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The body of former Spanish alpine skier Blanca Fernández Ochoa has been found after days of searches involving hundreds of police and volunteers. Ms Fernández, 56, was discovered in a mountainous area near Madrid. She had been missing since 23 August. The authorities are now investigating the cause of her death.
 Royal Marine veteran from north-west England has been criticised for leaving a rowing machine close to the summit of Mont Blanc. Matthew Disney attempted to climb Western Europe's highest mountain with the machine on 30 August. But as he neared the summit, weather conditions were too bad to continue carrying it.
A Palestinian student who was controversially denied entry to the US last month when he arrived to begin study at Harvard has now been admitted. Ismail Ajjawi said he was barred entry after border agents questioned him for hours at Boston Airport over social media posts written by friends. The 17-year-old...
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have been turning to a new app to communicate - one that does not use the internet and is therefore harder for the Chinese authorities to trace. Bridgefy is based on Bluetooth and allows protesters to communicate with each other without internet connection. Downloads are up...
Four bodies have been recovered and four more spotted on the ocean floor after a boat was destroyed by fire off the coast of California, US authorities said. Five crew of the commercial diving boat Conception escaped the blaze. The fire started in the early hours of Monday. The boat was...
Argentina has imposed currency controls in an attempt to stabilise markets as the country faces a deepening financial crisis. The government will restrict foreign currency purchases following a sharp drop in the value of the peso. Firms will have to seek central bank permission to sell pesos to buy foreign currency...
The suspected gunman in Saturday's mass shooting in Texas had been fired that morning, and called police and the FBI before his attack, US media report. Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke reportedly said both the shooter and his company rang 911 after he was fired but he left before police arrived.
Two people have been confirmed dead and five others are missing after a tour group was swept away by a flash flood during heavy rains in a Kenyan national park. The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said the incident at Hell's Gate National Park involved five Kenyan nationals, a local tour guide and a "foreigner".
Defending champion Novak Djokovic is out of the US Open after quitting through injury against Swiss 23rd seed Stan Wawrinka as defeat loomed in an electrifying fourth-round match. Djokovic, 32, retired with a shoulder problem seconds after a double fault left him two sets and a break down. Loud boos greeted...
Foreign companies face a new business reality in Hong Kong. There's a rising sense of uncertainty washing over the corporate world here, as firms confront a shifting political landscape after months of unrest. Millions of Hong Kong citizens have taken part in pro-democracy protests that have drawn the ire of many in mainland China.

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