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13 Aug 6:39pm Hong Kong protests cripple airport for second day
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Police and protesters square up to each other on another day of disruption for passengers.
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13 Aug 5:47pm Hong Kong protests cripple airport for second day
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Police and protesters square up to each other on another day of disruption for passengers.
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13 Aug 5:29pm Trump delays some tariffs on Chinese imports
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Apple shares soar as the US delays imposing tariffs on mobile phones and other items from China.
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13 Aug 4:25pm Jeffrey Epstein: Two guards suspended and warden removed over death
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Federal authorities are investigating the death of Mr Epstein, who was facing sex trafficking charges.
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13 Aug 4:14pm Hong Kong protests cripple airport for second day
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Police and protesters square up to each other on another day of disruption for passengers.
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13 Aug 4:02pm Media giants Viacom and CBS to merge in latest mega-deal
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The deal between CBS and Viacom combines Paramount Pictures and some of TV's most-watched shows.
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13 Aug 3:51pm Why this 89-year-old is visiting every US national park with her grandson
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Brad Ryan and his grandma Joy are on an unforgettable road trip to visit every US national park.
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13 Aug 3:34pm Media giants Viacom and CBS to merge in latest mega-deal
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The deal between CBS and Viacom comes amid big changes in the entertainment landscape.
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13 Aug 2:36pm Plácido Domingo accused of sexual harassment
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The Spanish tenor says claims by eight singers and a dancer are "deeply troubling" and "inaccurate".
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13 Aug 1:40pm Hong Kong protests cripple airport for second day
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Hong Kong airport faces major disruption as anti-government protesters clash with police.
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13 Aug 1:37pm Trump delays some tariffs on Chinese imports
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Apple shares soar as the US delays imposing tariffs on mobile phones and other items from China.
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13 Aug 1:34pm Manchester City fined but avoid transfer ban for breaching Fifa rules on under-18 signings
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Manchester City are fined but avoid a transfer ban after admitting breaching Fifa rules on signing youth players.
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13 Aug 12:59pm Hong Kong protests cripple airport for second day
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Hong Kong airport faces major disruption as anti-government protesters clash with police.
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13 Aug 12:20pm Children in care targeted by county lines gangs
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Criminal gangs are targeting children in care, some as young as 12, in towns and cities miles from home.
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13 Aug 12:05pm Nora Quoirin: Body found in Malaysia is missing girl
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Police say Nora Quoirin's parents identify a body found in the jungle as their missing daughter.
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13 Aug 11:58am Norwegian cuts routes over 737 Max grounding
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The airline says the routes between Ireland and the US are no longer "commercially viable".
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13 Aug 11:51am Scottish government pays out £500,000 in costs to Alex Salmond
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The former first minister is awarded £512,250 from the Scottish government over a court battle.
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13 Aug 11:48am Plácido Domingo accused of sexual harassment
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The Spanish tenor says claims by eight singers and a dancer are "deeply troubling" and "inaccurate".
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13 Aug 11:47am Bury: Financially stricken League One side have game against Gillingham suspended
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Bury have a fourth game suspended after the club were unable to satisfy the EFL's request to prove their financial viability.
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13 Aug 11:45am Gauff, 15, handed wildcard for US Open
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American teenager Coco Gauff is awarded a wildcard for the women's singles at the US Open next week.
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13 Aug 11:34am Hong Kong protests disrupt airport for second day
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Hong Kong airport again faces major disruption as anti-government protesters gather in large numbers.
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13 Aug 11:16am Trump delays some tariffs on Chinese imports
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Apple shares soar as the US delays imposing tariffs on mobile phones and other items from China.
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13 Aug 11:00am Bury: Financially stricken League One side have game against Gillingham suspended
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Bury have a fourth game suspended after the club were unable to satisfy the EFL's request to prove their financial viability.
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13 Aug 10:50am Nora Quoirin: Body found in Malaysia is missing girl
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Police say Nora Quoirin's parents have identified a body found in the jungle as their missing daughter.
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13 Aug 10:20am Nora Quoirin: Body found in Malaysia is missing girl
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Police say Nora Quoirin's parents have identified a body found as their missing daughter.
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13 Aug 9:30am Nora Quoirin: Body found in Malaysia is missing girl
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Police say Nora Quoirin's parents identify a body found in a search as their missing daughter.
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13 Aug 8:28am PC defies Met bosses to go on Nigerian Big Brother
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Scotland Yard said it was investigating as PC Khafi Kareem had gone on the programme "without authority".
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13 Aug 8:22am Brexit legal challenge fast-tracked to September
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A group of politicians want the courts to rule out suspending parliament to push through a no-deal Brexit.
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13 Aug 8:04am British Heart Foundation: A colourful image of blood vessel cells wins competition
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An image of blood vessel cells has won this year's Reflections of Research image competition.
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13 Aug 7:38am Hong Kong protests disrupt airport for second day
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Hong Kong airport again faces major disruption as anti-government protesters gather in large numbers.
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13 Aug 7:33am Missing Nora Quoirin: Body found in Malaysia search
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Police searching for missing teenager Nora Quoirin in Malaysia say they have found a body.
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13 Aug 6:26am Brexit legal challenge fast-tracked to September
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A group of politicians want the courts to rule out suspending parliament to push through a no-deal Brexit.
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13 Aug 6:24am Missing Nora Quoirin: Body found in Malaysia search
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Police searching for missing teenager Nora Quoirin in Malaysia say they have found a body.
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13 Aug 6:11am Hong Kong protests disrupt airport for second day
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Hong Kong airport again suspends check-in services because of continuing anti-government protests.
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13 Aug 5:26am Sydney incident: Man arrested over stabbings in city centre
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Police said they were not currently treating the attack as a terror incident.
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13 Aug 5:25am Missing Nora Quoirin: Body found in Malaysia search
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Police searching for missing teenager Nora Quoirin in Malaysia say they have found a body.
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13 Aug 4:24am Sydney incident: Man arrested over stabbings in city centre
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Police said they were not currently treating the attack as a terror incident.
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13 Aug 4:20am Swarovski apologises to China for describing Hong Kong as country
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The jewellery firm is the latest company to be hit by controversy over the description of Hong Kong.
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13 Aug 3:05am Prisons: Boris Johnson pledges £100m to boost security
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Jails in England and Wales cannot be allowed to become "factories for making bad people worse", PM says.
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13 Aug 2:01am Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate’ in breakthrough trial
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Scientists say the breakthrough trial suggests the disease may soon be “preventable and treatable”.
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13 Aug 1:42am Londonderry: Petrol bombs thrown at police
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Police maintained a strong presence around the city's walls on Monday night.
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12 Aug 8:38pm FGM ‘no longer just an African problem’
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Former first lady of Somaliland Edna Adan Ismail looks at female genital mutilation among women in the UK.
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12 Aug 8:31pm How these bikers are helping women stay safe
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In Bangladesh specialist scooter taxis are helping women to get around the capital safely.
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12 Aug 8:29pm School uniform: Can it be bought more cheaply?
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Parents recalled spending more than £200 per child on uniform when surveyed by the government.
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12 Aug 8:03pm Article 370: Has India bitten off more than it can chew in Kashmir?
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India's move to strip Kashmir of special status may re-invigorate the conflict in the region.
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12 Aug 8:02pm Camden stabbing: Man killed in north-west London
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The man, whose age has not yet been released, was pronounced dead in Camden on Monday night.
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12 Aug 8:00pm Anti-natalists: The people who want you to stop having babies
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Who are “anti-natalists” and why do they want the gradual extinction of humanity?
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12 Aug 7:24pm Zimbabwe after Mugabe: The country where pensions have disappeared
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Chronic high inflation is hitting Zimbabweans hard but the government says there is no quick fix.
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12 Aug 7:20pm Fastnet 40: Sailors remember storm that left 19 dead
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In August 1979, hundreds of sailors were caught in a ferocious storm that left 19 people dead.
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12 Aug 7:15pm Libra: Could Facebook’s new currency be stopped in its tracks?
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How Facebook’s Libra could be stopped in its tracks
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12 Aug 7:05pm Chlamydia sex infection vaccine passes safety test
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The first human trial of a jab to tackle the sexually transmitted disease shows promise, say experts.
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12 Aug 7:00pm Legal bid to stop Westminster Brexit shut-down
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A group of politicians want the courts to rule out suspending parliament to push through a no-deal Brexit.
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