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Ian Drake: British Cycling chief executive to leave his position in April

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 8:38pm
British Cycling chief executive Ian Drake will step down in April, BBC Sport understands.

Zoo keeper told escaped gorilla Kumbuka to 'calm down'

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 8:29pm
A zoo keeper confronted with a 29st escaped gorilla told the animal to "calm down", says director of zoology.

Tiger Woods confident of bettering Jack Nicklaus' 18 major wins

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 8:07pm
Tiger Woods insists he will win more than Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 major titles in his career.

US election: Trump will accept result 'if I win'

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 7:22pm
Donald Trump says he will "totally accept" the results of the US presidential election "if I win" - but also says he won't challenge a "clear" result.

Help find Jeremy the 'lefty' snail a mate

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 7:17pm
A rare garden snail with an anticlockwise shell has been discovered in London, but he must mate with similar.

Trump says will accept result 'if I win'

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 7:07pm
Trump says will accept result "if I win" to a cheering crowd, later adding that he will accept result of the election.

Brexit: The pros and cons for Australian trade

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 6:19pm
What could a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain mean for Australia?

Lawro's predictions

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 6:19pm
BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Olympic kayak gold medallist in this weekend's Premier League fixtures.

Stanley house fire murders: Dad and daughter killed

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 6:02pm
A man who died in an arson attack in Wakefield was trying in vain to rescue his daughter from their burning home, police say.

US election: Another woman accuses Donald Trump

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 5:39pm
Yoga teacher Karena Virginia accuses Donald Trump of sexual misconduct, saying he asked her: "Don't you know who I am?".

Which Sirs have had their knighthoods taken away?

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 5:28pm
As MPs back calls for Sir Philip Green to be stripped of his knighthood, we look at figures from the past who have lost the honour.

UK warships shadowing Russian naval task force

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 5:18pm
Two British warships are monitoring a Russian aircraft carrier and other Russian naval ships as they pass by the UK en route to Syria.

'Behind closed doors'

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 5:13pm
As the government announces pardons for thousands of gay men, one 93-year-old explains what it was like to be homosexual when it was still illegal.

Mosul: Islamic State is 'a brutal opponent', says US general

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 5:12pm
The head of the coalition forces for Iraq and Syria tells the BBC that the Islamic State group is "a brutal opponent" in the fight for Mosul.

Tube train device controlled explosion at North Greenwich

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 4:55pm
A suspect device found on a London Underground train is destroyed in a controlled explosion.

US General in BBC exclusive: IS 'brutal opponent that must be stopped'

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 4:45pm
The Islamic State group is "a brutal opponent that has to be stopped", the head of the coalition forces for Iraq and Syria has told the BBC in an exclusive interview.

Tom Hiddleston to play villainous role in new Aardman film Early Man

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 4:43pm
Actor Tom Hiddleston is to voice the dastardly Lord Nooth in Early Man, the next film from animation company Aardman.

Strange purple sea creatures found in deep ocean trenches

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 3:40pm
Scores of spectacular and rare undersea species have been found on expeditions to some of the deepest trenches in the Pacific Ocean.

Nintendo Switch console plays games home and away

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 3:07pm
Nintendo reveals the first details of its next games console - the Nintendo Switch - previously code-named NX.

FA Cup first round: BBC One to show Eastleigh v Swindon Town clash

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 3:00pm
BBC One will broadcast the FA Cup first-round tie between non-league Eastleigh and League One Swindon Town on 4 November.