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Malaria sniffed out by dogs in sock-smelling trial

Malaria sniffed out by dogs in sock-smelling trialDogs could potentially be used to help literally sniff out malaria in people through an odour in their socks, according to new research.

Merkel ‘to quit as party leader but remain chancellor’

Merkel ‘to quit as party leader but remain chancellor’Angela Merkel is to stand down as leader of her party but wants to remain as chancellor of Germany, according to reports.

Meghan cheered for speaking Maori in New Zealand

Meghan cheered for speaking Maori in New ZealandThe Duchess of Sussex received a big cheer when she opened a speech about women’s suffrage in New Zealand in indigenous Maori.

Indonesia plane crash: Families face desperate wait for news

Indonesia plane crash: Families face desperate wait for newsFamilies awaiting news of their loved ones after the plane they were travelling on crashed into the sea off Indonesia have been told there are likely no survivors.

Band plays dying conductor’s favourite music

Band plays dying conductor’s favourite musicWhen Richard Gill was in the final hours of his life, his many admirers wanted to say goodbye with music.

Far-right candidate wins Brazil election

Far-right candidate wins Brazil electionFar-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro has won Brazil’s presidential election following a divisive campaign.

Syrian museum reopens after 6 years of closure

Syrian museum reopens after 6 years of closureThe National Museum of Damascus has reopened for the first time since the raging Syrian civil war forced its closure in 2012.

Synagogue shooting: Oldest victim was 97

Synagogue shooting: Oldest victim was 97The oldest victim of the shooting inside a synagogue in Pittsburgh was 97, authorities have confirmed.

South African minister: Sex tape used to blackmail me

South African minister: Sex tape used to blackmail meSouth Africa’s home affairs minister has said a video of a “sexual nature” meant for him and his wife is being used as blackmail.

Blasphemy poll result ‘a step toward 21st century republic’

Blasphemy poll result ‘a step toward 21st century republic’Ireland’s vote to remove the offence of blasphemy from the constitution has been hailed as a step towards reforming the country’s society.