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Tory leadership: Gove will be eighth candidate to enter race 25 May 11:28pm Tory leadership: Gove will be eighth candidate to enter race
Environment Secretary Michael Gove will be the eighth MP to enter the race to be Conservative leader.
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Driverless Metro: Gladys Berejiklian opens $7.3bn project but peak-hour test remains 25 May 11:17pm Driverless Metro: Gladys Berejiklian opens $7.3bn project but peak-hour test remains
More than 20,000 people have worked on northwest project and work is underway to extend line from Chatswood to Bankstown Sydney’s new driverless northwest Metro has been officially opened and will soon face its first peak-hour test. The first commuters boarded trains at Tallawong station in Rouse Hill following the offical opening by the premier, Gladys Berejiklian, and the transport minister, Andrew Constance, on Sunday morning.
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Parkville murder: woman found dead in Melbourne park identified as Courtney Herron 25 May 11:12pm Parkville murder: woman found dead in Melbourne park identified as Courtney Herron
Victoria police said Herron, who had no fixed address, was killed in Royal Park on Friday night The woman who was found dead in a Melbourne park has been identified as 25-year-old Courtney Herron. Victoria police said Herron, who had no fixed address, was killed in Royal Park on Friday night, before walkers found her body near a log on Saturday morning.
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Real IRA founder who plotted bombing while Prince Charles was in Ireland dies in prison 25 May 10:37pm Real IRA founder who plotted bombing while Prince Charles was in Ireland dies in prison
Seamus McGrane died from a suspected heart attack while serving an 11½-year sentence for directing terrorism One of the founders of the Real IRA, who planned a bomb attack during Prince Charles’s visit to Ireland in 2015, has died in prison. Seamus McGrane died from a suspected heart attack while serving an 11½-year sentence for directing terrorism, the
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Swimmer dies after shark attack in Hawaii 25 May 10:24pm Swimmer dies after shark attack in Hawaii
65-year-old Californian man attacked off coast of Maui in first such death since 2015 A man has died in Hawaii after being attacked by a shark, local officials have said, the first such fatality in the state in four years. The victim, a 65-year-old from California, is believed to have been
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25 May 10:00pm Moby apologizes to Natalie Portman after claiming in his new book that they dated
Moby is apologizing for what he wrote about Natalie Portman in his new memoir, "Then It Fell Apart."
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Parkville murder: Melbourne reacts with horror as police hunt killer 25 May 9:55pm Parkville murder: Melbourne reacts with horror as police hunt killer
Police are still trying to identify a woman whose body was found in Melbourne’s Royal Park Police are still trying to identify a woman whose body was found in Melbourne’s Royal Park while her killer remains at large. Dog walkers
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25 May 9:19pm UN: Russia must release Ukrainian sailors
Russian authorities must release the 24 Ukrainian sailors who were captured last year after entering the Kerch Strait, a United Nations maritime tribunal has ruled.
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Genital agony that thousands of women are just too embarrassed to tell their doctor about 25 May 8:47pm Genital agony that thousands of women are just too embarrassed to tell their doctor about
Plaguing almost a million British women, the relatively unknown ailment known as lichen sclerosus causes severe inflammation and irritation in the area on or near the genitals.
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Divorce referendum: Ireland votes to liberalise laws 25 May 8:41pm Divorce referendum: Ireland votes to liberalise laws
In a referendum, voters overwhelmingly back changes to the constitution to make divorce easier.
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Jews in Germany warned of risks of wearing kippah cap in public 25 May 8:26pm Jews in Germany warned of risks of wearing kippah cap in public
Government commissioner says lifting of inhibitions and rise of uncouthness are factors behind rising incidence of antisemitism Germany’s government commissioner on antisemitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks. “I cannot advise Jews to wear the kippah everywhere all the time in Germany,” Felix Klein said in an interview published Saturday by the Funke regional press group.
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Trump in Japan: Sumo, barbecue and an imperial audience 25 May 7:17pm Trump in Japan: Sumo, barbecue and an imperial audience
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe is pulling out all the stops for his country's closest ally.
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Beach-lovers beware: Umbrellas injure thousands a year 25 May 7:15pm Beach-lovers beware: Umbrellas injure thousands a year
Improperly installed beach umbrellas have sent more than 30,000 people to US hospitals in a decade.
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Ali Dorani: Iranian cartoonist on the drawings that saved his life 25 May 7:13pm Ali Dorani: Iranian cartoonist on the drawings that saved his life
Ali Dorani fled Iran only to find himself trapped in the controversial Manus Island detention camp.
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Why my 93-year-old gran is learning to fly 25 May 7:10pm Why my 93-year-old gran is learning to fly
WW2 veteran Mollie Macartney is still pursuing an active life - and is inspiring her granddaughter to do the same.
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Craters of the moon, now viewable from Instagram and Reddit 25 May 7:09pm Craters of the moon, now viewable from Instagram and Reddit
Amateur photographer's 81 megapixel picture of the moon inspires fellow 'space nerds'
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Is the voice assistant on your phone sexist? 25 May 7:02pm Is the voice assistant on your phone sexist?
BBC's Megha Mohan finds out why voice assistant technologies often have female voices.
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The intimacy coordinator that helps choreograph sex scenes 25 May 7:01pm The intimacy coordinator that helps choreograph sex scenes
Ita O'Brien is the BBC's first "intimacy director" and has worked on new BBC drama Gentleman Jack.
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Saudi women runners push boundaries on the streets 25 May 6:59pm Saudi women runners push boundaries on the streets
Jeddah Running Community is one of a growing number of mixed gender Saudi Arabian running groups.
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Tory leadership: Dominic Raab and Andrea Leadsom enter race 25 May 6:40pm Updated Tory leadership: Dominic Raab and Andrea Leadsom enter race
The former Brexit secretary and ex-Commons leader are the latest to announce their candidacies for the Tory l;eadership.
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Tough nut to crack: the almond boom and its drain on the Murray-Darling 25 May 6:13pm Tough nut to crack: the almond boom and its drain on the Murray-Darling
Demand for the thirsty crop has created a gold rush but irrigators and growers fear there might not be enough water Neale Bennett, an almond grower in Mildura, ripped out his sultana grapes and dried fruit crop and began planting almonds in the 1990s. He’s ridden the wave of increased global demand for almond milk, almond meal and, well, just almonds. Rising prices for the sweet brown nuts, mechanised equipment to harvest them and the ability to trade water up and down the Murray to water the thirsty trees have created a kind of agricultural gold rush along the waterway.
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25 May 6:02pm Updated In Contest to Succeed Theresa May, Stars Are Aligning for Boris Johnson
The divisive, charismatic Mr. Johnson, the ex-foreign secretary, is the leading candidate to succeed Mrs. May as Britain’s prime minister. The only person who can stop him may be Mr. Johnson himself.
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25 May 5:39pm Cannes 2019: All the winners and losers
Bong Joon-ho of South Korea won the Palme d'Or, the Cannes Film Festival's top prize, on Saturday for his seventh feature film, "Parasite." It's the first time the director has won what is considered by many the highest honor in world cinema.
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Race to succeed May turning toxic already: Contenders trade first blows 25 May 5:27pm Race to succeed May turning toxic already: Contenders trade first blows
The race to succeed Theresa May exploded into life last night as contenders traded the first vicious blows of the contest – and one of the frontrunners launched his ‘Stop Boris’ manifesto.
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Tory leadership: Dominic Raab enters race 25 May 5:00pm Updated Tory leadership: Dominic Raab enters race
The former Brexit secretary is the latest MP to say he wants to succeed Theresa May.
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Moby apologises to Natalie Portman after claiming they dated 25 May 4:45pm Moby apologises to Natalie Portman after claiming they dated
Moby has publicly apologised to Natalie Portman days after she claimed he had been "creepy" with her when she was younger.
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Dominic Raab says he will stand for Tory leadership 25 May 4:44pm Dominic Raab says he will stand for Tory leadership
Former Brexit secretary calls for a ‘new direction’, while health secretary Matt Hancock throws his hat into ring Former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has formally entered the Tory leadership race with a call for a “new direction”. Raab said he would prefer to leave the EU with a deal but said the UK must “calmly demonstrate unflinching resolve to leave in October – at the latest”.
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25 May 4:33pm Updated Jon Voight: Trump is greatest Pres. since Lincoln
Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight has posted a pair of videos to Twitter in which he affirms his long-held support for President Donald Trump and calls him "the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln."
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25 May 4:15pm Pope Says Abortion, Even of a Sick Fetus, Is Like Hiring a ‘Hitman’
Conservatives have called Francis unacceptably weak on the issue. But his comments on Saturday, when he called abortion “inhuman eugenics,” were explicit.
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Labour must back second Brexit vote or lose next election, Tom Watson warns 25 May 4:08pm Labour must back second Brexit vote or lose next election, Tom Watson warns
Deputy leader says far more Remain supporters than Leavers have abandoned the partyLabour’s deputy leader Tom Watson today warns that his party will lose the next general election and any chance to form a radical, reforming government unless it quickly rewrites its Brexit policy and commits wholeheartedly to a second referendum. Watson’s intervention comes after the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, appeared to suggest a shift in Labour’s position towards stronger support for a second public vote.
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Sajid Javid should not be allowed to criminalise the British heroes of Rojava | Observer letters 25 May 4:00pm Sajid Javid should not be allowed to criminalise the British heroes of Rojava | Observer letters
Volunteers against Isis who helped liberate Kurdish communities in Syria face up to 10 years in jail after the home secretary’s ultimatum Just two months ago the whole world celebrated Islamic State’s defeat as a military force. That victory was led by the women of the YPJ (women’s protection units), along with the other Kurds, Arabs and Christians of north-east Syria – the democratic, female-led, autonomous region more commonly known as
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Russia ordered to release Ukraine sailors 25 May 3:43pm Updated Russia ordered to release Ukraine sailors
The chances of Moscow complying with the UN tribunal's ruling are thought to be minimal.
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Leinster beat Glasgow to retain Pro14 title 25 May 3:31pm Leinster beat Glasgow to retain Pro14 title
Leinster score two tries to beat Glasgow Warriors at Celtic Park and retain the Pro14 title.
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England v Australia: Smith hits century in World Cup warm-up 25 May 3:20pm England v Australia: Smith hits century in World Cup warm-up
Steve Smith hits his first century for Australia since being banned for his part in the ball-tampering scandal to steer his side to a 12-run victory over England.
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Stop Boris campaign launched by Tory moderates opposed to no-deal Brexit 25 May 3:00pm Stop Boris campaign launched by Tory moderates opposed to no-deal Brexit
Former foreign secretary attacked as dishonest by leadership candidate Rory StewartA campaign to stop Boris Johnson becoming prime minister and
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When Lewis Capaldi met Stormzy 25 May 2:57pm When Lewis Capaldi met Stormzy
After weeks of chart battles and a blossoming bromance on social media, Lewis Capaldi and Stormzy have finally crossed paths at Radio 1's Big Weekend in Middlesbrough.
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M6 crash: Delays between Stoke-on-Trent and Crewe 25 May 2:23pm M6 crash: Delays between Stoke-on-Trent and Crewe
Musician Ten Tonnes said he could not get to the Neighbourhood Weekender festival with the delays.
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LGBT lessons row teacher leads Birmingham Pride 25 May 2:16pm LGBT lessons row teacher leads Birmingham Pride
Andrew Moffat at head of parade, as protests spread to other Birmingham schools A teacher whose lesson programme covering LGBT relationships has been at the centre of recent protests is leading the Birmingham Pride parade.
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Sudan, Algeria, Libya: new Arab spring stalls as Trump looks away 25 May 2:01pm Sudan, Algeria, Libya: new Arab spring stalls as Trump looks away
The US once led western states’ support of democracy around the world, but under this president that feels like a long time agoThere was a time, not so very long ago, when the US was held up as a model for other nations to emulate. That time has passed. Last week witnessed more gratuitous international hooliganism by the Trump administration. Its latest depredations include extra-territorial
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Afghan security forces kill six civilians during insurgent raid 25 May 1:57pm Afghan security forces kill six civilians during insurgent raid
The deaths come as UN reveals pro-government forces killed more civilians than insurgents in first three months of 2019 Afghan security forces have killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, in a night raid on insurgents, government officials said. The group were in a car and soldiers mistook them for Taliban trying to escape the area, a spokesman for the provincial governor told the Associated Press. Attahullah Khogyani said 10 militants were also killed in the attack, in eastern Nangarhar province.
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Exeter defeat Northampton to reach fourth successive Premiership final 25 May 1:45pm Exeter defeat Northampton to reach fourth successive Premiership final
Exeter Chiefs reach a fourth consecutive Premiership final by comfortably seeing off Northampton Saints at Sandy Park.
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Woman found alive after two weeks in Hawaii forest park 25 May 1:45pm Updated Woman found alive after two weeks in Hawaii forest park
Amanda Eller was spotted in the bed of a creek on Maui island by helicopter search team A woman has been found alive in a forest on Hawaii’s Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago. Amanda Eller was found injured in the Makawao Forest Reserve, the Maui News reported on Friday.
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French police hunt bomber who planted device in Lyon 25 May 1:26pm French police hunt bomber who planted device in Lyon
Paper bag bomb in pedestrian shopping street exploded on Friday, wounding 13 people French police are hunting a suspect believed to have deposited a paper bag containing a device that exploded on Friday, wounding 13 people on a busy pedestrian street in the city of Lyon. France’s counter-terrorism prosecutor, Remy Heitz, said an investigation has been opened for an “attempted murder in relation with a terrorist undertaking” and “criminal terrorist association.”
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Tory leadership: Rivals clash over support for no-deal Brexit 25 May 1:13pm Updated Tory leadership: Rivals clash over support for no-deal Brexit
Matt Hancock urges "brutal honesty" over Brexit as Rory Stewart says he would not serve under leadership favourite Boris Johnson.
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After Theresa May, Boris Johnson? – Cartoon 25 May 1:00pm After Theresa May, Boris Johnson? – Cartoon
The former foreign secretary flexes his wings, with a little something for Nigel Farage
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George Clooney says he fears his family are in danger 25 May 12:45pm George Clooney says he fears his family are in danger
Amal Clooney is working with 23-year-old Nadia Murad, who says she was captured by ISIS fighters and sold as a sex slave in 2014. She hopes to bring the case to the Hague.
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Marvel at these costumes! Thousands of cosplay fans descend on London for Comic Con  25 May 12:42pm Marvel at these costumes! Thousands of cosplay fans descend on London for Comic Con 
Another year, another chance to unleash your inner super-hero or villain as the Comic Con comes to London ExCel centre in east London once again drawing thousands in costume.
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In Baltimore and Beyond, a Stolen N.S.A. Tool Wreaks Havoc 25 May 12:33pm Updated In Baltimore and Beyond, a Stolen N.S.A. Tool Wreaks Havoc
American cities are being hijacked with an N.S.A. cyberweapon that has already done billions of dollars in damage overseas. The N.S.A. will say nothing.
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Sheffield incident: four rescued children released from hospital 25 May 12:32pm Sheffield incident: four rescued children released from hospital
Two teenage boys died in hospital after being found at address in Shiregreen area on Friday Four children rescued from a house in Sheffield where two boys died on Friday have been released from hospital, South Yorkshire police have said. Two teenage boys, aged 13 and 14, were taken to hospital but could not be saved after an incident at an address in the Shiregreen area. A 37-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident, police said.
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M6 crash shuts motorway in Staffordshire 25 May 12:27pm Updated M6 crash shuts motorway in Staffordshire
Musician Ten Tonnes said he would be unable to get to the Neighbourhood Weekender festival.
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Everest: British man among latest mountain deaths 25 May 12:23pm Updated Everest: British man among latest mountain deaths
Ten people have now died climbing the world's highest peak this season, amid reports of overcrowding.
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Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings 25 May 12:21pm Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings
Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade ago.
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Heart of Midlothian 1-2 Celtic 25 May 12:19pm Updated Heart of Midlothian 1-2 Celtic
Celtic come from behind to secure a history treble treble as Odsonne Edouard's double sinks Hearts in the Scottish Cup final.
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Shami Chakrabarti warns police over Extinction Rebellion prosecutions 25 May 12:09pm Shami Chakrabarti warns police over Extinction Rebellion prosecutions
Shadow attorney general condemns Met’s plans to to charge 1,100 protesters Shami Chakrabarti, the shadow attorney general, has accused police of stepping out of line by announcing plans to push for the prosecution of more than 1,100 Extinction Rebellion protesters. Deputy assistant commissioner Laurence Taylor said on Friday that the Metropolitan police had a team of 30 officers preparing cases against those arrested during the protests over Easter, and that he anticipated putting “all of those [cases] to the Crown Prosecution Service for decisions”.
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25 May 12:08pm Bomb-clearing dogs adjust to civilian life
Don't let their bright eyes, lolling tongues or doggy grins fool you -- Rhino, Rambo and Der aren't your average pups.
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Watch: Big-hitting Buttler smashes five boundaries in an over 25 May 12:07pm Watch: Big-hitting Buttler smashes five boundaries in an over
Jos Buttler goes big with five boundaries in an over as England take on Australia at the Hampshire Bowl during their World Cup warm-up match.
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Channel migrants: Migrant crossing figure reaches new high 25 May 12:05pm Channel migrants: Migrant crossing figure reaches new high
The Border Force was alerted to a small boat travelling across the Channel at about 06:20 BST.
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Race to be next Prime Minister explodes into life, with Matt Hancock joining Jeremy Hunt and Boris 25 May 12:03pm Updated Race to be next Prime Minister explodes into life, with Matt Hancock joining Jeremy Hunt and Boris
Mr Hancock told the BBC this morning: 'Yes. I'm going to run to be the next prime minister.' His announcement came after Jeremy Hunt's heavy hint that he would also run to replace Mrs May.
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25 May 11:26am Updated Flights canceled after volcano erupts in Bali
A volcanic eruption on the Indonesian island of Bali has resulted in the cancellation of some flights overnight, Reuters reports.
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Hamilton beats Bottas to pole in Monaco as Ferrari error costs Leclerc 25 May 11:09am Updated Hamilton beats Bottas to pole in Monaco as Ferrari error costs Leclerc
Lewis Hamilton secures Monaco Grand Prix pole position ahead of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas with his last lap of the session.
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Liftoff: the new race to the moon begins 25 May 11:00am Liftoff: the new race to the moon begins
With Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump and others making plans, the race is on to put people back on the moon For Nasa employee
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Could the government step in to save stricken British Steel? 25 May 11:00am Could the government step in to save stricken British Steel?
The loss of strategic industrial capacity – and well-paid jobs – suggests every avenue ought to be exploredTo see the Scunthorpe steelworks in action is to witness British manufacturing prowess at its most visually stunning. Huge slabs of steel, glowing orange with heat, flow seamlessly through the plant, destined to become anything from paperclips to the steel ropes that support the Humber Bridge. Even from a safe distance, the searing 1,000-degree temperature created by this round-the-clock process is uncomfortable to bear.
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Pregnant mothers fleeing Syria violence give birth in olive groves 25 May 10:47am Pregnant mothers fleeing Syria violence give birth in olive groves
Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge in violence in Idlib province.
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Heathrow passengers face £15 toxic air charge if they turn up in old car 25 May 10:35am Heathrow passengers face £15 toxic air charge if they turn up in old car
Heathrow passengers will face a £15 surcharge if they arrive in old cars as part of plans to improve air quality. The low emission zone, the first of its kind at an airport, will be introduced in 2022.
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25 May 10:33am Updated Lucas Di Grassi dominates Berlin E-Prix to move into championship contention
An ecstatic Lucas Di Grassi held on at the Berlin E-Prix to win his second event of the season and close the gap at the top of the drivers' championship.
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25 May 10:17am Updated Hiker who vanished weeks ago found alive
A Maui woman who went missing more than two weeks ago after a hike has been found alive.
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Monaco GP: Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas to pole 25 May 10:09am Monaco GP: Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas to pole
Lewis Hamilton secures Monaco Grand Prix pole position ahead of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas with his last lap of the session.
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Iran Slams U.S. After Middle East Troop Buildup Is Announced 25 May 9:57am Updated Iran Slams U.S. After Middle East Troop Buildup Is Announced
Tehran responded with a threat of “two new secret weapons” after the Trump administration pushed ahead with arms sales and promised to deploy extra forces.
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Women are happier without children or a spouse, says happiness expert 25 May 9:47am Women are happier without children or a spouse, says happiness expert
Behavioural scientist Paul Dolan says traditional markers of success no longer apply We may have suspected it already, but now the science backs it up: unmarried and childless women are the happiest sub-group in the population. And they are more likely to live longer than their married and child-rearing peers, according to a leading expert in happiness. Speaking at the Hay festival on Saturday, Paul Dolan, a professor of behavioural science at the London School of Economics, said the latest evidence showed that the traditional markers used to measure success did not correlate with happiness – particularly marriage and raising children.
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Populists Seek to Break the European Union From Within 25 May 9:29am Updated Populists Seek to Break the European Union From Within
Not long ago, nationalist movements were advocating a departure from the European Union. Now they are seeking seats in Parliament, promising an insurgency from within.
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Texas officials deny withholding video of Sandra Bland traffic stop 25 May 9:28am Texas officials deny withholding video of Sandra Bland traffic stop
Bland, 28, was found dead in a police cell in 2015 three days after being stopped by a white state trooper Texas authorities have denied withholding a cellphone video of a confrontational traffic stop involving Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman who was found hanged in a jail cell near Houston in 2015.
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25 May 9:16am Everest claims five more victims in one week
Three more climbers have died on Mount Everest, bringing the toll of those dead or presumed dead to eight across the 2019 climbing season.
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Les Temps Modernes: Paris mourns passing of the intellectual left’s bible 25 May 9:00am Les Temps Modernes: Paris mourns passing of the intellectual left’s bible
Journal founded by Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre closes after 74 yearsSimone de Beauvoir called its Sunday afternoon editorial meetings “the highest form of friendship”, but after 74 years
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Spice Girls: Fans take to Twitter over Dublin gig sound 25 May 8:56am Spice Girls: Fans take to Twitter over Dublin gig sound
Mel B says she hopes the sound quality will improve on the rest of their tour after Dublin show complaints.
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Trump Circumvents Congress to Sell Weapons to Middle East Allies 25 May 8:51am Updated Trump Circumvents Congress to Sell Weapons to Middle East Allies
The Trump administration is equipping Saudi Arabia, the U.A.E. and Jordan, even as the president remains reluctant to increase the number of American military personnel on the ground.
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GP who asked a mother in his surgery to lift her veil may no longer have a career 25 May 8:47am Updated GP who asked a mother in his surgery to lift her veil may no longer have a career
As petition was launched in support of Dr Keith Wolverson, 52, who is facing an inquiry from the GMC for asking a Muslim woman to lift her veil at his Royal Stoke University hospital walk-in.
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25 May 8:34am Updated Everest claims three more victims after deadly week
Three more climbers have died on Mount Everest, bringing the toll of those dead or presumed dead to eight across the 2019 climbing season.
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Friends of Lyra McKee begin peace walk from Belfast to Derry 25 May 8:05am Friends of Lyra McKee begin peace walk from Belfast to Derry
Hundreds take park in three-day walk in memory of murdered journalist Friends of Lyra McKee have started a three-day peace walk from Belfast to Derry, almost six weeks after the journalist was murdered while watching clashes between police and dissident republicans. At Writer’s Square in Belfast on Saturday morning, hundreds turned out, many wearing T-shirts in her memory and carrying flags bearing messages of peace.
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Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? 25 May 8:00am Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there?
If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminism
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British climber latest to die on Everest amid overcrowding 25 May 7:47am British climber latest to die on Everest amid overcrowding
Several climbers have died after enduring long waits to reach summit A British climber has been named as the latest fatality on Everest, in a season marred by poor weather and overcrowding on the world’s highest mountain. The death of Robin Fisher, who reportedly collapsed while returning from the mountain’s summit, was disclosed in a statement by Mira Acharya, the director at the Nepalese Department of Tourism, which details fatalities on the mountain.
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Why PETER OBORNE believes Theresa May will prove public service doesn’t stop after No10  25 May 7:44am Updated Why PETER OBORNE believes Theresa May will prove public service doesn’t stop after No10 
PETER OBORNE: This weekend, Theresa May faces a problem that many of us in our early 60s are obliged to confront. She suddenly faces being dumped on the professional scrapheap.
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Alesha MacPhail tribute unveiled on Isle of Bute 25 May 7:41am Alesha MacPhail tribute unveiled on Isle of Bute
A special bench, paid for by the local community, has been revealed in the "children's corner" area of the beach at Rothesay.
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25 May 7:39am Manhunt for bomb blast suspect
French police have launched a manhunt for the suspect in Friday's explosion in Lyon, which injured at least 13 people.
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Who IS the favourite to become the next PM? We analyse the race for No 10 25 May 7:30am Updated Who IS the favourite to become the next PM? We analyse the race for No 10
Theresa May's resignation has sent Conservative front-runners into a frenzy as they continue to duel for the keys to Number 10. Here The Daily Mail analyses the race to the country's top job.
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Elina Svitolina on facing Venus Williams at French Open, her injury battle and Gael Monfils 25 May 7:20am Elina Svitolina on facing Venus Williams at French Open, her injury battle and Gael Monfils
In her first column for BBC Sport Elina Svitolina talks about being drawn against Venus Williams in the French Open and how injury has affected her form.
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Prisoner is met by entourage after being released from jail before hopping into a ROLLS-ROYCE 25 May 6:59am Updated Prisoner is met by entourage after being released from jail before hopping into a ROLLS-ROYCE
The ex-inmate, who walked free from HMP Standford Hill, Kent, grinned from ear to ear as his mates slapped him on the back and embraced him.
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25 May 6:57am Updated Theresa May was a disaster as Prime Minister
Boris Johnson is frontrunner for PM
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Spice Girls reunion tour: Geri Horner, Mel B, Emma Bunton and Mel C take to the stage at Dublin 25 May 6:44am Updated Spice Girls reunion tour: Geri Horner, Mel B, Emma Bunton and Mel C take to the stage at Dublin
The Spice Girls have kicked off their long-awaited reunion tour, as the iconic band took to the stage for their first performance in Dublin on Friday.
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25 May 6:40am The first Air Force One is wasting away in the desert
You would expect the very first Air Force One to be preserved in a museum somewhere. But it isn't. It's literally baking on a patch of land in the Arizona desert.
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25 May 6:26am Updated Trump eager for a visit salted with flattery and pomp
President Donald Trump arrived in Japan on Saturday eager for a visit salted with flattery and pomp — particularly as he escapes a hostile political environment back home.
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Six children are taken to hospital as police cordon off primary school 25 May 6:10am Updated Six children are taken to hospital as police cordon off primary school
Two boys aged 13 and 14 have died after a 'police incident' at a house in Sheffield this morning while police have arrested two people. Four other children remain in hospital.
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British climber becomes latest to die on Everest 25 May 6:02am British climber becomes latest to die on Everest
A British climber has become the latest to die on Mount Everest - where 10 people are said to have died in the last few weeks.
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Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt throws hat in ring for Conservative leadership race 25 May 5:56am Updated Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt throws hat in ring for Conservative leadership race
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has joined Jeremy Hunt in throwing his hat into the ring to replace Theresa May, while Liam Fox refused to rule himself out as a candidate today.
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Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit and trade talks 25 May 5:53am Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit and trade talks
Visit will stress ties between the two countries as tensions over exports rise amid the US-China trade war Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as trade tensions loom. The Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, will treat Trump to an imperial banquet and front-row seats at a sumo tournament during the trip, which lasts until Tuesday.
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More than 200 migrants rescued from rubber boats 25 May 5:44am More than 200 migrants rescued from rubber boats
More than 200 migrants aboard two boats in distress have been rescued by Maltese authorities.
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Austria scandal: Lawyer says he was part of Ibiza sting 25 May 5:35am Austria scandal: Lawyer says he was part of Ibiza sting
The lawyer says it was a "civil society-driven project" but has not revealed who was behind it.
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Tory leadership: Matt Hancock latest candidate to enter race 25 May 5:34am Updated Tory leadership: Matt Hancock latest candidate to enter race
Health Secretary Matt Hancock is the latest contender for the Tory leadership, with more expected.
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Refugee jailed for smuggling injured niece into UK reunited with family 25 May 5:19am Updated Refugee jailed for smuggling injured niece into UK reunited with family
Home Office releases Najat Ibrahim Ismail, an Iraqi Kurd who faced deportation three times A man who brought his baby niece to the UK from a French refugee camp after she sustained serious burns has been released from detention and reunited with his family.
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Sir Philip Green to close 25 more Evans and Miss Selfridge stores 25 May 4:43am Sir Philip Green to close 25 more Evans and Miss Selfridge stores
The latest closures by his struggling Arcadia empire will include mostly Evans and Miss Selfridge shops.
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Trump says US will send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions - video 25 May 4:41am Trump says US will send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions - video
Donald Trump announced on Friday that the US would send 1,500 troops to the Middle East as a protective measure after a breakdown in relations with Iran. ‘Right now, I don’t think Iran wants to fight and I certainly don’t think they want to fight with us,’ the US president said
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EU fraud watchdog considering Nigel Farage investigation 25 May 4:27am EU fraud watchdog considering Nigel Farage investigation
Olaf agency is carrying out an assessment of payments made by Arron Banks The European Union’s anti-fraud watchdog is considering whether Nigel Farage should be investigated for any illegal activity over lavish payment from Arron Banks, the Guardian has learned. The agency, which goes by its French acronym, Olaf, revealed it was carrying out an assessment, which could lead to a formal investigation. This “initial assessment … does not mean that the individuals in question are guilty of any wrongdoing”, it said.
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25 May 4:20am Updated Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters
Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozied up to China's Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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‘Not Just a Maid’: The Ultra-Running Domestic Workers of Hong Kong 25 May 4:14am ‘Not Just a Maid’: The Ultra-Running Domestic Workers of Hong Kong
Trail running has emerged as an unlikely equalizer for some foreign domestic workers in a city that often discriminates against them.
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How about the ‘pro-life’ lobby get behind these life-positive causes instead? | Hadley Freeman 25 May 4:00am How about the ‘pro-life’ lobby get behind these life-positive causes instead? | Hadley Freeman
Banning abortion isn’t the most effective place to start if you want to save lives It’s always more fun to be on the winning side, and in the US right now there is no question that the pro-life side is – well, “killing it” seems like the wrong term, so let’s say it’s enjoying some triumphs. Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Ohio have
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The west turns a blind eye to Middle Eastern violence at its own peril | Dr Amr Darrag 25 May 4:00am The west turns a blind eye to Middle Eastern violence at its own peril | Dr Amr Darrag
In failing to hold Egypt and Saudi Arabia to account over the deaths of Giulio Regeni and Jamal Khashoggi, the west is making a rod for its own back The parents of Giulio Regeni, the Italian doctoral student murdered in Cairo three years ago, last week wrote an emotionally charged
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Trump approves $8bn Saudi weapons sale over Iran tensions 25 May 3:57am Trump approves $8bn Saudi weapons sale over Iran tensions
The president evokes a legal loophole to push through the arms deal without Congressional approval.
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Illegitimate son of an aristocrat raised in gypsy caravans inherits £50MILLION manor 25 May 3:39am Illegitimate son of an aristocrat raised in gypsy caravans inherits £50MILLION manor
Jordan Adlard Rogers, 31, discovered he was the illegitimate son of late aristocrat Charles Rogers. Last August he discovered he was the heir to a £50million Penrose manor in Cornwall.
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JAN MOIR: At first, she was valiant, then that voice faltered. But did Mrs May show weakness? 25 May 3:27am JAN MOIR: At first, she was valiant, then that voice faltered. But did Mrs May show weakness?
JAN MOIR: For most of her resignation speech Theresa May managed to keep it together. It was when she expressed her gratitude for ‘serving the country I love’ that the tears fell.
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In Russia’s Provinces, the Doctor Is in (the Streets) 25 May 3:23am In Russia’s Provinces, the Doctor Is in (the Streets)
A new doctors’ union is organizing job actions and demanding greater pay than the $8,670 one surgeon said he was making.
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Iran tensions: 1,500 US troops head to Middle East as Trump seals $7bn Saudi arms sale 25 May 2:40am Iran tensions: 1,500 US troops head to Middle East as Trump seals $7bn Saudi arms sale
White House downplays prospect of conflict but blames Iran for tanker bombings and Iraq attack The US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon has said is an escalating campaign by Iran to plan attacks against the US and its interests in the region. And for the first time, Pentagon officials on Friday publicly blamed Iran and its proxies for
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Chelsea not backing Baku plan for fans travelling to Europa League final 25 May 2:06am Chelsea not backing Baku plan for fans travelling to Europa League final
Chelsea says it cannot endorse official plans to help fans attend the Europa League final against Arsenal in Baku.
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Spanish socialists aim to consolidate general election win 25 May 2:00am Spanish socialists aim to consolidate general election win
‘Super Sunday’ of city, regional and European elections could inflict further damage on traditional party of Spanish right
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Unseen Anne Frank letters illuminate life before confinement 25 May 2:00am Unseen Anne Frank letters illuminate life before confinement
Translated into English for the first time, letters to grandmother and others reveal context of birthdays, boys and braces as well as the rising Nazi menace
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If you build it, will they succumb? Houston opens rugby field of dreams 25 May 1:00am If you build it, will they succumb? Houston opens rugby field of dreams
The SaberCats of MLR have opened their own stadium. It’s not the only example of US cities building homes for foreign sports Rain again. Brian Colona’s sunglasses were an optimistic touch under a sky far less bright than his high-vis yellow vest.
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North Korean missile tests violated UN resolutions, says John Bolton 25 May 12:37am North Korean missile tests violated UN resolutions, says John Bolton
Trump national security adviser makes remark as US president heads to Japan for talks on nuclear issue The US national security adviser, John Bolton, has said North Korea’s recent missile tests violated UN security council resolutions, the first time a senior US official has made such a statement. “The UN resolution prohibits the launch of any ballistic missiles,” Bolton said on Saturday. North Korea’s test firings included short-range ballistic missiles and so there was “no doubt” it was a violation, he added, urging its leader, Kim Jong-un, to return to denuclearisation talks.
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Alexis Tsipras may call early election if his Syriza party is defeated 25 May 12:00am Alexis Tsipras may call early election if his Syriza party is defeated
Greek prime minister declares European parliament poll a vote of confidence in his government The Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, is the first to say he relishes a fight. And, true to form, he upped the ante on Friday when he declared this weekend’s European parliament poll a vote of confidence in his government. In comments that sent ripples through a political arena already at fever pitch, the leftist leader hinted that early elections could be in the offing if, as surveys suggest, his Syriza party is beaten at the ballot box.
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