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Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Protesters arrested as they run from campus
After a fiery overnight stand-off, some protesters try to leave - but police react with tear gas.

UK party leaders make election pitches to business
Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson are all set to make speeches to UK business leaders.

Panorama Investigation: War crimes scandal exposed
British Special Forces have been accused of covering up the killings of four young Afghans in 2012.

Israel Folau criticised for 'appalling' Australia bushfire remarks
Israel Folau used a sermon to link Australia's bushfire crisis to same-sex marriage and abortion laws.

International Criminal Court may investigate UK 'war crimes cover-up'
Evidence of a cover up revealed by the BBC could lead to the ICC's first inquiry into the UK military.

Michael Bloomberg apologises for 'stop-and-frisk' policy
The former New York mayor backed a tactic that disproportionately targeted black and Latino residents.

Australian politicians banned from China 'will not repent' for criticism
Andrew Hastie and James Paterson have refused to "repent" for their criticism of the country.

Bolivia crisis: Food and fuel shortages as death toll mounts
The interim government says it has flown supplies into La Paz to avoid protesters' road blocks.

Good grades and a desk 'key for university hopes'
High parental expectations and being happy at school are also important factors, a study suggests.

Huge Flow Country wildfire 'doubled Scotland's emissions'
The massive fire in the Flow Country in May doubled Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions while it burnt.

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Researchers try to understand naked mole rats' resistance to cancer
With their pinkish, translucent and wrinkly skin, double-saber buck teeth and black-bead eyes, naked mole rats look like characters in a nightmare from hell. In fact, they do live underground in pitch-dark burrows where their air, from a human point of view, can contain chokingly little oxygen, t...

Doctors try new models to push health insurers aside
Just about everyone agrees that the way we pay for primary care needs fixing. Under the current insurance model, doctors get paid for procedures and tests rather than for time spent with patients, which displeases doctors and patients alike and increases costs. Now some medical practices are side...

Medigap supplemental coverage can be too pricey for younger Medicare beneficiaries
One night three years ago, Joe Hobson finished reading a book, went to sleep and woke up blind. The problem, caused by a rare hereditary disease, forced him to give up his 20-year communications job, along with its generous health insurance. Now 63, the Arlington man is covered by Medicare, the f...

Breathless, but not from asthma

Fish and seafood recipe recommendations
Jennifer LaRue Huget offers some suggestions

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14 of the world's great horse treks
There's nothing quite like exploring the world on its oldest form of transportation.

Restaurant earns fame with $185 sandwich
Welcoming diners such as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, sporting icon David Beckham and superstar musician Ed Sheeran would be enough to make any restaurateur weep with joy.

Photos capture rare rhinos in tender moments
British wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas has incredible pictures of endangered rhinos in Kenya.

On board the world's longest flight
The experimental research flight by Qantas landed in Sydney on Friday, after flying nonstop from London, breaking two aviation records.

15 hotels that go all-out for Christmas
Twinkling lights, glitter and gourmet menus galore -- without a single dish to wash or tree to trim.

We bought a $1 house in Italy. Here's what happened next
It seemed like a deal too good to be true. A new house -- and potentially a whole new life -- for sale in sunkissed rural Italy for the princely sum of just one euro, or little over a dollar.

Why the Faroe Islands will close to tourists in 2020
Managing a popular tourist attraction can be kind of like throwing a party -- everyone wants to come and have fun, but nobody wants to help clean up when it's over.

Huge trove of mammoth skeletons found in Mexico
Archaeologists in Mexico have uncovered mammoth traps containing the remains of at least 14 of the giant creatures.

Man runs marathon in every country on Earth
British man Nick Butter has become the first person to run a marathon in all 196 countries recognized by the United Nations, finishing his challenge in Greece on Sunday.

The far-out worlds built under Soviet cities
Filled with decadent chandeliers, marble columns, mosaics and grand statues, the grand stations built in Moscow, Kiev and other cities across the former USSR are more like a series of underground monuments.

World's best boutique hotel for 2019 revealed
From the beautiful Indonesian island of Bali to the rolling hills of Fiji, these unique places to stay have been named as the planet's boutique hotels.

How Egypt's Red Sea Mountain Trail set new tracks into the wild
A new route across Egypt is opening up exciting frontiers for hikers hoping to discover lesser trodden corners of the world.

Where to see the Berlin Wall
In the dead of night on August 13, 1961, the East German Army began placing more than 48 kilometers of barbed wire through the center of Berlin, splitting the city into two stark halves.

Snow crab sells for record-breaking $46,000 in Japan
A "five shining star" snow crab was auctioned off in Tottori, Japan for a whopping 5 million yen ($46,000) on November 7.

Japanese temple becomes home to a robot priest
The Kodaiji Temple in Kyoto unveiled an android Buddha of Compassion who can explain Buddha teaching in plain terms.

Welcome to Quy Nhon, Vietnam's hottest new luxury beach destination
After a couple of days at Anantara Quy Nhon, you may start to feel things.

The tourists nobody wants
As tourism hits record numbers around the world, some travelers are become less welcome than others

Kyoto's Sagano Bamboo Forest, one of the world's prettiest groves
In Japan's Sagano Bamboo Forest, on the outskirts of Kyoto, towering green stalks of the famously versatile plant sway in the wind, creaking eerily they collide and twist, leaves rustling.

At long last, New Orleans opens new airport terminal -- with Café du Monde beignets
For all the perfect Dooky Chase gumbo, Sazerac cocktails and live jazz that bathe New Orleans in unmatched flavors and rhythm, the Big Easy's 60-year-old airport passenger terminal left much to be desired.

X-rated 'G-spot' ads lead to tourist surge
Visitor numbers have soared since Lithuania capital Vilnius launched its controversial campaign.