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Mel B and mum Andrea celebrate birthday together for first time in eight years

Her mum flew to LA following the Spice Girls singer’s harrowing divorce battle from Belafonte. – Metro

May 29th, 2017 General, Metro

Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims as toll rises

At least 164 killed as rescuers rush to evacuate people marooned by floods and mudslides before rains resume on Monday. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Paris mayor calls for black-feminist festival ban

Social media users slam mayor’s call for a ban as attempt to prevent black feminists from organising against racism. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Lightning and thunderstorms kill 29 in India’s Bihar

The storm occurred as temperatures soar across many states before the monsoon season. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Indian police arrest three over sex assault video

Footage showed men groping and pushing two women in Uttar Pradesh as onlookers laughed and filmed the assault. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

South Africa’s Zuma survives renewed calls to resign

The ruling ANC party sticks with the South African president, but admits support is ‘drifting away’ from their movement. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Morocco arrests Rif protest leader Nasser Zefzafi

Police probes detained Nasser Zefzafi for “undermining the security of the state” and other criminal acts. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

UAE’s Enoc pays Iran $4 billion in oil dues

Emirates National Oil Company has paid dues as part of its debts owed to Iran for pre-sanction oil and gas purchases. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Moldova expels five Russian diplomats

The Russian ambassador to Moldova confirms the expulsions, but neither side gives reasons behind the move. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Philippines: Hundreds trapped in battle for Marawi

Philippine army makes gains as alarm grows over fate of up to 2,000 people stranded amid street battles and air strikes. – Al Jazeera English

May 29th, 2017 Al Jazeera English, General

Xbox Live Games with Gold: The free Xbox One and Xbox 360 games for May 2017

Ubisoft sandboxes and a classic Bioware RPG are up for grabs in June’s free Xbox Games with Gold promotion – Mirror

May 29th, 2017 General, Mirror

Magikarp Jump hints, tips and tricks – how to conquer the new Pokémon game

Are you hooked on the brand new Pokémon smartphone game? Here’s how to become a Magikarp Jump champion – Mirror

May 29th, 2017 General, Mirror

Incredible pictures capture lightning storm ‘size of Wales’ battering UK coast

Thousands of families asleep in their beds were shaken awake between 1am and 3am by the dramatic thunder and lightning that rumbled on throughout the early hours – Mirror

May 29th, 2017 General, Mirror

Sony announces pre-orders for Xperia XZ Premium with super slow motion camera

Sony’s latest device has a 4K HDR display an advanced camera technology capable of recording an incredible 960fps – Mirror

May 29th, 2017 General, Mirror

Woman storms over and punches man in face at Newcastle’s St James Park

The video has gone viral online, with one viewer saying: “Rumours are she’s Tyson Fury’s next bout and he is s***ing himself already” – Mirror

May 29th, 2017 General, Mirror

Star to have Manchester City medical in the next 24 hours

The shot stopper is expected to join City from Benfica for a fee in excess of £35million to join Bernardo Silva at the Etihad – Mirror

May 29th, 2017 General, Mirror

The 6 best world-building video games that’ll spark your kids’ imagination

These games won’t just entertain your little ones, they’ll help them learn as well – Mirror

May 29th, 2017 General, Mirror