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A woman who saw the aftermath of a car crash in England in which five people were mown down described her shock at the "carnage", saying she feared they were all dead.

Thousands march in Moscow to remember gunned down Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov

Thousands of Russians have marched through Moscow to mark two years since opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down outside the Kremlin.

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa is to get a 165ft Ferris wheel next to it

The Italian city of Pisa has decided to add a towering Ferris wheel to its roster of tourist attractions.

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Mother's chance of disrupted sleep 'rises 50% with each child'

Every additional child increases a mother's chances of having her sleep disturbed by 50%, research has shown.

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Syrian warplanes pound rebel-held area in Homs

Syrian government warplanes have pounded a rebel-held neighbourhood in the central city of Homs, killing at least three people and wounding dozens, opposition activists ...

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Suspect named after truck ploughs into crowd at New Orleans Mardi Gras

Authorities have identified the man who allegedly ploughed into a crowd enjoying a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans while intoxicated.

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Anti-IS forces retake new area of Mosul as thousands flee Iraq

Iraqi militarised police have captured an area on the western side of Mosul amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants.

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Kim Jong Nam 'given large dose of VX that killed in 20 minutes'

The dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half-brother was so high that it killed him within 20 minutes and caused "very serious paralysis", ...

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Man held on suspicion of murder after Heidelberg pedestrians hit by car

A man who drove into a group of pedestrians in the German city of Heidelberg, fatally injuring one man, is being held on suspicion of murder and attempted murder.

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This conservation project is helping green turtles by creating more beach space

The number of hatchlings has more than doubled since the start of the project.

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Francois Hollande takes mickey out of Donald Trump on visit to Disneyland Paris

French president Francois Hollande used a visit to Disneyland Paris to hit back at US President Donald Trump for insulting the capital city.

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Donald Trump has said he will not attend the annual White House Correspondent's Dinner

Donald Trump has tweeted to say he will not be attending the annual White House Correspondent's Dinner this spring.

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Kim Jong Nam's suspected attackers 'duped into prank'

Two women, a Vietnamese and an Indonesian, have been arrested for allegedly coating their hands with the nerve agent VX and wiping them on the face of Kim Jong Nam ...

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Pensioner dies after car driven into group of pedestrians in German city

A pensioner died after a man drove a car into pedestrians in a central square in the German city of Heidelberg on Saturday.

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Dozens hurt as truck hits Mardi Gras parade crowd

A man is being investigated for suspected drink-driving after a pick-up truck slammed into a crowd watching a Mardi Gras weekend parade in New Orleans' Mid-City ...

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People are avidly watching a live stream of a pregnant giraffe in New York

Because what else would you do with your weekend?

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Campaign posters for #Obama2017 are appearing in France

He’s got the right CV for the job.

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Man shot after driving car into city square in Germany

A man drove a vehicle into people in a central square in the German city of Heidelberg.

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Robert Mugabe: I have a mandate to lead

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has celebrated his 93rd birthday surrounded by thousands of supporters in a defiant show of strength after nearly four decades ...

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CCTV has captured this shocking hit and run on UK city street

A teenager was taken to hospital following the incident.

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Here's how news groups responded to being banned from a White House briefing this week

The informal briefing, nicknamed a gaggle, occurred in lieu of the usual daily press briefing.

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Latest: Police to sweep Malaysia airport for toxic chemical

Update 3.22pm: Malaysian police are to carry out a sweep of the terminal at Kuala Lumpur's airport where North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half-brother was killed ...

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20 killed in suicide attacks at Homs security building

Update 3.08pm: The death toll from attacks on two security locations in the central Syrian city of Homs has risen to at least 30 people.

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Muhammad Ali's son detained at airport and asked: Are you Muslim? - Lawyer

The son of boxing legend Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration staff at a Florida airport, who repeatedly asked him "Are you Muslim?", a lawyer has said.

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Elysee candidate Francois Fillon faces new probe over 'fake jobs'

Conservative candidate Francois Fillon faces investigation by France's financial prosecutors over jobs he gave to his wife and two of his children, pushing the case ...

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White House bars critical media outlets saying it felt 'everyone was represented'

The White House has barred several media outlets from a press conference held by President Trump's Press Secretary, Sean Spicer.

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Intelligence report disputes threat posed by travel ban nations

There is insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump's travel ban pose a terror threat to the United ...

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Someone planted Trump-branded Russian flags at the Conservative Political Action Conference

Organisers moved pretty quickly to remove them.

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Marine life adding to global warming by generating methane in Pacific

The potent greenhouse gas has 30 times more heat-trapping power than carbon dioxide.

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Serial squatters occupy building near Buckingham Palace and rebrand it as a 'Rogue Embassy'

Snipers stationed on the roof of Wellington Barracks were in "regular contact" with a next-door owner to raise concerns about the view into the palace gardens from ...

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British police charge five teenagers with terror offences

Five teenagers have been charged with terror offences in England.

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The human brain can produce fructose, new experiment suggests

Researchers say this opens the possibility for further studies on the effects of this simple sugar.

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US gives contractors timetable to pitch to build Mexico border wall

Contracts will be awarded by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, the US Customs and Border Protection agency said.

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Donald Trump claims Obamacare covers 'very few people'

President Donald Trump said Barack Obama's health care law covers "very few people" as he minimised the impact of replacing it.

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WATCH: Donald Trump takes fresh aim at the media as he calls for end to anonymous sources

Donald Trump has used his first presidential appearance before the largest gathering of conservative activists in the US to sharply escalate his criticisms of the ...

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Chemicals discovered in cat study 'show children also face risk'

Furniture chemicals found in the blood of cats may pose a health risk to children, researchers claim.

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Dozens killed in attacks near Syria town captured from IS

More than 60 people have been killed in at least two attacks near a Syrian town just captured by Turkish forces and Syrian opposition fighters from Islamic State ...

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Vote on UN Syria sanctions could come soon though Russia makes veto vow

Nations urging the UN to sanction Syria over chemical weapons attacks are aiming towards a vote shortly, it has been announced.

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German spy agency 'targeted phones of foreign reporters'

Germany's spy agency had at least 50 numbers and email addresses of journalists among its surveillance targets, it has been reported.

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A mysterious hairy blob has washed up on the coast of the Philippines

What is it? Where did it come from? Why is it furry?

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Mexico rejected US plan on third-country deportees

The Mexican government has made clear to visiting US emissaries that it will not accept deportees from third countries under any circumstances, the interior secretary ...

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Remains found on Greek island confirmed as Briton who vanished in 2005

Human remains found in a well in Crete are those of a British holidaymaker who went missing more than a decade ago, police have confirmed.

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Man gets two years for leaving toddler with permanent disabilities after shooting him in the head with air gun

A man who shot a crying 18-month-old boy in the head with an air rifle has been jailed for two years.

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Trump adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports, White House officials say

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus asked top FBI officials to dispute media reports.

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Judge makes ruling on Bill Cosby sex assault trial

A judge will let only one other accuser testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial to bolster charges that the actor drugged and molested a woman at his estate ...

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Blind man Tasered by police who mistook cane for gun

A blind man has been Tasered by police after his cane was mistaken for a gun.

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Angela Merkel's party slips behind centre-left SPD in new poll

Germany's Social Democrats have nudged past Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc for the first time in more than a decade, according to a new poll.

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Iraq strikes IS targets in Syria as forces enter western Mosul

Iraq's air force has struck Islamic State targets inside Syria for the first time as Iraqi troops on the ground pushed into western Mosul.

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Watch the terrifying moment this plane manages to land during Storm Doris

You might not want to watch this if you’re about to take a flight any time soon.

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