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Maradona: Funeral worker who posed for photo with footballer's body is fired
A funeral worker who took a selfie next to the open casket of Argentine football icon Diego Maradona as his body lay in state in Buenos Aires has been fired and begged for forgiveness.
Emmanuel Macron says video of Paris police beating black man is 'shameful for all of us'
French President Emmanuel Macron has said footage showing Paris police attacking a black man was "unacceptable" and "shameful".
COVID-19: World Health Organisation needs 'more than a press release' on Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine trial
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said it needs "more than a press release" about the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in order to evaluate trial results.
Brexit: UK and EU continue talks in London as deadline to strike deal looms
The EU's chief negotiator has arrived in London ahead of the resumption of Brexit talks with his UK counterpart on Saturday, as the deadline to strike a deal moves ever closer.
New US execution rule could see injections replaced by firing squad or poison gas
The US Justice Department is quietly amending its execution protocols, to possibly end the use of lethal injection - and clear the way for firing squads and poison gas.
Soldiers could one day 'communicate through brainwaves', say researchers
A breakthrough in decoding brain signals could be the first step towards soldiers communicating without having to speak aloud during military operations.
US election result: Trump says he will respect Electoral College vote, but warns it will be a 'very hard thing to concede'
Donald Trump has moved a step closer to conceding the US election.
Ethiopia conflict: Military begins 'final offensive' against rebel forces in Tigray capital
Ethiopia's prime minister has said the army is moving in on the capital of the northern Tigray region after his 72-hour ultimatum for rebel leaders to lay down their arms expired.
Mbappe speaks out after Paris police officers suspended over beating of black man
A French minister has ordered the suspension of police officers filmed beating and racially abusing a black music producer in Paris on Saturday.
Massive sunspot appears ahead of period of expected heightened solar activity
Astronomers have discovered a series of enormous new sunspots on the side of the sun facing Earth, ahead of a period of what is expected to be increased solar activity.