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World Cup 2018: Sweden's Andreas Granqvist scores penalty against South Korea after VAR review

Andreas Granqvist scores from the penalty spot to secure a 1-0 win against South Korea after VAR technology is used in their Group F opener at the 2018 World Cup. READ MORE

World Cup 2018: Sweden start with a 1-0 win over South Korea

Sweden mark their first appearance in the World Cup for 12 years by beating South Korea thanks to a penalty from captain Andreas Granqvist that was awarded after a video assistant referee (VAR) review. READ MORE

World Cup 2018: Romelu Lukaku says some Belgians 'want to see me fail'

Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku says he will "remember to have fun" at the World Cup but says some of his compatriots want him to fail. READ MORE

World Cup 2018: Flies plague England's build-up in Volgograd

Swarms of flies are plaguing the city of Volgograd where England face Tunisia on Monday. READ MORE

World Cup gambling in Kenya

For the first time five African nations are competing in the FIFA World Cup, and it is anticipated that an incredible 86% of the continents' population in Sub-Sahara alone will be tuning into the matches, a new GeoPoll study says. Sports-mad Kenyans are no exception READ MORE

'Dumpling-shaped' space rock comes into view

A Japanese space probe has been sending back images as it approaches its target, the asteroid Ryugu. READ MORE

The boat changing lives and attitudes


Ryanair calls for restricted airport alcohol sales

A weekend flight from Dublin to Ibiza had to be diverted to Paris as three passengers became disruptive. READ MORE

Reality Check: The numbers behind the crackdown in Turkey

As elections take place two years after a failed coup in Turkey, how many people are in prison and how many have lost their jobs? READ MORE

Trump separation policy: Children 'in cages' in Texas

Reporters who visited a migrant detention centre in Texas say they saw 20 children inside one cage. READ MORE

The architect transforming Asia's skylines

The architect behind some of Asia's most spectacular new buildings discusses his designs. READ MORE

Did Mexican World Cup fans' celebrations shake the earth?

Fans jumping for joy over goal caused an artificial quake in Mexico City, scientists say. READ MORE