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40m Updated Shane Lowry lights up Open with stunning charge
The roars for Shane Lowry were just different. Deeper, more throaty, more heartfelt.
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British Airways Suspends Flights to Cairo, Citing Security Risks45m Updated British Airways Suspends Flights to Cairo, Citing Security Risks
The seven-day suspension came a day after the British government warned of “a heightened risk of terrorism against aviation.”
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Boris Johnson warned: focus on Iran crisis or risk war52m Boris Johnson warned: focus on Iran crisis or risk war
Tory leadership rivals kept informed about spiralling crisis in the Gulf as ex-naval chief blasts government
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Our next PM needs to become an Iran expert. And fast | Alistair Burt1h 5m Our next PM needs to become an Iran expert. And fast | Alistair Burt
We must understand the Gulf state’s point of view instead of rushing into conflictAn incoming prime minister could be forgiven for feeling that the fates have been a touch unkind. As well as no majority in parliament, an uncertain domestic agenda and the vortex of Brexit, now a fully formed international crisis sits in the in-tray
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1h 15m The Open 2019: Tommy Fleetwood, J.B Holmes & Brooks Koepka among best shots from day three
Tommy Fleetwood, J. B. Holmes and Brooks Koepka star among the best shots from the third day of the 2019 Open at Portrush.
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César Pelli, architect behind the Petronas Towers, dies at 921h 38m Updated César Pelli, architect behind the Petronas Towers, dies at 92
The Argentinian-American architect designed some of the world’s tallest buildings The
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Search for Missing Teenager in Vatican Cemetery Unearths Thousands of Bones1h 40m Search for Missing Teenager in Vatican Cemetery Unearths Thousands of Bones
Whether any belonged to the girl, Emanuela Orlandi, who disappeared at age 15 in 1983, was not possible to say immediately.
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2h Updated British Airways flights to Cairo cancelled
The airline halts all flights to the Egyptian capital for a week as a security "precaution".
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2h Updated Tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt urges Iran to release Stena Impero
Footage emerges of the moment Iranian forces captured the British-flagged Stena Impero in the Gulf.
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2h Updated Tour de France: Alaphilippe extends lead as Frenchmen shine in Pyrenees
Going into the Tour de France's first big mountain climb in the Pyrenees, the question was: How much time would Geraint Thomas make up on Julian Alaphilippe?
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British Airways suspends Cairo flights as security precaution3h British Airways suspends Cairo flights as security precaution
Services to Egyptian capital halted for seven days to allow for security review, says airline British Airways has suspended all flights to Cairo for seven days as a security precaution. The airline announced on Saturday evening that all flights into the Egyptian capital were halted. A statement said: “We constantly review our security arrangements at all our airports around the world, and have suspended flights to Cairo for seven days as a precaution to allow for further assessment. The safety and security of our customers and crew is always our priority, and we would never operate an aircraft unless it was safe to do so.”
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Arron Banks threatens Netflix over Great Hack documentary3h Arron Banks threatens Netflix over Great Hack documentary
a href="https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/jul/20/the-great-hack-cambridge-analytica-scandal-facebook-netflix">Legal threat comes
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The Great Hack: the film that goes behind the scenes of the Facebook data scandal3h The Great Hack: the film that goes behind the scenes of the Facebook data scandal
This week, a Netflix documentary on Cambridge Analytica sheds light on one of the most complex scandals of our time.
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Could you live like this? A fascinating new show explores a Christian sect in deepest Sussex3h Updated Could you live like this? A fascinating new show explores a Christian sect in deepest Sussex
A new documentary explores the Bruderhof community in Robertsbridge, Sussex. Around 300 people live in the Christian sect which emerged from First World War Germany.
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3h Updated Ex-TV anchor reveals turning point from sex and drug addiction
Former TV anchor Brandon Lee opens about his struggles with addiction and his push to change the public perception and stigma surrounding addiction in the US.
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3h The Open 2019: Danny Willett birdies the fifth on way to round of 65
Danny Willett chips in to birdie the fifth on the way to a six-under par round of 65, leaving him seven-under for the tournament and in contention at Royal Portrush.
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Experts call for ban on sweetener used in Coca-Cola and Pepsi over safety fears3h Updated Experts call for ban on sweetener used in Coca-Cola and Pepsi over safety fears
Professor Erik Millstone, who has been a long-time critic of the additive, argues there are scientific studies that raise safety questions together with circumstantial evidence of neurological harm.
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Brooklyn Beckham gets TWO parking tickets in the same day on his Land Rover Defender3h Updated Brooklyn Beckham gets TWO parking tickets in the same day on his Land Rover Defender
Photographer and socialite Brooklyn Beckham, 20, was slapped with two parking fines in the same day as he came and went from his photography job in London.
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3h Veteran Indian politician Sheila Dikshit dies aged 81
Indian politicians have paid tribute to Sheila Dikshit, a senior Congress Party leader and the former chief minister of Delhi, who died on Saturday at the age of 81.
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U.K. Warns Iran of ‘Serious Consequences’ for Seizing Oil Tanker3h Updated U.K. Warns Iran of ‘Serious Consequences’ for Seizing Oil Tanker
The British defense secretary called the seizure “a hostile act,” and the government warned ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz.
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3h Updated NRA struggles to maintain influence in 2020 race
The National Rifle Association was already reeling from leadership shakeups and allegations of financial mismanagement when it dropped another bombshell.
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British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days3h British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days
British Airways says it is suspending flights to Cairo for seven days "as a precaution".
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3h Their ancestors were slain a century ago along the US-Mexico border. They say now is the time to retell the horror
From the sedan's back seat, Melba Coody watched as the mesquite-lined flatland of South Texas rushed by. About a century ago, she explained, her family owned all this property, as far as the eye could see.
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4h Thomas loses more time in Tour de France as Pinot wins on Tourmalet
Defending champion Geraint Thomas lost time to Tour de France leader Julian Alaphilippe as Thibaut Pinot won stage 14 on the Col du Tourmalet.
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‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right4h Updated ‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right
The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and scorn.
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March for Change: anti-Brexit protesters take to London streets4h Updated March for Change: anti-Brexit protesters take to London streets
March takes place three days before pro-Brexit Boris Johnson is expected to be crowned Tory leader Thousands of demonstrators from across the country assembled in central London today to march against Brexit, and Boris Johnson’s likely move into No 10, as well as to push for a second Brexit referendum. At first sight, the message of the “No to Boris, yes to Europe” march, taking place three days before Johnson is expected to become Tory leader, seemed to be unambiguous.
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Iran troops rappel onto seized British-flagged oil tanker – video4h Iran troops rappel onto seized British-flagged oil tanker – video
Video released by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards shows speedboats pulling up alongside a seized British-flagged oil tanker. Troops wearing ski masks and carrying machine guns rappelled onto the Stena Impero’s deck from a helicopter. The ship, with its 23-strong crew, has been taken to Bandar Abbas, one of the country’s main military ports 
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‘What You Gonna Do Phone the Police?’ London Police Twitter Is Hacked4h Updated ‘What You Gonna Do Phone the Police?’ London Police Twitter Is Hacked
For about 40 minutes on Friday, the account spewed a series of curious messages, including some that used profanity to denigrate police officers.
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4h Updated Netball World Cup 2019: England suffer agonising New Zealand defeat
England fall to an agonising 47-45 defeat by New Zealand in the Netball World Cup semi-final in Liverpool.
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4h Updated Emanuela Orlandi case: Vatican attempts new search to solve mystery
Two burial chambers are being examined in the search for a teenager, missing since 1983.
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Man dies after tumbling into wall at Camber Sands4h Man dies after tumbling into wall at Camber Sands
Police called to Sussex beach where man thought to be kitesurfer pronounced dead A man died after tumbling on to a wall at Camber Sands beach in what police are calling a tragic accident. The victim is believed to have been a kitesurfer or paraglider at the beach near Rye in East Sussex.
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‘We had a row, she left. It was the last time I saw her’: anguish of Emanuela Orlandi’s brother5h ‘We had a row, she left. It was the last time I saw her’: anguish of Emanuela Orlandi’s brother
Brother tells of his family’s pain as 36-year investigation into missing Vatican teenager takes another bizarre twistA missing teenager, an empty tomb, a swirl of dark theories, and the closed doors and habitual secrecy of the Vatican. It sounds like fiction, but it is a real-life mystery that has gripped Italy for more than three decades and has embroiled the powerful and inscrutable Holy See. For 36 years, the family of Emanuela Orlandi has sought answers about the fate of the 15-year-old girl who vanished from the streets of Rome on her way to a flute lesson.
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Trump’s arch-hawk lured Britain into a dangerous trap to punish Iran | Simon Tisdall5h Trump’s arch-hawk lured Britain into a dangerous trap to punish Iran | Simon Tisdall
With the seizure of a supertanker off Gibraltar, stumbling UK government was set up by John Bolton as collateral damage John Bolton, White House national security adviser and notorious Iraq-era hawk, is a man on a mission. Given broad latitude over policy by Donald Trump, he is widely held to be driving the US confrontation with Iran. And in his passionate bid to tame Tehran, Bolton cares little who gets hurt – even if collateral damage includes a close ally such as Britain. So when Bolton heard British Royal Marines had seized an Iranian oil tanker off Gibraltar on America’s Independence Day,
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5h England lose to New Zealand in World Cup semi-final
England fall to an agonising 47-45 defeat by New Zealand in the Netball World Cup semi-final in Liverpool.
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5h Thomas loses more time in Tour de France as Pinot wins thrilling stage
Defending champion Geraint Thomas lost time to Tour de France leader Julian Alaphilippe as Thibaut Pinot won stage 14 on the Col du Tourmalet.
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5h Anniversary Games: Laura Muir cruises to gold in 1500m
Great Britain's European champion Laura Muir storms to victory in the women's 1500m on the first day of the Anniversary Games in London.
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Over Local Objections, China Muscles Into Belarus5h Updated Over Local Objections, China Muscles Into Belarus
A Chinese battery plant has raised local ire, but Belarus, like Russia, needs the economic lifeline and cannot expect much help from Europe.
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5h New Zealand beat England in World Cup semi-final
England fall to an agonising 47-45 defeat by New Zealand in the Netball World Cup semi-final in Liverpool.
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Britain will sizzle when 93F hottest day of the year arrives on Wednesday5h Britain will sizzle when 93F hottest day of the year arrives on Wednesday
The hot weather is forecast to peak next Tuesday and Wednesday, which could set a new record for the UK's hottest day of the year so far.
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5h Pinot wins stage as Thomas loses more time to Alaphilippe
Defending champion Geraint Thomas lost time to Tour de France leader Julian Alaphlippe as Thibaut Pinot won stage 14 on the Col du Tourmalet.
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6h Tulsi Gabbard joins protests in Puerto Rico for governor to resign
Democratic Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard flew to Puerto Rico Friday to join the thousands of protesters there who have demanded that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló step down, taking action on a chorus of calls from 2020 presidential contenders for the embattled governor's resignation.
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Hong Kong police find explosives on eve of latest protests6h Hong Kong police find explosives on eve of latest protests
Police warn of possible violence as man is arrested after ‘extremely powerful’ explosives found Police in Hong Kong are warning of possible violence on the eve of another mass protest against a controversial extradition bill after making “the largest seizure” of explosives in the territory. The seizure came on the day that thousands of pro-government supporters took part in a rally.
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Astronomer Royal on why cyborg astronauts will make the next great leap6h Updated Astronomer Royal on why cyborg astronauts will make the next great leap
MARTIN REES: I never look at the Moon without being reminded of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin and of the day, 50 years ago today, when they left their first footprints on its dusty surface.
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U.K. Voters’ Frustration High as 99% Are Sidelined in Prime Minister Election6h Updated U.K. Voters’ Frustration High as 99% Are Sidelined in Prime Minister Election
With less than 1 percent of registered voters making a consequential decision at a critical time, many are questioning the foundations of their democracy.
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YOU can help send a powerful message by demanding an end to the crippling dementia care costs 6h YOU can help send a powerful message by demanding an end to the crippling dementia care costs 
The petition is being fronted by reader Sharon Muranyi, who was forced to sell her 92-year-old war veteran father Fred's beloved thatched cottage for £373,000 last year to pay for his dementia care.
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7h World Diving Championships: Tom Daley - String of bad dives cost GB star
British diver Tom Daley surrenders his World championship crown after finishing seventh in the 10m platform final in South Korea.
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‘London’s galleries would drool’: ancient festival boosts ailing Welsh arts scene7h ‘London’s galleries would drool’: ancient festival boosts ailing Welsh arts scene
Despite a flurry of venue closures, next month’s Eisteddfod will showcase a vibrant centre of creativityThere will be tunics and flowing cloaks, to say nothing of ancient chants, when the archdruid of the Gorsedd of Bards officiates at the annual “chairing of the bard” ceremony in August. But the crowds who gather by the River Conwy in the Welsh market town of Llanrwst will not be paid “extras” for a fictional scene of boxset-worthy wizardry. These will be real fans of poetry, art and music – about 150,000 of them, if previous turnouts are a guide – gathering for the
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7h Elon Musk hopes to put a computer chip in your brain. Who wants one?
This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which is meant to be embedded in a person's brain by a surgical robot. The implant would connect wirelessly to a small behind-the-ear receiver that could communicate with a computer.
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Suspect in Kyoto Fire Had Criminal Record and Trouble With Neighbors7h Updated Suspect in Kyoto Fire Had Criminal Record and Trouble With Neighbors
With the police and the public searching for explanations of a devastating crime, experts said they feared people with mental illness would be vilified.
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Iran releases footage of seized British-flagged oil tanker - video7h Iran releases footage of seized British-flagged oil tanker - video
Iranian state media have released footage of the seized oil tanker Stena Impero detained in the strait of Hormuz on Friday, marking a dramatic escalation in the worsening standoff in the Gulf. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards claimed to have taken the British-flagged ship into port with its 23-strong crew, and Iranian officials claimed it had infringed maritime regulations
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Two men suspected of releasing CS gas on London tube train7h Updated Two men suspected of releasing CS gas on London tube train
Passengers treated for coughing and shortness of breath at Oxford Circus station Police are looking for two male suspects after gas was released in a tube train carriage in central London. A number of people were treated at the scene by paramedics at Oxford Circus station for coughing and lack of breath.
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8h Updated Police hunt two men after gas released on Tube at Oxford Circus
Passengers were left coughing and short of breath following exposure on the morning Tube train.
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Erdoğan is on a lonely path to ruin. Will he take Turkey down with him? | Simon Tisdall8h Erdoğan is on a lonely path to ruin. Will he take Turkey down with him? | Simon Tisdall
At odds with the US, Europe, his Arab neighbours and potentially Russia, too, the president is also increasingly unpopular at homeFor a reputed “strongman”, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems unusually nervous these days.
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Fantastique beasts: cult art from the Lalannes’ private collection to go on sale8h Fantastique beasts: cult art from the Lalannes’ private collection to go on sale
Surreal works from the home of François-Xavier Lalanne and his wife Claude expected to fetch up to £20mFor years, a giant brass and Sèvres porcelain grasshopper that could, if needed, double as a wine-cooler sat outside the royal apartments at Windsor Castle; a gift from French president Georges Pompidou to the Duke of Edinburgh during a state visit to France in 1972. Across the Channel, an hour from Paris, the home of its late creator
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The Squad or the mods? Swing-state Democrats wary of leftward path8h The Squad or the mods? Swing-state Democrats wary of leftward path
Trump’s racist attacks on four progressives lit a fire but many say the middle of the road is the best way to the White House Two years ago, a chastened group of Democrats came to Berryville, Virginia. In a town of 4,300, in a Republican district they hoped to win, they unveiled a new economic agenda – A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future. It was their roadmap back to power in 2018 – a populist pitch to voters who left them for Donald Trump.
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Donald Trump in new attack on Sadiq Khan with Katie Hopkins retweet8h Donald Trump in new attack on Sadiq Khan with Katie Hopkins retweet
US president refers to message about Met police twitter account, calling London mayor ‘incompetent’ Donald Trump has retweeted the British far-right commentator Katie Hopkins and launched another attack on Sadiq Khan. Referring to a message from Hopkins that the
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Man made fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant8h Man made fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant
A 65-year-old man has admitted making a fake bomb threat in the hope of getting a date with a flight attendant.
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8h Netball: Australia beat South Africa to reach final
Australia will defend their Netball World Cup crown on Sunday after coming through 55-53 in a thrilling semi-final against South Africa.
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Morning Coffee Results in a $1,000 Fine and Expulsion From Venice8h Morning Coffee Results in a $1,000 Fine and Expulsion From Venice
Two German tourists set up a travel stove by the Rialto Bridge, one of the city’s main landmarks. The move fell afoul of rules to preserve “decorum” in the city center.
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9h Updated Australia beat South Africa in thriller to reach Netball World Cup final
Australia will defend their Netball World Cup crown on Sunday after coming through 55-53 in a thrilling semi-final against South Africa.
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9h Gloria De Piero: Labour MP quits as shadow justice minister
Labour's Gloria De Piero, who opposes a second EU referendum, says she has received online abuse.
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9h Tornado causes damage in Greater Manchester and Cheshire
The wind and rain caused havoc near Manchester Airport and the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park.
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A Onetime Star of Soviet TV Warns of the ‘Plague’ of Nationalism9h Updated A Onetime Star of Soviet TV Warns of the ‘Plague’ of Nationalism
Once a hero to Russian nationalists, Aleksandr G. Nevzorov has found a new cause and a growing audience in denouncing imperial fantasies.
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Boris blimp to join 9ft Nigel Farage on anti-Brexit march in London10h Updated Boris blimp to join 9ft Nigel Farage on anti-Brexit march in London
Pro-Europe grassroots groups to voice opposition to a Johnson premiership Protesters will take to London’s streets on Saturday for a “No to Boris. Yes to Europe” march days ahead of Boris Johnson’s widely anticipated move into No 10. A Boris toddler blimp was launched in Parliament Square at 10am, featuring salmon-pink skin, the politician’s trademark “faux-dishevelled hairstyle”, mismatched running gear and a Brexit-bus T-shirt, according to March for Change.
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U.K. Warns Tankers to Stay Out of Strait of Hormuz After Iran Seizes Ship10h Updated U.K. Warns Tankers to Stay Out of Strait of Hormuz After Iran Seizes Ship
The British government said on Saturday after an emergency meeting that “there will be serious consequences if the situation is not resolved.”
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UK summer weather: tornadoes, torrential rain – and a heatwave10h UK summer weather: tornadoes, torrential rain – and a heatwave
Unsettled pattern to continue after Manchester hit by tornado on Friday – Met Office Britain’s intermittent summer is expected to continue with a potential heatwave, torrential rain and thunderstorms forecast. The Met Office said there was a danger of heavy showers and localised flooding in some parts before the sunshine breaks through early next week as the school summer holidays begin.
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10h Labour wants to end outsourcing of council services
Bin collections, cleaning and school dinners could be taken back in-house under the party's plans.
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Kyoto Animation studio fire victims mostly in their 20s and 30s10h Kyoto Animation studio fire victims mostly in their 20s and 30s
Thirty-four people are now confirmed to have died in Thursday’s arson attack The majority of those who died in the arson attack on Kyoto Animation on Thursday were in their 20s and 30s, public broadcaster NHK said Saturday. More clues as to why the fire spread so quickly and took so many lives, as well as details about the suspect, are also emerging.
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10h Romelu Lukaku: Man Utd reject £54m Inter Milan bid
Manchester United reject a 60m euro bid from Antonio Conte's Inter Milan for Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku.
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Algeria fans light up London after Afcon triumph – in pictures11h Algeria fans light up London after Afcon triumph – in pictures
Finsbury Park and Trafalgar Square were deluged with more than a thousand Algerian supporters
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11h Trump voter: How is that racist?
They both voted for Donald Trump for president in 2016, but now these coworkers are splitting the ticket. CNN's Randi Kaye reports from Wisconsin as the 2020 election gets closer.
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Mother of cricket star Jofra Archer reveals her pride at cheering on her only son at the Super Over11h Updated Mother of cricket star Jofra Archer reveals her pride at cheering on her only son at the Super Over
Jofra's mum Joelle Waithe sat with her heart pounding as if it would break free from her chest as she watched her cricket star son bowel the tense final super-over at Lord's in London last week.
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The Dish town celebrates key role in moon landing broadcast11h The Dish town celebrates key role in moon landing broadcast
The Australian town that saved the day to broadcast the moon landing live is celebrating its role in history.
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Greens senator Nick McKim deported from Manus Island11h Greens senator Nick McKim deported from Manus Island
Tasmanian member says he was asked to leave after trying to visit East Lorengau transit centre The Greens senator Nick McKim says he was deported from Manus Island because he “simply stood on a public street and asked politely” to see conditions in a refugee and asylum seeker transit camp. The Tasmanian senator arrived back in Australia on Saturday after he was told to leave Papua New Guinea on Thursday night.
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Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse11h Updated Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse
Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations.
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Iran’s Seizure of British Vessel Further Roils Gulf Region11h Updated Iran’s Seizure of British Vessel Further Roils Gulf Region
The seizure came a day after the United States said it had shot down an Iranian drone, reviving fears of a military clash in the Persian Gulf.
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12h Space Age designer with visions of 2069
Years before the Apollo 11 mission, and well before the release of Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey," fashion designer Pierre Cardin, who founded his eponymous label in Paris in 1950, was actively imagining life on the galactic frontier. His outré mod fashions gave contours to the visual and stylistic zeitgeist of the Space Age.
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Death and broken livelihoods: farmers and wildfires in British Columbia | Joanna Chiu12h Death and broken livelihoods: farmers and wildfires in British Columbia | Joanna Chiu
As wildfires increase in intensity, how can farmers safeguard their animals – and their way of life? Two years after wildfires killed the pigs on his family farms in British Columbia, Scott Kellington is still coming to terms with the destruction. This particular fire had come from the north, its towering flames whipped into a terrible ferocity by strong winds and sustained by the 40C heat. After making sure his wife was evacuated, Kellington and his three sons stayed behind to try to save the neighbourhood homes and livestock.
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DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: An overhaul of the desperately unfair dementia care system is long overdue12h Updated DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: An overhaul of the desperately unfair dementia care system is long overdue
DR MAX PEMBERTON: Even when Nan began to show signs of dementia herself, she insisted on continuing to care for my grandfather at home.Max is pictured as a baby with his mum and Nan above.
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Gas Plant Explosion in Central China Kills at Least 1012h Gas Plant Explosion in Central China Kills at Least 10
State media accounts gave no explanation for the blast, which occurred at a factory in Henan Province.
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In Spain’s Strawberry Fields, a Harvest of Abuse13h In Spain’s Strawberry Fields, a Harvest of Abuse
Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations.
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The best and worst UK airport parking deals13h The best and worst UK airport parking deals
Here we reveal the best and worst UK airport parking deals. We also provide tips on alternative ways to save money including a scheme where you rent out your car while you're away.
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ROSE PRINCE whips up recipes using salad cream13h Updated ROSE PRINCE whips up recipes using salad cream
ROSE PRINCE: Who could ever imagine that salad cream - much loved, yet deeply unfashionable - could enjoy a comeback?
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13h Updated Japan arson attack suspect offers clue to motive
Grim details are starting to emerge from Japan's worst mass killing in almost 20 years, as police investigate why a man torched a renowned animation studio in Kyoto, killing 33 people.
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Sheffield motorist smashes bus window with a hammer on busy street13h Updated Sheffield motorist smashes bus window with a hammer on busy street
Shocking footage shows a black car pull up next to the Stagecoach bus on London Road, near Sheffield city centre, shortly after 3pm on Thursday.
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John Suchet reveals how he and his wife came together through shared grief14h John Suchet reveals how he and his wife came together through shared grief
John and Nula's previous spouses were at the same Hertfordshire care home suffering with dementia, which led the TV presenter and sculptress to strike up a bond.
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14h Updated An American visited her boyfriend in Canada. They were both found dead on a remote highway
A young American woman and her Australian boyfriend had set out to explore British Columbia when they were found dead on a remote Canadian highway.
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Benjamin Netanyahu becomes longest-serving Israeli PM15h Benjamin Netanyahu becomes longest-serving Israeli PM
‘King Bibi’ beats David Ben-Gurion’s record, but with threatening clouds on the horizon Benjamin Netanyahu has become Israel‘s longest-serving prime minister, snatching the title from the country’s founding father and first leader, David Ben-Gurion. As of Saturday, the man referred to as King Bibi by both those who adore and detest him, has spent 4,867 days – more than 13 years – in office.
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‘It Was a Massacre’: 10 Are Killed in Caste-Driven Land Dispute in India15h Updated ‘It Was a Massacre’: 10 Are Killed in Caste-Driven Land Dispute in India
One of the deadliest land disputes in India in years, the violence reflects the pressure on land in the country, and harsh caste dynamics.
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15h Trump admin is revising the citizenship test for the first time in 10 years
The Trump administration is making revisions to the naturalization test for the first time in a decade, US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Friday.
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Stand Out of Our Light: politics and the big tech threat16h Stand Out of Our Light: politics and the big tech threat
Books by James Williams and Carles Boix offer fascinating takes on how we can combat anger and distraction online We’re having problems with the internet and big tech, principally Alphabet (Google/YouTube), Amazon, Apple and Facebook. The government has taken note.
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Boris Johnson’s take on Islam is historically illiterate | Jerry Brotton16h Boris Johnson’s take on Islam is historically illiterate | Jerry Brotton
No printing press until the 19th century? Wrong. But why let reality get in the way of a story that fires up his base?“You mustn’t let facts get in the way of a good story,” Boris Johnson was reported to have once told the
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16h Updated The Papers: Tensions grow as Iran seizes UK tankers
The seizure of two tankers by Iran in the Gulf dominates the newspaper front pages.
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Most Wikipedia Profiles Are of Men. This Scientist Is Changing That.16h Updated Most Wikipedia Profiles Are of Men. This Scientist Is Changing That.
Jessica Wade has added nearly 700 Wikipedia biographies for important female and minority scientists in less than two years.
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17h Updated Israeli archaeologists find ancient mosque in Negev desert
Archaeologists working in Israel's Negev desert have discovered an ancient rural mosque, thought to be one of the earliest in the world.
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Netherlands Was 10 Percent Liable in Srebrenica Deaths, Top Dutch Court Finds17h Updated Netherlands Was 10 Percent Liable in Srebrenica Deaths, Top Dutch Court Finds
The Supreme Court reduced the state’s level of liability for damages in the deaths of 350 men and boys who were ordered out of a peacekeepers’ compound in 1995.
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Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk17h Updated Italy’s Government Parties Are Feuding, but Leaders Agree to Talk
The League party and Five Star Movement have been increasingly at odds, raising speculation that the coalition might collapse, forcing early elections.
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New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right17h Updated New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right
A party of 160,000 paying members has had roughly 40,000 joiners in the past year. That has raised questions about whether this new wave helped radicalize the party.
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17h Updated On the ship that downed a military drone, one small mistake could cause a war with Iran
With short incendiary shrieks Harrier jump jets race across the USS Boxer's deck and are soon gray dots in the sky. Seahawk and Super Stallion helicopters leap and land like gigantic insects, feeding on the mother ship. The tilt-rotor Ospreys, part-plane part-helicopter, come and go while the others in their flock nest, folded in gray ranks, along the edges of the deck.
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We lost a Kylie - so can you! These women all lost the equivalent of a celebrity in weight18h Updated We lost a Kylie - so can you! These women all lost the equivalent of a celebrity in weight
Meet the latest effective, and fun, weight loss tool for anyone - and when you get into the big numbers, you can start tracking your success in celebrities.
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Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions18h Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions
Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could suffer.
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Japan Fire Killed Mostly Women, at a Studio Known for Hiring Them18h Updated Japan Fire Killed Mostly Women, at a Studio Known for Hiring Them
Kyoto Animation is known for employing more women than most of its competitors do, and that was reflected in the toll from the apparent arson on Thursday.
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Clash with Pygmies near DRC gorilla sanctuary leaves one dead, 14 injured18h Clash with Pygmies near DRC gorilla sanctuary leaves one dead, 14 injured
Poaching patrol was ambushed by Pygmies using bows and arrows, Kahuzi Biega park official says One person was killed and 14 were injured in clashes near a gorilla sanctuary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where there has been mounting friction between park guards and local Pygmies, sources said Friday. The violence occurred near the Kahuzi Biega national park, a UNESCO heritage site in eastern DRC that is a haven for the world’s largest gorilla species.
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Boris Johnson tackles his woman problem19h Boris Johnson tackles his woman problem
The frontrunner to become the UK's next Prime Minister will promote Liz Truss in an attempt to confront his 'women problem', allies believe. Pictured: Boris Johnson and Liz Truss.
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Millions of families facing gridlock on roads TODAY19h Millions of families facing gridlock on roads TODAY
From today, large sections of Britain's biggest intercity line will be out of action for 16 days. And a key section on the West Coast main line, which connects London with Glasgow and Edinburgh, will shut.
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19h Updated US heat wave begins to reach peak with 185 million people under advisories
Peak temperatures from a potentially deadly heatwave are expected to begin Friday, and major US cities are taking special measures to prepare -- with New York City declaring an emergency.
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Trump was oddly reasonable about straws. His campaign may not like it19h Trump was oddly reasonable about straws. His campaign may not like it
The president could have used a question about plastic waste to inflame the culture wars – but his answer wasn’t far off the mark There was no shortage of pressing issues for Donald Trump to address on Friday afternoon when he
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19h Swapping a prison cell for a festival stage
Ex-inmates perform at Latitude Festival as part of the UK's first record label for prisoners.
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19h Updated Stena Impero tanker seized, while second ship is "free to continue the voyage."
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) says its navy has captured the British-flagged oil tanker, Stena Impero, in the Strait of Hormuz, according to Iran's state-run Press TV.
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Trump says he is working to free rapper A$AP Rocky from Swedish custody19h Trump says he is working to free rapper A$AP Rocky from Swedish custody
President says that after speaking with Kanye West about musician’s predicament, he will call Sweden’s prime minister Donald Trump has said he is working to free
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Grandmother, 59, is bitten by 8ft grey seal while she swam off Devon coast20h Grandmother, 59, is bitten by 8ft grey seal while she swam off Devon coast
Angela Neil, 59, was with her swimming partner near coastal rocks in Brixham, Devon, when a Bull Grey seal swam over to her. The creatures, like dogs, are known to explore things with their mouths.
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Smallest school in Britain is set to close as it will soon have only ONE pupil left20h Smallest school in Britain is set to close as it will soon have only ONE pupil left
After 180 years of teaching, Bleasdale Church of England Primary in the Forest of Bowland has been deemed 'no longer financially viable' by Lancashire County Council.
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Meet the man named after all three Apollo 11 astronauts20h Meet the man named after all three Apollo 11 astronauts
Aldrin Armstrong Collins West-Wilding was born hours after the 1969 moon landings. His mother went into labour shortly before the historic moment and named him after the three Apollo 11 astronauts.
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20h 50 years after US moon landing, China is catching up in the space race
Fifty years ago, when the Apollo 11 astronauts became the first human beings to land on the moon, the Chinese space program had yet to launch a single satellite.
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20h Met Police hacked with bizarre tweets and emails posted
A series of tweets are sent from the Met's account calling for the release of a drill rap artist.
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NSW police to help investigate death of Sydney man Lucas Fowler in Canada20h NSW police to help investigate death of Sydney man Lucas Fowler in Canada
Canadian police are calling the death of NSW senior police officer’s son and his US girlfriend a double homicide The New South Wales police have sent two homicide detectives to Canada to assist in the investigation into the death of Lucas Fowler, the son of a senior NSW police officer. Fowler and his American girlfriend, Chynna Noelle Deese, were found dead on Monday on the Alaska highway, 20km south of Liard Hot Springs, British Columbia.
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20h Updated Met Police hacked with bizarre tweets posted online
A series of tweets are sent from the Met's account calling for the release of a drill rap artist.
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20h Learner driver took 21 practical tests in a year, DVSA data shows
DVSA data reveals the highest number of practical tests taken by learners in a year.
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Is this an olive branch to the Brexit Party? Sajid Javid praises Nigel Farage for leaving Ukip20h Is this an olive branch to the Brexit Party? Sajid Javid praises Nigel Farage for leaving Ukip
In a keynote speech in London, Sajid Javid said Nigel Farage 'deserved credit' for leaving Ukip as it lurched to the far-Right when taken over by Gerard Batten and Tommy Robinson.
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20h #cheerupcharlie: West End rallies round boy bullied for musicals love
The hashtag #cheerupcharlie was trending on Twitter after a post from the nine-year-old's teacher.
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20h Updated Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz
A second tanker is now back on its way after it was boarded by armed guards in the Strait of Hormuz.
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20h Rise in knives and blades found at London family courts
Campaigners say bringing knives to courts shows some people are "desensitised" to carrying weapons.
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The best value holiday destinations revealed20h The best value holiday destinations revealed
The average cost of a family holiday has dropped by £76 with six out of ten popular holiday hotspots seeing a reduction in price over the last year, according to research by M&S Bank.
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Iran Seizure of British Vessel Further Roils Gulf Region21h Iran Seizure of British Vessel Further Roils Gulf Region
The seizure came a day after the United States said it had shot down an Iranian drone, reviving fears of a military clash in the Persian Gulf.
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21h Where were you when man first landed on the moon?
Fifty years on, the 03:56 AM TV moment that was out of this world.
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21h The final 13 minutes before the Moon landing
The minutes before landing were tense, as fuel ran low and connections were lost between the lunar module and mission control
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21h How Apollo 11 brought humanity together
An endeavour which was born out of conflict ended by bringing the entire world together, at least for a moment.
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21h Sudan crisis: The ruthless mercenaries who run the country for gold
Accused of widespread abuses, the Rapid Support Forces sprang from "Janjaweed" militias linked to genocide in Darfur.
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21h Plane crash-lands in front of beachgoers
A small plane was seen making an emergency landing in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of a beach in Ocean City, Maryland.
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Brave or naive? Conservative Wagga surprises with climate emergency declaration21h Brave or naive? Conservative Wagga surprises with climate emergency declaration
Fifteen years ago, no one would have thought the city would embrace Mardi Gras and same-sex marriage. Now, the climate debate is amping up The people of Wagga Wagga are famously stubborn. On the north side of the Murrumbidgee river is a low-lying village of homes that once flooded five times a year. The signpost at North Wagga Wagga has for decades served as a warning to town planners: “We shall not be moved.” “We are a very conservative city,” says the local mayor, Greg Conkey. “A lot of people do not accept climate change.”
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21h Would you pay less tax if you lived abroad?
The country you live in plays a big part in how much tax is deducted from your wages
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Mother-of-two, 28, has breasts removed after bungling doctors wrongly diagnose her with cancer22h Updated Mother-of-two, 28, has breasts removed after bungling doctors wrongly diagnose her with cancer
Sarah Boyle was left traumatised after bungling doctors at Royal Stoke University Hospital misdiagnosed her with an aggressive form of breast cancer in late 2016.
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Iran stokes Gulf tensions by seizing two British-linked oil tankers22h Updated Iran stokes Gulf tensions by seizing two British-linked oil tankers
Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt says actions of Iranian forces in strait of Hormuz are ‘unacceptable’ Iran seized two oil tankers – one registered in the UK, the other in Liberia – in the strait of Hormuz on Friday, marking a dramatic escalation in the worsening standoff in the Gulf. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard claimed to have taken the British-flagged Stena Impero into port with its 23-strong crew, and Iranian officials claimed it had infringed maritime regulations.
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22h Updated Philippine Vice President, a Duterte Foe, Is Charged in Plot Against Him
Vice President Leni Robredo was among 36 people charged in what opponents called a trumped-up case to discredit the president’s opponents.
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22h Conductor Karina Canellakis makes Proms history with stirring First Night
The US musician becomes the first woman to conduct the First Night of the BBC Proms.
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Gulf crisis: ministers face questions over detention of Iranian tanker22h Gulf crisis: ministers face questions over detention of Iranian tanker
Former navy chief says UK government must have expected retaliation for seizure of sanction-hit country’s Grace 1
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Los Angeles police infiltrated activist group planning anti-Trump protests22h Los Angeles police infiltrated activist group planning anti-Trump protests
Case is one of several across the US of police targeting anti-Trump and anti-fascist groups with monitoring and criminal trials The Los Angeles police department has revealed in court that it infiltrated an activist group planning anti-Trump protests, in the latest case of US law enforcement spying on leftwing organizers. A confidential informant working with the LAPD secretly recorded multiple meetings of a group called Refuse Fascism in 2017, according to newly disclosed police documents. The LAPD transcripts, first
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23h Updated Algeria win Africa Cup of Nations after freak goal
Algeria win the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secures a 1-0 win against Senegal in Cairo.
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Iran Seizes British Tanker in the Persian Gulf23h Updated Iran Seizes British Tanker in the Persian Gulf
Britain’s foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said that the Iranians had seized “a British-flagged vessel” in the Strait of Hormuz.
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23h Heat Wave, Iran, ASAP Rocky: Your Friday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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23h Updated As Conflict With U.S. Grows, Some Iran Hard-liners Suggest Talking to Trump
The idea of engaging with the Trump administration is led by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the ex-president known for his hard-line anti-American bombast.
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23h Updated Iran seizes two UK tankers in Strait of Hormuz
One of the tankers is now back on its way, after it was boarded by armed guards.
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Australians’ faith in politics has collapsed – how can we reimagine democracy?24h Australians’ faith in politics has collapsed – how can we reimagine democracy?
Australians like democracy, just not the version we have Late last year the Democracy 2025 project of the Museum of Australian Democracy and the University of Canberra released a major piece of research finding that trust in democracy in Australia has plummeted from 86% in 2007 to 41% in 2018. Through quantitative and qualitative research over many years, they
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24h Updated Home favourite McIlroy misses the cut at the Open
Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses the cut at his home Open as Ireland's Shane Lowry shoots a 67 to take a share of the lead.
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24h Algeria crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion after beating Senegal
Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early deflected goal.
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24h Updated A second ship has been seized: US officials
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) says its navy has captured the British-flagged oil tanker, Stena Impero, in the Strait of Hormuz, according to Iran's state-run Press TV.
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Iran Seizes Two Tankers in Persian Gulf, Britain Says24h Iran Seizes Two Tankers in Persian Gulf, Britain Says
Britain’s foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said that the Iranian authorities had seized “a British-flagged vessel and a Liberian-flagged vessel” in the Strait of Hormuz.
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Iran Said to Seize British Tanker in Persian Gulf24h Updated Iran Said to Seize British Tanker in Persian Gulf
Britain’s Defense Ministry said it was investigating reports that Iran had seized the British-flagged Stena Impero, a tanker bound for Saudi Arabia.
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25h The Open 2019: Lee Westwood & Jordan Spieth among best shots from day 2
Lee Westwood, Jordan Spieth and Ricky Fowler star among the best shots from the second day of the 2019 Open at Portrush.
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Iran claims to have seized British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz25h Updated Iran claims to have seized British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz
UK government urgently seeking information after Stena Impero veered into Iranian waters Iran’s Revolutionary Guards claimed on Friday evening to have seized a British oil tanker, the Stena Impero, which suddenly veered off course and headed into Iranian waters. The ship’s owners issued
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25h Real-life Spider-Man escapes fire by climbing down Philadelphia high-rise
The unidentified man was unharmed, but four others were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.
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25h Updated Exercise in space keeps astronauts from fainting when they return to Earth, study says
The lack of gravity astronauts encounter during spaceflight makes returning to the force of Earth's gravity a little disorienting. And when they return to Earth, they faint.
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25h UK urgently seeking further information
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) says its navy has captured the British-flagged oil tanker, Stena Impero, in the Strait of Hormuz, according to Iran's state-run Press TV.
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Kosovo Leader Resigns After Being Called to War Crimes Court26h Kosovo Leader Resigns After Being Called to War Crimes Court
Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, a former commander of the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army, urged President Hashim Thaci to call an early parliamentary election.
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26h Labour MP Emily Thornberry taken to hospital after bicycle accident
The shadow foreign secretary was cycling when she was involved in a collision in Westminster.
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Donald Trump offers his backing to Boris Johnson to become PM26h Donald Trump offers his backing to Boris Johnson to become PM
US president says Conservative party leadership frontrunner will ‘straighten out’ Brexit Donald Trump has offered his backing to Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become the UK’s prime minister next week, saying he will succeed in pushing through Brexit. The US president, who has been heavily critical of Theresa May’s attempts to reach a withdrawal deal, has previously sought to align his own populist politics with the UK’s vote to leave the EU, for which Johnson was a leading campaigner.
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Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court26h Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court
With fewer than 20 left in the South American country’s Gran Chaco forest – the big cats could be classed as a ‘non-human person’ Argentina’s supreme court has been asked to recognize the legal rights of the South American jaguar, of which fewer than 20 individuals remain alive in the country’s Gran Chaco region. The largest cat in the Americas once roamed the continent as far north as the Grand Canyon, but is now in decline across the entire western hemisphere.
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26h Updated Tiger breaks into house and sleeps on bed
A family in India found a wild tiger "relaxing on a bed" in their house following a deadly monsoon which flooded parts of South Asia this week, according to Indian conservationists.
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26h Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US and Canada
More than 200 million people may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas.
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South Korean Dies After Self-Immolation at Japanese Embassy in Seoul26h Updated South Korean Dies After Self-Immolation at Japanese Embassy in Seoul
Anti-Japanese sentiment in South Korea has often led to dramatic protests in front of the embassy. The two countries are currently locked in a bitter trade dispute.
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British oil tanker feared captured in Iranian waters27h British oil tanker feared captured in Iranian waters
UK government urgently seeking information after Stena Impero veered off course The British government said it is urgently seeking further information after a British tanker was seen to have suddenly veered off course and headed into Iranian waters, raising fears that it has been captured by the Iranian navy. The Stena Impero, which was heading for Saudi Arabia, abruptly left the international sea lanes through the Strait of Hormuz and
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Angela Merkel ‘Feels Solidarity’ for Congresswomen Targeted by Trump27h Updated Angela Merkel ‘Feels Solidarity’ for Congresswomen Targeted by Trump
The chancellor said the president’s “go back” comment ran counter to her impression of what had made America strong.
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Suicide Bombing at University Kills 10 as Violence Surges in Afghanistan27h Suicide Bombing at University Kills 10 as Violence Surges in Afghanistan
Despite a pledge to reduce civilian casualties, the Taliban have intensified attacks that kill civilians as well as soldiers.
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Fears over British tanker after reports it entered Iranian waters27h Fears over British tanker after reports it entered Iranian waters
The Foreign Office is "urgently seeking" further information after reports that a British-flagged tanker had taken a turn into Iranian waters.
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27h The Open 2019: Shane Lowry shares lead at Royal Portrush
Ireland's Shane Lowry shares the lead at The Open after a four-under-par second-round 67 which includes six birdies in 10 holes.
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27h Greek earthquake: Buildings collapse as powerful tremor shakes Athens
The 5.1 magnitude earthquake knocked out telecoms and power in parts of the city.
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27h Updated Floating food: The history of eating in space
Most people's experience with space food is limited to the vacuum packed slabs of freeze-dried Neapolitan ice cream sold in science gift shops.
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27h Labour MP Emily Thornberry in hospital after bicycle accident
The shadow foreign secretary was cycling when she was involved in a collision in Westminster.
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The Guardian view on moon landings: a new race for space | Editorial27h The Guardian view on moon landings: a new race for space | Editorial
The Apollo 11 mission inspired the world. What has happened in the ensuing half-century?When Neil Armstrong
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Residents attack lack of organisation after crash at Stevenage car meet27h Residents attack lack of organisation after crash at Stevenage car meet
‘We’re not boy racers,’ says organiser after 17 injured, two seriously, after spectators were hit Local people and witnesses to a crash at a car meet in Stevenage that left 17 people injured have said the event was not organised or policed properly. For 17 years, drivers of modified cars have gathered in the Hertfordshire town to parade their vehicles for fellow enthusiasts. Thursday’s event, which was raising money for a charity supporting bereaved parents, turned to disaster
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27h Updated Alaphilippe wins stage to extend Tour lead over Thomas
Defending champion Geraint Thomas loses time to Tour de France leader Julian Alaphlippe after the Frenchman's stunning time trial win on stage 13.
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27h Updated Darren Grimes: Brexit campaigner wins appeal against £20,000 fine
BeLeave founder Darren Grimes says the Electoral Commission's punishment has "taken a huge toll".
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Guatemala court upholds request to suspend work at huge nickel mine28h Guatemala court upholds request to suspend work at huge nickel mine
Campaigners say full consultation was not carried out before 2014 reopening of European-owned Fenix site Guatemala’s constitutional court has upheld a request from indigenous campaigners to suspend operations at one of the largest nickel mines in Central America, in a battle over the facility’s environmental impact. The court found in favour of an appeal brought by campaigners who claim the ministry of energy and mines failed to carry out a full consultation with local people when it decided, in 2016, to extend the licence for the Fenix mine.
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Kosovo PM resigns before questioning at The Hague28h Kosovo PM resigns before questioning at The Hague
Ramush Haradinaj agrees to appear at Serbia war crimes inquiry but not as leader Kosovo’s prime minister has resigned after being invited for questioning by a Hague-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the 1998-99 war. Ramush Haradinaj said he had agreed to be interviewed at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office next week and did not want to appear there as prime minister.
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Iran Denies That U.S. Downed Its Drone in Strait of Hormuz28h Updated Iran Denies That U.S. Downed Its Drone in Strait of Hormuz
No Iranian drone was downed by the American military in the Strait of Hormuz, officials said, a day after President Trump made the claim.
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28h Updated Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions
A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fuel.
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Argentina Designates Hezbollah Terrorist Group on 25th Anniversary of Bombing28h Updated Argentina Designates Hezbollah Terrorist Group on 25th Anniversary of Bombing
The designation, which came a day before a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, coincided with the anniversary of a 1994 attack on a Jewish community center that killed 85.
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28h Pogba, Neymar, Maguire & what’s going on at Arsenal? Transfer news with David Ornstein
BBC Sport journalist David Ornstein brings us the latest transfer gossip, including the latest on Paul Pogba's future at Manchester United and Neymar's potential return to Barcelona.
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Stephen Nicholson jailed for life for murder and rape of Lucy McHugh28h Updated Stephen Nicholson jailed for life for murder and rape of Lucy McHugh
Stephen Nicholson, 25, stabbed Lucy McHugh 27 times in an 'execution style' killing in secluded woodland at Southampton Sports Centre because he feared she would expose him.
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Furious residents blast Gavin and Stacey TV crew as hordes of fans bring chaos to their street28h Furious residents blast Gavin and Stacey TV crew as hordes of fans bring chaos to their street
TV crews have been filming a Christmas special in Barry, south Wales since Friday last week and are expected to continue for a few more days.
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Jacob Zuma refuses to testify before major corruption inquiry28h Jacob Zuma refuses to testify before major corruption inquiry
Former South African president claims he was treated unfairly during cross-examination The former South African president
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Humanists are being persecuted too | Letter28h Humanists are being persecuted too | Letter
Seventeen humanists from around the world call for a review into the persecution of the non-religiousWe are non-religious activists and campaigners who have been victims of blasphemy and apostasy laws around the world, or of vigilante violence inspired by prejudice against humanists. We are aware that the UK has recently concluded a review of persecution of Christians around the globe, and believe that a similar review should now be conducted into persecution of the non-religious. Many countries, when supporting freedom of religion or belief, already focus their efforts on opposing the persecution of Christians specifically. But none have given any detailed attention to the non-religious. The UK is one of the least religious countries on the planet. The British Social Attitudes survey (
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28h Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US
About 200m people in the US may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas.
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England cricketer Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year28h England cricketer Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year
England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been nominated for New Zealander of the Year - despite helping his team defeat the Black Caps in the cricket World Cup final.
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Mourners pay tribute to victims of Kyoto Animation studio fire – video28h Mourners pay tribute to victims of Kyoto Animation studio fire – video
Mourners gathered in Japan on Friday to lay flowers outside Kyoto Animation after an arson attack that killed at least 33 people. Many of the victims were employees of the studio, which works on movies and TV productions but is best known for its mega-hit stories featuring high-school girls
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29h Netball World Cup 2019: Zimbabwe netballers gatecrash BBC TV coverage
Zimbabwe netballers celebrate their top-eight finish at the World Cup by dancing their way onto BBC Two's TV coverage while Hazel Irvine is still presenting.
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29h Updated Greek earthquake: Powerful tremor shakes Athens
The 5.1 magnitude earthquake knocked out telecoms and power in parts of the city.
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L. Bruce Laingen, Senior Hostage During Iran Crisis, Dies at 9629h L. Bruce Laingen, Senior Hostage During Iran Crisis, Dies at 96
A career diplomat, he had only recently arrived in Tehran for a temporary diplomatic posting when the embassy was seized in 1979.
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29h Protester admits calling MP Anna Soubry a Nazi
James Goddard, 30, who was arrested outside Parliament, admits public order offences.
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29h Manchester International Festival: The artists making bricks from human urine
Visitors are encouraged to donate their urine to artists making bricks for a show.
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2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption29h 2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption
President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing.
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Canada to pay C$1bn to sexual misconduct victims in military29h Canada to pay C$1bn to sexual misconduct victims in military
Government set aside funds for Canadian Armed Forces members but doesn’t admit liability following class-action lawsuits Canada’s government will pay nearly C$1bn ($770m) to members of the military who took part in class-action lawsuits alleging widespread sexual misconduct. “No one should feel unsafe in their place of work, in their communities,” Justin Trudeau told reporters on Thursday,
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Brexit activist James Goddard pleads guilty over calling Anna Soubry a Nazi29h Updated Brexit activist James Goddard pleads guilty over calling Anna Soubry a Nazi
Goddard, 30, who shouted abuse at MP outside parliament, admits public order offences A self-styled yellow vest activist has admitted harassing the Remain-supporting MP Anna Soubry and racially abusing a police officer in a last-minute change of plea in court. James Goddard, a 30-year-old pro-Brexit protester, filmed himself hurling abuse at the former Conservative MP and called her a Nazi after claiming she was a “traitor” for betraying the country’s vote to leave the EU in 2016.
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29h Penguins break into New Zealand sushi restaurant
When the police call saying there's been an arrest at your business, it's usually cause for concern.
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