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Thu 28 May 2020

Trump mocks reporter for wearing mask

Trump mocks reporter for wearing mask

Donald Trump has mocked a reporter who declined to remove his mask before asking the President a question.

Girl beheaded in her sleep by father

Girl beheaded in her sleep by father

A teenage girl has been killed by her father in an “honour killing”. The attack took place in Iran after he disapproved of her marriage.

Man who filmed ‘racist Karen’ speaks out

Man who filmed ‘racist Karen’ speaks out

The man who filmed a “racist Karen” Amy Cooper in New York’s Central Park has spoken out, and surprisingly come to her defence.

Star ‘moved to tears’ by heartbreaking performance

Star ‘moved to tears’ by heartbreaking performance

Elton John was in “tears” and Simon Cowell says he’ll “never listen to this song in the same way” after a truly gut-wrenching audition on America’s Got Talent.

Why Trump can't 'close them down'

Why Trump can't 'close them down'

The US President’s fresh war against Twitter appears to have hit a snag, after a federal-court decision pointed out some problems.

War of words over ‘false’ Kate claims

War of words over ‘false’ Kate claims

A British gossip magazine has fired back at Kensington Palace after it issued a rare statement denying claims made about Kate Middleton.

Meghan, Harry ‘protected by star’s security team’

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As Meghan Markle and Prince Harry remain in lockdown in LA, it has been revealed the security detail of a Hollywood heavyweight is watching over the family.

Bizarre twist in Mary-Kate’s messy divorce

Bizarre twist in Mary-Kate’s messy divorce

A surprising new detail has been uncovered in Mary-Kate Olsen’s split from her husband, after she lost her bid for an emergency divorce.

Scott Disick and Sofia Richie break up

Scott Disick and Sofia Richie break up

After three years together, Scott Disick and Sofia Richie have split up. Now sources have revealed why the couple decided to part ways.

Sex slave claims Andrew made sick joke

Sex slave claims Andrew made sick joke

Virginia Roberts Giuffre has made a bombshell new claim about the night she allegedly had sex with Prince Andrew.

TV hosts explode as US hits grim milestone

TV hosts explode as US hits grim milestone

A pair of TV anchors traded a series of furious insults on-air as the United States passed a worrying new COVID-19 milestone.

China could halt global virus recovery

China could halt global virus recovery

Beijing has shown it can inflict economic pain on those who challenge it, but it could also cripple the COVID-19 recovery if it doesn’t get its way.

Fury accepts offer to fight Mike Tyson

Fury accepts offer to fight Mike Tyson

Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury claims he’s accepted an offer to fight Mike Tyson after receiving a phone call proposal he couldn’t knock back.

US ’applauds’ Aus amid China tensions

US ’applauds’ Aus amid China tensions

Two senior US officials have applauded Australia’s tough stance against China after it called for an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus.

Angry Palace reacts to ‘false’ Kate claims

Angry Palace reacts to ‘false’ Kate claims

Kensington Palace has issued a rare statement in response to a series of claims made about the Duchess of Cambridge in a gossip magazine.

China sends 5000 troops to border

China sends 5000 troops to border

China is fighting a war of words with Australia and the US, while quietly amassing troops and weapons on another contested front.

Wed 27 May 2020

Costa Rica allows same-sex marriages

Costa Rica allows same-sex marriages

Costa Rica has become the first country in Central America to give the go-ahead to same-sex marriage after a landmark court ruling came into effect.

Afghan government to free 900 Taliban prisoners

Afghan government to free 900 Taliban prisoners

The Afghan government has announced the release of 900 Taliban prisoners and called on the insurgent group to extend a ceasefire.

China deletes two words from document

China deletes two words from document

Beijing has removed two keys words from an annual government report. And it could spell trouble for tens of millions of citizens.

Matt Damon’s secret lockdown ’fairytale’

Matt Damon’s secret lockdown ’fairytale’

It was a closely guarded secret for weeks but Hollywood royalty Matt Damon has been locked down in a tiny village and locals are loving him for it.

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