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Lugano attack: Two hurt in suspected terror incident in Switzerland

A 28-year-old woman is arrested after allegedly stabbing and trying to choke two other women.

Coronavirus: French lockdown to ease after second peak passes

Non-essential shops will reopen this weekend but bars and restaurants will stay closed into January.

President Trump pardons US Thanksgiving turkey, Corn, at White House

The US president officially pardons "Corn" in the annual White House tradition.

Elon Musk becomes world's second richest person

The tech billionaire overtakes Bill Gates after Tesla shares soar on S&P acceptance

'Hello Greta!': Justin Trudeau 'fields call from pranksters'

Pranksters posing as the climate activist told the Canadian PM to "drop your weapons, pick flowers".

'Thanksgiving grandma' has bittersweet reunion with guest she invited by mistake

Wanda still invites Jamal to dinner four years after a mistaken text - but this year there was an empty seat.

US election 2020: ‘America is back’, says Biden as he unveils team

The president-elect says the US is "ready to lead the world", as his transition gathers pace.

Thanksgiving grandma's bittersweet reunion with guest she invited by mistake

Wanda still invites Jamal to dinner four years after a mistaken text - but this year there was an empty seat.

Driver trapped in sinking car rescued by Ohio police officers

Officers in Ohio smashed a window to pull out the driver before the vehicle became fully submerged.

Coronavirus: French lockdown to ease after 'second peak passed'

Shops and cinemas will reopen and families will get to spend Christmas together, President Macron says.

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