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Cyclone Debbie: 'Monster' storm reaches Australian islands

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:39:24 GMT

Tens of thousands have already evacuated due to the cyclone, which carries winds of up to 263km/h.

World nuclear ban 'not realistic', says US ambassador to UN

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:30:45 GMT

US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, says nearly 40 countries would skip talks on the subject.

Jared Kushner to be questioned over alleged Trump-Russia ties

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:09:28 GMT

The president's aide, Jared Kushner, offered to speak to the Senate committee, says the White House.

How the mouse came to live alongside humans

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:25:56 GMT

The origins of house mice go back about 15,000 years to the Middle East, fossil evidence suggests.

White US army veteran charged over black man's murder

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:53:10 GMT

Police say the US army veteran, accused of stabbing a black man to death, had a hatred for black people.

Exhausted runner helped to finish line in US race

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:37:23 GMT

Other participants in the Philadelphia Love Run gave her a helping hand - or two.

Spain to investigate Syrian officials for alleged torture

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:53:52 GMT

A judge has decided Spain has the authority to investigate alleged crimes by Syria.

US parents sue to call baby girl Allah

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:13:35 GMT

State officials have refused to issue the 22-month old with a birth certificate.

New Jersey couple sues to raze house over creepy letters

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:39:54 GMT

The couple say they are being threatened by anonymous letters from a stalker called "The Watcher".

Westminster attacker's mother 'shocked'

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:00:58 GMT

Janet Ajao says she has "shed many tears" since her son's attack in Westminster killed four victims.

Scale of Mosul civilian deaths alarms Amnesty International

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:30:01 GMT

The US-led coalition is criticised in a report on civilian deaths in the battle for the Iraqi city.

Mexico governor says Chihuahua too weak to fight cartels

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:19:35 GMT

A Mexico governor says his police need federal help, days after a journalist was shot dead in her car.

One dead in Oakland residential building fire

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:28:52 GMT

Firefighters battle a deadly fire at an apartment block in Oakland, California.

Brazil tribe gets compensation for plane crash over Amazon forest

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:21:36 GMT

The Caiapó say the area where the debris fell is polluted and cursed with the presence of the dead.

The US beauty queen making her invisible illness visible

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:39:38 GMT

US beauty queen Victoria Graham has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) but isn't afraid to show her scars.

Fighting sexual harassment on India's streets

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:33:29 GMT

Meet the "anti-Romeo squads" patrolling the streets of India's Uttar Pradesh.

Why are people paying $6 for a bag of human waste?

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:59:28 GMT

How a project in Haiti is turning human waste into fertiliser

Russia protests: Why Navalny rattles Kremlin

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:59:05 GMT

Russia's government is wrong-footed by protesters, many of them young, and an anti-corruption blogger.

How A Chorus Line creator Michael Bennett breathed life back into Broadway

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:33:42 GMT

Dancer Donna McKechnie recalls how choreographer and husband Michael Bennett created A Chorus Line.

Solid gold coin worth $4m stolen from Berlin museum

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:00:01 GMT

The "big maple leaf" coin, which shows Queen Elizabeth II, weighs 100kg and is made of pure gold.

Capturing a city's changing skyline

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:55:55 GMT

The amateur photographer making his name photographing buildings.

Orange is the New Black: Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli tie the knot

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:37:28 GMT

Actress Samira Wiley met writer Lauren Morelli on the set of the US prison drama.

'I was sterilised against my will'

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:01:03 GMT

Victoria Vigo woke from an emergency caesarean to find she had been sterilised - without her consent. Now she is demanding justice.

Freedom Caucus: Do these 29 white men run America?

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:08:58 GMT

Three dozen men stopped President Trump's health bill. Who are they, and what power do they have?

South Africa: The Manenberg school which is top of the class

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:03:11 GMT

An area infamous for its high crime rate is now being associated with academic excellence.

How will Brussels react to Brexit?

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:44:15 GMT

Assessing the impact of impending Brexit on the EU and its institutions.

Trumplomacy: State Dept's baffling jargon on Syria

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:27:08 GMT

The Secretary of State's talk of "interim zones of stability" leaves reporters scratching their heads.

Leggings and yoga pants: When tight trousers get controversial

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:40:52 GMT

A row over leggings being worn on flights is just the tip of the iceberg in yoga-pant controversies.

The man who quit heroin and became a fruit juice millionaire

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:06:33 GMT

Khalil Rafati beat his heroin and crack cocaine addiction and went on to become a health food millionaire.

DR Congo unrest: Why are police in Kasai being decapitated?

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:09:37 GMT

Up to 400 people have reportedly been killed in the central DR Congo province of Kasai - what is going on?

WhatsApp's privacy protections questioned after terror attack

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:21:14 GMT

Privacy measures offered by chat apps are called into question by last week's London terror attack.

Just google it: The student project that changed the world

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:09:18 GMT

Is Google's position as the world's leading search engine now unassailable?

How gossip changed one Pakistani woman's life

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:46:15 GMT

Wajiha Arooj wins a 17-year legal battle over reputational damage she says had a huge effect on her life.

The racist professor, the bones and a university naming row

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:54:23 GMT

After years of protest, the University of Melbourne has removed the name of a controversial figure.

City-based Twenty20 tournament moves a step closer as ECB reveals more details

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:09:48 GMT

English cricket's new eight-team, city-based Twenty20 tournament moves a step closer as the ECB reveals further details.

Denmark U21 0-4 England U21

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:20:25 GMT

Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek scores twice as England Under-21s beat their Danish counterparts in Randers.

The Netherlands: The demise of a famous football nation

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:07:28 GMT

They are fourth in their World Cup qualifying group and have sacked coach Danny Blind - what has happened to the Netherlands football team?