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Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in UK for the first time

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:19
President Macron is understood to have agreed to let it leave France for first time in 950 years.

A hologram president for Catalonia may beckon

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:16
As the Catalan parliament re-opens, supporters of the ex-president insist he can rule from Belgium.

Bitcoin: South Korea sways cryptocurrency prices - but how?

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 02:16
The Asian nation has been a big adopter of virtual currency, so developments there have a global impact.

Japanese train barks like a dog to prevent accidents

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:26
Railway experiment hopes to put an end to collisions with deer drawn to the track.

Father-of-two deported after 30 years in US

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 00:14
Jorge Garcia was brought illegally to the US aged 10.

Japan warns over North Korean 'charm offensive'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:56
Japan told an international meeting that Korean Olympics talks should not lead to reduced sanctions.

Australia files WTO complaint over Canada wine sales

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:51
Canberra joins the US in complaining to the World Trade Organization about sales in Canada.

Joshua Wong receives second jail term over 2014 protests

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:14
Joshua Wong, a leader of the protests, was found guilty of obstructing clearances of barricades.

Nestle sells Crunch, Nerds and other US brands to Ferrero for $2.8bn

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:39
Ferrero will pay $2.8bn for brands such as Crunch, Nerds, Runts and Butterfinger.

Can anyone open a school at home in California

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:54
The couple who allegedly held their own children captive registered a private school at their home.

Pope Francis meets sex abuse victims in Chile

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:47
A private meeting with victims is held, amid a papal visit overshadowed by Church sex scandals.

Memories and beauty captured in Africa

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:33
Memory is among the themes featuring at the African Biennale of Photography in Mali's capital.

Aanchal Thakur: Meet the girl who won India's first skiing medal

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:28
Aanchal Thakur talks about the significance of winning India's first winter sports medal.

Jessica Falkholt: Home and Away actress has died, hospital says

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:27
Jessica Falkholt has succumbed to injuries she suffered in a car crash, a hospital confirms.

Syria crisis: Why Turkey is poised to attack Kurdish enclave Afrin

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:24
Turkey says an operation against Afrin is imminent.

Dolphin diet study gives conservation clues

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:06
Wild dolphins burn up to 33,000 calories a day, say researchers - equivalent to about 60 salmon portions.

Ex-CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee held over secret records

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:17
The Hong Kong resident is accused of retaining classified records after leaving the US spy agency.

US senator to Trump official: Your amnesia is complicity

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:13
Cory Booker says he is "seething with anger" over the president's reported remarks on immigration.

The swimwear company selling Colombia to the world

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:05
How two student friends set up and grew popular bikini and swimsuit business Agua Bendita.

H&M child model's mum says ad 'not racist'

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:00
Terry Mango defended the brand, after her son was caught up in a racism row.