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Australian seagulls carry antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:17pm
Scientists say at least 20% of gulls carry the bacteria, which they fear can be passed onto humans.

The South African Uber driving singing his way to opera fame

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:14pm
A passenger in Durban filmed him in his cab and he has since become a viral hit.

South Africa's singing Uber driver

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:14pm
Menzi Mngoma has become a viral sensation, auditioning for Cape Town Opera.

Tabisha Esperance - the fashion designer cutting a future after war

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:13pm
Tabisha Esperance is the self-proclaimed "best fashion designer" in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp.

Emanuela Orlandi death: Brother's search to solve Vatican murder mystery

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:12pm
Emanuela Orlandi disappeared on her way home and now the Vatican has agreed to open two tombs.

Jai Shri Ram: The Hindu chant that became a murder cry

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 7:10pm
A popular god has been invoked in attacks on Indian Muslims, deepening fears of religious polarisation.

US family blames cruise company for toddler's death

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 5:38pm
The family's lawyer says the cruise company should not have left an open window in a play area.

Canine capers as dog owners dress up pets

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 4:14pm
The PAWmicon event saw pet owners in San Diego get creative with costumes for themselves and their pets.

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia festival after backlash

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 3:41pm
The rapper says she has "better educated" herself amid a human rights backlash.

Ross Perot: The self-made billionaire who upended US politics

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 3:07pm
The self-made Texan billionaire and business pathfinder who twice ran for president.

Denmark plans regulation of influencers following suicide note

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 2:50pm
Denmark plans controls on popular influencers after an Instagram star posted a suicide note.

Saudi princess on trial over Paris assault

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 1:42pm
Princess Hassa bint Salman allegedly ordered her bodyguard to beat up a workman but was not in court.

Japan boy-band mogul Johnny Kitagawa dies at 87

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 1:12pm
His talent agency dominated the pop music industry in Japan for decades.

Nigerian parliament: Violent clashes at Shia protest

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 1:07pm
Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria are demanding their leader is released from jail.

Jeffrey Epstein: US labour secretary Alex Acosta defends role in Epstein case

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 12:59pm
Top Democrats have called for Mr Acosta to quit over his handling of previous charges against Epstein.

Ethiopian capital bans motorbikes to curb crime

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 12:26pm
The mayor of Addis Ababa says criminals use them to rob people.

Ross Perot: 'I've lived the American Dream'

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:47am
Texas billionaire and independent candidate Ross Perot speaks at a presidential debate in 1992.

Florida headteacher removed from post for refusing to call Holocaust a fact

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:41am
A Florida headteacher told a parent he could not say the Holocaust was "a factual, historical event".

Yang Hengjun: The Australian writer held by China for six months

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:31am
Blogger Yang Hengjun has not been heard from since being arrested for "endangering national security".

Ross Perot, billionaire and ex-presidential candidate, dies at 89

Tue, 07/09/2019 - 11:19am
The business pioneer twice ran for president as an independent in the 1990s.


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