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Nathan Hughes: Wasps and England flanker is handed six-week ban

Wasps and England flanker Nathan Hughes is banned for six weeks for punching and will miss the first three autumn internationals. READ MORE

Steve Penny: Ex-USA Gymnastics head held over Nassar case

Steve Penny had been indicted for evidence tampering in the Larry Nassar sexual abuse investigation. READ MORE

UN Syria envoy De Mistura to step down

The United Nations envoy for Syria announced on Wednesday he will step down at the end of November after more than four years in the key post as UN efforts to end the seven-year war show no sign of a breakthrough. READ MORE

Cherry blossoms bloom unexpectedly in Japan

The flowers famous for blooming very briefly every spring have made a surprise appearance. READ MORE

Can a cooker help save the rainforest?

The solar-powered cooker that uses an alternative to charcoal. READ MORE

Trump demands to see Khashoggi 'murder' proof amid reports of recording

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not want to abandon close ally Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and government critic, and he needed to see evidence to prove Turkish claims he was killed by Saudi agents. READ MORE

Add oil: Encouraging Chinese phrase enters English dictionary

Why you might start using this Chinese expression if you want to encourage someone. READ MORE

My cheating boyfriend gave me HIV - here's how I got justice

When Diane Reeve discovered that her partner was sleeping around she ended their relationship, but then she found out that he had given her HIV. READ MORE

Cannabis in Canada: How it went down on Legalisation Day

Cannabis-users celebrated across Canada on the first day of marijuana legalisation in the country. READ MORE

Food allergies: What a severe reaction feels like

What having a severe nut allergy feels like and how navigating the daily risks affects your life. READ MORE

When's a van a van and when's it a car?

The weird and wonderful ways companies adapt their products to get around trade tariffs. READ MORE

Central African Republic: 'Why a grenade couldn't stop our music'

A deadly attack at a gig nine months ago has only made this band from the Central African Republic more determined. READ MORE