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Modern slavery: Theresa May vows to defeat 'evil' - Sun, 31 Jul 2016
Modern slavery is the great human rights issue of our time, Theresa May says as she pledges to put Britain at the forefront of defeating the "evil".

Rio 2016: IOC panel to have final say on Russian athletes' participation - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
The IOC says a three-person panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can compete at the Rio Games.

US skydiver jumps without parachute into net from 25,000ft - Sun, 31 Jul 2016
American Luke Aikins becomes the first person to jump from 25,000 ft (7,620m) without a parachute, landing safely in a net.

Turkey's President Erdogan seeks to rein in spy agency after coup - Sun, 31 Jul 2016
Turkey's president wants to close the nation's military academies and directly control the spy agency and the military chief of staff after a failed coup.

Student debts wipe out most graduate pay premiums - report - Sun, 31 Jul 2016
Politicians should stop using a "carrot of higher graduate earnings" to justify student debt, say campaigners.

Frampton creates NI boxing history - Sun, 31 Jul 2016
Carl Frampton becomes Northern Ireland's first two-weight world champion by beating Leo Santa Cruz on points in a superb contest in New York.

BHS: Philip Green attacks 'kangaroo court' inquiry - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Former BHS owner Sir Philip Green accuses the co-chairman of a parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of the firm of overseeing a "kangaroo court".

JK Rowling praises Harry Potter fans for not sharing Cursed Child spoilers - Sun, 31 Jul 2016
JK Rowling praises fans for keeping the secrets of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, as the stage show opens in London after weeks of previews.

Luxury en-suite cell found in Paraguay prison - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Police in Paraguay raided a drug lord's prison cell, only to find he was living a life of luxury - with a kitchen, plasma TV and a library.

Nominations closing in UKIP leadership race - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Nominations close later in the race to succeed Nigel Farage as UKIP leader, with the list of eligible candidates due to be announced on Tuesday.

Lost Cornish shipwreck Darlwyne 'found' after 50 years - Sun, 31 Jul 2016
The wreck of a pleasure cruiser which sank with 31 people onboard is though to have been found after 50 years after a BBC investigation.

Game of Thrones to end after season eight in 2018 - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Game of Thrones - the record-breaking fantasy drama TV series - will end after its eighth season, American broadcaster HBO confirms.

New Harry Potter script enchants fans - Sun, 31 Jul 2016
Harry Potter fans gather at bookshops across the country for the release of latest instalment in the series.

Texas balloon crash: Aerial footage shows aftermath - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people catches fire and crashed in the US state of Texas, with all on board feared dead.

Highlights of David Bowie Proms tribute - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
With Neil Hannon, Amanda Palmer, John Cale, Marc Almond, Paul Buchanan, Anna Calvi and the musicians' collective s t a r g a z e conducted by André de Ridder.

New Yorkers flock to foul flower - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
A rare, and extremely pungent. 'corpse flower' has bloomed in New York Botanical Garden.

'It fell off the back' - improbable fly-tip excuses - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Fly-tipping costs councils in England and Wales more than £50m each year.

CEO Secrets: Reddit boss shares three tips for success - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Steve Huffman, co-founder and chief executive of Reddit, offers the business advice he wishes he had been given before he started out, for the BBC News series CEO Secrets.

Lettuce towers and office block farms - is this the future? - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Towers of lettuce and pak choi, or a three-storey farm in an office building - could this be the future of farming?

Syria conflict: Aleppo humanitarian corridors disputed - Sun, 31 Jul 2016
Reports from the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo suggest that only a small number of people have made use of humanitarian corridors set up to allow them to leave rebel-held areas

BBC Sports News

Carl Frampton beats Leo Santa Cruz to win WBA world featherweight title - Sun, 31 Jul 2016
Carl Frampton becomes Northern Ireland's first two-weight world champion by beating Leo Santa Cruz on points in a superb contest in New York.

Watch: Ibrahimovic scores with bicycle kick on Man Utd debut - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Zlatan Ibrahimovic predicts a "very interesting" future after scoring on his debut in Manchester United's 5-2 win over Galatasaray.

Lightning threat sees US PGA round three abandoned for the day - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
The threat of lightning in New Jersey forces Saturday's third round to be abandoned at Baltusrol with the top 10 players unable to tee off.

Highlights & report: Warrington thrash Wakefield to reach final - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Warrington Wolves will face Hull FC in the Challenge Cup final after thrashing Wakefield in their last-four tie at Leigh.

Cool running: GB bobsledder runs 100m in 9.96 secs - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Bobsledder Joel Fearon runs the joint-third fastest time by a British male in the 100m at the English Championships.

Rio 2016: IOC panel to have final say on Russian athletes' participation - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
The IOC says a three-person panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can compete at the Rio Games.

Watch: Jutanugarn holes superb chip at Women's British Open - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn birdies the par-three eighth with a superb chip from just off the edge of the green during her third round at the Women's British Open.

Hamilton voices concern over halo delay as Rosberg takes pole - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Lewis Hamilton says he hopes F1 does not come to regret the decision to delay the introduction of increased cockpit head protection.

Highlights & report: Wild wins RideLondon Classique - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Dutch cyclist Kirsten Wild puts in a powerful final sprint to win the 2016 RideLondon Classique.

Loughborough win Women's Super League opener - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Loughborough Lightning secure a bonus-point win over Yorkshire Diamonds in the first match of the inaugural Super League.

154 balls without a run - Sri Lanka beat record-breaking Australia - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Sri Lanka win a Test match against Australia for just the second time, with the tourists setting a world record in defeat.

Hazard scores twice on Chelsea return in front of 105,826 crowd - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Eden Hazard impresses on his first pre-season appearance as Chelsea are beaten by Real Madrid in the United States.

Jutanugarn takes lead at Women's British Open - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn holds a two-shot lead going into the final round of the British Open thanks to a third-round score of 66 at Woburn.

Rio 2016: Bob & Mike Bryan withdraw from Olympics over 'health' concerns - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Olympic men's doubles champions Bob and Mike Bryan pull out of Rio 2016 to protect their "family's health".

International Champions Cup: Celtic 1-3 Barcelona - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Celtic warm up for Wednesday's crucial Champions League qualifier with a friendly loss to Barcelona in Dublin.

Josh Warrington beats Patrick Hyland to retain WBC International featherweight title - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Josh Warrington stops Patrick Hyland to retain his WBC International featherweight title in his home city of Leeds.

Favourite Minding wins Nassau Stakes at Glorious Goodwood - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Favourite Minding, ridden by Ryan Moore, wins the Nassau Stakes at Glorious Goodwood to claim a sixth Group One victory.

World Open: Ali Carter and Joe Perry to meet in all-English final - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Ali Carter and Joe Perry will contest the World Open final in China after beating Thepchaiya Un-Nooh and Neil Robertson respectively.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Man Utd striker scores with bicycle kick on debut - Sat, 30 Jul 2016
Watch new Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic score a bicycle kick on his Manchester United debut.