101118799 016d73dd 7604 4de4 812b 4cdd874f9cfd - Swedish meatball admission: They're Turkish
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Swedish meatball admission: They're Turkish

Image copyright Getty Images Swedish meatballs, the national dish of Sweden, have been revealed to have originated from another country – Turkey. A post on Sweden.Se, the nation’s official Twitter account, on Saturday told followers: “Swedish meatballs are actually based on a recipe King Charles XII brought home from Turkey in the early 18th century. […]

101116504 mediaitem101114606 - Spain 'wolf pack' case: Fury over verdict sparks #MeToo campaign
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Spain 'wolf pack' case: Fury over verdict sparks #MeToo campaign

Image copyright EPA Image caption Thousands of people took part in protests across Spain against the verdict Outrage amongst women in Spain over a court’s decision to clear five men of the crime of rape after they performed and filmed non-consensual sex with a teenager has led to an extraordinary outpouring of personal stories of […]

101117820 046492449 - Iran nuclear: What's changed after Netanyahu's presentation?
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Iran nuclear: What's changed after Netanyahu's presentation?

Image copyright EPA Image caption Stark revelations, or political theatre? So what has changed, if anything, in the wake of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s theatrical presentation of Israel’s claimed seizure of a trove of documents from Iran’s secret nuclear archive? The purpose and timing of Mr Netanyahu’s presentation was clear: to discredit the […]

p065psg0 - Nigeria's cough syrup problem: Emzor suspends distribution
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Nigeria's cough syrup problem: Emzor suspends distribution

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC Africa investigation: Nigeria’s deadly codeine cough syrup epidemic A Nigerian company says it has suspended distribution of its cough syrup after a BBC investigation into its role in an addiction epidemic. Emzor Pharmaceuticals has also dismissed a company executive who was caught selling 60 bottles of […]

101115794 hi046501128 - In pictures: Workers unite for May Day
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In pictures: Workers unite for May Day

Image copyright EPA Image caption In Bangladesh, a worker wore his literal chains at a rally demanding minimum wage increases and improved worker safety May Day, an ancient spring festival in many nations, is also international workers’ day, or “labour day”. On 1 May every year, workers of the world unite and rally in support […]

101114566 ellenkim - 11 things we learned from Kim Kardashian's interview on Ellen
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11 things we learned from Kim Kardashian's interview on Ellen

Image copyright NBC Kim Kardashian has broken her silence on the Tristan Thompson scandal, following allegations he cheated on her sister, Khloe, while she was pregnant. The star appeared on Ellen DeGeneres’s talk show on Monday night, also revealing she and Kanye had a difficult time agreeing a name for baby Chicago. In a wide-ranging […]

p065t1k6 - Iran calls Netanyahu 'infamous liar' over nuclear documents
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Iran calls Netanyahu 'infamous liar' over nuclear documents

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled on Monday what he claimed to be Iran’s secret atomic archive Iran has called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “an infamous liar” over allegations he made about a secret Iranian nuclear weapons programme. Mr Netanyahu’s revelations have split Western powers, days before […]

98346961 maltacindexreut2011 - Caruana Galizia: Malta journalist murder suspects 'tipped off'
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Caruana Galizia: Malta journalist murder suspects 'tipped off'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Daphne Caruana Galizia published scathing reports alleging official corruption A Maltese MP has accused a police sergeant of tipping off suspects in the murder of a prominent investigative journalist of their impending arrest. Jason Azzopardi, also a lawyer for Daphne Caruana Galizia’s family in the case against the three men, […]

101111738 p065wj4x - Brazil fire: Sao Paulo tower block collapses
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Brazil fire: Sao Paulo tower block collapses

At least one person has died after a 26-storey building in Brazil’s largest city collapsed 90 minutes after catching fire. The high-rise had been occupied by squatters and firefighters fear more people may have been trapped inside. São Paulo building collapses in huge blaze Source link

101113773 046487936 1 - Afghan security forces 'shrink sharply' - US watchdog
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Afghan security forces 'shrink sharply' – US watchdog

Image copyright EPA Image caption Violence has risen since international combat troops left Afghanistan three years ago The strength of the Afghan security forces has declined sharply over the past 12 months due to desertions and high casualty rates, a US government watchdog has said. The number of security forces personnel has fallen by about […]

101114551 p065w52k - Caravan migrants cross US border
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Caravan migrants cross US border

Eight women and children have entered US territory at the San Ysidro crossing near San Diego. Dozens of other migrants travelling in a caravan to seek asylum in the US have been stopped at the border. US border officials told some 150 people, many travelling with children, that the Mexico-US border crossing near San Diego […]

101113873 8c7a9d74 96e6 4cb6 a481 4a644b0268bf - Brazil fire: São Paulo building collapses in huge blaze
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Brazil fire: São Paulo building collapses in huge blaze

Image copyright EVN Image caption Flames spread quickly throughout the building A 26-storey building has collapsed after being engulfed in flames in Brazil’s largest city, São Paulo, killing at least one person. More than 150 firefighters are battling the blaze which is thought to have been caused by a gas explosion. The high-rise had been […]