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TV host Jimmy Fallon 'very sorry' for 2000 blackface skit

TV host Jimmy Fallon 'very sorry' for 2000 blackface skit

The NBC's Tonight Show host called his depiction of comedian Chris Rock "unquestionably offensive".
Denmark embraces live music drive-ins

Denmark embraces live music drive-ins

Mads Langer performs a drive-in concert for music fans in Copenhagen while social distancing.
Twitter tags Trump tweet with fact-checking warning

Twitter tags Trump tweet with fact-checking warning

It is the first time the social media giant has said one of Donald Trump's tweets could be misleading.
Epic 7,500-mile cuckoo migration wows scientists

Epic 7,500-mile cuckoo migration wows scientists

Scientists have tracked a cuckoo's migratory flight from Africa to its breeding ground in Mongolia.
Lori Klausutis death: Twitter will not remove Trump's 'horrifying lies'

Lori Klausutis death: Twitter will not remove Trump's 'horrifying lies'

The company says it is "deeply sorry" for the pain caused by the tweets about a woman's 2001 death.
Coronavirus: France announces €8bn rescue plan for car industry

Coronavirus: France announces €8bn rescue plan for car industry

President Emmanuel Macron wants France to become the top producer of clean vehicles in Europe.
US says Russia sent jets to Libya 'mercenaries'

US says Russia sent jets to Libya 'mercenaries'

Russia urges peace talks as the US accuses it of meddling in the Libya conflict.
Why Britain is talking about this man

Why Britain is talking about this man

This is why everyone is talking about Boris Johnson's chief adviser.
Zambian jailed gay couple pardoned in presidential amnesty

Zambian jailed gay couple pardoned in presidential amnesty

Their 15-year sentence triggered a diplomatic row resulting in the recalling of the US ambassador.
Four Minnesota police officers fired after death of unarmed black man

Four Minnesota police officers fired after death of unarmed black man

The FBI investigates Minneapolis police after video shows man being arrested saying "I can't breathe".
Malka Leifer: Rape-accused ex-principal fit for extradition to Australia

Malka Leifer: Rape-accused ex-principal fit for extradition to Australia

An Israeli judge says the suspect accused of 74 sex charges is fit to face extradition to Australia.
Australia's megafauna roamed the tropics with first humans but then disappeared

Australia's megafauna roamed the tropics with first humans but then disappeared

New evidence shows climate change may have wiped out Australia's giant beasts.
Coronavirus: German Ikea car park used for mass Eid prayer

Coronavirus: German Ikea car park used for mass Eid prayer

Muslims brought prayer mats and face masks to a huge car park for socially-distanced prayers.
JK Rowling unveils The Ickabog, her first non-Harry Potter children's book

JK Rowling unveils The Ickabog, her first non-Harry Potter children's book

The Ickabog is her first non-Harry Potter children's story, and will be published in instalments.
Coronavirus: Denmark opens borders to divided lovers

Coronavirus: Denmark opens borders to divided lovers

Boyfriends and girlfriends living in Germany and the Nordic countries can visit partners in Denmark.
Costa Rica celebrates first same-sex weddings

Costa Rica celebrates first same-sex weddings

The country is the first in Central America to allow same-sex couples to marry in landmark ruling.
Coronavirus: Egypt doctors accuse government over medics' deaths

Coronavirus: Egypt doctors accuse government over medics' deaths

A union says the health ministry bears "full responsibility" for doctors' deaths from Covid-19.
Coronavirus: French alarm at Covid-linked Med pollution

Coronavirus: French alarm at Covid-linked Med pollution

Environmentalists in the south of France find masks and gloves littering the seabed.
Clickbait and podcasts: France frowns on English words

Clickbait and podcasts: France frowns on English words

The French language enrichment commission announces a new list of alternatives to English terms.
Trafficked Nigerian women rescued from Lebanon

Trafficked Nigerian women rescued from Lebanon

The 50 return home a month after a woman working as a maid in Beirut was found for sale on Facebook.