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Theresa May says MPs will get a vote on whether to hold another referendum if they back her bill.
- Iranian threats 'put on hold', says US defence chief
The defence chief says US actions have stopped potential attacks and its policy was of "deterrence".
- More impeachment calls as ex-White House lawyer skips hearing
After a former Trump White House lawyer refuses a subpoena, more Democrats call for impeachment.
- Pakistani children worst affected in HIV outbreak
More than 600 people, 75% them children, have been identified as HIV positive in less than a month.
- Shoe giants urge Trump to end trade war
Nike and Adidas are among 170 firms who claim higher tariffs are 'catastrophic' for consumers.
- 'Twin tornadoes' spotted in Oklahoma
Like giant lawnmowers, more than a dozen twisters hit Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas, including two at once.
- Female-voice AI reinforces bias, says UN report
Female-voiced AIs are portrayed as "eager to please", suggesting women are "subservient" says study.
- Washington becomes first US state to legalise human composting
Under the new law, people can choose to have their body turned into soil after their death.
- Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Argentina ex-president, goes on trial
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has dismissed the allegations as a politically motivated "smokescreen".
- Nan Winton: First woman to read BBC TV news dies
Nan Winton became the first female TV newsreader at the BBC on 20 June 1960.
- Libya crisis: UN warns battle for Tripoli is 'start of a bloody war'
The UN envoy says that unless the flow of arms to Libya stops there could be a descent into chaos.
- Hunt v Lauda: One of F1?s greatest rivalries
Their battles on the track defined motor racing in the 1970s, and were immortalised in the film Rush.
- Jamie Oliver restaurant chain collapse costs 1,000 jobs
The UK celebrity chef says he is "devastated" as his restaurant group goes into administration.
- Canada zoo owner charged with animal cruelty
Lions, tigers, zebras, bears, kangaroos and wolves are among the animals seized for relocation.
- Arthur: Alabama Public Television bans gay wedding episode
Alabama Public Television refuses to air a cartoon featuring a male rat and aardvark getting married.
- Martin Tower: Former Bethlehem Steel headquarters demolished
The 21-storey Martin Tower, former headquarters of a US steel company, is demolished in Pennsylvania.
- Chinese boyband member 'sorry' for illegal smoking
China goes wild over TFBoys star and role model caught smoking illegally
- Sierra Leone: What is life like for the prostitutes of Freetown?
Two prostitutes who work on the streets of Freetown, Sierra Leone, tell their stories.
- Robert F Smith: Morehouse College student on having loan wiped
Dwytt Lewis is one of the 400 Morehouse College graduates whose debt is being wiped by a US billionaire.
- How a new diet for gassy cows is helping the environment
Colombian farmers are piloting a way of raising cows that's better for the environment.
- Miami Beach: The hedonistic spirit of the early 90s
Photographer Barry Lewis discovered the colourful world of Miami Beach and documented its rejuvenation.
- The Glyndebourne opera singer who started by chance
Chorus singer Darwin Prakash never intended to sing professionally until a chance meeting five years ago.
- Playing Tetris by committee with multiple players
How a revamped Nintendo controller allows eight people to control a game simultaneously.
- Cambodia re-enacts Khmer Rouge killings - in pictures
Actors pretend to slit throats on 20 May, an official holiday known as the "Day of Anger".
- China's latest weapon in the trade war: Karaoke
A patriotic song by a retired official, about the ongoing China-US trade war, goes viral.