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First Harry Potter cast photos released

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child cast photos released 31 May 2016 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright Charlie Gray Image caption Left to right: Jamie Parker, Sam Clemmett and Poppy Miller The first set of photographs featuring … Continue reading

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FTSE 100 opens higher on Asia boost

FTSE 100 opens higher on Asia boost 31 May 2016 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images (Open): The FTSE 100 rose on Tuesday following the holiday on Monday, as Chinese stock markets posted their biggest daily gain for … Continue reading

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Emissions scandal hits profit at VW

VW profit tumbles 20% in wake of emissions scandal 31 May 2016 From the section Business Image copyright Getty Images Volkswagen profit has tumbled 20% in the first three months of 2016 as it continues to grapple with fallout from … Continue reading

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‘Unstoppable’ – the making of Kane

Harry Kane scored his first senior goal playing for Leyton Orient in a 4-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday 5 live Sport Special: The Making of Harry Kane Date: Tuesday 31 May Time: 19:30 BST Station: BBC Radio 5 live. Listen … Continue reading

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One-armed surfer beats world number one

Hamilton’s story was made into a Hollywood film in 2011 One-armed surfer Bethany Hamilton finished a career-best third in the World Surf League’s Fiji Women’s Pro. The 26-year-old’s left arm was bitten off in a shark attack in 2003. The … Continue reading

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Rowling’s Galbraith makes book shortlist

Rowling’s Galbraith shortlisted for crime novel award 31 May 2016 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright PA Image caption Rowling’s book JK Rowling’s work under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith has been shortlisted for a prestigious crime novel award. … Continue reading

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Soldiers die in Indian army depot fire

Soldiers die in Indian army ammunition depot fire 31 May 2016 From the section India Image copyright AFP Image caption There have been a number of fires in army ammunition depots in India Seventeen Indian soldiers have been killed in … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Footage shows strikes on IS in Falluja

Media playback is unsupported on your device Iraqi footage shows strikes on IS in Falluja 31 May 2016 Last updated at 05:57 BST Iraqi forces are continuing the second day of their assault to retake the city of Falluja from … Continue reading

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Vote Leave wants power to axe fuel VAT

EU Referendum: Vote Leave wants power to axe fuel VAT 31 May 2016 From the section EU Referendum Image copyright PA Leading figures in the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union say they want to be able to … Continue reading

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France rail workers strike over reforms

France labour dispute: Rail workers strike as protests continue 31 May 2016 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The strikes will disrupt travel ahead of the Euro 2016 football championships French railway workers are to go on … Continue reading

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