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Heading home

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 13:49
Hundreds of people are set to lose their jobs after Putin's crackdown.

Niagara Falls: Officials explain why the water turned black

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 13:17
Officials say maintenance work caused the inky, stinky discharge to appear in the water by the falls.

Sam Shepard: US actor and playwright dies aged 73

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 13:16
He won a Pulitzer Prize for his writing and was nominated for an Oscar for his acting.

Qatar 'files complaint' with World Trade Organization

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:57
The formal move would be the first step in the World Trade Organization's dispute process.

Game of Thrones script 'stolen in HBO hack'

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:51
HBO confirms it experienced a "cyber incident" after hackers claimed to have breached the firm.

Passchendaele ceremony: Highlights

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 12:13
The words of soldiers and royalty are among the highlights of a remembrance ceremony in Ypres.

iPhone thieves ‘used van to rob moving truck’

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:36
Five thieves looted a truck on the motorway by climbing out of a moving van, Dutch police say.

Mike Pence reassures Baltic states over Russia 'threat'

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:22
Vice-President Mike Pence tells the Nato allies: "An attack on one of us is an attack on us all."

South African farmers in 'coffin case' plead not guilty

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:24
The two men allegedly forced a black South African into a coffin and threatened to burn him alive.

Jakarta bans bikes from busy new road over selfie risk

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 09:05
Indonesia bars motorbikes from a busy new road to prevent potential accidents caused by selfie-taking.

Russia warns Poland not to touch Soviet WW2 memorials

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 08:51
Russia says Poland will face sanctions if it removes monuments to the Red Army's WW2 victory.

New Zealander paints his own parking restrictions

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 08:34
Russell Taylor says his homemade yellow lines stop selfish parking caused by rising gentrification.

Irish parliament bar bills to be written off

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 08:02
There is "no realistic prospect" of outstanding bills at Ireland's parliament buildings being paid.

Kenyan election IT head Chris Musando found dead

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 08:02
The key electoral commission worker went missing on Friday, just days before next week's elections.

Jeanne Moreau: French screen icon and star of Jules et Jim, dies at 89

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 07:18
The screen icon appeared in films like Jules et Jim, Moderato Cantabile and Viva Maria!.

Mass Nigerian arrests for gay sex in Lagos State

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 06:29
Homosexuality, gay marriage, gay groups and displays of same-sex affection are all illegal in Nigeria.

Russian official voices angst with Europe in poetry

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 05:03
Barred from entry: Russia's Deputy Prime Minister voices his angst in social media verse.