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An EU referendum, tax cuts for low-earners and an extension of Right to Buy are to be promised in the first all-Conservative Queen's Speech since...
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Shares in Aer Lingus rise 3% in the wake of the Irish government's agreement to sell its 25% stake to IAG, the owner of British Airways.
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As an Asean member, it must use its influence over Myanmar to help the refugees.
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Hamas committed serious human rights abuses including killings and torture of Palestinian civilians in 2014, Amnesty International says.
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A crew abandons a container ship a few miles off the German coast amid fears that its cargo of fertiliser could explode.
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As FIFA leaders gathered for a meeting, Swiss law enforcement officials arrived unannounced and made arrests at the Justice Department’s request on...
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Two criminal probes into corruption at football's governing body Fifa are under way, as Swiss police arrest six high-ranking officials.
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The Fifa presidential election will go ahead on Friday despite the launch of two damaging corruption investigations.
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Wales centre Jonathan Davies is ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a serious knee injury.
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The United States, Japan and South Korea are calling for more pressure on North Korea to curb its nuclear ambitions, including more effective...
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Parliamentarians in Madagascar vote to impeach President Hery Rajaonarimampianina in a surprise move.
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Heatwave conditions continue to sweep India where more than 1,100 people have died in the past week, officials say.
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Some 20,000 people in the German city of Cologne are forced to leave their homes as authorities diffuse a one-tonne bomb from World War Two.
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The police arrested 175 people across six provinces for theft and trafficking of $80 million worth of objects in what the government called the...
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Eurovision winner Mans Zelmerlow from Sweden soars up the British charts to number three with his upbeat song Heroes.


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