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Andrew Broad: Australian minister quits amid 'sugar baby' allegations

Andrew Broad quits the government's frontbench after a woman made allegations to a magazine. READ MORE

Gay Singaporean man wins landmark appeal to adopt surrogate child

The landmark ruling clears the way for the man to become the legal parent of his biological child. READ MORE

Three-year-old assaulted on Delhi bus rape anniversary

The incident occurred on the sixth anniversary of the gang rape of a student on a bus in India. READ MORE

Philippines’ Catriona Gray is crowned Miss Universe 2018 (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Filipina-Australian television host Catriona Gray has become Miss Universe 2018, beating 93 contestants in the beauty pageant held in Thailand. Read Full Article at READ MORE

Naked & bloodied activists depict pile of skinned animals in shock Barcelona flashmob (VIDEO)

Animal rights activists have marched naked and covered in fake blood, in a shocking public protest at the center of Barcelona demanding an end to animal cruelty and the use of fur by the luxury brand industry. Read Full Article at READ MORE

So much for reform & tolerance: Saudis open to ridicule over Christmas tree ban memo

Saudi Arabia faced ridicule online after it reminded the international community of its strict ban on Christmas tree imports and celebrations ahead of the holiday season, despite its much-touted liberal reforms and social changes. Read Full Article at READ MORE

Mexico launches $7.4bn Tren Maya railway project

The ambitious project will link Mayan archaeological sites to cities and beach resorts. READ MORE

Outgoing House speaker Paul Ryan pilloried for hypocrisy of parting nod to Irish migrants

Outgoing Republican House speaker Paul Ryan is being accused of hypocrisy and nepotism, for championing Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies yet pushing to loosen visa requirements for migrants from his family’s homeland. Read Full Article at READ MORE

Saudi Arabia condemns US Senate 'interference'

It comes after strong US resolutions on the war in Yemen and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. READ MORE

Five things to know this week: All eyes on Russia, and 100 days to Brexit

From a possible US shutdown to the annual TV love-in with Putin, here's what to watch this week. READ MORE

'My sleepless nights over Sandra Bullock's blindfold'

The actress insisted on doing treacherous scenes wearing a blindfold for thriller Bird Box. READ MORE

'I gave myself two weeks to come up with a business idea'

How Payal Kadakia set up and built fitness class booking website ClassPass, which is now said to be worth $470m. READ MORE