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Trump immigration court defeat is 'bananas', says White House

1 hour 23 min ago
The judge cited the president's own words calling the order "a weapon" against local governments.

Down but never out

2 hours 15 min ago
South Africa is in for a rough ride as the ruling ANC prepares to choose President Jacob Zuma's successor.

Blooming marvellous!

2 hours 22 min ago
Following years of drought, California's deserts have erupted with a "super bloom" of wildflowers visible even from space.

Kim Jong-un's ski resort

2 hours 29 min ago
They're optimistic of success ahead of next year's Winter Olympics.

Brazil footballer Bruno Fernandes to return to jail over murder

2 hours 50 min ago
Bruno Fernandes, jailed for the 2010 murder of his ex-girlfriend, was freed on parole in February.

French mayor fined for 'too many Muslim children' comment

4 hours 8 min ago
Controversial Beziers Mayor Robert Menard said schools in his town had too many Muslims.

Unearthing the past

4 hours 46 min ago
In March 1974, Chinese farmers unearthed the greatest archaeological find of the century, the Terracotta Army. Archaeologist Li Xiuzhen has worked on the site since the 1980s.

Last male northern white rhino joins Tinder to raise money

4 hours 47 min ago
This is part of fundraising efforts by conservationists to save the near extinct species.

Obama criticised for '$400,000 Wall Street speech'

5 hours 6 min ago
The former US president previously admonished "fat cat bankers".

Body parts for cash

5 hours 21 min ago
Abu Jaafar's job is to find people desperate enough to give up parts of their body for money.

Primitive human 'lived much more recently'

5 hours 34 min ago
Homo naledi could be from just 200,000 years ago, not three million, a study suggests.

Fitbit contradicts husband's story of wife's murder - police

6 hours 41 sec ago
The Connecticut man said his wife was killed by an intruder with a voice like actor Vin Diesel's.

Delhi University could add Facebook course to English degrees

6 hours 57 min ago
English literature students at Delhi University may soon study how to write good Facebook posts.

Trump backs down on border wall funding

7 hours 3 min ago
If cash for a wall is left out of the budget bill, a government shutdown can be averted this week.

St Petersburg bombing: Group says al-Qaeda chief ordered attack

7 hours 13 min ago
The attack was revenge for Russian action in Muslim countries and Chechnya, a statement says.

White House blocks Flynn document request

7 hours 21 min ago
It rebuffs a request by a committee investigating former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

Yemen crisis: Donors pledge $1.1bn in aid

9 hours 4 min ago
The UN earlier asked for $2.1bn amid warnings that war-torn Yemen is on the brink of famine.

Japanese minister to quit over Fukushima comments

9 hours 5 min ago
Masahiro Imamura has apologised for saying it was "rather good" the 2011 disaster missed Tokyo.

Visions of France

9 hours 18 min ago
The BBC's Laurence Peter examines what really divides election rivals Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen.

Beyonce to offer US college scholarships to female students

9 hours 34 min ago
The singer will give young women the chance to study the creative arts, music, literature and African-American studies.


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