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Disposable nappy recycling: How soiled nappies can be reused

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 12:12am
Each year billions end up in landfill, but the world's largest nappy production company is now backing a scheme to recover the plastic and other materials inside them.

Myanmar top court rejects Reuters journalists' appeal

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 12:02am
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have their seven year sentences upheld by the country's Supreme Court.

Lyra McKee killing: 'New IRA admits responsibility'

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 11:54pm
The group offered "full and sincere apologies" to the journalist's family and friends, the Irish News reports.

Sri Lanka attacks: Family attends funeral

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 8:40pm
Speaking at his wife's funeral, Lewis Allen recalls the moment he learnt she had died in the Sri Lanka attacks.

African women on the shame of hair loss

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 7:45pm
It is a topic shrouded in shame, but traction alopecia may affect one-third of women of African descent.

Pedro Sánchez: Spain's accidental PM on a roll

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 7:41pm
Unlikely events propelled a struggling politician to Spain's top job - and the top of the polls.

Innovative child malaria vaccine to be tested in Malawi

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 7:39pm
The treatment, developed over 30 years, is the first to give partial protection to children, WHO says.

Kim-Putin: North Korean and Russian leaders 'to meet for first time'

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 7:27pm
There'll be a lot of history and potential behind the North Korean leader's first Russian visit.

My lifelong obsession with 'resurrecting' classic cars

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 7:22pm
Vehicle restorer Charles Palmer on his long-held fascination with bringing classic cars back to life.

India election 2019: Rahul Gandhi faces crucial ballot in Wayanad

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 7:17pm
Tuesday sees India's opposition leader contest a seat in the south for the first time.

Could a computer ever rival Rembrandt or Beethoven?

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 7:11pm
Music, films and works of art are increasingly made using AI. But can machines ever be truly creative?

Outcry sparked by 'deeply racist' rat poem in Austria

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 7:02pm
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says the poem, which compares migrants to rats, is "abominable".

US Supreme Court to review LGBT cases

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 6:26pm
The court will determine if job discrimination laws apply to sexual orientation or gender identity.

Sri Lanka attacks: Authorities face scrutiny over advance warnings

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 4:51pm
Reports there were warnings of possible attacks throws the spotlight on the country's leadership.

Herman Cain withdraws bid for Federal Reserve seat

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 2:26pm
President Trump tweeted that he would respect Mr Cain's wishes and not pursue the nomination.

Samsung Galaxy Fold: Broken screens delay launch

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 1:30pm
Samsung delays the release of its Galaxy Fold smartphones after reviewers report broken screens.

Baby squirrels saved after tree holding nest is cut down

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 12:19pm
Vets in Poland say two of them had been attacked by a dog before they were found.

Philippines earthquake: Five deaths reported on Luzon

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 11:54am
The magnitude 6.1 earthquake leaves a trail of destruction in its wake.

What we know so far

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 11:48am
Some 300 people have been killed in the worst violence Sri Lanka has seen in a decade.

Sri Lanka: Bomb explodes as police try to defuse it

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 11:14am
The blast took place near St Anthony's Shrine, one of several sites attacked in bombings on Sunday.

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