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Quake kills 2 on Greek island

Damage caused by a quake in Kos, Greece.

At least two dead on the Greek island of Kos after a shallow, powerful quake hit the southwestern Aegean Turkish coast.

Kate: I want to beat my husband video

HEIDELBERG, GERMANY - JULY 20:  Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge during a tour of a traditional German market in the ...

No royal tour would be complete without some friendly competition between the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who are currently in Berlin.

Salvador Dali exhumed video

Spanish artist Salvador Dali died in 1989.

Spanish artist dug up in order to find genetic samples that could prove he fathered a girl decades ago.

Woman dupes female friend into sex

Gayle Newland arrives at court during her first trial. After a retrial she has been jailed for six years for sex ...

She adopted a male online persona called Kye Fortune to seduce a fellow student, then persuaded her to wear a blindfold whenever they met.

Governor breaches royal protocol video

Canada's governor general David Johnston, helps Britain's Queen Elizabeth II down some slippery stairs in London, ...

Members of the public aren't supposed to touch the queen. Canada's governor says he had a good reason.

Missing woman's secret London life

Jenenne-Ann Allen, who was last seen in London in 2003.

Aussie Jenenne-Ann Allen's mum says she always knew her daughter was still alive.

Charlotte's first official handshake video

Princess Charlotte smells her mini bouquet.

If you thought these wee royals couldn't get any cuter, watch them shake hands and accept flowers after landing in Germany.

The BBC's top earners exposed video

Breakfast radio host Chris Evans has been revealed as the BBC's highest-earner as salaries were revealed in its annual ...

The broadcaster has been forced to reveal its stars' salaries, and a massive wage gap between the sexes.

Charlie Gard 'given US citizenship'

Charlie Gard with his parents.

Critically ill UK baby's parents want to take him overseas for treatment he's not getting in London.

Baby left at bus stop

The baby girl was found close to death in a bus shelter.

The infant is recovering after being found naked, and close to death in a bus shelter in Wales.

Charlotte wears Harry's hand-me-downs

Princess Charlotte wears the same pair of red leather buckled shoes Prince Harry wore in 1986.

31 years later, the red sandals are still in pretty good shape.

Swiss glacier yields dead video

The couple went missing in 1942 in the region of Valais (pictured here) in the Swiss Alps.

Side by side in WWII-era clothes were the parents a daughter had searched her life for.

UK bans gender stereotypes video

Gender stereotyping in advertising is out in the UK.

Hapless husbands and housework-burdened mums may be bad for the nation's health, so they've been banned.

Macron: the new power man video

French President Emmanuel Macron (R) and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a joint news conference at the Elysee Palace ...

US trumped by France in new power ratings, as Donald Trump's "America First" approach turns it into "America Alone".

People swim in flooded streets video

A taxi drives on a flooded road after a heavy rainfall in Istanbul, Turkey.

More than 6700 bolts of lightning and 65mm of rain hit Istanbul as Bosphorus Strait closed to ships.

Major quake hits off Russia

The quake struck in the northern Pacific Ocean between the tip of the Aleutian Islands and Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula.

Civil Defence says the quake, upgraded to 7.8 magnitude, does not pose a tsunami threat to New Zealand.

Becker lost millions in oil deals

Boris Becker made several bad investments in the Nigerian oil and gas industry.

A series of dodgy investments in the Nigerian oil industry may have cost former tennis star his fortune.

British porn sites to age-check users

Adult websites will need to require users to prove they are over 18.

Adult websites in the UK will have to show they are blocking access by children, possibly by making users supply credit card details.

Thousands agree to clean toilets for Wi-Fi

One of the tasks people agreed to was cleaning out portable public toilets.

A hidden "Community Service Clause" saw users agreeing to spent 1000 hours scrubbing toilets, unblocking sewers or scraping up gum.

Tourists forced to evacuate in fires

A cabin burns during a forest fire at Lustica peninsula near Tivat, Montenegro.

Montenegro asks for international help to fight wildfires that are raging along Adriatic sea coastline.

Full Brexit negotiations open

UK Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis: "It's time to get down to work and make this a ...

Britain's Brexit minister pledges to "get down to work" as he kicked off a first full round of negotiations.

27 contacts lost in woman's eye

Patients sometimes seek help for a single stuck contact lens, but so many is 'exceedingly rare'.

Doctors were prepping a 67-year-old patient for eye surgery when they found a "blueish mass".

Has Camilla escaped Di's shadow?

Camilla’s new birthday portrait was taken by Mario Testino.

OPINION: As Camilla turns 70, we look at the unassuming royal who won over her critics simply by being herself.

Cyclist 'steals' back stolen bike

Jenni Morton-Humphreys with her stolen, then recovered, bike.

When a British woman saw her stolen bike advertised on Facebook, she hatched a plan to get it back.

'Fake' art seized from exhibition

Authorities in Italy seized 21 suspect artworks. Examples of real pieces by Amedeo Modigliani are pictured here in New ...

More than 100,000 people had visited the Amedeo Modigliani exhibition before 21 suspect pieces were confiscated.

Rollercoaster crash hurts 33 in Spain

Rides at the Parque de Atracciones amusement park, where the accident happened (File picture).

Two rollercoaster cars collided at theme park near Madrid leaving 33 people, including six children, with minor injuries.

Erdogan backs death penalty video

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan backs restoring the death penalty.

He says the EU's "messing about", and is ready to slam the door shut on membership by bringing back capital punishment.

Macron: I may change Trump's mind

French President Emmanuel Macron, right, hopes he's changed US President Donald Trump's mind about climate change.

French president says charm offensive was carefully calculated, and aimed at getting the US to return to Paris climate deal.

Teen charged in London acid attacks video

Five moped riders were sprayed in the face with a corrosive substance in London on Thursday, including in this incident ...

He faces 15 charges after five moped riders were sprayed in the face with a corrosive substance.

Cyclist on phone hits cop car

German police cars are quite noticeable, but the girl was so engrossed in her phone that she rode straight into one. ...

It's not a crime to cycle and scroll in Germany, but it's best not to crash into a cop car.

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