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Swarthmore fraternities face ban calls over 'rape attic' claims

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 5:55pm
Dozens of Swarthmore College students have occupied a fraternity since Saturday over claims of abuse.

Leuser rainforest: Baby orangutans rescued from Indonesia's pet trade

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 5:46pm
As Indonesian orangutans come into closer contact with humans, they are at increasing risk of capture.

Apple iPhone sales drop at record pace

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 5:45pm
Smartphone revenue falls at its steepest-ever rate, but the technology giant is upbeat on the future.

Japan's new Emperor Naruhito succeeds father Akihito

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 4:25pm
Emperor Naruhito formally takes up the Chrysanthemum throne a day after his father's abdication.

Is plant burger firm Beyond Meat really worth $1.5bn?

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 2:30pm
The BBC gives Beyond Meat's key product - its vegan burger - a try ahead of its stock market listing.

Facebook boss reveals changes in response to criticism

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 2:18pm
Mark Zuckerberg announced changes to Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook at a speech in San Francisco

Amputee on 'top of the world' after walking again

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 2:02pm
A US sailor who lost his leg takes his first steps using a prosthetic limb after documenting his recovery.

Mozambique: Cyclone Kenneth aftermath leaves 200,000 at risk

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 1:26pm
Lebo Diseko reports as rain continues to hamper aid efforts in Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth.

White House to designate Muslim Brotherhood terrorist organisation

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 12:40pm
The move against the Middle East group would prompt wide-ranging sanctions.

Three killed in Hawaii tour helicopter crash

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 12:31pm
The fiery crash left a trail of debris on a busy residential street as bystanders attempted to help.

Venezuela's Guaidó uprising call

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 12:05pm
Juan Guaidó has called on the military to support him in ousting President Nicolás Maduro.

Dutch WW2 Queen 'considered Nazi swap for Belgian royals'

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 11:31am
As World War Two neared an end, Dutch Queen Wilhelmina was asked to help save Belgium's royal family.

Honduras protesters clash with riot police

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 10:17am
Anger over feared privatisation of the education and health sectors spills over into street battles.

Spying whales and other undercover animals

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 8:12am
The list of animals used in espionage is longer than you might think.

Japan's emperor abdicates the throne

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 7:16am
Emperor Akihito is the first emperor to abdicate in over 200 years.

Venezuela's Guaidó appeals to military 'at air force base'

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 7:11am
In a video published on Twitter, opposition leader Juan Guaidó appears speaking in front of uniformed men.

Honduras protests: Buildings burn during clashes over reforms

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 6:57am
Teachers, students and doctors clash with police in Honduras during protests against planned reforms.

When will you next buy a mobile phone?

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 6:31am
Mobile phone sales worldwide are declining but is our love affair with them over?

Italian teen gang 'tortured pensioner' - eight held

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 6:04am
An elderly man who died near Taranto was beaten up repeatedly by a gang, prosecutors say.

Thai cave boys sign Netflix deal

Tue, 04/30/2019 - 5:59am
The story of Wild Boars, who were trapped for more than two weeks, will be told by streaming giants.

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