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German heatwave causes beer bottle shortage as sales surge

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 8:51am
Some of the hottest summer months on record have led to a beer bottle shortage as drinkers indulge.

Thieves snatch shark from an aquarium using a pram

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 8:40am
A horn shark was stolen from an aquarium using a baby's pram, the thieves carried it in a bucket leaving a trail of water as they left.

Romanian police confiscate anti-government number plates

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 8:34am
A motorist was stopped by police for the anti-government slogan on his car registration.

Iranians criticise Trump's offer of talks

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 8:22am
Officials say the offer to his Iranian counterpart would have "no value" and be "a humiliation".

Italian athlete Osakue fears climate of violence after attack

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 8:06am
Daisy Osakue suffered an eye injury in an attack she believes was racially motivated.

Stranded Russian climber rescued after six-day ordeal in Pakistan

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 7:59am
Alexander Gukov is airlifted by Pakistani helicopter pilots after being stranded in the Karakorams.

Kenya's Tourism Minister sorry for saying 'go to hell'

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 7:22am
Najib Balala told critics to "go to hell" after they blamed him for the deaths of 10 rhinos.

Colombia shooting kills eight in area hit by rebel feud

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 6:50am
The attack happened in a billiard hall in an area where two rival rebel groups vie for control.

Dareen Tatour: Israeli Arab poet sentenced for incitement

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 6:40am
Dareen Tatour said her poem was mistranslated and misinterpreted by the Israeli authorities.

Zimbabwe election: Mnangagwa and Chamisa both upbeat

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 6:10am
Both sides suggest they are confident of a win but observers say the race is too close to call.

Miss Helen, shark stolen in a pram, recovering in US aquarium

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 5:20am
The thieves abducted the shark from a Texas aquarium by disguising it as a baby in a pram.

The flooded Cambodian villagers who refuse to move on

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 5:17am
The BBC hears from residents holding out in village flooded by a controversial dam project in Cambodia.

New Zealand sexist road sign changed by seven-year-old girl

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 3:51am
Zoe Carew wrote a letter saying "Line Men" was "wrong and unfair" to women.

India death penalty: Does it actually deter rape?

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 3:01am
Some evidence from neighbouring countries would suggest otherwise.

Spider 'devours' native Irish lizard

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 1:49am
The Irish lizard was found mummified by the spider's silk in a County Dublin garden.

Uber halts development of self-driving trucks

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 1:34am
The ride-hailing firm says it will now focus solely on the development of self-driving cars.

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