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Paul Whelan: Former US marine alleges set-up in Russia spy case

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 10:03am
Paul Whelan, also a UK citizen, tells the BBC a Russian friend put a flash drive in his pocket in 2018.

French Dunkirk camp cleared as migrants try to reach UK

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 9:18am
Police try to move some 1,000 people from a gym and tent camp near Dunkirk.

Sarah Thomas: Woman first to swim Channel four times non-stop

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 8:23am
Sarah Thomas began the challenge on Sunday and finished after more than 54 hours.

Lilly Singh launches NBC talk show A Little Late on YouTube first

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 8:12am
The YouTube star becomes the only female late night host on the big four US networks.

Spain in shock as children witness family's triple murder

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 8:05am
A man, 45, kills his ex-wife, mother-in-law and sister-in-law in front of the couple's children.

Michael Jackson estate calls Leaving Neverland's Emmy Award a 'farce'

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 7:49am
Michael Jackson's estate hits out over Leaving Neverland's Emmy Award for best documentary.

Hong Kong tries and fails to hire PR firms to rebuild image

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 7:48am
Amid ongoing protests the government contacted eight PR firms, but all of them turned down the job.

Novosibirsk: 'No risk' after blast and fire at Russian lethal virus lab

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 7:15am
A major research centre says no biological agents have been released from a blast and fire at a lab.

Afghanistan war: Deadly bomb attack hits election rally

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 7:07am
President Ashraf Ghani was due to address the meeting but was unhurt.

South Africa apologises to Nigeria over xenophobic attacks

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 5:07am
An envoy expresses the country's "sincerest apologies" following a wave of violence targeting foreigners.

EU court hears appeal over Irish Apple court case

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 4:46am
The court is hearing appeals against a decision to order Ireland to recover taxes from technology giant Apple.

Why are South Korean politicians shaving their heads?

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 4:17am
Allegations of corruption linked to a justice minister have renewed a traditional form of protest.

Sarah Thomas on swimming English Channel four times non-stop

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 4:01am
American woman Sarah Thomas has become the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop.

Does fat shaming help people lose weight?

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 3:49am
Fat chance - the evidence says fat shaming is more likely to lead people to put on weight.

Cardinal Pell makes final attempt to quash sexual abuse convictions

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 3:10am
Ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell asks Australia's top court to review his sexual abuse convictions.

Elon Musk says 'pedo guy' tweet was not accusation

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 12:39am
The Tesla CEO's lawyers say the term means "creepy old man" in South Africa where Mr Musk grew up.

Israelis vote in second general election in five months

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 12:02am
PM Benjamin Netanyahu fights for a fifth term after failing to form a coalition during the summer.

Looking back at 100 days of protests in Hong Kong

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:02pm
How a controversial extradition bill with China sparked months of violent protest.

China gripped after sighting of its own 'Loch Ness Monster'

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 8:37pm
Is the creature in the Yangtze a monster, a snake - or something less animated altogether?

World's biggest amphibian 'discovered' in museum

Mon, 09/16/2019 - 8:27pm
DNA from historical museum specimens may help save the giant salamander from extinction in the wild.


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