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Canadian billionaire Sherman couple 'murdered'

The deaths of Canadian billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman are being treated as murder, Toronto police say. The bodies of Barry Sherman, 75, and his wife Honey, 70, were found in their Toronto home 15 December. Police said on Friday that after six weeks of investigation, they believe the couple were “targeted”. Mr Sherman […]

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The films that defied political controversy

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A cinema in Moscow screened the British comedy film on Thursday, despite a ban It has been a difficult few weeks for movies that hark back to history. In India a contested Bollywood film, Padmaavat, has prompted hardline Hindus to clash with police, Groups allege the film is disrespectful of […]

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Venezuela expels Spanish ambassador after EU sanctions

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ambassador Jesús Silva has been in Caracas for less than a year Venezuela has expelled the Spanish ambassador to Caracas, Jesús Silva Fernández, accusing him of interfering in its internal affairs. Spain has rejected the allegations and said it would reciprocate. The announcement comes after the European Union imposed a […]