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Ofgem launches probe into outage-prone £1.3bn energy cable -- Ofgem warned that a series of outages and delays...

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Ofcom drops probe into BT's charges for business lines -- An investigation over allegations that BT overcharged businesses when installing...

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Prosecution ahead of schedule in Harvey Weinstein trial -- Harvey Weinstein's trial is moving at a faster pace than predicted, with three more of his accusers expected to give evidence...

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'We have got a great case,' Trump says of impeachment -- Republicans have dramatically abandoned...

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Joseph Stiglitz: 'Trump's presidency fails on every front - and is even shortening people's lives'

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[TICON-A VIDEO] -- Trump dismisses climate change 'perennial prophets of doom', while Thunberg says 'our house is still on fire'

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Mayor offers to quit over response to coronavirus

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Officials explore the emergency airlift of Irish people trapped in virus-hit...

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Coronavirus: Student who travelled from Wuhan to Waterford in self-...

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China extends New Year celebrations in bid to contain coronavirus as...

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North America -- Bodies recovered from scene of Kobe Bryant helicopter crash -- The bodies of the victims of the helicopter crash that killed basketball player Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others have started to be...

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'I was happy with how I did. He only scored 30-something points' - Dubliner recalls clash...

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Grammy Awards 2020: Billie Eilish sweeps top four awards as deaths of Kobe Bryant and...

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'I'm alive, Hitler is dead. That's my satisfaction' - Auschwitz survivor -- It was once described as the place where Europe reached the darkest ends of hell. Seventy five years since the liberation of Auschwitz, the remaining survivors of one of the most evil chapters in modern history returned yesterday to the 'Gates of Death' to remember more than a million murdered...

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Weinstein got offended when I rebuffed his advances, says witness -- Harvey Weinstein "got offended" when his repeated advances were rebuffed, Mimi Haleyi testified yesterday when she took the witness stand as one of the key accusers whose allegations of sexual assault led to charges and the trial of the former movie mogul.

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Britain -- 'Man up and meet me,' Meghan's father tells Prince Harry -- Thomas Markle has asked Prince Harry to "man up" and meet him as he spoke about how much he misses his daughter Meghan.

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And Finally -- Talking about soccer 'gateway to laddish behaviour in office' -- Sports banter at work can alienate women and soccer talk in particular risks becoming a gateway to "laddish behaviour", the head of a business group said yesterday.

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North America -- Prince Andrew has 'provided zero cooperation' in Epstein investigation, US prosecutor says -- Britain's Duke of York has "provided zero cooperation" to the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking inquiry, a US prosecutor has said.

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Republicans ready to turn on Trump after Bolton book is leaked -- President Trump

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Italian city sells off abandoned homes for €1 -- Europe

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Coronavirus death toll reaches 106 as more than 4,500 cases confirmed -- Australasia

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Charlie Weston: 'Message from the banks to customers: do your business online - and don't bother us'

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Joe Brolly: 'The thing about Mayo is they have always understood the point of the game is to try to win'

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Billy Keane: 'Another epic chapter in the rivalry of our time - but two late decisions changed the game'

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Coronavirus – Recently returned travellers from China told to 'self-isolate' by UK... -- People who have returned to the UK from...

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Moment Kittens left frozen to the ground are freed using coffee in Canada -- This is the moment three adorable kittens, that...

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Coronavirus: The confirmed cases around the world -- A look at confirmed cases and deaths from the coronavirus around the...

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LA Fire chief: All on board Bryant helicopter killed -- All people traveling on board the helicopter carrying basketball great Kobe...

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Kobe Bryant's career in numbers -- Arguably one of the greatest basketball players of all time, Kobe Bryant...

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Basketball great Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash -- Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant has died aged 41. The point guard...

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Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant has died aged 41 -- Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant has died aged 41, according to...

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At least six killed in shooting in Germany -- Six people have been killed and several were injured in a shooting in south-...

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China locks down 10 cities as coronavirus death toll rises -- China has expanded lockdowns to at least 10 cities in a bid to contain the...

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Police officer relives machete attack as handyman convicted -- "Britain's hardest cop" has told how he survived a ferocious machete...

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Sabbatical scheme offers chance to help Bahamas recover from hurricane -- Airbnb has given a few people a chance to spend a...

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Latest - Man in Germany contracts coronavirus in one of first cases of transmission... Germany has declared its first confirmed case of the...

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Billionaire apologises for saying 'Africa loves you' to Donald Trump -- A South African billionaire businessman has...

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Saga shares cruise higher despite £4m Thomas Cook hit -- Over 50s' firm Saga has seen under-pressure shares sail higher as the cruise...

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Earthly comforts await astronaut after longest stay in space for a woman -- The astronaut holding the record for the longest...

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Surge in numbers of Jewish settlements in the West Bank -- The population of Jewish settlements in the West Bank surged by more...

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Workers rake through rubbish to find life savings hidden in old Bisto tins -- Two recycling centre workers in West Dunbartonshire spent more than two hours digging through rubbish after a woman...

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PZ Cussons hopes refillable hand wash can boost UK business -- The maker of Imperial Leather has pinned its hopes in...

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Survivors return to Auschwitz 75 years after liberation -- Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death...

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Trump's 'massive' US-UK trade deal faces big hurdles -- Britain is the United States' closest ally...

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Never again, says Pope on Auschwitz anniversary -- Pope Francis asked the world's 1.3 billion Catholics to stop for a moment of...

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New facial recognition cameras get green light in London

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Man arrested in connection with several 'occult' attacks on sheep in England

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[TICON-A VIDEO] First cases of coronavirus confirmed in Europe as WHO declares 'emergency in China'

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Essex container deaths: High Court judge approves Northern Ireland man's extradition to UK

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Assange extradition case mustn't be delayed, warns judge

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Bullying claim against ex-speaker Bercow must be probed, says No10

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Just a Minute host Nicholas Parsons has died, aged 96 -- Just a Minute host Nicholas Parsons has died aged 96 after a short illness, his agent has said.

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Obituary: Terry Jones, Monty Python star turned TV historian dies aged 77 after dementia battle - Terry Jones,...

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Tree surgeon who climbed Big Ben dressed as Boris Johnson says he has 'climate change anxiety', court hears

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'I didn't want my grandchildren to accuse me of not doing something about climate change in time' - Prince...

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Harry meets Boris Johnson and world leaders at one of his last official royal engagements

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Radio presenter wins €467k payout from BBC over 'unequal treatment'

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Revealed: The key life events that see people pile on the pounds

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Right and left-handed squirrels give paws for thought

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Netflix signals interest in working with royal couple

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[TICON-A VIDEO] Prince Charles offers to fund Harry and Meghan for a year as they make a 'leap of faith'

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Andrew 'has given zero co-operation' to FBI's Epstein probe despite request for interview -- Britain's...

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Oscar judges don't even watch the films: actress -- The Academy's snubbing of female talent shows that its members are...

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US basketball legend Bryant and daughter killed in air crash -- US basketball legend Kobe Bryant and...

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'You cannot leave a man like that in office,' Trump trial warned

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Trump first US president to go to anti-abortion 'March for Life'

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34 US troops suffered brain injuries in Iran strike

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Eating disorder left me close to collapse on stage, says pop superstar Taylor Swift

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Democrats turn focus to obstruction charge in Trump impeachment trial

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I tried to fight Weinstein but he raped me, 'Sopranos' star tells jury

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Trump 'puts even Nixon to shame' - Democrats turn up heat -- Donald Trump was accused of behaviour...

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Trump sets presidential record for most tweets in one day -- US President Donald Trump has set a...

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[TICON-A VIDEO] -- Trump's impeachment trial begins as a polarised America looks on

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Trump team demands his Senate trial is brought to a 'speedy' end

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[TICON-A VIDEO] -- Trump rejects impeachment charges as an affront to US Constitution

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Explainer: How Donald Trump's impeachment trial will work

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At least 75 inmates on the run from Paraguay prison -- At least 75 inmates, many of them members of a notorious Brazilian gang, escaped from a Paraguayan prison in a border town on...

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Puerto Rico slowly brings back electricity after powerful earthquake -- Puerto Rico's power grid crept back to...

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Michael Sheils McNamee: 'People are seeing maybe the solution is not peace' -- 'I was listening to a lot of punk and rock...

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Epic fail: Son dresses as mum to sit her driving test -- A man has been arrested for attempting to take a driving test on his...

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Bolivia's interim government charges former president Evo Morales with sedition and terrorism

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Bolivian Senate head Jeanine Anez declares herself president

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Ousted Morales thanks Mexico for 'saving his life' after coup

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Former Bolivian president Evo Morales flees to Mexico for asylum after disputed election

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Bolivian leader quits amid pressure over election

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Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns amid unrest

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Officials report passenger plane crash in Afghanistan Taliban-held province - but airline chief denies incident -- A...

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Furious protesters defy cleric after accusation of betrayal -- Thousands of Iraqis yesterday faced live...

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Woman, child are pulled from the rubble after deadly quake -- A woman and her young child were pulled out...

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Benny Gantz: 'Lest we forget: We must all resist the Jew-hatred that is threatening Israel' -- Seventy-five...

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West offers to reduce troops on Iraqi streets

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Libya truce 'will need real support from EU if it is to hold'

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Iran ready to dump global nuclear deal over report to UN

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Police under fire for Beirut protest crackdown

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At least 60 killed as missile attack targets military mosque

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Aoife Mannix: ''Feck their culture' - how my mother railed in Iran'

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Coronavirus 'is getting stronger' as 2,000 infected -- China's deadly coronavirus is becoming stronger and carriers of the...

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Kim's 'influential' aunt reappears after six years -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's aunt made her first public appearance in...

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When it comes to viruses, we can't be too careful -- A brand new virus has emerged in China and appears to be spreading...

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Death toll in China's coronavirus outbreak rises to 25, with 830 cases confirmed

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China puts 20m people on lockdown as WHO insists this is not a global health emergency - for now

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Court tells Myanmar to 'prevent genocide'

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[TICON-A VIDEO] -- Too early to declare coronavirus an international health emergency - WHO

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[TICON-A VIDEO] -- Coronavirus outbreak: Four people tested in Scotland, researchers to start developing potential vaccines as over 600 cases confirmed

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Top UN court orders Burma to take measures preventing Rohingya genocide

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Three people die after aerial water tanker crashes while fighting wildfires in Australia -- Three people...

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After the fires, Australia now faces flash flooding -- The Australian government will pump A$76m (€47m) into the country's tourism...

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Premature menopause 'linked to later issues' -- Women who go through premature menopause are up to three...

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Thousands wait to see if volcano will bury their homes

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Player collapses in a fit of coughing amid 'hazardous' air quality at Australian Open

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Stardust billions of years older than Earth found on meteorite

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$1M REWARD OFFERED IN MISSING GIRL COLD CASE

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Australian PM admits own failings over blazes

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Emergency beer flown to pub cut off by fires

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Obituary: Bogaletch Gebre -- Bogaletch Gebre, who has died aged 65 or 66, was a scientist and activist whose charity, KMG Ethiopia, championed women's rights and campaigned for the eradication of female genital mutilation (FGM) - of...

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New embryo to 'reverse tragic loss' of northern white rhino -- Researchers say they have successfully created...

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Jihadi terrorists kill three in attack on US military airbase in Kenya -- Somalia's al-Shabaab terror group killed a US...

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Tripoli attack toll hits 30 as battle escalates -- The death toll from an airstrike that slammed into a military facility in...

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Protests as 'political elite' holds onto power

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At least 58 people dead as boat capsizes off Mauritania

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Taste for alcohol 'helped human ancestors survive'

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Anti-apartheid campaigner Tutu (88) hospitalised again

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'Banana on steroids': How the superfood you've never heard of could be a life saver for climate change

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13 French soldiers die as choppers collide in Mali battle

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At least 124 people suspected of links to the Islamic State detained in Turkey -- Police in Turkey have detained at least 124 people suspected...

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'Please can you just get me home' - Lisa Smith will talk to anyone to clear her name, says family spokesperson

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Joshua Molloy: 'Who can trust America now?' -- It was early morning in the spring of 2015 when I felt my first shockwave. I...

3 months ago

First Turkish soldier killed in cross-border offensive against Kurdish fighters -- Turkish forces have pushed deeper into...

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[TICON-A SLIDESHOW] Islamic State defeated in its Syrian capital Raqqa after four-month battle

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Islamic State claims responsibility for fatal stabbings at Marseille train station

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau slams terror attack on 'innocent people out to enjoy a football game'

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Revealed: London Bridge Isis group's plot to attack Dublin 'family-friendly' spot

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German teenage 'Isis bride' could face death penalty in Iraq

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'Human rights' saw Barcelona terror boss beat deportation order

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