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Brexit: Labour to back rebel Tory bid to force Johnson to demand extension – live news19m Updated Brexit: Labour to back rebel Tory bid to force Johnson to demand extension – live news
Prime minister has said he is ‘very confident’ deal will be approved in historic Commons vote on Saturday
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US opioid epidemic: multibillion-dollar deal may be near in lawsuits20m US opioid epidemic: multibillion-dollar deal may be near in lawsuits
Healthcare executives and state attorneys general said to be progressing toward deal before landmark trial is scheduled to start Executives from several large healthcare companies and state attorneys general were progressing toward what is expected to be a multibillion dollar deal to resolve the sprawling litigation over the US
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20m Mark Hurd, Oracle CEO, has died
Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle and former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, two of Silicon Valley's most storied companies, has died. He was 62.
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Kurds Reported to Be Pulling Out of Syria ‘Safe Zone’ as Fighting Eases22m Kurds Reported to Be Pulling Out of Syria ‘Safe Zone’ as Fighting Eases
A day after Vice President Mike Pence announced a pause in the battle between Turkish and Kurdish forces, gunfire died down and Turkish and American officials said the deal was holding
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27m Extinction Rebellion: Central London targeted despite ban
Protesters take to Oxford Circus, Whitehall and Trafalgar Square to demand action on climate change.
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31m Pompeo frustrated and victimized amid impeachment controversy
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has become increasingly frustrated in recent weeks by the departure of top State Department officials and claims that he failed to defend the former US Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, from a smear campaign against her, according to three sources familiar with the situation.
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Huge rallies in Barcelona over jailing of Catalan separatists32m Huge rallies in Barcelona over jailing of Catalan separatists
Isolated clashes break out during mass demonstrations that follow general strike More than half a million people have participated in a series of mass rallies in Barcelona called in protest at the
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Belgium to evacuate Isis suspects from Syria detention camps34m Belgium to evacuate Isis suspects from Syria detention camps
Other European states also preparing to repatriate citizens accused of Isis links via safe zone Belgium and other European states are preparing to evacuate citizens accused of having links to Islamic State from detention camps in north-eastern Syria through a newly declared safe zone being carved out by Turkish forces along the border. Belgian officials informed family members of detainees held in two camps on Friday that they would attempt to take advantage of a five-day ceasefire to retrieve nationals allegedly tied to the terror group. The Guardian has learned that other European states, including France and Germany, are also looking at ways to take advantage of
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Teacher did not tell education chiefs her teacher husband was having affair with pupil34m Teacher did not tell education chiefs her teacher husband was having affair with pupil
Jane and Bryan Schalch, aged 39 and 42, were both teachers at a prestigious independent school in Warwick when Mr Schalch began an affair with the teenager.
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39m Catalonia protests: Marches and general strike paralyse Barcelona
The Supreme Court decision to jail nine separatist leaders has enraged separatists in Catalonia.
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Amid Shelling in Syria, Kurds Accuse Turkey of Violating Truce40m Updated Amid Shelling in Syria, Kurds Accuse Turkey of Violating Truce
A day after Vice President Mike Pence announced a pause in the battle between Turkish and Kurdish forces, gunfire continued in the region, raising questions about the deal’s feasibility.
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Extinction Rebellion protester climbs Big Ben in day of climate action40m Extinction Rebellion protester climbs Big Ben in day of climate action
Activist Ben Atkinson scales scaffolding on Houses of Parliament without ropes An Extinction Rebellion activist scaled Big Ben and unfurled banners calling for action on the climate emergency after a day of action that marked the culmination of the group’s fortnight-long “October rebellion”. The organisation said Ben Atkinson, a 43-year-old tree surgeon, climbed scaffolding surrounding the clock tower without ropes. Wearing a jacket and tie, and what appeared to be a Boris Johnson-type wig, he hung two large banners, reading: “No pride on a dead planet” and “Citizens Assembly”.
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42m Updated Plane carrying swim team crashes in Alaska
A plane carrying 42 people, including a high school swim team, went off an airport runway while trying to land Thursday in Alaska.
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Hillary Clinton hints Tulsi Gabbard is being groomed by Russia as third-party candidate – live44m Updated Hillary Clinton hints Tulsi Gabbard is being groomed by Russia as third-party candidate – live
Former Democratic candidate said in an apparent reference to the Hawaii congresswoman ‘she’s the favorite of the Russians’
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Half a million people take part in Catalonia general strike46m Half a million people take part in Catalonia general strike
Workers close shops and block roads to protest at jailing of pro-independence leaders More than half a million people have participated in a series of mass rallies in Barcelona called in protest at the
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46m Brexit: No better outcome than my deal, says Johnson
Boris Johnson makes a fresh appeal to MPs ahead of Saturday's knife-edge Commons vote on his Brexit deal.
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Emmanuel Macron opposes Brexit extension but Angela Merkel open53m Updated Emmanuel Macron opposes Brexit extension but Angela Merkel open
He insisted that the UK's withdrawal on Halloween 'should be respected' now that a deal has been agreed with the EU. booting Mr Johnson ahead of a vote on the agreement on Saturday.
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Honduran President’s Brother Is Found Guilty of Drug Trafficking54m Honduran President’s Brother Is Found Guilty of Drug Trafficking
Witnesses at a trial in New York describe how drug money buys protection at the highest level of Honduran politics.
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Manufacturers express deep misgivings over Johnson’s Brexit deal58m Manufacturers express deep misgivings over Johnson’s Brexit deal
Lobby group calls for transition extension and loosening of migration rules on eve of vote
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Extinction Rebellion occupy Oxford Street in latest stunt1h 1m Updated Extinction Rebellion occupy Oxford Street in latest stunt
The eco-activists have set up a wooden pyramid at the junction of Oxford Street and Regent's Street, but it was a shadow of the hundreds who occupied the street in April.
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Climate Activist Scales Big Ben Tower Dressed as Boris Johnson1h 4m Updated Climate Activist Scales Big Ben Tower Dressed as Boris Johnson
An activist from Extinction Rebellion, which has been staging high-profile events around Britain to call attention to the climate crisis, climbed up scaffolding outside the famous clock.
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1h 6m Afghanistan mosque bombing kills 62 worshippers
The force of the blast destroyed the roof of the mosque, in eastern Nangarhar province.
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Mexico’s President Defends Government Response to Drug Cartel Mayhem1h 8m Updated Mexico’s President Defends Government Response to Drug Cartel Mayhem
The government of Sinaloa State warned residents to stay off the streets and be on high alert after the attempted arrest of the son of the infamous drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera.
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1h 16m Updated Catalonia protests and general strike paralyse Barcelona
The Supreme Court decision to jail nine separatist leaders has enraged demonstrators in Catalonia.
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1h 16m A Canadian election looms - seven charts explain all
Climate change, gender balance and Quebec - the issues facing Canadians this election.
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In ‘Cave-In,’ Trump Cease-Fire Cements Turkey’s Gains in Syria1h 19m Updated In ‘Cave-In,’ Trump Cease-Fire Cements Turkey’s Gains in Syria
The agreement, announced by Vice President Mike Pence, may stop the killing in the Kurdish enclave in northern Syria. But the cost to American influence is expected to be high.
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1h 30m Bulgaria soccer coach resigns
Bulgaria soccer coach Krasimir Balakov has resigned following Monday's controversial Euro 2020 qualifier when England players were subjected to racist abuse.
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UN investigates alleged use of white phosphorus in Syria1h 33m Updated UN investigates alleged use of white phosphorus in Syria
Kurdish Red Crescent says six people, some civilians, in hospital with mysterious burns UN chemical weapons inspectors have announced they are gathering information following accusations that burning white phosphorus was used by Turkish forces against children in Syria earlier this week. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said on Friday morning that “it was aware of the situation and is collecting information with regard to possible use of chemical weapons”.
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A ‘Menopause Champion’ at Work? Yes. You Also Get Paid Leave.1h 35m Updated A ‘Menopause Champion’ at Work? Yes. You Also Get Paid Leave.
A British broadcaster says its new menopause policy will help free up a “taboo” subject and close what has been called the “gender pain gap.”
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Protester Scales Big Ben Tower Dressed as Boris Johnson1h 37m Protester Scales Big Ben Tower Dressed as Boris Johnson
An activist from Extinction Rebellion, which has been staging high-profile events around Britain to call attention to the climate crisis, climbed up scaffolding outside the famous clock.
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Blast at Mosque Kills Dozens in Afghanistan1h 38m Updated Blast at Mosque Kills Dozens in Afghanistan
The attack in Deh Bala, a small agricultural district in the east of the country, caused the building’s roof to collapse.
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What Boris Johnson Needs to Do to Win Parliament’s Vote on Brexit1h 38m Updated What Boris Johnson Needs to Do to Win Parliament’s Vote on Brexit
Three groups of lawmakers are key as the prime minister aims to get approval for his deal on Saturday. He needs around 30 lawmakers to change sides.
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The German YouTuber Emerging as the Voice of a Generation1h 40m The German YouTuber Emerging as the Voice of a Generation
Like Greta Thunberg, Rezo, a German YouTuber, is symbolic of a younger generation finding ways to make itself heard by its peers and the establishment.
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1h 41m Activist climbs Big Ben scaffolding
A climate protester from the global environmental movement Extinction Rebellion has climbed scaffolding around the base of one of Britain's most famous landmarks, the Big Ben clock tower of the Houses of Parliament.
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The accounts worker who was dragged off roof Tube train by furious commuters1h 42m Updated The accounts worker who was dragged off roof Tube train by furious commuters
James Mee, 35, was part of a gang including a Buddhist teacher, a grandfather and a vicar who brought chaos to three stations east of the capital: Canning Town, Shadwell and Stratford.
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1h 48m Updated Bulgaria coach Krasimir Balakov resigns following racism backlash
Krasimir Balakov resigns as Bulgaria manager four days after claiming he did not hear racist chants in England's 6-0 win in Sofia.
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Ousted in Tiananmen Protests, a Late Chinese Leader Is Finally Given a Grave1h 48m Updated Ousted in Tiananmen Protests, a Late Chinese Leader Is Finally Given a Grave
The ashes of Zhao Ziyang, the liberal leader ousted after seeking compromise with the protesters, were laid to rest. But the uprising remains a sensitive political scar in China.
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1h 50m Updated Turkey Syria offensive: Trump likens conflict to playground fight
The US leader defends his handling of Turkey's offensive as evidence of possible war crimes grows.
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1h 52m Updated Extinction Rebellion: Westminster targeted by protesters despite ban
Protesters take to Whitehall to demand action on climate change despite a London-wide ban.
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Mexico’s President Defends Response to Drug Cartel Mayhem1h 59m Mexico’s President Defends Response to Drug Cartel Mayhem
The government of Sinaloa State warned residents to stay off the streets and be on high alert after the attempted arrest of the son of the infamous drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera.
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2h Dozens killed in mosque explosion in Afghanistan during Friday prayers
At least 62 people were killed in an explosion during Friday prayers in a mosque in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, according to a regional spokesman.
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2h Brexit deal: Which MP votes are up for grabs?
The deal agreed by Boris Johnson and the EU can't proceed until it has been voted for by MPs.
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2h Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder
Johnson & Johnson announced on Friday that it's initiating a voluntary recall in the United States of its popular Johnson's Baby Powder due to low levels of asbestos contamination.
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Police launch probe after human bones found at site of former care home2h Updated Police launch probe after human bones found at site of former care home
The bones were found at the site of Catherine Dalley House, Melton Mowbray, which was once a home for elderly but is now being torn down to make way for housing.
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Catalonia general strike brings Barcelona to standstill2h Updated Catalonia general strike brings Barcelona to standstill
Workers close shops and block roads in protest at jailing of pro-independence leaders Workers downed tools, shops closed and activists blocked roads in Catalonia on Friday in a general strike called in protest at the
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Early start for England rugby fans as bars open at 7am2h Early start for England rugby fans as bars open at 7am
Hundreds of bars across the country will be opening early for England's crunch Rugby World Cup quarter final against Australia which kicks off at 8.15am.
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‘It’s Not a Choice:’ Syrians Flee After Turkish Forces Bombard Their Homes2h Updated ‘It’s Not a Choice:’ Syrians Flee After Turkish Forces Bombard Their Homes
Since Turkish forces attacked Kurdish-controlled territory in northeast Syria, almost two thousand refugees have fled the country. We spoke with some of them in Bardarash refugee camp, across the border in Iraq.
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Canning Town Extinction Rebellion protester is remanded in custody2h Updated Canning Town Extinction Rebellion protester is remanded in custody
British Transport Police moved quickly to bring charges against XR activists. Three men and two women have already  been charged over Tube protests.
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Justin Trudeau is a fake progressive. Now Canada must vote for real ones | Martin Lukacs2h Justin Trudeau is a fake progressive. Now Canada must vote for real ones | Martin Lukacs
Ahead of Monday’s election, little divides the Liberal prime minister and the reactionary Conservatives. But there is an alternative How far Justin Trudeau’s star has fallen. In 2015, the rise of this hopey-changey wunderkind was supposed to usher in a bold new Canadian era: democratic reform, ambitious climate action, a plan to tackle inequality, and a new, respectful relationship with Indigenous peoples. But his Liberal party’s bid for re-election, ahead of the
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2h Updated Brexit: Johnson in race to win support for deal
No 10 is trying to persuade MPs to back the PM's deal ahead of a vote in the Commons on Saturday.
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Chaos for London commuters for the second day running as the Jubilee Line is shut down2h Chaos for London commuters for the second day running as the Jubilee Line is shut down
London commuters faced more chaos today as the Jubilee Line was shut down due to 'temporary unavailability of trains' - a day after Extinction Rebellion protesters
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2h Updated Dozens killed in Afghanistan mosque bombing
The attack, in eastern Nangarhar province, targeted worshippers during Friday prayers.
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Bulgaria manager resigns as outgoing president hits out at Southgate2h Bulgaria manager resigns as outgoing president hits out at Southgate
‘Only Southgate heard chants,’ says Mihaylov upon quitting
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Extinction Rebellion activist climbs Big Ben in climate protest2h Extinction Rebellion activist climbs Big Ben in climate protest
Protester Ben Atkinson scales scaffolding on Houses of Parliament without ropes An Extinction Rebellion protester is climbing Big Ben without ropes as part of the final protests of the group’s “October Rebellion”. The organisation said the “free solo” climber was Ben Atkinson, a 43-year-old tree surgeon. Just before 4pm on Friday he unfurled two Extinction Rebellion banners from the scaffolding on the clock tower.
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Battles Break Out in Culiacán, Mexico, as El Chapo’s Son Is Arrested and Released2h Updated Battles Break Out in Culiacán, Mexico, as El Chapo’s Son Is Arrested and Released
The government of Sinaloa State warned residents to stay off the streets and be on high alert after the attempted arrest of the son of the infamous drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera.
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2h Updated At least 62 killed in mosque explosion
At least 62 people were killed in an explosion during Friday prayers in a mosque in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, according to a regional spokesman.
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Unborn baby girl who was overdue by three weeks strangled to death by umbilical cord3h Updated Unborn baby girl who was overdue by three weeks strangled to death by umbilical cord
Georgina Hardy, 26, and her boyfriend, Dave Squire, 26, from Clacton-on-Sea, were told their daughter, Rosie Melanie Joyce Squire, grew too big in the womb.
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3h Harry Dunn: Parents ask police to charge crash death suspect
Harry Dunn's family say US officials are "ruthlessly" protecting Anne Sacoolas from facing justice.
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Brexit: Johnson urged to win over ERG by confirming no deal still possible – live news3h Updated Brexit: Johnson urged to win over ERG by confirming no deal still possible – live news
Prime minister has said he is ‘very confident’ deal will be approved in historic Commons vote on Saturday
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Fighting continues on Syria-Turkey border despite ceasefire3h Updated Fighting continues on Syria-Turkey border despite ceasefire
Artillery fire and ground clashes reported in violation of US-brokered five-day truce Fighting is continuing on the border between Syria and Turkey in defiance of a supposed five-day ceasefire negotiated between the US and Turkey. Intermittent artillery fire and ground clashes were heard in the border town of Ras al-Ayn on Friday morning, one of the two main targets of the nine-day-old Turkish offensive, as the Turkish military and Syrian rebel proxies struggled to wrest control of the town from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
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Bulgaria manager quits after racist abuse at England game3h Bulgaria manager quits after racist abuse at England game
Bulgaria's manager has resigned after a Euro 2020 qualifier had to be paused twice due to racist abuse directed at England players.
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Trump mocked and criticized by ex-military leaders including Mattis – live3h Updated Trump mocked and criticized by ex-military leaders including Mattis – live
Ex-defense secretary said president ‘earned his spurs from a doctor’ while Gen Barry McCaffrey slammed Syria policy as ‘inexplicable’
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Lebanon brought to a standstill by protests over economic crisis3h Lebanon brought to a standstill by protests over economic crisis
Unrest could further destabilise country already carrying one of world’s biggest debtloads Nationwide protests have paralysed Lebanon as demonstrators blocked major roads on a second day of rallies against the government’s handling of a severe economic crisis. The protests, the largest since 2015 and could further destabilise a country whose economy is already on the verge of collapse and with one of the highest debt loads in the world.
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3h When outrages become the new normal
Now and again in President Donald Trump's Washington, it's hard to believe what you're watching with your own eyes.
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Police charge five Extinction Rebellion activists including 83-year-old grandfather3h Police charge five Extinction Rebellion activists including 83-year-old grandfather
British Transport Police moved quickly to bring charges against XR activists. Three men and two women have already  been charged over Tube protests.
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‘We do not want war’: Mexico president defends release of El Chapo’s son3h ‘We do not want war’: Mexico president defends release of El Chapo’s son
Andrés Manuel López Obrador said security forces saved lives by releasing jailed kingpin’s son after his brief capture in Culiacán Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has defended the country’s security forces, saying they had saved lives by releasing a son of jailed kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán after his brief capture in the north-western city of Culiacán. Cartel gunmen on Thursday surrounded security forces in Culiacán, Sinaloa state, and made them free the drug lord’s son Ovidio Guzmán López after his detention
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Thunderstorms and 50mph winds are set to tear through the UK today with an inch of rain3h Thunderstorms and 50mph winds are set to tear through the UK today with an inch of rain
Thunderstorms and winds of up to 50pmh are making their way across the UK today and tonight. The autumnal weather will see lightning strike right across southern England, before moving across to Wales.
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4h Afghanistan violence: Dozens killed in mosque blast
The attack, in eastern Nangarhar province, targeted worshippers during Friday prayers.
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Police Scotland prank their Met colleagues by plastering STICKERS onto their vans4h Updated Police Scotland prank their Met colleagues by plastering STICKERS onto their vans
Scottish officers have stuck hundreds of 'Keeping London Safe' stickers to Metropolitan Police vehicles that include the phrase 'Lovely Jubbly' - a nod to Del Boy in Only Fools and Horses.
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Kurds Accuse Turkey of Violating Truce as Shelling Continues in Syria4h Updated Kurds Accuse Turkey of Violating Truce as Shelling Continues in Syria
A day after Vice President Mike Pence announced a pause in the battle between Turkish and Kurdish forces, shelling continued in the region, raising questions about the deal’s feasibility.
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Dementia poses threat to health similar to HIV and Aids, summit told4h Dementia poses threat to health similar to HIV and Aids, summit told
Dutch government warns there will be 75 million people with condition worldwide by 2030 Dementia poses a threat to global health on the same scale as HIV and Aids, the Dutch government has said, warning the number of people with the condition will not be far off the population of Germany by 2030. In a
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4h Updated Nasa astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir in all-women spacewalk
Two female astronauts are making history with the first ever all-women spacewalk.
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4h Reading Chick-fil-A outlet to close in LGBT rights row
The Oracle shopping centre decides "not to extend the lease" of the popular US fast-food chain.
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Bristol University pays for late-night police patrols targeting noisy students4h Bristol University pays for late-night police patrols targeting noisy students
Residents near campus says university has failed to tackle students’ antisocial behaviour The University of Bristol is paying for nighttime police patrols in areas around its campus after years of complaints from residents about loud parties and disruption caused by its growing number of students living in rented houses. While a number of British universities already fund or subsidise police activities to safeguard students and staff, Bristol appears to be the first university to pay for police to protect residents from students.
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4h Updated The first all-female spacewalk happens today
Early Friday, NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch will conduct the first all-female spacewalk outside of the International Space Station. The spacewalk will begin at 7:50 a.m. ET.
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4h Updated El Clasico: Barcelona v Real Madrid postponed because of fears over civil unrest
This month's El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid is postponed because of fears of civil unrest.
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Liberty fails in legal bid aimed at preventing no-deal Brexit4h Updated Liberty fails in legal bid aimed at preventing no-deal Brexit
Court of appeal unanimously rejects request for urgent hearing before Commons vote
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Trump mocked and criticized from ex-military leaders including Mattis – live4h Trump mocked and criticized from ex-military leaders including Mattis – live
Ex-defense secretary said president ‘earned his spurs from a doctor’ while Gen Barry McCaffrey slammed Syria policy as ‘inexplicable’
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4h Updated WhatsApp tax sparks night of violent protests
Thousands of protesters filled the streets of downtown Beirut as part of nation-wide demonstrations over deteriorating economic conditions and new austerity measures.
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4h Updated Plane carrying Prince William and Kate forced to abort landing twice amid storms
A British Royal Air Force plane carrying the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge was forced to abandon landing twice in Pakistan due to bad weather on Thursday.
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4h Updated Brexit deal: What does it mean?
Boris Johnson has agreed a new Brexit deal with the EU - but what does it mean and will Parliament pass it?
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California: July earthquake caused fault to move for first time on record4h California: July earthquake caused fault to move for first time on record
Ruptures in Ridgecrest sequence ended a few miles from the Garlock fault, which is slowly creeping, says study The
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4h Updated Extinction Rebellion: Oxford Circus cleared after protesters defy ban
Police clear climate change protesters from one of London's busiest junctions.
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Extinction Rebellion blocks Oxford Circus in London with pyramid5h Extinction Rebellion blocks Oxford Circus in London with pyramid
Activists lock themselves to structure made of wooden poles at centre of busy junction Activists with Extinction Rebellion have blockaded Oxford Circus in central London with a pyramid structure made of wooden poles, as they began a wave of actions and demonstrations on the final day of their “October Rebellion”. At 9.30am, a whistle was blown to instruct activists to block the roads leading into the junction, one of London’s busiest, which was the scene of
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5h Harry Dunn: Parents ask British police to charge suspect fight for extradition
The family believe US officials are "ruthlessly" protecting Anne Sacoolas from facing justice.
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5h Duchess of Cambridge gives rare TV news interview
Prince Harry: Every camera flash takes me back to mum's death
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Prince William and Kate Middleton leave Lahore5h Updated Prince William and Kate Middleton leave Lahore
Kate wore a black flora coat from Beulah London as she and William had a tour around the facility, where British servicemen help their Pakistani counterparts train the animals.
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5h Updated Dad who raped daughters given 40-year term at Swansea Crown Court
The man from south west Wales fathered at least six children with one of his daughters.
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5h Five Disney fans could get $1,000 for binge-watching movies
Calling Disney fans — some of you could earn $1,000 by binge-watching your favorite movies.
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Church warden jailed for life for murder of university lecturer5h Church warden jailed for life for murder of university lecturer
Benjamin Field killed Peter Farquhar in village of Maids Moreton to inherit his house and money A church warden has been jailed for life after being found guilty of murdering a university lecturer following a sustained campaign of physical and mental abuse. Benjamin Field, 28, was convicted in August of killing Peter Farquhar, 69, a retired teacher and part-time university lecturer, to inherit his house and money, and trying to make his death look like an accident or suicide.
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Exam boards facing huge fines over sloppy marking5h Updated Exam boards facing huge fines over sloppy marking
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson warned exam bosses he is willing to give Ofqual 'more powers' to fine after one of Britain's biggest exam boards ordered to pay £1m in fines and compensation.
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Mother vows to never have children again after her epidural wore off midway through her C-section5h Mother vows to never have children again after her epidural wore off midway through her C-section
Jodie Marsden, 27, from West Yorkshire, had an emergency C-section on after two days of labour, and despite having an epidural, she said she could feel medics 'pulling her stomach apart'.
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5h Updated These Premier League managers might get fired soon
In a society where instant gratification is so highly prized, time is a commodity few can afford.
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Nasa makes history as first all-female spacewalk begins5h Nasa makes history as first all-female spacewalk begins
Christina Koch and Jessica Meir venture outside ISS to replace faulty device in mission expected to last five and a half hours
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Alaska: plane carrying high school swim team goes off runway5h Alaska: plane carrying high school swim team goes off runway
Two people critically injured and 10 others receiving medical care, Peninsula Airways said A commuter plane carrying 42 people, including a high school swimming team, went off the runway while landing late on Thursday at a small
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General strike shuts down Catalonia5h General strike shuts down Catalonia
Workers close shops and block roads in protest at jailing of pro-independence leaders Workers downed tools, shops closed and activists blocked roads in Catalonia on Friday in a general strike called in protest at the
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Amid Protests, Catalan Separatist Leader Turns Himself In to Belgian Officials5h Amid Protests, Catalan Separatist Leader Turns Himself In to Belgian Officials
As a general strike and protests took place across Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont vowed to fight Spain’s attempt to try him on sedition charges.
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MPs say Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is far worse than Theresa May’s – video5h MPs say Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is far worse than Theresa May’s – video
MPs have reacted to the prime minister’s new Brexit deal, which will face a historic knife-edge vote in the House of Commons on Saturday. Jo Swinson, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, and the Scottish first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, have said Johnson's deal is worse than Theresa May's, while Jeremy Corbyn and the DUP have said they cannot support the new agreement
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5h Updated Lady Gaga plummets backward off stage while dancing with a fan
Lady Gaga may have sung "Edge of Glory" but it was the edge of the stage that proved her undoing during her latest Enigma show in Las Vegas, when she plummeted backward into the crowd.
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6h Duchess of Cambridge gives first ever TV news interview
Prince Harry: Every camera flash takes me back to mum's death
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Catalan Separatist Leader Turns Himself In to Belgian Officials6h Updated Catalan Separatist Leader Turns Himself In to Belgian Officials
Carles Puigdemont, who is in exile, has vowed to fight Spain’s attempt to try him on sedition charges.
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6h Johnson scrambles for support ahead of Brexit vote
- Has Johnson's Brexit deal got the votes to pass in UK? - Analysis: Johnson can't celebrate his Brexit win for long
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Green surge expected in Swiss elections as climate concern grows6h Green surge expected in Swiss elections as climate concern grows
Polling suggests climate crisis will be a key factor for more than a quarter of voters More than 27% of Swiss voters say the climate crisis will be a determining factor in their vote, prompting predictions of a green surge and a fall in support for the nationalist Swiss People’s party (SVP) in parliamentary elections on Sunday. Most voters have already cast their ballots by post in the nationwide poll, which elects 245 members of Switzerland’s federal assembly - 200 to the lower house, known as national council, and 46 to the upper house, the council of states.
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Ex-Catalan leader appears before Belgian authorities over arrest warrant6h Updated Ex-Catalan leader appears before Belgian authorities over arrest warrant
Spain seeks to extradite Carles Puigdemont as Catalonia braces for general strike Carles Puigdemont, the former Catalan president sought by Spanish courts over his role in the region’s failed independence bid, has been released on bail after testifying before judicial authorities in Belgium in response to the reactivation of an international arrest warrant against him this week. News of his court appearance came as Catalonia braced itself for a general strike and a huge demonstration in Barcelona after a fourth night of violent protests triggered by the
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‘You are not alone’: Justin Welby reveals he sought help for depression6h ‘You are not alone’: Justin Welby reveals he sought help for depression
Archbishop of Canterbury says daughter’s honesty about illness helped remove stigma The archbishop of Canterbury has revealed he is taking medication for depression and has urged others who are “walking in darkness” to reach out for help. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Thought for the Day slot before a mental health conference at Lambeth Palace in London on Friday, Justin Welby said: “Last year I realised I was depressed. I have a daughter who has been very open about her experiences of depression, and she helped me see that it wasn’t something to be ashamed of. It’s just life – and I got help.”
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6h Boris Johnson, Jennifer Arcuri, and the mysterious Annie Tacker
Questions surround Boris Johnson's friendship with Jennifer Arcuri, including her UK media manager.
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6h Hong Kong court rejects legal challenge for same-sex marriage
A Hong Kong court has ruled against redefining the meaning of marriage that would have allowed same-sex unions and civil partnerships in the city.
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Johnson sells out to get his Brexit deal – but worse is yet to come6h Johnson sells out to get his Brexit deal – but worse is yet to come
If he wins over MPs, a PM clearly unsuited to office will get to rewrite his own history as a leader of Churchillian brilliance
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6h The biggest ever exhibition of Leonardo da Vinci works is about to begin
The Louvre in Paris, the world's most visited museum, is gearing up for its largest ever Leonardo da Vinci exhibition, in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the artist's death.
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Boy out of intensive care after Tate Modern fall6h Boy out of intensive care after Tate Modern fall
Family say six-year-old is making progress but faces a lengthy recovery period A six-year-old boy who sustained severe injuries after
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Shelling Continues in Syria, Hours After Cease-Fire Deal6h Shelling Continues in Syria, Hours After Cease-Fire Deal
A day after Vice President Mike Pence announced a pause in the battle between Turkish and Kurdish forces, gunfire could also be heard in the region, raising questions about the deal’s feasibility.
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US briefing: Mulvaney cops to quid pro quo, Syria ceasefire and Brexit7h US briefing: Mulvaney cops to quid pro quo, Syria ceasefire and Brexit
Friday’s top story: White House chief of staff suggests Trump withheld Ukraine aid for political reasons. Plus, Can The Wing, an elite private women’s club, really call itself progressive?
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Hong Kong Court Rules Against Same-Sex Unions7h Updated Hong Kong Court Rules Against Same-Sex Unions
The decision is a setback to efforts to expand recognition of such partnerships in Asia, after Taiwan’s recognition of gay marriage stirred hopes among many.
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7h Forty-year sentence for father who raped daughters
The man from south west Wales fathered at least six children with one of his daughters.
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7h Crunching the numbers on key Brexit vote
The House of Commons will sit on Saturday to vote on the new Brexit deal proposed by Boris Johnson.
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7h Extinction Rebellion: Protesters block Oxford Circus in defiance of ban
Defying a ban on protests, the anti-climate change group blocks a busy London junction.
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7h Updated Five charged over Extinction Rebellion Tube protests
Extinction Rebellion activists climbed on to trains at Stratford, Canning Town and Shadwell on Thursday.
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7h Updated El Clasico postponed amid Catalan protests
The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has postponed El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid later this month due to the ongoing Catalan protests.
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Extinction Rebellion block Oxford Circus in London with pyramid7h Extinction Rebellion block Oxford Circus in London with pyramid
Activists lock themselves to structure made of wooden poles at centre of busy junction Activists with Extinction Rebellion have blockaded Oxford Circus with a pyramid structure made of wooden poles, as they began a wave of actions and demonstrations on the final day of their “October Rebellion”. At 9.30am a whistle was blown to instruct activists to block the roads leading into the junction, one of London’s busiest, which was the scene of
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Fighting Continues in Syria, Hours After Cease-Fire Deal7h Updated Fighting Continues in Syria, Hours After Cease-Fire Deal
A day after Vice President Mike Pence announced a pause in the battle between Turkish and Kurdish forces, shelling continued on Friday, raising questions about the deal’s feasibility.
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Your Friday Briefing7h Updated Your Friday Briefing
Turkey, Culiacán, Houston Astros: Here's what you need to know.
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John McDonnell expects Labour MPs to hold firm on Brexit deal7h John McDonnell expects Labour MPs to hold firm on Brexit deal
Votes of opposition could be crucial when parliament sits on Saturday to discuss PM’s plan
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7h Updated An ‘insult’ to suggest non-football people make football decisions at Man Utd - Woodward
Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward hits back at critics and backs boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
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Hong Kong protesters in UK say they face pro-Beijing intimidation7h Hong Kong protesters in UK say they face pro-Beijing intimidation
Police have been called to intervene and separate groups at events in university cities Supporters of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests say they are being intimidated and harassed by pro-Beijing Chinese students and others at their events around the UK, forcing police to step in to separate them from counter-demonstrations. Below-the-radar tensions have boiled over into incidents that include the arrest of a 19-year-old Chinese student after bottles were thrown at a Sheffield event, while police and university security have intervened in other town centres and campuses.
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Canadian elections: can Justin Trudeau hold on to power? – video explainer8h Canadian elections: can Justin Trudeau hold on to power? – video explainer
The Canadian prime minister’s progressive shine is looking tarnished and shop-worn as the nation heads to the polls on 21 October  –  and Justin Trudeau is now in the fight of his political life. In 2015, Trudeau was a proudly progressive candidate who promised to fight climate change, repair a broken relationship with Indigenous people and resettle Syrian refugees, but fours years of scandals have left young voters uncertain of Trudeau’s promise to do politics differently, as the Guardian’s Canada correspondent, Leyland Cecco, explains
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Brexit extension unavoidable if MPs reject deal, says Merkel8h Brexit extension unavoidable if MPs reject deal, says Merkel
German chancellor tells EU leaders UK should be offered extension if it is requested
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8h The Hundred: Jofra Archer, Joe Root and Chris Woakes play our city-based quiz
Cricket has eight brand new teams based in seven UK cities - BBC Sport tested the players on how well they know their cities.
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Protests paralyse Catalonia as fugitive ex-leader hands himself in9h Protests paralyse Catalonia as fugitive ex-leader hands himself in
Hundreds of thousands of people are taking part in a fifth day of protests in Barcelona following the sentencing of nine independence leaders.
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9h Exercising before breakfast burns more fat, study says
Should you eat before or after exercise in the morning? The debate has raged for years.
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James Middleton and his new fiancée Alizee Thevenet make first public appearance since engagement9h Updated James Middleton and his new fiancée Alizee Thevenet make first public appearance since engagement
James Middleton, 32, was seen in public for the first time since announcing his engagement to fiancée Alizee Thevenet, 36, as the loved-up couple stepped out for a date night in London.
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Australian man accused of trying to sell North Korean missiles overseas refused bail9h Updated Australian man accused of trying to sell North Korean missiles overseas refused bail
Sydney man Choi Han Chan allegedly used blackmarket contacts to broker deals in coal and iron, but also in weapons technology A Sydney man charged over allegations he was a sanctions-busting “economic agent” of the North Korean regime attempting to sell ballistic missiles overseas has been refused bail. Choi Han Chan, 60, is the first person ever charged under Australia’s Weapons of Mass Destruction (Prevention of Proliferation) Act.
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At a School for Suicide Bombers’ Children, Dancing, Drawing and Deradicalization9h At a School for Suicide Bombers’ Children, Dancing, Drawing and Deradicalization
Amid fears of an ISIS renewal, Indonesia is trying to keep extremism from being passed to the next generation.
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European Union’s Message to U.K.: Just Leave Already10h European Union’s Message to U.K.: Just Leave Already
Showing unusual flexibility but keeping its red lines, Brussels agreed to a quick Brexit deal with Boris Johnson, and hopes he can pass it at home.
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Police arrest more than 700 in UK-wide county lines drug crackdown10h Police arrest more than 700 in UK-wide county lines drug crackdown
£400,000 worth of drugs also confiscated in a week as part of coordinated campaign More than 700 people have been arrested and more than £400,000 worth of drugs confiscated in a week of UK-wide crackdowns on county lines gangs, police said. In coordinated law enforcement activity between 7 and 13 October, 49 “deal lines” across Britain were disrupted, 389
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A Brexit Deal in Hand, Boris Johnson Faces an Uphill Struggle in Parliament10h Updated A Brexit Deal in Hand, Boris Johnson Faces an Uphill Struggle in Parliament
Britain’s prime minister cited a “great new deal that takes back control,” hours after a Northern Irish party rejected the agreement.
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Jeremy Corbyn has behaved like a spiv trying to welch on a bet, says SIR ROBBIE GIBB 10h Updated Jeremy Corbyn has behaved like a spiv trying to welch on a bet, says SIR ROBBIE GIBB 
SIR ROBBIE GIBB: Before the Prime Minister's new Brexit deal was published yesterday, the Labour leader definitively declared that he couldn't support it. There are two possible explanations for this.
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10h Motorbiking to Everest: Landslides, monsoons and altitude
The first all-female motorcycling group have reached Everest base camp - but it was far from easy.
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Calls for Nationals MP Kevin Humphries to face Icac over alleged advice on land clearing10h Calls for Nationals MP Kevin Humphries to face Icac over alleged advice on land clearing
MP says Humphries should face Icac for allegedly telling farmers they would not be prosecuted for land clearing that was later found to be illegal The New South Wales government is being urged to refer a Nationals MP to the corruption watchdog after the Guardian revealed that at least two farmers facing court said they broke land-clearing laws on his alleged say so. Two farmers who were being sentenced in the NSW land and environment court in recent months have
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Londoners fed up of XR take matters into their own hands10h Updated Londoners fed up of XR take matters into their own hands
Enough is enough. Following a long, hot summer of delays and travel frustrations caused by XR and their protesters, fed-up Londoners yesterday took matters into their own hands.
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10h James Mattis mocks Donald Trump at gala dinner
The former US defence secretary hits back after the president described him as "the world's most overrated general".
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Canada election: can Trudeau excite young voters let down by broken promises?10h Canada election: can Trudeau excite young voters let down by broken promises?
Four years on, frustration and apathy could alienate young people in a campaign marked by sniping, absence of bold policy and the blackface scandal In an election defined by mudslinging and
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Taiwan Urges Hong Kong to Investigate Killing That Helped Stir Protests10h Taiwan Urges Hong Kong to Investigate Killing That Helped Stir Protests
A suspect in a Taiwan murder could be released in days. The case led to the extradition bill that set off Hong Kong’s protest movement.
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Woman who was living in a van with 320 rats agrees to give them up11h Woman who was living in a van with 320 rats agrees to give them up
A woman who was living in a van with 320 pet rats has agreed to give them up after "asking for help" from a local charity.
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Export of Viagra alternative banned as shortage hits UK so alprostadil can be used for cancer11h Updated Export of Viagra alternative banned as shortage hits UK so alprostadil can be used for cancer
Worsening UK shortages mean drugs in short supply will have to be given to NHS patients, rather than shipped abroad for higher profit. Yesterday exporting alprostadil was banned.
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Mother reveals how her son broke out in a rash then suffered SEIZURES11h Updated Mother reveals how her son broke out in a rash then suffered SEIZURES
EXCLUSIVE After reading scare stories online, Sophie Dale was struggling to decide whether to get her baby son Levi vaccinated. In the end, the young mother had no choice.
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PM does deal - now for 36 hours of frenetic phonecalls and promises to get it through the Commons11h Updated PM does deal - now for 36 hours of frenetic phonecalls and promises to get it through the Commons
The Prime Minister faces a knife-edge Commons vote on what has been dubbed 'Super Saturday' as he attempts to get a majority for his agreement without the support of the Democratic Unionist Party.
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A hospital where one shower a MONTH was the norm and carers who could hardly care less11h Updated A hospital where one shower a MONTH was the norm and carers who could hardly care less
Janet Appleyard, 81, suffered a stroke on May 15 after collapsing at the bus stop on her way to dancing. On the ward of Hull Royal Infirmary she withered in distress at her paralysed left side.
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Aid agencies accused of failure to make good on Oxfam abuse scandal pledges11h Aid agencies accused of failure to make good on Oxfam abuse scandal pledges
MPs point to lack of progress on promised safeguarding improvements for whistleblowers and survivors MPs have accused aid organisations of “dragging their feet” over combating sexual exploitation and abuse in the sector, despite safeguarding pledges made in 2018 after the Oxfam abuse scandal. Work to improve protection and support for whistleblowers has “stalled”, and more needs to be done to protect survivors, a report by the UK international development committee (IDC) has said.
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Wahala: trouble in the Niger delta – photo essay11h Wahala: trouble in the Niger delta – photo essay
Photographer Robin Hinsch travelled to the Niger delta, visiting the gas flaring sites, artisanal refineries, and meeting the communities living in the hugely polluted environments caused by the oil industry Covering 70,000 sq km (27,000 sq miles) of wetlands, the Niger delta was formed primarily by sediment deposition. It is home to more than 30 million people and 40 different ethnic groups, making up 7.5% of Nigeria’s total land mass.
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12h Updated Leicester-Liverpool Boxing Day game moved to 20:00 GMT for Amazon
Liverpool's Premier League trip to Leicester City on Boxing Day is moved to an 20:00 GMT start so it can be televised as part of Amazon's new contract.
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12h Juan Mata: Manchester United player mobbed by fans in Manchester
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata is mobbed as he films with Football Focus in the city, posing for selfies and speaking with supporters old and young.
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UK manufacturers braced for financial hit as US tariffs bite12h UK manufacturers braced for financial hit as US tariffs bite
Makers of products ranging from Scotch whisky to biscuits and Savile Row suits to suffer British manufacturers of products ranging from
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13h Trump likens Turkish attack on Kurds to schoolyard fight
President Donald Trump during a rally in Dallas compared Turkish military offensive against Kurdish controlled territory inside Northern Syria to a schoolyard fight after praising a ceasefire agreed to earlier in the day.
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France says 9/11-inspired attack foiled by intelligence officers13h France says 9/11-inspired attack foiled by intelligence officers
France's interior minister has said intelligence officers have foiled a terror plot inspired by the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Centre in New York City.
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13h Updated Heavy fighting erupts in Mexican city
Security forces and cartel gunmen clash after drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's son is discovered.
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New generation, new tactics: the changing face of Catalan protests13h New generation, new tactics: the changing face of Catalan protests
Attempted occupation at airport was called by new group using an app to bring young people on to streets Until this week, the images habitually projected by the Catalan independence movement were of its red, yellow and blue
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Who Are the 10 Lawmakers Who Might Scupper the Brexit Deal?13h Who Are the 10 Lawmakers Who Might Scupper the Brexit Deal?
Final approval for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s deal with the European Union could rely on 10 lawmakers from Northern Ireland. How can so few wield so much influence?
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Street Battles Break Out in Culiacán, Mexico, After Attempted Arrest of El Chapo’s Son14h Updated Street Battles Break Out in Culiacán, Mexico, After Attempted Arrest of El Chapo’s Son
The government of Sinaloa State warned residents to stay off the streets and be on high alert after the attempted arrest of the son of the infamous drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera.
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China’s Economic Growth Slows as Challenges Mount14h Updated China’s Economic Growth Slows as Challenges Mount
The U.S. trade war is only part of the problem, as Beijing grapples with weakening investment and falling car sales.
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‘I’m Worried That I Will Die:’ Hong Kong Protesters Write Final Goodbyes14h Updated ‘I’m Worried That I Will Die:’ Hong Kong Protesters Write Final Goodbyes
As violence escalates between demonstrators and the police in Hong Kong, protesters have started writing “last letters” to their loved ones, in case they don’t return. These notes chronicle the mental and emotional state of frontliners coming to terms with risking death for their beliefs.
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14h Brexit: Johnson in race to win support for Brexit deal
The PM will try to persuade MPs to back his deal ahead of what is expected to be a knife-edge vote on Saturday.
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14h Updated Brexit: Johnson to begin charm offensive over deal
The prime minister will seek to build a Commons majority for his deal ahead of Saturday's crunch vote.
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Street Battles Break Out in Culiacán, Mexico, After Arrest of El Chapo’s Son15h Street Battles Break Out in Culiacán, Mexico, After Arrest of El Chapo’s Son
The government of Sinaloa State warned residents to stay off the streets and be on high alert after the arrest of the son of the infamous drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera.
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HMS ARMAGEDDON: Astonishing book reveals how nuclear submariner learned to live cheek by jowl15h HMS ARMAGEDDON: Astonishing book reveals how nuclear submariner learned to live cheek by jowl
This was the Eighties, a time of international brinkmanship, the Cold War in one of its potentially red-hot periods.
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Turkey Agrees to Pause Fighting, but Not to Withdraw Forces From Northern Syria16h Updated Turkey Agrees to Pause Fighting, but Not to Withdraw Forces From Northern Syria
After talks in Ankara, Vice President Mike Pence said the agreement would ‘‘save lives,’’ while Turkey said ‘‘we got what we wanted.’’
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16h Family found isolated at farm may have been held against their will, police say
Dutch police investigating a family that may have lived isolated on a farm for a decade said Thursday it's possible they were held there against their will -- and they're looking at whether "certain religion or philosophy" might have been involved.
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New Zealand police to start armed patrols after Christchurch massacre16h New Zealand police to start armed patrols after Christchurch massacre
Move comes seven months after 51 people were killed at two mosques in the country’s worst peacetime shooting New Zealand officials have said armed police will patrol parts of the country in a trial project following heightened security concerns after the mass shooting in Christchurch in March that
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16h Updated Prince William and Kate bowl over royal fans on Pakistan tour
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take to the crease on the fourth day of their visit to the country.
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Mick Mulvaney suggests Trump withheld Ukraine aid in quid pro quo16h Mick Mulvaney suggests Trump withheld Ukraine aid in quid pro quo
Acting White House chief of staff says politics and foreign policy are mixed ‘all the time’, before walking back remarks The acting White House chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, suggested that there was a quid pro quo in relations with Ukraine, only to walk back that statement later in the day. Mulvaney on Thursday morning said the Trump administration’s decision to withhold millions of dollars in military aid to Ukraine was part of efforts to clean up corruption in the country. He was apparently referring, at least in part, to unsubstantiated conspiracy theories about a purported Ukrainian link to Russia’s hack of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) during the 2016 presidential election.
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Queensland claims cabinet confidentiality to block release of climate protest details16h Queensland claims cabinet confidentiality to block release of climate protest details
Details of Extinction Rebellion photos used to justify new protest laws blocked from release The Palaszczuk government has blocked the release of basic information about climate protests – including dates and locations of photographs used to justify controversial proposed laws – by claiming the details are subject to cabinet confidentiality. At an inquiry hearing last week, the Queensland police tabled photographs of “locking devices” that are proposed to be banned by the new legislation.
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16h Drug companies may pay $50 billion for their role in the opioid crisis
Five of the many companies accused in thousands of federal and state lawsuits over the nation's opioid epidemic may settle for over $50 billion, according to a source familiar with the negotiations.
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16h Updated White House admits to quid pro quo with Ukraine
White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney made a stunning admission Thursday by confirming that President Donald Trump froze nearly $400 million in US security aid to Ukraine in part to pressure that country into investigating Democrats.
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Fury as Labour official hits out at Jewish MP Louise Ellman who quit after 55 years16h Fury as Labour official hits out at Jewish MP Louise Ellman who quit after 55 years
Dame Louise Ellman, 73, quit the party on Wednesday night, saying that Jeremy Corbyn was 'not fit' to be prime minister. However a Labour official accused her of whipping up 'panic'.
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Shootouts and Street Battles Break Out in Culiacán, Mexico16h Shootouts and Street Battles Break Out in Culiacán, Mexico
The government of Sinaloa state warned residents to stay off the streets and to be on high alert for future warnings.
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Rick Perry: Trump energy secretary resigns amid Ukraine scandal – as it happened17h Rick Perry: Trump energy secretary resigns amid Ukraine scandal – as it happened
Trump confirmed Perry is resigning, and said that his replacement will be announced ‘very shortly’
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17h Venezuela wins seat on UN Human Rights Council
It's like a defendant on trial getting to sit on the jury too.
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Typical church now has just 27 people turning up to worship as congregation numbers fall17h Typical church now has just 27 people turning up to worship as congregation numbers fall
The Church of England estimates typical church staged just one white wedding in 2018 and in some dioceses less than one in 100 people went to church on Sunday with 1.2% Sunday churchgoers
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17h Updated Woman who was missing for days is rescued thanks to SOS message in the sand
An Australian woman has a surveillance camera to thank for her rescue after she got lost while camping with friends.
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New York votes to close notorious Rikers Island jail complex17h New York votes to close notorious Rikers Island jail complex
Rikers is scheduled to shutter by 2026 after a decades long run as one of the world’s largest jails
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Rick Perry: Trump energy secretary resigns amid Ukraine scandal – live17h Updated Rick Perry: Trump energy secretary resigns amid Ukraine scandal – live
Trump confirmed Perry is resigning, and said that his replacement will be announced ‘very shortly’
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17h Data model predicts Trump will win election in landslide
The financial firm Moody's Analytics predicts that President Trump will win the 2020 election in a landslide due to today's economic conditions.
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Trump Cease-Fire Deal Cements Turkey’s Gains in Syria17h Trump Cease-Fire Deal Cements Turkey’s Gains in Syria
The agreement, announced by Vice President Mike Pence, may stop the killing in the Kurdish enclave in northern Syria. But the cost to American influence is expected to be high.
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County lines crackdown as police save 300 CHILDREN from drugs gangs18h County lines crackdown as police save 300 CHILDREN from drugs gangs
In a week-long blitz, organised by the National County Lines Coordination Centre, officers seized £500,000 of drugs, and 169 weapons including 12 firearms, samurai swords, an axe and knives.
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How the deal was done and why a late-night row over tampons almost derailed everything 18h How the deal was done and why a late-night row over tampons almost derailed everything 
After days of intense talks - covering everything from visas and law enforcement to tariffs - exhausted negotiators in Brussels were left with one outstanding problem: The so-called 'Tampon Tax'.
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18h Ghost nets: Tackling a silent killer of the seas
Ghost nets kill huge numbers of marine animals every year, but new tech might help prevent that.
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18h The man who owns 1,000 meteorites
Graham Ensor says finding rocks that have travelled billions of miles "is an incredible feeling".
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18h IMF: What is it and why does it matter?
The annual meeting of the IMF gets under way in Washington this week.
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18h Viewpoint: Time for girls in space and sex without power
A world where women can be successful without "busting balls" shouldn't be far-off and magical.
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18h The rainforest under a different light
Richard Mosse's ultraviolet photography of rainforest flora.
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18h Quiz of the week: How did Fortnite reinvent itself?
Have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?
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Unionists in Northern Ireland Feel Betrayed by Brexit Deal18h Unionists in Northern Ireland Feel Betrayed by Brexit Deal
The unionists were upset by Boris Johnson’s decision to sign off on a deal with the European Union without support from the lawmakers who represent them.
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Boris Johnson fondly embraces the Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel18h Boris Johnson fondly embraces the Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel
On the day the PM dramatically announced the UK and EU have agreed a new deal, he could be seen embracing European leaders and sharing jokes at the crunch EU summit, in Brussels.
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Body language expert JUDI JAMES on the signals given off by Boris Johnson and his EU friends18h Body language expert JUDI JAMES on the signals given off by Boris Johnson and his EU friends
The PM was triumphant at the EU summit today as he announced the EU had agreed to his new Brexit deal. Mr Johnson insisted 'now is the moment to get Brexit done.'
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Rick Perry: Trump energy secretary reportedly resigns amid Ukraine scandal – live19h Updated Rick Perry: Trump energy secretary reportedly resigns amid Ukraine scandal – live
Rick Perry has told Trump that he intends to resign, reports say, a move that has been anticipated for several weeks
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