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55m 2020 election: Kamala Harris and Beto O'Rourke jump in new poll, but Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders tie as frontrunners
The Independent
Lesser-known candidates are jumping in the polls and securing millions of dollars in donations
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1h 18m Home Office refuses Christian convert asylum by quoting Bible passages that 'prove Christianity is not peaceful'
The Independent
Campaigners say case demonstrates 'distortion of logic' and 'reckless' approach to asylum seekers' lives
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1h 33m National Action neo-Nazi entered 'Miss Hitler' beauty contest to attract new recruits, court hears
The Independent
Alice Cutter is on trial alongside her boyfriend and two other men accused of remaining members of the terrorist group after it was banned
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1h 44m New Zealand shooting: The world is praising Jacinda Ardern's response to terrorist attack
The Independent
Analysis: Observers hail prime minister's compassion and composure in the wake of the worst mass killing in her country's modern history
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1h 47m Sweden grants refugee status to China's Uighur Muslims, prompting calls for UK to follow suit
The Independent
Muslims deported to Xinjiang face detainment in re-education camps where inmates have allegedly been tortured
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1h 59m Rwanda sparks human rights concerns in proposing world's first nationwide DNA database
The Independent
The database will require officials to take DNA samples from all of Rwanda's 12 million citizens
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2h What is a supermoon? Astronomer explains spectacular lunar phenomenon
The Independent
'Worm Moon' will appear bigger and brighter than normal full moon
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EU backs short Brexit delay but only with deal2h EU backs short Brexit delay but only with deal
BBC
The EU indicates a short extension beyond the Brexit date of 29 March is possible but only if MPs back agreement.
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2h Trump administration forced to consider climate change impacts for the first time after court defeat over drilling permits
The Independent
The Interior Department must now re-evaluate the impact that leases for oil and gas drilling will have on the nation's carbon output
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2h Vladimir Putin appoints kickboxer to head Russian region
The Independent
The new governor's academic record leaves much to be desired
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2h Who is George Conway? Why Donald Trump is feuding with a top adviser's husband in public
The Independent
The feud runs back into 2017, when Mr Conway turned down a Justice Department job
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2h Safari tourists harm elephants' health and make them violent, researchers find
The Independent
Wild animals more likely to be aggressive to other herd members when people are nearby
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2h Alligators given ketamine and headphones by scientists for study
The Independent
Alligators create neural maps similar to those observed in barn owls
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2h 'It never really left me': Abu Ghraib torture survivors finally get their day in court
The Independent
After a 10-year battle for justice, Iraqi victims will see a private military contractor stand trial for its part in the torture scandal, writes Richard Hall
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Brexit: EU says delay is possible if MPs back deal2h Brexit: EU says delay is possible if MPs back deal
BBC
The EU says a short extension beyond the Brexit date of 29 March is possible but only if Parliament backs agreement before then.
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3h First drug for treating postpartum depression approved by FDA
The Independent
An estimated 400,000 US women suffer from condition each year
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3h Brexit extension: EU says it will only allow delay if MPs vote for Theresa May's deal next week
The Independent
The Brexit delay sought by Theresa May will be "conditional" on MPs voting to support her deal in parliament next week, the president of the European Council has said.
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3h What are primary school children being taught about LGBT+ relationships?
The Independent
Everything you need to know about LGBT+ lessons as part of relationships education
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3h Republican senator Johnny Isakson says Trump will get a major 'whipping' after McCain attacks: 'The country deserves better'
The Independent
Georgia lawmaker says after president's misleading attacks, 'America deserves better, the people deserve better'
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3h 'Miss Marijuana' beauty pageant asking for 'single and natural born women' accused of sexism and transphobia
The Independent
'Miss Marijuana's the type of girl all the guys want and all the girls want to be friends with,' says pageant
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Brexit: Theresa May vows not to delay departure beyond June3h Brexit: Theresa May vows not to delay departure beyond June
BBC
The prime minister has written to the EU's Donald Tusk to ask for Brexit to be postponed for three months.
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4h US airstrikes are killing 'large numbers' of civilians in Somalia, Amnesty says
The Independent
Army claims no civilian casualties have occurred since Donald Trump authorised strikes and raids to fight al-Shabaab insurgency in country
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4h Super moon tonight: How to see the spring equinox Worm Moon in the UK
The Independent
The special March full moon will be the final chance to see a supermoon in 2019
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Cyclone Idai: Mozambique survivors desperate for help4h Cyclone Idai: Mozambique survivors desperate for help
BBC
Eyewitness accounts emerge from Beira in Mozambique, which was devastated by Cyclone Idai.
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4h Brexit: Theresa May urged to hold Final Say referendum as nearly 100 elected student leaders sign joint letter
The Independent
Exclusive: Elected representatives for more than 825,000 students issue stark warning to MPs
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5h Lion Air crash: Pilots' last words before plane plunged into sea revealed in cockpit voice recording
The Independent
Another crew was shown how to save jet from same problem just a day earlier by an off-duty pilot, sources say
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5h Trump administration refuses to hand over documents to House oversight investigation
The Independent
Committee chair condemns White House over 'unprecedented level of stonewalling'
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5h Man who tackled 'Egg boy' facing charges for storming church service with sword and megaphone
The Independent
Neil Erikson identified by Anglican priest whose church he allegedly 'terrorised'
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6h Theresa May hints she will quit as PM if forced to accept a long delay to Brexit
The Independent
Prime minister dramatically stakes her premiership on tomorrow's crunch EU summit
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6h Toyota to produce new Suzuki hybrid car at UK plant
The Independent
Japanese carmaker will produce a new Suzuki model at the site in Derbyshire, which employs around 2,600 people
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7h Who is Nirav Modi? Indian jeweller to the stars arrested in London after fraud charge
The Independent
Modi had his first brush with investigators in 2015, but even customs officials described him as 'suave'
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8h Google fined €1.5bn by EU regulator for blocking advertising rivals
The Independent
US technology firm stifled competition by restricting rivals' ads from displaying online, says European Commission
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8h Lion Air crash: Pilots' last words before plane plunged into sea revealed in cockpit voice recording
The Independent
Another crew was shown how to save jet from same problem just a day earlier by an off-duty pilot, sources say
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8h Trump rages about Electoral College reform and lowering voter age to 16 in midnight Twitter tirade
The Independent
'The brilliance of the Electoral College is that you must go to many States to win,' president says, having visited fewer than half during presidential campaign
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8h Chinese scientists clone 'Sherlock Holmes' of police dogs in bid to cut training times
The Independent
Three-month-old Kunuxun was cloned from a sniffer dog but cost of process remains obstacle for Beijing-based biotechnology company
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8h Kamala Harris promises to 'prosecute the case' against Trump in 2020 election bid
The Independent
Democrat senator vows to 'articulate the evidence that makes the case for why we need new leadership'
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National Portrait Gallery drops £1m donor8h National Portrait Gallery drops £1m donor
BBC
The Sackler Trust, under scrutiny over money it gets from an addictive opioid drug, withdraws its donation.
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British GP, 42, shot dead his 28-year-old girlfriend at a hotel in Cape Verde8h British GP, 42, shot dead his 28-year-old girlfriend at a hotel in Cape Verde
Daily Mail
The bodies of Titus Bradley, 42, and Noemi Gergely, 28, were found at the Divin Art guest house on the island of Santo Antao in Cape Verde two days after they checked in.
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8h Republican congressman Steve King refuses to answer when asked if white societies are superior
The Independent
Iowa representative previously stripped of committee assignments after he asked why phrase 'white supremacy' is offensive
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Wildlife tourists on safari are damaging the health of elephants8h Wildlife tourists on safari are damaging the health of elephants
Daily Mail
Scientists from Liverpool John Moores University have found that wildlife tourism is making free ranging elephants more defensive and likely to avoid human contact
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Kingfisher boss to go as profits fall further8h Kingfisher boss to go as profits fall further
BBC
The chief executive of Kingfisher, the group that owns DIY chains B&Q and Screwfix, is stepping down.
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9h Italian authorities order seizure of migrant rescue ship
The Guardian
Volunteers rescued about 50 people off Libya on Tuesday in defiance of government order Italian authorities have ordered the seizure of a charity rescue ship after the vessel defied the government’s order not to bring refugees and migrants to Italy. On Tuesday, volunteers onboard the Mare Jonio
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Inflation rises on increases in the cost of food and wine9h Inflation rises on increases in the cost of food and wine
BBC
UK prices rose by 1.9% in February, nudged higher by duty on wine and higher food bills.
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The Daily Mail reviews 1,000 days of incompetence since the Brexit referendum9h The Daily Mail reviews 1,000 days of incompetence since the Brexit referendum
Daily Mail
Exactly 1,000 days ago today, the British electorate went to the ballot box for the EU referendum. How long ago it now seems! Today the dream, if not dead, is on life support.
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9h Hackney shooting: Man fighting for life after being shot by police in London
The Independent
Officer suffers 'slash injury' during incident and is taken to hospital
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Nirav Modi arrested in UK amid India fraud case allegations9h Nirav Modi arrested in UK amid India fraud case allegations
BBC
Nirav Modi, whose jewellery was worn by Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, is accused of defrauding an Indian bank.
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9h Nirav Modi: Fugitive Indian billionaire jeweller arrested in London
The Independent
Billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi has been arrested in London on behalf of the Indian authorities, British police said on Wednesday.
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Brexit: Theresa May will not ask EU for long extension9h Brexit: Theresa May will not ask EU for long extension
BBC
No 10 says the PM shares the public's "frustration" at Parliament's "failure to take a decision".
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Brexit: Theresa May will not ask EU for long extension9h Brexit: Theresa May will not ask EU for long extension
BBC
No 10 says the PM shares the public's "frustration" at Parliament's "failure to take a decision".
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National Portrait Gallery drops £1m donor10h National Portrait Gallery drops £1m donor
BBC
The Sackler Trust, embroiled in opioid allegations, drops the donation earmarked to help revamp the gallery.
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10h Radovan Karadžić faces final verdict in Bosnia war crimes case
The Guardian
Former Bosnian Serb leader to hear final judgment on his role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre The former Bosnian Serb leader
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10h New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern sends minister to Turkey to 'confront' Erdogan about mosque shooting comments
The Independent
Turkish president claims his country will make suspected attacker pay if New Zealand does not
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10h Brexit delay decision unlikely this week, says Juncker
The Guardian
Revolt by pro-Brexit cabinet ministers forces PM to request only three-month extension from EU
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Kingfisher boss to go as profits fall further10h Kingfisher boss to go as profits fall further
BBC
The chief executive of Kingfisher, the group that owns DIY chains B&Q and Screwfix, is stepping down.
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Uncertainty in Welsh rugby could see players sacrifice Wales places - Anscombe10h Uncertainty in Welsh rugby could see players sacrifice Wales places - Anscombe
BBC
Gareth Anscombe says Wales players have been considering moves abroad to other teams amid regional rugby uncertainty.
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Brexit: Theresa May will not ask EU for long extension11h Brexit: Theresa May will not ask EU for long extension
BBC
No 10 says the PM shares the public's "frustration" at Parliament's "failure to take a decision".
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11h Brexit delay decision unlikely this week, says Juncker
The Guardian
Revolt by pro-Brexit cabinet ministers forces PM to request only three-month extension from EU Theresa May will ask for only a short extension to article 50 delaying Brexit by less than three months, after a revolt among pro-leave cabinet ministers and MPs that threatened her premiership. The prime minister had previously
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Kingfisher boss to go as profits fall further11h Kingfisher boss to go as profits fall further
BBC
The chief executive of Kingfisher, the group that owns DIY chains B&Q and Screwfix, is stepping down.
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11h Fox News, nepotism and bigotry: Bolsonaro brings his Trump act to DC
The Guardian
First visit to the US had all the drama of a soap opera – intrigue, betrayal, family, controversy – and left Brazilians divided
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Scottish family names their son Lucifer... after the birth of a baby called Messiah last year11h Scottish family names their son Lucifer... after the birth of a baby called Messiah last year
Daily Mail
Edinburgh Council said they rarely intervene and had not deemed the naming of the baby after the fallen angel to be offensive. The birth follows that of a Scottish baby called Messiah in 2018.
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11h Drinking hot tea or coffee could more than DOUBLE the risk of developing cancer of the oesophagus
Daily Mail
The study looked at the drinking habits of 50,045 people who lived in north-eastern Iran. People in the UK and US typically drink beverages below 60°C.
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Brexit: Theresa May will not ask EU for long extension11h Brexit: Theresa May will not ask EU for long extension
BBC
No 10 says the PM shares the public's "frustration" at Parliament's "failure to take a decision".
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11h Key to saving lives of newborns lies in half a teaspoon of blood, study claims
The Guardian
Research reveals striking changes in babies’ immune development that could form the basis for lifesaving vaccines A groundbreaking study has claimed that the key to saving the lives of newborns is found in just half a teaspoon of blood. Research has revealed dramatic changes in the immune systems of newborns, which scientists say could transform our understanding of disease in babies.
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Kingfisher boss to go as profits fall further11h Kingfisher boss to go as profits fall further
BBC
The chief executive of Kingfisher, the group that owns DIY chains B&Q and Screwfix, is stepping down.
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12h North Carolina proposes laws allowing teachers to carry guns in schools
The Guardian
State politicians see arming teachers as a way to better secure the school even as polls show it remains largely unpopular North Carolina is planning controversial new laws that aim to ease gun restrictions in schools and allow teachers to carry weapons while on school grounds and even provide a financial incentive for educators to arm themselves. The proposed laws – one in the state house and one in the state senate – were filed shortly after 2018 ended as the deadliest year for school shootings in the US since a
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12h Brexit: Theresa May to request 'short' extension to Article 50 in letter to EU, says Number 10
The Independent
Theresa May will write to the EU requesting a "short" delay to the date Britain leaves the EU, Number 10 has said.
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Christchurch shootings: Jacinda Ardern calls for global anti-racism fight12h Christchurch shootings: Jacinda Ardern calls for global anti-racism fight
BBC
New Zealand's PM tells the BBC that right-wing ideology must be confronted after the mosque attacks.
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12h Disney seals $71bn deal for 21st Century Fox as it prepares to take on Netflix
The Guardian
The acquisition of Rupert Murdoch’s film and TV studio business will boost Disney as it enters the TV streaming market Disney has closed its $71bn (£54bn)
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Brexit: Theresa May to formally ask for delay13h Brexit: Theresa May to formally ask for delay
BBC
The PM will write to the EU asking for Brexit to be postponed, amid reports of a cabinet row.
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Mike Thalassitis death: Love Island stars to be offered therapy14h Mike Thalassitis death: Love Island stars to be offered therapy
BBC
Mike Thalassitis's death prompts ITV to expand the care it gives contestants when they leave the show.
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14h Drinking very hot tea can double risk of oesophageal cancer, scientists say
The Independent
Experts warn drinking liquids at 60C or higher is 'consistently associated' with increased risk
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15h Christchurch mosque attacks: burials begin as Ardern urges students to reject hate
The Guardian
New Zealand prime minister returns to city where 50 were killed as foreign minister heads to Turkey Burials for the 50 people killed the New Zealand terrorist attack have begun in Christchurch as the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, returned to the city to pay her respects and comfort those affected by the killings. On Wednesday, father and son Khaled and Hamza Mustafa, who arrived in New Zealand as refugees from Syria, were the first victims to be buried. The prime minister told reporters: “I cannot tell you how gutting it is to know that a family came here for safety and for refuge, and they should have been safe here.”
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15h Christchurch shootings: First funerals for victims of mosque attacks
BBC
A father and son who came to New Zealand as refugees from Syria are laid to rest.
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15h Christchurch shootings: First funerals for victims of mosque attacks
BBC
Two of the Christchurch mosque attack victims are laid to rest as police begin naming the victims.
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16h Fake news spikes in Indonesia, weeks ahead of elections
The Guardian
Dozens of posts containing disinformation spread, with fears people may not trust results of a legitimate election The spread of fake news and disinformation has spiked in Indonesia in recent months, weeks before millions are scheduled to vote in the country’s elections. Data released in a new report from Mafindo, an organisation focused on combating fake news and improving digital literacy, shows that political fake news and disinformation shot up by 61% between December 2018 and January this year.
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17h US airstrikes in Somalia are killing civilians, Amnesty International says
The Guardian
Allegations, which US officials deny, come as pace of strikes in Somalia escalate under the Trump administration
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17h Brazilian drug gang opens fire on convoy of trucks carrying nuclear fuel
The Guardian
Latest incident raises concerns about Brazil’s nuclear security in a state struggling with violent crime A convoy of trucks carrying nuclear fuel came under armed attack on a highway in Rio de Janeiro state on Tuesday as it drove past a community controlled by a drug gang. Gang members armed with rifles opened fire on the convoy, Rio’s
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Christchurch shootings: First funerals for victims of mosque attacks18h Christchurch shootings: First funerals for victims of mosque attacks
BBC
Two of the Christchurch mosque attack victims are laid to rest as police begin to identify victims.
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18h New Zealand mosque shooting: Christchurch victims officially named as first funerals take place
The Independent
Hamza Mustafa, 15, was compassionate student who planned to become a vet, teacher says
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19h UK watchdogs must do more to prove they're protecting consumers, says watchdog
The Independent
Ofwat, Ofgem, Ofcom and the Financial Conduct Authority must demonstrate that they are dealing with 'serious difficulties' consumers face
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19h Master's degrees make no difference to skill set, most employers say
The Independent
'Students shouldn't expect employers to place a premium on the fact they have done a master's'
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19h Super-strength cannabis blamed for sending rates of psychosis in London to highest level in major European study
The Independent
'In Brexit Britain we are leading in one area still – and that is the frequency of psychosis'
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Christchurch shootings: First funerals for victims of mosque attacks19h Christchurch shootings: First funerals for victims of mosque attacks
BBC
Two of the Christchurch mosque attack victims are laid to rest as volunteers travel to help families.
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20h Joe Biden reportedly running for president in 2020 – latest news
The Guardian
Former vice-president advised a handful of supporters of his intentions, according to the Wall Street Journal
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20h New Zealand shooting: first burials today as Ardern visits Christchurch victims - live
The Guardian
The prime minister has spoken at Cashmere high school, which lost two students and a former student in Friday’s massacre
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20h Steve Bell on Theresa May pleading to the EU – cartoon
The Guardian
a href="https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/picture/2019/mar/19/steve-bell-on-theresa-may-pleading-to-the-eu-cartoon">Continue reading...
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20h Austerity measures may have undermined cuts in child mortality rates achieved under Labour, study suggests
The Independent
'Current government policies are arguably going in the wrong direction,' researchers conclude
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England Nations League win would eclipse World Cup semi-finals, says Kane20h England Nations League win would eclipse World Cup semi-finals, says Kane
BBC
England winning the Nations League in 2019 would eclipse the achievement of reaching the 2018 World Cup semi-finals, says Harry Kane.
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Cookstown hotel disco crush: Two men arrested20h Cookstown hotel disco crush: Two men arrested
BBC
One of the men arrested, Michael McElhatton, is the owner of the Greenvale Hotel in Cookstown.
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21h Lamduan Armitage: Woman identified 15 years after body found in Yorkshire Dales
The Independent
Police say woman known as Lady of the Hills was originally from Thailand
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21h Final Say: Steve Coogan, Delia Smith, Armando Ianucci and others funding transport to Brexit protest for new EU referendum
The Independent
The Independent's campaign to give the public a Final Say has attracted more than 1 million supporters
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21h New Zealand shooting: Jacinda Ardern visits Christchurch to pay tribute to victims - live
The Guardian
The prime minister will attend an event at Cashmere high school, which lost two students and a former student in Friday’s massacre
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Queen and Kate Middleton arrive for joint engagement in London21h Queen and Kate Middleton arrive for joint engagement in London
Daily Mail
The Queen and the Duchess of Cambridge have arrived for a joint engagement at King's College London. It marks their first solo outing since a visit to Leicester in 2012.
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22h Gokmen Tanis: Utrecht shootings suspect accused of rape, jailed for burglary and cleared of manslaughter
The Independent
Officials reveal 37-year-old held after tram killings due to stand trial later this year
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Cookstown hotel disco crush: Two men arrested22h Cookstown hotel disco crush: Two men arrested
BBC
Two men are arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after three teens died outside a disco.
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22h Cookstown deaths: Hotel owner arrested after three teenagers killed in St Patrick's Day crush
The Independent
Officers trace more than 160 witnesses as investigation into disaster continues
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22h Beto O'Rourke campaign: Bernie Sanders' supporters fuel misinformation about Texas Democrat's record-breaking fundraising haul
The Independent
Misinformation accusing Texas Democrat of receiving illegal donations from state party goes viral after massive fundraising haul
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Brexit: Theresa May to formally ask for delay23h Brexit: Theresa May to formally ask for delay
BBC
The PM will write to the EU asking for Brexit to be postponed, amid reports of a cabinet row.
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Off-piste skiers swallowed by Austria avalanche24h Off-piste skiers swallowed by Austria avalanche
BBC
A group of skiers were caught by surprise after being trapped in an off-piste avalanche in Austria.
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E-scooters, hoverboards - the tech transforming travel24h E-scooters, hoverboards - the tech transforming travel
BBC
A review will look at whether innovative modes of transport should be allowed on UK streets.
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Firefighters tackle large Bradford mill blaze24h Firefighters tackle large Bradford mill blaze
BBC
A four-storey mill on Great Horton Road in Bradford is ablaze and 50 firefighters are in attendance.
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25h Men see sexual harassment as less of a problem than when #MeToo started, poll finds
The Independent
'This is part of the problem of sexual harassment being normalised and trivialised and men being seen as entitled to women's bodies,' says academic
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Brexit: Theresa May to formally ask for delay25h Brexit: Theresa May to formally ask for delay
BBC
The PM will ask the EU for Brexit to be postponed until 30 June or longer, amid reports of a cabinet row.
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Cookstown hotel disco crush: Two men arrested25h Cookstown hotel disco crush: Two men arrested
BBC
Two men are arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after three teens died outside a disco.
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Christchurch shootings: Meghan and Harry pay tribute to victims25h Christchurch shootings: Meghan and Harry pay tribute to victims
BBC
The royals are welcomed with a traditional Maori greeting as they sign a book of condolence in London.
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25h Nigel Farage nowhere to be seen as Brexit betrayal march passes through Yorkshire
The Independent
'He will walk some days but he has other commitments,' says Leave Means Leave chairman
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25h Cookstown deaths: Two men arrested after three teenagers died in St Patrick's Day crush
The Independent
Officers trace more than 160 witnesses as investigation into disaster continues
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25h Cyclone Idai: Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe devastated after one of southern hemisphere's worst ever weather disasters
The Independent
Aid workers fear they are dealing with worst flooding in region for 20 years as disaster leaves at least 1,000 dead
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Google reveals gaming platform Stadia25h Google reveals gaming platform Stadia
BBC
The new digital platform will stream games and has its own controller
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25h Unexpected discoveries from near-Earth asteroid Bennu about origins of life, Nasa reveals
The Independent
Osiris-Rex will be the first spacecraft to return an asteroid sample to Earth
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Brexit: Cabinet row over Theresa May delay request to EU26h Brexit: Cabinet row over Theresa May delay request to EU
BBC
The PM will ask the EU for Brexit to be postponed until 30 June with the option of a longer delay, sources tell the BBC.
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26h Glenn Beck warns Sean Hannity that Trump loss in 2020 would be 'end of US as we know it'
The Independent
The 'radicals, the anarchists, the Islamists, the socialists would all gather together' to destabilise the US and Europe, Beck says
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26h Sainsbury's and Asda pledge £1bn price cuts in bid win CMA round to merger
The Independent
The two sides have also claimed the watchdog made a series of errors in its wintry assessment of the deal's impact on competition
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26h Hunt opponents' cars rammed by masked men driving off-road vehicle in violent clash
The Independent
'I've been assaulted on several occasions but this was by far the most extreme incident I've been involved in', saboteur says
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26h Crew make emergency ascent after fire on British research submarine
The Independent
'It's the greatest fear: fire inside the cockpit,' says pilot
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26h Lords' call for cycling licences branded 'woefully out of touch'
The Independent
Peers angered by rush-hour cyclists in Westminster call for tougher rules despite evidence new paperwork would stifle Britain's bike boom
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27h Trump gets Supreme Court victory as judges allow immigrant detention 'indefinitely without bail'
The Independent
Dissenting liberal minority says ruling gives US government power to detain people for minor crimes years after their release
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27h New Zealand shooting: Parliament opens session with reading from Quran
The Independent
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has offered to pay the funeral costs of victims
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27h Beto O'Rourke campaign: Bernie Sanders' supporters fuel misinformation about Texas Democrat's record-breaking fundraising haul
The Independent
Misinformation accusing Texas Democrat of receiving illegal donations from state party goes viral after massive fundraising haul
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27h Mueller investigation probed if Cohen was unregistered foreign agent, search warrants reveal
The Independent
New filings show extent of investigations launched against president's former fixer
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Brexit: Cabinet row over Theresa May delay request to EU27h Brexit: Cabinet row over Theresa May delay request to EU
BBC
The PM will ask the EU for Brexit to be postponed until 30 June with the option of a longer delay, sources tell the BBC.
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Cyclone Idai: Huge area of Mozambique submerged28h Cyclone Idai: Huge area of Mozambique submerged
BBC
A 50km-wide stretch of land in central Mozambique is under water, an aerial survey has shown.
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28h Team Sky become Team Ineos as new sponsor owned by Sir Jim Ratcliffe is confirmed
BBC
Team Sky change their name to Team Ineos as they announce a new sponsor - a company owned by Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe.
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28h Muslim employee quits Sky News Australia because Murdoch-owned channel 'helps legitimise radical views'
The Independent
'I stood on the other side of the studio doors while they slammed every minority group in the country — mine included — increasing polarisation and paranoia among their viewers'
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28h Algeria's leader Bouteflika defies demands for his departure, instead cosies up to Russia
The Independent
New opposition group demands Algerian president and his allies leave office by 27 April
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28h Politician who opposes mandatory chickenpox vaccinations contracts chickenpox
The Independent
Senior member of ruling League party branded previous government 'Stalinist' over mandatory chickenpox immunisation programme - but insists he is in favour of vaccines did have his children vaccinated
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28h Kazakhstan president Nazarbayev resigns after almost three decades in power
The Independent
But long-time leader signalled he intends to stick around as head of the oil-rich state's security council
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28h Jewish Labour group to hold no-confidence vote in Corbyn as antisemitism row deepens
The Independent
Jewish Labour Movement (JLM) braced to vote on unprecedented motion at its annual general meeting
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28h Harold Hill stabbing: Teenager 'stabbed in neck' outside college in London
The Independent
A teenager has reportedly been stabbed in the neck outside a college in London.
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29h 'Door to hell': Remarkable drone footage shows fire that has been burning for 40 years
The Independent
'The crater's story is fascinating,' says Italian photographer Alessandro Belgiojoso
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Brexit: Cabinet row over Theresa May delay request to EU30h Brexit: Cabinet row over Theresa May delay request to EU
BBC
The PM will ask the EU for Brexit to be postponed until 30 June with the option of a longer delay, sources tell the BBC.
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30h Man caught at Indian airport 'with live human embryo in suitcase'
The Independent
IVF clinic in Mumbai under investigation for allegedly being part of smuggling ring
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30h Racist graffiti scrawled across wall at University of Lincoln prompts investigation
The Independent
'This is not the Lincoln I know and love. We cannot allow this to continue'
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30h Snapchat admits its age verification system does not work
The Independent
'There is no fool-proof verification system,' said Stephen Collins, senior director of public policy at Snap
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30h Brexit: Vote Leave fined £40,000 over 196,000 text messages sent 'without recipient's consent'
The Independent
The official Brexit campaign has been fined £40,000 by the UK's privacy watchdog after sending thousands of unsolicited text messages during the EU referendum campaign.
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Dutch shooting: Letter suggests motive in Utrecht attack30h Dutch shooting: Letter suggests motive in Utrecht attack
BBC
The letter was found in a getaway car and prosecutors say terrorism is still a possible motive.
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30h Cyclone Idai: Huge area of Mozambique submerged
BBC
A 50km-wide stretch of land in central Mozambique is under water, an aerial survey has shown.
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30h MPs right to criticise viagogo but live music has bigger problems than secondary websites and touts
The Independent
The industry generates £1bn of gross value added for UK plc and employs thousands of people, but it needs a little more love from government if its undoubted success is to be sustained
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30h Theresa May admits country is 'in crisis' with 10 days to avert no-deal Brexit
The Independent
Theresa May has admitted the country is in crisis as she prepares to write to the EU explaining her next steps with Britain heading towards a no-deal Brexit in ten days.
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Former Staples chain Office Outlet in administration30h Former Staples chain Office Outlet in administration
BBC
The former Staples stationery chain, Office Outlet, is in administration, putting 1,200 jobs at risk.
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30h Brexit: Philip Hammond's claim of economic boost if MPs pass deal rejected by his own watchdog
The Independent
Office for Budget Responsibility predicts 'negligible' effect - warning 'uncertainty' will only be lifted after 'several years'
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UK employment at highest since 197131h UK employment at highest since 1971
BBC
A new record number of 32.7 million people were in work between November and January in the UK.
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Pro-Brexit activist denies harassing MP Anna Soubry31h Pro-Brexit activist denies harassing MP Anna Soubry
BBC
James Goddard pleads not guilty to three charges following protests outside Parliament.
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Pro-Brexit activist denies harassing MP Anna Soubry31h Pro-Brexit activist denies harassing MP Anna Soubry
BBC
James Goddard pleads not guilty to three charges following protests outside Parliament.
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Brexit: New vote not ruled out despite Bercow decision31h Brexit: New vote not ruled out despite Bercow decision
BBC
The government could try to get the PM's Brexit deal passed next week after Speaker Bercow rules it must be changed first, ministers indicate.
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32h Utrecht shooting: Police continuing to investigate terror link after suspicious note found in getaway car
The Independent
Police in the Netherlands are continuing to investigate a possible terrorist motive for a deadly shooting on a tram in Utrecht after finding a note in the suspect's getaway car.
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32h Utrecht shooting: Police 'seriously' considering terrorism as motive after suspicious note found in getaway car
The Independent
Dutch prosecutors are "seriously" considering terrorism as the motive behind the shooting of passengers on a tram in Utrecht that left three dead.
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32h Trump received more than $2bn in loans from Deutsche Bank despite being 'deemed untouchable' by other institutions, report claims
The Independent
President reportedly exaggerated wealth to help secure finance for a string of high-end property developments
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32h 'Flintstone' house prompts lawsuit from angry neighbours
The Independent
Uproar ensues after current owner adds dinosaur statues and a sign reading 'Yabba Dabba Doo' to quirky property
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UK employment at highest since 197132h UK employment at highest since 1971
BBC
A new record number of 32.7 million people were in work between November and January in the UK.
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32h Japanese Olympic chief to quit amid corruption allegations scandal
The Guardian
Tsunekazu Takeda denies claims relating to payments to consultancy linked to son of disgraced ex-Olympic official The president of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has said he will resign amid allegations of corruption over Tokyo’s successful bid to host the
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Palmer column: No more the wingman - Bottas in it to win it32h Palmer column: No more the wingman - Bottas in it to win it
BBC
In his first column of the 2019 season, former Renault driver Jolyon Palmer looks at the impact Valtteri Bottas' win in Melbourne will have on his season
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32h England could run out of water within 25 years, warns Environment Agency boss
The Independent
'We need water wastage to be as socially unacceptable as blowing smoke in the face of a baby or throwing your plastic bags into the sea'
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Ocado sales hit by warehouse fire33h Ocado sales hit by warehouse fire
BBC
The firm had more orders per week, but their average size was slightly lower.
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33h May could still hold another vote on her deal, says Brexit secretary
The Guardian
Stephen Barclay says vote possible if PM agrees terms of article 50 extension with EU
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33h Cyclone Idai destroys 90% of city in Mozambique in 'disaster of great proportions'
The Independent
'It is a real disaster of great proportions,' says President Filipe Nyusi
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Ariana Grande kicks off Sweetener world tour in New York33h Ariana Grande kicks off Sweetener world tour in New York
BBC
The star plays a hit-packed, 31-song setlist in New York.
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33h Trump aide Kellyanne Conway denies president's mental health is 'getting worse' after her husband voices concerns
The Independent
George Conway suggests Trump has 'narcissistic personality disorder' after string of angry tweets
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33h Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano erupts, sending huge ash cloud 1.2km into sky
The Independent
Authorities set up seven-and-a-half mile exclusion zone around summit after latest activity
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33h UK unemployment rate hits 44-year low as number in work hits record high
The Independent
Real wages rise at fastest pace since August 2016 but average earnings remain below pre-financial crisis peak
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33h Nasa issues warning over herpes in space after virus reactivates in astronauts
The Independent
The reactivation of the dormant viruses was found to be caused by stress
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33h Elon Musk: Tesla boss' contempt of court defence 'borders on ridiculous' says US regulator
The Independent
Judge's order to stop tweeting market-sensitive information has been brazenly ignored by electric car company founder, says SEC
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Brexit: Theresa May to press on with deal despite Bercow ruling33h Brexit: Theresa May to press on with deal despite Bercow ruling
BBC
Ministers aim for a vote on the PM's Brexit deal next week, after the Speaker rules it must be changed first.
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34h Theresa May to force third vote on Brexit deal in defiance of John Bercow ruling, cabinet minister reveals
The Independent
Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay confident that EU agreeing Brexit delay - or new offer to Democratic Unionist Party - can get around Speaker's block
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34h School climate strikes: 1.4 million people took part, say campaigners
The Guardian
Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, says action proved ‘no one is too small to make a difference’ More than 1.4 million young people around the world took part in
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34h Isis calls on followers to 'take revenge' for New Zealand terror attack
The Independent
Isis spokesman calls for revenge in rare 44 minute audio message
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34h Li Yang: Democrats demand FBI investigation into spa owner linked to Trump and Robert Kraft
The Independent
Ms Yang's lawyer says that her client has been in the dark on the allegations raised against her following the human trafficking sting at a spa she no longer owns
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35h Airbnb host who killed guest in 'brutal' attack over unpaid £113 bill jailed for 11 years
The Independent
The attack was 'cowardly, vicious and unprovoked,' says Justice Elizabeth Hollingworth
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Ocado sales hit by warehouse fire35h Ocado sales hit by warehouse fire
BBC
The firm had more orders per week, but their average size was slightly lower.
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35h Ardern says she will never speak name of Christchurch suspect
The Guardian
New Zealand leader calls on public to speak names of mosque attack victims instead
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Cookstown hotel disco crush: Tributes paid to victims35h Cookstown hotel disco crush: Tributes paid to victims
BBC
Books of condolence are due to be opened to the teenagers who died in County Tyrone.
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35h Viagogo: MPs warn live music fans not to use ticket reselling site
The Independent
Company has demonstrated 'disdain for not only the legislative process, but its customers'
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35h New Zealand shooting: Jacinda Ardern vows never to say name of Christchurch mosque attacker
The Independent
'Speak the names of those who were lost, rather than the name of the man who took them'
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Christchurch shootings: Facebook gives new details on NZ attack video36h Christchurch shootings: Facebook gives new details on NZ attack video
BBC
Facebook says a live-stream of the NZ attacks was seen fewer than 200 times as pressure on the firm rises.
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Brexit: Theresa May to discuss next steps after Bercow ruling36h Brexit: Theresa May to discuss next steps after Bercow ruling
BBC
The PM will meet her cabinet after the speaker rules out a meaningful vote without further changes.
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36h Women doing sex work to survive due to roll-out of universal credit, MPs fear
The Independent
'There are a number of people participating in survival sex so they can feed their families or prevent loan sharks with baseball bats coming round to enforce debts,' says Frank Field
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Dutch shooting: Utrecht police arrest suspect after three killed37h Dutch shooting: Utrecht police arrest suspect after three killed
BBC
Three people were killed and five injured in the shooting on a tram in Utrecht.
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37h Brexit: Theresa May to discuss next steps after Bercow ruling
BBC
Theresa May will meet the cabinet later as she considers her Brexit plans, after the Speaker's ruling.
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38h New Zealand shooting: Jacinda Ardern vows never to say name of Christchurch mosque attacker
The Independent
'Speak the names of those who were lost, rather than the name of the man who took them'
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Christchurch shooting: Australia PM calls for social media crackdown38h Christchurch shooting: Australia PM calls for social media crackdown
BBC
Australia's PM asks that G20 leaders discuss "unrestricted" social media in the wake of the NZ attacks.
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Students at university who are inspiring younger siblings39h Students at university who are inspiring younger siblings
BBC
The first-in-the-family university students urging younger siblings to aim high with their ambitions.
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Christchurch shooting: Australia PM calls for social media crackdown39h Christchurch shooting: Australia PM calls for social media crackdown
BBC
Australia's PM asks that G20 leaders discuss "unrestricted" social media in the wake of the NZ attacks.
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How Amanda Holden was first choice for Smack The Pony 18 Mar 11:43pm How Amanda Holden was first choice for Smack The Pony
BBC
The Britain's Got Talent judge could have had a much bigger role in the Channel 4 sketch show.
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Chinese goths post selfies in protest after subway incident 18 Mar 9:40pm Chinese goths post selfies in protest after subway incident
BBC
It comes after a woman was refused entry onto the subway because of her "horrible" make-up.
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Cyclone Idai: Mozambique president says 1,000 may have died 18 Mar 9:35pm Cyclone Idai: Mozambique president says 1,000 may have died
BBC
Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi says he has seen bodies floating in flooded areas near Beira port.
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UK scientists join race for lab-grown meat 18 Mar 9:28pm UK scientists join race for lab-grown meat
BBC
Researchers have grown animal cells on blades of grass - could a slaughter-free bacon supply be feasible?
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18 Mar 9:09pm Newborn baby found in Oxford hospital toilets as police appeal to trace mother
The Independent
'We have midwives and doctors to give you the care you need and reunite you with your boy,' says head nurse
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18 Mar 8:17pm Cookstown deaths: Police name three teenagers killed at St Patrick's Day disco
The Independent
'It was the most traumatic, stressful moment of my life', says partygoer caught up in incident
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18 Mar 8:13pm Cancer patients may suffer because of NHS consultant shortage, report warns
The Independent
Cutting-edge therapies could be denied as specialists quit health service
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18 Mar 8:10pm Women doing sex work to survive due to roll-out of universal credit, MPs fear
The Independent
'There are a number of people participating in survival sex so they can feed their families or prevent loan sharks with baseball bats coming round to enforce debts,' says Frank Field
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18 Mar 8:03pm Viagogo: MPs warn live music fans not to use ticket reselling site
The Independent
Company has demonstrated 'disdain for not only the legislative process, but its customers'
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