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Migrant caravan: Hundreds reach Tijuana on US border

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Migrants are met by the US national guard and armed forces on Mexico’s border with California state Hundreds of Central American migrants travelling through Mexico to seek asylum in the US have reached the Mexican border city of Tijuana. The group of 400, who include ...

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IMF’s Lagarde says central banks could issue digital money

Image copyright Getty Images International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde said central banks around the world should consider issuing digital currency. Speaking in Singapore, Ms Lagarde said this could make digital currency transactions safer. Non-cash payments have increased over the years, raising challenges for governments and central banks. Regulators have ...

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Marie Antoinette’s jewels up for auction

Image copyright AFP Image caption One of the most prized items in the auction is Marie Antoinette’s Pearl, a natural pearl and diamond pendant, valued at up to $2m (£1.5m) Jewels once belonging to ill-fated French Queen Marie Antoinette are being auctioned in what is being called one of the ...

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Polish carer ‘killed six elderly patients’ in Germany

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Millions of elderly Germans are in care (file photo) A Polish care worker who worked in German nursing homes for years has been charged with six counts of murder for killing his elderly patients. Himself a diabetic, he used insulin to kill his victims, ...

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Food taste ‘not protected by copyright’ rules EU court

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The ruling will have implications for cheese producers across the EU The taste of a food cannot be protected by copyright, the EU’s highest legal authority has ruled in a case involving a Dutch cheese. The European Court of Justice said the taste of ...

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El Chapo trial begins: The story explained

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán was extradited to the US after his last, and possibly final, escape The trial of drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán is to begin in New York under intense security. Guzmán was arrested in January 2016 after escaping from prison ...

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Israel-Gaza violence erupts after covert op killings

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption An empty bus in a kibbutz was set ablaze after being hit and an Israeli seriously wounded Violence has flared between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, a day after seven militants and an Israeli soldier were killed during an undercover Israeli operation in ...

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Briton dies from rabies after cat bite in Morocco

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A cat in Morocco (file picture) A Briton has died after contracting rabies while on holiday in Morocco, health officials have said. Public Health England said the victim became infected after being bitten by a cat. PHE issued a reminder to travellers to avoid ...

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