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19:00 World
Barcelona attack: New manhunt for suspected driver

The driver in Thursday's van attack that killed 13 people in a tourist area of Barcelona may still be alive and on the run, Spanish police say.

18:28 World
Spain attacks: Jared Tucker named as American victim on delayed honeymoon in Barcelona

'Pray for Jared and his family, pray for Barcelona, but most importantly pray that we can some day rid ourselves of the hate that takes our loved ones before their time,' family say.
Source: Independent

18:06 World
South Africa grants Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity

Wife of Zimbabwean president will be allowed to leave South Africa despite case involving Gabriella Engels, who says Mugabe whipped her with a cable.

17:45 World
Bayern Munich get help from VAR to see off Leverkusen in Bundesliga opener

Bayern led 2-0 at half-time through goals from the debutants Niklas Süle and Corentin Tolisso, before torrential rain delayed the start of the second half.

17:00 World
Liu Xiabo's widow Liu Xia makes first appearance since funeral

In the short video, she said she needed more time to mourn. Friends say they have not been able to reach her.

16:38 World
Rhino swept from Nepal to India by flooding rescued

The young female rhino was found 42km (26 miles) from the Chitwan National Park in the Indian village of Bagah.

15:43 World
The real Dragonstone! Tourists flock to a Spanish islet with a 240-step footbridge that's used as a key Game of Thrones filming location

Dragonstone Island sets the scene of the first episode of series seven, and is the location from which character-favourite Daenerys Targaryen has been plotting war against her enemies.

14:44 World
Reliable perching makes fixed-wing UAVs much more useful

With a very few rather bizarre exceptions, any aircraft that try to offer the best of both worlds end up relatively complicated, inefficient, and expensive.

14:26 World
Elisabeth Moss defends Scientology after fan compares it to Gilead

Actor, who was raised a Scientologist, denies that the movement is similar to the fictional regime in The Handmaid’s Tale.

13:37 World
India's Infosys approves up to $2 billion buyback of shares

The board of Bengaluru-headquartered Infosys approved the repurchase of 113 million shares at 1,150 rupees apiece, the company said in a stock exchange filing, returning cash to investors at a substantial premium to Friday's closing price of 923.25 rupees.

13:00 World
Annatomix, a self-taught painter from Birmingham UK, creates geometric, origami-inspired animals on everyday materials of all sizes

Bumblebees and rabbits take shape on small surfaces like discarded paper bags and wood scraps, while foxes and peregrine falcons scale the sides of buildings.

12:43 World
Roman Polanski: judge rejects request from victim to dismiss rape case

Ruling follows first appearance in the case by Samantha Geimer, who was 13 years old when the director sexually assaulted her in Los Angeles in 1977.

12:29 World
Stephen Hawking blames Tory politicians for damaging NHS

Physicist criticises ministers over funding cuts, privatisation and pay caps before address revealing his reliance on health service.

12:02 World
Finland stabbings: Two dead and suspect shot in Turku

One of the victims, a woman, was stabbed several times in the neck on Friday. The victims were adults and three are in intensive care.

11:16 World
Billionaire Carl Icahn steps down as adviser to President Trump

Icahn has been criticized by Democrats who said his advisory role created a conflict of interest because he had not taken a formal government job and was still running his businesses.

10:47 World
New Confederate monuments are going up and these are the people behind them

Culpepper founded the local chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, the self-described historic honor society that's been keeping the Confederate legacy alive for more than a century.

10:26 World
Seventh Australian senator referred to High Court as citizenship crisis deepens

That majority was placed in jeopardy earlier this week after Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said he may be ineligible for parliament due to New Zealand citizenship by descent.

10:00 World
Chinese scam suspects took over 11-story block in Cambodia

Police in the Cambodian capital accuse them of doing exactly that: setting up a criminal call center with more than 200 Chinese nationals to carry out a telephone and internet scam on victims in China.

19:46 World
Google's stance on neo-Nazis 'dangerous', says EFF

The Daily Stormer had denigrated 32-year-old Heather Heyer who died while protesting against a far-right rally in Charlottesville.

19:24 World
Samurai sword attack at Taiwan's presidential palace

The man, surnamed Lu, allegedly stole the sword from a museum. He was carrying a Chinese flag and told police he was expressing his political views.

19:07 World
Johnny Cash’s family condemns Charlottesville neo-Nazi wearing shirt with his image

Cash’s children slammed the white supremacist groups who protested in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend at a rally in which a man drove a car into a crowd, killing a woman and injuring 19 others.

18:44 World
Китайские хакеры нашли лёгкий способ взлома iPhone

Описание способа взлома разместил на своём канале популярный видеоблогер EverythingApplePro.

18:43 World
Sweden rejects 'world's oldest refugee's' asylum application

Uzbeki, from Kunduz, Afghanistan, was nicknamed "the world's oldest refugee" when international media spoke to her in a Croatian migrant camp in 2015, when around 163,000 people sought asylum in Sweden.

18:06 World
Former Ford family estate hitting market For $175M, becoming N.Y.'s most expensive listing

If the home sells near the asking price it will break the national record, set in May 2014 when hedge fund manager Barry Rosenstein paid $147 million for a home on 18 acres in nearby East Hampton.

17:45 World
'Star Wars' Obi-Wan Kenobi film in the works

Sources say talks are at the earliest of stages and that the project has no script. If a deal is made, Daldry would oversee the development and writing with Lucasfilm brass.

17:24 World
The secretive Korowai tribe who live above the forest in treehouses… and didn't know other people existed until the 1970s

The tribe are known for their distinctive treehouses that tower over the jungle on spindly stilts, originally designed to avoid attacks from rival clans intent on capturing people for slavery or even cannibalism.

16:38 World
Teacher accused of punching 'Nazi scum' in anti-fascist protest says standing up to white supremacists ‘not a crime’

Yvette Felarca landed several blows to stomach of fascist demonstrator in Sacramento, California, before her fellow activists lashed out at the man with kicks and blows.

15:45 World
Spain terror attacks: 9/11 pilot met al Qaeda plotter in Cambrils

One of the September 11 pilots visited the Spanish coastal town with a fellow plotter while planning the US attack.

15:27 World
Bonnie Tyler to perform Total Eclipse during actual total eclipse

Once upon a time there was light in her life, but for two minutes and 40 seconds on Monday there will only be love in the dark.

15:01 World
UK's £2m support for Egypt security projects branded ‘deeply disturbing’

Transparency campaigners highlight alleged human rights abuses in Egypt as controversial conflict, stability and security fund comes under scrutiny again.

14:44 World
Oregon abortion law funds procedures for illegal immigrants

The $10.2 million bill takes effect immediately, allocating $500,000 for abortions for the estimated 22,873 women eligible under the Oregon health plan, the Washington Times reported. 

14:02 World
China issues guidelines for overseas M&As, pushes Belt and Road deals

The government will push for investments related to its Belt and Road initiative but also plans to maintain a blacklist of domestic firms that violate overseas investment rules, the State Council, or cabinet, said in a notice on its website.

13:41 World
Vattenfall communal heating network taps into German cities' growth

With one third of all electricity produced in Germany already coming from renewables, the country is next looking to reform residential heating, which accounts for 40 percent of energy-derived carbon dioxide emissions.

13:00 World
China's Lenovo warns of cost challenges as it sinks to Q1 loss

It was the company's first quarterly loss since September 2015 and lagged analysts' average forecast of a $5.29 million profit, sending the stock down as much as 5 percent to a year-low of HK$4.52 during Friday morning trade.

12:43 World
Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka resigns

In the letter Mr Sikka said the "continuous drumbeat of distractions" contributed to his decision to resign.

12:02 World
Strangers in a frame: Vietnam vet wants to find people in 1970s Asia photos

It was a photo of our ugly kitchen table and some building blocks from IKEA. Uninspiring, but hardly the worst-case scenario when connecting with your parents on social media.

11:38 World
Joshua Wong and two other Umbrella Movement leaders jailed in Hong Kong

After the verdict was read out the gallery fell silent, until the judge banged his gavel to end proceedings and supporters broke out into chants of "shame" and "political persecution."

11:16 World
North Korea: Tillerson rejects Bannon claim that military strike is off table

Trump strategist says ‘10 million’ South Koreans would die in counter-attack but secretaries of state and defence insist Kim Jong-un should fear armed response.

10:47 World
Wildfires trap 2,000 people in town in central Portugal

Flames and smoke surround Mação, making it impossible to enter or leave – the latest in country’s deadliest year for fires.

10:26 World
Spain hunts driver who killed 13 in Barcelona, says foils bomb plot

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the deadly rampage along the city's most famous avenue on Thursday, which was packed with tourists taking an afternoon stroll.

10:02 World
Twenty-six French citizens injured in Barcelona attack

The statement added that French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian would visit Barcelona later on Friday in order to visit those victims, and that the French consulate in Barcelona was in contact with Spanish authorities.

20:30 World
Florida researchers find baby loggerhead turtle with two heads

Kate Mansfield of the UCF turtle lab tweeted photos snapped by intern L. Rittenberg showing the two-headed loggerhead hatchling the interns encountered while out conducting research Tuesday.

20:09 World
Japanese bar employs monkeys as waiters

A video filmed earlier in the summer at the Kayabuki bar in Utsunomiya shows the monkey, a 17-year-old macaque named Fuku-chan, fetching beverages and napkins for customers.

19:46 World
UK '55 million years too late' for fracking, says leading geoscientist

Britain's geology unsuitable to controversial and 'overhyped' shale gas extraction technique, says Professor John Underhill of Heriot-Watt University.

19:25 World
Brexit blamed for 260 job losses as UK food supplier Southern Salads collapses into administration

Family-run firm ceased trading 'with immediate effect' on Wednesday after 31 years supplying local restaurants and supermarkets.

19:07 World
Muslim radio host sues Daily Stormer for claim he 'masterminded' Manchester bombing

Neo-Nazi website used fake tweets to suggest Dean Obeidallah planned bombing of Ariana Grande concert, US lawsuit states.

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