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Stan Lee: The man behind the mask

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:19am
How the writer, who has died aged 95, came to create the iconic characters of the Marvel universe.

California wildfires: At least 42 are killed in deadliest blaze

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:17am
The Camp Fire in the north of the US state has now surpassed the 1933 Griffith Park disaster.

China postpones lifting ban on rhino and tiger parts after outcry

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:15am
The plan to end a ban on the trade of tiger and rhino parts had caused an outcry but are now on hold.

Melbourne car attack: James Gargasoulas guilty of six murders

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:08pm
James Gargasoulas drove his car into pedestrians in Melbourne, killing six and injuring 27 others.

Mid-term elections 2018: Democrat wins tight Arizona race

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:02pm
Kyrsten Sinema becomes the US southern state's first Democratic senator since 1994.

Rewriting history in the Philippines and the fight for the truth

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 7:21pm
How supporters of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos have been exploiting social media to spread fake news as his family stages a political comeback.

Can attitudes towards body hair be sexist for both men and women?

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 7:13pm
Frankie McCamley looks at the psychology, the history and the popular culture around people with body hair.

Somalian journalists risk their lives to report the truth

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 7:13pm
Somalia is one of the most dangerous places for journalists, with nearly 40 killed in the past decade.

California wildfires continue to rage

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 6:22pm
The death toll in California is rising as fires burn across the northern and southern parts of the state.

Can listening to bees tell us why they are in decline?

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 5:42pm
Scientists hope artificial intelligence will gives us more insights into bee health and behaviour.

California wildfires: 'I saw cars become metal and bones'

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 5:30pm
Hundreds of thousands of people have fled wildfires in California - here are some of their stories

Stan Lee on how he created Spider-Man

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 4:02pm
The man behind many Marvel Comics superheroes explains how he came up with the iconic character.

French mother tried for hiding baby in car boot

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 3:30pm
A French woman has gone on trial accused of harming the child she kept in the boot of her car.

Comedian Dave Chappelle photobombs engagement shoot

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 3:28pm
Comedian Dave Chappelle photobombs a young, American couple's engagement photoshoot.

Mystery monkey: history of unique Xenothrix fossil revealed

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 3:03pm
A now-extinct monkey from Jamaica had South American roots, according to new DNA evidence.

#ThisIsOurLane: Doctors hit back at pro-gun group NRA

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 3:01pm
The National Rifle Association told doctors to "stay in their lane" after a report on gun violence.

Stan Lee obituary: The genius of the superhero creator

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 2:19pm
Stan Lee was the man responsible for a string of comic superheroes that have become household names.

Stan Lee: Marvel Comics co-creator dies aged 95

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 2:15pm
Lee, the brains behind Spider-Man, Black Panther and X-Men, is survived by his daughter.

These coins stopped a bullet and saved a soldier's life

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 1:25pm
These coins both endangered and saved Optatius Buyssens's life, as he fought as a soldier during World War One

Mid-term elections 2018: Trump calls for end of Florida recounts

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 1:19pm
Amid narrowing margins in Florida's senate and governor races, Donald Trump says recounts should end.

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