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How sunflowers and selfies caused a 'zombie apocalypse'

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 9:42am
The desire for the perfect Instagram picture reportedly saw 7,000 people descend on a Canadian farm.

Cat stolen from Russian museum found after social outcry

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 9:29am
Behemoth, the resident cat at a Russian museum, has been returned to his home after he was stolen on Wednesday

What is the '#QAnon' conspiracy theory?

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 9:04am
A bizarre and complicated conspiracy theory has spread from the internet to President Trump's rallies.

Tokyo Medical University 'changed female exam scores'

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 8:16am
Japanese media allege Tokyo Medical University sought to purposefully reduce female student numbers.

Europe's heat record could be broken in Spain and Portugal

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 8:02am
The hottest-ever recorded temperature in Europe could be broken this week in Spain and Portugal.

Pope Francis declares death penalty inadmissible in all cases

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:44am
Church teaching previously allowed it in some cases, but it has now been declared "inadmissible".

Jacinda Ardern returns to work after maternity leave

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 7:16am
Six weeks after giving birth to her daughter Neve, the New Zealand prime minister discusses returning to work.

Jennifer Aniston on Friends reboot (and 8 other things we didn't know)

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 6:11am
The actress reveals she and her co-stars have discussed the possibility of the show being brought back.

Three foreigners kidnapped and killed in Kabul

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 5:59am
Three people from India, Malaysia and Macedonia are shot dead in a suspected militant attack.

Corsica flash flood kills four in French canyoning group

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 5:48am
A canyoning trip proved fatal for a seven-year-old girl and three adults on the French island.

In pictures: Australia's drought seen from the air

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 5:32am
Parts of eastern Australia are suffering their worst drought in memory, as these aerial images show.

Mexico plane crash: Investigators find black box flight recorders

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 3:55am
Investigators find the flight recorders from an Aeroméxico plane that crashed with 103 on board.

Google in China: Internet giant 'plans censored search engine'

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 3:39am
The US giant is reportedly developing a search engine that would block sensitive queries.

Colombia's battle with cocaine traffickers

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 2:33am
Colombia’s anti-narcotics police are fighting a war on cocaine trafficking - which is being fuelled by demand in Europe and the US.

High-ranking Chinese monk accused of sexually harassing nuns

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 1:51am
The senior abbot denies the accusations, the latest in a growing #MeToo movement in China.

Australian senator sues over 'sexist slurs'

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:10am
Australian Sarah Hanson-Young alleges her reputation was damaged by insults from a male senator.

Illinois lawmaker Nick Sauer quits after 'catfishing' claim

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:41pm
Republican state congressman Nick Sauer allegedly posted nude photos of his ex-girlfriend online.

Residents of the Libyan city of Sirte say they feel 'abandoned'

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:46pm
Residents of the Libyan city of Sirte say they feel 'abandoned' nearly two years after the so-called Islamic State group were pushed out.

Zimbabwe election: International calls for restraint

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:01pm
The UN and former colonial power the UK call for calm amid a post-election government crackdown.

Why the US-China trade dispute has experts worried

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 7:48pm
The world's two biggest economies are at loggerheads, amid concerns tensions might escalate.

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