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20:09 World
Ozzy Osbourne cancels tour dates to recover from pneumonia

The former Black Sabbath singer had already called off the UK and European legs of his No More Tours 2.

19:47 World
Supermoon, 2019's biggest and brightest, will light up the sky

The super snow moon is the second of three supermoon events in the first three months of the year -- a packed lunar calendar for 2019, which marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the mission that took the first humans to the moon.

19:00 World
Britain will not take part in EU parliament elections: junior Brexit minister

European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday that although it seemed unlikely, he could not rule out that Britain would participate in the European elections because it could ask for an extension of the deadline to leave the EU.

18:38 World
A collection of spiders from the Cretaceous (Albian) Jinju Formation of Korea is described

These finds increase the number of known spiders from the Jinju Formation from one to 11. There is considerable diversity of mygalomorphs and araneomorphs, including palpimanoids (including lagonomegopids), as well as cribellate and ecribellate entelegynes.

17:24 World
Honda confirms Swindon car plant closure

The Japanese company builds 160,000 Honda Civics a year in Swindon, its only car factory in the EU.

17:00 World
Shark DNA could help cure cancer and age-related illnesses in humans

The first map of great whites sharks' DNA has revealed "mutations" that protect the animals against cancer and other illnesses.

16:38 World
Syrian Kurdish leader: border force needed to protect us from Turkey

Ilham Ahmed says Kurds want allies from anti-Isis coalition on border to ensure Turkey does not attack.

15:45 World
German police arrest 2 Bosnian men with hand grenades in car

Federal police said Tuesday that officers first detained the men, who had stopped in a no-parking zone outside Dresden's main train station, because they suspected them of immigration offenses.

15:27 NKR
Artsakh Republic President B. Sahakyan attended in Gandzasar’s Matenadaran Scientific-Cultural Center the conference devoted

to the 150th anniversary of Hovhannes Toumanyan organized by the Artsakh Union of Writers and Stepanakert’s Grigor Narekatsi University. The President highlighted the perpetuation of the memory of great Armenians stating with satisfaction that such events had become an integral part of the country’s literary life.
Source: Central information department of the office of the Artsakh Republic President

14:44 World
Ireland urges people not to stockpile medicines ahead of Brexit

Despite its large pharmaceutical industry, Ireland relies on Britain for many medicines. Some of them may not be approved for use in the EU if Britain leaves on March 29 without a deal, Simon Coveney told RTE radio.

14:26 World
For Yazidi survivors of Islamic State killings, the nightmares go on

For Hassan, 39, who was captured, it is her three missing children, and three years of imprisonment at the hands of the jihadist group.

14:02 World
Two policemen killed in suicide attack in Egypt's capital Cairo

An explosion in Cairo on Monday killed two policemen who were chasing a man believed to have planted an explosive device last week near a mosque, Egypt's interior ministry said.

13:41 World
Swiss police search for stolen man-sized steak

Police in the Swiss canton of Zug have called on the public to help them locate a huge plastic steak which was stolen recently.

13:28 World
Gasoline prices around the world: the real cost of filling up

We ranked 61 countries by three economic measures to see which has the most affordable gas and which feels the most pain at the pump.

13:00 World
For the first time in 94 years, Beijing's Forbidden City to open at night

The special event, taking place February 19-20, will form part of Beijing's Lantern Festival celebration, which marks the end of the Lunar New Year holiday.

12:43 World
Australia's drought leading to 'suffering' of children, UN warns

Large parts of eastern Australia have endured severe drought for months, crippling farming communities.

12:02 World
Facebook labelled 'digital gangsters' by report on fake news

Company broke privacy and competition law and should be regulated urgently, say MPs.

11:38 World
George Mendonsa, The Kissing Sailor in famous photograph, dies at 95

Alfred Eisenstaedt photographed sailor kissing Greta Friedman in Times Square at the end of the second world war.

11:16 World
'Friends from college' canceled after two seasons at Netflix

Netflix released a statement in regards to the news adding, “We’re grateful to creators Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco for creating a wise, funny and supremely relatable show.

10:45 World
Americans among group arrested in Haiti with arsenal of guns

The U.S. State Department was aware that Haitian police arrested a group that included U.S. citizens, an official at the department said on Monday. Haitian police did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

10:27 World
Nicaraguan farmer who protested Ortega gets 216-year prison sentence

More than 320 people died in the protests last year against Ortega, after government supporters and police opened fire on crowds. Street rallies have since tapered off, and the government has clamped down on opposition media and organizations seen as supporting the protests.

10:04 World
Queen’s chief fireplace lighter romping with married chambermaid at Windsor Castle

Upstairs Downstairs pair Gary Jones, 54, and Joanne Ancell, 44, arranged steamy rendezvous in the State Dining Room.

20:11 World
YouTube aids flat earth conspiracy theorists, research suggests

A study quizzed people at flat earth conferences and found most cited videos viewed on the site as a key influence.

19:24 World
Cardiff City may sue Nantes for negligence if pilot in Emiliano Sala crash had incorrect licence

Senior figures at Cardiff are bracing themselves for an escalation in a legal row that saw them given until the end of last week to pay the first instalment of his £15 million transfer fee.

18:38 World
Stunned metal detectorist unearths a 'chocolate coin' - only to discover it is a 1,500-year-old Anglo-Saxon gold pendant

The shiny piece of gold was originally mistaken to be a 'chocolate coin' due to its immaculate preservation but experts proved it is a gold pendant from 1,500 years ago.

17:24 World
NYPD commander being investigated for threatening rapper 50 Cent's life — police sources

A Brooklyn precinct commander is being investigated by the NYPD for allegedly threatening the celebrity’s life — telling his officers at a roll call to “shoot him on sight,” the Daily News has learned.

17:00 World
Seven MPs leave Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn's leadership

Ms Berger said Labour had become institutionally anti-Semitic and she was "embarrassed and ashamed" to stay.

16:38 World
Cancun club shooting leaves 5 dead, 5 wounded, authorities say

The men, armed with a long gun and three handguns, opened fire inside La Kuka, a club located on a main avenue in central Cancun about 4 miles away from the seaside tourist hotel zone, Quintana Roo state prosecutors said.

16:16 World
Owner of New Delhi hotel where fire killed 17 arrested

Police say Arpit Palace Hotel owner Rakesh Goel appeared Sunday in court, which ruled that police could take him into custody for questioning.

15:45 World
Nine films that should have won best picture at the Oscars

The Academy’s biggest oversights and most controversial choices from nine decades of ceremonies.

15:27 World
Virtual fences, robot workers, stacked crops: farming in 2040

Population growth and climate change mean we need hi-tech to boost crops, says a new report.

15:01 World
Shaun Harvey to step down as Football League’s chief executive in May

Harvey has worked for 25 consecutive years in professional football, all but two of which have been in the EFL with clubs or the league itself.

14:26 World
Mountain lion in California tree 'rescued' by firefighters

US firefighters arrived at the property in San Bernardino after the mountain lion - or cougar - was spotted perched on a branch about 50ft (15m) high.

13:28 World
This is why February's full Supermoon is the biggest, brightest full Moon until 2026

This combination of the Moon's closest approach to Earth and the Moon reaching its moment of greatest illumination together not only creates a Supermoon, but one that's maximally bright as seen from Earth.

13:00 World
Macau police investigate suspected murder at Sands casino resort

Murder cases have been rare in the Chinese territory since Portugal ceded control of what had been a colonial backwater on the heel of China’s southern coast 20 years ago.

12:43 World
Saudi Arabia signs $20bn in deals with Pakistan

It comes as part of a high-profile Asian tour by the kingdom's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

12:02 World
India's fastest train breaks down, day after launch

The Vande Bharat Express was returning to New Delhi from the northern city of Varanasi on Friday before it was forced to stop at Chamrola Station, located about 120 miles away from the capital.

11:38 World
Facebook 'intentionally and knowingly' violated data privacy laws

The UK Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee said in a report published Monday that a trove of internal Facebook emails it reviewed demonstrated that the social media platform had "intentionally and knowingly" violated both data privacy and competition laws.

11:16 World
Aurora shooting: background check failures let gunman keep firearm

Second check found conviction involving stabbing of ex-girlfriend which led to loss of permit but gun was not handed to police.

10:27 World
SoftBank invests in Mubadala's new $400 million European tech fund

Mubadala, which is a big investor in SoftBank’s Vision Fund, will use the fund to invest between $5 million and $30 million in European start-ups, FT reported, citing people with direct knowledge of the matter.

10:00 World
Indonesian presidential hopefuls vow energy self-sufficiency through palm

Indonesia, the world’s biggest palm oil producer, has been pushing for all diesel fuel used in the country to contain biodiesel to boost palm consumption, slash fuel imports, and narrow a yawning current account gap.

19:00 World
Deer in 24 states infected with chronic wasting disease

The disease affects the central nervous system and animals can show signs of drastic weight loss, lack of coordination and listlessness. It can make them more aggressive and less afraid of human contact, the center says.

18:38 World
The 'Salt Queen' working to transform the health of a nation

Dressed in a red boubou, a long traditional robe, Diouf cuts a striking figure in an otherwise muted landscape encrusted in white.

17:46 World
Chancellor Philip Hammond's visit to China not going ahead

There were plans for trade talks between Mr Hammond and senior Chinese government figures during the brief visit next week.

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