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Divert weapons funding to research to prevent next pandemic, pope says

Pope Francis on Saturday urged politicians to divert funds spent on weapons to research to prevent another pandemic, as he led the largest gathering...

Unrest flares in U.S. cities despite arrest of Minneapolis policeman

The white former Minneapolis police officer shown in video footage using his knee to pin an unarmed black man’s neck to the street was...

‘I’m happy he did it’ – in Beirut, wife of fugitive...

Carlos and Carole Ghosn, the former first couple of carmaker Nissan, are united again in Beirut. They hold hands in the street and whisper...

Britain’s royal showdown: queen hosts Meghan-Harry crisis talks

Queen Elizabeth and her heirs will meet Prince Harry on Monday to thrash out a plan for him and his actress wife Meghan after...

Tanzania ferry disaster

At least 100 people are known to have died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, officials say. Many more...

Blood moon – visible in UK

To give the blood moon its technical name, it is a lunar eclipse - caused by the Earth passing between the moon and the...

Toronto shooting

A gunman has opened fire on a busy avenue in Toronto, killing a young woman and injuring 13 other people, one of them critically,...

Mother Teresa shelters investigated

The Indian government has ordered an immediate inspection of every shelter run by the Missionaries of Charity, which is based in Ranchi, the capital...

Scammers abuse multilingual domain names

The non-English characters allow scammers to create "lookalike" sites with domain names almost indistinguishable from legitimate ones. Farsight Security found scam sites posing as banks,...

Inside Harry and Meghan’s rumoured Irish castle

First it was meant to be a Namibian safari; then there was conjecture about a jaunt to a Canadian cabin. Now the latest rumour...

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