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Family of four dead in Gibraltar flat

Police officers stand guard near the scene A family of four has been found dead in a flat in Gibraltar, police in the British territory have said. A 31-year-old British man, a 37-year-old Spanish woman, a girl aged four and … Continue reading

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UK couple found shot dead in Spain

Peter and Jean Tarsey were found dead in their Spanish home, according to local police A British couple have been found dead with bullet wounds in Xalo near Benidorm, Spanish police have said. The bodies of Peter and Jean Tarsey, … Continue reading

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E-cigarette use ‘high among teens’

Many teenagers, even those who have never smoked, are experimenting with e-cigarettes, researchers in north-west England say. Questionnaires completed by 16,193 14 to 17-year-olds, published in BMC Public Health, showed one in five had tried or bought e-cigarettes. The researchers … Continue reading

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Cameron launches election campaign

David Cameron has said he wants to complete the job of “turning the country around” as the election campaign officially got under way. The prime minister said he would offer the “strong leadership” needed while Labour said it had a … Continue reading

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Former U.S. agents charged for bitcoin theft during Silk Road probe

(Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department announced charges on Monday against two former federal agents accused of stealing the digital currency bitcoin during the investigation of the underground drug marketplace Silk Road. Carl Force, a former Drug Enforcement Administration agent, … Continue reading

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Air strike kills at least 40 at Yemen camp for displaced

ADEN (Reuters) – An air strike killed at least 40 people at a camp for displaced people in north Yemen on Monday, humanitarian workers said, in an attack which apparently targeted nearby Houthi fighters who are battling President Abd-Rabbu Mansour … Continue reading

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One dead, two hurt as vehicle tries to ram U.S. spy agency gates

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two people tried to run their vehicle through the National Security Agency’s gates near Washington on Monday before guards at the spy agency fatally shot one of them, said officials, who added there was no evidence of … Continue reading

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Buhari extends lead in tight Nigerian election

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian opposition contender Muhammadu Buhari built a lead of over 2.5 million votes with only six states uncounted on Monday, raising the prospect of a stunning ballot box victory for a man who first came to power … Continue reading

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False allegations ‘blight’ teaching

More than one in five education staff surveyed had experienced a false allegation from a pupil Schools must ensure blameless members of staff do not have their careers wrecked by false allegations, a union’s annual conference will hear. More than … Continue reading

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Council bans ‘lead to bizarre laws’

Councils have used public spaces protection orders to ban street drinking in some towns A law that allows councils in England and Wales to ban certain activities in public is leading to “bizarre new criminal offences”, campaigners say. The Manifesto … Continue reading

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