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Donald Trump on first 100 days: It's a different kind of presidency

President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions for almost 100 days.

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As France heads to the polls, here's everything to expect from election day

Today is the first round of voting for the country’s next president.

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London marathon presents huge security challenge month after Westminister attack

The London Marathon poses a major security headache for police barely a month since terror struck the heart of the capital.

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How is the French president elected?

France is electing a successor to Francois Hollande, who has decided not to run for a second term at the Elysee Palace.

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Counter-terrorism officers arrest second man in London operation

A second man has been arrested as part of an investigation in London by counter-terrorism officers.

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Sons seek to expand Trump empire to Don-friendly states

Apprentices no more, Donald Trump's sons, now at the helm of the Trump Organisation, are eyeing ways to use the new lease on the family fame by expanding the brand ...

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North Korea detains third US citizen

North Korea has reportedly detained a US citizen, bringing the total number of Americans held by them to three.

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American Airlines attendant 'nearly hit baby' as he snatched pushchair

A passenger on an American Airlines plane has said a flight attendant nearly hit a baby as he took a pushchair from a passenger who was holding the child.

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Polls open in French Presidential election

French voters have begun casting ballots for the presidential election in a tense first-round poll that is seen as a test for the spread of populism around the world. ...

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Trump pledges 'big rally' to mark 100 days in office

Mr Trump hits the milestone on April 29 - next Saturday.

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100 firefighters tackle London warehouse blaze

Smoke darkened miles of the east London skyline as it rose from the fire on Chequers Lane.

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Three feared dead after 'missiles knock out hospital' in Syria

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that air strikes had seriously damaged the medical centre in Abdin village, in Idlib

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Man with a knife arrested at Paris train station

A police official said that a man walked into the train station wielding a knife on Saturday and was immediately surrounded by heavily armed police.

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Thirteen hurt after ferry smashes into harbour wall in Gran Canaria

Thirteen passengers on board a ferry were injured when their boat slammed into a concrete breakwater at a port on the Canary Islands.

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Border police find 111 migrants in back of lorry in Romania

One-hundred-and-eleven asylum seekers were discovered hidden in the back of a lorry by border police in Romania.

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French overseas territories begin voting for new president

Election stations opened on Saturday in French overseas territories that are voting first in France's unpredictable presidential election - one day earlier than ...

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Russian police kill two Islamic State terror suspects

The leader of an Islamic State "sleeper cell" and one of its group have been killed in a shoot-out with police, Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee said.

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Britain has had its first coal-free day since the Industrial Revolution

The government has pledged to phase out coal by 2025.

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100 dead and wounded after attackers in uniform storm Afghan army base

More than 100 army personnel have been killed or wounded after gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in Afghanistan.

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Meet Jack Fischer: Your new favourite astronaut who called this spacecraft 'a burrito of awesomeness'

Excuse us while we go Google how to become an astronaut immediately.

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Donald Trump: I aim to deport criminals so US immigrant 'dreamers' can rest easy

Young immigrants brought to the US as children and now in the country illegally can "rest easy", President Donald Trump has said.

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Dark day for San Franciscians as power cut blacks out city

A power cut in San Francisco that trapped people in lifts and left tens of thousands of others in the dark was caused by a massive failure of a circuit breaker that ...

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US will honour refugee deal Trump dubbed 'dumb', Pence tells Australia

US vice president Mike Pence has said America will honour a refugee resettlement deal with Australia that Donald Trump once described as "dumb".

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Woman tells of acid attack agony in London nightclub

A woman burned in an acid attack at a nightclub has told how she felt like her face was on fire.

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From Washington to Sydney: People tell us why are taking to the streets to march for science

Thousands of scientists and non-scientist volunteers are taking part in more than 400 locations around the world.

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At least 12 killed in Venezuela as political crisis deepens

At least 12 people have been killed following looting and violence in Venezuela's capital amid a spiralling political crisis in the South American country.

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Donald Trump seeks changes to Barack Obama's tax and stock market rules

The Trump administration has embarked on new efforts to study and possibly dismantle some of the tax and financial regulations established by former president Barack ...

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Children shot on bouncy castle at birthday party

Local WSB-TV reported that investigators found at least 40 shell casings at the scene.

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20 children killed in South African bus crash

At least 20 children have been killed in a crash involving their minibus and a truck in South Africa.

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Policeman killed on Champs-Elysee was deployed to Bataclan during massacre

He was among the officers who responded to the gun and bomb attack on the Bataclan concert hall in November 2015.

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How Dortmund bus attacker planned to make millions

The suspect bought the options from a computer at the same hotel where the team was staying.

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20 killed as truck hits crowd in southern India

The local government has ordered an investigation.

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Adam Johnson filmed laughing in jail over sex conviction

In footage he is seen sitting in what appears to be a laundry room of Moorland Prison, South Yorkshire.

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The Earth is just a tiny dot of light in these spectacular photos captured by Nasa probe

The Cassini spacecraft pictured our planet from the rings of Saturn.

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Donald Trump hits out at 'ridiculous' 100-day benchmark

The president hits the 100-day mark in office on April 29.

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Paris shooting: Everything we know the morning after the deadly attack

A terror investigation has been launched following the killing of a police officer.

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Syria still has stockpile of chemical weapons, US defence secretary warns

Israeli defence officials said this week that Syria still has up to three tons of chemical weapons in its possession.

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Dortmund attacker 'motivated by club's share price dropping'

A 28-year-old arrested on suspicion of bombing the bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund football team last week was motivated by financial greed, prosecutors said.

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Latest: Note defending Islamic State found next to body of gunman, reports

The gunman who shot and killed a police officer on the Champs-Elysees in Paris was detained in February for threatening police and then freed.

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Trump accuses Iran of violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

Iran is failing to fulfil the "spirit" of its nuclear deal with world powers, US President Donald Trump has declared, setting an ominous tone for his forthcoming ...

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Arkansas carries out first execution since 2005

Arkansas has overcome a flurry of court challenges which derailed three other executions and put to death an inmate for the first time in nearly 12 years.

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Drift tests show missing Malaysian jet probably crashed north of search area

Analysis of a genuine Boeing 777 wing flap has reaffirmed experts' opinion that missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is most likely to have crashed north of an abandoned ...

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Borussia Dortmund team bus attack motivated by club's share value, police believe

A 28-year-old German-Russian man has been arrested on suspicion of carrying out the bomb attack against a bus carrying members of the Borussia Dortmund football ...

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Assange arrest a 'priority' - US attorney general

Julian Assange's arrest is a "priority" for United States authorities, America's attorney general has said.

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Police search Paris home after deadly shooting on Champs-Elysees

Police have swooped on a home in a Paris suburb after a gunman opened fire on police on the Champs-Elysees boulevard, killing one officer and wounding three people ...

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Turkish leader Erdogan says he is set to meet US President Trump in Washington

NTV television quoted Mr Erdogan on Thursday discussing the visit.

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Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage rules out standing in British general election

The former Ukip leader said he would be able to use his profile in European politics to put "real pressure" on MEPs to back a "sensible deal" for the UK.

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Woman left blind in one eye after nightclub acid attack

A total of 20 people were hurt following the attack, after a corrosive liquid was sprayed during an argument at Mangle in Dalston, east London.

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