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Coronavirus Australia: Melbourne locks down tower blocks as cases rise

1 hour 28 min ago
Nine housing estate blocks in the Australian city are locked down amid a “new phase of the pandemic”.

Cleveland Indians to review team name in light of protests against racial injustice

2 hours 11 min ago
Baseball team the Cleveland Indians are to review their name in order to "embrace their responsibility to advance social justice and equality".

Lin Dan: China's two-time Olympic champion retires from badminton

3 hours 2 min ago
China's two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan, widely seen as one of badminton's greatest ever players, retires.

Elijah McClain: Denver officers fired for pictures mocking man's death

4 hours 13 sec ago
Three officers are sacked in Denver, Colorado after they shared photos re-enacting a chokehold.

Nagaland dog meat: Animal rights groups hail ban as 'major turning point'

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 9:20pm
Animal rights groups say a ban on the sale of dog meat in Nagaland is a milestone.

Coronavirus: UK government's quarantine-free list 'absurd'

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 8:31pm
Portuguese leaders say the country's exclusion from a list drawn up by the UK government is "absurd".

Hachalu Hundessa: 'My friend the hero who was gunned down'

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 8:20pm
The BBC's Amensisa Ifa was close to Ethiopian protest singer Hachalu Hundessa, who was shot dead on Monday.

Coronavirus: Waiting for tourists on Spain's Costa del Sol

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 8:12pm
Resorts on Spain's southern coast are hoping for tourists to save their summer.

Coronavirus: Face mask exemption cards and other US claims fact-checked

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 8:11pm
As the debate over wearing face masks intensifies, fake exemption cards have gone on sale.

Coronavirus: What makes a gathering a ‘superspreader’ event?

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 8:05pm
How can a two-hour choir practice lead to 53 Covid-19 infections? We ask an expert.

Coronavirus: Japan's mysteriously low virus death rate

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 7:53pm
Japan had no lockdown, it has an elderly population - so why haven't more people died from Covid-19?

'Fourth of July isn't for people who look like me'

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 7:40pm
What does the Fourth of July mean to black Americans?

Mount Rushmore: Trump to host 4 July event despite virus concerns

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 7:26pm
The president promises a tremendous 3 July, but critics fear the event is risky as virus cases rise.

Driving into the art of Vincent Van Gogh

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 7:12pm
Toronto's immersive exhibition allows audiences to experience art from the comfort of their car.

Coronavirus: Yo! Sushi adapts conveyor belt system

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 5:41pm
As Yo! Sushi prepares to reopen some restaurants in England, it has had to adapt its conveyor belt system.

Coronavirus: Air France set to cut more than 7,500 jobs

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 4:39pm
Air France-KLM plans thousands of job cuts at its French arm as the air industry reels from the pandemic.

Coronavirus: Brazil's Bolsonaro waters down law requiring face masks

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 4:29pm
Brazil's president vetoes articles making masks obligatory in shops, churches and schools.

Edouard Philippe: France's former PM faces probe into Covid-19 response

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 4:10pm
Hours after Philippe's resignation, an inquiry is launched into the government's handling of Covid-19.

Hong Kong: Divisions over whether to stay after new security law imposed

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 1:38pm
Two young men who have British National passports say they're debating their future in the country.

Rideau Hall: Canada Armed Forces member faces 'multiple charges'

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 12:38pm
Justin Trudeau lives on the estate but was not home when an armed forces member entered the gates.

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