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Who you gonna call?

Wed, 2016-07-13 19:04
As the new Ghostbusters movie hits cinemas around the world, we take a look at the work of real-life ghost hunters.

Giants of the highways

Wed, 2016-07-13 19:04
Anyone making a road trip across America is likely to pass huge advertising models. Some of the best known are Muffler Men - but after five decades they are dying out.

Canadian singer goes rogue, adding 'all lives matter' to anthem

Wed, 2016-07-13 16:55
Canadian singing group The Tenors has apologised after one of its members altered the country's anthem to include the phrase, "all lives matter"

Islamic State confirms key commander Omar Shishani dead

Wed, 2016-07-13 16:32
A news agency linked to so-called Islamic State confirms the death of key leader Omar Shishani, who the US said it killed in March.

How will Europe react to new UK PM?

Wed, 2016-07-13 16:32
Managing Britain's exit from the European Union will be top priority for the UK's new Prime Minister Theresa May.

Line: A guide to Japan's messenger giant

Wed, 2016-07-13 16:30
You might not have heard of Line, but the Japanese equivalent of Whatsapp is set to go public. Here's what you need to know about the company.

The Open 2016: Dustin Johnson 'feels best in world' ahead of Royal Troon

Wed, 2016-07-13 16:27
Dustin Johnson says he feels like the best player in the world going into the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon.

Boris Johnson made foreign secretary by Theresa May

Wed, 2016-07-13 15:51
New Prime Minister Theresa May makes ex-London Mayor Boris Johnson foreign secretary and Philip Hammond the new chancellor in her first cabinet.

Ex-European Commission head Barroso under fire over Goldman Sachs job

Wed, 2016-07-13 15:17
France calls on former European Commission head, Jose Manuel Barroso, not to take up job advising US investment bank Goldman Sachs on Brexit.

When a bear gets trapped in your car

Wed, 2016-07-13 14:28
Sheriff's deputies came to the rescue and set the animal free - to roam another day in Jefferson County, Colorado.