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NZ PM: ‘Overwhelming sense of hurt’ over backpacker’s murder

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has apologised to the family of British tourist Grace Millane, who was killed a few days into her...

Santa goes scuba diving with a mermaid and Rudolph

Father Christmas under water? Yep you heard right.It isn't the most festive image you'd think of in the lead up to turkey, presents and...

Coloured wedding dresses are on trend: Designer Ogake Mosomi

Could the traditional white wedding dress be a thing of the past?Ogake Mosomi from Nairobi in Kenya designs colourful wedding dresses and says the...

Climate change: Why are governments taking so long to take action?

Governments are meeting at the UN climate change conference in Poland to discuss how the world is going to stop climate change.Last month a...

Yellow vest movement: Hundreds arrested

Police in Paris have fired tear gas on protesters as a fourth weekend of anti-government protests turned violent.The clashes came after up to 8,000...

Cherrie: I’m not 100% Swedish or Somali

As part of a new four-part series called Diaspora Diaries, hip hop artist Cherrie talks about her success and her struggle to find identity...

Gilets jaunes: Are nationalists infiltrating the ‘yellow vests’?


Near miss for Melbourne dog


The photographer who puts disabled and severely ill children in fantasy scenes


ICYMI: Celebrity splits, scandals and epic spills.

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Russia: Why some of its biggest musicians were arrested

Rapper Husky and electronica group IC3PEAK - whose videos have gained millions of views - have recently had concerts cancelled without a clear explanation.IC3PEAK...

Do Americans facing fresh economic hardship blame Trump?

Donald Trump made protecting American jobs a central plank of his election campaign. As his trade war with China continues to bite, and General...

Trump nominates William Barr and Heather Nauert to top posts


Flooding and snow as Storm Diego hits California


Why Spain’s government is exhuming General Franco’s remains

The country’s current socialist government has promised to remove the body of fascist dictator General Franco from its mausoleum – one of a number...

Yemen war: Peace talks begin in Sweden


The Iranian trailblazer who removed her headscarf

Shaparak Shajarizadeh removed her headscarf in protest against the compulsory hijab rule in Iran and was forced to flee the country.Since the Iranian revolution...

Falcon 9 rocket guides itself to sea

Because the rocket could not be sure of a stable landing, it guided itself away from the targeted touchdown zone on land and instead...

Malay jongs: The joy of tiny traditional sailing boats

For centuries the Malays in South East Asia have been racing jongs, or miniature wooden sailing boats. The sport has been dying out in...

George HW Bush: Legacy, laughter and awkward handshakes

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