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Norway businessman's wife kidnapped for ransom

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 5:59am
Anne Hagen, wife of a multi-millionaire Norwegian businessman, has been missing for months.

New Zealand birds: Christmas decorations tied around sparrows

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 5:11am
Authorities say the birds are being deliberately tied with tinsel around their necks and wings.

US-Mexico border wall row: Trump v Democrats

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 4:27am
The US president wants money to tackle illegal migration, but Democrats say he is 'manufacturing a crisis'.

Scott Morrison: Australian PM in shoe Photoshop fail

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 2:37am
Scott Morrison laughs off the discovery of a poorly doctored portrait on his website.

Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman 'given refugee status'

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 2:20am
Rahaf al-Qunun, 18, refused to board a flight from Bangkok and barricaded herself in her hotel room.

CES 2019: The expanding door that fights parcel thieves

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 2:13am
A door that locks away small parcels and calls the police if larger ones are stolen is at CES.

Fukubukuro: Why Japan goes crazy for 'lucky bags'

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 12:44am
Taking your chances on buying a mystery bag of a store's old stock has become a New Year tradition.

'Suspicious packages' found at consulates in Australia

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 11:56pm
Authorities are investigating the discoveries at foreign consulates in Canberra and Melbourne.

Jeanne Augier: Flamboyant owner of Negresco hotel dies

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 11:08pm
Jeanne Augier's death brings to a close an era of glitz and glamour on the French Riviera.

Black Nazarene: Thousands join annual statue parade in Manila

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 11:07pm
The annual procession sees huge crowds try to get close to the historic statue of Jesus Christ.

Democrats to Trump: 'We don't govern by temper tantrum'

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 10:19pm
Democratic leaders accuse Mr Trump of holding the American people hostage over his border wall plans.

Trump demands funding to end border 'crisis' in US TV address

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 9:57pm
The US president says Congress needs to back $5.7bn for a "steel barrier" along the Mexican border.

Trump: Mexico 'to pay for wall indirectly via trade deal'

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 9:42pm
President Trump demands funding for a US-Mexico border wall in his first TV address from the Oval Office.

CES 2019: Can breath-sniffing gadgets improve your diet?

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 9:27pm
Two rival gadgets at CES promise to reveal the secrets of your metabolism - by scrutinising your breath.

Climate change: 'Right to repair' gathers force

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 7:34pm
EU and US states are to introduce laws helping people to mend appliances that break down.

Egypt 'recovers smuggled artefact' from UK auction

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 7:32pm
The ancient relic was spotted on display at an auction hall in London, Egyptian officials say.

The digital activist taking politicians out of Madrid politics

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 7:15pm
One file-sharing developer turned politician wants to hand decisions over to the people of Madrid.

Russia in Africa: Is it becoming a key player?

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 7:14pm
Will Russia's renewed interest in Africa make it a key player in the continent?

Ethiopia-Eritrea border boom as peace takes hold

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 7:13pm
The reopening of the border between Ethiopia and Eritrea has transformed the towns near the frontier.

Climate change: Which are the best vegan milks?

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 7:10pm
With sales of vegan foods on the rise, check the environmental impact of plant-based milks.


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