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Federal Reserve may raise US rates ‘fairly soon’

The first meeting of the Fed since Donald…

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Australia Post chief resigns despite bumper profits

Ahmed Fahour had been widely…

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Barclays full-year profits almost treble to £3.2bn

The bank reported a profit before…

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Tinder wants AI to set you up on a date

Back then he told me Tinder was “good for…

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Tomorrow’s cities – nightmare vision of the future?

Sensor provider Enevo offers internet…

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Military plane cost hits Airbus profits

Its net income fell by 63% to 995m euros…

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Weather

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Storm Doris winds reach 94mph as it hits UK

There are severe weather warnings for some of northern England, East Anglia, north Wales and the Midlands, and there is snow in higher areas in Scotland. Flights have been cancelled…

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Singapore ‘fire rainbow’ cloud phenomenon lights up sky

The multi-coloured glow appeared in the sky on Monday in the late afternoon, lasting for about 15 minutes, and was seen across the island. Media reports said it was likely a fire…

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Further rain to be happened in California

California is braced for further heavy rain as yet another storm approaches the state. In San Francisco, up to 200mm of rain is possible which is likely to lead to widespread flooding…

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Entertainment News

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Is it still a man’s world behind the camera?

But for women behind the camera, it takes a lot more to get noticed. Female nominations…

Skepta and Bowie expected to take home prizes

The grime star and the late rock icon are up for best British male. Other nominees at”music’s biggest…

Star Wars: First picture of Han Solo film team released

The picture shows Alden Ehrenreich – the young Han – flanked by castmates…

Kurt Cobain would have been 50 today

Kurt Cobain is still instantly recognisable as one of the most iconic faces of the 1990s, and the…

Which pop stars deserve a blue plaque in their honour?

Over the next week, every local radio station in England and the Channel Islands is…

New York Fashion Week: Six talking points

NYFW is held twice a year – February and September – and this one focused on autumn/winter…

Sports News

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Vardy away goal keeps Leicester in Sevilla tie

The England international had gone nine games without scoring and was a peripheral figure for much of Wednesday’s game but sprang into life to finish Danny…

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George North to start for Wales against Scotland

The 24-year-old replaces Alex Cuthbert in the only change from the 21-16 defeat by England in Cardiff. Ross Moriarty continues at number eight in the back…

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Yorkshire’s ex-England seamer to retire at end of the season

The 39-year-old left-armer played 22 Tests for England, also winning the ICC World Twenty20 title with them in 2010. He also won five County Championship…

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Arsenal beat Sutton to reach FA cup quarter-finals

Wenger made seven changes from the side thrashed 5-1 at Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie – and his players had enough…

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Budapest is set to host 2024 Olympic Games

The petition, organised by political group Momentum Movement, may force a referendum, which Balazs Furjes says would be “too little, too late”. Los Angeles and…

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Toto Wolff & Niki Lauda sign new Mercedes deals until 2020

Their new contracts coincide with the duration of Mercedes’ own current commitment to F1. In common with the rest of the teams, Mercedes will begin…

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from the desk

  • Fruit and veg: For a longer life eat 10 a day

    The study, by Imperial College London, calculated such eating habits could prevent 7.8 million premature deaths each year. The team also identified specific fruit and veg that reduced the risk of cancer and heart disease. The analysis showed even small…

  • Adopted Romanian orphans ‘still suffering in adulthood’

    Despite being brought up by caring new families, a long-term study of 165 Romanian orphans found emotional and social problems were commonplace. But one in five remains unaffected by the neglect they experienced. Adi Calvert, 28, says she is unscathed by the trauma…

  • Brain scans ‘may spot teen drug problems’

    The team looked at adolescents who were generally more impulsive than their peers – a trait sometimes linked to the misuse of drugs. They found teenagers who had a particular pattern of activity on brain scans were more likely to misuse drugs. The early work appears in the…

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Government

Famine declared in part of South Sudan by government and UN

Sweden’s “first feminist government” don hijabs in Iran

China’s global takeover deals even scare the Chinese government

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Crime

Ex-cop says Duterte paid him, others to kill crime suspects

Ku Klux Klan killing: Frank Ancona’s wife and stepson charged

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Editors Column

Netanyahu feels at home at the White House

What’s next for Palestine if two-state solution is ditched?

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