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Leicester City's Premier League win 'made mugs of all of us' - Scudamore

BBC Sport - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Leicester's unprecedented title triumph "made mugs of all of us", according to Premier League chief Richard Scudamore.
Claudio Ranieri's emotions were at 'maximum level' as Leicester won title
Will Lineker keep his pants promise?
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Investigation claims Syrian government is making deals with ISIS - ‎14 hours ago‎
In this photo released on Thursday, March 24, 2016, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian government soldier takes his position on hill at the entrance of Palmyra, central Syria.
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Lisa LaFlamme: For much of the world, press freedom is a distant dream

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
HELSINKI, Finland -- "Blow the trumpets and send up some flares -- THIS is World Press Freedom Day!” *SPLAT!*. Yes, splat. George Orwell had it right with his "Ministry of Truth," which functioned, of course, as the Ministry of Lies.
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Baby rescued from rubble three days after Kenya building collapse

Toronto Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
NAIROBI - Rescue workers pulled a six-month-old baby girl out of the rubble of a building in Kenya's capital on Tuesday and reunited her with her father, more than three days after it collapsed following days of heavy rain.

A Message on World Press Freedom Day

Orange Street News (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
Today is World Press Freedom Day. It is a day that the people remind governments around the world of their duty to respect the freedoms of reporters.

Turkish columnist on trial on World Press Freedom Day

U.S. News & World Report - ‎2 hours ago‎
ISTANBUL (AP) - A Turkish columnist has appeared in court on World Press Freedom Day, accused of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

World Press Freedom Day: The journalist forced into hiding for resisting Ecuador's authoritarian government

The Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Two police helicopters hover over the Amazonian rainforest. They descend slowly and stir the Sarayaku tribe into action. Men spread across the territory to block off potential landing zones.
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The Palestinian Martyr of World Press Freedom Day - ‎2 hours ago‎
Israel ordered the four-month administrative detention of Omar Nazzal. Until recently, he headed Palestine Today, an Islamic Jihad-affiliated TV station (more on that), and also had ties to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
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Shelling from Syrian rebels hits hospital in Aleppo, killing at least 4

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Syrian opposition fighters launching rockets on government held-parts in the contested city of Aleppo on Tuesday struck a hospital, killing at least four people and wounding dozens more, a hospital official says.
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HMS Endeavour: Captain James Cook's flagship 'found in Newport harbour'

The Independent - ‎56 minutes ago‎
It was the vessel which British explorer, James Cook commanded between 1768 to 1771 as he sailed uncharted waters in the south Pacific Ocean, yet for centuries its whereabouts was a mystery.
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Kids' strike: Councils warn parents could be fined for taking children out of school - ‎3 hours ago‎
As part of a nationwide demonstration, parents are protesting against standardised tests for Year 2 pupils, saying they are too tough and age 'inappropriate'.
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Housing bill is closed for amendments, minister vows

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Brandon Lewis: 'We'd like the Lords to think very carefully on what the government has a mandate to deliver.' Photograph: Steve Meddle/Rex.
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UK manufacturing activity contracts

Financial Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Activity in Britain's struggling manufacturing industry contracted in April for the first time since 2013, as uncertainty generated by the referendum on EU membership weighed on the sector.
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HSBC defiant on dividend payouts as profit fall stokes doubts

Reuters UK - ‎2 hours ago‎
LONDON/HONG KONG HSBC (HSBA.L HSBA.L ) (0005.HK 0005.HK ) stuck to its promise of higher dividends on Tuesday after a 14 percent profit drop fuelled doubts among some investors about the bank's ability to increase payouts.
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FTSE 100 hits three-week low as miners sink after China's factory activity shrinks again - ‎6 hours ago‎
China bicycle factory Activity at China's factories shrank for the 14th straight month in April as demand stagnated. Credit: Reuters.
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Liberty House to submit first bid for Tata Steel UK

Reuters UK - ‎2 hours ago‎
LONDON Metals group Liberty House sparked new hope for Britain's endangered steel industry on Tuesday by announcing the first firm bid for Tata Steel UK, potentially saving thousands of jobs.
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Call of Duty Infinite Warfare release date and trailer: New space shooter to come out in November

The Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare finally has a trailer - and confirmation that its action takes place in space. The game will be released in November and allow people to fly out into the solar system.
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Brazilian judge orders WhatsApp service suspension

The Globe and Mail - ‎14 hours ago‎
A Brazilian judge has once again ordered the shutdown of the mobile messaging service WhatsApp, which is wildly popular in the country and used by more than 100 million people.
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Driver crashes new £215000 McLaren just 10 minutes after taking delivery - ‎2 hours ago‎
It was tree 1, supercar 0, as one of the most exclusive British supercars just became a little less common after the new owner of a McLaren 650S managed to crash it 10 minutes after taking delivery of it.
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Radiohead reappear on the internet; post animated video featuring music from new album

The Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
UPDATE: Radiohead have now posted a video to their website, featuring a cult group wearing masks, dancing around a tied up woman. The clip is all animated and features bright colours as well as what some have presumed is the first musical excerpt from ...
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Ai Weiwei shoots 'over 600 hours' of footage for film about the refugee crisis

The Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Controversial Chinese artist Ai WeiWei has shot over 600 hours of footage for a feature-length film about the refugee crisis. The 58-year-old has always used his artwork as activism, drawing heavily on human rights issues to make hard-hitting and often ...
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Hughes insists Crouch is still a vital player for Stoke

Reuters UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
Striker Peter Crouch is still an invaluable member of the Stoke City team despite his limited playing time this season, manager Mark Hughes has said.
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UEFA admits Kosovo in step toward World Cup

Sport24 - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Budapest - UEFA admitted Kosovo as its 55th member in a narrow vote Tuesday, boosting its hopes of competing in the 2018 World Cup despite warnings from former ruler Serbia.
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From Tinkerman to champion: Ranieri writes the greatest story ever told

beIN SPORTS MENA Breaking News - ‎2 hours ago‎
From the "uninspiring" proof that the managerial merry-go-round is a closed shop, to the Kasabian love-in and pizza-buying viral clip goldmine, to a bona-fide Premier League great - 2015-16 has been the making of Claudio Ranieri's legend.
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Cherries continue to turn red as salaries rise

Reuters UK - ‎3 hours ago‎
Bournemouth made a 38.33 million pound ($56.3 million) loss as staff wages jumped about 76 percent to 30.4 million pounds, according to the club's accounts for the Championship-winning 2014-15 season that saw them promoted to the Premier League.
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UN chief picks Mexican diplomat to head climate office

The Guardian - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Ban Ki-moon (second from left) has appointed a new UN climate chief to take over from Christiana Figueres (left), seen here celebrating agreement on the Paris climate deal.
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Bribery highest in Mideast courts study finds

Al-Arabiya - ‎1 hour ago‎
In this Wednesday, July 8, 2015 file photo, a courtroom is seen before the trial of ISIS militants in Baghdad, Iraq. (AP). The Associated Press, Dubai Tuesday, 3 May 2016.
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Watch transit of Mercury with special filters to protect eyes says Royal Astronomical Society

Market Business News - ‎May 1, 2016‎
When you look up at the sky to witness the transit of Mercury, make sure you use approved, specially-designed filters in your equipment, warns the Royal Astronomical Society, or you could risk permanent damage to the retina and even blindness.
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Breast cancer treatment breakthrough after 'milestone' gene discovery

The Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
The latest breast cancer research could lead to more personalised care for patients and help further understanding of the causes of the disease, scientists said.
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Life expectancy gap widens for first time since 1870s

The Actuary - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Differences in lifespans between the rich and the poor in the UK have widened for the first time in the past 150 years, according to a report.
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