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Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes 'cut herself daily'

Dame Kelly Holmes won gold in the 800m and 1,500m in Athens in 2004, but had suffered with injury.

Two die, three severely injured in Hawkhurst crash

Two died at the scene and three others were taken to hospital, one with life-threatening injuries.

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn urges caution on single market

The Labour leader says staying a member could limit the government's powers to invest in industry.

G4S immigration centre boss Ben Saunders resigns

The head of a G4S-run immigration removal centre which was the focus of a Panorama investigation resigns.

Live BBC World News

Trump NFL row: Defiance after US president urges boycott

Players kneel in protest during the US anthem as the president's remarks are strongly condemned.

Germany election: Merkel seeks fourth term

The chancellor's coalition partner, the SPD, is the main rival to her conservative alliance.

Laver Cup 2017: Roger Federer & Rafael Nadal win first doubles match

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal win their first doubles match together on the second day of the inaugural Laver Cup.

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico facing crisis

The entire island is still without power and engineers say it could take months to be restored.