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Comments: What you're looking forward to at Rio Olympics

The 2016 Olympic Games start next week in Rio De Janeiro Brazil and we asked you what you're looking forward to.

Stinky 'corpse flower' blooms in New York

It's the first time the flower has blossomed in ten years - but it smells disgusting!

Drake knocked off number one spot by Justin Bieber

After 15 weeks topping the chart, One Dance has been knocked off by Justin Bieber and Major Lazer.

Team GB weightlifter Rebekah Tiler ready for Rio Olympics

Seventeen-year-old Rebekah Tiler is heading to this summer's Rio Olympics as Team GB's only female weightlifter. Ricky went to meet her.

Lava from Hawaii volcano eruption spills into ocean

Lava from a volcano in Hawaii that has been erupting for two months, has spilled into the ocean.

Chinese rocket lights up night sky over California and Utah

People in the US caught the moment the remains of an empty rocket lit up the skies over Utah and California.

Adam Peaty and other GB medal hopefuls for Rio Olympics

With only a week to go until the start of the Olympics, we have a preview of the games from BBC sport reporter Nick Hope.

Fewer plastic bags used in England after 5p charge

The number of plastic bags used in England has fallen since a 5p charge was introduced in October.

Why 500 African elephants are moving home

A herd of African elephants is being moved to a wildlife reserve in central Malawi and Prince Harry will be on hand to help it go smoothly.

Aerial video of 'world's deepest' underwater sinkhole in South China Sea

This stunning aerial video shows the world's deepest underwater sinkhole in the South China Sea, according to Chinese scientists. They say it's 300m deep.

Gladstone becomes UK government's new mice chasing cat

Meet Gladstone the cat, the newest animal recruit to join the UK government.

The 340-year-old cheese found on shipwreck off Sweden

Divers have discovered what they think could be a 340-year-old cheese whilst exploring a shipwreck buried deep under the sea near Sweden.

Beatrix Potter 150 years: Five facts you might not know

She's famous for creating unforgettable characters like Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddle-Duck and now the 150th anniversary of her birth is being marked.

Giant 1.2 metre wide dinosaur footprint discovered in Bolivia

The huge footprint is one of the largest ever found in Bolivia in South America.

Beatrix Potter: Stamps mark anniversary of author's birth

Royal Mail is marking 150 years since the birth of Beatrix Potter with some very special stamps, featuring characters from her first book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

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Watch Newsround's round-up of the week's top weirdest news stories in Strange, Stranger, Strangest.

Six sensational Olympians through the years

There's just over a week until the Rio Olympics officially kick off, so we're taking a look at six of the most sensational Olympians of all time.

US election 2016: Who is Hillary Clinton?

Hillary Clinton is officially chosen to run for US president by her political party, the Democrats.

Olympic countdown: The athletes to watch

Get yourself ready for Rio with Newsround's daily pick of medal hopefuls and athletes to watch from around the world at this year's Olympics...

Rio Olympics 2016: In numbers

The 2016 Rio Olympics are just round the corner - here's what you need to know in numbers.

Everything you need to know about Pokémon Go

Nintendo is encouraging people to grab their smartphones and their trainers and go exploring in the real world for virtual Pokémon.

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