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Animal-smuggling 'kingpin' arrested in Thailand

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 09:30
A man accused of being one of world's most notorious wildlife traffickers has been arrested in Thailand.

Facebook to fight 'fake news' with trust surveys

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 03:49
Facebook has unveiled its latest bid to fight the spread of "fake news" by allowing users to rank trustworthy media outlets.

Police 'find body of drunk driver's mother' in car boot

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:36
Police who arrested a man for drink-driving say they got a nasty surprise when they found his mother's body in his car.

Disgraced ex-Olympics doctor faces abuse accusers

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:50
A former doctor for the US Olympic gymnastics team was told "the tables have turned" as dozens of his sexual abuse accusers faced him down in court.

Coke's plastic plan 'dodges the main issue'

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:37
Environmental campaigners have criticised Coca-Cola's anti-waste vision, saying it fails to address the urgency of the plastic pollution problem.

State of emergency declared in Jamaica

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:20
A spate of deadly shootings in parts of Jamaica has led the prime minister to declare a state of emergency and send soldiers out on to the streets.

Is new Arctic research the key to finding life on Mars?

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:27
Scientists have developed a new technique which they say may help them detect alien life on Mars.

Eight killed in Germany by storm that swept UK

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 14:41
The number of people killed in a storm that battered Britain before sweeping across the continent to Germany has risen to at least eight.

Police catch 'IS-linked' passport forger

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 14:26
A Pakistani passport forger, who allegedly supplied fakes to Islamic State, has been arrested in Thailand.

Bridge boffin? 11 of the world's most famous

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:07
Boris Johnson thinks the Channel is lacking a certain something, namely a bridge linking the UK and France.

'Le selfie!' Macron snaps grinning May

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:21
It's not quite in the same league as the famous Oscars selfie tweeted by Ellen DeGeneres, but the wide smile on Theresa May's face shows she didn't seem too concerned.

Bare-chested Vladimir Putin plunges into icy lake

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:02
A half-naked Vladimir Putin has carried out another of his macho photo ops - this time plunging into an icy lake as park of a ritual to mark Orthodox Epiphany.

Inquest opens into Dolores O'Riordan's death

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:51
An inquest has been opened into the death of The Cranberries' lead singer Dolores O'Riordan.

Blood test for cancer 'promising' after trial

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 06:32
The medical holy grail of a blood test for cancer has moved a step closer after a US trial of a new technique detected eight different kinds of tumour.

Helicopter crash kills Brit world record holder

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 05:17
A British-born land speed record holder has died in a helicopter crash in New Mexico.

New Zealand Prime Minister reveals pregnancy

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 04:30
The prime minister of New Zealand has revealed she is expecting her first child.

Baby dies as car hits Copacabana crowd

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 02:53
A baby has died and at least 15 people have been injured after a car ploughed into a crowd at Rio's Copacabana beach.

Boris Johnson floats idea of UK-France 'bridge'

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 00:16
Boris Johnson floated the idea of building another transport link across the Channel during a UK-France summit, it has emerged.

California 'torture parents' plead not guilty

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 23:07
The parents of 13 emaciated siblings who were found shackled to their beds have pleaded not guilty to charges of abuse, torture and imprisonment.

Could there be a second Hollywood sign?

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 21:28
How do you solve a problem like traffic congestion around the Hollywood sign? You build another one.