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20 Aug 10:55pm Irish workhouse victim wins compensation battle
Mary Cavner was forced to work at a Magdalene Laundry after her father died when she was 11.
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20 Aug 10:03pm Barking police surrounded flats as man barricaded himself in
Police surrounded the flats in Barking, east London, as nearby residents were evacuated.
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20 Aug 9:41pm Trump cancels Denmark visit over Greenland sale spat
The US president abruptly cancels his visit after the Danish PM says he cannot purchase Greenland.
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20 Aug 9:22pm Why body image is a weighty issue at the Fringe
There are more than 3,000 diverse types of show at the Fringe yet body image is a recurring theme.
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20 Aug 8:52pm New drug for people who can bleed uncontrollably
NHS England is funding a new treatment for patients with severe haemophilia A.
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20 Aug 8:22pm The unbelievable hangover caused by Pure-O
Sarah Collins' OCD tricks her into thinking she's made a horrible mistake after a night out celebrating her A level results.
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20 Aug 7:44pm Australian court rejects appeal by Cardinal George Pell
By a two-to-one majority, the judges upheld Pell's sex abuse convictions. He is serving a six-year sentence.
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20 Aug 7:01pm Russian couple face losing son after attending opposition protest
Dmitry and Olga Prokazov also face a criminal case after they were filmed at an unauthorised opposition protest with their baby.
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20 Aug 6:51pm Amazon fires: Brazilian rainforest burning at record rate, space agency warns
Brazil's space research agency says fires in the rainforest rose 83%, amid increased deforestation.
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20 Aug 5:50pm Ashley Williams: Wales captain left out of squad for Euro 2020 qualifier
Captain Ashley Williams is left out of the Wales squad for their Euro 2020 qualifier against Azerbaijan in Cardiff next month.
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20 Aug 5:28pm Frances McDormand Oscar theft case against party-goer dropped
Terry Bryant was filmed leaving an Oscars party holding the statuette and saying: "We did it!"
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20 Aug 5:08pm Wednesday beat Luton to go top of Championship
Kadeem Harris' second-half finish gives Sheffield Wednesday their third league victory against winless Luton Town.
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20 Aug 3:37pm Italy government crisis: PM Conte quits amid coalition row
Giuseppe Conte's resignation came after he accused his coalition partner of being "irresponsible".
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20 Aug 2:23pm Yorkshire Ripper hoaxer Wearside Jack dies
John Humble, dubbed Wearside Jack, was jailed for perverting the course of justice in 2006.
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20 Aug 1:39pm MacDonald leaves Villa after bullying investigation as club apologises to former players
Aston Villa's head of football development Kevin MacDonald leaves the club following an investigation into allegations of bullying.
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20 Aug 1:36pm Google sign language AI turns hand gestures into speech
The tech giant is sharing its hand-tracking software to allow others to develop translation apps.
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20 Aug 1:29pm England v Ireland: Mako Vunipola set to make comeback
Prop Mako Vunipola is set to make his return from a hamstring injury in England's Rugby World Cup warm-up against Ireland.
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20 Aug 12:39pm Updated James Bond film title revealed as No Time To Die
The film, which will be Daniel Craig's final Bond outing, is released in April next year.
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20 Aug 12:30pm Updated Italy government crisis: PM Conte to quit amid coalition row
Giuseppe Conte's resignation came as he accused his coalition partner of being "irresponsible".
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20 Aug 12:00pm Squirrel cause mayhem at Chicago White Sox v Minnesota Twins game
Watch as a squirrel finds its way into the Minnesota Twins bench and causes mayhem during their Major League match with Chicago White Sox.
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20 Aug 11:36am PewDiePie and Marzia Bisognin marry at Kew Gardens
The couple have been together for eight years and wed at the famous London attraction.
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20 Aug 11:15am Old Town Road and Lil Nas X: How America changed in 19 weeks
Lil Nas X broke US chart records with his debut hit and the world will never be the same again.
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20 Aug 10:44am England v Ireland: Mako Vunipola may make comeback
Prop Mako Vunipola could make his return from a hamstring injury in England's Rugby World Cup warm-up against Ireland.
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20 Aug 10:06am Italy PM Conte to quit amid coalition row
His resignation offer comes after he launched a blistering attack on coalition partner Matteo Salvini.
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20 Aug 9:54am Updated Steve Smith: Australia batsman ruled out of third Ashes Test
Australia batsman Steve Smith - the leading run scorer in the 2019 Ashes - is out of the third Test after suffering a concussion in last week's second Test.
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20 Aug 9:41am Updated Toddler injured in Blackpool hotel window fall
Hoteliers rushed to help the two-year-old girl, who was airlifted to hospital in a serious condition.
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20 Aug 9:32am Prince Harry and private jets: What are the emissions?
Sir Elton John says he offset the emissions for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's private jet flight - how would that work?
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20 Aug 9:29am Updated Four debutants in Lionesses squad for friendlies against Belgium and Norway
Lionesses coach Phil Neville names his 24-strong squad for England Women's upcoming friendlies against Belgium and Norway.
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20 Aug 9:08am Updated Khan Sheikhoun: Syria rebels pull out of key town after five years
After five years in control, rebels pull out of a strategic town in their last remaining province.
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20 Aug 7:50am Nasa confirms ocean moon mission
Scientists working on a mission to the ocean moon of Europa can proceed with the final design and construction of the spacecraft, Nasa has said.
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20 Aug 7:41am Scottish castle goes up for sale for over £8m in East Lothian
Seton Castle was built with stone from a palace said to be Mary Queen of Scots' favourite retreat.
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20 Aug 7:26am Updated Home and Away actor Ben Unwin dies aged 41
Ben Unwin played "bad boy" Jesse McGregor during two stints on the long-running Australian soap.
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20 Aug 6:43am Manchester City and tactical fouls - what do the stats say?
Manchester City are regularly accused of being tactical foulers - is it fair and are any other teams at it?
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20 Aug 6:27am Updated Andrew Harper death: Murder accused appears in court
Jed Foster appears before magistrates, after PC Andrew Harper's wife pays tribute to her "darling boy".
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20 Aug 5:04am Pogba subjected to online racist abuse after penalty miss
Manchester United say they are "working to identify" the people responsible for racist abuse directed at midfielder Paul Pogba on social media.
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20 Aug 4:52am Great British Bake Off: 2019 contestants revealed
A new batch of contestants get ready to battle it out in front of the cameras for the Bake Off crown.
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20 Aug 4:22am Student loan overpayments of £28m going unclaimed
Graduates have paid millions in repayments even though their student loans have been cleared.
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20 Aug 3:21am NZ captain Satterthwaite announces pregnancy and takes break from cricket
New Zealand women's captain Amy Satterthwaite announces she is expecting her first child with team-mate Lea Tahuhu and will take a break from cricket.
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20 Aug 3:04am Paul Pogba: Man Utd midfielder subject of racist abuse online after penalty miss
After Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Wolves, Paul Pogba is the third player in a week to have racist abuse directed at him on social media.
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20 Aug 2:35am Waringstown: Murder investigation after man found shot in vehicle
Police say the man's body was found in a vehicle in Waringstown, County Down.
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20 Aug 2:20am News Daily: Johnson attacks backstop and power cut inquiry launched
Your morning briefing for 20 August 2019.
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20 Aug 1:44am Murray positive despite first-round loss to Sandgren in Winston-Salem
Andy Murray is still searching for his first singles win since hip surgery after losing 7-6 7-5 to Tennys Sandgren in the Winston-Salem Open first round.
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