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NYPD’s Twitter photo request backfires

A request by the New York City Police Department has backfired — in a very public way.

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Madeleine police probe five assault cases

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are poised to stage operations in Portugal.

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Final thumbs up as dying teen raises £1m for cancer

An inspirational teenager has seen his selfless final wish come true as he nears the end of his life. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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4 more arrests as ferry salvage talks split families

The South Korean authorities have arrested four more crew members from the ferry that sank last week, bringing the total number detained to 11.

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QUIRKY WORLD ... Woman sues after falling fowl of duck

Retired nurse sues for $275,000 in Oregon pet duck attack

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Hamas and PLO agree to unity pact

The Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and president Mahmoud Abbas’s Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) have agreed to a unity pact, both sides announced in a joint news conference yesterday.

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Mother held as 3 children with genetic disorders found dead

A woman is being held by police on suspicion of murder after three young children were found dead at a house.

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