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Peter Max’s wife found dead amid legal battle over artist’s work

Peter Max’s wife found dead amid legal battle over artist’s workArtist Peter Max’s wife has died in a suspected suicide amid a family fight over her husband’s work and claims he was being exploited.

Panic spreads through Hong Kong protest as riot officers fire tear gas

Panic spreads through Hong Kong protest as riot officers fire tear gasHong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial.

‘Professor of hostage-taking’ detains two prison guards

‘Professor of hostage-taking’ detains two prison guardsTwo French prison guards have been freed after an inmate described as a “professor of hostage-taking” detained them armed with a handmade weapon.

Doctored clip shows Facebook CEO championing ‘stolen data’

Doctored clip shows Facebook CEO championing ‘stolen data’Artists are challenging Facebook’s policy of refusing to take down videos which have been manipulated to misrepresent their subjects by creating one about Mark Zuckerberg.

Tearful Jon Stewart finds congress ’empty’ during 9/11 victims’ fund talks

Tearful Jon Stewart finds congress ’empty’ during 9/11 victims’ fund talksUS comedian and broadcaster Jon Stewart has attacked a “near-empty” congress after members failed to show up to a hearing on renewing funding for the healthcare of 9/11 first responders.

Queen’s former home in Malta is on the market

Queen’s former home in Malta is on the marketA property in Malta once home to the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh is on the market for £5.3m.

Body found in search for missing British hiker in NZ

Body found in search for missing British hiker in NZThe body of a British hiker has been found in New Zealand almost two weeks after he went missing.

USA thrash Thailand 13-0 as they set new World Cup record

USA thrash Thailand 13-0 as they set new World Cup recordHolders USA have set a new record for FIFA World Cup finals, for either women or men, by thrashing Thailand 13-0 in their opening match of the 2019 tournament.

Botswana becomes latest country to decriminalise gay sex

Botswana becomes latest country to decriminalise gay sexBotswana has become the latest country to decriminalise gay sex after rejecting sections of the penal code that impose up to seven years in prison.

Toddler trapped in well dies after four-day rescue attempt

Toddler trapped in well dies after four-day rescue attemptA two-year-old boy who fell 38m (125ft) down an unused well in India has died after rescuers spent four days trying to reach him.