Ofsted boss in Isle of Wight row quits

Ofsted chairman David Hoare, who apologised after controversial remarks describing the Isle of Wight as a “ghetto”, resigns.
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Record-breaking Team GB return from Rio

Great Britain’s record-breaking Olympics team arrive from Rio to jubilant scenes when they land in London.
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Selsey school ablaze as explosions heard

Explosions are heard at the scene of a fire that has destroyed a secondary school in West Sussex.
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Chinese firm 'eyes Liverpool FC stake'

A consortium led by Chinese investment firm Everbright is interested in buying a stake in Liverpool Football Club, according to media reports.
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Newquay rescue: Man swept into sea with family dies

A holidaymaker dies and his two-year old daughter is in a serious condition after a family of five were swept off rocks and into the sea by a large wave.
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North Korea calls UK-based defector 'human scum'

North Korea brands a UK-based diplomat who defected to South Korea as “human scum” who had been accused of child rape and embezzlement.
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US swimmers Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger stopped at Rio airport

The Brazilian authorities stop US swimmers Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger from boarding a flight from Rio, as police query evidence about a robbery.
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Record university offers on A-level day

Record numbers of UK university places have been offered – as top A-level grades fall for the fifth year in a row.
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Patrick Hickey: European Olympic Committees head 'arrested in Rio'

The head of the European Olympic Committees, Patrick Hickey, has been arrested in Rio over illegal ticket sales, Brazil media report.
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Women guilty of murdering love rival

A woman is found guilty of stabbing a love rival to death in a “cold-blooded” murder plot she orchestrated with a friend.
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