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Japan turns to Basil Fawlty in race for Olympic English

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 20:22
Japan is struggling to make sure it has enough English speakers when it hosts the Olympic Games in 2020.
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France election: Ex-PM Valls backs Macron for president

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 20:21
Instead of backing his own party's candidate, Manuel Valls throws his weight behind Emmanuel Macron.
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London Stock Exchange-Deutsche Boerse deal blocked by EU

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 20:21
EU regulators block London Stock Exchange's £21bn merger with German stock exchange Deutsche Boerse.
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Toshiba's Westinghouse files for US bankruptcy

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 20:16
Westinghouse has struggled with losses that have thrown its Japanese parent into a major crisis.
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Brexit: 'Divorce could turn ugly' says European press

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 20:09
There is little optimism in the European press on the start of Britain's departure from the EU.
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Cyclone Debbie: Experts fear damage to Great Barrier Reef

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 20:04
The Australian state of Queensland is assessing the extent of the damage caused by the major storm.
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Jared Kushner's family firm ends investment talks with China's Anbang

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 19:58
A potential investment deal had raised ethical questions for President Trump's son-in-law.
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UK PM signs letter that will trigger Brexit

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 19:40
The letter will be delivered to the EU in the next hour, marking formal notice of the UK's exit.
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Elephants in dramatic muddy escape

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 19:23
Eleven Asian elephants manage to drag themselves clear of a muddy hole in Cambodia.
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World's first monster truck front flip

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 18:54
This is the first time a monster truck driver has completed a front flip in the sport's history.
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Trump climate: Challenges loom after Obama policies scrapped

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 18:28
The president is accused of "ignoring basic science" as public campaigns and court cases are planned.
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Emma Thompson felt 'too fat' to live in LA

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 18:03
The Oscar winner says she "couldn't live there" as she condemns the pressure on actresses to be thin.
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Shark rescued from swimming pool in Australia

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 17:16
The juvenile shark was not dangerous but it surprised swimmers in Sydney's far north.
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US hockey women halt boycott over pay

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 16:33
The US women's ice hockey team settle a long-running equal pay dispute and call off their boycott of the forthcoming US-hosted world championships.
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Pets sleeping on your bed growing trend

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 16:19
According to a new survey, nearly half of British dog and cat owners let their animals sleep on their bed.
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Denny Solomona: Sale Sharks winger available for England

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:13
Sale Sharks winger Denny Solomona declares himself available for England after completing his three-year residency.
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Samsung: Is Galaxy S8 the firm's most important phone yet?

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:01
After the Note 7 fiasco, Samsung's latest launch could be a make or break moment.
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Cyclone Debbie: Queensland braced for dangerous floods

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 11:20
A 1,300km (800 miles) area is at dangerous risk of flooding after Cyclone Debbie, authorities warn.
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Kasai unrest: UN experts found dead in DR Congo

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 09:21
The bodies of a US man and a Swedish woman are found two weeks after they were abducted.
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Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 09:19
Environmentalists warn Mr Trump's order will have serious consequences at home and abroad.
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