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PM 'deeply concerned' at Amazon wildfires and calls for international action
Boris Johnson has said he is "deeply concerned" by wildfires in the Amazon rainforest and has vowed to push for a renewed focus on tackling climate change at the G7 summit this weekend.
China slaps retaliatory tariffs on $75bn of US goods
China is to hike tariffs on $75bn (£61bn) of US goods in the latest escalation of the trade war between the world's two largest economies.
Serial killer on death row who targeted gay men across US east coast is executed in Florida
A serial killer who targeted older gay men across the US east coast and bludgeoned and suffocated his victims has been executed.
Tatra mountains: Five dead after lightning strike in Poland and Slovakia
Five people, including two children, have been killed after lightning strikes in the Tatra mountains in Poland and neighbouring Slovakia.
Americans more aware of their role in stopping mass shootings
It has been less than three weeks since twin mass shootings claimed 31 lives in the US.
Boy bitten on the head by mountain lion outside his home
A boy has been bitten on the head by a mountain lion in Colorado - the third such attack in the state this year.
YouTube blocks 'Chinese influence operation' related to Hong Kong protests
YouTube has disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after similar campaigns on Twitter and Facebook were dismantled.
Syria opens 'humanitarian corridor' for civilians to flee last rebel stronghold
A "humanitarian corridor" has been opened in Syria so civilians from one of the last remaining rebel-held regions can leave and enter government-held territory, authorities have said.
Barcelona hit by 30% rise in 'violent and intimidating robberies'
The number of violent and intimidating robberies in the Spanish tourist city of Barcelona has increased by 30% since the beginning of the year, police say.
French zoo visitors scratch names into rhino's back
Two zoo visitors have sparked outrage for scratching their names on to a rhino in France.