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19m Updated A clash between two giants, each carving their name in history
At the center of the US impeachment imbroglio is a clash between two giants, each carving their name in history.
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Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of Hyderabad rape20m Updated Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of Hyderabad rape
The men had been in police custody and were shot near the scene of the crime during a reconstruction Indian police have shot dead the four men accused of the
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52m Most Christmas jumpers contain plastic, environmental charity warns
An environmental charity finds 95% of Christmas jumpers on sale this year are made with plastic.
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1h 29m Beer With Bella: Tyson Yunkaporta
The scholar on how Indigenous thinking can lead to innovation and save the world. Also, Vikings and beer.
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Katherine Jenkins mugging horror: Terrified singer is robbed in street1h 34m Katherine Jenkins mugging horror: Terrified singer is robbed in street
EXCLUSIVE: Singer Katherine Jenkins (pictured) was caught up in a street theft in London yesterday on her way to perform at the Straubenzee Memorial charity carol service.
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Queensland police will have to compensate domestic violence victim as appeal denied1h 34m Queensland police will have to compensate domestic violence victim as appeal denied
Exclusive: A woman who had her privacy breached by Queensland police will receive compensation after a tribunal refused police leave to appeal Queensland will be forced to pay compensation to a domestic violence victim whose details were accessed and leaked by a police officer, after the state’s police service was refused leave to appeal an earlier ruling. The decision likely brings an end to the long-running breach of privacy case brought by Julie*, whose
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1h 38m Uber had 6,000 US sexual assault reports in two years
The figures come as the ride-hailing company is under intense pressure globally over safety issues.
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NSW bushfires spread across entire coastline as homes lost in Qld fires – live1h 39m Updated NSW bushfires spread across entire coastline as homes lost in Qld fires – live
As Sydney is ringed by bushfires, fire conditions worsen along the east coast of Australia, with six emergency warnings from the far south of New South Wales to south-east Queensland. Follow latest updates
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1h 57m Updated Inmate put to death by electric chair
Lee Hall, convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend nearly three decades ago, was executed by the state of Tennessee on Thursday night, the Department of Correction said.
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2h Updated Hyderabad vet: Police kill suspects in Indian rape and murder case
The men tried to attack officers after being taken to the scene of the crime, Hyderabad police said.
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2h General election 2019: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn in TV debate
It comes as Boris Johnson is accused of avoiding scrutiny after ducking out of TV interviews.
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2h Updated Uber: Almost 6,000 cases of sexual assault over 2 years
Uber released its highly-anticipated safety report on Thursday revealing, among other details, that it received 5,981 reports of sexual assault in 2017 and 2018.
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Somerset earthquake measuring 3.2 magnitude shakes houses2h Somerset earthquake measuring 3.2 magnitude shakes houses
Quake strikes Bridgwater, north-east of Taunton, at 10.49pm on Thursday, says British Geological Survey A 3.2 magnitude earthquake has struck Somerset with reports of houses rattling from the tremor. The quake struck Bridgwater, north-east of Taunton, at 10.49pm on Thursday, according to the British Geological Survey (BGS). “We are receiving some reports of seismic activity in the Somerset area. We are looking into this and will post an update shortly,” the BGS said on Twitter.
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BBC News at Ten host Huw Edwards is criticised for liking Tweets that urged people to vote Labour2h Updated BBC News at Ten host Huw Edwards is criticised for liking Tweets that urged people to vote Labour
Huw Edwards (pictured) has had his impartiality called into question after he clicked the love heart icon on Twitter underneath a tweet about the UK's NHS.
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2h Briton Audrey Schoeman revived after six-hour cardiac arrest
Audrey Schoeman fell unconscious when she was caught in a snowstorm while hiking in Spain.
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2h Macron pension reform: France braces for second day of strikes
Transport and services will once again be affected after 800,000 marched in protests on Thursday.
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Facebook is part of a toxic ecosystem of hate – it should be regulated or shut down | Jason Wilson3h Facebook is part of a toxic ecosystem of hate – it should be regulated or shut down | Jason Wilson
Facebook will never effectively regulate itself so we must consider drastic remedies
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3h Police kill suspects in Indian vet murder case
Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of raping and killing vet in Hyderabad last week
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Three national guard soldiers killed when helicopter crashes in Minnesota3h Three national guard soldiers killed when helicopter crashes in Minnesota
An official said the guard lost contact with the aircraft shortly after it took off on a maintenance test flight All three Minnesota national guard soldiers were killed when the Black Hawk helicopter they were riding in crashed Thursday in central Minnesota, the governor, Tim Walz, confirmed. Maj Gen Jon Jensen, the adjutant general of the Minnesota national guard, said: “Our Minnesota national guard family is devastated by the deaths of these soldiers. Our priority right now is ensuring that our families are taken care of.”
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Hero filmed tackling London Bridge terrorist with fire extinguisher was convicted killer3h Hero filmed tackling London Bridge terrorist with fire extinguisher was convicted killer
John Crilly, 48, who is out on licence after serving 13 years for manslaughter, pursued Khan from the prisoner's rehabilitation conference after seeing Mr Merritt stabbed in the chest.
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Councils gear up for cold snap by stockpiling salt to make sure the roads are clear for voters3h Councils gear up for cold snap by stockpiling salt to make sure the roads are clear for voters
More than a million tons of salt and 'fleet of gritting trucks' are to be used by councils to ensure people get to polling stations next week. Tories fear poor weather will reduce turnout among older voters.
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3h President Trump sets his sights on GOP-led Senate as he comes to grips with impeachment
With his impeachment now all-but-certain, President Donald Trump and his allies are beginning to look past the House of Representatives, shifting their sights to the Republican-led Senate where the President will face trial.
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Nigel Farage suggests he would challenge Trump over NHS drug prices under a post-Brexit trade deal3h Nigel Farage suggests he would challenge Trump over NHS drug prices under a post-Brexit trade deal
The Brexit Party leader made the claim as he sat down for a prime-time television grilling with the BBC's Andrew Neil on a day of drama that sawe four of his MEPs dramatically quit.
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Terrorists could be released, sparking federal government fight to keep them behind bars3h Terrorists could be released, sparking federal government fight to keep them behind bars
New terror laws passed in federal parliament on Wednesday will ensure Australia's most dangerous criminals will remain behind bars for as long as possible.
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3h The no-fuss royal who stayed out of trouble
Princess Anne was brought to center stage this week after speculation ran rife when a viral video showed her shrugging at her mother, Queen Elizabeth II, at Buckingham Palace's NATO reception on Tuesday evening.
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General Strike in France Challenges Macron’s Latest Ambition for Change4h Updated General Strike in France Challenges Macron’s Latest Ambition for Change
The president wants to combine a complex of 42 different generous pension schemes into one state system. It scares fellow citizens. And his personal style grates on many.
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4h Newquay reinvented: ‘You stopped finding knickers in your garden’
Ten years ago Newquay was known as a "Wild West" party town where anything went. What changed?
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4h General election 2019: Battle to unseat Boris Johnson in Uxbridge and Ruislip
A battle to unseat the prime minister is raging in a commuter town on the outskirts of London.
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4h General election 2019: Six ways to improve TV debates
There are more debates than ever but still people complain. Could they be improved?
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4h General election 2019: Nine big things forgotten by the parties
The parties have laid out their policies on a series of issues - but which ones have been missing?
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Marks & Spencer bosses are accused of alienating older women4h Marks & Spencer bosses are accused of alienating older women
Marks and Spencer has got it '100 per cent' wrong when it comes to older women, says former editor of the Your M&S magazine. The classics are 'teeth-clenchingly horrible'.
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Andrew Neil scolds Boris Johnson for avoiding BBC interview4h Andrew Neil scolds Boris Johnson for avoiding BBC interview
All the main leaders apart from Tory Mr Johnson have now taken part in the half-hour BBC One inquisition, with critics suggested he is scared of making an election-losing gaffe.
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4h Katherine Jenkins mugged after trying to help woman in street robbery
The opera singer, who was on her way to a carol concert in Chelsea, had come to the aid of an older woman.
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David Beckham is seen parked illegally and using a phone at the wheel of his £150,000 G Wagon4h David Beckham is seen parked illegally and using a phone at the wheel of his £150,000 G Wagon
David Beckham, 44, looked to be texting while sat at a busy junction in West London, with other drivers having to pull out to pass his £146,000 Mercedes-AMG G63.
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California woman punched mountain lion in effort to save her dog4h California woman punched mountain lion in effort to save her dog
Miniature schnauzer was killed and its owner suffered a minor cut in attack in Simi Valley A southern California woman punched a mountain lion and tried to pry its jaws open to save her dog from an attack in her backyard, but the pet was killed, officials said. The woman suffered a minor cut after the mountain lion attacked her miniature schnauzer on Thursday in the city of Simi Valley, the police Sgt Keith Eisenhour told KNBC-TV.
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Flooding hits New Zealand tourist hubs of Wanaka and Queenstown4h Flooding hits New Zealand tourist hubs of Wanaka and Queenstown
Heavy rain has led to rivers bursting their banks, forcing the closure of shops and restaurants Streets in the South Island tourist towns of Wanaka and Queenstown were slowly going under water on Friday, after Lake Wanaka and Lake Wakatipu burst their banks earlier in the week, flooding businesses and sewerage systems. Water and large debris closed the main street of Wanaka, a popular spot with Instagrammers thanks to its
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Spain’s ‘Big Brother’ Accused of Recording Sexual Assault and Making Victim Watch4h Updated Spain’s ‘Big Brother’ Accused of Recording Sexual Assault and Making Victim Watch
A former contestant on the reality show says its staff stood by as she was sexually assaulted while unconscious, then filmed her emotional reaction to a video of the assault.
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4h New South Wales bushfires: Huge blazes rage near Sydney
Firefighters filmed themselves running from the flames as they spread suddenly and rapidly.
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4h Stevens edges Selby to reach last 16 of UK Championship
World number 43 Matthew Stevens holds his nerve against Mark Selby to earn a dramatic 6-5 victory at the York Barbican.
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Keyless technology sparked a sharp rise in theft of luxury cars, new figures reveal 4h Keyless technology sparked a sharp rise in theft of luxury cars, new figures reveal 
More than 14,000 premium car models were stolen between January and October this year in Britain, according to an analysis of insurance claims by Direct Line.
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Jacinda Ardern says Christchurch trial should not be platform for hate4h Jacinda Ardern says Christchurch trial should not be platform for hate
New Zealand PM says she hopes artificial intelligence may one day stop attacks being live streamed Jacinda Ardern has said she will do all she can to stop a man accused of killing 51 Muslim worshippers from spreading his message of hate at his trial, and hopes artificial intelligence will one day stop such attacks from being broadcast online. Ardern said in an interview with the Associated Press that she thought Brenton Tarrant, who has been charged with 51 counts of murder, 40 counts of attempted murder and one count of terrorism over the 15 March attack, would try to use his trial starting in June to promote his views.
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4h Somerset homes shaken as 3.2 magnitude earthquake strikes
The 3.2 magnitude struck in Somerset causing houses to shake, says the British Geological Survey.
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NSW and Qld fires: Sydney ringed by bushfires with two states on alert – live4h Updated NSW and Qld fires: Sydney ringed by bushfires with two states on alert – live
Fire conditions were expected to worsen along the east coast of Australia on Friday, from the far south of New South Wales to south-east Queensland. Follow latest updates
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Portrait of London Bridge Killer, in His Own Words5h Portrait of London Bridge Killer, in His Own Words
The extremist behind last week’s London Bridge attack wrote letters to the authorities from jail, claiming that he was on a “new path” and was “learning to become a good Muslim.”
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Third of Thomas Cook customers who claimed refunds have still not received their money back5h Third of Thomas Cook customers who claimed refunds have still not received their money back
The Civil Aviation Authority originally said that all valid Atol-protected claims made on the first day of its refund programme would be paid within 60 days - or by this Friday. But now admits this cannot be met.
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Charges Planned Against Netanyahu Aides in Submarine Graft Scandal5h Charges Planned Against Netanyahu Aides in Submarine Graft Scandal
Indicted and embattled, Israel’s prime minister faces new calls for yet another corruption inquiry.
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Zimmer frame-using driver, 87, who killed woman, 64, is jailed5h Zimmer frame-using driver, 87, who killed woman, 64, is jailed
Veteran motorist William Heagren reversed his Ford Fusion into the woman and her pal in a Sainsbury's car park in Ruislip, west London.
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Opera singer Katherine Jenkins mugged after going to help woman5h Opera singer Katherine Jenkins mugged after going to help woman
Two teenagers arrested after star saw older woman being attacked on London street Opera singer Katherine Jenkins was mugged in south-west London after she intervened in a “vicious” street robbery, her agent has said. The 39-year-old was on her way to a rehearsal at about 3.10pm on Wednesday when she witnessed an elderly woman being attacked.
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5h Holocaust: Angela Merkel visits Auschwitz for first time
The German chancellor makes her first trip to the death camp where 1.1 million people were murdered.
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5h Hijacked UPS truck leads US police on massive chase ending in a shootout
An armed robbery at a Florida jewelry store Thursday led to the hijacking of a UPS truck and a massive police chase on streets around Coral Gables.
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5h General election 2019: Labour pledges more help for smaller firms
The party says it would set up a new agency to offer support and advice to smaller companies.
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6h Updated New satellite image shows activity at previously dismantled North Korean test site
A new satellite image obtained by CNN indicates North Korea may be preparing to resume testing engines used to power satellite launchers and intercontinental ballistic missiles at a site President Donald Trump previously claimed was dismantled after his Singapore summit with dictator Kim Jong Un this summer, according to experts who analyzed the photo.
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6h Man charged with murdering Harley Watson in Loughton
Terrence Glover is also accused of dangerous driving over death of Harley Watson, 12, in Essex.
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Former NSW Labor minister and convicted paedophile Milton Orkopoulos granted parole6h Former NSW Labor minister and convicted paedophile Milton Orkopoulos granted parole
Orkopoulos spent 11 years in jail for drug supply and child sexual offences Former NSW Labor minister Milton Orkopoulos has been granted parole after serving 11 years in prison for drug supply and child sexual offences. Orkopoulos was on Friday paroled afterbeing jailed for 30 convictions including supplying cannabis and heroin, sexual intercourse with a male between 10 and 18 years and possessing child pornography.
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Man charged over alleged North Korea missile deal ordered to stand trial in Australia6h Man charged over alleged North Korea missile deal ordered to stand trial in Australia
Chan Han Choi, the first person charged under Australia’s weapons of mass destruction laws, tells court he can’t get a fair trial and is a political prisoner An Australian man charged with trying to broker missile deals for the North Korean regime has told a court he cannot get a fair trial in Australia, saying his phone calls with his lawyer are being listened to, and even prime ministers have publicly condemned the allegations against him. But Justice Ian Harrison, in the New South Wales supreme court, dismissed the Chan Han Choi’s application for a permanent stay of proceedings, saying he will stand trial next February.
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6h What happened in the election campaign on Thursday?
Boris Johnson might not agree to an Andrew Neil interview - but here's what happened when Nigel Farage did.
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6h Updated Managerless Arsenal lose to Brighton
Managerless Arsenal's season hits a new low as they are beaten at home by struggling Brighton in interim boss Freddie Ljungberg's first home match in charge.
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7h Man charged with murder of Harley Watson
Man charged with murder and dangerous driving over death of 12-year-old Harley Watson in Essex, say police.
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NSW and Qld fires: Sydney ringed by bushfires with two states on alert - live7h NSW and Qld fires: Sydney ringed by bushfires with two states on alert - live
Fire conditions were expected to worsen along the east coast of Australia on Friday, from the far south of New South Wales to south-east Queensland. Follow latest updates
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North Korea Threatens New ‘Dotard’ Insults if Trump Revives Name-Calling7h North Korea Threatens New ‘Dotard’ Insults if Trump Revives Name-Calling
North Korea threatened to resume tit-for-tat insults against President Trump two days after he called its leader, Kim Jong-un, a “Rocket Man.”
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Graffiti found on wall of home of two murdered Boston doctors7h Graffiti found on wall of home of two murdered Boston doctors
Lina Bolanos, 38, and her fiance, 49-year-old British citizen Richard Field, were found dead in pools of their own blood in May 2017. Bampumim Teixeira, 33, is charged with the murders.
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Man, 51, charged with murder over death of boy in Loughton, Essex7h Man, 51, charged with murder over death of boy in Loughton, Essex
Terence Glover also charged with dangerous driving after death of 12-year-old Harley Watson A 51-year-old man has been charged with murder after a 12-year-old boy was killed in a hit-and-run outside an Essex school.
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7h Updated Man charged with murder of 12-year-old
Man charged with murder and dangerous driving over death of 12-year-old Harley Watson in Essex, say police.
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7h Updated Everton sack Marco Silva as manager after 18 months in charge
Everton dismiss manager Marco Silva after 18 months in charge with the club in the relegation zone.
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7h Managerless Arsenal lose to struggling Brighton
Managerless Arsenal's season hits a new low as they are beaten at home by struggling Brighton in interim boss Freddie Ljungberg's first home match in charge.
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Strikes Against Macron’s Pension Plans Shut Down Much of France7h Updated Strikes Against Macron’s Pension Plans Shut Down Much of France
Workers across the country were staging walkouts and joining demonstrations to register their opposition to President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to overhaul the pension system.
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NSW and Qld fires: Sydney ringed by bushfires with two states on alert7h NSW and Qld fires: Sydney ringed by bushfires with two states on alert
Fire conditions were expected to worsen along the east coast of Australia on Friday, from the far south of New South Wales to south-east Queensland. Follow latest updates
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7h Updated France looks to 1995 as it braces for pension reform strikes and protests
The last time France reached for a universal pension system, Jacques Chirac was president, Alain Juppé was his prime minister and, like today, a wave of freezing cold had descended on the country.
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7h Updated Saudi Aramco to Raise $25.6 Billion in Biggest I.P.O. Ever
Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, set a price for its shares that marks the company’s value at $1.7 trillion.
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Dozens of out-of-control bushfires burn across NSW as conditions expected to worsen8h Dozens of out-of-control bushfires burn across NSW as conditions expected to worsen
Wind gusts of up to 80km/h in NSW and temperatures 12C above average in Queensland predicted to fan fires Thousands of firefighters across New South Wales and Queensland have had another long night battling dozens of fires, with conditions on Friday expected to worsen. NSW was told to expect wind gusts of 80km/h and high temperatures, and Queensland will likely see temperatures about 12C above average over the next two days, surpassing 40C in the Lockyer Valley and Ipswich.
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8h Updated General election 2019: Andrew Neil issues interview challenge to Johnson
BBC presenter tells Boris Johnson it is "not too late" for the PM to face questions from him.
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8h Updated General election 2019: Nigel Farage defends decision not to contest Tory seats
The Brexit Party leader claims his party are "tearing chunks out of the Labour vote", as three of its MEPs quit.
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8h Sheffield United 0-2 Newcastle: Jonjo Shelvey goal given by VAR as visitors win
Jonjo Shelvey has a goal awarded by VAR as Newcastle stun Sheffield United to win 2-0 at Bramall Lane and move up to 11th in the Premier League.
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John Kerry endorses Joe Biden in 2020 Democratic presidential race – live8h Updated John Kerry endorses Joe Biden in 2020 Democratic presidential race – live
The former secretary of state under Obama said Biden’s ‘decency and the experiences that he brings to the table are critical to the moment’
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8h Australian police seize record-breaking $820 milllion meth haul
Authorities in Australia have seized a record-breaking haul of methamphetamine worth $820 million, hidden inside stereo speakers shipped from Thailand, the country's federal police and border force announced.
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Election Fraud Aided Evo Morales, International Panel Concludes8h Election Fraud Aided Evo Morales, International Panel Concludes
Charges of voting fraud that led to protests and the exile of President Evo Morales have been confirmed in a final report by the Organization of American States.
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Corbyn criticises Johnson for politicising London Bridge attack8h Corbyn criticises Johnson for politicising London Bridge attack
It was wrong of PM to rapidly call for tougher sentencing for terrorists, says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused the prime minister of politicising the death of London Bridge terror attack victim Jack Merritt by talking too soon about tougher sentencing for terrorists. The Labour leader, who revealed he spoke to Merritt’s father, Dave, in the days after the student was killed, criticised Johnson for making a glut of statements about strengthening the law in the immediate aftermath of the atrocity.
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Seizures of cocaine triple to highest since records began8h Seizures of cocaine triple to highest since records began
Shocking Home Office figures released today showed the amount of the Class A drug being seized around England and Wales trebled between 2018 and 2019.
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Live Updates: Strikes Against Macron’s Plans Shut Down Much of Paris9h Updated Live Updates: Strikes Against Macron’s Plans Shut Down Much of Paris
Workers across the country were staging walkouts and joining protests to register their opposition to President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to overhaul the pension system.
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9h Updated Macron pension reform: France paralysed by biggest strike in years
Some 800,000 people walked out nationwide over proposed pension reform.
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9h Trump impeachment to go ahead, says House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
"Our democracy is what is at stake," the House Speaker says, as Mr Trump demands "fast" action.
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Your Friday Briefing9h Updated Your Friday Briefing
Japan’s economy, Huawei, North Korea: Here’s what you need to know.
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Election Fraud Aided Former Bolivian President, International Panel Concludes9h Election Fraud Aided Former Bolivian President, International Panel Concludes
Charges of voting fraud that led to protests and the exile of President Evo Morales have been confirmed in a final report by the Organization of American States.
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9h Fractured Forests Are Endangering Wildlife, Scientists Find
The world’s forests are being carved into pieces. In tropical regions, animals are likely to pay a heavy price.
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Video footage of fight that led to stabbing at Nottingham Blue Story Cineworld screening9h Updated Video footage of fight that led to stabbing at Nottingham Blue Story Cineworld screening
The clip shows a group of young men in hoodies brawling with each other as the south London gang film Blue Story plays out on the screen of the Nottingham Cineworld cinema.
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Climate Change Is Accelerating, Bringing World ‘Dangerously Close’ to Irreversible Change9h Updated Climate Change Is Accelerating, Bringing World ‘Dangerously Close’ to Irreversible Change
The acceleration climate change's effects have brought the world “dangerously close” to abrupt and irreversible changes, scientists warned. 
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10h Updated Russia detains man accused of building fake border in the forest to trick migrants
A man accused of building a fake border crossing in order to trick and exploit migrants has been detained by Russian authorities.
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10h Updated Thomas Cook customers face further refund delays
A third of the first Thomas Cook customers to claim refunds will not be paid within the 60-day target.
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Is This Thing On? A Look Back at Political Hot Mic Moments10h Updated Is This Thing On? A Look Back at Political Hot Mic Moments
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada became the latest world leader to have private remarks disseminated worldwide.
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UK-resident Russian billionaire killed in mysterious car crash10h Updated UK-resident Russian billionaire killed in mysterious car crash
Surrey Police say a man in his 40s was knocked down in Oxshott and later died, with Russian media naming him as Dmitry Obretetsky, a 49-year-old tycoon.
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Level 42 founding member took his own life, inquest concludes10h Level 42 founding member took his own life, inquest concludes
Rowland ‘Boon’ Gould had a long history of mental health issues, doctor told inquest A founding member of the pop band Level 42 who quit the music industry because of mental health issues and moved to Devon took his own life, a coroner has concluded. Guitarist Rowland “Boon” Gould, 64, was found dead at a friend’s home in Uffculme, Devon, on 30 April this year.
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10h Updated France, Germany and UK reiterate claim that Iran has nuclear-capable ballistic missiles
Ambassadors from France, Germany and the UK have again alleged that Iran has developed nuclear-capable ballistic missiles, in a joint letter addressed to the United Nations Secretary-General officially released by the UN on Wednesday.
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10h Updated Democrats have urgent new impeachment argument
Democrats are injecting an urgent new argument into their already fast-moving impeachment drive: President Donald Trump poses such a flagrant threat to the republic that there is no time to waste.
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10h Trump asks Supreme Court to block House subpoena for financial documents and take up case
President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court Thursday to block a subpoena for his financial documents, arguing that the House exceeded its authority when it ordered Trump's longtime accounting firm Mazars USA to turn over his personal records.
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Doctors in Spain revive British woman after six-hour cardiac arrest10h Doctors in Spain revive British woman after six-hour cardiac arrest
Audrey Mash developed severe hypothermia while hiking in Catalan Pyrenees in freezing weather Doctors in Barcelona have managed to revive a British woman who had a six-hour cardiac arrest after developing hypothermia while hiking in the Catalan Pyrenees in freezing weather last month. Audrey Mash said she was surprised at the attention her case had attracted and said it had not put her off hiking. “I feel like a fraud for not being back at work. I’m hoping to go back before the end of next week,” she said on Thursday.
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More than 800,000 people march against Macron as strikes grip France10h More than 800,000 people march against Macron as strikes grip France
Transport workers bring country to standstill amid anger over pension changes More than 800,000 people have marched in cities across France as railway workers, teachers and hospital staff held one of the biggest public sector strikes in decades against Emmanuel Macron’s plans to overhaul the pension system. A nationwide transport strike brought much of France to a standstill and was expected to continue for the next few days as unions dug in, saying the president’s pension changes would force millions of people to work longer or receive lower payments.
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Briton brought back to life after six-hour cardiac arrest11h Briton brought back to life after six-hour cardiac arrest
A British woman says it was a "miracle" she was revived after her heart stopped for six hours when she was caught in a snowstorm.
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Boris Johnson vows to ban all-out strikes on public transport11h Updated Boris Johnson vows to ban all-out strikes on public transport
PM says sorry for describing Muslim women in veils as ‘letterboxes’ and promises EU trade deal by end of 2020
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The Guardian view on Bolivia: respect the people | Editorial11h The Guardian view on Bolivia: respect the people | Editorial
Those who ousted Evo Morales insisted their priority was defending democracy. They should live up to those wordsThe crisis that toppled Bolivia’s president, Evo Morales, last month has – for now, at least – settled into a political conflict rather than a struggle on the streets. But Bolivia’s prospects depend upon the rightwing interim government’s swift delivery of free and fair elections and its willingness to reach out to all communities. Though the government has now pulled back to some degree, its initial actions instead made its leading figures and supporters look vindictive, ruthless and bigoted. Interim president Jeanine Áñez vowed to unify the country when she took power – but packed the cabinet with members of the conservative elites and boasted that “God has allowed the Bible back into the palace” of a secular country. She exempted the military from criminal prosecution when maintaining public order; at least 17 indigenous protesters died after
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Jeremy Clarkson slams Greta Thunberg in Australian TV rant11h Jeremy Clarkson slams Greta Thunberg in Australian TV rant
Outspoken broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson, 59, hit out at the Swedish campaigner who he dubbed 'mad and dangerous', the latest in a series of attacks against the 16-year-old.
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11h Spitfire pilots return to Goodwood after round-the-world trip
Two pilots return back to Britain after a record 27,000-mile flight around the world in a restored Spitfire.
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More than 140,000 killed by measles last year as number of cases rises11h More than 140,000 killed by measles last year as number of cases rises
An "unprecedented global measles crisis" caused more than 140,000 deaths last year, with most of those who died under five years old, new figures reveal.
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11h Updated French strikes: How could they affect UK travellers?
Eurostar has cancelled 90 services, while major airlines are also warning of cancellations and delays.
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Private jet-owning millionaire Superdry founder donates £100,000 to the GREEN PARTY11h Updated Private jet-owning millionaire Superdry founder donates £100,000 to the GREEN PARTY
Remainer Julian Dunkerton, 54, was revealed as having poured his cash into pro-EU parties as the Tories put the squeeze on Labour with a surge in huge donations.
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142,000 died from measles last year, WHO estimates11h 142,000 died from measles last year, WHO estimates
Number of cases reported so far this year is three times higher than at same stage in 2018 The worldwide surge in deadly measles outbreaks is showing no sign of abating, with nearly 10 million cases and 142,000 deaths last year, according to new estimates, and three times more cases reported so far this year than at the same stage in 2018. Most of those dying are small children, and thousands more suffer harm including pneumonia and brain damage. New
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Brexit one of most spectacular mistakes in EU history, says Tusk11h Brexit one of most spectacular mistakes in EU history, says Tusk
Exclusive: Donald Tusk says it would still be better for both sides if UK stayed in EU
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General election: Boris Johnson refuses to accept evidence that tax burden would rise under Tories – live news11h Updated General election: Boris Johnson refuses to accept evidence that tax burden would rise under Tories – live news
Parties out in force during final stretch ahead of 12 December vote, after two days of Nato drama
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Countess Amanda Feilding calls for MDMA to be decriminalised11h Countess Amanda Feilding calls for MDMA to be decriminalised
Amanda Feilding, the Countess of Wemyss and March, runs the Beckley Foundation in Oxfordshire, which she set up in 1998 to campaign for the legalisation of drugs.
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Syrian farmer says his arm was blown off and two friends were killed in Baghdadi raid12h Syrian farmer says his arm was blown off and two friends were killed in Baghdadi raid
Barakat Ahmad Barakat, 30, Khaled Mustafa Qurmo, 27, and Khaled Abdel Majid Qurmo, 30 (pictured), in Syria on the night of October 26 when US helicopters opened fire on them.
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Zelensky’s Opponents Fear He Is Ready to Capitulate to Russia12h Zelensky’s Opponents Fear He Is Ready to Capitulate to Russia
The Ukrainian president’s political opponents worry that the Trump impeachment inquiry may have weakened Ukraine’s position before peace talks in Paris next week.
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Live Updates: As France Strikes, Commuters Suffer and Protests Start12h Updated Live Updates: As France Strikes, Commuters Suffer and Protests Start
Workers across the country were staging walkouts and joining demonstrations to register their opposition to President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to overhaul the pension system.
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12h Ryrkaypiy: Far-north Russian village overrun by polar bears
All public activities in Ryrkaypiy have been cancelled until the polar bears leave.
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Suspect in Daphne Caruana Galizia murder says he got tipoffs from official12h Suspect in Daphne Caruana Galizia murder says he got tipoffs from official
Yorgen Fenech tells court Malta PM’s former chief of staff gave him updates on investigation A wealthy businessman who is the prime suspect in the murder of journalist
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12h Updated Trump impeachment to go ahead - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
"Our democracy is what is at stake," the House Speaker says, as Mr Trump demands they act "fast".
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Nearly 500,000 people march against Macron as strikes grip France12h Nearly 500,000 people march against Macron as strikes grip France
Transport workers bring country to standstill amid huge anger over pension changes More than 450,000 people marched in cities across France as railway workers, teachers and hospital staff held one of the biggest public sector strikes in decades against Emmanuel Macron’s plans to overhaul the pension system. A nationwide transport strike brought much of France to a standstill and was expected to continue for the next few days as unions dug in, saying Macron’s pension changes would force millions of people to work longer or face lower payments.
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Graduate wins £3,000 payout from bosses over age discrimination12h Updated Graduate wins £3,000 payout from bosses over age discrimination
Brooke Shanks, now 22, who trained in interior design at Edinburgh University, was demoted at work by managers who tried to oust her from her first job because she was 'only 21'.
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Anti-Macron protests held in France with strikes set to continue12h Anti-Macron protests held in France with strikes set to continue
Nearly half a million take part in marches as transport workers bring country to standstill More than 450,000 people marched in cities across France as railway workers, teachers and hospital staff held one of the biggest public sector strikes in decades against Emmanuel Macron’s plans to overhaul the pension system. A nationwide transport strike brought much of France to a standstill and was expected to continue for the next few days as unions dug in, saying Macron’s pension changes would force millions of people to work longer or face lower payments.
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Britain braces for a wet and windy weekend12h Updated Britain braces for a wet and windy weekend
The man, who is understood to have been sleeping rough, was found by police outside the St John The Evangelist Church in Essex this morning.
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French Strikes Are a Fresh Test for Macron12h Updated French Strikes Are a Fresh Test for Macron
The walkout by a broad range of workers threatens to paralyze France for several days, calling into question the president’s apparent quelling of the “Yellow Vest” movement.
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Pro-Iran militia supporters converge on Baghdad protests12h Updated Pro-Iran militia supporters converge on Baghdad protests
At least 15 people stabbed after Hashd al-Shaabi supporters march to Tahrir Square More than a dozen people have been stabbed in a Baghdad square that has become a focal point for anti-government and anti-Iran protests after supporters of an Iranian-backed militia flooded the area. Thousands of men waving sticks, Iraqi flags and the insignia of the Hashd al-Shaabi armed group descended on Tahrir Square on Thursday morning in apparently coordinated marches from across the capital.
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12h Updated Impeachment puts Trump and Pelosi on track for epic clash
Speaker Nancy Pelosi is once again on a collision course with President Donald Trump as the House impeachment inquiry rolls toward a vote before Christmas — a battle that will most likely be settled next year at the ballot box when voters decide whether he should stay in the White House and whether she deserves to keep the majority.
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Miami mural of Rio police abuse painted over after officers complain12h Miami mural of Rio police abuse painted over after officers complain
Work by Panmela Castro of woman held in headlock was removed after managers at events space told her police complained A mural depicting police abuse in a Rio de Janeiro favela has been removed from the walls of a Miami events space after local police reportedly complained. The work, by the Brazilian artist
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Jeremy Corbyn supporters are duped into calling him unfit for office13h Updated Jeremy Corbyn supporters are duped into calling him unfit for office
A Jewish activist organisation has duped Jeremy Corbyn fans into calling him unfit for office.
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I shall taunt you a second time: North Korea threatens Trump ‘dotard’ insults13h I shall taunt you a second time: North Korea threatens Trump ‘dotard’ insults
North Korea warns of new round of barbs after US president revived his ‘Rocket Man’ nickname for Kim Jong-un
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Israel: Netanyahu relative and associates to be charged with corruption13h Israel: Netanyahu relative and associates to be charged with corruption
PM’s cousin David Shimron accused of leveraging his influence to push a £1.5bn submarine deal Israel’s state prosecutor plans to indict several associates of Benjamin Netanyahu, including his cousin, for corruption in relation to a contentious £1.5bn deal to buy German submarines. The justice ministry said in a statement that seven men would be charged with various criminal offences, including bribery, money laundering and fraud, pending a pre-trial hearing.
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Wreck of WWI German battlecruiser found near Falklands13h Wreck of WWI German battlecruiser found near Falklands
The wreck of a German battlecruiser that was sunk by the British during the First World War has been found off the coast of the Falkland Islands.
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13h Updated General election 2019: Tories promise Brexit and Budget in first 100 days
Boris Johnson's blueprint prompts attacks from Labour, the SNP and Lib Dems.
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Countess Lady Mindbender calls for MDMA to be decriminalised13h Updated Countess Lady Mindbender calls for MDMA to be decriminalised
Amanda Fielding, the Countess of Wemyss and March, runs the Beckley Foundation in Oxfordshire, which she set up in 1998 to campaign for the legalisation of drugs.
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No lookouts when train hit track workers in Wales, says RAIB report13h No lookouts when train hit track workers in Wales, says RAIB report
Pair ‘almost certainly wearing ear defenders’ and were not aware of train until too late There were no formal lookouts when two experienced rail workers were hit and killed on a train mainline, a report has found.
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Squirming Jeremy Corbyn supporters accidentally deem him unfit for office13h Updated Squirming Jeremy Corbyn supporters accidentally deem him unfit for office
Cringeworthy footage shows Labour supporters presented with accusations of anti-Semitism that they told are relate to Conservative leader Boris Johnson.
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Explosions, broken noses, Pokemon woe: study finds surge in phone injuries13h Explosions, broken noses, Pokemon woe: study finds surge in phone injuries
US experts report sharp increase in mobile casualties since rise of the iPhone in 2007 Broken noses, nasty cuts, traumatic brain injury and even death: it sounds like the start of a Quentin Tarantino movie. In fact, they are among the hazards of using a mobile phone. A study by experts in the US has found that since the advent of smartphones, injuries linked to mobile phones have shot up, both indirect injuries – such as those sustained texting while walking – and those caused by the devices themselves, such as the phone hitting someone in the face or the battery exploding.
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Elon Musk returns to court in L.A. to give more testimony in defamation case13h Updated Elon Musk returns to court in L.A. to give more testimony in defamation case
Fighting back tears of emotion, cave rescue hero Vernon Unsworth told a Los Angeles court that he felt 'raw, humiliated, ashamed and dirtied' when Elon Musk called him a 'pedo guy' on Twitter.
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13h Updated Unnao: India woman set on fire on her way to rape case hearing
The Indian woman suffered severe burns and is fighting for her life in hospital.
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General election: Boris Johnson refuses to commit to doing interview with Andrew Neil before election – live news13h General election: Boris Johnson refuses to commit to doing interview with Andrew Neil before election – live news
Parties out in force during final stretch ahead of 12 December vote, after two days of Nato drama
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War of words: North Korea threatens to launch fresh ‘dotard’ insults at Trump13h War of words: North Korea threatens to launch fresh ‘dotard’ insults at Trump
North Korea warned of new round of barbs after US president revived his ‘rocket man’ nickname for Kim Jong-un
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Jo Swinson apologises for coalition with Conservative Party14h Jo Swinson apologises for coalition with Conservative Party
Ms Swinson, who was a minister in the coalition government, said cuts had gone too far in a grilling from forensic BBC interviewer Andrew Neil.
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14h Princess Anne, the no-fuss royal who stayed out of trouble
Princess Anne was brought to center stage this week after speculation ran rife when a viral video showed her shrugging at her mother, Queen Elizabeth II, at Buckingham Palace's NATO reception on Tuesday evening.
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‘A Present From Norway and It’s Dead’: Christmas Tree Unites London in Dismay14h ‘A Present From Norway and It’s Dead’: Christmas Tree Unites London in Dismay
“It looks like a Christmas tree losing hair,” one Londoner said of the fir in Trafalgar Square. It did not put everyone in the holiday spirit.
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Opec considering huge oil production cuts to avoid market slump14h Opec considering huge oil production cuts to avoid market slump
Cartel may cut up to 800,000 barrels a day from market as global economy falters The Opec oil cartel is considering deeper cuts to production next year to avert a price slump in the market as the global economy falters. Ministers from some of the world’s biggest “petro-nations” are expected to cut an extra 400,000 barrels of oil a day from the global market, and may consider even deeper cuts of up to 800,0000 barrels, according to reports.
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14h Over 100 graves defaced in Jewish cemetery in France
French police have launched an investigation after Nazi swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti were spray painted on 107 graves in a Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
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Heartbreak for mother of schoolgirl Scarlett Keeling murdered in Goa as granddaughter dies14h Heartbreak for mother of schoolgirl Scarlett Keeling murdered in Goa as granddaughter dies
Scarlett Keeling, 15, of Devon, was found dead on the shores of Anjuna beach in Goa in February 2008. Her mother Fiona (pictured) is heartbroken after her half-sister's baby daughter Zylla died.
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New book claims Albert Camus was murdered by the KGB14h New book claims Albert Camus was murdered by the KGB
Study expands on archive finds revealed in 2011, and suggests that the French state may have abetted the 1960 car crash that killed him Sixty years after the French Nobel laureate Albert Camus died in a car crash at the age of 46, a new book is arguing that he was assassinated by KGB spies in retaliation for his anti-Soviet rhetoric. Italian author Giovanni Catelli
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Cyber criminal was working for Russian intelligence14h Cyber criminal was working for Russian intelligence
A cyber criminal indicted in the US has been accused of working with Russian intelligence to steal classified government documents.
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Boris Johnson says NHS NOT part of post-Brexit US trade deal14h Updated Boris Johnson says NHS NOT part of post-Brexit US trade deal
Appearing on ITV's This Morning, Boris Johnson appealed for voters to give him a majority on December 12 so the country can 'move on'.
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Fit and healthy Army cadet, 17, died of a stroke after turning his head too quickly14h Fit and healthy Army cadet, 17, died of a stroke after turning his head too quickly
Ben Littlewood, from Dukinfield in Greater Manchester, was looking after his little sister when he turned his head quickly. Doctors believe it tore an artery and sent a bloody clot to his brain.
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Boris Johnson says failure to get Brexit done has broken trust in politics14h Updated Boris Johnson says failure to get Brexit done has broken trust in politics
Appearing on ITV's This Morning, Boris Johnson appealed for voters to give him a majority on December 12 so the country can 'move on'.
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Serious Fraud Office investigates Glencore over suspected bribery14h Serious Fraud Office investigates Glencore over suspected bribery
The £30bn company, which is the world’s largest commodity trader, said it will cooperate The UK’s Serious Fraud Office has launched an investigation into suspicions of bribery at mining and commodity trading group Glencore. The company, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange but has its headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, said it would cooperate with the investigation.
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14h Updated Oval Four: Men have convictions quashed in corrupt detective case
The men claim they were wrongly convicted of assaulting a police officer nearly 50 years ago.
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Former England star Scott Parker, 39, will build £3m mansion close to ex-teammate John Terry15h Updated Former England star Scott Parker, 39, will build £3m mansion close to ex-teammate John Terry
The former West Ham and Chelsea player is building a mansion in one of the country's most exclusive enclaves - the private Crown Estate in Oxshott, Surrey.
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15h Relive your favorite YouTube moments of 2019
YouTube launched its 11th annual Rewind, featuring the top videos of 2019 in different categories.
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Russian billionaire tycoon, 49, living in Britain is mysteriously killed in crash15h Updated Russian billionaire tycoon, 49, living in Britain is mysteriously killed in crash
Surrey Police say a man in his 40s was knocked down in Oxshott and later died, with Russian media naming him as Dmitry Obretetsky, a 49-year-old tycoon.
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15h Updated General election 2019: Nigel Farage hits out at ex-Brexit Party MEPs over Tory support
The Brexit Party leader says three of his MEPs who quit have strong links to the Conservatives.
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15h Pelosi: Asking chairman to proceed with articles of impeachment
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House was proceeding with articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Pelosi's statement came one day after the first impeachment hearing in the House Judiciary Committee, which heard from legal experts who analyzed whether Trump's conduct was impeachable.
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Nigel Farage faces revolt as Brexit Party MEPs are set to QUIT15h Nigel Farage faces revolt as Brexit Party MEPs are set to QUIT
The dramatic resignations are set to be announced with just a week to go before polling day - and just before Nigel Farage records a high-profile interview with the BBC's Andrew Neil.
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15h Trump impeachment to go ahead - Pelosi
US House of Representatives will proceed with articles of impeachment against President Trump, Speaker Pelosi says
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15h At least 58 people killed as boat carrying migrants sinks off Mauritania coast
At least 58 people were killed this week when a boat carrying dozens of migrants sank in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Mauritania, the International Organization for Migration said Thursday.
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Pelosi says House Democrats moving forward with articles of impeachment - live15h Pelosi says House Democrats moving forward with articles of impeachment - live
In her statement on the inquiry, Nancy Pelosi outlined the allegations against Trump and argued the president abused his power
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Revolting 6ft-tall mountain of rubbish dumped from a single house is left blocking the pavement15h Updated Revolting 6ft-tall mountain of rubbish dumped from a single house is left blocking the pavement
Neighbours are being forced to walk in the road to avoid a 6ft-tall litter pile outside a property in Small Heath, Birmingham. The pile includes clothes, cupboards, sofa parts and a fridge-freezer.
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15h England and Wales Euro openers to be live on BBC
England and Wales' opening group matches at next summer's European Championships will be broadcast live across the BBC.
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Inside the hate factory: how Facebook fuels far-right profit15h Inside the hate factory: how Facebook fuels far-right profit
Guardian investigation reveals a covert plot to control some of Facebook’s largest far-right pages and harvest Islamophobic hate for profit The message from Israel arrived on an otherwise unremarkable afternoon for 36-year-old Beau Villereal. At his family’s sprawling 42-acre property outside Live Oak in Florida’s rural north, Villereal sat alone in his bedroom trawling for news about Donald Trump to share on the rightwing Facebook page he runs with his mother and father.
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Pelosi expected to announce Trump impeachment vote date - live15h Pelosi expected to announce Trump impeachment vote date - live
Nancy Pelosi is scheduled to deliver a statement on the impeachment inquiry, after Democrats reportedly signaled they are ready to advance toward a vote
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Tensions Overshadow NATO Meeting Intended as Show of Unity15h Updated Tensions Overshadow NATO Meeting Intended as Show of Unity
The alliance’s 70th-anniversary gathering was punctuated by testy exchanges with President Trump and a video of world leaders appearing to criticize him.
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Malta PM not convincing over resignation delay, say MEPs15h Updated Malta PM not convincing over resignation delay, say MEPs
Integrity of murder inquiry at risk while Joseph Muscat is in office, EU mission says Malta’s prime minister, Joseph Muscat, is under renewed pressure to quit immediately after a European parliament delegation said the integrity of the Daphne Caruana Galizia murder inquiry remained at risk while he was still in power. Muscat was “not convincing” over why he should delay his resignation until mid-January, said Sven Giegold, a German Green MEP who took part in a
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15h Updated Trump Abruptly Exits NATO Gathering After Embarrassing Video Emerges
President Trump had planned to tout his foreign policy accomplishments at the meeting, but his visit was overshadowed by a gossipy video.
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Four children among eight dead after explosion at ski resort16h Four children among eight dead after explosion at ski resort
Four children are among eight people who have died after a gas explosion at a ski resort in Poland.
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Rape victim set on fire on way to court by her alleged attacker16h Rape victim set on fire on way to court by her alleged attacker
A rape victim has been set on fire by a gang of men - including one of her alleged attackers - on her way to court in northern India.
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16h Updated A showdown over timing emerged from the first House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing
Democrats are injecting an urgent new argument into their already fast-moving impeachment drive: President Donald Trump poses such a flagrant threat to the republic that there is no time to waste.
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Four Brexit Party MEPs are set to QUIT and urge voters to back Boris Johnson16h Updated Four Brexit Party MEPs are set to QUIT and urge voters to back Boris Johnson
The dramatic resignations are set to be announced with just a week to go before polling day - and just before Nigel Farage records a high-profile interview with the BBC's Andrew Neil.
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16h Everton boss Silva facing sack after derby defeat
Everton manager Marco Silva faces the sack with the club's board expected to decide his future on Thursday - as former boss David Moyes comes under consideration as an interim replacement.
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Pearl Harbor shooting: US sailor kills two civilians and injures third at military base16h Pearl Harbor shooting: US sailor kills two civilians and injures third at military base
Suspect took his own life after attack at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, near Honolulu, officials said A US sailor opened fire at the historic military base in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said, killing two civilian workers and injuring a third before taking his own life. Officials at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham near Honolulu, Hawaii, said on Wednesday evening that investigators were working to determine the circumstances of the deadly incident at the Pearl Harbor naval shipyard.
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Croatia wrongly deports Nigerian table tennis players to Bosnia16h Croatia wrongly deports Nigerian table tennis players to Bosnia
Organisers of competition the students travelled to attend demand their return to Nigeria The organisers of an international student sports competition have called for two Nigerian table tennis players to be returned to their own country after Croatian police wrongly deported them to a Bosnian refugee camp. Abia Uchenna Alexandro and Eboh Kenneth Chinedu, students at the Federal University of Technology Owerri in Nigeria, arrived in Zagreb on 12 November, on their way to participate in the fifth
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India: woman set on fire on way to testify against alleged rapists16h India: woman set on fire on way to testify against alleged rapists
Woman left with 70% burns in latest brutal attack as film director’s tweets on rape spark outcry An Indian woman has been set on fire on her way to a court hearing to testify against two men who had allegedly raped her. The 23-year-old is in a critical condition in hospital with 70% burns after she was set upon by five men in the city of Unnao in Uttar Pradesh. They dragged her to a field, doused her with petrol and set her alight.
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16h Trudeau admits to talking about Trump
Watch Trump call Trudeau 'two-faced' Trump drama turns NATO gathering into a diplomatic soap opera ANALYSIS: Why world leaders seemingly joking about Trump will drive the President crazy
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17h At Least 58 Migrants Drown After Boat Capsizes Off Mauritania
The boat left Gambia last month aiming for Canary Islands, part of Spain. But it approached the coast in West Africa seeking fuel and food.
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Live Updates: As France Strikes, Commuters Suffer and Protests Begin17h Updated Live Updates: As France Strikes, Commuters Suffer and Protests Begin
Workers across the country were staging walkouts and joining demonstrations to register their opposition to President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to overhaul the pension system.
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17h Nato summit spurs international press anger
Newspapers question the behaviour of Nato leaders but look to the Atlantic alliance's changing role.
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Body language expert examines reactions to Donald Trump17h Updated Body language expert examines reactions to Donald Trump
NATO's 70th anniversary summit descended into acrimony after comments caught on a hot mic at Buckingham Palace last night saw Donald Trump storm out and cancel his last press conference.
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17h Norovirus closes 1,100 hospital beds in England
Don't go to work or send children to school until 48 hours after symptoms have gone, NHS bosses say.
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General election: Johnson apologises for article comparing women wearing burqas to letterboxes – live news17h Updated General election: Johnson apologises for article comparing women wearing burqas to letterboxes – live news
Parties out in force during final stretch ahead of 12 December vote, after two days of Nato drama
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17h Updated Duct-taped banana work selling for $120,000 at Art Basel Miami
A banana, duct-taped to a wall went on a sale at Art Basel Miami Beach this week -- priced at $120,000. And, according to art market website Artnet, two of the three editions have already sold, with the last now going for $150,000.
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17h German WWI wreck Scharnhorst discovered off Falklands
Battlecruiser SMS Scharnhorst was sunk by the British navy in the 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands.
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Shocking moment thug batters rival with a baseball bat while another masked yob brandishes a knife17h Updated Shocking moment thug batters rival with a baseball bat while another masked yob brandishes a knife
Traffic ground to a halt as the gang repeatedly pummelled and kicked their victims in Moseley, Birmingham, with the targeted men fighting back.
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The 50 greatest Christmas songs – ranked!17h The 50 greatest Christmas songs – ranked!
From John Fahey, the Sonics and the Waitresses to Slade, Wizzard and Mariah Carey, we count down the best festive numbers
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Electric eel lights up Christmas tree in Tennessee aquarium – video17h Electric eel lights up Christmas tree in Tennessee aquarium – video
The Christmas tree at the Tennessee aquarium is being powered by an unusual renewable energy source – an electric eel. Miguel Wattson is the resident eel and through a special system that connects his tank to a nearby tree, the natural shocks he produces when he is looking for food or when he is excited, is being channelled to power fairy lights
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18h Princess Anne shrugs as Queen gestures for her to greet Trump in viral video
Justin Trudeau's conversation with several world leaders about US President Donald Trump isn't the only moment to get people talking about NATO's two-day summit, after Britain's Princess Anne was caught on camera shrugging at Queen Elizabeth II.
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Japan Plans to Spend $120 Billion to Stimulate Slowing Economy18h Updated Japan Plans to Spend $120 Billion to Stimulate Slowing Economy
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the spending as the country’s economy has slowed because of reduced demand from China and tensions with South Korea.
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Bodies of two men found on boat moored in York city centre18h Bodies of two men found on boat moored in York city centre
Deaths being treated as unexplained after pair in their 60s discovered on River Ouse The bodies of two men in their 60s have been found on a boat moored in York city centre. Emergency services made the discovery near Lendal Bridge on the River Ouse at about 8pm on Wednesday.
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18h Toxic smoke affects Australian Open golf
Players including Paul Casey and Adam Scott complain of stinging eyes because of smoke from nearby bushfires at the Australian Open.
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‘It Just Isn’t Working’: PISA Test Scores Cast Doubt on U.S. Education Efforts18h Updated ‘It Just Isn’t Working’: PISA Test Scores Cast Doubt on U.S. Education Efforts
An international exam shows that American 15-year-olds are stagnant in reading and math even though the country has spent billions to close gaps with the rest of the world.
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Dozens killed as migrant boat sinks off Mauritania coast18h Dozens killed as migrant boat sinks off Mauritania coast
Vessel left the Gambia last week and had been carrying at least 150 people Dozens of people have died after a boat carrying migrants capsized off the coast of Mauritania, in one of the deadliest disasters this year involving people attempting the perilous journey to Europe. The International Organization for Migration said 58 people had been killed. Scores more who tried to swim to safety in the Atlantic Ocean were receiving treatment.
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18h Updated Macron pension reform: France paralysed by biggest national strike in years
Transport and schools are severely affected as millions threaten to strike over pension changes.
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Republicans win in effort to limit student vote ahead of key 2020 races18h Republicans win in effort to limit student vote ahead of key 2020 races
‘They are kids voting liberal,’ a New Hampshire Republican said in 2011 as legal battle over student voting in the state continues Maggie Flaherty grew up in a small town in California, but after she moved to New Hampshire to attend Dartmouth College, she registered to vote in the state where she would be spending at least four years. Now she is embroiled in a fight against Republicans in the state that is being watched across the country.
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As France Strikes, Commuters Suffer and Protests Are Planned18h Updated As France Strikes, Commuters Suffer and Protests Are Planned
Workers across the country were staying home to register their opposition to President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to overhaul the pension system.
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General election: Four Brexit party MEPs abandon Farage and urge voters to back Tories instead – live news18h Updated General election: Four Brexit party MEPs abandon Farage and urge voters to back Tories instead – live news
Parties out in force during final stretch ahead of 12 December vote, after two days of Nato drama
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Jewish Graves Desecrated in Historic French Cemetery19h Updated Jewish Graves Desecrated in Historic French Cemetery
It was the latest in a series of anti-Semitic incidents in the region.
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Iran’s Leaders Soften Stance on Protesters19h Updated Iran’s Leaders Soften Stance on Protesters
In an apparent attempt to ease anger over the killing and arrest of protesters, senior leaders urged leniency and promised compensation for peaceful demonstrators who died.
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