Police handed new anti-drone powers after Gatwick disruption
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Police handed new anti-drone powers after Gatwick disruption

Police will be handed extra powers to combat drones after the mass disruption at Gatwick airport in the run-up to Christmas. Gatwick was repeatedly forced to close between…

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Mike Pence: Trump undecided on declaring national emergency over border wall demand
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Mike Pence: Trump undecided on declaring national emergency over border wall demand

Vice-president Mike Pence said Donald Trump has yet to decidewhether he will declare a national emergency over his demand for a wall along the southwest border – the…

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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un arrives in China for meeting with Xi Jinping
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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un arrives in China for meeting with Xi Jinping

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived in China on Monday for a three-day visit at the invitation of Chinese president Xi Jinping, China’s official Xinhua news agency reported…

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England needs 3m new social homes by 2040, says cross-party report
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England needs 3m new social homes by 2040, says cross-party report

England must launch the biggest council and social house building drive in its history to rescue millions of people from a future in dangerous, overcrowded or unsuitable homes,…

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Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman under UN protection as Australia urges asylum claim
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Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi woman under UN protection as Australia urges asylum claim

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room to prevent her forcible return to a family she claims will kill her, has been…

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Uber driver pleads guilty to killing six people between rides
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Uber driver pleads guilty to killing six people between rides

An Uber driver charged with killing six strangers in between picking up passengers pleaded guilty to murder in Michigan on Monday, just before attorneys were set to interview…

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NHS chiefs tell Theresa May it is time to curb privatisation
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NHS chiefs tell Theresa May it is time to curb privatisation

NHS leaders want Theresa May to scrap Conservative legislation that forces the tendering of contracts for care, in a move which could dramatically reduce privatisation of key health…

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Global warming of oceans equivalent to an atomic bomb per second
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Global warming of oceans equivalent to an atomic bomb per second

Global warming has heated the oceans by the equivalent of one atomic bomb explosion per second for the past 150 years, according to analysis of new research. More…

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Worcester cricketer raped sleeping woman, court told
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Worcester cricketer raped sleeping woman, court told

A professional cricketer raped a sleeping woman after helping to set up a sexual conquest “game” with friends on WhatsApp, a court has heard. Alex Hepburn, a Worcestershire…

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Iran ‘digging diplomatic grave’ over Zaghari-Ratcliffe, says Thornberry
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Iran ‘digging diplomatic grave’ over Zaghari-Ratcliffe, says Thornberry

Iran is digging its own diplomatic grave by punishing the jailed British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe after it cut both her food rations and access to medical treatment for…

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Trump to hold public address on US-Mexico border wall and security – live
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Trump to hold public address on US-Mexico border wall and security – live

President confirmed he will discuss the ‘humanitarian and national security crisis’ on the southern border on Tuesday night

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Eight men detained after crossing Channel in inflatable dinghy
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Eight men detained after crossing Channel in inflatable dinghy

A group of eight people have been detained by immigration authorities after crossing the Channel in an inflatable dinghy. A coastguard search had been launched off the Kent…

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Playa del Carmen: seven men dead after shooting at bar in Mexican resort
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Playa del Carmen: seven men dead after shooting at bar in Mexican resort

Seven men have been killed in a shooting attack at a bar in Mexico’s Caribbean coast resort city of Playa del Carmen, authorities said Monday. Cancún: from tourist…

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John Bercow urges police to do more after ‘Nazi’ taunts against Tory MP
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John Bercow urges police to do more after ‘Nazi’ taunts against Tory MP

The Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, has urged police to do more to protect MPs outside parliament from abusive protesters after they repeatedly shouted at…

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Drivers in Manchester may face charges under mayor’s clean air plan
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Drivers in Manchester may face charges under mayor’s clean air plan

Drivers of the most polluting vehicles could face charges in Greater Manchester under a proposal to introduce a clean air zone announced by the mayor, Andy Burnham. The…

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Jim Yong Kim to resign as president of the World Bank
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Jim Yong Kim to resign as president of the World Bank

Jim Yong Kim is to step down as the head of the World Bank, sending shock waves through the international aid community. He will stand down by 1…

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Kevin Spacey attends court in Nantucket on indecent assault charge
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Kevin Spacey attends court in Nantucket on indecent assault charge

At a minutes-long arraignment on the ritzy Massachusetts island of Nantucket on Monday, Kevin Spacey did not appear to utter a word as he appeared before a judge…

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Ukip to hold leadership election later this year
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Ukip to hold leadership election later this year

Ukip will hold a new leadership election later this year, at which Gerard Batten is likely to face a challenge from senior members unhappy at the far-right direction…

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French author says women over 50 are too old to love
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French author says women over 50 are too old to love

A popular French author and television presenter has caused outrage after claiming he was “incapable” of loving a woman aged over 50. Yann Moix, 50, told a glossy…

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Conspiracy theorist Max Spiers ‘died after taking anxiety drug’
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Conspiracy theorist Max Spiers ‘died after taking anxiety drug’

A conspiracy theorist died in Poland after taking a Turkish equivalent of the drug Xanax, an inquest heard. Maxwell Bates-Spiers, widely known as Max Spiers, had travelled to…

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Vlogger, 14, traumatised by ‘aggressive’ Chelsea steward incident
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Vlogger, 14, traumatised by ‘aggressive’ Chelsea steward incident

A 14-year-old boy has claimed he was “manhandled” and “dragged” away by a football steward as he filmed outside Chelsea’s ground. Max Hayes, 14, a YouTube vlogger, said…

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