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Gatwick Express 30-minute ad claims ruled 'misleading'

The advertising watchdog rules the firm could not say it reached London in 30 minutes if many trains did not. Source: BBC

T20 Blast: Kiran Carlson stars as Glamorgan beat Surrey while Yorkshire ease past Leicestershire

Youngster Kiran Carlson scores his maiden T20 half-century as Glamorgan beat Surrey while Yorkshire cruise past Leicestershire. Source: BBC

Kia Super League: Lancashire get dramatic win at Surrey while Western Storm stay top

Lancashire Thunder earn another dramatic win as the top three all register victories in the Kia Super League. Source: BBC

Ellie Soutter death: Father criticises pressure on athletes

Tony Soutter calls for more support for young, high-level athletes after his daughter Ellie's death. Source: BBC

Talks agreed on third day of South Western Railway strike

South Western Railway and the RMT union are to hold further talks in the dispute over guard roles. Source: BBC

RideLondon cycle death: Nigel Buchan-Swanson 'died doing something he loved'

Nigel Buchan-Swanson, 69, collapsed about 56 miles into the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey race. Source: BBC

Gareth Batty: Surrey spinner given player-coach role at The Oval

Former captain Gareth Batty is given an assistant coach role at Surrey but will still be available across all formats. Source: BBC

Ellie Soutter: British snowboarder's family start fundraiser for young athletes

The family of British snowboarder Ellie Soutter, who died last week, have set up a foundation in her name. Source: BBC

Jeremy Hunt gaffe: 'My wife is Japanese'

The foreign secretary got muddled about whether his wife was Chinese or Japanese. Source: BBC

Millions miss out on seven-day GP access

Government says it is on track to meet its target, but Labour says it has "broken its promises" on extended care. Source: BBC

RideLondon: Cyclists take to wet and windy streets

Some 100,000 riders have taken part in numerous events in the capital and Surrey. Source: BBC

Water chiefs must 'explain leakage target failures'

Customers expect a "reliable and resilient water supply," says the environment secretary. Source: BBC

Storms end UK heatwave but bring travel disruption

After a week of hot weather, thunderstorms on Friday night cause disruption to flights and ferries. Source: BBC

South Western Railway and Eurostar rail workers begin strike

RMT union members at South Western Railway and Eurostar start a 24 hour walkout. Source: BBC

Andy Murray to play Mackenzie McDonald in Washington Open

Andy Murray will play his first match since withdrawing from Wimbledon when he returns to action at the Washington Open next week. Source: BBC

Rashid plays in Yorkshire win, Guptill hits 35-ball ton – T20 Blast round-up

England spinner Adil Rashid takes 1-19 to help Yorkshire win a rain-affected T20 Blast match with Birmingham Bears. Source: BBC