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Singer Billy Joel becomes father again at 68

American singer Billy Joel is celebrating the birth of his third child at the age of 68, his second with 35-year-old wife Alexis.
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Posted 2017/10/24 08:05:00

Thai king set for five-day funeral year after death

Thailand is preparing to bid farewell to the country's revered former ruler, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, more than a year after he died.
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Posted 2017/10/24 07:07:00

Kim Jong Nam murder suspects back at airport

Two women accused of killing of North Korean leader King Jong Un's half-brother have been brought back to where the attack took place.
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Posted 2017/10/24 01:41:00

Russian journalist stabbed in studio attack

A prominent Russian journalist at one of the country’s leading radio stations has been stabbed in the neck by an assailant who burst into the broadcaster’s studios.
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Posted 2017/10/23 12:33:00

Charges dropped against Dubai Briton

A British man sentenced to jail in Dubai for touching a man's hip has had the charges against him dropped, his representatives have said.
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Posted 2017/10/23 10:22:00

British woman dies after boat crash in France

A British woman has died after a boat she was travelling in violently struck a beacon on the Rhone River in the south of France.
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Posted 2017/10/22 13:07:00

WHO rescinds Mugabe ambassador role

The World Health Organisation has reversed its decision to make Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe a goodwill ambassador.
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Posted 2017/10/22 12:03:00

Buddhists in Myanmar protest Rohingya return

Hundreds of hard-line Buddhists, including monks, have protested against a plan by Myanmar's government for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya to return to the country.
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Posted 2017/10/22 11:17:00

Charging rhino injures suspected poacher

A suspected poacher was left injured after a rhino he was tracking suddenly appeared and charged at him.
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Posted 2017/10/22 10:59:00

Putin rival leaves jail as Kremlin race heats up

Russian opposition leader and anti-Putin campaigner Alexei Navalny declared "I'm out" after he was released from a detention centre in Moscow.
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Posted 2017/10/22 08:59:00

Stranded diver stalked for miles by deadly shark

A diver who became separated from his boat has said he is lucky to be alive after swimming miles back to shore while being stalked by a large tiger shark.
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Posted 2017/10/22 08:35:00

Typhoon causes chaos in Japan on election day

Millions have battled severe wind and rain to vote in Japan's election, as a powerful typhoon causes chaos across the country.
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Posted 2017/10/22 06:27:00

Malta offers €1m reward over journalist killing

Malta's government has offered a €1m (£893,000) reward for information on who killed an investigative reporter with a car bomb.
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Posted 2017/10/21 15:57:00

Fake wife? Melania Trump body double conspiracy

Conspiracy theorists on Twitter think Melania Trump was replaced by a body double as her husband addressed the media last week.
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Posted 2017/10/19 06:27:00

New Zealand gets youngest Prime Minister in history

New Zealand is getting a new government after a month of deadlock following elections, with Jacinda Ardern becoming the nation's youngest leader.
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Posted 2017/10/19 06:17:00

Celeb TV host to challenge Putin in election

A celebrity TV host says she plans to run in next year's Russian presidential election where she is expected to face Vladimir Putin.
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Posted 2017/10/18 18:43:00

Pair fired after United Airlines passenger removed

Two airport security officers have been sacked for their part in the forcible removal of a passenger from a plane that left him bleeding from a broken nose and two broken teeth.
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Posted 2017/10/18 11:07:00

Scientists race to stop parrot massacre in Tasmania

Australian scientists are racing to save critically endangered swift parrots from being "massacred" by sugar glider predators in Tasmania's ancient forests.
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Posted 2017/10/18 07:08:00

Booker won by US author for second year in row

George Saunders has won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction with his first novel, Lincoln In The Bardo.
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Posted 2017/10/18 06:51:00

Death toll in Portugal wildfires reaches 41

At least 41 people have died in Portugal, where firefighters are slowly gaining control over the 15 major blazes.
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Posted 2017/10/18 00:18:00