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Winter Olympics: Ester Ledecka wins second gold medal in Pyeongchang

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 - 12:54am
Ester Ledecka becomes the fifth athlete to claim gold in two sports at a Winter Games with a win in the women's snowboarding parallel giant slalom.

Plan International UK charity reveals child sex abuse cases

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 - 12:52am
Plan International UK confirms six recent cases against children involving staff and volunteers.

Winter Olympics: Slalom squirrel - snowboarder narrowly avoids furry intruder

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 - 12:28am
Watch as Olympic athletes from Russia's Milena Bykova narrowly avoids a collision with a squirrel on her run in the snowboarding giant slalom at the Winter Olympics.

Winter Olympics: Great Britain bobsleigh crews out of medal contention

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 - 12:27am
Both of Great Britain's four-man bobsleigh crews are out of medal contention after the first two runs with Germany leading.

Florida shooting: NRA-linked firms hit by consumer boycott

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 11:45pm
Hertz and Enterprise Holdings are among corporate partners shunning the powerful gun lobby.

Julian Assange: Ecuador says latest talks on release failed

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 11:11pm
The country's foreign minister says Ecuador will keep looking for ways to end the Wikileaks founder's case.

Africans at the Winter Olympics: Inspirational - or glory-hunters?

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 9:49pm
A record number of Africans competed this year - but most of them live in the US and Europe.

Watch the jump that secured historic GB bronze

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 9:49pm
Great Britain's Billy Morgan seals an historic bronze medal in the men's snowboard big air, making Pyeongchang 2018 GB's most successful Winter Olympics.

Joanna Demafelis: Employer of Filipina maid found dead in freezer arrested

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 8:59pm
The employer of a Filipina maid who was found dead in a freezer is arrested in Lebanon.

The news that made us smile this week

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 8:51pm
This week, we had the K-pop Norwegians. And the world's greatest commute. And much more.

'Why we run a boarding house for puppies'

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 8:47pm
Meet the volunteer puppy "hoteliers" who help charities meet spiralling demand for assistance dogs.

The 'water war' brewing over the new River Nile dam

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 8:38pm
A new dam on the river Nile could trigger the world's first war about water, writes Alastair Leithead.

Trump-Russia: Manafort 'paid European ex-politicians'

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 7:58pm
President Trump's ex-campaign chief paid ex-politicians to lobby for Ukraine, an indictment says.

Rent burden 'leads to student stress'

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 7:56pm
Students are suffering from stress and anxiety owing to the pressures of housing costs, a survey has suggested.

Labour's general secretary Iain McNicol resigns

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 7:44pm
Iain McNicol is standing down to "pursue new challenges" after seven years in the role.

The UK's first male basketball cheerleader

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 7:41pm
After battling stereotypes, Terrell Lawrence finds his calling as a cheerleader.

Why do some Chinese funerals involve strippers?

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 7:20pm
Chinese authorities are once again cracking down on the practice which have existed for years.

World Hacks: Putting your leftover pills back to work

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 7:17pm
An app in Greece is helping people donate their leftover drugs to those who can't afford to buy them.

Are you suffering from galanthomania?

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 7:04pm
Do you have "dirty knee syndrome"? Prize snowdrop bulbs can sell for thousands, as experts explain.

'Groped by Holy Mosque guard during Hajj' in Mecca

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 7:04pm
A number of women have taken to social media to say they've been sexually assaulted during the Hajj pilgrimage.