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25m Nurse arrested over sexual assault of woman impregnated while in vegetative state in Arizona health facility
The Independent
The child was born last month, and healthcare workers at the facility reportedly had no idea the woman was pregnant
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Gonzalo Higuain: Chelsea complete loan move for Juventus striker17m Gonzalo Higuain: Chelsea complete loan move for Juventus striker
BBC
Chelsea complete the signing of Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain on loan for the remainder of the season.
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36m Number of uninsured Americans increases by 7m in four years
The Guardian
Survey results come after Republican attacks on government-backed health programs, including the Affordable Care Act About 7 million fewer Americans have health insurance today than did four years ago, a new survey has found, the highest uninsured rate since 2014.
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36m Pelosi bars Trump from delivering State of the Union in House – live
The Guardian
Pelosi says Trump cannot deliver speech from House chamber until government is reopened
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37m Australian writer Yang Hengjun detained in China, authorities confirm
The Guardian
The novelist, blogger and former Chinese diplomat did not complete the second leg of his travel plans from Guangzhou to Shanghai Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun has been detained in China by local authorities, the Australian government has confirmed. Australia’s foreign affairs department received confirmation on Wednesday that the novelist and influential online commentator had been detained.
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48m Venezuela: Opposition leader Juan Guaidó declares himself interim president – video
The Guardian
Venezuela’s opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, has declared himself the country’s interim president in a dramatic escalation of efforts to force out
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Prince William says celebrities shunned mental health charity56m Prince William says celebrities shunned mental health charity
BBC
The Duke of Cambridge tells business leaders that stars didn't want to be associated with mental illness.
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Rees-Mogg says reformed Brexit deal could win over critics1h 9m Rees-Mogg says reformed Brexit deal could win over critics
BBC
The leading Brexiteer says changes could win round opponents but he will not vote for a "backstop".
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1h 32m Man who killed woman in speedboat crash arrested in Georgia
The Guardian
Jack Shepherd, convicted of killing Charlotte Brown, had been on the run for six months A fugitive who
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1h 40m Emiliano Sala: little hope player and pilot are alive, say rescuers
The Guardian
Police to decide on Thursday whether to keep searching, as pilot is named as Dave Ibbotson Rescuers fear there is little hope of finding the footballer Emiliano Sala and an experienced pilot alive after their light aircraft went missing over the Channel Islands. The search for the new Cardiff City striker Sala and the pilot, who has been named as Dave Ibbotson from Lincolnshire, was postponed as darkness fell on Guernsey on Wednesday. A decision on whether to resume the search would be made early on Thursday, police said. It is understood that a French navy vessel had been directed to the area to assist.
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Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd hands himself in to police1h 52m Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd hands himself in to police
BBC
Jack Shepherd, who killed his date in a boat crash, has been in the Georgian capital Tbilisi since March.
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2h Former Brexit secretary David Davis to earn £3,000 an hour as adviser to major Tory donor JCB
The Independent
Critics said it was 'disgusting' Mr Davis had been offered the role having 'failed to properly plan for Brexit and storming out of the cabinet'
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2h Thailand set to hold first general election since military coup in 2014
The Independent
Country's royal palace issues decree authorising an election to be held on 24 March
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2h German man sues for discrimination over female-only parking spaces introduced after woman was raped
The Independent
Dominik Bayer claims the well lit spots suggest women can't look after themselves
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2h Dutch and Belgian media cut ties with journalist over suspect stories
The Independent
Peter Blasic accused of plagiarism and citing untraceable sources
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3h Trump's disapproval rating reaches record high as majority of Americans blame him for government shutdown
The Independent
President refuses to back down from border wall demands as nation continues longest shutdown in history
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3h Right-wing terrorists killed three times more people in US than Islamists in past decade with attacks soaring in 2018, report says
The Independent
Increase should 'serve as a wake-up call to everyone about the deadly consequences of hateful rhetoric' says Anti-Defamation League
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3h The Guardian view on Zimbabwe’s crackdown: Mugabe went, but the regime lives on | Editorial
The Guardian
The ruthless crushing of protests shows how little has changed since Emmerson Mnangagwa took overPeople do not always want to be proved right. Many Zimbabweans watching the
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Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd hands himself in to police3h Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd hands himself in to police
BBC
Jack Shepherd, who killed his date in a boat crash, has been in the Georgian capital Tbilisi since March.
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3h Why Trump doesn't always get it wrong on the Middle East
The Independent
At an Independent readers' event this week, I espoused a perhaps unpopular opinion
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3h Black student awarded $1.25m settlement after Chicago police tackle him for 'stealing his own car'
The Independent
The student is now a doctor after having been graduated from Northwestern University, where he was tackled
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3h Chinese scientists create gene-edited monkey clones with mental health disorders
The Independent
Researchers say experiments could help treat human diseases ranging from brain conditions to cancers
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3h Better way to be a bean-counter | Brief letters
The Guardian
Paying tax | Suez crisis | James Dyson | Welsh language | London’s new concert hallWhile heartily
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3h Genetic technology used to exterminate disease-carrying animals succeeds in mammals for first time
The Independent
Gene drives could be used to wiped out pests and invasive species such as rats on islands
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3h Hundreds of deaths under review at London NHS hospital where whistleblower was mailed dead animal
The Independent
Complex heart surgery at St Georges suspended after leaked review found 'dark force' consuming dysfunctional unit put patients at risk
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3h Andrew Fairlie: Gleneagles chef who stayed true to his Scottish roots
The Independent
He left school to work in a hotel and went on to become a culinary artist, blending classical French cuisine with that of his homeland
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4h Three-year-old boy screamed 'I hurt' after acid attack allegedly planned by father, court hears
The Independent
Prosecution alleges father set up attack to discredit wife as "unfit" in custody battle
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4h New York restaurant popular with celebrities 'bans solo women from its bar'
The Independent
'After further interrogation, it transpired that the owner had ordered a crackdown on hookers: the free-range escorts who roamed the Upper East Side,' says regular customer
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Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd hands himself in to police4h Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd hands himself in to police
BBC
Jack Shepherd, who killed his date in a boat crash, has been in the Georgian capital Tbilisi since March.
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4h Michel Barnier says opposing no-deal Brexit will not stop it in March
The Guardian
EU’s chief negotiator warns UK will crash out unless ‘positive majority’ of MPs agree on new vision
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4h Calais Jungle child refugee granted right to join aunt in UK after two years languishing in France
The Independent
Exclusive: Home Office grant Eritrean orphan passage to Britain more than two years after unlawfully denying him right to reunite with UK aunt following Jungle demolition
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4h Zimbabwe: beatings and abductions continue despite Mnangagwa pledge
The Guardian
Reports say brutal crackdown persists after president vows to rein in security forces A brutal crackdown on protesters and opposition activists in Zimbabwe has continued despite President
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4h Take back control now means Jacob Rees-Mogg telling the Queen to shut down parliament
The Independent
Yesterday, Brexiteers were asking Poland to overrule the House of Commons. Today, it's only the Queen. That's progress of sorts
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4h Polish mayor's widow blames his murder on state TV's 'hate speech' against him
The Independent
Wife of assassinated mayor says national broadcaster has 'responsibility' for killing at charity event
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4h Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez serving on committee preparing major investigations into Donald Trump
The Independent
The New York Democrat joins Rashida Tlaib and a slate of progressive newcomers on the powerful committee
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5h Woman prosecuted for making more than 200 fake calls to 999
The Independent
Victoria Cross says she was 'bored and didn't care about anyone else'
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5h Jack Shepherd: British fugitive who caused a woman's death in speedboat crash hands himself into Georgia police
The Independent
Fugitive arrested a day after Charlotte Brown's family demand justice at meeting with home secretary
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Rees-Mogg says reformed Brexit deal could win over critics5h Rees-Mogg says reformed Brexit deal could win over critics
BBC
The leading Brexiteer says changes could win round opponents but he will not vote for a "backstop".
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Nurse arrested over US care home patient pregnancy5h Nurse arrested over US care home patient pregnancy
BBC
Police in Arizona say they have taken 36-year-old Nathan Sutherland into custody.
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5h Patisserie Valerie reveals stores to close
BBC
The failed cafe chain says 920 jobs will be lost due to the closure of 71 outlets.
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5h More than 50 tower-block owners refusing to remove Grenfell-style cladding, Theresa May admits
The Independent
Prime minister accused of 'stench of complacency', 19 months after the catastrophic fire that claimed 72 lives
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6h John Lewis to close Knight & Lee department store, putting 127 jobs at risk
The Independent
Hampshire branch shuts as retailer battles tough trading conditions
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6h Brexit: Dutch government says over 250 companies in talks about relocating to Netherlands
The Independent
Sony and Panasonic are among household names to be lured away with promise of access to EU markets
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6h White House invites Covington Catholic Students as Nick Sandmann speaks out on national TV
The Independent
Donald Trump praises Kentucky students and lambasts 'Fake News' media for initial criticisms
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6h Tuition fees set to rise to £11k for two-year degrees after MPs back legislation
The Independent
'The government should focus on fixing a finance system which piles huge debts on students'
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6h John Lewis to shut Knight & Lee store in Southsea
BBC
It is the chain's first store closure for 12 years, but it insists no other closures are planned.
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6h Buzz Aldrin wants Trump to change the name of Space Force
The Independent
The legendary astronaut suggests renaming it to "Space Guard"
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6h UK households waste more than £9,000 a year on items they never use, survey claims
The Independent
One-fifth of respondents admit they tend to buy things and never use them again
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6h Wanted man who taunted police on Instagram from Dubai jailed after being extradited back to UK
The Independent
Adam Ali regularly posted 'images of himself in clubs and driving sports cars', police say
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Iceland still selling own-brand palm oil products despite pledge6h Iceland still selling own-brand palm oil products despite pledge
BBC
The retailer promised to remove palm oil from all of its own products by the end of 2018.
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6h Trump 'handed Isis propaganda victory' with Syria troop withdrawal, UK terror police chief says
The Independent
Metropolitan Police assistant commissioner Neil Basu tells The Independent it would be 'complacent to think threat has gone'
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6h Russell Baker death: Pulitzer-winning New York Times columnist dies, aged 93
The Independent
Baker is remembered for the sharp with that fuelled his humorous, informative columns
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6h Brexit: Jacob Rees-Mogg urges Theresa May to suspend parliament if MPs back plans to block no-deal exit
The Independent
Leading Brexiter dismisses speculation that he was softening towards the prime minister's deal
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7h China launches app encouraging users to identify and report 'deadbeat' debtors
The Independent
Radar-like programme encourages individuals to alert authorities to those suspected of shirking their debts
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7h Brexit: Sony to move European headquarters out of UK to avoid customs issues
The Independent
Announcement follows Panasonic's decision to make similar move, and comes as Dyson switches HQ from Wiltshire to Singapore
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7h Julian Assange launches legal challenge against Trump administration
The Guardian
WikiLeaks founder’s lawyers file urgent application in attempt to prevent extradition to US
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7h Italy evicts more than 500 people from refugee centre
The Guardian
Move is first major eviction since rightwing government enacted hardline migration law More than 500 people are being ousted from a refugee reception centre in a town close to Rome in the first major eviction since Italy’s rightwing populist government enacted hardline immigration measures into law. Thirty people were evicted from the centre, the second-largest of its kind in Italy and the place where
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7h Brexit deal: EU will never accept Theresa May's 'plan-B', Michel Barnier says
The Independent
Chief negotiator also ruled out 'managed no-deal' and calls for revisiting of future relationship
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8h Domestic Abuse Bill fails migrant women whose perpetrators use immigration status as a 'weapon to abuse'
The Independent
'The bill barely tinkers at the edges of what is necessary to ensure migrant women are treated fairly,' says Director of Amnesty UK
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8h Australia heatwave: Dozens of wild horses perish at dried-up waterhole
The Independent
'What steps are our leaders taking to tackle the effects of climate change in the future?' residents of Alice Springs ask
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8h Chinese companies offer 'dating leave' to single female employees aged over 30
The Independent
They will be given leave over Chinese New Year to 'go home and date'
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9h Government shutdown 'causing FBI to lose informants' at centre of terrorism investigations
The Independent
'These assets cannot be replaced,' joint terrorism task force coordinator says
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9h Madrid Uber protests: Riot police deployed as taxi drivers in yellow vests light fires and block traffic
The Independent
'Do not run out of firewood, this will last a long time,' says union boss as protesters disrupt Spanish capital
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9h Brexit deal: EU will never accept Theresa May's 'plan-B', Michel Barnier says
The Independent
Chief negotiator also ruled out 'managed no-deal' and calls for revisiting of future relationship
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9h Trump uses arrest of immigrant suspect in Nevada murders to argue for Mexico border wall
The Independent
Police believe suspect arrested on immigration charges is responsbile for string of killings
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9h Gene-edited chickens resistant to bird flu being created to stop next pandemic
The Independent
'If we could prevent influenza virus crossing from wild birds into chickens, we would stop the next pandemic at source'
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10h Tony Mendez: CIA disguise master whose Iran escape inspired Ben Affleck's Argo
The Independent
The story of the daring and inventive escape he orchestrated within an enemy state ended up in an Oscar-winning film
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10h Adults feel 'on top form' for less than one-third of year, survey claims
The Independent
Tiredness, heavy workloads and lack of exercise led many to feel in poor condition
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10h No-deal Brexit could force Kent schools into 'lockdown' due to air pollution from traffic congestion
The Independent
'It is prudent that schools begin to plan for possibility of disruption following Brexit'
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10h Government faces High Court challenge over impact of universal credit on disabled households
The Independent
Campaigners to argue welfare reform has 'disproportionately adverse effect' on disabled claimants
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10h Santander to close 140 branches across UK, putting 1,270 jobs at risk
The Independent
Lender blames 23% fall in the number of transactions in branches over last three years
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10h Porn, opioids and a freezer full of cigarettes: what one cleaner saw in America’s homes
The Guardian
As a single parent caught in the welfare trap, Stephanie Land got the only job she could, tidying homes for the comfortably well-off. Now she has turned her experiences into an acclaimed new bookAt first glance, it’s not immediately obvious that the toddler in the video I am watching is taking her first wobbly steps in a homeless shelter. Watching the tiny girl babble to her mother behind the camera, I am distracted by how spotless the floor looks. Yet in the eyes of
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10h Nazi conspiracy theory over fate of Hitler deputy Rudolf Hess debunked by DNA test
The Independent
Comparison of blood sample with distant relative of war criminal finds match
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10h Metro Bank shares plunge 30% as profit misses expectations
The Independent
Profit for the full year set to be 15 per cent lower than previously expected
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10h Davos 2019: Bono tells protesters 'capitalism is not immoral – it's amoral'
The Independent
The social activist called on global business leaders to join the fight against extreme poverty
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11h Deaths of Saudi sisters found bound together in New York's Hudson River ruled to be suicide
The Independent
Tala and Rotana Farea tied themselves together with duct tape before slipping into river, medical examiner concludes
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11h Former Tesco executive Carl Rogberg cleared over £250m fraud and false accounting scandal
The Independent
Former UK finance director acquitted after high-profile Serious Fraud Office case collapses
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11h Crime compensation scheme traumatising survivors, report finds
The Guardian
‘Unethical’ claims process can re-trigger trauma, says victims’ commissioner Survivors of violent crime are being re-traumatised by the government’s compensation body, according to a report. The victims’ commissioner, Helen Newlove, said her review into the criminal injuries compensation scheme found victims were alienated and frustrated by the process. Many reported that the compensation scheme was so stressful it could re-trigger trauma.
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Woman hit by police car in Walthamstow dies11h Woman hit by police car in Walthamstow dies
BBC
The marked vehicle was responding to a call about a man threatening members of the public.
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11h Davos 2019: Liam Fox denies being at WEF to drink champagne - live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the second day of the World Economic Forum, as Shinzo Abe, Angela Merkel and Wang Qishan all speak, and Prince William discusses mental health
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Gonzalo Higuain: Juventus striker flies to London to complete Chelsea loan move11h Gonzalo Higuain: Juventus striker flies to London to complete Chelsea loan move
BBC
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain is flying to London to complete his loan move to Chelsea.
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Delaying Brexit worse than no deal, says Liam Fox11h Delaying Brexit worse than no deal, says Liam Fox
BBC
The international trade secretary says it would be a "calamitous" breach of trust with voters.
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Santander to shut 140 branches11h Santander to shut 140 branches
BBC
About 1,270 jobs are put at risk after Santander announces a big round of branch closures.
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Icy conditions cause travel disruption in parts of UK11h Icy conditions cause travel disruption in parts of UK
BBC
Travellers are grappling with delays to flights and trains, as freezing conditions hit much of the UK.
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Djokovic into Australian Open semis as Nishikori quits11h Djokovic into Australian Open semis as Nishikori quits
BBC
Six-time champion Novak Djokovic reaches the Australian Open semi-finals after Japan's eighth seed Kei Nishikori retires injured.
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11h Bank of England deputy governor urges people not to panic over household debts
The Independent
Ben Broadbent said tha most of the growth in unsecured debt over the past decade was acccounted for by car and student loans, which are different from other forms of debt
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12h Seattle's homelessness crisis is getting worse – no amount of big tech philanthropy can undo Microsoft's damage
The Independent
The city's housing problems must be understood in the context of how its richest residents, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, made their money
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Met Office issues ice warning after snow hits UK12h Met Office issues ice warning after snow hits UK
BBC
Motorists are being warned of hazardous driving conditions following snowfall across parts of the UK.
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12h Davos 2019: Mental health in focus; Abe, Merkel and Qishan speak - live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the second day of the World Economic Forum, as Shinzo Abe, Angela Merkel and Wang Qishan all speak, and Prince William discusses mental health
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12h Crime compensation scheme traumatising survivors, report finds
The Guardian
‘Unethical’ Westminster claims process can re-trigger trauma, says victims’ commissioner Survivors of violent crime are being re-traumatised by the government’s compensation body, according to a report. The victims’ commissioner, Helen Newlove, said her review into the criminal injuries compensation scheme found that victims were alienated and frustrated by the process. Many reported that the compensation scheme was so stressful it could re-trigger trauma.
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12h An empire at home: the pitfalls of being brown in the NHS
The Independent
Our health service is the biggest employer of people of colour in Europe, but, as Neil Singh recounts in his tale of three generations working alongside, and for, the British, that doesn't mean the age of empire is over
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12h Brexit: Labour 'highly likely' to back plan to extend Article 50 and block no-deal outcome, McDonnell says
The Independent
Move to delay Brexit until end of 2019 - unless a deal passes by the end of February - appears to have the numbers
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Walthamstow crash: Woman hit by police car dies12h Walthamstow crash: Woman hit by police car dies
BBC
The marked vehicle was responding to a call about a man threatening members of the public.
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Brexit: Delaying Brexit worse than no deal, says Liam Fox12h Brexit: Delaying Brexit worse than no deal, says Liam Fox
BBC
The international trade secretary says it would be a "calamitous" breach of trust with voters.
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NTAs 2019: Ant and Dec win Best Presenter for the EIGHTEENTH time12h NTAs 2019: Ant and Dec win Best Presenter for the EIGHTEENTH time
Daily Mail
Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly claimed the award for Best TV Entertainment Presenter at the National Television Awards on Tuesday, despite Ant’s absence for much of the year.
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UK weather: Daily Mail readers share their pictures of Great White Out12h UK weather: Daily Mail readers share their pictures of Great White Out
Daily Mail
Snow was first seen in northern Scotland and the Western Isles late last week - but since then it has crept down towards Birmingham and then London today.
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Social media stars agree to declare when they post ads12h Social media stars agree to declare when they post ads
BBC
Vlogger Zoella and pop star Rita Ora were threatened with court action over social media ads.
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Emiliano Sala feared dead as plane goes missing over Channel Islands12h Emiliano Sala feared dead as plane goes missing over Channel Islands
Daily Mail
Premier League footballer Emiliano Sala posted a poignant photo saying his 'last goodbye' to his former teammates just hours before his plane vanished over the English Channel.
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12h Brexit: Cabinet ministers push for Theresa May to support time-limited plan for Irish backstop
The Independent
They argue it would give her leverage to extract concessions from the EU in critical talks over the next few weeks
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12h Kamala Harris presidential campaign attracts more donors in day one than Bernie Sanders' first 24 hours in 2016
The Independent
Ms Harris is an early contestant in a Democratic field that is expected to balloon in the coming months
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NTAs 2019: Stars make dazzling arrival on the red carpet12h NTAs 2019: Stars make dazzling arrival on the red carpet
Daily Mail
Stars of the silver screen put on a dazzling display as they arrived at the 2019 National Television Awards at London's O2 Arena on Tuesday.
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12h Something smashed into the blood moon during the lunar eclipse, astronomers say
The Independent
It is probably the first time a meteor impact has been filmed in such detail
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13h Trump seeks to go ahead with State of the Union despite Pelosi letter amid government shutdown
The Independent
The White House is considering a rally as an alternative to the State of the Union if necessary
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Emiliano Sala feared dead as plane goes missing over Channel Islands13h Emiliano Sala feared dead as plane goes missing over Channel Islands
Daily Mail
Premier League footballer Emiliano Sala posted a poignant photo saying his 'last goodbye' to his former teammates just hours before his plane vanished over the English Channel.
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NTAs 2019: Loose Women stars make a female empowerment statement on the red carpet13h NTAs 2019: Loose Women stars make a female empowerment statement on the red carpet
Daily Mail
The Loose Women made a striking appearance on the red carpet for the 2019 National Television Awards on Tuesday night, donning black trouser suits to make a stand for women's empowerment.
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Woman dies after being hit by police car in Walthamstow13h Woman dies after being hit by police car in Walthamstow
BBC
The marked vehicle was responding to a call about a man threatening members of the public.
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13h Davos 2019: Mental health in focus; Abe, Merkel and Qishan speak - live
The Guardian
Rolling coverage of the second day of the World Economic Forum, as Shinzo Abe, Angela Merkel and Wang Qishan all speak, and Prince William discusses mental health
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Australian Open 2019: Lucas Pouille beats Milos Raonic to reach semi-final13h Australian Open 2019: Lucas Pouille beats Milos Raonic to reach semi-final
BBC
Lucas Pouille reaches his first Grand Slam semi-final with a 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 6-7 (2-7) 6-4 win over Milos Raonic at the Australian Open.
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13h Emiliano Sala: search resumes for lost plane carrying Cardiff player
The Guardian
Voicemail message revealed as police say chances of finding footballer alive are ‘slim’ The search for the plane carrying the Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala that went missing over the English Channel has resumed, amid only “slim” hopes he survived. The aircraft, carrying Sala and the pilot, disappeared off Alderney in the Channel Islands on Monday night.
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13h Wetherspoon's profits to fall despite higher sales as boss insists no-deal Brexit will help pub chain
The Independent
Rising costs, particularly linked to labour, had an impact on profits in the first half of the year
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13h UK weather: cold snap brings warning of ice and calls to slow down on roads
The Guardian
Met Office’s yellow ‘be aware’ warning in place for most of UK as snow falls in some places A warning of icy conditions has been put in place for almost the whole of the UK until Wednesday morning, prompting police to urge drivers to slow down. The yellow “be aware” warning covers Scotland, Northern Ireland and the bulk of England and Wales apart from some coastal areas. It came into force at 4pm on Tuesday and continues until 11am on Wednesday.
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13h Mike Pence backs Venezuelan protesters seeking to oust President Nicolás Maduro – video
The Guardian
Mike Pence, the US vice-president, has issued a video message offering the country's ’unwavering support’ to Venezuelans protesting against President Nicolás Maduro.  ‘We stand with you, and we will stay with you until Democracy is restored,’ Pence said on the eve of demonstrations expected to take place across the country. 
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13h Celebrity social media influencers pledge to change way they post
The Guardian
Clampdown on stars being paid for endorsing products without disclosing firm rewards them More than a dozen celebrities, including Alexa Chung and Ellie Goulding, have pledged to change the way they label social media posts after Britain’s competition watchdog clamped down on the practice of stars being paid for endorsing products without disclosing they were being rewarded by the company.
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13h Healthy adults should avoid taking daily aspirin because of major bleeding risk, researchers say
The Independent
Use of the drug is associated with an 11 per cent lower risk of cardiovascular disease
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Met Office issues ice warning after snow hits UK14h Met Office issues ice warning after snow hits UK
BBC
Motorists are being warned of hazardous driving conditions following snowfall across parts of the UK.
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14h Water crisis: western NSW mayors travel to Sydney to demand help
The Guardian
Five mayors warn their towns could run out of water within weeks and call for their needs to be prioritised over irrigators The mayors of several western New South Wales councils have warned their townships face major water crises within weeks and have urged the state government to impose a one-month embargo on irrigators pumping from the upper part of the Darling River system.
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Osaka dominates Svitolina to reach Australian Open semis14h Osaka dominates Svitolina to reach Australian Open semis
BBC
Naomi Osaka beats Elina Svitolina in straight sets to reach the Australian Open semi-finals in Melbourne.
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14h South Korea unveils biggest ever investigation into abuse in sport
The Guardian
Human rights commission to interview possibly thousands of adults and children in wake of allegations South Korea’s human rights commission plans to interview possibly thousands of adult and child athletes about a culture of abuse in sports after a
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14h MPs pass counter-terror bill amendments to protect aid workers
The Guardian
Move follows calls to exempt people working in conflict zones from bill that would make it an offence to visit terror hotspots MPs have passed amendments to the government’s latest counter-terrorism bill to try to protect British aid workers and journalists from facing criminal charges in conflict zones. The controversial draft bill, aimed at tackling Isis fighters travelling abroad, allows the home secretary to declare somewhere a “designated area” and make it an offence for UK nationals and residents to be there. The bill orginally allowed individuals – including humanitarian workers, journalists and academics – to be investigated by the police and ultimately face 10 years in prison.
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Social media influencers agree to change the way they post14h Social media influencers agree to change the way they post
BBC
Vlogger Zoella and pop star Rita Ora must declare if they are paid or sponsored.
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Met Office issues ice warning after snow hits UK14h Met Office issues ice warning after snow hits UK
BBC
Motorists are being warned of hazardous driving conditions for Wednesday morning.
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15h UK cold snap brings warning of ice and calls to slow down on roads
The Guardian
Met Office’s yellow ‘be aware’ warning in place for most of UK as snow falls in some places A warning of icy conditions has been put in place for almost the whole of the UK until Wednesday morning, prompting police to urge drivers to slow down. The yellow “be aware” warning covers Scotland, Northern Ireland and the bulk of England and Wales apart from some coastal areas. It came into force at 4pm on Tuesday and continues until 11am on Wednesday.
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15h Tory hardliners reconsider May deal amid fears that Brexit could be blocked
The Guardian
Revised deal – including backstop concessions – could win support to see off ‘Europhile kamikaze MPs’ Tory Brexit supporters alarmed by the prospect of a delay have hinted they could be won over in the coming weeks – if Theresa May can produce a serious concession from Brussels on the Irish backstop. The numbers may not be enough for May to win support for her deal, given continued opposition from a hardcore of Brexiters who also object to the £39bn financial settlement, those with personal grudges against the prime minister and Tory remainers hoping for a second referendum. However, some Brexiter MPs or those in seats which voted leave have suggested in recent days that there is a path to win their support.
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15h Andrzej Krauze on Brexit – cartoon
The Guardian
The ongoing Brexit negotiations are likened to the 1818 painting The Raft of the Medusa, by French Romanticist Théodore Géricault
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15h UK has biggest fossil fuel subsidies in the EU, finds commission
The Guardian
Subsidies for coal, oil and gas are not falling despite EU pledges to tackle climate change
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15h Faking it: how selfie dysmorphia is driving people to seek surgery
The Guardian
Filters have never been more prevalent – and it’s leading some people to have fillers, Botox and other procedures. What’s behind the obsessive pursuit of a flawless look?
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15h ‘Onslaught of outrage’: resistance and activism reawaken in Trump era
The Guardian
Two years since his inauguration, millions of Americans have built on recent movements such as Black Lives Matter to rally, march and strike against the president For 125 days last year, Ashley Weitz stood with her four-year-old son on a quiet corner near their home in Salt Lake City for one hour daily to protest Donald Trump. This was unusual for a woman who had mostly ignored the wall-to-wall coverage of Trump’s unprecedented behavior in the White House, occupied instead by the full-time task of being a disabled, single mother. But when his administration separated thousands of migrant children from their parents at the border last summer as part of its immigration crackdown, Weitz erupted – a line had been crossed and she felt acutely the privilege in her life.
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15h Don’t trust Daily Mail website, Microsoft browser warns users
The Guardian
Mail Online rated one out of five for credibility by new feature to fight fake news
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16h Serena Williams knocked out of Australian Open by Karolina Pliskova after holding match points
BBC
Serena Williams misses four match points before succumbing to Czech Karolina Pliskova in a dramatic Australian Open quarter-final.
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Osaka dominates Svitolina to reach Australian Open semis16h Osaka dominates Svitolina to reach Australian Open semis
BBC
Naomi Osaka beats Elina Svitolina in straight sets to reach the Australian Open semi-finals in Melbourne.
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Serena Williams knocked out of Australian Open by Karolina Pliskova after holding match points16h Serena Williams knocked out of Australian Open by Karolina Pliskova after holding match points
BBC
Serena Williams misses four match points before succumbing to Czech Karolina Pliskova in a dramatic Australian Open quarter-final.
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Met Office issues ice warning after snow hits UK16h Met Office issues ice warning after snow hits UK
BBC
Motorists are being warned of hazardous driving conditions for Wednesday morning.
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Serena Williams knocked out of Australian Open by Karolina Pliskova after holding match points17h Serena Williams knocked out of Australian Open by Karolina Pliskova after holding match points
BBC
Serena Williams misses four match points before succumbing to Czech Karolina Pliskova in a dramatic Australian Open quarter-final.
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Osaka dominates Svitolina to reach Australian Open semis18h Osaka dominates Svitolina to reach Australian Open semis
BBC
Naomi Osaka beats Elina Svitolina in straight sets to reach the Australian Open semi-finals in Melbourne.
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19h Hong Kong: bill seeks to make insulting Chinese anthem a crime
The Guardian
Those breaking the rule could be jailed for up to three years and fined under proposed legislation Hong Kong is set to introduce a controversial bill on Wednesday that would make disrespecting the Chinese national anthem a crime punishable by up to three years in prison, raising fresh fears about freedom of expression in the city. Chinese authorities have sought to instil greater patriotism in the former British colony at a time of heightened tension between democracy activists and forces loyal to Beijing, with some in Hong Kong advocating independence from China.
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Lambeth shooting: Boy, 15, seriously hurt in attack19h Lambeth shooting: Boy, 15, seriously hurt in attack
BBC
The victim managed to walk away from the scene in south-east London but is now in hospital, police say.
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Osaka dominates Svitolina to reach Australian Open semis19h Osaka dominates Svitolina to reach Australian Open semis
BBC
Naomi Osaka beats Elina Svitolina in straight sets to reach the Australian Open semi-finals in Melbourne.
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Far-right groups could exploit Brexit tensions - police19h Far-right groups could exploit Brexit tensions - police
BBC
A senior officer highlights radicalisation fears as a cinema advert urges people to report suspicions.
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Teen one of first UK proton-beam patients20h Teen one of first UK proton-beam patients
BBC
Manchester's Christie hospital has the UK's first dedicated treatment centre for the pioneering treatment.
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20h Healthy adults should avoid taking daily aspirin because of major bleeding risk, researchers say
The Independent
Use of the drug is associated with an 11 per cent lower risk of cardiovascular disease
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Schools failing to report asbestos details20h Schools failing to report asbestos details
BBC
Nearly a quarter of schools in England have not told government how they are dealing with asbestos in their buildings.
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21h Abu Bakar Bashir must renounce radicalism before release, says Indonesia
The Guardian
President changes tack after agreeing to release alleged mastermind behind Bali bombings on humanitarian grounds Indonesia’s president says the alleged mastermind behind the Bali bombings won’t be released from prison unless he renounces radicalism, backing down from plans to free him without conditions. President Joko Widodo said on Tuesday that Abu Bakar Bashir must fulfil conditions such as loyalty to the state and the national ideology to be eligible for release.
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21h Brexit threatens children's health with concerns over recruiting specialist doctors, report warns
The Independent
Government cuts to early-years services and public health funding also causing damage, according to Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
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21h Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn wrong about EU state aid restrictions, says IPPR
The Independent
The think tank said it was clear that EU law is not incompatible with state ownership
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21h Government's failure to understand surge in demand for children's services will see more exposed to neglect and abuse, report finds
The Independent
Life chances of hundreds of thousands of children in danger as cuts to services mean more youngsters going into care – but ministers failing to get to grips with issue, warns NAO
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21h Children's education being 'damaged' by academy failures, MPs warn
The Independent
'When things go wrong in schools, pupils can be badly affected'
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21h Anger in New Zealand over interview with leader of gang accused of sexually assaulting girls
The Guardian
Joseph Parker, who led ‘Roast Busters’ group that boasted of sex with underage girls, has also launched fundraiser for his music career Women’s advocacy groups have criticised the decision to broadcast a TV interview with the ringleader of a gang that bragged about having sex with underage, intoxicated girls in New Zealand. The interview coincided with an attempt to crowdfund his music career. Joseph Parker told Newshub he was not a “monster”, adding: “we didn’t do all the things that people thought we did.” The interview comes years after Parker became known as the ringleader of Facebook group “Roast Busters”, in which he and a core group of four other young Auckland men boasted about group sex with young, drunk girls.
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21h Deaths of Saudi sisters found bound together in New York river ruled suicide
The Guardian
Bodies of Rotana Farea and Tala Farea were found taped together, lying on rocks along the river last October The tragic and mysterious death of two
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22h Repeat of Grenfell Tower tragedy 'in the post', ministers warned after Manchester tower found with flammable cladding
The Independent
'The government is ignoring warnings, our constituents are going to bed afraid, current measures are not working,' claims Kensington MP Emma Dent Coad
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22h Death of child at Glasgow hospital linked to pigeon droppings infection
The Independent
A review has been launched to investigate Glasgow's Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
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NTAs 2019: Ant and Dec emotional after best presenter win22h NTAs 2019: Ant and Dec emotional after best presenter win
BBC
Despite Ant being absent from screens for most of 2018, he still claimed victory alongside Dec.
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Chris Brown: US singer released in Paris rape inquiry23h Chris Brown: US singer released in Paris rape inquiry
BBC
The American singer denies wrongdoing after a woman accused him of raping her in a hotel room.
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23h Spanish ‘wolf pack’ face new charge of sex crime
The Guardian
Four men accused of sexual abuse two months before Pamplona attack for which they were cleared of rape
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23h Democrats and Republicans agree to vote on duelling bills in push to end shutdown – live
The Guardian
McConnell said Democrats should support his bill to reopen the government and provide wall funding as Pelosi called it a ‘nonstarter’
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23h Kamala Harris presidential campaign attracts more donors in day one than Bernie Sanders' first 24 hours in 2016
The Independent
Ms Harris is an early contestant in a democratic field that is expected to balloon in the coming months
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24h Trump seeks to go ahead with State of the Union in spite of Pelosi letter
The Independent
The White House is considering a rally as an alternative to the State of the Union if necessary
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Rudolf Hess: DNA test disproves Spandau prison conspiracy theory24h Rudolf Hess: DNA test disproves Spandau prison conspiracy theory
BBC
A DNA test carried out by scientists shows the man jailed in Spandau prison was Hitler's deputy.
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24h Oscar nominations: Indian documentary about 'The Tampon King' makes Academy shortlist
The Independent
Film shows impact of Arunachalam Muruganantham's invention in one Indian village
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Met Office issues ice warning as snow hits UK24h Met Office issues ice warning as snow hits UK
BBC
Motorists are being warned of hazardous driving conditions for Wednesday morning.
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24h Safe to raise limits for seismic tremors at UK fracking sites, experts say
The Independent
New limit would be like a heavy bin lorry driving past, say seismologists
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24h Syrian refugee's falafel shop giving free meals to furloughed government workers
The Independent
His restaurant was labeled Reader Digest's 'Nicest Place in America' in October
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Patisserie Valerie collapses into administration as rescue talks fail24h Patisserie Valerie collapses into administration as rescue talks fail
BBC
Up to 900 jobs may be lost in the first wave of closures after the cafe chain collapses into administration.
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25h US Armed Service member killed in combat in Afghanistan
The Independent
They are the second American service member killed in action 2019
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25h Companies press Brexit panic button in further blow to Theresa May
The Guardian
P&O opts for Cypriot flag, Sony confirms HQ move and Pets at Home stockpiles cat food The scale of no-deal panic gripping major companies has been thrown into sharp focus by a series of damage-limitation announcements, as corporate Britain signalled it is running out of patience with Westminster gridlock. Sir James Dyson, the Brexit-backing billionaire, dealt a further blow to the government by revealing he is
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25h Phone hacking was widespread at the Sun, high court told
The Guardian
Court also hears Elton John close to settling phone-hacking claim with paper’s publisher The high court has been told that phone hacking was widespread at the Sun, despite strong denials from Rupert Murdoch’s News UK that the daily tabloid newspaper was involved in any illegal activity. A lawyer representing alleged phone-hacking victims also requested the historic expenses receipts of serving Sun reporter Nick Parker, in order to investigate whether his purchase of top-up vouchers for a burner mobile phone was related to the interception of voicemails.
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25h Three dead from separate avalanches in Colorado and New Mexico
The Independent
The Colorado death occurred on Monday, with a second victim of an avalanche in New Mexico being identified alongside the latest victim
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Patisserie Valerie collapses into administration as rescue talks fail26h Patisserie Valerie collapses into administration as rescue talks fail
BBC
Stores to close after the cafe chain's bank rescue talks fail, putting up to 3,000 jobs at risk.
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27h Brexit: Britons travelling to EU face 'delays and questioning' after no-deal withdrawal
The Independent
Leaked document also warns of 'degradation of border security', with loss of access to crucial EU database of suspected criminals
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Paris in the snow, in pictures27h Paris in the snow, in pictures
BBC
The French capital is turned into a winter wonderland with the first dusting of snow of the season.
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Dyson to move head office to Singapore27h Dyson to move head office to Singapore
BBC
Two senior executives will move from Wiltshire but no jobs will be lost in the process.
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27h Bolt declares his sporting career over as he accepts football bid is finished
BBC
Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt officially calls time on his pursuit of a career in professional football, declaring his "sports life over".
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27h UK's Prevent counter-extremism programme to be independently reviewed, government says
The Independent
Review started as part of amendments to controversial Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill accepted
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27h Brexit: Cabinet ministers push for Theresa May to support time-limited backstop plan
The Independent
They argue it would give her leverage to extract concessions from the EU in critical talks over the next few weeks
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Bald hedgehog gets stress-busting massages27h Bald hedgehog gets stress-busting massages
BBC
Bear, who was found in a garden in Telford, will need months of treatment to help regrow his spines.
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27h Australia nightclub sparks backlash after telling female staff to wear low-cut tight-fitting uniform
The Independent
'Forcing our female staff members to wear low cut shirts that expose their cleavage while male staff members are not subject to such objectification is blatant sexism and totally ludicrous,' says employee
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27h Firm ‘uses aggressive tactics’ to collect millions in fines for councils
The Guardian
Whistleblowers claim Kingdom Services Group targets elderly and vulnerable people over minor offences
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27h Jess Phillips' threat to 'make life a misery' for anyone blocking proxy voting shows how much it's needed
The Independent
Voting by proxy will be trialled, mainly because the behaviour of the Tory whips office means straightforward honour can no longer be relied upon
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Centre Joseph returns to England Six Nations squad27h Centre Joseph returns to England Six Nations squad
BBC
Centre Jonathan Joseph is added to the England squad heading to Portugal on Wednesday to begin preparations for the Six Nations.
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28h Farage ally said black men are violent due to high testosterone
The Guardian
Catherine Blaiklock, who co-founded new pro-Brexit party, warned of ‘Muslim enclaves’ A former Ukip activist who is partnering with Nigel Farage in launching a new pro-Brexit political party has argued crime and fatherlessness among black men are due to high testosterone levels, and suggested their lower academic achievement could have a biological basis. Catherine Blaiklock has also expressed concern about “Muslim enclaves” and said food banks should be abolished as they create a “dependent, obese population”.
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28h China authorities use taped confessions to suppress students campaigning for workers' rights, activists say
The Independent
More than 20 students at elite universities forced to watch videos, according to protestors involved in young Communist campaign
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28h Prison guard sacked for posing as police officer to get discounted McDonald's
The Independent
Lawrence O'Driscoll-Faitaua told staff his ID was his off-duty badge
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28h Anastasia Vashukevich: Model who claimed evidence of Trump-Russian collusion freed from custody
The Independent
She has promised not to release any more videos or recordings showing meetings between Russians and Trump campaign officials
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28h University student 'likely' to have drowned in river trying to save someone heard shouting for help, coroner says
The Independent
CCTV camera picked up cry for help moments before teenager slipped and fell down embankment in Worcester, inquest hears
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28h Pawel Adamowicz: Gdansk mayor and standard-bearer for civil rights and liberal values in Poland
The Independent
A proud Christian and patriot, the much-loved politician spoke out against bigotry in a country of whose rising hate crime he became a victim
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28h Republican lawmaker wants to charge porn viewers to fund the border wall
The Independent
Republicans are creating innovative ways to potentially fund president's campaign promise of a sprawling border wall
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28h Patisserie Valerie collapses into administration putting 2,800 jobs at risk
The Independent
Cake chain calls in administrators after failing to recover from accounting scandal
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28h World's helium supply 'could run out within a decade', chemistry professor warns
The Independent
'By having helium balloons at your birthday party you may prevent people from having an MRI scan'
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28h Emiliano Sala: Live updates as search for Cardiff footballer's missing plane called off for rest of the day
The Independent
Follow the latest updates from the search for Emiliano Sala's aeroplane after it disappeared on Monday night
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28h Is the Crocodile able or willing to punish those responsible for Zimbabwe's violent crackdown on dissent?
The Independent
Analysis: President has vowed that 'heads will roll'. But questions remain as to whether he holds enough authority to do so
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Pigeon droppings health risk - should you worry?28h Pigeon droppings health risk - should you worry?
BBC
A child's death at a hospital in Glasgow has been linked to an infection spread by bird droppings.
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Girls, aged five, slip out of nursery unnoticed into bitter Siberian winter28h Girls, aged five, slip out of nursery unnoticed into bitter Siberian winter
BBC
They wanted to surprise their parents by going home alone - frostbite and hypothermia were the result.
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29h Alzheimer's disease memory loss reversed in mouse study
The Independent
'We were quite surprised to see such dramatic cognitive improvement,' says Professor Zhen Yan after treating animals with drug that restores nerve cell receptors
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Emiliano Sala: Cardiff City FC player on missing plane29h Emiliano Sala: Cardiff City FC player on missing plane
BBC
New Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala was on an aircraft which vanished on Monday, authorities say.
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29h Thousands of pounds raised for digger driver who wrecked new Travelodge 'in fury over unpaid wages'
The Independent
More than £3,000 donated to pay potential legal fees of worker who destroyed hotel
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29h Dyson moving headquarters from UK to Singapore amid Brexit chaos
The Independent
Group said decision was made based on booming Asian demand, not Brexit or potential for lower taxes
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29h People scramble for free beer after truck carrying 80,000 cans overturns in Thailand
The Independent
'They say they have consumed the contents of all beer cans,' police chief says
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29h Woman claims Covington Catholic High School teenagers harassed her friends before confrontation with Native American man
The Independent
Initial video went viral over weekend, but it has since then been questioned whether clip shows whole story
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29h Trump told more than 8,000 falsehoods in 2 years, fact checker says
The Independent
The most common subject areas where Mr Trump either said lies or made false statements are regarding his tax cuts, the US trade deficit, and special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential Russian election interference
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29h Trump transgender ban: US Supreme Court issues injunctions allowing military restriction to begin
The Independent
Military ban on transgender Americans can take place as arguments continue, Supreme Court says
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30h Brett Kavanaugh 'likely' to be investigated for perjury, House judiciary member says
The Independent
Multiple Democrats on the House panel seen discussing latest Supreme Court justice's possible impeachment
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30h Trump says he has told Sarah Sanders 'not to bother' with daily White House press briefing
The Independent
The White House press press briefings were must watch television during the early days of the Trump administration. Now they come about once a month
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30h Trump transgender ban: US Supreme Court issues injunctions allowing military restriction to begin
The Independent
Military ban on transgender Americans can take place as arguments continue, Supreme Court says
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30h Emiliano Sala: Live updates in search for Cardiff footballer's missing plane with 'no one expected to be alive'
The Independent
Follow the latest updates from the search for Emiliano Sala's aeroplane after it disappeared on Monday night
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30h UK's courts system 'on its knees' following major IT failure, lawyers' association says
The Independent
'Short-term savings often result in wider costs to public purse,' barristers' union says
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30h Russia plane makes emergency landing after passenger tries to storm cockpit in 'attempted hijacking'
The Independent
Man tries to break into cockpit during flight and demands aircraft change course
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30h Companies leading on climate change also outperform on stock market, research shows
The Independent
Organisations were judged on the actions they have taken across three categories: climate change, water security and forests
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31h Fund managers failing to rein in 'out of control' fatcat pay at UK companies, MPs told
The Independent
'We've put a group of people in charge of overseeing people's pay who themselves who quite a range of challenges around pay,'
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31h Theresa May to hold Brexit talks with union boss Len McCluskey after Corbyn refuses meeting with PM
The Independent
Downing Street said the discussion is part of an on-going 'process of engagement' as Ms May attempts to secure a deal
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31h Emotional responsibility of being a mother damaging women's mental health, study finds
The Independent
'They still hold the mental burden of the household even if others share in the physical work and this mental burden can take a toll,' says report's author
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31h Little Lever deaths: Mother and two children discovered dead at home in Bolton
The Independent
Named locally as Tiffany Stevens, victim is described as 'brilliant mum' who moved to area two years ago
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31h Zimbabwe protests: Mnangagwa promises investigation into brutal crackdown after cutting short Davos trip
The Independent
'If required, heads will roll,' says president after killing and alleged torture of protests
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32h Vulnerable dementia patients could be locked up for three years without review under 'rushed' government reform
The Independent
Bill 'creates a worrying conflict of interest for care home managers, giving them a greater role in the assessment process,' charities warn
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32h Brexit: Unite union boss Len McCluskey to have face-to-face meeting with Theresa May this week
The Independent
Downing Street said the discussion is part of an on-going 'process of engagement' as Ms May attempts to secure a deal
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Emiliano Sala: Cardiff City FC player on missing plane32h Emiliano Sala: Cardiff City FC player on missing plane
BBC
New Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala was on an aircraft which vanished on Monday, authorities say.
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32h Pregnant MPs to be allowed to vote by proxy after Labour MP delayed birth of baby to reject Brexit deal
The Independent
Pregnant MPs could be allowed to vote by proxy within days after an outcry when an expectant Labour MP delayed the birth of her child to take part in a critical Brexit vote.
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32h Trump's lawyer Giuliani says he listened to 'all the tapes', before admitting: 'I shouldn't have said tapes'
The Independent
'I have been through all the tapes, I have been through all the texts,' claims president's attorney in bizarre interview on Cohen scandal
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32h Emiliano Sala: Live updates in search for Cardiff footballer's missing plane with 'no one expected to be alive'
The Independent
Follow the latest updates from the search for Emiliano Sala's aeroplane after it disappeared on Monday night
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32h Russia plane 'hijacking': Passenger jet bound for Moscow ordered to divert to Afghanistan
The Independent
A Russian passenger plane bound for Moscow has been forced to land shortly after take-off following a suspected hijacking, officials said.
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32h US election 2020: Meet the Democrats running against Trump and the ones who could join the race
The Independent
Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Michael Bloomberg are among a slate of top candidates who could challenge the president in 2020
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32h Mother and two children discovered dead at home in Bolton
The Independent
Named locally as Tiffany Stevens, victim is described as 'brilliant mum' who moved to area two years ago
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32h Indian authorities hunt boat carrying more than 100 migrants after it disappears 'on route to New Zealand'
The Independent
Police believe the fishing boat was so overcrowded that people had to leave their luggage behind
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32h Body of murdered journalist Rafael Murua Manriquez found in Mexico as country sets new homicide record
The Independent
Director of community radio station was part of journalist protection programme for two years before death
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33h Brexit: Supporters of second referendum call for delay to Commons vote until it has 'greatest chance of success'
The Independent
Warning that showdown as early as next Tuesday will backfire because MPs lack the numbers, while the Labour leadership resists
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33h Joe Biden says he 'regrets' supporting 'tough-on-crime' drug laws in 1990s as he considers presidential bid
The Independent
Former vice president helped write 1994 crime bill criticised for leading to era of mass incarceration and disproportionately affecting black Americans
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Emiliano Sala: Cardiff City FC player on missing plane33h Emiliano Sala: Cardiff City FC player on missing plane
BBC
New Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala was on an aircraft which vanished on Monday, authorities say.
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33h EU fines Mastercard €570m for breaking competition laws
The Independent
The EU opened an investigation into the payments company in 2013 over concerns its rules for merchants were in breach of anti-trust laws
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33h Emiliano Sala: Live updates from search for Cardiff City footballer with 'no trace' of missing plane
The Independent
Follow the latest updates from the search for Emiliano Sala's aeroplane after it disappeared on Monday night
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Gleneagles chef Andrew Fairlie dies33h Gleneagles chef Andrew Fairlie dies
BBC
The Michelin-starred Scottish chef died two months after revealing he had a terminal brain tumour.
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33h France summons Italian ambassador after outrage over colonialism remark
The Independent
Luigi Di Maio sparks row by linking immigration with French policy in Africa
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34h Emiliano Sala: Live updates from search for missing plane as Cardiff City player confirmed to be on flight
The Independent
Follow the latest updates from the search for Emiliano Sala's aeroplane after it disappeared on Monday night
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Emiliano Sala: Born in Argentina, reputation forged in France34h Emiliano Sala: Born in Argentina, reputation forged in France
BBC
Emiliano Sala was born in Santa Fe, Argentina - but it is in France that the 28-year old has forged his reputation.
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Chris Brown: US singer arrested in Paris on suspicion of rape34h Chris Brown: US singer arrested in Paris on suspicion of rape
BBC
The American singer has yet to comment after a woman accused him of raping her in a hotel room.
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UK employment total hits record high34h UK employment total hits record high
BBC
The number of people in work in the UK reaches 32.5 million, official figures show.
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Ronaldo accepts €18.8m deal over tax evasion34h Ronaldo accepts €18.8m deal over tax evasion
BBC
The football superstar has signed a deal with Spanish prosecutors that will spare him jail time.
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Oscar nominations: Seven things to look out for34h Oscar nominations: Seven things to look out for
BBC
Who and what could be the main talking points?
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Disability hate crime: Katie Price backed over online abuse by MPs34h Disability hate crime: Katie Price backed over online abuse by MPs
BBC
The model is calling for new laws to protect disabled people online after her son Harvey was trolled.
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Taliban militants kill dozens at Afghan intelligence base35h Taliban militants kill dozens at Afghan intelligence base
BBC
At least 43 security personnel are now known to have died in Monday's devastating attack on an intelligence base.
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35h Paul Whelan: British 'spy' had materials containing Russian state secrets, his lawyer says
The Independent
An American man being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying had classified Russian materials in his possession when he was arrested, his lawyer has said.
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Zimbabwe president Mnangagwa skips Davos over protests35h Zimbabwe president Mnangagwa skips Davos over protests
BBC
Emmerson Mnangagwa returns home instead of attending the Davos economic summit.
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Travelodge Liverpool: Digger driver wrecks hotel reception35h Travelodge Liverpool: Digger driver wrecks hotel reception
BBC
Police hunt driver who ignored pleas to halt rampage at Travelodge before fleeing.
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Dippy the dinosaur goes on public display in Glasgow36h Dippy the dinosaur goes on public display in Glasgow
BBC
The famous replica skeleton, usually displayed at London's Natural History Museum, goes on show in Glasgow.
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36h No flight of fancy: How the white-tailed eagle may soon be soaring again over southern England
The Independent
These magnificent birds of prey became extinct in England 240 years ago, but, as Phoebe Weston explains, having been reintroduced to Scotland their next home may be on the Isle of Wight
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37h Liverpool Travelodge wrecked by digger driver on day construction completed in 'row over unpaid wages'
The Independent
'There were loads of workers outside all gobsmacked, jaws to the floor,' witness says
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France summons Italian envoy over Africa remarks37h France summons Italian envoy over Africa remarks
BBC
The Italian ambassador is summoned after Deputy PM Luigi di Maio accuses France of exploiting Africa.
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37h Brexit: Labour moves closer to backing second referendum as it demands MPs hold vote on giving public final say
The Independent
Jeremy Corbyn says option of giving public the final say should be discussed by Commons
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Alderney missing plane: Air and sea search continuing37h Alderney missing plane: Air and sea search continuing
BBC
The Piper Malibu with two people on board is reported to have lost contact near the Casquets lighthouse.
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EasyJet takes £15m hit from Gatwick drone chaos37h EasyJet takes £15m hit from Gatwick drone chaos
BBC
The drone sightings at Gatwick airport led to flight cancellations and payments to customers.
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Little Lever: Mum and two children found dead in house37h Little Lever: Mum and two children found dead in house
BBC
Police responding to concerns for a woman's welfare found the bodies at a house in Bolton.
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37h War memorial and Churchill statue covered in white paint by 'mindless' vandals in London's Green Park
The Independent
'How disrespectful to the nearly 58,000 people who gave their lives so that these thugs have the freedom to carry out such acts'
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38h Fyre Festival: GoFundMe campaign raises over $100,000 to repay Caribbean caterer Maryann Rolle
The Independent
She said she had a good faith agreement with the founder of Fyre Fest, who was sentenced to prison last year
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EasyJet takes £15m hit from Gatwick drone chaos38h EasyJet takes £15m hit from Gatwick drone chaos
BBC
The drone sightings at Gatwick airport led to flight cancellations and payments to customers.
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Zimbabwe president abandons Davos trip amid unrest38h Zimbabwe president abandons Davos trip amid unrest
BBC
Emmerson Mnangagwa returns home instead of attending the Davos economic summit in Switzerland.
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38h How can we take power away from criminal gangs? Legalise drugs | Martin Drewry
The Guardian
Prohibition makes our world a more dangerous place, trapping people in poverty
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38h Warren Mundine picked by Scott Morrison to stand in marginal seat of Gilmore
The Guardian
Indigenous leader and former Labor boss to be parachuted in as a Liberal in the NSW electorate held by retiring MP Ann Sudmalis Indigenous leader Warren Mundine will be parachuted in to contest the marginal seat of Gilmore under a Scott Morrison-endorsed plan being considered by the New South Wales Liberal party executive. On Tuesday the state executive voted to block the preselection of real-estate agent Grant Schultz, who had been picked by local members to contest the seat held by the
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Tsitsipas reaches Australian Open semi-finals39h Tsitsipas reaches Australian Open semi-finals
BBC
Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Roberto Bautista Agut in four sets to continue his superb run in Melbourne and reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
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39h North Korea: secret missile HQ uncovered as nuclear summit nears
The Guardian
Revelation comes weeks before Kim Jong-un is due to meet Donald Trump to discuss denuclearisation Experts have revealed an undeclared site that reportedly serves as the headquarters of one of North Korea’s ballistic missile programmes, weeks before the country’s leader,
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39h Only empathy can break the cycle of violence in Israel-Palestine | Simon Baron-Cohen
The Guardian
I’ve spent my career studying empathy. It’s a vital first step in conflicts where both sides have dehumanised each other Empathy is all about imagining other minds, appreciating that different people have different perspectives, and responding to their thoughts and feelings with an appropriate emotion. After a career studying autism and the nature of empathy, I see empathy as one of our most valuable natural resources. It has particular promise as an approach to conflict resolution, one that has advantages over viewing a problem through a chiefly military, economic or legal lens. We can see this if we look at the Israel-Palestine conflict, where both communities have different views of the same historic period, both claim the same piece of land and both have valid emotional reactions to the conflict that must be acknowledged. I am not an expert in that dispute nor so naive to believe that there is a single, simple solution to it. But I do believe empathy can help.
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40h Meng Wanzhou: US to proceed with extradition of Huawei executive despite risk of angering China
The Independent
Canada's ambassador to US says Ottawa is fed up with 'our citizens being punished' in diplomatic row
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Home favourite Barty eyes revenge against Kvitova in last eight40h Home favourite Barty eyes revenge against Kvitova in last eight
BBC
Ashleigh Barty could become Australia's first female semi-finalist in Melbourne for 35 years when she takes on Petra Kvitova on Tuesday.
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Tsitsipas reaches Australian Open semi-finals40h Tsitsipas reaches Australian Open semi-finals
BBC
Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Roberto Bautista Agut in four sets to continue his superb run in Melbourne and reach the Australian Open semi-finals.
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40h Victoria spends less than half the national average on social housing, report shows
The Guardian
Productivity Commission finds Victoria spent $83 per person in 2017-18 compared to national average of $167
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40h Hopefuls pay out thousands of rupees to chase Gurkha glory in Nepal | Pete Pattisson
The Guardian
Training academies – and unscrupulous agents – are cashing in on young men preparing for this month’s feared ‘doko race’ to secure a lucrative British army job
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40h ‘No one can guarantee our safety’: Syrians stuck in squalid exile
The Guardian
Despite appalling conditions in Lebanese camps, most refugees say it is unsafe to go home In knee-deep snow and biting cold, 10-year-old Saleh Qarqour had almost finished shovelling a path to the tent that had been his family’s home for the past six years. Elders and children huddled around a heater inside. Chimney smoke wafted from the town of Arsal in the valley below. Over the ridge behind them was the Syrian frontier, from which the Qarqour family and nearly everyone else in this Lebanese border town had fled. Their homes ever since had been makeshift tents, their frugal lives sustained by aid and goodwill, which, on this frozen ledge above Lebanon, was fast running out.
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Zimbabwe president abandons Davos trip amid unrest 21 Jan 11:58pm Zimbabwe president abandons Davos trip amid unrest
BBC
Emmerson Mnangagwa returns home instead of attending the Davos economic summit in Switzerland.
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Zimbabwe president abandons Davos trip amid violence 21 Jan 11:34pm Zimbabwe president abandons Davos trip amid violence
BBC
Emmerson Mnangagwa returns home instead of attending the Davos economic summit in Switzerland.
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Brexit: MPs put forward rival Brexit plans 21 Jan 10:55pm Brexit: MPs put forward rival Brexit plans
BBC
Theresa May is to meet the cabinet as Labour calls for a vote on options including another referendum.
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21 Jan 10:18pm West Papuan leaders blame deaths of three babies on Indonesian crackdown
The Guardian
United Liberation Movement for West Papua says thousands of civilians displaced and 10 shot by Indonesian military Three babies who died during childbirth are among the civilian deaths West Papuan leaders are blaming on a brutal crackdown by Indonesian forces in the region of Nduga. They are calling for Indonesia to allow humanitarian and medical agencies access to the area, as well as foreign media.
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21 Jan 10:09pm Jacinda Ardern asked in BBC interview if she plans to propose to her partner
The Guardian
Eyebrows raised in New Zealand after Victoria Derbyshire questions the prime minister’s feminist credentials A BBC interview with Jacinda Ardern is raising eyebrows after the New Zealand prime minister was asked whether she has any plans to propose marriage to her partner Clarke Gayford and was questioned over her feminist credentials. Ardern met with UK prime minister Theresa May early this week and is now making her way to Switzerland to attend the world economic forum in Davos.
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21 Jan 10:02pm Warren Mundine picked by Scott Morrison to stand in marginal seat of Gilmore
The Guardian
Indigenous leader and former Labor boss to be parachuted in as a Liberal in the NSW electorate held by retiring MP Ann Sudmalis Indigenous leader Warren Mundine will reportedly be parachuted in to contest the marginal seat of Gilmore under a Scott Morrison-endorsed plan being considered by the New South Wales Liberal party executive. The move would complete a lifelong political journey by Mundine from the Labor party, of which he was national president in 2006, to the conservative side of politics, via a stint as the
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UK weather: Britain faces further snow and sub-zero temperatures 21 Jan 9:42pm UK weather: Britain faces further snow and sub-zero temperatures
Daily Mail
Daytime temperatures will struggle to get above 3C (37F) to 6C (43F) for many areas this week, triggering a 'severe' cold weather alert from Public Health England and a Met Office snow warning.
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Labour opens door to a second vote: Corbyn shift makes new referendum more likely 21 Jan 9:31pm Updated Labour opens door to a second vote: Corbyn shift makes new referendum more likely
Daily Mail
In significant shift, the Labour leader tabled a Commons amendment that would require the Government to provide time for Parliament to legislate for ‘a public vote’ on the final Brexit deal.
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21 Jan 9:24pm Rescue teams search for light aircraft missing over Channel
The Guardian
Helicopters and lifeboats battle worsening weather to find plane believed to be a Piper Malibu bound for Cardiff from France An air and sea search has been launched after a plane disappeared from radar over the English Channel. Rescue teams were scrambled to waters north of Alderney in the Channel Islands after the light aircraft vanished on Monday evening, Guernsey police said.
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Londonderry bombing: Residents allowed home after security alerts 21 Jan 9:11pm Londonderry bombing: Residents allowed home after security alerts
BBC
Three security alerts in Londonderry - 48 hours after a bomb in the city - have ended, police say.
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Marie Kondo: Are charity shops feeling the effect? 21 Jan 8:54pm Marie Kondo: Are charity shops feeling the effect?
BBC
Shops say they have seen a spike in donations since the Netflix de-cluttering show launched.
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PROFESSOR DEBORAH LIPSTADT lays out a damning charge sheet for the Labour leader on anti-Semitism 21 Jan 8:43pm PROFESSOR DEBORAH LIPSTADT lays out a damning charge sheet for the Labour leader on anti-Semitism
Daily Mail
Acclaimed American academic Professor Deborah Lipstadt claimed the Labour leader has 'fomented a sense among Jews of being unsafe in Britain'.
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Prince Philip should be prosecuted if in wrong, says passenger 21 Jan 8:43pm Prince Philip should be prosecuted if in wrong, says passenger
Daily Mail
Emma Fairweather, speaking on ITV's This Morning, also branded the Duke of Edinburgh 'highly insensitive and inconsiderate' after he was later spotted driving while not wearing a seatbelt.
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Jury is discharged in trial of three men accused of murdering convicted child killer 21 Jan 8:43pm Jury is discharged in trial of three men accused of murdering convicted child killer
Daily Mail
David Osborne, 51, Ieuan Harley, 23, and Darran Evesham, 47, are on trial at Newport Crown Court accused of the murder of David Gaut, 54, in August last year in New Tredegar, Caerphilly, south Wales.
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When your dad decides to do the same apprenticeship as you 21 Jan 8:41pm When your dad decides to do the same apprenticeship as you
BBC
Dominic Foster and his dad John are on the same apprenticeship at the same company.
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21 Jan 8:39pm Deciem founder Brandon Truaxe, the brain behind The Ordinary brand, dies aged 40
The Guardian
Company’s acting CEO says staff are ‘heartbroken’ following loss of founder, which comes months after he was removed from his role Brandon Truaxe, the founder and former CEO of cosmetic skincare company Deciem, which is behind the cult brand The Ordinary, has died at 40. The cause of death has not yet been released. Truaxe was best known for setting up Canada-based skincare brand
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Why is Wales used as a unit of measurement? 21 Jan 8:37pm Why is Wales used as a unit of measurement?
BBC
From nuclear blasts to deforestation - why one corner of the UK offers a handy size comparison.
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Armed police storm house to rescue a pet GERBIL after its went to prison 21 Jan 8:36pm Armed police storm house to rescue a pet GERBIL after its went to prison
Daily Mail
Derbyshire police's armed response unit were called to help force entry into the home in Allestree. The prisoner, who has been in jail for a week, had refused to let the RSPCA in to get his pet gerbil.
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France summons Italian envoy over Africa remarks 21 Jan 8:33pm France summons Italian envoy over Africa remarks
BBC
The Italian ambassador is summoned after Deputy PM Luigi di Maio accuses France of exploiting Africa.
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Disability hate crime: MPs back Katie Price over online abuse 21 Jan 8:30pm Disability hate crime: MPs back Katie Price over online abuse
BBC
MPs have backed demands led by model Katie Price for changes to the law.
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Billionaire US hedge fund manager buys a £95m Georgian mansion in London 21 Jan 8:12pm Billionaire US hedge fund manager buys a £95m Georgian mansion in London
Daily Mail
Ken Griffin, the founder and CEO of Chicago-based hedge fund Citadel, has snapped up the property in one of the country's most exclusive enclaves for a record £95million.
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David Attenborough tells leaders at Davos to tackle climate change before damage cannot be fixed 21 Jan 8:11pm David Attenborough tells leaders at Davos to tackle climate change before damage cannot be fixed
Daily Mail
Sir David Attenborough used an award acceptance speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, to urge business leaders and governments to come up with 'practical solutions'.
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21 Jan 8:10pm Second woman carrying gene-edited baby, Chinese authorities confirm
The Guardian
Police to investigate He Jiankui after last year’s claim to have altered the DNA of twin girls A second woman fell pregnant during the experiment to create the world’s first genetically edited babies, Chinese authorities have confirmed, as the researcher behind the claim faces a police investigation. He Jiankui shocked the scientific community last year after
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21 Jan 8:08pm Sean Rigg death: Police officers who restrained musician who died in custody deny misconduct
The Independent
The 40-year-old who had paranoid schizophrenia, suffered a cardiac arrest while in a caged area at Brixton Police station
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Top graduate starting salary is now £60,000 investment banking role 21 Jan 8:07pm Top graduate starting salary is now £60,000 investment banking role
Daily Mail
UK investment banks are now offering university leavers salaries of up to £60,000, while engineering firms offer an average of £27,000. the charity sector offers only £20,000.
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21 Jan 7:38pm Crimea ship blaze: 10 dead after cargo vessels catch fire in Kerch Strait
The Guardian
Crew members jump into the sea to escape the blaze, which erupted during a fuel transfer Ten crew members have been found dead and 14 have been rescued after two ships caught fire in the Kerch Strait near Crimea, Russia’s transport ministry said on Monday, with a rescue operation still underway. The ministry said earlier on Monday that crew members were jumping into the sea to escape the blaze.
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21 Jan 7:37pm Prisoner found killing rats in 'dirty and vermin-infested' Bedford prison, report finds
The Independent
Inspectors find inmates smoking drugs as officers' control 'tenuous'
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Mike Ashley bids to be King of the High Street: Billionaire plots merger of HMV and Game Digital 21 Jan 7:32pm Mike Ashley bids to be King of the High Street: Billionaire plots merger of HMV and Game Digital
Daily Mail
Sports Direct founder Ashley has made a bid for the beleaguered music retailer, which fell into administration just days after Christmas.
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21 Jan 7:23pm Russian pop star linked to Trump cancels US tour amid fear of being arrested by Robert Mueller
The Independent
Emin Agalarov helped arrange controversial 2016 Trump Tower meeting
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JAN MOIR on Chris Evans’s first day at Virgin Radio  21 Jan 7:20pm JAN MOIR on Chris Evans’s first day at Virgin Radio 
Daily Mail
The portents were ominous on Blue Monday morning, but it was business as usual for the 52-year-old broadcaster, who sounded as chirpy as a chickadee who’d just been given six espressos.
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21 Jan 7:20pm Digger driver smashes his way into new Travelodge hotel in bizarre rampage
Daily Mail
The digger ploughed into the reception of the new Travelodge at Liverpool Innovation Park at around 3pm today. Video shows the driver crashing through the glass doors and hitting the walls inside.
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21 Jan 7:17pm Venezuela claims it has foiled attempted military uprising
The Guardian
Government says 27 national guardsmen have been arrested and accuses ‘shadowy interests’ of launching insurrection Venezuela’s government has claimed to have foiled what appeared to be an attempted military insurrection, blaming the mutiny on “shadowy interests of the extreme right”. In a statement,
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21 Jan 7:06pm Northern Ireland: masked men hijack two vehicles in Derry
The Guardian
Separate incidents cause security alerts and disruption two days after car bomb in city Masked men have hijacked two vehicles in separate incidents in Derry in Northern Ireland, causing fresh security alerts and disruption two days after a car bomb exploded outside the city’s courthouse. Police established cordons and evacuated homes around both scenes on Monday at a time of widespread condemnation of what appeared to be an escalating campaign by dissident republicans opposed to the peace process.
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