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Canadian man found not guilty of raping wife

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption A Canadian judge rules the prosecution had failed to prove the accused knew his behaviour was criminal A Canadian man was found not guilty of rape because he believed he could have sex with his wife whenever he wanted. Ontario Superior Court Justice …

Inside Islamic State's 'prison of death'

In the centre of Raqqa is the main football stadium. They are holding victory celebrations here at the moment but throughout Islamic State’s reign of terror it was synonymous with death. People brought here rarely left. A group of soldiers told me to follow them over rubble into …

Plaid conference: Wood on election result and leadership

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Nissan halts production of cars sold in Japan

Nissan has suspended production of cars for its home market over safety concerns. The automaker said Thursday that it had halted production of vehicles for the Japanese market after discovering that inspections were not carried out properly at several factories. “Certain checks were carried out by technicians not …

The battle against deadly snakebites in Nigeria

The battle against deadly snakebites in Nigeria – BBC News “)}elsej.write(‘”)},confirm:function(a)return true,setFig:function(a,b)(function())(),deserialise:function(b)var a=;b.replace(/(2):(+)/g,function()a=+RegExp.$2);return a}})();fig.manager.include();/*]]>*/ ‘); } } oqsSurveyManager(window, ‘ON’); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } else document.write(”); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); document.write(‘‘); document.write(‘‘); if (/ex-dp/.test(window.location.href) || document.cookie.indexOf(‘ex-dp=’) !== -1) bbcdotcom.utils.addHtmlTagClass(‘bbcdotcom-ex-dp’); } })(); /*]]>*/ …

Web giants to remove extremist content quickly

Tech companies including Google, Facebook and Twitter will work with G7 countries to block the spread of extremist content online. Earlier this year, G7 leaders backed Theresa May’s call for a crackdown on extremist content online. After a two-day meeting on the Italian island of Ischia, the nations …

June Sarpong on number of disabled and female MPs

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These airline stocks doubled, rivals flopped

It’s either feast or famine for European airlines. Shares in Air France KLM (AFLYY) have boomed by 146% since January. German rival Deutsche Lufthansa (DLAKY) has seen its stock surge by 105% over the same period, while British Airways owner International Airlines Group (ICAGY) (IAG) has rallied by …

Goldman Sachs CEO is trolling Britain over Brexit

Lloyd Blankfein doesn’t think Brexit is going very well. The Goldman Sachs CEO took a shot at the U.K. on Thursday, singing the praises of Frankfurt in a tweet that underscores the economic impact of Brexit. “Just left Frankfurt. Great meetings, great weather, really enjoyed it. Good, because …

Japan's economy faces huge challenges

Is Japan’s problem-plagued economy finally turning a corner? Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is betting it’s in good enough shape to help him win a national election on Sunday. But critics say he hasn’t done enough to deliver on his promises of an economic revival when he took power …