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Potential witnesses to Clarkson attack speak to police

Police have spoken to witnesses who potentially saw the attack which led the BBC not to renew Jeremy Clarkson's contract.

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Argentinian court throws out case against President Kirchner

A federal appeals court in Argentina has thrown out a case that accused President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of orchestrating a deal to cover up the alleged ...

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Germanwings crash co-pilot Lubitz 'quiet but friendly'

Andreas Guenter Lubitz, the co-pilot believed to have deliberately flown the Germanwings plane into the Alps, was a trusted flight officer whom aviation authorities ...

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New cockpit rules for Norwegian Air after Germanwings crash

Europe’s third largest budget airline, Norwegian Air Shuttle, says it plans to adopt new rules requiring two crew members to always be present in the cockpit of ...

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'Personal life issue' likely behind crashing of Germanwings flight

Investigators will delve in to the personal life of Andreas Lubitz to uncover any clues about his mental state after the revelation that the co-pilot deliberately ...

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Two held over nun's rape in India

Two suspects have been arrested over the gang rape of an elderly nun in a Catholic missionary school in India earlier this month.

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New rules mean boys will not leapfrog girls to rule UK

A shake-up of the rules of succession to the British crown has now come into force, removing male bias.

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Germanwings co-pilot 'was happy with his job', say hometown residents

Acquaintances of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz said he was happy and did not appear depressed.

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'Not in our worst nightmares': Germanwings reacts to revelation that co-pilot crashed plane

The airline that owned the crashed flight in which 150 people died has said it goes beyond their worst nightmare that the co-pilot deliberately crashed the plane.

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One killed in Istanbul magazine bombing

One man has been killed and two others have been injured in a bomb attack on the offices of a pro-Islamic State magazine in Istanbul.

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Iran issues warning as Saudi Arabia bombs military targets in Yemen

Saudi Arabia has bombed key military installations in Yemen after announcing a broad regional coalition to oust the Shiite rebels who forced the country's embattled ...

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Co-pilot 'intentionally' crashed Germanwings plane, says prosecutor

The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 deliberately sent the jet crashing into the mountains to destroy the plane, French prosecutors believe.

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Germanwings passengers heard screaming moments before crash

Passengers on the doomed Germanwings flight could be heard screaming in black box recordings just before the crash, Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said today.

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Germanwings co-pilot 'appeared to want to destroy plane' says prosecutor

The Germanwings co-pilot appeared to want to "destroy the plane", a French prosecutor has said.

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Boko Haram 'forcing abducted girls to marry fighters'

Nigeria-based Boko Haram has killed more than 1,000 civilians this year and forced hundreds of abducted girls and women to convert to Islam and marry fighters, a ...

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Mother due in court after US bailiffs discover bodies of her children in freezer

The deep-frozen bodies of two children found by court officers evicting their mother from her Michigan home are thought to have been hidden for two years.

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Boy shoots six-year-old brother dead after row over food

A 13-year-old boy shot dead his six-year-old brother, wounded his 16-year-old sibling, then fatally turned the gun on himself after an argument over food, police ...

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Alps crash jet pilot 'was locked out of cockpit'

One of the pilots of the crashed Germanwings jet can be heard in a 'black box' recording leaving the cockpit, then banging on the door with increasing urgency in ...

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