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Silence Of The Lambs director Jonathan Demme dies aged 73

Film director Jonathan Demme has died aged 73, his publicist has confirmed.

Video referees could be used for first time at 2018 Russia World Cup

Video referees could be used at next year's World Cup in Russia for the first time, the head of FIFA has said.

French election: Boos for Macron after Le Pen upstages him

Emmanuel Macron was booed and jeered by striking factory workers during a chaotic campaign visit in northern France.

US veteran 'tied dog to tree and shot it dead while boyfriend filmed attack'

A veteran in North Carolina has been charged with tying her service dog to a tree and shooting it five times while her soldier boyfriend filmed the killing.

Twitter shares soar on strongest user growth for more than a year

Twitter shares were 12% up in pre-market trade after its latest results beat expectations - highlighting its strongest user growth for more than a year.

Thailand Facebook Live killing: Mum doesn't blame social media site for daughter's murder

The wife of a man in Thailand who filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter live on Facebook has said she bears no anger towards the social media site or the users who shared the videos.

Cassini spacecraft dives between Saturn and its rings in landmark mission

The Cassini spacecraft has become the first to fly into the gap between Saturn and its famous rings - a feat scientists say is a "dangerous moment".

Tensions rise as North and South Korea hold large-scale military drills

Large-scale military exercises have been held in both North and South Korea over the last five days.

Star Wars and Indiana Jones release dates revealed

Disney has revealed release dates for the final movie of the current Star Wars trilogy and the next Indiana Jones.

Maria Sharapova returns to tennis after 15-month doping ban

Maria Sharapova has returned to professional tennis in a centre court training session, after serving a 15-month ban for doping.

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Man found next to dead girlfriend after 47 days missing in Nepal

Man found next to dead girlfriend after 47 days missing in Nepal

Rescuers have found a trekker next to the body of his dead girlfriend after he spent 47 days stranded on a Nepal mountain.

Russian warship sinks after crashing with freighter off Istanbul coast

Russian warship sinks after crashing with freighter off Istanbul coast

A Russian warship has sunk after colliding with a freighter in the Black Sea off the Turkish coast.

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