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Thailand threaten Facebook over content

The social media giant has been…

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Whistleblower sparks Hyundai and Kia recall

The ex-Hyundai employee raised…

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US and China sign trade agreement: Must Read

Under the deal, China will also lift…

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German economic growth speeds up high

First-quarter GDP growth was…

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Kushner family business cancels China business pitch

Kushner Companies was scheduled to…

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Oil price tumbles to five-month low : Must Read

Brent crude dropped by more than…

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Weather

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Scientists search for Caribbean quake clues

Geologically speaking the Caribbean is a lively place. Recent reminders include the 1995 volcanic eruption on Montserrat, and the devastating magnitude 7 earthquake that struck Haiti…

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Chile earthquake: major quake strikes off coast

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 has struck off the west coast of Chile, rocking the capital Santiago and generating at least two significant aftershocks. No major damage was…

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Flooding, Tornadoes Turn Deadly in South and Midwest

As flooding from days of storms and heavy rainfall begins to move downstream, communities in Arkansas and Louisiana are facing similar situations that closed roads…

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Entertainment News

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Jessica Chastain: 5 ways she wants Hollywood to change

She’s played a CIA analyst in Zero Dark Thirty, a housewife in The Help and is about to be seen…

Eurovision 2017: Live marriage proposal surprises audiences

Jana Burceska, who revealed she was pregnant in the live TV interview during voting, then…

Former N-Dubz star Dappy in knife charge

Costadinos Contostavlos, 29, of Hatfield, is accused of assault by beating and possession of a…

Is Harry Styles’ album worth the wait?

Of course, the number of people who are unfamiliar with former One Direction heartthrob and…

Caitlyn Jenner: ‘I’m upset with Trump and could enter politics’

She told the Victoria Derbyshire programme she had been “really upset” by some of President…

Harry Potter prequel stolen in Birmingham burglary

The manuscript was penned on both sides of an A5 card for a charity auction nine years…

Sports News

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European Champions Cup final: Saracens on brink of greatness against Clermont

Saracens – serial winners with a cult-like collective mentality – take on Clermont Auvergne, whose sublime individual talents have too often been big-day…

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Jose Mourinho: Man Utd boss targets ‘perfect’ end to season in Europa League

The Red Devils survived a late scare against Spanish side Celta Vigo to join Ajax in the 24 May final in Stockholm. Mourinho fears Ajax, who finish the Dutch…

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Madrid Open 2017: Novak Djokovic into semi-finals after Kei Nishikori’s withdrawal

Japan’s world number eight missed last month’s Barcelona Open with the injury and faces a race to be fit for the French Open starting on 28 May. Defending…

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Andy Murray backs footballer Gerard Pique’s tennis ‘World Cup’ plans

Barcelona’s Pique reportedly met ATP officials this week to discuss a 16-team knockout competition played in one venue over 10 days. World number one…

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US Open qualifying: Golfer scores 127 at event in Alabama

On the 10th hole at Silver Lakes in Glencoe, Alabama, Clifton McDonald began badly with a double bogey seven. Things got significantly worse, and he…

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Jose Mourinho: Man Utd boss to rest players for Arsenal game

United’s 1-0 Europa League semi-final first-leg win at Celta Vigo on Thursday was their 10th game since 1 April. With Mourinho’s side lying fifth in the Premier…

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from the desk

  • Baby brain scans reveal trillions of neural connections

    Researchers around the world can use the data to understand what healthy growth looks like, say the Developing Human Connectome Project experts. The detailed MRI scans could also improve understanding of conditions such as autism and cerebral palsy…

  • Tinkering for science on the Irrawaddy

    Drop twigs over a bridge on the upstream side and then race over to the downstream side to see which bits of wood appear first. Good fun, for sure, but the scientist in you may also learn something about stream behaviour. This is essentially what Delft University of Technology’s Thom Bogaard and…

  • Lions face same extinct threats as Ice Age cats – study

    Lack of food was a factor in why seven big cats, including sabre-toothed tigers, went extinct at the end of the last Ice Age, say scientists. The trend is continuing, threatening a range of modern big cats, they warn. If the prey of big cats continues to decline it will add to other pressures such as habitat loss, a study found…

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Government

Trump insists he’s not under FBI investigation

U.S. House approves tighter North Korea sanctions

RBA holds key to lower house prices, not Government says economist

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Crime

Pokemon Go: Russian blogger sentenced

Mexican mum who investigated daughter’s death is killed

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Editors Column

Falling in love with books all over again

James Comey’s firing won’t lead to another Watergate

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