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Teenage pupil dies after being hit by train at Chertsey station32m Teenage pupil dies after being hit by train at Chertsey station
Daily Mail
The Year 9 student, aged 14, was killed by a train at Chertsey station around 4pm yesterday. Salesian School has confirmed the pupil attended there and said pupils and staff are in shock.
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London Bridge terrorists were lawfully shot dead by police, jury says37m London Bridge terrorists were lawfully shot dead by police, jury says
Daily Mail
Old Bailey jurors have confirmed that armed police acted lawfully. They heard testimony form officers who approached the terrorists despite not knowing if they were wearing suicide vests.
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42m Jolyon Palmer column: Lewis Hamilton makes winning in F1 look easy
BBC
Lewis Hamilton is proving too good this season, leaving Valtteri Bottas behind, says Jolyon Palmer.
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44m Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people
The Guardian
Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in Brumadinho The Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m [$107m] in collective moral damages and £150,000 [$186,000] to each of the close relatives of
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1h 10m Tottenham defender Trippier set to join Atletico Madrid
BBC
Tottenham and England right-back Kieran Trippier is close to completing a £20m move Spanish side Atletico Madrid.
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1h 47m Von der Leyen elected EU Commission head after MEPs vote
BBC
German Ursula von der Leyen will replace Jean-Claude Juncker on 1 November after a close vote.
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1h 58m France will not back down on digital tax despite US legal threats
The Guardian
Finance minister hopes to agree global action on tech giants at G7 meeting this week
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1h 59m Channel migrants: Man in flippers attempts Channel swim
BBC
The man was suffering from mild hypothermia when he was picked up by French authorities.
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2h Von der Leyen elected EU Commission head after MEPs vote
BBC
German Ursula von der Leyen will replace Jean-Claude Juncker on 1 November after a close vote.
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2h Concern grows over UAE oil tanker last seen off Iran
The Guardian
US intelligence fears vessel could have been hijacked by Revolutionary Guards US officials suspect that a Panamanian-flagged oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location after straying into Iranian waters may have been hijacked by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. Iran’s semi-official news agency ISNA said on Tuesday that the country’s navy came to the assistance of the Panamanian ship MT Riah after it had mechanical problems.
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2h Drill rapper Unknown T charged with murder
The Guardian
19-year-old Daniel Lena charged over death of Steven Narvaez-Jara on New Year’s Day 2018 Unknown T, one of the most celebrated rappers from the UK drill scene, has been charged with murder. The 19-year-old, whose real name is Daniel Lena, has also been charged with violent disorder. Two other men – Mohammed Musse and Raman Boreland, both 20 – have also been charged with murder and violent disorder.
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3h EU Commission: What is it and what does it do?
BBC
The European Commission is a key EU body - what is it and who gets to be part of it?
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3h Ursula von der Leyen elected first female European commission president
The Guardian
Former German defence minister wins narrow backing of MEPs to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker in the EU’s top job Ursula von der Leyen has been confirmed as the European commission’s first female president and the first German in the top EU job for over 50 years. In a secret ballot, MEPs voted narrowly to support her as a replacement for Jean-Claude Juncker when he steps down on 31 October.
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3h MEPs back von der Leyen as EU Commission head
BBC
EU Parliament narrowly approves Ursula von der Leyen as new head of European Commission.
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3h London Bridge attackers lawfully killed, inquest finds
BBC
Police and the PM's spokesperson praise officers' courage and professionalism during the attack.
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4h Emmys: Killing Eve stars Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh go head-to-head
BBC
The Killing Eve actresses are both up for best actress in a drama series at this year's Emmy TV awards.
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4h London Bridge attackers lawfully killed, inquest finds
BBC
Police and the PM's spokesperson praise officers' courage and professionalism during the attack.
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4h July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists
The Guardian
If global trends continue for another fortnight, it will beat previous two-year-old record Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks could make July the hottest month ever measured on Earth, according to climate scientists. The past fortnight has seen freak heat in the Canadian Arctic, crippling droughts in Chennai and Harare and forest fires that forced thousands of holidaymakers to
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4h Puerto Rico: protesters urge governor to quit after leak of homophobic messages
The Guardian
Thousands march against Ricardo Rosselló after chats revealed sexist language and anti-gay remarks about singer Ricky Martin Thousands of protesters have marched in Puerto Rico’s capital city for a third day to call for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló after sexist private chat messages were leaked. The leak of at least 889 pages of the private chats has sunk Rosselló into the deepest crisis of his career, nearly two years after Hurricane María exposed Puerto Rico’s collapsing long-neglected infrastructure and leaving several thousand dead on Rosselló’s watch. Last week, two of his top former officials were arrested by the FBI on corruption charges.
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5h London Bridge attacks: Unseen footage from the scene
BBC
The BBC has obtained footage of the night which shows unarmed police and members of the public as they tried to confront the armed men.
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5h London Bridge attackers lawfully killed, inquest finds
BBC
Three men who killed eight people in 2017 were lawfully shot dead by police, an inquest concludes.
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5h British Museum trustee resigns over BP sponsorship and repatriation
BBC
Writer Ahdaf Soueif says it should take "a clear ethical position" on BP sponsorship and other issues.
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6h Trump fires again at congresswomen, accusing them of ‘spewing vile things’
The Guardian
President also accused Democrats of giving them a ‘free pass’ as House will vote tonight to condemn Trump’s initial remarks
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6h Can you imagine your way to success?
BBC
Djokovic credited the power of imagining after his Wimbledon win. Sports psychologists explain how it works.
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6h London Bridge attackers lawfully killed, inquest finds
BBC
Three men who killed eight people in 2017 were lawfully shot dead by police, an inquest concludes.
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6h Ryanair to cut flights after 737 Max delays
BBC
The airline also says it could close bases and axe summer flights next year.
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6h National Lottery: Age limit for players could be raised
BBC
The government says it will consult on raising the age limit for playing the National Lottery from 16 to 18.
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7h Storm Area 51: US Air Force warns over Facebook event
BBC
More than a million people RSVP to an event calling for people to break into the Nevada base.
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7h Scotland has highest drug death rate in EU
BBC
The number of drug-related deaths in the country soared last year, and is now three times that of the UK as a whole.
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8h Spice vape: Warning as nine collapse in Greater Manchester
BBC
A health warning is issued as nine people collapse after using a vaping liquid containing the drug.
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8h India building collapse: Dozens trapped and four dead in Mumbai
BBC
Rescuers are searching through the debris of the four-storey building in India's financial capital.
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8h Conjoined twins: How doctors separated twins joined at the head
BBC
Exclusive access to Great Ormond Street as surgeons worked to separate two girls who shared a skull.
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9h Scotland has highest drug death rate in EU
BBC
The number of drug-related deaths in the country soared last year, and is now three times that of the UK as a whole.
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9h Berlin buys 670 flats on Karl-Marx-Allee from private owner
The Guardian
Move to renationalise buildings follows protests over rising property prices in the city The state of Berlin has bought back 670 apartments on the historic Karl-Marx-Allee from a private owner after decades of property privatisation in the German capital. A 1950s prestige project for socialist East Germany, the grand boulevard that stretches from the city centre to Friedrichshain in the east has been the frontline of a months-long fight over gentrification and rising property prices.
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11h Recorded drug deaths in Scotland highest in EU
BBC
The country's drug death rate is now nearly three times that of the UK as a whole, and higher than any other EU country.
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11h UK wage growth hits 11-year high as unemployment sticks at 3.8% -- business live
The Guardian
British worker are getting the biggest pay rises in a decade, as jobless rate remains at 44-year low. But the market may be cooling....
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11h Wage growth at highest rate since 2008
BBC
Official figures also show a record number in employment as the labour market remains "strong".
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11h London mayor rejects plans for Tulip tower
BBC
The 1,000ft skyscraper is rejected by Sadiq Khan who says it would have "limited public benefit".
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11h Sebastian Haller: West Ham set to sign Eintracht Frankfurt striker
BBC
West Ham are set to sign to Eintracht Frankfurt striker Sebastian Haller after a deal was agreed between the clubs.
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British military top brass run a force rife with sexism, racism and bullying, new report claims12h British military top brass run a force rife with sexism, racism and bullying, new report claims
Daily Mail
The report was conducted by Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston, the incoming Chief of the Air Staff. It was commissioned in April after accusations of sexual harassment were put against the Army.
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12h 13 Reasons Why: Netflix removes suicide scene from season one
BBC
The version now available on the streaming site no longer depicts a young girl taking her life.
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12h Grieve: senior Tories may have to vote down Johnson government
The Guardian
Ex-attorney general says government will fall if it ‘persists in trying to carry out no-deal Brexit’
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12h Harlech street takes record as steepest in the world
BBC
Guinness World Records says the Harlech street has beaten the previous record holder in New Zealand.
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12h Ryanair to cut flights after 737 Max delays
BBC
The airline also says it could close bases and axe summer flights next year.
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13h Government should not manage railways, says review
BBC
A "Fat Controller" figure should lead operations, says the man tasked with improving the railways.
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13h Ryanair to cut flights due to Boeing 737 Max crisis
The Guardian
Budget airline says it plans to close some bases and will carry fewer passengers Ryanair has warned delays to deliveries of Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft will reduce passenger numbers next year and it plans to downsize or close bases at some airports as a result. Europe’s biggest budget carrier has ordered 135 of the 737 Max models, which remain grounded after two crashes in
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13h El Salvador: woman whose baby died in toilet birth back in court
The Guardian
Evelyn Beatriz Hernández was jailed for murder after she was ruled to have induced abortion A 21-year-old woman who gave birth to a baby in a toilet in El Salvador has returned to court for a second trial for murder in a case that has drawn international attention because of the country’s highly restrictive abortion laws. Evelyn Beatriz Hernández, who says she was raped and had no idea she was pregnant, had already served 33 months of her
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13h Sharing World Cup trophy should be considered - NZ boss Stead
BBC
Cricket chiefs should consider allowing teams to share the World Cup if a final is tied again, says New Zealand coach Gary Stead.
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13h When most people never see a £50 note, why have it?
BBC
The Bank of England has unveiled the new Alan Turing £50 note, but does it make sense to even have it?
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13h Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100
The Guardian
Millions displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regions More than 100 people have been killed and millions more affected by devastating floods and landslides across India, Nepal and Bangladesh. In the Indian state of Assam, among the worst hit areas, agencies were working on a war footing to deal with the situation, the chief minister, Sarbananda Sonowal, said.
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14h De Ligt travelling to Turin to complete £67.5m Juve move
BBC
Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt is set to fly to Turin on Tuesday before completing a move to Italian champions Juventus.
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14h Ryanair to cut flights after 737 Max delays
BBC
The airline also says it could close bases and axe summer flights next year.
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14h Harlech street takes record as steepest in the world
BBC
Guinness World Records says the Harlech street has beaten the previous record holder in New Zealand.
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14h El Salvador: Woman face retrial after baby died in toilet birth
BBC
Evelyn Beatríz Hernández Cruz was originally given 30 years after being accused of aborting her baby.
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15h Apollo 11: Partial lunar eclipse due on 50th anniversary
BBC
The moon may appear red on the day of the 50th anniversary of the historic space flight.
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15h Koscielny very hurt by Arsenal row - Giroud
BBC
Chelsea's Olivier Giroud says his friend and former Arsenal team-mate Laurent Koscielny is "very hurt" by his transfer conflict with the Gunners.
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15h The Innisfil experiment: the town that replaced public transit with Uber
The Guardian
Ridership is high and there’s plenty of work for drivers, but success has come at a cost to this Ontario town
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16h Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush
The Guardian
Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport system Hundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part of a trial of measures designed to reduce congestion during next year’s Olympics. With more than 8 million people commuting into Tokyo every day, the influx of visitors for the Games in 2020 is expected to pile more pressure on the Japanese capital’s infamously crowded train system.
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16h Apollo 11: Partial lunar eclipse due on 50th anniversary
BBC
The moon may appear red on the day of the 50th anniversary of the historic space flight.
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16h Croatian police use violence to push back migrants, says president
The Guardian
Human Rights Watch calls on Croatia to end illegal practice of forcing people back over Bosnian border After months of official denials, Croatia’s president has admitted that the country’s police are involved in the violent pushbacks of migrants and asylum seekers apprehended inside the country. The best chance for thousands of refugees stuck in Bosnia is to cross its border with Croatia to make it to the European Union. For the past year there has been
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17h South Korea employers face jail for sacking harassed staff under new bullying law
The Guardian
Abuse by those in power is so widespread that there is a word for it – ‘gabjil’ New legislation has come into effect in South Korea that could see employers jailed if they unfairly dismiss employees harassed at work. Employees in South Korea have traditionally been expected to turn a blind eye to abusive behaviour by those in power – a phenomenon so commonplace that there is a word for it, “gabjil”. A recent government survey found that two-thirds of workers had experienced harassment on the job, while 80% had witnessed it.
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18h Judge advises $14m in damages to Jewish woman targeted by neo-Nazi ‘troll storm’
The Guardian
Daily Stormer publisher incited his readers to contact Tanya Gersh, who received threatening emails, texts and voicemails The publisher of a neo-Nazi website, who organized a “troll storm” to target a Jewish woman and her family with months of abusive messages, should have to pay more than $14m in damages and remove all posts that encouraged his readers to contact her, a US judge has recommended. The US magistrate judge called the harassment campaign, launched by the Daily Stormer publisher Andrew Anglin a month before Donald Trump’s inauguration, “egregious and reprehensible”. Anglin
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19h Far-right extremist and convicted racist Blair Cottrell fails in supreme court appeal bid
The Guardian
Court knocks back United Patriots Front leader’s attempt to overturn his racial vilification conviction for a mock beheading video Far-right extremist Blair Cottrell has been knocked back in his bid to contest his racial vilification conviction in Victoria’s supreme court. The United Patriots Front leader, along with two of his supporters, were convicted of inciting hatred, contempt and ridicule of Muslims after making a video beheading a dummy in protest of a Bendigo mosque.
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Budget cuts are hurting mental health of police officers, chief constable warns19h Budget cuts are hurting mental health of police officers, chief constable warns
Daily Mail
Sgt Ali Livingstone was forced to quit after suffering from PTSD. The 36-year-old was nicknamed Robocop by colleagues for his prolific arrest record.
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19h Money laundering? Man finds cocaine in washing powder box in Brazil shop
The Guardian
São Paulo police find estimated 50kg of drug after tipoff from supermarket customer When São Paulo police found an estimated 50kg of cocaine paste hidden in boxes of soap powder that unwitting customers had bought in a neighbourhood supermarket, they were the first to crack a joke. “Cleaning the streets of criminals,” they
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20h Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100
The Guardian
More than four million displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regions Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc. The poor Indian states of Assam and Bihar have been among the worst hit. Some 4.3 million people have been displaced from their homes in Assam in the last 10 days due to rising waters across the mostly rural northeastern region, according to a government release on Monday.
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20h Extinction Rebellion: Who are they and what are their aims?
BBC
The Extinction Rebellion group is holding climate protests across the UK.
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20h Wallows: Putting Hollywood on hold for the sake of music
BBC
Fronted by 13 Reasons Why actor Dylan Minnette, US band Wallows are balancing music with movies.
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21h Rare wildcat kittens born at Highlands field centre
BBC
The two females are part of a captive breeding programme that could one day see cats released into the wild.
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21h Will ships without sailors be the future of trade?
BBC
May saw the world's first unmanned commercial shipping operation.
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21h Facebook scam-busting service goes live
BBC
New tools to fight online scams are launched after a legal action by TV personality Martin Lewis.
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21h Government should not manage railways, says review
BBC
Someone independent of government should lead operations, says the man tasked with improving the railways.
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21h Led Zeppelin: Pictures show first concert, in 1968
BBC
Photographer Jorgen Angel was present at Led Zeppelin's first concert, in 1968.
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21h When most people never see a £50 note, why have it?
BBC
The Bank of England has unveiled the new Alan Turing £50 note, but does it make sense to even have it?
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21h MoD promises changes after report into harassment in army
The Guardian
Service personnel kept quiet about bullying and other abuses for career reasons The armed forces suffer from unacceptable levels of sexual offences, discrimination and bullying because of a pack mentality among the mostly white, middle-aged men who make up the senior ranks, a government report has found. The Ministry of Defence has announced measures to persuade victims of such behaviours to come forward after the report concluded that many have stayed silent for fear of being seen as a troublemaker.
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21h Sonny Liston: The mysterious death that haunts boxing
BBC
Sonny Liston was found dead at his Las Vegas home in 1971. A coroner concluded he died of natural causes - but some say the truth is darker.
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21h Choosing the woman who will be my new voice
BBC
When Rose Brown was aged 12, she was hit by a drink driver and left unable to walk or talk. She's now been able to choose how she sounds.
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22h London mayor rejects plans for Tulip tower
BBC
The 1,000ft tower is rejected by Sadiq Khan as it "had limited public benefit".
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23h President Trump defends racially charged Twitter attack
BBC
The US president has been accused of racism over his attack on a group of Democratic lawmakers.
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24h Jeffrey Epstein: diamonds, cash and fake passport found in raid, prosecutors say
The Guardian
Accusers ask judge not to release him before trial and prosecutors say ‘many individuals’ have come forward who say they are victims Two
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25h Cricket World Cup: England meet Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street
BBC
England's World Cup-winning cricket team meet British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street.
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25h Women as likely to be turned on by sexual images as men – study
The Guardian
Neural analysis finds the brains of both sexes respond the same way to pornography The belief that men are more likely to get turned on by sexual images than women may be something of a fantasy, according to a study suggesting brains respond to such images the same way regardless of biological sex. The idea that, when it comes to sex, men are more “visual creatures” than women has often been used to explain why men appear to be so much keener on pornography.
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26h Conjoined twin girls separated in London after 50 hours of surgery
The Guardian
Craniopagus twins Safa and Marwa Ullah born with skulls and blood vessels fused together Rare conjoined twins have been separated at a world-leading children’s hospital in London, surgeons have announced. Two-year-old sisters Safa and Marwa Ullah, from Charsadda in Pakistan, underwent three major operations to separate their heads at Great Ormond Street hospital (GOSH).
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26h Former Iranian minister: Iran will not be bullied
BBC
The BBC has been given rare access inside Iran as tensions rise between the country, the United States and its allies.
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26h Tory leadership: Johnson and Hunt in final head-to-head debate of campaign
BBC
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face questions from Sun newspaper readers as race enters last week.
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27h Labour peers call for investigation into anti-Semitism claims
BBC
It comes as party staff demand an apology from Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's response to Panorama programme.
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27h France demands access to dual-national academic held in Iran
The Guardian
Prominent researcher Fariba Adelkhah was arrested in June, reports say France has demanded immediate consular access to a senior French-Iranian academic who has been arrested in Iran. Fariba Adelkhah, a prominent researcher in anthropology and social sciences based at the Paris political institute Sciences Po, is believed to have been arrested in June.
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27h World hunger on the rise as 820m at risk, UN report finds
The Guardian
Eliminating hunger by 2030 is an immense challenge, say heads of UN agencies More than 820 million people worldwide are still going hungry, according to a UN report that says reaching the target of zero hunger by 2030 is “an immense challenge”. The number of people with not enough to eat has risen for the third year in a row as the population increases, after a decade when real progress was made. The underlying trend is stabilisation, when global agencies had hoped it would fall.
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27h Karl Shiels: Irish TV and theatre star dies at 47
BBC
Karl Shiels appeared in RTE's Fair City and had roles in Batman Begins and Peaky Blinders.
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28h Philip Glass: I once had Salvador Dali in the back of my cab
BBC
The great composer on driving Dali, soundtracking Stranger Things and his new show in Manchester.
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28h Zuma tells South Africa corruption inquiry he is victim of foreign plot
The Guardian
Former president faces allegations he presided over vast corruption network South Africa’s former president
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28h Kasim Lewis pleads guilty to killing second woman in north London
The Guardian
Killer of Iuliana Tudos pleads guilty to murdering Catherine Burke at her home in Haringey A man who murdered a 22-year-old woman in a London park has pleaded guilty to a second, sexually motivated murder. Kasim Lewis, 32, was jailed for life with a minimum term of 29 years in May 2018 for the murder of Iuliana Tudos on Christmas Eve 2017.
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28h Former German spy chief causes alarm by sharing far-right tweets
The Guardian
Critics question judgment of Georg Maaßen for spreading ‘lies and extremist agitation’ When he was in charge of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, Hans-Georg Maaßen warned of how easy it was for people to be led astray by “disinformation” and “clumsy fake reports” on the internet. But since his dismissal from office last September, the former spy chief’s behaviour on social media has raised questions over his own ability to distinguish conspiracy theories from truthful reporting, and sparked a debate about the neutrality of the powerful intelligence agency during a period in which a resurgent far right
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28h Defending champion Thomas moves up to second at Le Tour
BBC
Britain's Geraint Thomas moves up to second place after the 10th stage of the Tour de France, won by Wout van Aert of Belgium.
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28h Extinction Rebellion protests block traffic in five UK cities
The Guardian
Group brings boats with slogan ‘Act Now’ to London, Cardiff, Leeds, Bristol and Glasgow
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28h Netball World Cup 2019: England survive tough Jamaica test
BBC
England come through a tough test against world number two side Jamaica and move a step closer to the Netball World Cup semi-finals.
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29h Defending champion Thomas moves up to second at Le Tour
BBC
Britain's Geraint Thomas moves up to third place after the 10th stage of the Tour de France, won by Wout van Aert of Belgium.
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29h France demands access to dual-national academic held in Iran
The Guardian
Fariba Adelkhah, who wrote Being Modern in Iran, was arrested in June, reports say France has demanded immediate consular access to a senior French-Iranian academic who has been arrested in Iran. Fariba Adelkhah, a prominent researcher in anthropology and social sciences based at the Paris political institute Sciences Po, is believed to have been arrested in June.
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29h Anorexia: Origins are complex mix of mind and body
BBC
Research shows it is not just a disease of the mind, but also of the body's metabolism.
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30h Two million workers could become eligible for statutory sick pay
BBC
The government says it wants to extend eligibility to the lowest paid employees.
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31h The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were the star guests at the Lion King premiere
BBC
The pack behind the new 'live action' version of The Lion King have met the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the films European premiere.
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32h Extinction Rebellion protesters block roads in UK cities
BBC
Climate change campaigners use colourful boats to stop traffic and urge the government to "act now".
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32h Sidali Mohamed murder: Louai Ali jailed for stabbing student outside college
BBC
Louai Ali told jurors the zombie knife used to kill Sidali Mohamed was bought for £50 via Instagram.
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32h Boeing 737 Max ordered by Ryanair undergoes name change
The Guardian
Decision fuels speculation that manufacturer and airlines will rebrand troubled plane A Boeing 737 Max due to be delivered to Ryanair has had the model’s name changed on the livery, further fuelling speculation that the manufacturer and airlines will seek to rebrand the troubled plane. Photos have emerged of a repainted 737 Max in Ryanair colours outside Boeing’s manufacturing hub, with the name 737 Max replaced by 737-8200 on the nose.
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33h Pink defends Holocaust memorial photo after criticism
BBC
Pop star Pink accused of 'disrespect' over a picture of her children running in a Holocaust memorial.
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33h The link between a Grindr murderer and a serial killer
BBC
Gerald Matovu, a friend of the serial killer Stephen Port, has himself been convicted of murder with a fatal overdose of the drug GHB.
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33h England Cricket World Cup: Who are the new champions?
BBC
England's cricket world cup-winning squad hails from across the country and around the globe.
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34h Extinction Rebellion protesters block roads in UK cities
BBC
Climate change campaigners use colourful boats to stop traffic and urge the government to "act now".
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34h Trump to congresswomen of colour: Leave the US
BBC
The US president is accused of racism for tweets directed towards four Democratic representatives.
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34h Bruce resigns as Sheff Wed manager
BBC
Steve Bruce resigns as boss of Sheffield Wednesday amid reports he is due to be appointed as the manager of Newcastle United.
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34h Zuma tells South Africa corruption inquiry he is victim of foreign plot
The Guardian
Former president is appearing before committee investigating allegations that he presided over vast corruption network South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma has told a judicial inquiry into corruption allegations that he is the victim of a plot by foreign intelligence agencies to seek his downfall. Speaking on the first day of five days of testimony, Zuma denied he had presided over an immense system of corruption and patronage that drained billions from the country’s exchequer.
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34h Extinction Rebellion protests block traffic in five UK cities
The Guardian
Group brings boats with slogan ‘Act Now!’ to London, Cardiff, Leeds, Bristol and Glasgow The environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has carried out protests in five UK cities, marking the start of what it describes as a “summer uprising”. Monday’s demonstrations – targeting London, Cardiff, Leeds, Bristol and Glasgow – caused disruption to traffic in parts of the cities. The group is calling for greater government action on the climate crisis.
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34h Sidali Mohamed murder: Louai Ali jailed for stabbing student outside college
BBC
Louai Ali told jurors the zombie knife used to kill Sidali Mohamed was bought for £50 via Instagram.
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34h Northern Ireland top-eight hopes hit by Malawi defeat - highlights & report
BBC
Northern Ireland suffer a second straight defeat at the Netball World Cup as Malawi clinch a 47-43 win in Liverpool.
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35h England win Cricket World Cup: Did Jofra Archer predict most nail-biting match in history?
BBC
A few months ago the World Cup wasn't even on the radar of England's new bowling star Jofra Archer - but did he just predict the most nail-biting match in history?
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35h Ebola virus reaches Congolese city of Goma
The Guardian
Officials say patient taken to treatment centre and bus passengers have been traced The Ebola virus has reached the Congolese city of Goma, home to 2 million people and a transport hub for swath of central Africa, for the first time since an epidemic began in the country nearly a year ago. The Congolese health ministry said a man who had arrived in the regional centre on Sunday had been quickly transported to an Ebola treatment centre.
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38h Trump to congresswomen of colour: Leave the US
BBC
The US president is accused of racism for tweets directed towards four Democratic representatives.
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38h Two million workers could become eligible for statutory sick pay
BBC
The government says it wants to extend eligibility to the lowest paid employees.
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39h Trump to congresswomen of colour: Leave the US
BBC
The US president is accused of racism as he allegedly targets four Democratic representatives.
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40h Monsoon kills dozens in Nepal, India and Bangladesh
BBC
Most of the fatalities occurred as torrential rains hit Nepal, causing flooding and landslides.
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14 Jul 11:12pm Iran nuclear deal: Jeremy Hunt aims to ease tensions
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The foreign secretary will attempt to ease escalating tensions in the Gulf as he meets EU counterparts.
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14 Jul 10:33pm Summer getaway: Roads to avoid as school holiday begins
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Traffic is expected to peak on Friday as holidaymakers share the roads with commuter traffic.
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14 Jul 10:25pm Greenwich stab murder suspect, 19, arrested
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The 19-year-old was detained after the victim, 22, died from stab wounds on a street in Greenwich.
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14 Jul 9:08pm Ebola in DR Congo: Case confirmed in Goma
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It is the first time Ebola has been diagnosed in Goma, a city of more than a million people.
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14 Jul 8:53pm Iran nuclear deal: Jeremy Hunt aims to ease tensions
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The foreign secretary will attempt to ease escalating tensions in the Gulf as he meets EU counterparts.
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14 Jul 8:43pm Trade negotiators wanted to fill Brexit gap
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Liam Fox wants to train new trade negotiators. Opponents say it is a last-minute scramble.
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14 Jul 7:31pm A web of abuse: How the far right disproportionately targets female politicians
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Established far-right groups use social media to direct abuse at female politicians across Europe.
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14 Jul 7:30pm Neil Armstrong - the man behind the legend
BBC
The public knew little about this enigmatic man, but now we are gaining a glimpse of the real Neil Armstrong.
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14 Jul 7:15pm Wimbledon champion Djokovic deserves more respect - Becker
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People have to "wake up to the greatness" of Novak Djokovic after he won his 16th Grand Slam, says Boris Becker.
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14 Jul 7:03pm Two million workers could become eligible for statutory sick pay
BBC
The government says it wants to extend eligibility to the lowest paid employees.
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