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The Australian city recorded a minimum overnight temperature of 25.4C.

Environmentalists in India's Goa state are fighting projects they say will turn it into a coal hub.

For decades, Kaavan performed from his lonely enclosure. Now, with a hand from Cher, he's retiring.

The four men were part of an organ trafficking ring that targeted accident victims.

Why the demolition of a 70-year old cinema hall in Kabul went viral in Afghanistan.

Indian farmers defied barricades and braved tear gas from police to enter the national capital.

Opposition legislators hurled the intestines in a bitter dispute over the easing of US pork imports.

By one measure the city has just eliminated the virus, but relieved locals also fear a hidden cost.

Cambodian refugee Ted Ngoy made a fortune in doughnuts then lost it all to gambling.

With more time and flexibility, thousands of women are trading in the stock market for the first time.

The robotic Chang'e-5 mission aims to return the first lunar rocks to Earth in more than 40 years.

Tiny Bhutan is feeling the squeeze as its giant neighbours China and India vie for territory.

A group of volunteers trying to avoid surveillance cameras took more than two hours to walk 1km.

In a country where marriages are steeped in tradition, Sanjana Rishi's wedding outfit drew criticism.

Michelle Yeoh - soon to star in Marvel's first Asian superhero film, Shang-Chi - says it has taken time for Hollywood to offer more diverse film roles to Asian actors.

Aliyas Dayee, a "voice for the voiceless" in Helmand, was killed by a bomb earlier this month.

You saw the headlines of a $1.8m meteorite? Here's the real story and it's just as fascinating.

Dimension Nova shakes up reality TV with computer-animated contestants performing to real judges.

The star presenter is making Indian TV news louder and more aggressive than ever before.

Kamal Singh is training at the English National Ballet School after raising the fees online.

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Facing a rebellion in his party, Boris Johnson tells MPs that England's new rules could end in nine weeks.

Esther Dingley disappeared on a solo hike during a six-year journey through Europe in a campervan.

The former bodybuilder was also given an MBE for his long-running role as the Green Cross Code Man.

The family of Saskia Jones, who was killed in the 2019 attack, are to work with the government.

A surge in travel is expected when restrictions across the UK are eased between 23 and 27 December.

The threats come from loyalist paramilitaries, according to the National Union of Journalists (NUJ).

Residents without symptoms in Glasgow, Ayrshire, Renfrewshire and Clackmannanshire will be offered tests.

The National Trust also pauses licenses for trail hunts on its land after complaints made to police.

Bal Johal believes The King’s music has helped him cope during the pandemic.

Nadhim Zahawi will oversee distributing the vaccine in England until at least summer 2021.

Leah Reek, her boyfriend Shane Ragoobeer and three others died in the 2018 blast.

The early 20th century postcards were found inside a secret compartment disguised as a book.

Siblings Harry and Jessica inspire their mother to give crackers and goodie bags to 350 school kids.

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic on Sunday.

Jamie Branagan urges people to take Covid-19 seriously after it left him unable to work again.

Families must rethink traditions as visits to Father Christmas are curtailed by Covid-19 restrictions.

Students have lost hundreds of days of education to Covid and self-isolation. How are they coping?

The inside story of how Liverpool got to grips with soaring infection rates and pioneered mass testing.

How will UK transport be affected by the five-day relaxation of Covid restrictions over Christmas?

Jade Hargreaves says video-calling during lockdown has helped people beat addiction.