Australia sexual abuse: National apology delivered to victims

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has given a national apology to victims of child sexual abuse. Hundreds of people gathered in Canberra on Monday to hear Mr Morrison deliver the emotional address in parliament. It follows...

Russia nuclear treaty: Gorbachev warns Trump plan will undermine disarmament

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev says US President Trump's plan to withdraw from a key Cold War nuclear weapons treaty is a reversal of efforts to achieve nuclear disarmament. Mr Gorbachev - who signed the...

Jamal Khashoggi death: Saudi Arabia says journalist was murdered

Saudi Arabia says that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered, blaming a "rogue operation" for a killing that has sparked an international outcry. Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Fox News the act was a "tremendous mistake"...

Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia agrees deal over lack of licence

The Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona, one of Spain's most famous tourist sites, has agreed to pay $41m (£31m) to the city authorities after going without a building permit for more than 130 years. The...

Jamal Khashoggi case: Turkish police ‘search forest’

Police in Turkey investigating the alleged killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have expanded their search, reports say. Unnamed Turkish officials say his body may have been disposed of in a nearby forest or on...

Sex slave ‘passed around England for a decade’

A victim of modern slavery says she was passed around England for a decade by gangs of men using her for sex. Jenny* said she was groomed from the age of 11 and at 13...

Jamal Khashoggi disappearance US asks Turkey for recording evidence

The US has asked Turkey for a recording said to provide strong evidence that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at Istanbul's Saudi consulate. "We have asked for it, if it exists," President Donald Trump...

Pompeii: Vesuvius eruption may have been later than thought

Archaeologists in Italy have uncovered an inscription they say may show that the history books have been wrong for centuries. Historians have long believed that Mount Vesuvius erupted on 24 August 79 AD, destroying the...

Missing pianist believed to be buried by wrong family

A grieving Canadian family has accidentally buried the wrong body. It was an error that only came to light when the missing relative thought to have died returned home months after the funeral. Police believe the...

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana

Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis. The nationwide market for cannabis opened Wednesday at midnight amid lingering questions about the impact on health, the law...

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