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How adopted woman's search for birth mum unfolded

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 12:12am
The only thing Ria has of her mum is a photo, and paperwork which states she does not want any contact.

Why your next flight may go via China

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 12:10am
As Chinese airlines launch more and more international flights, are they playing fair to attract passengers?

Super Cup: Late goals give Atletico victory over Real

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 11:03pm
Two excellent extra-time goals give Atletico Madrid victory over Real Madrid in the first ever Uefa Super Cup derby in Estonia

New Zealand bans sales of homes to foreigners

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 10:38pm
The move is aimed at cooling house prices and making properties more affordable to New Zealanders.

They lost fingers entering Canada. Then what happened?

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 10:37pm
These two Ghanaians are happy in new surroundings after a perilous journey two years ago nearly cost them their lives.

South Africa's 'paedophile' minister and a mysterious death

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 10:27pm
South Africa is gripped by the mysterious death of an ex-policeman who exposed an alleged paedophile ring in the former regime.

Shahidul Alam: Jailed journalist's powerful photos of Bangladesh

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 10:19pm
Bangladesh has detained photographer Shahidul Alam, who has chronicled the country's troubled history.

T20 Blast: Birmingham Bears cruise to victory over Lancashire Lightning

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 10:05pm
Birmingham Bears easily chase down Lancashire Lightning's low total of 102 to win by seven wickets with 5.5 overs to spare in the T20 Blast.

Garbine Muguruza: Spanish defending champion beaten by Lesia Tsurenko in Cincinnati

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 9:56pm
Two-time Grand Slam winner Garbine Muguruza suffers a surprise defeat by Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko in Cincinnati.

Face transplant: A 'second chance' for young suicide survivor

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 9:36pm
Surgeons say they have given Katie Stubblefield a "second chance at life" with the complex procedure.

Trump ends ex-CIA head John Brennan's security access

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 8:05pm
President Trump revokes the security clearance of ex-CIA chief John Brennan, one of his frequent critics.

Amputee bride walks down the aisle

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 7:49pm
Against all odds, Amanda Flores not only walked down the aisle on her wedding day, but also danced.

Jeremy Corbyn wreath row explained

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 6:59pm
Why people are talking about Jeremy Corbyn's visit to a Tunisian cemetery in 2014.

England international Danny Cipriani charged with nightclub assault

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 6:25pm
The England international is also charged with larceny, assault on police and resisting arrest.

Italy bridge collapse: 'We just ran for our lives'

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 5:30pm
Nicola and Lisa Henton-Mitchell survived the bridge collapse with their two children in Genoa.

One of Europe's 'most wanted' arrested in Watford

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 5:28pm
Florin Ghinea faces extradition on charges including trafficking and conspiracy to murder.

Eight people injured by loose horse at Pembrokeshire Show

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 5:12pm
Eight people are hurt after a horse breaks loose at a farming show in Pembrokeshire.

Tesla 'to be probed by regulators' over privatisation plan

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 5:05pm
Shares in the electric carmaker fall on reports the SEC wants to question executives at the firm.

Kevin de Bruyne: Man City midfielder suffers knee injury in training

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 4:42pm
Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne is having tests on an injury to his right knee suffered in training on Wednesday.

Sudan boat accident: 24 schoolchildren die near River Nile

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 4:41pm
They were on their way to school in northern Sudan when the boat capsized in a strong current.