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Turpin case: 'Chains and padlocks used on siblings'

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:30
The charges against California couple David and Louise Turpin include torture and child abuse.

Syria 'ready to down Turkish jets attacking Kurds Afrin'

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:40
Syria's government warns Turkey against launching an assault on a northern Kurdish enclave.

Trump sows confusion as Republicans scramble to avert shutdown

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:23
The White House is forced to issue a statement maintaining the president backs his party's strategy.

How an 'ice jam' caused river to burst banks in minutes

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:25
Timelapse footage shows how a partially frozen New York river rose dramatically during a cold snap.

Plane that skidded off Turkey runway recovered

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:24
All 168 passengers and crew survived when it slid down a cliff overlooking the Black Sea in Turkey.

Turpins: The 'happy family' at centre of torture allegations

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:20
From their pictures, the couple arrested in California seemed to preside over a happy American family.

Sweden to issue leaflets on how to prepare for war

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:06
The publication of the booklets, first issued in World War Two, comes amid rising security concerns.

Deadly storm causes chaos in Europe

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:47
Four people have been killed by 140km per hour (90mph) winds across Europe.

Pakistan polio: Mother and daughter killed giving vaccinations

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:20
They were giving drops to children when unknown gunmen shot them dead.

US police arrest two boys after vandalism killed 500k bees

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:09
They are accused of vandalising hives at an US honey business, causing the bees to freeze to death.

South Africa: Cape Town slashes water use amid drought

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:30
Residents will be banned from using more than 50 litres of water a day from next month.

'African gangs' debate polarises Australia

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:29
Recent crime in Melbourne has dominated national news, but many say it is being unfairly exaggerated.

Pope Francis marries couple on Chile flight

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:27
The pontiff performs a Catholic wedding ceremony for airline staff as he travels between cities.

Turpin case: Parents of captive children due in court

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:26
David and Louise Turpin will be asked whether they admit charges of torture and child endangerment.

Bayeux Tapestry explained... by kids

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:24
The 11th Century artwork tells the story behind one of the most famous battles in English history.

Child pregnancies reignite sexual abuse debate in Turkey

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:00
115 underage girls giving birth at a single hospital in five months has reignited sexual abuse debate in Turkey.

French 'MeToo' creator Sandra Muller 'sued for defamation'

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:43
Sandra Muller says the former television boss she accused of harassment is taking her to court.

'Code red' storm causes Dutch and German transport chaos

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:44
A fierce storm paralyses Amsterdam's Schiphol airport and hits German transport too.

US plans open-ended military presence in Syria

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:36
The US wants to ensure the enduring defeat of IS, counter Iran's influence and help end the civil war.

Fire and Fury: Trump exposé to become television series

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:42
Michael Wolff's exposé on Trump's White House is bought in a seven-figure deal.

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