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Tonight at 10, in a shock result, Usain Bolt fails to win the 100m


at the World Athletics Championships in London.


He finished third, behind the American Justin Gatlin.


It's Bolt's last individual 100m race before retirement.


The UN Security Council imposes its toughest


sanctions yet on North Korea over its nuclear and


At least five people have died in Italy and Romania,


as large parts of southern Europe and the Balkans endure record


And the Irish Prime Minister says it's only a matter of time before


Northern Ireland legalises same sex marriage.


In the last few minutes the man believed to be the world's


greatest ever sprinter, Usain Bolt, in a shock result,


failed to win his final individual 100m metre race


at the World Athletics Championships in London.


The 30-year-old Jamaican, and eight-time Olympic champion,


was beaten by the American Justin Gatlin.


Our sports correspondent Natalie Pirks watched the action.


The day began with a thunderstorm, which gave way to blue skies.


Jamaica's fans being made to feel at home in London as they geared up for


what they believed would be their hero's fairy tale ending.


Last run, last time, it will be a great loss to the sport.


But we're going to be here with him on the last lap.


When he finishes, it's the best celebration.


It's going to go on all night, and all night long.


By the evening, the night sky was crackling with expectation. Reece


Prescod, Britain's only finalist, was first out, to a wall of noise.


They saved the Bolt until last. But the warning signs had been there.


Beaten for the first time in four years in the semifinal, by young


American Christian Coleman, Bolt's starts had been shaky. As he took to


the blog scum he looked to the heavens for divine intervention one


last time. -- as he took to the blocks, he looks to the heavens.


Bolt gets a pretty good start, so does Chris Coleman.


He's not going to catch him at the moment.


Disbelief swept around the stadium. This wasn't in the script. There


would be no 12th title, no dream goodbye. The crowd made it more than


care what they thought of the darling, Gatlin, the pantomime


villain. A two times drug cheat, now a three times world champion. Bolt


has rarely had to settle for second best, let alone third. But he bowed


out having transcended his sport. His legacy is secure.


Dan Roan is at the stadium. Nobody predicted this. But Usain Bolt will


go down in history as possibly the best sprinter who ever lived?


Absolutely. You are right, it wasn't meant to be like this. Usain Bolt


was meant to win his final race, not come third, and certainly not get


beaten by a two-time drugs cheat in Justin Gatlin. It's the last thing


the sport would have wanted as it looks towards a New Year. They would


have preferred a young athlete to take the title away from him, but


not Justin Gatlin. Bolt struggled in the build-up to the Championship.


Many will speculate he should have quit while he was ahead, after the


Rio Olympics. He had injury problems and looked vulnerable in the early


rounds. He said he was desperate to go out on a high. It didn't work out


that way. Having said that, you can't take away the three world


records, the eight Olympic gold medals, the 11 world titles. He has


simply been a sporting giant for almost a decade. It wasn't just the


amount he won, it was the way he did it, the charisma, showmanship, in an


era were doping cast a long shadow over athletics, he was a potent


symbol that it is possible to win clean. He sells tickets, filled


stadiums, he made sure broadcasting and sponsorship deals were signed.


He was athletics. Track and field must now work out what it is without


him. He leaves an almost impossible void to fill. People talk about


Federer, Serena Williams, Michael Phelps, all great, but nobody


propped up his sport like Usain Bolt.


The UN has voted unanimously for tough new sanctions


on North Korea after Pyongyang's recent intercontinental


It means there's now a ban on certain North Korean exports,


including coal, iron, and lead - depriving the regime


of Kim Jong-Un of more than ?1 billion a year.


Pyongyang has been under UN sanctions for almost a decade,


but has refused to end its missile and nuclear programmes.


From the UN, in New York, Nick Bryant reports.


This was a show of ambition and menace.


North Korea, last month, testing an intercontinental


ballistic missile that appeared capable of reaching the American


mainland - West Coast cities such as Los Angeles and even beyond.


It's this kind of brinksmanship that has intensified diplomacy at


the United Nations Security Council and lead to a deal between


the United States and China, North Korea's ally, to impose


The sanctions will cut deep and give the North Korean leadership a taste


of the deprivation they have chosen to inflict on the North Korean


people. Every country must ensure that these measures are adhered to.


Every country must live up to our word. This time, there is too much


at stake. We simply cannot afford to fail.


Most of North Korea's export trade goes across this border into China


and Pyongyang could be deprived of roughly a third of its export


income, the sanctions hitting its trading coal,


But they don't limit oil deliveries, a move that would have a crippling


effect on the economy and potentially a collapsing effect


on the Pyongyang regime - something that China has always been


TRANSLATION: We hope that the parties will create the conditions


for the resumption of talks and bring the nuclear situation back on


track, seeking a peaceful solution to dialogue and consultation.


This week, the Pentagon conducted its own test of an unarmed


Proof, it said, that America is ready and able to deter,


Last weekend, in another show of force aimed at the leadership


in Pyongyang, America flew supersonic bombers over


But, as well as displaying its military hardware,


the Trump administration has indicated it might be willing


These sanctions increase the pressure on Pyongyang


So far, sanctions have failed and most intelligence analysts


here believe that North Korea won't come to the negotiating table


until it has proven beyond any doubt that it not only has a missile that


can reach the US mainland, but a missile that could be armed


Nick Bryant, BBC News, the United Nations.


Police in Italy are investigating the kidnapping of a British model


who was held captive for nearly a week.


The young woman, who hasn't been named, had been in Milan


for what she thought was a photoshoot.


Detectives say she was drugged, and attempts were made


A Polish man, who lives in Britain, has been arrested.


She had travelled to Milan for a photoshoot.


But it was bogus and the young woman was abducted and held here,


an abandoned shop on the outskirts of the city.


Italian police say the 20-year-old British model was attacked


TRANSLATION: The victim was doped with ketamine,


then she was locked in a bag and carried for hours in a car.


Think what could have happened if she suffered from asthma.


It's thought that she was bundled into the boot of this vehicle.


They believe she was taken to a remote mountain cottage,


near Turin, and say she spent much of her week-long ordeal handcuffed


Her kidnapper is alleged to have tried to sell her for sex


on the internet and demanded a ransom of nearly ?250,000.


But after six days she was released and taken


This man, Lukasz Herba, a 30-year-old Polish


national living in Britain, has been arrested by Italian police.


The Foreign Office here say they are providing consular support


to a British woman in Italy and are in touch with local authorities.


At least five people have died as large parts of southern Europe


and the Balkans endure unprecedented hot weather.


The severe heatwave has affected a huge area,


bringing with it drought and forest fires.


With records temperatures, the island's grapes suddenly need


But working in the fields in 43 degrees is brutal.


TRANSLATION: Today, unfortunately, the temperature was so high,


we had to tell the workers to come back later when it's cooler.


We all suffer, the machines suffer, the vineyard suffers.


The fight here against the sun to save the grape and wine


industry is reflected in vineyards across Europe.


But the wider impact has led to some governments to warn people to stay


indoors in the afternoon because of the threat


In the Balkans, authorities have been advising people to stay indoors


In Hungary, it's about keeping cool and carrying on,


and there's strong advice from Hungarian officials.


TRANSLATION: If you know any elderly people, ask them if they need any


help and offer to do their shopping instead for them.


Don't let them go to the market in this heat.


We also draw your attention to adequate fluid replacement


He says it's very hot where he is - Marseille, France.


Staying hydrated while travelling has been a key message here.


This is Galicia in northern Spain - flames turning the sky red


Here in Sicily, the usually packed summer streets look


For those hoping for a break from Europe's heatwave,


temperatures are expected to return to some normality late next week.


This is something scientists predict we should get used to, though,


suggesting global warming will lead to more of us being exposed


to increased extreme weather patterns in the years to come.


The Prime Minister of the Irish Republic, Leo Varadkar,


says it's only a matter of time before same-sex marriage


is introduced in Northern Ireland, the only part of the UK,


Mr Varadkar spoke while attending a gay pride event in Belfast,


This could be the single biggest parade in Northern


Uniformed police officers were taking part for the first time.


Today is about inclusion and representation for


the Police Service of Northern Ireland.


We represent all sections of society.


Leo Varadkar shows the change which has happened in


He is the country's first openly gay Prime Minister.


The state he leads voted to allow same-sex marriage two years ago,


but in Northern Ireland it's still outlawed.


Mr Varadkar said he had come to this event as a gesture of solidarity


and expected the law will change here.


It is, of course, a decision for the Northern Ireland Assembly,


but I'm confident that, like other Western European


countries, they will make that decision in due course.


Those comments were welcomed by Pride organisers.


Northern Ireland is still lagging behind the rest of the UK in terms


of laws that have been enacted there and they are


It's time we as a community demand change, we demand the same rights


The devolved administration, which will have to make a decision


on marriage laws here, is currently suspended,


because of a dispute between the DUP and Sinn Fein.


But during the last period of Government, the DUP were able


to veto a measure which would have led to same-sex marriage.


Mr Varadkar's intervention may increase the pressure


But this is a society where religious conservatives


Back to our top story and Usain Bolt's shock defeat in his last


individual 100 metre race at the World Championships in London. Here


is what he had to say. My start is killing me. Normally, I would get


better through the rounds. But it didn't come together and that is


what killed me. It didn't come together. I knew if it didn't come


together... But I felt like it was there, you know what I mean? The


fact I didn't get it, that is the reason I lost. It's just one of


those things. With the rest of the day's sport,


here's Katherine Downes England are in a commanding position


after Day 2 of the final test They were bowled out for 362


and James Anderson took four wickets at his home ground,


Old Trafford, to hold the tourists to 220-9


at the end of the day's play. You can't visit this


Old Trafford without being Sporting seasons, already


beginning to change. Come next weekend, the traffic


will be heading to the other Back at the cricket, it was being


played at Premier League pace. Adrenaline, wickets, runs.


Jonny Bairstow held England together, mixing the skilful


with the physical - and, at times, the magical.


More importantly, he got England to 362.


Now James Anderson, bowling from the James Anderson End -


named yesterday, christened with his third ball today.


A roar to compete with United at home. England had three by tea.


Temba Bavuma rebuilt, until Anderson tore into him once more. The game


back in fast forward, Jimmy with the controls.


South Africa no chance. Such quality is catching. The end bearing his


name, what is that like? It is a huge honour for me to have the end


named after me. It is just a bit odd, there is a lot of Mickey taking


from the lads. But my job is to take wickets. Those three wickets in that


spell after tea were key for the team. You can't get away from James


Anderson at Old Trafford, his name is on part of the ground, all over


the scorecard. Tomorrow it might be on the honours board as well. There


is still one South African wickets to take and he will definitely have


his eye on it. The Scottish Premiership season


has kicked off today, and Celtic began the defence


of their title with a convincing Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths


scored twice in the 4-1 There were also opening day


wins for Ross County, England's Georgia Hall


is tied for second place at the Women's British Open


at Kingsbarns in Fife. She double bogeyed holes 16


and 17 to slip to six shots behind the leader,


IK Kim of South Korea, who finished the day on 17


under par after 3 rounds. Alastair Brownlee won't


race again this season The double Olympic champion has had


hip surgery on a recurrent injury and hopes the decision


will prolong his career. Details of the day's other sports


stories are on the BBC Sport website, including


the British Wheelchair tennis championships,


where Britain's Alfie Hewett And, of course, there is all of the


latest from the world athletics Championships, with reaction to


Usain Bolt's final individual 100 metres. Back to you, Clive.


You can see more on all of today's stories on the BBC News Channel.


But from me and the rest of the team, have a very good night.


Good evening. It has been quite a turbulent weather day with