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Ireland gave world number one side India a scare in the second Twenty20 but fell agonisingly short of a first victory over the tourists. A second-wicket partnership of 176 between Deepak Hooda (104) and Sanju Samson (77) – a world T20 record – helped India to a formidable 225-7. But the hosts gave chase with […]

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Nato member Turkey has agreed to support Sweden and Finland’s membership of the alliance. It had initially opposed the Scandinavian countries’ bids to join. Turkey was angered by what it saw as their willingness to host Kurdish militants. Sweden and Finland could not join Nato without Turkey’s support. Russia strongly opposes the two states joining […]

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Britain’s Andy Murray maintained his record of never losing in the first round at Wimbledon with an encouraging win over Australia’s James Duckworth. After a slow start, likely a result of a recent abdominal injury, Murray found rhythm and his quality shone through. The former world number one, now ranked 52nd, won 4-6 6-3 6-2 […]

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At least 42 people, believed to be migrants, have been found dead in an abandoned lorry on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas. According to one local outlet, over a dozen people have also been taken to hospital in varying conditions. Images posted to social media showed a significant number of emergency responders surrounding the […]

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Olympic gold medallist Sydney McLaughlin broke her own 400m hurdles world record at the US championships in Eugene, Oregon, on Saturday. McLaughlin, 22, knocked five hundredths of a second off the 51.46 seconds mark she set in at the Tokyo Olympics last year, winning the final in 51.41. The victory earned he a place at […]

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A 42-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder, attempted murder and terrorist acts, after a shooting in the centre of Norway’s capital, Oslo. Two people were killed and 21 injured in the attack on a busy nightlife district. There was gunfire at about 01:00 local time (23:00 GMT) on Saturday, in three locations […]

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Ukraine and Moldova have both been granted EU candidate status, President of the European Council Charles Michel has announced. “Today marks a crucial step on your path towards the EU,” Mr Michel said, describing the European Council’s decision as a “historic moment”. Ukraine applied days after the Russian invasion in February, and the process moved […]

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Fifa has approved 26-man squads for this year’s World Cup in Qatar. The move is in line with recent national competitions and is an expansion on the 23-man squads that had been used before the coronavirus pandemic. Fifa also said up to 15 substitutes can be named for a game, meaning no player misses out […]

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The Taliban in Afghanistan have appealed for international support, as the country deals with the aftermath of a devastating 6.1 magnitude earthquake. More than 1,000 people have been killed and at least 1,500 injured. Unknown numbers are buried in the rubble of ruined, often mud-built homes. South eastern Paktika province has been worst-hit and the […]

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A new 60-ball cricket format, which includes the chance for fans to vote for a batter to have a ‘free hit’ where they can’t be dismissed, will launch in the Caribbean in August. The 6ixty is being organised by Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Men’s and women’s teams are to […]

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A powerful earthquake has killed at least 250 people and left scores injured in Afghanistan, a local official has told the BBC.

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Serena Williams is set to make her comeback after a year out of tennis when she plays in the Eastbourne doubles on Tuesday. Williams, who has won 23 singles and 14 women’s doubles titles at Grand Slam events, has not competed since she was injured at Wimbledon last year. The 40-year-old American is playing with […]

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A floating restaurant that was a famous Hong Kong landmark has sunk, days after it was towed away from the harbour where it operated for nearly 50 years. The Jumbo restaurant capsized in the South China Sea while on its way to an undisclosed location, its parent company said. Aberdeen Restaurant Enterprises said it was […]

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Less than two months after he was re-elected president, Emmanuel Macron has lost control of the French National Assembly following a strong performance by a left alliance and the far right. He had called on voters to deliver a solid majority. But his centrist coalition lost dozens of seats in an election that has left […]

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Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took pole position in a wet qualifying at the Canadian Grand Prix with Alpine’s Fernando Alonso a surprise second. Verstappen was in control throughout the session as the track started wet and progressively dried and ended up 0.645 seconds clear of the field. Alonso took his first front-row grid slot since […]

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It’s not even two months since Emmanuel Macron was convincingly re-elected as president but he is already in a crunch election that could prevent him pushing through his reforms. French voters go to the polls on Sunday to decide who will control their National Assembly. Mr Macron beat the far right in April, but this […]

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By Yvette Tan China’s Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi has been on a marathon tour across the Pacific Islands – his visit was a sign of Beijing’s willingness to close a sweeping trade and security deal with 10 countries in the region. The ambitious deal – which covered a wide range of issues, from cybersecurity […]

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Sri Lanka could have avoided its current economic turmoil if it had gone to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout sooner, the country’s central bank governor says. P Nandalal Weerasinghe told BBC Newsnight that the delay in seeking outside help was a mistake. The country

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Charges have been brought against “a number of individuals” by English cricket’s governing body in relation to allegations of racism at Yorkshire. The accused, who have not been named, could be banned or fined by the England and Wales Cricket Board. Yorkshire itself has also been charged with breaching the anti-racism rules. Details of abuse […]

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The US central bank has announced its biggest interest rate rise in nearly 30 years as it ramps up its fight to rein in soaring consumer prices. The Federal Reserve said it would increase its key interest rate by three quarters of a percentage point to a range of 1.5% to 1.75%. The rise, the […]

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Thousands of civilians are trapped in the Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk with essential supplies running out, the United Nations is warning. Many of them are sheltering in bunkers beneath the city’s Azot chemical plant. The last bridge leading out of the city was destroyed in fighting earlier this week – effectively trapping its 12,000 remaining […]

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Authorities in the Chinese province of Henan are suspected to be restricting some residents’ movements using a Covid app, following rare protests. Multiple people say they are being forced to quarantine, blocked from public transport or entering buildings. Most appear to be customers of four rural banks which had run into issues providing cash withdrawals, […]

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All bridges to the embattled Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk have now been destroyed, the local governor says. With the city effectively cut off, Serhiy Haidai says delivering supplies and evacuating civilians are now impossible. Fierce fighting is taking place in the eastern city where Ukrainian officials said Russian artillery had driven its forces out of […]

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Russia has killed hundreds of civilians in the north-eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv using indiscriminate shelling and widely-banned cluster munitions, according to new research by Amnesty International. Amnesty said it had found evidence of Russian forces repeatedly using 9N210/9N235 cluster bombs, as well as “scatterable” munitions – rockets that eject smaller mines that expl...

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Russia’s Daniil Medvedev has replaced Novak Djokovic at the top of the world rankings, two weeks before a Wimbledon at which he will not be allowed to play. Wimbledon has been stripped of its ranking points over its decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players over the Russian invasion of Ukraine. However, that decision means […]

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Singer Justin Bieber has revealed he is suffering from facial paralysis after cancelling shows this week. The 28-year-old said in an Instagram video that the condition is due to a diagnosis of Ramsay Hunt syndrome. “As you can see this eye is not blinking. I can’t smile on this side of my face… So there’s […]

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New Zealand captain Kane Williamson will miss the second Test against England after testing positive for Covid-19 the night before the match. Williamson, 31, took a rapid antigen test after experiencing minor symptoms on Thursday and will be in isolation for five days. The rest of the touring party tested negative before the second Test […]

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