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Driver’s body found as northern Spain hit by floods

Driver’s body found as northern Spain hit by floodsFirefighters in Spain have discovered the body of a driver whose car was swept away by flash flooding.

Egypt sues Christie’s over £5m sale of King Tut sculpture

Egypt sues Christie’s over £5m sale of King Tut sculptureEgypt has asked Interpol to help track down a 3,000-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun after Christie’s auctioned it despite the country’s objections.

Revealed: Satellite images show huge crack caused by California quake

Revealed: Satellite images show huge crack caused by California quakeThe impact of Southern California’s strongest earthquake in 20 years has been revealed after satellite images showed how a huge crack emerged in the Earth’s surface.

Brazil’s Israel embassy ridiculed for trying to hide non-kosher lobster

Brazil’s Israel embassy ridiculed for trying to hide non-kosher lobsterThe Brazilian embassy in Israel has been ridiculed for badly censoring a picture that appears to show non-kosher shellfish.

‘Swiss Red Arrows’ apologise for mistaken fly-past over yodelling festival

‘Swiss Red Arrows’ apologise for mistaken fly-past over yodelling festivalThe Swiss defence ministry has apologised after an aerial display team performed a fly-by over the wrong event, surprising people at a yodelling festival.

I would take a bullet for Putin, says Bernie Ecclestone

I would take a bullet for Putin, says Bernie EcclestoneFormer F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he would stand in front of any gunman who tried to shoot Vladimir Putin because he is a “good guy” who had nothing to do with the novichok attack in Salisbury.

Final moments of British climbers who died in Himalayas revealed

Final moments of British climbers who died in Himalayas revealedA video showing the final moments of British climbers whose bodies were recovered in the Himalayas has been released by Indian authorities. 

Protesters unmoved by latest Hong Kong peace proposal

Protesters unmoved by latest Hong Kong peace proposalFor protesters in Hong Kong, their government’s response has repeatedly been too little, too late.

Hong Kong chief executive says extradition bill ‘is dead’

Hong Kong chief executive says extradition bill ‘is dead’Hong Kong’s chief executive has said the controversial extradition bill with China “is dead”.

Olympic swimmer rescues drowning man

Olympic swimmer rescues drowning manA drowning man had a stroke of luck when he was rescued by an Olympic swimmer who had been relaxing nearby.