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'Jungle police' risking their lives for endangered gorillas in the DR Congo

The rangers of Kahuzi-Biega National Park take part in a parade every morning before setting out to do their jobs guarding one of the world's most critically endangered gorillas.

Europa League trophy recovered intact after it was stolen in Mexico

Arsenal's hopes of lifting the Europa League trophy were almost dashed after it was stolen - but it has now been recovered.

Irish PM urges country to 'trust women' in bid to overturn abortion restrictions

Ireland's Prime Minister has urged his country to vote "yes" in next month's referendum to overturn strict abortion laws in the country.

'No criminal suspicion' in Avicii death - police

There is "no criminal suspicion" in the death of star DJ Avicii, according to a source in Oman's police force.

Weapons inspectors visit site of alleged chemical attack in Syria's Douma

Weapons inspectors have collected samples from the Syrian town of Douma, where they are investigating a suspected chemical weapons attack.

From ABBA to Avicii: How Sweden dominates pop music

You probably didn't know it, but when you're humming to old classics by Britney or new music from Nicki Minaj or Katy Perry, a lot of the time you're actually enjoying the musical composition of talented Swedes.

India poised to introduce death penalty for raping girls under age of 12

India is set to introduce the death penalty for anyone found guilty of raping girls under the age of 12.

Grave mistake to think North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is backing down

Against a backdrop of 2017's escalating tensions and threats of attack, North Korea's announcement that it is suspending all nuclear and missile tests seems a dramatic change of course.

Holy guacamole! Man jailed for 50 years for million-dollar fajita theft

A former juvenile detention centre employee has been jailed for 50 years after stealing $1.2m (£974,000) worth of fajitas over a period of nine years.

North Korea - a chance for Trump to become one of history's 'great men'?

On the surface, it sounds like a historic commitment by Pyongyang - and one that was unthinkable months ago.

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North Yorkshire Police Accident

Woman taken to hospital after collision in Harrogate

Incident caused travel delays this morning.

Man arrested over Harrogate van thefts after police pursuit

UPDATE: Man arrested in police chase over Harrogate van thefts

Stinger used to stop vehicle on the A61 last night.

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