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Court hears closing arguments in Weinstein trial

Jurors are set to start deliberating on Tuesday.

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Two bodies pulled from sea as Storm Dennis batters UK

One man was found on Saturday after a huge search operation off Margate.

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British man arrested in Egypt for ‘patting’ guard on back released from custody

An online petition calling for Tony Camoccio’s release received more than 5,000 signatures.

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Eight patients who tested positive for coronavirus released from UK hospital

All 94 people who were in quarantine at Arrowe Park Hospital on the Wirral have also been discharged.

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Extinction Rebellion stage flights pollution protest at Gatwick

Passengers were greeted by a man in a tiger onesie and other environmental activists.

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Chinese tourist in France becomes first in Europe to die from coronavirus

The total number of confirmed cases globally now stands at more than 67,000.

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China reports major drop in new virus cases as death toll rises to 1,523

The Beijing government has announced new anti-disease measures aimed at reviving business activity as economic losses mount.

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1 dead, 4 injured in shooting outside Berlin music venue

Police said unknown attackers opened fire outside the Tempodrom, near Potsdamer Platz in the centre of the German capital, late on Friday.

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Migrant crisis ‘will lead to more Channel drownings and container tragedies’

Migrant crisis ‘will lead to more Channel drownings and container tragedies’

Organised crime groups are ready to send a ‘small armada’ of migrant boats across the Channel, according to the former head of Border Force UK.

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Coronavirus death toll passes 1,500 in mainland China

Authorities say a new method of diagnosis is helping slow the number of new cases from the outbreak.

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Scientists ramp up efforts in the search for alien life

Experts at the Seti Institute are developing state-of-the-art techniques to detect signatures that point to extraterrestrial existence.

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