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Fortnite: the largest Fortnite tournament in Europe will take place at the Dublin Games Festival this weekend at the RDS

You might have missed the news but, earlier this month, South Korea became World Cup holders for the third time in a row. China took home the second-p(...)

 Alexander  Prokopchuk, a general in the Russian Interior Ministry who serves as an Interpol vice president, was edged out of the top post following US, British and EU lobbying. Photograph: Russian Interior Ministry/Handout via Reuters

South Korea’s Kim Jong Yang has been elected as Interpol’s next president, edging out a veteran of Russia’s security services who was strongly opposed(...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un leads the testing of a newly developed tactical weapon, in this undated photo released on November 16th. Photograph: North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency

North Korea’s leader publicly inspected a new weapon for the first time in nearly a year, state media reported on Friday, while Pyongyang also decide(...)

  HaiYing Huang: “For the foreseeable future Ireland is my home.” Photograph:   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

HaiYing Huang was a teenager when her mother left the family home in the small town of Dongfu in northeastern China and moved to South Korea for work.(...)

US president Donald  Trump arrives at the Elysee Palace amid rain to meet with French president Emmanuel Macron  in Paris, France. Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

President Donald Trump could not attend a commemoration in France for US soldiers and marines killed during the first World War on Saturday because ra(...)

Top of the list: Seven Samurai, directed by Akira Kurosawa. His Rashomon came in at No. 4

Over the last few years, BBC Culture has been asking the world’s critics – including this writer and my colleague Tara Brady – to vote for their 100 f(...)

The K-pop group BTS, who are currently on a huge tour of the UK

On August 27th 2017, Taylor Swift’s video for Look What You Made Me Do debuted at the MTV Video Music Awards. The setting was significant - the same V(...)

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Asian stocks turned up on Wednesday as fresh signs of stimulus from China propped up sentiment despite Wall Street’s overnight losses, while crude oil(...)

The vehicles affected by the recall – diesels with four- and six-cylinder engines – were produced between 2010 and 2017, BMW said.  Photograph: iStock

BMW is recalling about 10,384 cars in Ireland as part of a global recall of 1.6 million diesel cars to fix a potential fire hazard in their engines. (...)

 Chinese premier Li Keqiang, Japan’s prime minister Shinzo Abe and German chancellor Angela Merkel, who delivered a blistering critique on Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ vision.   Photograph: Reuters/Yves Herman

Fifty one EU and Asian leaders on Friday sent out a defiant alternative vision championing global co-operation and commitment to common international (...)

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