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Ex-security chief threatens 'shock' revelations about Murdoch newspaper empire

The former head of security at Rupert Murdoch’s UK newspaper empire has threatened to blow the whistle with “shock” revelations about the company.

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UN agency forced to cut food aid to 200,000 Syrian refugees

The cash-strapped World Food Programme says it has had to drop a third of Syrian refugees from its aid effort in Middle East host countries this year, including ...

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John Gotti's former son-in-law denies conspiracy

A reputed member of New York’s Gambino crime family and former son-in-law of John Gotti has pleaded not guilty to charges including conspiracy and money laundering. ...

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David Cameron: UK will take thousands more refugees from Syrian border

Britain will take “thousands more” refugees from camps on the borders of war-torn Syria, as well as providing an additional £100m in aid for those fleeing the conflict, ...

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People with lots of online followers 'leaving themselves open to psychological harm'

People who have large followings on social networks like Facebook are at greater risk of psychological and reputational harm than those with a close circle of online ...

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Court fines Hugo Boss £1.2m after boy, 4, is crushed by 18-stone mirror

Designer brand Hugo Boss has been fined £1.2m in England over the death of a four-year-old boy who was killed when an 18-stone mirror crushed him in a shop changing ...

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Migrants break out from train held at Hungarian station

Hundreds of refugees have broken through a police cordon and fled from a train being held near an asylum camp in Hungary.

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Shoreham air crash: Jet showed no 'abnormal indications'

Footage from cockpit cameras in the vintage jet involved in the Shoreham air disaster in England has revealed the aircraft showed “no abnormal indications” during ...

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Hundreds of refugees start leaving Budapest to walk to Austria

Hundreds of refugees who have been stuck for days in Budapest have gathered their belongings and started marching out of the city, vowing to make it to Austria on ...

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Four admit conspiracy over Hatton Garden safe deposit raid

Four men have admitted their role in plotting the Hatton Garden Easter raid in England which saw valuables worth more than £10m stolen.

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Aylan Kurdi's father brings family's bodies home for burial

The Syrian man who survived a capsizing during a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece has taken the bodies of his wife and two sons back to the Syrian Kurdish ...

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Refugees stuck with 'no food, no water' on train in Hungary

Thousands of frustrated refugees remain stranded at Budapest’s main railway station after abandoning a pledge to make their way to Vienna on foot.

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Too much TV or internet is linked to poor GCSE results, science shockingly discovers

Some very in-depth scientific research has revealed what your mum was telling you all along.

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Photographer who took Aylan pictures recalls her 'shock and sorrow'

The photographer who shot the haunting images of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi on a beach in Turkey has spoken of feeling "petrified" when she saw his body

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Story of survival: One Syrian asylum seeker tells of his long journey to Britain

Fadi Hamwi survived a shooting, a lethal Mediterranean crossing, and over a day in the back of a Britain-bound lorry.

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Jamie Oliver really uses the fear factor to kick off his war on sugar, but viewers give a mixed response

Jamie Oliver’s new television show reveals his plans to campaign against added sugar in products, but opinions on his ideas are divided.

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Man gets serious leg injury in Australia shark attack

A 65-year-old man was mauled by a shark off Australia’s most populous state, but managed to get back on his surf ski and get help on shore, police said.

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Aylan's aunt: His mum told me 'I don't know how to swim and I'm scared'

Thousands of people desperate to reach Western Europe rushed into a Budapest railway station after police ended a two-day blockade, setting off a wave of anger as ...

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Girls should play with Lego, not Barbie - scientist

Dame Athene Donald believes schools should encourage girls’ interests in science and engineering with stimulating toys from a young age.

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Captain of vessel carrying Aylan Kurdi abandoned ship four minutes into journey

The father of three-year-old Syrian boy, Aylan Kurdi, has told how the captain of their vessel had abandoned them only four minutes into their sea journey.

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Donald Trump will not run as an independent

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has announced he will not run as an independent, if he is not selected as the Republican party candidate for the White House.

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Prosecutors seeking death penalty for Dylann Roof

The white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers during a Bible study should face the death penalty, according to court documents.

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Aylan Kurdi's father talks about the death of his family for first time

Aylan Kurdi's father has spoken publicly about his family's tragedy saying all he wants to do is "lie in a grave" with his family.

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US jails clerk for refusing to issue gay marriage licences

A US judge has jailed a defiant Kentucky clerk after she refused to issue marriage licences to gay couples.

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There are more than three trillion trees on Earth - but it's not all good news

Tree populations have been mapped worldwide, but what’s the bigger picture?

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7 key questions surrounding the refugee crisis

Here are the basics.

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Taking aspirin 'could make cancer immunotherapy more effective'

Scientists belive the pain killer suppresses a cancer molecule that allows tumours to evade the body’s immune defences.

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France confirms wing debris comes from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

A French prosecutor says a piece of wing, found washed up on an island in the Indian Ocean, has been formally identified as part of missing Malaysia Airlines flight ...

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Migrants lie on train tracks in protest at Hungarian station

There have been dramatic scenes at a railway station near Hungary's capital, Budapest, with migrants who were ordered off a train lying on the tracks in protest.

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Latest 'Nazi' reference from gaffe-prone Australian PM draws criticism

Australia’s prime minister angered some Jewish leaders by suggesting that the Islamic State movement was worse than Nazis during World War II.

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Migrants' train stops at town west of Budapest

A train full of migrants has stopped at a town west of Budapest after finally being allowed to leave the Hungarian capital.

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'At least 14 dead' as boat capsizes off Malaysia coast

A wooden boat crammed with workers heading back to Indonesia has capsized - leaving at least 14 people dead, Malaysian officials say.

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Boys found dead on Turkish beach 'tried to get to Canada'

The family of two small boys whose bodies washed up on a Turkish beach were Syrian refugees who had been trying to emigrate to Canada, according to reports.

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Dozens feared dead after boat capsizes off Malaysian coast

A boat carrying about 100 people has capsized off the western coast of Malaysia, causing a number of fatalities, the maritime agency said.

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VIDEO: Migrants cram into trains as Budapest station reopens

Migrants have poured into Budapest’s Keleti railway station after police stopped blocking its main entrance.

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WATCH: China stages massive military parade

China staged a huge military parade through Beijing to commemorate Japan's Second World War defeat while underlining President Xi Jinping's determination to make ...

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Drowned toddler is the latest horror in migrant crisis

The body of a drowned Syrian toddler washed up on the beach in Bodrum in Turkey has sparked outrage.

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Italy, France and Germany call for review of EU asylum rules

Italy, France and Germany have signed a joint document calling for a review of EU asylum rules.

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Number of trees 'halved' since dawn of human civilisation

The number of trees on Earth has almost halved since the beginning of human civilisation, a new assessment has found.

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Weekend mortality rates in UK hospitals 'exceptionally high'

Addressing the ``seven-day'' working week on hospital doctors in England which caused some backlash earlier this year, Mr Hunt said he had been ``misinterpreted''.

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At least 20 killed in 'Islamic State' blast in Yemen

At least 20 people have been killed by two bombs that blew up at a mosque in Yemen's capital, Sanaa.

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UK 'concerned' over arrest of two Vice News journalists in Turkey

Britain has stepped up pressure on Turkey over the arrest of two British journalists on terror charges, reminding the authorities in Ankara of their duty to uphold ...

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Lorry carrying 20 migrants intercepted in UK

A lorry carrying 20 migrants attempting to enter the UK, including two believed to be children, has been intercepted, the UK Home Office said.

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Bees with parasites are self-medicating in the wild

It turns out that bees knew all along what we only discovered just recently.

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Seven dead after bomb blast in Syria

At least seven people have been killed and more than 40 others wounded by a car bomb in the port city of Latakia in Syria.

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Blast off! Soyuz space craft carrying three astronauts takes off for the International Space Station

On board are Russian Sergei Volkov, Dane Andreas Mogensen and Kazakh Aidyn Aimbetov.

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Stop everything! An 'Incredibly rare' blue whale has been spotted off coast of Cornwall

Oceanographers photographed the mammal off the Cornish coast in what is believed to be the first ever sighting in English waters.

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Man arrested after children die in Paris apartment blaze

Police have detained a man amid suspicions that the blaze at an apartment block in Paris was started intentionally, officials have said.

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NHS clinic reveals identities of 800 patients at HIV service

An investigation has been launched after an NHS clinic mistakenly revealed the identity of almost 800 patients who had attended HIV services.

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