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Brexit is a 'golden opportunity'

The UK's International Trade Secretary says Brexit represents a "golden opportunity" as the Italian PM predicts difficult talks to come. READ MORE

Reykjavik goes dark for Northern Lights show

Icelandic capital switches off street lights to give people a better view the Aurora Borealis. READ MORE

Bill Clinton pays respects to Shimon Peres

Former US President Bill Clinton was among those paying their respects as Israel's former PM and President Shimon Peres lay in state. READ MORE

Singapore jails teen blogger Amos Yee for anti-religion posts

Amos Yee, a 17-year-old blogger from Singapore, will spend six weeks in jail for online posts criticising Christianity and Islam. READ MORE

Gay pride flag launched into space 'to spread peace'

The rainbow flag symbolising gay pride is sent into space using a high-altitude balloon. READ MORE

California ends statute of limitations for rape over Cosby case

California approves a bill ending the 10-year statute of limitations on rape, in a move prompted by allegations against US actor Bill Cosby. READ MORE

China Typhoon Megi: Rescuers struggle with mudslides and floods

Rescuers in China's eastern Zhejiang province have been searching for survivors at the site of landslides triggered by heavy rain. READ MORE

Kashmir attack: India 'launches strikes against militants'

India's army carries out "surgical strikes" against suspected militants along the de-facto border with Pakistan in Kashmir. READ MORE

Samsung in 'exploding washing machines' probe

Samsung has confirmed it is in talks with US consumer watchdogs after a lawsuit against the firm over "exploding" washing machines. READ MORE

Thousands due at Peres coffin as it lies in state

Thousands of people are expected to pay their respects to former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres as his body lies in state, in Jerusalem. READ MORE

Italy earthquake: The family living in their garden

Roberta Pompa has been living with her young children in their back garden since the earthquake in central Italy on 24 August. READ MORE

'British people made bad decision on EU'

Italy's PM says it will be "impossible" for Brexit talks to provide a deal that gives British people more rights than those outside the EU. READ MORE