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October 17, 2018 3:03 PM North Korea SHOCK: Kim RELEASES South Korean who ‘illegally entered’ hermit state

A SOUTH Korean man who crossed into North Korea has been released by the secretive state in a rare move by Kim Jong-un’s regime. The 60-year-old made the dangerous journey into the hermit kingdom but was returned home via the border village of Panmunjom - a site commonly used to host high-level diplomatic talks between the two nations. North Korea says the man had “illegally 69

October 15, 2018 3:13 PM Billy Vunipola: Saracens forward out of England's autumn internationals

Saracens number eight Billy Vunipola will miss England's autumn internationals after breaking his left arm in their Champions Cup victory over Glasgow Warriors on Sunday. The 25-year-old needs surgery and will be out of action for up to 12 weeks. He recently returned to action after fracturing his right arm during England's summer tour of South Africa 54

October 12, 2018 10:36 AM Joe Launchbury: England and Wasps forward has knee surgery

England lock Joe Launchbury has been ruled out of the autumn internationals after having knee surgery. The 27-year-old, who has 54 caps for his country, will be sidelined for 10 to 12 weeks. Launchbury picked up the injury while captaining club side Wasps in their Premiership victory over Leicester on 16 September. England play South Africa at Twickenham 133

October 7, 2018 8:41 PM BREXIT BOOST: Japan praises UK's ‘GLOBAL STRENGTH’ and extends invite to MAJOR trade pact

JAPAN has pledged to welcome Britain “with open arms” to one of the world’s biggest trade pacts in a major boost for the UK’s post-Brexit prospects. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Britain would still be a nation “equipped with global strength” after the split. And he said he would back any attempt by the UK to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership 39

October 5, 2018 9:55 AM Earthquake today: Alaska, Fiji and Peru hit by earthquakes after Hokkaido ROCKED by Japan

A SERIES of earthquakes have rocked the globe today, with 10 already recorded as Japan recovers from a magnitude-5.4 tremor in the latest of natural disasters hitting the country. Japan’s Hokkaido island was struck by a magnitude 5.4 earthquake last night, almost a month after the same island was hit by one of the country’s most powerful tremors 58

October 5, 2018 9:44 AM Nobel Peace Prize for anti-rape activists Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to campaigners against rape in warfare Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege. Ms Murad is a Yazidi woman who was tortured and raped by Islamic State militants and later became the face of a campaign to free the Yazidi people. Mr Mukwege is a Congolese gynaecologist who, along with his colleagues, has treated tens of thousands 51

October 5, 2018 7:43 AM Japan earthquake: Will there be a tsunami after POWERFUL 5.2 earthquake hits Hokkaido?

A JAPANESE island has been rocked by a 5.2-magnitude earthquake. But will there be a tsunami after the powerful earthquake hit Hokkaido? The US Geological Survey recorded the quake at 8.58am local time (12.58am BST). The earthquake struck 73 miles south east of Sapporo, Japan’s fifth largest city and d37 kilometres east of the city of Tomakomai. A woman 58

October 4, 2018 1:31 AM WORLD WAR 3: US ESCALATES Beijing tensions with planned show of FORCE in South China Sea

THE US MILITARY is planning on performing a large military exercise in the South China Sea and Taiwan Strait as a show of force against China and as a reminder of the US’s ability to quickly confront potential adversaries. The US Pacific Fleet has proposed multiple exercises for November that would have US warships and aircraft demonstrating their military 74

October 3, 2018 11:01 PM UberEats workers join fast food strike

UberEats riders and a small number of workers from JD Wetherspoon, McDonald's and TGI Fridays are striking over pay on Thursday. Walkouts will be held in several UK cities, along with a rally in London. The industrial action is being taken in tandem with strikes by fast food workers on four continents. UberEats, JD Wetherspoon and McDonald's have defended 78

October 3, 2018 4:58 PM Typhoon Japan: Is Typhoon Kong-rey MORE powerful than DEADLY Typhoon Trami?

A SECOND powerful typhoon is hurtling towards Japan hot on the heels of Typhoon Trami which killed two people - but is Kong-rey stronger than Trami? More than 45,000 homes across Japan remain without power four days after Typhoon Trami barrelled through with the electricity expected to stay off until Thursday. Trami made landfall as a category 2 storm 63