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Saturday 16 December 2017

Malala meets escaped girls

Malala Yousafzai (17), the teenager who was shot in the head by the Taliban and recovered to become a global campaigner for education and women's rights, will meet some of the Nigerian girls who escaped from the notorious Boko Haram in a bid to draw attention to their cause.

More than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped by the Islamist group in April, and many are still captive.

X-Files' Carter is back at work

Chris Carter, who has largely been absent from the scene since The X-Files series and films he masterminded years ago, is returning with a sci-fi series.

The After follows a group of strangers thrown together by a mysterious calamity that strikes Los Angeles and brings it to a halt.

Body may be football pilgrim

US authorities are working with Mexican officials to determine whether a body found near a Pacific Coast beach town is that of a New York man who vanished while riding his motorcycle to Brazil for the World Cup.

Police found the remains along a road leading to Playa La Majahua in the state of Guerrero. Near the body, police found a motorcycle that was the same model as that of Harry Devert, a 32-year-old stock trader who hoped to ride to South America to meet friends for the World Cup.

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