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British girl, 9, dies after eating ice cream on holiday

British girl, 9, dies after eating ice cream on holidayA nine-year-old British girl has died after eating an ice cream while on holiday in the Costa Del Sol with her family. 

Samsung unveils foldable phone – with eye-watering price

Samsung unveils foldable phone – with eye-watering priceSamsung has unveiled its first foldable smartphone – the first device of its kind from a major phone maker.

China backs ‘ivory queen’ jail term over 700 tusks

China backs ‘ivory queen’ jail term over 700 tusksChina has backed a 15-year jail term handed to a Chinese woman known as the “ivory queen”, who was convicted of smuggling around 700 elephant tusks.

Faroe Islands to close for maintenance

Faroe Islands to close for maintenanceThe Faroe Islands, a group of volcanic islands in the North Atlantic, will be closed to tourists for one weekend in April for a big clean-up.

Vietnamese hairdresser giving out Trump and Kim cuts

Vietnamese hairdresser giving out Trump and Kim cutsTwo unlikely style icons have emerged in Vietnam’s capital of Hanoi, thanks to a barbershop giving out free Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un haircuts ahead of their summit next week.

Putin warns of retaliation if US places missiles in Europe

Putin warns of retaliation if US places missiles in EuropeVladimir Putin has warned Moscow will match any US move to deploy nuclear missiles closer to Russia by placing its own missiles closer to the US or by deploying new, faster missiles.

Russian hacking campaign spotted ahead of EU elections

Russian hacking campaign spotted ahead of EU electionsMicrosoft has detected a hacking campaign targeting democratic institutions ahead of the European Union elections this year, from a group believed to be sponsored by the Russian government.

UK would be ‘irresponsible’ to allow Huawei network access

UK would be ‘irresponsible’ to allow Huawei network accessThe UK would be “naive” and “irresponsible” to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to contribute to the UK’s next mobile phone network, a defence think-tank says.

LGBT group drops Navratilova over ‘transphobic’ comments

LGBT group drops Navratilova over ‘transphobic’ commentsTennis legend Martina Navratilova has been sacked as an ambassador for a group campaigning for LGBT sportspeople over “transphobic” comments.

Search for missing Briton in Australia scaled back

Search for missing Briton in Australia scaled backPolice in Australia are scaling back the search for a British tourist and his friend who went missing from a popular beach north of Sydney.