeback to beat the United States 26-21 and set up an Olympic rugby sevens semi-final against New Zealand.
  38. Tom Dean: Swimmer's family and friends celebrate his 200m freestyle gold

    Watch what happened when Team GB swimmer Tom Dean's family and friends gathered in his mum's garden to watch him in the 200m freestyle final at the Tokyo Olympics.
  39. Tokyo Olympics: Tom Dean takes gold & Duncan Scott silver for GB in 200m freestyle

    Tom Dean claims a stunning gold and Duncan Scott silver to ensure a British one-two finish in a thrilling 200m freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics.
  40. Tokyo Olympics: Bianca Walkden loses taekwondo semi-final in last second

    Great Britain's Bianca Walkden suffers a last-gasp defeat to South Korea's Lee Da-bin in the Olympic taekwondo +67kg semi-final.
  41. Tokyo Olympics: Naomi Osaka loses to Marketa Vondrousova in women's singles tennis

    Japanese superstar Naomi Osaka suffers a surprise exit in her home Olympics as Czech Marketa Vondrousova earns a straight-set win.
  42. Tokyo Olympics: Britain's Georgia Taylor-Brown wins silver in women's triathlon

    Great Britain's Georgia Taylor-Brown fights back from a bike puncture to earn an Olympic silver medal in the women's triathlon.
  43. Tokyo Olympics: Day-by-day guide to the key events, big stars and British medal hopes

    Want to know what's happening when in Tokyo? Check out our comprehensive guide to all the action in Japan.
  44. Tokyo Olympics: Surfers Italo Ferreira & Hiroto Ohhara ride big waves

    Watch Italo Ferreira and Hiroto Ohhara ride big waves as a tropical storm hits the Tsurigasaki surfing beach during the Tokyo Olympics.
  45. Tom Daley: The boy with the Olympic dream that came true

    The 'baby' of Beijing became a father, a husband and an LGBTQ+ spokesperson. And now Tom Daley is an Olympic gold medallist. This is his story.
  46. Tokyo Olympics medals table

    Medals table for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
  47. Tokyo Olympics: Adam Peaty becomes two-time Olympic champion - immortality next?

    Adam Peaty won 100m breaststroke gold on Monday to become a double Olympic champion - and there's plenty more to come from the Briton.
  48. Tokyo Olympics: Adam Peaty, Tom Daley & Matty Lee and Tom Pidcock win gold for GB on 'Magic Monday'

    Adam Peaty, Tom Daley & Matty Lee and Tom Pidcock win gold as day three in Tokyo becomes 'Magic Monday' for Team GB.
  49. What are the travel rules for Spain, Portugal, Malta and other holiday hotspots?

    What you need to know about going to Portugal, Spain, Greece, France, Malta, Italy and Turkey.
  50. Covid: Who has to self-isolate, which workers are exempt and what if I'm fully vaccinated?

    A small number of named employees in key sectors will be exempt from some rules
  51. 'Covid passports': How can the NHS Covid Pass prove I've had both jabs?

    Clubbers and people attending mass events in England will have to prove they've had both Covid jabs.
  52. Lockdown muscle loss: Five ways to get back in shape

    Lockdown inactivity may have left people with weaker muscles - there are simple solutions.
  53. Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?

    Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
  54. Covid rules: What has changed?

    Major changes to lockdown rules have taken effect in England and Scotland, but some restrictions remain.
  55. Long Covid: What is it and what are the symptoms?

    New research links as many as 200 different symptoms to the condition.
  56. Covid: What do under-30s need to know about the vaccine?

    All over-18s can now get the Covid jab, but the government has criticised take-up among young people.
  57. The EU vaccine 'passport' and what it means for travel

    An EU vaccine "passport" is being introduced, enabling holders to prove they have been jabbed.
  58. Covid vaccines: How fast is progress around the world?

    Charts and maps tracking the progress of Covid vaccination programmes.
  59. Covid vaccine: How many people in the UK have been vaccinated so far?

    The progress made in vaccinating the country's adult population, as more than 46 million people have received at least one dose.
  60. Covid: Which children are being vaccinated and why?

    Hundreds of thousands of children at higher risk from coronavirus infection will be offered a Covid vaccine in the UK.
  61. What are the rules for travelling to green, amber and red list countries?

    Fully jabbed adults don't have to self-isolate after visiting amber-list countries - except France.
  62. Coronavirus: How does the NHS test-and-trace system and app work?

    The contact tracing app could be changed to make it less sensitive, so it sends fewer alerts.
  63. Care homes worst hit by Covid – search the data

    Figures from Care Quality Commission lay out the pandemic's 'devastating impact' on care homes in England.
  64. Covid map: Coronavirus cases, deaths, vaccinations by country

    Key maps and charts explaining how the virus has spread around the world.
  65. What are the rules and guidance for face masks and coverings from 19 July?

    Masks are no longer compulsory in England, but remain necessary in Scotland and Wales.
  66. Tokyo Olympic Games: When are they and how will Covid affect them?

    The Tokyo Summer Olympics have begun, despite a surge in Covid cases in Japan.
  67. Covid symptoms: Is it a cold or coronavirus?

    With similar symptoms, deciding whether or not you need to get tested for coronavirus can be tricky.
  68. Covid: Why is social distancing coming to an end?

    Social distancing rules are changing across the UK.
  69. Covid: When will I get the vaccine?

    Vaccine experts recommend that a limited group of children should be offered Covid jabs ahead of winter.
  70. Beta coronavirus variant: What is the risk?

    There are fears that this version of coronavirus, first identified in South Africa, is
  71. Covid-19: Five ways to avoid catching the virus indoors

    As social distancing restrictions end in England and ease in Scotland, good ventilation remains vital.
  72. Coronavirus cure: What progress are we making on treatments?

    Medical teams around the world are learning which medicines work best against Covid.