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Melania Trump calls for White House aide to be fired

Melania Trump calls for White House aide to be firedMelania Trump has publicly called for the deputy national security adviser to be dismissed, in an extraordinary move for a first lady.

Marie Antoinette’s jewels go up for auction

Marie Antoinette’s jewels go up for auctionJewellery once owned by ill-fated French Queen Marie Antoinette – including a ring containing a lock of her hair – is going under the hammer.

Searching for bodies after devastating California wildfires

Searching for bodies after devastating California wildfiresThe mood has suddenly changed in Paradise.

50 dead in California wildfires as first victims named

50 dead in California wildfires as first victims namedThe first of the victims of the California wildfires have been named by officials in the north of the state.

‘Pink legacy’ diamond sells for $50m at auction

‘Pink legacy’ diamond sells for $50m at auctionA pink diamond has sold for more than $50m (£38.5m) at a Christie’s auction Switzerland.

CIA considered using truth serum on al Qaeda suspect

CIA considered using truth serum on al Qaeda suspectCIA interrogators considered using a truth serum on an al Qaeda suspect after waterboarding and other “enhanced interrogation techniques” failed to get the answers they wanted, according to newly declassified documents.

Trump ridicules Macron with world wars jibe

Trump ridicules Macron with world wars jibeDonald Trump has launched an extraordinary attack on Emmanuel Macron, claiming the French “were starting to learn German” until the US intervened in the First and Second World Wars.

German Playboy regrets ‘misquoting’ composer Ennio Morricone

German Playboy regrets ‘misquoting’ composer Ennio MorriconeGerman Playboy has distanced itself from an interview with Ennio Morricone after it quoted the Italian composer referring to Quentin Tarantino as a “cretin”.

Oil prices fall sharply on new supply glut fears

Oil prices fall sharply on new supply glut fearsOil prices have fallen sharply to levels not seen for almost a year as traders see a return of a glut in supplies at a time of falling demand.

Fears of halloumi cheese shortage as China gets stuck in

Fears of halloumi cheese shortage as China gets stuck inFears of an imminent global shortage of halloumi could leave UK lovers of the rubbery cheese missing out.