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Manchester attack: Police make tenth arrest

Police have arrested a man in the Moss Side area of Manchester in connection with Monday’s attack at the city’s Arena venue that killed 22 people. He is one of eight men now in custody as part of the investigation, … Continue reading

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Did French president snub Donald Trump at Nato summit?

French President Emmanuel Macron posted a video on his Twitter feed, in which he apparently veers away from the approaching US President to greet Angela Merkel and other European leaders first. When they do finally shake hands, Donald Trump’s manoeuvres … Continue reading

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General election 2017: Workers' rights v robo jobs – a quandary for all campaigns

Clever computers that learn on the job could recast Britain’s job market – for better or worse. What are the parties vying for power in the general election saying on the subject? Twenty-nine-year-old Lee Hayhow is the third generation of … Continue reading

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: Arsenal FA Cup win would make it a 'better season'

2017 FA Cup final Venue: Wembley Stadium Date: Saturday, 27 May Kick-off: 17:30 BST Coverage: Watch live on BBC One, listen on BBC Radio 5 live and follow live text on the BBC Sport website Winning the FA Cup final … Continue reading

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Council's all-male cabinet 'new low for diversity'

A Conservative-run council has been accused of reaching a “new low for diversity” with its all-male cabinet. A team of seven men will be in charge at the Vale of Glamorgan, led by Tory councillor John Thomas. The Electoral Reform … Continue reading

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Gianforte wins vote despite reporter 'assault' row

US Republican Greg Gianforte has won a special congressional election in Montana, just hours after he was charged with assaulting a reporter. With about 75% of the vote counted, he is leading his Democratic rival Rob Quist by 50% to … Continue reading

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Greek statue removed in Bangladesh after Islamist outcry

Workers have begun to dismantle a statue of a Greek goddess from Bangladesh’s Supreme Court complex, after an outcry from Islamists. The sculpture of Themis – the goddess of justice – wearing a sari was less than six months old, … Continue reading

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Trump readies for 'robust' G7 summit in Sicily

US President Donald Trump will attend a G7 summit with leaders of the world’s major economies in Sicily, Italy, on the last leg of his first foreign trip. A tough debate is expected on issues including trade and climate change. … Continue reading

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SOS mystery in remote Western Australia stumps police

Is it a false alarm, or a genuine plea for help? An SOS signal made of rocks in a remote part of Western Australia has prompted fears that someone, or more than one person, could be missing. The distress signal … Continue reading

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Theresa May: Online extremism 'must be tackled'

Theresa May will urge world leaders to do more to combat online extremism, saying the fight against so-called Islamic State is “moving from the battlefield to the internet”. Speaking about counter-terrorism at the G7 summit in Sicily, the PM will … Continue reading

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