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Ex-UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies: Tributes mourn 'great leader'

Ex-UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies: Tributes mourn 'great leader'

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died, an official UN organisation has confirmed.

Storm Ernesto set to bring wildfire smoke to Britain

Storm Ernesto set to bring wildfire smoke to Britain

Britain is set to be battered by strong winds and rain from a tropical storm that could carry smoke from the Canadian and California wildfires.

Pakistan and China: Will Imran Khan stick or twist?

Pakistan and China: Will Imran Khan stick or twist?

It is a relationship "sweeter than honey". One is an "irreplaceable all-weather friend" and together, they are "iron brothers".

Sandhurst officer cadets investigated over 'waterboarding' claims

Sandhurst officer cadets investigated over 'waterboarding' claims

Military police have launched an investigation into claims that two officer cadets "waterboarded" a fellow recruit at Sandhurst academy.

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<a href='http://www.skysports.com/live-scores/cricket/england-v-india/19298/commentary'>England v India LIVE!</a>

<a href='http://www.skysports.com/live-scores/cricket/england-v-india/19298/commentary'>England v India LIVE!</a>

Over-by-over commentary and in-play video clips from the third Test at Trent Bridge. Watch live on Sky Sports Cricket.

James Anderson 'not focusing' on breaking Glenn McGrath record

James Anderson 'not focusing' on breaking Glenn McGrath record

James Anderson is only 11 wickets away from overtaking Glenn McGrath's haul of 563 Test wickets and becoming the leading seamer in the history of cricket, not that he is focusing on the mark.

Ben Stokes should look at Sam Curran's face to learn a lesson, says Nasser Hussain

Ben Stokes should look at Sam Curran's face to learn a lesson, says Nasser Hussain

Nasser Hussain says Ben Stokes should acknowledge Sam Curran's disappointment after the all-rounder replaced him in the England side to face India in the third Test at Trent Bridge.

Transfer Talk: Will Mino Raiola push Paul Pogba out of Man Utd?

Transfer Talk: Will Mino Raiola push Paul Pogba out of Man Utd?

The latest episode from the second series of our Transfer Talk podcast is here!

Showbiz News

Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul's funeral to be held in hometown of Detroit

Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul's funeral to be held in hometown of Detroit

Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held on 31 August in her hometown of Detroit, her publicist has said.

'She never left': Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin after death of Queen of Soul

'She never left': Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin after death of Queen of Soul

Detroit has lost a sister. Their sadness, though, somehow still feels like a celebration.

Stormy Daniels pulled of Celebrity Big Brother after 'row with producers'

Stormy Daniels pulled of Celebrity Big Brother after 'row with producers'

Stormy Daniels reportedly pulled out of Celebrity Big Brother after a row with "controlling" producers - amid claims a last-minute custody issue also meant she was unable to appear.

Barry Chuckle funeral: Fans and stars attend service at stadium

Barry Chuckle funeral: Fans and stars attend service at stadium

Paul Chuckle carried his brother Barry's coffin as close friends and family attended the funeral of the veteran entertainer.

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