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Has YOUR area turned REMAIN after Brexit? Map shows Britons may NOT want another EU vote
Июль 27, 2016
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Has YOUR area turned REMAIN after Brexit? Map shows Britons may NOT want another EU vote

DESPITE Scotland voting to Remain in the European Union, just 3.5 per cent of Scots want a second referendum on Brexit. A new map reveals how few people want to go to the polls again despite reports of Leave voters suffering ‘Bregret’ in the wake of the historic referendum.  Just 3.5 per cent of Scots have...

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Malawian ‘hyena man’ arrested for having sex with children
Июль 27, 2016
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Malawian ‘hyena man’ arrested for having sex with children

An HIV-positive Malawian man, who says he is paid to have sex with children as part of initiation rites, has been arrested on the president's orders. Eric Aniva, a sex worker known in Malawi as a "hyena", was the subject of a BBC feature last week. He told the BBC that did not mention his HIV status to those who...

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LONDON RIOTS WARNING: Police fear summer violence amid fifth anniversary of Duggan’s death
Июль 26, 2016
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LONDON RIOTS WARNING: Police fear summer violence amid fifth anniversary of Duggan’s death

The Metropolitan Police is on high alert amid fears of widespread rioting in London involving violent street gangs this summer. Officers are concerned that there could be a repeat of the riots, prompted by the shooting of Mark Duggan by police, which swept across London and other cities in 2011. Plans are underway by local...

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Spain registers first Zika microcephaly birth in Europe
Июль 26, 2016
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Spain registers first Zika microcephaly birth in Europe

A woman in Spain infected with the Zika virus has given birth to a baby with the brain disease microcephaly, thought to be the first such birth in Europe. Authorities revealed in May they had detected microcephaly in the foetus but the couple decided to keep the baby. Felix Castillo, the neonatal chief at Barcelona's Vall...

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France church attack: Priest killed by two ‘IS soldiers’
Июль 26, 2016
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France church attack: Priest killed by two ‘IS soldiers’

A priest has been killed in an attack by two armed men on his church in a suburb of Rouen in northern France. The attackers entered the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray during Mass, taking the priest, Fr Jacques Hamel, 84, and four other people hostage. Police later surrounded the church and French TV said shots were fired....

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Florida nightclub shooting: Two dead and 16 injured in Fort Myers
Июль 26, 2016
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Florida nightclub shooting: Two dead and 16 injured in Fort Myers

Two people have been killed and up to 16 injured in a shooting at a nightclub in the city of Fort Myers in Florida, police say. The attack happened at Club Blu, which was hosting a party for teenagers. Police have arrested three people but said the incident was "not an act of terror". The two killed were identified as...

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Japan knife attack: 19 killed at care centre in Sagamihara
Июль 26, 2016
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Japan knife attack: 19 killed at care centre in Sagamihara

Nineteen residents have been killed in a knife attack at a care centre for people with mental disabilities in the Japanese city of Sagamihara. Such attacks are extremely rare in Japan — the incident is the worst mass killing in decades. Police have arrested a local man, said to be a former employee of the centre, who went...

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Беременную девушку сбила машина, когда она играла в Pokemon GO
Июль 25, 2016
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Беременную девушку сбила машина, когда она играла в Pokemon GO

Девушка утверждает, что водитель нарочно сбил ее, когда она вместе с друзьями ловил покемонов через популярное приложение Кейтлин Шелтон стала жертвой дорожного происшествия 15...

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Kabul IS blast: Afghan capital buries victims of huge bombing
Июль 25, 2016
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Kabul IS blast: Afghan capital buries victims of huge bombing

Funerals have taken place in Kabul for victims of Saturday's suicide bomb attack claimed by so-called Islamic State (IS), which killed 80 people. Bodies were still being collected from morgues as the first burials were conducted in the west of the city. The bomber targeted a protest march by members of the Hazara minority,...

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End of a British retail icon as all BHS stores to close within a month — 5000 jobs lost
Июль 25, 2016
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End of a British retail icon as all BHS stores to close within a month — 5000 jobs lost

EVERY BHS store in the country will close within a month leaving 5,000 workers without a job. An announcement is expected on Monday confirming all 114 of the doomed chain's shops will close by August 20.  Described as the biggest retail collapse since the closure of Woolworths in 2008, it is understood it would have...

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Tigers maul two women at Beijing wildlife park
Июль 24, 2016
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Tigers maul two women at Beijing wildlife park

Tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing have killed one woman and injured another after the pair left their vehicle, Chinese media have reported. CCTV published footage of the incident showing one woman getting out and standing beside the car before quickly being attacked and dragged away. The second woman was killed when she...

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Brexit heightens global economic risks, says G20
Июль 24, 2016
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Brexit heightens global economic risks, says G20

The UK's vote to leave the European Union heightens risks for the world economy, finance chiefs have said at the end of the G20 summit in China. The outcome of last month's referendum "adds to the uncertainty" for the global economy, the group of the world's 20 largest economies said. It urged the UK to...

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