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Charlie Gard's parents are preparing to say a final goodbye to their baby son after a High Court judge said his life support treatment should be withdrawn soon after he is moved to a hospice.

Boy, 15, to be sentenced for murdering teenager outside school

A 15-year-old boy is due to be sentenced later for murdering a teenager outside the gates of his school in front of horrified students.

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US Attorney General says he's staying and will fight for Trump agenda

US attorney general Jeff Sessions has said he intends to stay in the job and fight for President Donald Trump's agenda.

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Top councillors and others linked to Grenfell Tower revamp cannot keep jobs - MP

Senior councillors and decision-makers linked to the Grenfell Tower refurbishment cannot stay in their roles as a corporate manslaughter investigation looms, the ...

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Investigation reveals hundreds of tower blocks found to have fire safety flaws

Hundreds of towers across England were discovered to have fire safety flaws including broken fire doors and holes which could help blazes spread, new figures show.

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Cruise ship man killed wife who laughed at him - FBI

A man killed his wife aboard an Alaska cruise and told an acquaintance who walked into the couple's blood-splattered room that he did it because she laughed at him, ...

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50 injured after train crashes into buffers at Barcelona station

Some 50 people have been injured when a morning commuter train crashed into the buffers in a station in Barcelona.

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Set back for Donald Trump as US Senate rejects move to repeal parts of 'Obamacare'

Senators in the US have rejected a measure to repeal parts of former president Barack Obama's healthcare law after a night of suspense, dealing a serious blow to ...

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Foul-mouthed Scaramucci lights blue touch paper of White House fireworks

Donald Trump's new communications director has exploded smouldering tensions at the White House into a wildfire, angrily daring the US president's chief of staff ...

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October trial date for women accused of murdering Kim Jong Nam

Two women accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will stand trial in October.

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Call for individual manslaughter charges over Grenfell Tower blaze

Campaigners have called for individuals to be prosecuted over the Grenfell Tower fire after Scotland Yard said it had "reasonable grounds" to suspect corporate manslaughter ...

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Men making themselves depressed by eating too much sugar, study suggests

Sugar consumption was compared with rates of common mental disorders in more than 5,000 men and 2,000 women between 1983 and 2013.

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Hillary Clinton is releasing a memoir of her presidential run called What Happened

The book will be published by Simon & Schuster later this year.

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Parents of girl who drowned at pool party 'relive her passing every day'

The parents of a seven-year-old girl who drowned at her best friend's birthday pool party have said it feels like they "relive her passing every day", as an inquest ...

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Here’s how slug slime helped scientists develop medical super-glue for wounds

The adhesive is based on the properties of a defensive mucus secreted by gastropods.

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Reasonable grounds to suspect corporate manslaughter, say Grenfell Tower police

Detectives investigating the Grenfell Tower fire have "reasonable grounds" to suspect that corporate manslaughter offences may have been committed, Scotland Yard ...

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Senators prepare bill to block Donald Trump from firing special counsel

Members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee are working on legislation that could attempt to insulate special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired.

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White House communications chief threatens action on Trump administration leaks

Newly-appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci is threatening to get the FBI involved in a crackdown on leaks from the Trump administration. ...

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Israeli police clash with Palestinians at Jerusalem shrine

Clashes have erupted between Israeli police and Palestinian worshippers at a contested Jerusalem shrine shortly after the site reopened following an 11-day Muslim ...

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Jude approves plan for Charlie Gard's final hours

A High Court judge has approved a plan which will see Charlie Gard "inevitably" die shortly after being moved to a hospice and having life-support treatment withdrawn. ...

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Melania Trump to lead US delegation to invictus games

Melania Trump is planning to lead the US delegation to the Invictus Games in Toronto in September.

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Grenfell Tower survivor recounts escape and last look back at inferno

A Grenfell Tower survivor who escaped from the 19th floor of the burning building has said he will be haunted for life by the sight of the raging fire.

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Service remembers five killed in Grenfell Tower fire

Family and friends of five of those killed in the Grenfell Tower fire, including two child victims, have gathered to remember their loved ones.

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This video from the British Labour campaign group Momentum has caused quite a stir

The Labour campaign group Momentum have posted a video showing five middle-class white people at a garden party discussing Jeremy Corbyn’s appeal to young ...

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Iran 'successfully launches satellite carrying rocket'

Iran has successfully launched a satellite-carrying rocket into space on, according to the country's state media.

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Investigation after police shooting in Birmingham leaves man fighting for life

An investigation is under way into an armed police shooting which left a man in a critical condition.

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Mother sentenced to a minimum of 16 years after murdering two-year-old daughter

A young mother who made a "sham" 999 call several hours after murdering her two-year-old daughter has been ordered to serve at least 16 years in jail.

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Policeman denies sexually assaulting woman and raping her daughter

A police officer accused of sexually assaulting a woman and raping her daughter has denied he forced himself on either woman.

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Free movement will end when UK leaves EU in March 2019, says Minister

Free movement will end when Britain leaves the European Union in March 2019, the Immigration Minister has said.

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Head of Pakistan village council arrested for 'sanctioning girl's rape'

The head of a village council in central Pakistan has been arrested for allegedly sanctioning the rape of a teenage girl.

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Three Hillsborough trials expected for six men charged over disaster

Three trials are anticipated for the six men facing charges relating to the Hillsborough disaster, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.

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Women to deny airport assassination of Kim Jong Un's half brother

Two women accused of poisoning the half brother of North Korea's ruler Kim Jong Un in an airport assassination are expected to plead not guilty in court on Friday, ...

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The extent of Twitter abuse suffered by British MPs during the General Election has been revealed

A study from the University of Sheffield has revealed the extent of Twitter abuse received by BritishMPs during the General Election.

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Thousands evacuated as firefighters battle massive wildfires on French Riviera

More than 1,000 firefighters backed by planes dropping water and fire retardant have been battling wildfires that billowed smoke into the sky over the Cote d'Azur ...

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Girl found dead on UK railway tracks after 'electrocution'

A 16-year-old girl found dead on a railway is thought to have been electrocuted.

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Man killed, seven hurt in Ohio State Fair thrill ride accident

A swinging and spinning amusement park ride broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio State Fair, hurling people through the air, killing a man and injuring seven ...

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Prominent transgender people are speaking out against Trump’s military ban

Donald Trump has received backlash after he announced transgender individuals would no longer be able to serve in the US army.

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One-armed, machete-wielding clown arrested in US

A man in the US has been accused of drunkenly strolling down a road wearing a black hooded top and a clown mask and brandishing a machete taped to where his arm ...

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Atoms in and around humans once belonged to other galaxies, scientists say

The findings mean humans could be considered “space travellers”, one researcher said.

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A tiny brain component may be the key to anti-ageing treatments, researchers say

The decline of hypothalamus stem cells in the brain accelerates the ageing process, scientists believe.

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Rolling Stone puts Trudeau on cover and asks: 'Why can't he be our President?'

Rolling Stone magazine has put Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the cover of its latest issue, accompanied by a headline asking: "Why can't he be our president?" ...

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Teenager charged over fatal crash recorded on Instagram

Prosecutors have filed criminal charges against a California teenager who livestreamed a car accident on Instagram that killed her younger sister.

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Nearly 80% of Yemeni children need humanitarian aid, says UN

Nearly 80% of Yemeni children need immediate humanitarian assistance amid the collapse of the country's health system in the face of the two-year-long civil war, ...

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Man who searched for missing WW2 soldiers dies after scuba diving in channel

A man who helped a US organisation search for American servicemen missing from the Second World War has died after scuba diving in the English Channel, authorities ...

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Scientists have developed an electronic skin capable of changing colour

The material could be used in wearable tech devices.

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Everything you need to know about Donald Trump’s ban on transgender people in the US military

The US president announced the decision on Twitter, citing “tremendous medical costs and disruption” as the primary consideration.

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No lifeguard at pool where girl drowned at friend's birthday party, inquest told

A seven-year-old girl drowned at her best friend's birthday pool party while there was no lifeguard on duty, an inquest heard.

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Major data breach at Italy's largest bank

The accounts of some 400,000 customers at Italy's largest bank have been hacked.

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Businessman found guilty in plot to pass off horsemeat as beef

A businessman has been found guilty of being part of a near-£200,000 conspiracy to pass off 30 tonnes of horsemeat as beef, much of which went on to enter the food ...

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BBC apology after Tory donor insults Jeremy Corbyn on radio

The BBC has apologised after Tory donor and Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins used a radio interview to call Jeremy Corbyn a "twat" for supporting Britain's ...

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