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North Korea swaps ballistic missiles for parade floats

North Korea celebrated the 70th anniversary of its founding on Sunday without long-range missiles or nuclear tests - underlining Kim Jong-un's stated aim to denuclearise the Korean peninsula.

Obama stumps for Democrats in California

The former president of the US said that Americans "have a chance to restore some sanity in our politics" by voting for Democrats in the midterm elections.

Sweden PM 'very concerned' about far-right

"Either we stay with a decent democracy or we choose another path," Stefan Lofven told the BBC.

Osaka claims US Open title after Serena meltdown

Naomi Osaka becomes Japan's first Grand Slam singles champion after she thumps Serena Williams 6-2 6-4 in a controversial US Open final, with the American suffering a mesmerising meltdown after being handed a code violation.

Ralph Lauren celebrates 50 years in fashion

Designer Ralph Lauren celebrates 50 years in the business with a star-studded bash in Manhattan's Central Park.

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