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Jeremy Corbyn sets up inquiry into Labour antisemitism claims

The Guardian - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Jeremy Corbyn has set up an independent inquiry into antisemitism within Labour as he battles to assert control over a party in turmoil on the eve of crucial local elections.
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Norway helicopter crash: 13 killed near Bergen

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Thirteen people are presumed dead after a helicopter crashed west of the Norwegian city of Bergen, rescuers say. Eleven of those on board were Norwegian, one was British and one Italian.
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Sadistic teenager locked up for 27 years for killing two strangers

Herald Scotland - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Undated handout photo issued by Essex Police of James Fairweather, who is facing years behind bars for stabbing two strangers to death as he tried to be like his idols - the Yorkshire Ripper and Ted Bundy.
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Irish PM nears formation of new government after deal with rival

Reuters UK - ‎28 minutes ago‎
DUBLIN Acting Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny took a major step towards forming a new government after nine weeks of deadlock on Friday when he secured the agreement of the country's second largest party to facilitate a minority administration.
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Boom! Queen & Harry answer Obamas' Invictus Games challenge

Daily Mail - ‎25 minutes ago‎
LONDON (AP) - It helps to have friends in high places when you're promoting an athletic event. That's certainly the case for Prince Harry, who released a video Friday promoting the upcoming Invictus Games for wounded veterans.
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David Gest's funeral: Host of celebrities among mourners to pay last respects to 'unforgettable' reality TV star - ‎4 hours ago‎
Stars including Kerry Katona, Kym Marsh and Darren Day gathered for the 62-year-old's funeral on Friday afternoon. Flowers in the shape of a musical note and the words "Unforgettable, That's What You Are" adorned the coffin of the 62-year-old, who was ...
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Syrian city rocked by 'monstrous' violence

Sky News Australia - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Syria has called local truces near Damascus and in a northern province but no halt to combat on the main battlefield in Aleppo, after a surge in fighting the United Nations said showed 'monstrous disregard' for civilian lives.
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Jacob Zuma should face almost 800 graft charges, South African court rules

ABC Online - ‎44 minutes ago‎
South African President Jacob Zuma should face almost 800 corruption charges that were dropped in 2009, a judge said, piling further pressure on the embattled leader.
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Tensions with Russia rise as Baltic countries weigh alliances

Toronto Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
HELSINKI—Finland could expect “harsh” reactions from Russia if it decided to join NATO, but would be better off doing so together with neighbouring Sweden, an expert panel told the Finnish government on Friday.
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Named person garden analogy sows seeds of mistrust

The Christian Institute - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Children's Parliament told kids that their parents are just a gardener, and that their named person is a 'head gardener'.
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Birmingham men charged with giving money to 'man in the hat' from Isis' Brussels attacks

The Independent - ‎8 hours ago‎
Two men from Birmingham have been charged with giving money to the "man in the hat" in Isis' Brussels attacks. Mohammed Ali Ahmed and Zakaria Boufassil, both 26, appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Friday morning alongside a female ...
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UK weather: Snow and sleet causes May Day misery for travellers - ‎10 hours ago‎
Two men push a car up a hill in Great Horton, Bradford, following heavy snow falls this morning. Credit: Guzelian. Telegraph Reporters.
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Mum blasts police who watched her son drown in a river rather than jump in and save him because it was 'too dangerous'

The Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
'He'd still be alive' ... Friends and family gathered after the inquest into Jack Susianta's death to pay tribute and express anger at alleged police mishandling of the case Daniel Jones.

Time Out plans £200m stock market flotation

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Time Out's print magazine went free in London, New York and Chicago in 2012. Photograph: Linda Nylind for the Guardian. Mark Sweney · @marksweney · email.
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UK's Co-operative Bank names Liam Coleman as likely CEO successor

Reuters UK - ‎2 hours ago‎
Britain's Co-operative Bank Plc (COOBF.PK) said it appointed Liam Coleman deputy chief executive in the expectation that he would succeed current CEO Niall Booker later.
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Eurozone economy regains size of 2008 but remains shaky

Daily Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
LONDON (AP) - It's been a long and tortuous journey, but the eurozone economy is finally back to the size it was before the global financial crisis.
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RBS leads London market lower as bank's shares slump more than 6%

Herald Scotland - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Royal Bank of Scotland led the London market lower as the bank slumped more than 6% after deepening its losses in the first quarter.
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Battlefield 5 World Premiere Date Confirmed

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
EA will finally lift the lid on its new Battlefield game on May 6 at 4pm ET (1:30am IST on May 7). The company will, according to a countdown timer on the official Battlefield website, give gamers "a first look at the future of Battlefield" via its ...
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BT announces price hikes for landline and broadband customers

Belfast Telegraph - ‎7 hours ago‎
BT has announced price increases for millions of households signed up to its landline and broadband services. The company, which supplies 10 million households, said landline charges will rise by £1 a month, or 5.5%, to almost £19, while the cost of ...
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare remaster rumours suggest full campaign and 10 multiplayer maps

PCGamesN - ‎4 hours ago‎
Word on the street is that Activision plan to release Call of Duty this year in two forms: a brand new game, alongside a remaster of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, the game that kickstarted CoD's gargantuan rise in popularity.
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Pop star Kesha releases first single after label dispute

Reuters UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES Pop star Kesha released her first new music in three years on Friday after losing a legal bid earlier this month to scrap her recording contract with Sony Music and producer Dr.
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Views on Views: the talking points from Drake's new album

The Guardian - ‎44 minutes ago‎
It's been less than 24 hours since Drake dropped Views, his fourth studio album (excluding mixtapes), and what a time it is to be alive.
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Eurovision bans Palestinian flag

Ynetnews - ‎46 minutes ago‎
The venue of the 2016 song contest released a document listing banned flags and banners, which includes disputed territories' flags and any non-UN member flag.
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Man United and PSG will have to look elsewhere as Spurs secure shrewd Pochettino's future

Irish Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has announced he plans to extend his contract by two years until 2021. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email.
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Top sports tribunal to decide Platini's fate within 10 days

Reuters UK - ‎3 hours ago‎
LAUSANNE Suspended UEFA president Michel Platini said he was more optimistic of having his six-year ban from football overturned after his appeal hearing at sport's highest tribunal on Friday, with a decision due within 10 days.
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Tim Peake takes Mars rover for a test drive in Stevenage

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Having run a marathon in space, what's next for Tim Peake? A test drive on Mars (well, a Stevenage aircraft hangar decked out to resemble the red planet).
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'Sleepless slugs' on rise, say experts

BBC News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Last year's wet summer, followed by one of the warmest winters on record, has helped to create a generation of sleepless slugs, wildlife experts have warned.
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Scottish astronomy groups rising to Mercury's transit

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Scottish astronomy groups are preparing for the rare appearance of the planet Mercury crossing the face of the Sun. The transit of Mercury will take place from about midday on 9 May.
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Stop giving bullied children anti-depressants, warns Government adviser

The Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
Britain's child mental health crisis is far worse than most people realise and we risk "medicalising childhood" through botched attempts to address the problem, the Government's mental health champion for schools has said.
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Ginger gene helps you to look two years younger - ‎12 hours ago‎
Ginger people have long been the butt of unfair jokes, but a new study suggests that when it comes to ageing gracefully, they may be having the last laugh.
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Southern Health chairman quits after damning report by inspectors

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Connor Sparrowhawk, who drowned in a bath at a Southern Health unit in 2013. Photograph: JusticeforLB/PA. Damien Gayle · @damiengayle.
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Study of Liberia Ebola flare-up shows need for longer vigilance

Reuters UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON, April 29 A study of a cluster of Ebola cases that appeared in Liberia last year, months after the country was declared Ebola-free, has found that the virus re-emerged after lying dormant in a female survivor.


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