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Isis fighting back as Iraqi forces try to take centre of Falluja

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Iraqi forces faced tough resistance from Islamic State fighters as they attempted to enter the centre of Falluja, where there are fears for tens of thousands of trapped civilians.
Islamic State group hits back as Iraqi army moves into Falluja
Isis in Fallujah: 'Human catastrophe' unfolding in city as civilians used as human shields for Iraqi assault
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Will lessons be learned from Liam Fee's death?

BBC News - ‎34 minutes ago‎
One of the questions raised by the case of Liam Fee - whose mother and her partner were convicted of his murder - has been "could anyone have saved him?
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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Microsoft back EU hate speech rules

Reuters UK - ‎53 minutes ago‎
BRUSSELS - Facebook (FB.O), Twitter (TWTR.N), Google's (GOOGL.O) YouTube and Microsoft (MSFT.O) on Tuesday agreed to an EU code of conduct to tackle online hate speech within 24 hours in Europe.
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111 scandal Secamb chief Paul Sutton leaves post

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The chief executive of a scandal-hit NHS trust which has been under intense scrutiny has left his job. Paul Sutton, who was on an agreed leave of absence, has now left his position "to pursue other interests".
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Almost 46 mln people trapped in slavery with North Korea, India key offenders - global index

Daily Mail - ‎46 minutes ago‎
LONDON, May 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 46 million people are living as slaves globally with the greatest number in India but the highest prevalence of slavery in North Korea, according to the third Global Slavery Index released on Tuesday.
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Airstrikes kills 23 in Syrian city; Russia says not involved

Daily Mail - ‎51 minutes ago‎
BEIRUT (AP) - A wave of late night airstrikes pummeled the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib, killing at least 23 people, wounding dozens and trapping several under the rubble of their homes as the intense bombardment struck near two hospitals and a ...
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Savchenko hailed in Ukraine parliament, berates "lazy schoolchildren" lawmakers

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
KIEV, May 31 (Reuters) - Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko, whose resistance to her imprisonment in Russia has made her a national hero and a potentially disruptive force in Ukrainian politics, received a standing ovation in her first address to ...
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Attempted North Korea missile launch fails - South Korea

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
SEOUL, May 31 (Reuters) - North Korea attempted to fire a missile from its east coast on Tuesday but the launch appears to have failed, South Korean officials said, in what would be the latest in a string of unsuccessful ballistic missile tests by the ...
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Refuse asylum to 'economic migrant' albanians, urges grayling

Daily Mail - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Migrants are attempting to cross the Channel in boats because of improved security measures at the tunnel and ferry port in Calais, Downing Street has claimed.
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German unemployment rate falls to record low

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Germany's unemployment rate fell to a record low in May, while the jobless rate across the eurozone fell to 10.2% in April. The unadjusted rate in Germany declined to 6% from 6.3% in April, the Federal Labour Office said.
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Eurozone inflation remains negative but poised for oil boost

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON (AP) - Consumer prices across the 19-country eurozone fell again in May but look set to rise in the months ahead due to the recent pick-up in oil prices - an outlook that means the European Central Bank will likely refrain from announcing more ...
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Australia to auction £8 million of confiscated bitcoins

The Independent - ‎29 minutes ago‎
A collection of about 25,000 bitcoins “seized as proceeds of crime” will be auctioned in Australia next month. The digital currency worth about $11.7 million (£8m) will be sold in blocks of 2,000, with each block having a market value of £680,000.
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iOS 10 features: the top 10 things we want to see

Inquirer - ‎21 hours ago‎
IT'S JUST TWO WEEKS until iOS 10 will make its debut at WWDC on 13 June. If rumours are anything to go by, iOS 10 won't have too many surprises, and Apple is reportedly planning to showcase updates to Siri and a new and improved Apple Music ...
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StarCon, Facebook's clone in North Korea hacked

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
TIMES SYNDICATE Dynn Research, an internet analysis company in North Korea, spotted a Facebook-like social networking clone on May 27th, Friday.
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Meet Zenbo, the Asus robot that costs no more than a smartphone

The Guardian - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Asus's chairman, Jonney Shih, introduces Zenbo: 'Our ambition is to enable robotic computing for every household.' Photograph: Ritchie Tongo/EPA.
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65 million hacked Tumblr passwords are up for sale

Wired.co.uk - ‎1 hour ago‎
The customer details are the latest from a historic data breach to be touted online, with Motherboard reporting the whole database costs just $150 (£102).
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child cast photos released

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
The first set of photographs featuring some cast members of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in costume has been released. Actor Sam Clemmett has been revealed as the character Albus Severus Potter - the cursed child referred to in the title - in ...
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Football's brain injury risk no lower now than in the past, warn medics

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Leading medical experts have warned that football's feared link to serious brain injury is not necessarily confined to previous generations when the balls were heavier.
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Dani Carvajal admits defeat in fitness fight for Euro 2016

SkySports - ‎1 hour ago‎
Spain defender Dani Carvajal has confirmed he will miss Euro 2016 due to injury with Arsenal's Hector Bellerin set to take his place in the squad.
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Bees find flowers as static electricity zaps small hairs on their body, study finds

The Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Bees have tiny vibrating hairs that let them find flowers, a new study has shown. The small hairs are used to sense electric fields coming out of flowers and then use them to find sources of pollen, according to the new research.
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See Mars closest to Earth in a decade

CT Post - ‎46 minutes ago‎
This May 12, 2016 image provided by NASA shows the planet Mars. On Sunday, May 22, 2016, the sun and Mars will be on exact opposite sides of Earth.
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Tea is even more amazing than we previously thought, with 'wonder materials'

Metro - ‎4 hours ago‎
Former Prime Minister William Gladstone said: 'If you are cold, tea will warm you; if you are too heated, it will cool you; If you are depressed, it will cheer you; If you are excited, it will calm you.
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Major Tim Peake answers schoolchildren's questions from space

The Guardian - ‎May 29, 2016‎
It's a drizzly summer morning down here on planet Earth. Soft is-it-or-isn't-it rain is falling from the sky. The hedgerows are bursting with nettles and cowslips.
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One in three children in Europe are obese or overweight

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
One in three children in Europe between the age of six and nine are either overweight or obese, alarming new research has found. Experts predict the number of under-fives who are overweight will rise from an estimated 41 million to 70 million worldwide ...
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Families' fury over 'painfully slow' progress after Winterbourne View scandal

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎6 hours ago‎
Families of the victims of the Winterbourne View care scandal have written to David Cameron accusing ministers of betrayal by leaving vulnerable disabled people at risk of abuse five years on.
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Three-quarters of older children with diabetes 'not getting annual checks'

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
Diabetes UK warned that if young people were not supported to manage their diabetes well in early life, they are more likely to be at risk of life-threatening complications later.
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