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Google staff protest over China search engine plans

Google employees are concerned agreeing to Chinese censorship would violate the company's "don't be evil" code of conduct. Google's plans to re-enter China with a search engine are at an "exploratory" stage,...

Netflix show Insatiable criticised for suggesting ‘bisexuals don’t exist’

"Disappointed" social media users attack the show for making "insensitive" comments that they say contribute to "bi-erasure". Viewers of Netflix's Insatiable have expressed fresh anger on social media after a character suggested...

Victims’ families to boycott Genoa state funeral over bridge ‘negligence’

Some families of those killed in the bridge collapse in Italy say they will boycott a state funeral on Saturday, claiming the tragedy was caused by negligence. The event will be led...

87-year-old woman tasered by US police while cutting dandelions in Georgia

Police say the grandmother was using a knife so they tasered her "rather than using deadly force to stop the situation". Police who tasered an 87-year-old grandmother while she was collecting dandelions...

Hundreds dead and thousands homeless as worst flooding in 100 years hits India

More than 223,000 people have been left homeless in Kerala as the death toll reaches 264 in devastating flooding Hundreds of people have been killed and thousands left homeless after the worst...

Umbrella time: UK braced for days of unsettled weather

Swathes of the country are told to expect heavy downpours and thunderstorms, which could see power cuts and train cancellations. The summer of extreme weather is set to continue as parts of...

Killer whale’s ‘tour of grief’ over as it lets go of dead calf after...

Researchers say the endangered killer whale was back to feeding and frolicking with her pod after she was seen chasing salmon. A grieving orca whale has finally let go of her dead...

Groundsman with terminal cancer wins £226m from weed killer maker

A jury backs a claimant in a California court who says Monsanto-made Roundup contributed to the disease he is dying from. The maker of a commonly used weed killer has been ordered...

Lift off! NASA’s ‘touch the sun’ Parker Solar Probe mission launches

NASA's probe roars off after its dramatic false start - and is set to get closer to the sun than any man-made object. A space probe that will "touch the sun" and...

Dozen children among 69 killed in Syria weapons depot blast

Rescue workers use bulldozers to remove rubble and get people out of two damaged buildings in Idlib province. The number of people who died in an arms depot explosion in Syria has risen...