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Russia mocks UK aircraft carrier as 'convenient target at sea'

Russia has mocked the UK's new aircraft carrier in retaliation for "arrogant" comments made by the Defence Secretary.

Xi Jinping arrives in Hong Kong to mark 20 years since handover to China

Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Hong Kong to mark 20 years since the handover of British rule to China.

French general accused of using fighter jet for weekend commutes to Provence

The acting chief of the French air force has been accused of using a fighter jet to commute home at weekends.

Woman 'shot boyfriend when YouTube stunt went wrong'

A woman has been charged with manslaughter after she allegedly shot her boyfriend dead when a YouTube stunt apparently went wrong.

Cardinal George Pell charged with historical sex offences in Australia

The Pope's chief financial adviser has announced he will take a leave of absence after being charged with historical sex crimes.

France plans new cladding law after Grenfell fire disaster

France's top building fire safety adviser has told Sky News the country is planning a new law on cladding for tower blocks following the Grenfell disaster.

US demands airlines tighten security as it sets out new flight rules

The US is calling for airlines around the world to beef up security on international flights bound for the United States.

iPhone celebrates its 10th anniversary with over a billion sold

It's hard to imagine the world without smartphones as today marks the iPhone's 10th anniversary.

Action film star staged Venezuela helicopter attack on government buildings

A police officer who flew a helicopter over Venezuelan government buildings firing shots and throwing grenades has been identified as the star of a 2015 action movie.

Latest cyberattack 'more sophisticated' and spreading, says Europol

The second cyberattack in as many months that struck systems around the world was more sophisticated than the first one and is still spreading, Europol has said.

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Woman 'shot boyfriend when YouTube stunt went wrong'

Woman 'shot boyfriend when YouTube stunt went wrong'

A woman has been charged with manslaughter after she allegedly shot her boyfriend dead when a YouTube stunt apparently went wrong.

iPhone celebrates its 10th anniversary with over a billion sold

iPhone celebrates its 10th anniversary with over a billion sold

It's hard to imagine the world without smartphones as today marks the iPhone's 10th anniversary.

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