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Why does India's air look different from space?

June 22, 2018 - 7:51am
Europe's Sentinel-5P satellite tracks formaldehyde emissions in the air over the Indian sub-continent.

North and South Korea agree to resume rare family reunions

June 22, 2018 - 7:49am
A few of the thousands of families split by the Korean war will have another chance to see loved ones.

What does it take to relocate a 195kg tiger in India?

June 22, 2018 - 7:39am
Numerous forest officers, wildlife veterinarians - and at least five elephants.

Tanzania MP sues over his banned rap

June 22, 2018 - 7:32am
Tanzanian banned the rap song by MP Joseph Mbilinyi, also known as MC Sugu, for being "violent".

Melania jacket: Five things 'I don't care' could mean

June 22, 2018 - 7:17am
People are trying trying to decode the First Lady's message with her unusual anorak.

Venezuelan forces 'killed hundreds' - UN

June 22, 2018 - 6:54am
The United Nations says the rule of law is "virtually absent" in the crisis-wracked country.

Japan: Cannabis plants found growing near MPs' offices

June 22, 2018 - 6:46am
The country has a no tolerance policy on drugs - it's not clear how the plants got there.

YouTube fans to fund favourite film-makers

June 22, 2018 - 5:54am
The site will let video-makers charge fans a monthly fee for exclusive content.

Kate Spade's father dies night before designer's funeral

June 22, 2018 - 4:41am
Kate Spade's father, "heartbroken" over her death, dies a day before the designer is laid to rest.

XXXTentacion's girlfriend is pregnant

June 22, 2018 - 4:22am
"He left us a final gift," the rapper's mother says, days after his murder in Florida.

Greece hails 'historic' debt relief deal

June 22, 2018 - 3:55am
The eurozone agrees a long-awaited deal, which pushes back the repayment schedule for Greece's debt.

Activists raped after performing street play

June 22, 2018 - 2:48am
The women were performing a street play to raise awareness on human trafficking when they were abducted.

India police 'sorry' for lynching photo

June 22, 2018 - 2:34am
Police apologise for a picture of a lynched man being dragged by a mob with three officers present.

Indonesian Islamic State cleric gets death sentence for Jakarta attack

June 22, 2018 - 1:51am
Aman Aburrahman was convicted of masterminding an attack in Jakarta that left four civilians dead.

Roseanne spinoff The Conners ordered - without Roseanne

June 21, 2018 - 9:40pm
The Conners features many of the original cast, after ABC dropped Roseanne Barr over a racist tweet.

Airbus warns no-deal Brexit could see it leave UK

June 21, 2018 - 8:49pm
The European planemaker says no-deal Brexit would force it to reconsider its investments in the UK.

Italy to seize NGO rescue ships as migrant row deepens

June 21, 2018 - 7:51pm
Italy claims the two boats, carrying hundreds of migrants, are "illegally" flying the Dutch flag.

EU tariffs on US goods come into force

June 21, 2018 - 7:42pm
The European Union has gone ahead with retaliatory duties against $2.8bn worth of US-made products.

Quiz: What record has The Greatest Showman broken?

June 21, 2018 - 7:34pm
It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?

Windrush generation: Three stories

June 21, 2018 - 7:31pm
Three people tell their stories about coming to the UK on the Windrush.

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