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Partygate: Boris Johnson facing questions after photos emerge


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 08:51:50 GMT

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The PM and police are under scrutiny over photographs apparently showing the PM at a party during lockdown.

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Airbnb to quit China as lockdowns restrict tourism


Created: Mon, 23 May 2022 23:42:32 GMT

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Stays in China made up only 1% of Airbnb's revenue for the last few years, a source said.

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Heard's team change course on Johnny Depp testimony


Created: Mon, 23 May 2022 23:43:26 GMT

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Supermodel Kate Moss is expected to take the stand in the final days of the high-profile trial.

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From Afghanistan's finance minister to cab driver in the US


Created: Mon, 23 May 2022 23:03:54 GMT

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Now a taxi driver in Washington DC, Khalid Payenda once oversaw a multi-billion dollar budget.

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Erdogan blanks Greek prime minister over US remarks


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 08:13:43 GMT

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Turkey's leader accuses Kyriakos Mitsotakis of trying to block sales of US fighter jets to Ankara.

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Executions spiked in Iran in Saudi Arabia in 2021 - Amnesty


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 11:28:41 GMT

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Iran accounted for 314 of the 579 executions recorded worldwide, Amnesty International says.

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Assam floods: Flood leaves thousands without food and water


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 07:56:47 GMT

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Locals have to take shelter in squalid conditions, camping on roadsides with little food and water.

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Afghanistan: UK's withdrawal a disaster, inquiry concludes


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 09:52:26 GMT

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The way the UK left the country last year was a "betrayal" that "likely cost lives", an inquiry has found.

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Kurt Zouma: West Ham defender pleads guilty to kicking and slapping cat


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 11:48:05 GMT

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West Ham United defender Kurt Zouma admits kicking and slapping his pet cat in a video that also showed him saying "I swear I'll kill it".

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Coronavirus: Argentine President Fernández pays 'fine' over lockdown party


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 10:25:42 GMT

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Leaked photos of the dinner party held while Covid lockdown measures were in force caused outrage.

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Southern Baptist Convention vilified sex abuse survivors - report


Created: Mon, 23 May 2022 19:22:12 GMT

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Survivors of sex abuse at the hands of clergy were stonewalled and vilified, a new report finds.

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French Open: Second seed Daniil Medvedev begins with comfortable win at Roland Garros


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 11:23:56 GMT

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World number two Daniil Medvedev secures his place in the French Open second round with a comfortable straight-set win over Argentine Facundo Bagnis.

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Luc Besson: Rape case dismissed for French film director


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 10:03:16 GMT

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The director of The Big Blue and Nikita was accused of repeatedly raping actress Sand Van Roy.

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Australia election: Five people making political history


Created: Mon, 23 May 2022 17:19:30 GMT

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Australia's election has ushered in political pioneers and interesting firsts across the parliament.

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Timed Teaser: Which French delicacy could be off the menu?


Created: Mon, 23 May 2022 22:19:24 GMT

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Test your knowledge of the news these last few days - 10 questions, 10 seconds each. Go!

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Queen tours Chelsea Flower Show in golf buggy


Created: Mon, 23 May 2022 18:15:48 GMT

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This year's show includes Platinum Jubilee floral tributes to the monarch's 70 year reign.

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Marcus Rashford wins top prize at British Book Awards


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 08:07:55 GMT

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The England footballer won the top prize at the British Book Awards for his non-fiction debut.

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'Democratic' jackdaws use noise to make decisions


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 01:27:02 GMT

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The birds take to the skies en masse after calling out their 'vote', scientists have discovered.

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Cannes Film Festival red carpet protest highlights murders of women


Created: Mon, 23 May 2022 11:18:09 GMT

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They carried a banner with the names of 129 women who have been murdered in France in the last year.

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Pampered pooches ride Japan's Shinkansen in style


Created: Sun, 22 May 2022 14:46:31 GMT

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Paws aboard! A pet-friendly service premiers on the iconic train as calls grow for easier pet travel.

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North Korea's Kim Jong-un is seen at state funeral not wearing a mask


Created: Mon, 23 May 2022 10:03:54 GMT

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The North Korean leader attends the funeral of a top military official as the country faces a Covid outbreak.

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Cryptocrash: ‘I was arrested for knocking on Luna boss's door'


Created: Mon, 23 May 2022 23:59:26 GMT

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A man says he lost millions, and then was arrested for trying to talk to crypto boss Do Kwon.

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The changing face of the North Sea oil industry


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 05:36:56 GMT

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Some workers are still banking on a career in oil and gas, others are focusing on a greener future.

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Why Africa couldn’t get urgent global deal on drought


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 00:05:15 GMT

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Africa has been hit by 14 extreme droughts in the past two years alone - more than any other continent.

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Quad: The China factor at the heart of the summit


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 00:10:11 GMT

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The group will refocus on an open and safe Indo-Pacific - and analysts say this is aimed at China.

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Cost of living: Rise in food export curbs sparks concerns


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 06:47:24 GMT

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Malaysia has become the latest country in Asia to cut food exports to keep prices down at home.

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Stranger Things season four ‘formulaic but fabulous’, critics say


Created: Mon, 23 May 2022 14:55:14 GMT

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Season four of the retro US sci-fi show has four-star reviews and maybe its "scariest monster yet".

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Baptism of fire for France's new government


Created: Mon, 23 May 2022 18:05:35 GMT

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A pair of appointments to Macron's cabinet have both sparked a backlash - each for a different reason.

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Man City win Premier League title: How English football changed Pep Guardiola


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 05:25:04 GMT

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In winning four titles in five seasons, Pep Guardiola has transformed English football - but he has also evolved during that time, writes Guillem Balague.

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Jesse Lingard: West Ham enquire about Manchester United player


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 09:28:48 GMT

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West Ham United make an enquiry about Jesse Lingard, whose Manchester United contract expires at the end of next month.

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Daniel Vettori: Former New Zealand spinner is new Australia assistant coach


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 06:15:53 GMT

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Former New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori is named assistant coach of the Australia men's team.

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Mikaela Mayer v Alycia Baumgardner super-featherweight unification fight agreed


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 08:24:47 GMT

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WBO and IBF champion Mikaela Mayer will meet WBC belt holder Alycia Baumgardner in a super-featherweight unification bout this year.

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Ukraine war: Melitopol residents resist Russian occupation


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 00:32:37 GMT

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Partisan groups are carrying out attacks on occupying forces in the south-eastern city of Melitopol.

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Ukraine war: World faces 'dark hour', Biden tells Quad Summit


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 11:39:24 GMT

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The US president meets key Asia allies to discuss China's influence and differences over Russia's invasion.

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Ukrainian Olympic rower and wife 'so grateful' after escaping to England


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 08:28:50 GMT

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Dmytro Mikhai and Dasha Kutanova are living with the family of Team GB rower Jack Beaumont.

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Could hydrogen ease Germany's reliance on Russian gas?


Created: Tue, 24 May 2022 10:45:43 GMT

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Why hydrogen might be one route for Germany to move away from dependence on Russian imports.

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Russian diplomat quits over war in Ukraine


Created: Mon, 23 May 2022 16:21:08 GMT

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Boris Bondarev walks out of his job in Geneva, saying he has never been more ashamed of Russia.

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Ukraine war in maps: Tracking the Russian invasion


Created: Mon, 23 May 2022 09:01:50 GMT

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Russian forces are continuing their slow advance in eastern Ukraine after using heavy firepower to weaken defences there.

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