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‘Your car will be confiscated’ - Iran women defy hijab law

Sun, 06/11/2023 - 21:37
Iran’s police are now threatening to confiscate women’s cars if they are caught without headscarves.

Dmitry Mishov, Russian airman who defected, gives BBC interview

Sun, 06/11/2023 - 20:49
Lieutenant Dmitry Mishov packed a rucksack and headed through the woods to seek asylum in Lithuania.

The women fighting Japan’s sexual violence stigma

Sun, 06/11/2023 - 19:04
Rina Gonoi was sexually assaulted when serving in Japan's army. She refused to stay silent.

Conor McGregor stunt: Mascots being punched 'not the brightest thing' says UFC's Dana White

Sun, 06/11/2023 - 16:01
Mascots being punched is not "the brightest thing in the world", UFC boss Dana White says after Conor McGregor reportedly injured an NBA mascot in a promotional stunt.

Ukraine war: Russia moves to take direct control of Wagner Group

Sun, 06/11/2023 - 10:06
It appears to be the latest in a public falling out between the Wagner boss and Russian officials.

Driverless cars: Researcher disguises himself as car seat in study

Sun, 06/11/2023 - 05:09
A study into driverless cars has used a "ghost driver" to record other road user's responses.

Stone-skimming: 'How I became one of the best in the world'

Sun, 06/11/2023 - 03:09
Christina Bravery defies the laws of physics for ultimate stone-skimming success.

Diego Garcia: The tropical island ‘hell’ for dozens of stranded migrants

Sat, 06/10/2023 - 20:19
They set sail to flee persecution, they say - but ended up on an isolated island in the Indian Ocean.

Champions League final 2023: Fans react to Manchester City's win against Inter Milan

Sat, 06/10/2023 - 19:03
City supporters in a Manchester fanzone voice their joy at their historic 1-0 win against Inter Milan.

Trombonist soldier tries to play on after fainting

Sat, 06/10/2023 - 10:37
The soldier was taking part in a rehearsal ahead of next weekend's Trooping the Colour.

Watch: How Colombia children jungle rescue unfolded

Sat, 06/10/2023 - 06:37
Four children have been found alive, weeks after a plane crash in the Amazon jungle.

China disowns ambassador's remarks questioning Ukrainian independence

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 08:56
China's ambassador to Paris Lu Shaye has questioned the sovereignty of countries of the former Soviet Union.

Twitter gives fake Disney account verified status

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 08:45
The gold tick confirmation appeared despite the account holder saying he had not paid for it.

Jo Harten: England's Commonwealth gold medal winner retires from international netball

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 08:28
Experienced England shooter Jo Harten, who won gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, announces her retirement from international netball.

Friends star Matthew Perry to pull Keanu Reeves jibe from memoir

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 08:11
The star's book asked why Reeves "still walks among us" when others like River Phoenix had died.

Len Goodman: Ex-Strictly head judge dies at 78

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 07:58
Goodman was a favourite on the show from its launch in 2004 until his departure 2016.

Israel arrests Jordanian MP for alleged gun-smuggling

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 07:48
The lawmaker is suspected of trying to smuggle hundreds of weapons into the West Bank, reports say.

Trapped in house as gunfire gets closer and closer

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 07:40
Amar, who lives in Edinburgh, was visiting family in the country at the time fighting started.

Premier League relegation: Which teams will drop into Championship?

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 07:38
Only five points separate the teams between 16th and 20th. Who is most likely to be relegated?

Texas shooting: Nine teenagers shot at prom after-party

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 06:57
Gunfire brought an abrupt end to an after-party for secondary school prom-goers in east Texas.