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Five ways politicians can win over young voters

Jeremy Corbyn continued his drive to appeal to young people with a visit to Glastonbury this weekend. But how can politicians get more young people to support them at the ballot box? Turnout amongst 18-24 year olds rose from 43% … Continue reading

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The 'forgotten city' of the 2007 summer floods

On 25 June 2007, Hull was pummelled by 10 inches (25cm) of rain in just a few hours. Nearly every one of the city’s 98 schools was damaged, thousands of people were forced from their wrecked homes, and a young … Continue reading

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The teenagers growing up with cancer

Every day in the UK seven teenagers find out they have cancer. At the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow, the Teenage Cancer Trust has set up a specially-designed “teen-only” unit. The unit brings together young people from all over … Continue reading

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Free trade deals for 'poorest countries' to be maintained post-Brexit

Free trade deals with developing countries will continue post-Brexit, the government has said. The UK will maintain an EU deal, which provides 48 countries with duty-free access to Britain for imports. It means British firms do not pay import tariffs … Continue reading

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Canada to apologise for 'LGBT purge' in government

During the Cold War, hundreds of gay men and lesbians in Canada lost government and military jobs because of their sexual orientation after being harassed and interrogated under a national security campaign now dubbed the “LGBT purge”. In 1986, Simon … Continue reading

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The horrors of Yemen's spiralling cholera crisis

Children dying in hospital hallways. Four sick people crammed into one bed. Patients connected to intravenous drips while sitting in their cars because the hospital is over capacity. Welcome to the Yemeni healthcare system in 2017. The bizarre and haunting … Continue reading

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Egypt's president ratifies islands deal with Saudi Arabia

Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a controversial treaty that transfers two largely uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia. The deal to hand over Tiran and Sanafir was agreed during a visit to Egypt by Saudi King Salman … Continue reading

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U.S. secure first win of America's Cup, trail New Zealand 4-1

By Alexander Smith and Tessa Walsh | HAMILTON, Bermuda Defending champions Oracle Team USA clawed their way back into the America’s Cup on Saturday with a much-needed win over Emirates Team New Zealand to reduce their deficit to 4-1 in … Continue reading

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Boy arrested after attempted rape of girl, 8, in Manchester

A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of the attempted rape of an eight-year-old girl in a park. Police were called to Nuthurst Park in Moston, Manchester, just before 18:55pm BST on Saturday. Greater Manchester Police said officers responded … Continue reading

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Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor Barack Obama of inaction over alleged Russian interference in the US election. Mr Trump said Mr Obama had learned well before the poll about the accusations and “did nothing”. His comments followed an … Continue reading

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