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'Wolf pack' jailed for sex attack released by Spanish court

June 21, 2018 - 2:17pm
Five men whose conviction for sexual assault, but not rape, caused outrage, are released on bail.

WHO gaming disorder listing a ‘moral panic’, say experts

June 21, 2018 - 1:34pm
Experts say the WHO's decision risks "pathologising" a behaviour that is harmless for most people.

Macron's swimming pool plan for palace lands him in hot water

June 21, 2018 - 12:13pm
Plans for a private swimming pool at the French president's summer retreat land him in hot water.

Pittsburgh officer in fatal shooting of Antwon Rose 'just sworn in'

June 21, 2018 - 11:56am
The fatal shooting in the back of Antwon Rose, 17, by an East Pittsburgh officer is investigated.

Confusion reigns over fate of detained migrant children

June 21, 2018 - 11:30am
US officials have expressed mixed messages about what happens next to the undocumented children.

US court backs states over web sales tax

June 21, 2018 - 11:06am
Previously companies without a physical presence in a state were exempt from sales tax collection rules.

Intel chief Brian Krzanich resigns over relationship

June 21, 2018 - 10:36am
The company says Brian Krzanich is leaving because of "a violation of Intel's non-fraternisation policy".

The true cost of a dream Ugandan wedding

June 21, 2018 - 10:16am
The desire for the perfect day has led to a boom in Uganda’s wedding industry - but these events come at a cost.

Sara Netanyahu: Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud

June 21, 2018 - 10:12am
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife Sara faces charges over alleged misuse of state funds.

The man who was fired by a machine

June 21, 2018 - 9:48am
When a machine decided Ibrahim Diallo no longer worked at his office there was little any human could do.

XXXTentacion: Suspect arrested in rapper murder case

June 21, 2018 - 9:46am
Dedrick D Williams, 22, faces a first-degree murder charge over the controversial rapper's death.

Akon wants to build 'real-life Wakanda' using a currency called AKoin

June 21, 2018 - 9:02am
The multi-platinum selling artist announces his own cryptocurrency and city - both named after himself.

Venezuela deploys soldiers to markets to check prices

June 21, 2018 - 8:02am
Soldiers were sent to almost 100 markets to check sellers were not overcharging amid hyperinflation.

Instagram star Daryl Aiden Yow used stock image photos

June 21, 2018 - 7:52am
Big brands including Sony and Uniqlo had worked with Daryl Aiden Yow because of his online fame.

Italy warns EU partners on migrant deal ahead of summit

June 21, 2018 - 7:44am
Curbing the boatloads of Mediterranean migrants is the priority, Italy tells EU partners.

In pictures: Summer and winter solstice celebrations

June 21, 2018 - 7:38am
From a summer sunrise at Stonehenge to an icy swim in Antarctica.

Turkish singer Hacer Tulu shot dead in nightclub

June 21, 2018 - 7:35am
Hacer Tulu, 40, was fatally wounded when attackers burst into the club, which is popular with tourists.

Koko the famously social gorilla dies in California

June 21, 2018 - 7:34am
Described as "the primary ambassador for her endangered species", she mastered sign language.

Brexit: 'You are not alone', Juncker tells Irish government

June 21, 2018 - 7:06am
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker pledged to continue supporting Ireland.

Indonesia ferry disaster: Lake Toba captain detained

June 21, 2018 - 6:53am
Indonesian police are to question the captain of an overloaded vessel that sank in Lake Toba.

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