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Snow on Australia’s Sunshine State as storms hit east coast

Snow on Australia’s Sunshine State as storms hit east coastSnow and freezing winds have hit parts of Australia’s east coast – with the wintry weather spreading as far north as subtropical Queensland.

Japanese women call for ban on mandatory high heels at work

Japanese women call for ban on mandatory high heels at workThousands of people have backed a campaign in Japan calling for the government to ban workplaces from including high heels in their mandatory dress codes for women. 

Taiwan calls on China to ‘repent’ for Tiananmen Square crackdown

Taiwan calls on China to ‘repent’ for Tiananmen Square crackdownTaiwan has called on China to “sincerely repent” for the bloody crackdown in Tiananmen Square, as the government remains silent on the 30th anniversary of the tragedy.

Kim Jong Un’s sister seen for first time since failed summit

Kim Jong Un’s sister seen for first time since failed summitThe sister of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un has appeared in public for the first time in more than 50 days.

New home for boy who studied under street light

New home for boy who studied under street lightA Peruvian boy’s determination to study has caught the attention of a Bahrain businessman, who is now building him a new home.

Twitter apologises for suspending China dissidents

Twitter apologises for suspending China dissidentsTwitter has apologised for suspending accounts which have criticised the Chinese government on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests.

UK soldier helping with D-Day preparations drowns in France

UK soldier helping with D-Day preparations drowns in FranceA British soldier who travelled to France to take part in D-Day commemorations has died while swimming in a canal.

Sudan ‘on verge of civil war’, protest leader warns

Sudan ‘on verge of civil war’, protest leader warnsOne of the most senior protest leaders in Sudan has told Sky News the country is on the verge of descending into civil war, with regular army officers preparing to march on the capital Khartoum in support of civilians.

Spacey appears in court over claim he groped teenage boy in bar

Spacey appears in court over claim he groped teenage boy in barKevin Spacey has appeared in court to face an accusation he groped a teenage boy in a crowded bar.

Mourners pay tribute to ex-Arsenal star Reyes at funeral

Mourners pay tribute to ex-Arsenal star Reyes at funeralFamily and friends have attended Jose Antonio Reyes’ funeral following the death of the former Arsenal striker in a car crash.