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- Chinese President becomes first to visit Tibet in 30 yearson July 23, 2021 at 3:22 pm
Xi Jinping is the first Chinese leader in 30 years to make an official trip to the troubled region.
- Tokyo Olympics: 2020 Games begin as Naomi Osaka lights Olympic flame in poignant ceremonyon July 23, 2021 at 3:02 pm
The Tokyo 2020 Games are officially under way as Naomi Osaka lights the Olympic flame in a poignant opening ceremony.
- Tokyo Olympics: Day-by-day guide to the key events, big stars and British medal hopeson July 23, 2021 at 2:33 pm
Want to know what's happening when in Tokyo? Check out our comprehensive guide to all the action in Japan.
- US fires: Inside a US fire truck driving through a wildfireon July 23, 2021 at 11:13 am
As burning ash pelts their vehicle, video shows firefighters in California drive through the flames.
- Man rescued in Alaska after week-long bear attack ordealon July 23, 2021 at 10:08 am
US Coast Guard officials spotted an SOS sign on a remote shack where the man had been staying.
- Firm fined £2.6m for claiming clothes prevent Covidon July 23, 2021 at 9:39 am
Australian activewear company Lorna Jane is branded "exploitative" and "predatory" by a judge.
- China floods: Henan mother dies after saving baby from mudslideon July 23, 2021 at 9:29 am
Rescuers believe she had flung her daughter to safety just as their home in Henan was hit.
- Tusker Rock's shipwrecks graveyard captured in art projecton July 23, 2021 at 5:13 am
Photographer Peter Britton wants his project to stand as a legacy to those lost to Tusker Rock.
- Indonesia: Covid-positive man boards flight disguised as wifeon July 23, 2021 at 4:28 am
He may never have been caught if he had not changed into his regular clothes midway through the flight.
- Covid vaccine: Eight-week gap seen as sweet spot for Pfizer jab antibodieson July 23, 2021 at 4:20 am
Spacing out doses boosts antibody levels, say researchers - who suggest eight weeks as the "sweet spot".
- Washington shooting: Gunman opens fire outside restauranton July 23, 2021 at 4:13 am
It comes as gun violence is on the rise in Washington DC and other American cities.
- Covid: China rejects WHO plan for second phase of virus origin probeon July 23, 2021 at 2:09 am
China says a proposal to audit labs shows "disrespect to common sense and arrogance towards science".
- Raj Kundra: Indian millionaire embroiled in porn scandalon July 23, 2021 at 1:44 am
Raj Kundra, husband of Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty, has been accused of running a porn production ring.
- Trading sex for cosmetic surgery in Mexico's narco capitalon July 22, 2021 at 11:20 pm
The influence of narcos has caused many women to undergo cosmetic surgery in Mexico's Sinaloa state.
- Tokyo Olympics: Japanese artists reimagine countries as anime samuraion July 22, 2021 at 11:15 pm
The creators have used the flags of competing nations as inspiration to design Japanese warriors.
- Coronavirus: Was US money used to fund risky research in China?on July 22, 2021 at 11:06 pm
What's the row about virus research in China between a prominent Republican and Dr Anthony Fauci?
- Sundarbans: Why the world’s largest mangrove forest is sinkingon July 22, 2021 at 11:00 pm
The low-lying islands are being battered by violent storms, rising sea levels, and melting ice from the Himalayas.
- The cost of hosting the Olympicson July 22, 2021 at 11:00 pm
Holding the world's biggest sporting event comes with a hefty price tag
- The refugee athlete who lost his mum to Covidon July 22, 2021 at 11:00 pm
Abdullah Sediqi, 24, is competing at the Tokyo Games in her honour.
- Emily Ratajkowski sponsors Bantry Basketball Club in County Corkon July 22, 2021 at 6:24 pm
Emily Ratajkowski buys kit for Bantry's U15 and U16 teams, setting Snapchat "on fire".