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Australia skydiving: Three dead after ‘mid-air collision’

Australia skydiving: Three dead after ‘mid-air collision’

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Mission Beach is a popular stopover for backpackers travelling along the Queensland coast Three skydivers have died in Queensland after they apparently collided mid-air, say Australian authorities. Paramedics and police were called to Mission Beach, a popular skydiving spot about 140km (87 miles) south of Cairns. Two men in their […]

Man-eating Indian tiger faces ‘shoot-to-kill’ order

Man-eating Indian tiger faces ‘shoot-to-kill’ order

Image caption The two-year-old tigress is responsible for killing four people A court in India’s western state of Maharashtra has upheld an order to kill a two-year-old tigress responsible for killing four people. Wildlife activists had challenged a shoot-to-kill order issued by the state forest department on 23 June. The tigress was first captured in […]

WeChat translates ‘black foreigner’ into racial slur

WeChat translates ‘black foreigner’ into racial slur

Image copyright Reuters Image caption WeChat is one of China’s most popular apps Chinese messaging app WeChat has apologised after its software used the N-word as an English translation for the Chinese for “black foreigner”. The company blamed its algorithms for producing the error. It was spotted by Ann James, a black American living in […]

Australia skydiving: Three dead after ‘mid-air collision’

Australia skydiving: Three dead after ‘mid-air collision’

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Mission Beach is a popular stopover for backpackers travelling along the Queensland coast Three skydivers have died in Queensland after they apparently collided mid-air, say Australian authorities. Paramedics and police were called to Mission Beach, a popular skydiving spot about 140km (87 miles) south of Cairns. Two men in their […]

Man-eating Indian tiger faces ‘shoot-to-kill’ order

Man-eating Indian tiger faces ‘shoot-to-kill’ order

Image caption The two-year-old tigress is responsible for killing four people A court in India’s western state of Maharashtra has upheld an order to kill a two-year-old tigress responsible for killing four people. Wildlife activists had challenged a shoot-to-kill order issued by the state forest department on 23 June. The tigress was first captured in […]

WeChat translates ‘black foreigner’ into racial slur

WeChat translates ‘black foreigner’ into racial slur

Image copyright Reuters Image caption WeChat is one of China’s most popular apps Chinese messaging app WeChat has apologised after its software used the N-word as an English translation for the Chinese for “black foreigner”. The company blamed its algorithms for producing the error. It was spotted by Ann James, a black American living in […]

Australia skydiving: Three dead after ‘mid-air collision’

Australia skydiving: Three dead after ‘mid-air collision’

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Mission Beach is a popular stopover for backpackers travelling along the Queensland coast Three skydivers have died in Queensland after they apparently collided mid-air, say Australian authorities. Paramedics and police were called to Mission Beach, a popular skydiving spot about 140km (87 miles) south of Cairns. Two men in their […]

Man-eating Indian tiger faces ‘shoot-to-kill’ order

Man-eating Indian tiger faces ‘shoot-to-kill’ order

Image caption The two-year-old tigress is responsible for killing four people A court in India’s western state of Maharashtra has upheld an order to kill a two-year-old tigress responsible for killing four people. Wildlife activists had challenged a shoot-to-kill order issued by the state forest department on 23 June. The tigress was first captured in […]

WeChat translates ‘black foreigner’ into racial slur

WeChat translates ‘black foreigner’ into racial slur

Image copyright Reuters Image caption WeChat is one of China’s most popular apps Chinese messaging app WeChat has apologised after its software used the N-word as an English translation for the Chinese for “black foreigner”. The company blamed its algorithms for producing the error. It was spotted by Ann James, a black American living in […]

Australia skydiving: Three dead after ‘mid-air collision’

Australia skydiving: Three dead after ‘mid-air collision’

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Mission Beach is a popular stopover for backpackers travelling along the Queensland coast Three skydivers have died in Queensland after they apparently collided mid-air, say Australian authorities. Paramedics and police were called to Mission Beach, a popular skydiving spot about 140km (87 miles) south of Cairns. Two men in their […]