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13 Jan 5:42pm Julian Assange appears in court as lawyers complain prison has blocked Wikileaks founder from seeing key evidence
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'We have pushed Belmarsh in every way - it is a breach of a defendant's rights,' lawyer says
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13 Jan 5:30pm US coal power plants shut down at near-record rate, despite Trump's promise to save industry
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If pace continues, America will cut more coal capacity during Trump's first term than Obama's second
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13 Jan 5:29pm Travelex: Fears for customers' personal information after hackers publish stolen data
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Details from hack on different company posted online by Sodinokibi group that held Travelex to ransom
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13 Jan 4:30pm US asks Apple to unlock iPhones used by Saudi terrorist in Pensacola attack
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21 Saudi servicemen to be expelled from US base where they trained
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13 Jan 4:18pm Trump says he 'couldn't care less' if Iran negotiates with US
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President tweets warning at Tehran as his administration seemingly works to bring the country 'to the table'
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13 Jan 4:00pm Flybe: Stretch tax deadline or airline will shut down, government told
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The airline appears to be weaponising accrued Air Passenger Duty, estimated by The Independent to total £25m for December alone
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13 Jan 3:39pm SUVs and other polluting cars could be removed from sale, automotive industry warns
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Brexit combines with new EU target to cause headache for manufacturers
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13 Jan 3:25pm Gigi Hadid selected as potential juror in Harvey Weinstein trial
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Model tells judge she could 'keep an open mind on the facts'
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13 Jan 2:59pm Scientists find the oldest solid material ever discovered
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'They're solid samples of stars, real stardust,' says researcher
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13 Jan 2:59pm Scientists create first 'living robots' in major breakthrough
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'They're neither a traditional robot nor a known species of animal,' says creator. 'It's a new class of artifact: a living, programmable organism'
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13 Jan 2:27pm Man captures rare 50-year-old giant fish whose population is unknown
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Catch of oldest-known grouper in Florida revives call for endangered species protection
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13 Jan 12:40pm Leadership contender Lisa Nandy says voters found prospect of Labour government 'frightening' at election
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Contender insists she would be 'the braver, rather than easier option' as leadership race enters second round
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13 Jan 12:06pm Conservative mothers' group rages at Burger King for using 'damn' in advert for meatless Whopper
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Activists denounce commercial as 'irresponsible and tasteless' after customer uses curse word
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13 Jan 12:03pm Queen agrees to back Harry and Meghan stepping away from royal duties after 'constructive' crisis talks
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Head of state announces 'period of transition', with Sussexes living in Canada and UK
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13 Jan 11:35am Paedophile cardinal transfers prison after drone flown over jail
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The drone is suspected of trying to photograph Pell in a prison garden
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13 Jan 11:33am Elizabeth Warren 'disappointed' at Bernie Sanders' campaign attacking her for having 'highly educated, affluent' supporters
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Sanders campaign has not denied authenticity of campaign script in Iowa, but Vermont senator claims reaction is 'media blowup'
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13 Jan 11:05am Text messages and images that could expose Trump's Ukraine dealings handed over to inquiry
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Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani, is accused of campaign finance violations
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13 Jan 11:01am Cory Booker drops out of US presidential race
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His campaign focusing on social justice and community had struggled in polls and fundraising
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13 Jan 10:46am Michelle Carter: Supreme Court will not hear appeal of woman convicted of encouraging boyfriend to kill himself
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Refusal to take on the case leaves conviction and 15-month jail sentence intact for young woman charged with involuntary manslaughter
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13 Jan 10:04am Labour leadership: Five candidates through to next round as Emily Thornberry secures backing moments after Clive Lewis pulls out of race
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Shadow foreign secretary grabs her vital 22nd nomination from a party MP - as the deadline loomed
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13 Jan 9:25am Trump appears to tweet image of dead body
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Donald Trump has posted an image of an apparent dead body on his Twitter feed amid a wild stream of messages in support of his policy toward Iran.
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13 Jan 9:02am Recession: Almost half of UK firms expect economy to contract in 2020
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Tensions such as trade tariffs and Brexit seen as biggest risks, survey finds
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13 Jan 9:00am Taiwan election: China says 'separatists will leave a stink for 10,000 years'
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The comments come after landslide pro-independence victory and alleged election interference by PRC
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13 Jan 8:56am China says NGO chief barred from entering Hong Kong is 'paying price' for inciting protests
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Human Rights Watch calls Chinese official's remarks 'insulting to millions across Hong Kong who have come out week after week to peacefully demonstrate for their rights'
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13 Jan 8:26am Seriously ill people released from immigration detention without crucial medication, senior doctors warn
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Current discharge requirements in removal centres 'clearly unsafe' and can place detainees at serious risk of relapse or deterioration following release, say medical professionals
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13 Jan 7:33am 'We want prosecutions': Iran rocked by protests for third day after security forces 'shot at demonstrators'
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Protester says resignation of leaders is 'not enough' following downing of plane
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13 Jan 7:32am 20 pledges for 2020: Why I'm promising to buy only ethically sourced beauty products
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Truly ethical and sustainable beauty brands aren't easy to find. Can Jessica Jones go a whole year without using anything else?
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13 Jan 7:26am Parachute accident leaves man dangling from cliff
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Rescue operation launched after Austrian daredevil snared on Thai mountain
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13 Jan 6:03am Neo-Nazis on course to win second place in Slovakia election next month
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Kotlebovci-L'SNS focuses its hate on Jews, Muslims, and travellers and venerates the leaders of Slovakia's former Nazi client state
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13 Jan 6:02am The high street's woes are a ultimately down to the consumer
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Department store chain Beales has warned that administration could follow if it can't secure fresh investment and its CEO has criticised high rents and business rates, while landlords have been firing back at retailers
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13 Jan 5:43am Man admits trying to stab police officer to death in Essex home
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Victim was attacked while at home with his wife and two children
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13 Jan 5:00am Taal volcano news – live: 'Hazardous eruption' set to hit Philippines within hours, authorities warn
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Follow latest updates as country prepares for seismic volcanic activity
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13 Jan 4:54am NHS patient feedback is not being used to improve services, report warns
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Taxpayers' views 'are often disjointed and standalone' from efforts to improve quality of care
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13 Jan 4:47am Pound falls as UK economy unexpectedly shrinks by 0.3% in November
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'Lacklustre' performance for manufacturing drags economy into contraction
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13 Jan 4:38am Bernie Sanders goads Trump after sudden poll surge: 'It means you're going to lose'
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Democratic senator takes on president as recent Iowa poll reignites 2020 campaign
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13 Jan 4:24am British backpacker dies after falling from cliff in Sydney
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Model and make-up artist arrived in Australia just weeks before death
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13 Jan 4:20am Prisoner dies after throat slashed in privately-run Thameside jail
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Man arrested on suspicion of murder at Serco-run facility in Greenwich, south London
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13 Jan 4:16am Storm Brendan: Ferries and flights cancelled amid 90mph winds
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Dozens of ferries cancelled; grounded flights include BA's flagship London-New York service
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13 Jan 4:05am Trump a dangerous, irresponsible narcissist who bombed Soleimani to distract from impeachment, Canadian CEO says
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Maple Leaf Foods chief says employee lost wife and young son in anti-aircraft strike
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13 Jan 3:45am Justin Trudeau vows 'justice' for Iran plane downing as Canada grieves
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Prime minister joins tearful vigil to remember families killed in disaster
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13 Jan 3:38am Taal volcano news – live: 'Hazardous eruption' set to hit Philippines within hours, authorities warn
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Follow latest updates as country prepares for seismic volcanic activity
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13 Jan 2:29am Over 160,000 people could die from diseases linked to air pollution by 2030 in UK
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'Public health emergency' of toxic air must be tackled urgently, warns charity
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13 Jan 2:28am Millions left unspent on NHS as councils fail to cash in on money from housing developers
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The health service has a £6bn backlog on infrastructure spending – but easy funds are not being obtained
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13 Jan 2:27am Equality for women is generations away as men dominate every area of public life, warns leading charity
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'At this rate, our great-grandchildren will still be producing data that shows women missing from the top of public life and business,' says Fawcett Society chief executive
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13 Jan 2:26am Boris Johnson to meet Northern Ireland leaders in Belfast after powersharing deal
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Agreement led to restoration of Stormont executive after three years
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12 Jan 11:37pm Philippines volcano: 'Explosive eruption' warning as lava gushes from Taal Volcano
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More than 8,000 evacuated and flights suspended at Manila international airport, as officials warn of possible 'volcanic tsunami'
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12 Jan 9:31pm Iran crisis: Trump's own defence secretary admits he 'didn't see' evidence of imminent attacks from Tehran
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'What the president said was he believed that there probably and could have been attacks,' says Esper after Trump claimed Iranian general targeted four US embassies
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12 Jan 8:38pm Man rescued from Alaskan wilderness after 23 days in subzero temperatures after cabin burns down
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Man forced to fight to survive after losing cabin and dog in blaze
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12 Jan 8:32pm Sheffield shooting: 12-year-old boy injured in drive-by attack
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Police investigating motive after gunman opens fire on group in street
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12 Jan 8:10pm MI5 chief dismisses US warnings about risk Huawei poses to intelligence sharing
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Donald Trump has warned Chinese firm is a 'security danger'
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12 Jan 7:41pm Flybe: Britain's biggest regional airline 'on brink of collapse'
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Airline 'locked in survival talks' with government, according to report
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