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Swedish al Qaeda hostage Johan Gustafsson home after six years

A Swedish man held hostage in Mali by al Qaeda has been freed after six years.

Trump's travel ban for six countries gets partial go-ahead

US President Donald Trump's travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries has been partially reinstated by the Supreme Court.

Markets cheer €17bn bail-out for failing Italian banks

Markets across Europe cheered as Italy's €17bn (£15bn) bail-out of two Italian banks was approved - but it raised questions over rules designed to end taxpayer-funded rescues.

John McEnroe ranks Serena '700 in the world' on men's tour

Tennis legend John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700 in the world" on the men's circuit.

SpaceX completes two rocket missions in 48 hours

SpaceX completes two rocket missions in 48 hours

Space X has pulled off the successful launch and landing of two rockets in a weekend.

Exploding airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy

Exploding airbag maker Takata files for bankruptcy

Faulty airbag maker Takata has filed for the biggest bankruptcy in Japanese manufacturing history as it faces a multibillion bill from nearly a decade of product recalls and lawsuits.

Colombia boat sinking 'not due to overloading'

Colombia boat sinking 'not due to overloading'

The Colombian President says the sinking of a tourist boat which killed at least six people was not due to overloading.

'I'll catch you, honey!': Girl caught after falling from New York theme park ride

'I'll catch you, honey!': Girl caught after falling from New York theme park ride

Dramatic footage shows the moment a teenage girl fell from a theme park ride and plunged 25ft before being caught by onlookers who had gathered to help.

China landslide buries village leaving 10 dead and 93 missing

China landslide buries village leaving 10 dead and 93 missing

Rescue workers have pulled 10 bodies out of piles of rock and mud and were still searching for 93 people after a massive landslide struck in southwestern China.

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'Powerful' cyberattack on Ukraine goes global

'Powerful' cyberattack on Ukraine goes global

A "powerful" cyberattack that started in Ukraine has spread across the world, hitting banks, government IT systems and energy firms.

'I'll catch you, honey!': Girl caught after falling from New York theme park ride

'I'll catch you, honey!': Girl caught after falling from New York theme park ride

Dramatic footage shows the moment a teenage girl fell from a theme park ride and plunged 25ft before being caught by onlookers who had gathered to help.

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