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World planking record set by ex-marine, aged 62

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 1:25pm
George Hood managed to plank for 8 hours, 15 minutes and 15 seconds, and then did 75 push ups.

Harvey Weinstein guilty: How the Hollywood giant faced his reckoning

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 1:17pm
The judge said this was not a referendum on #MeToo. But at times, the trial felt like one.

Harvey Weinstein guilty over sexual assaults

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 11:54am
Weinstein, 67, is acquitted of the most serious charge against him - of predatory sexual assault.

Car drives into carnival crowd in German town

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 11:53am
German police say several people were injured after a driver drove into a crowd in Volkmarsen.

Tanzania journalist Erick Kabendera freed after seven months

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 11:43am
Erick Kabendera had been charged with money laundering, tax evasion and leading organised crime.

Katherine Johnson: Hidden Figures Nasa mathematician dies at 101

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 11:26am
Ms Johnson, who helped launch the first American into orbit, was portrayed in the film Hidden Figures.

Trump India visit: Seven claims about India fact-checked

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 11:13am
President Donald Trump is on his first official visit to India.

Julian Assange: What is extradition and how does it work?

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 9:33am
Julian Assange's extradition trial begins in London on Monday. How does the process work?

Nemtsov: Prague denies renaming square to troll Moscow

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 9:21am
Politicians in Prague vote to rename a square by the Russian Embassy to honour a slain Putin critic.

Belgian city of Aalst says anti-Semitic parade 'just fun'

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 8:39am
Aalst prompts an outcry over negative Jewish stereotypes, which an official defended as "our humour".

Lesotho's PM Thomas Thabane seeks immunity over murder of ex-wife

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 8:31am
Thomas Thabane and the first lady are accused over the shooting of his previous wife in 2017.

Coronavirus: Iran denies cover-up as death toll rises to 12

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 8:25am
A minister rejects a claim that 50 people have died in Qom, the centre of Iran's Covid-19 outbreak.

Donald Trump: Bear hugs, songs and dances for US president in India

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 8:05am
US President Donald Trump receives a grand welcome on his first official visit to India.

Stock markets tumble amid coronavirus fears

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 7:54am
Shares see big falls on worries about the impact of the outbreak, while gold hits a seven-year high.

Chile anti-government protests mar music festival's opening night

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 7:42am
Protesters set cars alight near the venue of Latin America's biggest music festival in Viña del Mar.

Trump to Diana: Iconic Taj Mahal photos through the years

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 7:15am
The "monument of love" has always been an absolute photo-op for every high-profile visitor to India.

Coronavirus: On the edge of Italy's lockdown area

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 5:42am
Italian police have quarantined the town of Codogno, centre of Italy's coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: Rapid spread raises fears of global pandemic

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 5:34am
More infections are reported around the world as governments struggle to contain outbreaks.

'Fake jobs' trial begins for French ex-PM François Fillon

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 5:29am
François Fillon stands accused of paying his Welsh wife for a job she allegedly never did.

Coronavirus: Drone captures massive queue for masks in South Korea

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 3:37am
Hundreds queued at a supermarket in Daegu, one of the South Korean epicentres of the virus outbreak.


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