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Jeremy Corbyn sets up inquiry into Labour antisemitism claims

The Guardian - ‎12 hours 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.
Anti-Semitism is a psychosis – we can't allow it to infect our institutions
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UK Super Pumas Grounded After Crash

Sky News - ‎2 hours ago‎
All UK commercial passenger flights using the Super Puma helicopter are grounded after a crash in Norway killed 11 people. 06:22, UK, Saturday 30 April 2016.
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Britain and Brexit - what the rest of the world says

Reuters UK - ‎15 hours ago‎
LONDON It will be up to British voters on June 23 to decide whether the country stays in the European Union, but international bodies and foreign leaders have joined the debate, mostly to urge the country not to the leave the bloc.
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Kenya flooding: At least seven dead in building collapse

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Rescuers in the Kenyan capital Nairobi are searching for dozens of people feared trapped after the collapse of a seven-storey building in heavy rain.
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Mobile Roaming Charges In EU Cut By Up To 75%

Sky News - ‎30 minutes ago‎
New fees try to end the "bill shock" consumers have experienced after using their phones abroad without knowing how much it costs.
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Weaker dollar, Zuma ruling boost South Africa's rand

Reuters Africa - ‎14 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's rand extended its gains against the dollar on Friday to hit a five-month high, lifted by a weaker greenback and a court ruling against scandal-beset President Jacob Zuma, while stocks fell in line with global ...
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North Korea Congress: Kim Jong-un and the Workers Party

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
North Korea has said its ruling Workers Party will hold its first congress in nearly 40 years next month. North Korea leadership expert Michael Madden looks at what such a rare gathering might actually do.
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Rouhani allies set for Iran parliament second round win

Daily Mail - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Reformist and moderate politicians allied with President Hassan Rouhani won second round parliamentary elections in Iran, unofficial results said Saturday, opening the door to them controlling the legislature.
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Kenya calls for Ivory Sales Ban as it Prepares to Burn Tusks - ‎1 hour ago‎
TEMPO.CO, Kenya - Kenya wants a ban on all sales of elephant ivory, its president told other African leaders and conservationists at talks on Friday on how to save the continent's embattled elephant and rhino populations.
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British support for EU membership split 50-50 - ORB poll

Reuters UK - ‎11 hours ago‎
LONDON British support for staying in the European Union is split 50-50 according to an opinion poll published by research firm ORB which also suggested U.S.
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Philip Hammond meets Raul Castro during historic visit to Cuba - ‎7 hours ago‎
Philip Hammond has become the first Foreign Secretary since the Cuban Revolution to meet one of the Castro brothers, spending Friday afternoon with Raul Castro in Havana at the end of a historic visit to the country.
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Gareth Malone's choir of injured war veterans for the Invictus Games was best project yet

Daily Mail - ‎8 hours ago‎
Through music, Gareth Malone has already given military wives fresh confidence and troubled youngsters a future away from the streets.
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Teenager detained for 27 years for two 'brutal and sadistic' murders

The Guardian - ‎16 hours ago‎
James Fairweather had claimed diminished responsibility but judge told him: 'You relished the sense of power.' Photograph: Essex police/PA.
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RBS struggles to maintain market confidence

Herald Scotland - ‎7 hours ago‎
Royal Bank of Scotland is struggling to maintain market confidence after reporting an underlying first quarter profit of £421million, barely half analysts' forecasts of £800m, and worrying uncertainties over the demerger of the Williams and Glyn network.
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Eurozone economy finally reaches pre-crisis levels

Bangkok Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
BRUSSELS - The eurozone's economy grew far beyond expectations in the first quarter of 2016, finally surpassing pre-crisis levels after eight years, as cheap oil and credit made itself felt.
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Ratings agency S&P sees UK staying in EU by small majority

Reuters UK - ‎14 hours ago‎
LONDON Ratings agency Standard & Poor's said on Friday it expected Britons to vote to remain in the European Union by a small majority in a June 23 referendum, but that the risk of leaving was a negative for the country's creditworthiness.
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City news: Restaurant Group, WPP, British Airways and AstraZeneca - ‎8 hours ago‎
RESTAURANT Group lost a quarter of its market value as cut-throat competition in the eating out market took a bite out of sales, setting the group on course for its first-profit fall in more than a decade.
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Closing The Doors At Lionhead Studios

Forbes - ‎11 hours ago‎
Most game players will know the name Lionhead from the iconic Fable series. That series, a staple in the RPG/ fantasy gaming community, has sold over 13 million copies.
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BT announces price hike for landline, broadband and TV customers

Inquirer - ‎22 hours ago‎
BT HAS ANNOUNCED that customers are probably going to be more skint from July when the prices of its landline and broadband services will increase.
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Figuring out emissions: Company claim to provide 'real-life' data on how your car performs

Scottish Daily Record - ‎19 hours ago‎
In the wake of the Volkswagen scandal, Emissions Analytics argue their on-the-road testing is more accurate than the official laboratory pollution statistics.
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Captain America: Civil War: everything you need to know before you watch Marvel's new film - ‎11 hours ago‎
Black Panther/T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman), Vision (Paul Bettany), Iron Man/Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.), Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson), and War Machine/James Rhodes (Don Cheadle) in Captain America: Civil War.
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'Black-Ish' Creator & 'Barbershop' Co-Writer Kenya Barris on Prince and His Own 'Purple Rain' Moments

Billboard - ‎7 hours ago‎
A year ago, Kenya Barris, who created the hilarious and daring ABC sitcom black-ish, made a $100 bet with the show's executive producer, Jonathan Groff, that Donald Trump would be the Republican nominee for president.
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David Attenborough profile: the man who has brought wonder to millions

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sir David Attenborough has inspired generations to learn more about the natural world, bringing adventure and wonder, dinosaurs and polar bears, into the homes of millions of television viewers.
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Claudio Ranieri: the 'perfect loser' is about to win at last

Financial Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Many football managers look like enraged egomaniacs, but Claudio Ranieri resembles a benevolent Italian parish priest. White-haired, bespectacled and smiling, he is watching his Leicester City team counter-attack their way towards an astounding triumph.
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Claude Shannon, the Father of the Information Age, Turns 1100100

The New Yorker - ‎3 hours ago‎
A hundred years after his birth, Claude Shannon's fingerprints are on every electronic device we own. Credit Photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt / The LIFE Picture Collection / Getty.
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Tim Peake takes Mars rover for a test drive in Stevenage

The Guardian - ‎13 hours 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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Huestis: Transit of Mercury - An Infrequent Astronomical Event

GoLocalProv - ‎52 minutes ago‎
People have a fascination with records. No, I'm not talking about audiophiles and music on vinyl. I'm referring to statistics on practically everything in the universe.
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Danish consumers pay big and long to subsidise wind turbines

The Australian - ‎17 hours ago‎
Ever since the first small wind turbines began supplying electricity to the grid in Denmark, the Danes again and again were told that the industry for only a few years needed financial support - then wind turbines with the usual depreciation rules ...
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Does 'ginger gene' offer key to younger looking skin?

NHS Choices - ‎15 hours ago‎
"'Secret' of youthful looks in ginger gene," BBC News reports. Dutch researchers have found evidence that a gene associated with red hair - the MC1R gene - may also have an impact on how young or old a person looks for their age.
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Junior doctors begin second all-out strike as four out of five take part on first day

Surrey Comet - ‎8 hours ago‎
Junior doctors have begun a second all-out strike in protest against Government imposition of a new contract. Medics walked out at 8am this morning for a second consecutive day of industrial action, which for the first time in NHS history includes the ...
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