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The 22-year-old chess star boycotting Iran World Championships over hijab

Nazi Paikidze-Barnes is boycotting next year's World Chess Championship competition in Iran over the way the country treats women. Source: BBC

Ryder Cup 2016: Europe fight back to cut US lead to 6½-5½

Sergio Garcia and Rafa Cabrera-Bello stage a remarkable comeback as Europe further cut America's lead to 6½-5½ at the Ryder Cup. Source: BBC

Newspaper headlines: May speech previewed, UKIP leader quits and cod accents

Theresa May's final speech of this year's Conservative Party conference is previewed, and there is coverage of UKIP leader Diane James standing down. Source: BBC

BBC Sooty row over ‘sexing up’ revealed

Introducing a female puppet to Sooty's TV show in the 1960s was so controversial that the BBC director general had to step in, a documentary reveals. Source: BBC

Prince George and Princess Charlotte in Canada play day

Prince George and his sister play with children of Canadian military families, with 16-month-old Princess Charlotte heard speaking for the first time in public. Source: BBC

Syria conflict: Aleppo defeat ‘not the end for rebels’

The fall of rebel-held eastern Aleppo would not mean the end of the Syrian uprising, the opposition says. Source: BBC

Manchester attack: Georgina Callander and Saffie Roussos among victims

An eight-year-old girl and a college student are among three victims of the suicide bombing to be named. Source: BBC

On the road

The haulage industry is being urged to plug a shortfall in drivers by recruiting more women, but what is it like being a female trucker? Source: BBC

Michael Keane: England call up Burnley defender following Glen Johnson injury

Michael Keane is handed his first international call-up after Glen Johnson withdraws from the England squad through injury. Source: BBC

Manchester attack: US leaks about bomber irritating – Rudd

Home Secretary Amber Rudd says US has been told "it should not happen again". Source: BBC

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Trump stance on Charlottesville violence angers Republicans

Leading Republicans reject Mr Trump's view that "both sides" were to blame for Saturday's violence. Source: BBC

Birmingham bin strike called off

Acas said it had been agreed certain posts would be kept and bin collections could now resume. Source: BBC

¿A quién cita Barack Obama en el tuit con más “me gusta” en la...

El expresidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, escribió tres mensajes el domingo para pronunciarse sobre los disturbios entre supremacistas blancos y opositores que ocurrieron en Charlottesville, Virginia, y que dejó un fallecido y al menos 19 heridos. El martes uno de sus tuits se convirtió en el más gustado en la historia de la red social. Fuente: bbcmundo.com