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Rise in grenades being smuggled into UK prompts fears over terror attacks 19 Aug 1:26pm Rise in grenades being smuggled into UK prompts fears over terror attacks
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Devices that change hands for up to £750 each are coming from former Yugoslavia
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Minehead welcomes first female lifeboat skipper in 117 years 19 Aug 1:09pm Minehead welcomes first female lifeboat skipper in 117 years
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Healthcare worker Karla Thresher had to lead first emergency call as she prepared for final assessment
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19 Aug 1:05pm 21-year-old student run over and killed in south-west London named as Charlotte Staplehurst
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'The times I spent with you were the best of my life and what I feel for you will never change,' says victim's boyfriend
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Trump-Russia: Giuliani says 'truth isn't truth' in expressing fears over Mueller interview as president hits out at probe 19 Aug 12:59pm Trump-Russia: Giuliani says 'truth isn't truth' in expressing fears over Mueller interview as president hits out at probe
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President invokes Richard Nixon and Joseph McCarthy in rant over NYT story about White House counsel's involvement in Russia investigation
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19 Aug 12:37pm Genoa bridge disaster raises concerns over 840 bridges 'at risk of collapse' in France
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Report warns 6 per cent of bridges will be 'out of service' by 2037 without increased investment
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Indonesia's Lombok island hit by 7.2 magnitude earthquake hours after earlier quake 19 Aug 12:20pm Indonesia's Lombok island hit by 7.2 magnitude earthquake hours after earlier quake
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Indonesia's Lombok island has been hit by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake - its second major quake in just a few hours.
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Trump officials sued over killer whales' plummeting population crisis 19 Aug 10:53am Trump officials sued over killer whales' plummeting population crisis
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Lawsuit claims administration is endangering orca species that has not had a single surviving calf for three years
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19 Aug 10:46am Donald Trump would deport Melania if she divorced him, claims Omarosa
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'He is a vindictive man, and I would not put anything past him,' says ex White House aide
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British woman rescued 10 hours after falling into sea from cruise ship off coast of Croatia 19 Aug 10:33am British woman rescued 10 hours after falling into sea from cruise ship off coast of Croatia
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Ship was 60 miles from land when woman plunged into Adriatic Sea
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What shifting to RPI from CPI means for the average worker, beyond rail fares 19 Aug 10:00am What shifting to RPI from CPI means for the average worker, beyond rail fares
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The battle over the two indices, which has seen a dispute emerge over rail prices, will reach new heights after its move to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Select Committee for consultative deliberation and adjudication
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19 Aug 9:40am Midwives under fire after newborn baby choked to death when his 'dog tired' mother fell asleep while breastfeeding
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Staff taught feeding technique that was against national advice and leaving tired mum alone was 'extraordinary', says coroner
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19 Aug 9:29am Andrew Brunson: Why has Turkey detained Christian pastor at centre of diplomatic crisis with US?
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Turkey faces worst currency crisis in almost two decades as Trump introduces sanctions and tariffs in retaliation to pastor's detention
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London workers are queuing up for free food because they can't afford to eat 19 Aug 9:08am London workers are queuing up for free food because they can't afford to eat
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Growing number of people forced to choose between rent or food as cost of living continues to soar
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NHS kept using 'danger syringes' in bid to save money, investigation claims 19 Aug 9:04am NHS kept using 'danger syringes' in bid to save money, investigation claims
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At least nine people may have died because service kept using instruments which were given one star safety rating out of five
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Colombians warned not to have sex as intense heatwave continues 19 Aug 7:42am Colombians warned not to have sex as intense heatwave continues
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'Avoid making love or having sex at times when the temperature is high,' says Santa Marta city health secretary
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Donald Trump would deport Melania if she divorced him, claims Omarosa 19 Aug 7:21am Donald Trump would deport Melania if she divorced him, claims Omarosa
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'He is a vindictive man, and I would not put anything past him,' says ex White House aide
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UK weather: Sun to return to Britain but will bring sticky and muggy temperatures 19 Aug 6:54am UK weather: Sun to return to Britain but will bring sticky and muggy temperatures
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Temperatures could reach high 20s later this week - but the rain isn't over yet
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UK to investigate claims that wrecks of British warships being plundered for scrap metal by Chinese pirates 19 Aug 6:24am UK to investigate claims that wrecks of British warships being plundered for scrap metal by Chinese pirates
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UK government investigating claims sailors' remains dredged up by metal scavengers
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19 Aug 5:49am Jacob Rees-Mogg warns Theresa May Brexiteers will block her plans unless they are changed
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The eurosceptic group that the MP chairs is drawing up alternative proposals to the prime minister's plans
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Trump planning to 'revoke security clearances as punishment for critical White House officials' 19 Aug 5:07am Trump planning to 'revoke security clearances as punishment for critical White House officials'
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President's revocation of ex-CIA director John Brennan's security clearance has been widely condemned
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19 Aug 5:05am Boris Johnson's Facebook page hosts hundreds of Islamophobic comments after burqa row
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One comment reads, 'come on Boris, you had the bottle to start getting rid of these bloody Muslims, just like Enoch [Powell] wanted to rid us of all yer bloody c**ns'
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Mike Ashley needs a new approach to make House of Fraser anything like Harrods 19 Aug 4:06am Mike Ashley needs a new approach to make House of Fraser anything like Harrods
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The Sports Direct founder is a shrewd retailer, but he is undertaking a mammoth task with his new venture
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Lombok earthquake: 6.3-magnitude tremor rocks Indonesian island just two weeks after quakes killed 460 19 Aug 2:50am Lombok earthquake: 6.3-magnitude tremor rocks Indonesian island just two weeks after quakes killed 460
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Lombok has been struck by another major earthquake - just two weeks after a quake killed 460 people on the Indonesian island.
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18 Aug 7:51pm Genoa bridge collapse: Families jeer Italian politicians at state funeral
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Some grieving relatives snubbed the service organised by the government, as death toll rises to 43
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Hundreds of families made homeless by landlords cashing in on rising property prices, data suggests 18 Aug 7:34pm Hundreds of families made homeless by landlords cashing in on rising property prices, data suggests
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Ending of private tenancies is now the single biggest cause of homelessness in the country, analysis suggests
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Sir Peter Tapsell death: Long-serving former Conservative MP dies aged 88 18 Aug 7:27pm Sir Peter Tapsell death: Long-serving former Conservative MP dies aged 88
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The 'Father of the House' spent more than 50 years in the Commons before standing down in 2015
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