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Commonwealth Games: England win landmark third team gymnastics gold

'Incredible performance!' - England storm men's artistic team final for goldHosts: Birmingham Dates: 28 July to 8 AugustCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV with extra streams on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, BBC Sport website and BBC Sport mobile app; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live and Sports Extra; live text and clips online.England became the

UN request for Archie Battersbee life-support to continue

Image source, Hollie DanceImage caption, Archie Battersbee suffered brain damage in an incident at home on 7 April and has not regained consciousnessThe United Nations has requested that Archie Battersbee's life-support continues while it considers a "last ditch" application from his family.The 12-year-old was found unconscious at home in Southend, Essex, on 7 April.On Monday

Commonwealth Games: Anahat Singh, 14, wins debut squash match

Watch 14-year-old Indian squash player Anahat Singh beat Jada Ross of St Vincent and the Grenadines in her first ever match at the Commonwealth Games. FOLLOW LIVE: Live text commentary and streams Live coverage across the BBC. Available to UK users only.

Grenfell: Council liable for five deaths, High Court judge finds

By Tom SymondsHome Affairs correspondent, BBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea refused to admit its actions caused the Grenfell Tower fire to spreadA judge has found the council that owned Grenfell Tower is liable for the deaths of five residents who died in the fire.The judgement came in

Commonwealth Games: Neil Fachie wins Scotland’s first gold as England claim team pursuit bronze

Hosts: Birmingham Dates: 28 July to 8 AugustCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV with extra streams on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, BBC Sport website and BBC Sport mobile app; Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live and Sports Extra; live text and clips online.Para-cyclist Neil Fachie won Scotland's first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games as

The Papers: Energy ‘profits in misery’ and gender clinic to close

By BBC NewsStaffImage caption, A number of Friday's papers lead with the news of the huge profits made this year by energy giants British Gas and Shell. The Daily Mirror reports that Centrica, which owns British Gas, has made £1.3bn in six months while Shell made £9.4bn in just three, figures labelled "truly obscene" by

Tory leadership latest: Sunak says yes to return of grammar schools

Media caption, Watch: Rishi Sunak would back the return of grammar schoolsConservative leadership candidate Rishi Sunak has said he would back the return of grammar schools, during a hustings with rival Liz Truss.Asked by host Nick Ferrari whether he supported their return, the former chancellor said: "Yes."But he added "there's lots we can do with

Commonwealth Games: Tom Daley protests anti-LGBT laws at opening ceremony

Watch diving star Tom Daley carry the Queen's baton in support of LGBT rights during the opening ceremony of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The Olympic champion - who has spoken out against Commonwealth countries that criminalise same-sex relationships - entered the stadium flanked by activists holding LGBT flags. READ MORE: Commonwealth Games open

Xi and Biden exchange warnings on Taiwan

Image source, ReutersImage caption, The US and Chinese leaders have held virtual meetings beforeThe US and Chinese leaders have warned each other over Taiwan during a phone call that lasted more than two hours. President Joe Biden told his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, that the US strongly opposed any unilateral moves to change the island's

Commonwealth Games: Watch opening ceremony best bits including Duran Duran, Lenny Henry & Tom Daley

Watch the best bits from an entertainment-packed 2022 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Birmingham featuring royalty, an athletes parade, a giant bull and live music from Duran Duran. READ MORE: Commonwealth Games open in spectacular style UK users only.

Cuts leave military at risk amid rising threats, say MPs

By Jonathan BealeDefence CorrespondentImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, The report describes as "perverse" the decision to cut the number of troops in the regular army from 82,000 to 73,000Planned cuts to the British military leave it vulnerable at a time of rising threat, a report from MPs says.The Commons defence select committee report says flaws

Working women need greater menopause rights – MPs

Image source, Getty Images/MaskotWomen going through menopause should be given greater rights and protection in the workplace, MPs say.The Women and Equalities Committee said a lack of support in the UK was pushing women out of work. The cross-party group wants menopause to become a protected characteristic like pregnancy, to give working women more rights.

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UK economy shrinks between April and June

By Noor NanjiBusiness reporter, BBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesThe UK economy shrank between April and June as experts forecast a gloomy outlook with recession on the horizon.The economy contracted by 0.1% in the second quarter of the year, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.This was partly due to Covid schemes like Test and Trace

UK heatwave: South East Water hosepipe ban comes into force

By Andre Rhoden-Paul & Jasmine AnderssonBBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesAn official drought has been declared as low-water levels and tinder-dry conditions continue across the UK.Eight parts of England, including Devon, Kent, East Anglia and Lincolnshire are affected. The move is expected to trigger stricter controls on water use and five water companies have already announced

Will there be a hosepipe ban in my area?

By Charley Adams & Christy CooneyBBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesImage caption, People will not be allowed to use hosepipes to water plants during the temporary banYorkshire Water is the latest water company to announce a hosepipe ban because of the unusually dry weather.Hosepipe bans are already in place across large parts of southern England, and

‘We have to win every game’ – Man Utd boss Erik ten Hag on his football philosophy

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag sits down with Football Focus' Dion Dublin to talk about his football philosophy and expectations this season. Watch the full interview on Football Focus at 12:00 BST on Saturday, 13 August on BBC One, iPlayer and the BBC Sport website & app Everything Manchester United - go straight to