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Winter Olympics 2018: Watch halfpipe skier's painful crash

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:33
Watch Swiss skier Joel Gisler's crash as he lands on the lip of the halfpipe in the men's qualification round at the Winter Olympics.

Winter Olympics: Elizabeth Swaney the 'best' and worst' Olympian

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:31
Elizabeth Swaney made it to the Olympics via a loophole; hilarious and inspirational or just unfair?

Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills at least 17 people

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:00
Mozambique rubbish dump collapse kills at least 17 people, crushing five homes in the night.

Australian tax staff told to report 'long lunch' colleagues

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:54
The Australian Taxation Office orders workers to monitor others for inefficient behaviour.

UK and US 'in talks over IS Beatles'

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:31
The men who were captured last month should "face the full force of the law", the home secretary says.

HSBC profits jump to $17.2bn on Asia growth

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:09
While well-known on the UK High Street, the banking giant makes most of its money outside of Britain.

Winter Olympics: Elise Christie returns to the ice after injury

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:08
Great Britain's Elise Christie tests her injured ankle before Tuesday's heats for the women's short track speed skating 1,000m.

Origins of land plants pushed back in time

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 09:53
Plants appeared on land 100 million years earlier than previously thought, according to new research.

Mexico investigates disappearance of three Italians

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 09:52
Three men from Naples vanished on New Year's Eve after reportedly being detained by police.

25 things you absolutely need to know about Top Gear's 25th series

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:15
LeBlanc, Harris and Reid are back.

Call to make 'upskirting' an offence in UK

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:05
Campaigners say the law needs to change to make it easier for police to take action.

Mexico theme park offers illegal migrant experience

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 07:27
The trip is designed to warn people about the dangers of illegal crossings, say the owners.

Bringing solar power to a remote community in the Himalayas

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 06:50
A team of engineers trek into the remote region to bring a community electricity for the first time.

Nigeria Boko Haram: Schoolgirls escape militant attack

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 06:50
Girls in north-eastern Nigeria manage to flee when the jihadists attack their school.

Ocean plastic tide 'violates the law'

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 06:50
Campaigners may want new laws to fight pollution but the remedies already exist, a new report argues.

Have the Olympics repaired North-South Korea relations?

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 06:24
Warm words have raised expectations of improved relations between the two countries.

Jeffrey Kong: Singapore's Lego brick artist

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 06:17
Jeffrey Kong creates objects using Lego. He says it can be used as a form of self-expression

How Malawi reduced infant mortality

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 06:01
Every year 2.6m babies around the world don't survive beyond a month but Malawi's number is dropping.

How lasers and robo-feeders are transforming fish farming

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 05:50
Fish farming is big business and producers are adopting new technologies to expand and cut costs.

France to let wolf population grow despite farmers' fears

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 04:48
The government wants the number to rise from 360 to 500 by 2023 but farmers are unhappy.


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