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Ex-Australia PM Abbot head-butted 'over same sex marriage views'

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:22
The Liberal Party politician says the assailant appeared to be a campaigner for same-sex marriage.

French chef Sebastien Bras asks to drop Michelin stars

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 04:59
Celebrated chef Sebastien Bras says his restaurant Le Suquet's Michelin stars create huge pressure.

Mumbai train gets water ride

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 04:48
A video of a train speeding past a flooded station in Mumbai and splattering everyone on the platform has gone viral.

Iraqi forces launch offensive to retake Hawija from IS

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 03:39
The area, west of Kirkuk, is one of so-called Islamic State's last two strongholds in Iraq.

Melania Trump mocked online after anti-bullying speech

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 03:28
The US First Lady's seven-minute speech was a chance to outline her agenda for the next few years.

Florian Philippot: Le Pen's top aide quits National Front

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 02:13
Florian Philippot, who helped the party embrace more liberal values, says he has been "ridiculed".

Rohingya crisis: Rakhine aid boat 'blocked by Myanmar mob'

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:59
Buddhist protesters believed the aid was only intended for Rohingya Muslims, an official said.

Bere Island buzzing over mystery lottery win

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:52
Only 180 people live on Bere Island, County Cork - and it seems one of them has won £450,000.

India girl 'raped by teachers' critical after abortion

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:50
Doctors say she suffered brain damage after school staff accused of raping her forced her to abort.

Boeing 747s offered for public auction in China

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:50
Cargo jets are being put up for online auction in China after failing to find buyers.

Where is Nambia? President Trump 'invents' African country

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:20
Speaking at a UN conference, US President Donald Trump appears to invent a whole new African nation.

'He was the man' - young artists on Basquiat

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 00:13
Young black artists celebrate Jean-Michel Basquiat's impact on art.

Iran nuclear deal: US 'sunset clause' concern remains - Tillerson

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 23:37
The secretary of state had "matter-of-fact" talks with his Iranian counterpart despite disagreements.

Causing friction

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 23:36
Billboards featuring a former porn star advise safe sex during a Hindu festival, upsetting conservatives.

Australian schoolgirl raises alarm over flesh-eating disease

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 23:14
An Australian girl whose knee was eaten away by a Buruli ulcer calls for better research funding.

Why Amsterdam is hiking tourist tax

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 21:54
From 2018 hotels in the centre of the city will charge 2% more in tourist tax than those further out.

Mexico earthquake: Race to find survivors under collapsed school

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 20:51
Rescuers step up efforts to find people trapped under rubble, including at a school in Mexico City.

Myanmar VP 'concern' over Rakhine

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 20:38
Henry Van Thio said there was a problem of "significant magnitude" in Rakhine but the cause was unclear.

Rihanna on diverse make-up: 'It's not rocket science'

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 20:24
We spoke with Rihanna about the response to her new beauty brand Fenty Beauty.

North Korea says Trump speech is 'a dog's bark'

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 20:18
North Korea's top diplomat was responding to the US president's vow to "totally destroy" the country.


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