SAS member helped secure Nairobi hotel complex
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SAS member helped secure Nairobi hotel complex

A member of the SAS helped secure a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi after 14 people, including a Briton, were killed in a militant attack. Another Briton was…

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Hundreds of UK care workers threaten walkout over wage cuts
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Hundreds of UK care workers threaten walkout over wage cuts

More than 600 low-paid care workers are this week voting on strike action in response to moves by employers to start imposing wage cuts in the row over…

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Egyptian universities reinstate students expelled for hugging
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Egyptian universities reinstate students expelled for hugging

Two students expelled from university in Egypt for the “immoral act” of hugging in celebration of their engagement have been reinstated after a viral video of their embrace…

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First green leaf on moon dies as temperatures plummet
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First green leaf on moon dies as temperatures plummet

The appearance of a single green leaf hinted at a future in which astronauts would grow their own food in space, potentially setting up residence at outposts on…

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Four US troops killed in Syria blast claimed by Isis
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Four US troops killed in Syria blast claimed by Isis

At least four US troops have been killed in a suicide bomb attack claimed by Isis in Syria, just weeks after Donald Trump said the terrorist group had…

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Hitman guilty of murdering Salford ‘Mr Big’ Paul Massey
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Hitman guilty of murdering Salford ‘Mr Big’ Paul Massey

A gangland hitman has been convicted of the murder of the Salford criminal Paul Massey, known as “Mr Big”, and his associate John Kinsella. Mark Fellows, 38, shot…

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Artist Bridget Riley unveils huge Messengers wall painting
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Artist Bridget Riley unveils huge Messengers wall painting

Bridget Riley hopes her huge new work, painted directly on to to a spare white wall at the National Gallery, will help people appreciate the joy of being…

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Crumbs! Judge deems brownie a cake and exempt from VAT
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Crumbs! Judge deems brownie a cake and exempt from VAT

A health food brownie containing dates and brown rice bran has been deemed a cake – and therefore exempt from VAT - after a judge taste-tested the product…

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Authorities launch major crackdown amid protests in Zimbabwe
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Authorities launch major crackdown amid protests in Zimbabwe

Police and military have launched a massive crackdown in Zimbabwe amid what appears to be a widespread breakdown of public order linked to food and fuel shortages in…

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Shoreham airshow crash: Trial begins for pilot Andrew Hill
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Shoreham airshow crash: Trial begins for pilot Andrew Hill

A vintage fighter jet crashed killing 11 men when it hit a road and burst into a fireball during a failed airshow stunt purely because of pilot error,…

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