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Reckon you could look after this adorable giant rabbit? He's on the lookout for a new home

Meet Atlas, who’s the size of a dog. A DOG.

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Three jailed for killing 14-year-old 'love rival' Jordan Watson in cemetery

Three men convicted of killing a 14-year-old boy in a cemetery posed for a selfie before the “brutal and sustained attack”.

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Doctors given permission to limit life support for baby with brain damage

Specialists have been given permission to limit the life support treatment they give to a baby who suffered brain damage shortly after being born prematurely.

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Vigil in memory of police violence victim Sarah Reed to be held outside Holloway prison

The vigil will be held at Holloway Prison, where Sarah passed away.

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Tanzania arrests more suspects over killing of British pilot

Police in Tanzania say they are holding nine suspects over the killing of British helicopter pilot Roger Gower who was on an anti-poaching mission.

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Germany and Turkey agree plans to tackle Syria refugee crisis

Turkey and Germany have agreed a set of measures to deal with the Syrian refugee crisis, including a joint diplomatic initiative aiming to halt attacks against Syria’s ...

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Thousands of detainees have died during Syrian civil war, inquiry finds

Several thousand detainees have been executed, beaten to death or otherwise left to die during Syria’s civil war, under policies that appear to amount to extermination ...

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French former minister on trial over tax fraud and money laundering charges

A former minister who was the face of France’s fight against tax evasion has gone on trial for fraud, accused of hiding money in tax havens around the world

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Canada to end airstrikes against Islamic State group

Canada will end airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq by February 22, the country’s prime minister announced, saying “the people terrorised ...

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Why sighing could be a vital defence against lung failure

Research done at UCLA has found sighs are more important to our health than we may realise.

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10 images that show the havoc Storm Imogen wreaked on Britain

Gales and heavy rain have forced road closures and delays to rail services, with airports warning flights may be disrupted.

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Shocking footage shows leopard attacking people in school

A leopard has wandered into a school in southern India and injured three people as it tried to escape, officials said.

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Thirty-three migrants drown, Turkish coast guard search for 14 more

At least 33 migrants attempting to reach Greece have drowned after two boats got into difficulties off the Turkish coast.

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China welcomes Year of the Monkey

People are flocking to temples to pray for good health and fortune on the first day of the Lunar New Year holiday in China.

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Russia arrests seven said to be planning IS attacks

Russia says it has detained what it says are members of Islamic State who were planning attacks on Moscow and St Petersburg.

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Saudi Arabia 'shoots down missile from Yemen'

Saudi Arabia has shot down a ballistic missile launched toward the kingdom from Yemen.

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Businessman sues Google over 'data breach'

Google has been sued by a businessman in England who says he has suffered damage and distress because internet users have had access to “sensitive personal data”.

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Two rescued two days after deadly earthquake in Taiwan

Two survivors were pulled out from a toppled high-rise building In Taiwan, two days after a powerful earthquake that killed at least 37 people.

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Two killed, eight injured, in fire on Mexico offshore oil platform

A fire that erupted on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico killed two workers and injured eight.

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UN condemns North Korea rocket launch and pledges new sanctions

The UN Security Council condemned North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket that world leaders called a banned test of ballistic missile technology.

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New experiment offers hope for people who suffer from sleep apnoea

Sleep apnoea can cause snoring, high blood pressure and poor memory.

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Dog IQ test could boost understanding of link between intelligence and health

Dogs could offer a good insight into how intelligence is linked to health because they are ‘basically teetotal’.

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Haiti president makes farewell address

President Michel Martelly has made his farewell address to Haiti as he leaves office with no successor yet chosen.

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Stranger rape claims linked to dating websites soar sixfold in UK

The number of allegations of stranger rapes linked to dating websites has soared sixfold in five years, Britain’s top crime-fighting body has warned.

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Two more Britons linked to Islamic State gang known as 'The Beatles'

Two alleged British members of the so-called Islamic State (IS) terror group dubbed “The Beatles” have been identified in press reports.

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See some of the amazing celebrations from around the world ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year

The celebrations are a really beautiful sight.

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Cadets taken to hospital after suspected drug use at UK military training camp

Nine cadets have been taken to hospital following suspected drug use at a military training camp.

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Spanish village of Lantz celebrates clash between good and evil

The inhabitants of a northern Spanish mountain village have taken part in an age-old festival that re-enacts a legendary confrontation between good and evil.

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'Zero security' at Mogadishu Airport, says pilot who landed bombed jetliner

The Serb pilot who landed a jetliner in Somalia with a gaping hole in its fuselage said on Sunday he never doubted that it was caused by a bomb and described the ...

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Seven arrested in Spain over suspected links to Jihadi cell

Spanish police arrested seven suspected members of a jihadi cell linked to the Islamic State group and Jabhat al-Nusra militants during raids on Sunday in the eastern ...

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Emergency meeting after North Korea fire satellite

The UN Security Council is holding an emergency meeting after North Korea fired what it said was a satellite into space.

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Review on how the prison system treats pregnant women

The British Prime Minister has called for a review of the way the prison system treats pregnant women, after figures showed 100 babies spent time behind bars in ...

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Afghan Government expects direct talks with Taliban this month

The Afghan government expects to hold direct talks with representatives of the Taliban by the end of this month, an official has said.

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North Korea long-range rocket launch condemned as threat to international security

An emergency session of the UN Security Council has been called in response to the launch, at the request of the US and Japan.

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U-A-E ready to send troops into Syria

The United Arab Emirates has said it is ready to send ground troops to Syria as part of an international coalition to defeat so-called Islamic State extremists.

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Zika virus continues to spread at ferocious rate

More than 3,000 pregnant women in Colombia have the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is linked to birth defects.

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Donald Trump wants to bring back waterboarding as an interrogation technique

Seven years after the US banned waterboarding as an interrogation technique, Donald Trump admits he would revive its use if he were American president.

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UN condemns North Korea rocket launch

The UN deplored a rocket launch by North Korea warning it was in violation of Security Council resolutions against Pyongyang’s use of ballistic missile technology.

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Taiwan earthquake: Rescuers search through rubble as death toll rises

The number of people known to have died in yesterday's earthquake in southern Taiwan has risen to 28 - with 120 still unaccounted for.

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The West Country is on flood alert after heavy rainfall

There were 40 flood warnings in place across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Cornwall.

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Tunisia unveils anti-jihadi fence on border with Libya

Tunisia’s defence minister has visited an anti-jihadi fence that is being built on the country’s border with Libya to stop Islamist militants from entering Tunisian ...

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Somalia blames bomb for explosion that blew hole in jetliner

A bomb blew a hole in a jetliner, killing one person and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Tuesday, an official ...

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Police hunt group of boys after girl, 14, sexually assaulted at knifepoint

A teenage girl in England has been sexually assaulted at knifepoint by a gang of boys aged as young as 14.

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Girl, 11, hit and kicked attacker who tried to get her into van

An 11-year-old girl has told police in England how she fought off a man who grabbed her and tried to take her to his van.

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At least 13 dead and 100 missing in Taiwan earthquake

Rescuers are searching for survivors after the powerful quake toppled buildings in Taiwan.

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Taliban talks set up in bid to end Afghan war

Four-nation talks in Pakistan aimed at ending Afghanistan’s 15-year war have concluded with a call for direct talks between the government and the Taliban by the ...

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Two dead and one injured in explosion in eastern Spain

Two people have been killed in an explosion at a biodiesel plant in eastern Spain

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Foreign troops entering Syria 'would return in coffins'

Syrian foreign minister Walid al-Moallem has warned that foreign ground troops entering Syria would “return home in wooden coffins”.

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