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Chaotic congress row delays Duterte speech and deal with Muslim rebels

A leadership row has erupted in the Philippine House of Representatives, delaying President Rodrigo Duterte’s delivery of his annual state of the nation address.

The storm also held up the passage of crucial Muslim autonomy legislation aimed at ending one of Asia’s ...

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Family pays tribute as Wolverhampton shooting victim named

The family of a man shot dead in Wolverhampton has said his death had left a “hole in all of our hearts” as he was named by police.

Dwaine Haughton, 24, was shot in Valley Road, Wolverhampton, at 9.10pm on Friday in what detectives believe was a targeted attack.

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Constituency office of senior Democratic Unionist defaced with graffiti

The constituency office of a senior Democratic Unionist has been daubed with graffiti.

East Londonderry MP Gregory Campbell’s Coleraine premises was defaced over the weekend.

Mr Campbell said: “This isn’t the first time a pathetic incident like this has ...

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Love Island ‘not a sport yet’, peers told amid drugs debate

Love Island should be made to ensure its contestants’ “honed, buffed young bodies” are down to a healthy lifestyle and not drugs, ministers have been told.

The Government was urged to pressure the smash hit ITV2 reality show as concerns were raised over the use of ...

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Barclays plans 2,500 new jobs in Glasgow

Barclays has announced plans to create up to 2,500 new jobs in Glasgow.

The bank is developing a new campus at the city’s Buchanan Wharf, providing a base for its functions, technology and operations teams.

Paul Compton, chief operating officer at Barclays, said the ...

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Tourist boat involved in Missouri tragedy raised from lake

A duck boat that sank while carrying tourists on a southern Missouri lake during powerful winds, killing 17 people, has been raised to the surface.

Broadcast footage showed a crane attached to a barge pulling the Ride the Ducks boat from Table Rock Lake, before a boat pushed the ...

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Hottest day of 2018 as public urged to avoid sun amid amber heatwave warning

Sun worshippers in the UK have sizzled in the hottest temperature of the year so far, with a scorching 33.3C recorded in England.

The record breaking heat comes as people are being urged to either stay out of the sun or at least avoid being in the sun when it is at its ...

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Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn backs Francesco Molinari for more major titles

Francesco Molinari has the ability to win multiple major titles according to Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn, perhaps starting with next month’s US PGA Championship.

Molinari became the first Italian winner of a major with a nerveless display in the Open Championship at ...

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DFB rejects racism allegations as Ozil retires from international football

The German Football Association has expressed regret over Mesut Ozil’s retirement from international football but denied allegations of racism towards the Arsenal midfielder.

Ozil, 29, won the World Cup with Germany four years ago but was also part of Joachim Low’s squad ...

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CCTV footage released after woman robbed of her engagement ring

Two men wanted for questioning by police have been caught on CCTV after a woman was robbed of her engagement ring in broad daylight.

The 42-year-old mother was crossing the road to Caldervale Road in Clapham on July 10 with her two young children, a friend's child and the family dog ...

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White House blames Iran over war of words with Trump

The White House has blamed Iranian president Hassan Rouhani for inciting a war of words with US leader Donald Trump, who warned that verbal threats could escalate into military conflict with America.

Mr Trump, who campaigned on a promise to bring a more hawkish approach to Iran, ...

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Theresa May reveals how she copes with ‘world’s most stressful job’

An extensive library of more than 150 cookbooks and episodes of crime show NCIS help Theresa May unwind, the Prime Minister has revealed.

Mrs May also referred to her well-documented love of walking when asked how she copes with the stresses of life in Number 10.

Answering ...

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Ministers accused of abandoning thousands in need of social housing

Ministers have been accused of “abandoning thousands of people who need social housing” after charity Shelter revealed 33,000 working families are living in temporary accommodation in England.

The charity’s analysis suggested 55% of families living in temporary ...

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Grenfell firefighter says rescue like ‘going down through a chimney’

A woman found near the top of Grenfell Tower was carried down at least 17 flights of stairs by firefighters and passed out during the perilous descent.

Paddington firefighter Martin Gillam described how he and four crewmates took it in turns to take her weight as they stumbled ...

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New York’s Daily News to shed half of its newsroom staff

The Daily News will cut half of its newsroom staff, saying it will focus more on digital news.

The New York-based newspaper was sold to tronc last year for one dollar, with the owner of the Chicago Tribune assuming liabilities and debt.

The Daily News led the charge to ...

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Ex-football coach faces retrial over indecent assault charges

Former football coach Bob Higgins is to face a retrial after a jury found him guilty of one count of indecent assault and not guilty of another but failed to reach verdicts on the remaining 48 charges.

The 65-year-old, from Southampton, Hampshire, was convicted of the single charge ...

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He’s a different Woods – but he’s a contender again, warns McIlroy

Rory McIlroy believes he and his rivals have to learn to deal with a different version of Tiger Woods after he returned to contending in majors again.

While the 14-time winner is trading comeback stories with good friend Serena Williams, who has 23 grand slam singles titles, after ...

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Mohamed Salah’s message of support to Loris Karius: Ignore those who hate

Mohamed Salah has posted a message of support to his Liverpool team-mate Loris Karius on social media, urging the goalkeeper to “ignore those who hate”.

The Reds’ 3-1 friendly loss to Borussia Dortmund in Charlotte on Sunday saw the Bundesliga side score their ...

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German FA ’emphatically’ rejects Ozil racism allegations

The German Football Association has expressed regret over Mesut Ozil’s decision to retire from international football, but denied any allegations of racism towards the Arsenal midfielder.

Ozil, 29, won the World Cup with Germany four years ago, but was also part of Joachim ...

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Foster to raise abuse victims’ plight with head of NI Civil Service

DUP leader Arlene Foster is to raise the plight of victims of institutional abuse with the head of the Civil Service and the Northern Ireland Office (NIO).

She met campaigners at Stormont on Monday.

A public inquiry led by retired judge Sir Anthony Hart recommended a ...

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Lawyers argue over format of Charles’s evidence to abuse inquiry

Lawyers for the Prince of Wales suggested he could not be compelled to give a statement regarding his friendship with a since disgraced bishop, an inquiry has heard.

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse is this week examining how abuse allegations against former ...

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