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Rising Tory star rides a groundswell of support
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Brexit

Rising Tory star rides a groundswell of support

"There's not a lot of pretence about Donald Trump," says Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg. "It's not some carefully crafted media approach. And likewise, I am as a I am."

  • by Latika Bourke

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Lost, and now found: a century on, a funeral for two soldiers
World War I

Lost, and now found: a century on, a funeral for two soldiers

Two Australian soldiers, Hedley MacBeth and James Rolls, died in a trench in 1917. Finally, they are being given a funeral.

  • by Tony Wright
Town once feared 10-storey waves - but then extreme surfers showed up
Surfing

Town once feared 10-storey waves - but then extreme surfers showed up

A small town in Portugal has become a mecca for surfers chasing the biggest waves on the planet. But the consequences if you make a mistake are huge.

  • by Patrick Kingsley
'They looked to be amiable', says Cosgrove of Trump and Putin in Paris
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'They looked to be amiable', says Cosgrove of Trump and Putin in Paris

The presidents of the US and Russia had a “lively” conversation at lunch and seemed relaxed in each other’s company, Australia’s governor-general says.

  • by Nick Miller
Neck scan could spot dementia signs 10 years before symptoms
Medicine

Neck scan could spot dementia signs 10 years before symptoms

A simple five-minute neck scan could predict the potential onset of dementia 10 years before symptoms appear, researchers have found.

  • by Victoria Ward
UK businesses planning to implant microchips in staff
UK

UK businesses planning to implant microchips in staff

British companies are planning to microchip their employees in order to boost security and stop staff from accessing sensitive areas of the business.

  • by Ellie Zolfagharifard
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Ukraine rebel regions vote in 'bogus' ballot
Ukraine

Ukraine rebel regions vote in 'bogus' ballot

Residents of the eastern Ukraine regions controlled by Russia-backed separatist rebels voted for local governments in elections denounced by Kiev and the West.

Poland is a nation divided as it marks the anniversary of its rebirth
Nationalism

Poland is a nation divided as it marks the anniversary of its rebirth

Poland's bitter divisions were laid bare on Sunday as tens of thousands of people gathered in Warsaw to mark a century of the country's independence.

How the world marked the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI
World War I

How the world marked the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI

From Canberra to Paris and London, events to mark the end of the Great War have taken place around the world.

Brexit debacle might prompt 'accidental' leadership change in Britain
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Theresa May

Brexit debacle might prompt 'accidental' leadership change in Britain

But, as Australia shows, changing your leader regularly 'doesn't actually help the party very much in power,' says British power backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg.

  • by Latika Bourke
Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism: France's president lectures the powerful
Remembrance Day

Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism: France's president lectures the powerful

US President Donald Trump was one of the last to applaud President Emmanuel Macron's forceful defence of global unity.

  • by Nick Miller