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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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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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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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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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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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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15 Cake Artists Who Are Changing All The Rules
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15 Cake Artists Who Are Changing All The Rules

The sweet creations from across the country and around the world are setting the confectionery…

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Richard Hammond airlifted to hospital following car crash in Switzerland
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Richard Hammond airlifted to hospital following car crash in Switzerland

Former Top Gear presenter involved in accident in St Gallen during filming of The Grand…

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Indian soap tackles taboos to become one of world’s most watched
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Indian soap tackles taboos to become one of world’s most watched

Over 400m people watch show, with storyline including acid attacks, domestic violence and abortion of…

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Explainer: how and why Islamic State took over part of a Philippine city
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Explainer: how and why Islamic State took over part of a Philippine city

Rebels linked to the jihadist have hunkered down in Marawi, with close to 100 dead…

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President Trump Responds To Pope Francis’ Wish For Him To Be An ‘Olive Tree For Peace’
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President Trump Responds To Pope Francis’ Wish For Him To Be An ‘Olive Tree For Peace’

President Donald Trump visits the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis and is urged to…

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A Brief History Of Why The Pope Looks F*cking Devastated To Meet Donald Trump
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Mexico politician mocked for campaign hashtag ‘#campaignhashtag’
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Mexico politician mocked for campaign hashtag ‘#campaignhashtag’

Javier Zapata settles on new slogan, ‘Because of my moustache’, after social media – and…

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Climate change is turning Antarctica green, say researchers
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Climate change is turning Antarctica green, say researchers

Only Real Travelers Can Ace This Flag Test
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Only Real Travelers Can Ace This Flag Test

Alberta museum unveils world’s best-preserved armoured dinosaur
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Alberta museum unveils world’s best-preserved armoured dinosaur

Fossil of 18ft nodosaur found in 2011 in Alberta’s oilsands can now be unveiled after…

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