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Burnley v Leeds United: Ladbrokes say sorry for Chris Wood & Charlie Taylor tweet

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:43
Ladbrokes apologise to Burnley after tweeting an emoji of a middle-finger gesture aimed at two players after Tuesday's EFL Cup loss to Leeds.

Mexico: Huge earthquake topples buildings, killing more than 200

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:32
The tremor toppled buildings in the capital, including a school, with many trapped in the rubble.

Social media voices 'Strength to Mexico' message

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:28
People across the world have taken to social media to share information and express solidarity

Store lifts ban on 'pillow fort' boy, 12

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:28
A New Zealand store had banned the boy for two years but his family say he was "just being a kid".

Islamic State 'execution' stopped by RAF drone in Syria

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:58
This is the moment an RAF drone stopped a public killing staged by so-called Islamic State in Syria.

Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi speech criticised by global leaders

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:54
Myanmar's de facto leader faces growing pressure for not addressing allegations of ethnic cleansing.

Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:38
The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.

Mexico City earthquake: International Paralympic Committee postpones events

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:52
The International Paralympic Committee postpones World Championships in powerlifting and swimming following the earthquake in Mexico City.

10 university flashpoints over free speech

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:49
Free speech has become a university battleground. But what does the right to free expression really mean?

Anger as Brazilian judge backs anti-gay 'therapy'

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:47
Psychologists and celebrities vow to fight a court ruling approving the use of "conversion therapy".

History of deadly earthquakes

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:25
Hundreds of thousands of people have lost their lives to earthquakes in the last 100 years and improvements in technology have only slightly reduced the death toll.

India rape: Second uncle held in 10-year-old pregnant child's case

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 15:12
The search for a second suspect began when the baby's DNA did not match that of another uncle in jail.

Iraqi refugee in Berlin praised for handing over cash find

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:39
The 16-year-old Iraqi refugee found thousands of euros in a handbag on the subway.

Can family's 50-year rule in Togo survive protests?

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:31
Protesters want an end to the rule of President Faure Gnassingbé, who succeeded his father in 2005.

Tata and ThyssenKrupp agree steel merger

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:05
The tie-up will create Europe's second-biggest steelmaker, but will also lead to job losses.

Aerial footage shows devastated Dominica

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:59
Fallen trees, flattened buildings and strewn debris can be seen after Hurricane Maria struck.

First Australia refugees approved for US resettlement

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:42
About 50 refugees held in offshore detention centres will be the first to be resettled in the US.

US and South Korea rehearse for 'land battle'

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:05
South Korean and US troops have been holding military drills close to the North Korea border.

Australian school discriminated against turban-wearing boy

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:54
A tribunal says the Christian school discriminated against the boy by not letting him wear a turban.

Singapore baggage handler 'swapped hundreds of tags'

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:45
The Singaporean has been charged over the alleged mischief but his motivations are still not known.

 

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