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Major delays for English Channel ferries

29 min 31 sec ago
Delays at the Port of Dover have caused up to 14-hour tailbacks on the A20 /M20 with Kent Police warning disruption could last for another two days.
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Hillary Clinton running mate Tim Kaine battles Trump with optimism

2 hours 2 min ago
Tim Kaine - Democrat Hillary Clinton's newly announced presidential running mate - makes his national debut, saying: "America was not built on fear".
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Cheltenham school pupils injured in France coach crash

2 hours 50 min ago
Fifteen Britons are injured as a bus carrying a group of school pupils from Cheltenham crashes in eastern France.
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Tim Kaine: Hillary Clinton unveils running mate

3 hours 14 min ago
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton formally introduces her presidential running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine.
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Kabul explosion: Islamic State 'admits attack on Hazara protest'

3 hours 17 min ago
So-called Islamic State says it was behind an attack on a protest march in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing 80 people and injuring 230.
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Munich gunman 'obsessed with mass shootings'

3 hours 58 min ago
The teenager who killed nine people in Munich was obsessed with mass shootings, including the Norwegian massacre by Anders Behring Breivik of 2011, German police say.
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Turkey failed coup: Nephew of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen held

4 hours 6 min ago
Turkey detains a nephew of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who it blames for the recent failed coup, state media report.
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China floods: More than 150 killed and hundreds of thousands evacuated

5 hours 54 min ago
Floods in north and central China leave at least 150 people dead and more than 100 missing, with hundreds of thousands forced to evacuate, officials say.
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Koffi Olomide case: Kenya deports singer over airport 'kick'

6 hours 36 min ago
The Kenyan authorities deport one of Africa's biggest musicians, Koffi Olomide, after he is filmed apparently kicking a woman at Nairobi's main airport.
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Russian balloonist 'breaks Fossett's round-the-world record'

10 hours 10 min ago
A Russian balloonist has set a new record of 11 days for flying non-stop around the world, his support crew says.
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Munich shooting: Police appeal for video evidence

11 hours 36 min ago
Police in the German city of Munich urge the public to submit any video evidence as they seek a motive for Friday's gun attack which killed nine people.
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India aid worker freed in Afghanistan rescue operation

14 hours 59 min ago
An Indian aid worker kidnapped in Afghanistan more than a month ago is freed unharmed from her hostage takers in a rescue operation.
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Munich shooting: Gunman acted alone, say police

16 hours 19 min ago
The Munich shootings which left nine dead at a shopping centre were carried out by one gunman who then killed himself, police say.
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Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as her running mate

July 22, 2016 - 11:49pm
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has selected Tim Kaine, a centrist senator from Virginia, as her running mate.
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Street of diversity

July 22, 2016 - 9:59pm
Rasheed Street, the oldest street in Baghdad, is celebrating its centenary
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Cult fiction

July 22, 2016 - 9:56pm
The ageing Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth packs a mean punch in his new film Kabali, an action-packed gangster drama, writes Sudha G Tilak.
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Manson follower Leslie Van Houten denied parole by California governor

July 22, 2016 - 9:38pm
California Governor Jerry Brown denies parole for Leslie Van Houten, a former follower of Charles Manson serving a life prison term for murder.
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Sun, sea and Brexit

July 22, 2016 - 8:42pm
Cyprus is a divided island where EU law does not apply in full - a useful example for pro-EU Scotland, the BBC's Laurence Peter reports.
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Touchy subject

July 22, 2016 - 8:00pm
Recent studies suggest that condom use is on the decline in South Africa - so how do women there get their partners to use condoms?
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Munich shooting: Manhunt after deadly attack at shopping centre

July 22, 2016 - 6:55pm
German police launch a huge anti-terror manhunt in the city of Munich after nine people died in a shooting at a shopping centre.
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