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The Papers: 'End of the diesel and petrol car'

BBC News - 19 hours 21 min ago
News that sales of new diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040 dominates the front pages.
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Wildfires rage in French tourist hotspots of Provence and Corsica - Sky News

Google News French - Tue, 2017-07-25 21:25

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Wildfires rage in French tourist hotspots of Provence and Corsica
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Up to 900 hectares of forest has been engulfed in flames, threatening homes on the island of Corsica, off the southern French coast. A further 860 hectares has been ravaged by a blaze in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur region.
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US moves one step closer to imposing fresh Russia sanctions

BBC News - Tue, 2017-07-25 21:02
The legislation will sharply limit the president's ability to ease Russia sanctions in the future.
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Cardinal Pell will plead not guilty, his lawyer confirms

BBC News - Tue, 2017-07-25 19:57
The Vatican treasurer denies all accusations of sexual assault against him, a court hears.
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Margaret Bergmann Lambert, Jewish Athlete Excluded From Berlin Olympics, Dies at 103

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2017-07-25 19:44
She was a dominant, German-born world-class athlete, but the Nazis said she had not qualified for the 1936 Games.
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Grenfell Tower: Council knew of emergency access fears

BBC News - Tue, 2017-07-25 19:30
It was warned in 2010 that building a new school at the tower's base could block emergency vehicles.
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Brexit: Johnson, Davis and Fox push agenda on three continents

BBC News - Tue, 2017-07-25 19:24
Boris Johnson, Liam Fox and David Davis will set out the UK's agenda in Australia, Mexico and Germany.
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Obamacare: US senators vote in favour of debating repeal

BBC News - Tue, 2017-07-25 19:20
Efforts to repeal and replace the flagship health policy of President Obama pass their first hurdle.
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US Navy fires warning shots at Iranian ship

BBC News - Tue, 2017-07-25 19:13
The US Navy releases footage of a patrol ship firing warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boat on Tuesday.
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Cities in England's north pressing for more money

BBC News - Tue, 2017-07-25 19:04
Councils say they are concerned ministers have become less committed to the Northern Powerhouse.
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Libyan Rivals Agree to a Cease-Fire and Elections After Talks in France - TIME

Google News France - Tue, 2017-07-25 19:03

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Libyan Rivals Agree to a Cease-Fire and Elections After Talks in France
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(LA CELLE SAINT-CLOUD, France) — Two rival Libyan leaders committed themselves on Tuesday to a cease-fire, working toward presidential and parliamentary elections and finding a roadmap to secure lawless Libya against terrorism and trafficking of all ...
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Charlie Gard: Judge to decide where baby's life will end

BBC News - Tue, 2017-07-25 18:48
Baby's parents want him allowed home, but hospital bosses say a hospice would be a better place.
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Jodie Whittaker on her other doctor role in Trust Me

BBC News - Tue, 2017-07-25 18:08
Jodie Whittaker stars in Trust Me as a nurse who pretends to be an doctor working in A&E.
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Lana Del Rey: 'I got jolted into the real world'

BBC News - Tue, 2017-07-25 18:05
The star explains how 'being bombarded by news' made her latest album more political.
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'Chess makes me feel less angry'

BBC News - Tue, 2017-07-25 18:03
Children from Sacred Heart school say the game helps them feel less angry and more prepared for lessons.
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Gay and persecuted: One man's tragic story

BBC News - Tue, 2017-07-25 17:56
Jailed for being homosexual, Keith Biddlecombe talks about how it changed his life
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Cerebral palsy football: My disabled son deserves to play

BBC News - Tue, 2017-07-25 17:54
Jude is nine years old and was born with cerebral palsy. His father started a football club in Stoke-on-Trent so Jude could play with kids like him.
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Human Rights Watch: French police use excessive force on Calais migrants - Reuters

Google News French - Tue, 2017-07-25 17:17

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Human Rights Watch: French police use excessive force on Calais migrants
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PARIS (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch (HRW) pressed the French government on Wednesday to end what it described as police violence against migrants in the northern town of Calais, where hundreds have returned despite the demolition of a sprawling ...
HRW: French police routinely abuse Calais refugeesAljazeera.com

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Marina Ratner, Émigré Mathematician Who Found Midlife Acclaim, Dies at 78

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Tue, 2017-07-25 17:16
Dr. Ratner defied the notion that the brightest in her field do their best work when they are young.
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IS wives: Why I joined the 'caliphate' in Raqqa

BBC News - Tue, 2017-07-25 17:13
The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil speaks to wives of IS fighters, now held by Kurdish-led forces near Raqqa.
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