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Melbourne 'trolley man' in court on burglary charges after heroic attempt to stop terror attack

A homeless man hailed a hero in Australia after he used a shopping trolley to try to stop a knife-wielding terrorist has appeared in court facing burglary charges.

Man, 78, confesses to 90 unsolved murders over four decades, say police

A man being held in Texas has confessed to the killings of as many as 90 people over the past four decades.

Amanda Knox engaged after alien-themed proposal

Amanda Knox has shared the moment her longtime boyfriend asked for her hand in marriage during an alien-themed proposal.

US college sex claims: Plans to boost rights of accused

The rights of those accused of sexual assault and harassment at US colleges are to be boosted under new proposals.

Jamal Khashoggi: CIA 'says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered killing'

Jamal Khashoggi: CIA 'says Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered killing'

The CIA has concluded Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, according to a US official.

Alex Thomson: British sailor crashes boat as nap 'costs him victory' in solo transatlantic race

Alex Thomson: British sailor crashes boat as nap 'costs him victory' in solo transatlantic race

A British sailor, who overslept and crashed into land, probably costing him victory in a marathon solo race, said he will "keep a brave face, keep smiling, come back and do it all again".

Yemen war can end if world acts now but consequences of failure could be dire, says UN envoy

Yemen war can end if world acts now but consequences of failure could be dire, says UN envoy

The world must act now to end the war in Yemen and save millions of people from the brink of famine, the man who is trying to broker a peace deal has told Sky News.

Violence erupts in Sri Lankan parliament as country's PM faces no-confidence motion

Violence erupts in Sri Lankan parliament as country's PM faces no-confidence motion

Chaos has erupted in the Sri Lankan parliament after a no-confidence motion in the prime minister led to violent attacks by his loyal backers on those who wish to oust him.

William Goldman: Butch Cassidy and All The President's Men screenwriter dies aged 87

William Goldman: Butch Cassidy and All The President's Men screenwriter dies aged 87

Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman has died aged 87.

Royal Navy frigate scrambled to shadow Russian warship in English Channel

Royal Navy frigate scrambled to shadow Russian warship in English Channel

A Royal Navy frigate has been shadowing and monitoring a Russian warship travelling through the English Channel, in an attempt to protect UK waters.

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One dead and 106 injured in fuel tax protests in France

One dead and 106 injured in fuel tax protests in France

A woman has died and 106 people are injured as people block roads around France to protest against rising fuel taxes.

Dozens of carriages fall on to highway after train derails in Georgia

Dozens of carriages fall on to highway after train derails in Georgia

Up to 30 carriages have fallen on to a highway in Georgia after a train derailed on a bridge, according to US authorities.

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