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DON’T PANIC: Doomsday vault secured after seed bank flooded ‘thanks to global warming’

Tucked away in the Norwegian mountains, the Svalbard Seed Vault is designed to store some of the world's most vital seeds in the event all the earth’s crops are wiped out.

The area, which was designed as a 'perma-freezer' and is located close to the North Pole, is also able to retain ...

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'Stay out of our politics!’ Julian Assange in SECOND slap down by Ecuador president

Mr Assange has lived in Ecuador’s London embassy for the past five years as he tried to escape rape accusations brought by a woman in Sweden.

The charges were dropped earlier this month, but the Wikileaks boss has been warned he could be arrested by police in London if he leaves the ...

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‘Corbyn doesn’t care’ Labour leader SAVAGED as polls show surge in support for manifesto

Just a few years ago, the Labour leader was an outsider at Labour who voted against the party line in more than 500 cases. 

He also fought many struggles not just against his own party, but also against war, nuclear weapons and social cuts - becoming a well known face on the protest ...

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'It's tragic but doesn't mean we won't do it' North Korea issued chilling nuclear threat

Samuel J Locklear, at a National Committee on US-China Relations event in New York City, said: “Just because it’s [a pre-emptive strike on North Korea] tragic doesn’t mean he [Donald Trump] won’t do it.

"If the national interests are high enough, and I think this is ...

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O2 Academy in Glasgow evacuated during Erasure concert after reports of fire

O2 Academy has been evacuated after reports of a fire during an Erasure concert.

Photos show emergency services in attendance and concert go-ers on the surrounding streets having poured out of the building.

Social media reports claim people were urged to leave the venue on ...

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Cruel mum locked two young kids in boot of her car while she went shopping

A cruel mum has been arrested after she locked her two young children in the boot of her car while she went inside a Wal-Mart store to shop.

Police in Riverdale, Utah, in the USA, say witnesses heard the children , aged two and five, making a noise and saw the car shaking.

They got ...

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Woman SHOT DEAD in ‘cycle-by attack’ horror on London street

Met Police rushed to the scene in Malvern Road, Brent, after the brutal “cycle-by” attack.

Witnesses claim the woman was standing with a group of other people when they were approached by “suspects possibly on pedal cycles”.

A gun was then fired – ...

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Urgent appeal as 'vulnerable' Irene Jackson goes missing from Wold Road, Hull

Police have released an urgent appeal for a missing woman who is described as "vulnerable".

Humberside Police have tweeted, appealing for help in finding Irene Jackson, who has gone missing from her west Hull home.

She is described as "vulnerable" by officers who are anxious to hear ...

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What time is Katy Perry on at Radio 1 Big Weekend 2017?

Superstar Katy Perry will be closing the first day of Big Weekend 2017 and you aren't going to want to miss her.

The I Kissed a Girl singer will be taking to the main stage following acts such as Kasabian, Imagine Dragons and Biffy Clyro.

It is sure to be the highlight for many of ...

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Radio 1 Big Weekend Hull seen from top of Air Flyer shows HUGE scale of this fantastic festival

What better way to see the full scale of Radio 1 Big Weekend than from the highest point in the festival?

As this video shows, our reporter dared to take on the high swings, giving him an amazing vantage point of the festival at Burton Constable Hall.

Here's what our daring ...

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Radio 1 Big Weekend 2017 Sunday day two set times when Kings of Leon headline

We've just had one amazing day at Radio 1's Big Weekend.

And for all those lucky enough to have bagged a Sunday ticket, the fun is just about to begin.

The likes of Katy Perry and Rag'n'Bone Man have already graced the stages set up in Burton Constable Hall in an amazing first ...

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Radio 1 Big Weekend 2017: Inside police operation and how to beat the queues

Radio 1 Big Weekend hasn't just been a big deal for the thousands of people who've poured into Burton Constable for the sunshine, music, and buzzing atmosphere.

All the teams involved in security and logistics have also been out in force, making sure the event runs smoothly.

This ...

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Barcelona 1-0 Alaves live Copa del Rey Final 2017 score and goal updates as it happens at Vicente Calderon

The Vicente Calderon hosts its final game tonight when Barcelona and Alaves lock horns in the Copa del Rey final.

Barca are looking to send outgoing coach Luis Enrique out on a high, after he announced in March that this will be his final season at the club.

The Catalans finished the ...

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Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea: Aaron Ramsey Gunners' hero as Arsene Wenger's men win FA Cup - 5 things we learned

Arsenal stunned 10-man Chelsea to win the FA Cup.

Goals in each half from Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey fired the Gunners to a shock victory over the Blues, which denied Antonio Conte's men the double.

Arsenal flew out of the traps and controversially went ahead in the fourth ...

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A fall guy for finishing fifth, Aaron Ramsey fittingly rescues Arsenal's season again with another FA Cup Final winner

It was fitting that Aaron Ramsey scored yet another goal to rescue Arsenal's season.

When the Welsh midfielder stooped to head home Olivier Giroud's 77th-minute cross to once again claim the FA Cup for Arsene Wenger's Gunners, the joy in his celebration said it all.

Ramsey has ...

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A fall guy for finishing fifth, Aaron Ramsey fittingly rescues Arsenal's season again with another FA Cup Final winner

It was fitting that Aaron Ramsey scored yet another goal to rescue Arsenal's season.

When the Welsh midfielder stooped to head home Olivier Giroud's 77th-minute cross to once again claim the FA Cup for Arsene Wenger's Gunners, the joy in his celebration said it all.

Ramsey has ...

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Bomb squad called in and residents evacuated after HOAX 'suspicious package' discovered inside house in Coventry

Bomb squad officers swooped on a residential address as a suspected suspicious package was later revealed after reports of a suspicious package being found.

Residents living in Station Street West in Coventry were also evacuated from their homes as a robot was sent to investigate.

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Bomb squad called in and residents evacuated after HOAX 'suspicious package' discovered inside house in Coventry

Bomb squad officers swooped on a residential address as a suspected suspicious package was later revealed after reports of a suspicious package being found.

Residents living in Station Street West in Coventry were also evacuated from their homes as a robot was sent to investigate.

...

yesterday 21:07 open_in_new
National Lottery results: Winning numbers for £3.3million Lotto jackpot on Saturday, May 27

Tonight's National Lottery jackpot was an estimated jackpot of £24.7million - but have you got a winning ticket?

If you bought one, you can check your numbers below. Good luck!

Tonight’s National Lottery Lotto winning numbers are: 20, 22, 31, 39, 41, 54 and the bonus ball is ...

yesterday 21:07 open_in_new
National Lottery results: Winning numbers for £3.3million Lotto jackpot on Saturday, May 27

Tonight's National Lottery jackpot was an estimated jackpot of £24.7million - but have you got a winning ticket?

If you bought one, you can check your numbers below. Good luck!

Tonight’s National Lottery Lotto winning numbers are: 20, 22, 31, 39, 41, 54 and the bonus ball is ...

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Overweight dog sheds the pounds to help people with dementia and become a ring bearer at owner's wedding

A dog has shed his puppy fat after overfeeding caused him to be nearly two stone overweight - and he's now got a new lease of life.

Ted, a springer spaniel , needed to be taken in to a rescue centre because his previous owners failed to take care of him properly.

But after ...

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