Facebook says technical error caused vulgar translation of Chinese leader's name
A statement about Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s visit published on Aung San Suu Kyi’s official Facebook page was littered with references to 'Mr Sh*thole' when translated to English.
Libya summit calls for all parties to refrain from oil hostilities
The draft also recognizes Tripoli-based state oil company NOC as the sole legitimate entity allowed to sell Libyan oil.
Fire at Czech home for disabled kills 8
The fire occurred in Vejprty on the country’s northwest border with Germany in a home where mostly men with mental and other disabilities lived.
Guardiola says he is '100% staying' as Manchester City manager next season
After winning back-to-back Premier League titles in 2017-18 and 2018-19, Guardiola’s City find themselves far behind Liverpool this season.
Premiership Rugby confirm Saracens relegation for salary cap breaches
Saracens, who had already accepted an initial 35-point deduction, are bottom of the 12-team Premiership table with -7 points despite winning six of their eight games and bagging four bonus points.
Harry and Meghan to drop titles and retire as working royals
Harry will remain a prince and the couple will keep their titles of Duke and Duchess of Sussex as they begin a new life split between North America and Britain.
Protesters gather at Paris theatre to confront Macron over pension reform
Videos on social media showed protesters chanting “Macron resign” and at one stage trying to enter the venue near the Gare du Nord train terminus in northern Paris.
China reports new Wuhan virus cases ahead of key holiday
Nearly 50 people are known to have been infected and so far involve only individuals who have traveled to or live in Wuhan, but the WHO has warned that a wider outbreak is possible.
Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions
Despite the heavy rain, authorities were still battling nearly 100 blazes - part of the bushfires that have killed 29 people since September, destroyed more than 2,500 homes.
Iran's Khamenei stands by Guards after unrest over downed plane
In his first Friday prayers sermon in eight years, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei also told worshippers chanting 'Death to America' that the elite Guards could take their fight beyond Iran’s borders after the US killing of a top Iranian commander.
Ariana Grande sued by hip hop artist who says she stole hit single '7 Rings'
The song has been nominated for two Grammy Awards, including record of the year.
Bekele backs 'struggling' Farah's return to track
Mo Farah has scrapped plans to compete over the marathon distance and will now chase a fifth Olympic track gold in the 10,000 metres race at this year’s Tokyo Games.
Stokes hits ton as England take command
Stokes was 108 not out and Pope unbeaten on 75 as England significantly picked up the run rate, adding 111 runs to their overnight score.
Hamilton warns he will be 'a machine'
The 35-year-old Mercedes driver posted a picture on Instagram of himself at home, hugging a wooden pillar and smiling.
Djokovic the man to beat, again, at Melbourne Park
Novak Djokovic is unlikely to care a jot for those sentiments, and if the bookmakers are to be believed, is set to crush them ruthlessly.
England's Archer to stay on South Africa tour despite elbow injury
The 24-year-old missed a second test in a row as an elbow injury ruled him out on Thursday as England picked Mark Wood instead to bowl in the third test at St George’s Park.
Murray return delayed further due to slow recovery - report
Andy Murray had the hip resurfacing surgery at the start of 2019 after he tearfully told reporters at last year’s Australian Open that he was constantly in pain and his career appeared over.
Seeking peace in Libya and Iran, past inaction haunts EU diplomacy
The EU, facing a crisis in Iran over the unravelling of the 2015 nuclear deal, now senses an opportunity in Libya after Moscow failed to reach a ceasefire deal with Haftar.