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700-year-old Chinese scroll sells for £30.5 million in Hong Kong

A 700-year-old Chinese painted scroll from the Yuan Dynasty fetched 306.6 million Hong Kong dollars (£30.5 million) at a Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong. The...

Snakehead’ gangs linked to past Chinese migrant deaths in UK

The 39 people found dead in a lorry in Essex may have been victims of a Chinese “snakehead” gang, it is feared. The gangs are...

Latest: Man and woman arrested in relation to deaths of Chinese migrants

Latest: A man and a woman, both aged 38 and from Warrington, England have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and conspiracy to traffic...

39 people found dead in container in Essex were Chinese nationals

Update: The 39 people found dead in the back of the lorry in Essex were Chinese nationals, sources have said. Update: Gardaí are investigating the...

British banker guilty of killing Indonesian women in Hong Kong

A British banker has been convicted of murder for killing two Indonesian women in Hong Kong, torturing one of them over three days while...

Chinese detergent maker sorry for harm done by racist advert

A Chinese detergent maker has apologised to black people hurt by an advert in which a black man "washed" by its product was transformed...

Chinese rescuers inch towards four miners trapped for 10 days

Rescuers are moving slowly towards four workers who have been trapped underground in a wrecked gypsum mine in eastern China for 10 days, media...

Official in Chinese city hit by landslide kills himself

A Chinese local government official has killed himself a week after a landslide from a pile-up of construction waste in his city left scores...

Turkish soldiers kill four suspected Islamic State militants before G20 meeting

Turkish soldiers killed four suspected Islamic State militants today and authorities detained 11 demonstrators a day before leaders of the G20 group of economic...

Former Chinese state oil boss convicted of corruption

Two senior Chinese officials – one who led the country’s biggest oil company and the other a deputy party chief in populous Sichuan province...

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Donald Trump appeals rejection of bid to stop Pennsylvania vote certification

Donald Trump is appealing a federal judge’s dismissal of his campaign’s effort to block the certification of votes in Pennsylvania. The president and other plaintiffs...

Millions tested in China after coronavirus flares up in three cities

Chinese authorities are testing millions of people, imposing lockdowns and shutting down schools after multiple locally transmitted coronavirus cases were discovered in three cities...

Oxford vaccine is 70.4% effective against Covid-19, data shows

A coronavirus vaccine developed in the UK can prevent 70.4 per cent of people from getting Covid-19, according to new data. AstraZeneca and Oxford University...

‘Ice bucket challenge’ co-founder dies aged 37

The co-founder of the viral “ice bucket challenge”, which has raised more than 200 million dollars (£150 million) worldwide for research into motor neurone...

Man dies in shark attack in Western Australia

A man has died after being attacked by a shark in Western Australia, marking the eighth fatality in the country this year. Police were called...
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