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From Underwear to Cars, India’s Economy Is Fraying16m Updated From Underwear to Cars, India’s Economy Is Fraying
The country once had the world’s fastest-growing economy, but it has been battered by global and domestic forces. India’s troubles are a warning sign for other developing countries.
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41m Updated Tropical Storm Karen forms east of the Windward Islands
Tropical Storm Karen formed just east of the Windward Islands and has sustained winds of 40 mph. A tropical storm warning has been issued for Trinidad and Tobago, along with Grenada and its dependencies.
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43m Housing crisis affects estimated 8.4 million in England - research
Millions are in unaffordable or unsuitable homes, research for the National Housing Federation says.
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Reports of sexual assaults on London Underground soar43m Reports of sexual assaults on London Underground soar
Campaigners say incidents are still underreported and more must be done to stop attackers Sexual assaults reported on the tube have soared by 42% in the last four years, new figures show. Attacks recorded on the London Underground leapt from 844 in 2015-16 to 1,206 in 2018-19, according to analysis by the PA news agency.
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43m The bisexuality dating dilemma
At a time of seemingly wider LGBT acceptance, is society actually accepting of the "B"?
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57m Man drowns after proposing to his girlfriend underwater
A Louisiana man has drowned after proposing to his girlfriend underwater while the couple was vacationing in Tanzania.
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Egypt Protests Came as a Total Shock. The Man Behind Them Is Just as Surprising.1h 1m Updated Egypt Protests Came as a Total Shock. The Man Behind Them Is Just as Surprising.
The videos of a potty-mouthed millionaire, who cheerfully insults the president, spurred protests across Egypt. His influence came out of the blue; no one knows how far it can go or long it can last.
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Thomas Cook to collapse, stranding 150,000 UK holidaymakers1h 3m Thomas Cook to collapse, stranding 150,000 UK holidaymakers
About 9,000 British jobs at risk after last-minute rescue talks fail to keep firm afloat Thomas Cook was heading into insolvency on Sunday night as the world’s oldest holiday company faced a collapse that will strand 150,000 UK holidaymakers overseas and put 9,000 British jobs at risk. Flights were pulled from booking websites at around 10pm after all-day talks failed to produce a £200m lifeline to keep the firm afloat.
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What to Expect at the U.N. General Assembly This Week1h 16m What to Expect at the U.N. General Assembly This Week
Nearly 200 leaders will converge on the world’s most prominent diplomatic stage for five days of speeches, hundreds of meetings — and clashes over climate change, Iran and trade.
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1h 20m Updated 3 people are dead and 4 hospitalized. All were wearing orange wrist bands
Pittsburgh police are investigating a "medical situation" that left three people dead and four others hospitalized Sunday morning.
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1h 42m Trump to share stage with two world leaders in battleground states
President Donald Trump will join a pair of foreign leaders for events in Texas and Ohio on Sunday before heading to New York for a week of meetings with world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly.
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2h Labour pledges free personal care for over-65s in England
Help with dressing, washing and meals will be paid for by the state in England, costing £6bn a year.
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2h Updated ‘I Was Begging for Mercy’: How Undercover Officers in Hong Kong Launched a Bloody Crackdown
Officers seriously injured protesters while making arrests in Hong Kong on the night of Aug. 11. Now, the men they targeted are telling their stories, and their accounts raise serious questions about the police’s actions.
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2h Keeley Bunker death: Wesley Streete, of Tamworth, charged with murder
A man, 19, is charged with the murder of 20-year-old Keeley Bunker, whose body was found in woodland.
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Arab Parties Back Benny Gantz as Israeli Leader, to End Netanyahu’s Grip2h Updated Arab Parties Back Benny Gantz as Israeli Leader, to End Netanyahu’s Grip
Ayman Odeh, leader of the Arab Joint List, said his group would support a government by Mr. Gantz to keep Benjamin Netanyahu from getting a new term.
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3h Updated Thomas Cook customers will not be stranded, vows Raab
The government will fly UK holidaymakers home if the firm collapses, the foreign secretary says.
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3h Slough skate park stabbing: Third youth arrested on suspicion of murder
Police arrest a third youth on suspicion of murder after a 15-year-old boy died in a Slough skate park.
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3h US authorities identify 4 Chinese tourists killed in bus crash
The four Chinese tourists killed in a bus crash in southern Utah have been identified, the Utah Highway Patrol said on Twitter.
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3h Updated Ten-man Arsenal fight back to beat Villa
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's stunning free-kick helps 10-man Arsenal come from behind to beat Aston Villa in a pulsating encounter at Emirates Stadium.
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600 Meetings and a World of Conflict: What to Expect at the U.N. General Assembly4h Updated 600 Meetings and a World of Conflict: What to Expect at the U.N. General Assembly
Nearly 200 leaders will converge on the world’s most prominent diplomatic stage for five days of speeches, hundreds of meetings — and clashes over climate change, Iran and trade.
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4h Updated England begins World Cup campaign with battling win
England began its 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign with a hard-fought 35-3 win over Tonga to fire a warning to the tournament's other top teams.
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4h Singapore GP: Sebastian Vettel beats team-mate Charles Leclerc
Sebastian Vettel ends his 13-month win drought with a controversial victory in the Singapore Grand Prix.
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Thomas Cook could be hours from collapse without extra £200m4h Thomas Cook could be hours from collapse without extra £200m
Emergency funds needed to protect up to 150,000 UK holidaymakers and 9,000 jobs Thomas Cook is understood to have just hours left to find up to £200m of emergency funds to avert the collapse of what is one of the world’s largest holiday companies – a corporate disaster that would affect 150,000 UK holidaymakers and put 9,000 British jobs at risk. The last-ditch efforts to save the 178-year-old firm came while the government remained on standby to perform the UK’s largest ever peacetime repatriation, as the tour operator battled through the weekend to avoid entering administration.
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Gucci model stages mental health protest at Milan fashion week4h Gucci model stages mental health protest at Milan fashion week
Model holds up hands with ‘mental health is not fashion’ during catwalk show If fashion is a reflection of the times it is little wonder that the current round of shows have often felt discombobulating. Gucci’s show on Sunday night was was particularly surreal, opening with a series of models being propelled along a conveyor belt catwalk, staring bleakly ahead, wearing a high fashion take on straitjackets.
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Iran to release British-flagged tanker seized in strait of Hormuz4h Iran to release British-flagged tanker seized in strait of Hormuz
Stena Impero was impounded following seizure of Iranian tanker close to Gibraltar on suspicion of providing oil to Syria Iran says it will soon release a British-flagged tanker that its Revolutionary Guards seized more than two months ago, sparking a crisis in Gulf shipping. Maritime authorities in the Islamic republic told the semi-official Fars news agency on Sunday that the Sweden-owned Stena Impero would imminently be released, confirming earlier remarks by the chief executive of Stena Bulk, the company that owns the vessel.
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Iran to lay out Gulf security proposal at UN general assembly5h Iran to lay out Gulf security proposal at UN general assembly
Announcement comes as Iran and US fight for diplomatic advantage after Saudi oil field attack Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, has said he will present a plan for Gulf security at this week’s UN general assembly, as Washington and Tehran fight for diplomatic advantage in the wake of the devastating attack on the Saudi oil industry. Rouhani made clear the
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5h Updated Inside bitter split between Epstein and Duke of York
Accuser gives new details of alleged sexual abuse by Prince Andrew
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Corbyn heading for clash with Labour members by calling for Brexit decision to be postponed – live news5h Updated Corbyn heading for clash with Labour members by calling for Brexit decision to be postponed – live news
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including events from the Labour conference in Brighton
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5h Updated Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool: Reds edge Blues to maintain five-point lead
Leaders Liverpool extend their perfect start to the season with a sixth consecutive Premier League win as they edge Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge.
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AFP inquiry into Islamophobic posts dropped after ex-Liberal candidate did not make referral5h AFP inquiry into Islamophobic posts dropped after ex-Liberal candidate did not make referral
AFP wanted to investigate whether Facebook account compromised but did not get referral from Jessica Whelan after she parted ways with Liberals The Australian federal police dropped its investigation into whether former Liberal candidate Jessica Whelan’s Facebook account was compromised after she resigned from the Liberal party and did not ask the AFP to pick up the case for her, according to documents obtained by Guardian Australia. Whelan, who was unsuccessful in her run for the Tasmanian seat of Lyons at the federal election in May, claimed Islamophobic Facebook posts under her name had been doctored.
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Israeli Arab parties back Benny Gantz for PM, breaking with precedent5h Israeli Arab parties back Benny Gantz for PM, breaking with precedent
Arab Joint List alliance endorses ex-military chief following last week’s elections in attempt to oust Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Arab political parties broke with longstanding precedent on Sunday and endorsed ex-military chief
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Rochdale traders and shoppers despair at loss of historic market6h Rochdale traders and shoppers despair at loss of historic market
Residents of the town, a trading centre since 1251, are bracing for the closure of the market next month Almost 800 years after Rochdale received the royal charter that made its historic market possible, traders and shoppers have expressed their dismay at the news it will soon be shut down for good. The
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6h Updated Police search for suspect after 6 people shot in Indianapolis
A shooter is on the loose after wounding six people outside a popular area in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday night, police said.
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Hong Kong police and demonstrators clash as tensions escalate6h Hong Kong police and demonstrators clash as tensions escalate
Confrontations mark 16th weekend of mass protest as 70th anniversary of founding of People’s Republic approaches
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Thomas Cook holidaymakers kept inside Tunisia hotel over unpaid bill fears6h Thomas Cook holidaymakers kept inside Tunisia hotel over unpaid bill fears
Troubled travel firm’s customers involved in standoff at resort after manager demands £1,600 fee Thomas Cook customers in Tunisia have been involved in a stand-off with a hotel owner who barricaded holidaymakers inside a resort due to fears that the
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7h Willett wins PGA Championship at Wentworth
Danny Willett wins the PGA Championship by three strokes after a superb final round on Wentworth's West Course.
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7h Updated West Ham United 2-0 Manchester United: Hammers too strong for toothless visitors
Goals from Andriy Yarmolenko and Aaron Cresswell earn West Ham their second successive home win against Manchester United, whose poor away form continues.
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Thomas Cook crisis: Fears British holidaymakers could be turfed out of their hotel beds7h Updated Thomas Cook crisis: Fears British holidaymakers could be turfed out of their hotel beds
Gates were locked and holidaymakers were told to settle up - and coaches that arrived to take the travellers to the airport were turned away at Les Orangers, Hammamet, holidaymakers have said.
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7h Modi speaks at rally in Texas with Trump set to appear
Trump to share stage with two world leaders in pair of battleground events Trump-Modi bromance reignited at rally
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Trump kicks back against Biden and his son in Ukraine – video7h Trump kicks back against Biden and his son in Ukraine – video
Donald Trump has gone on the offensive over what he and his allies claim is corruption involving Joe Biden and his son in Ukraine. The president’s reported pressuring of the Ukrainian president to investigate claims about Biden, the Democratic presidential frontrunner, has clouded the White House in scandal. Biden has accused Trump of an 'overwhelming abuse of power'
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7h Hickey nets late Edinburgh derby winner for Hearts
Seventeen-year-old Aaron Hickey's deflected late strike earns Hearts a dramatic Edinburgh derby win, and eased the pressure on manager Craig Levein.
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7h Updated Jeremy Corbyn faces calls to resolve Labour Brexit divisions
The Labour leader is coming under pressure to signal his opposition to leaving the EU "once and for all".
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Thousands of Indian-Americans expected at Modi rally in Houston8h Thousands of Indian-Americans expected at Modi rally in Houston
Event dedicated to Indian prime minister will be joined by US president Donald Trump Some 50,000 Indian-Americans are expected to pack into a Houston stadium on Sunday for a rally with Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, joined by US president Donald Trump, in a rare show of support for a foreign leader on American soil. The event gives Modi, a nationalist facing international criticism over a recent crackdown in disputed region of Kashmir, a chance to energise his relationship with Indian-Americans who are active political supporters. Trump, meanwhile, will face an audience that may not prove receptive to his typical strident anti-immigration messages.
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Hong Kong pro-democracy protests turn violent again8h Updated Hong Kong pro-democracy protests turn violent again
Police fire teargas at protesters after they deface a Chinese flag, set fires and vandalise a station
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Naomi Campbell accused of insulting victims of gun crime by wearing a dress with a fake bullet hole8h Naomi Campbell accused of insulting victims of gun crime by wearing a dress with a fake bullet hole
One mother who lost her son to gun violence said she was disgusted with the way the supermodel 'glamorised' weapons with her controversial choice of dress.
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Thomas Cook travellers still boarding as clock ticks down on talks8h Thomas Cook travellers still boarding as clock ticks down on talks
UK check-in desks operating normally despite anxiety over risk of cancelled return flights Thomas Cook customers at Gatwick and Manchester airports rushed to board their flights on Sunday amid growing anxiety ahead of crunch talks between the embattled tour operator and its creditors which could lead to bankruptcy. On Saturday night, the travel firm had reassured customers that flights would continue to operate as normal and although people steadily checked in their bags at Thomas Cook desks, some uncertain holidaymakers said they had brought extra return flights home with another airline in case Thomas Cook went bust.
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8h Slough skate park stabbing: Boys arrested on suspicion of murder
Police arrest two teenagers on suspicion of murder after a 15-year-old boy is stabbed in a Slough park.
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Hundreds of Egyptians arrested in latest wave of protests against Sisi8h Hundreds of Egyptians arrested in latest wave of protests against Sisi
Younger generation takes to the streets in defiance of six-year ban on demonstrations Hundreds of Egyptians have been swept up in a campaign of arrests targeting protesters, as demonstrations against president Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi’s rule continued. The Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF), a Cairo-based NGO, reported on Sunday that at least 220 people had been arrested since protests began on Friday night. The organisation said it had set up “an emergency room,” to deal with the arrest spike, anticipating that at least 100 more people would be detained at protests in Suez, Alexandria and Giza on Saturday night. On Sunday another NGO, the Egyptian Centre for Economic & Social Rights
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Key Labour aide resigns saying Jeremy Corbyn will not win the next general election8h Updated Key Labour aide resigns saying Jeremy Corbyn will not win the next general election
Andrew Fisher, head of policy and the author of the party's last manifesto, is said to have walked out last Saturday. He said he was sick of the 'blizzard of lies and excuses' within the party.
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8h Updated London Car Free Day: Tower Bridge shuts for mass yoga session
More than 16 miles (27 km) of streets in central London have been closed to traffic.
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English people living in Wales tilted it towards Brexit, research finds8h English people living in Wales tilted it towards Brexit, research finds
Areas of Wales with big English communities saw larger leave vote in 2016, according to study The question of why Wales voted to leave the European Union can in large part be answered by the number of English retired people who have moved across the border, new research has found. Despite being one of the biggest beneficiaries of EU funding, Wales voted leave by a majority of 52% to 48% in the 2016 referendum – a result that took some analysts by surprise.
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8h Updated Police arrest 1985 TWA aircraft hijacking suspect
Greek police arrested a 65-year-old Lebanese man in Mykonos on Thursday in connection with the hijacking of a Trans World Airlines (TWA) Flight 847 in 1985 in which a US Navy officer was killed, Greek police told CNN.
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9h Why no one in Israel seems able to win an election
After Israel's second national election this year, there is no more clarity about the country's political future.
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When my husband died, mushroom foraging helped me out of the dark9h When my husband died, mushroom foraging helped me out of the dark
After losing all sense of hope and home, hunting in woodland with other mushroomers got me through my grief I was a bright-eyed 18-year-old, just one month into an international study exchange in Stavanger in Norway when I met Eiolf. I stood next to him at a party and we spent the whole night talking. It helped that he was one of the few Norwegian students I met who could actually point to my home country of Malaysia on a map. After that night I’d hang around the library hoping to cross his path. Luckily, he had the same idea. Eiolf was knowledgeable and read a lot, but he also had a goofy sense of humour. He was very kind, too, the sort of person who children and animals gravitate towards. I had assumed that at the end of my exchange I’d go back to Malaysia, but instead I relocated to Norway to be with him; it just felt right. Norway was very different to my homeland, but I settled there and enjoyed a fulfilling career as an anthropologist, while Eiolf became an architect. We were together for 32 years, and I never lost that sense of joy in our relationship. He made me a better version of myself.
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Two 13-Year-Olds Are Arrested Over Hong Kong Protests10h Two 13-Year-Olds Are Arrested Over Hong Kong Protests
One of the minors, a girl, was arrested on charges of burning a Chinese national flag. She was held overnight in police detention.
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10h Updated Hong Kong protests: China flag desecrated as fresh unrest erupts
Bricks are thrown and tear gas fired as a shopping centre is vandalised in continued protests.
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Police make arrest after fatal stabbing in Slough skate park10h Police make arrest after fatal stabbing in Slough skate park
Boy, 15, arrested on Sunday after incident in Salt Hill Park left another 15-year-old dead A 15-year-old boy has been arrested as police continue to investigate the fatal stabbing of another 15-year-old in a Slough skate park. The victim was stabbed in Salt Hill park on Saturday at about 6.30pm, police said. The incident allegedly followed an altercation involving a group of men.
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10h Updated Cities across the world flash the Bat Signal on Batman Day
Cities across the world on Saturday marked Batman Day by flashing the Bat Signal across buildings and into the night sky, a nod to the Caped Crusader on his 80th birthday.
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11h England demonstrates title credentials with victory against Tonga
England began its 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign with a hard-fought 35-3 win over Tonga to fire a warning to the tournament's other top teams.
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11h Updated Iran warns foreign forces to stay out of Gulf, amid new US deployment
Do not create an arms race, President Rouhani says, as the US deploys more troops to Saudi Arabia.
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Labour conference: Corbyn says UK could be better off outside EU if right deal available – live news11h Updated Labour conference: Corbyn says UK could be better off outside EU if right deal available – live news
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including events from the Labour conference in Brighton
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Corbyn suggests UK could be better off after Brexit if deal is right11h Updated Corbyn suggests UK could be better off after Brexit if deal is right
Labour leader risks infuriating activists and MPs as he plays down splits at party conference
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12h North East Skinny Dip: Bathers in the buff brave North Sea waves
More than 730 people take part in a North Sea skinny dip to raise money for charity.
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12h Updated Greek police arrest 1985 TWA aircraft hijacking suspect
Greek police arrested a 65-year-old Lebanese man in Mykonos on Thursday in connection with the hijacking of a Trans World Airlines (TWA) Flight 847 in 1985 in which a US Navy officer was killed, Greek police told CNN.
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12h Slough skate park stabbing: Boy arrested on suspicion of murder
A teenager is arrested on suspicion of murder after a 15-year-old boy is stabbed in a Slough park.
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Romania Pushes to Be Treated as a Fully Fledged E.U. Member12h Updated Romania Pushes to Be Treated as a Fully Fledged E.U. Member
More than 12 years after joining the bloc, the country’s leaders say it has made progress against corruption and deserves expanded rights for travel and trade.
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Labour conference: Corbyn says UK could be better off outside EU if right deal available - live news12h Updated Labour conference: Corbyn says UK could be better off outside EU if right deal available - live news
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including events from the Labour conference in Brighton
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13-Year-Olds Are Arrested Over Hong Kong Protests13h Updated 13-Year-Olds Are Arrested Over Hong Kong Protests
One of the minors, a girl, was arrested on charges of burning a Chinese national flag. She was held overnight in police detention.
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13h Updated Slough skate park stabbing: Boy, 15, killed
Police launch a murder probe after the boy is found dead in a park in Slough on Saturday.
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Thomas Cook in last-ditch talks to avoid collapse13h Thomas Cook in last-ditch talks to avoid collapse
Up to 150,000 UK holidaymakers affected with 9,000 British jobs at risk as firm looks for £200m in funds Thomas Cook is holding last-ditch talks with key players on Sunday morning in a bid to avert a collapse that will affect 150,000 UK holidaymakers abroad and put 9,000 British jobs at risk. The travel company is at risk of falling into administration imminently unless it finds £200m in extra funds. The government and the UK aviation watchdog are preparing
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14h Harry, Meghan and Archie set to woo Africa on first royal tour as a family
Britain's Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their baby son Archie kick off their first tour as a family on Monday in southern Africa.
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Pence visits island that banned cars 100 years ago... with a motorcade14h Pence visits island that banned cars 100 years ago... with a motorcade
Vice President Mike Pence has taken an eight-car motorcade through a island which banned cars more than 100 years ago.
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Labour conference: Corbyn says he will serve full term as key aide quits - live news14h Updated Labour conference: Corbyn says he will serve full term as key aide quits - live news
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including events from the Labour conference in Brighton
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No Longer Taboo, Tattoos Are Reclaimed by Hondurans to Express Love Not Hate14h No Longer Taboo, Tattoos Are Reclaimed by Hondurans to Express Love Not Hate
In Honduras, tattoos have a malevolent history, long symbolic of violent gangs. But recently, they’ve been embraced by everyday citizens as a way to show love for parents and pets.
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Sicilians dare to believe: the mafia’s cruel reign is over15h Sicilians dare to believe: the mafia’s cruel reign is over
As the Cosa Nostra is finally brought to its knees, our reporter recalls his childhood in Palermo when the mob families felt free to murder at will I remember the day as if it was yesterday – 23 May 1992, the day that changed Sicilians’ lives for ever. I remember my mother’s tears as she sat glued to the TV, watching what looked like an earthquake. Cars buried in rubble, streets ripped open, dozens of photographers and police officers on the scene of what in my mind could only have been a natural disaster. I quickly realised that wasn’t the case – that a terrible murder had been committed. The white Fiat Croma buried in the dirt was carrying Cosa Nostra’s number one enemy, the anti-mafia magistrate Giovanni Falcone. Mafia bosses had placed
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15h Updated An autistic student needed a quiet place to work. His desk was put in a bathroom stall
A school district in Washington state is facing criticism for putting an autistic student's desk in a bathroom stall after his mother said he needed a "quiet place" to do his best work.
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15h Updated Trump-Modi bromance reignited at Texas rally
Donald Trump heads to Houston, Texas, on Sunday to join a major rally of tens of thousands of Indian-Americans, but the US President won't be headlining.
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The Cockroach – an extract from Ian McEwan’s Brexit-inspired novella15h The Cockroach – an extract from Ian McEwan’s Brexit-inspired novella
In the novelist’s satirical reworking of Kafka’s classic story, an insect wakes up to discover to its horror that it has turned into the prime minister…
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Iraq war whistleblower Katharine Gun: ‘Truth always matters’15h Iraq war whistleblower Katharine Gun: ‘Truth always matters’
Ahead of a new film, Official Secrets, the GCHQ worker who tried to prevent the 2003 invasion of Iraq recalls those feverish days – and their consequences
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Angus Taylor says Josh Frydenberg knew of family interest before grasslands meeting15h Angus Taylor says Josh Frydenberg knew of family interest before grasslands meeting
Then environment minister knew of Taylor family’s interest in farm being investigated for alleged illegal clearing Josh Frydenberg, then the environment minister, knew his ministerial colleague Angus Taylor had a family interest in a farm being investigated for alleged illegal clearing of grasslands when Taylor met with environment department officials to discuss endangered grassland regulations, according to Taylor. The 2017 meeting between Taylor – then the minister for cities – and environment department officials over critically endangered grasslands came while Taylor’s family’s company, Jam Land Pty Ltd, was being investigated for allegedly illegally poisoning grasslands on property on the Monaro plains of
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Ghosts of tyrants past stalk proud Haiti as it slides towards the brink15h Ghosts of tyrants past stalk proud Haiti as it slides towards the brink
A nation that suffered under the Duvalier dictators is collapsing as corruption and a failing economy take their toll Last Sunday, Rony Marceline was riding his motorbike out of Ouanaminthe, a muggy, colourful town on Haiti’s border with the Dominican Republic, on a mission that within a few days has become commonplace: transporting yellow plastic containers of petrol. He hit a lorry and the canister split, enveloping him and his passenger, an as yet unnamed woman, in flames. Until that moment, the newly necessary practice of carrying cans of fuel had been the subject of meme humour in this country where the petrol is running out and the usually intense traffic is stuttering to a halt. In one, an elegant woman carries a can under the caption: “the new accessory”. But now there is no joking: now the whole country is ready to explode.
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16h Italy cruise past Namibia with bonus-point victory in Osaka
Italy begin their World Cup Pool B campaign with a bonus-point victory over Namibia in changing weather conditions in Osaka.
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Welcome to the Chaos Cabinet: If Boris Johnson falls this motley crew could seize the reins of power16h Updated Welcome to the Chaos Cabinet: If Boris Johnson falls this motley crew could seize the reins of power
Draft lists of how an 'interim' Coalition Cabinet would look have been drawn up by Labour and Liberal Democrat strategists. Two parties form a government with Scottish Nationalists.
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‘Voting means you’re crazy’: fear of Taliban haunts Afghanistan’s ballot16h ‘Voting means you’re crazy’: fear of Taliban haunts Afghanistan’s ballot
There have been attacks on a campaign rally and a candidate: voters say they are afraid for their lives Afghanistan must choose a new president this week, but every election over the last decade has been riddled with fraud and marred by violence, and fears are growing that the poll on may be the worst yet. It comes as the war is raging with unprecedented intensity. Last week alone,
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16h Italy 47-22 Namibia: Azzurri open World Cup campaign with victory
Italy begin their World Cup Pool B campaign with a bonus-point victory over Namibia in changing weather conditions in Osaka.
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16h Updated In this crippled part of the Bahamas, US medics can smell more bodies than they can find
It takes just seconds here to be overwhelmed by the stench of death.
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How did ex-Surrey schoolgirl Misha Nonoo pull of such a crazily OTT wedding?16h Updated How did ex-Surrey schoolgirl Misha Nonoo pull of such a crazily OTT wedding?
Who on earth is Misha Nonoo? And how did the 33-year-old who was 'struggling' just three years ago manage to pull off 'the greatest spectacle Rome has seen since the return of Caesar'.
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Doctor used celebrity patients to claim he could save the sight of elderly patients with implants16h Updated Doctor used celebrity patients to claim he could save the sight of elderly patients with implants
Mr Qureshi, who boasted of being a world-famous ophthalmologist, found his reputation in tatters last week after a tribunal ruled he abused his position and put elderly patients at risk for his financial gain.
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At least 22 killed after bus rams into hill following brake failure17h At least 22 killed after bus rams into hill following brake failure
At least 22 people have been killed after a bus rammed into a hill in Pakistan following a brake failure.
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Family mourns father and son who died in northern NSW plane crash17h Family mourns father and son who died in northern NSW plane crash
Jeff and Matthew Hills, who crashed in Dorrigo national park, have been remembered as charitable men A Gold Coast father and son who died after their small plane crashed in northern New South Wales bushland have been remembered as charitable men who lived life to its fullest. Jeff Hills and his son, Matthew, were found dead in the wreckage of their four-seater plane, which crashed in steep terrain in Dorrigo national park near Coffs Harbour, on Saturday.
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17h Updated Thomas Cook set for last-ditch rescue talks
The tour operator will hold a crisis meeting with key players on Sunday in a bid to avoid insolvency.
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Wife cleared of murdering dying husband tells how she was locked in cell for 30 hours17h Wife cleared of murdering dying husband tells how she was locked in cell for 30 hours
Mavis Eccleston was acquitted last week of killing Dennis, 81 after a jury heard the couple had agreed to take a lethal cocktail of drugs to end their lives at their Staffordshire home.
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17h She never experienced puberty and was too scared to tell anyone
Babalwa Mtshawu never experienced puberty. When she was growing up she didn't get her period or grow breasts like the other girls around her.
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Dallas: murder trial to begin of ex-officer who shot black man dead in his home17h Dallas: murder trial to begin of ex-officer who shot black man dead in his home
Amber Guyger, 26, claims she entered Botham Jean’s apartment by mistake and acted in self-defense, in case that has inflamed racial tensions Testimony is to begin on Monday in the trial of a former Dallas police officer who
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US man drowns while proposing marriage to his girlfriend in Tanzania18h US man drowns while proposing marriage to his girlfriend in Tanzania
Underwater proposal gone tragically wrong was recorded and posted to Facebook A woman has paid a heartbreaking tribute to her boyfriend, who drowned while proposing marriage to her in Tanzania. Kenesha Antoine posted a video on Facebook of her boyfriend, Steven Weber, swimming up to the window of their underwater room at the Manta Resort on Pemba Island, off Tanzania.
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UN Yemen envoy welcomes Houthi offer to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia18h UN Yemen envoy welcomes Houthi offer to halt attacks on Saudi Arabia
Proposal by Iran-backed rebels ‘could send message of the will to end the war,’ says Martin Griffiths The United Nations envoy for Yemen has welcomed an offer from the country’s Houthi rebels to halt all attacks on Saudi Arabia, saying it could bring an end to years of bloody conflict. Implementation of the initiative by the Houthis “in good faith could send a powerful message of the will to end the war,” special envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths said.
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Supreme court poised to rule against Boris Johnson, say legal experts18h Supreme court poised to rule against Boris Johnson, say legal experts
Framing of verdict on prorogation of parliament may set off ‘constitutional eruption of volcanic proportions’ Boris Johnson would have no option but to recall MPs to Westminster if the supreme court rules he misled the Queen, senior legal sources told the
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18h Updated Stratford vet tries to save orangutan shot 130 times
Paul Ramos was in Borneo to film the work being done to save the orangutan population.
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Permanent Record review: Edward Snowden writes in 50 shades of grey18h Permanent Record review: Edward Snowden writes in 50 shades of grey
The whistleblower offers part-confession, part-J’accuse, an ambiguous tale for a nation which doesn’t know what to think Eighteen years after the towers fell and the Pentagon burned, nearly
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19h Updated The Amazon burns. But another part of Brazil is being destroyed faster
The Amazon blazes have captured the attention of the world and its leaders, and for good reason -- the destruction of one of the world's major carbon stores could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change, and to the homes and livelihoods of indigenous communities.
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19h Updated Trump and Modi are two sides of the same coin
This Sunday, President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi are sharing a stage in my hometown of Houston, Texas, at an event named "Howdy, Modi". This is Modi's first trip to the US since his reelection earlier this year, and it comes at a time when he and Trump are looking to forge stronger ties and trade relations between the US and India.
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Foreign interference fears after Sydney University cancels Western Sahara speaker20h Foreign interference fears after Sydney University cancels Western Sahara speaker
Human rights advocates warn of ‘dangerous precedent’ as sold-out event featuring Tecber Ahmed Saleh cancelled after Moroccan embassy expresses concern The cancellation of a speech by a Western Saharan human rights advocate at the University of Sydney has reanimated concerns over foreign interference on Australian campuses. The university has insisted the sold-out
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Riot police fire teargas at Hong Kong protesters as unrest escalates20h Riot police fire teargas at Hong Kong protesters as unrest escalates
Two 13-year-olds arrested after authorities condemn ‘radicals’ and vow to restore order across city Hong Kong riot police have fired teargas, sponge rounds and arrested a number of protesters, including two 13-year-olds, as peaceful demonstrations in several districts turned ugly at the end of the 15th week of unrest in the city’s drawn-out political crisis. The police-sanctioned demonstration attended by thousands in Tuen Mun on Saturday afternoon was initially peaceful but later erupted into violent conflicts between protesters and riot police armed with teargas, pepper spray and shields.
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Scott Morrison insists Australia will not be drawn into any military conflict with Iran21h Scott Morrison insists Australia will not be drawn into any military conflict with Iran
Prime minister says there is no discussion of Australian involvement after Donald Trump’s recent comments Scott Morrison insists Australia will not be drawn into any military conflict with Iran, declaring our commitment is limited to protecting freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz. Donald Trump, who flagged the prospect of a military strike against Iran,
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Protesters and police clash in Egypt for second day running21h Protesters and police clash in Egypt for second day running
Teargas and live rounds fired at demonstrators in Suez after crowds call for the removal of president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Egyptian security forces have clashed with hundreds of anti-government protesters in the port city of Suez in a second day of demonstrations against the Sisi regime, firing tear gas and live rounds. A heavy security presence was also maintained in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Saturday, the epicentre of Egypt’s 2011 revolution, after protests in several cities on Friday called for the removal of general-turned-president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
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21h Updated Labour party conference: Pledge to scrap education watchdog Ofsted
Day two of the party's conference will see a focus on "rebuilding" public services.
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‘Gossip’: Morrison sidesteps claim Hillsong pastor snubbed by White House22h ‘Gossip’: Morrison sidesteps claim Hillsong pastor snubbed by White House
Prime minister dismisses reports he lobbied unsuccessfully to have Brian Houston attend state dinner Scott Morrison has sidestepped questions about whether
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Iran says it will destroy any aggressor as tensions build in Gulf22h Iran says it will destroy any aggressor as tensions build in Gulf
Iran’s foreign minister not confident war can be avoided, but promises any conflict will not be ‘limited’ Iran has threatened to pursue and destroy any aggressor, and says war may be unavoidable in the wake of drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oilfields and a
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NHS officials say tackling health tourism is a low priority22h NHS officials say tackling health tourism is a low priority
Former NHS cancer surgeon Professor J Meirion Thomas, who has campaigned on health tourism, said he feared officials had given up on tackling the problem.
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Labour civil war undermines efforts to present party as alternative government, says Tom Watson22h Labour civil war undermines efforts to present party as alternative government, says Tom Watson
Tom Watson, who was met by cheering supporters as he arrived at Brighton station for the Labour Party conference, was scathing about the plot to oust him as deputy leader.
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Marks and Spencer slashes prices as it prepares to launch a grocery delivery service22h Marks and Spencer slashes prices as it prepares to launch a grocery delivery service
Their new venture with British delivery giant Ocado is due to start next September. A white loaf is down from £1.15 to 65p and four pints of milk is £1.15 from £1.29.
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22h Yemen: UN welcomes Houthi offer to end Saudi Arabia attacks
Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels offer to end all attacks on Saudi Arabia as part of a peace plan.
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Mother-of-three, 26, ends up in A&E with pus-filled abscesses after injecting filler22h Mother-of-three, 26, ends up in A&E with pus-filled abscesses after injecting filler
Kelly Milne, 26, ended up in A&E at Ipswich Hospital with pus-filled abscesses after injecting her face with filler she bought online. She 'wanted to look nice and like people on Instagram'.
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Children as young as SIX are to be given compulsory self-touching lessons22h Children as young as SIX are to be given compulsory self-touching lessons
Lessons are part of the controversial All About Me teaching programme which is being rolled out across 241 primaries by Warwickshire County Council as part of a Government overhaul.
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22h Elizabeth Warren surges and Joe Biden fades in close Iowa race, new poll shows
A surging Sen. Elizabeth Warren is challenging Joe Biden's dominance in the race for the Democratic nomination, standing at 22% to the former vice president's 20% in a new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers.
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Protests after girl killed by stray bullet during police operation23h Protests after girl killed by stray bullet during police operation
Hundreds of people have been protesting following the death of a child killed by a stray bullet during a police operation.
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British tourist found dead in swimming pool after suffering Sudden Adult Death Syndrome 23h British tourist found dead in swimming pool after suffering Sudden Adult Death Syndrome 
Oliver Wissenbach, 25, is believed to have died from Sudden Adult Death Syndrome while swimming on the first day of his family holiday at a villa owned by Lindy Branson in Menorca.
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23h The Scottish model whose career took off at 60
Gillean McLeod only had her first professional photos taken when she was in her early 50s.
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Bonnie and Clyde memorabilia fetches more than $180,000 at auction24h Bonnie and Clyde memorabilia fetches more than $180,000 at auction
A watch and a shotgun were among the items connected to outlaws Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker Several personal items related to 1930s Texas outlaw Clyde Barrow have sold at a Boston auction for nearly $186,000. RR Auction officials say the Bulova watch that Barrow wore when he and Bonnie Parker were killed in 1934 sold on Saturday for $112,500. Parker and Barrow, who were immortalised in a 1967 film starring Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty, were fatally shot by officers in Louisiana.
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Animal rights groups take credit after Taylor Swift cancels Melbourne Cup performance24h Animal rights groups take credit after Taylor Swift cancels Melbourne Cup performance
Racing organisers blamed ‘changes to her Asian promo schedule’ for singer’s withdrawal Animal rights activists are taking credit after pop star Taylor Swift cancelled her
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24h Peaky Blinders: Take a tour of museum filming location
An open-air museum near Birmingham doubles as one of the key locations for the hit BBC drama.
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Clarifications and corrections24h Updated Clarifications and corrections
A diary story last Sunday said Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage had a private social meeting at the London club 5 Hertford Street, which is owned by Robin Birley. In fact the two did not have such a
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24h Emmy Awards 2019: Countdown to ceremony begins
Game of Thrones and Veep have a final chance of glory at Sunday's hostless ceremony in Los Angeles.
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Brexit divisions threaten to plunge Labour party conference into chaos24h Updated Brexit divisions threaten to plunge Labour party conference into chaos
Senior shadow ministers publicly defy Jeremy Corbyn with calls for Labour to back remainJeremy Corbyn was struggling to contain an open revolt by some of his most senior shadow ministers, MPs and party activists last night as anger over his refusal to back a policy of remaining in the EU threatened to wreck the Labour conference.
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Boy, 15, stabbed to death in Slough skatepark25h Boy, 15, stabbed to death in Slough skatepark
Police launch murder inquiry after teenager killed following altercation in Salt Park Hill A murder inquiry has been launched after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death in a skatepark. Police were called to Salt Hill Park in Slough, Berkshire, at about 6.30pm on Saturday. The teenager was pronounced dead at the scene. Thames Valley police said his family have been informed and were being helped by specially trained officers.
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Bus Bomb Kills 12 Iraqis Near Major Pilgrimage Site25h Bus Bomb Kills 12 Iraqis Near Major Pilgrimage Site
The attack, claimed by the Islamic State, signals the group’s continuing threat despite its collapse in late 2017.
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25h Updated US President ordered to testify in trial over 2015 protest outside Trump Tower
A New York judge on Friday ordered President Donald Trump to provide video testimony as part of an upcoming lawsuit brought by protesters who say they were assaulted by Trump's security guards during a 2015 protest outside of Trump Tower.
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25h Updated Granada 2-0 Barcelona: Hosts stun champions to move top of La Liga
Promoted side Granada stun champions Barcelona 2-0 to move top of La Liga.
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26h Labour pledges to replace Ofsted with own inspection system
Day two of the party conference will see Labour focus on "rebuilding" public services.
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26h American drowns after proposing to his girlfriend underwater in Tanzania
A Louisiana man has drowned after proposing to his girlfriend underwater while the couple was vacationing in Tanzania.
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26h 2 killed, 8 injured in South Carolina bar shooting
At least one person opened fire inside and outside a crowded South Carolina bar early Saturday, killing two people and injuring eight others before fleeing, authorities said.
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26h Updated Essex beat Worcs in thriller to win T20 Blast for first time
Essex Eagles beat Worcestershire Rapids by four wickets to win the T20 Blast for the first time in their history.
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27h Updated Dozens of people hurt in earthquake in Albania
At least 37 people were injured on Saturday when a 5.6-magnitude earthquake struck Albania.
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Suspect Arrested in 1985 Hijacking That Killed American Sailor27h Updated Suspect Arrested in 1985 Hijacking That Killed American Sailor
The hijacking of TWA Flight 847 became a multiday ordeal in which a Seabee from Maryland was killed and dozens of Americans were held hostage.
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UN welcomes Houthi vow to cease attacks on Saudi Arabia27h UN welcomes Houthi vow to cease attacks on Saudi Arabia
The United Nations' envoy for Yemen has welcomed the Houthi rebels' vow that they will stop attacking Saudi Arabia, saying it "could send a powerful message of the will to end the war" in the country.
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28h Updated Judge orders Trump to testify in trial over 2015 protest outside Trump Tower
A New York judge on Friday ordered President Donald Trump to provide video testimony as part of an upcoming trial brought by protesters who say they were assaulted by Trump's security guards during a 2015 protest outside of Trump Tower.
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28h Man drowns during underwater marriage proposal
Video shows Steven Weber proposing through the window of a submerged cabin off Tanzania.
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Rome movie studio which gave the world the classic Italian movie La Dolce Vita28h Updated Rome movie studio which gave the world the classic Italian movie La Dolce Vita
The Cinecittà film studios, in Rome are where classics such as La Dolce Vita and 1963 masterpiece Cleopatra, which starred Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton (pictured), were filmed.
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Israel: Wounded Netanyahu in desperate battle for political survival after poll blow28h Israel: Wounded Netanyahu in desperate battle for political survival after poll blow
Israel’s president to meet PM and opposition leader Benny Gantz in bid to resolve election stalemateIsrael’s president is set to begin two days of consultations with political parties after a deadlocked election last week plunged the country into uncertainty over who will lead the next government. Near-final results from Tuesday’s poll showed the opposition chief, Benny Gantz, marginally ahead of the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, with his Blue and White party taking 33 seats out of parliament’s 120. The ruling Likud party has 31.
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Israel: Wounded Netanyahu in desperate battle for political survival after poll losses28h Israel: Wounded Netanyahu in desperate battle for political survival after poll losses
Israel’s president to meet PM and opposition leader Benny Gantz in bid to resolve election stalemateIsrael’s president is set to begin two days of consultations with political parties after a deadlocked election last week plunged the country into uncertainty over who will lead the next government. Near-final results from Tuesday’s poll showed the opposition chief, Benny Gantz, marginally ahead of the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, with his Blue and White party taking 33 seats out of parliament’s 120. The ruling Likud party has 31.
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28h Revolutionary Guards in Iran Vow ‘Full Destruction of Any Aggressor’
Iran will pursue and seek to destroy any aggressor, even one carrying out a limited attack, the head of the Revolutionary Guards Corps said on Saturday.
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28h She fled North Korea for a better life. She died with her young son in an apartment in Seoul
Hundreds of mourners took to the streets of Seoul Saturday to remember a mother who fled poverty in North Korea, only to die of suspected starvation in her small apartment in South Korea. Mourners, mostly defectors themselves, marched with two symbolic empty caskets to the Blue House, South Korea's presidential office, eventually clashing with the police.
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29h Updated Tom Watson: Labour deputy urges unity after bid to oust him
The party's deputy leader says he was "disappointed" at the party conference motion but calls for unity.
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Birmingham school row: ‘This is made out to be just Muslims v gays. It’s not’30h Birmingham school row: ‘This is made out to be just Muslims v gays. It’s not’
As the new term starts, and a court case looms, teachers, parents and demonstrators at Birmingham’s Anderton Park primary tell their side of the story“People of quality respect equality,” says Aisha, shyly sticking rainbow feathers on to the peace posters she’s just made. The teenager is one of half a dozen Muslim pupils from South and City College Birmingham attending a creative workshop promoting LGBTQ rights in the city. They are joined by Muslim girls and women, mothers, students and refugees, who have crammed into the Ort gallery to meet and collaborate with members of the local Muslim LGBTQ community. A two-year-old careers between the tables, which are scattered with paint pens, rainbow paper and pots of glue. One mother in a niqab who homeschools her three children tells me she’s here to make sure they understand “how to respect other people who might be different”. Another, a migrant from Iraq, listens carefully to the experience of Mayzar Shirali, who runs a Persian LGBT asylum and refugee support network, and is hoping today is “an icebreaker”.
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30h Updated Manchester City hit Watford for eight
Questions were asked about Manchester City's English Premier League title defense after defeat by Norwich City. A 8-0 win over Watford on Saturday provided a comprehensive answer that Pep Guardiola's team is determined to keep league leaders Liverpool in their sights.
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After murder, defections and poll defeat: the sun sets on Greece’s Golden Dawn30h Updated After murder, defections and poll defeat: the sun sets on Greece’s Golden Dawn
The neo-Nazi party’s Athens offices have shut, the removal vans have gone. Greeks embrace the end of an era of rageFor years the five-storey building at 131 Mesogeion Avenue embodied the success of Golden Dawn, the neo-Nazi party that
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30h Storey wins C5 road race at Yorkshire Para-cycling International
Britain's Sarah Storey wins the women's C5 road race at the Yorkshire Para-cycling International.
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30h Updated All Blacks storm to win over South Africa in World Cup
New Zealand opened the defense of its World Cup title with a thrilling 23-13 win over South Africa that provided plenty of evidence as to why the All Blacks are the choice of many pundits to win Japan 2019.
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Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protesters as unrest continues30h Updated Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protesters as unrest continues
Police condemn ‘radical’ protesters using petrol bombs and vow to restore order across city Hong Kong riot police have fired teargas, sponge rounds and arrested a number of protesters as peaceful demonstrations in several districts turned ugly at the end of the 15th week of unrest in the city’s drawn-out political crisis. The police-sanctioned demonstration attended by thousands in Tuen Mun on Saturday afternoon was initially peaceful but latererupted into violent conflicts between protesters and riot police armed with teargas, pepper spray and shields.
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31h Updated Manchester City 8-0 Watford: Hosts score five in opening 18 minutes in hammering
Bernardo Silva scores a hat-trick as Manchester City strike five times in 18 minutes on their way to victory over Watford.
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31h T20 Blast Finals Day: Essex Eagles beat Derbyshire Falcons to reach final
Essex will play Worcestershire in the T20 Blast final after beating Derbyshire in Saturday's second semi-final.
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31h Updated Labour conference: Move to abolish deputy post ditched
Jeremy Corbyn quashes a conference motion to oust Tom Watson as MPs warn against a "civil war".
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Police get extra time to question teenager held over Tamworth death31h Police get extra time to question teenager held over Tamworth death
Body of a woman, believed to be 20-year-old Keeley Bunker, was found on Thursday Detectives investigating the death of a young woman whose body was found in woodland have been given more time to question a teenager arrested on suspicion of her murder. The victim, believed to be 20-year-old Keeley Bunker, was found dead in Tamworth, Staffordshire, on Thursday night.
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31h Updated Paris police use tear gas to prevent yellow vest protests
A large police presence in Paris prevented "gilets jaunes" or yellow vest protesters from gathering on Saturday, the 45th week since protests started on November 17 last year.
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31h Updated OK, but seriously, what really goes on inside Area 51?
So apparently a bunch of people showed up in the Nevada desert this weekend to follow through on their Facebook pledge to storm Area 51 and "see them aliens." And it wasn't nearly as exciting as some had hoped.
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The vending machines of Tokyo – in pictures31h The vending machines of Tokyo – in pictures
Since first visiting Tokyo in the 1990s, the London-based photographer Tim Easley has been fascinated by the city’s colourful vending machines.
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To Influence El Salvador, China Dangled Money. The U.S. Made Threats.31h To Influence El Salvador, China Dangled Money. The U.S. Made Threats.
As part of a push into Central America, China presented itself as a deep-pocketed partner for El Salvador’s future. The Trump administration countered with words of warning.
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32h 2 dead, 8 injured in South Carolina shooting
At least one person opened fire inside and outside a crowded South Carolina bar early Saturday, killing two people and injuring eight others before fleeing, authorities said.
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32h Extinction Rebellion Dover: Ten climate activists arrested
Ten people, including four elderly activists, are arrested during an Extinction Rebellion protest in Dover.
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Police crack down on resurgent gilets jaunes protesters in Paris32h Police crack down on resurgent gilets jaunes protesters in Paris
Dozens arrested and more than 30 Métro stations closed as yellow vests take advantage of climate marches Demonstrators from the so-called Black Bloc anarchist group infiltrated a peaceful climate change march in Paris on Saturday, smashing shop and business windows and torching mopeds and dustbins en route. Police made more than 120 arrests as the French capital saw a series of demonstrations.
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32h Thomas Cook customers fear ruined weddings and holidays
Clients of the travel company voice concerns about their flight and holiday bookings
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Egyptian forces fire teargas on anti-government protesters32h Updated Egyptian forces fire teargas on anti-government protesters
Local media say at least 55 people arrested over protests calling for President Sisi to stand down Hundreds of Egyptians took to the streets in Cairo and other cities in rare protests against the country’s president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, responding to an online call for a demonstration against government corruption. Videos shared on social media showed protesters in central Cairo as well as the port cities of Alexandria and Suez, demanding that Sisi leave office. Protests also occurred in the towns of Damietta, Damanhur and Mahalla.
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33h Revolutionary Guard in Iran Vows ‘Full Destruction of Any Aggressor’
Iran will pursue and seek to destroy any aggressor, even one carrying out a limited attack, the head of the Revolutionary Guard Corps said on Saturday.
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33h Saudi Arabia oil attacks: A look at the damage
After attacks against the country's oil infrastructure, the BBC's Frank Gardner surveys the damage.
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Israel: Wounded Netanyahu in desperate battle for political survival after poll shock33h Israel: Wounded Netanyahu in desperate battle for political survival after poll shock
Israel’s president to meet PM and opposition leader Benny Gantz in bid to resolve election stalemateIsrael’s president is set to begin two days of consultations with political parties after a deadlocked election last week plunged the country into uncertainty over who will lead the next government. Near-final results from Tuesday’s poll showed the opposition chief, Benny Gantz, marginally ahead of the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, with his Blue and White party taking 33 seats out of parliament’s 120. The ruling Likud party has 31.
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33h Singapore GP qualifying: Charles Leclerc beats Lewis Hamilton to pole
Ferrari's Charles Leclerc takes his third pole position in a row with a superlative performance in qualifying at the Singapore GP.
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33h Updated Battle of Arnhem: Mass parachute drop marks WW2 assault
A 97-year-old British veteran, who recreated his WW2 jump, says his jump was "thoroughly terrifying".
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33h Updated Extinction Rebellion Dover: Four climate activists arrested
Four elderly Extinction Rebellion activists are arrested during a protest in Dover.
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34h Updated New Zealand 23-13 South Africa: All Blacks hold off spirited Springboks
Defending champions New Zealand produce a clinical display to hold off a spirited South Africa in their World Cup Pool B opener.
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34h Leicester 2-1 Tottenham: James Maddison fires Foxes past Spurs
James Maddison's first league goal of the season helps Leicester come from behind to beat Tottenham in an entertaining encounter at the King Power Stadium.
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Clashes Erupt in Hong Kong After Dueling Demonstrations34h Updated Clashes Erupt in Hong Kong After Dueling Demonstrations
The violence near Hong Kong’s border with the Chinese mainland came less than two weeks before a sensitive political anniversary.
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34h T20 Blast finals: Worcestershire Rapids beat Notts Outlaws by one run
Worcestershire Rapids beat Notts Outlaws by one run as Wayne Purnell bowls a dot ball to see his side progress to the final of the T20 Blast at Edgbaston.
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‘We can find you anywhere’: the Chechen death squads stalking Europe34h ‘We can find you anywhere’: the Chechen death squads stalking Europe
Ramzan Kadyrov rules the Caucasus republic through fear and oppression, amid reports of torture. But those seeking asylum in Europe are not safe, as assassins hunt them downZelimkhan Khangoshvili spent a long time living on the edge. He survived several years of partisan warfare against Russian forces in Chechnya during the early 2000s. He survived an assassination attempt in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi in 2015, a spray of bullets hitting him in the arm and shoulder. He survived a stint living in Ukraine, where he was tipped off about another planned attack and went into hiding. Finally, he arrived in Germany towards the end of 2016, and breathed a sigh of relief. “I think he felt much safer here. He was only thinking about building a bright future in Germany, also for the children, not about fighting or going back there,” said Manana Tsatieva, Khangoshvili’s ex-wife, who lives in Germany with their four children.
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34h Updated Prince Andrew accuser says she was forced to perform sex acts at 17
Virginia Roberts Giuffre, one of several women who accused the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein of sex crimes, has revealed new details of her alleged sexual abuse by Britain's Prince Andrew.
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Trump Focuses on Defending Saudis, Not Striking Iran, for Now34h Updated Trump Focuses on Defending Saudis, Not Striking Iran, for Now
The administration is not ruling out military strikes. But for now, President Trump is content to remain within the parameters of defense, not offense.
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35h Growing up intersex in a country where it is believed to be bad luck
Babalwa Mtshawu never experienced puberty. When she was growing up she didn't get her period or grow breasts like the other girls around her.
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35h Egyptians protest against President Fattah al-Sisi
The protests are among the first in Egypt since President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi took power in 2014.
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35h Updated Thomas Cook asks government for bailout in funding race
The travel firm faces administration unless it finds another £200m demanded by bank creditors.
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Man in court on attempted murder charge over London double-shooting35h Man in court on attempted murder charge over London double-shooting
Kenloy Clarke is said to have opened fire in Wood Green, north London, on Tuesday night A man has appeared in court accused of trying to kill his brother and a woman who is critically injured. Kenloy Clarke is said to have opened fire in Lordship Lane in Wood Green, north London, on Tuesday night.
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36h New Zealand 23-13 South Africa: Defending champions hold off spirited Springboks
Defending champions New Zealand produce a clinical display to hold off a spirited South Africa in their World Cup Pool B opener.
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Trump’s week of dithering over Iran makes America look weak and foolish36h Trump’s week of dithering over Iran makes America look weak and foolish
The president’s misconceived Middle East policy has been laid bare, and few allies will rush to the rescueThey must be laughing their socks off in Tehran. The days following last weekend’s attacks on Saudi oil facilities, blamed by the US on Iran, have seen an almost comical display of
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Lonely Deaths of a Refugee Mother and Her Son Unsettle South Korea36h Lonely Deaths of a Refugee Mother and Her Son Unsettle South Korea
A woman who fled famine in North Korea and her 6-year-old boy died alone and impoverished in Seoul, their bodies undiscovered for weeks. A country is asking why.
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36h Hong Kong police warn violence escalating beyond control
Hong Kong is headed into its sixteenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests, as police warned the level of violence is escalating potentially beyond control, as the force faced renewed allegations of brutality.
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New Zealanders vent anger at being unable to watch Rugby World Cup36h New Zealanders vent anger at being unable to watch Rugby World Cup
New streaming service receives thousands of complaints as All Blacks kick off campaign
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Carrie Symonds to take her first overseas trip with boyfriend Boris Johnson to New York37h Carrie Symonds to take her first overseas trip with boyfriend Boris Johnson to New York
Ms Symonds will get to the UN General Assembly in New York on her own steam, without Mr Johnson's RAF jet. It is unknown whether the couple will be staying together in a hotel.
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Family of murdered Maltese journalist raise concerns over public inquiry37h Family of murdered Maltese journalist raise concerns over public inquiry
Daphne Caruana Galizia’s family request meeting with Maltese PM over concerns about impartiality of panel The family of Daphne Caruana Galizia, the anti-corruption journalist killed by a car bomb in Malta in October 2017, have raised concerns about the impartiality of individuals appointed to lead
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37h Updated Taylor Swift cancels show after protests
Taylor Swift has canceled a scheduled performance at Australia's Melbourne Cup, after animal rights activists campaigned against her appearance at the horse racing event.
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37h 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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Chinese flag burned as Hong Kong protests enter their 16th week37h Chinese flag burned as Hong Kong protests enter their 16th week
A Chinese flag was burned and pepper spray fired as clashes between protesters and police in Hong Kong continued for a 16th week.
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37h Updated Major police operation as loyalist parades get under way
Four marches in Glasgow were approved on Thursday despite concerns over sectarian disorder.
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37h Updated France hold off Argentina comeback to win with late drop-goal
France hold off a second-half comeback by Argentina to win a gripping World Cup Pool C match in Tokyo.
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Paris on high alert as protesters try to revive gilets jaunes movement38h Paris on high alert as protesters try to revive gilets jaunes movement
Gendarmerie deployed to contain anti-government protests on annual heritage weekend Paris is under high security this weekend as anti-government protesters try to revive the
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A Crackdown on Islam Is Spreading Across China38h A Crackdown on Islam Is Spreading Across China
A secret Communist Party directive has led to restrictions on Islamic practices far from Xinjiang, the western region where Uighurs have been brutally repressed.
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38h Updated Battle of Arnhem: Mass parachute drop to mark WW2 assault
Prince Charles will join veterans in the Netherlands on the 75th anniversary of the WW2 assault.
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38h Updated Gambling: How much do we spend in the UK?
Exactly how much does the UK spend on gambling - and when does it count as an addiction?
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Man drowns while making underwater marriage proposal38h Man drowns while making underwater marriage proposal
A man has drowned after proposing to his girlfriend underwater during a "bucket list" holiday in Tanzania.
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Sydney Is for the Birds. The Bigger and Bolder, the Better.38h Sydney Is for the Birds. The Bigger and Bolder, the Better.
Australia’s largest city has a rare superpower: It turns urbanites into bird people, and birds into urbanites. Interacting with the huge avian population is a daily adventure and (mostly) a delight.
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38h Updated The UK is gearing up for its dirtiest election ever
Boris Johnson has been backed into a corner over Brexit. Partly through his own missteps, partly from the growing opposition to his "do-or-die" Brexit plan, Johnson is a man for whom the losses are piling up, while the UK is a country running out of time.
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