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Italy earthquake: Boy, 14, among three UK deaths

Fri, 2016-08-26 04:24
A 14 year old boy from London was among three Britons killed in the earthquake in central Italy.
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Judge's 'LOL' as he jails online boaster who ducked sentence

Fri, 2016-08-26 04:06
A man who avoided prison after being convicted of a street attack is jailed for refusing to perform unpaid work then boasting about it online.
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Brexit: Tough to-do list

Fri, 2016-08-26 03:54
Battling ministers, the search for staff and working out what kind of deal to go for - how the Whitehall machine is gearing up for Brexit.
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Police helicopter searches for boy 'seen taken into van'

Fri, 2016-08-26 03:52
A report of a boy being taken in a black VW van in Surrey is being treated with "utmost urgency", say police, who are using a helicopter in the search.
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Lifeguards to patrol Camber Sands after deaths

Fri, 2016-08-26 03:52
Lifeguards are to be deployed over the bank holiday weekend at Camber Sands, where five friends died during a day trip to the coast.
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Thierry Henry: Former France striker named as an assistant manager of Belgium

Fri, 2016-08-26 03:49
Belgium manager Roberto Martinez says former Arsenal, Barcelona and France striker Thierry will be one of his assistants.
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Molly-Mae Wotherspoon: Dog death mum leaves court in ambulance

Fri, 2016-08-26 03:35
A pregnant mother due to be sentenced over the death of a baby girl has been taken from court by ambulance.
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Darayya siege: Residents and fighters ready to evacuate Syrian town

Fri, 2016-08-26 03:05
Civilians and rebel fighters are expected to begin evacuating from the Syrian town of Darayya under a deal to end a government siege begun in 2012.
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Stanford sexual assault: Judge to stop hearing criminal cases

Fri, 2016-08-26 02:58
A judge criticised for giving a short jail term to a Stanford University student over sexual assault is to stop hearing criminal cases.
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Belgian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg fastest after first practice at Spa

Fri, 2016-08-26 02:41
Nico Rosberg is comfortably fastest from Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in a low-key first practice session at the Belgian Grand Prix.
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Champions League: Europe's top four leagues to each get four group-stage spots

Fri, 2016-08-26 02:37
Europe's top four domestic leagues are to be guaranteed four places each in the group stages of the Champions League from 2018-19.
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What happens when you let a dog in the studio...

Fri, 2016-08-26 02:36
James Davidson, co-founder of pet food company, talks to Business Live - but his dog Monty steals the show.
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Turkey PKK conflict: Cizre bomb kills 11 policemen

Fri, 2016-08-26 02:33
A car bomb explodes hits a police checkpoint in Cizre, south-east Turkey, killing 11 policemen and wounding 78, reports say.
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Matt Damon climbs up Forbes' Hollywood rich list

Fri, 2016-08-26 02:01
Matt Damon becomes the third highest paid actor in Hollywood, behind Dwayne Johnson and Jackie Chan, according to Forbes' annual rich list.
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Italy quake: Emergency declared as hopes for more survivors fade

Fri, 2016-08-26 01:46
Italy declares a state of emergency in the regions worst hit by Wednesday's earthquake, in which at least 268 people died, as hopes fade of finding survivors.
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Diver Chris Mears visits fake gold postbox in Burghfield Common

Fri, 2016-08-26 01:30
Olympic gold medallist Chris Mears returns to his home village of Burghfield Common to visit a fake golden postbox installed in his honour.
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Czech hiker describes 'harrowing' 30-day ordeal in NZ

Fri, 2016-08-26 01:07
A Czech hiker who went missing a month ago in the snowy mountains of New Zealand describes the "harrowing" 30-day ordeal in which her partner died.
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NHS cuts 'planned across England'

Fri, 2016-08-26 00:49
Plans are being drawn up that could see cuts to NHS services across England, including ward closures, according to draft documents seen by the BBC.
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Newspaper headlines: British earthquake death, and drowned swimmers

Thu, 2016-08-25 21:17
A British boy reportedly killed in the Italian earthquake, and details of the men drowned at Camber Sands, make headlines in Friday's newspapers.
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How US welfare compares around the globe

Thu, 2016-08-25 18:28
Twenty years ago, the US overhauled its cash welfare system - the portion of US assistance that is offered to poor families as a direct payment. But how does this system compare to other high-income countries?
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