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Melania Trump unveils 'Be Best' campaign for children

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMelania: ‘Too often social media is used negatively’ US First Lady Melania Trump has announced a campaign to teach children the importance of social, emotional and physical health. The “Be Best” initiative aims to promote healthy living, using social media in positive …

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Italy faces fresh elections as coalition talks fail

Image copyright EPA Image caption President Mattarella urged parties to rally behind a “neutral government” Italy’s coalition-building talks have failed, leaving the country facing fresh elections or a neutral caretaker government until the end of the year. President Sergio Mattarella said on Monday that those were the only two options …

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Brazil First Lady Marcela Temer rescued dog from lake

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mrs Temer threw herself into the lake fully clothed to save Picoly from drowning Brazil’s First Lady, Marcela Temer, jumped into a lake at the presidential palace in Brasilia to rescue her dog, presidential officials have revealed. When she found Picoly, a Jack Russell, in …

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Nestle pays Starbucks $7.1bn to sell its coffee

Image copyright Getty Images Nestle has announced that it will pay Starbucks $7.1bn (£5.2bn) to sell the company’s coffee into homes. The Nescafe and Nespresso owner will own the rights to market Starbucks’ coffee, which it says generates $2bn in annual sales. Nestle’s name will not appear alongside Starbucks’s. The …

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Gina Haspel, CIA nominee, 'sought to pull out'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Gina Haspel is a 33-year CIA veteran President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the CIA sought to withdraw amid concern over her role in harsh interrogation techniques widely seen as torture, officials told US media. Gina Haspel, who faces a tough Senate confirmation hearing on …

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Air France shares drop sharply as strikes continue

Image copyright AFP Image caption Jean-Marc Janaillac tendered his resignation after staff at the airline rejected a new pay deal. Shares in Air France fell 14% in early Monday trading, reacting to the latest events at the troubled airline. It was the first chance investors had had to respond to …

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