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UPDATE 10pm: Police in Rotterdam stopped a van with Spanish licence plates containing a number of gas bottles close to the venue of a concert by an American rock band that was cancelled following a threat, the mayor of the Dutch port city said.

Donald Trump keeps to the script with unity call at veterans' conference

President Donald Trump returned to calls for unity and love as he spoke to veterans at an American Legion conference.

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Jon Snow: Grenfell Tower highlighted media’s disconnect with ordinary people

The newscaster said the tragedy also highlighted the danger of the demise of local journalism.

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The 150-year-old mystery of how the Hunley submarine crew died has been solved

The American Civil War submarine’s crew were the first ever to sink an enemy ship.

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Venezuela's ousted prosecutor 'has evidence implicating president in corruption

Venezuela's recently ousted chief prosecutor has accused President Nicolas Maduro of participating in acts of corruption, saying she would turn over proof that would ...

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At least seven dead after boat carrying 70 people sinks in Brazil

At least seven people are dead and dozens missing after a boat carrying 70 people sank on a major river in northern Brazil, authorities said.

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Man who was found with pipe bomb in luggage at aiport jailed for 18 years

A man has been jailed for 18 years for possessing an explosive with intent to endanger life after a pipe bomb was found in his hand luggage at Manchester Airport.

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Man arrested over car attack on Paris soldiers 'showed interest in IS'

An Algerian man who drove his car into a group of soldiers near Paris earlier this month had radical beliefs and showed interest in the Islamic State group, France's ...

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Bodies of mother and daughter found side-by-side after Grenfell fire

One of the victims of the Grenfell disaster was found next to her mother, an inquest has heard.

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SpaceX spacesuit revealed by Elon Musk

The white and black spacesuit is not just a prototype – it has been tested and “actually works”.

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Finnish police arrest two more suspects over knife rampage

Finnish police have arrested two more suspects over last week's stabbings that killed two people and wounded eight in the south-western city of Turku.

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Grenfell Tower survivors take up nine offers of permanent homes

Nine offers of permanent accommodation have been accepted by Grenfell survivors whose homes were destroyed, while one household has already moved in to a new home.

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LATEST: Egypian president meets Trump adviser after US cuts millions in aid

Egypt's president and foreign minister have met with White House adviser Jared Kushner, just hours after the Trump administration cut or delayed hundreds of millions ...

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'60 dead' after air strikes hit hotel in Yemen

Air strikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition have hit a small hotel near Yemen's capital Sanaa, killing dozens of Shiite Houthi rebels and civilians, Yemeni ...

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Saudi police release boy who danced to Macarena in the street

Saudi police have released a 14-year-old boy who was filmed dancing to hit song Macarena at an intersection in the Red Sea city of Jiddah, according to local media ...

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Hong Kong shuts down as powerful typhoon sweeps past; at least 3 killed

A powerful typhoon has caused at least three deaths in Macau, according to local authorities in the Chinese gambling enclave.

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Paparazzi were 'like dogs' in their pursuit of Diana, says William

"A pack - like a pack of dogs - followed her, chased her, harassed her, called her names, spat at her, tried to get a reaction to get that photograph of her lashing ...

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Senate committee hears from co-founder of firm linked to 'salacious' Trump dossier

The co-founder of a Washington opposition research firm that produced a dossier of salacious claims involving Donald Trump has spent hours speaking to Senate investigators ...

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Headless torso a DNA match to missing Swedish journalist, say Danish police

DNA tests on a headless torso found in the Baltic Sea matched missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who is believed to have died on an amateur-built submarine that ...

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US fleet commander to be removed after Pacific warship collisions

The commander of the US Navy's 7th Fleet is to be removed after a series of warship accidents in the Pacific, two of them fatal, officials have confirmed.

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LATEST: Spanish police find bomb belt in house used by terror suspects

Police have found a belt with real explosives at the house where the terror suspects accused of killing 15 people in attacks on Barcelona and Cambrils last week ...

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German police have seized thousands of orange ‘Trump’ ecstasy tablets

Officers said about 5,000 of the orange, Trump-shaped ecstasy tablets were found.

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Police fire pepper spray at anti-Trump protesters

"(The media) don't want to report that I spoke out forecefully against bigotry, hatred and violence."

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Ex-Ku Klux Klan wizard who became priest urges haters to see the light

A Catholic priest who was a "wizard" in the Ku Klux Klan before becoming a clergyman has urged white supremacists to turn their back on hate by revealing his own ...

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Donald Trump's Afghan plan 'involves 3,900 more US troops', with first 'arriving quickly'

President Donald Trump's plan to end the stalemate in Afghanistan and eliminate the rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional US forces, senior ...

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Brawls break out among migrants near Calais

As many as 200 migrants have clashed near the French city of Calais, using sticks and iron bars in five battles pitting mainly Afghans against Eritreans, authorities ...

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German police seize thousands of orange 'Trump' ecstasy tablets

Thousands of ecstasy tablets in the shape of Donald Trump's head have been seized by German police.

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Yorkshire Ripper writes letter to TV show saying: 'I did not murder any males'

The Yorkshire Ripper has said he never attacked or murdered any men in a letter about two unsolved cases.

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Pensioner in hospital after suffering heart attack as burglar took her handbag

A 77-year-old woman in England suffered a heart attack after a burglar pushed her to the floor and kicked her before he fled.

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Train was going 'super-fast' before hitting second train parked at US station

A train was going "super-fast" just before it crashed into another service parked at a suburban Philadelphia station, injuring dozens of people, a passenger has ...

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Judge agrees to delay Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial

A judge has agreed to delay the start of Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial to allow his new lawyers to get up to speed on the case.

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Latest: Judge orders two Barcelona terror suspects to be held without bail

Latest: A judge has ordered two suspects in the Spain attacks to be held without bail, one to be detained for another 72 hours and a fourth to be freed.

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These popular searches show Donald Trump wasn’t the only one who ignored advice about the eclipse

The search trends reveal what people might not admit – their eyes hurt after looking at the sun.

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International Space Station photobombs eclipse

The space station crossed the path of the eclipse three times.

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Donald Trump 'spouts rubbish' on Twitter, says North Korea

North Korea has condemned US President Donald Trump as a leader who frequently tweets "weird articles of his ego-driven thoughts" and "spouts rubbish" to give his ...

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The best reactions to Donald Trump looking directly at the Sun during the eclipse

The US president ignored warnings about protecting his sight.

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Four to appear in court in connection with Barcelona attacks

Four alleged members of a terror cell accused of killing 15 people in attacks in Barcelona and a Spanish resort were due in court today, a day after the last missing ...

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Latest: Bodies found on flooded US warship after collision

Latest: A number of bodies have been found on a flooded US warship after 10 sailors went missing when it collided with an oil tanker in south-east Asian waters, ...

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Brexit position paper to outline UK position on cross-border legal disputes

The UK government's position on cross-border legal disputes after Brexit are being outlined later.

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Bill Cosby hires Michael Jackson lawyer for sex assault retrial

Bill Cosby wants a judge to approve a swap that will give him a fresh legal team, which includes the high-profile lawyer who won an acquittal in pop superstar Michael ...

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Afghan ambassador gives Donald Trump '10 out of 10' for strategy speech

Afghanistan's government has applauded US president Donald Trump's strategy, praising its focus on needs and conditions instead of timelines.

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Latest: Boy, 11, saved younger brother and alerted rescuers after three brothers were buried in quake

Update 1.32pm: Firefighters in Italy have freed three young brothers from rubble after a 4.0-magnitude earthquake hit the resort island of Ischia.

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In how many different ways did people view the 2017 solar eclipse?

Solar eclipses are a thing of wonder, but how to enjoy it while protecting your eyes?

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In how many different ways did people view the 2017 solar eclipse?

Solar eclipses are a thing of wonder, but how to enjoy it while protecting your eyes?

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Danish police find body of woman after submarine sinking

The body of a woman has been found in the Baltic Sea near where a missing Swedish journalist is believed to have died on a privately built submarine, police in Denmark ...

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Madeleine McCann investigators to request more money for 'final line of inquiry'

Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are to ask for more funds to extend their search, it has been reported.

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Girl, 17, sexually assaulted twice on train journey from UK festival

A 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted twice, by two different men, as she made her way home from a festival in England.

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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman $417m in talcum powder cancer claim case

A US jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417m to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied ...

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Texas University removes Confederate statues calling them 'symbols of modern white supremacy'

The University of Texas has quickly removed statues of Robert E Lee and other prominent Confederate figures from the main area of its Austin campus, just hours after ...

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