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Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board dead – airline

Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board dead – airline

[ad_1] Image copyright Konstantin von Wedelstaedt Image caption Aseman operates the ATR 72-500 Sixty-six people have been killed in a…

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South Africa: the economic challenge

South Africa: the economic challenge

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Ramaphosa faces many economic challenges South Africa's new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, will…

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MPs want Brexit fund for UK farmers

MPs want Brexit fund for UK farmers

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sheep meat exports to the EU could be subject to high tariffs if…

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Florida school shooting: Trump slams FBI over attack

Florida school shooting: Trump slams FBI over attack

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wednesday's attack in Parkland was the deadliest US school shooting since 2012 President…

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Why is the manbag on the rise?

Why is the manbag on the rise?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Singer Pharrell Williams is just one of the celebrities who have been spotted…

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MPs call for boy with epilepsy to be given medical cannabis licence

MPs call for boy with epilepsy to be given medical cannabis licence

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAlfie Dingley's family moved to the Netherlands for his cannabis treatmentMPs…

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Florida school shooting: Students demand tighter gun controls

Florida school shooting: Students demand tighter gun controls

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionStudent Emma Gonzalez to lawmakers: "Shame on you!"Young survivors of Wednesday's…

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Is boasting good or bad for business?

Is boasting good or bad for business?

[ad_1] Image copyright Maddy Savage Image caption Are, with a population of just 5,000, has become a Swedish start-up hub…

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Earthquake felt across much of England and Wales

Earthquake felt across much of England and Wales

[ad_1] Image copyright British Geological Survey Image caption A seismometer shows the earth's movements on Saturday afternoon A minor earthquake…

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Pope renews Vatican’s anti-sexual abuse panel

Pope renews Vatican’s anti-sexual abuse panel

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cardinal Sean O'Malley was re-appointed to lead the child protection panel Pope Francis…

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US rejects China-led bid for Chicago Stock Exchange

US rejects China-led bid for Chicago Stock Exchange

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Chicago Stock exchange said the acquisition would have provided it with "vital…

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UKIP members vote to sack leader Bolton

UKIP members vote to sack leader Bolton

[ad_1] UKIP members vote to sack party leader Henry Bolton after controversy over racist messages sent by his partnerThis breaking…

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Nirav Modi fraud investigation makes first arrests

Nirav Modi fraud investigation makes first arrests

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption The fraud is linked to luxury jeweller Nirav Modi Three people have been arrested…

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Anger at Google image search ‘peace deal’

Anger at Google image search ‘peace deal’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Getty Images sells photographers' work Google has made it more difficult for people…

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Boy, 4, critically ill after Aberdeen window fall

[ad_1] Image caption The child fell from a window of flats in Invercauld Road A four year old boy is…

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Pakistan: Zainab Ansari’s killer gets four death sentences

Pakistan: Zainab Ansari’s killer gets four death sentences

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Zainab's rape and murder sparked outrage in Pakistan A court in Pakistan has given…

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Energy from rubbish to power Addis Ababa

Energy from rubbish to power Addis Ababa

[ad_1] Rapidly increasing urbanisation in Africa means two things: more waste and greater demand for electricity. In Ethiopia's capital, Addis…

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Ancoats death: Man charged with murder after woman stabbed

Ancoats death: Man charged with murder after woman stabbed

[ad_1] Image caption Danielle Richardson, 24, was found stabbed in a building in Swan Street A man has been charged…

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Florida school shooting: FBI under pressure over failure to act

Florida school shooting: FBI under pressure over failure to act

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFlorida survivors on gun laws: 'Something has to change'Pressure is mounting…

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Mid-earners ‘locked out of buying a home’

Mid-earners ‘locked out of buying a home’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The extent to which young people are locked out of the British housing market has…

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Winter Olympics: Great Britain’s Izzy Atkin wins bronze in the women’s ski slopestyle

Winter Olympics: Great Britain’s Izzy Atkin wins bronze in the women’s ski slopestyle

[ad_1] Watch: Atkin wins historic bronze with final slopestyle runXXIII Olympic Winter GamesVenue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 FebruaryCoverage: Watch…

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Mexico earthquake: Strong tremor hits Oaxaca state

Mexico earthquake: Strong tremor hits Oaxaca state

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption In Mexico City, people were gathering on the streets as the ground shook A…

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Tesco’s Cardiff call centre closes with loss of 1,100 jobs

Tesco’s Cardiff call centre closes with loss of 1,100 jobs

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Image caption The closure has been described as a "massive blow" for the Cardiff economy Tesco's…

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Labour receives 17,000 emails calling for say on Brexit

Labour receives 17,000 emails calling for say on Brexit

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Labour has received 17,000 emails over five days from people lobbying for a clearer party policy…

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Russia-Trump inquiry: Russians charged over US 2016 election tampering

Russia-Trump inquiry: Russians charged over US 2016 election tampering

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRussians recruited 'real Americans' as part of 'information warfare'Thirteen Russians have…

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Kiwis consider foreign house buyer ban

Kiwis consider foreign house buyer ban

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The dream of home ownership is fading for many New Zealanders In one…

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UKIP: Henry Bolton faces make-or-break leadership vote

UKIP: Henry Bolton faces make-or-break leadership vote

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Henry Bolton says he is the right man to lead UKIP out of its…

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Six Turkish journalists jailed for life for ‘coup links’

Six Turkish journalists jailed for life for ‘coup links’

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Many journalists have been targeted in Turkey's post-coup crackdown A Turkish court has sentenced…

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Electric cars: What if you live in a flat?

Electric cars: What if you live in a flat?

[ad_1] Image caption Charging your car at work is a possibility for some In the street where I live no…

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Oxfam agrees to withdraw government funding bids

Oxfam agrees to withdraw government funding bids

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Oxfam has agreed to stop bidding for UK government funding until it can show it meets…

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Florida school shooting: FBI mishandled tip on gunman’s ‘desire to kill’

Florida school shooting: FBI mishandled tip on gunman’s ‘desire to kill’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The FBI has said it did not properly follow up on a warning that Florida…

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Ofgem to investigate Nottinghamshire energy firm Iresa

Ofgem to investigate Nottinghamshire energy firm Iresa

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption The energy regulator will investigate Iresa's treatment of customers, who have complained about difficulty…

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Parents guilty of amputee baby’s life-changing injuries

Parents guilty of amputee baby’s life-changing injuries

[ad_1] Image copyright Facebook/Jody Simpson Image caption Tony Smith and Jody Simpson denied assaulting their baby The parents of a…

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European spy chiefs in joint plea for post-Brexit co-operation

European spy chiefs in joint plea for post-Brexit co-operation

[ad_1] Image copyright Bnd Image caption The spy chiefs, L-R: Bernard Emie (DGSE), Bruno Kahl (BND), Alex Younger (MI6) The…

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Nirav Modi: Who is India’s scandal-linked billionaire?

Nirav Modi: Who is India’s scandal-linked billionaire?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nirav Modi (right) is a jeweller to the stars including Naomi Watts (left)…

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Buckingham Palace armed police attacked by US tourist

Buckingham Palace armed police attacked by US tourist

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The two officers were assaulted near Buckingham Palace on Valentine's Day An American…

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Florida school shooting: Nikolas Cruz confesses to police

Florida school shooting: Nikolas Cruz confesses to police

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFred Guttenberg said he couldn't remember if he had told his…

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Uber is reporting crimes direct to police to boost safety

Uber is reporting crimes direct to police to boost safety

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Uber is reporting crimes directly to the police and will set up a phone line as…

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British man charged with terror offences

British man charged with terror offences

[ad_1] Image copyright Facebook Image caption Aidan James was arrested at Liverpool Airport on 14 February A British man who…

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Die Welt reporter Deniz Yucel freed from Turkey jail

Die Welt reporter Deniz Yucel freed from Turkey jail

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP/getty Image caption Deniz Yucel had been reporting on leaked emails Die Welt journalist Deniz Yucel has…

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Consumer squeeze weighs on UK retail sales

Consumer squeeze weighs on UK retail sales

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Retail sales saw only a slight pick-up in January as rising prices continued to dampen shoppers'…

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Theresa May to hold talks with Angela Merkel in Berlin

Theresa May to hold talks with Angela Merkel in Berlin

[ad_1] Image copyright Downing Street Image caption Theresa May and Angela Merkel will hold talks in Berlin on Friday Theresa…

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India woman held for ‘posing’ as groom for a dowry

India woman held for ‘posing’ as groom for a dowry

[ad_1] Image caption Krishna Sen (left) married her first wife (centre) in 2014 Police in India have arrested a woman…

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Universal Basic Income of £10,000 proposed for everyone under 55

Universal Basic Income of £10,000 proposed for everyone under 55

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption What would you do with £10,000? The government should give £10,000 per year…

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Oxfam sex scandal: Charity to set up independent commission

Oxfam sex scandal: Charity to set up independent commission

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOxfam head: 'I know we have a problem'Oxfam says it will…

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‘100,000 orangutans’ killed in 16 years

‘100,000 orangutans’ killed in 16 years

[ad_1] Image copyright Serge Wich Image caption Bornean orangutans' forest habitat is changing at an "unsustainable rate" More than 100,000…

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Renault asks Carlos Ghosn to stay on as chief executive

Renault asks Carlos Ghosn to stay on as chief executive

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Carlos Ghosn has held the top job at Renault since 2005 French car…

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Winter Olympics: Great Britain’s Dom Parsons wins skeleton bronze medal in Pyeongchang

Winter Olympics: Great Britain’s Dom Parsons wins skeleton bronze medal in Pyeongchang

[ad_1] XXIII Olympic Winter GamesVenue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 FebruaryCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs,…

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Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announce separation

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announce separation

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption The couple were married in August 2015 at a secret ceremony in Los Angeles…

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How the pneumatic tyre became a million dollar idea

How the pneumatic tyre became a million dollar idea

[ad_1] We can thank Alfred Dunlop for giving us an easy ride on our bikes and in our cars. He…

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Children’s rights activist Peter Newell jailed for abuse

Children’s rights activist Peter Newell jailed for abuse

[ad_1] Image copyright Metropolitan Police A children's rights activist has been jailed for six years and eight months for sexually…

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Bannon ‘stonewalled’ congressmen during committee hearing

Bannon ‘stonewalled’ congressmen during committee hearing

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Bannon photographed during his arrival at the House intelligence committee earlier today President…

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Spanish woman’s ‘sexist’ rejection letter sparks furore

Spanish woman’s ‘sexist’ rejection letter sparks furore

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ms Forcada said she felt discriminated against after receiving a job rejection for…

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Oxfam scandal: Haiti worker rehired after he was dismissed

Oxfam scandal: Haiti worker rehired after he was dismissed

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Oxfam said its decision to rehire the man in Ethiopia was a "serious error"…

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Instagram submits to Russia censor’s demands

Instagram submits to Russia censor’s demands

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Navalny has criticised Instagram for meeting Russia's internet censor's demand Instagram has…

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Laura Ashley shares plunge 26% on profit warning

Laura Ashley shares plunge 26% on profit warning

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Laura Ashley has seen its shares plunge after announcing a profit warning Home…

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BBC Look North presenter Christa Ackroyd facing tax bill of £420k

BBC Look North presenter Christa Ackroyd facing tax bill of £420k

[ad_1] Image caption Christa Ackroyd presented Look North in Yorkshire from 2001 to 2013 Former BBC Look North presenter Christa…

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Oxfam scandal: Ex-Haiti director denies paying for sex

Oxfam scandal: Ex-Haiti director denies paying for sex

[ad_1] Image copyright VRT Image caption Roland Van Hauwermeiren worked in Chad from 2006-09 before going to Haiti in 2010…

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Divorcing couples may clash over Bitcoin

Divorcing couples may clash over Bitcoin

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Divorcing couples are being warned to disclose all their assets amid fears that some may…

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Penistone hammer attack: Dad jailed for attempted murder

Penistone hammer attack: Dad jailed for attempted murder

[ad_1] Image copyright South Yorkshire Police Image caption As a result of Scott's actions, one of his daughters will be…

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Florida shooting: Teachers ‘were warned’ about Nikolas Cruz

Florida shooting: Teachers ‘were warned’ about Nikolas Cruz

[ad_1] Image copyright Handout Image caption Nikolas Cruz was a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Teachers were…

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MPs to probe universities’ unconditional offers

MPs to probe universities’ unconditional offers

[ad_1] Image copyright Thinkstock MPs are to review whether students applying to universities are being offered unconditional places in order…

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Lidl opens its 700th store in the UK

Lidl opens its 700th store in the UK

[ad_1] Image copyright Tony Kershaw Supermarket chain Lidl has hit a milestone of 700 UK stores after it opened five…

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Cyril Ramaphosa due to become South Africa’s president

Cyril Ramaphosa due to become South Africa’s president

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cyril Ramaphosa, left, was the deputy president to Jacob Zuma Cyril Ramaphosa is due…

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Airbus takes new €1.3bn hit on A400M troop carrier

Airbus takes new €1.3bn hit on A400M troop carrier

[ad_1] Image copyright Airbus Airbus has taken a €1.3bn (£1.2bn) charge on its troubled A400M military transport plane, bringing total…

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Stormont talks: Sinn Féin to meet UK and Irish governments

Stormont talks: Sinn Féin to meet UK and Irish governments

[ad_1] Image copyright Press Eye Image caption On Wednesday, Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill accused the DUP of having "collapsed" the…

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South Africa’s Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma resigns after pressure from party

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMr Zuma said he was resigning "with immediate effect"South Africa's embattled…

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Snapchat petition attracts one million signatures

Snapchat petition attracts one million signatures

[ad_1] Image copyright Snapchat One million people have signed a petition calling on Snapchat to roll back its latest redesign.The…

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Steel pensions scheme victim to ‘major mis-selling scandal’

Steel pensions scheme victim to ‘major mis-selling scandal’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images British Steel pension scheme members were targeted by "vulture" financial advisers after Tata was allowed…

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Barnaby Joyce: Australia deputy PM takes leave over scrutiny

Barnaby Joyce: Australia deputy PM takes leave over scrutiny

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Barnaby Joyce will take one week of leave, Malcolm Turnbull says Australian Deputy Prime…

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Brexit: EU ‘removes transition punishment clause’

Brexit: EU ‘removes transition punishment clause’

[ad_1] Image copyright No 10 Image caption Both sides say they want a time-limited transition after the UK leaves the…

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Newspaper headlines: Processed food cancer risk and NI crisis

Newspaper headlines: Processed food cancer risk and NI crisis

[ad_1] Newspaper headlines: Processed food cancer risk and NI crisis By BBC News Staff Image caption Several papers, including the…

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Austria’s plan to stub out smoking ban prompts health plea

Austria’s plan to stub out smoking ban prompts health plea

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A total smoking ban was due in May but the new government has…

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Faulty appliances ’cause 60 fires a week’

Faulty appliances ’cause 60 fires a week’

[ad_1] Image copyright LFB Image caption The damage caused to a seventh floor flat in Shepherd's Bush, London Faulty household…

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Oxfam: Former staff member dismissed by Cafod after abuse claims

Oxfam: Former staff member dismissed by Cafod after abuse claims

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The sacked worker had been among the Oxfam staff in Haiti after the…

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Florida shooting: Suspect held in deadly high school attack

Florida shooting: Suspect held in deadly high school attack

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionStudents describe fleeing school as shots rang outPolice in Parkland, Florida,…

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Apple’s HomePod speakers leave white marks on wood

Apple’s HomePod speakers leave white marks on wood

[ad_1] Image copyright Pocket-lint Image caption Pocket-lint published this image of a mark left by its Homepod test unit Apple's…

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Power-sharing talks collapse at Stormont

Power-sharing talks collapse at Stormont

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDUP had agreed a deal in the talks, says Sinn Féin's…

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Maëlys de Araujo: Remains of missing French girl found

Maëlys de Araujo: Remains of missing French girl found

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Maëlys de Araujo attended the wedding with her parents The remains of a nine-year-old…

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Stock markets brace on stronger US inflation data

Stock markets brace on stronger US inflation data

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters US inflation rose faster than expected in January, stoking fears that interest rates rises will accelerate…

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Freezer body murder: Uncle jailed for Celine Dookhran rape and killing

Freezer body murder: Uncle jailed for Celine Dookhran rape and killing

[ad_1] Image copyright Twitter Image caption Celine Dookhran was found dead in an empty house in Kingston, south-west London An…

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Stormy Daniels: Trump lawyer admits paying porn star

Stormy Daniels: Trump lawyer admits paying porn star

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The newspaper says Mr Cohen declined to answer why the "private transaction" was…

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Bypass firm Galliford Try to raise £150m after Carillion collapse

Bypass firm Galliford Try to raise £150m after Carillion collapse

[ad_1] Image copyright Sepa Image caption The Aberdeen bypass project is expected to be completed later this year Building firm…

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Oxfam executive ‘aware’ of Asia staff abuse claims

Oxfam executive ‘aware’ of Asia staff abuse claims

[ad_1] Image caption Lan Mercado took up her post as Oxfam's Asia regional director for Asia in 2016 A senior…

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Does 3D facial reconstruction show St Valentine’s face?

Does 3D facial reconstruction show St Valentine’s face?

[ad_1] Saint Valentine is the patron saint of people in love. In many countries 14 February (the date he is…

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Warning over gamblers’ ‘VIP status’

Warning over gamblers’ ‘VIP status’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Online bookmakers must make more affordability checks before upgrading customers to VIP status, the gambling…

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Gerry Adams’ prison escape appeal dismissed

Gerry Adams’ prison escape appeal dismissed

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption The Louth TD has been replaced by Mary-Lou McDonald as the party's president Gerry…

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Denmark’s Prince Henrik, who wanted to be king, dies at 83

Denmark’s Prince Henrik, who wanted to be king, dies at 83

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionQueen Margrethe married Prince Henrik in 1967Prince Henrik of Denmark, the…

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GKN to sell off assets and return £2.5bn to shareholders

GKN to sell off assets and return £2.5bn to shareholders

[ad_1] Image copyright GKN Engineering giant GKN says it will sell off parts of its business and return £2.5bn in…

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Newspaper headlines: Boris Brexit speech and Oxfam backlash

Newspaper headlines: Boris Brexit speech and Oxfam backlash

[ad_1] Image caption Brexit - and Boris Johnson's ongoing role in it - is back at centre stage for many…

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South Africa: Controversial Gupta family home raided by police

South Africa: Controversial Gupta family home raided by police

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption The family's walled Johannesburg compound was subject to an early morning search by elite…

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Amazon Echo Dot ad cleared over cat food order

Amazon Echo Dot ad cleared over cat food order

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Amazon Echo Dot TV commercial was cleared by the UK's advertising regulator…

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Celia Imrie: I feel like a cat with nine lives

Celia Imrie: I feel like a cat with nine lives

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Celia Imrie grabs life "with fever" as shown in her new film Celia…

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Peru jail twin who switched with brother is recaptured

Peru jail twin who switched with brother is recaptured

[ad_1] Image copyright Peruvian Interior Ministry Image caption Alexander Delgado said he just wanted to see his mother Authorities in…

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Japan GDP slows to 0.5% in final quarter of 2017

Japan GDP slows to 0.5% in final quarter of 2017

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Consumer spending accounts for about 60% of Japan's economy Japan's economic growth slowed…

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Bill Gates announces UK teacher in global top 10

Bill Gates announces UK teacher in global top 10

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images A teacher from north London, named as a top-10 finalist in a global teaching award,…

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Baltimore’s 11-day homicide-free streak ends in gun death

Baltimore’s 11-day homicide-free streak ends in gun death

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Baltimore Ceasefire organiser Erricka Bridgeford pauses where her son was killed on a…

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Chipotle names new boss in turnaround bid

Chipotle names new boss in turnaround bid

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Chipotle Mexican Grill has named a new chief executive as it seeks a turnaround after…

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Oxfam: Minnie Driver withdraws support over Haiti scandal

Oxfam: Minnie Driver withdraws support over Haiti scandal

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Actress Minnie Driver has stood down from her role as a celebrity ambassador for Oxfam.This follows…

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Israel PM Netanyahu faces corruption charges

Israel PM Netanyahu faces corruption charges

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Mr Netanyahu is reported to have met investigators several times Israeli police say…

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Sky and BT win Premier League TV rights

Sky and BT win Premier League TV rights

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Sky and BT Sport have agreed to pay £4.464bn to broadcast Premier League football games…

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Ex-football coach Barry Bennell guilty of sex abuse

Ex-football coach Barry Bennell guilty of sex abuse

[ad_1] Ex-football coach Barry Bennell has been found guilty of multiple sex offences against boys in the 1980s.Liverpool Crown Court…

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Florida: US couple hope to recover their sunken ‘dream’ boat

Florida: US couple hope to recover their sunken ‘dream’ boat

[ad_1] Image copyright Nikki Walsh/GoFundMe Image caption Despite the unfortunate experience, the US couple say they are not giving up…

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‘Don’t use showgirls to sell roof tiles’

‘Don’t use showgirls to sell roof tiles’

[ad_1] Image copyright London Festival of Architecture One of the UK's largest industry exhibitions is issuing a new code of…

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Julian Assange: Warrant for his arrest upheld by court

Julian Assange: Warrant for his arrest upheld by court

[ad_1] Image copyright PA An arrest warrant for the Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been upheld by Westminster Magistrates' Court.The…

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Russia Saratov crash: Ice on sensors ‘may be cause’

Russia Saratov crash: Ice on sensors ‘may be cause’

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWreckage was strewn across a wide areaSpeed sensors that were iced…

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Thomas Cook resumes flights to Tunisia

Thomas Cook resumes flights to Tunisia

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Tour operator Thomas Cook is resuming flights to Tunisia for UK customers for the first…

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Network Rail to put new projects on hold

Network Rail to put new projects on hold

[ad_1] Network Rail is to move away from big projects in its next five-year funding period in favour of spending…

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Transgender first for Australian football as Hannah Mouncey is accepted

Transgender first for Australian football as Hannah Mouncey is accepted

[ad_1] Image copyright Hannah Mouncey YouTube Image caption Prior to her transition, Hannah Mouncey was a member of the Australian…

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First-time buyers ‘at 11-year high’

First-time buyers ‘at 11-year high’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images More first-time buyers took out mortgages in 2017 than in any year since the financial…

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UK inflation still at 3% despite fall in food prices

UK inflation still at 3% despite fall in food prices

[ad_1] Image copyright PA UK consumer price inflation remained at 3% in January, the same level as in December.The rate,…

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South Africa: ANC ‘decides Zuma must go’

South Africa: ANC ‘decides Zuma must go’

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption President Zuma's time in office has been overshadowed by corruption allegations South Africa's ruling…

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Price cap on energy bills urgently needed, says committee

Price cap on energy bills urgently needed, says committee

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A select committee says an absolute price cap on energy bills is required…

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London City Airport to reopen after WW2 bomb moved

London City Airport to reopen after WW2 bomb moved

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Planes were grounded at London City Airport on Monday following the discovery of the…

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Winter Olympics: Japan’s Kei Saito given first doping ban in Pyeongchang

Winter Olympics: Japan’s Kei Saito given first doping ban in Pyeongchang

[ad_1] It is the first time a Japanese athlete had tested positive at the Winter OlympicsXXIII Olympic Winter GamesVenue: Pyeongchang,…

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Love and dating after the Tinder revolution

Love and dating after the Tinder revolution

[ad_1] Image copyright AleksandarNakic How many couples will have met online this Valentine's Day? More than ever before is the…

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Cold open water plunge may provide instant pain relief

Cold open water plunge may provide instant pain relief

[ad_1] Image copyright Science Photo Library A man who suffered constant pain after surgery cured it by taking a plunge…

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Winter Olympics: Kim Jong-un thanks South Korea for ‘impressive’ effort

Winter Olympics: Kim Jong-un thanks South Korea for ‘impressive’ effort

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Kim has thanked the South for hosting the North's delegation to the…

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Island tax haven firms own 23,000 UK properties

Island tax haven firms own 23,000 UK properties

[ad_1] Image copyright Alamy Image caption The British Virgin Islands are home to 11,700 firms owning UK property A quarter…

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Newspaper headlines: Oxfam shop abuse claims and ‘aid for sex’

Newspaper headlines: Oxfam shop abuse claims and ‘aid for sex’

[ad_1] Newspaper headlines: Oxfam shop abuse claims and 'aid for sex' By BBC News Staff Image caption Oxfam continues to…

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Baltimore police guilty of robbing citizens

Baltimore police guilty of robbing citizens

[ad_1] Image copyright Tom Chalkley Image caption Daniel Hersl (middle) and Marcus Taylor (right) were the only two members of…

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Tata ‘to invest £75m in Port Talbot blast furnace repair’

Tata ‘to invest £75m in Port Talbot blast furnace repair’

[ad_1] Tata Steel will invest £75m to repair a blast furnace at Port Talbot steelworks, industry sources have claimed.The move…

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Oxfam: Deputy resigns over how sex claims were handled

Oxfam: Deputy resigns over how sex claims were handled

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Penny Lawrence says she took "full responsibility" for the behaviour of staff in Chad…

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Trump’s infrastructure blueprint ‘a scam’

Trump’s infrastructure blueprint ‘a scam’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Local governments will bear the majority of costs under the plan US President…

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Amazon ‘planning hundreds of layoffs’

Amazon ‘planning hundreds of layoffs’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A worker boxes orders at the Amazon Fulfillment Center on August 1, 2017…

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Britons killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash named

Britons killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash named

[ad_1] Image copyright Caters News Agency Image caption Becky Dobson and her boyfriend Stuart Hill died in the crash A…

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Mexico cartel holds two special agents hostage

Mexico cartel holds two special agents hostage

[ad_1] Image copyright YouTube Image caption The video shows hooded and armed men guarding two special agents Two members of…

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