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Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe vows to stay on despite party pressure

Robert Mugabe defies his own party in a TV speech by clinging on to Zimbabwe's presidency.

'No others involved' in Gaia Pope's death

Dorset Police say the teenager's death is being treated as "unexplained".

Germany coalition: Talks collapse as FDP pulls out

Chancellor Angela Merkel may now have to form a minority coalition or hold snap elections.

Women advised to sleep on side to help prevent stillbirth

The risk of stillbirth is doubled if women go to sleep on their backs in the last trimester, a study finds.

New portraits released for Queen's platinum anniversary

On Monday the bells at Westminster Abbey will ring to mark 70 years since the Queen's wedding.

Football Headlines

Moyes disappointed by 'big players' in Watford loss

David Moyes says he is disappointed with West Ham's "big players with big reputations" after his first game in charge ends in a 2-0 defeat at Watford.

Coleman wants 'commitment' from Sunderland players

New Sunderland manager Chris Coleman says he will look to quickly get rid of players lacking commitment.

MOTD2 analysis: 'Moyes will have learned a lot - and not much was good'

West Ham's loss to Watford will have made it clear to David Moyes how much work he has to do in every area of his team, says Mark Lawrenson.

I can't control Watford future - Silva

Watford manager Marco Silva says he "cannot control" his future as links to the Everton vacancy continue.

Conte is Italian FA boss' first choice as new Italy coach

Italian FA president Carlo Tavecchio hints that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte would be his first choice to be the new Azzurri coach.

Cricket Headlines

Australia see things they like in England - Lehmann

Australia coach Darren Lehmann says the home side have seen weaknesses in the England team that they will look to exploit during the Ashes.

Brunt and Gunn keep alive hopes of drawn Women's Ashes series

Katherine Brunt stars with bat and ball as England - with the Women's Ashes gone - win their second Twenty20 international against Australia.

Ashes: Pick your England team for first Test against Australia

Who do you think should be in the England team for the Ashes opener against Australia? Pick your XI and share it with friends.

Ashes 2017-18: How to follow England's tour of Australia on the BBC

England begin their Ashes defence on Thursday when they take on Australia in Brisbane - here's how to follow the action.

'Don't miss a ball, England are here to win' - Bayliss warns Australia

Coach Trevor Bayliss tells England fans "don't miss a ball" of the Ashes series because his side are not in Australia to "make up the numbers".

The Register

Brocade undone: Broadcom's acquisition completes

Regulators happy. Now investors get to see if buying Fibre Channel was a good idea

Broadcom has completed its acquisition of Brocade.

The Social Network? releases its data networking code

Open/R distributed router software goes open source, with Juniper, Arista aboard

Facebook has sent another shiver running up Cisco's spine, by releasing the code it uses for packet routing.

If you're big enough, Cisco will cook you a private software SKU

Custom big data bundles for Australia's Telstra pop up on product death list

Vulture South last week spotted an oddity in this Cisco end of sale announcement for ?Cisco Select UCS Server Accessories?.

nbn? to ISPs: share your speeds or we'll share 'em for you

nbn? financials, the speed scandal, and 'what millennials like part 1,096'

NBN Week Australia's National Broadband Network ?speed scandal? was in the news again last week, as nbn?, the company building and operating the network, suggested it should publish its internal speed data to resolve the issue.

Arecibo spared the axe: Iconic observatory vital to science lives on

NSF approves plan to keep Puerto Rico facility operational after hurricane trashed it

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has approved a plan to keep the famous Arecibo Observatory running after it was severely damaged by Hurricane Maria.

Newcastle United News

Ex-England midfielder Parker retires

Ex-England, Charlton and Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker announces his retirement from football.

Taxman's football raid 'may be unlawful'

HMRC officers seized documents from Newcastle United as part of a tax fraud investigation.

Newcastle keeper Sels joins Anderlecht

Newcastle United goalkeeper Matz Sels joins Belgian champions Anderlecht on a season-long loan.

Premier League fixtures in full

Find out your club's full fixture list for the 2017-18 Premier League season.

Cisse leads tributes at Tiote memorial

Papiss Cisse leads the tributes at a memorial for former Newcastle team-mate Cheick Tiote, who died after collapsing in training in China.