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No sexual consent means rape, Spain told by legal panel

December 14, 2018 - 6:03am
The proposal to change Spanish law follows an outcry over a gang assault on a woman.

Euro falls as 'gilets jaunes' protests hit French economy

December 14, 2018 - 5:49am
Business activity in France has contracted following the gilets jaunes protests, a survey suggests.

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo: The view from the edge of space

December 14, 2018 - 4:43am
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket ship has made a successful test flight, 82.7km above the Earth's surface.

Queensland Cyclone Owen: Powerful system may 'wreak havoc'

December 14, 2018 - 1:36am
Cyclone Owen is expected to intensify into a category four system and may "wreak havoc", officials say.

Migrant caravan: Girl dies in custody after crossing US-Mexico border

December 13, 2018 - 11:57pm
A seven-year-old migrant from Guatemala with dehydration suffers a cardiac arrest, US media report.

No renegotiation on Brexit, EU tells May

December 13, 2018 - 11:22pm
Theresa May says the deal is "at risk" if the concerns of MPs are not addressed by EU leaders.

China buys US soybeans for first time since trade war

December 13, 2018 - 11:17pm
One of the biggest casualties of the US-China trade war has been the US soybean sector.

Indian national jailed over sex assault on US flight

December 13, 2018 - 11:05pm
The Indian man gets nine years in jail for assaulting a woman who was asleep next to him.

Yellow Vests: Is the symbol spreading across Europe?

December 13, 2018 - 8:59pm
The clothing has been used in demonstrations on a wide variety of subjects, in countries across Europe. But what's behind the vest, and what's its future?

Southwest Airlines flight U-turns after human heart discovery

December 13, 2018 - 8:54pm
A US plane travelling from Seattle to Dallas turns back after failing to unload the donated organ.

Kosovo's army dreamers enrage their Serbian neighbours

December 13, 2018 - 7:48pm
Kosovo MPs are set to vote to turn its emergency force into an army, and Serbia does not like it.

Talking horses and perfect faces: The rise of virtual celebrities

December 13, 2018 - 7:47pm
From animated YouTubers to computer-generated Instagram models, new meaning is being given to the term 'manufactured personality'.

My three children have died – should I try IVF or trust in God?

December 13, 2018 - 7:39pm
Ruba and Saqib both carry a gene for I-cell disorder, which means their children have a one-in-four chance of dying in early childhood.

Climate change: 'Hell to pay' if COP24 talks fail

December 13, 2018 - 7:37pm
Weary delegates enter the last official day of UN climate talks with many critical issues undecided.

The fight over the Indian baby born in a bank queue

December 13, 2018 - 7:27pm
Two-year-old Khazanchi is at the centre of a fight involving two families, villages and politicians.

Why your pizza may never be delivered by drone

December 13, 2018 - 7:06pm
The biggest obstacle to delivery drones isn't technology, it's regulation and public acceptance.

Pakistan's first female blind cricket team

December 13, 2018 - 7:05pm
Pakistan is in the process of creating its first ever international female blind cricket team.

Irish parliament approves abortion bill

December 13, 2018 - 4:48pm
The Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy Bill will now be given to the President to be signed into law.

Strasbourg Christmas market attacker shot dead

December 13, 2018 - 4:34pm
Police came across Cherif Chekatt in a Strasbourg street and shot him as he tried to open fire.

Senators vote to end US backing for Saudi war on Yemen

December 13, 2018 - 4:30pm
Members of President Trump's Republican party joined Democrats by 56-41 to rebuke the longtime US ally.

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