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Winter Olympics: Great Britain bobsleigh crews out of medal contention

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 05:27
Both of Great Britain's four-man bobsleigh crews are out of medal contention after the first two runs with Germany leading.

Winter Olympics: Norway win record 38th medal as Switzerland take team alpine skiing gold

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 04:30
Norway secure a record 38th medal at a Winter Olympics with bronze in the alpine skiing team event as Switzerland take gold.

Julian Assange: Ecuador says latest talks on release failed

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 04:11
The country's foreign minister says Ecuador will keep looking for ways to end the Wikileaks founder's case.

Winter Olympics: Billy Morgan wins Great Britain's record fifth medal in Pyeongchang

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 03:24
Billy Morgan wins bronze in the men's snowboard big air to secure Great Britain their highest medal tally in Winter Olympics history.

Africans at the Winter Olympics: Inspirational - or glory-hunters?

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 02:49
A record number of Africans competed this year - but most of them live in the US and Europe.

Watch the jump that secured historic GB bronze

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 02:49
Watch the jump that secured Great Britain's Billy Morgan the bronze medal in the men's snowboard big air, making Pyeongchang 2018 GB's most successful Winter Olympics.

Joanna Demafelis: Employer of Filipina maid found dead in freezer arrested

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:59
The employer of a Filipina maid who was found dead in a freezer is arrested in Lebanon.

The news that made us smile this week

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:51
This week, we had the K-pop Norwegians. And the world's greatest commute. And much more.

'Why we run a boarding house for puppies'

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:47
Meet the volunteer puppy "hoteliers" who help charities meet spiralling demand for assistance dogs.

The 'water war' brewing over the new River Nile dam

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 01:38
A new dam on the river Nile could trigger the world's first war about water, writes Alastair Leithead.

Trump-Russia: Manafort 'paid European ex-politicians'

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 00:58
President Trump's ex-campaign chief paid ex-politicians to lobby for Ukraine, an indictment says.

Rent burden 'leads to student stress'

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 00:56
Students are suffering from stress and anxiety owing to the pressures of housing costs, a survey has suggested.

The UK's first male basketball cheerleader

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 00:41
After battling stereotypes, Terrell Lawrence finds his calling as a cheerleader.

Why do some Chinese funerals involve strippers?

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 00:20
Chinese authorities are once again cracking down on the practice which have existed for years.

World Hacks: Putting your leftover pills back to work

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 00:17
An app in Greece is helping people donate their leftover drugs to those who can't afford to buy them.

ICYMI: Caves, cake and a giant clock

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 00:05
A few of the stories you may have missed this week.

Are you suffering from galanthomania?

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 00:04
Do you have "dirty knee syndrome"? Prize snowdrop bulbs can sell for thousands, as experts explain.

'Groped by Holy Mosque guard during Hajj' in Mecca

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 00:04
A number of women have taken to social media to say they've been sexually assaulted during the Hajj pilgrimage.

Mobile World Congress: Why do smartphones look so alike?

Sat, 02/24/2018 - 00:01
Smartphone sales are falling - could the fact they increasingly have similar designs be why?

Paper review: Meat safety fears and 'more questions' for Corbyn

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 23:23
The Guardian reports over half of factories had "major" food safety breaches between 2014 and 2017.