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WORLD NEWS

Beirut explosion: UN warns of Lebanon humanitarian crisis
Beirut explosion: Before-and-after images
Beirut: The bride being photographed in wedding dress as blast hit
US jobs growth slows in July as pandemic takes toll
Mont Blanc: Glacier collapse risk forces Italy Alps evacuation

UK NEWS

Virus cases 'may be levelling off' in England, figures suggest
Dorset beach-goers urged to 'head home' amid hot weather
Government 'won't hesitate' to add to quarantine list
Keeley Bunker: Wesley Streete jailed for rape and murder
Eric Joyce: Ex-Labour MP sentenced for child sex offence

SPORTS NEWS

Aberdeen coronavirus cases: Nicola Sturgeon criticises players after St Johnstone call-off
Women's Cricket World Cup postponed until 2022
England v Pakistan: Ben Stokes drops Abid Ali
Lionel Messi and Barcelona: Is his time at Nou Camp coming to an end?
London 2012: Chris Hoy wins sixth gold & best celebration of the Games - relive day 11

BUSINESS NEWS

TikTok threatens legal action against Trump US ban
US jobs growth slows in July as pandemic takes toll
Mini house-buying boom leads to highest ever monthly price
Energy bills: Millions set to see 'big savings' as price cap lowered
Anger rises as British Airways cuts start to bite

TECH NEWS

Is the US about to split the internet?
Facebook removes QAnon conspiracy group with 200,000 members
Apple defends Xbox streaming block on iPhones
TikTok threatens legal action against Trump US ban
Facebook founder sees wealth hit $100bn after TikTok rival launch

SCI NEWS

Climate change: Lockdown has 'negligible' effect on temperatures
Climate change: UK peat emissions could cancel forest benefits
'Paradise island' hosts untold botanical treasures
Beaver families win legal 'right to remain'
City growth favours animals 'more likely to carry disease'

POLITICS NEWS

Coronavirus: Chancellor rules out extending furlough
Coronavirus: UK 'will not hesitate' to add nations to quarantine list
MPs launch inquiry into increase in Channel migrant crossings
Eric Joyce: Ex-Labour MP sentenced for child sex offence
Brexit: Government pledges 355m to ease GB-NI trade

ENVIRONMENT NEWS

Climate change: Lockdown has 'negligible' effect on temperatures
Climate change: UK peat emissions could cancel forest benefits
'Paradise island' hosts untold botanical treasures
Beaver families win legal 'right to remain'
City growth favours animals 'more likely to carry disease'

ENTERTAIN NEWS

Dirty Dancing is the next stop on Hollywood's nostalgia trip
Can a Eurovision-style song contest work in the US?
I'm A Celebrity will swap jungle for ruined British castle, ITV says
Wayne Fontana: 1960s pop star dies at 74
Daniel Kaluuya plays US revolutionary in Judas and the Black Messiah
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