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Theresa May quits: UK set for new PM by end of July
An emotional Theresa May confirms she will step down as Tory leader on 7 June, saying she has done all she can and a new prime minister will have to deliver Brexit.
Trump orders new powers for Attorney General's surveillance probe
The move gives new authority to the attorney general, who is investigating if Mr Trump was spied on.
SpaceX puts up 60 internet satellites
The California firm launches the first spacecraft in its multi-billion-dollar broadband project.
Taiwan gay marriage: Three couples and a wedding to celebrate equality
Three couples find a special way to celebrate Taiwan becoming the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage.
Everest: Three more die amid overcrowding near summit
Seven have died climbing the world's highest peak in a week - more than for the whole of last year.
US groups sue Alabama over 'extreme' abortion ban
The lawsuit was expected and is part of a conservative strategy to re-examine federal abortion law.
'Sabotaged' tanker in Gulf of Oman leaked oil
A satellite spotted an oil slick trailing from a tanker mysteriously attacked off the UAE on 12 May.
Paul Whelan: Ex-US marine alleges abuse in Russia spy case
Paul Whelan claims he is "constantly subjected" to abuse and harassment in jail in Russia.
Viewpoint: What Assange charges could mean for press freedom
New US charges against the Wikileaks co-founder have massive implications, a legal expert argues.
Zakir Musa: Thousands mourn India's 'most wanted' militant
Zakir Musa was the leader of what he called al-Qaeda's Kashmir cell and his death has sparked protests.
Kenya upholds law criminalising gay sex
The judges reject claims that a colonial-era law violated the constitution.
Harvey Weinstein 'to settle with accusers for $44m'
The film producer reached a deal with women who say he sexually abused them, his lawyers tell media.
School strike for climate: Protests staged around the world
From Australia to Europe, school children are skipping classes to call for action on climate change.
India election 2019: Five reasons why Narendra Modi won
Here are the key reasons behind the Indian Prime Minister's historic landslide election win.
Iran police arrest 30 at private yoga class
The mixed group was detained in Gorgan after an event, which was advertised on Instagram.
Lance Armstrong: I wouldn't change a thing about doping
Lance Armstrong says he "wouldn't change a thing" about the doping that helped him win and then saw him stripped of seven Tour de France titles.
Theresa May: Who will be the next prime minister?
Runners and riders in the Conservative leadership race after Theresa May says she will step down.
What's just happened in UK politics
The UK leader has announced she will step down - plunging the Brexit process into further turmoil.
Theresa May: Premiership in six charts
The highs and lows of Theresa May's time in office, explained in six charts.
Theresa May's 'deep regret' over Brexit
The prime minister says she will leave office on 7 June, having failed to deliver the UK's exit from the EU.
The Theresa May story: The Tory leader brought down by Brexit
How Brexit led to the downfall of the UK's second female prime minister.
Full story of India's election in charts
Analysis of the results of India's 2019 general election.
Italy's ghost town that became a home for the poor
Parco Saraceno was built in the 1960s as a luxury resort - but didn't have planning permission.
Austria scandal: Mystery of the honey-trap video
Speculation is at fever pitch after a video results in the far right pulling out of Austria's government.
Quiz of the Week: To which country was Nike forced to apologise?
Have you been paying attention to what's been going on over the past seven days?
Mona Lisa 'brought to life' with deepfake AI
Samsung makes a moving Mona Lisa from a single photo using AI technology.
Africa's top shots: 17-23 May 2019
A selection of photos from across Africa this week.
Blackpink: Meet the K-pop superstars backstage at their first UK tour
From their Spice Girls inspiration to Coachella: here's what we learned from K-pop stars Blackpink.
Quentin Tarantino 'rejects hypothesis' on Margot Robbie
The Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood director rejected a question about Margot Robbie's lack of lines in the movie.
'Why can only guys make movies?'
Meet the Latino female filmmakers flying the flag in "uncomfortable" times at Cannes.
Is Facebook undermining democracy in Africa?
Critics say the social media giant has allowed its platform to be weaponised during elections on the continent.
Rahul Gandhi: Is this the end of the Gandhi dynasty?
After Narendra Modi's stunning victory, is this the end for Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi?
Brazil's Barão de Cocais waits as dam nearby at risk of collapse
Residents of Barão de Cocais are on alert as a nearby mining dam is at risk of collapse.
European Elections: What to watch out for in the results
Will the traditional powers hold on to a slim majority, or will the far right make gains the gains they hope for?
The man who made Einstein world-famous
UK astronomer Arthur Eddington proved the German-born physicist's theory of relativity in May 1919.
Mae Martin: The comedian who doesn't want to label love
Canadian stand-up Mae Martin wishes we could all relax about each other's sexuality.
Aladdin: Disney remakes and the power of nostalgia
Aladdin is the latest animation to go "live action". Why is Disney remaking so many of its old films?
Mauricio Pochettino's joke backfires as Real Madrid release official statement
A tongue-in-cheek comment from Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino backfires and prompts Real Madrid to release an official statement.
England captain Morgan fractures finger but should be fit for World Cup
England captain Eoin Morgan has sustained a small flake fracture to his left index finger but expects to be fit for his side's opening World Cup fixture.
'I lost the ability to speak' - England captain on head injury recovery
When Olympic champion Alex Danson hit her head on a wall while laughing, the "most challenging part" of her life began.
History of women's sport: From ice skating in 1902 to modern-day football heroes
From ice skating in 1902 to modern-day football heroes, these are some of the female pioneers who have been trailblazers in sport.
Boulter out of French Open but earns £20,000
British number two Katie Boulter confirms her withdrawal from the French Open after being included in main draw.
'My childhood dream has come true' - McManus joins Man Utd after City exit
England defender Abbie McManus signs a pre-contract agreement with Manchester United after leaving rivals Manchester City.
Neymar? Kylian Mbappe? Will Real Madrid make big signings this summer
After winning nothing in 2018-19, Real Madrid are widely expected to rebuild this summer - will this herald a return of the Galacticos to the Bernabeu?
Bob Higgins: The Southampton football coach who abused boys
How Bob Higgins was able to groom and abuse young footballers over the course of two decades.
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