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Corruption in the first degree? Stars and millionaires accused of paying a fortune to fake exams 13 Mar 11:48pm Corruption in the first degree? Stars and millionaires accused of paying a fortune to fake exams
TOM LEONARD: The FBI was taking no chances with Felicity Huffman. Agents waited with guns drawn for the actress to open the door to her LA home at 6am on Tuesday. She's accused of fraud.
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Afghan Army Base Is Wiped Out by U.S. Airstrikes, Officials Say 13 Mar 11:42pm Updated Afghan Army Base Is Wiped Out by U.S. Airstrikes, Officials Say
The airstrikes came after a firefight broke out between Afghan and American forces, officials said. At least 16 Afghans were either killed or hurt.
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U.S. Under Pressure to Cease Flights of Troubled Boeing Jet 13 Mar 11:42pm U.S. Under Pressure to Cease Flights of Troubled Boeing Jet
Boeing’s chief made a personal appeal to President Trump, calling from Chicago to express his confidence in the safety of the company’s 737 Max 8 jets.
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Kim Jong-nam murder trial: prosecutors reject request to free Doan Thi Huong 13 Mar 11:36pm Kim Jong-nam murder trial: prosecutors reject request to free Doan Thi Huong
Vietnam’s calls to release second suspect are refused, following release of Indonesian woman Siti Aisyah A Vietnamese woman will continue her trial for the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, after Malaysian prosecutors rejected a request from Vietnam to free her on Thursday. The Vietnamese government had made the appeal after Doan Thi Huong’s co-accused, Indonesian woman Siti Aisyah, was
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Facing Protests, Guatemala Postpones Vote on Amnesty for War Crimes 13 Mar 11:23pm Updated Facing Protests, Guatemala Postpones Vote on Amnesty for War Crimes
The proposal would have freed more than 30 former members of the security forces and paramilitaries convicted of human rights violations during the country’s long armed conflict.
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Former C|T Group executive accused of defrauding the firm of $850,000 13 Mar 11:23pm Former C|T Group executive accused of defrauding the firm of $850,000
Mohammed Saderuddin Syed charged with four fraud offences against leading political strategist firm The former chief financial officer of one of the world’s leading political strategist firms, the C|T Group, has been charged with defrauding the company of $850,000. Mohammed Saderuddin Syed, 44, held a senior role within the C|T Group, the firm founded by Sir Lynton Crosby and Mark Textor that has helped conservative parties win office in the United Kingdom and Australia.
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Malaysia: schools closed after hundreds poisoned by toxic waste dumped in river 13 Mar 11:21pm Malaysia: schools closed after hundreds poisoned by toxic waste dumped in river
Toxic fumes blamed for making more than 500 people ill near the industrial town of Pasir Gudang More than 100 schools in Malaysia have been closed after the dumping of toxic waste into a river caused hundreds of people to fall ill, including many children, authorities said. A lorry is believed to have dumped the waste in southern Johor state last week, sending hazardous fumes across a wide area and causing those affected to display symptoms of poisoning such as nausea and vomiting.
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Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Holdout U.S. Grounds Boeing Plane 13 Mar 11:19pm Updated Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Holdout U.S. Grounds Boeing Plane
The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 Max 8.
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13 Mar 11:13pm Updated U.S. Grounds Boeing Planes, After Days of Pressure
The American agency was the last major holdout as other countries grounded or banned Max planes from their airspace after the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash this weekend.
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Critic Who Exposed China’s Muslim Camps is Detained, Even Across the Border 13 Mar 11:12pm Critic Who Exposed China’s Muslim Camps is Detained, Even Across the Border
Serikzhan Bilash, who was instrumental in documenting China’s vast detentions of Muslim minorities, now faces charges in Kazakhstan
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13 Mar 11:06pm Facebook turns to Twitter to explain outages
Facebook, the world's largest social network, relied on Twitter on Wednesday to explain that its apps were experiencing outages around the world.
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Cao Shunli died five years ago. She stood up to China on human rights, and so must we | Frances Eve 13 Mar 10:57pm Cao Shunli died five years ago. She stood up to China on human rights, and so must we | Frances Eve
Cao died in her cell after making claims of torture and detention. The world must remember her spirit in facing up to Beijing Five years ago today, Chinese activist Cao Shunli died in a Beijing hospital surrounded by police. Her ordeal began in September 2013, when she tried to fly to Geneva to attend a session of the UN human rights council (UNHRC). Cao had submitted information on extralegal detention and torture in China to the UN and expressed the hope that if she could get even “50 or 100 words” into a UN report, “many of our problems could start to get addressed”.
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13 Mar 10:42pm Power restored to Venezuela, minister says
Venezuela's information minister has said that a huge power outage that has left most of the country dark for a week has been completely restored.
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Netflix to set own official UK age ratings under BBFC system 13 Mar 10:16pm Netflix to set own official UK age ratings under BBFC system
The streaming giant will use an algorithm to make sure its entire catalogue has an official rating.
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Why George Pell was sentenced to six years and what happens next - the reckoning podcast 13 Mar 10:15pm Why George Pell was sentenced to six years and what happens next - the reckoning podcast
In an extraordinary sitting of the county court of Victoria, chief judge Peter Kidd sat and delivered a detailed sentence to George Pell for the five counts of child sexual abuse he had been found guilty of. Melissa Davey tells David Marr why this was a ‘masterclass’ verdict and brings us the personal accounts of those harmed by Pell’s crimes.
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13 Mar 10:00pm U.S. Steps Up Criticism of China for Detentions in Xinjiang
Western governments, academic experts and human rights supporters challenged Beijing over its mass detention of Muslims in China’s western region.
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MPs told to pass Brexit deal by next Wednesday or face long article 50 extension - as it happened 13 Mar 9:57pm MPs told to pass Brexit deal by next Wednesday or face long article 50 extension - as it happened
MPs vote by 321 to 278 to rule out no deal despite government whipping Tory MPs against motion, following 312-308 win for Spelman amendment
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How crooks are using every dirty trick they can think of to avoid getting caught flytipping 13 Mar 9:50pm Updated How crooks are using every dirty trick they can think of to avoid getting caught flytipping
Alastair Jenkins, an enforcement officer with Walsall Council, in the West Midlands, shares the diary of his daily battles to bring the perpetrators of this shameful crime to justice.
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New Zealand in shock after climate change minister attacked in park 13 Mar 9:48pm New Zealand in shock after climate change minister attacked in park
PM Jacinda Ardern says access to politicians could be in doubt after James Shaw was assaulted on his way to Parliament House The New Zealand climate change minister has been attacked while walking to Parliament House, the first physical assault on a politician in the country in more than 10 years. James Shaw, who is also the joint leader of the Greens party, was outside the Botanic Gardens in the capital Wellington at 7.30am on Thursday when he was assaulted by an unknown man.
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Brexit: MPs vote to reject no-deal Brexit 13 Mar 9:45pm Updated Brexit: MPs vote to reject no-deal Brexit
MPs will vote on delaying Brexit after rejecting the idea of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.
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Brexit: MPs told to pass deal by next Wednesday or face long article 50 extension - Politics live 13 Mar 9:37pm Updated Brexit: MPs told to pass deal by next Wednesday or face long article 50 extension - Politics live
MPs vote by 321 to 278 to rule out no deal despite government whipping Tory MPs against motion, following 312-308 win for Spelman amendment
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Sole survivor of Ben Nevis avalanche speaks from hospital bed 13 Mar 9:23pm Sole survivor of Ben Nevis avalanche speaks from hospital bed
Mathieu Biselx (pictured), 30, was seriously wounded in the avalanche on Britain's tallest peak which 'wiped out' the rest of his climbing party.
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13 Mar 9:19pm Updated USC says students connected to cheating scheme will be denied admission
They were part of the scam -- and its unraveling
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What No Deal Brexit tariffs would really mean for Britain 13 Mar 9:17pm Updated What No Deal Brexit tariffs would really mean for Britain
The new levies, to be imposed from the day after a March 29 Brexit if MPs vote for a No Deal withdrawal, would force up prices on EU imports including cars and many food products.
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Formula 1: FIA race director Charlie Whiting dies aged 66 13 Mar 9:14pm Formula 1: FIA race director Charlie Whiting dies aged 66
Charlie Whiting, the head of Formula 1 for governing body the FIA and one of the most influential people in the sport for decades, dies aged 66.
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Edinburgh University lecturer is cleared over anti-English hate crime 13 Mar 9:14pm Edinburgh University lecturer is cleared over anti-English hate crime
Edinburgh lecturer James Mooney (pictured) was reported to police over a post he wrote on his Instagram page after showing the 1996 movie to a visiting group of American students.
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13 Mar 9:13pm Updated At least 6 people killed in a school shooting in Brazil
At least six people were killed Wednesday in a shooting at a school near Sao Paulo, Brazil, the local government said on its official Twitter account.
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13 Mar 9:03pm What we know so far in the college admissions cheating scandal
The biggest college admissions scam ever prosecuted in the US is a harsh reminder that wealthy families can cheat their way to even greater privilege. And some say this scandal is just the tip of the iceberg.
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13 Mar 8:35pm Russia sought to interfere with US election systems in 2018 midterms: US official
Russia sought to interfere with US election systems during the 2018 midterm elections, a US official told CNN Wednesday.
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Pound  ROCKETS to two-year high against the euro and surges against dollar 13 Mar 8:33pm Pound  ROCKETS to two-year high against the euro and surges against dollar
Sterling rocketed to almost €1.18, a 22-month high, following two votes in Westminster to rule out a cliff-edge exit in any circumstances - in another defeat for Theresa May.
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U.K. Lawmakers Reject ‘No-Deal’ Brexit, and Defy Theresa May Yet Again 13 Mar 8:23pm Updated U.K. Lawmakers Reject ‘No-Deal’ Brexit, and Defy Theresa May Yet Again
Parliament’s actions undercut the prime minister, worsening the power vacuum in British politics and making an extension of the Brexit deadline more likely.
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Senate passes resolution to end US support for Saudi war in Yemen 13 Mar 8:03pm Senate passes resolution to end US support for Saudi war in Yemen
The approval puts Congress on a collision course with Donald Trump in an unprecedented rebuke of his foreign policy The Senate has voted to end US support for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition’s war in Yemen, bringing Congress one step closer to a unprecedented rebuke of Donald Trump’s foreign policy. Lawmakers have never before invoked the decades-old War Powers Resolution to stop a foreign conflict, but they are poised to do just that in the bid to cut off US support for a war that has triggered a humanitarian catastrophe.
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Live Briefing: Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Holdout U.S. Grounds Boeing Plane 13 Mar 8:03pm Updated Live Briefing: Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Holdout U.S. Grounds Boeing Plane
The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 Max 8.
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Brazil School Shooting Leaves 5 Students and 2 Employees Dead 13 Mar 7:34pm Brazil School Shooting Leaves 5 Students and 2 Employees Dead
The authorities say two teenagers barged into a school wearing masks and opened fire on students and staff members.
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13 Mar 7:27pm Updated A Simple Guide to the Aftermath of the Ethiopian Airlines Crash
The crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 has led much of the world to ground the popular plane and raised urgent questions about its safety.
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Gridlock, the Latest American Import, Arrives in Brexit Britain 13 Mar 7:15pm Updated Gridlock, the Latest American Import, Arrives in Brexit Britain
With Wednesday’s parliamentary vote foreclosing an exit from the European Union with no deal, the authority of Britain’s executive branch was diminished to a point not seen in recent history.
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Boeing, Facebook, Paul Manafort: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing 13 Mar 7:14pm Updated Boeing, Facebook, Paul Manafort: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
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Saudi Arabia Tortured a U.S. Citizen, His Son Tells Congress 13 Mar 7:11pm Updated Saudi Arabia Tortured a U.S. Citizen, His Son Tells Congress
Dr. Walid Fitaihi, a dual citizen of Saudi Arabia and the U.S., has been locked up for more than a year without any charges or trial, his son says.
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Norwich win fifth straight game to return to top of Championship 13 Mar 6:55pm Updated Norwich win fifth straight game to return to top of Championship
Norwich make it five Championship wins in a row with victory over Hull to move back above Leeds to the top of the table.
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A third big Brexit vote? 13 Mar 6:50pm A third big Brexit vote?
MPs have rejected a no-deal Brexit. The BBC's Chris Mason explains what might happen next.
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Huge lorry tailbacks as Operation Stack is rolled out during Storm Gareth 13 Mar 6:41pm Updated Huge lorry tailbacks as Operation Stack is rolled out during Storm Gareth
Operation Stack was implemented in Kent for the first time since 2015 as the queue reached seven miles in Kent - and P&O Ferries said its Dover-Calais sailings were delayed by 90 minutes.
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Messi inspires five-goal Barca to win over Lyon 13 Mar 6:27pm Updated Messi inspires five-goal Barca to win over Lyon
Lionel Messi scores twice as Barcelona reach the Champions League quarter-finals for a record 12th consecutive year with a win over Lyon.
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Boeing, College Admissions, Paul Manafort: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing 13 Mar 6:24pm Updated Boeing, College Admissions, Paul Manafort: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Liverpool beat Bayern to reach last eight 13 Mar 6:22pm Updated Liverpool beat Bayern to reach last eight
Two goals from Sadio Mane and another from Virgil van Dijk see off Bayern Munich as Liverpool secure passage into the Champions League quarter-finals.
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Bloody Sunday commander Derek Wilford stands by soldiers 13 Mar 6:17pm Updated Bloody Sunday commander Derek Wilford stands by soldiers
The PPS will announce on Thursday whether the soldiers will face criminal charges.
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A Race to Save Children in Nigeria Collapse, but 8 People Are Dead 13 Mar 6:15pm A Race to Save Children in Nigeria Collapse, but 8 People Are Dead
Numerous others were still missing after the collapse of the three-story structure, which housed a primary and nursery school.
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Extra £100m fund to tackle knife crime - Hammond 13 Mar 6:05pm Updated Extra £100m fund to tackle knife crime - Hammond
Mayor of London calls money "a drop in the ocean compared to the huge cuts to police since 2010".
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Man, 18, is third person to be charged with murder of Jodie Chesney, 17 13 Mar 6:05pm Man, 18, is third person to be charged with murder of Jodie Chesney, 17
Svenson Ong-a-kwie, 18, was arrested on 10 March on suspicion of murder and is set to appear at Barkingside Magistrates' Court on Thursday 14 March.
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Jodie Chesney stabbing: Third man charged with murder 13 Mar 5:59pm Jodie Chesney stabbing: Third man charged with murder
Eighteen-year-old Svenson Ong-a-kwie is due to appear in custody in court on Thursday.
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Jodie Chesney: third person charged over east London murder 13 Mar 5:58pm Jodie Chesney: third person charged over east London murder
Svenson Ong-akwie, 18, to face court over fatal stabbing of teenage girl
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 How did my MP vote on no-deal? 13 Mar 5:53pm Updated How did my MP vote on no-deal?
Check how your MP voted in the latest Brexit vote.
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Buzz Aldrin: Apollo 11 astronaut drops lawsuit against his two adult children 13 Mar 5:50pm Buzz Aldrin: Apollo 11 astronaut drops lawsuit against his two adult children
The former astronaut had accused them and his former manager of financial shenanigans and slander A lawyer for Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin said on Wednesday that a legal fight over whether Aldrin is competent to manage his affairs is over. Attorney Keith Durkin said Wednesday that two of Aldrin’s adult children have withdrawn their petition seeking guardianship of Aldrin’s affairs, and the former astronaut, the second person to walk on the moon, has dropped his civil lawsuit against his children and former manager. Aldrin had accused them of financial shenanigans and slandering him.
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Fossil-fuel heating systems will be BANNED in all new-build houses 13 Mar 5:48pm Updated Fossil-fuel heating systems will be BANNED in all new-build houses
In the Spring Statement the Chancellor announced new standards 'mandating the end of fossil fuel heating systems in new homes from 2025 delivering lower carbon, and lower fuel bills too'.
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Sidney Verba, Innovative Scholar of Democracies, Dies at 86 13 Mar 5:47pm Sidney Verba, Innovative Scholar of Democracies, Dies at 86
His pioneering research compared civic participation and democracy in five countries. In a parallel career, he headed, and digitized, Harvard’s library.
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Iran Rights Lawyer Sentenced to 38 Years in Prison and 148 Lashes, Husband Says 13 Mar 5:46pm Iran Rights Lawyer Sentenced to 38 Years in Prison and 148 Lashes, Husband Says
The reported punishment for Nasrin Sotoudeh, who was arrested last June after defending women who removed their head scarves, drew international condemnation.
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MPs vote to reject no-deal Brexit 13 Mar 5:42pm Updated MPs vote to reject no-deal Brexit
Theresa May says there is a "clear majority" against a no-deal Brexit, but the Commons decision is not legally binding.
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13 Mar 5:37pm Trump admin seeks to zero out Syria stabilization fund
With the Syrian Civil War entering its ninth year this month, the Trump administration is proposing to zero out all new US funding for stabilization efforts in the country.
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Justice Minister at Center of Trudeau Political Tempest Will Not Testify Again 13 Mar 5:31pm Justice Minister at Center of Trudeau Political Tempest Will Not Testify Again
The Canadian prime minister’s political opponents accused his Liberal Party of a cover-up.
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Katie Price, 40, is spotted Thai boxing while holidaying in Thailand on day of court case 13 Mar 5:24pm Updated Katie Price, 40, is spotted Thai boxing while holidaying in Thailand on day of court case
Crawley Magistrates' Court was forced to delay the mother-of-five's hearing for a week as Price is currently holidaying in Thailand (pictured) with her boyfriend Kris Boyson.
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Ben Nevis survivor says climbers had ‘two seconds’ before avalanche hit 13 Mar 5:12pm Ben Nevis survivor says climbers had ‘two seconds’ before avalanche hit
Mathieu Biselx is in hospital in Glasgow after rare avalanche killed three fellow climbers The sole survivor of an avalanche that killed three climbers on Ben Nevis has described being suddenly swept away by the force of the snowslide. Mathieu Biselx, 30, has told a Swiss newspaper he and his climbing companions had only two seconds’ warning before being hit by the sudden avalanche on No 5 Gully on the mountain, the UK’s highest peak.
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13 Mar 5:11pm Updated NFL superstar Beckham is on the move
An NFL superstar is on the move, and it's to a destination that would have been considered inconceivable a couple of years ago.
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Boeing, Brexit, Lagos: Your Thursday Briefing 13 Mar 5:06pm Boeing, Brexit, Lagos: Your Thursday Briefing
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13 Mar 4:54pm UK PMs inflict another heavy defeat on PM
British lawmakers have decisively rejected a no-deal Brexit, inflicting another heavy defeat on Britain's embattled Prime Minister and paving a way for the UK's departure from the EU to be delayed.
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Boeing Flights Grounded Across the Globe, but Not in the U.S. 13 Mar 4:47pm Updated Boeing Flights Grounded Across the Globe, but Not in the U.S.
Boeing’s chief made a personal appeal to President Trump, calling from Chicago to express his confidence in the safety of the company’s 737 Max 8 jets.
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13 Mar 4:44pm Family mourns three generations who perished in Ethiopian Airlines crash
A few days before Caroline Karanja boarded the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight to Kenya that crashed on Sunday, she sent a message to her sister saying she had an uneasy feeling.
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U.K. Lawmakers Reject ‘No-Deal’ Brexit, but Next Steps Remain Unclear 13 Mar 4:44pm Updated U.K. Lawmakers Reject ‘No-Deal’ Brexit, but Next Steps Remain Unclear
Parliament has said what it doesn’t want, not what it does. After defeating Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to leave the European Union, it has rejected leaving with no plan.
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13 Mar 4:40pm No one should be happy with rejection of no-deal
Brexit is due to happen on March 29, and the UK is sprinting to that finish line with absolutely no idea of what will happen.
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Dozens of Children Trapped and Several Killed in Collapse of Building in Lagos, Nigeria 13 Mar 4:29pm Updated Dozens of Children Trapped and Several Killed in Collapse of Building in Lagos, Nigeria
Local residents said at least 70 people were in the three-story structure, which housed a primary and nursery school. The governor said the school was operating illegally.
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5 Students Among 8 Killed in Brazil School Shooting 13 Mar 4:11pm 5 Students Among 8 Killed in Brazil School Shooting
The authorities say two teenagers barged into a school wearing masks and opened fire on students and staff members.
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Morning mail: No-deal Brexit rejected, One Nation funding, Manafort sentenced 13 Mar 4:09pm Morning mail: No-deal Brexit rejected, One Nation funding, Manafort sentenced
Thursday: British MPs vote against leaving the EU without a deal, in chaotic scenes: Plus: Paul Manafort gets more jail, and more charges Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Thursday 14 March.
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A Pledge to End Austerity, After Brexit 13 Mar 4:04pm A Pledge to End Austerity, After Brexit
The chancellor of the Exchequer said that the government could reap a $35 billion Brexit dividend, but only if it reaches a deal with the European Union.
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Grieving relatives visit Ethiopian site where 737 Max 8 smashed into the ground 13 Mar 4:04pm Updated Grieving relatives visit Ethiopian site where 737 Max 8 smashed into the ground
Grieving friends and family members broke down in tears while some had to be held back as they gathered at the crash site about 40 miles from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia.
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Live Briefing: Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Holdout U.S. to Ground Boeing Plane 13 Mar 4:03pm Live Briefing: Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Holdout U.S. to Ground Boeing Plane
The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 Max 8.
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13 Mar 4:02pm Updated England to provide free sanitary products to high school students
England will provide free sanitary products to high school students, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said Wednesday in his spring statement, in a fully funded government program aimed at tackling period poverty.
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13 Mar 3:59pm MPs reject no-deal Brexit... but it could still happen
MPs back amended version of May's proposal
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Brexit: MPs vote 312 to 308 to take No Deal OFF the table 13 Mar 3:48pm Brexit: MPs vote 312 to 308 to take No Deal OFF the table
In a fresh humiliation for Theresa May, a rebel amendment to rule out No Deal in all circumstances passed - setting the stage for a delay to Brexit amid fears Britain's exit could be cancelled altogether.
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Brexit, Boeing, Cardinal Pell: Your Wednesday Briefing 13 Mar 3:47pm Updated Brexit, Boeing, Cardinal Pell: Your Wednesday Briefing
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Boeing, Brexit, Russell Westbrook: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing 13 Mar 3:46pm Updated Boeing, Brexit, Russell Westbrook: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing
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Brexit: May suffers fresh defeat as MPs rule out no deal by majority of four – Politics live 13 Mar 3:42pm Updated Brexit: May suffers fresh defeat as MPs rule out no deal by majority of four – Politics live
MPs vote 312-308 for Spelman amendment after May’s withdrawal-deal defeat
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Relatives of Bloody Sunday victims hope long wait for justice could be over 13 Mar 3:40pm Relatives of Bloody Sunday victims hope long wait for justice could be over
Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service expected to bring charges against three or four former paratroopers Michael McKinney, Jean Hegarty and John Kelly – like all the close relatives of the Bloody Sunday victims – have waited more than 40 years for justice. On Thursday morning they, along with other families, will gather beside the rain-stained memorial to the 1972 shootings in the Bogside. Together they will walk to Derry’s neo-gothic Guildhall after learning whether Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service will bring charges for murder against the paratroopers who shot dead their brothers.
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Brexit: Croaking May stays silent as MPs prepare for No Deal vote 13 Mar 3:38pm Updated Brexit: Croaking May stays silent as MPs prepare for No Deal vote
In a fresh humiliation for Theresa May, a rebel amendment to rule out No Deal in all circumstances passed - setting the stage for a delay to Brexit amid fears Britain's exit could be cancelled altogether.
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New Brexit Defeat Plunges U.K.’s Theresa May Into Crisis 13 Mar 3:37pm Updated New Brexit Defeat Plunges U.K.’s Theresa May Into Crisis
Mrs. May lost a second vote on her plans to leave the European Union, and now faces unpalatable choices with time running out to avoid a chaotic exit.
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US to ground all Boeing crash aircraft 13 Mar 3:37pm Updated US to ground all Boeing crash aircraft
It follows the lead of many other countries after two Boeing 737 Max 8 crashes in five months.
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13 Mar 3:36pm UK MPs reject no-deal Brexit
No-deal Brexit still possible even if it's rejected Key Brexit questions answered
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13 Mar 3:32pm Your Essential Guide to the Aftermath of the Ethiopian Airlines Crash
The crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 has led much of the world to ground the popular plane and raised urgent questions about its safety.
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Brazil school shooting: eight people killed, including five students 13 Mar 3:31pm Brazil school shooting: eight people killed, including five students
Eight people and the two gunmen are among the dead in school shooting near São Paulo Eight people, including five schoolchildren, have been killed by gunmen who opened fire in a high school near São Paulo, before turning their guns on themselves when police arrived. The two gunmen, aged 25 and 17, walked into the state school in Suzano, near São Paulo, at around 9.30am on Wednesday, and opened fire while students were on a break.
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Claire Colebourn says she drowned daughter to keep her safe 13 Mar 3:19pm Claire Colebourn says she drowned daughter to keep her safe
Mother tells trial she believed three-year-old would be safer in heaven away from father
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13 Mar 3:17pm Updated Which airlines are still flying Boeing 737 Max?
An investigation is underway after a Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft crashed Sunday in Ethiopia, killing all 157 people on board.
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Paul Manafort: Ex-Trump chief gets 43 more months in jail 13 Mar 3:15pm Updated Paul Manafort: Ex-Trump chief gets 43 more months in jail
Former campaign manager Paul Manafort had pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the special counsel.
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Police arrest suspect, 32, in Estonia over murder of French film producer 13 Mar 3:12pm Updated Police arrest suspect, 32, in Estonia over murder of French film producer
The body of 34-year-old Laureline Garcia-Bertaux was found buried in the west London suburb after she was reported missing from work.
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Brexit: MPs vote on ruling out no-deal exit from EU – Politics live 13 Mar 3:09pm Brexit: MPs vote on ruling out no-deal exit from EU – Politics live
MPs hold fresh vote after May’s withdrawal-deal defeat
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Live Briefing: Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Holdout U.S. to Ground Boeing Plane, Trump Says 13 Mar 3:06pm Updated Live Briefing: Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Holdout U.S. to Ground Boeing Plane, Trump Says
The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 Max 8.
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Arctic temperature rises must be urgently tackled, warns UN 13 Mar 3:01pm Arctic temperature rises must be urgently tackled, warns UN
Joyce Msuya, of UN Environment, aims to avoid dangerous tipping points Sharp and potentially devastating
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Facebook platforms suffer outages in Americas and Europe 13 Mar 3:00pm Facebook platforms suffer outages in Americas and Europe
Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger have all been encountering problems on Wednesday Facebook has been suffering from outages across the world since around 12pm ET Wednesday. All four of the company’s main applications – Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger – were encountering problems, according to
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Brexit: MPs debate ruling out no-deal exit from EU – Politics live 13 Mar 2:59pm Updated Brexit: MPs debate ruling out no-deal exit from EU – Politics live
MPs to hold fresh vote after May’s withdrawal-deal defeat
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Spring Statement: Hammond urges MPs to avoid No Deal and BACK Brexit delay 13 Mar 2:49pm Updated Spring Statement: Hammond urges MPs to avoid No Deal and BACK Brexit delay
Philip Hammond appealed for 'consensus' over how Britain should leave the EUas he painted a rosy picture of the economy if Brexit hardliners back down and endorse the deal.
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Children trapped after fatal building collapse in Nigeria 13 Mar 2:45pm Children trapped after fatal building collapse in Nigeria
At least four dead and scores feared buried under rubble of ‘illegal school’ in Lagos Children are among many people feared to be trapped after a building containing a school collapsed in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos. Workers on top of the rubble shovelled debris away as thousands of people gathered around the rescue site, with dozens watching from rooftops and hundreds more packed into the surrounding streets.
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13 Mar 2:38pm Updated Theresa May Finds Herself Without a Voice, or a Friend
Speaking in a raspy, croaking voice, the British prime minister angrily told lawmakers they would now need to make the hard choices.
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Riders hit pedestrian at Tirreno-Adriatico - report & video 13 Mar 2:35pm Updated Riders hit pedestrian at Tirreno-Adriatico - report & video
Two riders crashed on the opening stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico on Wednesday after a pedestrian walked into their path.
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Trump orders Boeing 737 MAX 8s to be grounded 13 Mar 2:34pm Trump orders Boeing 737 MAX 8s to be grounded
US President Donald Trump has ordered the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 8s following Sunday's deadly plane crash in Ethiopia.
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Live Briefing: Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Canada Grounds Boeing Plane, Leaving U.S. Basically Alone 13 Mar 2:30pm Updated Live Briefing: Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Canada Grounds Boeing Plane, Leaving U.S. Basically Alone
The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 Max 8.
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Hillsborough match commander will not testify at his trial 13 Mar 2:27pm Hillsborough match commander will not testify at his trial
David Duckenfield’s lawyer says he will not call ex-officer at manslaughter hearing
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Labour may call for a second Brexit referendum but not until NEXT WEEK says Emily Thornberry 13 Mar 2:17pm Updated Labour may call for a second Brexit referendum but not until NEXT WEEK says Emily Thornberry
The shadow foreign secretary (right) admitted 'I don't know for sure' amid ongoing confusion about Labour's support for a new Brexit vote. Mr Corbyn has appeared to prefer a Brexit on his terms.
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13 Mar 2:16pm Updated US pilots previously complained about the Boeing 737 Max in a federal database
US pilots who fly the Boeing 737 Max have registered complaints about the way the jet has performed in flight, according to a federal database accessed by CNN.
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Toyota joins space race with plan for self-driving lunar rover 13 Mar 1:59pm Toyota joins space race with plan for self-driving lunar rover
Japanese firm’s vehicle would allow astronauts to travel on moon without space suits Toyota is to build a self-driving lunar rover that will enable astronauts to travel on the surface of the moon without space suits, as Japan raises the stakes amid renewed international interest in lunar exploration. The Japanese carmaker and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Jaxa) hope the vehicle will be included in a mission to the moon between 2029 and 2034, according to
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Brazil school shooting: Deadly attack in São Paulo 13 Mar 1:55pm Updated Brazil school shooting: Deadly attack in São Paulo
Two gunmen kill at least eight people, including six students, before killing themselves.
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Bolsonaro paramilitary ties in spotlight after photo with murder suspect 13 Mar 1:53pm Bolsonaro paramilitary ties in spotlight after photo with murder suspect
An image of Brazil’s president with a suspect in Marielle Franco’s death has raised questions over his family’s alleged mafia ties
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Angry protests after 12 babies die in Tunisia hospital 13 Mar 1:48pm Angry protests after 12 babies die in Tunisia hospital
Crowds gather at the Rabta hospital, as a bereaved father says officials must be held accountable.
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Labour will call for a second Brexit referendum but not until NEXT WEEK says Emily Thornberry 13 Mar 1:47pm Labour will call for a second Brexit referendum but not until NEXT WEEK says Emily Thornberry
The shadow foreign secretary (right) admitted 'I don't know for sure' amid ongoing confusion about Labour's support for a new Brexit vote. Mr Corbyn has appeared to prefer a Brexit on his terms.
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Brazil shooting: at least 10 killed at high school 13 Mar 1:45pm Brazil shooting: at least 10 killed at high school
Six students and the two gunmen are among the dead in shooting near São Paulo Ten people have been killed in a school shooting near São Paulo, including six high school students and the two killers, who turned their guns on themselves when police arrived. The two gunmen, aged 25 and 17, walked into the state school in Suzano, near São Paulo, at around 9.30am on Tuesday, and opened fire with a revolver and a crossbow.
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UN plan for Syria should take priority | Letters 13 Mar 1:39pm UN plan for Syria should take priority | Letters
While there is no clear picture of what next for the situation inside of Syria, donors should not write blank cheques for reconstruction, writes Cafod’s
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Distracted boyfriend couple star in Hungary pro-family ads 13 Mar 1:31pm Distracted boyfriend couple star in Hungary pro-family ads
Hungary's family policies are promoted with help from one of the internet's best-known dysfunctional couples.
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Cheltenham Festival: Altior battles to victory while Tiger Roll impresses 13 Mar 1:26pm Cheltenham Festival: Altior battles to victory while Tiger Roll impresses
Altior claims a record-equalling 18th win as Grand National winner Tiger Roll shines on day two at the Cheltenham Festival.
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13 Mar 1:26pm Norwegian Air demands compensation from Boeing
European discount carrier Norwegian Air is seeking compensation from Boeing for its grounded fleet of 737 Max 8 jets.
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Spring statement policies look to Brexit and a hi-tech future 13 Mar 1:24pm Spring statement policies look to Brexit and a hi-tech future
Chancellor promises a global Britain and announces funds for science and digital projects The chancellor outlined a package of measures at the spring statement designed to prepare Britain for life outside the EU, as well as for the hi-tech digital jobs of the future. Alongside the central update on the economy, other announcements made by Philip Hammond included:
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Nigeria school collapse: Lagos building disaster leaves 10 dead 13 Mar 1:20pm Nigeria school collapse: Lagos building disaster leaves 10 dead
At least 10 people are killed and many more feared trapped in the rubble of a four-storey building.
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Cosy six-bed house that doubled as Midsomer Murders filming location hits market for £1.195m 13 Mar 1:19pm Cosy six-bed house that doubled as Midsomer Murders filming location hits market for £1.195m
Dillamores, in the picturesque Oxfordshire village of Chinnor, appeared in the hugely popular ITV crime drama in 2010, in an episode called The Made to Measure Murders.
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Chilling moment teenage slasher, 19, strolls into One Stop Shop... before stabbing woman 29 times 13 Mar 1:09pm Chilling moment teenage slasher, 19, strolls into One Stop Shop... before stabbing woman 29 times
Ethan Mountain, 19, launched a '50 second' attack on Joan Hoggett in Sunderland. Today he admitted manslaughter - a year after after saying he would 'end up in Broadmoor'.
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Ireland blasts no-deal Brexit tariff plan as experts warn of ‘smugglers paradise’ border move 13 Mar 1:07pm Ireland blasts no-deal Brexit tariff plan as experts warn of ‘smugglers paradise’ border move
Ireland's foreign minister Simon Coveney (pictured) said the Irish government was in talk with the EU about how to respond to the prospective import duties unveiled in London today.
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Brexit: Chancellor Philip Hammond calls for cross-party compromise 13 Mar 1:02pm Updated Brexit: Chancellor Philip Hammond calls for cross-party compromise
The chancellor asks for cross-party consensus, despite the PM still appearing to back her own deal.
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Aurizon sues environmental activists and seeks $375,000 after protests stop coal trains 13 Mar 1:00pm Aurizon sues environmental activists and seeks $375,000 after protests stop coal trains
Exclusive: Aurizon, which is in negotiations with Adani, accused of bullying ‘concerned citizens’ The freight rail operator Aurizon has launched legal action against five environmental activists and is seeking $375,000 in compensation for a series of recent protests that stopped coal trains. Aurizon lodged a statement of claim in the Queensland supreme court in January against the group Frontline Action on Coal (Flac) Incorporated, seeking “user-rent” from the organisation as damages for five separate protests in December and January that blocked the rail line.
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Mother, 35, GUILTY of gross negligence manslaughter after her 13-month-old baby girl died in bath 13 Mar 12:56pm Updated Mother, 35, GUILTY of gross negligence manslaughter after her 13-month-old baby girl died in bath
Little Rosie was in the bath at their home in Flintshire, Wales, while her mother was on the phone to her partner. Morris then called a friend for ten minutes after discovering her child was not breathing.
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Dozens of Children Trapped in Building Collapse in Lagos, Nigeria 13 Mar 12:53pm Updated Dozens of Children Trapped in Building Collapse in Lagos, Nigeria
Local residents said at least 70 people were in the three-story structure, which housed a primary and nursery school.
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Paul Manafort indicted in New York moments after sentencing – live 13 Mar 12:44pm Paul Manafort indicted in New York moments after sentencing – live
Former Trump campaign chairman sentenced to total of 90 months between both hearings, and has already served nine of those months
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Brexit: May slams Corbyn for risking no deal by refusing to back plan 13 Mar 12:26pm Updated Brexit: May slams Corbyn for risking no deal by refusing to back plan
The Prime Minister asked her Environment Secretary Michael Gove to step in - but Mrs May sat behind him throughout as he backed her motion that Britain should not leave the EU without a deal.
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Some U.S. Passengers Balk at Boarding a Max 8, but Disruption Is Minimal 13 Mar 12:26pm Updated Some U.S. Passengers Balk at Boarding a Max 8, but Disruption Is Minimal
As countries across the world banned the Boeing airplane, it was business as usual in the United States and Canada.
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Live Briefing: Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Canada Grounds Boeing Plane, Leaving U.S. Alone 13 Mar 12:26pm Live Briefing: Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Canada Grounds Boeing Plane, Leaving U.S. Alone
The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 Max 8.
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Paul Manafort sentenced to six years for conspiracy – live 13 Mar 12:22pm Paul Manafort sentenced to six years for conspiracy – live
Former Trump campaign chairman faced up to additional 10 years in prison at second sentencing hearing part of Mueller investigation
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Teenager arrested over Billing racist abuse 13 Mar 12:19pm Teenager arrested over Billing racist abuse
A 16-year-old male has been arrested for allegedly calling Huddersfield Town midfielder Philip Billing a "black donkey" online.
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Cheltenham Festival: Altior battles for record-equalling victory 13 Mar 12:16pm Updated Cheltenham Festival: Altior battles for record-equalling victory
Altior claims a record-equalling 18th win with a thrilling victory in the Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham.
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Has ​Emily Maitlis ​captured ​the mood of the nation? - video 13 Mar 12:06pm Has ​Emily Maitlis ​captured ​the mood of the nation? - video
Amid the endless news coverage of Brexit, the BBC Newsnight presenter’s exasperated eyeroll as she grilled Labour’s Barry Gardiner has been credited with summing up the national feeling
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Paul Manafort sentenced to six years for conspiracy – follow live 13 Mar 12:05pm Paul Manafort sentenced to six years for conspiracy – follow live
Former Trump campaign chairman faced up to additional 10 years in prison at second sentencing hearing part of Mueller investigation
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Former Trump campaign chief jailed for 73 months 13 Mar 12:04pm Former Trump campaign chief jailed for 73 months
Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been jailed for 73 months after admitting two charges of conspiracy.
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Nigeria school collapse: Children killed in Lagos building 13 Mar 11:59am Updated Nigeria school collapse: Children killed in Lagos building
At least eight Nigerian pupils die and many more are feared trapped in the rubble of the building.
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Israel criticises Catalan government over Anne Frank tweet 13 Mar 11:56am Israel criticises Catalan government over Anne Frank tweet
Israeli embassy in Spain calls use of quote for political cause ‘a disgrace’ The Israeli embassy in Madrid has accused the Catalan government of using the Holocaust “to promote a political cause”, after its spokeswoman tweeted
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Paul Manafort apologizes to court ahead of sentencing – live 13 Mar 11:54am Updated Paul Manafort apologizes to court ahead of sentencing – live
Former Trump campaign chairman faces up to additional 10 years in prison at second sentencing hearing part of Mueller investigation
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13 Mar 11:47am Updated May confirms she will vote against no-deal Brexit
No-deal Brexit still possible even if lawmakers reject it Key Brexit questions answered
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Brazil shooting: at least 10 killed at elementary school 13 Mar 11:44am Brazil shooting: at least 10 killed at elementary school
Six children, two adults, one person standing outside and the two gunmen among the dead, said São Paulo governor João Doria At least 10 people have been killed at a Brazilian elementary school where two young men were seen entering the building and firing weapons early on Wednesday. Among the dead were six schoolchildren, two adults who worked at the building, one person who was standing just outside the school and the two gunmen, said São Paulo governor João Doria.
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French Camembert war flares up again over labelling stink 13 Mar 11:30am French Camembert war flares up again over labelling stink
Cheesemakers protest in Paris in row over use of ‘protected designation of origin’ label France’s Camembert war have reignited after protesters kicked up a stink over proposed changes to labelling rules. Campaigners say the move to allow mass-produced Camembert to use the prestigious
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Declan Rice: England call-up for West Ham midfielder for Euro 2020 qualifiers 13 Mar 11:22am Updated Declan Rice: England call-up for West Ham midfielder for Euro 2020 qualifiers
West Ham midfielder Declan Rice is named in England's squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Montenegro in March.
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13 Mar 11:19am Building collapse in Nigerian city leaves school children trapped
A three-story building housing school collapsed Wednesday morning in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, officials and eyewitnesses told CNN.
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US college admissions scandal: how did the scheme work and who was charged? 13 Mar 11:16am US college admissions scandal: how did the scheme work and who was charged?
Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were among 50 charged in scheme to get children into universities via bribery and cheating There are 50 people
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Sarah Morris jailed for three years after daughter drowns in bath 13 Mar 11:16am Updated Sarah Morris jailed for three years after daughter drowns in bath
Sarah Morris is convicted of the gross negligence manslaughter of her one-year-old daughter Rosie.
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Venezuela blackout: what caused it and what happens next? 13 Mar 11:10am Venezuela blackout: what caused it and what happens next?
The oil-rich country was hit by a devastating power cut last Thursday and parts of the capital and other cities are still affected The oil-rich but crisis-afflicted South American country
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Three Generations of a Canadian Family Died in Ethiopian Plane Crash 13 Mar 11:04am Updated Three Generations of a Canadian Family Died in Ethiopian Plane Crash
“I am not angry, but I am devastated. I have lost everyone,” said Manant Vaidya, whose parents, sister, brother-in-law and two teenage nieces died in the crash.
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13 Mar 11:03am Updated He rebuilt Bayern Munich after surviving the Holocaust
For a club so intent on making history, it is perhaps apt that Bayern Munich will at last honor one of the club's most important figures who helped lay the foundations for its future greatness.
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E-passport changes will cause longer queues for Britons, leak reveals 13 Mar 11:03am E-passport changes will cause longer queues for Britons, leak reveals
Allowing citizens from more countries to use e-gates will affect post-Brexit UK borders
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13 Mar 10:55am Updated Pilots previously complained about the Boeing 737 Max in a federal database
US pilots who fly the Boeing 737 Max have registered complaints about the way the jet has performed in flight, according to a federal database accessed by CNN.
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Paul Manafort faces second sentencing on two counts of conspiracy – live 13 Mar 10:50am Updated Paul Manafort faces second sentencing on two counts of conspiracy – live
Former Trump campaign chairman was sentenced last week to 47 months and faces up to 10 years in prison
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Venezuela: prominent journalist taken by intelligence service 13 Mar 10:43am Updated Venezuela: prominent journalist taken by intelligence service
Luis Carlos Díaz, who was charged with inciting violence and ordered not to leave the country, was released late on Tuesday A prominent Venezuelan journalist who had been reporting on the country’s escalating political crisis and
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Live Briefing: Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Pilot Reported ‘Flight Control Problems’ Minutes Before Crash 13 Mar 10:43am Updated Live Briefing: Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Pilot Reported ‘Flight Control Problems’ Minutes Before Crash
The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 Max 8.
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13 Mar 10:41am Updated The core of the scheme, according to prosecutors, is remarkably simple and brazen. Cheat, bribe and lie.
The college admissions scheme revealed Tuesday is the largest of its kind ever prosecuted, federal prosecutors said, and features 50 defendants across six states, millions of dollars in illegally funneled funds and a handful of the country's most selective universities.
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Friend of Manchester knife victim calls for more police on streets 13 Mar 10:37am Friend of Manchester knife victim calls for more police on streets
Funeral held for 17-year-old Yousef Makki, who was stabbed in Hale Barns this month A close friend of a teenager stabbed to death in Manchester has appealed for more police on the streets. Yousef Makki, 17, died after being knifed in the wealthy suburb of Hale Barns this month. Yousef had hoped to become a heart surgeon and had won a bursary to attend the prestigious private school Manchester Grammar when he was 11.
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U.N. Is Rebuked by Own Expert for Neglecting Kosovo Poisoning Victims 13 Mar 10:30am U.N. Is Rebuked by Own Expert for Neglecting Kosovo Poisoning Victims
Baskut Tuncak, a specialist on toxic waste cases, said the body’s integrity was at risk over its failure to compensate Roma families sickened in its camps.
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Brazil school shooting: Fatal attack in São Paulo 13 Mar 10:18am Brazil school shooting: Fatal attack in São Paulo
At least five students and an adult have been killed at a school near São Paulo, police say.
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Brazil shooting: eight killed at elementary school – report 13 Mar 10:18am Brazil shooting: eight killed at elementary school – report
Globo reported that five children, one adult and two adolescent shooters were among the dead in the city of São Paulo At least eight people were killed at a elementary school in the Brazilian city of São Paulo, where two young people were seen entering the building and firing weapons early on Wednesday, according to the Globo TV network. Globo reported that five children, one adult and two adolescent shooters were among the dead. Police and firefighters did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
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Teen gunmen kill five children in Brazil school shooting 13 Mar 10:16am Teen gunmen kill five children in Brazil school shooting
At least five children have been killed after teenage gunmen stormed a primary school in Brazil, police say.
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Chinese parents storm primary school in rotten food row 13 Mar 10:12am Chinese parents storm primary school in rotten food row
Mouldy meat found after children experienced breathing problems and stomach pains Hundreds of parents have stormed a primary school in south-western China after learning their children were being fed spoilt food, clashing with riot police and refusing to leave. Parents of students attending the Chengdu No 7 Experimental school, a private institution with an intake of about 6,000, discovered issues with school lunches after their children experienced breathing problems and stomach pains.
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Nigeria school collapse: Children die in Lagos building 13 Mar 10:06am Updated Nigeria school collapse: Children die in Lagos building
At least eight Nigerian pupils die and many more are feared trapped in the rubble of the building.
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Three are killed and four others rushed to hospital after triple-vehicle crash 13 Mar 10:02am Updated Three are killed and four others rushed to hospital after triple-vehicle crash
Police described the crash on the A90 between Dundee and Aberdeen as 'serious' as firefighters were forced to cut injured people free from their vehicles.
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Edmond de Rothschild bank to be taken private by family 13 Mar 10:02am Edmond de Rothschild bank to be taken private by family
Move would make company the only Swiss private bank to be 100% family owned The family of Benjamin de Rothschild, a scion of the 250-year-old banking dynasty, has said its plans to take the stock market-listed Edmond de Rothschild bank private. Edmond de Rothschild would become the only Swiss private bank to be 100% family owned and under a simplified structure would be headquartered in Geneva, the historical centre of the country’s banking sector, if the plan announced on Wednesday is approved.
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Brazil school shooting leaves several dead 13 Mar 10:01am Brazil school shooting leaves several dead
At least five students and an adult are killed at the school in Suzano, São Paulo state, police say.
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No-deal Brexit tariffs are revealed: Car prices would rocket by up to £1,500 13 Mar 10:00am Updated No-deal Brexit tariffs are revealed: Car prices would rocket by up to £1,500
After the decisive defeat of Theresa May's Brexit deal last night, she has given MPs a vote at 7pm tonight on whether they want to leave the EU without a deal. Tomorrow MPs will also vote to delay Brexit.
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Children feared trapped after building collapses in Nigeria 13 Mar 10:00am Children feared trapped after building collapses in Nigeria
Many people believed to be under debris of structure that contained a school in Lagos Children are among many people feared to be trapped after a building containing a school collapsed in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos. Workers on top of the rubble shovelled debris away as thousands of people gathered around the rescue site, with dozens watching from rooftops and hundreds more packed into the surrounding streets.
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Labour will vote to block no deal tonight 13 Mar 9:59am Labour will vote to block no deal tonight
Jeremy Corbyn is expected to whip Labour MPs to vote against a no deal Brexit in the House of Commons tonight after the party helped block Theresa May's deal last night.
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Most imports tariff-free under no-deal plan 13 Mar 9:55am Updated Most imports tariff-free under no-deal plan
The government announces that most imports into the UK would not attract a tariff in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
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13 Mar 9:54am Updated Manafort sentencing highlights Russia probe looming over Trump
Paul Manafort's final date with his legal destiny on Wednesday -- barring a presidential pardon -- is sure to show why impeachment talk will not be quelled by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's fresh attempts to tamp it down.
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13 Mar 9:53am Egypt joins long list banning Boeing 737 MAX jets
Federal database reveals US pilots' complaints about the embattled 737 Max Which airlines are still flying 737 Max 8s?
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Cardinal Pell Was Sentenced to 6 Years. Here’s How Other Countries Have Punished Abusive Clergy. 13 Mar 9:49am Cardinal Pell Was Sentenced to 6 Years. Here’s How Other Countries Have Punished Abusive Clergy.
Cardinal Pell of Australia was sentenced to six years in prison for child sexual abuse. Other countries have had different approaches to dealing with abusive priests.
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Hammond promises Brexit dividend in spring statement 13 Mar 9:39am Hammond promises Brexit dividend in spring statement
OBR says lower borrowing has swelled chancellor’s five-year war chest to £26.6bn Philip Hammond promised a Brexit dividend to
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Spain investigates possible CIA links to embassy break-in 13 Mar 9:39am Spain investigates possible CIA links to embassy break-in
US intelligence agency denies involvement in robbery at North Korean embassy
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Brexit: How can Article 50 be extended? 13 Mar 9:37am Brexit: How can Article 50 be extended?
MPs are set to vote on extending Article 50, but how does the process work?
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One-state solution gains ground as Palestinians battle for equal rights 13 Mar 9:32am One-state solution gains ground as Palestinians battle for equal rights
Belief in two-state solution crumbles as up to 600,000 Israeli settlers remain on occupied land Maybe it wasn’t the wisest choice for a Palestinian activist living under the close watch of Israeli security. But Fadi Quran was obsessed and determined: he would study nuclear physics at Stanford University. “I got stopped at the border a lot,” he joked years later of the times he passed through Israeli passport control after graduating. “To be honest, when I first started I just wanted to win a Nobel prize in physics. I was 18 years old. I loved the stuff.”
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Spring Statement: Economy to grow at slowest pace since 2009 13 Mar 9:27am Spring Statement: Economy to grow at slowest pace since 2009
Economic growth this year is forecast be the slowest since the financial crisis, the Chancellor says.
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Rijksmuseum laments Dutch failure to return stolen colonial art 13 Mar 9:22am Rijksmuseum laments Dutch failure to return stolen colonial art
Amsterdam museum in talks with Sri Lanka and Indonesia about returning artefacts One of the Netherlands’ most venerated institutions, the Rijksmuseum, has described the country’s failure to return artefacts stolen from former colonies as a “disgrace” as it opened talks with Sri Lanka and Indonesia. The museum in Amsterdam is discussing the return of around 10 objects to their place of origin but there are thought to be about 1,000 stolen pieces in its collection.
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Brexit: May makes new free vote concession ahead of no-deal debate – Politics live 13 Mar 9:06am Brexit: May makes new free vote concession ahead of no-deal debate – Politics live
Fresh vote on nation’s future comes after Theresa May’s withdrawal proposal was defeated in the Commons on Tuesday
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Daniel Craig will drive £250,000 electric Aston Martin in next James Bond film 13 Mar 9:00am Updated Daniel Craig will drive £250,000 electric Aston Martin in next James Bond film
Director Cary Joji Fukunaga, 41, wants star Daniel Craig, 51, to take the wheel of a limited edition electric Rapide E (pictured) made by Aston Martin.
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Sarah Morris guilty of letting baby girl drown in bath 13 Mar 9:00am Updated Sarah Morris guilty of letting baby girl drown in bath
Sarah Morris is convicted of the gross negligence manslaughter of her one-year-old daughter Rosie.
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PMQs: May faces Corbyn after new free vote concession to Brexiters ahead of no-deal debate – Politics live 13 Mar 8:53am Updated PMQs: May faces Corbyn after new free vote concession to Brexiters ahead of no-deal debate – Politics live
Fresh vote on nation’s future comes after Theresa May’s withdrawal proposal was defeated in the Commons on Tuesday
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13 Mar 8:52am Updated Like clockwork, Swiss skier claims downhill title
Consistency was king for speed merchant Beat Feuz as the Swiss racer successfully defended his World Cup downhill season title in a tense battle with Italian Dominik Paris.
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Nigeria school collapse: Pupils trapped under Lagos building 13 Mar 8:49am Nigeria school collapse: Pupils trapped under Lagos building
The primary school was on the top floor of a building in the city of Lagos, reports say.
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13 Mar 8:42am Updated California gov. to stop death penalty (for now)
In a bold stroke meant to keep California at the cutting edge of criminal justice, Gov. Gavin Newsom will sign an executive order Wednesday placing a moratorium on the death penalty in the Golden State.
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Tina Malone admits breach of James Bulger killer injunction 13 Mar 8:40am Tina Malone admits breach of James Bulger killer injunction
Actor says she was unaware it was wrong to share Facebook post purportedly revealing new identity of Jon Venables Tina Malone has admitted breaching an injunction protecting the identity of James Bulger killer Jon Venables by sharing a post on social media. The high court heard that the actor shared a post on Facebook in February 2018 which purportedly included an image of Venables and his new name.
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Views with value: how cities preserve their defining vistas 13 Mar 8:39am Views with value: how cities preserve their defining vistas
Cities have long sought to preserve historic views of landmarks or mountainous horizons. Architect Tom Brigden maps out protected ‘viewing corridors’ in cities from London to Vancouver
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Manu Tuilagi: England centre to stay with Leicester Tigers 13 Mar 8:30am Updated Manu Tuilagi: England centre to stay with Leicester Tigers
England centre Manu Tuilagi is to stay with Leicester Tigers, despite a lucrative offer to join French club Racing 92.
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Nigeria school collapse: Pupils feared dead in Lagos 13 Mar 8:29am Nigeria school collapse: Pupils feared dead in Lagos
The primary school was on the top floor of a building in the city of Lagos, reports say.
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13 Mar 8:20am Updated Huawei CEO: Why are US singling us out?
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei says the US government's campaign against the Chinese tech company risks damaging America's international reputation.
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Emily Maitlis is praised for capturing ‘the mood of the nation’ with an exasperated eye-roll 13 Mar 8:18am Emily Maitlis is praised for capturing ‘the mood of the nation’ with an exasperated eye-roll
Emily Maitlis rolled her eyes, shook her head and took notes as Labour shadow minister Barry Gardiner stammered that Labour didn't have a Brexit policy for a general election on Newsnight.
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Nigeria school collapse: Fears of trapped children in Lagos 13 Mar 8:08am Nigeria school collapse: Fears of trapped children in Lagos
The primary school was on the top floor of a building in the city of Lagos, reports say.
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Live Briefing: Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Ethiopia to Send ‘Black Boxes’ Abroad for Analysis 13 Mar 8:03am Updated Live Briefing: Ethiopian Airlines Crash Updates: Ethiopia to Send ‘Black Boxes’ Abroad for Analysis
The latest on the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 Max 8.
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Man fights for his life and two others are rushed to hospital after triple stabbing 13 Mar 8:02am Man fights for his life and two others are rushed to hospital after triple stabbing
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. The incident happened at a gig in Brixton by US rapper Roddy Ricch (pictured at a previous gig) at the Electric Brixton venue.
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Ally of Estonia premier urges him not to form coalition with far right 13 Mar 8:01am Ally of Estonia premier urges him not to form coalition with far right
Guy Verhofstadt asks Jüri Ratas to break off talks with ‘party reminiscent of fascist regimes in Europe’ The prime minister of Estonia has been urged to break off coalition talks with far-right nationalists by one of his key allies in the European parliament. Jüri Ratas, the country’s premier since 2016, is scrambling to create a coalition to keep his Centre party in power following
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Ex-model Katie Price fails to appear at court 13 Mar 7:59am Ex-model Katie Price fails to appear at court
The 40-year-old was due to appear before magistrates in Crawley accused of abusive behaviour.
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James Bond to drive electric Aston Martin in new movie 13 Mar 7:59am James Bond to drive electric Aston Martin in new movie
Reports have emerged that Daniel Craig will get behind the wheel of a zero-emissions motor in his latest adventure – only £250,000 to dedicated fans Long-haul flights, tons of guns and a
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Children feared trapped as school collapses in Nigeria 13 Mar 7:59am Children feared trapped as school collapses in Nigeria
Children are feared trapped after a building containing a school collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria.
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Brexit: May makes fresh free vote concession to Brexiters ahead of debate on no deal – Politics live 13 Mar 7:52am Updated Brexit: May makes fresh free vote concession to Brexiters ahead of debate on no deal – Politics live
Fresh vote on nation’s future comes after Theresa May’s withdrawal proposal was defeated in the Commons on Tuesday
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France introduces in-car breathalyser that can disable motor 13 Mar 7:37am France introduces in-car breathalyser that can disable motor
Motorists convicted of drink driving will be allowed to use vehicle if they install machine French motorists convicted of drink driving will be allowed to continue using their vehicles by fitting them with a breathalyser machine under a new decree. The new machines will stop the vehicle motor from starting if the driver has been drinking.
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Ethiopian Airlines: Ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 jets, says CEO 13 Mar 7:36am Ethiopian Airlines: Ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 jets, says CEO
Many countries have grounded Boeing 737 Max jets after the Ethiopian Airlines crash but not the US.
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Climbers urged to pay attention to forecasts after Ben Nevis avalanche 13 Mar 7:30am Climbers urged to pay attention to forecasts after Ben Nevis avalanche
Rare warning of high risk of avalanche had been issued before deaths of three people Climbers have been urged to pay attention to avalanche forecasts on Scotland’s mountains after
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