US wins fourth straight men's basketball gold
USA beat France to win their fourth basketball gold medal in a row. | 07-Aug-2021 08:47

Belarus crackdown fails to crush opposition spirit
Beaten up, jailed, forced into exile - protesters are still battling against President Lukashenko. | 07-Aug-2021 01:57

'They call me the Irish hulk of basketball'
Aidan Igiehon is part of a group of elite Irish athletes playing college basketball in America. | 07-Aug-2021 01:07

Greece fires spread uncontrolled, killing a fireman
Thousands of people are being evacuated as uncontrolled fires continue to rage. | 07-Aug-2021 00:33

Eurovision, Euro 2020 and Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Italy's golden summer
"This is Italy's moment of glory" - after Eurovision & Euro 2020 victories, an Italian Wimbledon finalist, now comes Olympics history in Tokyo. | 06-Aug-2021 20:50

Snickers Spain pulls TV advert after homophobia accusations
The brand apologises for a "misunderstanding" after its Spanish commercial was heavily criticised. | 06-Aug-2021 19:07

Covid: Italy rolls out 'green pass' for public venue access
All those aged 12 and over with at least one jab will be able to access bars, cinemas and gyms. | 06-Aug-2021 13:12

Messi deal 'would have put Barca at risk for 50 years'
Barcelona trying to keep Lionel Messi could have put the club at risk for 50 years, says president Joan Laporta. | 06-Aug-2021 13:07

Greece battles wildfires near Athens and on Evia island
Strong winds and scorching heat fuel dozens of blazes, forcing thousands to evacuate. | 06-Aug-2021 12:16

Swiss woman found dead in Thailand near waterfall
Autopsy results are expected Friday after police find a body under a black sheet near a waterfall. | 06-Aug-2021 10:48

Olympics expels Belarus coaches over athlete removal
Ms Timanovskaya said she was forced to leave Tokyo after she complained about her coaches online. | 06-Aug-2021 09:22

Vitaly Shishov: Belarus activist feared for life before he died
The girlfriend of a Belarusian activist who died in Ukraine says he would never have killed himself. | 06-Aug-2021 08:22

'It just isn't sustainable' - Why touring in the EU is problematic for UK bands
One band explain what it's been like trying to tour in France in the age of Covid and Brexit. | 06-Aug-2021 02:22

Will Turkey's bees return after the wildfires?
Residents of Marmaris, Turkey, are mourning their bees and honey, lost to fires. | 06-Aug-2021 01:17

Tankus the Henge: Touring in France post-Brexit 'a puzzle'
Band Tankus the Henge negotiates touring in France, their first trip there since Brexit rules were imposed. | 06-Aug-2021 01:02

Will Turkey's bees return after the wildfires?
Residents of Marmaris, Turkey, are mourning their bees and honey, lost to fires. | 06-Aug-2021 01:01

Lionel Messi: Barcelona say Argentina forward will not stay at club
Barcelona say Lionel Messi will not be staying at the club "because of financial and structural obstacles". | 05-Aug-2021 21:15

Tucker Carlson: What the Fox News host is doing in Hungary
The controversial news host is the latest high-profile ally of Hungary's embattled prime minister. | 05-Aug-2021 20:52

Belgian students face trial over initiation death
Eighteen former members of an elite university fraternity are linked to the death of a black student. | 05-Aug-2021 19:56

Google Maps warns drivers about emission charges
Drivers heading through London or Paris will receive a warning about clean-air fees and fines. | 05-Aug-2021 18:37

Belarus Olympian Timanovskaya says grandmother warned her not to come home
Krystina Timanovskaya says she fled after being warned it was not safe to fly home from the Olympics. | 05-Aug-2021 17:41

Turkish influencer prosecuted 'for photos at Amsterdam sex museum'
Merve Taskin says she faces obscenity charges in Turkey after posting "joke" photos of sex toys. | 05-Aug-2021 16:29

Russian gay family flees to Spain after threats
The lesbian family suffered homophobic abuse after appearing in a Russian health food ad. | 05-Aug-2021 16:23

What are the big aims for the UN climate summit?
The annual climate change summit is being held in Glasgow - who's going and what's at stake? | 05-Aug-2021 16:13

Athlete Krystina Timanovskaya: 'It's dangerous for me in Belarus'
Athlete Krystina Timanovskaya tells the BBC that she can't return to her home country over safety fears. | 05-Aug-2021 16:01

'Old dogs' take on teens in skateboarding
Not everyone skateboarding at the Olympics is a teenager - meet the two 46-year-olds who flew the flag for the "old dogs". | 05-Aug-2021 14:49

Scotland's colourful marine life
Scuba-diver Ross McLaren has taken thousands of photos of marine life in Scotland's rivers and sea-lochs. | 05-Aug-2021 01:46

Covid travel: France no longer amber-plus and green list expands
As restrictions on France ease, countries including Germany, Austria and Norway move to the green list. | 05-Aug-2021 01:01

Greece wildfires force people to flee island by boat
Scores of people on Evia were forced to evacuate by sea as wildfire spread rapidly, destroying homes. | 04-Aug-2021 18:59

Belarus protests: Trial of opposition figures begins
Protest organiser Maria Kolesnikova has been charged with threatening national security. | 04-Aug-2021 12:47

Three dead in train crash near Czech-German border
An express train from Munich hits a commuter train near the Czech Republic town of Domazlice. | 04-Aug-2021 12:39

Tokyo Olympics: Italy break world record to win team pursuit gold
Italy break their own world record to be crowned men's team pursuit Olympic champions for the first time in 61 years at Tokyo 2020. | 04-Aug-2021 11:43

Migrant Channel crossings: 281 people reach the UK
The Home Office says the rising number of people making the "dangerous" crossing is unacceptable. | 04-Aug-2021 08:56

Belarus sprinter Krystina Timanovskaya flies out of Japan
Krystina Timanovskaya refused orders to fly home early and is now en route to Vienna. | 04-Aug-2021 08:25

Amber-plus list: Why were extra travel restrictions imposed on France?
Why did ministers decide to retain quarantine for arrivals from France? | 04-Aug-2021 03:12

Tokyo Olympics sparks anti-LGBT slurs on Russian TV
Gay and transgender athletes in Tokyo have been singled out for abuse on Russian state television. | 04-Aug-2021 01:12

Christian Eriksen referee: Defibrillators save lives
Premier League referee Anthony Taylor outlines why defibrillators should be available for grassroots football. | 03-Aug-2021 20:46

Vitaly Shishov: Belarus dissidents who disappeared and died
For years opponents of Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko have been hounded - sometimes fatally. | 03-Aug-2021 19:36

German pensioner given hefty fine for WW2 tank in house
The 82 year old is given a suspended sentence and fined €250,000 (£213,469). | 03-Aug-2021 17:57

Belarus Olympian Timanovskaya: 'When it's safe, I want to return home'
A sprinter from Belarus who refused her team's order to fly home early from the Olympics says her actions were not a form of political protest. | 03-Aug-2021 17:39

Neanderthal markings in Spain suggest cave art, study says
Red stains found in caves in Spain were created more than 60,000 years ago, researchers say. | 03-Aug-2021 13:17

'Up there with Bolt and Flo Jo' - Warholm powers to stunning 400m hurdles world record
Norwegian Karsten Warholm runs a stunning men's 400m hurdles race to obliterate his previous world record and take gold at Tokyo 2020. | 03-Aug-2021 06:33

IOC launches investigation into Belarus sprinter case
Olympian Krystina Timanovskaya says she was almost forced on a plane home after criticising coaches. | 03-Aug-2021 06:27

F1's Esteban Ocon: How it feels winning your first Formula 1 race
The 24-year-old Frenchman pulled off a huge F1 shock by winning the Hungarian Grand Prix | 03-Aug-2021 01:19

Tokyo 2020: 'You can take our flag but not our love for Russia'
Russia may be banned from the Olympics, but Russians are still winning medals – and rivals aren't happy. | 03-Aug-2021 01:05

Vitaly Shishov: Head of Belarusian group missing in Kyiv
Vitaly Shishov was reported missing by his partner after failing to return from his morning jog. | 03-Aug-2021 00:03

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