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Sublime Williamson guides New Zealand to victory over South Africa10m Sublime Williamson guides New Zealand to victory over South Africa
BBC
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson plays one of the great World Cup innings to steer his side to a tense four-wicket victory over South Africa at Edgbaston.
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Tory leadership contest: Rory Stewart knocked out40m Tory leadership contest: Rory Stewart knocked out
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Four men are left in the contest to be the next prime minister after outsider Mr Stewart won just 27 votes.
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Nxivm: Sex cult leader Raniere found guilty in New York44m Nxivm: Sex cult leader Raniere found guilty in New York
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Leader of sex cult Nxivm Keith Raniere found guilty of all charges against him in a New York court.
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Manslaughter arrest over death of footballer Sala1h 6m Manslaughter arrest over death of footballer Sala
BBC
Emiliano Sala died in a plane crash in January along with pilot David Ibbotson.
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Tory leadership contest: Rory Stewart knocked out1h 10m Tory leadership contest: Rory Stewart knocked out
BBC
Four men are left in the contest to be the next prime minister after outsider Mr Stewart won just 27 votes.
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1h 43m Himalayan glacier melting doubled since 2000, spy satellites show
The Guardian
Ice losses indicate ‘devastating’ future for region and 1 billion people who depend on it for water The melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled since the turn of the century, with more than a quarter of all ice lost over the last four decades, scientists have revealed. The accelerating losses indicate a “devastating” future for the region, upon which a billion people depend for regular water. The scientists combined declassified US spy satellite images from the mid-1970s with modern satellite data to create the first detailed, four-decade record of ice along the 2,000km (1,200-mile) mountain chain.
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1h 43m US beekeepers lost 40% of honeybee colonies over past year, survey finds
The Guardian
Study marks worst winter on record for beekeepers, despite intensive push to stem losses Beekeepers across the US lost four in 10 of their honeybee colonies over the past year, as the worst winter on record for tracked bee populations raised fresh concerns over the plight of the crucial pollinators. Over the past winter, 37% of honeybee colonies were lost to beekeepers, the worst winter decline recorded in the 13-year history of a nationwide survey aimed at charting bees’ fortunes. Overall, 40% of colonies died off over the entire year to April, above average for the duration of the survey.
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1h 54m Emiliano Sala: man arrested over death of footballer
The Guardian
Police investigating death of player in plane crash arrest man aged 64 from Yorkshire Detectives investigating the death of the Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala have arrested a 64-year-old man from North Yorkshire on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act, Dorset police have said. The Argentinian forward, who had signed for the Welsh club, died in a plane crash in January.
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Tory leadership contest: Rory Stewart knocked out2h Tory leadership contest: Rory Stewart knocked out
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Four men are left in the contest to be the next prime minister after outsider Mr Stewart won just 27 votes.
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2h Adidas loses three-stripe trademark battle in European court
The Guardian
Logo first registered on a football boot in 1949 was not ‘distinctive’ enough, says court Adidas has been unsuccessful in an attempt to expand its trademark three-stripe design in the EU after a court ruled it was not “distinctive” enough. The company did not “prove that that mark has acquired, throughout the territory of the EU, distinctive character following the use which had been made of it”, the general court of the EU
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2h Tory leadership race: Stewart out as Johnson extends lead
The Guardian
International development secretary loses 10 votes in third round of MPs’ voting
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2h Spider dropped on driver before crash which killed boy, 11
BBC
The fatal head-on crash happened as a mother drove her two children to school, an inquest hears.
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2h Corbyn statement on Brexit position fails to impress remainers
The Guardian
Backers of second referendum express disappointment as Labour leader reiterates his position Labour backers of a second referendum who had hoped for a decisive shift in their party’s policy towards remain have expressed disappointment after Jeremy Corbyn issued a lengthy statement reiterating his position.
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MH17: Four charged with shooting down plane over Ukraine2h MH17: Four charged with shooting down plane over Ukraine
BBC
The Malaysia Airlines jet was hit by a missile over Ukraine in July 2014, killing 298 people.
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Tory leadership race: Candidates await third vote result3h Tory leadership race: Candidates await third vote result
BBC
One more MP will be eliminated from the race, as Dominic Raab backs Boris Johnson for No 10.
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3h The Guatemalans who pay the price for the west’s need for nickel
The Guardian
A vast European-owned mine is operating near Mayan villages, sparking a battle for survival The road to Guatemala’s biggest nickel mine is barely visible through a cloud of red dust, churned up by the 25-tonne trucks that thunder past loaded with ore. From the choking haze a cyclist emerges, weaving between the lorries. On his back he carries a bundle of firewood. Goggles protect his eyes, a bandana covers his nose and mouth.
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Enrique quits as Spain boss after less than year in charge3h Enrique quits as Spain boss after less than year in charge
BBC
Spain manager Luis Enrique steps down from his role and is replaced by assistant Robert Moreno after less than a year in charge.
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Four face murder charges for downing flight MH17 4h Four face murder charges for downing flight MH17
BBC
The Malaysia Airlines jet was hit by a missile over eastern Ukraine in July 2014, killing 298 people.
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4h UK, France and Germany in last-ditch effort to save Iran deal
The Guardian
Diplomatic offensive aims to dissuade Tehran from breaching uranium limits Britain, France and Germany are to mount a last-ditch effort to dissuade Iran from effectively quitting the nuclear deal, warning time was running out for negotiations and the risk of war in the region “has not been averted”. The diplomatic offensive includes a forthcoming visit by the UK’s new Middle East minister, Andrew Murrison.
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Spider dropped on driver before crash which killed boy, 114h Spider dropped on driver before crash which killed boy, 11
BBC
The fatal head-on crash happened as a mother drove her two children to school, an inquest hears.
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Tory leadership race: Candidates face third vote4h Tory leadership race: Candidates face third vote
BBC
One more MP will be eliminated from the race, as Dominic Raab backs Boris Johnson for No 10.
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Exeter University: Arrest after students threatened with fake gun4h Exeter University: Arrest after students threatened with fake gun
BBC
A 25-year-old man has been arrested after "making threats to other students" at Exeter University.
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Man guilty of making a gun using a 3D printer5h Man guilty of making a gun using a 3D printer
BBC
Tendai Muswere, 26, pleaded guilty to manufacturing a firearm which was capable of firing a deadly shot.
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Enrique quits as Spain boss after less than year in charge5h Enrique quits as Spain boss after less than year in charge
BBC
Spain manager Luis Enrique steps down from his role and is replaced by assistant Robert Moreno after less than a year in charge.
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Four face murder charges for downing flight MH17 5h Four face murder charges for downing flight MH17
BBC
The Malaysia Airlines jet came down over eastern Ukraine in July 2014, killing 298 people.
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5h Three Russians and one Ukrainian to face MH17 murder charges
The Guardian
Four named as first to be charged over death of 298 people on flight downed over Ukraine Four suspects will face murder charges for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, three of them Russians, international investigators have said, with a trial due to start next March in the Netherlands. Almost five years after the plane was downed over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people onboard, prosecutors said on Wednesday there was enough evidence to bring criminal charges.
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Tory leadership race: Candidates face third vote5h Tory leadership race: Candidates face third vote
BBC
One more MP will be eliminated from the race, as Dominic Raab backs Boris Johnson for No 10.
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Woman, 83, in hospital after William and Kate convoy crash6h Woman, 83, in hospital after William and Kate convoy crash
BBC
The royal couple have sent their best wishes to the elderly woman, 83, who is in a serious condition.
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6h Champions Cup: Holders Saracens in tough pool with Munster, Racing 92 & Ospreys
BBC
Holders Saracens are pooled with former winners Munster, Racing 92 and Ospreys as the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup draws are made.
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MH17: Four charged with shooting down plane over Ukraine7h MH17: Four charged with shooting down plane over Ukraine
BBC
The Malaysia Airlines jet came down over eastern Ukraine in July 2014, killing 298 people.
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Rugby-playing detective tackles intruder7h Rugby-playing detective tackles intruder
BBC
An Australian detective was forced to take action after an unexpected interruption to a press conference.
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7h ‘Credible evidence’ Saudi crown prince liable for Khashoggi killing – UN report
The Guardian
Mohammed bin Salman should be investigated over journalist’s murder, says report The crown prince of Saudi Arabia should be investigated over the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi because there is “credible evidence” that he and other senior officials are liable for the killing, according to a damning and forensic UN report. In an excoriating 100-page analysis published on Wednesday of what happened to Khashoggi last October, Agnes Callamard, the UN’s special rapporteur, says the death of the journalist was “an international crime”.
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Flats out of fashion with first-time buyers7h Flats out of fashion with first-time buyers
BBC
First-time buyers are keen to jump straight to a house, leading to cheaper apartment prices, experts say.
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Fast fashion: Should we change how we think about clothes?8h Fast fashion: Should we change how we think about clothes?
BBC
Buying "fast fashion" is harming the environment so what can we do to limit its effects?
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Tory leadership race: Candidates face third vote8h Tory leadership race: Candidates face third vote
BBC
One more MP will be eliminated from the race to succeed Theresa May, as Dominic Raab backs Boris Johnson for No 10.
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Tory leadership race: Candidates face third vote9h Tory leadership race: Candidates face third vote
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One more MP will be eliminated from the race to succeed Theresa May and reach Number 10.
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Oxford University accepts £150m from US private equity boss9h Oxford University accepts £150m from US private equity boss
BBC
Stephen Schwarzman, a confidant of President Trump, makes the largest ever donation to a UK university.
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Oxford University accepts £150m from US private equity boss11h Oxford University accepts £150m from US private equity boss
BBC
Stephen Schwarzman, a confidant of President Trump, makes the largest ever donation to a UK university.
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12h Tory leadership race: Rivals in BBC debate clash over Brexit deadline
BBC
Boris Johnson says it is "eminently feasible" to leave the EU by 31 October, but his rivals say more time may be needed.
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Tory leadership race: Rivals in BBC debate clash over Brexit deadline12h Tory leadership race: Rivals in BBC debate clash over Brexit deadline
BBC
Boris Johnson says it is "eminently feasible" to leave the EU by 31 October, but his rivals say more time may be needed.
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Barnet stabbing: Man dies after triple knife attack13h Barnet stabbing: Man dies after triple knife attack
BBC
The man's death after he was knifed in north London is the fifth killing in the capital in six days.
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Defending champion Thomas will be fit for Tour de France despite Switzerland crash 13h Defending champion Thomas will be fit for Tour de France despite Switzerland crash
BBC
Defending champion Geraint Thomas says he will be fit to take part in the Tour de France despite crashing and being taken to hospital on Tuesday.
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Donald Trump formally launches 2020 re-election bid15h Donald Trump formally launches 2020 re-election bid
BBC
The president told thousands of supporters in Florida they were going to "keep America great".
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15h Survey shows crisis of confidence in vaccines in parts of Europe
The Guardian
Just half of people in eastern Europe think vaccines are safe, compared with 79% worldwide A global survey of attitudes towards science has revealed the scale of the crisis of confidence in vaccines in Europe, showing that only 59% of people in western Europe and 50% in the east think vaccines are safe, compared with 79% worldwide. Around the globe, 84% of people acknowledge that vaccines are effective and 92% say their child has received a vaccine. But in spite of good healthcare and education systems, in parts of Europe there is low trust in vaccines. France has the
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17h Tory leadership race: Rivals in BBC debate clash over Brexit deadline
BBC
Boris Johnson says it is "eminently feasible" to leave the EU by 31 October while several rivals say more time may be needed.
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Dundee University researchers start work on male pill19h Dundee University researchers start work on male pill
BBC
Scientists in Dundee will test thousands of drug combinations to find a way to stop sperm working.
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Scottish alcohol sales drop as minimum price kicks in19h Scottish alcohol sales drop as minimum price kicks in
BBC
The amount of alcohol per adult bought in Scotland last year fell to its lowest level since records began.
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Rites of Passage, Portraits of Prom19h Rites of Passage, Portraits of Prom
BBC
Young people with learning disabilities share their experiences and thoughts for the future.
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Why are Nike trainers washing up on beaches?19h Why are Nike trainers washing up on beaches?
BBC
From Bermuda and the Azores to Ireland and France, large numbers of shoes are washing ashore.
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Measles vaccine fears cost me my children19h Measles vaccine fears cost me my children
BBC
One Filipino mother's worst fears were realised when her unvaccinated children caught measles.
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Oxford University accepts £150m from US private equity boss19h Oxford University accepts £150m from US private equity boss
BBC
Stephen Schwarzman, a confidant of President Trump, makes the largest ever donation to a UK university.
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Women not aware enough of breast cancer link to alcohol19h Women not aware enough of breast cancer link to alcohol
BBC
Women know too little about alcohol's role in increasing breast cancer risk, a study suggests.
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Woman, 83, in hospital after William and Kate convoy crash20h Woman, 83, in hospital after William and Kate convoy crash
BBC
The royal couple have sent their best wishes to the elderly woman, 83, who is in a serious condition.
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Rising levels of poverty in working families20h Rising levels of poverty in working families
BBC
Poverty among those who are working has risen, but many more people are now in work, research indicates.
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Tory leadership race: Rivals in BBC debate clash over Brexit deadline21h Tory leadership race: Rivals in BBC debate clash over Brexit deadline
BBC
Boris Johnson says it is "eminently feasible" to leave the EU by 31 October while several rivals say more time may be needed.
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Patrick Shanahan: Trump says his choice for Pentagon chief is out21h Patrick Shanahan: Trump says his choice for Pentagon chief is out
BBC
The president tweeted that Patrick Shanahan is resigning to "devote more time to his family".
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22h Tory leadership race: Rivals in BBC debate clash over Brexit deadline
BBC
Boris Johnson says it is "eminently feasible" to leave the EU by 31 October while several rivals say more time may be needed.
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Dominic Raab out of Tory leadership race as five proceed23h Dominic Raab out of Tory leadership race as five proceed
BBC
Five candidates, including frontrunner Boris Johnson and Rory Stewart, make it through to the next round.
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Tory leadership race: Candidates face off23h Tory leadership race: Candidates face off
BBC
Boris Johnson says it is "eminently feasible" for the UK to leave the EU by 31 October deadline.
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Patrick Shanahan: Trump says his choice for Pentagon chief is out23h Patrick Shanahan: Trump says his choice for Pentagon chief is out
BBC
The president tweeted that Patrick Shanahan is resigning to "devote more time to his family".
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Patrick Shanahan: Trump says his choice for Pentagon chief is out24h Patrick Shanahan: Trump says his choice for Pentagon chief is out
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The president tweeted that Patrick Shanahan is resigning to "devote more time to his family".
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Selah Schneiter: Ten-year-old girl scales El Capitan25h Selah Schneiter: Ten-year-old girl scales El Capitan
BBC
Selah Schneiter has climbed a rock wall that is beyond some of the most experienced climbers. She is 10 years old.
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Tory leadership race: BBC prepares to host debate26h Tory leadership race: BBC prepares to host debate
BBC
Questions from the public will be put to the candidates hoping to become the next UK prime minister.
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Dominic Raab out of Tory leadership race26h Dominic Raab out of Tory leadership race
BBC
Dominic Raab is knocked out of Tory leadership race, leaving five candidates to be the next PM.
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Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Newcastle man told to pay compensation26h Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Newcastle man told to pay compensation
BBC
The Brexit Party leader had just given a short speech in Newcastle when he was covered in milkshake.
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Platini questioned by anti-corruption investigators over Qatar World Cup26h Platini questioned by anti-corruption investigators over Qatar World Cup
BBC
Former Uefa president Michel Platini is being questioned by French anti-corruption investigators over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
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26h Tory leadership: Johnson, Hunt, Gove, Stewart, Javid through, as Raab eliminated – live news
The Guardian
Second round of voting in the Tory leadership contest, plus Boris Johnson and other candidates take part in BBC hustings
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England captain Morgan sets sixes record in win over Afghanistan26h England captain Morgan sets sixes record in win over Afghanistan
BBC
England captain Eoin Morgan hits 17 sixes - a record for a one-day international innings - in the World Cup match against Afghanistan.
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Tory leadership: Candidates await result of second vote of MPs27h Tory leadership: Candidates await result of second vote of MPs
BBC
At least one of the six leadership candidates will be knocked out, with the result due at about 18.00 BST.
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Greenland’s ‘unusual’ melting sea ice captured in stunning image27h Greenland’s ‘unusual’ melting sea ice captured in stunning image
BBC
A climate scientist has captured the reality of sea ice loss in Greenland in a viral picture.
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Tory leadership race: BBC prepares to host debate27h Tory leadership race: BBC prepares to host debate
BBC
Questions from the public will be put to the candidates hoping to become the next UK prime minister.
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27h Carrie Lam ignored public opinion, says freed activist
The Guardian
Joshua Wong blames Hong Kong leader for city’s protests, despite her apology Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, is the person responsible for mobilising the biggest protests in the city’s history, the freed student activist Joshua Wong has said. The 22-year-old, who was the face of the last major demonstrations in Hong Kong in 2014, was released from jail on Monday following a two-month term for contempt of court.
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27h Tech firms to check suppliers after mining revelations in Tanzania
The Guardian
Apple says it is ‘deeply committed to responsible sourcing of materials’ Electronics companies, including Canon, Apple and Nokia, are re-evaluating their supply chains following reports they may be using gold extracted from a
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Royal Ascot: Day one in pictures27h Royal Ascot: Day one in pictures
BBC
The opening day of Royal Ascot proves to be a family occasion for the Queen.
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Tory leadership race: BBC prepares to host debate28h Tory leadership race: BBC prepares to host debate
BBC
Questions from the public will be put to the candidates hoping to become the next UK prime minister.
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Tory leadership: Voting under way in second ballot28h Tory leadership: Voting under way in second ballot
BBC
The field of six candidates will narrow further, with at least one set to be knocked out of the race.
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Tory leadership: Voting under way in second ballot29h Tory leadership: Voting under way in second ballot
BBC
The field of six candidates will narrow further, with at least one set to be knocked out of the race.
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Tory leadership race: BBC prepares to host debate29h Tory leadership race: BBC prepares to host debate
BBC
Questions from the public will be put to the candidates hoping to become the next UK prime minister.
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29h Mohamed Morsi buried as detention conditions denounced as torture
The Guardian
Egyptian former president’s burial takes place under heavy security in remote area of Cairo Egypt’s former president Mohamed Morsi has been buried in a remote area of Cairo as his treatment in custody before his death was denounced as torture. Morsi, the only democratically elected civilian leader in Egypt’s history, fainted in court on Monday and was
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30h MH17: prosecutors to identify suspects and file first charges
The Guardian
Inquiry expected to name first four suspects over downing of flight that killed 298 in 2014
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Michel Platini questioned over awarding of World Cup to Qatar30h Michel Platini questioned over awarding of World Cup to Qatar
BBC
Former Uefa president Michel Platini is being questioned by French anti-corruption investigators over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
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30h Angela Merkel shakes during national anthem, blaming dehydration – video
The Guardian
The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has blamed dehydration after she was seen
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30h Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell in court over tax fraud charges
The Guardian
Businessman also faces charges over allegedly buying two yachts to launder money The former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has appeared in court to face charges of a £500,000 tax fraud and that he allegedly bought two yachts to launder money. Chappell, 52, of Dorset, who was wearing a slate grey suit and open-necked blue shirt, spoke only to confirm his personal details as he appeared at the City of London magistrates court.
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Two quickfire sixes from Moeen give England the record for most sixes is an ODI innings30h Two quickfire sixes from Moeen give England the record for most sixes is an ODI innings
BBC
Two quick-fire sixes from Moeen Ali see England break the record for sixes in an ODI with their 25th of the day in their match against Afghanistan at Old Trafford.
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30h Hong Kong protesters unimpressed by Lam’s ‘sincere’ apology
The Guardian
Chief suggests extradition law effectively shelved but protesters say key demands ignored
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Gulf crisis: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran30h Gulf crisis: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran
BBC
The US has blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the region, claims Iran calls "unfounded".
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Cricket World Cup: Eoin Morgan reaches an extraordinary century with three sixes in an over30h Cricket World Cup: Eoin Morgan reaches an extraordinary century with three sixes in an over
BBC
England captain Eoin Morgan reaches an extraordinary century against Afghanistan with three sixes in an over.
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EuroMillions £123m UK jackpot winner yet to claim prize30h EuroMillions £123m UK jackpot winner yet to claim prize
BBC
Operator Camelot urges UK players to "check, double-check and triple-check" their tickets.
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Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Newcastle man told to pay compensation30h Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Newcastle man told to pay compensation
BBC
The Brexit Party leader had just given a short speech in Newcastle when he was covered in milkshake.
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Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Newcastle man told to pay compensation31h Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Newcastle man told to pay compensation
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The Brexit Party leader had just given a short speech in Newcastle when he was covered in milkshake.
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Britain braces for invasion of deadly Asian hornets that can kill with just one sting31h Britain braces for invasion of deadly Asian hornets that can kill with just one sting
Daily Mail
Fears are mounting the killer insects (pictured), linked to the deaths of five people, could be on its way to the UK after large numbers have been spotted on Jersey in the Channel Islands.
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Royal Ascot glamorous women arrive for day one of the five-day festival31h Royal Ascot glamorous women arrive for day one of the five-day festival
Daily Mail
Jewel-coloured dresses, statement hats and dapper morning suits were all on display as revellers descended on the Berkshire racecourse this morning.
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BBC prepares to host Tory leadership debate31h BBC prepares to host Tory leadership debate
BBC
Questions from the public will be put to the candidates hoping to become the next UK prime minister.
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Michel Platini questioned over awarding of World Cup to Qatar31h Michel Platini questioned over awarding of World Cup to Qatar
BBC
Former Uefa president Michel Platini is being questioned by French anti-corruption investigators over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
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Woman reveals she was groomed age 12 by a family friend 41 years her senior31h Woman reveals she was groomed age 12 by a family friend 41 years her senior
Daily Mail
EXCLUSIVE: Sophie Lemare, 24, from Colchester, was preyed on by her neighbour Philip Franklin, now 65, from the age of 12, and is warning others of the signs of child grooming.
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31h Perfectly-timed photo captures RAF Typhoon creating its own cloud
Daily Mail
Photographer Dave Grubb managed to capture the phenomenon known as 'fluffy jet' as he photographed the Typhoon fighter jets on display at Torbay Airshow in Devon.
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Cricket World Cup: Jonny Bairstow brilliantly caught by Gulbadin Naib for 9031h Cricket World Cup: Jonny Bairstow brilliantly caught by Gulbadin Naib for 90
BBC
Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib strikes a pose after taking a superb return catch to dismiss England's Jonny Bairstow in the World Cup.
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South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike31h South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike
BBC
Commuters and Royal Ascot racegoers are hit as South Western Railway staff start a five-day walkout.
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Teenage neo-Nazis jailed over terror offences31h Teenage neo-Nazis jailed over terror offences
BBC
A judge said their online propaganda for a group called the Sonnenkrieg Division was abhorrent.
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32h In Sudan and Hong Kong, protest is changing – and hope is rising | Antoine Buyse
The Guardian
Often in the face of of brutal crackdowns, street protesters are finding new ways to challenge repressive regimes
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32h Heathrow third runway expansion plans revealed
The Guardian
Proposals, including lowering M25 and rerouting rivers raise, fears of environmental impact The scale of the disruption from Heathrow airport’s expansion project has been revealed with the publication of detailed plans to lower the M25 for the third runway to cross, reroute rivers, replace utilities and build car parks for nearly 50,000 cars. A 12-week public consultation opened on Tuesday at 8am, with campaigners warning of the
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Teenage neo-Nazis jailed over terror offences32h Teenage neo-Nazis jailed over terror offences
BBC
A judge said their online propaganda for a group called the Sonnenkrieg Division was abhorrent.
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BBC prepares to host Tory leadership debate32h BBC prepares to host Tory leadership debate
BBC
Questions from the public will be put to the candidates hoping to become the next UK prime minister.
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32h Tory leadership: Boris Johnson gets fresh boost as Leadsom backs his campaign - live news
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the second round of voting in the Tory leadership contest and Boris Johnson and other candidates taking party in the BBC hustings
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Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Newcastle man admits assault32h Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Newcastle man admits assault
BBC
The Brexit Party leader had just given a short speech in Newcastle when he was covered in milkshake.
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32h Nigel Farage milkshake attacker pleads guilty to common assault
The Guardian
Paul Crowther threw drink at Brexit party leader at campaign event in Newcastle last month A man who threw a milkshake over Nigel Farage during a city centre walkabout has admitted common assault and criminal damage. The Brexit party leader’s suit was left covered with Five Guys banana and salted caramel milkshake after the incident
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Gulf crisis: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran32h Gulf crisis: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran
BBC
The US has blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the region, claims Iran calls "unfounded".
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Tory leadership race: Who will be the next prime minister?32h Tory leadership race: Who will be the next prime minister?
BBC
Runners and riders in the race to be the new Conservative leader and prime minister.
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Teenage neo-Nazis jailed over terror offences33h Teenage neo-Nazis jailed over terror offences
BBC
A judge said their online propaganda for a group called the Sonnenkrieg Division was abhorrent.
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Cricket World Cup: Vince caught by Mujeeb Ur Rahman off Dawlat Zadran33h Cricket World Cup: Vince caught by Mujeeb Ur Rahman off Dawlat Zadran
BBC
Opener James Vince is caught by Mujeeb Ur Rahman at short fine leg in England's match against Afghanistan at Old Trafford.
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Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Newcastle man admits assault33h Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Newcastle man admits assault
BBC
The Brexit Party leader had just given a short speech in Newcastle when he was covered in milkshake.
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33h Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone
The Guardian
Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayor
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Michel Platini questioned over awarding of World Cup to Qatar33h Michel Platini questioned over awarding of World Cup to Qatar
BBC
Former Uefa president Michel Platini is being questioned by French anti-corruption investigators over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
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MTV Movie Awards: Avengers and Game of Thrones win big33h MTV Movie Awards: Avengers and Game of Thrones win big
BBC
Successful night too for "strong female characters" at the Movie & TV Awards.
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34h Serpentine Galleries chief resigns in spyware firm row
The Guardian
Yana Peel steps down, citing ‘misguided personal attacks on me and my family’ The head of the Serpentine Galleries has resigned after it emerged she is the co-owner of an Israeli cyberweapons company whose software has allegedly been used by authoritarian regimes to spy on dissidents. On Tuesday, Yana Peel announced she was stepping down as the chief executive of the prestigious London art gallery so the work of the Serpentine would not be undermined by “misguided personal attacks on me and my family”.
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Love Island: Why so many Ofcom complaints?34h Love Island: Why so many Ofcom complaints?
BBC
Watchdog receives hundreds of complaints about Maura allegedly harassing Tommy and contestants' treatment of Lucie.
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Facebook reveals digital currency details34h Facebook reveals digital currency details
BBC
Users will be able make payments with the currency via Facebook's apps and WhatsApp.
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Gulf crisis: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran34h Gulf crisis: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran
BBC
The US has blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the region, claims Iran calls "unfounded".
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34h Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance
The Guardian
Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concerns
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35h Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Hassan Rouhani
The Guardian
Iranian president speaks after US said it was sending 1,000 more troops to region Iran has declared it “will not wage war against any nation” after the US announced that a further 1,000 troops are to be sent to the Middle East amid rising tensions. The US move, announced by the acting defence secretary, Patrick Shanahan, comes after the US blamed Iran for
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Tory leadership hopefuls to face second vote35h Tory leadership hopefuls to face second vote
BBC
The field of six candidates will narrow further, with at least one set to be knocked out of the race.
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Gulf of Oman: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran35h Gulf of Oman: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran
BBC
The US has blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the region, claims Iran calls "unfounded".
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Gulf of Oman: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran37h Gulf of Oman: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran
BBC
The US issues more Gulf tanker attack photos as it sends 1,000 extra troops to the Middle East.
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39h Mohammed Morsi: Egypt faces pressure over death during trial of ousted leader
BBC
Authorities face questions after Mohammed Morsi, 67, died on Monday after collapsing in a court room.
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South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike 17 Jun 11:02pm South Western Railway workers begin five-day strike
BBC
London commuters and racegoers at Royal Ascot are advised to check details of trains online.
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Tory leadership hopefuls to face second vote 17 Jun 9:32pm Tory leadership hopefuls to face second vote
BBC
The field of six candidates will narrow further, with at least one set to be knocked out of the race.
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Gulf of Oman: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran 17 Jun 9:21pm Gulf of Oman: US sends more troops amid tanker tension with Iran
BBC
The US releases new images from the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks and is sending 1,000 extra troops.
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17 Jun 9:00pm Xi Jinping to meet Kim Jong-un in first state visit to North Korea
The Guardian
Move is first such trip by a Chinese president in 14 years and comes amid stalling nuclear talks with the US Chinese president Xi Jinping will make his first state visit to North Korea this week, state media have announced, amid stalling US talks with the regime on its nuclear program. Xi will meet Kim Jong-un during the visit on Thursday and Friday, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV said. It said the trip will be the first by a Chinese president in 14 years.
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17 Jun 7:56pm Photograph lays bare reality of melting Greenland sea ice
The Guardian
Research teams traversing partially melted fjord to retrieve weather equipment release startling picture
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