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Trump installs $50,000 golf simulator in the White House

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 4:33pm
Unable to play as often as he'd like, the president has installed a simulator in his private quarters.

Slovenia MP quits after stealing sandwich

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 4:03pm
The lawmaker was annoyed at being ignored by staff but later returned to the supermarket to pay.

Senate confirms William Barr as US attorney general

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 3:05pm
Every Republican senator and several Democrats voted for Mr Barr to lead the Department of Justice.

Canada teacher guilty of voyeurism for filming students' cleavage

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 3:02pm
Canada's top court reversed the acquittal of a teacher who took pictures of his students' cleavage.

Pompeii: Narcissus fresco uncovered by archaeologists

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 2:40pm
Archaeologists reveal, on Valentine's Day, a painting of the man who fell in love with himself.

Why this dog was sworn in at court

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 2:06pm
Instead of giving evidence, Kora the courtroom dog is there to give support to child witnesses.

In pictures: Venezuelans trade scrap metal to survive

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 1:16pm
Illegal tracks known as "trochas" are being used to cross into Colombia to trade.

Nigeria election 2019: Do the promises stack up?

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 1:00pm
Voters are bombarded with propaganda ahead of Saturday's presidential election, but how much is accurate?

Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:49pm
The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world's worst nuclear disaster.

Parkland anniversary: Moment of silence marks one year since school shooting

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:43pm
Seventeen people were killed by an ex-student at a Florida high school on Valentine's Day in 2018.

Amazon cancels New York City campus plan

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:43pm
The internet giant hit local opposition over more than $2bn in subsidies it had been promised.

YNW Melly: US rapper charged with double murder

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:37pm
YNW Melly, 19, is charged with shooting dead two other rappers, said to have been childhood friends.

Why Australia's PM is talking of dark threats and 'evil'

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:07pm
The nation's foghorn politics is suddenly all about threats and "evil", writes the BBC's Hywel Griffith.

US-backed Syrian fighters battle to clear final two IS villages

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:57am
Kurdish-led fighters backed by the US are pushing into two villages near the Iraq border.

Man jailed after found with 3D-printed gun and 'lawmaker hit list'

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:47am
The Dallas man had been prohibited from purchasing a gun so he printed and assembled parts instead.

Kenyan policeman sentenced to death in rare officer conviction

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:25am
Two cases in Kenya's high court result in rare police convictions, including one death sentence.

What is the EU's controversial Article 13?

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 8:13am
The final version of the new EU copyright law is agreed after three days of talks in France.

Australia refugee centre detainee wins top human rights award

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 8:05am
Abdul Aziz Muhamat wrote about conditions at the Manus Island centre for asylum seekers.

Oscars 2019: Stars object to awards ceremony change

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 7:59am
Spike Lee, Martin Scorsese write open letter objecting to awards being given in commercial break.

Sweden recalls China envoy over 'deal' on detained bookseller

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 7:17am
Anna Lindstedt is being investigated about a case involving a detained Swedish-Chinese bookseller.

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