British Virgin Islands to face 155mph winds with Hurricane Maria
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British Virgin Islands to face 155mph winds with Hurricane Maria

Destruction may be less than Hurricane Irma’s but storm surge and flooding a real danger…

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Bulgaria to investigate $3bn Azerbaijan Laundromat claims
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Bulgaria to investigate $3bn Azerbaijan Laundromat claims

Prosecutor launches inquiry into payments made to Kalin Mitrev, subsequently appointed to board of London-based…

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‘Worth everything’: America takes in total solar eclipse from coast to coast
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‘Worth everything’: America takes in total solar eclipse from coast to coast

Viewers along the path of totality were treated to two minutes of nighttime in the…

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Thousands march in Hong Kong for release of pro-democracy leaders
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Thousands march in Hong Kong for release of pro-democracy leaders

In sweltering heat, protesters wear brown prison uniforms in homage to jailed Alex Chow, Nathan…

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Glasgow fruit market fire brought under control
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Glasgow fruit market fire brought under control

More than 400 workers evacuated after blaze took hold at about 4am and quickly spread…

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Three men jailed for running cannabis factory in ex-nuclear bunker
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Three men jailed for running cannabis factory in ex-nuclear bunker

Anti-trafficking organisations express disappointment after slavery charges against trio were dropped

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Google staffer’s hostility to affirmative action sparks furious backlash
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Google staffer’s hostility to affirmative action sparks furious backlash

Manifesto arguing against promotion of race and gender diversity attributes lack of women in tech…

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Cristiano Ronaldo denies €14.7m tax evasion in Madrid court
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Cristiano Ronaldo denies €14.7m tax evasion in Madrid court

• It is alleged that he concealed income from the sale of image rights• Real…

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Who is Gen John F Kelly, the new White House chief of staff?
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Who is Gen John F Kelly, the new White House chief of staff?

Kelly spent 40 years as a Marine, and six months as Homeland Security secretary where…

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Saudi investor buys significant stake in the Independent
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Saudi investor buys significant stake in the Independent

Sultan Muhammad Abuljadayel’s deal, which sees him take a stake of between 25% and 50%,…

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Man stabs shopper to death and injures six others in Hamburg shop
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Man stabs shopper to death and injures six others in Hamburg shop

German police say attacker fled supermarket in Barmbek district before being tackled by passersby and…

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Neymar storms out of Barcelona training after clashing with team-mate
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Neymar storms out of Barcelona training after clashing with team-mate

• Brazilian was involved in clash with new Barça signing Nélson Semedo• Barcelona president says…

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Subway rider wakes up to man peeing on her face
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Subway rider wakes up to man peeing on her face

A twisted straphanger peed onto a woman’s face on a Queens subway train early Thursday.…

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Minnesota man, 98, wanted for Nazi war crimes in Poland but son decries ‘charade’
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Minnesota man, 98, wanted for Nazi war crimes in Poland but son decries ‘charade’

Michael Karkoc is sought by Polish authorities over the massacre of 44 civilians in 1944,…

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Trump delays decision on lifting sanctions against Sudan
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Trump delays decision on lifting sanctions against Sudan

US president says more time needed to review easing of trade embargo, amid lack of…

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Manchester care home offers residents chance to relive the past
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Manchester care home offers residents chance to relive the past

Fiona Gardens care facility in Sale opens up 1950-style Reminiscence Room to help boost memory…

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Facebook and Twitter are being used to manipulate public opinion – report
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Facebook and Twitter are being used to manipulate public opinion – report

Nine-country study finds widespread use of social media for promoting lies, misinformation and propaganda by…

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Dear Theresa May, come and meet some Muslims. It might help if you knew us
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Dear Theresa May, come and meet some Muslims. It might help if you knew us

A lack of engagement by senior Conservatives is part of the process of ‘othering’ us,…

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Abandoned and abused: the forgotten Syrian refugee children on a Greek detention island
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Abandoned and abused: the forgotten Syrian refugee children on a Greek detention island

Stranded on Chios women and teenagers face new horrors, with reports of police beatings, rape…

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The latest threat to Antarctica: an insect and plant invasion
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The latest threat to Antarctica: an insect and plant invasion

Rise in tourism and warmer climate bring house flies – and the growth of mosses…

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