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11 Jul 5:21pm Arrest over killing of pregnant woman and child
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Kelly Mary Fauvrelle's baby was delivered after she was attacked at home but died days later.
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11 Jul 5:12pm Publish anti-Semitism probe response, says Watson
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Labour's deputy leader says it's time to bring in "sunlight" to "disinfect" the party.
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11 Jul 4:47pm Tropical Storm Barry: Flooded New Orleans braces for likely hurricane
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The storm has already flooded parts of the city, and threatens to overtop levees with heavy rains.
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11 Jul 3:08pm Social media used by fraudsters to advertise benefit scam
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Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat pages are plugging a scam, which can leave victims owing hundreds.
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11 Jul 3:00pm Tommy Robinson jailed for contempt of court
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Ex-English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson is jailed for nine months after a Facebook Live video.
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11 Jul 2:31pm Publish anti-Semitism probe response, says Watson
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Labour's deputy leader says it's time to bring in "sunlight" to "disinfect" the party.
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11 Jul 2:29pm Marks & Spencer ousts fashion boss Jill McDonald
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Jill McDonald will leave the company after criticism over the availability of fashion products.
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11 Jul 2:12pm Anthony Grainger shooting: Judge criticises Greater Manchester Police
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A judge rules the 2012 shooting of unarmed Anthony Grainger was legally justified but criticises police.
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11 Jul 2:04pm Cricket World Cup final to be on free-to-air TV
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England's World Cup final against New Zealand will be shown live on free-to-air television on Channel 4.
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11 Jul 1:39pm Tropical Storm Barry: Flooded New Orleans braces for likely hurricane
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The storm has already flooded parts of the city, and threatens to overtop levees with heavy rains.
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11 Jul 1:25pm Threat level raised for UK ships in Iranian waters
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The threat level was raised to the highest point before Iranian boats 'tried to intercept' a British tanker.
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11 Jul 1:25pm Serena Williams beats Barbora Strycova to reach Wimbledon final
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Serena Williams makes light work of Barbora Strycova to reach the Wimbledon final and stand one win away from a 24th Grand Slam singles title.
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11 Jul 1:22pm Marks & Spencer ousts fashion boss Jill McDonald
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Jill McDonald will leave the company after criticism over the availability of fashion products.
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11 Jul 1:09pm Cricket World Cup final to be on free-to-air TV
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England's World Cup final against New Zealand will be shown live on free-to-air television on Channel 4.
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11 Jul 12:34pm Defending champion Thomas throws down gauntlet to rivals as Teuns wins stage six
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Dylan Teuns wins the first mountain stage of the 2019 Tour de France as Geraint Thomas attacks his rivals late on to take fourth on the day.
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11 Jul 12:33pm Threat level raised for UK ships in Iranian waters
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The threat level was raised to the highest point before Iranian boats 'tried to intercept' a British tanker.
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11 Jul 12:33pm Marks & Spencer ousts fashion boss Jill McDonald
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Jill McDonald will leave the company after criticism over the availability of fashion products.
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11 Jul 12:32pm England reach Cricket World Cup final with thrashing of Australia
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England surge into their first World Cup final for 27 years with a sensational eight-wicket demolition of Australia at Edgbaston.
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11 Jul 11:48am Serena Williams beats Barbora Strycova to reach Wimbledon final
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Serena Williams makes light work of Barbora Strycova to reach the Wimbledon final and stand one win away from a 24th Grand Slam singles title.
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11 Jul 11:37am Marks & Spencer ousts fashion boss Jill McDonald
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Jill McDonald will leave the company after criticism over the availability of fashion products.
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11 Jul 11:26am Serena Williams beats Barbora Strycova to reach Wimbledon final
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Serena Williams makes light work of Barbora Strycova to reach the Wimbledon final and stand one win away from a 24th Grand Slam singles title.
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11 Jul 11:03am Wreckfish: The fish that gobbles up unsuspecting sharks
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These sharks thought it was swordfish on the menu, but there was something hungrier in the darkness.
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11 Jul 10:47am Tommy Robinson jailed for contempt of court
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Ex-English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson is jailed for nine months after a Facebook Live video.
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11 Jul 10:28am Social media used by fraudsters to advertise benefit scam
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Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat pages are plugging a scam, which can leave victims owing hundreds.
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11 Jul 10:24am Three Peaks Challenge completed by three-year-old
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“I’m on top of the world, Daddy” said three-year-old Jaxson Krzysix on top of Ben Nevis.
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11 Jul 10:00am Tommy Robinson jailed for contempt of court
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Ex-English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson is jailed for nine months after a Facebook Live video.
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11 Jul 9:54am Halep beats Svitolina to reach first Wimbledon final
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Simona Halep eases into her first Wimbledon final with a 6-1 6-3 victory over Elina Svitolina.
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11 Jul 9:50am Sacked ministers need more support, coroner says
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A coroner rules Labour's Carl Sargeant killed himself after allegations of inappropriate behaviour.
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11 Jul 9:45am England v Australia World Cup semi-final: Steve Smith run out with a nutmeg
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Watch Jos Buttler run out Steve Smith for 85 with a stunning throw through the batsman's legs during England's World Cup semi-final against Australia at Edgbaston.
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11 Jul 9:36am Wimbledon 2019: Best shots as Halep beats Svitolina in straight sets
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Watch the five best shots as Simona Halep beats Elina Svitolina in straight sets to cruise into her first Wimbledon final.
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11 Jul 9:35am Halep beats Svitolina to reach first Wimbledon final
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Simona Halep eases into her first Wimbledon final with a 6-1 6-3 victory over Elina Svitolina.
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11 Jul 9:25am Carl Sargeant inquest: Sacked ministers need support, says coroner
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A coroner rules Labour's Carl Sargeant killed himself after allegations of inappropriate behaviour.
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11 Jul 9:20am Tommy Robinson jailed for contempt of court
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Ex-English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson is jailed for nine months after a Facebook Live video.
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11 Jul 9:08am Violent Greek storm caught on camera
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Six tourists have been killed and at least 30 other people injured in a violent storm that swept across a region of northern Greece.
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11 Jul 9:00am Myanmar: No homecoming for Rohingyas
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Almost two years since 700,000 Rohingyas fled violence in Myanmar, there's no sign of them returning.
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11 Jul 8:47am Anthony Grainger shooting: Judge criticises Greater Manchester Police
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A judge rules the 2012 shooting of unarmed Anthony Grainger was legally justified but criticises police.
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11 Jul 7:39am Sir Kim Darroch: No evidence leaked email was a hack, says Sir Alan Duncan
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Foreign Office minister Sir Alan Duncan says investigations are focused on a leak, not a hack.
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11 Jul 7:22am Tommy Robinson jailed for contempt of court
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Ex-English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson is jailed for nine months after a Facebook Live video.
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11 Jul 6:15am France passes tax on tech giants despite US threats
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The Trump administration says the new 3% tax on sales in France will harm US online giants.
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11 Jul 6:09am M25 crash: Jackknifed lorry causes motorway closure
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A lorry driver suffers life-threatening injuries in the crash between junction eight and ten in Surrey.
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11 Jul 5:54am Need to ring your GP? Where not to live
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Half of patients in some areas reporting problems getting hold of their local doctor's surgery.
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11 Jul 5:52am Cricket World Cup: Aaron Finch is dismissed lbw by Jofra Archer for a golden duck
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Jofra Archer dismisses Aaron Finch lbw for a golden duck in the Cricket World Cup semi-final between England and Australia at Edgbaston.
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11 Jul 5:38am Labour anti-Semitism claims prompt dismay in party
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Deputy leader Tom Watson says he is "shocked" and "appalled" by allegations made in a BBC documentary.
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11 Jul 5:37am Warner Bros Studios: Crews tackle blaze at one of the stages
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Blockbusters including James Bond and Mission Impossible are also shot at the studios.
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11 Jul 5:17am Labour anti-Semitism claims prompt dismay in party
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Deputy leader Tom Watson says he is "shocked" and "appalled" by allegations made in a BBC documentary.
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11 Jul 5:06am NHS waiting list hits record high amid pensions row
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More than 4 million people in England are waiting for routine treatment.
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11 Jul 4:51am Uluru tourists draw controversy ahead of climb ban
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Many tourists are flocking to the sacred indigenous site in Australia before it is no longer possible.
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11 Jul 4:48am Climate change: How hot cities could be in 2050
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Edinburgh will feel like Paris and Leeds could be as warm as Melbourne, according to a study.
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11 Jul 4:44am Greece storm: Six tourists die in Halkidiki
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Hailstorms and gale-force winds leave six dead and at least 30 injured in the region of Halkidiki.
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11 Jul 4:10am Benefits for terminally ill people to be reviewed
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Charities say the struggle to access benefits is making people's lives a "total misery".
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11 Jul 3:44am Denise Nickerson: Violet Beauregarde actress dies aged 62
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The former child star played the gum-chewing brat in 1971's Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.
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11 Jul 3:13am US launches inquiry into French plan to tax tech giants
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The US says it is concerned that plans for a 3% tax on tech giants will unfairly target US firms.
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11 Jul 3:11am Labour anti-Semitism claims prompt dismay in party
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Deputy leader Tom Watson says he is "shocked" and "appalled" by allegations made in a BBC documentary.
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11 Jul 3:05am Denise Nickerson: Violet Beauregarde actress dies aged 62
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The former child star played the gum-chewing brat in 1971's Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.
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11 Jul 2:53am Greece storm: Six tourists killed as wind and hail batter Halkidiki
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Hailstorms and gale-force winds leave six dead and at least 30 injured in the region of Halkidiki.
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11 Jul 2:33am Sam Allardyce turns down Newcastle United approach to return as manager
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Former England boss Sam Allardyce says he has turned down the chance to return to Newcastle United as the club's manager.
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11 Jul 1:37am Australia catamaran accident leaves three people dead
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Emergency crews retrieve the bodies and rescue two survivors in rough seas off New South Wales.
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11 Jul 1:20am Andy Murray column: Hard work starts now for possible singles return
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In his regular BBC Sport column, Andy Murray talks about hitting the gym as he tries to move closer to a singles return and what he enjoyed most about Wimbledon.
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11 Jul 12:57am Labour anti-Semitism claims prompt dismay in party
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Deputy leader Tom Watson and London Mayor Sadiq Khan are among those to speak out after a BBC investigation.
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11 Jul 12:48am The Papers: Ambassador row and fruit juice cancer risk
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The ongoing row over the resignation of the UK's ambassador to the US and the cancer risk of fruit juice make the front pages.
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10 Jul 11:46pm Greece storm: Six tourists killed as wind and hail batter Halkidiki
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Hailstorms and gale-force winds leave six dead and at least 30 injured in the region of Halkidiki.
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10 Jul 11:31pm US launches inquiry into French plan to tax tech giants
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The US says it is concerned that plans for a 3% tax on tech giants will unfairly target US firms.
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10 Jul 8:23pm England v Australia at the Cricket World Cup: 142 years of beef
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A brief history of a sporting rivalry that dates back to the 19th Century.
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10 Jul 8:19pm Artificial lionfish powered by ‘robotic blood’
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The circulatory system fitted to the synthetic fish allows it to be powered for about 40 hours.
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10 Jul 8:12pm US launches inquiry into French plan to tax tech giants
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The US says it is concerned that plans for a 3% tax on tech giants will unfairly target US firms.
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10 Jul 8:06pm England university applications hit record numbers
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Nearly 240,000 England school leavers try for university, but applicant numbers in the rest of the UK fall.
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10 Jul 8:00pm Are sugary drinks causing cancer?
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A study suggests a link for both fizzy pop and and fruit juices, although the reason is not clear.
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10 Jul 7:36pm Mulan: Disney aims to win over China with second take on the legend
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No singing and no dragons, but Disney's new take on the legend makes a play for Chinese audiences.
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10 Jul 7:30pm Are men the main target of sexual harassment in Iraq?
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A large scale survey looking at attitudes in the Middle East finds that 39% men in Iraq say they have been harassed.
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10 Jul 7:10pm The woman who inspired Serena Williams and Cori Gauff
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Althea Gibson was the first black player to win a tennis Grand Slam and inspired today's female icons
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10 Jul 7:07pm The Papers: Ambassador row and fruit juice cancer risk
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The ongoing row over the resignation of the UK's ambassador to the US and the cancer risk of fruit juice make the front pages.
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