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Beijing nursery ‘needle abuse’ of children shocks China

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Authorities are investigating the RYB Education kindergarten in Beijing’s Chaoyang district A Beijing nursery is accused of giving injections and feeding drugs to toddlers, in a case that has sparked outrage in China. Authorities are now investigating the nursery, which is a branch of the ...

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Hungary parliament bans camerawoman who kicked migrants

The Hungarian camerawoman who was filmed in 2015 kicking migrants was banned Thursday from working in Hungary’s parliament after she insulted a lawmaker during an interview. Parliament press chief Zoltan Szilagyi said in a statement that Petra Laszlo’s ban would be enforced for the rest of the ...

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Turnip Prize: Entries for spoof art award announced

Image copyright Trevor Prideaux Image caption This entry, from Chris P Bacon, is called Pulled Pork A toy pig being pulled by a tractor and a small golf club are among entries for a spoof art award that pokes fun at the Turner Prize. Entitled Pulled Pork and Minnie Driver, ...

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Christmas fraud: Mobiles and clothes top presents targeted

Image copyright Getty Images People are being urged to beware of fake products and websites in the run-up to Christmas. Mobile phones, clothes, shoes and jewellery are the gifts most likely to be fraudulent, according to the Action Fraud group. Along with City of London police, it is appealing to ...

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Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa promises jobs in ‘new democracy’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEmmerson Mnangagwa addresses supporters in Harare Zimbabwe’s incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has hailed a “new and unfolding democracy” after returning from exile to replace Robert Mugabe. He also vowed to create jobs in a country where some estimates say 90% of people ...

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Workers find giant swastika buried beneath soccer field

A construction crew digging up a soccer field in Germany discovered the 13-foot by 13-foot hate symbol buried more than a foot under the surface at the facility used by the Billstedt-Horn sports club in Hamburg. Authorities have since ordered that the swastika be broken into little piece ...

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