Banksy artwork found on garage in Wales sold for six-figure sum
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Banksy artwork found on garage in Wales sold for six-figure sum

A Banksy artwork that appeared on a nondescript garage in a Welsh town has been sold to a dealer for a six-figure sum. The garage owner, Ian Lewis,…

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Home Office refuses to let great-grandparents remain in UK
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Home Office refuses to let great-grandparents remain in UK

The Home Office is trying to separate a couple from their four British children, 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild by forcing them to return to Iran. The 83-year-old…

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Friday briefing: Corbyn faces revolt if he backs ‘people’s vote’
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Friday briefing: Corbyn faces revolt if he backs ‘people’s vote’

Top story: ‘This concept of blocking Brexit is wrong’ Good morning, this is Alison Rourke welcoming you to the final morning briefing of this hectic Brexit week. A…

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Banksy rat? Tokyo takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist’s work
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Banksy rat? Tokyo takes a closer look at graffiti resembling artist’s work

Authorities in Tokyo have launched an investigation into a work of graffiti that bears a striking resemblance to a trademark drawing by the celebrated – and so far…

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Top North Korean official arrives in Washington for talks
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Top North Korean official arrives in Washington for talks

A senior North Korean general has arrived in Washington for a rare visit, during which he is expected to meet Donald Trump as the two countries seek to…

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Trump intensifies feud with Pelosi by calling off her trip abroad
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Trump intensifies feud with Pelosi by calling off her trip abroad

Donald Trump has dramatically escalated his feud with House speaker Nancy Pelosi amid the US government shutdown by canceling her previously undisclosed trip abroad and denying her the…

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Australia heatwave: overnight minimum of 35.9C in Noona sets new record
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Australia heatwave: overnight minimum of 35.9C in Noona sets new record

Extreme temperatures are persisting – and even peaking – in Victoria and New South Wales on the fifth day of Australia’s extraordinary, record-breaking heatwave with Noona in western…

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Ram Rahim Singh: Indian court jails spiritual guru for life over journalist murder
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Ram Rahim Singh: Indian court jails spiritual guru for life over journalist murder

An Indian court sentenced a popular and flamboyant spiritual guru and three followers to life in prison on Thursday over the murder 16 years ago of a journalist…

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NHS hospitals overspend by up to £141m a year
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NHS hospitals overspend by up to £141m a year

Some hospitals are overspending by as much as £141m a year due to NHS underfunding, staff shortages and demand for care, according to Whitehall’s spending watchdog. King’s College…

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English regions to benefit from £20m culture fund
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English regions to benefit from £20m culture fund

Grimsby, Wakefield, Plymouth, Worcester and the Thames Estuary area of Kent are to share £20m to invest in culture from a new government fund. The five areas are…

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