Maajid Nawaz, LBC presenter, hurt in ‘racially motivated’ attack
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Maajid Nawaz, LBC presenter, hurt in ‘racially motivated’ attack

The LBC radio presenter Maajid Nawaz has told of being “racially attacked” and assaulted outside a central London theatre on Monday night. Nawaz said a white male attacked…

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Rod Rosenstein, key figure behind Mueller inquiry, expected to step down in mid-March
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Rod Rosenstein, key figure behind Mueller inquiry, expected to step down in mid-March

Rod Rosenstein, the US deputy attorney general who appointed a special counsel to investigate possible ties between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign, is expected to step down…

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Police search for missing UK and French tourists at beach near Port Macquarie
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Police search for missing UK and French tourists at beach near Port Macquarie

A British tourist and a French tourist are missing at a beach on the New South Wales mid-north coast. Personal items belonging to Hugo Palmer and Erwan Ferrieux…

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Justin Trudeau’s top adviser resigns as ‘political meddling’ scandal widens
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Justin Trudeau’s top adviser resigns as ‘political meddling’ scandal widens

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top adviser has resigned while denying allegations that he pressured Canada’s former attorney general to avoid prosecuting a major Canadian engineering company. Principal secretary…

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Huawei founder: US cannot crush technology firm
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Huawei founder: US cannot crush technology firm

The US cannot crush Huawei, the company’s founder has insisted, as he hit back against criminal indictments levelled at the firm and allegations that it poses a security…

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Trump urges Venezuelan military to desert ‘Cuban puppet’ Maduro
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Trump urges Venezuelan military to desert ‘Cuban puppet’ Maduro

Donald Trump has appealed to the largest Venezuelan community in the US, seeking to rally support for the opposition leader Juan Guaidó. Panama Papers ‘tightened the noose’ on…

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Gene therapy could treat rare brain disorder in unborn babies
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Gene therapy could treat rare brain disorder in unborn babies

Scientists are developing a radical form of gene therapy that could cure a devastating medical disorder by mending mutations in the brains of foetuses in the womb. The…

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Museums grapple with rise in pleas for return of foreign treasures
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Museums grapple with rise in pleas for return of foreign treasures

Neanderthal skulls and the remains of an extinct sloth named after Charles Darwin are among the items requested for repatriation from British institutions, as documents reveal museums are…

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George Mendonsa, The Kissing Sailor in famous photograph, dies at 95
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George Mendonsa, The Kissing Sailor in famous photograph, dies at 95

George Mendonsa, the sailor who was captured in a famous photograph kissing a woman in Times Square amidst celebrations of the end of the second world war, has…

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Nearly 400 jobs lost after Flybmi appoints administrators
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Nearly 400 jobs lost after Flybmi appoints administrators

Nearly 400 employees at Flybmi have lost their jobs following the collapse of the regional British airline at the weekend. Flybmi formally appointed the restructuring firm BDO as…

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New York to ban hairstyle policies that discriminate against black people
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New York to ban hairstyle policies that discriminate against black people

New York City will ban discrimination based on hairstyles, a rule meant to stop policies that penalize black people. The New York City Commission on Human Rights issued…

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Hillsborough trial: ‘officer did not discuss consequences of opening gate’
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Hillsborough trial: ‘officer did not discuss consequences of opening gate’

The South Yorkshire police officer in command of the 1989 FA Cup semi-final at Hillsborough gave no orders before or for some time after he ordered a large…

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London social housing block residents warn of ‘death trap’ conditions
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London social housing block residents warn of ‘death trap’ conditions

Residents of a six-year-old block of flats in south-west London are warning that they are living in a “death trap” and fear a catastrophe similar to the Grenfell…

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Cabinet ministers tell May: stop using no-deal threat to negotiate
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Cabinet ministers tell May: stop using no-deal threat to negotiate

Four cabinet ministers have demanded the prime minister stop using the threat of no deal as a negotiating tactic, telling Theresa May that businesses and manufacturers now needed…

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‘Prison isn’t working’: David Gauke calls for end to short jail terms
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‘Prison isn’t working’: David Gauke calls for end to short jail terms

The justice secretary has said he wants to end short prison sentences because they do not work and hopes that technology and more community sentences will provide better…

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‘Air Cocaine’ drug-trafficking trial begins in France
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‘Air Cocaine’ drug-trafficking trial begins in France

Sitting on the asphalt at Punta Cana international airport in the Dominican Republic, the private plane was about to take off for an overnight flight to Saint-Tropez in…

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Royal Academy Schools receives £10m from Tetra Pak heir
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Royal Academy Schools receives £10m from Tetra Pak heir

Britain’s oldest art school, a 250-year-old institution which offers postgraduate students a three-year art course free of charge, has received its biggest ever donation. The Royal Academy of…

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NatWest apologises for ‘all vegans should be punched in the face’ comment
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NatWest apologises for ‘all vegans should be punched in the face’ comment

NatWest has apologised after a customer who called the bank to apply for a loan was told by a bank worker “all vegans should be punched in the…

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Hard border in Ireland would trigger return to violence, says report
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Hard border in Ireland would trigger return to violence, says report

There will be a return to violence in Northern Ireland if there is any infrastructure installed on the border, an in-depth report on youth and peace in the…

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Alesha MacPhail murder trial: ‘accused Googled DNA’, jury told
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Alesha MacPhail murder trial: ‘accused Googled DNA’, jury told

A phone belonging to a teenager accused of the abduction, rape and murder of a six-year-old girl was used to Google “how do police find DNA”, a court…

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Merkel successor cleans up as Putzfrau Gretel in carnival role
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Merkel successor cleans up as Putzfrau Gretel in carnival role

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the leader of Germany’s Christian Democrat party, returned to her home state of Saarland over the weekend to reprise her annual role as Putzfrau Gretel (Gretel…

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