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‘Comeback kids’ – GB’s Coomes & Buckland qualify for free skate XXIII Olympic Winter Games Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage times Great Britain’s Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland safely progressed to the final day of […]

Alexander Krushelnitsky won bronze in the mixed doubles alongside wife Anastasia Bryzgalova A Russian athlete suspected of failing a doping test at the 2018 Winter Olympics has been named as medal-winning curler Alexander Krushelnitsky. The Reuters news agency confirmed the identity of the athlete with a Russian Olympic delegation spokesman. Krushelnitsky, who won bronze with […]

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Passengers’ relatives have been gathering as they await news of relatives Relatives of 66 people who were on board a plane that crashed in Iran are desperately waiting for any news, as a search operation is set to resume. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains […]

Watch highlights as Austria’s Anna Gasser impresses dominates women’s big air qualification, but GB’s Aimee Fuller fails to make it through to Friday’s final. WATCH MORE: ‘Comeback kids’ – GB’s Coomes & Buckland qualify for free skate Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile […]

Image copyright Royal Mint Image caption The Royal Mint’s Beatrix Potter range was launched in 2016 Four new 50p coins featuring some of Beatrix Potter’s favourite fictional characters are to be released, the Royal Mint has announced. Peter Rabbit, Mrs Tittlemouse and Flopsy Bunny will feature on the coins, which will enter general circulation for […]

Great Britain figure skating pair Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland qualify for the ice dance free skate on Tuesday, when the medals will be decided, just 20 months after Coomes was told she would never skate again. WATCH MORE: GB’s Hall & Fearon seventh in bobsleigh Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics live on BBC TV, […]

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAhead of presenting the Brit Awards, Jack Whitehall reveals how his preparation is going. He’s had his own Netflix stand-up special, chat show and a host of notable acting roles. Now Jack Whitehall is taking on a new challenge – hosting this year’s Brit Awards. The comedian […]

Image copyright Getty Images More young people are renting, as home ownership among people aged 25-34 has collapsed over the past two decades. As new figures revealed the scale of the decline in young middle-earners joining the property ladder, Labour announced proposals for tenants in Britain to be allowed to keep pets. This got Reality […]

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Image copyright Reuters Oxfam has revealed that three men at the centre of sexual misconduct claims in Haiti physically threatened witnesses during a 2011 investigation. The charity has published its internal report on alleged abuse by some of its staff following public pressure. In the 2011 report, Oxfam said “more needed” to be done to […]


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