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12 Jan 6:22pm More than 100,000 homes still without power after deadly winter storm ravages US
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Winter storm expected to bring heavy snow and rain to New England after pummelling southeast and midwest
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12 Jan 5:56pm No Trousers Tube Ride: Passengers strip down to underwear on public transport in 'celebration of silliness'
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'The idea behind is simple: Random passengers board a subway car at separate stops in the middle of winter without pants'
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12 Jan 5:53pm Poison and explosives used to kill elephants as record numbers die in Sri Lanka
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Nearly 400 targeted last year in revenge for 'crop-raiding' after habitats taken over
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12 Jan 4:42pm Trump calls for 'outright dismissal' of impeachment case without trial as Democrats prepare to hand case to Senate
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Congressional rules do not allow the Senate to dismiss impeachment charges, although a Republican has tabled a motion to amend that law
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12 Jan 3:00pm Climate emergency: Boris Johnson faces calls to step up action as poll shows public support for accelerated cuts in carbon emissions
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Exclusive: 'Major wake-up call to the government' as 70 per cent back move to net-zero emissions by end of decade
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12 Jan 2:14pm Sir Roger Scruton dead: Philosopher and government adviser dies aged 75
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Author of more 50 books had battled cancer for six months
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12 Jan 1:00pm Japanese billionaire seeks girlfriend for trip around moon
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Applicants must be single women aged over 20 who 'wish for world peace'
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12 Jan 12:30pm Human Rights Watch chief Kenneth Roth denied entry to Hong Kong
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'This time – for the first time – they blocked me,' he says in video from airport
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12 Jan 11:58am Iran's only female olympic medallist says she has defected
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Authorities would claim Taekwondo champion's success was down to her wearing face veil
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12 Jan 11:52am Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey confirms her name is hyphenated
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'We're all girls in our family so there was no one to kind of carry on the name,' says shadow business secretary
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12 Jan 11:36am Elderly woman attacked by masked armed robbers inside Bolton home
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Victim, 85, tried to shout for help during 'despicable attack'
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12 Jan 11:29am Iraqi military base housing US soldiers struck by rockets, injuring four
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Rocket attack follows recent air strikes against Iraqi bases housing US and coalition troops
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12 Jan 11:18am Malta gets new prime minister after Joseph Muscat resigns over journalist murder scandal
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Labour leader Robert Abela has said he will work to restore Malta's reputation for the rule of law
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12 Jan 11:16am 'Drunk' lorry driver falls out of cab onto motorway lane near Coventry
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Concerned members of public initially thought man was having heart attack
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12 Jan 11:00am Australia wildfires: Carrots and sweet potatoes airdropped to wallabies in fire-ravaged region
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'Operation Rock Wallaby' helps feed animals as blazes rage in New South Wales
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12 Jan 10:46am Rescuers call off search for man 'swept to sea by waves' at Blackpool beach
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Emergency crews hunted in rough conditions but no trace of anyone found
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12 Jan 10:38am How would president Bernie Sanders alter US foreign policy?
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Could views formed over a lifetime of opposing American intervention translate into effective strategy?
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12 Jan 8:11am Pickering nuclear plant: Incident alert sent to residents' phones in error, authorities say
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An incident alert had been sent to residents' phones, which said no protective measures were necessary
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12 Jan 7:21am Iran crisis: British ambassador detained in Tehran says he tried to leave as soon as vigil turned into demonstration
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Rob Macaire's arrest 'flagrant violation' of international law, says foreign secretary
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12 Jan 7:16am Labour leadership: Ian Murray vows to rid party of antisemitism and bullying in pitch for deputy job
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Labour's only Scottish MP says his appointment would show voters in nations and regions the party is listening again
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12 Jan 7:03am Spain's coal mining industry was once a thriving way of life. Now only dust remains
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In its heyday, there were 53,000 miners at the heart of production. Now there are only 200. Soon only empty pits and nostalgic memories will remain, finds Graham Keeley
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12 Jan 6:45am Trump says US 'stands with brave, long-suffering Iranians' days after threatening to bomb their cultural sites
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President criticised for gross hypocrisy after claiming to be friend of Iranian people on same day as reimposition of harsh sanctions announced
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12 Jan 6:34am Britain must be prepared to fight future wars without US after Trump destroys 'assumptions', defence secretary says
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Ben Wallace says US president's decisions in Iran and Syria means UK 'needs to diversify our assets'
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12 Jan 6:21am Surgery to 'restore' women's virginity offered at dozens of clinics in London
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Hymen repair surgery costs up to £3,000 and is being advertised by 22 private Harley Street clinics on Google
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12 Jan 6:01am 'He is my baby': Mother of Britain's most prolific rapist Reynhard Sinaga speaks out
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Normawati Sinaga claims she had no idea her son was gay and struggles to believe he was capable of his crimes
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12 Jan 5:38am Brexit: EU won't be rushed by Boris Johnson's deadline, Irish minister insists
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Simon Coveney warns negotiations on trade, security, fisheries, travel and data will be complex
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12 Jan 5:20am Schools unfairly punish black students for hairstyles and for 'kissing teeth' amid racial bias, teachers say
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'Stereotypes among staff and school policies have racially discriminatory outcomes for pupils'
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12 Jan 5:06am Labour leadership: Clive Lewis says 'racism' partly to blame Brexit referendum result
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Black people woke up after the vote to leave the EU with a 'sense of dread' - claim
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12 Jan 4:34am Colorado shooting: Gunman on run after five people injured at party
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Three children and two adults in hospital with serious injuries
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12 Jan 4:22am Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey vows to abolish House of Lords
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Favoured candidate of party left says she would 'go to war with the political establishment' as leader
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11 Jan 7:49pm Labour leadership: Clive Lewis warns party only has 'very slim' chance of winning next general election without alliances
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Exclusive: MP's leadership manifesto contains plans to abolish House of Lords, introduce proportional representation and vow not block Scottish independence referendum
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11 Jan 7:23pm Eleven dead and hundreds of thousands without power as storms and tornadoes sweep across US
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More than 18 million people at risk of suffering hurricane-force winds and flooding damage
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