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The terrorists behind deadly attacks in Spain that killed 14 people were preparing bigger atrocities than those they carried out, police said.

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Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence, repeatedly clashed with other top White House advisers.

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Man in hospital after gunman opens fire at Chicago subway station

A gunman on a Chicago subway platform opened fire at an arriving train in a targeted attack, police say.

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Charlottesville mayor calls for emergency meeting to remove Robert E. Lee statue

The mayor of Charlottesville has called on the governor to convene an emergency meeting of state lawmakers to allow the city to remove the statue of Confederate ...

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Why are the United States’ confederate statues so controversial?

As cities around the US take down the symbols of racism and oppression, we spoke to a historian to find out more.

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Why are the United States’ confederate statues so controversial?

As cities around the US take down the symbols of racism and oppression, we spoke to a historian to find out more.

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Neo-Nazis in Germany given permission to march

Police in Berlin have given far-right extremists permission to hold a rally commemorating the death of Adolf Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess in the city's western district ...

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Apparently, telling people not to ‘down’ their drinks will make them do the complete opposite

Researchers say their study highlights need for care when selecting campaign messages.

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Latest: White House confirms strategist Steve Bannon leaving position

The White House has confirmed that the key adviser and strategist to US President Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, is leaving his job.

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Venezuelan pro-government assembly takes congress' powers

Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly is taking over the powers of the opposition-led congress.

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Donald Trump 'muddies water' in assigning blame over Charlottesville violence

A Republican senator has said President Donald Trump "muddies the water" when he assigns blame to anyone other than white nationalist groups for the deadly violence ...

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One dead and another injured following stabbing in Germany

One man has been killed and another injured in a stabbing in western Germany.

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The damage caused by smoking during pregnancy is far greater than previously thought

“When a person smokes, however, additional toxic chemicals and billions of free radicals are inhaled.”

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Latest: Two dead and six injured following Finland stabbing incident

Two people have been killed and six others were injured in a stabbing incident in the western Finnish city of Turku, police said.

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Charlottesville victim's mother refusing to talk to Donald Trump

The mother of a woman who was killed while demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has said she will not speak to President ...

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Spain terror attack victims identified

At least 14 people were killed in the terror attacks in Spain.

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Woman's family 'fears the worst' in Denmark submarine investigation

The family of a Swedish journalist missing since a trip off Copenhagen aboard a home-built submarine said they fear "the worst has happened".

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Witness describes how shot terrorist in Spain got up again like 'horror film'

A man caught in the panic of a second terrorist incident during yesterday's attacks in Spain described the scenes as like watching a "horror film".

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Death toll from Sierra Leone mudslides rises with hundreds more missing

The death toll from Sierra Leone's mudslides is now above 400, the United Nations said.

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Sequence of events in terror attacks in Spain

Here is a timeline of how events unfolded in Alcanar, Barcelona and Cambrils.

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It may be a partial eclipse, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get great images.

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Grandad makes impassioned plea for his grandson, 7, missing in Barcelona attack

A grandfather has made an emotional appeal for information about his seven-year-old grandson missing in yesterday's Barcelona attack.

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Heavy police presence as Barcelona starts 'going back very quickly to normality'

Barcelona was returning to its usual bustling self hours after terrorists killed 13 people and injured scores of others.

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Cambrils was scene of meeting between 9/11 attacks leader and al-Qaida plotter

Cambrils, the Spanish coastal town which was the scene of the second terror attack, was also where the operational leader of the 9/11 atrocity met with one of the ...

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UN report shows Saudi coalition attacks caused half of child casualties in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition was responsible for more than half the children killed and injured in Yemen's civil war last year, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio ...

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Warship captain relieved of duty over collision that left seven sailors dead

The captain of a US warship that lost seven sailors in a collision with a commercial container ship in June will be relieved of command and more than a dozen others ...

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Donald Trump in civil war with his own party over Confederate monuments

Donald Trump has lashed out at members of his own party as his controversial response to white supremacist violence threatens to engulf his presidency.

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Latest: Local media reporting terrorists in Cambrils had knives and axes; police believe they shot driver of Barcelona van

Latest: Local media are reporting that the terrorists in Cambrils carried an axe and knives and were also wearing false explosives.

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Latest: Police confirm officers shot and killed four suspects in separate alleged terror plot south of Barcelona

Spanish police have said they have killed four attackers in the coastal town of Cambrils in a separate alleged terror plot to the Barcelona terror attack which left ...

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World leaders and Barcelona FC lead the tributes in the wake of the Las Ramblas terror attack

Donald Trump, Theresa May and Barcelona FC have all spoken out about the attack.

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Timeline: Barcelona the latest of major terror attacks across Europe

The attack in Barcelona is the latest major terrorist outrage to hit Europe in recent years.

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Venezuelan court orders arrest of ousted chief prosecutor's husband

Venezuela's high court has issued an arrest order for the ousted chief prosecutor's husband after authorities accused him of running a US$6m extortion ring.

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What we know so far about the terror attack in Barcelona

At least three people are feared dead and dozens injured in the attack on Las Ramblas.

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UK Council told wife of man with Down Syndrome to stop having sex with him

A 38-year-old British man with Downs Syndrome is to get more than £10,000 compensation from a council after his wife was told to stop having sex with him.

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Vehicles increasingly used as weapons by terrorists

A van ploughing into pedestrians in a busy area of Barcelona echoes the circumstances of terror atrocities that have hit several countries - including Germany, France ...

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Barcelona witnesses describe panic and carnage

Witnesses to the terror attack in Barcelona described how a white van hurtled through crowds without slowing down.

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Want to curb your spending? Then put your smartphone away, scientists say

Researchers believe a touchscreen device creates a more favourable shopping experience compared to a desktop computer.

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LATEST: IS claim responsibility for Barcelona attack that killed 13, injured 100; two arrested

LATEST: At least 13 people have been killed and more than 100 injured after a van ploughed into pedestrians in a terror attack in a busy tourist area of Barcelona.

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Emmanuel Macron voices support for anti-racism protesters in Charlottesville

French President Emmanuel Macron has offered his support to anti-racism protesters in what he called a collective, historic battle against intolerance.

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Latest: Family of model accusing Mugabe wife of assault 'were offered money to drop claim'

Update 7.09pm: Lawyers for the young model who claims Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe assaulted her in a Johannesburg hotel have said that her family has been ...

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Donald Trump bemoans 'history and culture being ripped apart' in new statement

US president Donald Trump has waded back into the racially charged monument debate on Twitter, bemoaning "history and culture being ripped apart".

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Syrian actress who rallied crowds against Assad dies

A Syrian actress who took centre stage at anti-government protests in the early days of the uprising against President Bashar Assad has died aged 46, opposition ...

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Police search for journalist missing since trip on home-made submarine

Copenhagen police have said they are looking for a body in the case of a Swedish journalist missing since a trip on a home-made submarine.

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China's state news agency accused of broadcasting video with 'racist overtones'

An online video released by China's main state news agency criticising India over a border dispute has prompted an Indian newspaper to complain of "racist overtones". ...

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New study suggests eating at odd times could damage your skin

Put that midnight snack down.

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Car theft suspect dies after falling 160ft from crane in Los Angeles

A suspected car thief has died after he fell from a loading crane over the Port of Los Angeles.

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Firefighters expecting to take most of the day to put out blaze at Glasgow fruit market

Firefighters in Scotland tackling a large blaze at a warehouse in Glasgow have said they expect to be at the scene for most of the day.

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Malala Yousafzai 'excited' about going to study in Oxford

Activist Malala Yousafzai has said she is "so excited" after gaining a place at the University of Oxford.

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Spain claims to have rescued 600 migrants in 24 hours

Spain says it has rescued some 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days so far this ...

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US: War would be 'horrific' but North Korea nuclear attack 'unimaginable'

The US's top military officer has said a military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be "horrific" but allowing Pyongyang to develop the capability ...

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