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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex brought the British weather, and some cake and tea, to a drought-hit area of Australia.

Mexican boxing star Saul "Canelo" Alvarez has signed an 11-fight deal reportedly worth a minimum of $365m (£278m).

California students 'mixed grandfather's cremated ashes into homemade cookies'

Police in California are investigating a report that a high school student mixed the cremated ashes of her grandfather into a batch of homemade cookies and shared them with her classmates.

UK 'one of worst offenders' for giving foreign aid contracts to own firms - report

Britain is one of the worst offenders for giving foreign aid contracts to its own firms rather than boosting the economies of developing nations, a new report warns.

Missing journalist: 'Acid may have been used to dispose of Jamal Khashoggi's body'

The possibility that acid was used to dissolve the body of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is one line of inquiry, a well-placed source has told Sky News.

Apple launches privacy website ahead of EU speech

Apple is extending its increasingly prominent push for privacy with a dedicated website for its features, ahead of a keynote speech to a gathering of privacy commissioners in Brussels.

#MeToo campaign: Indian government minister MJ Akbar resigns to fight harassment claims

India's junior foreign minister MJ Akbar has resigned following accusations of sexual harassment and assault.

New Zealand opposition leader Simon Bridges recorded calling colleague '****ing useless'

The leader of New Zealand's main opposition party has been secretly recorded calling one of his own party's MPs "****ing useless".

Melania Trump's plane forced to land after 'haze of smoke' spotted

A plane carrying Melania Trump was forced to land after a "haze of smoke" was spotted on board, according to US media reports.

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi consul in Istanbul sacked and investigated over journalist disappearance

Saudi Arabia's consul general in Istanbul has been sacked and will be investigated after the disappearance of a journalist, according to Saudi media reports.

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