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Here's the edition for Monday, February 11th, 2019.

In pictures: 40 years of Iran's Islamic Republic

On February 11, 1979, the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomenei and religious hardliners established an Islamic Republic in Iran after the fall of the Shah. FRANCE 24 takes a look back at the last 40 years in p...

China releases video of Uighur musician to 'disprove his death'

Abdurehim Heyit is in "good health" according to an unverified video released by Chinese state media following reports of his death in a detention camp. Turkey demanded China close its "Muslim concent...

Trial of Catalan separatist leaders puts Spanish state on the defensive

As 12 Catalan separatist leaders prepare to go on trial in Madrid, Spain has been forced to defend the independence and impartiality of its courts.

Syrian Democratic Forces close in on last IS-group pocket in Syria

US-backed Syrian forces captured 41 positions held by Islamic State group militants and destroyed their fortifications in the last tiny pocket they hold in eastern Syria amid fierce fighting, a spokes...

Beyond the HeadlinesImportant stories from below the fold.

'Le Crunch': England crush France in Six Nations rugby clash

Winger Jonny May scored a hat-trick in the first 30 minutes as a scintillating England ripped through a sorry France for a 44-8 victory at Twickenham on Sunday to put them top of the Six Nations table...

1MDB corruption trial of ex-Malaysian PM postponed, says lawyer

Najib Razak faces charges related to multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund

UK hospital admissions for addiction soar as treatment budgets fall

MPs say freedom of information data reveals cuts ‘simply a false economy’

Science and TechnologyBehind the scenes of our daily lives.

New Aladdin trailer from the 2019 Grammys introduces Will Smith’s Genie

Will Smith’s Genie takes center stage in a new teaser, which debuted at the 2019 Grammys . It’s the second look at Guy Richie’s upcoming live-action adaptation.

MGM-owned Epix jumps into the streaming service arena with EpixNow

With a decent selection of films to stream

This hand drawn Super Mario animation is the best way to start the week

Twitter user @KisaragiHuae6 has hand-animated an entire level of Super Mario Bros. It’s complete with powerups, enemies, and plenty of Question Mark Blocks to break.

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Questions and AnswersWhat are people asking about today?

What happened to prisoners at Bagram, 'Afghanistan’s Guantanamo'?

Some were deported, others feel safer in Afghan jail than home and little is known about a US-accused Egyptian prisoner.

Is the African Union fulfilling its mandate?

The organisation has a long way to go until it can claim to fulfill promises made when it was founded in 2001.

SportsHeadlines from international leagues and competitions.

Man City thrash sorry Sarri's Chelsea - Premier League reaction

Premier League latest, including reaction from Man City and Liverpool, plus the latest gossip.

Manchester United: How Ole Gunnar Solskjaer turned around a toxic atmosphere

The change at Manchester United since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer arrived as interim manager is not just in results - Old Trafford is a happier place.

Thailand to free refugee footballer

Bahraini Hakeem al-Araibi, who has asylum in Australia, was detained in November while on honeymoon.

EntertainmentNews from the world of music, TV and cinema.

A high-energy Grammys show fixed one big problem, created new ones

On a night that struggled mightily to right the mistakes of the past, two performances pointed toward a brighter future.

Kacey Musgraves Is Queen Of The Grammys With Her 'Really Crazy' Album Of The Year Win

Someone should give her a ribbon, and put her in the hall of fame, for all the Grammys she's winnin'

Everything You Didn't See on TV at the Grammy Awards

Music's biggest night is here! The 2019 Grammys ventured back to the West Coast this year after a brief stint at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Voice coach Alicia...

BusinessMoving finance and global economics today.

European markets rally ahead of US-China trade talks; Banco BPM shares jump 5%

European stocks rallied on Monday morning, with market participants looking ahead to a fresh round of U.S.-China trade talks this week.

Here's why lipstick isn't as useful as an economic barometer as it used to be

Once touted a barometer of consumer demand, lipstick appears to be losing its cachet as an economic indicator.

Google's top policy chief calls for 'common rules of the road' globally for tech regulation

Google's top policy chief has called for "common rules of the road" globally when it comes to regulation of technology, amid ongoing debate around the world on how to create legislation...