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Two French teenagers charged over Despacito YouTube hack

Two French teenagers charged over Despacito YouTube hack

Image copyright youtube Image caption The music video’s cover image was replaced with a photo from the Spanish TV series Money Heist Two 18-year-old French citizens have been charged in Paris following a hack of popular music videos on YouTube. The hackers targeted a string of videos last year, including the hit song Despacito – […]

Ireland abortion referendum: PM hails ‘quiet revolution’

Media caption‘Quiet revolution ‘ – Irish PM Leo Varadkar The Irish prime minister has hailed his country’s “quiet revolution” as early results point to a “resounding” vote for overturning the abortion ban. Leo Varadkar was speaking after exit polls suggested a landslide vote in favour of reforming the law. “The people have spoken. They have […]

YouTube stars ‘might encourage kids to eat more calories’

Image copyright energyy Image caption Junk food is often promoted to kids on social media Social media stars might be encouraging children to eat more unhealthy snacks, a new study suggests. It found children who saw popular vloggers consuming sugary and fatty snacks went on to eat 26% more calories than those who did not. […]

Michel Platini: No criminal charges, claims ex-Uefa president

Michel Platini (left) and Sepp Blatter were banned from football after a Fifa ethics committee investigation over a “disloyal payment” Disgraced ex-Uefa president Michel Platini has claimed he will not face any criminal charges over the matter that led to his ban from football. Former France captain Platini, 62, was head of European football’s governing […]

Spanish rapper on the run after ‘terror lyrics’ prison sentence

Image copyright YouTube/Josep Valtonyc Image caption The 24-year-old rapper Josep Miquel Arenas Beltran frequently criticises Spain’s political situation in his songs “Tomorrow is the day. Disobedience is legitimate and a duty. Here, no one surrenders,” – the final words by Spanish rapper Valtonyc before he went on the run on Wednesday. Now his whereabouts are […]

MH17: Russia ‘liable’ for downing airliner over Ukraine

Image copyright AFP Image caption The remains of the Boeing 777, photographed at its crash site in 2014 Australia and the Netherlands say they are holding Russia responsible for downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014. All 298 people on board MH17, which was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, died when it […]

Joshua Holt case: Venezuela freed US 'hostage', says Trump

Joshua Holt case: Venezuela freed US 'hostage', says Trump

Image copyright Laurie Moon Holt Facebook account Image caption Joshua Holt travelled to Caracas to marry his Venezuelan girlfriend Thamy Candelo US President Donald Trump says Venezuela has freed an American being held “hostage” and he should arrive back in Washington on Saturday evening. He did not name the man but Senator Orrin Hatch said […]

Uganda bus crash kills at least 22, including children

Uganda bus crash kills at least 22, including children

At least 22 people, including three children, have been killed in a bus crash in northern Uganda, police said. The bus hit a tractor that was driving with no lights at night and then a truck, police spokeswoman Emilian Kayima told the AFP news agency. The accident happened on Friday night in Kiryandongo, about 220km […]

Ireland abortion referendum: PM hails 'quiet revolution'

Ireland abortion referendum: PM hails 'quiet revolution'

The Irish prime minister has hailed his country’s “quiet revolution” as early results point to a “resounding” vote for overturning the abortion ban. Leo Varadkar was speaking after exit polls suggested a landslide vote in favour of reforming the law. “The people have spoken. They have said we need a modern constitution for a modern […]

‘We are here because we are Liverpool’ – Klopp on Champions League final

Media playback is not supported on this device Nobody expected us to be here – Klopp BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC Sport website 19:45 BST (build-up from 17:00 BST); live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Liverpool approach Saturday’s Champions League final against holders Real Madrid […]

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