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Jean-Claude Romand: Fake French doctor who killed family is free

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 1:00am
Jean-Claude Romand murdered his wife, children and parents in 1993 as he was about to be exposed.

Putin: Russian president says liberalism 'obsolete'

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 12:32am
Speaking before the G20 summit, the Russian leader says the political ideology has "outlived its purpose".

Genoa bridge: Towers to be demolished with explosives

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 10:18pm
Residents are told to leave as experts prepare to demolish what remains of Italy's Morandi bridge.

European heatwave: Temperature may reach highest on record in France

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 10:03pm
The current record stands at 44.1C (111.4F), reached in southern France in a 2003.

Italy migrants: Pressure builds over Lampedusa rescue ship

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 9:31pm
It comes as Italy tries to clamp down on migrant rescue boats entering its territorial waters.

Democratic debate: Heavyweights Biden and Sanders duel

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 9:15pm
Ten hopefuls are on stage, but all eyes are on the two heavyweights battling for the party's soul.

Assam NRC: Are India’s ‘unwanted people’ being driven to suicide?

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 8:55pm
Citizens facing deportation are taking their lives, say activists who warn of a humanitarian disaster.

Why is an African chief's skull mentioned in the Versailles Treaty?

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 8:52pm
Chief Mkwawa died 16 years before WW1 began but his skull was mentioned in the treaty that ended the conflict.

What is the G20 summit, and what do world leaders talk about?

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 8:50pm
What is the G20, and what do they do when they meet?

Africa's top shots: 21-27 June 2019

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 8:22pm
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.

Quiz of the Week: Which Pink song induced childbirth?

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 8:14pm
Have you been paying attention to what's been going on over the past seven days?

'I rented a mouldy flat from the deputy mayor'

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 7:53pm
When Jennifer Mbon's flat grew a layer of black mould she discovered her landlord was one of Marseille's top politicians.

Migrant crisis: US House 'reluctantly' passes bill after showdown

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 7:13pm
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi backs down after a showdown over rival aid plans.

AI needs more health data if it's to help cure the world

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 7:11pm
Artificial intelligence could help tackle many of the world's health problems, experts say.

iPhone designer Jony Ive to leave Apple

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 7:02pm
The British designer's work helped turn Apple into the world's most valuable company.

Prosthetic limbs: An invention for amputees in the developing world

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 7:00pm
It's high-tech, it's cheap, and it's been designed for amputees in the developing world.

How China is trying to stop its deserts spreading

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 7:00pm
The deserts in China are constantly spreading due to human activities.

Detention centres 'will shock the conscience of this country'

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 6:53pm
Democratic Party candidates visited a child migrant detention facility in South Florida.

Two women say E Jean Carroll told them about Trump alleged sexual assault

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 4:31pm
Donald Trump denies allegations he sexually assaulted columnist E. Jean Carroll in the 1990s.

Trumplomacy: What's the US endgame in Iran?

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 2:41pm
After suspected attacks by Iran on a US drone and oil tankers, Mr Trump's retaliations have varied.


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