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15 Mar 6:29pm 'Subscribe to PewDiePie': What did Christchurch mosque gunman mean in final words before shooting?
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The gunman's mention of the meme was a nod to those in-the-know about internet culture – a fringe part of which helped foster his extreme anti-immigrant and Islamophobic ideology
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15 Mar 4:57pm Japan to pay compensation to people sterilised under eugenics law modelled on Nazi programmes
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State sterilised 25,000 people with learning difficulties, physical disabilities or mental illness between 1948 and 1996
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15 Mar 2:51pm Beto O'Rourke was a member of America's oldest hacking group and secretly went by 'Psychedelic Warlord'
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2020 hopeful went by the username 'Psychedelic Warlord' and ran a board called TacoLand
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15 Mar 2:14pm New Zealand attack: Media and politicians have 'big responsibility' to stop feeding hatred towards Muslims, says mosque leader
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'The spreading of this hatred... is a global problem,' says chairman of Finsbury Park Mosque in London
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15 Mar 2:13pm Trump administration 'empowering domestic abusers' by targeting immigrants in courthouses
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There has been 1,700 per cent surge in the number of ICE arrests in New York City courthouses over past two years, according to recent report
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15 Mar 2:11pm John Richardson: Historian who chronicled the art world and the life of Pablo Picasso
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Strident and impossibly clued-in, the Vanity Fair and the New York Review of Books writer leaves the world waiting for the last of his four tomes on the great 20th-century figure
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15 Mar 1:51pm Israel elections: Ex-army chief denies claims of stolen sex tape after Iran cyber attack
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Benny Gantz denied claims Tehran has access to embarrassing videos after hacking his phone
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15 Mar 1:47pm Claire Colebourn trial: Mother drowned 3-year-old daughter in bath after marriage broke down, court finds
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'Bethan drowned because I was there, I held her under the water,' Claire Colebourn told police
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15 Mar 1:47pm Brexit: DUP denies 'cash for votes' suggestions after meeting chancellor over backing for deal
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Party propping up Theresa May in power insists focus is on 'red line' that Northern Ireland must not be treated differently from rest of UK
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15 Mar 1:37pm Hatton Garden ringleader 'Basil' sentenced to prison four years after burglary
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Prosecutors allege alarm specialist posed as BT engineer to tamper with security system
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15 Mar 12:47pm Cholesterol from daily egg consumption may increase risk of heart attack death, study says
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'We want to remind people there is cholesterol in eggs, specifically yolks, and this has a harmful effect,' says Dr Norrina Allen
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15 Mar 12:40pm No deal better than long delay to EU withdrawal, Brexit secretary says
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Stephen Barclay insists UK 'shouldn't be afraid' to leave without an agreement, despite parliament having voted to rule it out
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15 Mar 12:30pm Vera Bila: Czech singer known as the 'Ella Fitzgerald of Romani music'
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The musician's immense charm and powerful voice set her on the road to being a global star before falling back into poverty
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15 Mar 12:15pm Trump-Russia probe: Mueller reveals 'several ongoing investigations' in court documents
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Investigations into Russian election interference are not yet over, the special counsel's office reveals
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15 Mar 12:13pm Tommy Robinson loses court case against police as judge says 'Mr Lennon is not as well known as he might think'
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Tommy Robinson has lost a court case in which he claimed he was a victim of police harassment when he was asked to leave a pub, with the judge telling him he is "not as well known as he or his supporters might think".
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15 Mar 11:57am Four US states pass restrictive laws to oppose abortion access in major crackdown on reproductive rights
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Four states in the US passed restrictive legislation opposing abortion access on Wednesday, as reproductive rights came under fire from all angles under the Trump administration.
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15 Mar 11:49am Man charged with ordering murders of Slovakian journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée
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Local reports suggest reporter had investigated suspect businessman
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15 Mar 11:36am Elvis Presley denies threatening man with knife at launderette
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Irishman also accused of assaulting same man by beating at shop
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15 Mar 11:18am France repatriates children from Syrian camps that UK said were 'too dangerous' to reach
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Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt said it was too dangerous to rescue children from camps in Syria
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15 Mar 11:16am 'Hate has no place here': Sleepy Christchurch reels from worst terror attack in New Zealand's history
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Residents of 'garden city' react with shock and disbelief, but vow to protect Muslim compatriots
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15 Mar 11:01am New Zealand shooting: Trump tweets link to Islamophobic website as Christchurch terror attack was underway
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President tweets link amid massacre to a website that has long peddled xenophobic and anti-immigrant content
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15 Mar 10:53am Climate strike: Punish children who skip school to protest about environment, says headteachers' union leader
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Students across the UK have been walking out of school to protest over climate change
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15 Mar 10:50am Volkswagen diesel scandal: Car firm sued by US regulators after allegedly defrauding investors
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The company is also accused of making false and misleading statements about vehicle quality, environmental compliance and the company's financial status
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15 Mar 10:21am Bomb cyclone: Colorado state trooper dies helping with vehicle that slid off road
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Colorado governor Jared Polis declared a state of emergency
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15 Mar 10:11am New Zealand shooting: Trump tweets link to Islamophobic website as Christchurch terror attack was underway
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President tweets link amid massacre to a website that has long peddled xenophobic and anti-immigrant content
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15 Mar 10:00am New Zealand attack: Downing Street demands all media firms remove video of Christchurch mosque shooting
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'There should be no safe spaces for terrorists to promote and share their extreme views and radicalise others'
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15 Mar 9:40am What happened to Madeleine McCann? Five possible scenarios as Netflix documentary released
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With interest in the case showing no signs of abating, the chances are that unless Madeleine is found, the theories will keep proliferating
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15 Mar 9:34am Protests erupt in India after videos of sexual assaults on female college students go viral
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'Watching the video of a girl begging her assailants to let her go was chilling,' says student protester
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15 Mar 9:13am Climate strike: UK students join worldwide classroom walkout demanding government takes action on global warming
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Pupils gather in Parliament Square with placards reading: 'By the time we're in charge it will be too late'
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15 Mar 9:04am Brenton Tarrant: New Zealand terror suspect was fitness instructor who espoused mainstream Islamophobic tropes and called Trump a 'symbol of white identity'
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28-year-old Australian posted rambling 74-page document that suggests fixation with violent uprising against Muslims
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15 Mar 9:01am Brexit: Philip Hammond brings Treasury's financial might to talks with DUP over Theresa May's withdrawal deal
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Ms May's ministers also continue their efforts to convince Conservative eurosceptics to row in behind her twice-defeated deal
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15 Mar 8:59am Mea Culpa: how to reduce the damage done by Donald Trump and Brexit
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Questions of style and usage in this week's Independent
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15 Mar 8:58am Interserve: Major government contractor which employs 45,000 to go into administration
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Ailing outsourcer Interserve, a major contractor to the government, has failed to secure investor backing for a rescue plan and is instead set to fall into administration.
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15 Mar 8:45am Stop using hurt feelings to justify men who murder women, Italy's prime minister tells judges
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Criticism follows controversial sentence reductions which cited jealously and disappointment
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15 Mar 8:28am Crumbling cliff threatens to send homes plunging into sea in Yorkshire
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Homeowners are being forced to relocate due to the imminent threat
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15 Mar 8:14am New Zealand attack: Downing Street demands all media firms remove video of Christchurch mosque shooting
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Downing Street has demanded UK news and media companies remove from their websites terrifying footage of the far-right terror rampage against Muslims in New Zealand.
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15 Mar 8:00am What is the Put It To The People march, when is it and where will it take place?
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Campaigners to renew demand for a public vote on the final Brexit deal
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15 Mar 8:00am Brexit: Jon Snow perfectly summed up everyone's thoughts on politicians who 'know nothing about what's going on'
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With just 14 days until the Brexit deadline and no plan in place for how the country will leave the EU, it's probably safe to say that nobody has a clue what's going on.
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15 Mar 7:55am New Zealand shooting: Video shows police arresting suspected gunman after 49 killed in mosque attacks
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Gunmen believed to have opened fire at two mosques in city of Christchurch as people were praying
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15 Mar 7:49am Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin attacks Remainers after pub chain's profits plummet
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'If parliament votes either for Theresa May's 'deal' (which keeps us in the EU by the back door) or to remain in the EU, the referendum result will not have been respected,' warns Brexiteer
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15 Mar 7:45am PewDiePie 'sickened' after New Zealand gunman tells people to subscribe to his YouTube channel
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'Remember lads, subscribe to PewDiePie,' shooter said in a livestream video on Facebook
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15 Mar 7:09am New Zealand shooting: Deadly mosque terror attack that killed 49 'very well-planned', police say
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Man in his late 20s has been charged with murder and will appear in court on Saturday
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15 Mar 6:55am Is VW facing a shakedown from America's SEC over emissions scandal?
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The car maker says the American watchdog is 'piling on' and there is a whiff of politics in the background. But in the end it will likely settle
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15 Mar 6:44am Israel pounds Gaza with airstrikes after rocket fire targets Tel Aviv
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Dramatic flare-up in fighting sparks fear of another conflict just weeks ahead of Israel's general election
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15 Mar 6:43am Birmingham police shooting: Man shot dead by armed officers in early morning operation
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A man has been shot dead by armed police during a dawn raid in Birmingham.
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15 Mar 6:30am New Zealand attack video spreads across Twitter, YouTube and Reddit despite pleas from police not to share it
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Authorities say 'extremely distressing footage' that appears to be livestream of terror attack must be removed
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15 Mar 5:35am New Zealand shooting: Christchurch mosque attack leaves at least 40 dead
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Witness claims to have seen 'blood everywhere' as police arrest an Australian citizen
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15 Mar 5:23am New Zealand attack: Police patrol UK mosques and vow to 'stand together' with Muslims after deadly shootings
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Police are patrolling UK mosques following a terror attack targeting Muslims in New Zealand. The head of British counterterror police said his officers would "stand together" with Muslim communities and their counterparts in Christchurch. "Today we will be stepping up reassurance patrols around mosques and increasing engagement with communities of all faith, giving advice on how people and places can protect themselves," said Metropolitan Police assistant commissioner Neil Basu. "We are standing together with our Muslim communities and all those shocked and horrified by this terrorist attack in New Zealand."
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15 Mar 5:20am Christchurch shootings: Fury as Australian senator Fraser Anning blames mosque terror attack on immigration
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At least 49 killed and 20 injured after shootings at two mosques in Christchurch
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15 Mar 5:12am Wolverhampton crash: Two children killed after collision on Birmingham New Road
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31-year-old man in Bentley car arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving
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15 Mar 5:12am New Zealand shootings: Death toll from Christchurch mosque attack rises to 49 as suspect charged with murder
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Man in his late 20s charged with murder and set to appear in court tomorrow as authorities admit three other suspects may have had no role in attack
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15 Mar 5:08am New Zealand attack: What we know so far after mosque shootings leave at least 49 dead
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One man charged with murder, as authorities raise threat level
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15 Mar 4:25am Brexit: Labour frontbenchers resign after defying Jeremy Corbyn's orders and opposing fresh referendum
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Three shadow ministers and one party whip step down after voting against Final Say poll
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15 Mar 4:16am New Zealand terror attack: Death toll from Christchurch mosque shooting rises to 49 as suspect charged with murder
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The death toll in the Christchurch mosque shootings has risen to 49, New Zealand's police commissioner has confirmed, adding that a man in his late 20s has been charged with murder and is set to appear in court on Saturday.
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15 Mar 4:07am New Zealand terror attack: Fury as Australian politician blames mosque mass killing on immigration
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At least 49 killed and 20 injured after shootings at two mosques in Christchurch
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15 Mar 4:00am New Zealand attack: Christchurch mosque shootings leave at least 40 dead
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Witness claims to have seen 'blood everywhere' as police arrest an Australian citizen
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14 Mar 11:49pm New Zealand mosque attack: One person arrested following 'multiple fatalities' in Christchurch mass shooting
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Witness claims to have seen 'blood everywhere' as police lock down schools and warn there could be more attackers
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14 Mar 11:27pm New Zealand mosque attack: One person arrested following 'multiple fatalities' in Christchurch mass shooting
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Witness claims to have seen 'blood everywhere' as police lock down school and warn there could be more attackers
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14 Mar 10:20pm New Zealand mosque attack: Armed police deployed in Christchurch after 'active shooter' opens fire
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Witness claims to have seen 'blood everywhere' as police declare critical incident and lock down schools
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14 Mar 9:36pm New Zealand mosque shooting: Armed police deployed after 'shots fired' in Christchurch
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Armed police have been deployed following reports of a shooting at a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, local media reports said.
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14 Mar 8:27pm White British people 'twice as likely to hold extremist views as people of Pakistani descent'
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Higher proportion of Muslims than Christians condemn extremist statements, research shows
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14 Mar 8:20pm NHS 'hostile environment' and charges limiting care to children of migrants in breach of UN pledges, doctors say
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'Charging regulations undermine the government's stated commitments to child health,' paediatricians say
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