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US migrant battle moves to Congress

US migrant battle moves to Congress

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Trump: “You’re going to have a lot of very happy people” The US political battle over migrant children separated from parents has shifted to Congress, after…


Peter Fonda sorry for ‘vulgar’ tweet

Peter Fonda sorry for ‘vulgar’ tweet

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The 78-year-old actor has sparked outrage from both sides for his tweet about Barron Trump Actor Peter Fonda has apologised to President Donald Trump’s family for a “vulgar” tweet about…


NZ PM Jacinda Ardern has baby girl

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern has baby girl

Image copyright @jacindaardern Image caption New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern posted a picture on Instagram of her with her new baby New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has given birth to her first child,…


Are Canadians smuggling shoes?

Are Canadians smuggling shoes?

President Trump claimed on Tuesday that Canadian are sneaking goods across the border. We asked Canadians if they had anything to confess…


Global outcry rises over US border policy

Global outcry rises over US border policy

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: US child detention “disturbing” and “wrong” International condemnation is growing against the US policy of separating migrant families at its border. UK Prime Minister Theresa…


Astronauts eject space junk demo mission

Astronauts eject space junk demo mission

Image copyright SSC Image caption Artwork: The RemoveDebris mission will trial the net method of capture A UK-led project to showcase methods to tackle space junk has just been pushed out of the International Space…


Hungary outlaws helping migrants

Hungary outlaws helping migrants

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hungary erected fences after the big migrant influx in 2015 and few asylum seekers have been accepted The Hungarian parliament has passed new legislation that criminalises lawyers and activists…


Controversy rages after rapper’s shooting death

Controversy rages after rapper’s shooting death

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Before his death the 20-year-old found fame online, racking up hundreds of millions of streams The killing of US rapper XXXTentacion has set social media ablaze: vicious arguments have broken…


Trump official booed at Mexican restaurant

Trump official booed at Mexican restaurant

Image copyright Reuters Image caption US Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen (C) Protesters have barracked a Trump administration official as she dined at a Mexican restaurant in Washington DC. The activists heckled Homeland Security…


Disney improves bid for Murdoch’s Fox

Disney improves bid for Murdoch’s Fox

Image copyright Getty Images Disney has increased its offer for 21st Century Fox to $71.3bn in cash and shares, up from an earlier $52bn offer. The move values Fox at $38 a share, some $10…