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    Wonder horse sets record for straight wins

    Wonder horse sets record for straight wins


    Winx secures her 26th win in a row to set a new record for the most consecutive victories in Australian...

    Winx secures her 26th win in a row to set a new record for the most consecutive victories in Australian racing.
    Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan prime minister

    Imran Khan sworn in as Pakistan prime minister


    The former cricket star has taken office after more than 20 years on the political...

    The former cricket star has taken office after more than 20 years on the political sidelines.
    'I met my IS captor on a German street'

    'I met my IS captor on a German street'


    A Yazidi teenager sold into slavery by IS tells of her horror at meeting her captor in a German...

    A Yazidi teenager sold into slavery by IS tells of her horror at meeting her captor in a German street.
    Do we have more rooms per person than ever before?

    Do we have more rooms per person than ever before?


    Is the co-leader of the Green Party right to say that rooms per person are at the highest we've seen in our...

    Is the co-leader of the Green Party right to say that rooms per person are at the highest we've seen in our lives?
    Week in pictures: 11 - 17 August 2018

    Week in pictures: 11 - 17 August 2018


    A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past...

    A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
    The cycling start-up company turning trash into cash

    The cycling start-up company turning trash into cash


    The entrepreneurs finding a way to turn trash from the slums into cash for the people living...

    The entrepreneurs finding a way to turn trash from the slums into cash for the people living there.
    'Extreme right infiltrating UK politics'

    'Extreme right infiltrating UK politics'


    Ex-Met terror chief Mark Rowley warns "aggressive intolerance" is finding its way into mainstream political...

    Ex-Met terror chief Mark Rowley warns "aggressive intolerance" is finding its way into mainstream political debate.
    England v India: Ben Stokes 'desperate' to move on from affray trial - Joe Root

    England v India: Ben Stokes 'desperate' to move on from affray trial - Joe Root


    England's Ben Stokes is "desperate to get out there" in the third Test against India, which starts on Saturday, after being cleared of affray, says Joe...

    England's Ben Stokes is "desperate to get out there" in the third Test against India, which starts on Saturday, after being cleared of affray, says Joe Root.
    Ronaldo, Matuidi & Can sing in Juventus initiation

    Ronaldo, Matuidi & Can sing in Juventus initiation


    Cristiano Ronaldo, Blaise Matuidi, Leonardo Bonucci and Emre Can all sing their hearts out when performing initiation songs for new club...

    Cristiano Ronaldo, Blaise Matuidi, Leonardo Bonucci and Emre Can all sing their hearts out when performing initiation songs for new club Juventus.
    Eurozone bailout programme is finally over

    Eurozone bailout programme is finally over


    The eurozone passes an important milestone on 20 August - the formal end of the bailout of...

    The eurozone passes an important milestone on 20 August - the formal end of the bailout of Greece.
    Birmingham City 0-0 Swansea City

    Birmingham City 0-0 Swansea City


    Birmingham City fail to find a way past Swansea City despite dominating their Championship...

    Birmingham City fail to find a way past Swansea City despite dominating their Championship encounter.
    When flying to Mars is your day job

    When flying to Mars is your day job


    Living on Mars time, landing nightmares and sometimes spreadsheets... a day in the life of a Nasa...

    Living on Mars time, landing nightmares and sometimes spreadsheets... a day in the life of a Nasa engineer.
    Behind the exodus from US state schools

    Behind the exodus from US state schools


    Both religious and politically conservative parents are pursuing other education options amid culture...

    Both religious and politically conservative parents are pursuing other education options amid culture clashes.
    Serena Williams, motherhood and Instagram pressure

    Serena Williams, motherhood and Instagram pressure


    The tennis star revealed, like millions of others, she caved to pressure to look perfect...

    The tennis star revealed, like millions of others, she caved to pressure to look perfect online.
    'Dozens killed' in Asian Games crackdown

    'Dozens killed' in Asian Games crackdown


    Amnesty International condemns the killing of petty criminals in Indonesia ahead of the...

    Amnesty International condemns the killing of petty criminals in Indonesia ahead of the Games.
    Pretty Woman Broadway musical splits opinion

    Pretty Woman Broadway musical splits opinion


    The romantic comedy hit is now on Broadway but some are calling it a big mistake. Big....

    The romantic comedy hit is now on Broadway but some are calling it a big mistake. Big. Huge.
    'Why I never want babies'

    'Why I never want babies'


    Jang Yun-hwa is one of a rising number of South Korean women choosing not to marry, have children, or even have relationships with...

    Jang Yun-hwa is one of a rising number of South Korean women choosing not to marry, have children, or even have relationships with men.
    Why single Nigerian women battle to rent homes

    Why single Nigerian women battle to rent homes


    Many landlords in Nigeria suspect single women of being prostitutes, making it difficult for them to...

    Many landlords in Nigeria suspect single women of being prostitutes, making it difficult for them to rent.
    Uganda's food waste warrior aims to help farmers

    Uganda's food waste warrior aims to help farmers


    Engineer Lawrence Okettayot has come up with a food dehydrator that could tackle the world's food waste...

    Engineer Lawrence Okettayot has come up with a food dehydrator that could tackle the world's food waste crisis.