World News

Thu 28 May 2020

Angry Palace reacts to ‘false’ Kate claims

Angry Palace reacts to ‘false’ Kate claims

Kensington Palace has issued a rare statement in response to a series of claims made about the Duchess of Cambridge in a gossip magazine.

China sends 5000 troops to border

China sends 5000 troops to border

China is fighting a war of words with Australia and the US, while quietly amassing troops and weapons on another contested front.

Wed 27 May 2020

Costa Rica allows same-sex marriages

Costa Rica allows same-sex marriages

Costa Rica has become the first country in Central America to give the go-ahead to same-sex marriage after a landmark court ruling came into effect.

Afghan government to free 900 Taliban prisoners

Afghan government to free 900 Taliban prisoners

The Afghan government has announced the release of 900 Taliban prisoners and called on the insurgent group to extend a ceasefire.

China deletes two words from document

China deletes two words from document

Beijing has removed two keys words from an annual government report. And it could spell trouble for tens of millions of citizens.

Twitter’s big move against Trump

Twitter’s big move against Trump

Twitter has taken a dramatic step to bring Donald Trump’s tweets into line, in a move that’s raised eyebrows around the world.

Matt Damon’s secret lockdown ’fairytale’

Matt Damon’s secret lockdown ’fairytale’

It was a closely guarded secret for weeks but Hollywood royalty Matt Damon has been locked down in a tiny village and locals are loving him for it.

Tape busts Jordan conspiracy wide open

Tape busts Jordan conspiracy wide open

Newly revealed audio of Michael Jordan talking about his most hated rival appears to cast doubt over his recent claims in The Last Dance.

‘Karen’ fired over dog leash video

‘Karen’ fired over dog leash video

A woman has been stood down from her job after a video of her calling the police on a man claiming he was threatening her swept the net.

Principal ‘fit’ for extradition on child sex abuse charges

Principal ‘fit’ for extradition on child sex abuse charges

A former Melbourne principal facing 74 charges of child sex abuse who fled Australia 12 years ago is fit to be extradited, an Israeli court has ruled.

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