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Trump son-in-law Kushner defends conduct after Senate testimony
"All my actions were proper," says Donald Trump's son-in-law after giving evidence to a Senate panel.

Charlie Gard parents end legal fight for 'beautiful' baby
Letting "gorgeous" Charlie go is "the hardest thing we'll ever have to do", his parents say.

What made Trump roll his eyes?
The president is not amused during a photo shoot with outgoing White House interns.

French philosopher Dufourmantelle drowns rescuing children
The French philosopher, who wrote a book called Praise of Risk, dies trying to save two children.

Justin Bieber cancels remaining Purpose World Tour dates
The pop star bows out of the remaining 14 dates due to "unforeseen circumstances".

Richard Dawkins' Berkeley event cancelled for 'Islamophobia'
A California radio station accuses the celebrated biologist of "abusive speech against Islam".

Alphabet profits rocked by EU fine
Google parent Alphabet reports revenues rose in the second quarter but profits drop by almost a third.

CCTV shows Starbucks customer tackling armed robber
What Ryan Florez thought would be an easy target turned out to be anything but.

Poland court reforms: PM Beata Szydlo vows to fight for change
Beata Szydlo pledges to pursue controversial reforms despite "pressure from the street and abroad".

Jerusalem holy site tensions 'must ease by Friday'
The UN Middle East envoy's warning comes amid a surge in tensions in Jerusalem in recent days.

San Antonio truck tragedy: Driver charged
Ten people are now known to have died after dozens were discovered inside James Bradley's trailer.

Nelson Mandela: Ramlakan book on final days withdrawn
South Africa's first black president's family says the book by his doctor contained personal details.

US company to microchip employees
Three Square Market says 50 employees have already signed up for the $300 (230) chip.

Pagoda collapses into river in Myanmar
A Buddhist temple in central Myanmar has been swallowed by rising floodwaters after heavy rainfall.

Shetland firefighters use oxygen masks for animals
The masks are being used by firefighters in Shetland in what is believed to be a Scottish first.

Prince William: I talk to the children about 'Granny Diana'
Prince William talks about keeping his mother's memory alive for his own children.

Comic-Con 2017: This year's highlights in 90 seconds
The costumes, the stars, the fans - this is Comic-Con in 90 seconds.

How the body responds to stress
We analysed how the body responds to stress - by making presenter Jordan Dunbar do a comedy performance.

Film shows Muslims in 'unseen China'
Knife in the Clear Water offers a rare glimpse into the lives of China's Hui Muslim population.

Boris Johnson tries 'hongi' greeting in New Zealand
Mr Johnson thanked locals for teaching him the greeting, in which people touch their noses together

Ladders and chainsaws: The women teaching young girls firefighting skills
The Arlington County Fire Department is showing young women the ropes of firefighting at Camp Heat.

The last days of Phnom Penh's iconic White Building
Images of diverse lives lived well in one of Phnom Penh's most iconic buildings, days before its demolition.

Texas county struggles with migrant deaths
How one Texas county is coping with the highest number of migrant deaths in the US, and struggling to identify the deceased.

Animal v Athlete: Four times man has raced beast
As Michael Phelps takes on a Great White Shark, we look at other athletes who have taken on animals.

The rather rude sounds of an elephant seal
Male elephant seals recognise the rhythm of one another's voices, researchers say.

Beyonce Madame Tussauds controversy: Waxworks over the years
Madame Tussauds has changed its controversial waxwork of Beyonce after social media users complained that it made her more light skinned.

The islanders who can only see in black, white and grey
Belgian photographer Sanne de Wilde is fascinated by the colourblind residents of Pingelap.

Couples take part in Belarus wife-carrying race
Couples take part in Belarus wife-carrying race

The city that makes the most expensive boats in the world
How Italian seaside city Viareggio became a hub for the superyacht manufacturing industry.

Where Trump is seen as saviour
One of America's poorest majority-white towns has faith the president will make it great again.

Why is Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe so unpopular?
As Japan's PM faces accusations of personal favouritism, his approval ratings have plummeted.

Yazidi survivor: 'I was raped every day for six months'
Ekhlas, a Yazidi living in northern Iraq, was 14 when so-called Islamic State held her as a sex slave.

How formula milk shaped the modern workplace
Since the first commercial substitute for breast milk was launched in 1865, formula has shaped the workforce.

The communist soldier using charity sites to fund his war
Several Americans and Brits are using charity donation websites to finance their war efforts in eastern Ukraine.

Comic-Con day 3 recap: Stranger Things, Westworld, Ready Player One and more
A round-up of the film and TV events that made headlines in San Diego.

The people trying to fight fake news in India
The explosion of mobile phones and connectivity has fuelled a scourge of fake news in the country.

TV host's race jokes spark Brazil-Korea online war
Remarks and gestures made by a well-known Brazilian TV host kicked off an online spat between South Korea and Brazil

Why South Korea's women golfers are so successful
South Korean women have dominated international golf for years now. Why?

Six 'unpresidented' months - 42 to go
US citizens have now had six months to get used to their new president and still not all are finding it easy. Americans in the UK face a double dose of change with Brexit.

Marvel: Everything it unleashed at Comic-Con
Thor, Black Panther, Captain Marvel and Ant-Man sent fans into meltdown.

Irish immigrant?s arrest highlights race's role in deportation
After a high-profile deportation, undocumented Irish immigrants are on edge.

Marian Hill: 'An Apple advert kick-started our career'
How Marian Hill went from cult artists to mainstream success, after Apple chose their song for an ad.

Thailand monks: Wirapol Sukphol case highlights country's Buddhism crisis
Thai monk Wirapol Sukphol denies a range of charges but the case points to a wider trend of bad karma.

Donald Trump: Could the US president pardon himself?
Some legal experts believe he could, but that would not be the end of his problems.

Adam Peaty retains world 100m breaststroke title & Ben Proud wins gold
Great Britain's Adam Peaty retains his 100m World Championship breaststroke title and Ben Proud wins 50m butterfly gold.

Javier Hernandez: West Ham sign striker from Bayer Leverkusen for 16m
West Ham sign former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez from German side Bayer Leverkusen for a fee of 16m.

Romelu Lukaku: Man Utd striker wants to create his own history at Old Trafford
Romelu Lukaku wants to create his own history at Manchester United - and acknowledges he is not the "complete package".

Women's Rugby World Cup 2017: End of England XVs contracts 'a backwards step'
The decision not to renew contracts for world champions England's 15-a-side women's team is a backward step, says former international Vicky MacQueen.

Women's World Cup: England head coach Mark Robinson targets Ashes
England head coach Mark Robinson is targeting Ashes glory after his side won the Women's World Cup final against India

Benjamin Mendy: Man City sign Monaco defender for 52m
Benjamin Mendy completes his 52m transfer to Manchester City from Monaco to become the world's most expensive defender.

Bernard Tomic amazed at career, despite lack of effort at times
Bernard Tomic says he has never "really tried" throughout his tennis career, adding that he has probably been operating at "around 50%".



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