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India school-leaving exam: The controversy that cost 23 lives

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 7:03pm
The suicides have put India's competitive exams in the spotlight amid allegations of errors in marking.

Brazil dam: How German firm approved Brazil dam before it burst

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 7:02pm
Six months after nearly 300 people died, new evidence emerges suggesting it could have been prevented.

Conjoined twins: Sisters meet surgeons who separated them

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 7:01pm
Ritaj and Rital were born joined at the head. They're reunited with the doctors who saved their lives.

Paralympics to join TV free-to-air 'crown jewels' list

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 6:59pm
The government is set to add the Paralympics to the 'crown jewels' list of sports that must be screened live on free-to-air television.

The Papers: Bomber brother's arrest and Johnson's fishy moment

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 6:36pm
The extradition of Hashem Abedi and the Tory leadership contest dominate the papers.

First London bridges light up for illuminated Thames project

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 6:10pm
Up to 15 bridges across London will eventually become part of the Illuminated River project,

Opioid crisis: US drug overdose deaths drop by 5.1%

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 5:27pm
"America’s united efforts to curb opioid use disorder and addiction are working," a statement reads.

Timmermans: UK ran around 'like idiots' in Brexit negotiations

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 5:22pm
The EU Commission's first vice-president claimed ministers turned up to Brussels without a plan in 2017.

Netflix shares sink 10% as subscriber take-up slows

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 5:19pm
The video streaming pioneer blamed price rises for adding fewer paid subscribers than hoped.

Conservative PM candidates face final hustings

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 5:10pm
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt make their last pitches to Conservative members before voting closes.

Sounding alert about vanishing US coastlines

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 4:55pm
A new photography book captures the environmental threat to America's coastal region.

Celtic beat Sarajevo to progress in Champions League

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 4:37pm
Celtic ease aside FK Sarajevo to set up a Champions League second qualifying round meeting with Nomme Kalju on Estonia.

US removes Turkey from F-35 fighter jet programme

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 4:29pm
This follows deliveries of the first parts of a Russian S-400 missile defence system to Turkey.

Queen Victoria's 'feminist' refurbishment of Buckingham Palace revealed

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 3:36pm
A new exhibition at Buckingham Palace explores Queen Victoria's modernisation of the Royal Family.

Why US bird attacks on humans are on rise

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 3:23pm
Bird experts say there's been an "incremental increase" in attacks, as people encroach on bird habitats.

Twelve arrested in Ayia Napa 'over alleged rape of British woman'

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 3:13pm
The men were arrested after a British woman alleged she was raped, according to local reports.

DR Congo Ebola outbreak declared public health emergency

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 2:16pm
The disease has killed more than 1,600 people in the African state of DR Congo.

Joshua-Ruiz rematch set for New York or Cardiff

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 1:34pm
Anthony Joshua's rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr looks set to take place in New York in November or Cardiff in December.

Can you trust FaceApp with your face?

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 1:09pm
An app that transforms photos of people's faces into younger and older versions has gone viral.

Netball World Cup 2019: 'Beautiful' intercepts & reverse-bounce passes

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 1:00pm
Watch the best skills from day six of the Netball World Cup, including England's Rachel Dunn's impressive shot with an injured wrist and Trinidad & Tobago's reverse-bounce passes.


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