Aug 9, 2012

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The Jamaicans won their respective semi-finals while compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce took silver in the women's 200m behind the USA's Allyson Felix


Boxer Nicola Adams guaranteed at least silver after quieter day for Team GB, as Mo Farah comes through 5,000m heat and BMX riders deliver promising performances


Wife of politician Bo Xilai is charged with murdering Neil Heywood, a British businessman


MoD admits keeping remains and tissue samples from soldiers killed in Afghanistan without asking families


Regime and rebel forces grind towards stalemate, with neither side willing or able to make decisive move


Coalition's controversial education reforms have led to a 'clear drop' in students applying for university places


Israel welcomes strikes by Egyptian military against suspected Islamic militants in the Sinai


Phone-hacking legal fees and costs of splitting publishing from film and TV split contribute to figures


Chief claims 'factual inaccuracies' in accusations by US regulator that bank helped Iran avoid financial sanctions


Sir Mervyn King warns that there is some way to go before the economy recovers as Bank predicts growth will flatline in 2012


Gang of 16 attacked lone shopkeeper and robbed diners at Michelin-starred Ledbury restaurant in four-hour rampage


Simon Walsh, ex-aide to Boris Johnson, acquitted over images that 'showed activities likely to cause injury'


Punk band's members claim they are freer than those carrying out their prosecution as judge sets 17 August as date for verdict


Addis Ababa quiet on whereabouts of Meles Zenawi, the latest African leader thought unwell


Mziwamadoda Qwabe confesses to murdering honeymooner in Cape Town, saying her husband, Shrien, set up a contract


Man who opened fire in a Sikh temple in Wisconsin was not just a crazed loner, but a vocal neo-Nazi


Becoming Green, which laid off other staff, brings in prisoners in Wales for 'work experience'


Climate change: It's been a dull, damp few months and some scientists think we need to get used to it. Melting ice in Greenland could be bringing permanent changes to our weather


Flooding in Philippine capital eases long enough for rescuers to reach residents marooned in submerged villages


Bob Ashford barred from police commissioner election because of minor offences committed when he was 13

Life and style


What happened when some strangers were invited to share the meal at the end of a day's fast?



Studio planning adaptation of erotic bestseller omits cult writer Bret Easton Ellis from shortlist



David Cameron told he must do more to rein in Treasury after series of U-turns on green power

Television & radio


It's really happening! Cult-favorite TV show resumes filming after a six-year hiatus, and fans are following every tweeted move



Alexis Petridis on Birmingham Opera Company's bid to stage a mind-boggling Stockhausen opera



Efforts being made to plug gaping leaks in online security policies exposed by hackers

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