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Michael Flynn admits lying to the FBI
Former US National Security adviser Michael Flynn
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Michael Flynn admits lying to the FBI

Trump’s former national security advisor misled the FBI about his meetings with Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak
1 Dec 2017
What is Elf on the Shelf? Best ideas, names and where to buy
The Elf on the Shelf balloon floats in Columbus Circle during the 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 23,
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What is Elf on the Shelf? Best ideas, names and where to buy

Everything you need to know about the hit festive toy
1 Dec 2017
Emmerson Mnangagwa packs ‘recycled’ cabinet with soldiers
Mugabe Mnangagwa
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Emmerson Mnangagwa packs ‘recycled’ cabinet with soldiers

New Zimbabwean president gives top posts to senior soldiers and party loyalists
1 Dec 2017
Jewels Carrie Fisher wore in first Star Wars re-released
Carrie Fisher, as Princess Leia, wearing the Planetoid Valleys necklace and the Darina's Bracelet.
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Jewels Carrie Fisher wore in first Star Wars re-released

Fisher, who died last year, will appear as Princess Leia a final time in Star Wars: The Last Jedi
30 Nov 2017
Why South Africa leads the world in penis transplants
Boys from the Xhosa tribe who have undergone a circumcision ceremony sit near Qunu on June 30, 2013.
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Why South Africa leads the world in penis transplants

South African doctors completed the world's third ever penis transplant with a white donor and a black recipient
29 Nov 2017
Yeti or not: scientists say the mythical creature is a bear
A brown bear has reportedly stolen two guns from a Siberian hunter
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Yeti or not: scientists say the mythical creature is a bear

A new study of 24 samples collected from purported yetis reveals the samples came from bears
29 Nov 2017
HIV cases hit record high as epidemic sweeps Europe
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HIV cases hit record high as epidemic sweeps Europe

Around 80% of new infections were in Eastern European countries
29 Nov 2017
Melania unveils White House decorations to mixed reviews
US First Lady Melania Trump hugs children in the East Room as she tours Christmas decorations at the White House in DC
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Melania unveils White House decorations to mixed reviews

One student touring the White House said the First Lady looked ‘like an angel’ - but others saw more sinister influences
28 Nov 2017
Pope Francis and Suu Kyi avoid Rohingya crisis discussion
 Pope Francis (L) speaks with Myanmars civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi (R) during their meeting in Naypyidaw on November 28,
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Pope Francis and Suu Kyi avoid Rohingya crisis discussion

Pontiff skirts issue of persecuted Muslim minority amid fears for Myanmar’s Catholic community
28 Nov 2017
Did Russia trick Britain into voting to leave the EU?
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Did Russia trick Britain into voting to leave the EU?

In Depth: Brexit campaign funding and social media strategies under fire
28 Nov 2017
Is the UK doing Black Friday properly?
Black Friday shopping
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Is the UK doing Black Friday properly?

Twitter reacts to the lack of queues and fighting
24 Nov 2017
Sleeping Beauty: do fairy tales promote sexual harassment?
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Sleeping Beauty: do fairy tales promote sexual harassment?

Mother wants Sleeping Beauty banned from school curriculum because prince didn’t get consent for kiss
24 Nov 2017
Gargling mouthwash twice a day could cause diabetes
Hundreds of people rinse with mouthwash in Times Square June 25, 2013 during an event to promote Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s Colg
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Gargling mouthwash twice a day could cause diabetes

Harvard researchers discovered mouthwash kills beneficial bacteria that fight off obesity and diabetes
23 Nov 2017
Budget 2017: stamp duty tax cut will ‘drive up prices’
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Budget 2017: stamp duty tax cut will ‘drive up prices’

Budget watchdog says Chancellor's plan to help first-time buyers will mainly benefit existing homeowners
23 Nov 2017
Payout for Paralympian forced to wet herself on train
Anne Wafula-Strike of Great Britain races with Hannah Cockroft of Great Britain in the Women's 100m T54 final during the Visa
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Payout for Paralympian forced to wet herself on train

Anne Wafula-Strike calls for reform after three-hour train journey where the accessible toilet was out of order
22 Nov 2017
Ryan Colclough leads Wigan to victory before son's birth
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Ryan Colclough leads Wigan to victory before son's birth

The winger scored two goals before being substituted from last night’s match, making it to the hospital just in time
22 Nov 2017
‘Butcher of Bosnia’ Ratko Mladic convicted of war crimes
Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic
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‘Butcher of Bosnia’ Ratko Mladic convicted of war crimes

Former military chief gets life sentence for crimes including the Srebrenica massacre of 8,000 Muslims
22 Nov 2017
Partridge Family singer David Cassidy dies
David Cassidy
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Partridge Family singer David Cassidy dies

I Think I Love You chart-topper was 67
22 Nov 2017
It's never too early for Christmas decorations, say experts
Christmas decorations
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It's never too early for Christmas decorations, say experts

A psychological study suggests that those who put up Christmas decorations early are happier than those who wait
21 Nov 2017
Brexit: what you should know about the £40bn ‘divorce bill’
Brexit euro sign.
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Brexit: what you should know about the £40bn ‘divorce bill’

In Depth: Theresa May expected to double her offer to the EU so trade talks can begin
21 Nov 2017
Is Britain losing its prestige as well as its ICJ seat?
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Is Britain losing its prestige as well as its ICJ seat?

FIrst time UK has not had representative on the International Court of Justice since 1946
21 Nov 2017
Army dog awarded highest honour for Taliban raid
Mali, a Belgian Malinois British Military Working Dog wearing the PDSA Dickin Medal and his handler Corporal Daniel Hatley po
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Army dog awarded highest honour for Taliban raid

Heroic hound was injured by three grenades but still managed to get troops to safety
17 Nov 2017
31 times more civilians die in US airstrikes than reported
Relatives mourn as bodies of Iraqi residents of west Mosul killed in an airstrike targeting Islamic State (IS) group jihadist
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31 times more civilians die in US airstrikes than reported

New York Times investigation finds that one in five airstrikes results in a civilian death, rather than one in 157
17 Nov 2017
US senators demand Kushner turn over WikiLeaks emails
Jared Kushner
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US senators demand Kushner turn over WikiLeaks emails

Trump’s son-in-law omitted the emails from documents he sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee last month
17 Nov 2017
Chinese president sends special envoy to North Korea
Donald Trump and Xi Jinping
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Chinese president sends special envoy to North Korea

Song Tao will be the first ministerial-level Chinese official to visit Pyongyang since October 2015
16 Nov 2017
The five most interesting claims in the Donald Trump dossier
Donald Trump
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The five most interesting claims in the Donald Trump dossier

The former MI6 officer who compiled the report says 70-90% of it is true
16 Nov 2017
‘Life-changing’ breast cancer drugs approved for NHS use
Doctors look at films of breast cancer X-rays
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‘Life-changing’ breast cancer drugs approved for NHS use

Thousands of women to have access to treatment that slows the advancement of the disease
16 Nov 2017
Kinder eggs return to US after five-decade ban
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Kinder eggs return to US after five-decade ban

However, some say the new candy isn’t a real Kinder egg
15 Nov 2017
Nuts could be the key to preventing heart disease
Striking HSBC employees offer peanuts to arriving HSBC shareholders outside the entrance to the Bank's AGM in London, 27 May
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Nuts could be the key to preventing heart disease

Eating nuts each week slashes the risk of heart disease, study says
14 Nov 2017
Britain faces three weeks of arctic temperatures
Snow and ice covers the hill tops in the Nortern Pennines on January 13, 2017 in Brough, United Kingdom.
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Britain faces three weeks of arctic temperatures

Met Office says mercury may drop as low as -15C this winter
14 Nov 2017
Victoria creator claims No. 10 official groped her
Daisy Goodwin attends the BFI & Radio Times TV Festival at the BFI Southbank on April 8, 2017 in London, England.
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Victoria creator claims No. 10 official groped her

TV producer says man touched her breast during meeting at No. 10
14 Nov 2017
Catalan crisis: did Russian hackers fuel separatism?
Catalonia Parliament
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Catalan crisis: did Russian hackers fuel separatism?

Fake social media accounts allegedly spread propaganda to stoke Spanish independence row
9 Nov 2017
Who is US lawmaker Danica Roem?
Danica Roem, a Democrat for Delegate in Virginia's district 13, and who is transgender, sits in her campaign office
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Who is US lawmaker Danica Roem?

The heavy metal singer, journalist, and stepmum just made history as the first transgender state lawmaker elected in the US
8 Nov 2017
Trump in China for talks amid North Korea tensions
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Trump in China for talks amid North Korea tensions

US president to pressure Pyongyang over trade sanctions
8 Nov 2017
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