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Boeing 737 Max aircraft grounded ‘until May at least’

All Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft will remain grounded at least until May after the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has said. The aircraft will not...

Bloody Sunday: Soldier F faces murder charges

A former British soldier faces murder charges over the killing of two people on Bloody Sunday in Londonderry in 1972. The Public Prosecution Service said there was enough evidence to prosecute Soldier F for the...

Nxivm ‘sex cult’ case: Co-founder pleads guilty to racketeering

The co-founder of a suspected US sex cult has pleaded guilty to committing racketeering offences. Nancy Salzman, 65, told a court in New York she had stolen email addresses of critics of Nxivm group and...

Senate votes to end US support of Saudi-led Yemen war

The US Republican-led Senate has approved a bill to end US support for the Saudi-led coalition war in Yemen. The bipartisan vote was 54 to 46, and is a rebuke to President Donald Trump's support...

Japan Sega game sales halted after cocaine arrest

Games firm Sega is to stop sales of its video game Judgment in Japan, after actor Pierre Taki, who appears in it, was arrested for alleged drug use. Mr Taki, who plays a gangster in...

Boeing: Europe and India join wave of countries grounding the 737 Max

The US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has said it will not suspend Boeing 737 Max aircraft despite mounting pressure from senators and workers' unions. The FAA said a review showed "no systemic performance issues" and...

Hakeem al-Araibi, refugee footballer, gets Australian citizenship

A refugee footballer whose detention in Thailand sparked a global outcry has become an Australian citizen after a ceremony in Melbourne. Hakeem al-Araibi was accused by the Bahraini government of vandalising a police station during...

Felicity Huffman: Desperate Housewives star charged in exam cheating scheme

Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman is among more than 40 people charged in a US college cheating scam, according to unsealed court records. The alleged scheme involved helping students cheat on entrance exams, as well...

Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika drops bid for fifth term

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the 18 April presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office. President Bouteflika's candidacy had provoked mass protests across Algeria over the past few...

Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot wades into Netanyahu row over Israeli Arabs

Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot has become embroiled in a row with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the status of the country's Arab minority. "Love your neighbour as yourself," the Israeli actress said, amid...

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