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Watch: Peaty powers home in 100m breaststroke

26 July 2021 - 3:47am
Watch Adam Peaty create history by becoming the first British swimmer to retain an Olympic title with gold in the 100m breaststroke at Tokyo 2020.

Tunisia PM sacked after violent Covid protests

26 July 2021 - 3:22am
Protesters clashed with police as they demanded the government be dismissed over Covid failings.

Tokyo Olympics: Great Britain beat Canada convincingly in opening rugby sevens match

26 July 2021 - 2:33am
Great Britain's men begin their rugby sevens campaign with a convincing 24-0 win over Canada at the Tokyo Olympics.

The repair team preserving an 18th Century home

26 July 2021 - 1:34am
Meet the people who work to keep Dennis Severs' 18th Century house in Spitalfields open.

Tokyo Olympics: GB's Alex Yee wins silver in men's triathlon as Kristian Blummenfelt takes gold

26 July 2021 - 1:11am
Great Britain's Alex Yee wins silver in a punishing men's triathlon at the Tokyo Olympics as Kristian Blummenfelt of Norway claims gold.

Senior doctors in England to be consulted on NHS pay offer

26 July 2021 - 1:01am
The BMA doctors' union says the 3% pay rise offer for NHS staff in England is "bitterly disappointing".

National Adoption Strategy: £48m to improve services in England

26 July 2021 - 12:50am
A new National Adoption Strategy aims to enhance support to families and end a postcode lottery.

Climate change: Researchers begin discussions on vital report

26 July 2021 - 12:31am
A two-week virtual negotiation begins on the most critical climate change report since 2013.

Covid-19: Recent claims about cremations and vaccines fact-checked

26 July 2021 - 12:09am
Debunking claims shared widely on social media about cremations in the UK and US vaccine statistics.

Tokyo Olympics: Boat causes false start in men's triathlon

26 July 2021 - 12:08am
Watch the bizarre moment a boat holds up the start of the triathlon at the Toyko 2020 Olympics.

The new surgical tool inspired by a wasp

26 July 2021 - 12:06am
The device avoids clogging by using friction instead of suction, similar to the way a parasitoid wasp lays its eggs.

Afrobeats in Japan: British-Nigerian hip hop dancer teaching children how to dance

26 July 2021 - 12:06am
Yinka Oshiletu, a British-Nigerian hip hop dancer is bringing Afrobeats sounds to Japan's young dancers.

Could Covid vaccine be taken as a pill?

26 July 2021 - 12:06am
Researchers are looking at easier ways for people to get the vaccine, including via inhalers and tablets.

Deadly street protests over Iran water shortages

26 July 2021 - 12:06am
Khuzestan is one of the country's hottest regions, where temperatures can reach 50C.

Tokyo Olympics: One athlete braved sharks and crocodiles

26 July 2021 - 12:04am
Training for the Olympics can be a full-time job but Jo Brigden-Jones has combined it with much more.

Why remote working leaves us vulnerable to cyber-attacks

26 July 2021 - 12:00am
Experts warn working from home has led to complacency over security protocols

Covid: 'I earned less, but spent the same'

26 July 2021 - 12:00am
A new Couch to Financial Fitness programme aims to help people organise their finances post-pandemic.

Speakers' Corner: Woman attacked with knife

25 July 2021 - 11:04pm
The 39-year-old was taken to hospital after the attack in London's Hyde Park, police say.

Unesco adds Madrid's Paseo del Prado and Retiro Park to heritage list

25 July 2021 - 9:17pm
The famous Paseo del Prado and Retiro Park are symbols of the Spanish capital's history.

Covid: Fauci says US heading in wrong direction as cases rise

25 July 2021 - 8:56pm
President Joe Biden's top medical adviser says cases are rising in areas with low vaccination rates.

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