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Search in croc-infested Daintree continues after 15 from fishing boat detained

Search in croc-infested Daintree continues after 15 from fishing boat detained

Border force and police scour mangroves for foreign nationals after their vessel ran agroundFifteen foreign nationals have been detained and authorities are searching for others who abandoned a boat
Weight-loss pill hailed as 'holy grail' in fight against obesity

Weight-loss pill hailed as 'holy grail' in fight against obesity

US study of 12,000 people shows drug lorcaserin does not increase risk of serious heart problemsA weight-loss pill has been hailed as a potential “holy grail” in the fight against obesity after a
While Trump tweets about white farmers, indigenous peoples face annihilation | Raj Patel

While Trump tweets about white farmers, indigenous peoples face annihilation | Raj Patel

As the alt-right obsesses over white South African farmers, indigenous activists are murdered in ever greater numbersThe first time Donald Trump tweeted about Africa, he agonised over white people.
Flight times extended by major airlines to avoid payouts, report claims

Flight times extended by major airlines to avoid payouts, report claims

Carriers add up to 30 minutes to trips, reducing the likelihood of paying compensation for delays, Which? says Plane journeys are taking longer than a decade ago, according to a report that claims the
Suspect in 1998 murder of Dutch boy arrested after mass DNA testing

Suspect in 1998 murder of Dutch boy arrested after mass DNA testing

Largest DNA trawl in country’s history sheds new light on death of 11-year-old Nicky Verstappen A suspect in the 1998 murder of a Dutch boy has been arrested in Spain, police in the Netherlands said
One in five vanilla ice-creams has no vanilla, cream or fresh milk

One in five vanilla ice-creams has no vanilla, cream or fresh milk

Survey reveals how new rules mean cheaper ingredients are usurping traditional elementsBritain’s longest heatwave since 1976 has seen ice-cream sales soar, but a survey has revealed that some brands
Iowa conservative seeking to gain from Mollie Tibbetts case fails to make ballot

Iowa conservative seeking to gain from Mollie Tibbetts case fails to make ballot

Attorney general hopeful Patrick Anderson has attempted to cast Tibbetts’ death as a result of flawed immigration policiesAn attempt to add a conservative candidate to the ballot for Iowa attorney
Myanmar court to deliver verdicts on jailed Reuters reporters

Myanmar court to deliver verdicts on jailed Reuters reporters

Detention of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo continues after they were charged with breaching the Official Secrets ActTwo Reuters journalists face another week in detention after a ruling on whether they are
Theresa May to make first trip to sub-Saharan Africa by UK leader in five years

Theresa May to make first trip to sub-Saharan Africa by UK leader in five years

PM to meet leaders of Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa in push to boost post-Brexit tradeTheresa May will become the first British leader in five years to visit sub-Saharan Africa this week, making a
Morning mail: Coalition support dives to lowest level in decade

Morning mail: Coalition support dives to lowest level in decade

Monday: Labor leads by a huge 12 points after the Liberals’ week of bloodletting. Plus: several dead in Florida shootingGood morning, this is Richard Parkin bringing you the main stories and
No-deal Brexit thrusts UK into 'legal vacuum', warns Keir Starmer

No-deal Brexit thrusts UK into 'legal vacuum', warns Keir Starmer

Exclusive: shadow Brexit secretary says Theresa May would face race to pass lawsTheresa May and the government would face a race against time to pass a slew of new laws, or risk creating an
Henry Moore sketch found among Gurlitt hoard of Nazi-looted art

Henry Moore sketch found among Gurlitt hoard of Nazi-looted art

Watercolour of reclining figures identified on BBC programme Fake or Fortune?An authentic watercolour sketch by Henry Moore, one of the most famous British artists of the 20th century, has been
Pope's visit to Ireland overshadowed by clerical child abuse scandal – video report

Pope's visit to Ireland overshadowed by clerical child abuse scandal – video report

The pontiff's two-day trip to Ireland was dominated by the topic of sexual and institutional abuse within the Catholic churchPope begs forgiveness and vows to pursue justice as Ireland trip ends
Jacksonville shooting: three dead including gunman at Madden NFL19 gaming event

Jacksonville shooting: three dead including gunman at Madden NFL19 gaming event

Suspect used ‘at least one handgun’ and killed himselfNine people suffer gunshot wounds, all said to be stableThree people died in a shooting at a video gamers’ competition in Jacksonville, Florida on
'Hit-and-run' visit: Irish protesters reject pardon plea from Pope Francis

'Hit-and-run' visit: Irish protesters reject pardon plea from Pope Francis

Pontiff’s two-day trip cloaked by anger, pain and defiance over clerical sexual abuse and crueltyPope Francis may have been begging forgiveness at a mass in Phoenix Park, but just four miles away the
Labor attack ad accuses Scott Morrison of only caring about 'top end of town'

Labor attack ad accuses Scott Morrison of only caring about 'top end of town'

Ad focuses on new PM’s voting record and claims he is ‘out of touch’ with middle AustraliaLabor has responded to the elevation of Scott Morrison to the Liberal party leadership by releasing a new
‘Darkness surrounds me’: Nauru child refugee paints pictures of despair

‘Darkness surrounds me’: Nauru child refugee paints pictures of despair

Medicated, terrified and traumatised, seven-year-old Ahoora has been held for five years on the island. Experts say his drawings reflect a broader, familial deteriorationGiven pens, Ahoora draws. They
Pope Francis makes plea for forgiveness in Dublin as Ireland trip ends – video

Pope Francis makes plea for forgiveness in Dublin as Ireland trip ends – video

The pope addresses a crowd of half a million people in Dublin at the closing event of a fraught two-day trip to Ireland, which has been dominated by the issue of sexual and institutional abuse in the
Neil Simon, giant of American stage, dies aged 91

Neil Simon, giant of American stage, dies aged 91

Author of The Odd Couple and The Sunshine Boys won a Pulitzer and four Tonys, and dominated Broadway for many yearsThe Pulitzer and Tony-winning playwright Neil Simon has died, it was announced on
Multiple complaints made to Thomas Cook about hotel where UK couple died

Multiple complaints made to Thomas Cook about hotel where UK couple died

One family complained of being served raw meat and drinks in unwashed glassesHolidaymakers complained to Thomas Cook about conditions at an all-inclusive hotel in Egypt before two Britons suddenly