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Workers plugging energy wells as lava from Kilauea volcano flows nearby

Authorities are racing to close off production wells at a geothermal plant threatened by a lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island.

Workers were capping the 11th and last well at the plant to prevent toxic gases from wafting out after lava entered, then stalled, ...

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Trump and Moon try to keep North Korea summit on track amid doubts

Donald Trump has laboured with South Korea’s Moon Jae-in to keep the highly anticipated US summit with North Korea on track after the president abruptly cast doubt that the June 12 meeting would come off.

Setting the stakes sky high, Mr Moon said, “The fate and the ...

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Unai Emery appears to confirm Arsenal appointment

Unai Emery looked to have confirmed himself as the Arsenal’s new head coach late on Tuesday night.

Arsenal continue to go about the finishing touches of what is a first management recruitment process at the north London club in almost a quarter of a century to appoint Arsene ...

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New online tool launched to get children cycling in bid to tackle obesity

Children across Britain will have the chance to learn to ride a bike in a new initiative aiming to help combat childhood obesity.

Launched by HSBC UK and British Cycling, Ready Set Ride is an online resource built for children from as young as 18 months to eight years old and will ...

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Fashion student to be sentenced for acid attack on former partner

A fashion student who poured sulphuric acid over her former partner’s face after he left her for another woman is due to be sentenced.

Berlinah Wallace, 48, was acquitted of murdering Mark van Dongen but convicted of throwing a corrosive substance with intent following a ...

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NHS legal challenge backed by Stephen Hawking reaches High Court

A campaign group backed by the late Professor Stephen Hawking will begin its High Court challenge against Jeremy Hunt over plans to allow private companies to play a greater role in the NHS.

The JR4NHS group was founded by three doctors and a university professor, and supported ...

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Joshua stateside amid anticipation of Wilder fight announcement

Anthony Joshua is jetting around the US as fans await an announcement on a fight with Deontay Wilder.

The British WBO, IBF and WBA title holder arrived in Los Angeles on Tuesday with members of his entourage.

Alongside a photo posted on Instagram showing manager Freddie ...

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Tattoo studio fundraiser sees charity logos inked onto customers

A TATTOO studio in Abingdon opened its doors at the weekend to raise money for local good causes.

Customers were queuing out of the door on Saturday at Acreedo Tattoo and Body Piercings, which held a drop in event that encouraged people to turn up from 10am until 6pm without an ...

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Countries behind cyber attacks face being ‘named and shamed’ by UK

The UK will take “necessary and proportionate action” to respond to online interference in elections as part of the Government’s approach to policing cyberspace.

Russia, North Korea and other states behind cyber assaults face being named and shamed under the ...

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Legal firm acting for Manchester Arena family urges end to inquest delays

Lawyers for one of the families of the 22 Manchester Arena victims have called for an end to delays to the inquests into their deaths.

HM Senior Coroner for Manchester, Nigel Meadows, has indicated to the families that a pre-inquest review scheduled for June 15 will not be effective ...

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Fuel duty would be ‘cut by a fifth’ under new scheme

Fuel duty would be cut by a fifth under a radical scheme to change the way roads are paid for.

Drivers currently suffering from fuel prices at a three-and-a-half-year high would save 14p per litre under the Road Miles concept.

The proposal, developed by AA president Edmund ...

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Call to curb water use and leaks to prevent water shortages and wildlife damage

People need to use less water and companies must curb leaks to prevent future water shortages and damage to rivers and wildlife, the Environment Agency has warned.

Many sources of water supplies are already overstretched and, with climate change and a growing population, much of ...

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I get it, Home Secretary tells police

The Home Secretary will seek to draw a line under an era of running battles between Government and the police by acknowledging the mounting pressures faced by officers.

Sajid Javid will use his first major speech since his appointment to offer an olive branch to rank-and-file ...

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Boris Johnson tells Theresa May to ‘get on with’ taking UK out of customs union

Theresa May must “get on with it” and take Britain out of the European customs union “as fast as is reasonably possible”, Boris Johnson has said.

The Foreign Secretary’s warning came against a backdrop of Brexiteer unease about the proposed ...

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What the papers say – May 23

A variety of stories lead the front pages on Wednesday – but many feature photos of the Duchess of Sussex at her first official engagement since marrying Harry.

The Daily Telegraph carries a snap of the new royal giggling as she attended a garden party at Buckingham Palace to ...

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Unai Emery appears to reveal he is new Arsenal boss

Unai Emery appears to have announced he is the new manager of Arsenal.

The 46-year-old left French side Paris St Germain earlier this month and is set to walk straight back into work at the Emirates Stadium.

On Tuesday evening, the homepage of his personal website – ...

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Sergio Romero ruled out of World Cup by knee injury

Manchester United’s Sergio Romero has been ruled out of this summer’s World Cup after the Argentina goalkeeper suffered a knee injury.

Argentina’s official Twitter feed announced the news late on Tuesday – a day after the country’s 23-man squad was ...

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Globe-trotting Boris Johnson ‘would like Brexit plane’

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said he would like to have a “Brexit plane” to help him travel the world and promote the Government’s vision of Global Britain.

Mr Johnson acknowledged that taxpayers would baulk at the cost of buying a jet for ministers, ...

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Globe-trotting Boris Johnson ‘would like Brexit plane’

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said he would like to have a “Brexit plane” to help him travel the world and promote the Government’s vision of Global Britain.

Mr Johnson acknowledged that taxpayers would baulk at the cost of buying a jet for ministers, ...

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Boris Johnson cautious over Brexit bank holiday proposals

Boris Johnson has poured cold water on proposals for a bank holiday to mark Britain’s departure from the European Union.

Nigel Farage famously said June 23 – the date of the EU referendum in 2016 – should become known as Britain’s Independence Day, while ...

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Boris Johnson cautious over Brexit bank holiday proposals

Boris Johnson has poured cold water on proposals for a bank holiday to mark Britain’s departure from the European Union.

Nigel Farage famously said June 23 – the date of the EU referendum in 2016 – should become known as Britain’s Independence Day, while ...

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