World News Update, 9 July 2018

2018-07-09 05:26

First Thai boys rescued from flooded cave

Rescuers have got the first of the boys safely out of the flooded cave in Thailand where they have been trapped for two weeks.

Unprecedented rains in Japan kill up to 69 people

Historic rains in Western Japan killed at least 69 people and left thousands stranded. Officials warn that more downpours are expected on Monday.

Woman dies after being exposed to nerve agent in Amesbury

A woman has died a week after being exposed to the nerve agent Novichok in the Wiltshire town of Amesbury.  Dawn Sturgess. 44, died a week after coming into contact with the substance. A 45-year-old man also remains critically ill in hospital.

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