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Nov 18, 2019 08:44AM

Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Protesters arrested as they run from campus

Some manage to escape on motorcycles after using rope ladders to get out of the Polytechnic University.

Nov 18, 2019 08:09AM

Impeachment: Trump will 'strongly consider' testifying

The US president says he likes "the idea" of testifying in the impeachment inquiry into his conduct.

Nov 18, 2019 06:55AM

Sinterklaas: Dutch protests over Black Pete festival-goers

Anti-racism campaigners protest in cities across the Netherlands over the use of black face paint.

Nov 18, 2019 08:12AM

Brazil's Amazon deforestation highest since 2008, space agency says

The rainforest loses 9,762 sq km in 12 months, an increase of nearly 30%, Brazil's space agency says.

Nov 18, 2019 03:00AM

German children fish WW2 ammunition from pond with magnet

The children, in eastern Germany, got more than they bargained for from their fishing expedition.

Nov 18, 2019 08:39AM

Oxford Union debate: Blind student 'violently' pulled from seat

Ebenezer Azamati says he felt "unwelcome" in Britain after being "violently removed" from the Oxford Union.

Nov 18, 2019 08:57AM

Lion removed from house opposite school in Lagos, Nigeria

The creature was reportedly being used to guard a house in the Nigerian city of Lagos.

Nov 18, 2019 06:04AM

Chile protests: President Piñera condemns police 'abuses'

President Piñera has acknowledged that police used "excessive force" when cracking down on protests.

Nov 18, 2019 07:46AM

Iran protests: At least 12 killed at unrest over petrol price rise

The government says the situation is "calmer" as reports suggest the death toll is much higher.

Nov 18, 2019 07:55AM

French bridge collapses near Toulouse, killing girl, 15

Others are feared missing after a suspension bridge collapses on the River Tarn in the south-west.

Nov 18, 2019 05:57AM

Airbus wins $30bn of orders for 170 aircraft

Airlines Emirates and Air Arabia announce $30bn of orders for 170 aircraft at the Dubai Air Show.

Nov 18, 2019 08:31AM

Disney+ fans without answers after thousands hacked

Hours after its new streaming service was launched, customer details were sold on the dark web for under £10

Nov 18, 2019 03:21AM

Israel-Gaza clash: Why Hamas chose restraint

Unusually, Gaza's rulers stayed out of the recent fighting, but the next time might be different.

Nov 17, 2019 05:51PM

The fight to get citizenship for descendants of German Jews

A UK lawyer says Germany is violating its constitution by denying citizenship to some descendants of Nazi victims.

Nov 17, 2019 05:09PM

'I spend 250 days a year away from home'

Federico González runs the Radisson Hotel Group, and refuses to name his favourite place to stay.

Nov 17, 2019 06:02PM

Letter from Africa: The great train safari from Tanzania to Zambia

Taking the Tazara line, built in the 1970s by the Chinese, is like travelling in a bygone era.

Nov 17, 2019 05:49PM

Ever tried revenge honey? It tastes good

Justin Rowlatt is attacked by bees in Ethiopia's Tigray province, where vast tracts of land have been regreened.

Nov 17, 2019 11:45PM

Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Police fire tear gas on protesters leaving site

Protesters leaving the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong were met with tear gas and rubber bullets.

Nov 17, 2019 12:23PM

Panorama Investigation: War crimes scandal exposed

British Special Forces have been accused of covering up the killings of four young Afghans in 2012.

Nov 17, 2019 05:21PM

'I'm Hispanic but can't speak Spanish'

Figgy is Mexican-American but he can't speak Spanish - he explains why that matters.

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