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Woodfield Mall: Driver in custody after driving through mall

2 hours 27 min ago
A driver is in custody after ploughing through a mall in Chicago, leaving shoppers terrified.

Daphne Caruana Galizia: Malta to hold inquiry into journalist's murder

2 hours 49 min ago
The country has so far failed to identify those behind Daphne Caruana Galizia's killing in 2017.

Gay in South Korea: 'She said I don't need a son like you'

2 hours 53 min ago
LGBTQ South Koreans face widespread discrimination and activists say the law must change to protect them.

The man who could be Zimbabwe's first Catholic saint

3 hours 2 min ago
John Bradburne had "few possessions, only love" say the leprosy patients he cared for 40 years ago.

'It's a dominatrix with an onion'

3 hours 8 min ago
The land that brought you Hello Kitty has been hiding a few skeletons in its closet…

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps

3 hours 49 min ago
The move comes as part of a review launched in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Justin Trudeau: Canada PM seeks to put blackface scandal behind him

4 hours 4 min ago
Old photos of Justin Trudeau in blackface roiled Canada's federal election campaign this week.

Saudi oil facility attacks: Race on to restore supplies

5 hours 15 min ago
The BBC's Frank Gardner visits the Khurais and Abqaiq facilities targeted by drones and missiles.

Spotty zebra in Kenya Maasai Mara reserve

5 hours 35 min ago
Meet Tira, a zebra that's been... spotted... in the Maasai Mara reserve in Kenya. It's thought she was born with spots instead of stripes, because of a melanin disorder.

Student-led strikers: 'We need to do something'

5 hours 48 min ago
Millions of people join a global environmental strike led by schoolchildren.

Area 51: Storming of secretive Nevada base to 'see aliens' fails to materialise

6 hours 8 min ago
Some three million expressed an interest in raiding the US base to "see aliens", but 75 turned up.

Prince Andrew 'was an abuser', says Epstein accuser

6 hours 22 min ago
Virginia Giuffre says in a US TV interview that she was "trafficked" to the Duke of York.

Trump dismisses 'ridiculous story' about alleged promise to foreign leader

6 hours 26 min ago
The US president made a "troubling" promise to a foreign leader, an intelligence official alleged.

Hong Kong police 'pushed to the limit'

8 hours 20 min ago
A senior officer has admitted that Hong Kong police are struggling to deal with months of protests.

Brazil dam disaster firms to face criminal charges

8 hours 58 min ago
Police say mining giant Vale and German auditor Tüv Süd used falsified documents to certify the dam.

Australia PM Scott Morrison meets Trump for White House state dinner

10 hours 3 min ago
The two have heaped praise on each other and now Scott Morrison will get rare state dinner.

Japan 30-10 Russia: Hosts win opening match at Rugby World Cup

10 hours 23 min ago
Kotaro Matsushima scores a hat-trick as hosts Japan begin the 2019 Rugby World Cup with victory against Russia in the tournament's opening game.

Germany plans €54bn climate deal amid 500 protests

10 hours 36 min ago
Angela Merkel's government agrees to cut CO2 emissions faster, but protesters say it is not enough.

Cuba's 'sonic weapon' may have been mosquito gas

11 hours 8 min ago
A mystery illness that has blighted diplomats in Havana may have been due to fumigation, a study says.

Bill de Blasio: New York mayor pulls out of US presidential race

11 hours 18 min ago
Bill de Blasio says it's "clearly not my time" as he drops out of the 2020 election campaign.

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