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The rappers getting 'terror' sentences for songs

March 16, 2018 - 10:00pm
Artists say the government is using controversial anti-terror laws to curb free speech, writes Guy Hedgecoe in Madrid.

Oscars Academy chief John Bailey 'faces harassment allegations'

March 16, 2018 - 9:57pm
The Academy has launched an inquiry into its own president, John Bailey, Hollywood media report.

'We will stay until the end': A doctor's battle in Syria

March 16, 2018 - 8:57pm
As the Syrian government tightens its noose around the enclave, medical staff describe working in "hell on earth".

'Am I OK with my son oinking in Swedish?'

March 16, 2018 - 8:05pm
Keith Moore wants his Swedish-born son to be bilingual. But he wasn't prepared for the language barrier in the farmyard.

The Indians who used kayaking to lift themselves out of poverty

March 16, 2018 - 8:04pm
There are many routes to success and for a group of friends in India, it was the Ganges River.

Black man beaten at Charlottesville rally 'cleared of assault'

March 16, 2018 - 6:19pm
DeAndre Harris was reportedly cleared of assault charges related to the incident in which he was beaten.

Trumplomacy: Who's going to represent US at N Korea talks now?

March 16, 2018 - 6:06pm
After Tillerson's quick exit - who will be part of high-stakes talks with North Korea?

Slovakia protests: 65,000 join Bratislava anti-government protests

March 16, 2018 - 4:39pm
About 65,000 people attended anti-government protests in Bratislava, organisers say.

Swiss pianist gives concert on ice in northern Baltic Sea

March 16, 2018 - 3:19pm
Swiss pianist Gabriel Arnold performs for tourists on an icebreaker in Scandinavia's Gulf of Bothnia.

John F Kennedy's lost 'last' speech recreated

March 16, 2018 - 2:35pm
The voice of JFK has been used to reconstruct the speech he was due to deliver on the day he was assassinated.

The women bringing animated adventures to life

March 16, 2018 - 2:19pm
A record number of women were nominated at the recent British Animation Awards, but men still dominate the industry.

Two convicted 'honour' killers to be deported from Canada

March 16, 2018 - 1:36pm
Mohammad Shafia and Tooba Yahya, convicted of "honour killings", will be deported to Afghanistan.

US couple accused of hoax kidnap win $2.5m settlement

March 16, 2018 - 1:09pm
A US city settles with a couple after police publicly called the woman's 2015 abduction a "hoax".

Murder inquiry over Russian's London death

March 16, 2018 - 12:47pm
UK police launch murder investigation after death of Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov in south-west London

Israeli soldiers killed in West Bank car attack

March 16, 2018 - 12:46pm
Two soldiers die in what the Israeli military says was a deliberate attack on its troops.

Florida bridge collapse: Hope fades for more survivors

March 16, 2018 - 12:30pm
Police say the operation in Miami has shifted from rescue to body recovery.

Have smaller weddings with less food, Uzbeks told

March 16, 2018 - 12:30pm
Weddings in Uzbekistan are lavish affairs, some with motorcades and hundreds of guests.

Brazil protests over slain politician Marielle Franco

March 16, 2018 - 12:23pm
Tens of thousands gathered to demand justice for Marielle Franco.

Trump has encouraged poachers - Botswana

March 16, 2018 - 11:46am
Overturning a ban on important hunting trophies threaten elephants, says Ian Khama.

Skiers jump from speeding lift in Georgia

March 16, 2018 - 11:38am
Several people were injured when the out of control lift started going backwards fast, in Georgia.