Police officer who killed black teenager in Chicago gets nearly seven years

Jason Van Dyke is the first officer in the city to be convicted over the killing of an African-American.

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Passenger in Duke of Edinburgh crash ‘always wanted to meet a royal’

The Queen’s consort exchanged ‘well-wishes’ with the injured parties.

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Prime Minister’s Brexit talks ‘not genuine’, Jeremy Corbyn claims

The Labour leader has reiterated his refusal to meet the PM unless she takes no-deal off the table.

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Billy Ray Cyrus sings at memorial service for murdered policewoman

Natalie Corona was shot after responding to a car crash.

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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un to meet again to discuss denuclearisation

A summit has been pencilled in for February following last year’s icebreaker in Singapore.

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Model who claimed to have US-Russia collusion tape arrested in Moscow

Anastasia Vashukevich was detained in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on charges of inducement to prostitution.

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Duke of Edinburgh undergoes precautionary check-up after crash

Philip, 97, has also contacted the occupants of the other car involved to send on his best wishes.

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Britain's Prince Charles ‘always worried’ about Prince Philip’s driving in later years

Charles had discussed the issue when speaking with the son of a D-Day veteran.

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Trump meets North Korean envoy for talks on denuclearisation

The president has spoken several times of prospects for a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un early this year.

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Shoreham Airshow pilot ‘did nothing to avoid crash’

The Old Bailey was told by the chairman of the event’s flying committee that Andrew Hill wasn’t trying to miss the ground.

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Dark web criminals who sold fentanyl around the world jailed in UK

Lee Childs, Jake Levene and Mandy Lowther were told their actions had brought misery.

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BBC Asian Network chief cleared after reporter named abuse complainant

Arif Ansari, 44, was found not guilty of breaching the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992 following a two-day trial at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court.

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From the date to the dramas: Everything you need to know about the Women’s March 2019

The annual event is likely to attract thousands of people.

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Ministers ‘will quit if told to vote against plan to give MPs more Brexit power’

Nick Boles said ministers had told him they would resign if whipped against a bill being tabled on Monday to allow MPs to block a no-deal Brexit.

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Trump accused of security risk after Pelosi’s trip to Afghanistan revealed

The accusations come amid the stalled negotiations over how to end the partial government shutdown.

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Boy crushed by seat had internal bleeding like car crash injury, court told

Alfie Lamb, aged three, died after his mother’s boyfriend Stephen Waterson allegedly squashed him by his reversed car seat.

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Brexit: the past seven days

What’s been happening in the world of politics as the clock ticks on Brexit?

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Protesters gather against Google’s censored search engine for China

Campaigners are concerned about Project Dragonfly’s potential impact on freedom of speech and internet security.

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Dramatic footage released of whisky drinking gunman in police shooting incident

Samuel Houlihan was described in court as “remarkably lucky” to suffer only a flesh wound when he was shot at close range.

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Boris Johnson under attack over Turkey claim

The figurehead of the Vote Leave campaign signed an open letter warning about Turkey joining the EU.

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Not supporting second referendum means colluding with May, Corbyn warned

An advert in the Labour leader’s local paper warns that he cannot secure a general election, and backing a people’s vote is the only option left.

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One-armed explosives expert blamed for Colombia car bombing

Defence Minister Guillermo Botero said the man who carried out Thursday’s attack, Jose Aldemar Rojas, was a member of the National Liberation Army.

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Democrats to probe whether Trump told lawyer to lie to Congress

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler of New York, said directing a subordinate to lie to Congress is a federal crime.

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‘Callous’ trio jailed for life for murdering five in UK shop blast insurance scam

Aram Kurd, Hawkwar Hassan and Arkan Ali destroyed a Polish supermarket in Hinckley Road in Leicester after plotting a £300,000 insurance fraud.

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18 near misses revealed as Heathrow deploys new tech to combat drones

One pilot spotted a large ‘commercial drone’ pass within 20 metres at an altitude of 3,400 feet.

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Boris Johnson calls on British PM to tear up Brexit backstop

The former foreign secretary said Britain must ‘stop dithering’ and demand a better deal from Brussels.

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Zimbabwe’s government shuts down internet after fuel price protests

There has been a violent crackdown on people protesting against a dramatic rise in fuel prices.

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Colombia car bombing suspects sought as death toll rises to 21

President Ivan Duque condemned the attack in Bogota.

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Banksy artwork in Wales sold to art dealer for six-figure sum

Gallery owner John Brandler said he had guaranteed the artwork would stay in Port Talbot for a minimum of two years.

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Radical cleric to be freed on humanitarian grounds – lawyer

Abu Bakar Bashir was jailed in 2011 for supporting a military-style training camp for Islamic militants.

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Prince Philip crash sparks debate over whether 97-year-old should be driving

Philip, 97, was left ‘very shocked’ but walked away unhurt.

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Australian police arrest man over Israeli student’s death

Aiia Maasarwe died shortly after getting off a tram in a Melbourne suburb.

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Second US-North Korea summit the focus of Washington talks

Donald Trump has spoken several times of having a second summit with Kim Jong Un.

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Zimbabwe shuts down internet again amid unrest

The move comes as prominent activist Evan Mawarire is set to appear in court.

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Saturn existed for billions of years before getting its rings, study says

An Italian-led team reckons the rings are only 10 to 100 million years old.

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Nigel Farage urges Brexiteers to prepare for second referendum

The former Ukip leader issued a battle cry to Leavers in a week where Theresa May suffered a record-breaking defeat.

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Boris Johnson urges Theresa May to use Brexit to unite UK

The intervention came as the British Prime Minister scrambled to get her EU agenda back on track.

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Trump cancels US delegation’s trip to Davos

It comes after the president postponed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Afghanistan.

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Violence shown in films suitable for teens ‘not linked to violence in society’

Researchers analysed movies against real cases of violent crime between 1985 and 2015.

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Boris Johnson blames low wages on ‘big business access to foreign labour pools’

The former foreign secretary will call for the Government to use Brexit to unite country.

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Donald Trump calls for new focus on missile defence programme

The president made his appeal during a visit to the Pentagon.

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Gordon Brown calls to extend Article 50 for a year to consult public

The former prime minister has called for public consultations on Brexit and agreed with Jeremy Corbyn’s demands for no deal to be ruled out.

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Donald Trump cancels Nancy Pelosi’s plane amid shutdown stand-off

The House Speaker had said the president’s State Of The Union address should be delayed amid the impasse.

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Britain more divided on Brexit than it was on poll tax: Gordon Brown

The ex-PM has said the Article 50 deadline should be extended so the people of Britain can have a say on the next steps in the process.

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Earth hit by more asteroids in past 290 million years

Scientists used data from the moon to better understand the impact of asteroids.

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One in four prisoners have suffered traumatic brain injury, study finds

The University of Glasgow and the Scottish Prison Service research looked at all inmates in Scotland.

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Prince Philip involved in car crash near Sandringham Estate

The Duke of Edinburgh was not injured in the accident on Thursday afternoon.

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Don’t engage with May over Brexit, Corbyn tells MPs as backbenchers break ranks

Hilary Benn, Yvette Cooper and John Mann all had meetings with ministers over attempts to get a Brexit deal though Parliament.

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I never said there was no collusion with Russia, says Giuliani

Rudy Giuliani’s comments contradict the position of the president, who has insisted there was no collusion during his successful White House run.

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Accused cried ‘What have I done’ after girlfriend’s son crushed by car seat

Stephen Waterson called 999 after three-year-old Alfie Lamb collapsed in the back of his car.

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