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Cecil the Lion’s story was given a further twist following conflicting reports that his brother Jericho had been shot dead by poachers in Zimbabwe.

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A Palestinian man inspects a house after it was torched in the suspected attack by Jewish settlers. Pic: AP

Baby dies in West Bank terror attack

Suspected Jewish attackers torched a Palestinian home in the occupied West Bank, killing an 18-month-old toddler and injuring three family members. Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, described it as terrorism.

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Buzz Aldrin claimed €33 expenses for moon trip

Last week, John Bercow, Britain’s Commons speaker, was accused of “obscene waste” after racking up a £172 bill for being chauffeur-driven to a conference just 0.7 miles (1.1km) from Parliament.

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New vaccine hope in fight against ebola

An end to the ebola epidemic in West Africa may be in sight after results from a fast-tracked vaccine trial were described as “hugely important” and “very exciting” by experts.

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Wreckage ‘likely to be from flight MH370’

Malaysian authorities say that plane wreckage washed up on an Indian Ocean island is from a Boeing 777, meaning it is likely from missing flight MH370.

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iPhone is found after 9,300ft drop from plane

A Texas businessman used an app to find his iPhone in a rural pasture after it fell about 9,300 feet during a flight from Houston.

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Sewing mishap could have left Rottweiler paralysed

A dog could have been left paralysed after swallowing a needle and thread, according to a vet charity.

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Emilia Clarke in a scene from'Game of Thrones'.

Just 3 more series of Thrones

Game Of Thrones fans, brace yourselves: The fantasy saga’s end is perhaps just a few years away.

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Quirky World: Hunt for heir after homeless woman leaves €45k in cash

GERMANY: Tens of thousands of euro in cash was found in the possessions of an 83-year-old woman who lived at a homeless shelter and died last week.

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Fraudulent ‘Ferrari’ driver, 18, is jailed

A teenager who boasted of turning a £2,000 investment from his father into £21m (€29m) has been jailed for more than two years after admitting fraud.

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Surfer in shark attack off Australia coast

A surfer was seriously injured as he repeatedly punched a shark that mauled him off the Australian east coast, less than a week after a fatal attack, police and a witness said.

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Family plea over Kurt Cobain death pics

Kurt Cobain’s widow and daughter have urged a Seattle judge not to release death-scene photos and records that a lawsuit claims will prove the Nirvana frontman was murdered more than 20 years ago.

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David Cameron draws up plans to stop Channel Tunnel migrants

Britain’s prime minister, David Cameron, has drawn up plans to help France tackle a spike in attempts by migrants to enter Britain illegally via the Channel Tunnel, but warned there was no quick fix.

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