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Car tries to ram gate at US National Security Agency base

A firefight erupted when two people in a car tried to ram a National Security Agency gate at the Fort Meade military installation in the US, killing at least one ...

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Man who died in London Tube accident was trying to save his brother

A British man died after being hit by a Tube train as he tried to save his brother, who had fallen on to the tracks.

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Alps crash pilot had suicidal tendencies before getting licence

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who deliberately crashed the Germanwings Airbus into the French Alps, was in therapy for suicidal tendencies before getting his pilot’s ...

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UK police officer jailed for sex on duty

A British police officer has been jailed for three years and nine months for having sexual relationships with three women while on duty.

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Flood alerts issued in Kashmir

Hundreds of Kashmiris in both India and Pakistan have moved to higher ground after an emergency flood alert was issued.

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Second strong earthquake reported in South Pacific

A pair of strong earthquakes have struck off the South Pacific nations of Tonga and Samoa, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami ...

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Firm launches small device for Type 1 diabetics

It looks like an MP3 player but this small device is aimed at helping diabetics avoid hypoglycemic attacks, also known as “hypos”, by copying the body’s own control ...

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Investigators want to find what 'could have destabilised Lubitz'

European investigators are focusing on the psychological state of the 27-year-old German co-pilot who deliberately crashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an ...

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Official mistakenly emailed details of G20 leaders to Asian Cup football organisers

The personal details of world leaders such as US president Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron, including passport ...

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French far-right fails to win any councils

Far-right Front National have won just 62 of the 4,108 seats in French local council elections and failed to win control anywhere.

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Research claims many parents 'underestimate child's weight'

Parents with obese children may not be able to recognise that their child is overweight unless they are at very extreme levels of obesity, research has found.

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Lubitz' girlfriend 'pregnant'; scientists find co-pilot's DNA

The girlfriend of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz is pregnant with his child, according to reports.

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Report: Scientists find Lubitz' DNA at Germanwings crash site

There are reports that scientists at the site of the Germanwings plane crash may have found the DNA of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz.

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TV chef Oliver wants food education to be compulsory in schools

Jamie Oliver is launching a global petition calling for all children to be given food education.

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Court convicts ex-Israeli PM of bribery

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has been found guilty of fraud and breach of trust in a retrial on corruption charges.

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E-fits reveal 'most beautiful man and woman ever'

A computer programme usually used to draw up e-fits of wanted criminals has been used to create the faces of the most beautiful man and woman in the world.

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Passengers tell of crash-land drama in Canada

The passengers and crew aboard the Air Canada plane that crash-landed during a snowstorm were lucky to have escaped serious injury, an expert has said.

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Politician reports reality TV star's 'racist' tweets

Katie Hopkins has been reported to police in England over claims she may have incited racial hatred in Rochdale by suggesting Pakistani men in the area were sex ...

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Pacific quake sparks tsunami fears

A powerful earthquake rattled the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea, generating a small tsunami and frightening people near the epicentre, but prompting no ...

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