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Convicted Auschwitz guard Oskar Groening pleads for mercy

A German court has sentenced "Auschwitz bookkeeper" Oskar Groening, 96, to four years in prison. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/16/18

Pope Francis in Chile at start of Latin America visit

The visit is overshadowed by child sexual abuse accusations against some member of Chilean clergy. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/16/18

Wallaby gives police slip on Sydney Bridge

The unusual sight of a wallaby bounding across the Sydney Harbour Bridge has surprised early-morning motorists. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/16/18

Gospel star Edwin Hawkins dies, aged 74

The American Grammy-winning singer was best-known for the 1969 hit Oh Happy Day. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/16/18

Australian father's instinct helps find trapped son

The Australian man hired a helicopter after suspecting his son had been in a car crash. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/16/18

Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over 'racial slur'

The US president says he has been "totally misrepresented" by a senator who said he used a racial slur. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/16/18

Japanese city on alert for deadly fugu blowfish

The fugu fish, which can be more poisonous than cyanide, was sold without the toxic parts removed. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/16/18

Firefighter catches child from burning building

Footage captures the moment a child was dropped from a burning building in Georgia. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/16/18

Colombia motorway bridge collapses killing nine workers

The bridge was under construction when it collapsed into a ravine south-east of the capital, Bogotá. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/16/18

Top US gymnast Biles reveals abuse

Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by former Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/16/18

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh and Myanmar agree repatriation timeframe

Bangladesh and Myanmar have reached an agreement - but aid agencies have raised concerns. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/16/18

Turpin: Shackled siblings found in Perris, California home

Police arrest a pair who allegedly held their 13 children captive, some chained to their beds. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/16/18

Australian Open 2018: Johanna Konta and Heather Watson open campaigns on day two

Johanna Konta will begin her Australian Open campaign on Tuesday, along with Simona Halep, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/15/18

Cyrille Regis dies: 'Pioneer to many, but to me he was just my uncle' - Jason Roberts

"As he was to many people, he was our hero." Jason Roberts writes a touching tribute to his uncle Cyrille Regis, who has died aged 59. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/15/18

Alexis Sanchez: Man City end pursuit of Arsenal forward

Manchester City decide not to pursue their interest in signing Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/15/18

Romania loses second PM in seven months

Prime Minister Mihai Tudose resigns as his party withdraws its backing amid internal power struggles. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/15/18

Car crashes into building in California

The car mounted a central reservation and crashed into the Santa Ana dental office. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/15/18

Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'

Human body lice, rather than rat fleas, spread plague during the Black Death, a study simulating the outbreak suggests. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/15/18

Venezuela helicopter attack: Pilot Oscar Pérez in bloody siege

The ex-policeman is accused of leading an armed rebellion involving a helicopter and grenades. Read More ...
Posted on: 01/15/18

Ryan Giggs: New Wales manager aims to win over doubters

New Wales manager Ryan Giggs will convince fans sceptical of his appointment by "winning games". Read More ...
Posted on: 01/15/18



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