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UK ‘must do more’ to protect persecuted Christians

UK ‘must do more’ to protect persecuted ChristiansThe foreign secretary has said the UK “can and must do more” to help some of the 215 million Christians worldwide who faced discrimination and violence last year.

Boy, 8, dies in US immigration custody

Boy, 8, dies in US immigration custodyAn eight-year-old Guatemalan boy has died while in the custody of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Bono does Christmas busking for homeless in Dublin

Bono does Christmas busking for homeless in DublinBono has been busking in Dublin, urging people to donate to a homeless charity.

Japanese stocks plunge after Trump sparks US market fall

Japanese stocks plunge after Trump sparks US market fallJapan’s main stock index has fallen more than 5% following heavy losses on Wall Street.

Iranian-British academic released from prison in Iran

Iranian-British academic released from prison in IranAn Iranian-British academic who was detained in Iran has returned to the UK.

Indonesia tsunami: Walking through the remains of a village

Indonesia tsunami: Walking through the remains of a villageThe number of people who have died in Indonesia has risen to 429 and more than 1,400 others are injured.

Egypt’s president accused of fat-shaming in obesity rant

Egypt’s president accused of fat-shaming in obesity rantEgyptians have been cracking jokes on social media after the Egyptian president went on a 20-minute televised rant complaining about the country’s obesity crisis.

LeBron James apologises for ‘Jewish money’ post

LeBron James apologises for ‘Jewish money’ postBasketball star LeBron James has apologised after sharing a lyric about “Jewish money” on his social media.

Turkey invites Trump for talks on Syria pull-out

Turkey invites Trump for talks on Syria pull-outTurkey has invited President Trump for talks in Ankara after his announcement last week that US troops would be leaving Syria.

Pope urges people to choose love over greed

Pope urges people to choose love over greedThe Pope has encouraged people to choose love over greed this Christmas.