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North Korea sends balloons filled with rubbish and manure towards South Korea

North Korea flew hundreds of balloons filled with rubbish and manure towards South Korea in retaliation for anti-North Korea propaganda.

India: New Delhi heatwave declared 'severe' as record-breaking temperatures cause children to faint

India's capital New Delhi has endured sweltering conditions in a record-breaking heatwave, which has seen temperatures reach as high as 52.3C (126.1F).

Singapore Airlines turbulence: Flight experienced 'rapid change in gravitational force', investigation…

A Singapore Airlines flight hit by severe turbulence experienced a rapid change in gravitational force and a 54m (178ft) altitude drop in four seconds,…

Fight date set for Tyson Fury's rematch with Oleksandr Usyk

Tyson Fury's rematch with Oleksandr Usyk will take place on 21 December in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Ancient Egyptians performed cancer surgery, 'extraordinary' new evidence indicates

Ancient Egyptians appear to have carried out surgery on people with cancerous cells, a study has found.

South Africans voting in election that might bring biggest shift since end of apartheid

South Africans have started voting in the most competitive election since the end of apartheid, with polls suggesting the ruling party could lose its…

Seven major hurricanes could hit the Atlantic - as NOAA experts predict more active season

This year's Atlantic hurricane season has an 85% chance of being more active than usual, according to experts.

Majorca rooftop terrace in deadly collapse was unlicenced, says mayor

A club in Majorca did not have a licence to serve customers on its rooftop terrace that collapsed, killing four people, a top official on the Spanish…

NFL kicker Brandon McManus accused of sexually assaulting two women on flight to London

An NFL player has been accused of sexually assaulting two women on a flight to London last year.

Gaza officials say more than 20 people killed in Israeli shelling on tent camp amid outrage over earlier…

More than 20 people have been killed in Israeli tank shelling on a tent camp in Gaza, according to Palestinian health officials.

Vatican apologises after Pope Francis uses derogatory term for gay men

The Vatican has apologised after the Pope used a highly offensive word about gay men.

'Incredibly lucky' teenager suffers minor injuries after 400ft canyon fall in Washington State

An "incredibly lucky" teenager has suffered only minor injuries after falling around 400ft (122m) down the side of a canyon, officials in the US have…

Boxing legend Mike Tyson falls ill on American Airlines flight to Los Angeles

Mike Tyson has been recovering after falling ill during a flight, his representatives have said.

Papua New Guinea: Thousands evacuated from path of landslide as rocks and debris continue to fall

Thousands in Papua New Guinea have been ordered to evacuate from the path of a landslide that killed at least 670 people, as fears grow of a second…

Arizona teenager saved by brother after black bear attack

A teenage boy was saved by his brother after a black bear barged into his cabin and left him with scratches across his face and arm - with the animal…