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Premier League 2019-20: team of the season so far

Liverpool’s full-backs, the beating hearts of Chelsea and Sheffield United and an evergreen striker make our leading XI.

17:45 World
Paris police fire tear gas on 'yellow vest' protests anniversary

Clashes broke out between demonstrators and police near the Porte de Champerret as protesters were preparing to march across town toward Gare d’Austerlitz in southern Paris while police also intervened to prevent a few hundred demonstrators from occupying the Paris ring road, according to Reuters TV footage.

16:38 World
Small Canadian island irate that Americans keep opening their mail

Campobello Island sits in the Bay of Fundy off the coast of the province of New Brunswick, but the only way to easily access the island outside of summer months is via Maine.

16:16 World
Netherlands plans to cut speed limit to curb emissions, rein in pollution

The Dutch government announced Wednesday it is lowering the top speed limit during the day on highways to 62 mph (100km/h) in an attempt to deal with an emissions pollution crisis.

15:45 World
The pop star who walked across America

US singer Mike Posner is best known for the song I Took A Pill In Ibiza, which spent four weeks at number one in 2016.

14:26 World
Giuliani faces federal probe on campaign finance, lobbying breaches

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, is being investigated by federal prosecutors for possible campaign finance violations and a failure to register as a foreign agent as part of an active investigation into his financial dealings, according to three U.S. officials. Bloomberg's Greg Farrell has more on "Balance of Power."

14:02 World
International migrant smuggling network dismantled

The German Federal Police initially carried out the investigation with the Romanian national authorities and were later joined by UK and Hungarian investigators.

13:41 World
Stunning photo shows lightning bolt striking an erupting volcano in Guatemala

Astrophotographer Sergio Montúfar told SWNS, a British news agency, that he hiked up to the volcano —Volcán de Pacaya in Villa Canales — because the forecast predicted clear skies. But as he neared the top, the weather was a bit dicier than he expected.

13:28 World
Researchers created holograms you can feel and hear

The researchers took an approach that was similar to one pioneered by engineers at Utah’s Brigham Young University who used invisible lasers to levitate and manipulate a small particle in mid-air, which was illuminated with RGB lights as it zipped around to create the effect of a 3D image.

13:00 World
250mph electric hypercar has 'fastest acceleration in the world'

The fully-electric Aspark Owl is capable of reaching 60mph in just 1.69 seconds, according to Japanese manufacturers Aspark.

12:43 World
Arizona officer caught on video pinning quadruple amputee, 15, to ground

The footage shows the shirtless boy, who cannot move, screaming as a sheriff’s deputy pins him to the ground while yelling at the teen to stop resisting.

12:02 World
Bushfires rage across Australia's east coast

The early arrival of fierce bushfires in the southern spring has already claimed several lives and destroyed nearly 300 homes over the past week.

11:38 World
Hundreds of pro-China protesters rally amid Hong Kong chaos

Protesters are also furious at perceived police brutality, a charge police deny.

11:16 World
Man buys scratch card with £1 coins and hits the jackpot - winning £1m

Kevin Francis hit the jackpot with a £5 Merry Millions card he had bought for his partner Brenda, who has mobility issues - the money will help their family.

10:27 World
Exclusive: Apple to remove vaping apps from store

Amid growing health concerns over e-cigarettes, Apple will remove all 181 vaping-related apps from its mobile App Store this morning, Axios has learned.

20:01 World
Pro-Palestinian charity funneled money to Hamas, terror victims allege in lawsuit

KKL-JNF has been developing the land of Israel and supports Zionist and environmental education, and works to preserve Israel’s natural resources.

19:47 World
A date with this stud just doubled in price to $192,000

Star race horse Kingman now commands a hefty $192,000 a time for breeders looking to mate their mares, twice as much as his debut fee after a prolific start to stud life.

19:24 World
Cleveland Browns' rare win over the Pittsburgh Steelers ends in a helmet swing and a brawl

Browns defensive end Myles Garrett ripped the helmet off Steelers' quarterback Mason Rudolph and clocked him in the head with it, sparking a brawl that descended into chaos as players from both sides spilled onto the field.

18:38 World
Hong Kong protests: China condemns 'appalling' attack on official in UK

Teresa Cheng fell and was treated for an arm injury in hospital after being jostled by about 30 supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement.

17:00 World
Netherlands plans to cut speed limit to curb emissions, rein in pollution

The Dutch government announced Wednesday it is lowering the top speed limit during the day on highways to 62 mph (100km/h) in an attempt to deal with an emissions pollution crisis.

16:38 World
Inside the Beckham family's £20m Beverly Hills rental: Lavish £20,000 a month hilltop mansion boasts indoor cinema, zen garden and infinity pool

The Beckham brood - dad David, 44, and children Brooklyn, 20, Romeo, 17, Cruz, 14, and Harper, eight - stayed in the lavish home over the holidays while mum Victoria, 45, stayed at home to work on her make-up line.

16:16 World
Hong Kong's cash pool tightens as Alibaba primes for $13 billion listing

The one-month Hong Kong Interbank Offered Rate (HIBOR) has rocketed 100 basis points this week to hit 2.75% on Thursday, not too far off a decade-high of 2.99% marked in July when protestors occupied the city’s legislature. On Friday, the rate edged back to 2.71%.

15:45 World
SA post office rapist and murderer given life

Her killing in August sparked large protests over the high levels of violence against women in the country.

15:27 World
A rubbish story: China's mega-dump full 25 years ahead of schedule

The Jiangcungou landfill in Shaanxi Province, which is the size of around 100 football fields, was designed to take 2,500 tonnes of rubbish per day.

15:01 World
Chile singer exposes breasts in protest at Latin Grammys

Mon Laferte uncovered her chest emblazoned with the words "In Chile they torture, rape and kill" on Thursday.

14:44 World
Jofra Archer underlines England enforcer role against New Zealand A

The opening day of their first-class fixture against New Zealand A side mirrored the practice match earlier in the week.

13:37 World
Outrage as Swazi king receives 120 BMWs, 19 Rolls-Royces for his family

Formerly known as Swaziland, the monarchy has left opposition party, the People's United Democratic Movement (Pudemo), fuming as it appeared to ignore calls for government employees to be remunerated better, and instead doubled down by ordering 120 BMWs which were delivered on Thursday. 

12:43 World
Tokyo's Shibuya Crossing: Welcome to the world's wildest intersection

At peak times, the hypnotic pace of the changing traffic light seems to signal the masses into a mesmerizing, yet claustrophobic, waltz.

12:29 World
London to Sydney flight breaks world record

Australian airline Qantas on Friday completed a one-off research flight that carried about 50 people from London to Sydney nonstop, clocking up two world records in the process.

11:38 World
Outcry after Facebook sponsors gala featuring Brett Kavanaugh

Company is listed as a ‘gold circle’ sponsor for rightwing group Federalist Society dinner where justice will be keynote speaker.

10:45 World
Japan monarch spends symbolic night with goddess to end throne rituals

Amid flickering torchlight and chanting by priests, Emperor Naruhito emerged from behind the white curtains of the shrine at around 3:00 a.m., concluding a ceremony observed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and 400 dignitaries in an outdoor pavilion.

10:27 World
US defense chief says cloud contract was fair, despite Amazon challenge

Amazon claims that politics got in the way of a fair contracting process. President Donald Trump has long criticized Amazon and its founder Jeff Bezos.

10:00 World
Amazon challenges Pentagon's $10-billion cloud award to Microsoft

The company filed notice last Friday that it will formally protest the decision on the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud, known as JEDI.

19:47 World
Japan's Emperor has a $248 million dinner date with a sun goddess

But not everyone is on board with the ritual, which has been criticized for violating the constitutional separation of religion and state.

19:00 World
Shark attacks US diver, 23, off Mexico coast, officials say

The 23-year-old victim, whose name and hometown have not been publicly released, was bitten while diving in Magdalena Bay, located near Baja California Sur off northwestern Mexico, according to the Mexican Navy.

18:38 World
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer face off with Wimbledon memories fresh

It reflects the depth of feeling, satisfaction and hurt that their last classic battle delivered, when Djokovic recovered from 8-7, 40-15 down in the fifth set to defeat Federer. The dominant question is how on earth a player will not be scarred by such a loss when they finally meet again.

18:16 World
Steve McCurry's photos show the complex relationship between humans and animals

But the influential American photographer, who has built his career around his daring coverage of armed conflict, has a lesser known passion: animals.

17:45 World
Experimental Qantas ultra-long-haul London to Sydney flight takes off

Australian airline Qantas on Thursday launched a one-off research flight that will carry about 50 people from London to Sydney nonstop, clocking up the longest commercial passenger flight in recent aviation history in the process.

17:24 World
Denmark holds neo-Nazi over Jewish cemetery attack

Jacob Vullum Andersen, 38, is a leader of the Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM), which is also active in Sweden.

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