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20 priests among dead in Cuba plane crash

Twenty priests were among 110 people who died in the Cuba plane crash, it has emerged.
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Posted 2018/05/19 16:55:00

Whole world (and its dog) celebrates royal wedding

Fans of the Royal Family in the UK and around the world have marked Harry and Meghan's wedding with their own celebrations.
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Posted 2018/05/19 13:57:00

Green light for driving in Europe after Brexit

Millions of British drivers will be able to carry on using existing insurance policies in the EU after Brexit without the need for additional paperwork, the Government has confirmed.
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Posted 2018/05/18 16:09:00

Platini admits draw for 1998 World Cup was fixed

Disgraced ex-footballer Michel Platini has admitted the draw for the 1998 World Cup was fixed.
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Posted 2018/05/18 12:21:00

Australia probes claim Google harvests data, consumers pay

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Google is under investigation in Australia following claims that it collects data from millions of Android smartphones users, who unwittingly pay their telecom service providers for gigabytes consumed during the harvesting, regulators said on Tuesday.


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Posted 2018/05/15 05:54:32

North, South Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea and South Korea agreed on Tuesday to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16 to discuss steps needed to uphold the pledge to denuclearise the Korean peninsula, South Korea's Unification Ministry said.


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Posted 2018/05/15 03:18:06

Sichuan Airlines pilot was "sucked halfway" out of window, captain says

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The co-pilot of a Sichuan Airlines flight that was forced to make an emergency landing on Monday was "sucked halfway" out of the plane after a cockpit windshield blew out, local media reported citing the aircraft's captain.


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Posted 2018/05/15 03:00:34

Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza as U.S. Embassy opens in Jerusalem

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead dozens of Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border on Monday when the high-profile opening of the U.S. embassy to Israel in Jerusalem by the Trump administration raised tension to boiling point after weeks of demonstrations.


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Posted 2018/05/15 01:43:40

Modigliani nude painting sold at auction for $157.2m

When it was first shown in 1917, Modigliani's Nu couche (sur le cote gauche) was considered so offensive that police shut the exhibition down.
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Posted 2018/05/15 00:37:00

U.S. criticises China for shielding Myanmar from U.N. action

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States indirectly criticised China on Monday for shielding Myanmar from strong U.N. Security Council action over a military crackdown against mainly Rohingya Muslims that the U.S. and other countries have denounced as ethnic cleansing.


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Posted 2018/05/15 00:12:46

Lethal pig virus could jump to humans

A lethal pig virus that shows similarities to Sars could jump to humans, researchers have said.
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Posted 2018/05/14 22:02:00

Mum scares off bear attacking her child

A mother scared away a black bear which attacked her five-year-old daughter outside their home in Colorado, officials have said.
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Posted 2018/05/14 21:32:00

Baby among 58 killed in Gaza as US embassy opens

Israeli forces have killed at least 58 Palestinians and left 2,771 injured during mass protests against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem, Palestinian health officials say.
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Posted 2018/05/14 21:22:00

US First Lady Melania Trump in hospital

America's First Lady is in hospital for a kidney condition and will stay there for the rest of the week, the White House has said.
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Posted 2018/05/14 19:24:00

Injured surfer breaks seven summits record

An Australian man has set a new record for climbing the highest peaks on each of the seven continents four years after breaking his neck in a surfing accident.
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Posted 2018/05/14 15:17:00

At least 70 dead as India hit by storms

Dozens of people have been killed in India in powerful storms sweeping across the country.
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Posted 2018/05/14 07:00:00

Europe moves to safeguard interests in Iran after U.S. pullout

BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's heavyweight economies took steps on Friday to safeguard their interests in Iran, seeking to keep the nuclear deal with Tehran alive after Washington pulled out and said sanctions would follow.


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Posted 2018/05/11 17:25:17

Apple is almost a $1 trillion company, but watch out for Amazon

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple is on the verge of becoming the first $1 trillion (738 billion pound) publicly listed U.S. company, but even if it gets there, it could soon be overtaken as Amazon.com surges from behind.


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Posted 2018/05/11 17:18:53

Middle East peace unlikely if Trump takes sides

The current events in Gaza are not as bloody as in previous weeks but the region remains on edge on several fronts.
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Posted 2018/05/11 15:23:00

Britons kidnapped from Congo gorilla sanctuary

Two British citizens have been kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Foreign Office has confirmed.
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Posted 2018/05/11 14:29:00