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24 Jun 2017, 6:18pm Women's march: Activists protest against Conservative deal with DUP
The Independent
Demonstrators descend on Downing Street, chanting, 'Racist, sexist, anti-gay, no DUP, no way'
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24 Jun 2017, 6:15pm Brits’ bogus food poisoning claims leave hoteliers crying: ‘¡Basta!’
The Guardian
Britons are warned they could be banned from all-inclusive package deals For two decades, Miguel has run one of the biggest hotels in Mallorca for holidaymakers on all-inclusive packages. But never has he been so angry and disappointed with his British guests. During a typical year, Miguel welcomes 9,000 British visitors, and many more from Germany and the Netherlands. Two years ago the hotel, popular in Thomson and First Choice brochures, had just a couple of complaints for gastroenteritis (aka Spanish tummy). But last year Miguel was hit by around 200 claims alleging food poisoning. Every single one was from a British holidaymaker, with not a single complaint coming from the Germans or the Dutch. None of the Brits complained to the hotel at the time; all the claims were lodged by UK claims management companies once the holiday-makers returned home.
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24 Jun 2017, 6:00pm Broadway v Trump: ‘feel bad’ politics is new box-office draw
The Guardian
A play by Michael Moore is the latest to push blockbuster musicals asideNew York’s Broadway is not normally known for political theatre – blockbuster musicals will do – but, it seems, the times are rapidly a-changing. On Thursday, the
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24 Jun 2017, 5:42pm Grenfell Tower response: Chalcots Estate residents refuse to evacuate homes after 'chaotic' official reaction
The Independent
'They should have been prepared for this. I'm staying at home', one mother tells The Independent
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24 Jun 2017, 5:16pm Donald Trump launches fresh attack on Barack Obama as he asks 'why no action' on Russian election meddling
The Independent
'Since the Obama Administration was told way before the 2016 Election that the Russians were meddling, why no action?' tweets Mr Trump
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24 Jun 2017, 5:10pm Staffing crisis leaves NHS on brink of another Mid Staffs disaster, nurses warn
The Independent
Exclusive: The Royal College of Nursing is giving the Government a 'final warning'
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24 Jun 2017, 4:45pm Fans just can’t get enough as pop is star of Dior show
The Guardian
Music takes centre stage for 10-year anniversary of Kris Van Assche, artistic director of Dior HommeFor its most recent advertising campaign, Dior Homme put the male models in the background. Centre-stage was a more unlikely figure – 55-year-old Dave Gahan, frontman of Depeche Mode. Flanked by Lucas Hedges, star of
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24 Jun 2017, 4:43pm Grenfell Tower response: 34 high-rise blocks fail fire safety tests amid fears for cladding
The Independent
Thirty-four high-rise blocks of flats in 17 local authority areas have failed fire cladding safety tests, the Government has said.
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24 Jun 2017, 4:32pm Italy acid attack model Gessica Notaro returns to work
BBC
The former Miss Italy finalist said she was doing so to encourage other women to defy bullies.
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24 Jun 2017, 4:30pm Jean-Luc Mélenchon ready to lead France’s new resistance
The Guardian
The hard-left leader is prepared to fight in parliament – or on the streetsEntering the French lower house of parliament as an MP for the first time last week, Jean-Luc Mélenchon pointed to the European flag planted next to the French tricolor, turned to the camera tracking him and said: “Do we have to put up with that?” Earlier he stood on the steps of the Assemblée Nationale, alongside the other 16 newly elected MPs from his hard-left party La France Insoumise (France Unbowed), raised a clenched fist and shouted “Resistance”.
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24 Jun 2017, 4:11pm Pandas in Berlin: Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in new home
BBC
Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in Germany from China ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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24 Jun 2017, 3:55pm Updated Cladding fire tests failed by 34 high-rise blocks
BBC
Ministers say 17 council areas are affected, as residents are evacuated from four tower blocks in London.
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24 Jun 2017, 3:10pm Anti-poaching drive brings Siberia’s tigers back from brink
The Guardian
A WWF appeal aims to highlight the threat of habitat destruction and climate change on wild populationsIn February, Pavel Fomenko was told that the body of a young female tiger had been discovered underneath a car parked outside the town of Luchegorsk, in eastern Russia. Fomenko – head of rare species conservation for WWF Russia – took the corpse for examination where he uncovered the grim details of the animal’s death.
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24 Jun 2017, 3:03pm American Airlines CEO 'not particularly excited' by Qatar's intention to buy stake in airline
The Independent
'We find it puzzling given our extremely public stance on the... subsidies that Qatar, Emirates and Etihad all received from their governments over the years,' the chief executive writes
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24 Jun 2017, 2:52pm NHS doctor moving back to France after 20 years because of Brexit abuse
The Independent
'We are planning to move back to France because my husband and I are emotional wrecks'
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24 Jun 2017, 2:39pm Jehovah's Witness in Crimea 'ordered to renounce faith to be drafted into Russian army'
The Independent
175,000 worshippers criminalised when Russian judges ruled their religion violated anti-extremism law in April
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24 Jun 2017, 2:36pm Kurds see chance to advance their cause in ruins of Islamic State
The Guardian
With the defeat of Isis close, its opponents scent opportunity in the region. Can Kurdish forces win more autonomy?As what remains of Islamic State crumbles, the would-be victors have started circling. In Mosul, Iraqi forces have begun preparing for peace in the city where the now-encircled marauders took root three years ago. Across the border in Raqqa, with five of its neighbourhoods under their control, Kurdish forces are contemplating what comes next for them and their cause.
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24 Jun 2017, 2:25pm Fears of tick spreading among humans whose bite makes you allergic to meat
The Independent
Symptoms of the allergy includes hives, shortness of breath and in some cases fainting
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24 Jun 2017, 2:02pm Updated Far-right activists detained at UK border before Britain First rally
The Guardian
Antisemitic Polish priest Jacek Międlar and head of Dutch branch of Islamophobic movement Pegida among those held Prominent far-right activists from Europe who were planning to attend an anti-Muslim rally in Birmingham have been detained at airports hours before they were due to speak. Jacek Międlar, 28, an antisemitic priest, and his fellow activist Piotr Rybak were among three Polish nationals stopped on Saturday morning, according to Polish media and social media posts. They were due to speak at the rally organised by far-right group Britain First.
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24 Jun 2017, 2:02pm Bethnal Green fire: Flats evacuated as flames spread
BBC
Fire breaks out in a flat and spreads to the roof of the four-storey block in east London.
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24 Jun 2017, 1:58pm China landslide: at least 15 dead and more than 100 feared buried
The Guardian
Rescue operation is under way in Sichuan province after more than 40 homes in Xinmo village were engulfed by landslide At least 15 people have been killed and about 100 are believed to be buried in the debris after a landslide in south-west China’s Sichuan province. Chinese state media announced on Saturday that more than 60 homes had been covered in mud and rubble as dawn broke in Xinmo, a remote village in north Sichuan.
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24 Jun 2017, 1:48pm Updated Bethnal Green fire: Building evacuated as flames spread
BBC
Fire breaks out in a flat and spreads to the roof of the four-storey block in east London.
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24 Jun 2017, 1:46pm 72 firefighters tackle blaze at block of flats in Bethnal Green, London
The Independent
Whole of third-floor flat alight, London Fire Brigade says
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24 Jun 2017, 1:39pm Updated Parliament hit by cyber-attack
BBC
MPs are unable to access emails remotely, as Westminster deals with a hacking attempt made on Friday.
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24 Jun 2017, 1:37pm Trump officials oppose funding museum for victims of Tuskegee syphilis study
The Guardian
Justice department fighting use of unclaimed money from settlement for museum honoring black men who were not given treatment for disease
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24 Jun 2017, 12:43pm Updated Locals confused and angry over tower evacuations in Camden
BBC
Residents evacuated from tower blocks by Camden Council are seeking answers about their immediate future - and some say it is an overreaction.
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24 Jun 2017, 12:32pm Plaque honouring Jo Cox unveiled in the House of Commons by her children
The Independent
The plaque has the motto 'more in common' - inspired by Ms Cox's maiden speech as an MP
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24 Jun 2017, 12:30pm The Siberian tiger protector - in pictures
The Guardian
Photographer Antonio Olmos travelled to the Russian far east to document the work of Pavel Fomenko, a man of the wilderness and tiger protector with the World Wildlife Fund You can become a tiger protector with the WWF
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24 Jun 2017, 12:26pm Invasive Asian carp found near Great Lakes beyond electrified barrier
The Guardian
The fish was found miles past a barrier designed to keep it from entering the ecosystem and wreaking the sort of damage seen elsewhere in the US An Asian carp has been found just miles from the Great Lakes, beyond an electrified barrier designed to keep the invasive species from entering the ecosystem and wreaking the sort of damage seen elsewhere in the US.
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24 Jun 2017, 12:26pm Grenfell victims 'evicted from temporary housing' in move described as barbaric by activist groups
The Independent
'It's beyond disgusting after all these people have been through,' a community organiser working with Grenfell Action Group says
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24 Jun 2017, 12:21pm Updated Will Hughes: Watford complete £8m deal for Derby midfielder
BBC
Watford complete the signing of midfielder Will Hughes from Derby County for £8m on a five-year deal.
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24 Jun 2017, 12:20pm Updated China landslide leaves 120 missing in Sichuan
BBC
A frantic rescue operation continues in Sichuan province, with 15 bodies recovered so far.
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24 Jun 2017, 12:09pm Updated Jeremy Corbyn mania sweeps Glastonbury
Daily Mail
Jeremy Corbyn will address tens of thousands of music fans from the festival’s Pyramid Stage this afternoon before introducing hip-hop act Run The Jewels.
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24 Jun 2017, 12:02pm Updated Cladding fire tests failed by 27 high-rise blocks
BBC
Ministers say 15 council areas are affected, as residents are evacuated from four tower blocks in London.
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24 Jun 2017, 12:01pm NHS doctors turning to substance abuse amid rising levels of stress and burnout
The Independent
Exclusive: Rising number of GPs seeking help for addiction and mental health problems
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24 Jun 2017, 11:58am Number of refugees admitted to US drops by nearly half under Trump
The Guardian
As the supreme court is poised to examine the travel ban, a US report provided new insight into the state of legal immigration under the Trump administration The number of refugees admitted to the US has fallen by nearly half under Donald Trump when compared with the final months of Barack Obama’s presidency, according to statistics released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
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24 Jun 2017, 11:43am Parliament hit by cyber attack as hackers 'attempt to access MPs' email accounts'
The Independent
The House of Parliament have reportedly been targeted in a cyber attack designed to give hackers access to MPs' email accounts.
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24 Jun 2017, 11:28am Grenfell Tower survivors evicted from hotel accommodation
The Guardian
Kensington and Chelsea council writes to people affected by fire saying they must leave as hotel does not have availability Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire have been evicted from their emergency hotel accommodation at short notice after the local council was unable to extend their booking.
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24 Jun 2017, 10:47am Updated Armed Forces Day: Liverpool leads events across country
BBC
A record 300 events are taking place, including parades, military displays and a Red Arrows flypast.
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24 Jun 2017, 10:38am Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on pole in Baku
BBC
Lewis Hamilton produces a stunning last-gasp lap in qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix to beat team-mate Valtteri Bottas to pole.
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24 Jun 2017, 10:25am Jo Cox MP honoured with Commons plaque
BBC
The memorial was designed by her children Cuillin, six, and Lejla, four.
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24 Jun 2017, 10:21am Meet the milkmen of Glastonbury
BBC
Glastonbury started serving free milk from the farm in 1970. Nearly 50 years on it’s still delivered to tents at £1.20 a pint.
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24 Jun 2017, 10:20am In pictures: Swiss seaplane pilots gather
BBC
The Swiss Association of Seaplane Pilots is gathering on the banks of Lake Geneva.
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24 Jun 2017, 10:00am Updated Grenfell Tower: Video shows Hotpoint fridge up in flames
Daily Mail
The clip has re-surfaced after it emerged that the Hotpoint FF175BP fridge-freezer sparked the Grenfell Tower disaster in north Kensington, which has killed at least 79 people.
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24 Jun 2017, 9:58am US to drop criticism of Burma and Iraq over child soldiers despite ongoing concerns of diplomats and experts
The Independent
Human Rights Watch said removing Burma from the list would be a 'completely premature and disastrous action that will effectively betray more children to continued abuses'
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24 Jun 2017, 9:52am Qatar says list of demands by Arab states not realistic
BBC
The foreign minister says conditions set by four Arab states for lifting sanctions are unrealistic.
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24 Jun 2017, 9:19am Iranian protesters unveil countdown showing 8,411 days 'to the destruction of Israel'
The Independent
Speaker of Iranian Parliament calls Israel the 'mother of terrorism'
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24 Jun 2017, 9:06am Mormon girl cut off while speaking about her sexuality in church – video
The Guardian
Savannah, a 13-year-old Mormon girl from Utah, is cut off while speaking to her church congregation about being gay. Video of the incident, which happened on 7 May, shows the girl giving her testimony until the microphone is turned off and she is asked to sit down
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24 Jun 2017, 9:00am Are you fighting for tribal reform?
The Guardian
We would like to hear from people who are involved in tribal constitutional reform. What issues are you facing and what are your hopes for the future?
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24 Jun 2017, 8:48am Dozens of families in unsafe Camden tower blocks refuse to leave
The Guardian
Authorities try to convince Chalcots estate residents to evacuate while offering advice from fire service for those deciding to stay Authorities in Camden were working to convince dozens of families to leave their homes on Saturday after they refused to evacuate,
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24 Jun 2017, 8:43am In pictures: Glastonbury highlights
BBC
Arcadia's giant metal spider, Johnny Depp and damp festivalgoers escaping the downpours.
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24 Jun 2017, 8:38am UAE threatens Qatar with 'divorce' as under-fire nation accuses Gulf neighbours of bully tactics
The Independent
Saudi Arabia and its Sunni Arab allies have ordered Qatar to shut down Al Jazeera among other steep demands
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24 Jun 2017, 8:09am 'Hundreds' died in Grenfell Tower fire, says shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott
The Independent
The MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington also blames the disaster on Tory attitudes towards social housing.
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24 Jun 2017, 8:03am Updated As Ant enters rehab, is this the end for Ant and Dec?
Daily Mail
Ant McPartlin (pictured), 41, is today completing his first week in a two-month rehab stint for addictions to prescription painkillers, booze and unnamed 'substances' following a botched operation.
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24 Jun 2017, 7:20am Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Valtteri Bottas tops final practice for Mercedes in Baku
BBC
Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas led Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen in final practice at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix as Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel hit trouble.
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24 Jun 2017, 7:20am Franco-Swiss journalist dies in Paris after being injured in Mosul blast
The Guardian
Experienced conflict reporter Veronique Robert had surgery in Iraq before being transferred to hospital in French capital The Franco-Swiss journalist Veronique Robert has died in hospital in Paris after being wounded in an explosion in Mosul earlier this week. She was caught up in a mine explosion in the Iraqi city that killed the Iraqi journalist Bakhtiyar Haddad and the French journalist Stephane Villeneuve. Samuel Foley, who works for Le Figaro, suffered injuries to his face and arm.
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24 Jun 2017, 7:13am Hong Kong bans protest slogans and images ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit
The Independent
The restriction of the right to free speech is aimed to prevent leaders from being 'embarrassed'
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24 Jun 2017, 7:06am Updated Camilla Parker Bowles speaks out on Prince Charles affair
Daily Mail
An explosive biography details the heir to the throne’s decades-long infatuation with Camilla and his tormented marriage to the Princess of Wales.
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24 Jun 2017, 6:34am Eastenders star Dean Gaffney is banned from driving
Daily Mail
The actor, 39, was handed a nine-month ban after his car was caught by a speed camera travelling at 38mph in a 30mph zone in Liverpool. He was found guilty of failing to give police information.
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24 Jun 2017, 6:33am Some of the stories you may have missed
BBC
From retiring actors to breastfeeding politicians.
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24 Jun 2017, 6:32am UK Weather: Parts of UK to be colder than Christmas Day
Daily Mail
Temperatures in some parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland could dip to just 12C, lower than the 15C recorded in Hull on December 25 last year.
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24 Jun 2017, 6:30am White police officer shoots off-duty black officer in St Louis
The Independent
Officer shot by colleague after leaving home to help police detain car thieves
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24 Jun 2017, 6:24am China landslide leaves scores missing – video report
The Guardian
A landslide has engulfed most of a village in Sichuan province, south-west China, leaving more than 140 people feared buried. Hundreds of rescue workers began moving tonnes of rock and shale in the village of Xinmo in the hope of finding survivors. One family of three managed to escape as the landslide hit their home
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24 Jun 2017, 6:23am School forced to apologise after pupils told to write their own suicide notes
The Independent
Children at Tallis School in southeast London given the task as part of their studies on Shakespeare's Macbeth play
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24 Jun 2017, 6:21am Updated Cladding on 27 tower blocks fails fire safety tests
The Guardian
High-rises in 15 local authority areas have failed tests prompted by Grenfell Tower blaze in which at least 79 people died Cladding on 27 tower blocks in 15 local authority areas has failed fire safety tests, the government has said. The announcement by the Department for Communities and Local Government comes amid a nationwide safety operation to identify buildings with cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower in north Kensington.
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24 Jun 2017, 6:00am Updated Grenfell Tower cladding should have failed safety checks
Daily Mail
High-rise building across the country such as in Wythenshawe, Maidenhead (pictured) and Plymouth are being urgently checked for flammable cladding and insulation.
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24 Jun 2017, 5:54am One of the biggest icebergs ever is about to break off the Antarctic ice shelf
The Independent
Once broken off, the ice shelf could become a hazard for ships, scientists warned
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24 Jun 2017, 5:53am Archaeologists dig up ancient Islamic city in town believed to have been 'home to giants'
The Independent
'Farmers had been finding strange objects, including Chinese coins, as they were working on their land' the lead researcher says
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24 Jun 2017, 5:52am Updated Forget foxes, Bambi is the new urban menace
Daily Mail
A few deer have always been present around the urban fringe. But their regular appearance in towns and cities is new. And it’s down to a huge rise in the UK deer population.
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24 Jun 2017, 5:44am America faces a new wave of homegrown political violence and terrorism if its divisions continue
The Independent
The ADL has urged the authorities to be on high alert for violence not just from the extreme right, but from the extreme left also
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24 Jun 2017, 5:41am Camden flats: Fire cladding tests failed by 27 high-rise blocks
BBC
Ministers say 15 council areas are affected, as residents are evacuated from four tower blocks in London.
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24 Jun 2017, 5:30am Dutch journalists who were kidnapped by leftist rebels in Colombia 'released'
The Independent
The Dutch foreign ministry says that two journalists who were kidnapped by leftist rebels in Colombia have been released.
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24 Jun 2017, 5:29am New Zealand 30-15 British and Irish Lions
BBC
New Zealand snuff out the British and Irish Lions' hopes of a shock win with a ruthless display in the first test of the three-match series.
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24 Jun 2017, 5:00am Grenfell Tower: Dozens of angry residents refuse to leave Camden estate evacuated over fire fears
The Independent
Camden Council leader, Georgia Gould, says firefighters 'could not guarantee our residents' safety'
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24 Jun 2017, 4:47am Schwarzenegger swoops in for a kiss on French First Lady
Daily Mail
Terminator star Arnold Schwarzenegger has met French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris ahead of climate change talks - and appeared to take a shine to his wife.
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24 Jun 2017, 4:40am Justin Gatlin: US sprinter could face a final duel with Usain Bolt
BBC
Justin Gatlin sets up the prospect of a final showdown in London with Usain Bolt after winning the 100m in the US World Championship trials.
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24 Jun 2017, 4:35am Updated Camden council to EVACUATE 161 households from towers
Daily Mail
Some 4,000 people were evacuated from the Chalcots Estate in Camden tonight and placed in temporary accommodation, hotels or with family, the council leader said.
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24 Jun 2017, 4:27am China landslide: more than 140 people feared buried
The Guardian
Rescue operation is under way in Sichuan province after more than 40 homes in Xinmo village were engulfed by landslide More than 140 people are feared to have been buried by a landslide in south-west China, officials have said. The landslide from a nearby mountain engulfed more than 40 homes and a hotel in Xinmo, a village in Sichuan province, at about 6am local time (2300 BST), the Mao county government said.
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24 Jun 2017, 4:09am Colombia conflict: ELN rebels free Dutch journalists
BBC
Derk Bolt and Eugenio Follender are released after conflicting reports about their fate.
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24 Jun 2017, 3:52am Updated Video shows how British-style fridge can go up in flames
Daily Mail
The clip has re-surfaced after it emerged that the Hotpoint FF175BP fridge-freezer sparked the Grenfell Tower disaster in north Kensington, which has killed at least 79 people.
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24 Jun 2017, 3:52am China landslide: More than 140 feared dead as Sichuan homes swept away
The Independent
Estimated 105 million cubic feet of earth and rock slides down mountain in southwest China
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24 Jun 2017, 3:36am Wealthy financier drowned himself in Lake Geneva
Daily Mail
A mystery blaze gutted the 500-year-old grade-I listed stately home, Parnham House, in Dorset, owned by multi-millionaire hedge fund manager Michael Treichl (pictured) and his family.
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24 Jun 2017, 3:34am Japan 13-35 Ireland
BBC
Ireland make it three wins out of three on their summer tour by beating Japan 35-13 in the second Test in Tokyo.
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24 Jun 2017, 3:27am Updated Camden flats: Hundreds of homes evacuated over fire risk fears
BBC
People are urged to leave more than 700 flats in north-west London due to concerns over cladding, gas pipes, and fire doors.
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24 Jun 2017, 3:12am food packages that contain up to 87% AIR 
Daily Mail
This month, C4’s Supershoppers highlighted how a number of leading UK crisps brands filled their bags with more than 50 per cent air, or nitrogen to keep products fresh.
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24 Jun 2017, 3:04am Updated Ascot brawlers wealthy brokers
Daily Mail
Traveller David Eves, 47, was filmed shouting 'Let's finish it off' as he threw punches at fellow spectators during a shocking rampage at the famous Berkshire racecourse.
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24 Jun 2017, 3:00am Whisper it, but Europe and Turkey are talking again | Natalie Nougayrède
The Guardian
With so much volatility in the Middle East, a quiet rapprochement is in everyone’s interest Remember how, during the Brexit referendum campaign, voters were told that “millions of Turks” would swamp Europe and Britain if it didn’t get out? Government ministers went on TV to say Turkey’s accession to the EU was just on the horizon, as a result of a refugee deal brokered between Angela Merkel and the Turkish government. Brexiters assured audiences that visa liberalisation for Turks was looming: the hordes were at the gates. None of that happened, of course. Nor is it about to. Quite the opposite, in fact. Turkey is currently seeking to reset its relations with the EU – and it is doing so without winning visa-free travel to the bloc for its citizens, or signs of any progress in its EU accession negotiations. In a nutshell: it looks like the EU has played its cards rather well with this complex and antagonising partner. Surely that’s encouraging, at a time when Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and others want to put a positive spin on Europe’s prospects and insist it must start fending for itself more in the unpredictable world of Trump and Brexit.
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24 Jun 2017, 2:42am Updated Five London tower blocks evacuated over cladding safety fears
The Guardian
Residents of 800 homes moved out for up to four weeks after inspection by fire brigade following Grenfell Tower fire An entire housing estate in north London was being evacuated over Friday night after a fire inspection ordered in the wake of the
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24 Jun 2017, 2:36am Updated China landslide leaves at least 140 missing in Sichuan
BBC
A frantic rescue operation is under way after about 40 homes were destroyed in Sichuan province.
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24 Jun 2017, 2:10am Xi no evil: Hong Kong bans protest slogans as Chinese president visits
The Guardian
Posters or other displays that could ‘embarrass’ leaders, such as mentions of Tiananmen Square, are ordered removed from tour routes Hong Kong police have launched a crackdown on political banners and images ahead of a visit to the city by the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, to avoid “embarrassing” the country’s leaders.
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24 Jun 2017, 2:00am Family of London man who died after arrest demand answers
The Guardian
Edir Frederico Da Costa died in hospital on Wednesday six days after being apprehended by police and falling unwell
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24 Jun 2017, 1:47am Updated Father who refused to pay £60 school fine appears at court
Daily Mail
EXCLUSIVE: Jon Platt, 46, pictured, has lost a two-year legal battle after refusing to pay a fine for taking his daughter on a term-time holiday - and was handed two parking tickets outside court.
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24 Jun 2017, 1:35am CPA Australia sacks chief executive Alex Malley with $4.9m payout
The Guardian
Malley has faced public scrutiny over his $1.8m salary and concerns around his direction for the organisation The chief executive officer of one of Australia’s largest accounting associations has been terminated by the company board and given a $4.9m payout. CPA Australia CEO Alex Malley has faced public scrutiny over his $1.8m salary and concerns around his direction for the organisation. Seven members of the board have resigned from their positions.
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24 Jun 2017, 1:00am Al-Jazeera: the Qatar broadcaster at centre of diplomatic crisis
The Guardian
Arab world’s leading TV channel is used to controversy – but now it fears for its future as Saudi Arabia wants it shut down Al-Jazeera, the Qatar-based broadcaster that has found itself at the centre of the
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24 Jun 2017, 12:56am Fiji 27-22 Scotland
BBC
Scotland are outgunned by an inspired Fiji as Gregor Townsend's men end their summer tour with defeat in Suva.
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24 Jun 2017, 12:46am Updated Newspaper headlines: Armed police, flat evacuations and Brexit
BBC
The Grenfell Tower blaze continues to dominate the front pages.
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24 Jun 2017, 12:30am The hounds are off, in pursuit of … aniseed
The Guardian
Honister Pass, Lake District
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24 Jun 2017, 12:14am EastEnders executive producer leaves programme after one year
BBC
Former editor of The Archers, Sean O'Connor, is moving to work on his film career.
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24 Jun 2017, 12:09am Passengers hurt as double-decker bus gets stuck under Paris bridge
The Guardian
Driver took wrong detour when open-top sightseeing bus was diverted away from Olympic fun day on the Seine, say police An open-top double-decker bus crashed into a central Paris bridge during an Olympic fun day on Friday, injuring at least four passengers, firefighters said.
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23 Jun 2017, 11:39pm Updated China landslide leaves 100 missing in Sichuan
BBC
A rescue operation is under way after about 40 homes were destroyed in Sichuan province.
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23 Jun 2017, 11:35pm Updated Saudi security foils terror plot targeting Mecca Grand Mosque and pilgrims
The Guardian
Suspect blows himself up as interior ministry blames ‘evil and corrupt self-serving schemes managed from abroad’ Saudi Arabian security forces have foiled a terror plot targeting the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, exchanging gunfire with one of the suspects who blew himself up inside a home on Friday, the interior ministry said. The ministry described the plot as part of “self-serving schemes managed from abroad”.
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23 Jun 2017, 10:39pm The great food poisoning scam Benidorm tourists
Daily Mail
Since 2013, claims involving gastric illness have rocketed by 430 per cent, according to the Association of British Travel Agents (pictured, Sean Bondarenko who tried to sue hotel in Crete).
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23 Jun 2017, 10:17pm Liberals launch website to lure swing voters and take on activist groups
The Guardian
‘The Fair Go’ will take aim at organisations such as Getup!, which have developed effective digital campaigns while the party has lagged behind Australia’s Liberal party has launched
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23 Jun 2017, 10:05pm Bali bombing: Guantánamo inmate Hambali charged over 2002 attack
The Guardian
Indonesian faces military trial for twin bombings that killed 202 people including 88 Australians and seven Americans, as well as 2003 Marriott bomb A US war court has charged an Indonesian detainee at Guantánamo Bay in connection with the
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23 Jun 2017, 8:57pm Passions flare as Turkey excludes evolution from textbooks
BBC
The "controversial" theory is too complex for schoolchildren, an education official says.
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23 Jun 2017, 8:45pm Glastonbury quiz: Test your knowledge
BBC
Glastonbury quiz: How much do you know?
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23 Jun 2017, 8:27pm Saudi security foils terror plot targeting Mecca Grand Mosque
The Guardian
Five people, including a woman, reportedly arrested in security operations in Mecca Saudi security forces foiled a terror plot targeting the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, exchanging gunfire with one of the suspects who blew himself up inside a home on Friday, Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry said.
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23 Jun 2017, 8:07pm Gonski 2.0 is a win for the Coalition on school policy, if not politics | Gabrielle Chan
The Guardian
After twists and turns and amendments we have a better funding system – but that doesn’t mean everyone’s happy The most ridiculous thing about the school funding bill that became law just before 2am on Friday morning is the fact that most of the parliament agree on the basic principle at its heart. The Coalition, Labor, the Greens, the Nick Xenophon Team, One Nation and three of five remaining crossbenchers agree on the concept of needs-based funding.
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23 Jun 2017, 7:59pm Teenage, gay and Northern Irish
BBC
Two teenagers share their experience of growing up gay in Northern Ireland.
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23 Jun 2017, 7:58pm Week in pictures: 17-23 June 2017
BBC
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
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23 Jun 2017, 7:58pm Brexit: Andrea Leadsom's calls for broadcasters to be more patriotic branded 'sinister' by Tim Farron
The Independent
'This isn't a George Orwell book. She needs to apologise for these comments and realise what she said was frankly stupid'
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23 Jun 2017, 7:51pm Chalcots estate evacuations: Local MP Tulip Siddiq says moving people was 'the right thing'
The Independent
'If you think someone's in danger, especially in light of Grenfell, you take the first decision even if it's not ideal'
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23 Jun 2017, 7:22pm Radiohead play Creep and mock Theresa May during Glastonbury 2017 set
The Independent
Only before 'Everything In Its Right Place' does Yorke finally address the horde before him
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23 Jun 2017, 7:14pm Scott Johnson inquest: police beat confessions out of me, says witness
The Guardian
Corruption linked to investigation of anti-gay crimes in Sydney as third inquest into death of 27-year-old American ends A gay-hate basher who claims two policemen beat false confessions out of him in the 1980s has denied giving them a $50,000 bribe, as the third inquest into the death of Scott Johnson came to a dramatic close. In a further twist, the witness admitted that at least one of the corrupt officers had attended his wedding. Now in his 40s, the witness confessed to bashing homosexuals when he was a teenager but denied killing Johnson, whose naked body was found at the base of a North Head cliff near Manly on Saturday 10 December 1988. The witness is among a procession of convicted and alleged gay bashers from the Narrabeen area who have denied killing the 27-year-old American.
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23 Jun 2017, 7:14pm Updated Radiohead on rare form at Glastonbury
BBC
The band were absorbing, challenging and just a little bit political as they played the Pyramid Stage.
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23 Jun 2017, 7:00pm Hundreds of English rivers drained below sustainable levels despite looming drought crisis
The Independent
'If we have a dry summer, our green and pleasant land could become as parched as some of the Mediterranean'
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