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US military 'to lift transgender ban'

Fri, 2016-06-24 21:06
The Pentagon will lift its ban on openly transgender service personnel next month, US officials say.
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EU referendum: Moody's cut UK's credit outlook to 'negative'

Fri, 2016-06-24 19:10
The UK has its credit rating outlook downgraded to "negative" by leading financial agency Moody's, as outgoing PM David Cameron faces pressure to speed up "divorce" talks with the EU.
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Week in pictures: 18-24 June 2016

Fri, 2016-06-24 18:33
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
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Venezuela opposition says petition to oust Maduro is validated

Fri, 2016-06-24 17:45
Venezuelan opposition leaders say they have validated enough signatures on a petition to move to the next stage in a process to remove President Maduro.
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Brexit: 'An unprecedented geopolitical shift'

Fri, 2016-06-24 17:36
The result of the EU referendum puts Britain on a precipice where it has never been before, writes historian Lord Peter Hennessy.
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Brexit's uncharted territory: Can the EU save itself?

Fri, 2016-06-24 17:31
No-one can predict the consequences of Britain's referendum result for the European Union, writes Chris Morris in Brussels.
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Romford's result

Fri, 2016-06-24 17:20
In the London borough of Havering, 70% of voters chose to leave the European Union
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Poles apart?

Fri, 2016-06-24 17:12
Poles in the UK feel uncertain, and the country's government fears the loss of an ally at the Brussels negotiating table, writes Adam Easton in Warsaw.
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US 'predator' Paul Charles Wilkins ran child sex website

Fri, 2016-06-24 16:58
A convicted UK child sex offender facing life in jail after paying a US undercover agent for sex with a boy, ran an online group looking for children to abuse, court papers show.
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EU turning point

Fri, 2016-06-24 16:41
Brexit is a political earthquake for the EU and hard bargaining lies ahead, Charles Grant of the Centre for European Reform writes.
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UK's new destiny

Fri, 2016-06-24 16:35
Eurosceptic economist Prof Tim Congdon argues that the UK can prosper like Hong Kong, trading freely outside the EU.
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Muse play bombastic Glastonbury set

Fri, 2016-06-24 16:29
Rock band Muse say little, but earn their place as the first headliners of this year's Glastonbury Festival.
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Brexit: Scottish cabinet to discuss response to Leave vote

Fri, 2016-06-24 16:01
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is to hold a cabinet meeting in Edinburgh to discuss her government's response to the UK voting to leave the EU.
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Twenty people die in West Virginia floods

Fri, 2016-06-24 15:19
At least 20 people die in devastating flooding in the US state of West Virginia, according to state officials.
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Brexit: The EU referendum, from Edinburgh to London

Fri, 2016-06-24 15:13
As the UK voted to leave the EU, the BBC's Nick Robinson took a road trip the length of the country to gauge the result.
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Euro 2016: Wales and Northern Ireland set for historic last-16 tie in Paris

Fri, 2016-06-24 14:34
Wales and Northern Ireland bid for their first European Championship quarter-final when they meet in Saturday's last-16 tie.
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Stock markets tumble after Leave vote

Fri, 2016-06-24 13:59
Wall Street and the FTSE 100 both fall sharply in a wild day of trading after the UK votes to leave the European Union.
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EU Brexit referendum: France's Calais seeks border deal changes

Fri, 2016-06-24 13:37
The mayor of Calais wants changes to a deal which allows Britain to carry out immigration checks on the French side of the English Channel, after a UK vote to leave the EU.
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England v Sri Lanka: Alex Hales and Jason Roy lead 10-wicket rout

Fri, 2016-06-24 13:10
Alex Hales and Jason Roy both score centuries as England sweep aside Sri Lanka to win the second ODI by 10 wickets.
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EU prepares for split from UK

Fri, 2016-06-24 13:09
EU leaders are to meet to discuss the UK's "divorce" from the organisation after a historic referendum result.
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