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Food taste 'not protected by copyright' rules EU court

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 7:28am
Court of Justice was asked to rule in a copyright case involving two Dutch cream cheese products.

Old lady mistakes Chancellor Merkel for Macron's wife

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:56am
A French lady turning 101 said meeting the French and German leaders was "fantastic".

Uganda school fire: Three in custody after nine die in dormitory

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:31am
Nine students were killed in a dormitory whose doors had been padlocked, trapping dozens inside.

French Army appears to mock Donald Trump in viral tweet

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:28am
The French Army tweeted that rain would not slow it down in the wake of the president's no-shows.

UFOs spotted off Irish coast under investigation

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:06am
The objects were said to be very bright and flying at twice the speed of sound.

Softbank IPO: A guide to the Japanese tech giant

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:26am
The firm is planning a $21bn IPO of its mobile unit that could fund a fresh wave of tech investments.

Heavy Gaza-Israel fire traded overnight

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 2:45am
The violence is among the worst since 2014 and follows a covert Israeli mission exposed on Sunday.

El Chapo trial begins: The story explained

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 1:38am
The Mexican drug kingpin's trial in New York is to begin amid huge security measures.

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.


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