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Hundreds of trucks from a bitterly disputed Russian aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine rolled back across the border into Russia today.

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Teen model has bleach thrown in face

A teenage model said she has been left blind in one eye after she had bleach thrown in her face. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Pressure on Europe to act against Islamic State

European leaders face calls to take direct action against the Islamic State, including in Syria, after the beheading of US journalist James Foley, but politicians are reluctant to take the lead after previous missteps in the region.

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US calls for aid convoy removal from Ukraine

The US has demanded that Moscow remove an aid convoy it sent into eastern Ukraine without permission yesterday, accusing Russia of a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of its former Soviet neighbour and threatening more sanctions.

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Malaysian Army soldiers carry a coffin containing one of the bodies of the downed MH17 flight. Picture: AP

MH17 air crash victims returned to Malaysia

Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home yesterday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a government battling the political fallout of both tragedies.

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QPR boss bids to help troubled Paul Gascoigne

Harry Redknapp has offered an open invitation to Paul Gascoigne to help out with coaching his young players at QPR as he voiced concern for the former England midfielder’s health. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Google Maps tours famous TV sets

Google Maps has released a collection of Street View tours to real-life sets from nominated TV shows, including Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, and Breaking Bad.

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Firefighters hurt in ice bucket challenge

A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck’s ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who were taking part in an "ice bucket challenge".

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Morality ban on Miley Cyrus concert

A Miley Cyrus concert in the Dominican Republic has been banned on morality grounds.

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Quirky World ... Tenants had to crawl into loft apartment

LANDLORD FINED

ENGLAND: A landlord has been ordered to pay £3,040 (€3,806) by the courts for renting out a loft room which tenants had to go on all fours up a staircase to access.

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