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News update 15/1/2019

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Ivory Coast ex-President Gbagbo acquitted at ICC court in The Hague Laurent Gbagbo was the first former head of state to go on trial at the International Criminal Court. Nairobi Dusit hotel under attack as blasts and gunfire heard The complex in the Westland district of the Kenyan capital is under attack. Hello Dolly’s Carol Channing dies aged 97 The ... Read More »

News update 7/1/2019

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Yellow vests: France to crack down on unsanctioned protests People who hold unauthorised protests face prosecution under plans being drawn up by the government. Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman ends airport hotel standoff Rahaf al-Qunun, 18, leaves a Thai hotel where she took refuge, in the care of the UN refugee agency. Adrianne Haslet-Davis: Boston bombing survivor hit by car Adrianne ... Read More »

News update 13/12/2018

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Trump: ‘I never directed Michael Cohen to break the law’ The US president says Michael Cohen was “supposed to know the law” and was trying to embarrass him. Branson’s Virgin Galactic reaches edge of space The latest test flight by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic makes it to the edge of space and back. ‘Racist’ Gandhi statue removed from University ... Read More »

News update 10/12/2018

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Anti-Semitism pervades European life, says EU report Europe’s Jews are increasingly worried about the risk of harassment, according to a major EU survey. Crisis talks over wave of French protests The French president is discussing the recent unrest with trade unions and employers’ organisations. Amount of deep life on Earth quantified Having dug and drilled into the Earth, scientists can ... Read More »

News update 8/12/2018

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Yellow vest protest in Paris sees police detain hundreds Police fire rubber bullets and tear gas at rioting protesters in Paris as cars are set alight. Trump chief of staff John Kelly to leave White House job The announcement comes after persistent reports that Mr Kelly was under pressure to go. Gypsy Girl: Missing mosaic pieces returned to Turkey Fragments ... Read More »

News update 24/11/2018

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France fuel protests: Police in Paris fire tear gas Clashes break out on the Champs-Elysées during continued protests about rising fuel prices. US migrant held after leaving church where he sought sanctuary Samuel Oliver-Bruno reportedly left the church to meet immigration authorities when he was held. Mauthausen Nazi death camp: Germany charges ‘former guard’ The 95-year-old is accused of involvement ... Read More »

News update 9/11/2018

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‘Remarkable’ decline in fertility rates Half of the world’s countries now have too few babies being born to maintain their populations. Melbourne attack: Man shot dead after fire and fatal stabbing The man, who was known to police, set a car on fire before stabbing three people, one fatally. Sabrina makers sued by Satanic Temple over statue Netflix and Warner ... Read More »

News update 8/11/2018

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Thousand Oaks: At least 12 killed at California bar shooting The bar was hosting a university student country music night when a gunman opened fire. Trump-Russia probe ‘under threat’ after Sessions fired Donald Trump’s opponents raise fears over the inquiry after he fired his attorney general. China’s ‘AI newsreader': Which of these isn’t real? China’s Xinhua news agency says it ... Read More »

News update 7/11/2018

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Mid-term elections: Trump hails ‘big victory’ despite House losses The president focuses on positives as Republicans lose control of the House but make Senate gains. US mid-term election results 2018: Maps, charts and analysis Interactive maps and charts showing winners and losers in all the Senate, House and governor races. Ukraine Handzyuk death: Acid victim’s defiant message The funeral is ... Read More »

News update 5/11/2018

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Iran sanctions: Rouhani defiant as US re-imposes measures The US is re-imposing sanctions that were lifted as part of the 2015 nuclear agreement. Khashoggi murder: Saudi Arabia ‘sent experts’ to cover evidence A senior Turkish official says Saudi Arabia sent a team to erase evidence at its consulate. US mid-terms: Rhetoric stepped up as campaign enters final day The highly ... Read More »