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Leicester fans celebrate football's unlikeliest win

The Guardian - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Less than 10 months after starting the season as 5,000-1 outsiders, Leicester City is celebrating its first Premier League title after rivals Tottenham Hotspur failed to clinch the victory needed to keep their own hopes alive.
Team spirit was key says Leicester's Captain Morgan
City of Leicester bathed in blue after Premier League title fairytale becomes reality
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John Kerry decries the 'chaos' of Syria conflict amid push to save truce

The Independent - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Washington and Moscow have said they are working hard to extend a truce in Syria to Aleppo, where a sharp escalation of violence in recent weeks has left a ceasefire in tatters amid what US Secretary of State John Kerry has called "chaos".
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Sonic booms heard as RAF scrambles Typhoons

BBC News - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Loud bangs heard in parts of Yorkshire were sonic booms from Typhoon jets scrambled to identify "an unresponsive civilian aircraft", the RAF has said.
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Berta Cáceres murder: four men arrested over Honduran activist's death

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Women participate in a memorial service for Berta Cáceres during a protest to demand justice, in San Salvador, El Salvador. Photograph: Jose Cabezas/Reuters.
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Ethnic and sectarian divisions hamper political reform in Iraq

Xinhua - ‎2 hours ago‎
BAGHDAD, May 2 (Xinhua) -- Iraq's fragile political reform reached a deadlock after thousands of followers of prominent Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr broke into the heavily fortified Green Zone.
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Ed Miliband joins rivals in EU exit environment warning

BBC News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Former Labour leader Ed Miliband has warned an EU exit would be bad for wildlife and the environment. Environment Secretary Liz Truss, Lib Dem ex-energy secretary Sir Ed Davey and Green Party MP Caroline Lucas also signed a declaration saying the ...
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Man shot dead in police operation at Smiths Lane, Goudhurst, in link with murder of Roy Blackman in Biddenden

Kent Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Police investigating the murder of pensioner Roy Blackman, 73, at his home in Biddenden had released a picture of Mr Smith last week and appealed for information on his whereabouts.
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Parents could take children out of school in protest at SATs

Burton Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
THOUSANDS of parents have been warned they would be 'damaging' their child's education by removing them from tomorrow's Standard Assessment Tests (SATs).
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Gerry Adams apologises for using N-word in tweet

Belfast Telegraph - ‎8 hours ago‎
Gerry Adams has been forced to apologise for using the N-word in a reference to a Quentin Tarantino film about black slavery in America.
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Tokyo slide keeps mood downbeat | Reuters

Firstpost - ‎3 hours ago‎
LONDON A 3-percent drop in Japanese shares and weakness in the banking sector kept financial markets on edge on Monday, although stock markets in both Europe and the United States were on track for some minimal gains.
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Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urges Congress to pass Puerto Rico debt measures

Washington Post - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew warned that Puerto Rico may need a U.S. government bailout if Congress doesn't pass a bill that helps the island restructure its debt and prevents a series of “cascading defaults.
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Reckitt Benckiser executive slapped while apologising for toxic disinfectant deaths in South Korea

The Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
An executive of British-based firm Reckitt Benckiser has been slapped by a protester as he offered a public apology for selling a deadly disinfectant that killed at least 100 people in South Korea.
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Argos recalls five Mamas & Papas car seat models

BBC News - ‎13 hours ago‎
High Street chain Argos is recalling five car seat models made by the nursery products brand Mamas & Papas. It has told parents to stop using the seats "immediately" over safety fears.
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Consensus 2016: Bitcoin takes governance lessons from Ethereum

International Business Times UK - ‎5 hours ago‎
With news that Dr Craig Wright has re-affirmed that he is Satoshi Nakamoto, the question of Bitcoin governance is riding even higher than usual at this year's industry standard crypto conference, Consensus 2016.
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Jaguar's out to scale the heights with F-Pace - ‎5 hours ago‎
Dubai: Projecting its name across the Burj Khalifa for its Middle East launch sure makes a statement - but Jaguar's first ever SUV has already cut it deep with prospective buyers here.
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Game of Thrones: Jon Snow Should Have Stayed Dead

Vanity Fair - ‎57 minutes ago‎
On Sunday night Game of Thrones hero Jon Snow opened his eyes, took a deep shuddering breath, and did exactly what so many viewers and book readers expected him to do: he came back from the dead.
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France's English Euro 2016 Anthem Sparks Anger

Sky News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The words have been tweaked but the choice of the song - originally by US rockers Kiss - has been called "incomprehensible".
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Government plans to dictate BBC schedule branded 'ridiculous' by Lord Patten

Herald Scotland - ‎6 hours ago‎
Lord Patten has said it would be "ridiculous" to bar the BBC from showing popular shows such as Strictly Come Dancing and The Great British Bake Off at peak viewing times.
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EastEnders' Aaron Sidwell is coming back as Steven Beale - and yes, he looks a little different

Tewkesbury ADMAG - ‎1 hour ago‎
Aaron last played the role in 2008 and has reportedly already returned to the set for filming. Aaron Sidwell Who can forget Steven's (second from the right) Bieber-style hairdo?
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Mark Selby beats Ding Junhui to win World Snooker Championship

BBC Sport - ‎1 hour ago‎
England's world number one Mark Selby beat China's Ding Junhui 18-14 to win his second World Championship title. Selby, the 2014 winner from Leicester, led throughout Sunday and went into Monday's final session leading 14-11.
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Vardy's rags to riches rise a victory for the dreamers

Reuters UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON In years to come when people recall how Leicester's City intrepid Foxes turned sporting logic on its head to become champions of England it will be Jamie's Vardy's rags to riches tale that may sound the most implausible.
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Mousa Dembele faces lengthy ban after Diego Costa eye gouge - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tottenham midfielder Mousa Dembele faces a lengthy ban from the Football Association for his eye-gouge on Diego Costa. Shortly before half-time at Stamford Bridge, Danny Rose clashed with Willian to trigger a brawl between both sets of players.
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Pep Guardiola prepares for his 'final bullet' in bid to end Bayern Munich spell in triumph - ‎1 hour ago‎
To doubt a manager who is preparing for his seventh successive Champions League semi-final might seem perverse but even Pep Guardiola has acknowledged that Tuesday night might amount to his “final bullet” for Bayern Munich.
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Astronomers Have Found Planets in the Habitable Zone of a Nearby Star

The Atlantic - ‎8 hours ago‎
The robot telescope settles on its target, a star that sits closer than all but a tiny fraction of the tens of billions of stellar systems that make up the Milky Way.
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Tim Peake forced to spend an extra two weeks aboard the International Space Station - ‎6 hours ago‎
When he finished running the London Marathon , Major Tim Peake was allowed to enjoy a video chat with his wife and kids. But the British spaceman has been made to put off a real life meeting with his loved ones after the European Space Agency extended ...
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Scientists build world's tiniest engine

Financial Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Driving force: an Ant combines microscopic gold balls with a polymer gel to propel nanobots. Medicine is one potential application.
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This rare astronomical event only happens 14 times in 100 years - here's how you can watch it

WalesOnline - ‎8 hours ago‎
Astronomers are in for a treat later this month when Mercury can be seen tracking its way across the face of the sun. It is a rare occurrence as the smallest planet in the solar system passes directly between the Earth and the sun.
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NHS health check for over-40s has marginal benefits, says study

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
The study found that only 21% of people eligible for a health check went along at all. Photograph: RayArt Graphics/Alamy. Sarah Boseley Health editor.
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J&J Ordered to Pay $55 Million Over Cancer Linked to Talc

Bloomberg - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Johnson & Johnson must pay $55 million to a 62-year-old South Dakota woman who blamed her ovarian cancer on the company's talcum powder in the second such trial loss this year.
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NHS 'should allow the dying a tot of whiskey' in their final hours - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hospitals should allow dying patients a tot of whiskey to ease their final days, a leading doctor has said, as he called for more respect to be shown to the wishes of those facing death.
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NHS whistleblowers ignored and threatened with the sack by Liverpool bosses

Daily Mail - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Health bosses at a top NHS trust put thousands at risk by aggressively driving through cuts at the expense of patient safety, a report has revealed.
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