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Elysee candidate Francois Fillon faces new probe over 'fake jobs'

Conservative candidate Francois Fillon faces investigation by France's financial prosecutors over jobs he gave to his wife and two of his children, pushing the case ...

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Intelligence report disputes threat posed by travel ban nations

There is insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United ...

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Someone planted Trump-branded Russian flags at the Conservative Political Action Conference

Organisers moved pretty quickly to remove them.

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Marine life adding to global warming by generating methane in Pacific

The potent greenhouse gas has 30 times more heat-trapping power than carbon dioxide.

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Serial squatters occupy building near Buckingham Palace and rebrand it as a 'Rogue Embassy'

Snipers stationed on the roof of Wellington Barracks were in "regular contact" with a next-door owner to raise concerns about the view into the palace gardens from ...

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British police charge five teenagers with terror offences

Five teenagers have been charged with terror offences in England.

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The human brain can produce fructose, new experiment suggests

Researchers say this opens the possibility for further studies on the effects of this simple sugar.

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US gives contractors timetable to pitch to build Mexico border wall

Contracts will be awarded by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, the US Customs and Border Protection agency said.

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Donald Trump claims Obamacare covers 'very few people'

President Donald Trump said Barack Obama's health care law covers "very few people" as he minimised the impact of replacing it.

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WATCH: Donald Trump takes fresh aim at the media as he calls for end to anonymous sources

Donald Trump has used his first presidential appearance before the largest gathering of conservative activists in the US to sharply escalate his criticisms of the ...

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Chemicals discovered in cat study 'show children also face risk'

Furniture chemicals found in the blood of cats may pose a health risk to children, researchers claim.

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Dozens killed in attacks near Syria town captured from IS

More than 60 people have been killed in at least two attacks near a Syrian town just captured by Turkish forces and Syrian opposition fighters from Islamic State ...

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Vote on UN Syria sanctions could come soon though Russia makes veto vow

Nations urging the UN to sanction Syria over chemical weapons attacks are aiming towards a vote shortly, it has been announced.

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German spy agency 'targeted phones of foreign reporters'

Germany's spy agency had at least 50 numbers and email addresses of journalists among its surveillance targets, it has been reported.

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A mysterious hairy blob has washed up on the coast of the Philippines

What is it? Where did it come from? Why is it furry?

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Mexico rejected US plan on third-country deportees

The Mexican government has made clear to visiting US emissaries that it will not accept deportees from third countries under any circumstances, the interior secretary ...

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Remains found on Greek island confirmed as Briton who vanished in 2005

Human remains found in a well in Crete are those of a British holidaymaker who went missing more than a decade ago, police have confirmed.

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Man gets two years for leaving toddler with permanent disabilities after shooting him in the head with air gun

A man who shot a crying 18-month-old boy in the head with an air rifle has been jailed for two years.

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Trump adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports, White House officials say

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked top FBI officials to dispute media reports.

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Judge makes ruling on Bill Cosby sex assault trial

A judge will let only one other accuser testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial to bolster charges that the actor drugged and molested a woman at his estate ...

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Blind man Tasered by police who mistook cane for gun

A blind man has been Tasered by police after his cane was mistaken for a gun.

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Angela Merkel's party slips behind centre-left SPD in new poll

Germany's Social Democrats have nudged past Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc for the first time in more than a decade, according to a new poll.

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Iraq strikes IS targets in Syria as forces enter western Mosul

Iraq's air force has struck Islamic State targets inside Syria for the first time as Iraqi troops on the ground pushed into western Mosul.

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Watch the terrifying moment this plane manages to land during Storm Doris

You might not want to watch this if you’re about to take a flight any time soon.

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Japan starts weekend early to improve work-life balance

A new initiative to promote a better work-life balance has been introduced in Japan, meaning it was not business as usual for some employees on Friday.

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Donald Trump blames FBI for failing to stop media leaks

US President Donald Trump has blamed the FBI for failing to stop leaks to the media.

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Germany criticises Russian plan to build Reichstag replica for youths to attack

German officials have criticised plans announced by the Russian military to build a replica of Berlin's parliament building as a target for teenagers to attack at ...

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Man dies while attempting 24-hour video game session for charity

Police are investigating the death of a US man who died during the final stretch of a 24-hour video game session he was streaming online to raise money for the Make-A-Wish ...

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Towie star's boyfriend could walk free from prison within weeks

The boyfriend of Towie star Cara Kilbey may walk free within weeks after being cleared of masterminding a multi-million pound drugs empire but jailed for possessing ...

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Suspended jail sentence for teenager who knocked down boyfriend's ex

A teenage mother has avoided a prison sentence after knocking down her boyfriend's former partner in a hit-and-run crash.

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Shock and outrage over shooting of two Indian men in Kansas City

The shooting of two Indian men in a crowded Kansas City bar has sparked outrage in their home country.

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Greece's era of austerity is over according to PM Alexis Tsipras

The era of austerity is over for Greece, according to the country's prime minister.

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Moment knifepoint raiders held up shop revealed

Dramatic CCTV footage has been released of terrified store staff being held at knifepoint by two raiders who escaped with around £2,500.

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Iraqi forces enter western Mosul after taking control of airport from IS

Iraqi forces have pushed into the first neighbourhood in western Mosul and taken full control of the international airport on the city's south-western edge from ...

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Nigerian kidnappers issue ransom demand over German hostages

Nigerian kidnappers have demanded a ransom of 60 million naira (£151,000) for a German archaeologist and his associate who were abducted this week from a remote ...

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Car bomb blast near Syria town, captured from IS, kills 60 people

Latest: At least 60 people have been killed in a car bomb attack north of a Syrian town just captured by Turkish forces and Syrian opposition fighters from Islamic ...

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Airport where Kim's half-brother was poisoned to be decontaminated

Malaysian authorities are decontaminating the airport where the estranged half-brother of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un was killed with a deadly nerve agent 11 ...

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Nasa has created a stunning poster to go with their new planets announcement

The stunning new poster celebrates newly discovered planet TRAPPIST-1e.

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Bumblebees are smart enough to teach each other how to score goals with tiny balls

Scientists say this kind of learning behaviour hadn’t been observed in insects before.

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Family of killer Ian Stewart’s first wife back police probe into her death

The family of cesspit killer Ian Stewart’s first wife have announced their support for a police probe into her sudden death.

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US deportations ’will honour human rights and legal system’

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has pledged that America will not enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass ...

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Child sustains life-threatening injuries in school ceiling collapse

A girl was left with life-threatening injuries after a ceiling collapsed in a school sports hall.

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Arrests made as police clear North Dakota pipeline protest camp

Police in full riot gear have made multiple arrests as they began clearing the Dakota Access pipeline protest camp in North Dakota.

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Scientists have created gene-edited pigs that are immune to a major disease

This could help the pig farming industry save £1 billion a year.

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These pictures show the sheer power of Storm Doris and the damage it's caused across the UK

Parts of the UK have been battered by winds blowing at 90mph.

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Brian Cox has a theory on why ghosts don't exist and it sounds pretty convincing

The physicist believes the Large Hadron Collider makes it “inconceivable” for the paranormal to exist.

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Watch the scary moment a plane crashes against the runway in Amsterdam

The aircraft was evacuated after its landing gear collapsed.

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More than 1,000 migrants rescued in 48 hours from Mediterranean

More than 1,000 migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean Sea during several operations since Wednesday, and many more are expected to attempt the perilous ...

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Police have found thousands of cannabis plants in a nuclear bunker

Police say the haul could be worth over £1 million.

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