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Avengers: Endgame set to pass Avatar as top box office movie

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 2:52pm
The Marvel sequel's weekend take is set to push it past James Cameron's $2,789.7bn-grossing epic.

Iran tanker seizure: UK 'didn't take eye off ball', Hammond says

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 2:37pm
Philip Hammond says the UK did not "take its eye off the ball" amid escalating tensions in the Gulf.

Anniversary Games: GB win 4x100m relay gold in second-fastest British time ever

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 2:25pm
The GB quartet of CJ Ujah, Richard Kilty, Zharnel Hughes and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake win the 4x100m relay gold in a time of 37.60secs.

'Incredible' Adam Peaty smashes breaststroke world record with sub-57 time

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 2:19pm
Great Britain's Adam Peaty becomes the first man to swim under 57 seconds for the 100m breaststroke as he wins his semi-final at the World Championships in South Korea.

Hong Kong protests: High security as masses march

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 2:16pm
The latest pro-democracy rally is tense, as it follows the discovery of a huge haul of explosives.

Women's Ashes: Laura Marsh takes 'massive wicket' of Alyssa Healy

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 2:09pm
England's Laura Marsh takes the "massive wicket" of the dangerous Alyssa Healy on the final day of the Ashes Test against Australia at Taunton.

World Aquatics Championships: Adam Peaty breaks 100m breaststroke world record

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 1:54pm
British swimmer Adam Peaty breaks the 100m breaststroke world record with a time of 56.88, becoming the first man to go under 57 seconds.

Iran tanker crisis a 'diplomatic test' for new UK PM

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 1:20pm
With relationships strained, how will the new prime minister rally his American and European allies?

Arlene Foster: 'Serious negotiations' to restore NI devolution

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 1:08pm
The DUP leader denies suggestions that the negotiations are no longer a five-party process.

Portugal wildfires: Huge blazes force evacuations

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 12:31pm
Hundreds of firefighters are deployed to tackle the blazes which are being fanned by strong winds.

Women's Ashes: Anya Shrubsole falls early as England battle to save Test

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 11:31am
Anya Shrubsole is beaten by turn and bounce and is smartly stumped by Alyssa Healy as England battle to save the Ashes Test on the final day at Taunton.

Philip Hammond plans to quit if Johnson becomes PM

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 10:56am
Philip Hammond tells the BBC he plans to resign when Theresa May leaves office next week.

Renters may get access to rogue landlord database

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 10:48am
Prospective tenants would be able to check if their landlord has convictions, under government plans.

Coventry McDonalds 'drive-by' attack: Teenage boy shot

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 10:22am
Police are investigating if the shooting is connected to two other incidents in Coventry last night.

Cairo flights: Lufthansa resumes services but BA cancellations continue

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 10:02am
But British Airways says flights from Heathrow to the Egyptian capital remain cancelled.

Ocasio-Cortez: Trump is 'putting millions of Americans in danger'

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 9:55am
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticises President Trump's leadership at an event in New York.

Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchanges reveal Iran-UK confrontation

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 8:49am
In the recording, a Royal Navy frigate can be heard warning Iran not to obstruct the tanker.

Pacquiao becomes WBA welterweight Super champion

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 8:03am
Manny Pacquiao beats Keith Thurman on points to become the WBA welterweight Super champion at the age of 40.

'It would be best for everyone' - Bale on verge of Real Madrid exit, says Zidane

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 7:44am
The Real Madrid and Wales forward has fallen out of favour with head coach Zinedine Zidane and looks set to leave the club.

Comic Con: Marvel reveals Blade, Shang Chi and female Thor

Sun, 21/07/2019 - 7:39am
Marvel studios announces a bumper crop of new productions, causing a collective meltdown at Comic Con.