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Manchester Arena attack: 22 dead and 59 hurt

Media playback is unsupported on your device Twenty-two people, including children, have been killed and 59 injured in a suspected suicide attack at Manchester Arena. The blast happened at 22:35 BST on Monday at the end of a concert by … Continue reading

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Manchester Arena blast: Election campaigning suspended

The main political parties have all suspended general election campaigning after the fatal bombing in Manchester. Prime Minister Theresa May will chair an emergency Cobra meeting in London into the suspected terror attack at the Ariana Grande concert, which left … Continue reading

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Morning briefing for Tuesday 23 May

Hello. Here’s your morning briefing: 22 killed in Manchester Arena explosion Twenty-two people have been killed and more than 50 injured in a suspected terror attack on the Manchester Arena. An explosion happened just after the end of a pop … Continue reading

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The papers: 'Terror carnage' at pop concert

Newspaper headlines: ‘Terror carnage’ at pop concert By BBC News Staff Get news from the BBC in your inbox, each weekday morning

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Indonesian men to face caning for gay sex

Two men are to be caned on Tuesday in the Indonesian province of Aceh after being caught having sex. Gay sex is not illegal in most of Indonesia but is in Aceh, the only province which exercises Islamic law. The … Continue reading

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Manchester Arena blast: What we know so far

Nineteen people have been killed and more than 50 injured in an explosion at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande at Manchester Arena. Here is what we know so far. The arena said the explosion happened … Continue reading

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Trump to meet Palestinian leader Abbas in West Bank

US President Donald Trump is to meet the leader of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, on the final day of his visit to the Middle East. Israel and the Palestinians have not held direct talks for more than three years … Continue reading

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The Jeremy Corbyn Story: Profile of Labour leader

Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour leader in September 2015, at the age of 66, was one of the biggest upsets in British political history. A veteran socialist, who had spent 30 years on the back benches championing controversial causes and … Continue reading

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The Scottish voters at the heart of a Tory-SNP battle

In the south of Scotland, the towns of Selkirk, Dumfries and Stranraer sit within three constituencies that all voted heavily against Scottish independence. With very narrow margins separating the Conservatives and SNP, they could swing either way. In the quiet … Continue reading

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Manchester Arena blast: Confusion and chaos after explosion at concert

Media playback is unsupported on your device People have described the “sheer panic” of the Manchester Arena blast that left 19 dead, more than 50 injured and survivors fleeing for their lives. Shortly after 23:00 BST, the streets of the … Continue reading

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