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18 Mar 5:55pm Mike Pompeo jokes he will be secretary of state until 'Trump tweets me out of office'
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Mr Pompeo's future at the state Department has been questioned lately
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18 Mar 5:20pm Humans have 'sixth sense' that can feel Earth's magnetic field like animals do, study suggests
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Electrical brain recordings showed subtle response to change, even though volunteers in trial were unaware of it
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18 Mar 5:10pm Utrecht shooting: Dutch town waits for answers after deadly tram attack
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Armed police to work through the night as gunman's motives remain unclear
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18 Mar 4:48pm Who is Seiichi Miyake? Google Doodle honours Japanese inventor who created life-saving 'tenji blocks'
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Miyake developed tactile paving to help visually impaired pedestrians
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18 Mar 4:19pm Space is reactivating herpes, chickenpox and shingles in astronauts, Nasa says
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The viruses reactivated in more than half of the astronauts studied
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18 Mar 3:48pm Brexit: Theresa May's hopes for passing deal in tatters after John Bercow rules out repeat vote
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Both no-deal and fresh referendum supporters delighted - while minister floats extraordinary plan to suspend parliament and start a new session
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18 Mar 3:18pm Congress to probe Trump administration's response to rising threat of white nationalism
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Statistics show white nationalism, hate crimes and extremism are all on the rise
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18 Mar 3:13pm Testosterone from a brother in the womb can make female twins less successful, study suggests
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Scientists find potential impact of male hormone exposure on everything from education success to money earned in later life
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18 Mar 3:08pm Sheffield Council apologises for flying Welsh flag on St Patrick's Day
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Social media users left confused after famous red dragon is 'raised in error'
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18 Mar 2:57pm People are not full adults until their 30s, scientists say
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'There isn't a childhood and then an adulthood. People are on a pathway, they're on a trajectory'
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18 Mar 2:46pm Blind man makes history by finishing New York City Half Marathon aided only by dogs
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The runner has launched a programme to help the blind connect with dogs to keep them safe while running
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18 Mar 2:43pm Gilets Jaunes: Emmanuel Macron bans demonstrations along Champs-Elysees amid protests
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'These were criminal acts. The government's response must be strong,' says Edouard Philippe
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18 Mar 2:43pm Yemen war: Casualties on the rise since ceasefire agreement, agencies warn
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Civilian casualties have doubled in Yemen's Hajjah and Taiz since deal signed three months ago
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18 Mar 2:30pm Former white supremacist explains what leads people to the extreme right
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'[White supremacy] is certainly not a fringe movement,' the former skinhead said. 'It is a large-scale terrorist movement.'
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18 Mar 1:19pm Whale that starved to death had record 40kg of plastic waste in its stomach
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'The Philippine people are a proud people – sadly it's not in being clean or taking care of the environment'
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18 Mar 1:14pm Judge demands to know why care plan for vulnerable woman 'obsessed with sex' has not been put in place
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Relatives previously accused care authorities of 'pimping' out the 23-year-old
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18 Mar 1:10pm John Bercow told Theresa May she'd need to find a 'substantially different' Brexit deal. Good luck with that
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The speaker's latest self-insertion in the Brexit process was his most pompous yet, but it was also the most important
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18 Mar 1:06pm Cadbury condemned by archaeologists over 'intensely stupid' advertising campaign
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Treasure hunt campaign encourages children to dig up countryside
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18 Mar 1:00pm Trump: UK government hits out at president's 'completely false' suggestion Britain invented Russia's 2016 election meddling
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Exclusive: US leader's peddling of conspiracy theory met with blunt response by Foreign Office
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18 Mar 12:57pm Israeli rabbi dies after West Bank shooting attack as manhunt for Palestinian suspect expands
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Authorities say they know identity of attacker who killed two people
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18 Mar 12:56pm Elderly woman died of vitamin D overdose in care home, inquest hears
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Pensioner had internal bleeding likely to be related to being given a month's supply of calcium-boosting drug every day
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18 Mar 12:54pm Huge meteor explosion above Earth's surface detected by Nasa
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Fireball unleashes 10 times as much energy as atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima
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18 Mar 12:52pm Cyclone Idai: Hundreds feared dead as tropical storm batters Zimbabwe and Mozambique
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At least 157 people have been killed by a cyclone that has flooded land and destroyed roads across Zimbabwe and Mozambique, as officials admit the death toll could be significantly higher.
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18 Mar 12:52pm Hundreds of mutilated dolphins caught by nets discovered piled up on beach in France
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Trawlers believed to slaughter up to 10,000 of the mammals each year - more than those in Taiji and the Faroes combined
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18 Mar 12:46pm Who is Seiichi Miyake? Google Doodle honours Japanese inventor who created life-saving 'tenji blocks'
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Miyake developed tactile paving to help visually impaired pedestrians
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18 Mar 12:41pm How the New Zealand terror attack has become a key factor in Turkey's upcoming elections
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan raises eyebrows at home and abroad by airing killer's video
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18 Mar 12:37pm Pound falls against dollar and euro as John Bercow rules out new vote on May's Brexit deal
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The pound fell against the dollar and euro on Monday as the Speaker of the House of Commons ruled out another vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal unless it is "substantially" changed.
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18 Mar 12:36pm Indian government under fire for arresting student protesters instead of taking action against 'sex blackmail gang'
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Surge of student protests erupt after videos showing sexual assaults on college girls posted on internet
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18 Mar 12:08pm Utrecht shooting: Three dead and several injured after gunman opens fire on Dutch tram
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Police investigate 'possible terrorist motive' but reports suggest attack was 'family dispute'
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18 Mar 12:05pm Orangutan blinded after getting shot 74 times with air gun in Indonesian jungle
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Female ape named 'Hope' by rescuers now recovering from her ordeal
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18 Mar 12:02pm UK government condemns Trump over 'completely false' suggestion UK invented Russia's 2016 election meddling
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Exclusive: US president's peddling of conspiracy theory met with blunt response by Foreign Office
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18 Mar 12:00pm Who is Seiichi Miyake? Google Doodle honours Japanese inventor who created 'tenji blocks'
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Miyake developed tactile paving to help visually impaired pedestrians
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18 Mar 11:50am Utrecht shooting: Police issue photo and name suspect as Gokmen Tanis after deadly tram attack
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Members of the public advised not to approach him but instead to call police
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18 Mar 11:47am Trump Tower in Moscow: Why did the project end and why does the Mueller investigation care so much?
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The president repeatedly denied having any links with Russia during the 2016 presidential election while simultaneously proposing a lucrative real estate deal in Moscow
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18 Mar 11:47am Theresa May banned from another Commons vote on same Brexit deal
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Speaker tells MPs a further 'meaningful vote' will be ruled out of order if the motion is 'the same or substantially the same'
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18 Mar 11:28am Boeing 737 Max: Plane maker had too much influence on safety checks, say FAA employees
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US regulator delegated much of the safety assessment to Boeing and that the company in turn delivered an analysis with crucial flaws
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18 Mar 11:23am Facebook allows far-right group Britain First to set up new pages and buy adverts despite vow to combat extremism
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Paul Golding used page to spread conspiracy theory over New Zealand terror attack
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18 Mar 11:13am Ilhan Omar hits back at Trump: 'You can't Muslim ban us from Congress'
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President had retweeted story about congresswoman facing challenge in Minnesota primary
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18 Mar 11:06am Trump acts out car crashes in the White House in criticism of self-driving vehicles
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The president believes autonomous vehicles are 'crazy' and 'dangerous'
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18 Mar 11:02am 'Hearts are s***e': Hibs fan who had stroke uses first words in three months to abuse rival team
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Supporter in intensive care for 12 weeks surprises nurses with outburst after regaining ability to talk
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18 Mar 10:09am What is happening with Brexit this week and will Theresa May get her deal through parliament?
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A third 'meaningful vote' seemed certain, but is now in huge doubt - meanwhile, there is an EU summit looming
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18 Mar 9:50am Utrecht shooting: Police issue photo and name suspect as Gokmen Tanis after deadly tram attack
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Members of the public advised not to approach him but instead to call police
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18 Mar 9:47am Trump angrily complains about being 'blamed' for far-right terror attack in New Zealand
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'The Fake News Media is working overtime to blame me for the horrible attack in New Zealand,' US president tweets
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18 Mar 9:45am New Zealand shooting: Father who tried to stop Christchurch shooter to be given national award for bravery
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Pakistani man becomes national hero after footage shows him attempting to tackle gunman
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18 Mar 9:38am Tottenham Hotspur: White Hart Lane train station 'to be renamed' after Premier League club
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London mayor Sadiq Khan appears to drop £14.7m asking price for name change
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18 Mar 9:35am Who is Seiichi Miyake? Google Doodle honours Japanese inventor who created 'tenji blocks'
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Miyake developed tactile paving to help visually impaired pedestrians
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18 Mar 9:34am Beto O'Rourke breaks fundraising records in 2020 race, beating Bernie Sanders
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The Texas Democrat is already proving to be a fundraising juggernaut in his bid to unseat Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential elections
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18 Mar 9:25am Utrecht shooting: Police issue photo and name suspect as Gokman Tanis after deadly tram attack
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Dutch police have released a photo of a man wanted in connection with a deadly shooting on a tram in Utrecht that left at least one person dead.
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18 Mar 9:13am 50-year-old semen still works, scientists find
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'We believe this is the oldest viable stored semen of any species in the world and definitely the oldest sperm used to produce offspring'
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18 Mar 9:10am Demand for law to be reviewed after student who attacked six-year-old girl walks free from court with no criminal record
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Teenager will not be placed on the sex offenders register or have any criminal record
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18 Mar 9:05am Fiona Onasanya: Disgraced former Labour MP posts bizarre video proclaiming innocence in front of New York skyline
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'If you wish for me to continue as your independent MP, I am willing and able to do so, but the choice is now in your hands'
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18 Mar 8:48am Worldpay in $43bn takeover by US fintech giant FIS as electronic payments business booms
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British firm had been part of RBS but was offloaded as part of taxpayer-funded bailout of the bank
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18 Mar 8:47am M&S to open new food halls: an Asbury's unicorn could really help with that
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The retailer has made a big bet on food with its £750m Ocado joint venture. Now it needs to convince people it can handle their weekly shop
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18 Mar 8:41am Utrecht shooting: At least one dead and several injured after gunman opens fire on Dutch tram
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Police confirm 'possible terrorist motive' as government holds crisis talks
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18 Mar 8:14am Thousands of uncharted mountains discovered in Earth's oceans
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Up to 10,000 new seamounts found using data collected by satellites above planet
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18 Mar 8:04am Nobody wants a return to war in Northern Ireland but events can create their own momentum
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The 310-mile-long border that divides the north from the Irish Republic is a trip wire which has the capacity to trigger a political explosion, writes Patrick Cockburn from Belfast
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18 Mar 8:04am The refugees giving a whole new meaning to 'food for thought'
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Michael Owens meets the asylum-seekers teaching cookery classes using recipes from home as they wait for a decision on their right to stay
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18 Mar 8:03am Momo challenge: The real victims of the hoax are the parents who believe it
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Momo is just another moral panic, and parents are falling for it once again. But, says David Barnett, the kids will probably be all right
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18 Mar 7:44am Pair who 'taunted taxi driver over New Zealand attacks' in Rochdale charged by police
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Greater Manchester Police investigating several incidents connected to deadly Christchurch shooting
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18 Mar 7:40am Woman 'sucked into parents' grave' after sinkhole opens up at burial plot
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'Getting sucked into your parents' grave - it's terrifying and traumatising,' says lawyer as mourner launches $5m lawsuit
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18 Mar 6:58am Footasylum could run a lot faster under JD's wing after £90m takeover
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The price for the troubled retailer seems full but could easily look like a steal in a year or two
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18 Mar 6:31am Utrecht shooting: Man opens fire on passengers in Netherlands tram attack
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Police confirm they are investigating 'possible terrorist motive'
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18 Mar 6:21am Saudi crown prince ran brutal campaign to silence dissent more than a year before Khashoggi murder, US officials say
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Secret campaign allegedly includes kidnapping, detention and torture of Saudi citizens
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18 Mar 6:17am Trump appears to claim UK invented Russia interference in 2016 election to 'bait' US into taking its side
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US president shares tweet by founder of right-wing conspiracy theory website
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18 Mar 6:15am New Zealand mosque attacks 'could happen in UK' and government to consider funding extra mosque security, security minister says
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Ben Wallace says government is considering increasing security funding for Muslim places of worship
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18 Mar 6:10am Eurostar delays: Passengers warned not to travel as French strikes spark mass disruption
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Five trains between St Pancras and Paris Nord have already been cancelled
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18 Mar 5:34am A brief history of British Airways' Club World business class
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As British Airways unveils its radical new business-class product, our travel correspondent peers from economy through the curtain and back through the decades
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18 Mar 5:30am Hackney cyclist attack: Man in critical condition after being kicked off bike by fellow cyclist in London
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Police appeal for information from anyone 'threatened or assaulted by this suspect'
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18 Mar 5:20am New Zealand mosque shooting: Children perform impromptu haka in tribute to murdered classmates
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Dance one of several performed across Christchurch since Friday's massacre
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18 Mar 4:25am Seiichi Miyake: Google Doodle pays tribute to Japanese inventor
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Miyake developed tactile paving to help visually impaired pedestrians
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18 Mar 4:23am 'Egg Boy' to donate money raised for him to victims of Christchurch mosque attacks
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Teenager Will Connolly arrested and faces investigation after smashing egg on head of far-right Australian senator
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18 Mar 3:31am Eurostar delays: Passengers warned not to travel as French strikes spark mass disruption
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Five trains between St Pancras and Paris Nord have already been cancelled
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18 Mar 3:20am Cookstown incident: Third teenager dies after St Patrick's Day party at hotel in Northern Ireland
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Police say preliminary investigation shows 'crush towards the front door of this hotel'
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18 Mar 3:00am Cookstown incident: Two die in St Patrick's Day disco 'stampede' at Northern Ireland hotel
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Politicians from both sides of the divide offer 'thoughts and prayers' to all involved
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18 Mar 3:00am Brexit betrayal march: Billboards target absent Farage with 'where's Nigel' signs at protest
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'An opportunist politician conceived a scheme that was undeliverable,' anti-Brexit group says in a tweet
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18 Mar 12:47am New Zealand mosque shooting: Cabinet backs gun laws change 'in principle', says Ardern
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Prime minister says country will have reform plan set out 'within 10 days of this horrific act of terrorism'
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17 Mar 9:30pm Change regulations to allow TV broadcasters to take on Netflix, BBC chairman urges
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Sir David Clementi issues call for urgent action from government
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17 Mar 9:18pm Regulate social media to protect children from 'online wild west', say MPs
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Politicians call for legal code of conduct for websites such as Facebook and Instagram
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17 Mar 8:14pm Cookstown incident: Two people die at St Patrick's Day event in hotel in County Tyrone
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Two people have died following an incident at a hotel in the Northern Irish town of Cookstown where a St Patrick's Day event was taking place, police said.
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17 Mar 8:14pm Cookstown incident: Two people die at St Patrick's Day event in hotel in County Tyrone
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Two people have died following an incident at a hotel in the Northern Irish town of Cookstown where a St Patrick's Day event was taking place, police said.
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17 Mar 8:14pm Cookstown incident: Two people die at St Patrick's Day event in hotel in County Tyrone
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Two people have died following an incident at a hotel in the Northern Irish town of Cookstown where a St Patrick's Day event was taking place, police said.
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17 Mar 8:14pm Cookstown incident: Two people die at St Patrick's Day event in hotel in County Tyrone
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Two people have died following an incident at a hotel in the Northern Irish town of Cookstown where a St Patrick's Day event was taking place, police said.
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17 Mar 8:14pm Cookstown incident: Two die in St Patrick's Day disco 'stampede' in hotel in County Tyrone
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Two people have died following an incident at a hotel in the Northern Irish town of Cookstown where a St Patrick's Day event was taking place, police said. Four people were injured.
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17 Mar 8:00pm Claudia Lawrence information 'may be being held back', say police investigating disappearance
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On 10th anniversary of last sighting, investigators say they believe answer may lie locally
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