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Guess founder quits over groping claims

Guess founder quits over groping claims

Image copyright Getty Images The co-founder of fashion brand Guess is stepping down as executive chairman following claims of improper conduct but will stay on its board until 2019. Guess said that a special committee…


Raccoon’s skyscraper climb transfixes web

Raccoon’s skyscraper climb transfixes web

Image copyright Evan Frost/ MPR News Image caption The animal had been scaling the UBS building since Tuesday morning A daredevil raccoon has been safely rescued after leaving the internet on tenterhooks by scaling a…


Saudi-backed forces attack Yemen port

Saudi-backed forces attack Yemen port

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFormer child soldiers, a landmine survivor and an internally displaced child tell their stories Pro-government forces in Yemen, backed by Saudi Arabia, have begun attacking a key…


Dancing FBI agent charged after shooting

Dancing FBI agent charged after shooting

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe FBI agent was performing a backflip An off-duty FBI agent who accidentally shot a man while dancing in a Denver nightclub has been charged with second-degree…


Macron scolds Italy over bar on migrants

Macron scolds Italy over bar on migrants

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMost of the 629 migrants are sub-Saharan Africans French President Emmanuel Macron has accused the Italian government of “cynicism and irresponsibility” for refusing to let a stranded…


Trump aide sorry for Trudeau trade jab

Trump aide sorry for Trudeau trade jab

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump: ‘It’s going to cost Canada a lot of money’ White House trade adviser Pete Navarro has apologised for sharp comments he made about Canadian Prime Minister…


Don’t let Lords undermine Brexit, Davis says

Don’t let Lords undermine Brexit, Davis says

Image copyright AFP MPs should not “undermine” the UK’s position when they vote on the EU bill, Brexit Secretary David Davis says. Opening two days of debate, Mr Davis said a bid to give Parliament…


Rape charges in Nobel Prize scandal

Rape charges in Nobel Prize scandal

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Jean-Claude Arnault pictured in 2011 A French photographer at the heart of a scandal that saw this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature postponed has been charged with rape. Jean-Claude…


Uber applies for patent to spot drunks

Uber applies for patent to spot drunks

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The app would judge a person’s drunkenness based on how they type, walk and hold their phone Taxi app company Uber has applied for a patent to use artificial…