New White House communications chief apologises to Trump

In his first news conference, the new White House communications chief says sorry to his new boss, President Donald Trump, for calling him a “hack politician” in 2015. Anthony Scaramucci put it down to political inexperience. New White House communications chief apologises to Trump

Yemen’s cholera epidemic ‘largest ever recorded’

The number of people with cholera in Yemen is now the largest ever recorded in any country in a single year since records began, Oxfam said. Nearly 2,000 people have died since the disease was discovered in the country three months ago. The BBC gained a rare access to an area where the outbreak originates. […]

Salvador Dali body to be exhumed for DNA test

Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali is to be exhumed on Thursday evening after a court ordered a paternity test. Pilar Abel, a tarot card reader from Girona, has spent 10 years trying to prove she is Dali’s only child, and therefore heir to his fortune, which was left to the Spanish state. Arts Editor Will […]

Surfer’s close encounter with shark… again

Champion surfer Mick Fanning was taking part in the World Surf League event in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa when a large great white shark was spotted. It was the same competition and location where he was attacked by a shark in 2015. Surfer’s close encounter with shark… again

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