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The push to save Mumbai’s colonial-era water fountains

The push to save Mumbai’s colonial-era water fountains

Image copyright Vikas Dilawari Image caption The Mulji Jetha fountain in South Mumbai before restoration. It is one of at least 50 colonial-era fountains in the city. Metallic sheets barricade the approximately 15ft (4.5m) drinking water fountain (pyaav) outside the postal headquarters in south Mumbai. Dozens of pigeons are jostling in the small courtyard-like space […]

US Navy orders ‘operational pause’ after collision

US Navy orders ‘operational pause’ after collision

Media captionThe timing of this incident is awkward for the United States The US Navy has ordered a worldwide “operational pause” of its fleet after a destroyer collided with a tanker near Singapore, leaving 10 sailors missing. Five other sailors were injured in the crash involving the guided missile destroyer USS John S McCain. Officials […]

Melbourne terror charges: Men face court over mosque fires

Melbourne terror charges: Men face court over mosque fires

Image copyright ABC/ Iskandar Razak Image caption Melbourne’s Imam Ali Islamic Centre was twice hit by fire Three men have faced a court charged with terrorism offences over alleged arson attacks on an Australian mosque. The two alleged attacks in Melbourne were inspired by so-called Islamic State and targeted a Shia Islamic centre, according to […]

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Brexit: UK seeks ‘close co-operation’ on legal disputes deal

Brexit: UK seeks ‘close co-operation’ on legal disputes deal

Image copyright Getty Images The UK is to call for “close co-operation” with the EU to resolve cross-border legal disputes after Brexit. An agreement will be needed on how divorces, commercial disputes and consumer claims that span multiple countries are handled. Currently EU regulations specify how the appropriate court is chosen. Lawyers have warned that […]

Trump vows "fight to win" in Afghanistan

Trump vows "fight to win" in Afghanistan

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Donald Trump made the address at prime time in the US President Donald Trump has said a hasty US withdrawal from Afghanistan would leave a vacuum for terrorists to fill. He said his original instinct was to pull US forces out, but had instead decided to stay and “fight to […]

Sterling rescues point for Man City against Everton

Sterling rescues point for Man City against Everton

Half-time substitute Raheem Sterling missed a good chance before eventually equalising with eight minutes left Raheem Sterling’s volley salvaged a point for 10-man Manchester City as Everton were denied victory on the night Wayne Rooney scored his 200th Premier League goal. City were left with an uphill battle after Rooney’s strike was followed by Kyle […]

Eniola Aluko: England striker speaks out on ‘bullying’ claims

Eniola Aluko: England striker speaks out on ‘bullying’ claims

Media playback is not supported on this device Eniola Aluko speaks to BBC sports editor Dan Roan Footballer Eniola Aluko has spoken publicly for the first time about the “bullying and discrimination” she says she was subjected to by England head coach Mark Sampson. In her first broadcast interview since details of the controversy emerged […]

Wayne Rooney: After his 200th Premier League goal, watch three of his first Everton strikes

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