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'Broken heart' kills pensioner (93) after raiders robbed her -- A 93-year-old pensioner has died from "broken heart syndrome" after she suffered PTSD when her home was burgled two months ago.

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Europe -- Italy mulls government options after PM quits -- Italy's president has begun intensive talks with political leaders to determine whether a new ruling coalition is viable after the resignation of prime minister Giuseppe Conte.

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North America -- Swift to re-record back catalogue in ownership row with former manager she claims bullied her -- Taylor Swift is planning to re-record her old songs after her back catalogue was bought by a talent manager she had accused of bullying her.

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North America -- Apple mocked for 'delicate' card advice -- Apple was mocked yesterday after telling customers not to put its new "matt white" credit card in their wallet.

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Trump 'doing a bad job,' say 62pc as they reject policies -- President Trump

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Moat is dug around rape suspect's home -- Asia-Pacific

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Serial killer who preyed on older gay men in eight-month killing spree is... -- North America

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'Polypill' shown to reduce heart disease and strokes by one-third -- Britain

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Iran warning to US after Macron steps in to salvage deal -- Middle East

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Foo Fighters at RDS Dublin review: 'Grohl plays the guitar with an intensity that at times is

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University challenge: 15 ways to cope with empty nest syndrome

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Tom Brady: 'Grim reminder of the security threat Brexit has reawoken'

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VIDEO: Trump calls Danish PM's Greenland response 'nasty' -- US President Donald Trump described the Danish Prime Minister's...

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WATCH: Baby cradled in New Zealand parliament by speaker -- Speaker Trevor Mallard of New Zealand's parliament is spotted cradling a baby...

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WATCH: Explorers make first manned voyage to the Titanic wreckage in 14 years -- Explorers making the first manned voyage to the...

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VIDEO: Boris Johnson - We must lose the backstop to make a Brexit deal -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson tells his German...

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VIDEO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes UK Prime Minister Boris... -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives to...

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ARCHIVE VIDEO: Johnson told EU is united over Brexit stance -- The European Union has restated its "single...

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VIDEO: Trump cancels Denmark visit over Greenland dispute -- US President Donald Trump has postponed...

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VIDEO: Trump – 'Dealing with the EU is very difficult' -- The US President said that the EU drive a hard bargain, and that he thinks the...

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VIDEO: Rio de Janeiro bus hijack - Hostage faints after being freed -- An armed man has been shot dead after holding...

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VIDEO: Prince Andrew says he is 'appalled' over Epstein sex scandal claims -- The Duke of York has said he is "appalled"...

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Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny released after month in prison -- Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been...

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RBS and Santander told to fix PPI procedures -- The competition watchdog has told Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander to fix...

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Mick Jagger satisfied as Nasa names rolling stone on Mars after rock heroes -- It may be a lot less than 2,000 light years from home,...

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New Zealand parliament speaker soothes baby as debate rages -- The man who presides over New Zealand's...

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Eddie Stobart chief executive steps down amid accounting review -- Eddie Stobart has said goodbye to its chief executive...

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YouTube disables more than 200 'disinformation videos' over Hong Kong demos -- YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this...

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Bolsonaro defiant as global fears escalate over Amazon wildfires -- As global concerns rise over raging fires in the...

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Canada stops Hong Kong consulate staff going to China -- The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong has banned staff from travelling outside...

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Boy, 8, bitten on head by mountain lion -- An eight-year-old boy was bitten on the head by a mountain lion outside his home...

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Russian robot 'Fedor' ready to lend a hand on space station -- A Russian humanoid robot was making its way to the International Space Station (ISS) after blasting off yesterday on a two-week...

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Hunt for Nessie: DNA narrows mystery of beast to one theory -- Scientists who have completed a DNA investigation...

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Trump 'like a spoiled child' over Greenland -- Danish politicians have reacted with fury after Donald...

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German city of Bielefeld offers €1m prize to anyone who can prove it doesn't exist -- A German city...

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Children of Isil members to be welcomed back to homeland

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Salvini accused of 'recklessness' and 'self-interest' as Conte resigns

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Woman who organised parties for top footballers to stand trial accused of pimping, tax fraud and running prostitution ring

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Man accused of killing police officer Andrew Harper denies any involvement in 'horrific murder'

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Volunteers asked to stay away from search for missing schoolboy Lucas Dobson

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Bulger dad's warning over Venables release

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'Jihadi Jack' begs Canada for help as UK rescinds passport -- The Muslim convert nicknamed 'Jihadi Jack' has...

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Oritse Williams is 'in a good mental space' after being cleared of rape, JLS bandmate JB Gill says -- JB Gill has said his...

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'They'll always be an important part of our family' - baby born on rescue helicopter spends first birthday...

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Almost €65,000 raised for family of police officer Andrew Harper killed in 'mindless' attack, as boy (13) among ten suspects being questioned

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Ten people in custody after newlywed British police officer killed in 'mindless and brutal' attack

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[TICON-A VIDEO] Mother who killed her twins out of 'anger' at estranged husband jailed

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Lockdown at UK Home Office after knife attack

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Fire crew rescue miniature horse from concrete drain

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'Her life was taken in such a cruel way' - British mum dies after being set alight in Barbados, family say

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Explainer: Why Donald Trump's 'absurd' bid for Greenland fell through -- US President Donald Trump's proposal for...

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Trump pulls out of planned Denmark visit after PM shuts door on Greenland sale -- US president...

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Trump's Photoshop hotel joke fans flames of Greenland row -- US President Donald Trump has posted a...

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More Hong Kong protests to cripple city after massive peaceful rally

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Epstein signed will for his €577m fortune two days before jail suicide

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Woman who thought she had kidney stones discovers she's in labour with triplets

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Man arrested after allegedly making threat against US Jewish centre

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Buying Greenland is essentially 'a large real estate deal' - Donald Trump

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[TICON-A VIDEO] Hundreds of strangers attend funeral of woman killed in El Paso shooting after her husband said he felt alone

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Trump's idea to buy Greenland 'absurd' - Danish PM -- Greenland is not for sale and US President...

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There's a reason why Trump keeps his ratings up no matter how low he goes -- Donald Trump is...

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WATCH: Donald Trump tells supporter to 'go home and start exercising' -- US President Donald Trump called a man...

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Democrats slam Trump for fuelling 'conspiracy' over Epstein

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[TICON-A VIDEO] -- Two Democrat candidates call Trump 'white supremacist'

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President 'morally unfit to run US' after mass raids round up migrants

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[TICON-A VIDEO] -- Donald Trump visits two US cities where mass shootings killed 31 people

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[TICON-A VIDEO] -- Barack Obama tells Americans to reject leaders that 'feed climate of fear'

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Editorial: 'Right to bear arms is taking precedence over right to live'

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Man holding dozens of people hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro -- A man is holding dozens of people hostage on a...

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Fight between football fans leaves four dead -- A fight between rival football fans outside the National Stadium in...

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Forest animal population has halved in 50 years, says WWF -- The number of animals living in the world's...

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Dealer found dead after trying to flee jail dressed as daughter -- A Brazilian drug dealer who tried to...

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Man arrested after five killed in shooting at Mexico bar

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Baby girl dies after tragic fall from cruise ship

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Venezuela blasts 'biased vision' in UN rights report

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Argentine soccer giant River Plate opens stadium to homeless as winter bites

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At least 27 dead after fishing boat sinks off coast of Honduras

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[TICON-A VIDEO] Tens of thousands of tourists and locals gather for total eclipse in Chile and Argentina

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Carnage as Isil suicide bomber kills 63 guests at packed wedding feast -- An ISIL suicide bomber killed at least 63...

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Kashmir clampdown continues after tear gas fired at protesters -- Indian authorities have reimposed...

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Fire destroys slum as number left homeless 'could rise as high as 50,000' -- At least 10,000...

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Fundraiser set up for British man detained for swearing at airport in Oman

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Syrian regime gains ground from rebel forces as Russian-backed army advances

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Soldier (19) stabbed to death in West Bank 'terrorist attack'

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Taliban suicide bomb kills 14 and injures 145 as Kabul violence continues despite hopes of pact

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Taliban suicide car bomber kills 14 and injures 145 in attack on Afghan capital

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'This will be mother of all wars,' says Rouhani

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Firms take out ads seeking end to 'harmful' Hong Kong protests -- Hong Kong banks have called for law and order to be restored in the city as a huge jewellery trade fair faced postponement because of continuing pro-...

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Bank warns Hong Kong protests will hit economy -- A major bank has warned that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit...

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China parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage -- Limiting marriage to between a man and a woman will remain China's...

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China hits back over US support for Hong Kong pro-democracy protests -- A spokesman for China's ceremonial...

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[TICON-A VIDEO] -- Hong Kong teachers kick off another weekend of protests

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Armed police drill only minutes from Hong Kong border

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John Cushnahan: 'United Nations must be invited to mediate as tensions continue to mount between protesters and Beijing'

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No sign of any foreign influence in protests, say police

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North warns US of 'new Cold War'

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[TICON-A VIDEO] -- Nora Quoirin family 'expects police to do a thorough investigation' into death as post-mortem continues

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Bringing up baby: NZ speaker makes parliament more parent-friendly -- As New Zealand lawmakers vigorously debated fuel...

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Ex-Vatican treasurer Pell loses appeal against sex abuse convictions, returns to prison -- Former Vatican...

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Penguins the size of humans once swam oceans -- Scientists in New Zealand say they've found fossilised bones from an extinct...

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'He was bloodied and tried to bite us' - Irish hero who tackled Australian killer -- An Irishman has described how he helped to...

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At least seven dead after three ferry boats capsize in the Philippines

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Orthopaedic plate from human body found in crocodiles stomach

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'Substance-impaired' Dubliner (21) who tried to kidnap man over doing 'doughnuts' in car faces deportation from Australia

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Irishman arrested on plane after car crash in Sydney

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Irishman arrested on plane bound for Dublin after car crash leaves two men seriously injured in Australia

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Tributes paid to young Irish dad who tragically died after attending an Australian Rules football match

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100 feared dead off Libya as migrants become desperate -- Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said yesterday it fears that a boat packed with migrants sunk off the Libyan coast with more than a hundred people...

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Sudan's ex-leader got millions from Saudis, court told -- Sudan's deposed leader Omar Hassan al-Bashir told...

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'If they kill us, who will they rule?' - Zimbabwe protests stopped by police -- Amid a crackdown on dissent and an implosion of...

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'Hiding in plain sight': New species of dinosaur is discovered after 30 years on display in museum -- It may have...

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Daughter (1) and wife of Ebola victim now infected

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Plane-tragedy student 'jumped to her death'

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Over 200 million trees planted in one day as Ethiopia aims to beat effects of climate change

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Suspected Islamists kill at least 30 in shooting at funeral

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Zuma agrees to co-operate with graft probe after threat to pull out

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WHO fears woman may have spread Ebola out of the Congo

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Shona Murray - Sowing division will not stop lone-wolf jihadists -- US President Donald Trump says he is...

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Islamic State defeated in its Syrian capital Raqqa after four-month battle -- U.S.-backed militias said they had defeated...

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Islamic State claims responsibility for fatal stabbings at Marseille train station -- A knife...

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'Human rights' saw Barcelona terror boss beat deportation order

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[TICON-A SLIDESHOW] -- Barcelona terror group investigation 'could take months or even years' to go to trial

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[TICON-A VIDEO] -- Iraqi Prime Minister congratulates armed forces for Mosul 'victory' over Islamic State

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Iraqi civilians flee Mosul as US piles pressure on Isil

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Isil leader reported dead is 'on the run and may take years to capture'

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Online jihad: the war to stop radicalisation

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