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20:09 World
Banyan: Insecticide 'drip' to save 700-year-old Indian tree

Officials are trying to save the tree - a popular tourist attraction - from termite infestation.

19:24 World
Nestle, Unilever forego price increases to move product

The result has been mounting tension, which recently erupted in a clash between Nestle and European retailers that saw some of the Swiss company’s goods briefly taken off store shelves. 

19:00 World
Dale Winton, Supermarket Sweep presenter, dies aged 62

Graham Norton paid tribute, thanking him for giving him "the best bit of showbiz advice I ever got - don't quit the hit!".

18:16 World
China built more than half of the skyscrapers in the world last year, and it has no plan to slow its rapid urbanisation

A recent documentary has revealed the nation's secret weapon: a mighty skyscraper-building machine dubbed 'wall-climbing monster'.

17:24 World
The incredible transformation of the QE2 - which is now a floating five-star hotel in Dubai

The vessel, which has a history spanning five decades, is now docked permanently at Mina Rashid, where some of her refurbished dining, accommodation and entertainment attractions are to be unveiled on April 18.

17:00 World
Grueling Marathon des Sables completes another edition

The 33rd edition of the annual race, considered to be one of the most demanding ultramarathons in the world, finished Saturday after six grueling days and about 250 kilometers (150 miles).

16:38 World
Italian PM in Romania for talks on Brexit

Gentiloni met Romanian counterpart Viorica Dancila Thursday and then headed for talks with President Klaus Iohannis.

16:16 World
Texas emergency operator jailed for 911 call hang ups

Crenshanda Williams, 44, was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months of probation for interfering with emergency telephone calls.

15:45 World
Syria war: The online activists pushing conspiracy theories

The Syrian government and its key ally, Russia, say the incident was staged. But the US, UK and France - who support the opposition to Mr Assad - say they are confident that chlorine and possibly a nerve agent were used.

15:01 World
South Korea's Moon says North seeking 'complete denuclearization'

North Korea has defended its weapons programs, which it pursues in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions, as a necessary deterrent against perceived U.S. hostility. The United States stations 28,500 troops in South Korea, a legacy of the 1950-53 Korean War.

14:44 World
Inspection opened into Tesla for workplace safety

On Monday, the Center for Investigative Reporting published an article claiming Elon Musk's electic car company had under-reported work-related injuries at the plant.

14:44 World
Hidden crack in Southwest jet engine at center of NTSB investigation

Investigators can't explain with certainty why the left engine of Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 malfunctioned when the plane was reaching over 32,000 feet. It's too soon to determine what happened, said National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt.

14:02 World
Playboy model wins right to tell story of alleged Donald Trump affair

Karen McDougal says she began a relationship with future president in 2006 shortly after his wife, Melania, gave birth to their son, Barron.

13:00 World
Planet-hunter launches from Florida

The mission will survey a great swathe of stars, hoping to catch the dips in brightness that occur when orbiting planets traverse their faces.

12:43 World
Philippines' Duterte says he ordered probe into Australian nun

Sister Patricia Fox, 71, was held by immigration authorities in Manila on Monday after being accused of political activity that breached her visa.

12:29 World
Global warming is killing the Great Barrier Reef, study says

The Great Barrier Reef experienced an extended marine heat wave in 2016 that caused massive coral bleaching and die-off. Most of the impact was along 500 miles of the northern Great Barrier Reef, its most pristine region.

12:02 World
Indian women's commissioner on hunger strike over rape laws

Swati Maliwal, chairwoman of the DCW, has been refusing food since April 13, as protests flared nationwide over the separate alleged rapes of two girls ages 16 and 8.

11:38 World
Man believed to be the world's oldest dies in Chile aged 121

Celino Villanueva Jaramillo, thought to have been born in 1896, died in hospital after puncturing his lung falling out of bed.

10:45 World
FAA orders engine inspections after Southwest explosion

The CFM56 engine on Southwest flight 1380 blew apart over Pennsylvania on Tuesday, about 20 minutes after the Dallas-bound flight left New York’s LaGuardia Airport with 149 people on board.

18:38 World
Lana Del Rey has left fans concerned after she was reportedly attacked by a crazy fan on Tuesday

Video footage, taken by a concert-goer during the Antwerp leg of her tour, appears to show a man jumping out of the audience and landing on what appears to be her as she exits the stage. 

18:16 World
WWII bomb to force mass evacuation in central Berlin Friday

Buildings and streets in a radius of 800 metres (875 yards) around the site north of the busy train station will be cleared from 0700 GMT until the 500-kilogramme (1,100-pound) explosive is safely defused, they said on Twitter Wednesday.

17:45 World
Stratolaunch planning first aircraft flight this summer

Stratolaunch has performed two taxi tests of the aircraft at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California so far, most recently in late February.

17:24 World
The standing 'Skyrider' plane seat is back – but will it ever fly?

Technically, the Skyrider 2.0, designed by Italian design firm Aviointeriors Group, isn't new, but rather an updated version of one it debuted back in 2010.

17:00 World
Cuban state media say new president to be elected Wednesday

Communist Party newspaper Granma says the congress will assemble at 9 a.m. and select leaders of the legislature before voting for the president and other members of the Council of State, the country's highest government body.

15:45 World
Steven Spielberg becomes first director to top $10 billion at worldwide box office

His new sci-fi blockbuster “Ready Player One” has racked up $475.1 million worldwide since its release last month, according to BoxOfficeMojo, making the adaptation of Ernest Cline’s best-selling novel his top-grossing film in the last decade and nudging him into eight figures in all-time career grosses.

15:27 World
Fourth 'xXx' movie in the works as Vin Diesel, H collective Nab rights to franchise

The companies made the announcement Tuesday. Diesel had said in early 2017 at the “Return of Xander Cage” premiere in London that Paramount execs had expressed interest in the fourth movie, but those plans were never solidified.

15:01 World
German theatre sparks anger by offering free seats to anyone wearing a Nazi SWASTIKA armband to watch a play titled Mein Kampf

The play, entitled 'Mein Kampf', after Hitler's most famous work of literature is due to be premiered on Friday April 20 - the dictator's birthday.

14:26 World
Home Office destroyed Windrush landing cards, says ex-staffer

Evidence of UK arrivals discarded despite case worker protests, says former employee.

13:41 World
World stocks at four-week highs as earnings rekindle risk appetite

A gauge of volatility on the EuroSTOXX 50 fell to its lowest since Jan. 26, reflecting investors’ renewed confidence in the resilience of equity markets. The S&P 500 volatility gauge hovered around a six-week low.

13:00 World
China imposes anti-dumping deposits on US sorghum

China said US importers would have to pay a temporary 178.6% deposit on the value of their imports from Wednesday.

13:00 World
China imposes anti-dumping deposits on US sorghum

China said US importers would have to pay a temporary 178.6% deposit on the value of their imports from Wednesday.

12:43 World
More than 95% of world's population breathing unhealthy air, says new report

According to the annual State of Global Air Report, published Tuesday by the Health Effects Institute (HEI), long-term exposure to air pollution contributed to an estimated 6.1 million deaths across the globe in 2016.

12:29 World
WhatsApp allows to redownload deleted media

Every time someone sent us an image, video, GIF, voice message and a document on WhatsApp, and we deleted the relative file in the WhatsApp folder, we weren’t be able to download it anymore, but..

11:38 World
21 killed, 12 injured after vehicle carrying marriage party falls off a bridge in India

The accident took place Tuesday night over the Sone river in Sidhi district about 573 km east of Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh.

11:16 World
China defiant after new US security regulations target telecoms firms

State media calls for Chinese citizens to stand up for phone makers ZTE and Huawei as backlash grows.

10:45 World
Jacinda Ardern ‘infuriated’ by comparisons to Donald Trump

Wall Street Journal compared the New Zealand prime minister to Justin Trudeau but said 'she's more like Trump on immigration'.

10:27 World
Trump's CIA chief in secret meeting with North Korean leader: U.S. officials

Pompeo’s conversations fueled Trump’s belief that productive negotiations were possible with North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, but far from guaranteed, according to a U.S. senior official briefed on the trip.

10:02 World
Castro's successor seen as unlikely to bring sweeping change to Cuba

An electronics engineer by training, Diaz-Canel has often appeared more in tune with the times than his elderly khaki-clad predecessors, Raul and his brother Fidel, who ruled the Caribbean island for the past six decades.

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