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Bogan, ranga, rurosexual added to Australian dictionary
Bogan, ranga, rurosexual added to Australian dictionary

Heading Down Under where locals are "dry as a dead dingo's donger" and beachgoers don "budgie smugglers"?

Bogan, ranga, rurosexual added to Australian dictionary
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French joblessness below 10 percent for first time in four years

France's unemployment rate dropped below 10 percent for the first time since 2012.

French joblessness below 10 percent for first time in four years
Beyond wheatgrass: vegan junk food is all the rage
Beyond wheatgrass: vegan junk food is all the rage

Vegan diets are considered as healthy and environmentally responsible, with benefits like weight loss, clear skin and increased energy.

Beyond wheatgrass: vegan junk food is all the rage
China's online population exceeds 700 million
China's online population exceeds 700 million

The number of web users in China has risen over 700 million.

China's online population exceeds 700 million
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Income for all? Pro and con arguments in Swiss vote

On Sunday the Swiss will vote on whether to provide the entire population with a basic, unconditional income, a world first.

Income for all? Pro and con arguments in Swiss vote
Polish grandpa heads from New York to Portugal... in a kayak
Polish grandpa heads from New York to Portugal... in a kayak

A Polish grandfather left New York Sunday on his third solo trans-Atlantic crossing in a kayak, aiming to arrive in Portugal in time to celebrate his 70th birthday on firm ground in September.

Polish grandpa heads from New York to Portugal... in a kayak
Woman who 'taught France to cook' swept away by Irish food
Woman who 'taught France to cook' swept away by Irish food

Did you hear the one about the Irishwoman who taught the French how to cook?

Woman who 'taught France to cook' swept away by Irish food
The fairytale rise of singer Gavin James
The fairytale rise of singer Gavin James

'In Ireland everything happens in pubs,' says Gavin James, widely seen as the next big singer songwriter.

The fairytale rise of singer Gavin James
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Beloved Russian filmmaker Ryazanov dies

Eldar Ryazanov, one of the most popular film directors of the Soviet era whose comedies captured the unique absurdities of life under Communism, died Monday aged 88.

Beloved Russian filmmaker Ryazanov dies
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Facebook ramps paid leave time for new dads

With Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg about to become a dad, the social network boosted the amount of time fathers can take off to bond with their new babies.

Facebook ramps paid leave time for new dads
Queen wraps up nostalgic Malta visit with boat trip
Queen wraps up nostalgic Malta visit with boat trip

Queen Elizabeth II prepared for an action-packed final day of a state visit to Malta, including a picturesque boat trip around the Mediterranean island she once called home.

Queen wraps up nostalgic Malta visit with boat trip
Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg. Photo from facebook page of Mark Zuckerberg
Zuckerberg to take time off from Facebook to be a dad

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced that he will take two months paternity leave after his wife gives birth to their first child.

Zuckerberg to take time off from Facebook to be a dad
EU to overhaul passport-free zone after Paris attacks
EU to overhaul passport-free zone after Paris attacks

The European Union agreed to rush through reforms to the passport-free Schengen zone by the end of the year amid growing concerns about border security in the wake of the Paris attacks.

EU to overhaul passport-free zone after Paris attacks
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Beckham named People magazine's 'sexiest man alive'

David Beckham was declared "sexiest man alive" by People magazine, joining an elite club including last year's winner, Chris Hemsworth, and a handful of other above-average men.

Beckham named People magazine's 'sexiest man alive'
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Chairman of Development Bank of Kazakhstan on public trust in tenge

Kazakhstanis will trust tenge only when they understand reasons behind exchange rate fluctuations: Chairman of Kazakhstan Development Bank.

Chairman of Development Bank of Kazakhstan on public trust in tenge
Silent march in Canada in memory of Paris victims
Silent march in Canada in memory of Paris victims

Up to 5,000 people marched in silence Sunday in Montreal in memory of victims of the Paris terror attacks.

Silent march in Canada in memory of Paris victims
Up to 20,000 in Copenhagen vigil for Paris attack victims: police
Up to 20,000 in Copenhagen vigil for Paris attack victims: police

Up to 20,000 people, among them Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, gathered for a candlelight vigil at the gates of the French embassy in Copenhagen mourn the victims of the Paris attacks.

Up to 20,000 in Copenhagen vigil for Paris attack victims: police
Serbian PM pays respects to Srebrenica Muslim victims
Serbian PM pays respects to Srebrenica Muslim victims

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic paid his respects to the Muslim victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, months after he was chased from a ceremony in the Bosnian town by an angry stone-throwing crowd.

Serbian PM pays respects to Srebrenica Muslim victims
'A great European has died', Hollande says of Helmut Schmidt
'A great European has died', Hollande says of Helmut Schmidt

French President Francois Hollande paid tribute to Helmut Schmidtas a "great European" after the former West German chancellor died at the age of 96.

'A great European has died', Hollande says of Helmut Schmidt
France still in thrall to its 'sacred monster' Alain Delon
France still in thrall to its 'sacred monster' Alain Delon

France celebrates the 80th birthday of its greatest screen seducer Alain Delon this weekend with all the circumstance usually accorded to an ageing monarch.

France still in thrall to its 'sacred monster' Alain Delon