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11 Jan 5:55pm US approved thousands of requests to bring child brides into country over the last decade
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Data highlights a problem in American marriage laws and the immigration system
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11 Jan 5:36pm Government shutdown news: Trump will not declare national emergency 'right now' as Pelosi says he must make next move over impasse
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Furloughed public sector staff bear brunt of current impasse in Washington as up to 800,000 go without pay
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11 Jan 3:59pm Government shutdown news – live updates: Trump won't declare national emergency over wall 'right now' as Congress 'can reach deal'
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Furloughed public sector staff bear brunt of current impasse in Washington as up to 800,000 go without pay
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11 Jan 3:48pm Gaza border protests: Palestinian woman killed as Israel launches airstrikes 'in response to violence'
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Gaza's health ministry says 25 injured in Friday's protests, which Israel said turned violent prompting wave of airstrikes
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11 Jan 3:26pm Government shutdown news – live updates: Trump won't declare national emergency over wall 'right now' as Congress 'can reach deal'
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Furloughed public sector staff bear brunt of current impasse in Washington as up to 800,000 go without pay
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11 Jan 3:11pm From the Brexity bunch to hardline outsiders: A guide to the Tory cabinet factions
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From Boris to Gove to Jacob Rees Mogg, who has the best chance of toppling Theresa May?
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11 Jan 2:03pm Flybe: What went wrong with the airline and what happens next?
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As Virgin Atlantic and others mount a rescue bid, your questions about the UK regional airline answered
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11 Jan 2:02pm New migrant caravan in Honduras expected to head to US border: 'We're looking for refuge'
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'Many people see the last caravan as a success in that people were able to travel safely, and they were well taken care of,' says one activist
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11 Jan 1:32pm Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun: Justin Trudeau announces Canada will grant asylum to Saudi teen
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Justin Trudeau has announced that Canada will grant asylum to a Saudi Arabian teenager fleeing alleged family abuse.
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11 Jan 1:32pm Paul Whelan: British 'spy' Paul Whelan moved from solitary confinement
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Monitors were allowed in, but refused permission to speak in English
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11 Jan 1:31pm Stocksy United: the stock photo agency where photographers are in charge
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How one agency has bucked the trend for declining fees
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11 Jan 1:30pm Brexit: Northern Ireland secretary 'using peace process as bargaining tool' over £300m linked to passing deal
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Karen Bradley criticised after suggesting funding could be lost if MPs throw out the withdrawal agreement on Tuesday
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11 Jan 1:27pm Government shutdown - live updates: Pelosi calls possible emergency declaration by Trump 'big diversion' as thousands miss payday
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Furloughed public sector staff bear brunt of current impasse in Washington as up to 800,000 go without pay
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11 Jan 1:19pm Police video throws AfD's claims over attacked politician into doubt
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Officials question politician's assault account
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11 Jan 1:14pm Oxford professor denies homophobia accusations after 400 students call for him to be fired
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Petition to remove John Finnis cites 1994 paper in which he wrote homosexuality is 'never a valid, humanly acceptable choice'
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11 Jan 1:01pm 'People want to know they have impacted someone's life': the startups using tech to tackle homelessness
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A growing number of enterprises are harnessing tech to help those on the streets
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11 Jan 12:26pm Google sued for covering up $90m payout to former executive accused of sexual assault
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Andy Rubin allowed to 'quietly resign' with multimillion-dollar severance package despite 'credible' allegations he forced a female employee to perform oral sex on him, lawsuit claims
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11 Jan 12:24pm Ella Kissi-Debrah: Family of 9-year-old girl who died 'from air pollution' win bid to seek second inquest
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Report linking asthma attacks and spikes in pollution convinces attorney general
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11 Jan 12:19pm Levi Bellfield: Police investigating new claims against serial killer after ITV drama Manhunt
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Three women say triple murderer attacked them before he was jailed
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11 Jan 12:02pm Relatives of German citizens detained in Egypt deny Isis links
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Two German-Egyptian nationals were detained after arriving to Egypt in December
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11 Jan 11:52am Jayme Closs: 13-year-old 'only target' of man suspected of kidnapping her and killing her parents
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Jake Thomas Patterson is charged with two counts of first-degree intentional homicide and for kidnapping the teen victim
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11 Jan 11:28am Police hunting thief who stole blue lights from their car
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Detectives release CCTV image of Boxing Day crime
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11 Jan 10:52am Victoria Beckham's ex brother-in-law Darren Flood jailed over role in £1m scam targeting vulnerable victims
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Darren Flood gets 30-month prison sentence for his part in boiler room scam in which at least one pensioner lost all her life savings
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11 Jan 10:40am Gatwick drone chaos cuts expected airport growth for 2018 by 25%
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Exclusive: the closure of the runway put a huge dent in passenger numbers
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11 Jan 10:39am Brexit: Article 50 set to be extended even if Theresa May wins vote on Tuesday, senior ministers admit
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Exclusive: Senior Tories have accepted the sheer amount of legislation parliament must pass for Brexit means a delay whatever happens in the vote
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11 Jan 10:38am Man arrested for calling police officer a 'dirty cop' in Facebook comment
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Lawyers argue case of criminal libel violates right to free speech
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11 Jan 10:34am Ucas deadline 2019: When is the application day and what do I do if I miss it?
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Applicants have until Tuesday to submit their Ucas forms
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11 Jan 10:30am Trump accused of using Puerto Rico as 'political football' as he considers taking billions from disaster response for the wall
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Funds for border wall key sticking point in work to end joint-longest government shutdown in US history
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11 Jan 10:21am Mike Barnard: Portsmouth footballer who helped Hampshire win their first cricket county championship title
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Dual star Barnard played over 100 First Division matches for Pompey in the 1950s, but enjoyed his greatest success on the cricket field during the summer of 1961
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11 Jan 10:04am 'Dr Marijuana' has licence suspended for 'indiscriminately' prescribing patients medical cannabis
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Doctor accused of engaging 'in fraud, gross negligence, and professional misconduct'
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11 Jan 9:57am 'We call it the Sudanese revolution': Protests maintain pressure on Omar al-Bashir to step down
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Activists express optimism but autocratic leader appears in no hurry to go and seems willing to use deadly force to maintain his grip
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11 Jan 9:36am Woman killed by tree branch while leaning out of train window below warning sticker
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Bethan Roper, 28, was returning from Christmas shopping trip in London when she died
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11 Jan 9:23am Fracking legal challenge against permit at Lancashire site turned down
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A bid by campaigners to challenge fracking firm Cuadrilla's environmental permit in Lancashire has been turned down at the High Court.
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11 Jan 9:17am Chechnya launches new gay 'purge', say reports
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Latest warning comes after reports of gay men arrested, tortured and detained in lawless region
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11 Jan 9:14am Cuba bus crash: Britons feared dead after vehicle full of tourists crashes
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At least seven people have died and five have been critically wounded after a bus crashed in eastern Cuba.
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11 Jan 8:59am Brexit: Cabinet ministers have 'duty to resign' if Theresa May won't stop no-deal exit, says Dominic Grieve
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All MPs have duty to 'prevent people from committing national suicide', senior pro-EU Tory says
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11 Jan 8:52am Air France to axe millennial airline Joon after barely a year
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Plane Talk: Joon junked after it fails to catch the public imagination
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11 Jan 8:50am US troops begin leaving Syria as confusion reigns over withdrawal plan
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Abrupt withdrawal causes confusion among allies in fight against Isis
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11 Jan 8:36am North Korea: Dire human rights remain 'unchanged' despite Kim Jong-un's promised reforms, UN warns
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Investigators reveal attempts to improve living conditions have not helped most people
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11 Jan 8:25am Legal proceedings launched against government over Voter ID trials
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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px Times; color: #232323} Law firm Leigh Day say they have sought permission from the High Court to apply for a judicial review
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11 Jan 8:18am Cutting down on meat saved British people more than £2.8bn last year, survey claims
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'There are a number of motivations driving people to alter their behaviour, from ethics, economics, environment, health and accessibility'
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11 Jan 8:02am Man kidnapped, raped and robbed woman after she mistook his car for her Uber
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Mohammed Awais jailed for more than nine years after pleading guilty
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11 Jan 8:01am Mea Culpa: here be dragons in unexplored lands
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Questions of style and usage in this week's Independent
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11 Jan 7:59am London Bridge inquests: Families' anger after killings 'allowed to happen' despite Westminster attack two months earlier
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'Businesses are renting out vehicles that can be used as lethal weapons, we've had them used in terrorist attack after terrorist attack. The pavements of London Bridge were left wide open'
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11 Jan 7:50am Lidl Christmas sales jump as shoppers spend on brioche, beer and luxury mince pies
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Premium ranges drove much of the uplift, Lidl said, with 33 per cent higher sales of its Deluxe-branded products
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11 Jan 7:46am Brexit donors predict UK will stay in EU as Theresa May faces humiliating Commons defeat over deal
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'I have totally given up. I am totally in despair, I don't think Brexit will happen at all'
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11 Jan 7:17am Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen who fled to Thailand deletes Twitter account 'after receiving death threats'
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Eighteen-year-old 'taking break' from social media amid wait for Australian asylum decision
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11 Jan 7:11am Man dies days after live-streaming warning police were trying to kill him
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Protesters demand answers for how Jameek Lowry died at nearby hospital
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11 Jan 7:02am Flybe rescued but only if investors agree to a wipe out
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A consortium including Virgin and Stobart have put up just £2.2m for Flybe shareholders. Their approval is required to get the thing done
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11 Jan 7:01am Ken Starr: Treatment of Monica Lewinsky was an 'American tragedy' impossible after MeToo
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'This kind of pattern of conduct, of the abuse of women, both verbally and otherwise, I think would be viewed now as unconscionable'
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11 Jan 6:14am Suspected shoplifter dies after arrest in Sainsbury's
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Independent police watchdog to investigate mans death
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11 Jan 6:10am Pregnant girl jailed for life after fatally stabbing boy while drunk and high at party
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Conner Cowper was 'tragically, simply in the wrong place at the wrong time'
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11 Jan 6:07am Jayme Closs: 13-year-old girl missing for months after parents' murder is found alive
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13-year-old seemed malnourished and dirty and was wearing shoes that were too big for her when she was found
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11 Jan 5:36am No-deal Brexit to put thousands of UK jobs at risk and cut GDP by up to 8%, business group warns
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Ports would be disrupted, financial services firms would be at a "sharp disadvantage" and trade deals with countries like Japan, South Korea and Turkey would be lost, the CBI head will say
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11 Jan 4:48am Malnourished children are taking food from school bins to stifle hunger, headteacher says
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Parents have come to school in tears saying they have no way of feeding their children
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11 Jan 4:48am Donald Trump: TV station editor sacked for 'making president appear more orange and to loll his tongue out' during speech
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'We regret if it is seen as portraying the president in a negative light,' Fox affiliate Q13 says
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11 Jan 4:40am UK manufacturing slump drags down GDP growth, official figures show
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The sector contracted by 0.3 per cent in the month, with a poor performance by the car industry and pharmaceuticals highlighted by the Office for National Statistics
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11 Jan 4:37am Turkey orders arrest of 100 soldiers over alleged links to Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating coup attempt
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Critics accuse President Erdogan of using 2016 coup attempt as excuse to suppress dissent
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11 Jan 4:22am As the new year dawns, more wars are brewing in the Middle East
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Conflict in some of the world's most troubled lands has deepened in the past year – with so many players vying for power, the most dangerous possibility will be an unplanned, accidental war, says Borzou Daragahi
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11 Jan 4:05am Kevin Fret death: Latin trap music's first openly gay artist shot dead, aged 24
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Police urged to investigate whether rapper's murder was hate crime
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11 Jan 3:53am Government shutdown news – live updates: Thousands of federal workers miss first pay cheque of year as border wall dispute continues
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Furloughed public sector staff bear brunt of current impasse in Washington as up to 800,000 go without pay
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11 Jan 3:34am MPs have power to stop no-deal Brexit, says Jeremy Hunt
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Parliament has the power to block a no-deal Brexit, foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has admitted.
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11 Jan 3:23am Amber Rudd scraps controversial extension of two-child benefits cap
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Work and pensions secretary bows to pressure in bid to allay fears about roll-out of universal credit
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11 Jan 2:51am Dianne Oxberry death: Colleagues pay tribute after BBC weather presenter dies aged 51
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Family describes 24-year TV veteran as 'amazing wife and mother who embraced life to the full'
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11 Jan 2:04am Reuters journalists who covered Rohingya massacre lose appeal against 7-year prison sentence in Myanmar
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Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar have lost their appeal against a seven-year sentence imposed over claims they broke the country's official secrets act.
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11 Jan 1:34am Carlos Ghosn: Former Nissan chairman hit with new criminal charges
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Executive's lawyers to ask he be released on bail as 64-year-old asserts innocence
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10 Jan 10:22pm Trump doubles down on threat to declare national emergency as he visits US-Mexico border
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President considering proposal to take money earmarked for disaster areas to fund building of wall
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10 Jan 8:09pm Chaos as seals get stranded in Canadian town
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The are concerns that the seals might starve to death if ot returned to the water soon
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10 Jan 7:15pm PrEP: HIV prevention drug trial to double, with 13,000 extra patients to benefit
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'It has been completely unacceptable to see people in need being turned away from clinics'
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10 Jan 7:11pm Young people 'turned away' from NHS mental health support left to hit crisis point, MPs warn
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Intervening early could prevent serious mental health risks and save NHS money but lack of funding and staff present major barriers
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10 Jan 7:06pm Almost one in three council-run secondary schools in deficit, study finds
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Findings come as parents are being asked to fork out hundreds of pounds to plug the gap
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10 Jan 7:02pm TV and broadband customers 'facing £700 loyalty penalties'
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Sky, Virgin Media and BT customers overpaying by hundreds of pounds, consumer group finds
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10 Jan 7:00pm In Fiona Bruce Question Time has a fine new referee, but it's still a bear pit
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The BBC's supposedly flagship political programme's dramatic high point still came when a comedian and a columnist jabbed their finger at one other
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