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Pictures: Meet the Britain's Got Talent 2016 finalists

Newsround runs through the 12 acts who are competing in the Britain's Got Talent 2016 final on Saturday evening. The winner gets a spot at the Royal Variety Performance and a £250,000 prize.

Roald Dahl dictionary: 10 of our favourite Gobblefunk words

Do you know your "whizzpopping" from your "phizzwizzards"? Thousands of Roald Dahl's made-up words are being put into a dictionary to celebrate 100 years since he was born. Check out some of our favourites here.

Pictures: Sydney lights up for annual festival

Take a look at the spectacular light festival that will be brightening up the Australian city of Sydney for the next three weeks.

Inflatable pod problems for International Space Station

Astronauts on the International Space Station, trying to inflate a new space home, have hit a bit of a snag - it hasn't blown up properly! Ayshah's been finding out more...

Life in the Calais jungle: A child's story

Thousands of children have been forced to flee their home countries because of war there. Many of them travel hundreds of miles to find safety. Omar is one of the young people who made this journey, and now lives in a pop-up camp called the 'jungle' in Calais, in France. This is his story...

Worcestershire school kids on their dramatic bus ride home

A group of school children in a town in Worcestershire got more drama than they bargained for on their bus journey home when a bridge collapsed.

Jose Mourinho: Five top facts you might not know

The former Chelsea manager is going to take over at Manchester United from Louis van Gaal, who has been sacked after two seasons. Check out our top five facts on Mourinho.

Jose Mourinho v Pep Guardiola: Manchester's huge new footy rivalry

Two huge names, two massive football teams, one city. We look at why English football fans have a super exciting season to come.

US President Barack Obama has visited Hiroshima in Japan

Barack Obama is the first serving American President to visit Hiroshima in Japan. It is the city which was destroyed by a US atomic bomb at the end of World War Two.

500 words winners announced

The winners of Radio 2's 500 words competition have been announced. Ricky caught up with Chris Evans to find out how the winners were chosen.

Kids take part in Premier League Schools Tournament

More than 350 children representing all 20 Premier League teams took part in the Premier League Schools Tournament.

Record-breaking giant mushroom found in Turkey

An enormous mushroom has been found in Turkey, which is so big it was mistaken for a rock.

Your European Union Referendum questions answered

There's a special vote called a referendum coming up in June. The result could have a big impact on how the UK is run. BBC Europe expert Katya Adler answers children's questions.

Pictures: Pugs parade dressed in Star Wars costumes

Are you a fan of droids and dogs, or Princess Leia and pugs? Then look no further - the Force is strong with these pugs in a Star Wars-themed parade in America!

Watch Newsround

The big stories this Saturday presented by Martin.

Guide: What is the Zika virus?

Doctors around the world are looking for ways to help thousands of people in South and Central America and the Caribbean who have been affected by a disease called Zika.

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

Jenny has this week's weirdest news stories in Strange, Stranger, Strangest.

A look at the world from the sky with these drone pics

A French company has collected a series of incredible images taken by drones at some of the world's most famous or hard to reach locations.

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