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Keir Starmer calls for 'detailed' Brexit plan as MPs vote to trigger article 50

The Guardian - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Keir Starmer, Labour's shadow Brexit secretary, has set out how his party will seek to exert a grip over the government's negotiating plans for taking Britain out of the European Union, as MPs voted overwhelmingly to back government plans to trigger ...
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Famed singer Junaid Jamshed and family among more than 40 passengers killed when plane smashed into ...

Mirror.co.uk - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pakistani singer Junaid Jamshed has been killed in the plane crash in which more than 40 people are believed to have perished. The brother of Jamshed has confirmed the Pakistan singer was on board the ill-fated plane on Wednesday with his wife and ...
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Syrian government advances despite rebel cease-fire offer

Daily Mail - ‎55 minutes ago‎
BEIRUT (AP) - Syria's government ignored a rebel cease-fire proposal for Aleppo on Wednesday as its forces captured new neighborhoods around the city center and squeezed some 200,000 tired and frightened civilians into a shattered and rapidly ...
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Aceh quake: Thousands take refuge in mosques as two-week emergency period declared

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Thousands of people in the Indonesian province of Aceh took refuge for the night in mosques and temporary shelters after a strong earthquake killed nearly 100 people and destroyed dozens of buildings on Wednesday.
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How Iran made Mosul a "kill box" and changed Iraq war

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq, Dec 7 (Reuters) - In the early days of the assault on Islamic State in Mosul, Iran successfully pressed Iraq to change its battle plan and seal off the city, an intervention which has since shaped the tortuous course of the ...
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Labour 'moderates' hope this West Midlands union leader will save their party from disaster

Birmingham Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
When junior doctors went on strike in April, Gerard Coyne was there to back them. He addressed a rally of 500 striking medics in Birmingham City Centre, telling them: “You are the very life blood, keeping the heart of the NHS pumping.
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Nigel Farage has been nominated as Time magazine's Person of the Year

WalesOnline - ‎Dec 6, 2016‎
Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage has made the shortlist to win the accolade of Time magazine's Person of the Year. He is in the running alongside some of the biggest names in commerce, politics and entertainment, including President-elect Donald Trump, ...
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Scottish Premiership club Partick Thistle admits it knew of sex abuse complaint

ITV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
A Scottish Premiership side has admitted it knew of alleged sexual abuse more than 20 years ago. Partick Thistle disclosed that a former physiotherapist at the club was accused of child sex abuse in 1992.
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Glencore and Qatar take stake worth €10bn in Rosneft

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Glencoreand the sovereign wealth fund of Qatar are to take a 19.5 per cent stake in Russian oil company Rosneftin a surprise €10.5bn deal that marks a triumph for President Vladimir Putin.
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EU-funded report reveals free movement increases Brussels migration by 500 PER CENT

Express.co.uk - ‎2 hours ago‎
STRUGGLING British families will enjoy a bumper pay rise if the Government holds its nerve and opts for a hard Brexit, EU-backed academics concluded in a shock report today.
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Faster house price growth in November, says the Halifax

BBC News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Annual growth in UK house prices accelerated for the first time in eight months in November, a lender's figures show. The Halifax, part of Lloyds Banking Group, said property prices had risen by 6% compared with a year ago.
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HMRC chief calls for tax crackdown on Premier League footballers

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
HMRC says there are 43 players and 12 clubs subject to ongoing inquiries about image rights. Photograph: Alex James/JMP/Rex Shutterstock.
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PlayStation 4 Report Card 2016

GameSpot - ‎2 hours ago‎
In 2016, the story of PlayStation was punctuated by the arrival of new hardware. The PS4 Slim and, more importantly, PS4 Pro both debuted in the latter half of the year, potentially bringing with them a new era in console gaming: the age of the mid ...
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Facial recognition rejects New Zealand man's passport pic — was race a factor?

Digital Trends - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Facial recognition is cool technology, but it's not perfect. It's used in many applications and services to provide an easier means of verification, such as Windows Hello using the tech to unlock Windows 10 so users aren't required to manually enter ...
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Viola Beach: crash that killed band and manager was awful tragedy, coroner says

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Four members of a British indie band and their manager died after their car crashed through two motorway barriers before striking a bridge and falling 80ft (25 metres) into a shipping canal, an inquest has heard.
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Mel C topless: Spice Girls strips 98% naked for sizzling snap

Daily Star - ‎11 hours ago‎
The smokin' hot mum-of-one switched up her image for a racy topless snap. Gone are the days of tracksuits and crop tops, say hello to full-on topless displays.
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NASA's Cassini captures stunning images during its first 'ring-grazing orbit' of Saturn

Daily Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nasa's Cassini spacecraft has sent back its first set of images from its first dangerous flyby of Saturn's rings. The probe completed a series of orbits passing closer than ever before by some of Saturn's icy halos earlier this week.
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Jumping robot inspired by bush babies

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Scientists in the US have unveiled an athletic robot which takes its inspiration from bush babies. Salto the robot can perform multiple vertical jumps in a row - making it a champion robot athlete.
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Astronomers Are Using Ancient Eclipse Records to Solve a Cosmic Mystery

The Atlantic - ‎1 hour ago‎
Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​the Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. On the morning of April 15, 136 B.C.E., residents of the ancient city of Babylon, in what is now Iraq, experienced quite a sight.
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Determination of the speed of light: Who is Ole Roemer and how did he make his discovery?

The Independent - ‎9 hours ago‎
This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button. Popular videos · Spider-Man: Homecoming teaser is basically an Iron Man spin-off · Brexit minister fails to keep straight face at Tory Article ...
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Scientists find antibody that hinders the spread of certain cancer cells

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Researchers in Spain have taken a key step in unraveling one of nature's most malignant mysteries: How do cancerous tumor cells that establish a beachhead in one organ strike out in search of new territory to colonize?
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Woman gives birth to grandson for her daughter

BBC News - ‎10 hours ago‎
A woman has given birth to her own grandchild by having a surrogate baby for her daughter. Julie Bradford, 45, had baby Jack for daughter Jessica Jenkins, whose cancer treatment left her infertile.
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