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Spacey replacement nominated for Golden Globe

Spacey replacement nominated for Golden Globe

Christopher Plummer has been nominated for a Golden Globe after re-shooting a role played originally by Kevin Spacey. Spacey was dropped from All The Money In The World by director Ridley Scott after a string of abuse accusations were made against him by several men....
Spain orders removal of art work from Catalonia

Spain orders removal of art work from Catalonia

Spain orders removal of art work from Catalonia 11 December 2017 Image copyright EPA Image caption Police set up barricades outside the Sijena monastery in Huesca Police in Spain’s Catalonia region are removing medieval artefacts on Madrid’s orders in an...
Melbourne to roll out terrorism alarm system

Melbourne to roll out terrorism alarm system

Plans have been unveiled for a terrorism alarm system in Australia’s second-largest city. Loudspeakers are being installed in more than 90 places across downtown Melbourne, and they will be tested on 28 December. In the event of a terrorist attack, sirens will...
Netanyahu-Erdogan row amid Jerusalem protests

Netanyahu-Erdogan row amid Jerusalem protests

Relations between Israel and Turkey have soured after their leaders traded insults days after President Trump sparked fury by recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has warned of the consequences of Mr...
Egypt uncovers ancient tombs at Luxor

Egypt uncovers ancient tombs at Luxor

9 December 2017 Image copyright EPA Image caption The mummy is believed to be that of a senior official from the New Kingdom Archaeologists in Egypt have displayed items, including a mummy, from one of two previously unexplored tombs in the ancient Nile city of Luxor....
Mummy discovered in unexplored Egyptian tomb

Mummy discovered in unexplored Egyptian tomb

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a new mummy in a previously unexplored tomb near the city of Luxor. According to Egypt’s antiquities ministry, the mummy was found in one of two tombs which are being explored for the first time since being found twenty...
Defiant Putin launches £20bn Arctic gas plant

Defiant Putin launches £20bn Arctic gas plant

Russia has opened a multi-billion pound liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in the Arctic with the hope of becoming the world’s biggest exporter of the cold fuel. President Vladimir Putin boasted that he had defied critics to open the £20bn plant in the country’s...
Cabinet heavyweights back PM's Brexit deal

Cabinet heavyweights back PM's Brexit deal

Senior members of Theresa May’s government have backed her breakthrough deal in the Brexit talks, which includes paying more than £30bn to Brussels. Criticism of the Prime Minister’s deal among Leave-supporting MPs has been muted so far, although there...
Plastic in sea could be worse than first feared

Plastic in sea could be worse than first feared

The first analysis of water samples taken by an ocean racing yacht suggest there could be even more plastic in the sea than scientists had feared. The Turn the Tide on Plastic boat, which Sky Ocean Rescue partners, is competing in the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race....
PM on way to Brussels after all-night talks

PM on way to Brussels after all-night talks

Theresa May is “likely to meet” European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels this morning, as she battles for a Brexit deal. Talks between UK diplomats and Brussels officials aimed at resolving the bitter Brexit dispute over the Irish...
Wildfires force 200,000 to flee California homes

Wildfires force 200,000 to flee California homes

Wildfires have roared through Southern California for a fourth day running, forcing more than 200,000 people to flee their homes. Canyons, hillsides and residential areas in densely populated areas have been affected, and the fires have destroyed hundreds of homes and...
Questions for Kushner over $1.15bn mortgage

Questions for Kushner over $1.15bn mortgage

Democrats have quizzed Jared Kushner over a $ 1.15bn (£860m) mortgage on a loss-making Manhattan property – suggesting it could pose a conflict of interest for the President’s son-in-law. A group of 13 lawmakers tabled a letter asking if financing for the...
EU takes members to court over refugee quotas

EU takes members to court over refugee quotas

The European Union is taking three of its member states to court for failing to accommodate their fair share of 160,000 refugees. EU nations agreed in September 2015 to help relocate the migrants from Italy and Greece and under the plan Hungary, Poland and the Czech...
Bitcoin surges above $14,000 to new high

Bitcoin surges above $14,000 to new high

7 December 2017 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption At the start of the year Bitcoin was valued below $ 1,000 Bitcoin crossed $ 14,000 (£10,460; €11,870) on Thursday, surging $ 2,000 in less than 24 hours. The cryptocurrency began the year below $ 1,000 but...

Selfie alert: Instagram fights animal abuse

Remember the young dolphin that died after beachgoers took it from the sea to pose for photographs with it? It was still being passed around by the crowd after its death and was later left discarded in the sand. It is because of incidents like this that Instagram is...
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