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Big recall of baby milk products ordered

Big recall of baby milk products ordered

Global recall of Lactalis baby milk over salmonella fears 11 December 2017 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The global recall affects consumers in several countries including Britain, China and Sudan. French baby milk formula maker Lactalis has ordered a...
Nazanin court delay is 'ripple of freedom'

Nazanin court delay is 'ripple of freedom'

The family of a jailed British mother says a delay in her court case signals a “ripple of freedom” that may change the tide. The case was postponed in the wake of Boris Johnson’s visit to Iran. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is British-Iranian, was...
Honduras election: Opposition requests annulment

Honduras election: Opposition requests annulment

Honduras election: Opposition requests annulment 10 December 2017 Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Nasralla, 64, is leading a left-wing coalition Opposition parties in Honduras have formally demanded the annulment of last month’s presidential election. It...
Israeli airstrike in Gaza 'kills two Palestinians'

Israeli airstrike in Gaza 'kills two Palestinians'

An Israeli airstrike in Gaza has killed two Palestinians, security officials have said. The airstrike hit a base of Hamas’s military wing in Nusseirat in the central Gaza Strip. Security officials of the territory’s Palestinian Islamist rulers said two...
Johnson to fight for Nazanin's release in Iran

Johnson to fight for Nazanin's release in Iran

Boris Johnson lands in Tehran later for his first visit to the Iranian capital hoping to make progress towards securing the release of jailed British mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. The focus of the trip is to build stronger relations with Iran, strained since 2011...
Israel strikes Gaza Hamas sites after rocket attacks

Israel strikes Gaza Hamas sites after rocket attacks

Israel strikes Gaza Hamas sites after rocket attacks 9 December 2017 Image copyright AFP Image caption At least 25 people were injured in the first air strikes on Gaza, Palestinian health officials said Israel says it has targeted a number of sites belonging to...
Kevin Spacey 'groped Norwegian king's son-in-law'

Kevin Spacey 'groped Norwegian king's son-in-law'

Kevin Spacey ‘groped Norwegian king’s son-in-law’ 8 December 2017 Related Topics Hollywood sexual harassment scandal Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ari Behn was married to Princess Martha Louise from 2002-16 The King of Norway’s...
Could AI assistant be Russia's next president?

Could AI assistant be Russia's next president?

A piece of artificially intelligent software has won the backing of tens of thousands of Russians to run for President. Alisa, an AI assistant similar to Apple’s voice-activated Siri, has been backed as a potential competitor to Vladimir Putin, who is set to run...

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Iran trip

Boris Johnson is expected to travel to Tehran this weekend – his first trip to Iran as Foreign Secretary. Mr Johnson is expected to raise the case of jailed British mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe during his two-day trip, which will include talks with Iranian...
Trump's Israel move would 'destroy' peace process

Trump's Israel move would 'destroy' peace process

Palestinians have voiced fury over Donald Trump’s reported plans to declare Jerusalem the capital city of Israel and they said the Middle East peace process was “finished”. The decision to move Israel’s US embassy to the disputed city, expected...

Zuckerberg takes leave to focus on his family

Mark Zuckerberg is taking parental leave for this month, he has revealed on social media. The Facebook founder and his wife Dr Priscilla Chan announced the birth of their second daughter, August, born in the same month, earlier this year. Facebook offers four months...
Fourth century bone 'may belong to Santa'

Fourth century bone 'may belong to Santa'

A fragment of bone said to belong to the man who inspired the figure of Father Christmas could really be from the saint, scientists say. The relic, a piece of pelvis bone, is owned by Father Dennis O’Neill, from Illinois, and has been tested by researchers at...
French rock star Johnny Hallyday dies aged 74

French rock star Johnny Hallyday dies aged 74

France’s most famous rock star – Johnny Hallyday – has died aged 74 after a battle with lung cancer. Known as “France’s Elvis”, the singer – who found his musical inspiration in Chuck Berry and Buddy Holly – sold more...
Men charged with murder of Malta journalist

Men charged with murder of Malta journalist

Three man have been charged with the murder of Maltese journalist and campaigner Daphne Caruana Galizia. Ms Caruana Galizia died in a car bomb blast on the Mediterranean island on 16 October. Details from the investigation revealed that she was killed by a...
'Dozens injured' in German train collision

'Dozens injured' in German train collision

5 December 2017 From the section Europe At least 50 people have been injured in a train crash near Düsseldorf, German police say. The incident happened when a passenger train collided with a freight train in Meerbusch, according to reports. In a tweet, the Meerbusch...

One killed and two injured in Corsica shooting

One person has died and two others injured in a shooting in Corsica, near the entrance of the island’s airport. A man received a fatal gunshot wound to the head during the attack in a car park at Bastia airport on Tuesday morning. Emergency workers told local...
Spain withdraws Puigdemont arrest warrant

Spain withdraws Puigdemont arrest warrant

5 December 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption The former Catalan leader has been fighting extradition back to Spain from Brussels A Spanish judge has withdrawn an international arrest warrant for the former Catalan President Carles...
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