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Senator Tammy Duckworth makes history by taking baby to work

Ten-day-old Maile's debut on the august chamber floor comes a day after senators quashed a baby ban. READ MORE

Time 100: Millie Bobby Brown is youngest person ever on list

Actress Millie Bobby Brown is the youngest person ever named in Time's most influential people list. READ MORE

David Copperfield forced to reveal magic trick in court

The American magician was ordered to reveal his trick in a court battle with an injured participant. READ MORE

Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-diving

In an example of human natural selection, Asia's Bajau people have evolved bigger spleens for diving. READ MORE

Prince death: No criminal charges to be filed

No criminal charges will be filed over the death of US singer Prince in April 2016, prosecutors say. READ MORE

Comey: No one around Trump to stop impulsive behaviour

The ex-FBI chief tells the BBC the US is becoming "numb" to the president's "impulsive behaviour". READ MORE

Boracay: Paradise islanders fear tourist shutdown

These Philippine islanders fear a six month tourist ban will destroy their livelihoods. READ MORE

Iran arrests official after youths dance at shopping centre concert

The head of Mashhad's Islamic guidance department had authorised a concert at a shopping centre. READ MORE

Salisbury attack: Scientist Vladimir Uglev 'helped create Novichok'

Scientist Vladimir Uglev has no doubt the agent that poisoned the Skripals was made in Russia. READ MORE

UK temperatures top 28C in hottest April day since 1949

Temperatures have hit 28.8C in London, making it the warmest April day for nearly 70 years. READ MORE

Swaziland king changes country's name

King Mswati III declares a name change at events celebrating independence and his 50th birthday. READ MORE

Cuba's Raúl Castro hands over power to Miguel Díaz-Canel

For the first time in almost six decades, Cuba has a leader who is not a Castro. READ MORE