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  • Death certificate reveals cause of Queen Elizabeth's death

    Death certificate reveals cause of Queen Elizabeth's death

    The certificate released by the National Records of Scotland shows her death was registered on September 16 by the queen's only daughter, Princess Anne.

  • Nearly 400 staff at BBC World Service to lose their jobs

    Nearly 400 staff at BBC World Service to lose their jobs

    In July the broadcaster detailed plans to merge BBC World News television and its domestic UK equivalent into a single channel to launch in April next year.

  • Tanak fastest in New Zealand Rally opener

    Tanak fastest in New Zealand Rally opener

    Rovanpera of Finland turns 22 on Saturday and can become the youngest winner of the drivers' championship if he wins the rally on Sunday or finishes with eight points more than TanakHe starts the event 53 points ahead of the Estonian and could wrap up the title with the Spanish and Japanese rallies...

  • Gamers to bid farewell to FIFA franchise after 30 years

    Gamers to bid farewell to FIFA franchise after 30 years

    US game maker Electronic Arts (EA) and global football body FIFA spent months negotiating over the licensing agreement that has underpinned the game since its first edition in 1993But they confirmed the split in May when FIFA said it would be seeking other partners and EA said it would rebrand its g...

  • Misfiring Mane headlines Bayern's woes ahead of Leverkusen clash

    Misfiring Mane headlines Bayern's woes ahead of Leverkusen clash

    Bayern host Bayer Leverkusen on Friday night winless since mid-August, an unfamiliar position for a club which is vying for 11 titles in a rowBayern's struggles are mirrored by those of the misfiring Sadio Mane, with the summer arrival goalless in five matches after scoring five times in his opening...

  • Farah forced to pull out of London marathon due to injury

    Farah forced to pull out of London marathon due to injury

    The four-time Olympic gold medallist was due to run the race for the first time since 2019 after making a return to the track in a failed attempt to compete at last year's Olympics in TokyoFarah did return to form on the road by winning the "Big Half" - a London half marathon - earlier this month

  • European giants struggle for form as World Cup looms

    European giants struggle for form as World Cup looms

    European nations have won every World Cup since Brazil lifted the last of their five titles in Japan and South Korea in 2002Europe has supplied 13 of the 16 semi-finalists at the past four World Cups, with Italy, Spain, Germany and France coming out on top

  • Richarlison calls for punishment after banana incident

    Richarlison calls for punishment after banana incident

    Richarlison was pelted with objects from the stands after putting Brazil ahead for the second time in the 5-1 win at Parc des Princes on TuesdayThe Tottenham forward celebrated in front of the Tunisian supporters, who responded by throwing a banana and plastic cups in his direction

  • Four Palestinians killed in Israeli raid on Jenin

    Four Palestinians killed in Israeli raid on Jenin

    The violence was the latest to hit Jenin, in the north of the Israeli-occupied West Bank, an area that has seen near daily clashes between Israeli troops and Palestinian gunmen since an escalation that began in March.

  • Barbados wins first loan deal from IMF climate change fund

    Barbados wins first loan deal from IMF climate change fund

    A team from the Washington-based lender agreed with the island nation's government on a $183 million package through the Resilience and Sustainability Trust (RST) launched earlier this year.