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Coronavirus: more deaths confirmed as authorities around the world struggle to contain outbreak – latest updates23m Updated Coronavirus: more deaths confirmed as authorities around the world struggle to contain outbreak – latest updates
The World Health Organization has raised concerns about cases where there has been no contact with someone known to be infected nor travel to China
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The youth centre battling back after the shock of a tragic stabbing27m The youth centre battling back after the shock of a tragic stabbing
A year after the murder of Glendon Spence, a community is facing up to the surge in youth violenceOn 21 February 2019, two young men ran into the Marcus Lipton youth centre in south London on a busy Thursday and stabbed 23-year-old Glendon Spence to death. The tragedy sent shockwaves across my community in Loughborough Junction. Faced with intergenerational cycles of neglect and disadvantage, young people have for decades considered the youth centre as a second home.
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27m Updated Hogg sets Scotland on way to Six Nations win over Italy
Scotland run in three tries against Italy in Rome to earn their first win in six games in the Six Nations and ease the pressure on head coach Gregor Townsend.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: W.H.O. Team Heads to Wuhan as Its Leader Warns Africa29m Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: W.H.O. Team Heads to Wuhan as Its Leader Warns Africa
The World Health Organization’s director general said its experts were traveling to the heart of the epidemic, and told African leaders to prepare for the outbreak’s global spread.
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UK weather: snow warning in Scotland as rain brings more flooding33m UK weather: snow warning in Scotland as rain brings more flooding
Met Office expects further downpours and warns of high winds in northern half of UK Snowfall in Scotland could make driving difficult and lead to people slipping on icy surfaces, the Met Office has warned, as roads were closed across the UK due to flooding. A third consecutive weekend of stormy weather brought further flooding to already sodden areas, and strong winds of up to 75 mph were expected to affect swathes of the northern half of the UK as large parts of south Wales and northern and central England grappled with the impact of storms Ciara and Dennis
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Students slam Cambridge over handling of sexual misconduct cases43m Students slam Cambridge over handling of sexual misconduct cases
Don in charge of student welfare at Trinity Hall gave evidence on behalf of male student accused of rapeHundreds of Cambridge students have accused the university of “a complete failure” to deal with complaints of sexual misconduct after an investigation that raised concerns about a conflict of interest among academics. In a letter signed by more than 500 current and former students, Cambridge University Students’ Union Women’s Campaign has called for colleges to be stripped of their powers to investigate sexual misconduct complaints against their own members.
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46m Updated Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham: Giroud and Alonso score as Blues tighten grip on fourth
Chelsea move four points clear of Tottenham in the race for fourth place as goals from Olivier Giroud and Marcos Alonso secure Premier League win at Stamford Bridge.
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47m Updated Coronavirus: Evacuation flight for Britons on Diamond Princess lands in UK
British nationals evacuated from a cruise ship are on their way to a hospital, where they will be quarantined.
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South Korea tests thousands of religious sect members for coronavirus53m South Korea tests thousands of religious sect members for coronavirus
Country confirms more than 430 cases as WHO head voices concern over fifth death in Iran
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Iran elections: conservatives on brink of landslide victory1h 4m Iran elections: conservatives on brink of landslide victory
Likely outcome reflects frustration at collapsing living standards and relations with the west Iran’s conservatives are on the brink of a landslide victory in the country’s parliamentary elections as forecasts show them taking more than two-thirds of the seats. The reformists, the largest grouping in the outgoing parliament, have been decisively beaten, with predictions showing them taking only 17 seats in the 290-strong parliament. The principalists – or conservatives – were on course to take around 200 seats, including all 30 seats in the capital, Tehran, previously a stronghold of the reformers.
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South Sudan Leader Appoints Ex-Rebel Leader as His Deputy1h 11m Updated South Sudan Leader Appoints Ex-Rebel Leader as His Deputy
The rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in as President Salva Kiir’s vice president, after the two men agreed to form a coalition government that many observers hoped would last.
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Medical Emergencies Are No Match for ‘Remain in Mexico’ Asylum Blockade1h 17m Updated Medical Emergencies Are No Match for ‘Remain in Mexico’ Asylum Blockade
When the Trump administration rolled out its policy to force asylum seekers to wait in Mexico, officials said medical exemptions would help the sick. They haven’t.
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1h 21m Updated Coronavirus: South Korea confirms huge rise in cases
The PM describes the situation as grave as the total number of confirmed infections rises to 433.
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New Bid to Legalize Abortion in Argentina, With President’s Backing1h 28m Updated New Bid to Legalize Abortion in Argentina, With President’s Backing
Activists came close in 2018. This year, President Alberto Fernández is on their side and is expected to present a legalization bill to Congress.
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Teenage transgender row splits Sweden as dysphoria diagnoses soar by 1,500%1h 43m Teenage transgender row splits Sweden as dysphoria diagnoses soar by 1,500%
New health report and TV debates highlight backlash against gender reassignmentFor several days this week the veteran Swedish journalist Malou von Sivers will cover the same topic in every episode of her nightly TV chat show: the extraordinary rise in diagnoses of gender dysphoria among teenage girls. Lukas Romson, one of the country’s leading trans activists, is prepared for the worst. “There will be no serious trans activists in the show, because none of us trusts Malou at all,” he says. “I’m afraid she’ll just use us.”
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Coronavirus Cases in the United States Reach 34, and More Are Expected1h 50m Updated Coronavirus Cases in the United States Reach 34, and More Are Expected
The contagion “represents a tremendous public health threat,” said one federal health official.
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1h 50m Updated Quaden Bayles: Bullied Australian boy leads out all-star rugby team
Crowds cheer as the nine-year-old indigenous Australian takes centre-stage in the Queensland match.
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Why the lights are going out for fireflies1h 58m Why the lights are going out for fireflies
Fireflies face a dim future because of habitat loss and light pollution. How can conservationists help?At dusk, graduate student Sara Lewis was sitting on her back porch in North Carolina with her dog. “We were supposed to be mowing our grass, but we never did, so we had long grass in our yard,” she recalls. “Suddenly this cloud of sparks rose up out of the grass and started flying around me.” Each spark was a firefly: a beetle that glows in the dark. Hundreds of fireflies had gathered in Lewis’s back yard and were soaring around her. “It was this incredible spectacle,” says Lewis, “and I just sort of gasped.” Then she became fascinated. “I started wondering what the heck was going on here, what were these bugs doing, what were they talking about?” She has spent much of the past three decades studying fireflies.
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What is coronavirus and what should I do if I have symptoms?2h Updated What is coronavirus and what should I do if I have symptoms?
What are the symptoms caused by the virus from Wuhan in China, how does it spread, and when should you call a doctor?
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Relatives pay tribute to family of four killed in Scotland car crash2h Relatives pay tribute to family of four killed in Scotland car crash
Rhys and Gemma Cousin and two daughters died in collision on A82 near Fort William The relatives of four people killed in a crash in Scotland have said the effects “will be felt far and wide”. The family were driving on the A82 north of Fort William on Thursday when their Mini Cooper collided with a Ford Fiesta.
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2h Most Americans will need a new ID to fly, starting in October
Think your driver's license is enough to get you through airport security in the United States and onto your domestic flight?
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Don Letts: ‘Punk was a refuge from racism’2h Don Letts: ‘Punk was a refuge from racism’
The DJ and musician, 64, on being black and British, finding a scene, and why punk’s not dead
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Knitters Chronicle Climate Change One Stitch at a Time3h Knitters Chronicle Climate Change One Stitch at a Time
Volunteers use different colors of yarn to make “temperature scarves” that serve as fashionable records of a warming world.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: South Korea Confirms Over 200 New Cases; Samsung Shuts Factory3h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: South Korea Confirms Over 200 New Cases; Samsung Shuts Factory
The increase raised fears about the infection’s global spread on a day when Iran’s coronavirus death toll reached five, the highest outside China.
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3h Fears grow over global spread of the coronavirus
Concerns are growing over the global spread of the novel coronavirus after a spike in cases outside of mainland China among people with no connection to China or the city of Wuhan, ground zero for the outbreak.
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Coronavirus: cruise ship evacuees arrive back in UK – latest updates3h Updated Coronavirus: cruise ship evacuees arrive back in UK – latest updates
The World Health Organization has raised concerns about cases where there has been no contact with someone known to be infected nor travel to China
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3h Updated London Central Mosque stabbing: Man in court over attack
The victim suffered a wound to his neck, Westminster Magistrates' Court heard.
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4h Updated Simon Warr: BBC broadcaster and former teacher dies aged 65
The former teacher campaigned for the rights of the wrongly accused after he was cleared of sex abuse.
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4h Updated Jail for lorry driver after motorway U-turn
Staffordshire Police release CCTV footage of a lorry driver making a dangerous manoeuvre on the M6 Toll.
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Man appears in court charged with stabbing at London mosque4h Man appears in court charged with stabbing at London mosque
Daniel Horton, 29, remanded in custody over attack on 70-year-old prayer leader A homeless man has appeared in court charged with stabbing a prayer leader with a kitchen knife at a London mosque. Daniel Horton, 29, is accused of grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed article. He appeared at Westminster magistrates court on Saturday, where he sat forward with his head bowed during the hearing.
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Coronavirus: South Korea cluster drives huge rise in cases4h Coronavirus: South Korea cluster drives huge rise in cases
Patients and staff at a hospital near Daegu account for bulk of 229 new cases as links to controversial ‘sect’ are investigated South Korea has reported another huge jump in cases of coronavirus as the country fights to contain the spread of the deadly disease. The number of infections has increased by 229 to 433, officials said on Saturday, with most of the cases linked to
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My favourite Mantel: by Margaret Atwood, Colm Tóibín, Anne Enright and more4h My favourite Mantel: by Margaret Atwood, Colm Tóibín, Anne Enright and more
From Wolf Hall to Beyond Black and Giving Up The Ghost, cultural figures pick their highlights from a remarkable career
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Egyptian Court Acquits Mubarak’s Sons of Illicit Share Trading4h Egyptian Court Acquits Mubarak’s Sons of Illicit Share Trading
Alaa and Gamal Mubarak had faced charges of illegally profiting from the sale of a bank in 2007.
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Coronavirus: WHO worried about cases with no link to China – latest updates4h Updated Coronavirus: WHO worried about cases with no link to China – latest updates
The World Health Organization has raised concerns about cases where there has been no contact with someone known to be infected nor travel to China
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Cases in Wuhan Nursing Home Raise Alarm5h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Cases in Wuhan Nursing Home Raise Alarm
A dozen cases have been confirmed at a single nursing home in Wuhan, China. Experts say such facilities are among the most dangerous sites for transmission of the virus.
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5h Ilkeston NatWest hole in wall rises up TripAdvisor rankings
Internet jokers cause a circular hole outside a bank to rise up the TripAdvisor rankings.
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5h Updated Coronavirus: Evacuation flight for Britons on Diamond Princess due to land
UK nationals who have been quarantined on the cruise ship for 16 days are flown out of Japan.
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Coronavirus live updates: WHO worried about cases with no link to China5h Updated Coronavirus live updates: WHO worried about cases with no link to China
The World Health Organization has raised concerns about cases where there has been no contact with someone known to be infected nor travel to China
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5h Hanau shooting: Why Germany’s far-right AfD is blamed over racist violence
The anti-Islam AfD is accused of fuelling racist violence, amid German shock at the Hanau killings.
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UK weather: heavy rain brings further flooding with more forecast5h Updated UK weather: heavy rain brings further flooding with more forecast
Met Office says more belts of rain expected and warns of high winds and snow in Scotland A third consecutive weekend of stormy weather has brought further flooding to already sodden areas. With swathes of south Wales and northern and central England still trying to cope with the impact of storms Ciara and Dennis, heavy showers have hit parts of the UK with warnings of more to come.
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Nevada caucuses: Democrats prepare to vote in most diverse 2020 state yet5h Nevada caucuses: Democrats prepare to vote in most diverse 2020 state yet
Electorate in ‘first-in-the-west’ primary is more representative of Democratic party than voters in earlier states Nevada residents will be casting their votes in the “first-in-the-west” primary contest that will play a key role in
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Adapting to Rising Seas, Schools Move to the Rafters and Cats Swim6h Updated Adapting to Rising Seas, Schools Move to the Rafters and Cats Swim
On an island in the Philippines, waterlogged for one-third of every year, residents adjust to their sodden existence instead of fleeing.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Wuhan Nursing Home Reports New Cluster of Cases6h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Wuhan Nursing Home Reports New Cluster of Cases
A dozen cases have been confirmed at a single nursing home in Wuhan, China. Experts say such facilities are among the most dangerous sites for transmission of the virus.
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Iran elections: conservatives heading for large majority6h Updated Iran elections: conservatives heading for large majority
Likely outcome reflects frustration at collapsing living standards and relations with the west Iran’s conservatives are heading for a large overall majority in the country’s parliamentary elections, according to preliminary results, an outcome that reflects frustration with collapsing living standards and the apparent dead end of engagement with the west. It means strong supporters of the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, will control all the main levers of power in Iran except for the presidency. The reformists,
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6h Investors are betting on a quick recovery from coronavirus
A growing number of companies are warning that the coronavirus will prevent them from meeting sales or profit targets for the first three months of the year. Some are even getting specific, and putting a number on the financial damage.
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Family-of-four are killed in Highlands horror crash6h Updated Family-of-four are killed in Highlands horror crash
A family-of-four were killed in a horror car smash on the A82 by Hillfarm, Torlundy, Scottish Highlands, around 5.30pm on Thursday. Mother was driving with her partner and their two daughters.
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Heavy showers bring fresh flooding to parts of UK7h Heavy showers bring fresh flooding to parts of UK
Met Office says more belts of rain expected and warns of high winds and snow in Scotland A third consecutive weekend of stormy weather has brought further flooding to already sodden communities. With swathes of south Wales and northern and central England still trying to cope with the impact of storms Ciara and Dennis, heavy showers have hit parts of the UK with warnings of more to come.
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Unfree Speech by Joshua Wong review – a young life of protest in Hong Kong7h Unfree Speech by Joshua Wong review – a young life of protest in Hong Kong
A memoir and fervent call to arms from a key leader of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests, written with Jason Y Ng Since June 2019 Hong Kong has been – first figuratively, then literally – on fire. What began as a “summer of discontent” has become a running street battle, marked by acts of violence by both police and protesters. In November, Hong Kong’s university campuses were combat zones, bristling with makeshift barricades and petrol bombs; police responded with threats of using live ammunition. The protests had an immediate trigger: a controversial bill proposed by the chief executive,
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Boris Johnson unveils new blue passport8h Updated Boris Johnson unveils new blue passport
The Prime Minister was pictured holding the new travel document on a flight to Newcastle Airport on the day Britain left the EU, in an image released by Downing Street.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: New Cluster Emerges in Wuhan Nursing Home8h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: New Cluster Emerges in Wuhan Nursing Home
Public health experts have said that nursing homes could be among the most dangerous sites for transmission of the virus.
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The Mirror & the Light by Hilary Mantel – read the exclusive first extract8h The Mirror & the Light by Hilary Mantel – read the exclusive first extract
The first chapter of the final volume of Mantel’s award-winning Thomas Cromwell trilogy opens at the execution of Anne Boleyn Once the queen’s head is severed, he walks away. A sharp pang of appetite reminds him that it is time for a second breakfast, or perhaps an early dinner. The morning’s circumstances are new and there are no rules to guide us. The witnesses, who have knelt for the passing of the soul, stand up and put on their hats. Under the hats, their faces are stunned.
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Coronavirus outbreak: South Korea clusters drives huge jump in cases9h Coronavirus outbreak: South Korea clusters drives huge jump in cases
Patients and staff at a hospital near Daegu account for bulk of 142 new cases as links to controversial ‘sect’ are investigated South Korea has reported another huge jump in cases of coronavirus as the country fights to contain the spread of the deadly disease. The number of infections has increased by 142 to 346, officials said on Saturday, with most of the cases linked to
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Donald Trump Jr granted permit to hunt Alaska grizzly bear9h Donald Trump Jr granted permit to hunt Alaska grizzly bear
The president’s son is a keen hunter who has enjoyed several expeditions in Alaska and Canada Donald Trump Jr has been granted the right to hunt a grizzly bear in north-western Alaska near the Bering Sea town of Nome, a state official says. The son of US president Donald Trump was one of three people who applied for 27 spots for non-resident hunters targeting grizzlies in a designated region of north-western Alaska’s Seward Peninsula, said Eddie Grasser, the wildlife conservation director for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
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Coronavirus outbreak: South Korea church cluster drives huge jump in cases9h Updated Coronavirus outbreak: South Korea church cluster drives huge jump in cases
Patients and staff at a hospital near Daegu account for bulk of 142 new cases as links to controversial ‘sect’ are investigated South Korea has reported another huge jump in cases of coronavirus as the country fights to contain the spread of the deadly disease. The number of infections has increased by 142 to 346, officials said on Saturday, with most of the cases linked to
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BBC legend rips apart Boris Johnson as David Dimbleby blasts the Prime Minister amid TV licence row9h Updated BBC legend rips apart Boris Johnson as David Dimbleby blasts the Prime Minister amid TV licence row
The veteran broadcaster, 82, accused the Prime Minister of using the row to undermine the corporation and avoid having his policies scrutinised during filming for Germany's ARD state TV channel.
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10h Fears over containing virus grow as cases outside China spike
Concerns are growing over the global spread of the novel coronavirus after a spike in cases outside of mainland China among people with no connection to China or the city of Wuhan, ground zero for the outbreak.
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As New Cases Surge, Businesses Face Grim Fallout10h Updated As New Cases Surge, Businesses Face Grim Fallout
With four fatalities in Iran and a spike in infections in South Korea, concerns about the virus’s effect on the global economy intensified.
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Our eureka moment: what I learned from swapping breadwinning roles with my husband10h Our eureka moment: what I learned from swapping breadwinning roles with my husband
Trading places with a partner can bring challenges. But if done well, you’ll reap the rewards Four years ago, my husband Dan and I were a bottle of wine down in our draughty, small, city house, our son finally asleep in the boxroom upstairs. We were in the throes of something that usually stays in the realm of fantasy: a bout of scheming – dreaming, really – about our alternative lives. Dan provided our financial security but had had enough of his job in local government and yearned for a simpler life. I was a freelance journalist desperate to write more and travel but, out of necessity, was doing the bulk of the childcare. We also craved the idea of moving from London to a part of the world we’d loved for years. Then a eureka moment hit: if we swapped roles, there was an outside chance we could do it.
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Blue Brexit passports to be issued from next month10h Blue Brexit passports to be issued from next month
Redesign proves as divisive as EU referendum, with one former MP calling it ‘ignorant’ Blue passports will be issued for the first time in almost three decades from next month to mark Britain’s departure from the EU, the government has announced. They will replace the standard-issue burgundy passports that were rolled out across EU countries from 1988.
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Shadowy Church Is at Center of Coronavirus Outbreak in South Korea11h Updated Shadowy Church Is at Center of Coronavirus Outbreak in South Korea
As the country’s infection numbers soar, most cases have been connected to the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, which mainstream churches consider a cult.
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With 4 Deaths in Iran and More Cases on 3 Continents, Fears of Coronavirus Pandemic Rise11h Updated With 4 Deaths in Iran and More Cases on 3 Continents, Fears of Coronavirus Pandemic Rise
Health officials called the surge in reported infections “very worrisome,” as cases soared in South Korea. Europe and North America reported a big uptick in infections.
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Far-Right Terrorism Is No. 1 Threat, Germany Is Told After Attack11h Updated Far-Right Terrorism Is No. 1 Threat, Germany Is Told After Attack
The authorities, long criticized as complacent about the extreme right, promised an increased police presence at mosques, airports, train stations and borders.
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An Egyptian’s Arrest Rekindles an Italian Trauma11h Updated An Egyptian’s Arrest Rekindles an Italian Trauma
Haunted by the 2016 death in Cairo of an Italian student, Giulio Regeni, Italians are campaigning for the release of an Egyptian who has said he was tortured.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: As New Cases Surge, Businesses Face Grim Fallout11h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: As New Cases Surge, Businesses Face Grim Fallout
With four fatalities in Iran and a spike in infections in South Korea, concerns about the virus’s effect on the global economy intensified.
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Getting privatisation undone puts centre-left in good shape in Hamburg11h Getting privatisation undone puts centre-left in good shape in Hamburg
Losing 2013 plebiscite on buying back utility grid appears to have enhanced SPD’s local prospects As with Brexit in Britain, the outcome of a referendum in Hamburg came as a blow to the establishment. By the slimmest of majorities, voters defied the status quo, and the party that did the best job convincing the public it would honour their will collected the political rewards. The dynamic unleashed by the 2013 plebiscite on buying the local utility grids back from private providers helps to explain why the city state is expected to buck national trends at this Sunday’s elections.
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12h Spike linked to religious group
More than half of South Korea's novel coronavirus cases can be linked to the Shincheonji religious group. Officials say one member attended services in the southern city of Daegu while infected. Religious services have since been shut down to stop the spread. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
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Truce in Afghanistan goes into effect but will a deal bring peace?13h Truce in Afghanistan goes into effect but will a deal bring peace?
A temporary truce between the US and the Taliban has taken effect in Afghanistan, amid hopes that the 18-year war could be close to an end.
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13h Updated A 15-month-old was reported missing this week -- two months after she was last seen
Tennessee authorities are looking for a 15-month-old who was last seen two months ago.
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Coronavirus: flight evacuating Britons from stricken cruise ship leaves Japan13h Coronavirus: flight evacuating Britons from stricken cruise ship leaves Japan
Thirty-two British and European passengers from Diamond Princess on board plane due to land in England on Saturday, Foreign Office says The British government has begun repatriating its citizens trapped on a coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan for more than two weeks. “The evacuation flight from Japan has now departed with 32 British and European passengers on board, as well as British government and medical staff,” the Foreign Office said in a statement on Saturday.
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California grad students risk losing their jobs after months-long strike13h California grad students risk losing their jobs after months-long strike
Fellow students and faculty across state march in solidarity amid call for better pay as cost of living soars Across university campuses in California on Friday, students and faculty members marched, chanted and waved signs in support of the graduate students at the University of Santa Cruz who have been waging a months-long strike
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Bloomberg vows to free three women from non-disclosure agreements14h Bloomberg vows to free three women from non-disclosure agreements
Michael Bloomberg has promised to free three women from agreements that prevent them from speaking publicly about law suits filed against him.
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For Harry and Meghan, No More ‘Royal’ in Their Brand14h Updated For Harry and Meghan, No More ‘Royal’ in Their Brand
After protracted negotiations with Buckingham Palace, the couple agreed not to use the word “royal” in their philanthropic and commercial activities.
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14h Friends to reunite for one-off special on HBO Max
The cast of Friends is to reunite for a one off special, more than 15 years since the show ended.
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14h The NFL and MLB want to expand their playoffs for a simple reason: $$$
Both the National Football League and Major League Baseball are considering changing their playoff formats, according to reports by ESPN and the New York Post.
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Bernie Sanders has invested big in Nevada. Will it pay off?14h Bernie Sanders has invested big in Nevada. Will it pay off?
Polling suggests frontrunner is well ahead of his rivals, with 25% support in a state where he campaigned hard Bernie Sanders closed a crucial week in the 2020 Democratic primary by making his case to west coast voters, hoping to solidify his lead in the race with a win in Saturday’s caucuses in Nevada. After
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Comedian Brad Williams breaks down in tears over Quaden Bayles15h Updated Comedian Brad Williams breaks down in tears over Quaden Bayles
Mr Williams set up a GoFundMe page for Quaden Bayles on Thursday after the boy's mother shared a video of him crying and saying 'give me a rope, I want to kill myself'.
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Coronavirus outbreak: South Korea records another huge jump in cases15h Coronavirus outbreak: South Korea records another huge jump in cases
Central city of Daegu is at the epicentre of the infections, health officials say, as China’s Hubei province sees 109 more deaths South Korea has reported another huge jump in cases of coronavirus as the country fights to contain the spread of the deadly disease. The number of infections has increased by 142 to 346, officials said on Saturday, with most of the cases
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15h When women die in childbirth, these are the fathers left behind
They are members of an unnecessarily large fraternity.
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Sanders banks on support from Latinos and young people as Nevada vote looms15h Sanders banks on support from Latinos and young people as Nevada vote looms
Polling suggests frontrunner is well ahead of his rivals, with 25% support in a state where he campaigned hard Bernie Sanders closed a crucial week in the 2020 Democratic primary by making his case to west coast voters, hoping to solidify his lead in the race with a win in Saturday’s caucuses in Nevada. After
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15h Immigration: How will new laws affect care workers?
Will foreign workers in the UK be able to stay, and more of your questions answered.
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15h Coronavirus infections nearly double in 24 hours in South Korea
24 cases of coronavirus confirmed in the US China changed how it counts virus cases again What's spreading faster than the virus in US?
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15h What happens when a Hindu and Muslim YouTuber meet?
More young people are turning to social media to explore their faith.
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Clarifications & corrections 16h Updated Clarifications & corrections 
Ephraim Hardcastle yesterday suggested the political commentator Dan Hodges admitted making up a story on Twitter about Michael Bloomberg. In fact,when Dan Hodges tweeted he had...
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16h Updated Biden predicts who Trump will fire next
During a CNN town hall in Nevada, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden discusses the briefing shared with lawmakers warning them that the intelligence community believes Russia is already taking steps to interfere in the 2020 election with the goal of helping President Donald Trump win, which three sources familiar with the matter have told CNN.
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Coronavirus: Britons on Diamond Princess cruise ship rescued16h Coronavirus: Britons on Diamond Princess cruise ship rescued
The Foreign Office confirmed on Friday night that the plane had taken off with 32 passengers on board, as well as British government and medical staff, and is due to arrive in the UK on Saturday.
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16h Waitrose named best supermarket by Which?
Waitrose has been rated the best UK in-store supermarket again in Which?'s annual supermarket satisfaction survey.
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With 4 Deaths in Iran and More on 3 Continents, Fears of Coronavirus Pandemic Rise16h With 4 Deaths in Iran and More on 3 Continents, Fears of Coronavirus Pandemic Rise
Health officials called the surge in reported infections “very worrisome,” as cases soared in South Korea. Europe and North America reported a big uptick in infections.
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16h US election 2020: What do young voters want in Nevada?
Voters born after 1980 had the lowest turnout rate in 2016. What will get them to the polls?
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Holocaust Educators Urge Amazon to Stop Selling Nazi Propaganda16h Holocaust Educators Urge Amazon to Stop Selling Nazi Propaganda
The retailer said it was listening, but defended its right to sell books “that some may find objectionable.”
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16h Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury II: Fight preview and all you need to know
As Tyson Fury prepares for his rematch with Deontay Wilder, BBC Sport takes you through all you need to know.
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Man charged over stabbing attack at London mosque16h Man charged over stabbing attack at London mosque
Daniel Horton, 29, charged with grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed article A man has been charged over Thursday’s stabbing attack at London Central Mosque. Daniel Horton, 29, of no fixed address, was charged on Friday night with grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed article, Scotland Yard said. He will appear at Westminster magistrates’ court on Saturday.
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16h Updated Coronavirus: Evacuation flight for Britons on Diamond Princess takes off
UK nationals who have been quarantined on the liner for 16 days are being flown out of Japan.
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16h Updated London Central Mosque stabbing: Man charged
Daniel Horton, 29, is accused of attacking a worshipper in his 70s during afternoon prayers.
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16h New blue British passport rollout to begin in March
They will begin to replace the current burgundy passports, following the UK's departure from the EU.
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Harry and Meghan Give Up SussexRoyal Name17h Updated Harry and Meghan Give Up SussexRoyal Name
The couple, who are withdrawing from official duties, had planned to use it as an umbrella name for their new charitable foundation.
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Prince Charles visits flood-hit communities in South Wales17h Updated Prince Charles visits flood-hit communities in South Wales
The first-in-line climbed into a water-logged cellar of a home in Pontypridd to see first hand the devastation of residents who have been shoring up their defences to fend off the wrath of Storm Dennis.
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17h Friends to reunite for one-off special
The cast of Friends is to reunite for a one off special, more than 15 years since the show ended.
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18h Updated Michael Bloomberg to release female employees from gag orders
He says his firm agreed three NDAs with women "about comments they said I had made".
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Fears of Global Spread as Cases Accelerate in Iran and South Korea18h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Fears of Global Spread as Cases Accelerate in Iran and South Korea
Iran acknowledged 18 cases in three cities, with four fatalities, and a surge in cases in South Korea was linked to a secretive church.
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India Set to Stage an Epic Show, With Trump as the Star18h India Set to Stage an Epic Show, With Trump as the Star
Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to have enticed Mr. Trump to fly 8,000 miles with the promise of a two-day spectacle. But serious issues remain.
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Friends cast confirm reunion for unscripted special18h Friends cast confirm reunion for unscripted special
The cast of Friends have finally confirmed they are reuniting for a special episode of the show, 15 years after it ended.
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18h Updated Mitrovic earns Fulham point at Derby after Rooney penalty
Aleksandar Mitrovic rescues a point for Fulham at Derby as Wayne Rooney marks his 500th appearance in English league football by scoring a Panenka penalty.
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‘Politics of Hate’ Takes a Toll in Germany Well Beyond Immigrants18h Updated ‘Politics of Hate’ Takes a Toll in Germany Well Beyond Immigrants
As the far-right gains traction, harassment and intimidation of local officials are growing, threatening democracy at the grass roots.
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18h Updated School leavers train as carers as EU migration falls
Promises of progression as nurses and doctors attract young people into hard-to-fill NHS jobs.
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Bernie Sanders denounces Russian efforts to aid his campaign – live19h Bernie Sanders denounces Russian efforts to aid his campaign – live
Frontrunner condemns interference and says: ‘Unlike Trump, I do not consider Vladimir Putin a good friend. He is an autocratic thug’
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Mike Bloomberg says he will release three women from NDAs19h Mike Bloomberg says he will release three women from NDAs
Candidate said his company identified three agreements ‘to address complaints about comments they said I had made’
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19h Countdown Begins to Possible End of U.S. War in Afghanistan
A partial truce beginning early Saturday is a first step toward signing a deal to withdraw American troops. But bitter conflict within the Afghan government clouds prospects for a lasting peace.
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Bloomberg says he will release three women from NDAs used to silence them – live19h Updated Bloomberg says he will release three women from NDAs used to silence them – live
Contender responds to criticism of company’s handling of sexual harassment claims and says he has ‘done a lot of reflecting on this issue’
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‘Politics of Hate’ Takes a Toll in Germany, Well Beyond Immigrants19h ‘Politics of Hate’ Takes a Toll in Germany, Well Beyond Immigrants
As the far-right gains traction, harassment and intimidation of local officials are growing, threatening democracy at the grass roots.
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Gloria Allred admits sending bus asking Prince Andrew to talk to FBI about Epstein – video19h Gloria Allred admits sending bus asking Prince Andrew to talk to FBI about Epstein – video
US lawyer Gloria Allred, who is representing several of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers has admitted arranging an American-style school bus to drive through different parts of London, including past Buckingham Palace, with a message on the side asking Prince Andrew to speak with the FBI. Andrew has so far failed to respond to FBI approaches in the ongoing investigation into Epstein and his abuse of underaged girls
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36 Hours in Basel19h Updated 36 Hours in Basel
It might be known for Art Basel, but this riverside city in Switzerland is also the birthplace of Roger Federer, has some 40 museums and is currently on the cusp of Carnival.
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19h Updated Quaden Bayles: Fundraiser for boy in bullying video hits $300,000
A viral clip of bullied Australian boy Quaden Bayles has triggered an outpouring of support globally.
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19h As U.S. Deal With Taliban Rolls Out, Can the Afghan Side Stay Together?
Officials say a partial truce over the next seven days will be crucial to a peace deal with the Taliban. But the Afghan government is descending into acrimony.
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Harvey Weinstein trial: jury appears to reach partial verdict20h Updated Harvey Weinstein trial: jury appears to reach partial verdict
Jury indicated that in three counts they have reached their decision, and will now break and return to deliberations on the other two counts on Monday The jury at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial in New York appears to have reached a verdict on three of the five counts facing him, though they are deadlocked on the most serious charge – predatory sexual assault. Shortly after the lunch break on Friday, the five men and seven women of the jury were called back into court having indicated that in three counts they have reached their decision. These are: the count that alleges the fallen movie mogul forced oral sex on a then Project Runway production assistant, Miriam Haley, in 2006 and two counts of rape in 2013 of a woman who the Guardian is not naming as her intentions on identification are unclear.
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20h As U.S. Deals With Taliban Rollout, Can the Afghan Side Stay Together?
Officials say a partial truce over the next seven days will be crucial to a peace deal with the Taliban. But the Afghan government is descending into acrimony.
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Hidden Away review - makes a rich, heavy meal of a biopic of feral Italian painter20h Hidden Away review - makes a rich, heavy meal of a biopic of feral Italian painter
This account of the tough, troubled life of naive artist Antonio Liguabue boasts a committed performance from actor Elio Germano Georgio Diritti has directed a lovely-looking and fervent film about the life of the
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Minamata review – Johnny Depp attempts redemption in heartfelt look at disaster that struck Japanese town20h Minamata review – Johnny Depp attempts redemption in heartfelt look at disaster that struck Japanese town
Depp plays real-life US photojournalist W Eugene Smith who travels to cover the story of mercury poisoning that caused horrendous disfigurements Minamata is not a masterpiece and there are one or two cliches here about western saviours and boozy, difficult, passionate journalists who occupy the perennial Venn diagram overlap between integrity and alcoholism. This movie’s producer-star Johnny Depp has form on this score, with his
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German Mayors Find Themselves on Front Lines of the ‘Politics of Hate’20h Updated German Mayors Find Themselves on Front Lines of the ‘Politics of Hate’
As the far-right gains traction, harassment and intimidation of local officials are growing, threatening democracy at the grass roots.
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20h Coventry City: Dion Dublin visits former club Coventry
Dion Dublin returns to his former club Coventry City as the League One side look to win promotion back to the Championship.
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21h Updated Flooding: Prince Charles meets victims as repair bill grows
The Prince speaks to homeowners and businesses left devastated by flooding, as the repair bill grows.
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EU summit collapses as leaders struggle to fill €75bn Brexit hole21h EU summit collapses as leaders struggle to fill €75bn Brexit hole
States deeply divided over budget as big contributors reject plan for them to pay more A summit of EU leaders seeking to fill a €75bn hole in the bloc’s budget left by Brexit dramatically collapsed after Angela Merkel led major contributors in rejecting a proposal that would have left them paying billions more. The meeting in Brussels was brought to an abrupt end on Friday evening, with the leaders deeply divided, leaving the European council president, Charles Michel, to admit: “We need more time.”
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21h Updated Celebrities rally to send boy to Disneyland after bullying video goes viral
Bullied at school for his dwarfism, 9-year-old Quaden Bayles sobs uncontrollably in the back of his mother's car -- saying to the camera: "Give me a knife, I want to kill myself."
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21h Updated Zillow is buying houses now — and losing lots of money in the process
Zillow has long been known as the place to go when you're looking to buy a new home. It's famous for its Zestimate, which uses proprietary algorithms to estimate the current price of your house (or your neighbor's, if you're feeling nosy).
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From batteries to shutters: Australian firms eye potential coronavirus shortages21h From batteries to shutters: Australian firms eye potential coronavirus shortages
Hospitality and travel have already been hard hit, while there are concerns of looming shortages of products such as iPhones and batteries With the coronavirus outbreak in China affecting the import and export trade, Australian retailers and suppliers are concerned that consumers will soon start experiencing shortages of products ranging from iPhones to batteries. There are widespread factory shutdowns in China as millions of people remain in lockdown and subject to strict travel restrictions and quarantine measures. While some retailers say it is too soon to see a noticeable impact on stock, with many shipyard and factory workers taking time off for lunar new year anyway, they are preparing for shortages in coming weeks.
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UK weather: Flood-hit Britain faces its THIRD weekend washout in a row22h Updated UK weather: Flood-hit Britain faces its THIRD weekend washout in a row
England has already had 141 per cent of its average February rainfall in the first three weeks of the month, with a third weekend of damaging downpours and powerful winds now on the way for parts of the UK.
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Freeze fuel duty or face a backlash, Chancellor is warned22h Freeze fuel duty or face a backlash, Chancellor is warned
Rishi Sunak (pictured) is said to be considering cancelling the freeze in the levy, which has been in place since 2010, despite the Prime Minister's election pledge stating he had no intention of a raise.
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Seven face trafficking charges in Vietnam over Essex lorry deaths22h Seven face trafficking charges in Vietnam over Essex lorry deaths
Seven people in Vietnam have been charged in connection with the deaths of 39 people who were found in a lorry container in Essex, according to Vietnamese state media.
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EU leaders express concern over filling €75bn Brexit shortfall – video22h EU leaders express concern over filling €75bn Brexit shortfall – video
Leaders of EU countries have expressed concerns the union's long-term budget talks may not conclude in an agreement as politicians' positions have been miles apart on how to fill the 
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22h Updated Lesotho Prime Minister fails to show up in court to face murder charge
Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane failed to show up in court Friday where he was due to be charged with murdering his former wife, police said.
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Marni blends old and new fabrics looking for beauty in leftovers22h Marni blends old and new fabrics looking for beauty in leftovers
Milan fashion week seeks low-waste ways to combine fashion and sustainability That eccentricity has become a bankable commodity – even within the traditionally
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UK weather: weekend rain could cause further flooding22h Updated UK weather: weekend rain could cause further flooding
Environment Agency warns of heavy downpours in northern England and the Midlands Heavy rain over the weekend could bring further flooding in northern England and the Midlands, the Environment Agency has warned. England has so far received 141% of its average February rainfall with almost continuous wet weather in the past fortnight, the agency said as it warned the deluges were set to continue into next week.
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Go to Hell: town offers free weddings but anniversaries will be a problem22h Go to Hell: town offers free weddings but anniversaries will be a problem
Hell, Michigan is offering a limited-time marriage deal: 29 free weddings on leap day, 29 February, at 2.29pm I have heard it said that there is no point in going to Heaven, because all the cool people will be in Hell. I now know this is probably not true – because not everyone would fit: Hell is a tiny town with a population of only 70,000, in Michigan. It’s also a place where you can get married for free. Which sounds like a good deal: as
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22h Updated Storm Dennis: Prince Charles meets flood victims
The Prince of Wales speaks to homeowners and businesses left devastated by flooding.
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Drunk man admits stabbing pub landlord to death on bodycam22h Updated Drunk man admits stabbing pub landlord to death on bodycam
Lee Abbott, 35, went to the Hammer and Pincers pub in Widnes, Cheshire, armed with a large kitchen knife to attack Christian Thornton, 49, on August 11 last year.
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Muslim crier released from hospital less than 24 hours after attack23h Updated Muslim crier released from hospital less than 24 hours after attack
Raafat Maglad, 70, collapsed to the floor at the London Central Mosque when he was allegedly attacked by a 29-year-old man who was standing behind him with a five-inch kitchen knife.
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23h Billie Eilish lands number one with James Bond theme
No Time to Die becomes only the second-ever official 007 song to top the UK singles charts.
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German far-right party AfD accused of fuelling hate after Hanau attack23h German far-right party AfD accused of fuelling hate after Hanau attack
Leading politicians say Alternative für Deutschland should face surveillance Leading German politicians have called for the far-right party Alternative für Deutschland to be placed under surveillance, claiming it has helped fuel the extremist rhetoric behind the
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Danny Cipriani talks about suicidal thoughts and Caroline Flack23h Updated Danny Cipriani talks about suicidal thoughts and Caroline Flack
Danny Cipriani has revealed that he tried to buy a gun to kill himself when he was 22 and suffering from depression in an Instagram post following the death of ex-partner Caroline Flack.
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Why Elizabeth Warren won this week in US politics – and a Florida man lost23h Why Elizabeth Warren won this week in US politics – and a Florida man lost
Another Democratic debate shakes up the race ahead of Nevada’s caucuses while a Florida man figures out how to take ‘Trump’ with him to the doctor It’s been another wild week in American politics, with a Democratic debate shaking up the field again and Donald Trump tangling with the justice system in multiple dramatic ways. But who’s up and who’s down as Nevada gets ready to vote in the primary race on Saturday?
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23h Ferrari behind rivals as Vettel breaks down in F1 testing
Ferrari say they are lagging behind rivals Mercedes and Red Bull at the halfway point of pre-season testing.
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Consumer programme Watchdog is axed by the BBC after 40 years23h Updated Consumer programme Watchdog is axed by the BBC after 40 years
The series first began as a strand of current affairs show Nationwide in the 1980s. It has since gone on to complete more than 1,000 episodes across 41 series, which were hosted by 23 different presenters.
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Deliveroo rider knocks down woman walking a dog at a zebra crossing23h Updated Deliveroo rider knocks down woman walking a dog at a zebra crossing
The cyclist was pedaling down Marylebone High Street in London on Thursday lunchtime when he collided with the woman, knocking her to the ground.
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More Than 500 Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in China’s Prisons23h More Than 500 Coronavirus Cases Confirmed in China’s Prisons
The surge in new infections renewed questions about the accuracy of China’s case count.
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NHS to test Londoners for coronavirus at home24h NHS to test Londoners for coronavirus at home
Fresh approach to detecting Covid-19 aims to limit spread of infection across capital The NHS has started testing people for coronavirus in their own homes in London. The
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JP Morgan economists warn climate crisis is threat to human race24h JP Morgan economists warn climate crisis is threat to human race
Leaked report for world’s major fossil fuel financier says Earth is on unsustainable trajectory The world’s largest financier of fossil fuels has advised clients that something will have to change at some point if the human race is to survive the climate crisis, according to a leaked document. The JP Morgan report on the economic risks of human-caused global heating said it was clear that the earth was on an unsustainable trajectory that risked catastrophic outcomes.
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24h Kind gesture moves school custodian to tears
A custodian at a Tennessee elementary school, who walks two miles and takes three buses to get to work, broke down in tears after parents and teachers started a GoFundMe campaign to help him buy a car. WMC's Joyce Peterson reports.
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A Kenyan Painter Casts a Critical Eye on China’s Role in Africa24h A Kenyan Painter Casts a Critical Eye on China’s Role in Africa
Michael Soi’s “China Loves Africa” collection examines the symbiotic and often corrupt relationship between Beijing and African elites.
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24h Updated Wood burners: Most polluting fuels to be banned in the home
Owners of wood burners and open fires in England will be discouraged from burning house coal or wet wood.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: More Confusion as China Changes Counting Method Yet Again24h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: More Confusion as China Changes Counting Method Yet Again
New clusters in Chinese prisons and a spike in cases in two Beijing hospitals raise new concerns.
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Notre-Dame’s Crypt and Square May Reopen in Spring24h Updated Notre-Dame’s Crypt and Square May Reopen in Spring
Paris officials have delayed reopening parts of the landmark cathedral damaged by fire several times.
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24h Want to own a Picasso? A $100 raffle ticket could make your dream come true
Art lovers are being given the chance to own a Picasso painting valued at around $1 million. The price? Just €100 ($108) -- the cost of a ticket for a charity raffle to be drawn in March.
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24h Poor quality American diet kills sperm count and lowers male testosterone, study says
If sperm was an animal, science might worry that it's heading toward extinction in Western nations.
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25h London mosque stabbing victim says he forgives attacker
Raafat Maglad returns to London Central Mosque less than 24 hours after he was stabbed at prayer.
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25h Climate change may doom 1 in 3 species of plants and animals in the next 50 years
Take a moment to cherish your plants and appreciate the animals you see around you.
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Countdown to Taliban-US truce in bid to end 18-year Afghan war25h Countdown to Taliban-US truce in bid to end 18-year Afghan war
The end of 18 years of war in Afghanistan could be in sight as the countdown to signing a peace agreement between the Taliban and the United States will begin on Friday.
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U.S. and Allies Blame Russia for Cyberattack on Republic of Georgia25h Updated U.S. and Allies Blame Russia for Cyberattack on Republic of Georgia
Britain and Australia joined the State Department’s effort to deter Moscow from interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
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25h Updated Lack of discipline from players cost Jose Mourinho Man United job, says Benni McCarthy
Jose Mourinho may have a striker crisis on his hands at Tottenham Hotspur, but in the long run he will turn the north London's club fortunes around, says Benni McCarthy, who played for the Portuguese coach when he managed Porto.
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Bloomberg campaign spends $460m in first quarter ahead of Super Tuesday25h Bloomberg campaign spends $460m in first quarter ahead of Super Tuesday
Federal Election Commission filings released on Thursday show money is sourced from ex-mayor’s own pockets Billionaire presidential candidate
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Bullied boy with dwarfism goes to Disneyland after $200k raised25h Updated Bullied boy with dwarfism goes to Disneyland after $200k raised
Brad Williams set up a GoFundMe page for Quaden Bayles on Thursday after the boy's mother shared a video of him crying and saying he wanted to die.
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25h Updated An Afghan Truce Test Is to Begin Amid a Political Crisis
Officials say a partial truce over the next seven days will be crucial to a peace deal with the Taliban. But the Afghan government is descending into acrimony.
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Royal Mail is to increase the price of a First Class stamp to 76p and a Second Class stamp to 65p 25h Updated Royal Mail is to increase the price of a First Class stamp to 76p and a Second Class stamp to 65p 
The price of a first class stamp will be increased by 6p to 76p and the price of a second class stamp will rise 4p to 65p, the Royal Mail said.
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25h Updated Baby and girl, 3, killed with parents in crash near Fort William
The family were involved in a two-car collision on the A82 at Torlundy near Fort William.
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25h Storm Dennis: The biscuits and boats helping flood-hit villagers
Volunteers have been keeping communities going in the wake of Storm Dennis.
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25h Hopes for slowdown in spread of virus have been dashed
Hopes for a slowdown in the spread of the novel coronavirus were dashed Friday as the number of new cases rose in China, and outbreaks worsened in Japan and South Korea.
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Iran Remains on Antiterrorism Blacklist, Continuing Sanctions25h Iran Remains on Antiterrorism Blacklist, Continuing Sanctions
The Financial Action Task Force said Iran would stay on its blacklist, and called on member states to sanction the country.
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School bus stunt urges Prince Andrew to talk to FBI about Jeffrey Epstein26h School bus stunt urges Prince Andrew to talk to FBI about Jeffrey Epstein
US lawyer Gloria Allred arranged for bus to be driven past Buckingham Palace with message for prince An American-style school bus has driven past Buckingham Palace with a message on the side appealing for Prince Andrew to answer questions from the FBI about his links to the sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The stunt was arranged by the US lawyer Gloria Allred, who represents some of Epstein’s victims.
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Swiss president invites those who share her birth date to her 60th26h Swiss president invites those who share her birth date to her 60th
Switzerland's president is throwing herself a birthday party for her 60th - and wants those who share the same birth date to come along.
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26h Updated Two kids vanished in September. Their mom re-married, fled to Hawaii and has just been arrested
Authorities are still trying to piece together what happened to the two Idaho children who have been missing for five months. In that time, their mother re-married and fled to Hawaii with her husband once police began investigating the disappearances.
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Pensioner, 74, was left lying on the floor for five hours while waiting for paramedics26h Updated Pensioner, 74, was left lying on the floor for five hours while waiting for paramedics
John McCallum, 74, fell while doing physiotherapy exercises at his home in Leith, Edinburgh. He was forced to wait for an ambulance for just under five hours while unable to move from the pain.
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Terrifying moment loose dog attacks five-year-old girl in a church parking lot and bites her arm26h Updated Terrifying moment loose dog attacks five-year-old girl in a church parking lot and bites her arm
The incident took place near a Colorado Springs church on October 20. Surveillance video captures a family headed toward a car in the parking lot of the church when the dog charges at the girl.
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Tourist hotspots where one home in four is on Airbnb26h Updated Tourist hotspots where one home in four is on Airbnb
Airbnb has taken over tourist hotspots in the past decade, with pressure groups accusing the £30billion tech firm of depriving communities of much-needed housing.
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What is the Windrush review?26h What is the Windrush review?
The review was set up to shed light on the events that led to the Windrush scandal The Windrush review was set up to provide an independent assessment of the events leading up to the Windrush scandal – particularly from 2008 to March 2018 – and to identify the key lessons for the Home Office going forward.
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US and Taliban to sign deal paving way for troop pullout and peace talks26h US and Taliban to sign deal paving way for troop pullout and peace talks
A seven-day ‘reduction of violence’ deal will begin on Friday night, Mike Pompeo said, leading to signing of a peace agreement The US and Taliban are due to sign an agreement on 29 February that will lead to the withdrawal of thousands of US troops and the start of comprehensive peace talks between the Afghan government and the insurgents. The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, announced that the agreement would be signed once there has been a week-long “nationwide reduction in violence”, to start at midnight on Friday, according to an understanding reached by US and Taliban negotiators meeting in Doha.
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Hundreds Released From Diamond Princess Cruise Ship in Japan26h Updated Hundreds Released From Diamond Princess Cruise Ship in Japan
Coronavirus quarantine over, passengers ventured off into the port city of Yokohama and beyond amid deep concerns among health experts and the announcement of two deaths.
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She Left Wuhan to Become a Journalist. She’s Back in Time to Get the Story.26h Updated She Left Wuhan to Become a Journalist. She’s Back in Time to Get the Story.
Anna Liu’s hometown is on lockdown, but she has found ways to use her skills as a reporter, even under quarantine.
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What a Party in Japan May Tell Us About the Coronavirus’s Spread26h Updated What a Party in Japan May Tell Us About the Coronavirus’s Spread
Will the virus spiral beyond China? Public health experts are closely studying cluster cases in other Asian countries.
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Lawyer, 34, found dead hours before she was due in court to be sentenced for drink driving26h Updated Lawyer, 34, found dead hours before she was due in court to be sentenced for drink driving
Kay McFarlane, 34, crashed outside a hospital near Kilmarnock, Scotland, while she was five times over the limit last year. She was an alcoholic who was struggling with the death of her father.
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Labour MPs warn government over Windrush review27h Labour MPs warn government over Windrush review
Concern after report of phrase ‘institutionally racist’ being removed from draft report Politicians have warned the government not to water down a review into the Windrush scandal after claims that a section of a pending report that branded the Home Office “institutionally racist” was removed. The Times newspaper reported sources saying the phrase “institutionally racist” was included in an earlier draft of the Windrush review, led by Inspector of Constabulary Wendy Williams, but had subsequently been deleted.
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Who is most at risk of contracting coronavirus?27h Who is most at risk of contracting coronavirus?
After the deaths of young health workers, do we have to rethink who is at risk of infection? There have been a number of deaths from the coronavirus among
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27h FIA to ban new Mercedes steering device from 2021
The innovative steering system introduced by Mercedes for this season will be banned from 2021.
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27h Updated Why Putin would want Trump to win in 2020
It's a familiar plot line: Top intelligence officials deliver a warning to lawmakers that Russia wants to interfere in the upcoming presidential election -- and that the Kremlin's preferred outcome is a win by President Donald Trump.
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Lawyer representing Epstein victims targets Prince Andrew with school bus stunt27h Lawyer representing Epstein victims targets Prince Andrew with school bus stunt
Yellow bus was driven past Buckingham Palace with message for prince to answer FBI’s questions Prince Andrew has been targeted by US lawyer Gloria Allred who represents some of the victims of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. An American school bus was driven past Buckingham Palace with a message on the side appealing for the prince to answer questions from the FBI over their Epstein investigation.
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Irish drug dealer loses £46m bitcoin codes he hid in fishing rod case27h Irish drug dealer loses £46m bitcoin codes he hid in fishing rod case
Clifton Collins fears fishing gear was taken to dump by his landlord after he was jailed In early 2017 Clifton Collins, an Irish drug dealer, had a dilemma: where to hide the codes of his illicit €55m (£46m)
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Comedian raises more than $200,000 to send bullied 9-year-old with dwarfism to Disneyland27h Updated Comedian raises more than $200,000 to send bullied 9-year-old with dwarfism to Disneyland
Brad Williams set up a GoFundMe page for Quaden Bayles on Thursday after the boy's mother shared a video of him crying and saying he wanted to die.
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27h Kerry Katona: I had to climb over my back gate to escape paparazzi
Singer Kerry Katona says being "constantly" followed by the media left her feeling suicidal at times.
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Thai court dissolves opposition party Future Forward27h Thai court dissolves opposition party Future Forward
Sixteen of its leaders banned for 10 years after it is ruled to have received illegal loan One of Thailand’s most popular opposition parties has been disbanded after it was found to have violated electoral rules by receiving an illegal loan, a decision analysts say is likely to heighten political tensions. The constitutional court dissolved Future Forward on Friday and banned 16 of its leaders from politics for 10 years.
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Socialite Christina Oxenberg tells all about Ghislaine Maxwell to the FBI27h Updated Socialite Christina Oxenberg tells all about Ghislaine Maxwell to the FBI
Christina Oxenberg, daughter of Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia has alerted the FBI that she is willing to testify against her old acquaintance Ghislaine Maxwell.
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£150k raised to send bullied schoolboy to Disneyland27h £150k raised to send bullied schoolboy to Disneyland
A comedian has raised more than $200,000 (£154,000) after setting up a fundraising page to send a nine-year-old boy who is being bullied because of his dwarfism to Disneyland.
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Environmental and animal rights activists being referred to Prevent programme27h Environmental and animal rights activists being referred to Prevent programme
Types of ‘concerns’ identified include far-left and anti-Isis extremism, FoI request reveals Environmental and animal rights activists have been referred to the government’s controversial anti-radicalisation programme, the Home Office has admitted. Responding to a freedom of information request, the Home Office provided a breakdown of reasons behind referrals of individuals who received specialist support for “other types of radicalisation” via its Channel programme, an arm of Prevent.
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Drunk man Lee Abbott admits stabbing Widnes pub landlord to death on police bodycam27h Updated Drunk man Lee Abbott admits stabbing Widnes pub landlord to death on police bodycam
Lee Abbott, 35, went to the Hammer and Pincers pub in Widnes, Cheshire, armed with a large kitchen knife to attack Christian Thornton, 49, on August 11 last year.
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27h Updated Seven-day reduction in violence in Afghanistan to begin, US announces
A seven-day reduction in violence in Afghanistan, negotiated by the US and the Taliban, is set to begin Friday night local time, the US State Department announced.
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Tyson Fury and wife Paris argue should children go to school or grow up as travellers documentary28h Updated Tyson Fury and wife Paris argue should children go to school or grow up as travellers documentary
Paris, 30, and Tyson, 31, of Lancashire, met as teenagers and have five children together - three sons called Prince and two daughters - Venezuela and Valencia.
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28h First class stamps to rise 6p to 76p
The Royal Mail is increasing the cost of postage again, with first-class stamps rising 6p to 76p
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Millionaire White Stuff founder refusing to tear down tennis court28h Millionaire White Stuff founder refusing to tear down tennis court
Sean Thomas built a two-storey double garage and tennis court on farmland behind his house in South Hams, Devon.
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Far-Right Shooting Shatters an Already Fragile Sense of Security in Germany28h Updated Far-Right Shooting Shatters an Already Fragile Sense of Security in Germany
The attack showed that no part of the country is immune to the potential for violence fueled by anti-immigrant hatred.
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Baby elephant is eaten alive by a pack of hyenas as its helpless mother watches28h Baby elephant is eaten alive by a pack of hyenas as its helpless mother watches
The mother elephant slowly starved to death as she watched hyenas kill her baby and rip off its leg, and vultures arrive to pick at the corpse. They were stuck in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe.
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The Tattooist of Auschwitz Heather Morris is sued over new blockbuster28h The Tattooist of Auschwitz Heather Morris is sued over new blockbuster
Cilka's Journey chronicles the harrowing life of Cecilia Kovachova, who was sent to Auschwitz concentration camp aged 16 and was, according to the author, used as a sex slave by two SS guards.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Confusion Grows as China Changes Counting Methods Yet Again28h Coronavirus Live Updates: Confusion Grows as China Changes Counting Methods Yet Again
The number of confirmed cases in the country, many connected to a single church, doubled in just a day.
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