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Hundreds of refugees who have been stuck for days in Budapest have gathered their belongings and started marching out of the city, vowing to make it to Austria on foot.

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‘I’ve been arrested 4 times but I’m still going to try’

Thousands of refugees sit on the dirty mats that have come to define Budapest’s grand Keleti station. Many have travelled the now risky Balkan route through Macedonia, Serbia, and finally Hungary, hoping to link up with family and friends in Germany and Austria.

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Desperate refugees herded onto trains

Refugees forced from a train in Hungary scuffled with helmeted riot police and some clung to railway tracks yesterday, as politicians across Europe struggled to respond to public opinion appalled by images of a drowned 3-year-old boy.

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Drowned boys to be brought home

The father of two toddlers who drowned with their mother and several other migrants as they tried to reach Greece identified their bodies yesterday and prepared to take them back to their home town of Kobani.

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Ireland urged to look beyond EU figures for intake of refugees

The UN’s expert on migration has said Ireland should not cap its intake of refugees at whatever figure the EU imposes.

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US clerk jailed for refusing to issue marriage licences to gay couples

Official jailed for refusing to issue marriage licences to gay couples.

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Samsung’s smart way to control homes remotely

Samsung has unveiled a new line of smart products that will enable people to control and monitor their homes remotely.

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Kirsten Stewart tops best-dressed woman list

Kristen Stewart has beaten ex-boyfriend’s Robert Pattinson’s current flame to the top spot in Glamour’s annual 50 Best-Dressed Women list.

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Girls urged to put Barbie back in box and try Lego

Barbie should be put back in her box to make way for more “creative” toys such as Lego and Meccano that are traditionally given to boys, according to one of Britain’s top women scientists.

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Extra hour of TV ‘can lower exam results’

Watching TV and spending time online could rob teenagers of success in exams, research has shown.

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Eight out of ten Irish back overseas aid

A growing number of Irish citizens believe the Government can and should deliver on its overseas aid obligations.

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30,000 suspected people smugglers identified

Nearly 30,000 suspected people smugglers have been identified by European authorities since the start of the year.

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Volunteer mother urges people to ‘channel outrage in a practical way’

The Irish mother organising a massive aid convoy for refugees stranded in Calais has urged those moved by the images of a drowned Syrian child to channel their outrage in a practical way.

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Public say they want to support refugees

Campaign and voluntary groups believe a grassroots outpouring of shock over the deaths of refugees in the Mediterranean will force a stronger Government response to the crisis.

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QUIRKY WORLD ... Man has a hairy moment with unwanted Brazilian

Britain: A man who opened a parcel addressed to his new home was horrified to discover a large and potentially aggressive tarantula inside.

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