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Carrie Lam elected as Hong Kong's new chief executive

Al Jazeera - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 11:51pm
Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's former no. 2 official, and Beijing's choice has been elected as new chief executive of the city.

Hong Kong chooses new leader as China looks on

Al Jazeera - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 11:50pm
Electoral Committee begins vote counting in deeply divided city, with some fearful of China curtailing its freedoms.

London attacker Khalid Masood acted alone, say police

BBC News - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 11:46pm
There is no information or intelligence to suggest further attacks are planned, police say.

Social media firms 'must do more' to stop extremist material

BBC News - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 11:33pm
Home Secretary Amber Rudd says firms like Google should take "a leading role" in preventing extremist content.

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds: Fans say goodbye at public service

BBC News - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 11:03pm
A Hollywood memorial service celebrates the lives of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.

Dozens injured in Merseyside explosion

BBC News - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 10:50pm
Two people are seriously injured and 32 others are taken to hospital following a suspected gas explosion on Merseyside.

Obamacare exploding? Maybe just a slow burn

The Raw Story - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 10:15pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Obamacare was “exploding” after Republican lawmakers shelved legislation that would have dismantled the healthcare law. That’s not going to happen this month. Probably not even this year. The more than 12 million people who bought 201...

Angry Trump voters blame everyone but the president for US healthcare fail

The Raw Story - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 10:11pm
The day after the flaming out of U.S. President Donald Trump’s first major legislative initiative, his supporters across America were lashing out – at conservatives, at Democrats, at leaders of his Republican Party in Congress. Only Trump himself was spared their wrath. Many voters who e...

Dan Rather: ‘Stunning’ Trumpcare debacle is a ‘staggering loss’ for both Trump and Ryan

The Raw Story - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 9:48pm
Former “CBS Evening News” anchor and veteran journalist Dan Rather called the withdrawal of the GOP’s healthcare bill on Friday a “staggering defeat” for Pres. Donald Trump’s administration that has not only damaged the president’s political standing but tha...

Newspaper headlines: EU migrants' benefits and 'brave' MP Ellwood speaks

BBC News - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 8:31pm
Sunday's newspapers focus on stories from UKIP's "civil war" to the Westminster attacker.

Earth Hour switches lights off around the world

BBC News - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 8:30pm
Major global landmarks go dark to draw attention to climate change.

Impact crater linked to Martian tsunamis

BBC News - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 8:24pm
Scientists locate the source of powerful tsunamis that swept across Mars three billion years ago.

Combative Trump TV spokesman Boris Epshteyn is about to step down: report

The Raw Story - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 8:03pm
Sources in Pres. Donald Trump’s administration say that one of the president’s top TV surrogates is stepping down from his role in coming days. Politico said on Saturday that Boris Epshteyn will be leaving his position as a spokesman and taking on a “less visible” role in the...

Line of Duty: All you need to know to get up to speed for series four

BBC News - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 7:40pm
Not watched the hit police drama? No problem. Here's a summary of all the case files to date.

'We should not be the most backward country on maternity pay'

BBC News - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 7:34pm
BBC News asked women how they had coped financially while they were on maternity leave.

The place where children can be very unlucky with their names

BBC News - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 7:33pm
Spare a thought for those who are given troublesome names. In Zambia, Chris Haslam came across some very surprising choices.

CNN analyst: Sources say Mike Flynn may have turned on Trump and become a witness for the FBI

The Raw Story - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 7:33pm
As of Saturday evening, rumors are swirling that Pres. Donald Trump’s ousted national security adviser Mike Flynn has cut a deal with the FBI and is now informing on his old boss, the president. CNN national security analyst Juliette Kayyem discussed the possibility in a panel discussion on Fr...

Weekend Edition: The week's best reads

BBC News - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 7:28pm
The trouble with being called Kevin in France, and other stories you may have missed in the past seven days.

Yemen conflict: How my country has changed

BBC News - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 7:23pm
Two years on from the start of the Saudi-led offensive, the BBC's Mai Noman returns to her home country.

Canadian composer turns Pink Floyd's The Wall into an opera

BBC News - Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 7:19pm
The Opera de Montreal is taking the rock out of “rock opera” with its ambitious interpretation of Pink Floyd’s classic double album, The Wall.
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