Australian team finds post-Newlands sponsor

Australian team finds post-Newlands sponsor

2:46 AM ET Australia’s men’s cricket teams have managed to attract a new corporate naming rights sponsor two months after the Newlands ball-tampering fiasco, with Alinta signing on at a time that the emerging energy company is looking for some...
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Zuckerberg’s European Parliament testimony criticised

Zuckerberg’s European Parliament testimony criticised

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Zuckerberg stayed beyond the allotted 75 minutes but did not answer all questions put to him Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has apologised to EU lawmakers for the company’s role in the Cambridge Analytica.....
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Italian populists’ PM candidate Conte facing CV scrutiny

Italian populists’ PM candidate Conte facing CV scrutiny

Image copyright EPA Image caption Giuseppe Conte is not an MP and is a complete unknown in Italian politics The law professor nominated to be Italy’s next prime minister is facing allegations he embellished his CV. Giuseppe Conte, 54, says...
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Macron shuns another ‘new’ plan, wants more jobs to tackle deprived suburbs

Macron shuns another ‘new’ plan, wants more jobs to tackle deprived suburbs

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Italy’s populist government proposes law professor for PM post

Italy’s populist government proposes law professor for PM post

Italy’s 5-star and League propose law professor for PM Read more US tightens Venezuela sanctions after ‘sham’ election Read more Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up Read more Veiled French union leader sparks another secul...
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Italy populist government pact: Candidate for prime minister named

Italy populist government pact: Candidate for prime minister named

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lawyer Giuseppe Conte (at right, with Luigi Di Maio) is the preferred choice of the populists for PM Law professor Giuseppe Conte has been named as the choice of the Five Star Movement and...
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French Muslim student Maryam Pougetoux hits back over headscarf claims

French Muslim student Maryam Pougetoux hits back over headscarf claims

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Maryam Pougetoux received abuse on social media after appearing on TV while wearing her headscarf A French student union leader who has been accused by ministers of using her headscarf for political gain has...
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Chelsea owner Abramovich experiences UK visa renewal ‘delay’

Chelsea owner Abramovich experiences UK visa renewal ‘delay’

Image copyright EPA Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich has faced delays in renewing his UK visa, the BBC understands. The Russian billionaire did not attend Saturday’s FA Cup final at Wembley when the Blues beat Manchester United 1-0. A...
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France pushes to compensate firms hit by US sanctions over Iran

France pushes to compensate firms hit by US sanctions over Iran

Maduro declared winner of disputed Venezuela election Read more Mass resignations expose crisis in Chilean church Read more Trump seeks probe into FBI ‘surveillance’ of presidential campaign Read more Nigerian victims face their traffickers in Pari...
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Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris beaten up

Thessaloniki mayor Yiannis Boutaris beaten up

Image copyright EPA Image caption Nationalists were angry that the mayor (far left) was attending a remembrance event The mayor of Greece’s second-largest city Thessaloniki has been treated in hospital after being beaten up by about a dozen people, offic...
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