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10 Jun 11:53pm Updated Meet the first woman to lead a US Army infantry division
Brig. Gen. Laura Yeager is set to make history as she becomes the first woman to lead a US Army Infantry division.
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Munroe Bergdorf dropped by NSPCC 10 Jun 11:33pm Munroe Bergdorf dropped by NSPCC
Leading children’s charity NSPCC has cut ties with Munroe Bergdorf, one of the UK’s most influential Transgender activists.
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10 Jun 11:22pm Updated Hong Kong Leader, Carrie Lam, Says She Won’t Back Down on Extradition Bill
Hong Kong’s chief executive said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear conscience.”
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US Africa envoy to visit Sudan amid crisis to encourage talks 10 Jun 11:20pm US Africa envoy to visit Sudan amid crisis to encourage talks
Tibor Nagy will urge the country's military leaders to stop their attacks on civilians.
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Sinkholes force M25 to close as downpours spark more UK flood warnings 10 Jun 11:10pm Sinkholes force M25 to close as downpours spark more UK flood warnings
Some parts of the country could be inundated with more than 100mm of rain this week as system heads north Two sinkholes forced the closure of parts of the M25 in both directions overnight, with chaos expected during the morning rush hour after London and parts of south-eastern England were drenched overnight. Kent Police said an accident between junctions four and five, near Sevenoaks, had led to the
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Colombia’s Congress Debates Censuring Defense Minister Over Army Kill Orders 10 Jun 10:16pm Colombia’s Congress Debates Censuring Defense Minister Over Army Kill Orders
Orders to “double the results” of missions against guerrilla and criminal groups sent a chill down the Colombian military’s ranks, and prompted debate in Congress over the defense minister’s future.
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Crippled by the state: the impact of austerity on disabled people – podcast 10 Jun 10:00pm Crippled by the state: the impact of austerity on disabled people – podcast
Guardian columnist Frances Ryan, who is disabled, has written about inequality and disability rights for decades. She discusses the impact that austerity has had on those most in need. And: Helen Davidson on the Hong Kong protests In 1995, the Disability Discrimination Act was passed, making it unlawful to discriminate against disabled people in connection with employment. It was a landmark moment for disability rights, says the Guardian’s
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Anthony Albanese moves to have John Setka expelled from the Labor party 10 Jun 9:51pm Anthony Albanese moves to have John Setka expelled from the Labor party
Opposition leader’s action follows reports the union boss made disparaging remarks about Rosie Batty Labor leader Anthony Albanese says he will move to expel union leader John Setka from the Labor Party, saying his “unacceptable” reported comments on domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty are out of step with mainstream Australia. Speaking in Perth on Tuesday, Albanese revealed he had asked the party’s national executive committee to suspend Setka immediately, and would move a motion to have him booted from the party at the next meeting of the ALP’s administrative body.
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10 Jun 9:41pm Updated Iran Bars Times Correspondent From Reporting
The correspondent, Thomas Erdbrink, has been unable to work since February, when his press credential was revoked. The Iranian authorities have offered no explanation.
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Postcode lottery for speech therapy, says commissioner 10 Jun 9:23pm Postcode lottery for speech therapy, says commissioner
England's children's commissioner highlights "enormous variation" in money spent across the regions.
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Grandmother is trampled by cows and severely injured saving her six-year-old granddaughter 10 Jun 9:13pm Grandmother is trampled by cows and severely injured saving her six-year-old granddaughter
Lisa Wells (pictured) suffered broken ribs and had to be taken to hospital after walking along a footpath in Snowdonia with her granddaughter Bethan Ritchie.
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Postcards could hold key to solving sex murder of mother-of-two 10 Jun 9:10pm Postcards could hold key to solving sex murder of mother-of-two
Shelley Morgan, 33, (pictured) was stabbed multiple times in a frenzied attack after dropping her children off at school in Bristol on June 11 1984.
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Experts plan ambitious project to move a one-mile stretch of railway away from crumbling cliffs 10 Jun 9:09pm Experts plan ambitious project to move a one-mile stretch of railway away from crumbling cliffs
Engineers want to move the track (main image), in Teignmouth, south Devon, closer to the sea and away from the cliffs (artist's impression, inset) while also building a sea wall.
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British base jumper, 32, dies in front of friend when he smashes into mountain 10 Jun 9:08pm British base jumper, 32, dies in front of friend when he smashes into mountain
Jean Andre Quemener, 32, from Jersey, is understood to have fallen to his death. He leapt from the Saas Pordoi mountain near Venice at 3000m, but high winds swept him into the rock face.
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Senator accuses home affairs boss Mike Pezzullo of intimidation after AFP media raids 10 Jun 8:54pm Senator accuses home affairs boss Mike Pezzullo of intimidation after AFP media raids
Home affairs department secretary rejects suggestion he tried to silence Rex Patrick in phone call where he asked him to reflect on ‘unfounded’ criticism The Centre Alliance senator Rex Patrick has claimed the home affairs department secretary Mike Pezzullo attempted to silence his criticism of the government’s handling of press freedom. Pezzullo has strongly rejected the suggestion he sought to intimidate the crossbench senator, but acknowledged that he asked him to reflect on his “unfounded” comments
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Survey reveals 90 per cent of over-50s are keen to acquire modern skills in the workplace 10 Jun 8:53pm Survey reveals 90 per cent of over-50s are keen to acquire modern skills in the workplace
Two out of five UK workers in their 50s think they face a lack of opportunity to progress in their job, a new Totaljobs report has found. A 'significant proportion' of the workforce felt overlooked.
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British teenagers die in cash crash in Bolivia 10 Jun 8:51pm British teenagers die in cash crash in Bolivia
Two British teenagers have died in a car crash in Bolivia.
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John Lewis moves into construction industry to offer customers home extensions 10 Jun 8:46pm John Lewis moves into construction industry to offer customers home extensions
The upmarket firm is offering extensions costing up to £200,000 and promises a host of stylish makeovers, including loft conversions, sleek Scandi kitchens and glamorous bathrooms.
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Church warden, 28, admits gaslighting and drugging victim, 69, to get him to change his will 10 Jun 8:34pm Church warden, 28, admits gaslighting and drugging victim, 69, to get him to change his will
Benjamin Field (right) was accused of plotting to steal the inheritances of elderly people in a village in Buckinghamshire, as well as the murder of his former university lecturer Peter Farquhar (left).
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Famous 1970s beer Watneys is heading back to supermarket shelves 10 Jun 8:16pm Famous 1970s beer Watneys is heading back to supermarket shelves
Watneys was founded in 1837 and hit the heights of fame in in the 1970s and it was endorsed by stars such as Michael Caine who promoted the brand in a 1959 advert.
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Quarter of college staff have caught students with weapons including knives, machetes and metal bars 10 Jun 8:11pm Quarter of college staff have caught students with weapons including knives, machetes and metal bars
Some 23 per cent of college workers had dealt with items such as knives and many felt the problem was getting worse, a survey found. A quarter say they have dealt with students have knives.
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10 Jun 7:58pm Updated House Democrats strike deal to get key Mueller evidence
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler on Monday said he has struck a deal with the Justice Department to begin providing Congress with some documents from the Mueller Report related to obstruction of justice.
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One dead in helicopter crash on NYC skyscraper 10 Jun 7:54pm Updated One dead in helicopter crash on NYC skyscraper
The 54-storey building on Seventh Avenue shakes from the crash, which leaves the pilot dead.
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London Zoo Defends Return of Late-Night Parties Among the Animals 10 Jun 7:42pm Updated London Zoo Defends Return of Late-Night Parties Among the Animals
Activists say the mix of alcohol and music at the event, which is intended to bring visitors closer to the wildlife and raise conservation funds, is inappropriate.
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Gay prostate cancer patients should wait for up to six months after treatment to have anal sex 10 Jun 7:31pm Gay prostate cancer patients should wait for up to six months after treatment to have anal sex
A group of top surgeons in the UK have made guidance for gay and bisexual cancer patients which they say 'addresses an inequality in the level of information available to patients'.
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Robert Mueller, Mexico, Mindy Kaling: Your Monday Evening Briefing 10 Jun 7:31pm Robert Mueller, Mexico, Mindy Kaling: Your Monday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Heavy rain warning: Flooding causes travel disruption 10 Jun 6:36pm Updated Heavy rain warning: Flooding causes travel disruption
Warnings are in place for parts of England and Wales as the Met Office warns of "danger to life".
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Three Created a Fertility Revolution, but One, a Woman, Went Unrecognized 10 Jun 6:31pm Updated Three Created a Fertility Revolution, but One, a Woman, Went Unrecognized
Newly released papers show that Robert Edwards, who won a Nobel Prize, tried in vain to have Jean Purdy recognized as an equal partner in the breakthrough.
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10 Jun 5:54pm Helicopter crash on top of NYC building kills 1
Chopper was in the air only 11 minutes
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Google made $4.7bn from news sites in 2018, study claims 10 Jun 5:43pm Updated Google made $4.7bn from news sites in 2018, study claims
News Media Alliance says revenue was almost as much as that of entire online news industry, although some question methodology Google made $4.7bn in advertising from news content last year, almost as much as the revenue of the entire online news industry, according to a study released on Monday.
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Tory leadership campaigns: 1922 Committee confirms 10 candidates on ballot for first vote – as it happened 10 Jun 5:31pm Tory leadership campaigns: 1922 Committee confirms 10 candidates on ballot for first vote – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including closure of leadership nominations and campaign launches
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US Open: Tiger Woods will return to Masters-winning form - Paul McGinley 10 Jun 5:30pm US Open: Tiger Woods will return to Masters-winning form - Paul McGinley
Fifteen-time major winner Tiger Woods will return to his Masters-winning form at the US Open, says former Ryder cup captain Paul McGinley.
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Saudi Teenager Faces Death Sentence for Acts When He Was 10 10 Jun 5:25pm Updated Saudi Teenager Faces Death Sentence for Acts When He Was 10
The execution of the teenager, Murtaja Qureiris, now 18, would be what rights groups called one of the most egregious violations of international law.
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10 Jun 5:20pm Updated Argentina makes World Cup history
At the final whistle, goalkeeper Vanina Correa fell to her knees as her teammates embraced each other. Though they had not won, they had created history.
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Morning mail: Plant extinction crisis, anthem debate, Canada to ban plastics 10 Jun 5:02pm Morning mail: Plant extinction crisis, anthem debate, Canada to ban plastics
Tuesday: A global analysis of species has found frightening levels of decline. Plus: Briggs targets Advance Australia Fair Good morning, this is Helen Sullivan bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Tuesday 11 June.
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Tory leadership campaigns: 1922 Committee confirms 10 candidates on ballot for first vote – live news 10 Jun 5:02pm Updated Tory leadership campaigns: 1922 Committee confirms 10 candidates on ballot for first vote – live news
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including closure of leadership nominations and campaign launches
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10 Jun 4:38pm NBA star Tony Parker announces retirement
Former San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker announced his retirement earlier today, after 18 seasons in the NBA.
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Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement 10 Jun 4:32pm Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement
Insys Therapeutics founder and executives were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe highly addictive painkiller A leading drug maker, whose founder and top executives have been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive painkiller, has become the first opioid manufacturer to declare bankruptcy after being hit with huge fines. On Monday, Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection while it sells off its assets after reaching a
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British ISIS member admits being member of Beatles terrorist cell 10 Jun 4:23pm Updated British ISIS member admits being member of Beatles terrorist cell
El Shafee Elsheikh, known as George, grew up in London, and is now in jail in Syria, has admitted being part of the infamous group of British ISIS terrorists known as The Beatles.
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Flight from Manchester to Pakistan is delayed for seven hours 10 Jun 4:22pm Updated Flight from Manchester to Pakistan is delayed for seven hours
The emergency chute on the Pakistan International Airlines flight to Islamabad was deployed at Manchester Airport after the woman's error and engineers were called to the Boeing 737-340.
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Huawei Tells Parliament It’s No Security Threat, Aiming to Avoid a Ban 10 Jun 4:21pm Updated Huawei Tells Parliament It’s No Security Threat, Aiming to Avoid a Ban
British lawmakers questioned a Huawei executive on Monday about American allegations that the company poses a risk to national security.
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Tory leadership: Final 10 contenders named in race to No 10 10 Jun 4:09pm Updated Tory leadership: Final 10 contenders named in race to No 10
The winner of the contest will also become the UK's next prime minister.
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Net bowler walks for first time since being felled by Warner drive 10 Jun 4:03pm Net bowler walks for first time since being felled by Warner drive
Jaykishan Plaha, who was hit on the head by a David Warner drive at The Oval on Saturday, says he has walked for the first time since the incident.
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Leaked Messages Raise Fairness Questions in Brazil Corruption Inquiry 10 Jun 3:57pm Leaked Messages Raise Fairness Questions in Brazil Corruption Inquiry
Private phone chats suggest that a prominent judge consulted with prosecutors in the Car Wash corruption investigation, which convicted a former president.
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Prague memorial to Jewish children who fled Nazis vandalised 10 Jun 3:22pm Prague memorial to Jewish children who fled Nazis vandalised
Shrine honouring those who escaped to UK damaged in carefully-planned attack A memorial honouring the escape of mostly Jewish children from the Nazis, organised by Sir Nicholas Winton, has been damaged in an apparently carefully-planned attack. The Valediction Memorial at Prague’s main railway station – representing trains used to transport 669 children from the Czech capital to Britain – was left with a long crack across the length of a symbolic window pane.
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One dead after helicopter crash on NYC skyscraper 10 Jun 3:20pm Updated One dead after helicopter crash on NYC skyscraper
The 54-storey building on Seventh Avenue shook from the crash, which left the pilot dead.
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10 Jun 3:13pm Updated Massive response from fire department and NYPD
A helicopter has crashed into a building in Manhattan located at 787 7th Avenue, the FDNY tweeted. Sources say at least one person was killed.
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10 Jun 3:09pm Updated To Map a Coral Reef, Peel Back the Seawater
This scientist couple created an airborne observatory to map tropical forests. Now they’re using it to identify threatened reefs.
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10 Jun 3:07pm Updated Ex-Pakistani president held on corruption
Pakistan's former President Asif Ali Zardari was arrested Monday on corruption charges after a court rejected his bail application.
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The Race for U.K. Prime Minister: How It’s Likely to Play Out 10 Jun 2:45pm The Race for U.K. Prime Minister: How It’s Likely to Play Out
Can anyone beat Boris Johnson? Is the campaign making a no-deal Brexit inevitable? Find the answers to these questions and more.
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Helicopter crash lands on NYC skyscraper 10 Jun 2:44pm Updated Helicopter crash lands on NYC skyscraper
The 54-storey building on Seventh Avenue shook from the crash, which left the pilot dead.
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TV licences: Up to 3.7 million over-75s to pay licence fee 10 Jun 2:42pm Updated TV licences: Up to 3.7 million over-75s to pay licence fee
Households with one over-75 who gets pension credit will continue to receive a free TV licence.
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Sudan Protesters, Devastated but Defiant, Regroup Underground After Crackdown 10 Jun 2:24pm Updated Sudan Protesters, Devastated but Defiant, Regroup Underground After Crackdown
“This is not the end of the revolution,” said a doctor who was in hiding, his head swathed in bandages. “It’s just the beginning.”
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Devon police investigating possible link between suspected suicide and stabbing 10 Jun 2:21pm Devon police investigating possible link between suspected suicide and stabbing
Man found dead in car six miles from scene in Kingsteignton where 73-year-old was killed Police investigating the “random” stabbing of a 73-year-old man on the doorstep of his home in Devon are trying to establish whether the suspected suicide of a driver six miles away is linked. The stabbing victim died after he was found with multiple wounds in a cul-de-sac in Kingsteignton, a small town near Newton Abbot, on Sunday evening. On Monday morning, Devon and Cornwall police were told that another man had been found dead in a car at a coastal beauty spot a few minutes’ drive away.
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Tory leadership: Jeremy Hunt becomes the Stop Boris Johnson candidate 10 Jun 2:19pm Updated Tory leadership: Jeremy Hunt becomes the Stop Boris Johnson candidate
Boris Johnson suffered a blow with Cabinet minister Amber Rudd opting to back Jeremy Hunt - jibing that being 'sunny and optimistic' could not make up for having no 'plan' for Brexit.
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Report: evidence of Huddersfield grooming ring not followed up 10 Jun 2:13pm Report: evidence of Huddersfield grooming ring not followed up
Social workers took no action despite evidence that victims were at risk, review finds
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Helicopter crashes onto building in Manhattan 10 Jun 2:01pm Helicopter crashes onto building in Manhattan
A helicopter has crashed onto a building on Manhattan's 7th Avenue, the Fire Department in New York has said.
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Labor holds off supporting Indonesian free trade agreement 10 Jun 2:00pm Labor holds off supporting Indonesian free trade agreement
ALP had pledged to renegotiate agreement if it won office but will now wait until parliament resume to decide whether to ratify it Labor is holding out its support for the Indonesian free trade agreement signed off by the Coalition in the previous parliament, as the trade minister, Simon Birmingham, warns against a retreat into protectionism following a meeting of G20 trade ministers. Speaking to Guardian Australia following the meeting in Tokyo over the weekend, Birmingham said that given trade tensions between China and the US, the country’s signed agreements with Indonesia, Peru and Hong Kong carry additional importance.
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Vatican Rejects Notion That Gender Identity Can Be Chosen 10 Jun 1:57pm Updated Vatican Rejects Notion That Gender Identity Can Be Chosen
In its first extensive document on gender theory, the Vatican argued that acceptance of fluid definitions of gender posed a threat to families.
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10 Jun 1:52pm Updated CNN follows the dramatic journey of two women as they escape through Asia
Wearing big black headphones and sitting on a blue floral bedspread, North Korean defector Lee Yumi was video chatting with yet another stranger online, dark rings shading the pale skin under her eyes.
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Argentina 0-0 Japan 10 Jun 1:51pm Argentina 0-0 Japan
Japan begin their quest to reach a third straight World Cup final with a disappointing goalless draw against outsiders Argentina.
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London Bridge attack emergency services worked exceptionally, inquest told 10 Jun 1:48pm London Bridge attack emergency services worked exceptionally, inquest told
Police officer in charge that night describes the scene as a ‘war zone on streets of London’ The officer in overall command of the emergency services’ response on the night of the London Bridge attacks has told the inquest they performed exceptionally in what was “a war zone on the streets of London”. Three assailants killed eight people and seriously injured 48 on the night of 3 June 2017 before being shot dead.
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Brazil reels at claims judge who jailed Lula collaborated with prosecutors 10 Jun 1:46pm Brazil reels at claims judge who jailed Lula collaborated with prosecutors
Leaked cellphone chats published by the Intercept suggest Sérgio Moro, now justice minister, steered case against ex-president Brazil has been rocked by allegations that a prominent judge repeatedly
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Tony Parker: Four-time NBA champion retires aged 37 10 Jun 1:37pm Tony Parker: Four-time NBA champion retires aged 37
Four-time NBA champion Tony Parker announces his retirement aged 37, saying his career surpassed all his expectations.
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10 Jun 1:33pm Steven Spielberg is creating a horror show you can only watch at night
Steven Spielberg reportedly writing a horror series for mobile-focused streaming service Quibi ("Quick Bites" for short), that viewers will only be able to watch when it's dark outside.
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TalkTalk hacker Daniel Kelley sentenced to four years 10 Jun 1:29pm Updated TalkTalk hacker Daniel Kelley sentenced to four years
He was involved in an attack where the personal data of more than 150,000 people was stolen.
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Tory leadership: Final 10 contenders named ahead of race to No 10 10 Jun 1:27pm Updated Tory leadership: Final 10 contenders named ahead of race to No 10
The winner of the contest will also become the UK's next prime minister.
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Canada Joins Global Movement to Ban Single-Use Plastics 10 Jun 1:27pm Updated Canada Joins Global Movement to Ban Single-Use Plastics
“People have had enough of seeing their parks and beaches covered with plastic,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday.
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Tory leadership: Who will be the next prime minister? 10 Jun 1:22pm Tory leadership: Who will be the next prime minister?
Runners and riders in the race to be the new Conservative leader and prime minister.
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Why Vettel deserved his penalty - Palmer column 10 Jun 1:22pm Why Vettel deserved his penalty - Palmer column
Former F1 driver Jolyon Palmer explains why he is in complete agreement with the penalty handed to Sebastian Vettel at the Canadian Grand Prix.
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Tory leadership: Gove fights to stay in race after cocaine confession 10 Jun 1:20pm Updated Tory leadership: Gove fights to stay in race after cocaine confession
Michael Gove used his campaign launch this afternoon to insist he had 'acknowledged his mistake' and stress his record of helping others find 'redemption' and 'second chances'.
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Tory leadership campaigns: second referendum backer Sam Gyimah drops out – live news 10 Jun 1:04pm Updated Tory leadership campaigns: second referendum backer Sam Gyimah drops out – live news
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including closure of leadership nominations and campaign launches
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Windrush row: only 13 victims given emergency support 10 Jun 1:03pm Windrush row: only 13 victims given emergency support
Labour says hardship fund to help those wrongly classified as illegal immigrants is not working Only 13 Windrush victims had been granted emergency support by the government by the end of April, it has emerged, a year after the government apologised for its “appalling” mistake in classifying thousands of legal UK residents as illegal immigrants. Many of those affected were pushed into destitution because of the combined effect of being forced out of their jobs, and being told they were ineligible for benefits and healthcare.
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Stanley Metcalf: Great-grandfather admits airgun killing 10 Jun 1:01pm Updated Stanley Metcalf: Great-grandfather admits airgun killing
Albert Grannon is told to prepare for prison after Stanley Metcalf, six, was shot with an air rifle.
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Google made $4.7bn from news sites in 2018, almost matching revenue of entire industry 10 Jun 12:58pm Google made $4.7bn from news sites in 2018, almost matching revenue of entire industry
According to report by the News Media Alliance, between 16% and 40% of Google search results are news content Google made $4.7bn in advertising from news content last year, almost as much as the revenue of the entire online news industry.
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10 Jun 12:46pm Updated Microsoft announces new Xbox console
Microsoft has pulled back the curtain on a new Xbox console.
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American tourists are rescued by fire crews after getting trapped inside a 13th Century castle 10 Jun 12:46pm Updated American tourists are rescued by fire crews after getting trapped inside a 13th Century castle
Niki Ghofranian and Ritta Nielsen, from Manhattan Beach, California, were so engrossed by Dunstaffnage Castle,they didn't realise staff had locked up and gone home.
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10 Jun 12:46pm Large blaze engulfs 20 flats in London
Twenty flats have been destroyed and ten more were damaged by a fire that engulfed an East London block of flats on June 9.
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It’s Easy for Leaders to Make Promises After Disasters. But What Happens Next? 10 Jun 12:32pm Updated It’s Easy for Leaders to Make Promises After Disasters. But What Happens Next?
Our international editor introduces Promises Made, a new series that investigates whether those in power did what they said they would.
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Tory leadership contest: Hopefuls vie for spotlight ahead of ballot 10 Jun 12:32pm Updated Tory leadership contest: Hopefuls vie for spotlight ahead of ballot
Michael Gove, Jeremy Hunt, Dominic Raab and Matt Hancock make their pitches, as the contest deadline passes.
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10 Jun 12:30pm Gulf of Mexico could see one of the largest dead zones in history this year
The Gulf of Mexico could see one of its largest dead zones on record this summer, according to researchers.
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Windrush: Sajid Javid apologises to 49 more victims of scandal 10 Jun 12:26pm Updated Windrush: Sajid Javid apologises to 49 more victims of scandal
People who were wrongfully detained or lost their right to work are among those to receive an apology.
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Online trader goes from A-level failure to teenage millionaire 10 Jun 12:14pm Updated Online trader goes from A-level failure to teenage millionaire
Dan Legg, from Cheddar in Somerset, flunked his exams in the summer of 2017 but then invested money he made from waiting in a restaurant into trading foreign currencies online.
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Senior huntsman is found guilty of animal cruelty charges 10 Jun 12:05pm Senior huntsman is found guilty of animal cruelty charges
Paul Oliver, 40, was captured in harrowing footage throwing the animals for his dogs to ravage before their carcasses were later found dumped in a wheelie bin in Wormelow, Herefordshire.
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10 Jun 12:05pm Updated Rafael Nadal: Will Spanish star surpass great rival Roger Federer?
No sooner had Rafael Nadal wiped away the red dust from his eyes and taken his hands off the resplendent trophy, the inevitable question raced towards him.
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Tory leadership: Dominic Raab swipes at Boris Johnson and Michael Gove 10 Jun 12:00pm Updated Tory leadership: Dominic Raab swipes at Boris Johnson and Michael Gove
In a clear jibe at Boris Johnson and Michael Gove, the former Brexit Secretary said he was the only candidate who could be trusted to take the 'bold' action needed to break the deadlock.
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Lorraine Kelly appears to snub Esther McVey during GMB interview 10 Jun 11:57am Updated Lorraine Kelly appears to snub Esther McVey during GMB interview
After Esther McVey's interview, Good Morning Britain cut live to the Lorraine studio where Piers asked host Lorraine Kelly whether she remembered McVey from their ITV days.
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Daniel Kelley: The teen behind the cybercrime screen 10 Jun 11:47am Daniel Kelley: The teen behind the cybercrime screen
How a schoolboy went from disrupting a college website to blackmailing the telecoms giant TalkTalk.
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Pensioner admits killing great-grandson with air rifle 10 Jun 11:44am Pensioner admits killing great-grandson with air rifle
Albert Grannon, 78, pleads guilty to manslaughter of six-year-old Stanley Metcalf A 78-year-old man has admitted killing his six-year-old great-grandson with an air rifle. Albert Grannon pleaded guilty at Hull crown court to the manslaughter of Stanley Metcalf at a house in Sproatley, east Yorkshire, last year.
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Fox cruelty: South Herefordshire Hunt pair found guilty 10 Jun 11:44am Updated Fox cruelty: South Herefordshire Hunt pair found guilty
A covert camera showed Paul Oliver preparing to feed live cubs to dogs at a hunt kennels.
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June 1952 letter from John F. Kennedy to Randolph Churchill goes up for auction 10 Jun 11:40am Updated June 1952 letter from John F. Kennedy to Randolph Churchill goes up for auction
The letter, which is being auctioned on Wednesday with U.S. auctioneers Lion Heart Autographs, is dated June 13 1952, eight years before JFK was elected President.
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Scores killed in attack on Malian village 10 Jun 11:39am Scores killed in attack on Malian village
Mayor says 95 bodies recovered so far and much of village is still burning Gunmen killed nearly 100 people in an overnight massacre in Mali, local officials have said, amid a wave of violence in the Sahel region linked to Islamist extremists. The attackers entered a traditional Dogon village in central Mali under cover of darkness and started “shooting, pillaging and burning,” local media quoted officials as saying. The attackers are believed to belong to the Fulani ethnic group.
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Police investigating baby deaths at Chester hospital re-arrest nurse 10 Jun 11:27am Police investigating baby deaths at Chester hospital re-arrest nurse
Lucy Letby held on suspicion of eight murders and nine attempted murders of babies A children’s nurse who was arrested nearly a year ago on suspicion of murdering eight babies and attempting to kill a further six is now suspected of trying to murder another three infants. Lucy Letby, 29, was initially arrested last July as part of a major police inquiry into the deaths of 17 babies at the Countess of Chester hospital. She was subsequently bailed pending further inquiries.
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Semenya named in South Africa team for World Championships 10 Jun 11:21am Semenya named in South Africa team for World Championships
Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya is named in South Africa's preliminary squad for the World Championships.
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Harry Maguire: Manchester United still want Leicester City defender 10 Jun 11:17am Harry Maguire: Manchester United still want Leicester City defender
Manchester United are continuing to show interest in defender Harry Maguire, even though Leicester have no wish to sell the player.
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Cricket World Cup: South Africa v West Indies match rained off 10 Jun 11:17am Cricket World Cup: South Africa v West Indies match rained off
South Africa remain without a win at the World Cup after their match against West Indies is rained off in Southampton.
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Tory leadership: Boris Johnson vows to raise 40p income tax threshold to £80,000 10 Jun 11:12am Updated Tory leadership: Boris Johnson vows to raise 40p income tax threshold to £80,000
Boris Johnson signalled he wants to raise the 40p income tax threshold to £80,000 in England, from the current level of £50,000.
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Prince Philip celebrates his 98th birthday 10 Jun 11:08am Updated Prince Philip celebrates his 98th birthday
The Duke of Edinburgh, who the longest serving consort in British history and was born in 1921, is celebrating his 98th birthday today, and received well wishes from royal accounts.
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Tory leadership contest: Do tax plans add up? 10 Jun 11:03am Tory leadership contest: Do tax plans add up?
Some of the contenders are pledging big tax cuts.
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Flight delayed after passenger mistakes exit for toilet door 10 Jun 11:03am Flight delayed after passenger mistakes exit for toilet door
Woman triggers evacuation slide, causing eight-hour delay at Manchester airport A flight from Manchester was delayed for almost eight hours when a confused passenger opened an emergency exit after mistaking it for the toilet door. The Pakistan International Airways (PIA) flight to Islamabad was nearly ready to depart when the woman grasped for the wrong door, launching the emergency evacuation slide.
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Saudi teenager could face execution for joining protests as child 10 Jun 10:47am Saudi teenager could face execution for joining protests as child
Murtaja Qureiris, 18, is on trial for charges including ‘sowing sedition’, says Amnesty A young Saudi man, arrested when he was 13, could face execution for taking part in Shia-led protests as a child, Amnesty International has said. Murtaja Qureiris, now 18, is on trial for charges that include joining a “terror group” and “sowing sedition”, according to the rights group. He was detained in September 2014 and held in solitary confinement for part of the time since.
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Tony Awards, David Ortiz, Hong Kong: Your Monday Briefing 10 Jun 10:47am Updated Tony Awards, David Ortiz, Hong Kong: Your Monday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know.
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10 Jun 10:41am Updated Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years
For 137 years, the construction of Barcelona's Sagrada Familia had been carried out illegally.
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10 Jun 10:38am Updated Newly restored historic sailing ship crashes and sinks days after relaunch
A historic sailing ship has crashed just days after taking to the water following an extensive renovation project.
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Paedophile had sex with 14 year old after meeting on Snog.fm website 10 Jun 10:35am Updated Paedophile had sex with 14 year old after meeting on Snog.fm website
Paedophile Gareth Hughes, from Stockport, told his victim he was 10 years younger when he met her on Snog.fm, a website popular with teenagers.
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10 Jun 10:33am Updated Passenger opens plane emergency exit instead of the toilet
A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight at Manchester Airport caused severe delays after opening the emergency exit door in an attempt to reach the bathroom.
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Four things to expect from the week ahead 10 Jun 10:28am Updated Four things to expect from the week ahead
The race to replace the UK PM heats up and a court will decide where 2,000 precious artefacts belong.
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Tory leadership: Mordaunt says Hunt has experience, values and plan to deliver Brexit - live news 10 Jun 10:17am Updated Tory leadership: Mordaunt says Hunt has experience, values and plan to deliver Brexit - live news
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including nominations closing in the Tory leadership contest and four candidates launching their campaigns
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Windrush: Sajid Javid apologises to 53 more victims of scandal 10 Jun 10:17am Windrush: Sajid Javid apologises to 53 more victims of scandal
People who were wrongfully detained or lost their right to work are among those to receive an apology.
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Huawei security threat derives from its sheer scale, says analysis 10 Jun 10:00am Huawei security threat derives from its sheer scale, says analysis
Cybersecurity report warns Chinese tech firm’s breadth exposes customers to risk Huawei’s threat to national security is inextricably linked to the company’s sheer scale, according to an analysis of the Chinese tech company from threat intelligence firm Recorded Future. Rather than focusing attention on any one area of the company’s business, analyst Priscilla Moriuchi argues corporations, consumers and organisations should instead be wary of the pure variety of products and services offered by the company, which “generates a nearly unimaginable amount of data for one company to possess”.
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Sandhurst cadets allegedly waterboarded colleague, court martial hears 10 Jun 9:42am Sandhurst cadets allegedly waterboarded colleague, court martial hears
Jonathan Cox and Edward Wright allegedly covered Edward Flower’s face and poured water over it Two army cadets “waterboarded” a colleague at the prestigious Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, a court martial has been told. Officer cadets Jonathan Cox, 25, and Edward Wright, 24, allegedly put a field dressing over Edward Flower’s nose and mouth and poured water over his face. Flower said the alleged attack led to mental health problems and he had to spend a week in a medical centre.
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Fox cubs allegedly used to train hounds in hunting kennel - video 10 Jun 9:38am Fox cubs allegedly used to train hounds in hunting kennel - video
A man and a woman have been convicted of animal cruelty after activists secretly filmed him apparently preparing to throw fox cubs to hounds at a hunting kennel in Herefordshire. Undercover footage obtained by Hunt Investigation Team was used as evidence in court
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Pakistan ex-president Zardari held on money-laundering charges 10 Jun 9:36am Pakistan ex-president Zardari held on money-laundering charges
Asif Ali Zardari accused of laundering vast sums through suspect accounts and firms The former Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari has been arrested after his bail application was rejected in connection with a high-profile money-laundering case in which millions were allegedly siphoned out of the country. Zardari, the husband of assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, served as president from 2008 until 2013 and has long been the subject of corruption allegations.
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Trump and Macron’s symbolic friendship tree ‘has died’ 10 Jun 9:33am Trump and Macron’s symbolic friendship tree ‘has died’
French media say oak given by Macron and planted at White House is no more It was a symbolic gift from Emmanuel Macron to Donald Trump at the height of their “bromance” last year: an oak tree ceremoniously planted in the manicured lawns at the White House by both leaders. Macron, on a state visit to the US at the time, tweeted that the sapling would be “a reminder … of these ties that bind us” and the “tenacity of the friendship” of the two nations. From little acorns, great transatlantic ties would take root and grow, was the message.
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At least 95 killed in attack on Mali village as bodies are burned 10 Jun 9:33am At least 95 killed in attack on Mali village as bodies are burned
At least 95 people have been killed in an attack in central Mali as tensions rise between militias.
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Egypt tries to stop sale of Tutankhamun statue in London 10 Jun 9:29am Egypt tries to stop sale of Tutankhamun statue in London
Officials fear bust of pharaoh might have been looted from Karnak temple in Luxor Egyptian authorities are trying to stop the auction of a statue of Tutankhamun’s head at Christie’s auction house in London next month after concerns were raised that the bust might have been stolen from the Karnak temple in Luxor. The statue, a brown quartzite head of the young pharaoh, which portrays him as the ancient god Amun, is expected to raise more than £4m at auction on 4 July.
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10 Jun 9:23am Updated Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest
Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear conscience.”
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東京の転換点:日本の首都はついに開かれるのか 10 Jun 9:18am 東京の転換点:日本の首都はついに開かれるのか
日本が移民を受け入れ、その首都がオリンピックの開催準備を進める2019年は、世界最大のメガロポリスが真のグローバル都市になる年かもしれない
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10 Jun 9:11am Updated Indian court finds six guilty in child rape and murder case
An Indian court has convicted six men for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests across the country.
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Trump issues tariff warning to Xi as G20 looms 10 Jun 9:07am Trump issues tariff warning to Xi as G20 looms
Donald Trump says the US will impose tariffs on more Chinese imports if President Xi Jinping boycotts the looming G20 summit.
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10 Jun 9:03am Updated As well as stopping goals, Chile keeper is opening doors for women
Christiane Endler stutters and tries to find the words. "Pucha," she says, a very Chilean expression of shock.
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Orphans of French Isis fighters fly home from Syria 10 Jun 9:02am Orphans of French Isis fighters fly home from Syria
Two Dutch children also handed over by Syrian Kurdish authorities
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Indian Court Convicts 6 Hindus in Rape and Murder of Muslim Girl, 8 10 Jun 9:00am Indian Court Convicts 6 Hindus in Rape and Murder of Muslim Girl, 8
The men were handed sentences of five years to life imprisonment in the case, which reflected bitter religious divisions in the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir.
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John Kerry rules himself out of 2020 presidential race 10 Jun 8:58am John Kerry rules himself out of 2020 presidential race
Former US Secretary of State John Kerry has said he will not seek the Democratic nomination for the 2020 presidential election.
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Nurse Lucy Letby is re-arrested by police over baby babies at Cheshire hospital 10 Jun 8:39am Updated Nurse Lucy Letby is re-arrested by police over baby babies at Cheshire hospital
Lucy Letby was arrested last July questioned by detectives investigating deaths at the Countess of Chester Hospital between 2015 and 2016.
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Man in his 70s stabbed to death at home in Devon 10 Jun 8:38am Man in his 70s stabbed to death at home in Devon
Police launch major operation after attack in Kingsteignton, near Newton Abbot A major police operation is under way after a man in his 70s was stabbed to death at his home in Devon. The victim was attacked in Kingsteignton, a small town near Newton Abbot. Devon and Cornwall police said officers were being sent from across the region to try to find the person or people responsible.
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Tory leadership contest: Candidates outline stance ahead of ballot 10 Jun 8:31am Tory leadership contest: Candidates outline stance ahead of ballot
Jeremy Hunt, Dominic Raab and Matt Hancock launch their campaigns, as nominations open for the contest.
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Tory leadership: Five contenders face the chop TODAY as race turns nasty 10 Jun 8:27am Updated Tory leadership: Five contenders face the chop TODAY as race turns nasty
Boris Johnson suffered a blow with Cabinet minister Amber Rudd opting to back Jeremy Hunt - jibing that being 'sunny and optimistic' could not make up for having no 'plan' for Brexit.
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Lorraine Kelly appears to snub Esther McVey during her Good Morning Britain interview 10 Jun 8:11am Updated Lorraine Kelly appears to snub Esther McVey during her Good Morning Britain interview
After Esther McVey's interview, Good Morning Britain cut live to the Lorraine studio where Piers asked host Lorraine Kelly whether she remembered McVey from their ITV days.
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10 Jun 8:11am Updated Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger are married
Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger have tied the knot.
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10 Jun 8:06am Updated Brexit chaos could push the UK economy into reverse this quarter
The UK economy could be headed for its first quarterly contraction since late 2012 after uncertainty over Brexit caused a sharp slowdown in manufacturing.
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Police investigating baby deaths at Chester hospital rearrest nurse 10 Jun 7:48am Updated Police investigating baby deaths at Chester hospital rearrest nurse
Lucy Letby is now suspected of eight murders and nine attempted murders of babies A children’s nurse who was arrested nearly a year ago on suspicion of murdering eight babies and attempting to kill a further six is now suspected of trying to murder another three infants. Lucy Letby, 28, was initially arrested last July as part of a major police inquiry into the deaths of 17 babies at the Countess of Chester hospital. She was subsequently bailed pending further inquiries.
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Tory leadership: Matt Hancock formally launches bid to succeed May 10 Jun 7:47am Updated Tory leadership: Matt Hancock formally launches bid to succeed May
The Health Secretary has warned that the Tories 'are finished' if they try to ape Nigel Farage's Brexit Party, who want a No Deal Brexit on October 31.
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10 Jun 7:33am Updated Restored ship sinks days after relaunch
A historic sailing ship has crashed just days after taking to the water following an extensive renovation project.
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India great Yuvraj retires from international cricket 10 Jun 7:28am India great Yuvraj retires from international cricket
India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, who won the 2007 World Twenty20 and 2011 World Cup, retires from international cricket.
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Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson pledges income tax cut for high earners 10 Jun 7:23am Updated Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson pledges income tax cut for high earners
The Tory leadership hopeful says he would use money set aside for a no-deal Brexit to cut taxes for people earning more than £50,000.
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Meghan will NOT be returning to work full time until autumn, royal source reveals 10 Jun 7:20am Meghan will NOT be returning to work full time until autumn, royal source reveals
Meghan, 37, is currently on maternity leave following the in May but took time off to join Prince Harry, 34, and other senior royals at Trooping the Colour in London on Saturday.
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Tory leadership: Mordaunt backs Hunt, saying he has experience, values and plan to deliver Brexit - live news 10 Jun 7:18am Updated Tory leadership: Mordaunt backs Hunt, saying he has experience, values and plan to deliver Brexit - live news
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including nominations closing in the Tory leadership contest and four candidates launching their campaigns
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Heavy rain prompts flood warnings for south-east England 10 Jun 7:13am Heavy rain prompts flood warnings for south-east England
Heaviest rain is still to come, forecasters say, as alert is issued for London and south The Flood Forecasting Centre is warning of probable flooding in south-east England where a month’s worth of rain is expected in the next two days, prompting a severe weather warning. A
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10 Jun 7:10am Activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig
Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, and are vowing to stay put until the company halts plans to drill new wells.
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10 Jun 7:09am Orphaned elephants get new life in Kenya
When they found Enkesha in Kenya's Masai Mara in 2017, the baby elephant's trunk was nearly severed by the wire snare wrapped tightly around it.
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Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam defiant on extradition plan 10 Jun 7:07am Updated Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam defiant on extradition plan
Organisers say more than a million protested over a plan to allow extradition to mainland China.
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Russian papers join forces in solidarity with detained journalist 10 Jun 6:50am Russian papers join forces in solidarity with detained journalist
Three titles call for inquiry into case of Ivan Golunov, arrested on suspicion of drug dealing Three major Russian newspapers have published almost identical front pages in support of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist facing up to 20 years in prison on controversial drug-dealing charges. Kommersant, RBK and Vedomosti, widely seen as the country’s most respected papers, ran covers that read “I/We are Ivan Golunov”. They also published joint editorials calling for a transparent investigation into the allegations against Golunov, 36, who is currently under house arrest.
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Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar 10 Jun 6:41am Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar
Analysts to compile database to track spike in cases, with female politicians and campaigners increasingly targeted Violence targeted against female politicians and activists will be tracked for the first time by a global database, amid indications of a recent rise in attacks. Researchers reviewed thousands of events dating back to 1997, where political violence was targeted at women – ranging from wartime sexual violence to attacks on female civilians and crackdowns on female-led protests.
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D-Day veteran, 94, issues appeal to find wartime mementos after losing them at 75th commemorations 10 Jun 6:35am Updated D-Day veteran, 94, issues appeal to find wartime mementos after losing them at 75th commemorations
Derek Ordish, 94, served in RAF Air-Sea Rescue during the Allied invasion of Normandy. At the 75th anniversary in Bayeux, France, last Thursday Mr Ordish lost book holding wartime mementos.
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Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise to UFC fight 10 Jun 6:35am Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise to UFC fight
"If you don't take this fight you're scared and you will never live it down," Justin Bieber tweeted.
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The UK should stop obsessing over GDP. Wellbeing is more telling | Dan Button 10 Jun 6:33am The UK should stop obsessing over GDP. Wellbeing is more telling | Dan Button
New Zealand has begun measuring national growth in a more nuanced way. Britain should follow its lead This morning, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released the latest set of
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Tony awards 2019: Singing James Corden, calls for diversity and more 10 Jun 6:21am Tony awards 2019: Singing James Corden, calls for diversity and more
Some of the highs and lows from the Tony theatre awards in New York at the weekend.
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Chester hospital baby deaths probe: Nurse Lucy Letby rearrested 10 Jun 6:20am Chester hospital baby deaths probe: Nurse Lucy Letby rearrested
Lucy Letby is rearrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of three additional babies.
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10 Jun 6:12am Updated Vettel in meltdown as childish strop ridiculed
Ferrari has appealed the decision to punish Sebastian Vettel with a five-second penalty at the Canadian Grand Prix Sunday, which resulted in the German missing out on his first win of the season.
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US briefing: Kushner company, Hong Kong protests and US-Mexico deal 10 Jun 6:12am US briefing: Kushner company, Hong Kong protests and US-Mexico deal
Monday’s top story: Firm part-owned by president’s son-in-law received $90m from offshore investors. Plus, San Francisco’s fog is an Instagram hit
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South Africa v West Indies: Hashim Amla dismissed by Sheldon Cottrell for six runs off seven deliveries. 10 Jun 6:08am South Africa v West Indies: Hashim Amla dismissed by Sheldon Cottrell for six runs off seven deliveries.
Sheldon Cottrell makes an early breakthrough for the West Indies, dismissing South Africa's Hashim Amla at the Cricket World Cup.
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10 Jun 6:02am Updated Nadal rewrites tennis history with 12th French Open title
Rafael Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem 6-3 5-7 6-1 6-1 at the French Open to become the first player to win the same grand slam 12 times.
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Kurds in Syria hand over orphans of French Isis fighters to France 10 Jun 6:00am Kurds in Syria hand over orphans of French Isis fighters to France
Transfer of children, oldest of whom is 10, took place in Ain Issa on Sunday, says official The Kurdish administration in north-eastern Syria has handed over 12 orphans born to French jihadists to a government delegation from France, an official has said. The children, the oldest of whom is 10, had been living in camps alongside tens of thousands of people who
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Is Hong Kong Part of China? The Recent Protests Explained 10 Jun 5:49am Updated Is Hong Kong Part of China? The Recent Protests Explained
Mass demonstrations on Sunday revealed tensions between Hong Kong, a semiautonomous territory, and China’s central government.
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10 Jun 5:45am This seagull photobomb photo is wild
Alicia Jessop only had two things on her mind when she got to Maine -- eating lobster and seeing a lighthouse.
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Police convicted after girl, 8, strangled and battered to death 10 Jun 5:43am Police convicted after girl, 8, strangled and battered to death
Six men, including four police officials, have been found guilty over the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
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Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise to UFC cage fight 10 Jun 5:40am Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise to UFC cage fight
In an early contender for bizarre celebrity news story of the week, Justin Bieber has challenged Tom Cruise to a UFC-style cage fight.
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10 Jun 5:37am Updated Hong Kong, Trade War, Migrants: Your Monday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know.
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Lucy Letby rearrested in Chester hospital baby deaths probe 10 Jun 5:34am Lucy Letby rearrested in Chester hospital baby deaths probe
Lucy Letby is rearrested on suspicion of the attempted murder of three additional babies.
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Indian team seeks to recover bodies of five Himalayas climbers 10 Jun 5:30am Updated Indian team seeks to recover bodies of five Himalayas climbers
Mountaineers launch ground expedition in search of missing international climbers
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CPS could face court challenge over rape cases 10 Jun 5:30am CPS could face court challenge over rape cases
Campaigners accuse the CPS of secretly changing its decision-making on rape cases in England and Wales.
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D-Day veteran who chatted up Melania Trump on Good Morning Britain chats up host Susanna Reid 10 Jun 5:25am D-Day veteran who chatted up Melania Trump on Good Morning Britain chats up host Susanna Reid
Thomas Cuthbert spoke to President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania during D-Day commemorations in Portsmouth last Wednesday.
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Why England will need a Plan B next summer - Chris Waddle 10 Jun 5:22am Why England will need a Plan B next summer - Chris Waddle
Gareth Southgate is right to play possession football but England will need a back-up plan if things go wrong against the top teams, says Chris Waddle.
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Russian newspapers join forces in solidarity with detained journalist 10 Jun 5:19am Updated Russian newspapers join forces in solidarity with detained journalist
Three titles call for inquiry into case of Ivan Golunov, arrested on suspicion of drug dealing Russia’s three major newspapers have put out nearly identical front pages of their Monday editions in a show of solidarity with a detained journalist. Kommersant, Vedomosti and RBK, among the most respected daily newspapers in the country, published a joint editorial under the headline “I am/We are Ivan Golunov”, calling for a transparent investigation into the case of the prominent investigative journalist.
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Fall in car production hits UK growth 10 Jun 5:14am Updated Fall in car production hits UK growth
Car factory shutdowns designed to cope with disruption from Brexit meant the economy contracted in April.
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Tory leadership: Who will replace Theresa May? 10 Jun 5:06am Tory leadership: Who will replace Theresa May?
Runners and riders in the Conservative leadership race as Theresa May steps down.
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Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam vows to push ahead with extradition bill 10 Jun 4:54am Updated Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam vows to push ahead with extradition bill
Leader of government refuses to withdraw the bill, which critics fear could lead to abuse by Beijing The leader of Hong Kong’s government has said she remains determined to pass a proposed extradition law despite
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Glamping guru, 38, asks the High Court to jail his ex-girlfriend 10 Jun 4:47am Glamping guru, 38, asks the High Court to jail his ex-girlfriend
Ben Carden, 38, and Sandy Jones, 28, lived together in the Hertfordshire village of  Welwyn and ran a business helping to create boutique campsites in woodlands.
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Doctors trial new ten-minute MRI scan to check for prostate cancer 10 Jun 4:39am Updated Doctors trial new ten-minute MRI scan to check for prostate cancer
The magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan has already been offered to 450 men in UK, with another 350 set to be screened in London this summer as part of University College trial.
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10 Jun 4:38am Updated Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube
The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government.
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Afghan Peace Marchers Meet the Taliban and Find ‘People Just Like Us’ 10 Jun 4:31am Updated Afghan Peace Marchers Meet the Taliban and Find ‘People Just Like Us’
The activists said that rank-and-file fighters shared their desire for an end to the conflict, but that leaders on both sides “insist on fighting.”
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10 Jun 4:30am Plane passenger banned for life for vaping
A 30-year-old Spirit Airlines passenger on a flight from Detroit to New Orleans recently got himself banned for life after deciding to take a smoke break in the plane's bathroom.
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Chernobyl is still horrifyingly relevant – the lessons have not been learned | Natalia Antonova 10 Jun 4:30am Chernobyl is still horrifyingly relevant – the lessons have not been learned | Natalia Antonova
Watching the Chernobyl TV drama made me realise that the lies and political expediency that led to the tragedy still occurI was two years old and living in Kyiv when the
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10 Jun 4:29am Updated Mass civil disobedience campaign shuts down Sudanese capital as death toll rises
The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups.
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Rory Cellan-Jones: BBC sought advice after live broadcast 10 Jun 4:28am Rory Cellan-Jones: BBC sought advice after live broadcast
Rory Cellan-Jones, the BBC's technology correspondent, speaks about seeking medical advice after a neurologist noticed his symptoms on TV.
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Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the back 10 Jun 4:21am Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the back
Former Boston Red Sox baseball star David Ortiz has been ambushed and shot in the back in his native Dominican Republic.
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Northern newspapers demand ‘revolution’ in region’s treatment 10 Jun 4:20am Northern newspapers demand ‘revolution’ in region’s treatment
Government urged to invest in transport and housing and shift decision-making out of London
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UK signs post-Brexit free trade deal with South Korea 10 Jun 4:05am Updated UK signs post-Brexit free trade deal with South Korea
The in principle free trade agreement is the first post-Brexit deal the UK has secured in Asia.
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Seven taken to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning after gas leak in Sydney home 10 Jun 3:53am Seven taken to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning after gas leak in Sydney home
Five children and two adults found suffering from nausea and dizziness after leak traced to a pool heater Five children and two adults in Sydney’s east have been rushed to hospital after a carbon monoxide leak which has been traced to a pool heater. Emergency services were called to the home on Wentworth Road in Vaucluse after 1.30pm on Monday.
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Child abuse viewers should avoid prosecution, report suggests 10 Jun 3:46am Child abuse viewers should avoid prosecution, report suggests
Viewers of indecent images of children without a criminal record should not be prosecuted, a report says.
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India: six guilty of child rape and murder that outraged nation 10 Jun 3:37am Updated India: six guilty of child rape and murder that outraged nation
Eight-year-old girl was drugged, held captive, sexually assaulted and beaten to death
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Thomas Cook confirms Fosun takeover approach 10 Jun 3:12am Thomas Cook confirms Fosun takeover approach
Thomas Cook has confirmed a takeover approach by China's Fosun Tourism Group for its tour operator business.
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Secrets of supermassive black hole revealed 10 Jun 3:11am Secrets of supermassive black hole revealed
Scientists have discovered the composition of the powerful galactic wind coming from supermassive black holes.
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Victorian police commander Stuart Bateson suspended and charged over leaks 10 Jun 3:08am Victorian police commander Stuart Bateson suspended and charged over leaks
State’s anti-corruption watchdog charges high-ranking officer with three counts of disclosing a restricted matter One of
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Paedophiles should not be prosecuted for watching child porn new report says 10 Jun 3:07am Updated Paedophiles should not be prosecuted for watching child porn new report says
Under the plan, police would be told to let offenders who look at indecent photographs and films of youngsters online off the hook by sending them to workshops instead of being taken to court.
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Michael Gove to continue battling despite fallout from cocaine revelations and Rudd backing Hunt 10 Jun 2:48am Updated Michael Gove to continue battling despite fallout from cocaine revelations and Rudd backing Hunt
Michael Gove has vowed to keep fighting for Number 10 despite suffering major setbacks in his leadership campaign. Tory kingmaker Amber Rudd has snubbed him in favour of Jeremy Hunt.
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Lewis Hamilton flies his pet DOGS around the world by private jet while boasting of going vegan 10 Jun 2:47am Updated Lewis Hamilton flies his pet DOGS around the world by private jet while boasting of going vegan
Most recently the current F1 champion said he flies his bulldog Coco from his home in Malibu, California so it can catch up with Roscoe - the same breed - who prefers life in the UK.
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Nazarbayev ally wins big in Kazakhstan election after hundreds arrested 10 Jun 2:46am Nazarbayev ally wins big in Kazakhstan election after hundreds arrested
Little change expected despite Nursultan Nazarbayev stepping down after 30 years in power Kazakhstan elected the hand-picked successor of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev with more than 70%t of the vote, electoral authorities said on Monday, after an election day marred by protests. The country’s Central Election Commission said that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received 70.76% of the vote and his nearest challenger, opposition candidate Amirzhan Kosanov, 16.2%.
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Matt Hancock pledges to end scandal of pensioners being forced to sell their home to pay for care 10 Jun 2:42am Updated Matt Hancock pledges to end scandal of pensioners being forced to sell their home to pay for care
Launching one of the first major policy initiatives of the Tory leadership campaign, the Health Secretary Matt Hancock calls for a state-backed insurance scheme.
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Boris Johnson vows to raise 40p income tax threshold to £80,000 in £10billion pledge 10 Jun 2:41am Updated Boris Johnson vows to raise 40p income tax threshold to £80,000 in £10billion pledge
The Conservative leadership front-runner made the expensive pledge today . There are 2.5 million  more higher-rate taxpayers today than there were in 1990.
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Thomas Cook and First Choice holiday reps given training for ISIS terror attacks in Mediterranean 10 Jun 2:22am Updated Thomas Cook and First Choice holiday reps given training for ISIS terror attacks in Mediterranean
Staff at the holiday companies have been taught survival skills and been told to add 'terror tips' in their welcome briefings after reports which show Mediterranean resorts are at risk
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Shocking photographs show how former teacher jailed for burglary has been ravaged by heroin 10 Jun 2:19am Updated Shocking photographs show how former teacher jailed for burglary has been ravaged by heroin
Shocking photographs show how former teacher Elenor Proctor, 36, of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, went from pretty middle-class mother to 'functioning addict'.
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10 Jun 2:10am Updated Baseball star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic
Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to Felix Durán Mejia, spokesperson for the Dominican National Police.
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Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño take effect 10 Jun 2:08am Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño take effect
Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a sweet but troublesome burden: a glut of 2 million mangos. Agriculture secretary Emmanuel Piñol said mango farmers had reported an “unusual increase” in harvest, which they had attributed to El Niño, the climate phenomenon that has led to unusually hot, dry weather this year.
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Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up 10 Jun 2:00am Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up
As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issues A fierce debate over whether or not to try and impeach Donald Trump is roiling the Democratic party in Washington, pitting scores of lawmakers in favor of impeaching Trump against the party’s leadership, led by the House speaker Nancy Pelosi. The hotly contested argument has divided the 2020 campaign trail too, as a slew of Democratic candidates, including Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, have joined the impeachment movement, while frontrunner Joe Biden has resisted the push.
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Company part-owned by Jared Kushner got $90m from unknown offshore investors since 2017 10 Jun 2:00am Company part-owned by Jared Kushner got $90m from unknown offshore investors since 2017
Overseas investment flowed to Cadre while Trump’s son-in-law works as US envoy, raising conflict of interest questions A real estate company part-owned by Jared Kushner has received $90m in foreign funding from an opaque offshore vehicle since he entered the White House as a senior adviser to his father-in-law Donald Trump. Investment has flowed from overseas to the company, Cadre, while Kushner works as an international envoy for the US, according to corporate filings and interviews. The money came through a vehicle run by Goldman Sachs in the Cayman Islands, a tax haven that guarantees corporate secrecy.
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UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal 10 Jun 1:47am UK and South Korea agree to sign free trade deal
The UK has signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in principle with South Korea that will ensure businesses from both countries can continue trading freely after Brexit.
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