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Accusations Against Plácido Domingo Divide the Opera World18m Updated Accusations Against Plácido Domingo Divide the Opera World
Reports of sexual harassment against one of opera’s most revered stars have brought opposing reactions from singers, and continents.
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19m 3 potential US mass shootings averted, authorities say
Authorities this weekend announced they had foiled three potential mass shootings after arresting three men in different states who expressed interest in or threatened to carry them out.
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Man tries to strangle his mum then pulled a gun on police dies after officers arrive and shoot him23m Updated Man tries to strangle his mum then pulled a gun on police dies after officers arrive and shoot him
Fifty people were at the Sydney home celebrating an engagement party for Brodie McInnes and Kila Maino (pictured) when police attended the scene after reports a man had strangled his mother.
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Seized Iranian Tanker Leaves Gibraltar, Despite U.S. Demand27m Seized Iranian Tanker Leaves Gibraltar, Despite U.S. Demand
The ship’s departure raised hopes that Iran, in turn, would relinquish a British tanker it seized in what appeared to be retaliation.
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36m Man beaten after being mistaken for suspected child predator
Kevin Martin says he was just looking to play pool at a local bar in Norco, California, when a man mistook him for a child predator and beat him.
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Hong Kong: 1.7m people defy police to march in pouring rain38m Updated Hong Kong: 1.7m people defy police to march in pouring rain
An estimated quarter of the population fill downtown park and surrounding streets
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45m Updated Mickelson nearly misses tee time after lightning strikes hotel and sparks fire
Golf great Phil Mickelson has been finding it a struggle on the course in recent weeks so could have done without a freak occurrence which left his participation in the final round of the BMW Championship at Medinah in some doubt.
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Oil tanker at centre of US power struggle departs Gibraltar59m Oil tanker at centre of US power struggle departs Gibraltar
The Iranian oil tanker which has been detained off Gibraltar since early last month is now departing the British territory.
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British man, 30, fights for life after plunging 12 feet from balcony during passionate sex session1h 7m Updated British man, 30, fights for life after plunging 12 feet from balcony during passionate sex session
The British man and his Canadian partner are said to have fallen at around 12.30pm on Saturday afternoon in the Riviera seaside resort of Le Cannet, north of Cannes.
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1h 9m Nazi-era Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu
A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage.
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Crack Cocaine Makes a Paris Neighborhood ‘Hell’ for Users and Residents1h 13m Updated Crack Cocaine Makes a Paris Neighborhood ‘Hell’ for Users and Residents
Five squalid acres at the edge of the city are home to France’s largest open-air crack market — an “apocalyptic situation,” the local police chief says.
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China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle.1h 13m Updated China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle.
Beijing wants global companies to back its power over the city, even as their workers join protests calling for greater say in the fate of their home.
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1h 20m Three potential mass shootings were foiled across the US this weekend
Authorities this weekend announced they had foiled three potential mass shootings after arresting three men in different states who expressed interest in or threatened to carry them out.
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1h 21m Updated Big rescue operation in Poland to find trapped cavers
Explosives might be used to free two cavers trapped since Saturday in the Tatra mountains.
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1h 22m Blackface, Staple of Arab Comedy, Faces Surge of Criticism
The racist comedy trope, unacceptable in the West, is alive and well in mainstream Arab media.
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Family of six-year-old boy who fell from Tate Modern say he is stable1h 33m Family of six-year-old boy who fell from Tate Modern say he is stable
Parents say full extent of son’s injuries are unknown after two operations but they are hopeful The parents of a six-year-old boy who was
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Morning mail: Defence warning, Kabul wedding bombing, second Test draw2h Morning mail: Defence warning, Kabul wedding bombing, second Test draw
Monday: Australia must diversify its allies as US military might weakens, report says. Plus: Australia maintains 1-0 lead in Ashes Good morning, this is Stephen Smiley bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Monday 19 August.
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2h Updated Your Monday Briefing
What is happening in Asssam?
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Her Ex-Boyfriend Killed Her Mother. Will the U.S. Offer a Refuge?2h Updated Her Ex-Boyfriend Killed Her Mother. Will the U.S. Offer a Refuge?
Violence against women is driving an exodus of migrants from Central America, but the Trump administration is determined to deny them asylum.
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Migrant Ship Stranded Off Italy in ‘Crisis,’ Aid Group Says2h Updated Migrant Ship Stranded Off Italy in ‘Crisis,’ Aid Group Says
Open Arms said desperate migrants had leapt into the sea to make it ashore and had to be rescued, even as Spain and France offered to take them in.
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Trump considering buying Greenland, confirms economic adviser3h Trump considering buying Greenland, confirms economic adviser
Larry Kudlow says, ‘It’s developing. We’re looking at it,’ about purchasing semi-autonomous territory from Denmark White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow has confirmed Donald Trump is considering an attempt to buy Greenland.
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Camden stabbing: two more arrests over murder of teenage boy3h Camden stabbing: two more arrests over murder of teenage boy
Police have arrested a total of five men over killing of 16-year-old Alex Smith last week Detectives investigating the murder of a 16-year-old boy have made two further arrests. Alex Smith was stabbed repeatedly in Munster Square, Camden, north-west London, on Monday 12 August after being chased by a group of people.
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3h Updated Ndidi header denies Lampard homecoming win at Chelsea
Wilfred Ndidi's header earns Leicester City a deserved point and denies Frank Lampard victory in his first game at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea boss.
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3h Former NFL star Cedric Benson, 36, dies in motorcycle crash
Famed running back Cedric Benson, who soared to stardom as a Texas Longhorn "legend," died Saturday night. He was 36 years old.
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Didcot power station: homes without electricity after towers demolished3h Updated Didcot power station: homes without electricity after towers demolished
At least 40,000 homes in Oxfordshire affected after cooling towers brought down The demolition of a disused power station’s cooling towers caused a power outage that affected 40,000 homes in Oxfordshire on Sunday, an energy company has confirmed. Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) had said that initial information suggested the demolition was not linked to the outage but later admitted it was the cause.
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4h Updated Iran tanker row: Gibraltar rejects US request to detain ship
The oil tanker is due to leave Gibraltar later on Sunday, Iran's ambassador to the UK says.
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Owen Jones: attackers targeted me for my politics4h Owen Jones: attackers targeted me for my politics
Guardian columnist says divisive rhetoric in politics and media is emboldening far right The Guardian columnist Owen Jones has said he believes he was targeted in an unprovoked
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4h 22-month-old girl dies after being left inside a hot car
A 22-month-old girl has died after she was found unresponsive in a van outside a commuter rail station in Lindenwold, New Jersey, prosecutors said.
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4h At least 3 killed in clash between rival soccer fans
Three people have been killed and several injured in clashes between fans of rival soccer clubs in the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa.
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Emails reveal Boris Johnson laying groundwork for election campaign4h Emails reveal Boris Johnson laying groundwork for election campaign
Signs indicate No 10 on election footing as PM plans meetings to come up with manifesto ideas Boris Johnson’s No 10 operation is increasingly on an election footing, with leaked internal emails revealing he was due to meet the political strategist Sir Lynton Crosby and Conservative advisers as he faces intense pressure to come up with manifesto ideas quickly. According to a well-placed source, Johnson had a meeting set up in the next few days with Crosby, the election guru who worked on the campaigns of David Cameron in 2015 and Theresa May in 2017.
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O’Rourke: El Paso shooting makes clear the ‘real consequence’ of Trump racism5h O’Rourke: El Paso shooting makes clear the ‘real consequence’ of Trump racism
Democratic presidential candidate says suspect who killed 22 people earlier this month was inspired by Trump’s rhetoric The deaths of 22 people in the
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5h Watch a giant glacier collapse in front of two kayakers
Andrew Hooper and Josh Bastyr were kayaking near Spencer Glacier in Alaska when they heard cracking noises. Moments later, the massive glacier collapsed right in front of them.
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5h Updated Jihadi Jack: IS recruit Jack Letts loses UK citizenship
The UK is accused of "off-loading" its responsibilities for the move against the man dubbed Jihadi Jack.
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5h Ashes 2019: Jason Roy spills a catch of a Travis Head edge to leave England frustrated
Ben Stokes draws an edge from Travis Head but Jason Roy spills it at second slip as England are left frustrated in their chase for victory on the final day of the second Ashes Test at Lord's.
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Police forces halt trials of facial recognition cameras5h Police forces halt trials of facial recognition cameras
Ministers announced in June that Kent Police and West Midlands Police would be spearheading trials of the surveillance systems on the public. But both forces refused to roll out the controversial tech.
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British man sets new cycling speed record of more than 174mph6h British man sets new cycling speed record of more than 174mph
Neil Campbell rode a £15,000 custom bike released from the back of a speeding Porsche A British man has set a new cycling speed record of more than 174mph on a £15,000 bike released from the back of a Porsche as it hurtled down a runway. Architect Neil Campbell, 45, broke the previous record of 167mph (268.83km/h) using an elongated, custom-built bike based on the design of a tandem.
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6h Updated No-deal Brexit dossier shows worst-case scenario - Gove
A no-deal Brexit will bring "bumps in the road", Michael Gove admits, as a leaked government document warns of food and drug shortages.
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6h Updated ISIS claims responsibility for wedding suicide bombing that killed 63 people
A suicide bomber detonated explosives that ripped through a wedding in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, officials said.
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Fundraising page for murdered PC raises £70,000 within hours6h Fundraising page for murdered PC raises £70,000 within hours
Money will go to family and widow of Andrew Harper as police continue to question suspects More than £70,000 has been raised in less than 24 hours to support the family and widow of PC Andrew Harper as murder detectives continue to question 10 suspects, including a 13-year-old boy. The 28-year-old officer, who was married only four weeks ago,
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How a Dutch clinic helps UK teenagers addicted to gaming6h How a Dutch clinic helps UK teenagers addicted to gaming
Tom, 17, went through a 10-week course involving therapy, outdoor activities – and no phones or coffee When gaming addiction took hold of Tom, 17, he would stay up all night glued to his computer. He stopped going to school and, despite his exams approaching, the only thought on his mind was how long the new game he had purchased was taking to download. Then one day, after refusing to leave his bedroom for months, he decided to get help. He found very few places in Britain offering much in terms of treatment, but a psychologist suggested he go to the Yes We Can clinic, Europe’s only addiction treatment centre for young people, almost 300 miles away in the Netherlands.
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Hong Kong Protesters Defy Police Ban in Show of Strength After Tumult6h Updated Hong Kong Protesters Defy Police Ban in Show of Strength After Tumult
After days of violence and warnings from the Chinese government, organizers estimated at least 1.7 million people had turned out, making it the second- largest march of the protests.
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McMillan Williams accused of condoning sexual harassment, bullying and assault7h McMillan Williams accused of condoning sexual harassment, bullying and assault
McMillan Williams, which owns 27 offices in England, has won awards for its charity efforts. But Helen Clifford, 49, said behind its squeaky-clean public image was a 'culture of fear'.
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7h Updated Hong Kong protesters attempt to restore peace after airport violence
As Hong Kong enters its 11th consecutive weekend of anti-government protests, the city is waiting anxiously to see if both protesters and police can avoid the violent clashes that have characterized recent weeks.
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A Summer of Angst in One of the World’s Safest Countries7h A Summer of Angst in One of the World’s Safest Countries
Episodes like the death of a boy who was shoved in front of a train have fueled public anxiety, and far-right campaigning, in Germany.
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Dozens of rescuers try to save two trapped cavers in Poland7h Dozens of rescuers try to save two trapped cavers in Poland
Volunteer group prepares to use explosives after pair got trapped in cavern in Tatra mountains More than two dozen rescue workers are battling to save two cavers trapped in a cavern in the Tatra mountains in Poland, after a narrow tunnel flooded with water, blocking their exit. A representative of the rescue service said on Sunday it had not yet been possible to establish contact with the two cavers and that concern was growing because of their long exposure to extreme conditions.
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7h Updated Sheffield United 1-0 Crystal Palace: John Lundstram earns Blades first win
Sheffield United's first Premier League home game for 12 years ends in victory after John Lundstram's goal sees off lacklustre Crystal Palace.
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7h Hong Kong protests: Huge crowds rally peacefully
Hundreds of thousands stage a pro-democracy protest amid warnings from Beijing authorities.
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Prince Andrew and Duchess of York are conspicuously absent as the royals head to church at Balmoral7h Prince Andrew and Duchess of York are conspicuously absent as the royals head to church at Balmoral
The Queen was joined by Prince Charles and Camilla and Prince Edward, Sophie Wessex and their daughter Lady Louise for a Sunday Service in Crathie Kirk, Balmoral, today.
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7h Updated Britain faces food and fuel shortages in no-deal Brexit, says leaked plan
With less than 75 days until Britain is set to exit the European Union, a government report leaked to newspaper the Sunday Times reveals the disastrous effects a no-deal Brexit would unleash on the country.
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7h Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer dismisses David Warner for five as England chase victory
Jofra Archers claims the wicket of David Warner as England chase victory on the final day of the second Ashes Test at Lord's.
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7h Updated Hong Kong protests: More than 100,000 march peacefully
More than 100,000 people stage a new protest in the face of warnings from Beijing authorities.
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Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul wedding hall blast8h Updated Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul wedding hall blast
More than 60 killed and 180 injured in explosion in western part of Afghan capital Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a bombing at a wedding hall in Kabul that left at least 60 people dead and more than 200 injured. Survivors said the bomber was standing by a stage where children and adults were dancing and clapping when he detonated his explosives vest. The bomb went off inside the the Dubai City wedding hall, in a western neighbourhood of Afghanistan’s capital that is home to many in the minority Shia Hazara community.
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UN experts discover British-made bomb parts in Yemen8h UN experts discover British-made bomb parts in Yemen
Guidance unit for ‘high explosive bomb’ found at site in Yemen capital A United Nations panel of experts has uncovered fragments of British-made laser guidance missile systems at an air raid site in Yemen in a strike that it concluded breached international humanitarian law. The criticised attacks took place in September 2016, a month after the then foreign secretary Boris Johnson said he was content to allow the export of weapons systems to Saudi Arabia in the expectation they would be used in Yemen.
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Jeremy Corbyn to jet off on four-day trip to Ghana instead of rallying cross-party support8h Jeremy Corbyn to jet off on four-day trip to Ghana instead of rallying cross-party support
Jeremy Corbyn is to go on a fact-finding jaunt to Ghana to meet with leaders instead of rallying cross-party support for his bid to take the reins of Number 10 as caretaker prime minister.
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Horsebox beats top restaurants to be named best place to eat in seaside town8h Horsebox beats top restaurants to be named best place to eat in seaside town
Husband-and-wife Jody Bell and Rhiannon Morgan-Bell are celebrating after Cŵlbox, their unusual seafood cafe was crowned top eatery in Saundersfoot, Pembrokeshire
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India orders Kashmir government to return amid protests8h India orders Kashmir government to return amid protests
Troops have reportedly used teargas, chilli grenades and pellets to disperse crowds during weekend of clashes Indian officials have ordered government employees in Kashmir to return to duty, while some schools will also reopen, following a tense weekend of protests in the territory. At least two dozen people were reportedly admitted to hospitals with pellet injuries following violent clashes on Saturday night, almost two weeks since the Indian government’s abrupt decision to
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Hong Kong: hundreds of thousands join protest in pouring rain8h Updated Hong Kong: hundreds of thousands join protest in pouring rain
Huge crowds fill downtown park and surrounding streets, forcing police to block roads
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Iran tanker at centre of diplomatic row set to leave Gibraltar8h Iran tanker at centre of diplomatic row set to leave Gibraltar
Iran’s ambassador says vessel is expected to leave after Gibraltar rejects US request to detain it further The supertanker at the centre of a six-week diplomatic row between Britain and Iran is expected to leave Gibraltar on Sunday night, Iran’s ambassador to the UK has said. Hamid Baeidinejad said on Twitter: “With the arrival of two specialised engineering teams to Gibraltar ... the vessel is expected to leave tonight.”
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Great-grandmother faces spending 80th birthday in jail after row with housing association over gate8h Great-grandmother faces spending 80th birthday in jail after row with housing association over gate
Veronica Gordon installed a metal gate at the front of her Mile End flat in 1989m with council permission. But a housing association says it is a fire safety risk and she could now face going to prison.
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Salvini wants to lead Italy. He may be about to get the chance | Maurizio Molinari8h Salvini wants to lead Italy. He may be about to get the chance | Maurizio Molinari
A dangerous new phase in Italy’s populist drama is beginning, with the nationalist League set on devouring its coalition partner We are witnessing the beginning of act two in the drama of Italian populism, and it is a showdown between the protagonists who made phase one happen. Since the election of 2018, Matteo Salvini’s League has grown stronger, and it has had enough of its coalition partner, the Five Star Movement. It now feels it can
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Chinese military police poised for action over Hong Kong protests8h Chinese military police poised for action over Hong Kong protests
Armed troops are barracked in a stadium in Shenzen, where citizens seem to back them There was an uneasy sense of calm on Sunday in Shenzhen, the Chinese city on the other side of the bay from Hong Kong where hundreds of troops from the People’s Armed Police [PAP] have been deployed in a show of force that the government in Beijing has called an anti-terrorism manoeuvre. The troops, some of whom could be seen milling around the Shenzen Bay sports stadium where they are currently barracked, await word on whether they will be ordered to cross and quell what has been a mix of violent anti-government unrest and peaceful protest over the past 11 weeks in the former British colony.
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Desperate migrants jump into sea to escape boat blocked by Italy 9h Desperate migrants jump into sea to escape boat blocked by Italy
Migrants on a humanitarian ship off the Italian coast had to be chased down after they jumped into the sea in a desperate attempt to reach land.
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9h Lucas Dobson: Sandwich River Stour search for missing boy continues
Rescuers search the River Stour in Kent after six-year-old Lucas Dobson disappeared while fishing.
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How a pan-European picnic brought down the iron curtain9h Updated How a pan-European picnic brought down the iron curtain
On 19 August 1989, Hungarians and Austrians gathered in friendship at the border, paving the way to unification When the end finally came for the iron curtain, it was not bulldozers or hammers that struck one of the first decisive blows, but a picnic. Thirty years ago this Monday, on 19 August 1989, thousands of Hungarians and Austrians
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9h Ashes 2019: Jos Buttler first wicket to fall as England build lead
Jos Buttler is caught off the bowling of Pat Cummins for 31 as England continue to build a lead over Australia on the final day of the second Ashes Test at Lord's.
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Left-wing political commentator Owen Jones is attacked in street9h Updated Left-wing political commentator Owen Jones is attacked in street
Left-wing commentator and Guardian columnist Owen Jones said he was kicked in the head after leaving a pub with friends and being followed by a gang in London at about 2am yesterday.
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Huge Hong Kong march is show of absolute defiance9h Huge Hong Kong march is show of absolute defiance
This has been absolutely extraordinary.
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10h Black teen ran out with $2 beer. Tennessee store clerk shot him dead
A jury found a grocery clerk guilty of killing a 17-year-old boy who ran out of the store with a beer he didn't pay for in Memphis, authorities sad.
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French Waiter Shot Dead Over Slow Sandwich Service, Witnesses Say10h French Waiter Shot Dead Over Slow Sandwich Service, Witnesses Say
The police were searching for a man who pulled out a 9-millimeter handgun and killed a waiter at a pizza restaurant outside Paris.
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Detained oil tanker at centre of US power struggle set to depart tonight, says Iran10h Detained oil tanker at centre of US power struggle set to depart tonight, says Iran
The Iranian oil tanker which has been detained off Gibraltar since early last month is expected to depart this evening, Iran's ambassador to Britain has said.
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Thames vigil to be held on 30th anniversary of Marchioness disaster10h Thames vigil to be held on 30th anniversary of Marchioness disaster
Port of London Authority says action on outstanding safety issue ‘long overdue’ A vigil will be held on the banks of the Thames to mark the 30th anniversary of the Marchioness pleasure boat disaster in which 51 people died. Relatives and friends of the victims – whose average age was 22 – have been invited to carry candles and throw flower petals into the water on Monday evening. Police launches, along with those of the fire and rescue services, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution and the Port of London Authority (PLA) will gather at the spot on the river where the Marchioness sank after colliding with a dredger, the Bowbelle.
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10h Updated Deadly blast rips through wedding in Afghanistan, killing 63 people
A suicide bomber detonated explosives that ripped through a wedding in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, officials said.
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10h Updated Brexit: PM to tell EU leaders to renegotiate deal
Boris Johnson will meet European leaders this week, amid warnings of food shortages after a no-deal Brexit.
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New video evidence of Russian tanks in Ukraine revealed11h New video evidence of Russian tanks in Ukraine revealed
Research group Forensic Architecture collected footage to use in European court of human rights Newly collated evidence documenting Russian military involvement in the conflict in Ukraine will be used to bolster legal claims against the Russian state by Ukrainian volunteer fighters. Forensic Architecture, a London-based research group, has collected and catalogued evidence of Russian military involvement in the
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No-Deal Brexit Risks Food, Fuel and Drugs Shortages, Leaked U.K. Files Say11h Updated No-Deal Brexit Risks Food, Fuel and Drugs Shortages, Leaked U.K. Files Say
Britain would be likely to face jammed ports and a hard border in Ireland if it left the European Union without a transition deal, according to government documents leaked to The Sunday Times of London.
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11h Lucas Dobson: Sandwich River Stour search resumes for missing boy
Rescuers search the River Stour in Kent after six-year-old Lucas Dobson disappeared while fishing.
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Food on the frontline: finding common ground through cooking11h Food on the frontline: finding common ground through cooking
Giles Duley photographs people in war zones. More importantly he cooks and eats with them first Giles Duley, a 47-year-old photographer, is no stranger to some of the world’s most desperate places. His work on the impact of war has taken him to Lebanon, South Sudan, Ukraine and Afghanistan, where in 2011 he lost both legs and his left arm after stepping on a landmine. But his experience in Mosul, Iraq, in the spring of 2017, covering the fallout of the military campaign to retake the city from Islamic State, was something else. “I saw some of the worst things I’d ever seen in terms of war – just horrific things,” says Duley, shaking his head. “It was overwhelming and I came back in quite a dark place from that trip. It was shut the curtains, I don’t want to speak to anyone. And I just started cooking, I started making pasta and bread. I realised that was therapy for me, because when you’ve got those dark thoughts and you’ve seen children injured, you can put the television on or you can read a book, but you are still thinking about those things. You can’t get away from them. But I found cooking was the one time I did, because I think it’s the manual tasks: you are lost in that moment.
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11h Updated Hong Kong protests: Tens of thousands gather for major rally
More than 100,000 people stage a peaceful protest in the face of warnings from Beijing authorities.
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Bangladesh fire leaves thousands homeless after blaze destroys slum – video11h Bangladesh fire leaves thousands homeless after blaze destroys slum – video
At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire
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11h Ashes 2019: Steve Smith out of second Test with concussion
Australia batsman Steve Smith will play no further part in the second Ashes Test against England because of concussion.
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11h Updated Archie Bruce: Batley Bulldogs player found dead in hotel after debut against Toulouse
A rugby league player is found dead in his hotel room the morning after making his debut for Championship side Batley Bulldogs.
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11h Updated Afghanistan: Bomb kills 63 at wedding in Kabul
The Islamic State group has said it was behind the attack, which also wounded more than 180 people.
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Omar al-Bashir to face corruption charges in court11h Omar al-Bashir to face corruption charges in court
Trial that may see deposed Sudan president jailed for years to begin after celebrations in Khartoum Omar al-Bashir, the former president of Sudan, will face corruption charges in court, on the first day of a high profile trial that may see the deposed autocratic ruler jailed for many years.
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An Eiffel tour? Non merci!12h Updated An Eiffel tour? Non merci!
A quarter of Britons who visit Paris don't even bother to go to see the Eiffel Tower, a survey revealed, and a similar number who travel to Cairo don't go to see the Great Pyramid of Giza.
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12h Updated Sandwich River Stour search resumes for boy aged 6
Rescuers search the River Stour in Kent after six-year-old Lucas Dobson disappeared while fishing.
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Brexit: leaked papers predict food shortages and port delays12h Brexit: leaked papers predict food shortages and port delays
Medicines will also be subject to shortages in what Whitehall sources called ‘the most realistic assessment’ The UK will be hit with a three-month meltdown at its ports, a hard Irish border and shortages of food and medicine if it leaves the EU without a deal, according to government documents on Operation Yellowhammer. The documents predict severe extended delays to medicine supplies and shortages of some fresh foods combined with price rises as a likely scenario if the UK leaves without a withdrawal agreement, which is due to happen on 31 October.
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Search continues after Lucas Dobson, six, falls into Kent river12h Search continues after Lucas Dobson, six, falls into Kent river
Specialist divers and volunteers look for child as aunt says he fell into water after trying to get on a boat Police have resumed searches for missing six-year-old Lucas Dobson, who fell into the River Stour while fishing. Specialist diving teams and emergency services are being supported by a large group of public volunteers in the search on Sunday.
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New bid to block No Deal Brexit by activists in Northern Ireland could be funded by legal aid12h Updated New bid to block No Deal Brexit by activists in Northern Ireland could be funded by legal aid
Northern Irish victims' rights campaigner Raymond McCord has issued proceedings in Belfast seeking to prevent Boris Johnson from suspending Parliament to force a No Deal Brexit.
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Hong Kong Protesters March in Rain, in Show of Strength After Tumult12h Hong Kong Protesters March in Rain, in Show of Strength After Tumult
After days of violence and increasingly vehement warnings from the Chinese government, the movement was boosted by a big march and rallies around the world.
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George RR Martin: ‘Game of Thrones finishing is freeing, I’m at my own pace’12h George RR Martin: ‘Game of Thrones finishing is freeing, I’m at my own pace’
The TV series may have reached its conclusion, but with two books to finish as well as a host of spinoff projects, the writer of the novel series that spawned it is busier than everIf George RR Martin could be granted one wish, it would be for more time. The bestselling author of the
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13h Updated Didcot power station: Power cut as cooling towers demolished
An electricity pole catches fire moments after a controlled explosion at the Didcot A plant.
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13h Updated Three dead & ex-Celtic player Izaguirre injured in Honduras derby riot
Three people are killed and former Celtic defender Emilio Izaguirre is among those injured in violent clashes between fans in Honduras.
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Portland sees far-right and counter-protesters take to streets – video13h Portland sees far-right and counter-protesters take to streets – video
Oregon city saw its largest far-right demonstration of the Trump era on Saturday, as 500 rightwingers travelled from around the country to march back and forth across the city’s bridges, and briefly occupy a patch of its waterfront. City authorities succeeded in preventing head-on confrontations between the demonstration and a much larger counter-protest. Police said they made 13 arrests, and seized weapons throughout the day
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Riding the Transcontinental: my saddle-sore sprint across Europe14h Riding the Transcontinental: my saddle-sore sprint across Europe
The self-supported Transcontinental cycle race from the Black Sea in Bulgaria to France’s Atlantic coast is the toughest test of its kind As I rolled along quiet lanes in the mountains of Serbia, a ferocious barking delivered a jolt of adrenaline and canine feet approached my bike fast from the side. I longed for the crashing sound of dog-on-fence, followed by angry snarls at my disappearing back wheel. Every town and village here seemed to have a pack of wild dogs, though, and there was no fence to stop them. It was worse at night when the streets were deserted, the dogs bolder and my fear deeper. One movement in the darkness and, as my light picked out bared white teeth ahead, the chase was on. My tactic was to sprint as fast as I could, hoping to avoid the bite that would divert me to hospital for a series of rabies jabs. I survived around 100 chases and didn’t hear of a single bite in the 265-strong field. We were lucky.
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14h Honduras football rioting: Three killed ahead of Tegucigalpa derby
Three people are killed and several hurt in fighting between fans, after a team bus is attacked.
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Praise for female aid workers rings hollow when harassment is pervasive14h Praise for female aid workers rings hollow when harassment is pervasive
Aid agencies should be champions for gender equality – so why do female employees face violence and discrimination from men who see them as ‘too pretty for complex issues’? Is sexual harassment the most important issue facing female humanitarians? If you say yes, you are not alone. In a poll promoted on social media, 41% of respondents identified harassment as the top concern for female aid workers. Our survey results reinforce decades of research – evidence that has fallen on deaf ears and failed to spark concrete change. For women working in humanitarian settings, the greatest risks they face in responding to emergencies come from their very own employers.
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Appointment of ‘biased’ Carlile to Prevent review ‘shatters its credibility’14h Appointment of ‘biased’ Carlile to Prevent review ‘shatters its credibility’
Lord Carlile told parliament he was ‘somewhat biased’ towards controversial anti-terror programme, undermining his position, rights groups sayThe appointment of Lord Carlile to review the UK’s flagship counter-terrorism strategy has breached the government’s code on public appointments, a coalition of civil liberties groups have claimed, because Carlile has in the past declared his “considered and strong support” for the Prevent programme The alliance of 10 organisations said last week’s surprise
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Plunging peso, grinding poverty: Argentina hears echoes of 2001 crisis14h Plunging peso, grinding poverty: Argentina hears echoes of 2001 crisis
Fiery ex-president Cristina Kirchner is making a comeback as the number two on a resurgent centre-left ticket Father Guillermo Torre, known as Willy to his parishioners, has been through this before. “I arrived here 20 years ago in 1999, right before the economic collapse of 2001,” he said. “Here” is Villa 31, a giant slum that sprawls beside the luxurious Recoleta and Retiro neighbourhoods of central Buenos Aires, a city within a city of which Torre is the parish priest. “Back then Villa 31’s population was 12,500; now it is 45,000,” he says, accepting a constant stream of greetings and hugs from recuperating addicts arriving at his drug rehabilitation centre.
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G7 leaders wait nervously for Boris Johnson’s debut on the world stage14h G7 leaders wait nervously for Boris Johnson’s debut on the world stage
As the prime minister heads for the Biarritz summit, he has no relationship with the other governments and very little trustFor weeks things have been quiet in the summer heat. But in recent days the normal diplomatic back-channelling between London, Brussels, Paris, Berlin and Rome has cranked into gear before the G7 meeting in Biarritz of the world’s most advanced economies. British officials have been liaising with their EU counterparts on how to get on the right side of the trade war between the US and China, tread a diplomatic fine line over the European-backed Iranian nuclear deal opposed by Donald Trump and get the rhetoric right on the precarious situation in Hong Kong in the presence of the Chinese leader Xi Jinping. “This is a diplomatic quagmire of a G7,” said a European diplomat.
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Book charting grim life at offshore refugee ‘prison’ sweeps Australia’s literary prizes15h Book charting grim life at offshore refugee ‘prison’ sweeps Australia’s literary prizes
The Kurdish-Iranian author, who wrote using a smuggled phone, receives awards by Skype because he remains in detention Behrouz Boochani is one of Australia’s most-celebrated contemporary writers. Last week, the Kurdish-Iranian journalist
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Revealed: how Ghislaine Maxwell fought those who accused her over Jeffrey Epstein15h Revealed: how Ghislaine Maxwell fought those who accused her over Jeffrey Epstein
Socialite’s lawyers combed through life of billionaire’s alleged abuse victim when she was sued for libelThe lengths to which Ghislaine Maxwell went to contest allegations that she conspired with Jeffrey Epstein to groom underage girls for sex is laid bare in an analysis of hundreds of pages of legal documents unsealed this month. The documents
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Billionaire Christian Candy has bought up whole Surrey neighbourhood15h Updated Billionaire Christian Candy has bought up whole Surrey neighbourhood
Billionaire Christian Candy and wife Emily Crompton live with their children in a £30 million Surrey house. Over the past four years, they have spent a further £20 million buying up four neighbouring properties.
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After Tumult, Hong Kong Gauges Support for Protests With Mass Rally15h Updated After Tumult, Hong Kong Gauges Support for Protests With Mass Rally
The gathering is a measure of the movement’s strength after days of ugly violence and increasingly vehement warnings from the Chinese government.
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Hundreds rally in Sydney in support of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters15h Hundreds rally in Sydney in support of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters
About 600 people turn out in Sydney, many with face masks wary of alleged Chinese state surveillance Hundreds of people have rallied in Sydney in support of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, despite warnings from Beijing for foreign governments and protesters to stay clear of the issue. Around 500 to 600 people gathered at Sydney’s Belmore Park on Sunday afternoon, while
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle appoint high-flying diplomat Fiona Mcilwham, 45, to Team Sussex15h Updated Prince Harry and Meghan Markle appoint high-flying diplomat Fiona Mcilwham, 45, to Team Sussex
Fiona Mcilwham, 45, has been appointed the Duke and Duchess of Sussexes new private secretary. Ms Mcilwham was one of the youngest ambassadors when she was posted to Albania in 2009.
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Home Secretary Priti Patel wants borders shut down on October 3115h Updated Home Secretary Priti Patel wants borders shut down on October 31
Priti Patel has ordered her senior officials to travel to Singapore to study how their border infrastructure operates and demanded a toughening up of preparations for leaving the EU without a deal.
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Duke and Duchess of Sussex take SECOND private plane in two days just 48 hours after Ibiza holiday15h Updated Duke and Duchess of Sussex take SECOND private plane in two days just 48 hours after Ibiza holiday
The Royals (pictured) used the £15million plane (similar pictured) on a trip to Nice in the South of France just 48 hours after it was revealed they used one for a secret six-day trip to Ibiza.
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The 17 Tories who could bring down the PM15h Updated The 17 Tories who could bring down the PM
The list, compiled by Johnson loyalists, reveals 17 potential rebels, including ex-Chancellor Philip Hammond, veteran Europhile Ken Clarke (pictured) and Brexit critic Dominic Grieve.
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Bangladesh fire leaves 10,000 homeless after blaze razes slum15h Bangladesh fire leaves 10,000 homeless after blaze razes slum
Fire broke out in Dhaka’s Mirpur district on Friday, destroying almost 2,000 tin shacks, officials say At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said on Sunday. The fire broke out at in Dhaka’s Mirpur neighbourhood late on Friday and razed around 2,000 mostly tin shacks, fire services official Ershad Hossain said.
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Hong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefully15h Hong Kong’s dilemma: fight or resist peacefully
After 11 weeks of demonstrations, weary protesters fear only their ebbing stamina or Chinese troops will break the stalemateEllie Lau, a 21-year-old student, was one of thousands of protesters who flooded Hong Kong’s airport this week. There, she and a friend had an uneasy conversation about the future. As they joined
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16h The UK has an Islamophobia problem. Muslims want to know what Boris Johnson is going to do about it
Haniya Aadams wasn't always a Muslim. She grew up in a Sikh household in central England and converted to Islam a decade ago, at the age of 25.
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16h Updated Didcot power station: Last cooling towers demolished
Thousands of homes are affected after the cooling towers at the Didcot A plant were brought down.
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There is a palpable sense of shame in Hong Kong16h There is a palpable sense of shame in Hong Kong
Protest movements over time, just as crowds do, ebb and swell - gathering momentum only to deflate again as if heaving a collective sigh.
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Afghanistan wedding hall blast: more than 60 killed, 180 injured16h Afghanistan wedding hall blast: more than 60 killed, 180 injured
Explosion in packed Kabul venue comes as Donald Trump talks up prospects of peace deal with Taliban An explosion ripped through a wedding hall on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan’s capital, leaving more than 60 people dead and more than 180 injured, a the interior ministry has said. More than 1,000 people were believed to be inside. Afghanistan’s president, Ashraf Ghani, said on Sunday the Taliban could not escape blame for the “barbaric” suicide bomb attack.
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A rural town confronts its buried history of mass killings of black Americans16h A rural town confronts its buried history of mass killings of black Americans
100 years after hundreds of African Americans were reportedly killed in Elaine, Arkansas, a memorial is set to bring details of the tragedy to light Charlie McClain was surprised to learn that he was related to one of the Elaine Twelve. It came out when McClain, 58, asked his mother earlier this year about the largely forgotten mass killings in his Arkansas Delta home town a century ago, when white mobs murdered scores of African Americans, but only a dozen black men were ever prosecuted for any crime during the disturbances.
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Spinning conspiracy theories won’t help us prevent another Chernobyl | Serhii Plokhy16h Spinning conspiracy theories won’t help us prevent another Chernobyl | Serhii Plokhy
Despite the TV show and the author’s landmark book, the truth about Chernobyl is still contestedDid it really happen? Was it really so bad? Is it true that they were so unprepared? These are the questions I have heard the past few months in connection with the stunning success of the miniseries
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Protesters gather in Hong Kong for anti-government rally17h Protesters gather in Hong Kong for anti-government rally
Thousands of protesters have gathered in Hong Kong's Victoria Park ahead of a major anti-government rally.
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Life of Brian scenes that even the Pythons were too afraid to show17h Updated Life of Brian scenes that even the Pythons were too afraid to show
Papers from the British Library archive of Monty Python star Michael Palin reveal lines which were cut from the 1979 film Life Of Brian. One lost scene was Joseph explaining a Virgin Birth to a group of friends.
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17h Greenland has long been a bargaining chip between the US and Denmark
President Donald Trump made his name in real estate on the world's glitziest island with the help of tax breaks and loopholes. As President, it seems Trump wants to take his real estate experience to a new level.
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Government dragging its heels on phoenixing crackdown, critics say17h Government dragging its heels on phoenixing crackdown, critics say
MPs urged to stop companies going into liquidation to avoid paying creditors and workers’ entitlements New criminal penalties and a scheme to identify company directors are urgently needed to crack down on the scourge of illegal phoenixing activity, according to the peak body of insolvency practitioners. Both measures are contained in the Morrison government’s Combating Illegal Phoenixing bill but the Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association is frustrated at the pace of reform after the bill was allowed to lapse at the May election.
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The Observer’s view on China’s reaction to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong | Observer editorial17h The Observer’s view on China’s reaction to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong | Observer editorial
The only way forward is to stop posturing and begin a dialogue In Hong Kong, China’s leaders are confronted by an old truth, familiar to more securely established governments, that with power comes responsibility. There is no doubt Beijing has the brute strength to crush pro-democracy protests in Britain’s former colony. Equally, there is no doubt it would be irresponsible and self-defeating to do so. Satellite images of motorised units of
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Indonesia arrests dozens of West Papuans over claim flag was thrown in sewer18h Indonesia arrests dozens of West Papuans over claim flag was thrown in sewer
Officers shot tear gas canisters into student accommodation and took 43 people into custody after reports on social media Indonesian authorities raided a university dormitory in Surabaya on Saturday and arrested dozens of West Papuan students after a stand off over allegations the Indonesian flag was thrown into a sewer. Officers broke down the gates of the Surabaya building and used teargas to clear the rooms, taking 43 people into custody on the Indonesian Independence Day weekend.
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18h Updated Deadly blast rips through wedding in Kabul, Afghanistan
A suicide bomber detonated explosives that ripped through a wedding in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, officials said.
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Portland rally: Proud Boys vow to march each month after biggest protest of Trump era19h Portland rally: Proud Boys vow to march each month after biggest protest of Trump era
Oregon city sees sporadic violence and a dozen arrests as Donald Trump and Proud Boys chairman denounce anti-fascists Portland saw its largest far-right demonstration of the Trump era on Saturday, as 500 rightwingers traveled from around the country to march back and forth across the city’s bridges, and briefly occupy a patch of its waterfront. By making extensive accommodations for the unpermitted rightwing protest, including close police escorts, concrete barriers, and reopening a bridge to allow them to leave the downtown area, Portland authorities succeeded in preventing head-on confrontations between it and a much larger counter-protest.
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Afghanistan wedding hall blast: more than 60 dead, 180 injured19h Afghanistan wedding hall blast: more than 60 dead, 180 injured
Explosion in packed Kabul venue comes as Donald Trump talks up prospects of peace deal with Taliban An explosion ripped through a wedding hall on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan’s capital, leaving more than 60 people dead and more than 180 injured, a government official has said. Some 1,200 people were believed to be inside. Interior ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi told the Associated Press there was no immediate information on the cause of the blast. Both the Taliban and a local affiliate of the Islamic State terrorist group have carried out attacks in the capital.
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63 Killed as Explosion Turns Kabul Wedding Into Carnage19h 63 Killed as Explosion Turns Kabul Wedding Into Carnage
Images from a wedding hall showed wrecked tables and scattered bodies.
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Scorched Portugal Turns to the Goat as a Low-Cost Firefighter19h Updated Scorched Portugal Turns to the Goat as a Low-Cost Firefighter
Portugal is using goats to clear the underbrush that fuels wildfires in hard to reach places and abandoned lands. If only it can find shepherds to tend them.
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New Zealand police seek dashcam footage after murder of Sean McKinnon19h New Zealand police seek dashcam footage after murder of Sean McKinnon
Drivers asked to check for any images of hitchhikers near Hamilton where the Australian tourist’s body was found New Zealand authorities are asking drivers to check their dashcam for footage of any hitchhikers near where the Australian surfer Sean McKinnon was killed in the middle of the night while his Canadian fiancee ran for her life. A man has
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Critic of China’s Detention Camps Is Free, but Silence May Be the Price19h Updated Critic of China’s Detention Camps Is Free, but Silence May Be the Price
The terms of his plea deal could force Serikzhan Bilash, a Kazakh who campaigned for Muslims being held in Chinese indoctrination camps, to stop his work.
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19h Updated Police ordering demonstrators to leave Portland area where at least 13 people were arrested in dueling protests
Demonstrators were ordered Saturday afternoon to leave the downtown Portland area where left-wing anti-fascist protesters gathered to counterprotest a rally by far-right and extremist groups.
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19h Updated Afghanistan: Bomb rips through wedding in Kabul
Many casualties are feared in the suspected suicide attack in the west of the Afghan capital.
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19h Portland rally: Far-right and antifa groups face off
At least 13 arrests are made in Portland as a right-wing rally is confronted by left-wing protesters.
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20h Updated Teen ran out with $2 beer. Tennessee store clerk shot him dead
A jury found a grocery clerk guilty of killing a 17-year-old boy who ran out of the store with a beer he didn't pay for in Memphis, authorities sad.
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India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants. Muslims Are Afraid.20h Updated India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants. Muslims Are Afraid.
Four million people in one state are at risk of being denied citizenship in a government campaign critics say is driven by a Hindu nationalist agenda.
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20h Updated US mother ruled too Western by Saudi court will appeal
Last month, an American mother named Bethany Vierra lost custody of her young daughter Zaina, on the grounds that she was too Western to raise the child well. Now her own parents worry that they will lose both grand-daughter and daughter, as the window to appeal closes in Saudi Arabia.
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Labor says government failing to lead on China as more backbenchers speak out21h Labor says government failing to lead on China as more backbenchers speak out
Penny Wong calls for mature discussion as Liberal MPs warn Australian universities must protect free speech MPs and senators should receive foreign affairs and national intelligence briefings about China to remedy the government’s failure to discuss Australia’s relationship with the emerging superpower, Penny Wong has suggested. Labor’s shadow foreign affairs spokeswoman made the call on Sunday, citing the growing number of Coalition backbenchers raising concerns about China and free speech at Australian universities as evidence the government has failed to lead the conversation.
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‘Our people are dying’: Australia’s climate confrontation in the Pacific21h ‘Our people are dying’: Australia’s climate confrontation in the Pacific
Leaders at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum couldn’t disguise their anger over Canberra’s climate crisis ‘red lines’ It was always going to be a showdown on the climate crisis. As leaders from the Pacific gathered in Tuvalu for their annual Pacific Islands Forum, there was one subject destined to dwarf all others and which pitted Australia, with its increasing emissions and plans for new coalmines, against its small island neighbours.
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21h Hong Kong protest timeline
In recent weeks, Hong Kong's protests have been characterized by tear gas and angry confrontations. But it wasn't always like this.
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Tesco drops pork suppliers after animal rights campaigners release footage of shocking abuse21h Tesco drops pork suppliers after animal rights campaigners release footage of shocking abuse
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Tesco banned meat from Hogwood Farm in Warwickshire after activists from Viva! filmed images they claim expose 'systematic animal abuse'.
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22h Updated White House expected to move forward with plan to cancel foreign aid
The Trump administration is expected to put forward a plan to cancel billions of dollars in foreign aid funding by the end of this week, a senior administration official told CNN on Friday, teeing up a fight between the White House and Congress over the rarely used and controversial move known as rescission.
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Alfie Dingley, one year on after he changed the law on medicinal cannabis22h Alfie Dingley, one year on after he changed the law on medicinal cannabis
Alfie Dingley, from Kenilworth, Warwickshire, pictured here with his mother Hannah, left, used to suffer 75 seizures a day until he was prescribed an oil-based cannabis tincture overseas.
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22h Lime and soda? No thanks, say non-drinkers
Diageo's investment in alcohol-free spirit maker Seedlip shows how big firms want to reach non-drinkers.
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22h Police in Oregon say the arrests came as left-wing anti-fascist demonstrators gathered to counterprotest a rally by far-right and extremist groups
At least three people were arrested in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday, according to Portland police, as left-wing anti-fascist demonstrators gathered to counterprotest a rally by far-right and extremist groups.
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23h Can big investors save the world?
Will the big polluters clean up their acts if the people who actually own them say they must?
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Cannabis, cars, family pets and even HANDCUFFS are among the items stolen from the police23h Cannabis, cars, family pets and even HANDCUFFS are among the items stolen from the police
More than half the thefts were from the Metropolitan Police, which recorded 971 stolen items worth £198,402, including 14 laptops, 24 items of official uniform and a domestic pet.
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Sniffer dogs are being trained to detect HEDGEHOGS in revolutionary bid to preserve the species 23h Sniffer dogs are being trained to detect HEDGEHOGS in revolutionary bid to preserve the species 
Henry, a three-year-old springer spaniel, helps to locate the prickly mammals. He can detect a hidden hedgehog 250 yards away and will go to sit next to it before it is moved out of harm's way.
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23h The New Yorker reviving Jewish life on a holiday island
Dani Rotstein arrived in Majorca knowing nothing of its hidden Jewish past. Now he's helping reinvigorate its Jewish community.
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Rural idyll lost post office, butchers, hairdresser and GP blow by blow23h Rural idyll lost post office, butchers, hairdresser and GP blow by blow
Horsted Keynes, West Sussex, is just under 33 miles from Trafalgar Square. The fracturing of its community spirit has been a result of many factors including market forces and the internet.
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23h Portland braced for far-right rally and antifa counter-demo
Police are mounting a major operation to keep marchers apart from left-wing counter protesters.
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24h Updated Blast rips through wedding ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan
A blast ripped through a wedding ceremony in Kabul, killing six people Saturday, according to Afghanistan's Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi.
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24h Can Tottenham challenge Manchester City in the Premier League this year?
Spurs came away from the Etihad with a vital point - but how far away are they from the champions?
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PC Andrew Harper: tributes flood in for killed officer24h PC Andrew Harper: tributes flood in for killed officer
Ten held as forensic teams continue search of site in Berkshire where officer was dragged to his deathDetectives were granted an extra 36 hours on Saturday to question 10 suspects arrested on suspicion of murdering a newlywed policeman who died after being “dragged for a distance” by a van after responding to reports of a rural burglary. Forensic teams meanwhile continued
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Isis suspect Jack Letts stripped of British citizenship – report24h Isis suspect Jack Letts stripped of British citizenship – report
Muslim convert, 24, has had his British citizenship revoked, according to the Mail on Sunday The Muslim convert Jack Letts, who is suspected of leaving Britain to join the Islamic State, has been stripped of his British citizenship, it has been reported. Jack Letts was 18 when he left his Oxfordshire home in 2014 before marrying in Iraq and moving to Raqqa in Syria. Captured by Kurdish forces as he attempted to flee to Turkey in May 2017, the 24-year-old, dubbed “Jihadi Jack”, has since been held in jail in northern Syria.
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24h Match of the Day: Handball rule is ridiculous - Danny Murphy
Danny Murphy says the handball rule is "ridiculous" after Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus see his injury-time winner ruled out by VAR.
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BBC probes Panorama journalist after he is secretly filmed buying champagne, gin and flaming Sambuca24h BBC probes Panorama journalist after he is secretly filmed buying champagne, gin and flaming Sambuca
The BBC is investigating Panorama journalist John Sweeney after he was filmed buying drinks for a woman he hoped would reveal information on Tommy Robinson.
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Four Million Indians Risk Being Denied Citizenship. Most Are Muslims.24h Four Million Indians Risk Being Denied Citizenship. Most Are Muslims.
Critics say a government registration campaign in the northeast state of Assam is driven by an increasingly intense Hindu nationalist agenda.
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Two men are rushed to hospital after being stabbed in daylight knife fight outside an Ikea in London24h Two men are rushed to hospital after being stabbed in daylight knife fight outside an Ikea in London
Police and an air ambulance descended on the furniture shop in Greenwich, in the southeast of the capital at around 6.30pm.
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US President Donald Trump to make third visit to the UK for Nato summit in London24h US President Donald Trump to make third visit to the UK for Nato summit in London
President Donald Trump will attend the Nato summit in London in December and also wants to spend time with Prime Minister Boris Johnson, say Washington sources.
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ISIS fighter Jihadi Jack is stripped of his UK passport sparking furious diplomatic row with Canada24h ISIS fighter Jihadi Jack is stripped of his UK passport sparking furious diplomatic row with Canada
EXCLUSIVE: Jihadi Jack has been stripped of his British citizenship by the Home Office, sparking a row with Canada. Muslim convert Jack Letts, 24, from Oxfordshire, held dual citizenship.
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Hong Kong Protests Stay Peaceful After a Week of Unrest24h Hong Kong Protests Stay Peaceful After a Week of Unrest
A face-off between demonstrators and the police ended without violence on Saturday, days after concerns were raised about spiraling mayhem.
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The road to hell, where children are left to fall through the cracks | Sophie Trevitt24h The road to hell, where children are left to fall through the cracks | Sophie Trevitt
I’m told lawyers aren’t meant to have these fierce, protective feelings for their clients, but the law isn’t meant to torture children either Who knew the drive to hell would be so beautiful and that hell would be so small? It’s not far out of town, but it’s far enough away to be deliberate. We drive out towards the airport – through the gap in the red ranges and down the gum-flanked Stuart Highway. The trunks shift from pale and shimmery to rich red and back again as we pass the racecourse, the billboards and the old Ghan Train by the side of the road.
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Sudan Erupts in Joyful Celebration After Power-Sharing Deal Signed25h Sudan Erupts in Joyful Celebration After Power-Sharing Deal Signed
The deal signals an end to eight months of popular protests, the ouster of a dictator and a bloody military-led crackdown.
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PhD psychology student, 31, revealed as the first migrant to die while trying to cross the Channel25h PhD psychology student, 31, revealed as the first migrant to die while trying to cross the Channel
Mitra Mehrad, 31, was on board a boat carrying 20 migrants off the Kent coast. It ran into difficulty in poor weather and she is missing presumed drowned. Two others also fell in but were rescued.
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Explosion Turns Kabul Wedding Into Carnage; Dozens Feared Dead25h Updated Explosion Turns Kabul Wedding Into Carnage; Dozens Feared Dead
Afghan officials braced for a high toll as images from a wedding hall showed wrecked tables and scattered bodies.
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Hundreds of lives saved by new technology which alerts doctors if patients show signs of sepsis25h Hundreds of lives saved by new technology which alerts doctors if patients show signs of sepsis
Sepsis, also known as blood poisoning, causes about 37,000 deaths a year in England. The technology will keep a virtual eye on key indicators of a patient's condition such as pulse.
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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY reveals how a dip in the sea left his wife fearing he had suffered a stroke25h DR MICHAEL MOSLEY reveals how a dip in the sea left his wife fearing he had suffered a stroke
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY, pictured in the sea, blacked out while swimming in Cornwall last weekend, leading his GP wife Clare to fear that he had suffered a stroke.
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Explosion Turns Kabul Wedding Into Carnage25h Explosion Turns Kabul Wedding Into Carnage
Officials feared high casualties, as images from the wedding hall in the Afghan capital showed wrecked tables and bodies strewn around.
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Families are being forced to shell out £100,000 for a plot of land to be rid of gypsy clan25h Families are being forced to shell out £100,000 for a plot of land to be rid of gypsy clan
The villagers of Astley Burf in Worcestershire have finally seen off the notorious Doran clan by buying the land back from them for £100,000, which the Dorans originally bought for £12,000.
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Dozens feared dead or wounded after Afghan wedding hall blast26h Dozens feared dead or wounded after Afghan wedding hall blast
Explosion in packed Kabul venue comes as Donald Trump talks up prospects of peace deal with Taliban An explosion ripped through a wedding hall on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan’s capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. Hundreds of people were believed to be inside. Interior ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi told the Associated Press there was no immediate information on the cause of the blast. Both the Taliban and a local affiliate of the Islamic State terrorist group carry out attacks in the capital.
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Jeremy Corbyn pleads with MPs: back me now before it’s too late26h Jeremy Corbyn pleads with MPs: back me now before it’s too late
Britain stands on precipice, warns Labour leader, as 100 MPs tell Boris Johnson to recall parliament
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Juncker cuts short holiday for emergency gallbladder surgery26h Juncker cuts short holiday for emergency gallbladder surgery
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has cut short his holiday to have urgent surgery to remove his gallbladder.
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Police forces halt trials of facial recognition systems27h Police forces halt trials of facial recognition systems
Government attempts to use the controversial surveillance technology are thwarted by UK forcesPolice forces are pushing back against Home Office attempts to roll out facial recognition systems, dealing a harsh blow to government plans to introduce the controversial technology. Kent Police and West Midlands Police were named by ministers in June as collaborating with the Home Office to trial the technology to trace “missing and vulnerable persons”. The announcement prompted concern that UK forces were eager to embrace a technology condemned for infringing privacy and increasing state surveillance.
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27h Updated Man City denied winner against Tottenham by VAR
Gabriel Jesus has an injury-time winner against Tottenham ruled out by VAR as Man City drop points at home for the first time since December 2018.
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Kent emergency services search for child who fell in river27h Kent emergency services search for child who fell in river
Police called to Sandwich after young child fell into River Stour on Saturday afternoon Emergency services in Kent are searching for a young child who fell into the River Stour in Sandwich on Saturday afternoon. Kent Police said officers were carrying out a search of the area alongside the Coastguard and Kent Fire and Rescue Service.
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27h Yemeni Separatists Relinquish Control of Buildings in Aden
The separatists’ takeover of Aden has strained a Saudi-led military coalition formed to confront the Iranian-aligned Houthis, who bombed a Saudi oil facility on Saturday.
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World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis27h World’s nations gather to tackle wildlife extinction crisis
Giraffes, sharks, glass frogs - and the woolly mammoth - may get boosted protection at summit From giraffes to sharks, the world’s endangered species could gain better protection at an international wildlife conference. The
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27h Ashes 2019: Fast bowlers star as second Test evenly poised - day four highlights
Watch highlights as England end on 96-4 taking their lead over Australia past 100 on a thrilling fourth day in the second Ashes Test at Lord's.
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28h Liverpool holds on for win against Southampton despite Adrian howler
Goalkeeper Adrian's Liverpool career is proving quite a roller coaster.
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28h Search for boy missing in River Stour in Sandwich
A Coastguard helicopter is helping fire crews and police looking for the child in the River Stour.
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Four Million Indians in One State Risk Being Denied Citizenship. Most Are Muslims.28h Updated Four Million Indians in One State Risk Being Denied Citizenship. Most Are Muslims.
Critics say a government registration campaign in the northeast state of Assam is driven by an increasingly intense Hindu nationalist agenda.
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PC Andrew Harper inquiry: police get more time to question suspects28h PC Andrew Harper inquiry: police get more time to question suspects
Ten held as forensic teams continue search of site in Berkshire where officer was dragged to his death Detectives were granted an extra 36 hours on Saturday to question 10 suspects arrested on suspicion of murdering a newlywed policeman who died after being “dragged for a distance” by a van when he responded to reports of a rural burglary. Forensic teams meanwhile continued
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28h Ashes 2019: England-Australia second Test set for thrilling conclusion
The second Ashes Test is poised for a thrilling conclusion after a memorable fourth day in which the fast bowlers of England and Australia illuminated Lord's.
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Sudan Signs Landmark Power-Sharing Deal After Months of Tumult29h Updated Sudan Signs Landmark Power-Sharing Deal After Months of Tumult
The deal signals an end to eight months of popular protests, the ouster of a dictator and a bloody military-led crackdown.
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29h Updated Liverpool hold on at Southampton despite Adrian blunder
Liverpool defeat Southampton to secure an 11th successive top-flight victory despite a howler by goalkeeper Adrian.
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America is close to ‘deal’ with Taliban, hints Trump29h America is close to ‘deal’ with Taliban, hints Trump
With a president eager to bring US troops home, many question what Afghan ‘peace’ would look likeDonald Trump has met his peace envoy to Afghanistan and top security advisers to discuss progress in the latest round of talks with the Taliban, fuelling speculation that a deal to end America’s longest war might be within reach. “Many on the opposite side of this 19-year war, and us, are looking to make a deal – if possible!” Trump tweeted after the meeting at his golf club in New Jersey, where the group is believed to have discussed a draft peace plan.
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29h 27 unaccompanied minors will be allowed to get off a migrant ship in Italy after far-right Salvini loosens his ban
The 27 unaccompanied minors aboard a Spanish humanitarian ship will be allowed to disembark in Italy following a bitter political standoff between Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini.
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Chancellor Sajid Javid hints he could slash taxes within months29h Updated Chancellor Sajid Javid hints he could slash taxes within months
Britain's Chancellor Sajid Javid suggested he could cut taxes in the upcoming Budget - including for higher earners, claiming that maximising revenue does not necessarily come from increasing taxes.
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29h Roger Rabbit animator Richard Williams dies at 86
Richard Williams won two Oscars and a Bafta for his work as animation director on the 1988 hit film.
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29h Updated Search for child missing in River Stour in Sandwich
A Coastguard helicopter is helping fire crews and police looking for the child in the River Stour.
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29h Updated Naomi Osaka frets over knee injury
With the US Open just days away, Naomi Osaka is fretting over a knee injury after she was forced to retire from the Cincinnati Masters on Friday.
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Three Billy Goats Guff and the no-deal Brexit troll – cartoon29h Three Billy Goats Guff and the no-deal Brexit troll – cartoon
What’s that hiding under the bridge, as the parties bicker over a government of national unity?
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Jean-Claude Juncker cuts short holiday to have urgent surgery30h Jean-Claude Juncker cuts short holiday to have urgent surgery
Outgoing European commission chief has returned home to have gall bladder removed The outgoing head of the European commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, has cut short a holiday to undergo urgent surgery, his press team has said. “Jean-Claude Juncker had to shorten his holiday in Austria for medical reasons. He was taken back to Luxembourg where he will undergo an urgent cholecystectomy [surgical removal of the gallbladder],” the team said on Saturday of what is normally a routine medical procedure.
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Teenager charged with murder of Peter Duncan in Newcastle30h Teenager charged with murder of Peter Duncan in Newcastle
Victim was stabbed with screwdriver in shopping centre and died in hospital A 17-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of Peter Duncan, the
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30h Updated Sudan just got a step closer to full democracy. Big obstacles remain
After almost nine months of violence and wrangling, Sudan came a step closer to a civilian government on Saturday when opposition leaders and military generals signed a power-sharing agreement in the capital, Khartoum.
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