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Eleven die and dozens ill after eating rice at Indian temple

December 14, 2018 - 1:46pm
Witnesses say people fell ill after eating rice following a ceremony in the state of Karnataka.

Brexit: EU pledges to May unlikely to placate critics

December 14, 2018 - 12:58pm
Theresa May's Brussels talks were not a failure - but she needs more than the EU's assurances.

Decorated US soldier 'admitted murder in CIA job interview'

December 14, 2018 - 12:20pm
The Green Beret allegedly shot someone he described as a Taliban bomb-maker in Afghanistan in 2010.

Johnson & Johnson shares drop after report says firm 'knew' of asbestos

December 14, 2018 - 12:12pm
Shares drop Reuters study says firm knew asbestos "lurked" in its talcum powder since the 1970s.

Juncker explains 'nebulous' remark

December 14, 2018 - 11:31am
Jean-Claude Juncker has spoken about his exchange with Theresa May following his comments about her proposals.

Shakira: Colombian pop star accused of tax evasion in Spain

December 14, 2018 - 11:29am
Prosecutors allege the pop singer failed to pay more than $16.3m in taxes between 2012 and 2014.

'Miracle' six-day-old baby survives Ebola

December 14, 2018 - 11:12am
It took five weeks of round-the-clock treatment to keep Benedicte alive after her mother died.

Sarah Papenheim: US student stabbed to death in Rotterdam

December 14, 2018 - 10:59am
A young American who came to Europe after a family tragedy is stabbed to death in her student complex.

Festive reindeer for rent at Russian zoo

December 14, 2018 - 10:52am
A Russian zoo is renting out reindeer, foxes and huskies for Christmas and New Year events.

Miss USA sorry for offending contestants over lack of English

December 14, 2018 - 10:12am
A beauty queen's comments and apology about non-English speaking contestants causes a stir on social media.

Who is shining a torch for women today?

December 14, 2018 - 9:45am
One hundred years since the first votes were cast by UK women, who is standing up for women's rights today?

Japan medical schools 'rigged women's results'

December 14, 2018 - 8:09am
A sexism scandal in Japan has widened to at least nine universities after a government investigation.

Money spill on US highway sparks cash grab

December 14, 2018 - 8:06am
Motorists stopped their vehicles and rushed to collect bills scattered on Route 3 in New Jersey.

Cohen insists he was directed by Trump to break the law

December 14, 2018 - 7:43am
Donald Trump's convicted ex-lawyer insists he was directed by his boss to make hush money payments.

Cesare Battisti: Brazil 'issues arrest warrant' for ex-militant

December 14, 2018 - 7:31am
Cesare Battisti, former member of a banned far-left group, is wanted in Italy for four 1970s murders.

Nasa hopes to find ancient life on Mars

December 14, 2018 - 7:16am
When the US space agency's next rover gets to Mars in 2021, it will seek evidence of ancient life.

Somalia violence: Deadly clashes after arrest of Mukhtar Robow in Baidoa

December 14, 2018 - 6:33am
At least 11 people are reported killed in Baidoa following the arrest of a former al-Shabab chief.

Did you see the Geminid meteor shower?

December 14, 2018 - 6:27am
Images of the Geminid meteor shower that was seen from around the world

I play for Tunisia, but still consider myself Irish - Ayman Mohamed

December 14, 2018 - 6:20am
Born in London, raised in Dublin and now based in Africa, Tunisia international Ayman Ben Mohamed has travelled an unusual road to this month's Fifa Club World Cup.

Strasbourg Christmas market reopens after attack

December 14, 2018 - 6:18am
The market reopens after the Tuesday attack carried out by a gunman in which three people died.