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Justin Trudeau apologises for eating chocolate during vote

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 4:46pm
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was caught eating a chocolate bar during a vote in parliament.

Coming soon... The Mueller Report

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 3:36pm
As the real-life US political drama nears its finale, here's a reminder of the saga's main characters.

Should black Americans get slavery reparations?

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 3:27pm
What's the history behind the controversial policy and what have 2020 presidential contenders said?

Swiss boy stabbed to death in Basel after school

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 2:35pm
A 75-year-old woman is arrested after the seven-year-old boy died in hospital after being attacked.

Millions of Facebook passwords exposed internally

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 2:30pm
Developers working for Facebook logged the passwords in plain text as they wrote code for the site.

The people killed as they prayed

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 2:25pm
The lives and stories of those killed in the two Christchurch mosque attacks.

Dr Jordan Peterson: Cambridge University fellowship rescinded

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 1:20pm
Dr Jordan Peterson's views on gender have been the subject of much criticism.

Trump: Time to recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 1:16pm
Israel captured the strategically important plateau from Syria in the 1967 Middle East war.

Simone Biles: Olympic champion expects Tokyo 2020 to be last Games

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 12:35pm
Simone Biles says minor injuries have led to her body "falling apart" and she expects Tokyo 2020 to be her final Olympics.

Christchurch shootings: How the haka unifies New Zealand in mourning

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 12:31pm
What does the Maori haka dance mean, and how is it linked to mourning the Christchurch victims?

Harvard sued by 'descendant of slave for profiting off of photos'

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:59am
The university continues to profit off of photos that belong to descendants of slaves, a lawsuit claims.

Iraq ferry sinking: 'At least 65 dead' in Tigris river at Mosul

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:08am
Most of those on board the vessel in a tourist area in Mosul could not swim, reports say.

France car thieves lured to police station

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:06am
Two men were lured to a police station by a man whose car they were trying to steal north of Paris.

Michel Temer: Brazil ex-president arrested

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:52am
Michel Temer has been arrested as part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation, local media say.

Zambia bans 'Viagra' energy drink

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 9:35am
Some consumers had complained about unwanted side-effects, prompting the authorities to investigate.

Texas chemical fire: Residents of Deer Park warned to stay indoors

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 9:12am
Eight tanks at the chemical plant caught fire earlier this week.

Venezuela crisis: Juan Guaidó's chief of staff detained

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 8:54am
Intelligence agents have raided the house of the opposition leader's chief of staff, legislators say.

China chemical plant explosion kills six in Yancheng

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 8:42am
Another 30 people are injured in the explosion at a fertiliser-making facility in Yancheng.

Jay-Z album The Blueprint officially 'culturally important'

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 8:09am
His sixth album The Blueprint is the first hip hop album of the 21st Century added to the archive.

Excellent! Bill and Ted to go on summer adventure

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 7:51am
Dudes, it's been 28 years since we last saw the duo on the big screen but now they're back.

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