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Grace Millane: Man appears in court charged with backpacker's murder

December 9, 2018 - 7:32pm
Grace Millane's family watches on as the 26-year-old suspect appears in a New Zealand courtroom.

Called the wrong name at work? Awkward...

December 9, 2018 - 7:02pm
What should you do when someone gets your name wrong in the professional sphere?

Copa Libertadores final: River Plate beat Boca Juniors 3-1 in extra time (agg 5-3)

December 9, 2018 - 6:40pm
Juan Quintero's stunning extra-time goal helps River Plate win the Copa Libertadores with a historic victory over Boca Juniors in Madrid.

Khashoggi murder: Saudis refuse Turkey extradition request

December 9, 2018 - 4:14pm
The foreign minister turns down a request made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a week ago.

Santa goes scuba diving with a mermaid and Rudolph

December 9, 2018 - 12:07pm
In just over two weeks, he'll be delivering presents - but people are already in the festive spirit.

US teacher charged after forcibly cutting student hair

December 9, 2018 - 11:28am
Video shows a California high school teacher forcibly cutting a student's hair while singing loudly.

Ayodhya: Thousands rally in Delhi over disputed religious site

December 9, 2018 - 11:25am
Tens of thousands of Hindu activists converge on India's capital to demand a temple be built.

Yellow vest protests 'economic catastrophe' for France

December 9, 2018 - 10:27am
Paris has been particularly badly hit, with cars burned, shops looted and major tourist sites closed.

Canada Moose Cree First Nation to get drone deliveries

December 9, 2018 - 10:10am
They will fly over parcels and necessities to a remote First Nation community in northern Ontario.

Sudan helicopter crash kills officials

December 9, 2018 - 8:50am
The aircraft exploded in flames after it hit a communications tower, reports say.

Thousands walk on Ethiopia Car Free Day

December 9, 2018 - 7:31am
The initiative is aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle and reducing pollution caused by vehicles.

Afghan Football Federation president Keramuddin Keram suspended

December 9, 2018 - 7:21am
Afghan Football Federation president Keramuddin Keram is suspended while allegations of sexual abuse of members of the women's national team are investigated.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey criticised for 'tone deaf' Myanmar tweets

December 9, 2018 - 6:15am
Jack Dorsey is accused of ignoring the persecution of the country's Muslim Rohingya minority.

Japan's Princess Masako opens up on insecurities and health

December 9, 2018 - 6:09am
Crown Princess Masako, who is recovering from a stress-related disorder, will become empress next year.

NZ police find body in backpacker search

December 9, 2018 - 1:31am
Officers in New Zealand have been searching for 22-year-old British tourist Grace Millane.

Yellow vest protests: France's Édouard Philippe seeks 'unity' after unrest

December 8, 2018 - 10:26pm
Édouard Philippe renews calls for dialogue after a fourth Saturday of protests marred by violence.

Joao de Deus: Brazil 'spiritual healer' accused of sex abuse

December 8, 2018 - 9:29pm
Twelve women say self-styled spiritual healer "Joao of God" abused them at his clinic near Brazilia.

Uganda party cruise tragedy: ‘Too drunk to balance the boat’

December 8, 2018 - 9:04pm
Six survivors speak about how a day of revelry turned into tragedy as a party boat sank 200m from the shore.

My strange experience of teaching Saudi prince

December 8, 2018 - 8:59pm
Luxury cars, walkie-talkies and royal protocols - BBC man recalls teaching the Saudi crown prince.

How the star of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg dimmed

December 8, 2018 - 8:43pm
Facebook is in crisis. And the firm's chief operating officer, once the golden girl, is taking the heat.