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10 surprising things Trump just told the New York Times

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:28
US President Donald Trump gave a wide-ranging interview which threw up some surprising nuggets.

Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome in control, Warren Barguil wins stage 18

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:52
Britain's Chris Froome takes a big step towards winning his third successive Tour de France as Warren Barguil wins stage 18.

World Aquatics Championships: Adam Peaty on medals, tattoos & legacy

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:51
Britain's Adam Peaty appears to have done everything there is to do in 100m breaststroke - but he still wants more.

Ethiopia: The hyenas of Harar

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:38
Emmanuel Igunza reports from the ancient city of Harar in Ethiopia, where it appears man and hyena have evolved a mutually beneficial - if unlikely arrangement.

Xanda, son of Cecil the lion, 'killed by hunter' in Zimbabwe

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:30
Xanda, the six-year-old son of Cecil the lion, is said to have been shot by trophy hunters.

Poland court bill: Parliament votes for judicial reforms

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:13
Critics say the bill is a threat to the rule of law, giving control of the judiciary to politicians.

Alabama man shoots huge wild boar in his front garden

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 21:46
Wade Seago tells the BBC he had no choice but to kill the beast which was terrifying his daughter.

OJ Simpson - the spectacular fall of 'The Juice'

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:41
The story of Orenthal James "OJ" Simpson is that of the fall of an American hero.

North Korea drought: Children at risk in 'worst crisis since 2001'

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:31
Children and the elderly are at risk from the country's worst drought since 2001, the UN says.

Justine Damond shooting: Minneapolis police ambush claim 'ludicrous'

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:12
A lawyer for the family of an Australian woman who was shot dead dismisses officers' "ambush" fears.

Knot bad: William and Kate try pretzel making

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:03
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have a go at shaping pretzel dough - then take to the river for a race.

Qatar 'informed' al-Qaeda bombers says UAE diplomat

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:45
Emirati diplomat Omar Saif Ghobash claims Qatari links to al-Qaeda.

Rome corruption ring jailed after marathon trial

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:25
For years the tentacles of the group, run by a one-eyed criminal, ran deep inside Rome's City Hall.

The Open 2017: Andrew 'Beef' Johnston holes his chip at the sixth

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:57
Andrew 'Beef' Johnston holes his chip at the sixth hole in his first round at The Open at Royal Birkdale.

Saudi prince held over 'beating video'

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:51
'A prince assaults citizens' is tweeted more than 200,000 times in the Arab world in 24 hours

England v South Africa: Tom Westley to make debut, Dawid Malan called up

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:37
Essex batsman Tom Westley will make his England debut in the third Test against South Africa, while Dawid Malan is also called up.

Benefit fraudster 'too weak to walk' climbed Kilimanjaro

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:14
The ex-paratrooper said he could barely walk, but won a triathlon and skied in the Alps.

Germany warns citizens of Turkey risks amid arrests

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 17:56
German citizens and firms are advised that they face risks in Turkey following "arbitrary" arrests.

Sen John McCain, Washington stalwart and maverick

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 16:55
The Arizona senator has been called a war hero, a maverick, and Trump's fiercest Republican critic.

The Open 2017: Stuart Manley takes clubhouse lead with eagle-birdie finish

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 16:52
Welshman Stuart Manley takes the clubhouse lead at The Open on two under par with an eagle-birdie finish in his first ever major championship appearance.

 

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