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Egypt sarcophagus: Thousands sign up to drink red liquid from 2000-year-old mysterious box found in Alexandria1h 44m Egypt sarcophagus: Thousands sign up to drink red liquid from 2000-year-old mysterious box found in Alexandria
The Independent
Speculation and mystery has surrounded the strange black granite box since it was found
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Woman mauled by lion after entering enclosure to take photograph with animal2h Woman mauled by lion after entering enclosure to take photograph with animal
The Independent
Olga Solomina says she had 'said goodbye to life' after big cat grabbed her in its jaws at Crimean safari park
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Meet the girl who dreams of being Gaza's first Olympic swimmer3h Meet the girl who dreams of being Gaza's first Olympic swimmer
The Independent
Fatima Abu Shedeg dreams of leaping from the blocks at Tokyo 2020
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3h Home Office doesn't know how many customs officers it has despite looming Brexit 'no deal'
The Independent
Exclusive: The department said it would take weeks to work out how many customs officers it has despite warnings of chaos at ports
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4h Employee fired 'for standing up to a racist customer', given job back
The Independent
'If Trump wasn't president, you wouldn't even have a job,' the customer told Maurice Rucker
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4h Cornwall cocaine seizure: Two men charged in connection with huge drugs haul from yacht
The Independent
Dutch nationals remanded in custody after class As with street value worth hundreds of millions discovered
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5h The Open 2018: Zach Johnson sinks outstanding putt for eagle on 6th hole
BBC
2015 Open champion Zach Johnson sinks an outstanding putt for eagle on the sixth hole to keep him at the top of the leaderboard on the third day at Carnoustie.
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5h EU investigates 'illegal' 56-hour lorry journey of two-week-old calves destined for veal market
The Independent
'They are bellowing because they want their mothers' milk – it's a haunting sound'
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PayPoint: Customers left without energy after outage6h PayPoint: Customers left without energy after outage
BBC
Terminals across the UK went down on Saturday but the company says the issue is now resolved.
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6h Alesha MacPhail: Funeral held for 'special little girl' found dead on Isle of Bute
The Independent
A 16-year-old boy was charged with rape and murder following the discovery of Alesha's body in woodland near her grandparents' home on July 2
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Fukushima beach in Japan reopens to bathers7h Fukushima beach in Japan reopens to bathers
BBC
The beach in Soma City, Japan, has opened to the public for the first time since the nuclear disaster in 2011.
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'Manhattan Madam' Kristin Davis to be questioned in Trump-Russia probe8h 'Manhattan Madam' Kristin Davis to be questioned in Trump-Russia probe
The Independent
Davis has worked for Donald Trump's former aide Roger Stone since 2010
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Hundreds attend Alesha MacPhail farewell8h Hundreds attend Alesha MacPhail farewell
BBC
The six-year-old killed on the Isle of Bute is described as "the brightest thing" at her funeral.
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8h James Gunn: Dave Bautista defends Guardians of the Galaxy director
BBC
Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista defends director James Gunn after he is fired by Disney.
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8h Hundreds attend Alesha MacPhail farewell
BBC
The six-year-old killed on the Isle of Bute is described as "the brightest thing" at her funeral.
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8h Bernie Sanders slams Trump for being 'tougher' on immigrant children than on Putin
The Independent
'We have a president that's so tough when he's terrorising little children'
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9h Melania Trump responds to Cohen tape 'by focusing on role as mother and first lady', says spokeswoman
The Independent
President takes to Twitter to say recording is 'totally unheard of and may be illegal'
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9h North Korea 'violating sanctions and illegally smuggling petroleum products', US claims
The Independent
US claims that Pyongyang is importing refined petroleum through illegal ship-to-ship transfers
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10h Saudi Arabia struggle to sell oil after raising output to please Trump, say financial experts
The Independent
The US President asked the kingdom to boost production over Twitter, following disruptions in Venezuela and Libya
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10h Family blocked from going on summer holiday because easyJet staff wrongly refuse passport
The Independent
Exclusive: easyJet apologise after family of six miss flight but replacement flight is yet to be offered two days later
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Smart meters to cut energy bills by just £11 a year, MPs say11h Smart meters to cut energy bills by just £11 a year, MPs say
The Independent
The project to install 53m smart meters across Great Britain is running over time and over budget
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12h Smart meters to cut energy bills by just £11, say MPs
BBC
MPs say smart meters will not deliver expected savings and their rollout will not meet a deadline.
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Sajid Javid backtracks on Jeremy Corbyn 'Holocaust denier' tweet following backlash12h Sajid Javid backtracks on Jeremy Corbyn 'Holocaust denier' tweet following backlash
The Independent
Labour MPs had accused home secretary of 'peddling a lie' - calling on Theresa May to step in
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13h Trump and Putin discussed returning Syrian refugees during controversial meeting, says Mike Pompeo
The Independent
Secretary of state also reveals he's 'happy' Russian president has been invited to the US - as Trump takes to Twitter to defend his 'diplomacy'
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Smart meters to cut energy bills by just £11, say MPs13h Smart meters to cut energy bills by just £11, say MPs
BBC
MPs say smart meters will not deliver expected savings and their rollout will not meet a deadline.
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13h Farting unicorn row: artist reaches settlement with Elon Musk
The Guardian
Tom Edwards from Colorado, who challenged Musk’s use of motif without attribution, reaches agreement with Tesla tycoon A Colorado artist says he has reached a settlement with Elon Musk after
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13h Japan heatwave: Warnings issued amid scorching temperatures
BBC
Scorching temperatures have killed 30 people in two weeks, prompting officials to issue warnings.
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Smart meters to cut energy bills by just £11, say MPs13h Smart meters to cut energy bills by just £11, say MPs
BBC
MPs say smart meters will not deliver expected savings and their rollout will not meet a deadline.
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Murder inquiry launched after man gunned down near Wolverhampton hospital 14h Murder inquiry launched after man gunned down near Wolverhampton hospital
The Independent
Police cordoned off the car park after the victim was driven to the emergency department
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Mourners to wear pink for Alesha farewell14h Mourners to wear pink for Alesha farewell
BBC
The funeral for the six-year-old killed on the Isle of Bute will take place later in North Lanarkshire.
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Wolverhampton shooting: Police begin murder inquiry14h Wolverhampton shooting: Police begin murder inquiry
BBC
Police were called to a Wolverhampton street after reports of gunshots on Friday.
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14h Missouri duck boat passengers were told not to wear life jackets by captain, survivor says
The Independent
'When it was time to grab them it was too late. I believe that a lot of people could have been spared'
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15h Smart meters to cut energy bills by just £11, say MPs
BBC
MPs say smart meters will not deliver expected savings, while the roll-out programme will fail to meet its deadline
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18h Imran Khan near victory in Pakistan election but some ask if he is playing fair
The Guardian
Former cricket star galvanises support for PTI party with pledge to end corruption On a stage high above a hockey stadium to the north of Lahore, a compere shrieks into the microphone. Supporters of Imran Khan clamber onto rows of chairs. Then the 65-year-old cricket legend steps forward. With a general election due to be held on Wednesday, the leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is just a bat swing away from a victory he has pursued relentlessly since relinquishing a glamorous London lifestyle of celebrity and nightclubs more than 20 years ago.
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22h Ban NFL players who kneel in protest for a full season, Donald Trump says
The Independent
League commissioner 'must now make a stand', billionaire tweets
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22h Germany bus attack: 10 injured in kitchen knife assault in Lubeck
The Independent
Man set light to backpack before rampage, prosecutor says
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23h UK weather latest: Sun to return for summer holidays following heavy rainfall and thunderstorm warning
The Independent
Prediction of warm weekend comes as forecasters claim possible highs 35C next week
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Mourners to wear pink for Alesha farewell23h Mourners to wear pink for Alesha farewell
BBC
The funeral for the six-year-old killed on the Isle of Bute will take place later in North Lanarkshire.
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Tougher powers needed to prevent election 'tampering and manipulation' after Brexit campaign fined, MPs demand23h Tougher powers needed to prevent election 'tampering and manipulation' after Brexit campaign fined, MPs demand
The Independent
Exclusive: Watchdog described as 'an analogue regulator in a digital age ... in desperate need of reform'
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23h Warning issued over wild swimming after spate of drowning deaths
The Independent
255 people died as a result of accidental drowning last year
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Israel carries out Gaza strikes as soldier dies from gunshot24h Israel carries out Gaza strikes as soldier dies from gunshot
BBC
Israel's army kills four in a wave of attacks, as it suffers its first fatality in renewed clashes.
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25h Syria conflict: Last besieged towns of the war evacuated in return for prisoner swaps
The Independent
Men released from Assad jails under deal to free villages besieged by rebels in Idlib province show horrific signs of maltreatment
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Father of two Parkland shooting survivors shot and killed in Florida robbery25h Father of two Parkland shooting survivors shot and killed in Florida robbery
The Independent
Sheriff's office releases surveillance video in attempt to identify assailant
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Trump avoids being recorded because truth is his 'adversary', former White House stenographer says26h Trump avoids being recorded because truth is his 'adversary', former White House stenographer says
The Independent
'It's clear that White House stenographers do not serve his administration, but rather his adversary: the truth'
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26h Smart meters to cut energy bills by just £11, say MPs
BBC
MPs say smart meters will not deliver expected savings, while the roll-out programme will fail to meet its deadline
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26h Gaza conflict: Israeli military carries out dozens of airstrikes after soldier killed by Palestinian militants
The Independent
Combat soldier was attacked 'during operational activity' on enclave's border, say commanders
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26h The Open 2018: Tommy Fleetwood and Rory McIlroy in contention
BBC
England's Tommy Fleetwood is a shot off the lead at The Open with Rory McIlroy a shot behind him after strong second rounds.
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Teenager who plotted Columbine-style school massacre was not arrested despite confessing to teacher and police27h Teenager who plotted Columbine-style school massacre was not arrested despite confessing to teacher and police
The Independent
Alex Bolland, 14, gave 'clear and unvarnished confessions' but was not arrested for a month
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Toddler dies while trapped in school bus as temperatures soar to 45C27h Toddler dies while trapped in school bus as temperatures soar to 45C
The Independent
The child was left inside of the bus for at least three hours after a field trip, police say
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27h Wave of plastic pollution off coast of Dominican Republic shows extent of global damage
The Independent
Activist group Parley has collected thirty tonnes of plastic in only three days
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Michael Cohen secretly recorded Trump discussing payments to Playboy model Karen McDougal, reports say27h Michael Cohen secretly recorded Trump discussing payments to Playboy model Karen McDougal, reports say
The Independent
The president and his campaign previously said they were 'unaware' of any payments made to women throughout the 2016 election
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28h Missouri duck boat capsizes killing 17 people
BBC
It is not clear if the 31 passengers were wearing life vests at the time the boat overturned.
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28h Conservative MP Chris Davies interviewed by police over expense fraud claims
The Independent
Mr Davies said he was co-operating with the investigation and 'looking forward to having this resolved'
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29h Novichok victim Charlie Rowley leaves hospital
BBC
Novichok victim Charlie Rowley has been discharged from hospital after being poisoned on 30 June.
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29h Novichok victim Charlie Rowley leaves hospital
BBC
Novichok victim Charlie Rowley has been discharged from hospital after being poisoned on 30 June.
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29h Windrush man who suddenly died did not access healthcare for two years due to immigration concerns, inquest hears
The Independent
Dexter Bristol, who died of heart failure earlier this year, was under 'extreme stress' and hadn't visited his GP since August 2016 due to issues with his uncertain immigration status, court hears
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30h Novichok victim Charlie Rowley leaves hospital
BBC
Novichok victim Charlie Rowley has been discharged from hospital after being poisoned on 30 June.
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30h Taliban bombmaker who attempted Westminster knife attack jailed for life
The Independent
Judge says Khalid Ali wanted to 'maximum publicity and instil terror' with atrocity four months after Westminster attack
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31h Teenager who plotted Columbine-style massacre at Yorkshire school jailed for 12 years
The Independent
Two boys who planned a Columbine-style massacre at their Yorkshire school have been jailed for a combined total of 22 years.
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Germany bus incident: At least 14 injured in suspected knife attack in Lubeck32h Germany bus incident: At least 14 injured in suspected knife attack in Lubeck
The Independent
At least 14 people have been wounded in a suspected knife attack on a bus in the northern German city of Lübeck.
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32h Brexit: EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier takes apart Theresa May's Chequers white paper plan
The Independent
Customs and single market plan may not be 'legally feasible' or in the EU's interests, Barnier says
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Brutal video exposes torture in Russian prisons 33h Brutal video exposes torture in Russian prisons
The Independent
10-minute video purports to show prisoner being beaten, stripped naked, and waterboarded
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34h Prince Charles says he was 'deceived' by bishop jailed for sexual abuse
The Independent
Heir to throne says he was unaware Peter Ball admitted guilt two decades earlier in 1993
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Trump 'ready' to hit all $500bn of US goods imports from China with new tariffs34h Trump 'ready' to hit all $500bn of US goods imports from China with new tariffs
The Independent
The US president told the US network CNBC in an interview that 'I'm read to go to 500'
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35h Brexit: Theresa May insists chief whip was not 'trying to steal votes' in knife-edge showdowns as 'pairing' row grows
The Independent
'There was an honest mistake', prime minister insists - even after Julian Smith apparently confessed to breaking Commons 'rules'
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35h Hackers steal 1.5 million people's personal data in cyber attack on Singapore's health service
The Independent
Hackers have stolen personal information about 1.5 million people in a major cyber attack on the Singapore government's health database.
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Singapore personal data hack hits 1.5m, health authority says36h Singapore personal data hack hits 1.5m, health authority says
BBC
Major personal data hack uncovered in Singapore, affecting about a quarter of the population - government
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Cadbury to launch Dairy Milk bar with 30 per cent less sugar36h Cadbury to launch Dairy Milk bar with 30 per cent less sugar
The Independent
The company also unveiled similar sugar reduction plans for other products, including Wine Gums and Jelly Babies
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Theresa May says Brexit plan will deliver for NI36h Theresa May says Brexit plan will deliver for NI
BBC
The UK and EU agree there should be no hard border post-Brexit, but are at odds on how to achieve it.
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36h XXXTentacion death: Four men charged over murder of Florida rapper
The Independent
A grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion.
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Trump Putin: Incredulity as Russian leader is invited to visit US36h Trump Putin: Incredulity as Russian leader is invited to visit US
BBC
"That's gonna be special!" a top American intelligence official says, laughing at the announcement.
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Huawei poses security risk to UK telecoms network, British spies warn37h Huawei poses security risk to UK telecoms network, British spies warn
The Independent
Oversight body can provide 'only limited assurances' that telecoms equipment provided by Chinese tech giant does not compromise security
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37h Trade wars and Brexit are about to hit the conusmer. That's when things could get interesting
The Independent
Media coverage of the potential economic impact of the disastrous policies being pursued on both sides of the Atlantic often has little resonance
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Teenager pleads guilty to racially-aggravated attempted murder of Syrian refugee37h Teenager pleads guilty to racially-aggravated attempted murder of Syrian refugee
The Independent
The victim's father said he could hear his son's attacker shout: 'Why are you still here, why are you not back in your own country?'
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37h Trump Putin: Incredulity as Russian leader is invited to visit US
BBC
"That's gonna be special!" a top American intelligence official says, laughing at the announcement.
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Retired GP ordered 'Chechen mob' to kill his financial adviser after losing £300,00037h Retired GP ordered 'Chechen mob' to kill his financial adviser after losing £300,000
The Independent
Dr David Crichton blamed Andrew Bolden for the loss of money from his pension and selected an option to 'kill the b******' on a dark web page
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38h Facebook's 'fake news' policy poses more questions than it answers
The Independent
It's been two years since a US presidential campaign in which the company was a primary vector for state-sponsored political interference
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38h Labour drawing up draft Queen's Speech in preparation for a snap general election win
The Independent
Party ramps up efforts as Brexit divisions repeatedly threatened to overwhelm Theresa May's government
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39h Theresa May to say Brexit plan will deliver for NI
BBC
During her Belfast visit, Theresa May is expected to say a plan agreed at Chequers will work for NI.
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39h Dr Bumbum: Brazilian plastic surgeon arrested in Rio after patient dies from failed buttock enlargement
The Independent
"Many people are selling a dream, a fantasy to patients in an unethical way and people, weakened, are often attracted to low prices'
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39h Missouri duck boat capsizes killing at least 11 people
BBC
The tourist vessel sank in stormy weather at Table Rock Lake in the US state of Missouri.
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Battle of Britain RAF Spitfire pilot Geoffrey Wellum dies42h Battle of Britain RAF Spitfire pilot Geoffrey Wellum dies
BBC
Sqn Ldr Geoffrey Wellum, who was 18 when he joined the RAF in August 1939, dies at the age of 96.
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19 Jul 11:55pm British Airways plane in emergency landing at Gatwick
The Guardian
Flights were diverted away from Gatwick Airport after a plane arriving from Naples landed with technical problems Flights had to be diverted at Gatwick Airport after a plane was forced to make an emergency landing.
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Liam Gallagher urges brother Noel to bring back Oasis 19 Jul 11:45pm Liam Gallagher urges brother Noel to bring back Oasis
BBC
The Wonderwall singer says he "forgives" his brother and it is time to bring back the Britpop band.
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Sir David Attenborough calls on public to count butterflies 19 Jul 11:06pm Sir David Attenborough calls on public to count butterflies
BBC
The veteran naturalist says spending time in nature offers a respite from "the strains of modern life".
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19 Jul 10:09pm BA emergency landing forces London Gatwick runway closure
BBC
A British Airways flight from Naples to Gatwick Airport landed with a technical fault.
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Geoffrey Wellum: Youngest RAF pilot to fly in the Battle of Britain dies aged 97 19 Jul 8:22pm Geoffrey Wellum: Youngest RAF pilot to fly in the Battle of Britain dies aged 97
The Independent
Veteran was just short of his 18th birthday when in 1939 he signed up to become a Spitfire pilot
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Sole survivor of uncontacted Amazonian tribe caught on camera in Brazilian rainforest 19 Jul 7:51pm Sole survivor of uncontacted Amazonian tribe caught on camera in Brazilian rainforest
The Independent
Known as 'the man in the hole' he is reportedly in good health and capable of hunting and farming food
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19 Jul 7:40pm Trump invites Putin to visit US
BBC
Discussions over a possible autumn visit for the Russian leader are under way, the White House says.
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19 Jul 7:37pm MPs told: anonymity over scandals looks like attempted cover-ups
The Guardian
Scheme to tackle bullying and harassment in Westminster raises transparency concerns Proposals to grant anonymity to MPs accused of harassment or expenses fraud outlined in a new behaviour code will be seen as politicians trying to cover up their misdoings, the chairman of the standards committee has warned. Labour’s Sir Kevin Barron said he agreed that confidentiality was important to ensure people came forward, but said publishing the name of an MP under investigation would not cause “irreparable damage” to the probe.
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19 Jul 7:34pm Poundworld set to disappear from the high street as final shop closures announced
The Independent
Almost 2,500 staff likely to be affected as budget retailer shutters
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19 Jul 7:06pm Director of public prosecutions criticised for 'insufficient leadership' over failings that saw evidence withheld from defence lawyers
The Independent
'Delayed and collapsed trials that result from disclosure errors only service to put a further strain on already tight resources'
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