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Boy, 2, badly hurt in hotel fall

A two-year boy has suffered head injuries after falling from a balcony at a hotel.

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Road rage attack caught on CCTV

Police in England have released CCTV footage of the moment a woman grabbed a female motorist and wrestled her to the ground in broad daylight in an unprovoked road ...

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Six million in Ebola lockdown

Some residents ran from their homes in Sierra Leone to avoid being trapped during a three-day lockdown to contain the Ebola outbreak, a health worker said today.

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Police hunting 'multiple suspects' in Thai tourist deaths

Police in Thailand said they still have not “come up with the exact number of the suspects” following the brutal murders of two British tourists – but confirmed ...

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US jets intercept Russian aircraft

Two US F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska, military officials said.

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Philippines storm leaves five dead

A storm that brought torrential monsoon rains which flooded much of the Philippine capital has gained strength and battered the country’s northern provinces with ...

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New Zealand PM Key wins third term

Prime Minister John Key has won an emphatic victory in New Zealand’s general election to return for a third term in office.

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Hunt for Alice 'biggest since 7/7'

The hunt for missing schoolgirl Alice Gross has led to the biggest search operation since the 7/7 bombings, Scotland Yard said.

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Brown proposals for United Scotland

Former British prime minster Gordon Brown has set out proposals for a united Scotland after the historic referendum returned a No result and pledged that the promises ...

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White House fence jumper sparks security scare

A man jumped over the fence of the White House and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, just minutes after President Barack Obama ...

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Six held after Glasgow referendum scuffles

Six people have been arrested after trouble flared in Glasgow city centre following the referendum result.

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Turkish hostages freed by IS

Forty nine hostages who were seized by Islamic militants in Iraq have been freed and safely returned to Turkey, ending Turkey’s most serious hostage crisis, Turkish ...

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