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Botched landing plane lifted from cliff edge

Botched landing plane lifted from cliff edge

Engineers in Turkey are lifting off a plane from the shore of the Black Sea, where it is lodged in a dangerous position after falling off the runway. The plane, a Pegasus airlines flight from Ankara, skidded off the runway on Saturday, landing normally but then...
Donald Trump's incredible first year in power

Donald Trump's incredible first year in power

Trading threats with Kim Jong Un, allegations of collusion with Russia, firing top staff, accused of being racist, and claims he never even wanted to be President… It’s been quite a 12 months since Donald Trump’s inauguration. Election promises The...
Apple to pay $38bn on foreign cash pile

Apple to pay $38bn on foreign cash pile

17 January 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Apple chief executive Tim Cook at the iPhone X launch in November Apple will pay about $ 38bn (£27bn) in tax on the $ 250bn cash pile it holds outside the US following recent changes to American tax rules. The...
US shutdown looms amid immigration feud

US shutdown looms amid immigration feud

17 January 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Congress has until Friday to pass a bill keeping the government open The US government is two days away from a shutdown as lawmakers and the White House feud over immigration. Congress faces a Friday deadline...

Catalan parliament meets in wake of secession bid

By Alan McGuinness, News Reporter Catalonia’s parliament has met for the first time since the region’s failed bid for independence from Spain. The legislature was dissolved following the unsuccessful secession bid, with Madrid calling fresh elections in a...
Death of Cranberries singer non-suspicious

Death of Cranberries singer non-suspicious

The death of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan is not being treated as suspicious, police have said. The Zombie singer was found dead on Monday morning in a London hotel. Police initially said the mother of three’s death was “unexplained”,...
Australian father's instinct helps find trapped son

Australian father's instinct helps find trapped son

Australian father’s instinct helps find trapped son 16 January 2018 Image copyright NSW Ambulance Image caption The man had been trapped for 30 hours by the time he was rescued An Australian teenager has been found alive in a car wreckage after his father made...
'Black widow of the Riveria' murder trial

'Black widow of the Riveria' murder trial

A woman has gone on trial in Nice, France accused of killing two of her elderly lovers in order to enrich herself. Dubbed the ‘Black Widow of the Riveria’, Patricia Dagorn, 57, is charged with the fatal poisoning of two men in 2011 on the Cote d’Azur...
Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'

Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'

By Victoria Gill Science correspondent, BBC News 15 January 2018 Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption The bite of rat-borne fleas infected with the bubonic plague has been blamed for disease transmission during the medieval pandemic Rats were not to...
Twelve hurt in Russia knife fight at Perm school

Twelve hurt in Russia knife fight at Perm school

Twelve hurt in Russia knife fight at Perm school 15 January 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Emergency services rushed to the school to deal with the fight Eleven children and a teacher were wounded in Russia when a knife fight broke out at a school in Perm,...
Catherine Deneuve apologises to sex assault victims

Catherine Deneuve apologises to sex assault victims

Catherine Deneuve apologises to sex assault victims 15 January 2018 Related Topics Hollywood sexual harassment scandal Image copyright AFP Image caption Catherine Deneuve has been in more than 100 films in a career spanning decades The French actress Catherine Deneuve...
Aziz Ansari responds to assault allegation

Aziz Ansari responds to assault allegation

15 January 2018 Related Topics Hollywood sexual harassment scandal Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Aziz Ansari has vocally supported the movement opposing sexual assault in Hollywood Comedian and actor Aziz Ansari has responded to an accusation of sexual...
Baby panda makes first public appearance

Baby panda makes first public appearance

The first ever baby panda born in France has melted the hearts of onlookers in his first public appearance at a zoo south of Paris. Yuan Meng, whose name means “the realisation of a wish” or “accomplishment of a dream”, was named in a ceremony...
Chile churches attacked before Pope Francis visit

Chile churches attacked before Pope Francis visit

Chile churches attacked before Pope Francis visit 12 January 2018 Image copyright EPA Image caption A flyer left at this church said the next bomb would be in Pope Francis’s robe Several churches in Chile have been attacked or vandalised ahead of a visit by Pope...

Chris Brown may face jail after monkey seized

US singer Chris Brown could face jail for not having a permit to own his pet capuchin monkey. California’s wildlife department seized the primate – named Fiji – from the star’s Los Angeles home after a video he posted on Instagram of his...
African nations demand Trump apology over slur

African nations demand Trump apology over slur

African Union countries have demanded that Donald Trump “retract and apologise” for comments reportedly referring to African nations as “shitholes”. After an emergency session to discuss Mr Trump’s remarks, a group of 54 African...

Worldwide outrage at Trump's 'shithole' slur

Donald Trump has tried to quell a storm over his reported criticism of immigration from “shithole countries” – a slur slammed as racist around the world. The US President has denied using the derogatory term to describe Haiti, El Salvador and African...
Trump to approve Iran nuclear deal for last time

Trump to approve Iran nuclear deal for last time

Trump to approve Iran nuclear deal for last time 12 January 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA timeline of what Trump has said about the Iran deal US President Donald Trump will approve the Iran nuclear deal only one more time before...

Homeless man becomes online sensation

A homeless man has become a Twitter sensation after racking up more than 20,000 followers while giving his account of life on the streets of Paris. Christian Page has used the social network to call out authorities for their actions against the homeless and says...
Wing panel falls off Japanese PM's jumbo jet

Wing panel falls off Japanese PM's jumbo jet

One of the jumbo jets used by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for his foreign trips lost a wing panel during a flight. A laptop sized panel fell off the Boeing 747 during a flight from Tokyo to its base in Hokkaido. The Prime Minister was not aboard the aircraft at...
Donald Trump denies 'shithole countries' slur

Donald Trump denies 'shithole countries' slur

Donald Trump has denied using the word “shithole” to describe Haiti and other nations, saying “this was not the language used”. However, in a televised interview Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, who was present at the meeting where the alleged...
Trump denies crude slur against migrant countries

Trump denies crude slur against migrant countries

Trump denies crude slur against migrant countries 12 January 2018 Image copyright Reuters US President Donald Trump has denied using crude words attributed to him about Haiti, El Salvador and African countries. Reports that he had called them “shithole...
Giant elephant tusks seized at Bangkok airport

Giant elephant tusks seized at Bangkok airport

Hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of smuggled elephant tusks have been seized by authorities in Thailand. The haul of ivory worth around 15 million Thai Baht (almost £345,000) and weighing 148kg (325 pounds) was discovered at Bangkok airport after it was flagged...
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