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Manchester attack: National minute’s silence to be held

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Members of the public have been laying floral tributes and messages in St Ann’s Square A national minute’s silence will be held at 11:00 BST to remember the victims of the Manchester attack. Twenty-two people were killed and 64 injured after suicide bomber Salman ...

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Hunt for dashcam footage of Aldershot park baby mum

Image caption Police were called to Manor Park on Friday afternoon Officers investigating the discovery of a newborn baby’s body in a park are asking motorists to check dashcam footage. The girl’s remains were found in Manor Park, Church Hill, in Aldershot on Friday afternoon. Detectives believe “Baby M” may ...

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Russian explorers find ‘swamp’ of Soviet money

Image copyright YouTube/Abandoned Country Image caption Just some of the worthless banknotes found at an old mine near Moscow A group of explorers in Russia have found around a billion roubles in old Soviet money at an abandoned mine, but it’s all completely worthless. The group from Saint Petersburg, who ...

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‘Pray for Marawi’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Philippine policemen walk with evacuees from Marawi at a checkpoint on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao Why did a hashtag originating in the Philippines go global after the suicide attack in Manchester? On social media, the reaction was immediate. In the wake of the ...

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Net migration falls 84,000 in 2016

Net migration to the UK was estimated to be 248,000 in 2016 – a fall of 84,000 from 2015, figures show. The Office for National Statistics said the change was driven by “a statistically significant” increase of 40,000 people leaving the country. These were mostly EU citizens – 117,000 emigrated, ...

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Shopkeeper robber jailed and faces deportation

Image copyright States of Jersey Police Image caption A court heard Pawal Dzielak had a history of mental health problems A man who robbed a shopkeeper at knifepoint has been jailed for four years and recommended for deportation. Jersey’s Royal Court heard Polish national Pawel Dzielak slammed a knife with ...

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Indian woman ‘forced to marry Pakistani at gunpoint’ returns

Image copyright Ravinder Singh Robin Image caption Uzma arrived in India after going to Pakistan earlier this month An Indian woman who alleges she was forced by a Pakistani man to marry him at gunpoint has returned to India, a day after a court in Islamabad granted her request to ...

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Wedge-tailed eagle captured swooping on drone

Image copyright Leigh Nairn Image caption The drone crashed to the ground and needed to be repaired A farmer in Western Australia has described the moment a wedge-tailed eagle attacked his drone and sent it crashing to the ground. Leigh Nairn said his drone was badly damaged in the incident ...

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General election 2017: UKIP manifesto launch ‘an act of defiance’

Image copyright PA UKIP’s Paul Nuttall says the launch of his party’s general election manifesto will be “an act of defiance” against terrorism after the Manchester bombing. Mr Nuttall promised to set out a “clear-cut and uncompromising” agenda. The unveiling of the manifesto in Westminster comes as some low-key campaigning ...

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Boy critically ill after Shankill bonfire site incident

Image caption Police are at the scene at Glenwood Street off the Shankill Road A nine-year-old boy is critically ill after coming into contact with a hazardous substance at a west Belfast bonfire site over the weekend. Police have been clearing the scene at Glenwood Street after drums containing a ...

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Imaginary creatures to light up Sydney Opera House

Image copyright Destination NSW Image caption An artist’s impression of Ash Bolland’s Sydney Opera House spectacle When the sun sets on Friday, the Sydney Opera House will light up with imaginary animals inspired by both nature and science-fiction. The colourful motion graphics will illuminate the iconic building’s sails to help ...

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Bikram Choudhury: Judge issues arrest warrant against yoga founder

Image caption Mr Choudhury fled California shortly after he was ordered to pay his former lawyer punitive damages. A Los Angeles judge has issued an arrest warrant against the founder of hot yoga after he failed to pay more than $6m (£4.6m) to his former lawyer in a sexual harassment ...

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