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Britons head to the polls for an unpredictable election that could usher in a fragmented government and even force another election this year.
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The university will not appoint a new vice-chancellor as it seeks to bring stability and continuity to the position.
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The US government offers rewards totalling $20m for information on what it says are four leaders of the Islamic State militant group.
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A man appears in court in Hong Kong over the kidnapping for ransom of wealthy heiress Queenie Law, which sparked a massive manhunt.
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A baby girl should be removed from her mother and live with her father and his boyfriend instead, a High Court judge rules.
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Ferries could be set to run between Florida and Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years after the US government approved new services.
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Controversial rules to strengthen French intelligence services, with the aim of preventing Islamist attacks, are approved by parliament.
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Australia's stocks lead losses in Asia following shares in the US which finished the day lower after trade figures showed the US deficit jumped...
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Commonwealth Bank of Australia posts a flat cash profit of about 2.2bn Australian dollars ($1.74bn; £1.15bn) for the three months to March compared...
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Two skeletons have been found in abandoned camps in Thailand, with possible links to people smuggling.
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Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson found himself answering questions in a Las Vegas courtroom about what he knew about a plot to behead employees in Macau...
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French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo receives a controversial freedom of speech award in New York, but six writers boycott the ceremony.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu races to assemble a coalition government ahead of Wednesday's post-election deadline.
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A Guatemalan woman dubbed Queen of the South, who ran one of the largest drug trafficking rings in Central America, is jailed by the US.


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