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Trump to make China visit after hosting Xi for talks.

Trump to make China visit after hosting Xi for talks.

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump calls his relationship with Mr Xi “outstanding” US President Donald Trump has accepted his counterpart Xi Jinping’s invitation to make a visit to China, said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Mr Trump is hosting the Chinese president for a two-day visit at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. […]

Stigma runs deep

Stigma runs deep

Image caption Stigma surrounding mental health issues in Antigua runs deep At suppertime, the angry rebukes for sluggish behaviour appear more suited to a hostel for reprobate teens than a hospital with mental wellbeing at its core. A glance at the evening’s meagre offerings of white bread and saltfish, dished out by a frazzled-looking nurse, […]

Stockholm attack: Police arrest man after lorry ploughs into shop

Stockholm attack: Police arrest man after lorry ploughs into shop

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat we know about the Stockholm lorry attack Police in Sweden have arrested a man after a lorry crashed into a Stockholm department store, killing at least four people. The man was found in northern suburb of the city, after police released a grainy CCTV image of […]

'We need heroes'

'We need heroes'

Image copyright Weibo/In the Name of the People Image caption The TV show stars Chinese heart-throb Lu Yi (second from left) A dashing detective bursts into a secret villa and uncovers huge stacks of cash stuffed in fridges, closets and beds. Meanwhile, the villa’s owner – a government official – crawls on the floor and […]

Twitter forces US to drop demand for Trump critic's details

Twitter forces US to drop demand for Trump critic's details

Image copyright AFP The US government has dropped its request for the identity of an anti-Trump Twitter account, just a day after Twitter went to court over the issue. @ALT_USCIS anonymously criticised President Trump’s immigration policy, and claimed to be run by employees at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. US government officials issued […]

YouTube channels need 10,000 views for adverts

YouTube channels need 10,000 views for adverts

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption YouTube has more than one billion users around the world. YouTube is changing the rules about when users can start earning money through carrying adverts on their video channels. New channels will have to get 10,000 views before they can be considered for the YouTube Partner Program, the firm […]

Violent end as young stars dramatically collide

Violent end as young stars dramatically collide

Image copyright ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO), J. Bally/H. Drass et al. Image caption These dramatic images show the remains of a 500-year-old explosion from the birth of a group of massive stars Scientists have captured a dramatic and violent image of the collision between two young stars that tore apart their stellar nursery. Located in the constellation […]

Venezuela opposition leader Capriles 'banned from politics'

Venezuela opposition leader Capriles 'banned from politics'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Capriles has stood twice as presidential candidate A leading Venezuelan opposition leader, Henrique Capriles, says he has been formally banned for 15 years from political activity. Mr Capriles has been at the forefront of efforts calling for a recall referendum on President Nicolas Maduro. There was no immediate comment […]

Shifting sands

Shifting sands

Image copyright PA Image caption The US missile launch is a show of force, after months of Russia doing the same in Syria “Be careful what you wish for”, the old saying goes – and this is exactly what the Russian leadership must be thinking right now. The Kremlin’s dreams of a US-Russian rapprochement under […]

Samsung boss Lee Jae-yong goes on trial in South Korea

Samsung boss Lee Jae-yong goes on trial in South Korea

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Lee was brought to court in handcuffs The acting head of Samsung Group has gone on trial in South Korea for his alleged role in a corruption scandal that led to the ousting of the president. Lee Jae-yong denies charges of embezzlement and perjury. Prosecutors say he gave 43bn […]