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Prince Philip hospitalised with infection but is in "good spirits"

LONDON (Reuters) - Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth, has been admitted to hospital with an infection and will miss the formal opening of parliament, but he remains in good spirits, Buckingham Palace said.


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Posted 2017/06/21 15:21:52

Saudi King makes son next in line to throne

Saudi Arabia has a new heir to the throne after its ruler changed his line of succession.
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Posted 2017/06/21 14:50:00

Russian hackers targeted 21 states in election

Russian hackers targeted election-related systems in 21 states during the 2016 presidential election, a US official has confirmed.
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Posted 2017/06/21 14:39:00

C Africa clashes kill 100 as ceasefire crumbles

At least 100 people have been killed following violent clashes between armed groups in the Central African Republic.
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Posted 2017/06/21 14:24:00

Tennis star Boris Becker declared bankrupt

Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker says he is "surprised and disappointed" to be declared bankrupt.
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Posted 2017/06/21 13:42:00

Macron plots reshuffle as MoDem quits cabinet, conservatives split

PARIS (Reuters) - France's main conservative party splintered and ministers from a centrist grouping quit the government on Wednesday, as aftershocks from a seismic shift engineered by President Emmanuel Macron rippled across the political landscape.


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Posted 2017/06/21 13:06:02

Deep-space craft to join hunt for new planets

A new observatory to be built and sent into deep-space to search out habitable planets has been approved by the European Space Agency.
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Posted 2017/06/21 13:02:00

Men in court over deaths of 71 refugees in lorry

Four men have appeared in court charged with the murder of 71 refugees who suffocated in the back of a lorry.
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Posted 2017/06/21 09:01:00

Push to end $2m treasure hunt after deaths

A police chief has urged an author to call off his treasure hunt after two people are believed to have died looking for the hidden chest of gold, jewels and other artefacts.
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Posted 2017/06/21 06:58:00

Uber boss Travis Kalanick quits after revolt

Uber's troubled chief executive, Travis Kalanick, has quit following a revolt by major shareholders.
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Posted 2017/06/21 06:04:00

New dashcam footage of black man shot by cop

New video of a police shooting that shocked America shows a black man being "gunned down like a rabid animal".
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Posted 2017/06/21 05:22:00

Daniel Day-Lewis retires from acting at 60

Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis has announced his retirement from acting at the age of 60.
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Posted 2017/06/20 21:38:00

Burning Brussels terror suspect ran at soldiers

Belgian soldiers patrolling a major train station in Brussels have killed a suspected suicide bomber following an explosion.
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Posted 2017/06/20 19:24:00

U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea dies days after release

(Reuters) - An American university student held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months died at a Cincinnati hospital on Monday, just days after he was released from captivity in a coma, his family said.


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Posted 2017/06/20 10:53:09

French police find weapons cache in home of Champs Elysees attacker

PARIS (Reuters) - A man who rammed a car into a police van in Paris stored a cache of weapons at his home and held a gun permit despite being on a secret service list of people linked to radical Islam, police sources and French officials said on Tuesday.


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Posted 2017/06/20 10:50:24

Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

A Spanish prosecutor has filed a claim against Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho over alleged tax fraud, according to reports.
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Posted 2017/06/20 10:38:00

Man arrested near parliament charged with possessing offensive weapon

LONDON (Reuters) - A man arrested outside the British parliament in central London has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting an officer, police said on Tuesday.


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Posted 2017/06/20 09:43:23

Hammond says challenge to avoid "cliff-edge" Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Tuesday the world's fifth-biggest economy faced tough times as it tries to avoid a damaging "cliff-edge" departure from the European Union.


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Posted 2017/06/20 09:39:24

Family of suspect in attack on London Muslims say they are devastated

LONDON (Reuters) - The family of a man suspected of driving a rented van into Muslim worshippers after they left prayers at a north London mosque said they are devastated at the "madness" of the attack.


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Posted 2017/06/20 09:29:36

Exclusive: U.S. investigators in Russia probe look at role of Flynn partner

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal investigators probing the lobbying work of ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn are focused in part on the role of Bijan Kian, Flynn’s former business partner, according to a person interviewed by the FBI. 


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Posted 2017/06/20 09:11:12

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