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23m Updated Supreme Court Brexit ends -- and it looks bad for the UK government
An epic clash at the UK Supreme Court over whether the British Prime Minister deliberately misled the Queen has ended -- and, as Westminster awaits its ruling, the government may have cause for concern.
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27m Trans models: From decades of rejection to centre stage
How hiring transgender models became viewed as not only acceptable but aspirational.
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36m Boy with skin-peeling condition sent 18,000 cards
Rhys has epidermolysis bullosa, a painful, life-limiting condition that has left him unable to walk.
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Syrian Children Saved a German Village. And a Village Saved Itself.37m Updated Syrian Children Saved a German Village. And a Village Saved Itself.
Four years after Germany took in over one million migrants, integration is quietly working, one village at a time.
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Second Sydney brother found guilty of Etihad meat grinder bomb plot38m Second Sydney brother found guilty of Etihad meat grinder bomb plot
Khaled Khayat, 51, and Mahmoud Khayat, 34, plotted with their brother Tarek Khayat to blow up an Etihad plane, jury finds Two Sydney brothers have now been found guilty of plotting to blow up an Etihad plane with a bomb hidden in a meat grinder and to carrying out a lethal poisonous gas attack. The men plotted with their older brother, Tarek Khayat, who was involved with Islamic State in Syria, and “the controller”, an unidentified person connected with the older brother, the prosecutor, Lincoln Crowley QC, said.
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Climate strike: global protest kicks off in Australia and Pacific – live updates53m Updated Climate strike: global protest kicks off in Australia and Pacific – live updates
On Friday 20 September, millions of people led by Greta Thunberg and school students from Sydney to Delhi, Melbourne to London and New York, will march for urgent action on climate change. Follow for all the latest news
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New Video Surfaces Showing Trudeau in Blackface, Compounding Scandal1h 5m Updated New Video Surfaces Showing Trudeau in Blackface, Compounding Scandal
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada has cast himself as spokesman for the world’s liberals. But a series of episodes challenges that view.
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1h 11m Dave wins 2019 Mercury Prize for best album of the year
British rapper Dave won the 2019 Mercury Prize for his album "Psychodrama" at an awards ceremony in London on Thursday night.
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Attack on Saudi Arabia Tests U.S. Guarantee to Defend Gulf1h 15m Attack on Saudi Arabia Tests U.S. Guarantee to Defend Gulf
The American hesitation to take military action may signal a weakening of its commitment to protect the Arab Persian Gulf and could embolden Iran.
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Sir John Major is accused of hypocrisy as he slams Boris Johnson for suspending Parliament1h 17m Updated Sir John Major is accused of hypocrisy as he slams Boris Johnson for suspending Parliament
The former Tory prime minister, 76, prorogued Parliament in 1997 (pictured), delaying the publication of a report into the cash-for-questions scandal that rocked his party.
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1h 19m Updated Birds Are Vanishing From North America
The number of birds in the United States and Canada has declined by 3 billion, or 29 percent, over the past half-century, scientists find.
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US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds since 19701h 23m Updated US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds since 1970
Three billion birds have been lost across diverse groups and habitats, in what researchers describe as a ‘wake-up call’ The US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds – a total of three billion – since 1970, culminating in what scientists who published a new study are calling a “widespread ecological crisis”. Researchers observed a 29% decline in bird populations across diverse groups and habitats – from songbirds such as meadowlarks to long-distance migratory birds such as swallows and backyard birds like sparrows.
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1h 55m US expels two Cuban diplomats to the UN citing national security threat
The US has ordered two Cuban diplomats assigned to the United Nations to leave the country immediately, alleging that the envoys were engaged in "influence operations against the United States."
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1h 57m Donald Trump hosts Australia PM at the White House
Australian PM Scott Morrison is only the second leader to receive a state dinner under President Trump.
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Mark von Hagen, 65, Dies; Reviewed Times’s 1931 Soviet Coverage2h Updated Mark von Hagen, 65, Dies; Reviewed Times’s 1931 Soviet Coverage
A historian, he was asked by the paper to judge whether a correspondent’s Pulitzer Prize should be revoked because of biased reporting. He said it should be.
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2h Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, 83, Tunisia Autocrat Ousted in Arab Spring, Dies
His oppressive rule set off uprisings that spread throughout the Arab world. He died in exile in Saudi Arabia, which had refused to extradite him.
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Boris Johnson could shut Parliament AGAIN if he loses Supreme Court case2h Updated Boris Johnson could shut Parliament AGAIN if he loses Supreme Court case
The Prime Minister was on Salisbury Plain with the Army today where he declined to rule out suspending Parliament again if he lost the Supreme Court case.
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2h Updated Greenwood, 17, scores first Man Utd goal to seal Astana win
Teenager Mason Greenwood's first senior goal ensures Manchester United make a winning start to their Europa League campaign against Astana at Old Trafford.
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2h Young people offer urgent moral clarity to do-nothing adults
At certain points in history, when institutions and established leaders have failed to step up and take action, it falls to the youngest among us to take charge. That is happening again these two weeks as a 16-year-old girl from Sweden, Greta Thunberg, is stepping onto center stage to mobilize the world against climate change.
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2h Dave wins Mercury Prize for his debut album Psychodrama
His debut is named album of the year, cementing a stellar year for the London-born rapper.
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Australian Jock Palfreeman paroled after 11 years in Bulgarian jail2h Australian Jock Palfreeman paroled after 11 years in Bulgarian jail
Palfreeman was sentenced to 20 years for murder but has always maintained he was trying to help a man who was being attacked in Sofia An Australian, Jock Palfreeman, has been unexpectedly granted parole after serving 11 years behind bars for murder in Bulgaria. Palfreeman, now 32, was serving a 20-year sentence for fatally stabbing a Bulgarian law student, Andrei Monov, 23, during a brawl in the capital, Sofia, in 2007.
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2h Castleford beat Warrington in elimination final
Castleford end Warrington's season with a hard-fought elimination final victory against the Challenge Cup holders.
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3h Dave wins Mercury Prize for debut album Psychodrama
His debut is named album of the year, cementing a stellar year for the London-born rapper.
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3h Updated Your Friday Briefing
Trudeau's brownface scandal grows.
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Morning mail: climate strike, Trudeau blackface, bird extinctions3h Morning mail: climate strike, Trudeau blackface, bird extinctions
Friday: Academics back students taking part in today’s mass protests. Plus, North America has lost a quarter of its birds since 1970 Good morning, this is Richard Parkin bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Friday 20 September.
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3h Castleford beat Wolves in elimination final
Castleford end Warrington's season with a hard-fought elimination final victory against the Challenge Cup holders.
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3h Ojo stunner helps Rangers beat Feyenoord at emotional Ibrox
Rangers pay the perfect tribute to late captain Fernando Ricksen by edging Feyenoord in their Europa League group opener at an emotional Ibrox.
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Trump’s National Security Aides Refining Possible Iran Options3h Trump’s National Security Aides Refining Possible Iran Options
President Trump has threatened to order “the ultimate option” of a strike on Iran after attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, but also emphasized his opposition to another war.
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3h Academy graduates shine as Arsenal beat Eintracht Frankfurt
Arsenal's academy graduates impress to help the Gunners begin their Europa League campaign with a victory at Eintracht Frankfurt
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In Pakistan-Held Kashmir, Growing Calls for Independence4h Updated In Pakistan-Held Kashmir, Growing Calls for Independence
An emboldened independence movement in Pakistan-held Kashmir has the government on edge, emerging as the state tries to rein in anti-India militants.
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Justin Trudeau says he does not remember how many times he wore blackface – video4h Justin Trudeau says he does not remember how many times he wore blackface – video
a href="https://www.theguardian.com/world/justin-trudeau">Justin Trudeau
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4h US and Canada have lost 2.9 billion birds since 1970, study says
Bird populations in the United States and Canada have dropped by 29% since 1970, signifying 2.9 billion birds lost in almost 50 years, according to a new study.
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4h Updated Pressure on Zidane piles up as Real gets routed by PSG
There was a time when Zinedine Zidane could do no wrong. That time feels an age ago.
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Trump sues in New York to block public release of tax returns – live news4h Updated Trump sues in New York to block public release of tax returns – live news
Trump askis a federal judge to prevent New York prosecutors from obtaining eight years of his personal and corporate tax returns
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4h Trump denies promise that led to formal complaint from US spy
US media report that his comments to an unnamed foreign leader sparked a formal complaint.
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4h Updated The Queen and David Cameron: What royal displeasure really means
If the Queen is really that angry with David Cameron, why is Buckingham Palace's statement so muted?
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4h Updated Arsenal thrash Frankfurt in Europa League opener
Arsenal's academy graduates impress to help the Gunners begin their Europa League campaign with a victory at Eintracht Frankfurt
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Malta urged to drop libel lawsuits against Daphne Caruana Galizia5h Malta urged to drop libel lawsuits against Daphne Caruana Galizia
Council of Europe warns prime minister Joseph Muscat cases transferred to murdered journalist’s family jeopardise sources The Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner has urged Malta to drop libel lawsuits against murdered journalist
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5h Updated There are a grand total of zero Brexit positions that are not a nightmare
The muddy waters of Brexit are becoming a little clearer.
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5h Updated Tunisia’s Ben Ali, Autocrat Who Inspired Arab Spring Revolts, Dies in Exile
Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, 83, died in exile in Saudi Arabia, which had refused Tunisian requests to extradite him.
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5h Updated Brexit: UK shares confidential documents with EU
A UK government statement says the written documents "reflect the ideas the UK has put forward".
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Sterilized Workers Seek to Collect Damages Against Dow Chemical in France5h Updated Sterilized Workers Seek to Collect Damages Against Dow Chemical in France
A pesticide made by Dow Chemical sterilized thousands of banana workers in Nicaragua decades ago. In an unusual legal move, they are turning to France to enforce payment.
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5h Thomas Cook told extra funds needed to seal rescue
The troubled travel firm must find £200m in extra contingency funds before banks will agree a deal.
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National Lottery winner conned his way to £2.5million on fake ticket using Camelot insider5h Updated National Lottery winner conned his way to £2.5million on fake ticket using Camelot insider
Edward Putman, (pictured filming members of the press outside court today) 54, of Hertfordshire, claimed the jackpot on 28 August 2009 - just 10 days before his ticket from 11 March was due to expire.
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5h Children as young as 11 placed in unregulated care homes
Leaked research reveals children under 16 are being placed in unregulated care homes, in breach of the law.
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Rise of the far right: a disturbing mix of hateful ideologies5h Rise of the far right: a disturbing mix of hateful ideologies
UK counter-terrorism police provide insight into dangerous rise of rightwing extremism and efforts to tackle it On Thursday, senior counter-terror police officers provided a rare insight into the threat from extreme-right terrorism as they see it, revealing the scale of the problem and some of the motives behind its rise.
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One in three British rail services run late under tightened standards5h One in three British rail services run late under tightened standards
Hull Trains has worst and c2c the best record under new measurements, data shows More than a third of British rail services failed to reach stations on time over the past year, according to new performance measurements. Under the toughened standards, trains are considered punctual if they arrive within a minute of the timetable, rather than the previous limit of up to 10 minutes. Under the changed regime, just 64.7% of services were on time in the 12 months to the end of June, a figure the rail passenger watchdog Transport Focus described as “unacceptable”.
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6h Updated Obituary: Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali
Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali led Tunisia for 23 years before stepping down amid mass street protests.
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Siberian Shaman on Trek to ‘Cast Out’ Putin From the Kremlin Is Arrested6h Updated Siberian Shaman on Trek to ‘Cast Out’ Putin From the Kremlin Is Arrested
Jittery about unrest, Russian security forces detained the mystic on his self-proclaimed mission to drive out President Vladimir V. Putin, whom he called a “demon.”
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Australian government awards Serco $9.9m contract to help non-citizens return home6h Australian government awards Serco $9.9m contract to help non-citizens return home
Contractor has been the subject of allegations of mistreatment while running immigration detentions
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Superbug hotspots emerging in farms across globe - study6h Superbug hotspots emerging in farms across globe - study
Global outbreak of antibiotic-resistant superbugs linked to overconsumption of meat Hotspots of antibiotic-resistant
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Faces of far-right terror: four cases of foiled plots6h Faces of far-right terror: four cases of foiled plots
Counter-terrorism officers say a total of seven far-right terror plots have been foiled on British soil since March 2017 Counter-terrorism officers say that since March 2017 seven far-right terror plots have been foiled. Here we take a look at some of these cases:
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The Guardian view on Japan and South Korea: neither side will win | Editorial6h The Guardian view on Japan and South Korea: neither side will win | Editorial
The months-old dispute between the two countries is only growing. They may not be the only ones affectedPerhaps the most striking aspect of the
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6h Updated Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, Former President of Tunisia, Dies at 83
The autocrat who inspired the Arab Spring revolts of 2011, he died in exile in Saudi Arabia, which had refused Tunisian requests to extradite him.
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Trump’s National Security Aides to Meet on Possible Iran Options6h Updated Trump’s National Security Aides to Meet on Possible Iran Options
President Trump has threatened to order “the ultimate option” of a strike on Iran after attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, but also emphasized his opposition to another war.
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6h Student stabbed while onlookers take video
Soon after school let out on Monday, a deadly fight broke out at a strip mall near Oceanside High School in Nassau County, New York. A group of teenagers looked on as Khaseen Morris, a 16-year-old student, was assaulted and stabbed in the chest. Some took out their phones and documented the fight on social media, but no one stepped in to help him.
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Ben Ali: Tunisian autocrat ousted in Arab spring dies in exile6h Updated Ben Ali: Tunisian autocrat ousted in Arab spring dies in exile
Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, who fled in 2011, dies days after free presidential election in Tunisia
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7h Updated PC Andrew Harper death: Case dropped against man accused of murder
The case against Jed Foster, 20, is "discounted", a court hears.
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7h Updated Peter Beardsley: Former Newcastle United coach suspended from football
Former Newcastle United and England forward Peter Beardsley is suspended from all football-related activity for 32 weeks for making racist comments to players.
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7h Israeli leaders warn of possible third election amid political deadlock
The political deadlock in Israel showed no signs of abating Thursday, as the country's leaders warned of the possibility of a third election, with neither Benjamin Netanyahu nor Benny Gantz appearing to have a clear path to forming a coalition.
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Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali obituary7h Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali obituary
Former president of Tunisia who fled to Saudi Arabia after the 2011 uprising
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Brexit: Parliament could remain suspended even if court finds against PM, government suggests - live news7h Updated Brexit: Parliament could remain suspended even if court finds against PM, government suggests - live news
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the final day of the supreme court hearing to determine if Boris Johnson’s five-week suspension of parliament was lawful
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South Sudan Oil Consortium Funded Militias Accused of Atrocities, Report Says7h South Sudan Oil Consortium Funded Militias Accused of Atrocities, Report Says
The report by a watchdog group linked Dar Petroleum Operating Company to the president and outlined other major players it said were complicit in violence and corruption.
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Fastest-growing UK terrorist threat is from far right, say police7h Updated Fastest-growing UK terrorist threat is from far right, say police
Counter-terror police vow to thwart rise in violence driven by extreme-right ideologies Police have vowed to thwart the rise of the far right, which they have said is the fastest growing terrorist threat in the UK, as they try to stop race hate ideologues from bringing violence the country’s streets. Britain’s top counter-terrorism officer, the Met assistant commissioner Neil Basu, said the most likely attempts would come from “lone actors” and, as with Islamist terrorism, the authorities could not guarantee to foil every plot.
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7h The billions Saudi Arabia spends on air defenses may be wasted in the age of drone warfare
Saudi Arabia has spent billions on state-of-the-art air defense and early warning systems, but a mix of cruise missiles and drones was able to penetrate its airspace on Saturday, inflicting substantial damage on the world's largest oil processing plant at Abqaiq.
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Border Force intercepts migrant boat near Dover7h Updated Border Force intercepts migrant boat near Dover
The group of eight migrants, including a child, came into St Margaret's Bay, near Dover, shortly before 7am, and are set to be quizzed by immigration officers.
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Man, 20, accused of murdering PC Andrew Harper sees charge DROPPED7h Man, 20, accused of murdering PC Andrew Harper sees charge DROPPED
Thames Valley Police officer PC Harper (pictured) died from multiple injuries after being dragged under a vehicle while responding to a burglary near Sulhamstead, Berkshire.
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8h Updated Iran’s Foreign Minister Vows ‘All-Out War’ if U.S. or Saudis Strike
“We don’t want war,” Mohammad Javad Zarif said. But “we won’t blink to defend our territory,” he added. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Trump wants peace.
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The EU takes back control – Politics Weekly podcast8h The EU takes back control – Politics Weekly podcast
Heather Stewart is joined by Polly Toynbee, Ryan Shorthouse and Stewart Wood to discuss the latest on the supreme court prorogation hearing and Brexit negotiations, as well as party conference season As the supreme court grapples with the question of whether Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament was justified or not, the EU is still grappling with prime minister’s mystifying position on Brexit. Now it looks as though the EU’s patience has finally worn thin. On Tuesday, France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, and Finland’s prime minister, Antti Rinne, set a two-week deadline to table a plan for replacing the Irish backstop.
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8h Sir Paul McCartney: Brexit vote probably a mistake
The former Beatle speaks to BBC Newsnight as he releases a collection of Linda McCartney's personal Polaroids.
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Kamila Shamsie’s book award withdrawn over her part in Israel boycott8h Kamila Shamsie’s book award withdrawn over her part in Israel boycott
Nelly Sachs prize was given to Shamsie this month, but its German jury has reversed decision because of the novelist’s pro-Palestinian activism Kamila Shamsie has said that it is a “matter of outrage” that the Israel boycott campaign should be held up as something shameful after a German jury reversed its decision to award her the €15,000 (£13,000) Nelly Sachs prize over her support for the
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8h Polio makes a comeback in the Philippines 19 years after the country was declared free of the disease
The Philippines has reported its first case of polio since it was declared free of the childhood disease 19 years ago, dealing a blow to the campaign to eradicate it.
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Spanish Court Calls U.S. Extradition Request Politically Motivated8h Updated Spanish Court Calls U.S. Extradition Request Politically Motivated
A Spanish court said that the United States’ request was politically motivated, and that drug trafficking charges leveled against the former intelligence chief lacked sufficient detail.
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Justin Trudeau blackface: details emerge of third incident8h Justin Trudeau blackface: details emerge of third incident
Undated video clip shows Trudeau in blackface, waving, with his arms and legs also appearing to be painted A third incident in which Justin Trudeau wore blackface has been reported, in yet another damaging blow to the Canadian prime minister’s image, just weeks ahead of the country’s general election. In a short, undated video clip published by
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Nurses missed hanging suicide of vulnerable woman, 22, in secure mental health unit8h Updated Nurses missed hanging suicide of vulnerable woman, 22, in secure mental health unit
Lauren Ellis, 22, was found strangled with a binding around her neck at a secure mental health unit in Guernsey after two nurses failed to check on her. They are now on trial for manslaughter.
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8h Updated Football hate crime at matches in England and Wales rose by 47% last season
Incidents of hate crime at football matches in England and Wales up by 47% last season, according to new Home Office figures.
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Marco Pierre White Jr made a hotel staff member shake with fear, a court hears 8h Marco Pierre White Jr made a hotel staff member shake with fear, a court hears 
Marco Pierre White Jnr, 24, admitted threatening staff member Chloe Charlesworth at the Rudloe Hall Hotel in Wiltshire in March, at the Magistrates Court in Swindon today.
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8h Updated Named person scheme scrapped by Scottish government
The plan, which was branded a "snooper's charter" by opponents, was originally due to be introduced three years ago.
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8h Updated Huawei to unveil the Mate 30, its first flagship phone without Google services
Huawei is about to find out just how important the Google ecosystem is to its global smartphone business.
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8h Updated Netanyahu and Gantz Agree on Unity, but Not on What It Means
The prime minister called on his rival, Benny Gantz, to meet right away, in a dramatic bid to remain in power. His opponents called it just posturing.
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Huawei forced to launch Mate 30 phone without Google apps8h Huawei forced to launch Mate 30 phone without Google apps
New Android smartphone falls foul of trade war and Trump’s blacklisting of Chinese firm
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8h Ancient tin found in Israel has unexpected Cornish links
Tin ingots recovered from a shipwreck in Israel have been discovered to have an unlikely origin -- Cornwall, in southwest England.
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9h Updated Justin Trudeau apologizes for wearing brownface during 2001 event at school
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday after a photo emerged of him wearing brownface during a school event in 2001.
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Justin Trudeau Says He Is ‘Deeply Sorry’ After Brownface Photo Surfaces9h Updated Justin Trudeau Says He Is ‘Deeply Sorry’ After Brownface Photo Surfaces
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s campaign was thrown into turmoil when a photograph surfaced of him in brownface makeup at a 2001 private school party.
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US drone strike intended for Isis hideout kills 30 pine nut workers in Afghanistan9h US drone strike intended for Isis hideout kills 30 pine nut workers in Afghanistan
Forty were also injured in the Wednesday attack which struck farmers and labourers who just finished work, Afghan officials say
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9h Updated Justin Trudeau: Third instance of Canada PM in racist attire
Canada's PM earlier apologised for two other incidents in which he donned brown or black make-up.
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Italy and France bury hatchet over Leonardo da Vinci celebrations9h Italy and France bury hatchet over Leonardo da Vinci celebrations
Italy’s new government set to sign entente cordiale with France to exchange masterpieces Italy and France are set to sign an agreement to exchange works by Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, burying a
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9h This is what mysterious ancient humans might have looked like
We know that mysterious ancient humans called Denisovans once lived alongside Neanderthals, thanks to a few bones and teeth recovered from a cave in Siberia. Now, for the first time, researchers have shared what they might have looked like.
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Scientists use fossilised finger bone DNA to rebuild ancient human9h Scientists use fossilised finger bone DNA to rebuild ancient human
Unprecedented feat reveals little-known Denisovans resembled Neanderthals but had ‘super-wide’ skulls One of the most mysterious relatives in the human family has stepped out of the shadows after scientists used ancient DNA from a fossilised finger to reconstruct their appearance. The unprecedented feat, described as “exciting” and “extraordinary” by one leading researcher who was not involved in the work, shows that the Denisovans looked similar to the Neanderthals, but had wider heads and more protruding jaws.
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Siberian shaman arrested on trek to exorcise Vladimir Putin9h Siberian shaman arrested on trek to exorcise Vladimir Putin
Alexander Gabyshev walked 1,700 miles across Russia before being held by police A wandering shaman on a quest to “drive the evil spirit of [Vladimir] Putin from the Kremlin” has been arrested in Siberia by armed police. Alexander Gabyshev had walked an estimated 1,700 miles from the remote city of Yakutsk towards Moscow, attracting an eccentric group of acolytes and appearing at rare protests in regional Russian cities, before his arrest on Thursday.
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Charges dropped against man accused of PC Andrew Harper murder9h Charges dropped against man accused of PC Andrew Harper murder
Prosecutors no longer pursing case against Jed Foster from Berkshire A 20-year-old man accused of killing the police officer Andrew Harper has seen the murder charge against him dropped after spending a month in custody. Prosecutors said they were no longer pursing the case against Jed Foster, from Burghfield, in Berkshire, who was arrested within an hour of Harper’s death on 15 August and charged four days later.
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Dozens of Afghans Killed in a Possible U.S. Drone Strike and a Taliban Bombing9h Updated Dozens of Afghans Killed in a Possible U.S. Drone Strike and a Taliban Bombing
At least 50 Afghan civilians we killed Thursday, some in a drone strike blamed on the United States and others in a Taliban suicide bombing.
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Number of women dying in childbirth way off track to meet worldwide targets9h Number of women dying in childbirth way off track to meet worldwide targets
UN figures show slow decrease in maternal mortality rate, with rates on the rise in countries including the US The number of women dying in pregnancy and childbirth has fallen by more than a third since 2000, according to new UN figures, but the rate of decline remains way off track to meet global targets to cut maternal deaths. In the US maternal death rates have increased by over 50% and progress in reducing deaths in the 10 countries with the highest rates has slowed since 2000.
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What Really Brought Down the Boeing 737 Max?9h Updated What Really Brought Down the Boeing 737 Max?
Malfunctions caused two deadly crashes. But an industry that puts unprepared pilots in the cockpit is just as guilty.
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9h Updated Scottish government scraps named person scheme
The plan, which was branded a "snooper's charter" by opponents, was originally due to be introduced three years ago.
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Trump’s National Security Officials to Meet on Possible Iran Options9h Trump’s National Security Officials to Meet on Possible Iran Options
President Trump has threatened to order “the ultimate option” of a strike on Iran in retaliation for attacks on Saudi Arabian oil fields, but has also made clear his opposition to getting the United States into another war.
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9h Updated Netanyahu, Like His Foe, Calls for Unity Government, but Conflicts Remain
The prime minister called on his rival, Benny Gantz, to meet right away, in a dramatic bid to remain in power. His opponents called it just posturing.
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9h Malaysia, choked by smog of forest fires in Indonesia, issues 2 million face masks to students
As smog from Indonesia's sprawling forest fires chokes neighboring Malaysia, authorities there have distributed 2 million face masks to students in affected areas, state news agency Bernama reported Thursday.
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9h BBC Briefing on energy: how do I use it?
Your downloadable guide to the UK's energy system and why it must change to meet climate pledges.
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Trump’s National Security Team to Meet on Possible Iran Options9h Updated Trump’s National Security Team to Meet on Possible Iran Options
President Trump has threatened to order “the ultimate option” of a strike on Iran in retaliation for attacks on Saudi Arabian oil fields, but has also made clear his opposition to getting the United States into another war.
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Campaigners urge UN to endorse global fracking ban9h Campaigners urge UN to endorse global fracking ban
Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo among signatories of open letter to secretary general A global campaign backed by 450 activist groups and celebrities, including actors Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo, is calling on the UN to endorse a global end to fracking before the industry torpedoes efforts to tackle the climate crisis. The open letter to UN secretary general António Guterres includes signatures from individuals representing global environmental movements, universities and faith groups.
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With His Blackface and Brownface Past, Is Trudeau Who He Portrays Himself to Be?9h With His Blackface and Brownface Past, Is Trudeau Who He Portrays Himself to Be?
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada has cast himself as spokesman for the world’s liberals. But a series of episodes challenge that view.
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9h Updated Fighter Pilot Is Left Dangling From Power Lines After F-16 Crash
The Belgian Air Force jet went down over western France, causing both pilots onboard to use their ejector seats and parachutes. Both escaped with minor injuries.
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With Brownface Photos, Is Trudeau Who He Portrays Himself to Be?9h Updated With Brownface Photos, Is Trudeau Who He Portrays Himself to Be?
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada has cast himself as spokesman for the world’s liberals. But a series of episodes challenge that view.
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New Huawei Mate 30 phone to launch without Google apps10h New Huawei Mate 30 phone to launch without Google apps
The latest flagship smartphone from Huawei will launch without crucial Google apps and services due a US trade ban on the company.
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Bill Liddell obituary10h Bill Liddell obituary
My husband, Bill Liddell, who has died aged 82, came from a mining area in Tyne and Wear, but became an expert on the history of somewhere much further south – Essex. Having moved to the county in the early 1960s, he played an active part in the
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10h Updated Belgian F-16 crash pilot ejects on to power line
The Belgian jet's pilot is safe and well after being rescued from the line in north-western France.
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Trump National Security Team to Meet on Possible Iran Options10h Trump National Security Team to Meet on Possible Iran Options
President Trump has said that the United States retains the “ultimate option” of a military strike to punish Iran for its behavior, but also made clear his opposition to getting the United States into another war.
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Former Burton Albion footballer Kelvin Maynard shot dead by two men on a motorbike in Amsterdam10h Updated Former Burton Albion footballer Kelvin Maynard shot dead by two men on a motorbike in Amsterdam
Former Burton Albion footballer Kelvin Maynard has been shot dead by two men riding a motorbike in Amsterdam. He tried to escape by driving towards a fire station but crashed into the building.
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Netanyahu struggles to hold on to power as Gantz claims victory10h Netanyahu struggles to hold on to power as Gantz claims victory
Blue and White leader rejects offer to serve under Likud after close-run Israeli election Benjamin Netanyahu was furiously manoeuvring to cling on to office on Thursday after his rival Benny Gantz refused to serve under him in a government of national unity following an inconclusive election. Gantz’s Blue and White alliance is two seats ahead of the Israeli prime minister’s Likud party, according to results published by Israeli media with 97% of the vote counted.
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10h Updated Aircraft chopped up into coffee tables
The afterlife of a decommissioned airplane can take many forms nowadays.
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Justin Trudeau: details emerge of third blackface incident10h Justin Trudeau: details emerge of third blackface incident
Undated video clip shows Trudeau in blackface, waving, with his arms and legs also appearing to be painted A third incident in which Justin Trudeau wore blackface has been reported, in yet another damaging blow to the Canadian prime minister’s carefully curated image, just weeks ahead of the country’s general election. In a short, undated video clip published by
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10h Updated Indonesia to criminalize sex outside of marriage
Indonesia is set to pass a highly controversial new penal code that would criminalize consensual sex outside of marriage and effectively outlaw same-sex relations, in a move rights groups have criticized as a violation of basic rights.
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11h Updated Singapore Grand Prix: Robert Kubica to leave Williams at end of 2019 season
Robert Kubica is to leave Williams at the end of the season after calling this year "very demanding".
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Commonwealth ministers look to revitalise progress on gender equality11h Commonwealth ministers look to revitalise progress on gender equality
Women’s affairs officials meet in Nairobi to devise fresh strategy on ending inequality Ministers from across the Commonwealth are meeting in Kenya this week to discuss ways to accelerate efforts to end gender inequality. Gender and women’s affairs ministers from 53 states will explore the gains and the gaping holes in progress in several key areas, including women in leadership, ending violence and increasing access to family planning services.
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Sir John Major will compare Boris Johnson to a dishonest estate agent at Supreme Court today11h Updated Sir John Major will compare Boris Johnson to a dishonest estate agent at Supreme Court today
The former prime minister, the lynchpin in the case brought by Gina Miller, says the current Tory leader unlawfully prorogued Parliament for five weeks because he had 'ulterior motives'.
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British Airways pilots cancel planned September 27 strike in dispute over pay 11h Updated British Airways pilots cancel planned September 27 strike in dispute over pay 
A strike planned by British Airways pilots on September 27 in a dispute over pay has been called off, Balpa said. General Secretary at BALPA called for 'common sense to prevail'.
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Video shows Canadian PM Justin Trudeau in blackface11h Video shows Canadian PM Justin Trudeau in blackface
A video showing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface has put more pressure on his campaign for re-election less than five weeks before voters go to the polls.
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11h Updated Belgian fighter jet crash leaves pilot stuck on power cable
A Belgian Air Force F-16 fighter plane crashed Thursday in western France, leaving one pilot caught on on a high-voltage power line.
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Trade unions around the world support global climate strike12h Trade unions around the world support global climate strike
Adults, businesses and trade unions asked to join youth climate campaign Trade unions representing hundreds of millions of people around the world have come out in support of what is expected to be the biggest climate mobilisation the world has ever seen. The global climate strike on Friday is set to see thousands of walkouts and demonstrations in cities on every continent except Antarctica.
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Three teenagers appear in court charged with murdering PC Andrew Harper, 2812h Three teenagers appear in court charged with murdering PC Andrew Harper, 28
Three teenagers have appeared at Reading Magistrates' Court today charged with the murder of newlywed PC Andrew Harper.
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12h Updated After a Divisive Israeli Election, Calls for Unity
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who tried to win on the strength of his right-wing and religious base, appears to have fallen short of a majority.
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Philippines Declares Polio Outbreak After 19 Years Free of the Disease12h Updated Philippines Declares Polio Outbreak After 19 Years Free of the Disease
The country’s health secretary said that government scientists had confirmed one case in the southern province of Lanao del Sur and were looking at another suspected case.
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Brexit: Parliament could remain suspended even if court finds against PM, lawyers suggest - live news12h Brexit: Parliament could remain suspended even if court finds against PM, lawyers suggest - live news
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the final day of the supreme court hearing to determine if Boris Johnson’s five-week suspension of parliament was lawful
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Footballer Kelvin Maynard shot dead in Amsterdam drive-by12h Footballer Kelvin Maynard shot dead in Amsterdam drive-by
Former Burton footballer Kelvin Maynard has been shot dead in his car in Amsterdam, his Dutch club has announced.
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12h Updated Jason Lawrance appeals against vasectomy lie rape convictions
Jason Lawrance had consensual sex with a woman but the jury decided his lies negated the consent.
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12h Farne Islands seal pup saved by tourist boat skippers
A motionless two-day-old female pup is rescued from the North Sea near the Farne Islands.
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County lines gangs linked to police cuts, says Sadiq Khan12h County lines gangs linked to police cuts, says Sadiq Khan
Mayor calls for more youth investment after more than 4,000 recruits found in London last year Cuts to police numbers are leading to more young people joining “county lines” drug gangs, with more than 4,000 people recruited in London alone, according to the London mayor, Sadiq Khan. Children as young as 11 have been drawn into county lines gangs, which drive the
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Benjamin Netanyahu urges Benny Gantz to form unity government with him – video12h Benjamin Netanyahu urges Benny Gantz to form unity government with him – video
The Israeli prime minister has called on his main rival, the former general Benny Gantz, to join him in a broad, governing coalition after Israel's election ended with no clear winner. The change of strategy reflected the weakened position of Benjamin Netanyahu after he failed again in Tuesday's election, which followed an inconclusive ballot in April, to secure a parliamentary majority. Gantz is yet to respond
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PC Andrew Harper: three teenagers in court on murder charge12h PC Andrew Harper: three teenagers in court on murder charge
A fourth man, 20, has already been charged with murder of newlywed officer Three teenagers have appeared in court charged with the murder of PC Andrew Harper. Henry Long, 18, from Mortimer in Reading, and two 17-year-old boys, who cannot be named because of their age, spoke only to confirm their names, dates of birth and addresses during the eight-minute hearing at Reading magistrates court on Thursday morning.
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13h Bank of England forecasts low interest rates for longer
Policymakers say the UK will avoid recession this year, but Brexit is still weighing on the economy.
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Austria rejects EU-Mercosur trade deal over Amazon fires13h Austria rejects EU-Mercosur trade deal over Amazon fires
Concerns about threats to farming sector also featured in Austrian parliament debate The future of the trade deal between the EU and South America’s Mercosur bloc has been further thrown into doubt as Austria is expected to veto the pact over concerns about Amazon fires and threats to the national farming sector. Lawmakers on the Austrian parliament’s EU subcommittee on Wednesday almost unanimously voted to reject the draft for a free trade agreement, thus obliging their government to veto the pact at EU level, where all 28 member states and their parliaments must agree to trade deals.
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Bank of England leaves interest rates on hold amid Brexit uncertainty - business live13h Bank of England leaves interest rates on hold amid Brexit uncertainty - business live
UK central bank votes to keep interest rates at 0.75%, and warns that Brexit is making economic data volatile
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Outcry as Saga travel firm advertises cruise ‘exclusively for Brits’13h Outcry as Saga travel firm advertises cruise ‘exclusively for Brits’
Over-50s holiday company apologises for brochure after Twitter backlash
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13h Belgian F-16 crash leaves pilot stuck on power line
The pilot of a Belgian F-16 jet is stuck on a high-voltage line after ejecting from their plane.
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Pilot caught on electricity line as F-16 jet crashes in France13h Pilot caught on electricity line as F-16 jet crashes in France
Emergency workers reportedly extracting pilot from high-voltage line after Belgian jet crashed French authorities say a Belgian F-16 fighter jet has crashed in western France and one of its pilots is caught on a high-voltage electricity line. A spokesman for the regional prefecture, or administration, told the Associated Press that the plane crashed on Thursday in the town of Pluvigner in Brittany. He said one pilot was safely rescued and emergency workers were extracting the other pilot from the electricity line.
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13h Belgian F-16 crash leaves pilot stuck on power-line
The pilot of a Belgian F-16 jet is stuck on a high-voltage line after ejecting from their plane.
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EU must take risks with Irish border, says Barclay13h EU must take risks with Irish border, says Barclay
UK Brexit secretary calls for flexibility and says ‘rigid’ approach is no way to reach deal
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World economy faces weakest growth since financial crisis, warns OECD - business live13h Updated World economy faces weakest growth since financial crisis, warns OECD - business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as the OECD slashes its growth forecasts
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Video shows two teenage girls fight in Erith south east London as mother tells her bang her out13h Video shows two teenage girls fight in Erith south east London as mother tells her bang her out
The mother, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is seen shouting 'get her', 'beat her', and 'bang her out' as the girls punch and kick each other at a park in Erith, south east London.
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13h Pilot stuck on power-line after ejecting from jet
Pilot of Belgian F16 jet stuck on high-voltage line after ejecting from plane in western France
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Thieves steal €2m of jewels and cash from French chateau13h Thieves steal €2m of jewels and cash from French chateau
Police seek six suspects who tied up owners of the opulent Vaux-le-Vicomte near Paris Six unidentified thieves have broken into one of France’s most opulent chateaus, tied up its owners and escaped with at least €2m (£1.8m) worth of jewels and cash, according to French authorities. The prosecutor Béatrice Angelelli-Lamotte said on Thursday police were hunting for the perpetrators after the overnight robbery at the Vaux-le-Vicomte chateau, south-east of Paris.
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13h Updated PC Andrew Harper death: Three teens in court accused of murder
Henry Long, 18, and two 17-year-old boys are charged with murdering PC Andrew Harper in Berkshire.
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A Powerful Lure: Owning a Guesthouse in Morocco13h A Powerful Lure: Owning a Guesthouse in Morocco
For many expatriates, the exotic port city of Essaouira seems a perfect place to settle. But finding success in business can be challenging.
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Pilot caught on high-voltage power line after fighter jet crash14h Pilot caught on high-voltage power line after fighter jet crash
A pilot is stuck on a high-voltage electricity line in western France after a Belgian fighter jet crashed.
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Grand Designs: Ex-Paralympian splits with wife and forced to sell home14h Grand Designs: Ex-Paralympian splits with wife and forced to sell home
Ex-Paralympian Mark Butler, 50, from Warwickshire wanted to remain in the family home with his three children after splitting from his wife Penny, but it's now been listed on Rightmove.
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14h Day of mourning after 27 children die in fire
A national day of mourning has been declared in Liberia after the death of 27 children in a fire at a religious boarding school outside the Liberian capital Monrovia, an official said.
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US briefing: Greta Thunberg, Justin Trudeau and a Trump whistleblower14h US briefing: Greta Thunberg, Justin Trudeau and a Trump whistleblower
Thursday’s top story: Teenage climate activist tells Congress to ‘listen to the scientists’. Plus, Who will win at the Emmys – and who should win instead
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Greta Thunberg: ‘We are ignoring natural climate solutions’14h Greta Thunberg: ‘We are ignoring natural climate solutions’
Film by Swedish activist and Guardian journalist George Monbiot says nature must be used to repair broken climate The protection and restoration of living ecosystems such as forests, mangroves and seagrass meadows can repair the planet’s broken climate but are being overlooked, Greta Thunberg and George Monbiot have warned in a new short film. Natural climate solutions could remove huge amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as plants grow. But these methods receive
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14h Trump and House Democrats snared in new storm
A smoldering Washington intelligence mystery exploded late Wednesday into a full-on confrontation between House Democrats and the White House over communications between President Donald Trump and an unidentified foreign leader.
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14h Updated Your Thursday Briefing
Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump, San Francisco: Here’s what you need to know.
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14h Water pistol owners invited to soak masterpiece
The National Trust for Scotland needs help to test the chainmail mesh around Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Hill House.
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Storage tank explodes into sky during fire at Istanbul chemical factory – video14h Storage tank explodes into sky during fire at Istanbul chemical factory – video
A metal storage tank exploded during a huge fire at a chemical factory in Istanbul on Wednesday. Video obtained by the broadcaster Haber Global showed people running away in panic as debris fell from the sky. Two firefighters were injured after the explosion and several people were poisoned by fumes from the blaze, said Istanbul's governor
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Grandmother, 81, tells how she bravely fought off would-be cash-point mugger 14h Updated Grandmother, 81, tells how she bravely fought off would-be cash-point mugger 
Doreen Jones was at a cash machine in Blackheath, West Midlands, when she was interrupted by a young woman behind her.
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14h Where to eat in Milan, according to top models
Milan doesn't always feature highly on lists of Italy's top culinary destinations, but this week the city's restaurants will be much busier as the fashion world descends for Milan Fashion Week.
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14h Three-decade-old serial murder case solved?
Beginning more than three decades ago, 10 women died in a spate of killings in the same South Korean city.
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Netanyahu urges rival Gantz to join him in unity government15h Updated Netanyahu urges rival Gantz to join him in unity government
Spokeswoman for former general has no immediate response to PM’s surprise offer The Israeli prime minister has called on his main rival, the former general Benny Gantz, to join him in a broad, governing coalition after Israel’s election
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Poland wants its citizens to leave the UK. It should support those who want to stay | Jakub Krupa15h Poland wants its citizens to leave the UK. It should support those who want to stay | Jakub Krupa
The Polish ambassador has asked his compatriots to ‘seriously consider’ returning. But to many the UK is now their homeIn common with European countries – and increasingly the UK itself – Poland does not know quite what to make of Brexit. This is evident in the Polish ambassador Arkady Rzegocki’s
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15h Brexit: UK has 12 days to set out plans - Finnish PM
The Finnish PM says EU leaders need written proposals by the end of September.
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Taliban Blast Kills at Least 20 in Latest Spasm of Violence in Afghanistan15h Updated Taliban Blast Kills at Least 20 in Latest Spasm of Violence in Afghanistan
The attack, just before planned national elections, came two days after an attack took 26 lives outside a rally for President Ashraf Ghani.
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Israel election deadlock: what happens next?15h Updated Israel election deadlock: what happens next?
Five possible scenarios for rivals Benny Gantz and Benjamin Netanyahu
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Police chiefs ban officers from publishing sinister images of knives they have seized15h Police chiefs ban officers from publishing sinister images of knives they have seized
Thames Valley and Surrey Police will stop publishing photographs of weapons surrendered in amnesties to 'reduce fear of knives and knife carrying in our communities'.
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15h Updated Bolton offers scathing criticism of Trump at closed-door event, attendee says
Former national security adviser John Bolton didn't offer any praise of President Donald Trump in remarks at a private event Wednesday, but instead took aim at his former boss' policies on the world stage, according to an attendee.
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One in five university students is from a poor background15h One in five university students is from a poor background
Almost 26,000 freshers from deprived families have a place, with the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service saying the gap between the most and least advantaged in the UK is 'narrowing'.
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Geraldton shooting: questions raised over WA police decision to use lethal force16h Geraldton shooting: questions raised over WA police decision to use lethal force
Senator joins family of Western Australian Indigenous woman Joyce Clarke in asking why the young mother had to die Labor senator Patrick Dodson has questioned the decision of police to use lethal force against an Aboriginal mother who was shot in Geraldton in Western Australia. Joyce Clarke, a 29-year-old Yamatji woman, was
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16h 1894: Germany Arrests Russian Official Accused of Spying
A naval attaché was detained on suspicion of espionage, and a high-ranking police officer was sent to investigate.
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16h Rugby World Cup 2019: Henry Slade & Manu Tuilagi bond key to England success
Centre Henry Slade says his bond with midfield partner Manu Tuilagi can fire England to World Cup success.
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17h Updated Tesla takes on Porsche with superfast Plaid Mode
When Porsche said it set a speed record with its new Taycan electric car, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, wasn't about to just sit there and take it. He quickly tweeted that Tesla has something in the works that would enable its cars to outdo even Porsche. It's called Plaid Mode.
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Pregnant woman stabbed to death in bed on beach holiday17h Pregnant woman stabbed to death in bed on beach holiday
A pregnant woman was stabbed to death in her bed as she slept alongside her husband and toddler son at a luxury resort in South Africa.
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17h A New York student was fatally stabbed while onlookers took a video of his suffering
Soon after school let out on Monday, a deadly fight broke out at a strip mall near Oceanside High School in Nassau County, New York. A group of teenagers looked on as Khaseen Morris, a 16-year-old student, was assaulted and stabbed in the chest. Some took out their phones and documented the fight on social media, but no one stepped in to help him.
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17h Jacinda Ardern confuses Japan for China during Tokyo trip
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has just kicked off her first official trip to Japan as leader. Unfortunately for her, she appeared to confuse it for China on arrival.
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17h Updated Fukushima disaster: Nuclear executives found not guilty
It was the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.
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17h Australia’s Toughest Question: How Close Is Too Close to China?
A furor involving the country’s first Chinese-born member of Parliament highlights the country’s struggle over where to draw the line on links to Beijing.
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18h Hurricane Humberto moves past Bermuda and leaves most of the island in the dark
Bermuda will be feeling only some leftover winds Thursday as Hurricane Humberto keeps moving further into the Atlantic.
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Drug that expels toxin-producing cells and could reverse frailty in old age is being developed18h Drug that expels toxin-producing cells and could reverse frailty in old age is being developed
Nine patients with diabetes-related illnesses received medicine generally used to treat cancer. They were also given a compound found in fruits and vegetables for the study in Minnesota.
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Defending Kashmir: Anchar’s last stand against India’s control – video18h Defending Kashmir: Anchar’s last stand against India’s control – video
People living in the suburb of Anchar are battling to keep security forces out. Since India stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its special status, the disputed region has been on security lockdown. Anchar, part of the main city of Srinagar, is thought to be the only major pocket of resistance
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Taliban car bomb kills at least 20 in southern Afghanistan18h Taliban car bomb kills at least 20 in southern Afghanistan
Hospital patients caught in blast intended for intelligence officials, says defence ministry A Taliban truck bomb has killed at least 20 people and wounded 95 others when it exploded near a hospital in southern Afghanistan, an official has said. The Taliban, who have been carrying out
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18h Could having no opinion on Brexit be the way to win the Brexit war?
The muddy waters of Brexit are becoming a little clearer.
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18h John Humphrys hosts his final edition of Radio 4 Today programme
The veteran presenter bows out on Thursday after 32 years on the flagship show.
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18h Fukushima trial ends in not guilty verdict, but nuclear disaster will haunt Japan for decades to come
The only criminal prosecution stemming from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster has ended in not guilty verdicts, in a blow to families displaced by the meltdown, as the fallout promises to haunt northern Japan for decades to come.
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Mother-of-two, 54, says her £350,000 new-build home has 245 faults19h Updated Mother-of-two, 54, says her £350,000 new-build home has 245 faults
Mother-of-two Carol Ritson, 54, had been excited to receive the keys to the four-bedroom detached in Keynsham, Somerset, but when she moved in she found it was far from finished.
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19h Trump and House Democrats snared in new intelligence storm
A smoldering Washington intelligence mystery exploded late Wednesday into a full-on confrontation between House Democrats and the White House over communications between President Donald Trump and an unidentified foreign leader.
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Security Dogs Sent to Jordan Have Died or Fallen Sick, Report Says19h Updated Security Dogs Sent to Jordan Have Died or Fallen Sick, Report Says
A federal report on a State Department antiterrorism program said at least 10 bomb-sniffing dogs had died of medical issues from 2008 to 2016.
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Fukushima disaster: Japanese power company chiefs cleared of negligence19h Fukushima disaster: Japanese power company chiefs cleared of negligence
Three executives at Tepco acquitted, marking the end of the only criminal action over the disaster Three former executives at the company that runs the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have been acquitted of failing to take action in anticipation of the March 2011 nuclear meltdown, in the only criminal action resulting from the disaster. Tsunehisa Katsumata, a former chairman of Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) and former vice presidents Sakae Muto and Ichiro Takekuro, had apologised for the triple meltdown at the plant, but said they could not have foreseen the disaster.
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Labor grills government over $4.6bn underspend on NDIS – question time live19h Labor grills government over $4.6bn underspend on NDIS – question time live
ALP says ‘shortchanging Australians with a disability is not an economic policy’ as union leader John Setka referred to Senate privileges committee over alleged threats to senators. All the days events, live
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Justin Trudeau Apologizes After Brownface Photo Surfaces20h Updated Justin Trudeau Apologizes After Brownface Photo Surfaces
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s campaign was thrown into turmoil when a photograph surfaced of him in brownface makeup at a 2001 private school party.
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Union leader John Setka referred to Senate privileges committee over alleged threats to senators – politics live20h Updated Union leader John Setka referred to Senate privileges committee over alleged threats to senators – politics live
AFP investigates whether he made a threat as Labor accuses government of $4.6bn underspend on NDIS. Coalition’s federal budget statement reveals $700m deficit. All the days events, live
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Outcry at Indonesia draft criminal code that could see unmarried couples jailed20h Outcry at Indonesia draft criminal code that could see unmarried couples jailed
New draft bill, decades in the making, could also criminalise insulting the president and tightens abortion laws Indonesia is set to pass a new criminal code that could outlaw living together outside marriage and insulting the president, among a raft of controversial new measures that rights groups have decried as disastrous. The Indonesian parliament has spent decades revising its colonial-era criminal code, creating a 628-article draft bill that could be passed in coming days.
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Union leader John Setka referred to Senate privileges committee – politics live21h Union leader John Setka referred to Senate privileges committee – politics live
AFP investigates whether he made a threat as Labor accuses government of $4.6bn underspend on NDIS. Coalition’s federal budget statement reveals $700m deficit. All the days events, live
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Trudeau Apologizes After Brownface Photo Surfaces21h Updated Trudeau Apologizes After Brownface Photo Surfaces
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s campaign was thrown into turmoil when a photograph surfaced of him in brownface makeup at a 2001 private school party.
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Federal budget statement reveals $700m deficit – politics live21h Updated Federal budget statement reveals $700m deficit – politics live
Government defends jump in debt as Scott Morrison heads to Washington for state dinner with Trump. All the days events, live
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Justin Trudeau brownface: Canada PM apologises after image emerges21h Updated Justin Trudeau brownface: Canada PM apologises after image emerges
Canadian prime minister says he deeply regrets image from 2001 party, which emerges weeks out from election Justin Trudeau has apologised for wearing brownface makeup to a party when he was a teacher in 2001, saying “it was a racist thing to do”. A photograph of Trudeau dressed in a turban and robes with brown makeup on his face, neck and hands, was
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Trudeau apologises for newly emerged brownface image – video21h Trudeau apologises for newly emerged brownface image – video
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau says he
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22h Huge explosion at Turkish chemical factory
A blast propelled a metal tank into the air during a fire at a facility in Istanbul.
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22h The wearable cyborgs that use brain waves to power up your muscles
Kristen Sorensen was 55 when she became paralyzed from the neck down last year.
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22h How climate crisis is accelerating the global spread of deadly dengue fever
Explosive outbreaks of dengue fever have rapidly spread in countries across Asia, killing more than 1,000 people, infecting hundreds of thousands and straining hospitals packed with sick families.
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Umbrella jammed in door locks workers out of office for days22h Umbrella jammed in door locks workers out of office for days
A tweet bearing photo evidence of the predicament quickly went viral, inspiring many to suggest solutions
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