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June 25, 2019
US backs Simone Biles after top gymnast withdraws from two Olympic finals to focus on her mental health

US backs Simone Biles after top gymnast withdraws from two Olympic finals to focus on her mental health

America's divisions are huge, but the country appears to have come together to support Simone Biles, one of the world's most famous athletes.

Tokyo Olympics: The alternative medal tables

Tokyo Olympics: The alternative medal tables

Which country is more likely to win the largest number of medals at Tokyo 2020?

'For my peasant sisters and brothers': Left-wing rural teacher becomes new president of Peru

'For my peasant sisters and brothers': Left-wing rural teacher becomes new president of Peru

A man who was until recently a teacher in a rural part of Peru has been sworn in as the country's new president.

Sydney remains in lockdown amid 'national COVID vaccine stockpile'

Sydney remains in lockdown amid 'national COVID vaccine stockpile'

Sydney will remain in lockdown for another month as officials continue to struggle to contain a growing outbreak of the Delta coronavirus variant.

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich was not 'directed' to buy club for Putin, court hears

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich was not 'directed' to buy club for Putin, court hears

Roman Abramovich was not "directed" to buy Chelsea FC by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the High Court has heard.

Mexico's methane leak rate 'alarming and worrying' for climate change, report warns

Mexico's methane leak rate 'alarming and worrying' for climate change, report warns

Mexico leaks more methane into the atmosphere than the US and at an "alarming and worrying" rate, a report has warned.

Team GB make history with gold in men's 200m swim relay and Dujardin's dressage bronze

Team GB make history with gold in men's 200m swim relay and Dujardin's dressage bronze

Day five brought three more medals for Team GB in Tokyo, with swimmer Tom Dean making history in the pool and Charlotte Dujardin in the dressage.

Spain's former king Juan Carlos accused of harassment by ex-lover

Spain's former king Juan Carlos accused of harassment by ex-lover

Spain's former king Emeritus Juan Carlos is being sued by his former mistress in a British court for allegedly spying on her.

PM urged to expand scheme to allow former Afghan interpreters to resettle in UK

PM urged to expand scheme to allow former Afghan interpreters to resettle in UK

Dozens of top British commanders have urged Boris Johnson to immediately expand a scheme to allow former Afghan interpreters to resettle in the UK.

UN warns it will imminently 'run out of food' in Ethiopia refugee camps

UN warns it will imminently 'run out of food' in Ethiopia refugee camps

The head of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has warned the agency will "run out of food" for refugee camps in Ethiopia's conflict-ravaged Tigray region as early as Friday.

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