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Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles thanks supporters for the 'outpouring love and support' after pulling out of two events
America's superstar gymnast Simone Biles has thanked supporters for the "outpouring love & support" she has received after pulling out of two events at the Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics: The alternative medal tables
Which country is more likely to win the largest number of medals at Tokyo 2020?
New Zealand is best placed to survive a global collapse of society, study suggests
New Zealand is the country most likely to survive a collapse of global civilisation, researchers have said.
Boris Johnson urges world leaders to dig deep to boost children's education across globe
Boris Johnson is urging world leaders to dip into their pockets to boost children's education across the globe and help avoid a "legacy of wasted talent" as a result of the coronavirus crisis.
Pedro Castillo: Left-wing rural teacher becomes Peru's president, promising a new constitution
A man who was until recently a teacher in a rural part of Peru has been sworn in as the country's new president.
Australia: Sydney remains in lockdown amid 'national COVID vaccine stockpile'
Sydney will remain in lockdown for another month as officials continue to struggle to contain a growing outbreak of the Delta coronavirus variant.
Roman Abramovich: Chelsea owner was not 'directed' to buy club for Putin, court hears
Roman Abramovich was not "directed" to buy Chelsea FC by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the High Court has heard.
Mexico's methane leak rate 'alarming and worrying' for climate change, report warns
Mexico leaks more methane into the atmosphere than the US and at an "alarming and worrying" rate, a report has warned.
Tokyo Olympics: Team GB win gold in men's 200m swimming relay as Charlotte Dujardin claims bronze in dressage
Day five brought three more medals for Team GB in Tokyo, with swimmer Tom Dean making history in the pool and Charlotte Dujardin in the dressage.
Spain's former king Juan Carlos accused of harassment by ex-mistress
Spain's former king Emeritus Juan Carlos is being sued by his former mistress in a British court for allegedly spying on her.