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Oxford English Dictionary adds new entries: chuddies, jibbons and fantoosh

Oxford English Dictionary adds new entries: chuddies, jibbons and fantoosh

An Indian English word for underpants joins a host of Scottish insults after the dictionary crowdsourced regional termsEnglish speakers from around the world have flocked to help the Oxford English
New Zealand introduces major changes to gun laws – video

New Zealand introduces major changes to gun laws – video

New Zealand has banned military-style semi-automatic guns and assault rifles under tough new laws following the attacks on two Christchurch mosques. The changes, announced on Thursday by the prime
Slavery reparations: where do Democratic 2020 candidates stand?

Slavery reparations: where do Democratic 2020 candidates stand?

Bernie Sanders is opposed, while Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker hesitate to voice outright supportThe renewed Democratic debate over how to heal the legacy of slaveryShould the US pay
'It's a godsend': the healthcare scheme bringing hope to India's sick

'It's a godsend': the healthcare scheme bringing hope to India's sick

In a country where treatment can cost two years’ wages, a new project could mean free medical care for 500 million peopleRajiv Gupta has a distinct spring in his step. He has brought his mother to New
Queensland woman who took daughters to Somalia for genital mutilation jailed

Queensland woman who took daughters to Somalia for genital mutilation jailed

Woman is the first person to be sentenced in Queensland for removing a child from the state for female genital mutilationAn extremely sick Queensland woman who took her two daughters to Somalia for
Christchurch attacks: New Zealand brings in sweeping gun-law changes

Christchurch attacks: New Zealand brings in sweeping gun-law changes

Bans on assault rifles and military-style semi-automatics introduced as well as a buyback scheme Assault rifles and military-style semi-automatics have been banned in New Zealand after Jacinda Ardern,
Explainer: how are New Zealand's gun laws changing?

Explainer: how are New Zealand's gun laws changing?

A quick guide to the gun reforms announced by prime minister Jacinda ArdernThe following is the text of the statement from the New Zealand government on what the changes to the country’s gun laws will
Arrests over hotel spycam porn ring that filmed 1,600 guests across South Korea

Arrests over hotel spycam porn ring that filmed 1,600 guests across South Korea

Cameras were set up in hair dryer holders and wall sockets in 10 cities, say prosecutorsPolice in South Korea have arrested two men for secretly filming 1,600 hotel guests and streaming the footage
US-China trade: Trump says tariffs on Beijing may linger

US-China trade: Trump says tariffs on Beijing may linger

‘We have to make sure that if we do the deal, China lives by it,’ says president ahead of resumption of trade talksDonald Trump has warned that the United States may leave tariffs on Chinese goods for
Allianz stadium report shows case for rebuild 'a sham', Michael Daley says

Allianz stadium report shows case for rebuild 'a sham', Michael Daley says

Labor leader points to report prepared for SCG Trust that says venue non-compliance could be fixed for $18mThe NSW opposition leader, Michael Daley, says a report showing Allianz Stadium could have
New Zealand shooting: Jacinda Ardern bans all military-style semi-automatic guns and assault rifles – live updates

New Zealand shooting: Jacinda Ardern bans all military-style semi-automatic guns and assault rifles – live updates

Prime minister announces gun buyback and says parts that can be converted into semi-automatic weapons are also now banned. Follow it live ...How was the threat of from the far-right missed?Explainer:
Australia 'making progress' with Turkey after Erdoğan comments spark diplomatic row

Australia 'making progress' with Turkey after Erdoğan comments spark diplomatic row

Scott Morrison dials down furious response to president’s comments in wake of Christchurch attackAustralia’s prime minister has declared his country is “making progress” towards repairing its
CSIRO promises review after profiting from diet pill that was not 'clinically validated'

CSIRO promises review after profiting from diet pill that was not 'clinically validated'

Federal science agency says the use of its name is ‘outside the scope’ of agreement with ProbiotecFederal science agency the CSIRO is reviewing its links to a diet pill after it emerged it was
#themooovement: parody Twitter account surpasses Devin Nunes in followers

#themooovement: parody Twitter account surpasses Devin Nunes in followers

Devin Nunes’ Cow has a herd of 498,000 followers on Wednesday night, surpassing the California congressman’s 396,000A parody Twitter account that mocks Devin Nunes now has more followers than the
Final Wittenoom residents to be forced out of asbestos-ridden mining town

Final Wittenoom residents to be forced out of asbestos-ridden mining town

Western Australian government to compulsorily acquire properties in deadly Pilbara site, where there are fears for tourists who still visit the areaLandowners who refuse to move from the most
Coalition refuses to release Tony Abbott letters to Queen on knighthoods

Coalition refuses to release Tony Abbott letters to Queen on knighthoods

Information commissioner has ruled letters from Turnbull and Abbott between 2013 and 2016 should be released The Australian government is fighting to hide Tony Abbott’s letters to the Queen about his
Christchurch shooting: remembering the victims

Christchurch shooting: remembering the victims

Jacinda Ardern asked New Zealand to remember the names of the victims of the Christchurch shooting, not that of the perpetrator. Here are their stories Continue reading...
Home Office has utterly failed in immigration detention, MPs find

Home Office has utterly failed in immigration detention, MPs find

Irresponsibility led to people being wrongly detained, committee chair says The Home Office approach to immigration detention is careless and cavalier and has led to people being wrongfully detained,
New Zealand asks: how was the threat from the far right missed?

New Zealand asks: how was the threat from the far right missed?

Muslim associations have expressed despair that no one in government heeded their warnings about a rise in racism and violenceAs the alleged killer sits in an isolated, maximum security jail cell on
Man charged with murder of Laureline Garcia-Bertaux in west London

Man charged with murder of Laureline Garcia-Bertaux in west London

Kirill Belorusov extradited from his native Estonia and will face court on Thursday A man has been charged with murder over the death of Laureline Garcia-Bertaux, 34, who was found in a shallow grave