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South Korea’s first dog: ‘I’m not food’

South Korea’s first dog: ‘I’m not food’South Korea’s “first dog” has become the furry face of a campaign to discourage the consumption of dog meat in the country.

China’s most expensive film withdrawn after it flops

China’s most expensive film withdrawn after it flopsThe most expensive movie ever made in China has been pulled after making just £5.5m ($7m/49.5m yuan) at the box office in its opening weekend.

Mother Teresa shelters probed as ‘children sold’

Mother Teresa shelters probed as ‘children sold’Several homes run by a religious group founded by Mother Teresa are to be investigated after a nun was arrested over allegations that youngsters in their care had been sold.

New spacecraft ‘delayed’ in latest setback for Russia

New spacecraft ‘delayed’ in latest setback for RussiaRussia’s next-generation spacecraft, Federation, is facing more delays and will now not be tested until 2025, according to reports.

British woman impaled by umbrella on windy US beach

British woman impaled by umbrella on windy US beachA woman from London was impaled by a beach umbrella after it flew towards her due to strong winds on the US east coast, police have said.

Earth’s secret quadrillion tons of diamond found

Earth’s secret quadrillion tons of diamond foundScientists believe there could be more than a quadrillion tons of diamond scattered beneath the Earth’s surface.

Usain Bolt in the running to join Australian football

Usain Bolt in the running to join Australian footballUsain Bolt is in talks for a six-week trial to play football in Australia, his agent has said.

Amazon boss Bezos is richest man in modern history

Amazon boss Bezos is richest man in modern historyAmazon boss Jeff Bezos is the richest man in modern history with a fortune of $150bn (£113bn).

Horror for Netflix as it misses subscriber targets

Horror for Netflix as it misses subscriber targetsNetflix shares plunged in after-hours trading in New York after the company’s latest results signalled it was facing stronger competition for customers.

23 injured after lava hits Hawaii tour boat

23 injured after lava hits Hawaii tour boatAt least 23 people have been injured after lava smashed through the roof of a tour boat following an explosion in Hawaii.