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Syrian Militias Enter Afrin, Dealing a Setback to Turkey14m Updated Syrian Militias Enter Afrin, Dealing a Setback to Turkey
Pro-government militias entered the northwest enclave in support of Kurdish fighters to broad welcome from residents, but not from Turkey.
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The last thing Germany – and Europe – needs is a grand coalition | Timothy Garton Ash28m The last thing Germany – and Europe – needs is a grand coalition | Timothy Garton Ash
A deal between Angela Merkel and the Social Democrats sounds appealing. But it would open the door to extremistsSunday 4 March will be a turning point for Europe. On the same day as an important
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Winter Olympics: Elise Christie reacts to messages of support33m Winter Olympics: Elise Christie reacts to messages of support
Great Britain short track skater Elise Christie reacts to messages of support on social media after she failed to win a medal in three attempts at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
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38m Man dies by suicide after trying to throw grenade at US Embassy
A man was killed after he tried to throw a grenade over the walls of the US embassy in Montenegro in the early hours of Thursday, a State Department official said.
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Zagitova, 15, wins figure skating gold39m Zagitova, 15, wins figure skating gold
Alina Zagitova wins Olympic athletes from Russia's first gold medal of the 2018 Winter Olympics in the women's single figure skating.
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Victoria Police integrity boss ‘embarrassed’ by Facebook actions39m Victoria Police integrity boss ‘embarrassed’ by Facebook actions
Brett Guerin told to take leave after posting comments about police officials under the fake profile ‘Vernon Demerest’ The head of the Victoria Police integrity unit has been ordered to take leave after admitting he made a fake Facebook profile under the name “Vernon Demerest” and used it to make inappropriate remarks about the former police commissioner Christine Nixon. Brett Guerin, the assistant commissioner for professional standards, said he was “embarrassed” by his actions, which also included disparaging comments about the former police association president Paul Mullett and the former chief commissioner Kel Glare.
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The Papers: Charity chief quits and transplant plea47m Updated The Papers: Charity chief quits and transplant plea
Friday's papers cover Justin Forsyth's resignation from Unicef, Europeans leaving the UK and a campaign for opt-out organ donation.
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Barnaby Joyce: Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM to resign50m Updated Barnaby Joyce: Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM to resign
One of Australia's most colourful political figures, Barnaby Joyce will quit as the country's deputy PM.
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New French Plan Aims to Keep Migrants, and Far Right, at Bay56m Updated New French Plan Aims to Keep Migrants, and Far Right, at Bay
President Emmanuel Macron wants to make it faster and easier to expel migrants who are rejected for asylum. But critics say his new law would go too far.
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Barnaby Joyce quits as deputy prime minister and National party leader – live59m Updated Barnaby Joyce quits as deputy prime minister and National party leader – live
Deputy PM announces he will formally resign at Monday’s party room meeting
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1h 22m Updated Deputy Australian Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce resigns over sex scandal
Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said Friday he will resign following weeks of controversy after he announced he was expecting a baby with a former staff member.
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Not who but how: EU split over choosing Juncker successor1h 28m Not who but how: EU split over choosing Juncker successor
Commission and parliament at odds as latter calls for candidates linked to election results It has been the talk of Brussels coffee bars for weeks, and now European leaders are gathering for a special summit to parse a troublesome question. No, it isn’t Brexit. It is the EU’s next jobs merry-go-round, starting with how to choose a successor to the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker.
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UK faces ‘significant’ snowfall due to freezing air from Siberia1h 28m UK faces ‘significant’ snowfall due to freezing air from Siberia
Arctic blast, nicknamed ‘beast from the east’, will lead to snow in east and south-east England Freezing air from Siberia is to envelop the UK next week in what could be the coldest end to the British winter for five years, bringing the risk of “significant” and “disruptive” snowfall. The Arctic blast, which has been called “the beast from the east”, will cause temperatures to plunge below zero from Sunday night, with some areas experiencing lows of -8C (17.6F), and snow forecast to fall in London and the east of England.
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1h 42m US accuses Russia of blocking efforts to stop Syria bloodshed
The United States has accused Russia of blocking efforts to halt bloodshed in Eastern Ghouta as the Syrian regime continues to pound the rebel-held enclave outside Damascus.
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European Union MPs call on Xi Jinping to release Gui Minhai1h 43m European Union MPs call on Xi Jinping to release Gui Minhai
Chinese state media attacks Guardian and Financial Times as politicians demand freedom of Swedish-national bookseller Dozens of EU politicians have written to the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, demanding the immediate and unconditional release of Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai. A Communist party newspaper, meanwhile, has slammed international media scrutiny of the scandal as the work of arrogant rumour-mongers.
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Beijing Takes Over Anbang, Insurer That Owns Waldorf Astoria2h Updated Beijing Takes Over Anbang, Insurer That Owns Waldorf Astoria
The troubled Chinese company had spent billions of dollars buying up hotels and other high-profile properties around the world.
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Mithi Journal: Pair of Killings Tests Hindu-Muslim Unity in a Pakistani Desert Town2h Updated Mithi Journal: Pair of Killings Tests Hindu-Muslim Unity in a Pakistani Desert Town
In the remote town of Mithi, tolerance has been a byword for generations. But a recent influx of Muslim extremist parties is setting everything on edge.
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 Drinking trendy fruit teas can ruin your smile 2h Updated Drinking trendy fruit teas can ruin your smile
Dentists at King's College London's Dental Institute have warned that the acid in fruit teas can erode our teeth, wearing away enamel and raising the risk of needing a filling or crown.
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Barnaby Joyce: Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM resigns2h Barnaby Joyce: Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM resigns
After his affair raised damaging questions, Barnaby Joyce says he will quit as Australia's deputy PM.
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Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM resigns3h Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM resigns
After his affair raised damaging questions, Barnaby Joyce says he will quit as Australia's deputy PM
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Discovery of Huge Cache of Cocaine at Russian Embassy in Argentina Leads to Arrests3h Discovery of Huge Cache of Cocaine at Russian Embassy in Argentina Leads to Arrests
A former Russian diplomatic worker and an Argentine police officer were among six arrested after an investigation into a cocaine trafficking plot.
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Joyce quits over claims of affair with ex-aide3h Joyce quits over claims of affair with ex-aide
Australian deputy PM Barnaby Joyce says he is quitting amid claims of sexual harassment over an affair with a former aide.
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3h Updated US Governor charged over alleged nude photo taken without consent
Missouri GOP. Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted on Thursday, amid looming allegations of sexual misconduct and blackmail following an admission of an affair last month.
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Barnaby Joyce to make statement amid leadership speculation – live3h Updated Barnaby Joyce to make statement amid leadership speculation – live
Prime minister and Liberal frontbenchers have declined to support the embattled deputy PM, who has called a media conference for 2pm. Follow updates live …
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3h Updated Ivanka Trump to attend closing ceremony
Ivanka Trump is headed to South Korea on Thursday, where she will lead the presidential delegation to the closing ceremony of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games.
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 Hero mountaineer risks his life to save two dogs 3h Updated Hero mountaineer risks his life to save two dogs
Scott Pilling, 37, leapt into action when he spotted a Facebook post about missing German shepherd Lilah and mongrel Cash. He drove 94 miles from Bolton to the Lake District to rescue them.
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4h WaPo: Oligarch in touch with Russia, Assad before US troops attacked
Before a Russian mercenary attack on US and allied forces in Syria earlier this month, the Russian oligarch believed to control the mercenaries -- a man who the US special counsel indicted last week -- was "in close touch" with Russian and Syrian officials, The Washington Post reported Thursday evening.
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 The Crown star Claire Foy confirms her marriage is over 4h Updated The Crown star Claire Foy confirms her marriage is over
The actress, 33, best known for her role as Queen Elizabeth in the Netflix Royal drama, confirmed her four-year marriage to Campbell Moore, 38, is over.
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 Footage shows man carrying body of a dead child in Syria 4h Updated Footage shows man carrying body of a dead child in Syria
In the latest distressing video of the huge bombardment of the Eastern Ghouta area of Syria, a man can be seen carrying the body of a dead child to a truck laden with other corpses.
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Why Ruth Wilson is having an identity crisis4h Why Ruth Wilson is having an identity crisis
The actress wonders if she'll ever escape her alter ego as her name reappears in two new roles.
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Neanderthals were capable of making art4h Updated Neanderthals were capable of making art
Contrary to the traditional view of them as brutes, it turns out that Neanderthals enjoyed making art.
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 Fury as tax-avoiding lawyer made head of City watchdog  4h Updated Fury as tax-avoiding lawyer made head of City watchdog 
Campaigners have called the appointment of Charles Randell to be the Financial Conduct Authority's chairman an Establishment stitch-up.
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 Minnie Driver criticizes Matt Damon for mansplanning abuse 4h Minnie Driver criticizes Matt Damon for mansplanning abuse
She also spoke about the comments made by her ex and Good Will Hunting co-star Matt Damon, who last year suggested that there should be a degree of severity assigned to acts of misconduct.
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Saudi Arabia to spend billions on expanding entertainment sector4h Saudi Arabia to spend billions on expanding entertainment sector
Kingdom wants to reverse the trend of Saudis splurging in neighbouring Dubai and Bahrain Saudi Arabia has announced plans to spend billions on building new venues and flying in Western acts, in a total overhaul of its entertainment sector that would have been unthinkable not long ago.
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 Man arrested in murder probe after body is found on M20 4h Updated Man arrested in murder probe after body is found on M20
The mutilated body of a 32-year-old woman from Kent was reported to police by horrified drivers on the London-bound carriageway of the M20 near Ashford, Kent around 6pm on Tuesday evening.
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 Tech boss of Snapchat, 27, earned £450million last year 4h Tech boss of Snapchat, 27, earned £450million last year
Evan Spiegel, the tech guru who founded Snapchat less than seven years ago, picked up a massive one-time stock award after floating his company on the stock market last year.
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 Millions of students face cancelled classes amid strikes 4h Updated Millions of students face cancelled classes amid strikes
An estimated 45,000 lecturers are striking across 61 universities in a row over pension changes that the University and College Union says could cost them up to half their retirement income.
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Drug errors cause appalling harm and deaths, says Hunt5h Drug errors cause appalling harm and deaths, says Hunt
Mistakes made by GPs, pharmacists, hospitals and care homes could be a factor in more than 22,000 deaths a year.
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 Study says GPs should hand out more antidepressants 5h Study says GPs should hand out more antidepressants
A major review led by an Oxford University research team, which claims thousands more anti-depressants should be dished out by GPs, has been criticised for ignoring the side effects.
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 Major banks admit thieves can still use contactless cards 5h Updated Major banks admit thieves can still use contactless cards
RBS, Lloyds, HSBC, Barclays and Nationwide confessed people in the UK can still fall victim to theft even after they have cancelled them and reported them lost or stolen.
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‘Labor thinks you’re stupid’: pokies lobby fights hard in Tasmanian election5h ‘Labor thinks you’re stupid’: pokies lobby fights hard in Tasmanian election
State blanketed in pro-Liberal advertising after pledge by Labor to phase out poker machines It’s a blunt message for a blunt campaign, plastered on billboards above pubs across Tasmania. “Labor and the Greens think you’re stupid. What’s next? Don’t let them tell you what to do.”
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Robert Mueller files 32 new fraud charges against ex-Trump aides5h Updated Robert Mueller files 32 new fraud charges against ex-Trump aides
The move marks the latest step in ratcheting up pressure on former Trump campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates More than 30 new charges, involving millions of dollars of bank and tax fraud, were filed on Thursday against Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and his business partner. The 32 new charges were filed by Robert Mueller, the special prosecutor looking into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and a Russian intelligence operation to skew the 2016 presidential election.
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 Brexit war cabinet agrees to take back control of laws 5h Updated Brexit war cabinet agrees to take back control of laws
Theresa May's Brexit war cabinet last night agreed to take back control of Britain's laws after we leave the EU following eight hours of talk's at the Prime Minister's retreat Chequers.
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 Scientists find evidence perfume is making people ill 5h Updated Scientists find evidence perfume is making people ill
Scent is such an integral part of our lives that restrictions will sound crazy to many, but the majority of people would support fragrance bans, according to one recent study.
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 The Crown star Claire Foy confirms her marriage to is over 5h Updated The Crown star Claire Foy confirms her marriage to is over
The actress, 33, best known for her role as Queen Elizabeth in the Netflix Royal drama, confirmed her four-year marriage to Campbell Moore, 38, is over.
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Britain and Europe must ban palm oil in biofuel to save forests, EU parliament told5h Britain and Europe must ban palm oil in biofuel to save forests, EU parliament told
Forest peoples affected by plantations urge EU to enact ban despite diplomatic opposition If Britain and other European nations are to fulfil forest protection goals, they must ban the use of palm oil for biofuel and tighten oversight of supply chains, a delegation of forest peoples told parliamentarians this week. The call for urgent, concrete action comes amid an increasingly heated diplomatic row over the issue between the EU and the governments of major palm-producing nations such as Indonesia, Malaysia and Costa Rica.
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 Newlywed dies from injuries after Grand Canyon crash 5h Updated Newlywed dies from injuries after Grand Canyon crash
Jonathan Udall, 32, has died of the injuries he suffered in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon which also killed three other Britons, a source said.
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 Patriotic, moderate Labour is dead and buried 5h Patriotic, moderate Labour is dead and buried
Brian Nicholson died recently, aged 85. It was his funeral on Tuesday, attended by family and friends. He helped revolutionise Labour, but now the party has changed.
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 Up to 22,000 deaths a year caused by medication mistakes 5h Updated Up to 22,000 deaths a year caused by medication mistakes
Analysis has found that around 237million such errors are occurring in Englad each year at a cost to the NHS of £1.6billion. The totally preventable' blunders are causing 'appalling levels' of harm.
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 Saturday Night Takeaway: Amanda Holden outraged by prank 5h Saturday Night Takeaway: Amanda Holden outraged by prank
She's always a professional on set. Yet Amanda nearly lost her cool as she fell victim to one of the famous Undercover segments on Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.
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 Bosses in hostile bid for GKN gave £170,000 to the Tories 5h Updated Bosses in hostile bid for GKN gave £170,000 to the Tories
Two bosses of Melrose, the predatory firm that has launched a bid for defence giant GKN, donated £170,000 to the Conservative Party, according to figures from the Electoral Commission.
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5h Updated Officer resigns: Deputy stayed outside as shooting unfolded
The school resource deputy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School waited outside the school building as the shooting unfolded last Wednesday. Scot Peterson, the deputy, never went in after taking a position on the west side of the building, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said in a news conference.
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 QUENTIN LETTS watches as a Labour MP speaks up for Brexit  5h QUENTIN LETTS watches as a Labour MP speaks up for Brexit 
Labour MP Kate Hoey bawled at a bum-fluffed Brexit minister to ‘just say no!’, writes QUENTIN LETTS.
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 E-cigarette users at risk of brain and heart damage 5h Updated E-cigarette users at risk of brain and heart damage
E-cigarettes vapor contains metals - including lead - from the heating coils that vaporize e-liquid, putting users at risk of cancer and brain damage, a new study from Johns Hopkins warns.
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 UK could pay extra £5bn to EU if transition is two years 5h UK could pay extra £5bn to EU if transition is two years
The government's estimate for the divorce bill being between £34billion and £39billion was based on the implementation phase ending in December 2020 - the timescale proposed by the EU.
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Ministers conclude crunch Brexit talks at Chequers5h Updated Ministers conclude crunch Brexit talks at Chequers
Brexit sub-committee meets for eight hours over Brexit strategy, ahead of a speech by the PM next week.
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 Union announces new strike on March 12 for Southern Rail 5h Union announces new strike on March 12 for Southern Rail
Workers on Southern Railway are to stage a fresh strike on March 12 in the long-running dispute over the role of guards, the RMT union has today announced.
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German Government Hinges on Party Tally6h German Government Hinges on Party Tally
Germany’s political future is staked on a ballot among the fractious rank-and-file of a once-mighty Social Democratic Party still reeling months after its worst electoral showing since World War II.
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Turnbull refuses to back Joyce as sexual harassment complaint surfaces6h Updated Turnbull refuses to back Joyce as sexual harassment complaint surfaces
PM avoids questions about Joyce in Washington, saying they were a matter for the Nationals Malcolm Turnbull has repeatedly declined to publicly support his embattled deputy Barnaby Joyce as the leadership crisis escalates, with the report of a sexual harassment complaint emerging against the Nationals leader. Joyce’s woes were compounded on Thursday by
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 Fourth British victim dies after helicopter crash 6h Fourth British victim dies after helicopter crash
Jonathan Udall, 32, has died of the injuries he suffered in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon which also killed three other Britons, a source said.
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As Donald Trump Jr. Drums Up Business in India, Some Ask What’s Being Sold6h Updated As Donald Trump Jr. Drums Up Business in India, Some Ask What’s Being Sold
The president’s son is in India on behalf of the family business, but word that he planned a speech on foreign policy took the controversy to a new level.
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 SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sir Patrick battles housing plan 6h SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sir Patrick battles housing plan
As a former Star Trek Captain, Sir Patrick Stewart is used to fighting wars in outer space, but now he's bringing the fight to Oxfordshire in light of plans for a classic car museum.
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 Dua Lipa and Jack Whitehall spark romance rumours 6h Dua Lipa and Jack Whitehall spark romance rumours
The 22-year-old New Rules songstress was seen perilously flirting with the recently single comedian, 29, as they partied until the early hours at the CÎROC hosted event.
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6h Updated Analysis: What we learned about gun politics in past 24 hours
The last 24 hours have featured a more intense -- and, generally speaking, more honest -- national conversation about guns and culture than in, at least, the last five years.
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 Clarifications and corrections  6h Updated Clarifications and corrections 
Our article ‘Egyptian cleric says men can marry their own daughters if they are born out of wedlock’ published on 4 November 2017 stated that Mazen Al-Sersawi had suggested in a video that Islam allows...
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 Watchdog admits failure to protect Carillion pensions 6h Watchdog admits failure to protect Carillion pensions
MPs probing the collapse also revealed claims that Carillion’s former finance boss, Richard Adam, said he considered the pension schemes a ‘waste of money’.
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 Net immigration rises to 244,000 a year 6h Net immigration rises to 244,000 a year
The net flow to the UK in the year to September was up from 230,000 in the 12 months to June.
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6h Updated Haiti suspends Oxfam operations over sex misconduct scandal
Haiti has suspended the international poverty charity Oxfam Great Britain from operating in the country after reports of sexual misconduct by some of its employees.
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Greece Approves Bribery Investigation Involving Political Elite6h Updated Greece Approves Bribery Investigation Involving Political Elite
A report sent to Parliament said there was evidence to suggest that Novartis made payments to politicians.
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Charity boss Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef6h Updated Charity boss Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef
Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef after allegations about his behaviour while at Save the Children.
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Fourth Briton dies after Grand Canyon helicopter crash6h Fourth Briton dies after Grand Canyon helicopter crash
Jonathan Udall succumbs to injuries sustained in 10 February crash A man has died of injuries sustained in a Grand Canyon helicopter crash which also killed three other Britons. Jonathan Udall, 32, is understood to have been on honeymoon with Ellie Milward, 29, touring the Arizona attraction on an Airbus EC130 B4 when it crashed just before sunset on Saturday 10 February.
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Latvian Bank Facing U.S. Sanctions Threat Wants Government Bailout6h Updated Latvian Bank Facing U.S. Sanctions Threat Wants Government Bailout
A Latvian bank threatened with U.S. sanctions for allegedly conducting a global money laundering scheme, including for companies connected to North Korea’s missile program, is seeking more than a half billion dollars in government bailout money.
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Arsenal 1-2 Ostersunds FK (4-2 agg)6h Updated Arsenal 1-2 Ostersunds FK (4-2 agg)
Arsenal survive a scare to claim an aggregate victory over Swedish minnows Ostersunds FK and reach the last 16 of the Europa League.
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Claremont serial killings: Man charged with murder of Sarah Spiers6h Claremont serial killings: Man charged with murder of Sarah Spiers
Police confirm ‘significant development’ as Bradley Robert Edwards charged with murder of missing teenager Police investigating the 1996 disappearance of teenager Sarah Spiers, the first suspected victim in Perth’s so-called Claremont serial killings, have charged Bradley Robert Edwards with her murder. Edwards, 49, of Kewdale, was
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N.R.A., Manafort, Syria: Your Thursday Evening Briefing6h N.R.A., Manafort, Syria: Your Thursday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Weinstein apologises for citing Streep and Lawrence in defence7h Weinstein apologises for citing Streep and Lawrence in defence
Lawyers for disgraced mogul selectively used past comments in effort to dismiss class action Harvey Weinstein has apologised for
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Armed guard at Florida high school failed to enter building and stop shooter7h Armed guard at Florida high school failed to enter building and stop shooter
An armed deputy, who was on campus at Stoneman Douglas, resigns after sheriff’s reviews finds he stood outside and did not go in
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Europa League: Police officer dies in clashes before Athletic Bilbao v Spartak Moscow7h Updated Europa League: Police officer dies in clashes before Athletic Bilbao v Spartak Moscow
A police offer dies in clashes near the San Mames stadium before the Europa League tie between Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow.
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 BRIT Awards hit by fix claims over Little Mix loss 7h BRIT Awards hit by fix claims over Little Mix loss
Disgruntled viewers took to Twitter to accuse the results of being rigged, and demand the awards to publish the voting totals as proof.
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 Married at First Sight viewers fall for romantic groom 7h Updated Married at First Sight viewers fall for romantic groom
Richard, 28, a police sergeant, won fans over when he said he was looking for a 'sunshine and rainbows' kind of love on Channel 4;s Married at First Sight on Thursday night.
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Jonathan Udall dies after Grand Canyon helicopter crash7h Updated Jonathan Udall dies after Grand Canyon helicopter crash
Jonathan Udall had been in hospital since the crash in the Grand Canyon while on his honeymoon.
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Neanderthals Had a Creative Side, Cave Art Studies Suggest7h Updated Neanderthals Had a Creative Side, Cave Art Studies Suggest
Neanderthals, once considered the low-brows of human evolution, may have been among the world’s first artists, creating cave paintings long before modern humanity arrived on the scene, scientists report in two new studies.
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7h Mueller files new charges against Manafort and Gates
Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed new charges against former Donald Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates.
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8h NRA chief: Democrats exploiting massacre to push socialism
The National Rifle Association's executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre slammed Democrats for their reaction to the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, and warned of government overreach extending far beyond the limiting of fire arms.
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8h Updated Findings reveal Neanderthals were artists
Neanderthals may not have been that different from us, after all.
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8h ‘France is no longer free,’ Marion Maréchal-Le Pen tells conservative summit – video
Far-right French politician Marion Maréchal-Le Pen addressed a conservative conference outside Washington DC as part of a growing effort on the right to link the rise of 
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Arsenal 1-2 Ostersunds (4-2 agg)8h Arsenal 1-2 Ostersunds (4-2 agg)
Arsenal survive a scare to claim an aggregate victory over Swedish minnows Ostersunds and reach the last 16 of the Europa League.
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Syria war: Russia says no agreement on ceasefire resolution8h Syria war: Russia says no agreement on ceasefire resolution
The Eastern Ghouta comes under continuing bombardment as the UN Security Council meets in New York.
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Kremlin Opponent Aleksei Navalny Is Briefly Detained for Organizing Protests8h Updated Kremlin Opponent Aleksei Navalny Is Briefly Detained for Organizing Protests
The complaint against the Russian opposition leader carries a 30-day sentence, which would conveniently sideline him for the presidential election on March 18.
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Trump insists on arming teachers despite lack of evidence it would stop shootings8h Trump insists on arming teachers despite lack of evidence it would stop shootings
Facing opposition from the country’s largest teachers’ unions, security guards and military veterans, the president continued to endorse the plan to arm teachers
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Ex-Trump chiefs hit with tax fraud charges8h Ex-Trump chiefs hit with tax fraud charges
New tax charges have been brought against President Trump's former campaign manager and business associate.
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8h US accuses Russia of blocking efforts to halt bloodshed
The United States has accused Russia of blocking efforts to halt bloodshed in Eastern Ghouta as the Syrian regime continues to pound the rebel-held enclave outside Damascus.
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As Donald Trump Jr., Drums Up Business in India, Some Ask What’s Being Sold9h Updated As Donald Trump Jr., Drums Up Business in India, Some Ask What’s Being Sold
The president’s son is in India on behalf of the family business, but word that he planned a speech on foreign policy took the controversy to a new level.
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 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in anthrax terror scare 9h Updated Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in anthrax terror scare
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were at the centre of an anthrax scare after white powder was reportedly sent to Kensington Palace.
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 Workaholics marry strangers in Married at First Sight 9h Updated Workaholics marry strangers in Married at First Sight
British finance director Harriet, 32, married Richard, 28, a police sergeant on Channel 4's Married at First Sight after they admitted putting their careers first had stopped them finding the one.
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Kylie Jenner says Snapchat is over - and Wall Street panics9h Kylie Jenner says Snapchat is over - and Wall Street panics
Shares in Snapchat's owner sink after the reality TV star tweets her criticism of the messaging app.
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Labour and customs union: Evolution not revolution9h Labour and customs union: Evolution not revolution
BBC political correspondent Iain Watson on Labour's Brexit policy 'evolution'.
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 Devon man jailed after being snared by paedophile hunters 9h Devon man jailed after being snared by paedophile hunters
Richard Giles, 24, from Devon, believed he was talking to a youngster called Clare on chat sites but in fact he was sending sexual messages to members of a paedophile hunting vigilante group.
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Why are so many teenagers running for Kansas governor?10h Why are so many teenagers running for Kansas governor?
High school students say they want to run for office in Kansas – here’s why they’re doing it.
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10h NRA chief comes out swinging on socialism, while students lead the charge for change
A week after the latest massacre that traumatized America, the political dimensions of the new fight for gun law reform are now clear.
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 BBC to increase cost of TV licence by £3.50 to £150.50 10h Updated BBC to increase cost of TV licence by £3.50 to £150.50
Viewers will be forced to dig deep as the BBC plans to increase the cost of the TV licence by £3.50. The annual fee with £150,50-a-year from April, it has been announced.
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‘A President I Can Be Proud of’: South Africans Express Their Hopes10h ‘A President I Can Be Proud of’: South Africans Express Their Hopes
As Cyril Ramaphosa takes office, readers outlined their expectations and concerns for life under their new leader.
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10h UNICEF exec. resigns after accusations of inappropriate behavior
UNICEF Deputy Director Justin Forsyth has resigned after allegations he behaved inappropriately toward female staff members during his time as chief executive at Save the Children.
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 UK Weather: Britain set for the coldest day in five years 10h Updated UK Weather: Britain set for the coldest day in five years
The Met Office said the air over the UK will probably be at its coldest since March 2013 and warned the South East of England will be first impacted by snow from the start of next week.
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Snap boss bagged a cool $638m pay last year10h Snap boss bagged a cool $638m pay last year
Wall Street has been left wide-eyed amid revelations the co-founder and chief executive of Snap was awarded $638m (£458m) in 2017.
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Brothers aged two and six die after Coventry hit-and-run10h Brothers aged two and six die after Coventry hit-and-run
Man aged 53 and woman aged 41 arrested in connection with crash in West Midlands Two young brothers have been killed in a hit-and-run crash, police have said. The boys, aged two and six, died after being struck by a car in Coventry on Thursday afternoon.
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How Brexit Has Put Citizen Safety in Play10h How Brexit Has Put Citizen Safety in Play
For the U.K., losing access to European security programs could have important consequences, Stephen Fidler writes.
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Haiti suspends Oxfam operations11h Updated Haiti suspends Oxfam operations
Haitian government says Oxfam made a "serious error" by failing to inform authorities of alleged sexual misconduct.
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 Johnny Johnson, last surviving Dambuster tells his story 11h Johnny Johnson, last surviving Dambuster tells his story
George 'Johnny' Johnson, now 96, will talk about role he played in the Operation Chastise attack in Germany on May 17, 1943 when his Lancaster bomber attacked the Sorber Dam.
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Mould threatens health on Nauru – video11h Mould threatens health on Nauru – video
Video from 2015 shows the extent of the mould that threatens the health of staff, refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru. The mould has been a persistent problem in tents and buildings inside Australia's regional processing centre on Nauru, despite expert reports warning it's a 'major health risk'
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11h NRA boss attacks Democrats, socialism in speech that goes beyond gun debate
As the country descends into yet another gun debate, the National Rifle Association's executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre slammed Democrats for their reaction to the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, and warned of government overreach extending far beyond the limiting of firearms.
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Met police chief to visit Scotland for ideas to reduce knife crime11h Met police chief to visit Scotland for ideas to reduce knife crime
Cressida Dick will travel to Glasgow to hear how stabbings were dramatically reduced The Metropolitan police commissioner is travelling to Scotland to seek a solution to London’s knife crime epidemic, after
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 Drunk Maserati driver injured two police officers in crash 11h Drunk Maserati driver injured two police officers in crash
Mohammed Shaikh (pictured) had drunk four glasses of wine at a party in Windsor when he got behind the wheel and crashed into two PCs who were on foot in Neasden, north west London.
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11h Updated Was Billy Graham a civil rights coward or a hero?
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. electrified the nation when he gave his "I Have a Dream" speech, but there was another famous American pastor who was not impressed.
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Oxfam barred from working in Haiti amid scandal11h Oxfam barred from working in Haiti amid scandal
Haiti has suspended Oxfam from operating in the country amid an investigation into the charity's sex scandal.
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 Top surgeon warns children against swallowing magnets 11h Updated Top surgeon warns children against swallowing magnets
Freddie Webster, 12, had to have ten centimetres of his bowel removed in a lifesaving operation at Hull Royal after swallowing magnetic ball bearings which ripped a hole through his stomach.
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Russia blocks UN resolution on eastern Ghouta ceasefire11h Russia blocks UN resolution on eastern Ghouta ceasefire
Reports of civilian casualties in Syrian rebel enclave are ‘mass psychosis’, envoy claims
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Syria war: New deadly raids rock rebel-held Eastern Ghouta11h Updated Syria war: New deadly raids rock rebel-held Eastern Ghouta
Warplanes continue to pound the Eastern Ghouta as the UN Security Council meets.
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11h Many in the media love mass shootings -- NRA spokeswoman
A National Rifle Association spokeswoman argued Thursday that "many in legacy media love mass shootings" during a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
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 Former Save the Children boss quits Unicef 12h Updated Former Save the Children boss quits Unicef
Justin Forsyth said he resigned from Save the Children with a 'heavy heart' after apologising 'unreservedly' for sending the offending text messages commenting on how colleagues looked.
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 May gathers Brexit war Cabinet at Chequers country retreat 12h Updated May gathers Brexit war Cabinet at Chequers country retreat
The PM and senior ministers are meeting at her country residence this afternoon in a bid to break the deadlock over Britain's negotiating position.
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12h Suspicious package sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Police launched an investigation after suspicions were raised about a package sent to a royal residence in London, reportedly addressed to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
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Boy, 2, killed and brother, 6, critically ill after hit-and-run12h Boy, 2, killed and brother, 6, critically ill after hit-and-run
Man aged 22 and woman aged 41 arrested in connection with crash after incident in Coventry, West Midlands A two-year-old boy has died and his six-year-old brother is critically ill in hospital after a hit-and-run in Coventry, West Midlands police said. A man aged 22 and a woman, 41, were arrested in connection with the crash, a force spokesman said.
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Sunderland owner Ellis Short ready to give away club for free12h Sunderland owner Ellis Short ready to give away club for free
Sunderland owner Ellis Short is prepared to give the club away for free if a buyer will take on the club's substantial debt.
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 Grand Designs eco-home up for sale for £1.5million 12h Grand Designs eco-home up for sale for £1.5million
Food writer Mark Diacono and his wife Candida built the new home as well as a winery and a cookery school near Honiton in Devon in a project which featured on the hit Channel 4 series.
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 Turban ripped from head of Indian Sikh outside Parliament 12h Updated Turban ripped from head of Indian Sikh outside Parliament
Ravneet Singh, 37, from Punjab, India was waiting to enter Portcullis House to meet Labour MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi when he was subjected to the sickening racist attack.
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Charity boss resigns from Unicef12h Updated Charity boss resigns from Unicef
Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef after allegations about his behaviour while at Save the Children.
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Nigerian schoolgirls feared missing after Boko Haram attack12h Updated Nigerian schoolgirls feared missing after Boko Haram attack
Dozens may still be unaccounted for amid conflicting reports reminiscent of 2014 Chibok kidnapping Dozens of girls abducted from their school by fighters from the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram may still be unaccounted for, in a chilling repetition of the notorious
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Migration figures: Highest number of EU nationals leaving UK in a decade12h Updated Migration figures: Highest number of EU nationals leaving UK in a decade
About 130,000 EU citizens emigrated from the UK in the year to September, but a higher number arrived.
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 Care home brings in pole dancers to entertain residents 12h Care home brings in pole dancers to entertain residents
The Fairmile Grange home in Christchurch, Dorset, organised the 'inappropriate' activity usually associated with lap dancing clubs for about 30 pensioners, both male and female.
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 Slimming World apologises to disabled mother in Liverpool 13h Slimming World apologises to disabled mother in Liverpool
Lisa McCann, 37, has juvenile arthritis and has been reliant on a wheelchair since she was five. She was wrongly turned away from a Swimming World meeting in Bootle, Merseyside.
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White powder letter sent to Meghan Markle treated as racist hate crime13h White powder letter sent to Meghan Markle treated as racist hate crime
Scotland Yard say letter sent with powder is being investigated by counter-terrorism officers Police say they are treating as a racist hate crime a letter containing white powder sent to Meghan Markle, which sparked an anthrax scare. The letter was received this month at St James’s Palace in central London. The powder inside was found to be harmless after being examined by experts.
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 The last surviving Dambuster tells his story 13h The last surviving Dambuster tells his story
George 'Johnny' Johnson, now 96, will talk about role he played in the Operation Chastise attack in Germany on May 17, 1943 when his Lancaster bomber attacked the Sorber Dam.
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Avoiding a Mad Max Brexit – Politics Weekly podcast13h Avoiding a Mad Max Brexit – Politics Weekly podcast
Anushka Asthana is joined by Isabel Hardman, Randeep Ramesh and Tom Kibasi to discuss Theresa May’s Brexit ‘away day’ following a speech from David Davis promising that leaving the EU would not pitch Britain into a Mad Max style dystopia. Plus: Danny Dorling on Britain’s stalled life expectancy and Matthew D’Ancona on why Corbyn’s meeting with a Czechoslovakian diplomat in the 1980s warrants attention The prime minister’s Chequers residence is the setting for
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Pair jailed for UK Christmas homemade bomb attack plan13h Updated Pair jailed for UK Christmas homemade bomb attack plan
Munir Mohammed and Rowaida El-Hassan met on a dating app and exchanged messages about ricin.
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 Two lorry drivers on trial for M1 crash that left 8 dead 13h Updated Two lorry drivers on trial for M1 crash that left 8 dead
Polish national Ryszard Masierak, 32, and Briton David Wagstaff, 53, are appearing at Reading Crown Court accused of causing the collision on the M1 southbound near Milton Keynes.
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 Two-year-old boy killed in hit-and-run 13h Updated Two-year-old boy killed in hit-and-run
A two-year-old boy is dead and his brother, six, is critically ill in hospital after a hit-and-run in Coventry, West Midlands Police said. A 22-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman have been arrested.
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13h Updated US men shock Canada in curling, reach gold medal game
The USA men's curling team is guaranteed an Olympic medal -- and it upset a powerhouse team to do it.
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 Belgian police seal off part of Brussels 13h Updated Belgian police seal off part of Brussels
Armed police officers were pictured hiding behind buildings and staking out a building rooftop in the Forest neighborhood of the Belgian capital on Thursday.
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Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef13h Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef
Ex-Save the Children chief executive Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef saying he doesn't want to 'damage' charities
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Spanish artist decries censorship after work dropped from art fair13h Spanish artist decries censorship after work dropped from art fair
Santiago Sierra’s Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain removed from Madrid art fair, prompting mayor to boycott launch event
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Police promise to learn lessons after collapse of FGM trial in Bristol13h Police promise to learn lessons after collapse of FGM trial in Bristol
Father cleared after judge says evidence of FGM on six-year-old was ‘wholly inconclusive’ Detectives have promised to learn lessons after the groundbreaking trial of a father accused of allowing his six-year-old daughter to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) collapsed. A judge at Bristol crown court ordered that the 29-year-old father be found not guilty of child cruelty and criticised aspects of the case against the man.
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13h Updated Actress alleges she was raped by a director
Karla Souza, an actress known for her role in ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder," alleged in an interview with CNN she was raped by a director early in her career.
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 Brighton man sells £10 KFC bargain buckets for £100 each 13h Updated Brighton man sells £10 KFC bargain buckets for £100 each
Brighton ceiling fixer Martin Godden claims he can source KFC from 'a friend' who works at the Eastbourne store 20 miles from his home. He posted adverts on Facebook and has made £400 so far.
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Madrid mayor boycotts opening of art fair over censorship row13h Updated Madrid mayor boycotts opening of art fair over censorship row
Manuela Carmena protests at removal of work calling jailed Catalans political prisoners The Spanish artist at the centre of a censorship row has attacked the lack of freedom of expression in the country, saying the current legal and political climate means “you have to choose your words very carefully or end up explaining yourself” in court.
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 Online predator jailed for 18 months 13h Online predator jailed for 18 months
Richard Giles, 24, from Devon, believed he was talking to a youngster called Clare on chat sites but in fact he was sending sexual messages to members of a paedophile hunting vigilante group.
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 KFC workers must still get paid warn union bosses 13h Updated KFC workers must still get paid warn union bosses
The American fast food giant has not revealed how many of its restaurants are serving a full menu and many frustrated diners have taken to Twitter to complain about missing their favourites.
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13h Updated Suspicious package sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, reports say
Police launched an investigation after suspicions were raised about a package sent to a royal residence in London, reportedly addressed to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
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14h The politics of fear is dying out in Africa
Lenin was once quoted as saying, "There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen." This could perfectly describe the past week in Africa. Across the continent, a number of game-changing political developments have followed each other in quick succession in one of the most tumultuous weeks of any decade.
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Man jailed for homemade bomb UK terror attack plot14h Man jailed for homemade bomb UK terror attack plot
Munir Mohammed was found to have mobile phone detonators, poison and components to make explosives.
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 Slimming World apologises to disabled mother 14h Slimming World apologises to disabled mother
Lisa McCann, 37, has juvenile arthritis and has been reliant on a wheelchair since she was five. She was wrongly turned away from a Swimming World meeting in Bootle, Merseyside.
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Theresa May holding crunch Brexit cabinet at Chequers14h Updated Theresa May holding crunch Brexit cabinet at Chequers
Senior ministers are meeting to try to reach a deal on the government's Brexit strategy.
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14h Actress says she was raped by director
Karla Souza, an actress known for her role in ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder," alleged that she was raped by a director early in her career.
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New Russian stealth fighter spotted in Syria14h New Russian stealth fighter spotted in Syria
Deployment of two Su-57 fighter aircraft marks the latest high-tech military system that Russia has shown in Syria conflict Moscow appears to have deployed an advanced new stealth fighter to its airbase in Syria, reports in Russian news media and online videos of the aircraft indicated on Thursday, in what analysts say could be a risky attempt to gain publicity and operational experience for the jet in one of the world’s most tangled conflicts. Their appearance comes at a fraught moment in the seven-year war, as the US and Russia occasionally scramble jets to intercept each over Syria and pro-regime warplanes pound the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta despite protests from the UN. More than 330 people have been killed there since the bombing began on Sunday, according to reports.
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Winter Olympics: USA end 20-year wait, stunning stone & halfpipe heaven14h Winter Olympics: USA end 20-year wait, stunning stone & halfpipe heaven
Watch the best of the action from day 13 of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, including a thrilling women's ice-hockey final and a stunning stone in the curling.
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Olympics Closing Ceremony Will Be Chance for Ivanka Trump, North Koreans to Meet14h Updated Olympics Closing Ceremony Will Be Chance for Ivanka Trump, North Koreans to Meet
The U.S. and North Korea may have another Olympics encounter, as Pyongyang will send a high-level delegation to attend the Closing Ceremony, while Washington sends U.S. presidential adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump.
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Bomb Thrown at U.S. Embassy in Montenegro; Attacker Kills Himself14h Updated Bomb Thrown at U.S. Embassy in Montenegro; Attacker Kills Himself
Police say they have not found a motive for the attack, which did not injure anyone at the embassy, and did only minor damage.
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 Headteacher bans ‘unacceptable’ 80s-inspired hairstyle 14h Updated Headteacher bans ‘unacceptable’ 80s-inspired hairstyle
Headteacher Barry Smith, who warned pupils to be in bed by 9pm and up at 6.30am, has now banned six hairstyles for students at the Charter Academy at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
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14h Policemen catch child falling from balcony
Egyptian Policemen were filmed catching a child who fell from a third-floor apartment.
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Drug-resistant superbug to blame for deadly typhoid outbreak in Pakistan14h Drug-resistant superbug to blame for deadly typhoid outbreak in Pakistan
Researchers warn of limited treatment options as mutated strain of typhoid is blamed for surge in cases A major outbreak of typhoid fever in Pakistan may have been caused by a highly drug-resistant
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Brexit strategy vacuum filled by useful idiots and aural valium14h Brexit strategy vacuum filled by useful idiots and aural valium
Anger management therapy for arch leavers was all the European scrutiny committee could offer You could say it was all a bit previous. With Theresa May’s inner cabinet off to Chequers in the afternoon to see if it could agree – if only for a day or so – on a vaguely plausible Brexit negotiating strategy, it was expecting a lot of the junior Brexit minister Robin Walker and Tim Farrow, the UK’s ambassador to the EU, to provide any great clarity on the government’s position before the European scrutiny select committee in the morning. There again, even on the off-chance that the prime minister were to come up with some sort of Brexit Santa list later in the day, it would be highly unlikely that anyone would bother to tell Walker. Or if they did, that he would understand. So there was as much to be gained from grilling him before as after.
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Women earn up to 43% less at Barclays14h Women earn up to 43% less at Barclays
The bank's boss, Jes Staley, says it has "more work to do" as the gender pay gap figures are released.
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Florida shooting: How students shared their terror15h Florida shooting: How students shared their terror
When a gunman opened fire in a Florida school, students inside reached for their phones.
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Greece to investigate top politicians over Novartis bribery claims15h Greece to investigate top politicians over Novartis bribery claims
MPs to look into accusations 10 senior officials accepted bribes from Swiss pharmaceutical firm The Greek parliament is to investigate ten of the country’s top politicians over
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Mercedes & Ferrari unveil their cars for the 2018 Formula 1 season15h Mercedes & Ferrari unveil their cars for the 2018 Formula 1 season
Mercedes and Ferrari unveil their new cars for the 2018 Formula 1 season with high expectations of fighting again for the title.
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Euro 2016: Russian arrested over England fan attack15h Euro 2016: Russian arrested over England fan attack
He is wanted for a serious attack on an England fan during Euro 2016 and may face 15 years in jail.
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 This Morning hosts slam Jo Marney over racist messages 15h Updated This Morning hosts slam Jo Marney over racist messages
The ousted Ukip leader was giving his first joint interview with his ex glamour model girlfriend Jo Marney on This Morning.
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Olympics Prove Financial Headache for Some, Party for Others15h Updated Olympics Prove Financial Headache for Some, Party for Others
Some businesses reap windfall from Olympic Games, while others struggle. One man's decision to turn his business into a bar proves bountiful; ski-rental shop owners say they are losing money with the slopes catering to athletes only.
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Borgen envy: Dutch plot path to TV export success15h Borgen envy: Dutch plot path to TV export success
The Netherlands’ council of culture says careful investment can boost its small-screen sector First there was Scandi noir. Then gritty French crime dramas. It seems even
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Former Netanyahu Aide to Testify in Corruption Case15h Updated Former Netanyahu Aide to Testify in Corruption Case
A confidant of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has turned state witness for the Israeli police and will testify in a corruption probe, a person familiar with the matter said Wednesday, the latest twist in a series of cases that threaten to bring down Israel’s leader.
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University pension boss £82,000 pay rise15h University pension boss £82,000 pay rise
The university pension scheme, with a £6bn deficit, has two staff earning over £1m.
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15h President floated the idea after hearing a series of emotional stories and pleas to enhance school safety
President Donald Trump heard a series of heartfelt stories and pleas for change during a meeting Wednesday with people affected by some of the nation's highest-profile deadly school shootings, including the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and last week's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
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 Lions attack car trapped in West Midlands Safari Park 15h Lions attack car trapped in West Midlands Safari Park
Heart-stopping footage shows the moment a pride of 'agitated' lions bounded on to the bonnet and roof of Abi Tudge's car, who was enjoying a day out at West Midlands Safari Park, in Worcestershire.
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15h Updated Man dies by suicide after trying to throw grenade over US Embassy walls
A man was killed after he tried to throw a grenade over the walls of the US embassy in Montenegro in the early hours of Thursday, a State Department official said.
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Bristol father found not guilty in female genital mutilation trial15h Bristol father found not guilty in female genital mutilation trial
Judge says evidence six-year-old daughter had undergone FGM ‘wholly inconclusive’ The trial of a father accused of causing or allowing his six-year-old daughter to undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) has collapsed. Prosecutors had hoped for a landmark conviction but the
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 Britain is set for the coldest air in five years 16h Britain is set for the coldest air in five years
The Met Office said the air over the UK will probably be at its coldest since March 2013 and warned the South East of England will be first impacted by snow from the start of next week.
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Brexit transition extension could cost Britain £5bn, MPs say16h Brexit transition extension could cost Britain £5bn, MPs say
Commons committee says UK would have no control over how extra EU contributions are spent The UK government has been told that extending the transition period after Brexit would expose Britain to £5bn of new EU contributions - without any say over how they are spent.
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Lewis Hamilton aiming to set new standards in F1 in 201816h Lewis Hamilton aiming to set new standards in F1 in 2018
Lewis Hamilton says he is aiming to set new standards in 2018 as he heads into the new Formula 1 season looking to add to his four titles.
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Heathrow boss hits back at airlines over expansion cost claims16h Heathrow boss hits back at airlines over expansion cost claims
John Holland-Kaye says airport is not looking to protect the self-interest of British Airways Heathrow has hit back at airlines’ claims that its
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Boko Haram Kidnaps More Schoolgirls in Nigeria16h Updated Boko Haram Kidnaps More Schoolgirls in Nigeria
A mass kidnapping at a boarding school in northeastern Nigeria this week has raised fears of a repeat of the 2014 abduction of students in Chibok.
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University lecturers begin strike in pension dispute16h University lecturers begin strike in pension dispute
Lecturers at 64 universities walk out over changes they say could halve their retirement income.
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Six Nations 2018: Henderson and Furlong miss Wales match16h Six Nations 2018: Henderson and Furlong miss Wales match
Ireland's Iain Henderson and Tadhg Furlong are ruled out of Saturday's Six Nations match against Wales through injury.
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 Craig Brown explains why Uncle Tom Cobley gets his vote  16h Updated Craig Brown explains why Uncle Tom Cobley gets his vote 
It can't be long before it's his turn to be tipped as Tory leader, says Craig Brown, after all, everyone else has been tipped so think how embarrassing it must be for any Tory MP who has been overlooked.
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16h Updated Russian opposition activist Navalny detained
Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny was detained after a visit to the dentist on Wednesday, he said on Twitter.
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16h More guns: Trump suggests arming teachers
President Donald Trump heard a series of heartfelt stories and pleas for change during a meeting Wednesday with people affected by some of the nation's highest-profile deadly school shootings, including the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and last week's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
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A Question for U.K. Ministers: What Were You After With Brexit?16h Updated A Question for U.K. Ministers: What Were You After With Brexit?
After a week of speechifying by various members of the British cabinet, it is easier to identify what the government wants to stay the same after leaving the EU than what it wants to change, Simon Nixon writes.
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Winter Olympics: Day-by-day guide to Pyeongchang 201817h Updated Winter Olympics: Day-by-day guide to Pyeongchang 2018
The Britons, the medals, the highlights - everything you need to know about every day of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
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More KFC outlets reopen as chicken chaos eases17h Updated More KFC outlets reopen as chicken chaos eases
Almost 700 stores are trading again following the week-long chicken delivery fiasco.
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Labor pledges inquiry into universities and Tafe sector17h Labor pledges inquiry into universities and Tafe sector
Education spokeswoman Tanya Plibersek says Tafe and universities should be seen as ‘equally attractive’ Labor will conduct a major review of tertiary education if elected and “wants prospective students to see Tafe and uni as equally attractive study options”. The party’s education spokeswoman Tanya Plibersek will make the announcement at a Tafe in Melbourne on Friday in a bid to “make sure Australians have access to the best post-secondary opportunities in the world”.
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Bombs continue to pound eastern Ghouta as UN pleads for ceasefire17h Updated Bombs continue to pound eastern Ghouta as UN pleads for ceasefire
More than 335 have been killed in Syrian rebel enclave, with 13 civilians dying in latest strikes Warplanes have pounded the last rebel enclave near the Syrian capital for a fifth straight day, as the UN pleaded for a truce to halt to one of the fiercest air assaults of the seven-year civil war and prevent a “massacre’. More than 335 people have been killed in the besieged rebel-held enclave of eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of Damascus since Sunday, with 13 more civilians killed in the latest strikes on Thursday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
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17h Updated Russian curlers hand back Olympic medals amid doping probe
Two Russian curlers have given back their Winter Olympic bronze medals after one of them, Aleksandr Krushelnitckii, tested positive for the banned substance meldonium.
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French man who kept porn on work computer loses privacy appeal17h French man who kept porn on work computer loses privacy appeal
Judge said employer had acted properly because files had not been marked private A man who kept a stash of pornography on his work computer has failed to convince judges his right to a private life was infringed when his employer opened the personal files containing the material without his knowledge. Eric Libert was fired by the French national rail operator SNCF in 2008 after his boss discovered the pornographic files and a series of forged certificates. He asked the European court of human rights to rule on his case after he was unsuccessful in the French courts.
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Winter Olympics: Shaolin Sandor Liu, boyfriend of Elise Christie, helps Hungary to first gold17h Winter Olympics: Shaolin Sandor Liu, boyfriend of Elise Christie, helps Hungary to first gold
Shaolin Sandor Liu, the boyfriend of Great Britain's Elise Christie, helps Hungary win their first ever Winter Olympic gold medal.
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U.S. Embassy in Montenegro Is Attacked, but Only the Assailant Is Killed17h U.S. Embassy in Montenegro Is Attacked, but Only the Assailant Is Killed
No personnel were injured when an unidentified man threw an explosive device late Wednesday night. The attacker was killed.
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Euro 2016 Russian hooligan arrested over England fan attack17h Updated Euro 2016 Russian hooligan arrested over England fan attack
He is wanted for a serious attack on an England fan during Euro 2016 and may face 15 years in jail.
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Migration figures: Record numbers of EU nationals leaving UK17h Updated Migration figures: Record numbers of EU nationals leaving UK
An estimated 130,000 EU citizens emigrated in the year to September, the highest number since 2008.
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School shooting survivor Cameron Kasky asks Senator Marco Rubio to reject NRA money – video17h School shooting survivor Cameron Kasky asks Senator Marco Rubio to reject NRA money – video
The Republican senator faced a barrage of questions at the CNN town hall event in Miami, none more so than from Cameron Kasky. The student questioned Marco Rubio on his dealings with the National Rifle Association, asking: 'In the name of the 17 people who died, you can’t ask the NRA to keep their money?'
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny detained in Moscow17h Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny detained in Moscow
Anti-corruption campaigner and Vladimir Putin adversary faces 30 days in jail ahead of election The Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained by police then released a short while later weeks ahead of a presidential election in which he has been barred from running. The 41-year-old anti-corruption campaigner has been repeatedly jailed for
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