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Kobe Bryant

Harry Lambert

BBC Sport

In the last game of Kobe Bryant's career the Los Angeles Lakers are 10 down with three minutes to go. What came next is now remembered in a very special way.

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Temi Fagbenle

Mike Henson

BBC Sport

An Olympian, a Harvard graduate, a WNBA title winner. The most gallingly successful member of the family, right? The Fagbenles are a little different.

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12 big dates in the UK-EU relationship

From De Gaulle to David Cameron, the moments charting Britain's journey into and out of Europe

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