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Ryanair issues profit warning as fares fall

13 hours 11 min ago
The airline cuts its forecast, blaming a fall in air fares and over-capacity on short-haul routes.

Australian Open 2019: Maria Sharapova beats defending champion Caroline Wozniacki

13 hours 30 min ago
Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki is knocked out of the Australian Open by five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova.

Germany 'considers ban on Huawei' amid global backlash

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:09pm
Other countries have barred the Chinese firm from their network infrastructure over security concerns.

Aiia Maasarwe: Arrest over killing of Israeli student in Melbourne

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:00pm
Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe was attacked while on the phone to her sister, police say.

Sydney axe attacks: Woman jailed for wounding 7-Eleven customers

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 9:46pm
Evie Amati randomly struck customers in a Sydney convenience store, leaving two badly injured.

Graffiti spotted in Tokyo could be Banksy artwork - maybe

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 9:17pm
Japanese officials are trying to work out whether the famous British street artist has paid a visit.

The Arab country turning to 'female Viagra'

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:30pm
Egypt is the first Arab country to authorise the sale of flibanserin - but how well is it going down?

The North Korean women who had to escape twice

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:28pm
Trafficked into the sex industry after defecting from North Korea, two young women spent years in captivity.

Africa's week in pictures: 11-17 January 2019

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:24pm
A selection of photographs from around the African continent this week.

The hidden victims of the Yemen war

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:14pm
The conflict is having a long-term impact on the lives of people even away from the battlegrounds.

Gay Austrian policeman wins long fight for justice

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:08pm
EU judges tell Austria to compensate an ex-policeman in a gay sex case going back to 1976.

Manmohan Singh: India’s ‘accidental PM’ biopic causes stir

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:02pm
A film about Manmohan Singh is a hatchet job on him and his party months before elections, say critics.

Why is Chinese state media blurring these actors' ears?

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 7:00pm
The Chinese video streaming service blurring earrings worn by male actors has sparked a debate online.

African Union urges DR Congo to delay final election results

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 6:23pm
The African Union calls on the country to delay the final results of its disputed presidential election.

How will history judge President Trump?

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 4:43pm
Two years into a history-defying presidency, the BBC's Nick Bryant assesses how Donald Trump may be remembered.

Trump cancels Nancy Pelosi foreign trip citing shutdown

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 4:25pm
Members of Congress who were due to join the trip are left sitting on a bus at Capitol Hill.

Climate change: Belgium students skip school to demand action

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 3:23pm
Thousands of students skip school in Belgium to join a march demanding action on climate change.

US government shutdown: Cardi B says country 'in a hell hole'

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 2:42pm
The rapper says federal workers going back to work without getting paid needs to be taken seriously.

Trumplomacy: Five takeaways from Pompeo trip to Middle East

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 2:27pm
Five key takeaways from the US secretary of state's breakneck tour of the Middle East.

Mary Oliver: Pulitzer-winning poet dies aged 83

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 2:08pm
Oliver famously penned the line: "What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"

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