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Princess Charlotte's royal christening stays with tradition

Princess Charlotte was christened in front of the Queen and close family and friends at the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Norfolk.

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Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande to discuss result of Greek referendum

German chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Paris this evening to discuss the result of the Greek referendum with French president Francois Hollande, a German government spokesman said yesterday.

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7/7 attack was a game-changer in Britain

After four home-grown suicide bombers killed 52 London commuters on July 7, 2005, British prime minister Tony Blair vowed that Britain would stop at nothing to defeat terrorism.

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Matt eats up competition to win hot-dog world title

Matt Stonie shocked competitive eating by upsetting Joey ‘Jaws’ Chestnut at the fourth-of-July hot-dog-eating contest at Nathan’s Famous, in Coney Island, thwarting Chestnut’s bid for a ninth straight victory.

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British girl who fled to Syria gloats at Tunisia deaths

A British schoolgirl who fled to Syria has gloated over the fate of the tourists massacred on the beach in Tunisia.

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QUIRKY WORLD ... Childhood sweethearts die wrapped in each other’s arms after 75 years of wedded bliss

USA: Jeanette and Alexander Toczko were each eight years old when they became smitten with one another. 

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Greeks jubilant despite fears of Grexit

Jubilant Greeks celebrated their democracy last night as they voted overwhelmingly against the austerity of the past five years but insisted that it is a vote for Europe.

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Six missing women in Ohio spark serial killer fears

The fate of six women — four dead, two missing — has a small southern Ohio city on edge. 

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Five killed in church bombing

Five people are dead following a suicide bombing during a Christian church service in north-east Nigeria.

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Captured fugitive behind bars again after treatment

Captured prison escapee David Sweat was released last night from a New York hospital where he had been treated for gunshot wounds and moved to a prison over 400km away from the one he fled, authorities said.

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Leaping sturgeon kills child in Florida

A leaping sturgeon struck and killed a five-year-old girl boating with her family on a river in Florida, and a similar incident injured two adults in a different part of the state, wildlife officials said.

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Champagne now a world heritage site

France’s wine-making region Champagne and a part of Burgundy have been granted world heritage status by the United Nations, boosting tourism and the economy.

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Scientists discover five ‘super’ black holes

Five monster black holes that were previously hidden by dust and gas have been uncovered by astronomers.

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Pope Francis to champion poor in tour of South America

Pope Francis has left Rome for his first trip to Spanish-speaking South America, a ‘homecoming’ to a continent where he will champion the rights of the poor and of the planet.

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