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Animal rights group holds turkeys protest in UK supermarket

Food shoppers intending to pick up food for a midweek meal were greeted with an unexpectedly sombre scene on Wednesday. Black-clad mourners lined the meat...

France shuts down amid nationwide strike over pension reforms

The Eiffel Tower shut down, France’s vaunted high-speed trains stood still and several thousand people protested in Paris as unions launched nationwide strikes over...

Landslide win for opposition in Hong Kong local elections ‘a revolution’

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy opposition won a stunning landslide victory in weekend local elections in a clear rebuke to city leader Carrie Lam over her...

Iraqi protester killed amid fresh clashes on Baghdad bridge

An anti-government protester in Iraq has died after suffering a direct hit to the head from a tear gas canister amid fresh clashes on...

Hong Kong student dies after fall during protest clash

A Hong Kong university student who fell off a parking garage after police fired tear gas during clashes with anti-government protesters has died. The death...

Hong Kong descends into chaos as protesters defy rally ban

Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes following an unauthorised pro-democracy rally on Sunday, as protesters set up roadblocks and torched businesses, and police...

Hong Kong protesters don cartoon faces to defy mask ban

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have donned cartoon character masks as they formed a human chain across the semi-autonomous Chinese city, in defiance of...

Hong Kong’s chief executive forced to halt annual address amid protests

Furious pro-democracy politicians twice forced Hong Kong’s leader to stop delivering a speech laying out her policy objectives in chaotic scenes in the territory. Carrie...

Protesters move into Ecuador’s capital, causing president to move out

Thousands of indigenous people have converged on Ecuador’s capital as anti-government protests led the president to move out of Quito. The South American country of...

Extinction Rebellion campaigners bring colour and noise to heart of London

Westminster was awash with colour and buzzed to the sound of steel drums as climate change protesters from across the country once again brought...

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New Zealand close to virus eradication despite grim global figures

New Zealand has all but eradicated the coronavirus from its shores, with just one person in the nation of five million known to be...

Minneapolis police station torched amid George Floyd death protests

Demonstrators have torched a Minneapolis police station as three days of violent protests spread over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man...

Nina Dobrev confirms relationship with Shaun White as she gives him a haircut

Nina Dobrev confirmed her relationship with snowboarder Shaun White as she revealed she has given him a quarantine haircut. The pair made their romance Instagram...

Socially distanced gatherings of six permitted under UK’s lockdown easing

Friends and family will be able to meet in parks and gardens in socially distanced groups of six under British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s...

Security law ‘puts Hong Kong’s appeal for business at risk’

Hong Kong’s status as a leading place to do business could be in peril following the adoption of a national security law. The legislation, which...
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