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{FD} Historic Brexit divorce negotiations begin in Brussels

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UK and EU negotiators have begun historic talks on Britain leaving the bloc – with both sides seeking to strike a positive tone. Continue reading

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{FD} Grenfell Tower cladding is banned in UK, government says

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The cladding used to insulate Grenfell Tower, widely blamed for spreading the devastating blaze, is banned in Britain, Philip Hammond has said. Continue reading

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{FD} London apartment fire: Inferno engulfs 27-story tower, 200 firefighters on scene

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Two hundred firefighters and 40 fire engines are battling a large fire on a west London estate. Continue reading

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{FD} London attackers’ fake suicide belts revealed

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Photos of the fake suicide belts worn by the London Bridge attackers have been released, showing disposable water bottles wrapped in masking tape. Continue reading

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{FD} UK election: How a government would be formed if there is no majority

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The exit poll predicts that the Conservatives will be the largest party but will not have a majority which means there will be a hung parliament. Continue reading

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{FD} UK elections: Hung parliament could jeopardize Brexit plan

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When Theresa May made her shock announcement on 18 April calling a General Election, she said it was “to make a success of Brexit”. Continue reading

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{FD} Afghanistan funeral explosions turn deadly

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At least 19 people have been killed by explosions at the funeral for a politician’s son who died in violent clashes in the Afghan capital Kabul. Continue reading

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{FD} Manchester attack: New images of bomber released in bid to track movements

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Detectives investigating the Manchester Arena bomber have released more CCTV images of him as they piece together his movements after returning to the UK from Libya. Continue reading

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{FD} Sri Lanka flash floods leave 500K people displaced

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At least 144 people have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka – with about half a million people displaced. Continue reading

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{FD} Sri Lanka flash floods leave half a million people displaced

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At least 144 people have been killed in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka – with about half a million people displaced. Continue reading

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{FD} Manchester terror attack: ‘Easy to upset’ bomber kicked out of mosque

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Suicide bomber Salman Abedi was ejected from a Manchester mosque after a row in which he was accused of behaving like a child. Continue reading

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{FD} Manchester attack: Bombing suspect linked to top UK ISIS recruiter

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Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi had links to an Islamic State cell which operated in the city, and knew one of the terror group’s most prolific recruiters, Sky News can reveal. Continue reading

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{FD} Tracing the Manchester bomber: Was he part of a network?

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If this does turn out to be an Islamist-inspired attack, the attacker has deliberately targeted everything his warped beliefs hate in a Western society. Continue reading

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{FD} Hero rail worker drags suicidal woman from path of train in China

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A railway worker’s quick thinking saved a woman’s life when he spotted her running into the path of an oncoming train and hauled her back onto the platform. Continue reading

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{FD} At least 4 dead after train derails in Greece

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A passenger train has derailed in northern Greece, leaving four passengers dead and at least five seriously injured, including the driver, the state railway has said. Continue reading

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{FD} Bouncy castle explodes in Spain, killing girl, 6, and injuring six other children

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A six-year-old girl has died after being thrown 45 feet into the air when a bouncy castle exploded at a restaurant in northeast Spain. Continue reading

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{FD} 50,000 evacuated from German city after 5 WWII bombs uncovered

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At least 50,000 people are being forced out of the center of Hannover after five unexploded World War II bombs were discovered. Continue reading

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{FD} France election: Media warned not to publish hacked Macron emails

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The media has been warned not to publish the contents of hacked emails from Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign. Continue reading

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{FD} Cufflink terrorist found with James Bond-style devices will spend 8 years in prison

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A British jihadi who hid extremist instruction manuals in James Bond-style cufflinks has been jailed for eight years. Continue reading

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{FD} Pope Francis leads Cairo Mass as helicopter gunship, armed police watch

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An Apache attack helicopter and scores of armed police have provided tight security for Pope Francis as he led a Mass in Egypt – just weeks after two churches were bombed by militants. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Butcher of Kabul’ shows his face after 20 years in exile

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A former Afghan warlord who battled U.S. forces after the 2001 invasion and nursed bitter rivalries with other militant factions says he wants peace in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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{FD} London anti-terror raids: Woman shot, 4 arrested, police say

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A woman has been shot by police and four people were arrested during an anti-terror operation in north west London and Kent. Continue reading

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{FD} Terror suspect caught with knives outside UK Parliament

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Armed police have arrested a man in connection with preparing a terror attack just yards from Downing Street. Continue reading

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{FD} Madeleine McCann: Investigators pursuing ‘significant’ lead

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Police searching for Madeleine McCann have said they are pursuing a “significant line of inquiry” as the 10th anniversary of her disappearance approaches. Continue reading

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{FD} Boy, 12, stopped 14 hours into epic drive across Australia

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Police have stopped a 12-year-old boy attempting to drive across Australia – 14 hours into his epic journey. Continue reading

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{FD} Germany bus attacker had bet against soccer team, police say

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Police have arrested a man on suspicion of carrying out the bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus in Germany – and believe his motive may have been financial. Continue reading

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{FD} At least 5 dead after small plane crashes into supermarket in Portugal

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Five people have been killed after a small plane crashed into a Lidl supermarket car park near Lisbon in Portugal. Continue reading

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{FD} Turkey referendum: Opposition to demand recount

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Around 51 million Turkish people are eligible to take part in a historic referendum on whether to give sweeping new powers to their president. Continue reading

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{FD} Turkey: Voters cast ballots in historic referendum on presidential powers

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Around 51 million Turkish people are eligible to take part in a historic referendum on whether to give sweeping new powers to their president. Continue reading

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{FD} Palestinian kills British tourist in Jerusalem

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A British woman has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian man in Jerusalem, Israeli police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Assad: Chemical attack in Syria is ‘100 percent fabrication’

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Syrian president Bashar al Assad says a deadly toxic gas attack widely blamed on his forces is a “100 percent fabrication”. Continue reading

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{FD} German army probes alleged Neo-Nazis over ‘Heil Hitler’ greeting, Nazi salutes

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Germany’s military could have as many as 275 suspected right-wing extremists in its ranks, with one soldier heard saying “Heil Hitler”. Continue reading

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{FD} Dog being hailed as hero for stopping Boko Haram suicide bomber at wedding

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A dog is being hailed as a hero after stopping a suicide bomber from killing wedding guests. Continue reading

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{FD} Brexit: UK PM Theresa May signs Article 50 letter with call to ‘come together’

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Theresa May will issue an appeal to the country to “come together” as she formally launches the process for the UK to leave the European Union. Continue reading

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{FD} London killer Khalid Masood’s wife speaks out

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The wife of London attacker Khalid Masood has said she is “saddened and shocked” by his actions. Continue reading

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{FD} Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny jailed over anti-Kremlin protests

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders during an anti-government protest. Continue reading

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{FD} Car hits pedestrians in north London; 4 hurt

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A car has hit a number of pedestrians in Islington, north London, leaving four people injured. Continue reading

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{FD} UK Parliament terror attack: Murdered officer named as PC Keith Palmer

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A police officer who was among four victims of a terror attack in Westminster has been named as PC Keith Palmer. Continue reading

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{FD} Brussels marks 1 year after terror attacks, but struggles to recover

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Ceremonies have taken place to mark one year after the suicide bomb attacks in Brussels that killed 32 people. Continue reading

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{FD} Anti-Putin activist Alexei Navalny sprayed green in attack

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Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been doused in bright green liquid by an unknown assailant in the Siberian city of Barnaul. Continue reading

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{FD} South Sudan plane crash leaves several injured

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A passenger plane has crashed at a South Sudan airport, reportedly injuring at least 14 people. Continue reading

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{FD} Britain to trigger Brexit process on March 29, government says

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Britain’s government says it will trigger Article 50, signaling Britain’s departure from the European Union, on March 29. Continue reading

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{FD} Britain’s Brexit bill receives royal assent, becomes law

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is free to officially notify the EU that the UK intends to leave after the Queen granted the Brexit bill royal assent. Continue reading

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{FD} UK Marine who killed wounded Taliban fighter gets murder conviction downgraded

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A Royal Marine who shot an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan has had his murder conviction downgraded to manslaughter. Continue reading

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{FD} Massive statue of Egyptian ruler discovered in Cairo slum

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A massive statue found in a Cairo slum is probably of pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt 3,000 years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Massive statue of Egyptian rule discovered in Cairo slum

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A massive statue found in a Cairo slum is probably of pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt 3,000 years ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Donald Tusk keeps top EU job despite objection from his own country

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EU leaders have confirmed Donald Tusk for another term as European Council president, despite attempts by Poland to block him. Continue reading

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{FD} North Korea: Missile launches training for attack on US base, state media says

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The launches of four banned ballistic missiles by North Korea were training for an attack on a U.S. base in Japan, state media says. Continue reading

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{FD} Iraqi forces near government buildings in Mosul as fight against ISIS continues

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US-backed Iraqi forces are set to reach the main government complex in Mosul, their next target in the battle to retake the city from Islamic State. Continue reading

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{FD} Norway did not violate mass killer Breivik’s human rights, court finds

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The ruling overturned a 2016 verdict by a lower court that Breivik’s near-isolation amounted to “inhuman and degrading treatment” under the European Convention on Human Rights. Continue reading

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