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Day of mourning for Italy earthquake victims

Rescue teams are working hard to help children affected by Wednesday's earthquake in Italy.

The faces of the UK's first foster children

Children's charity Barnardo's has released photographs of its very first foster children to mark its 150th birthday.

New York restaurant opens doors to dogs

A restaurant in New York has a special menu for pampered pooches to eat alongside their owners.

Man flies out of lake on jetpack

Jetpack pilot Eric Scott shot out of the water and flew above a remote lake in America while strapped to a jetpack.

Robots battle it out in China

In China students from more than 30 universities have been taking part in their very own Robot wars.

How in sync are Olympic divers Chris Mears and Jack Laugher?

Olympic diving champions Chris Mears and Jack Laugher might be synchronised in the diving pool, but how well do they know each other out of the water?

Chat: What sport would you like to try?

Sports clubs around the country are opening for free today to celebrate the success of Team GB athletes in the Olympics. Let us know what you'd like to try?

GB hockey team answer questions from young hockey players

Fresh from winning their first ever Olympic gold at Rio, the Team GB hockey team meet some kids who could be the next generation of superstar players.

French court suspends burkini ban

Top French court rules to temporarily stop the ban on 'burkini' swimsuits.

The search is on for Kate the elephant's keeper

Kate the elephant was one of the first animals to come to Blackpool Zoo, more than 40 years ago. Now staff are trying to track down the man who brought her from India to the UK.

Girl rescued from rubble 17 hours after earthquake hits Italy

A ten year-old girl has been pulled, alive and well, from a collapsed building 17 hours after a deadly earthquake struck central Italy.

Your questions for Katherine Grainger and Victoria Thornley

Which was Katherine's favourite Olympic Games? Why do they love rowing? Send us your questions for silver medalists Grainger and Thornley!

'Micro Lion' discovered in Western Australia

A newly discovered ancient species of tiny lion which lived 18 million years ago has been named after Sir David Attenborough.

Three facts about elephants you won't want to forget

Adam the elephant keeper shares his top facts about Kate the elephant he looks after at the zoo.

What is a burkini and why is it being talked about?

Burkinis have been in the news because they have been banned on some French beaches - here's our guide to what you need to know.

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The week's weirdest news stories: Strange, Stranger, Strangest

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Pictures: All of Team GB's medal winners at Rio Olympics 2016

Check out our photo gallery of all of Team GB's medal winners at the Rio Olympics.

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