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Novak Djokovic is running out of time to break Roger Federer’s record. Photograph: Getty Images

The curse, at least, has been consistent. Almost every sportsperson I’ve ever been drawn to has, role model wise, been a stinker. The Hurricane. Best.(...)

South Korean army soldiers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against Covid-19 at a shopping street in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday. Photograph: AP

Italy’s government is set to close cinemas and theatres and ban public events countrywide in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak, according(...)

Activists protesting for  safe workplace for garments workers mark the sixth anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in April. Photograph: Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images

“Fast fashion” retailer Primark, which trades in its home market as Penney’s, faced protests this week in Germany after a christian group alleged tha(...)

A victim is rushed to a hospital after explosions hit churches and hotels in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photograph: Derana TV/Reuters.

The death toll from multiple Easter Day bomb blasts at Sri Lankan churches and luxury hotels has risen to 207, with 450 others injured, a police spoke(...)

Protesters outside the event in Belfast. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

LGBT campaigners have protested outside a conference on “same-sex attraction” run by a Christian group in Belfast. The conference is being run by the(...)

Media, supporters and protestants gather outside Trump Tower. Photograph: Alba Vigaray/EPA

I was asked to go and talk to some Trump voters so I sent out a bunch of text messages and got some very grumpy replies along the lines of,” I don’t k(...)

In this image  from video, Hyeon Soo Lim, who pastors the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Toronto, is escorted to his sentencing in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday. Photograph: AP Photo/APTN

North Korea’s highest court has sentenced a South Korea-born Canadian pastor to hard labour for life for subversion, China’s official news agency Xin(...)

PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton said a man had been detained during a raid on a suspected brothel in Northern Ireland. File photograph: Axel Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images

Police in Northern Ireland have made their first arrest under the new law against paying for sex. The North became the first part of the UK to ban pay(...)

Republican presidential contender and businessman Donald Trump. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Republican presidential contender Donald Trump attacked Arizona senator John McCain’s war record on Saturday, saying the former prisoner in North Viet(...)

Yoga enthusiasts gathering in large numbers to take part in a mass yoga session on the first International Day of Yoga in New Delhi. Photograph: Indian Ministry of Defence/EPA

Millions of yoga enthusiasts across the world have bent and twisted their bodies into complex postures to mark International Yoga Day. Indian prime mi(...)

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