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Dozens injured during clashes at Israel-Gaza border

Dozens of Palestinians have been injured during protests along the border with Israel, Gaza’s Health Ministry has said.

It said most of the 86 people injured were treated for tear gas inhalation, while some sustained gunshot wounds.

Israel’s military said ...

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Strong turnout reported in Irish abortion referendum

Votes continue to be cast in Ireland’s abortion referendum amid reports of strong turnout numbers in many parts of the country.

Polls close at 10pm, with 6,500 voting centres across the state likely to witness the traditional evening surge in people arriving to vote after ...

2018-05-25 20:53 open_in_new
Use of military grade agent in spy poisoning not possible, says Putin

Vladimir Putin has questioned the UK’s explanation around the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal, saying the use of a military grade agent “is not possible” as its victims would have died “immediately”.

Asked by Press Association chief executive ...

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95-year-old man arrested over death of carer

A 95-year-old man has been arrested over the death of a woman who was working as a carer in north London.

The 61-year-old woman was taken to hospital on Thursday morning with head injuries, but died just before 11am on Friday morning.

Scotland Yard said detectives believe ...

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Barnier calls for ‘realism’ over post-Brexit EU-UK relationship

The European Union’s Brexit negotiator has called for “realism” over the terms of the future relationship between the UK and Brussels.

Michel Barnier’s comments came after claims from EU officials that Britain has a “fantasy” approach to the talks ...

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Pakistan build formidable lead over England at Lord’s

Pakistan stretched their lead over England past three figures despite Ben Stokes’ best efforts on day two of the first Test.

Stokes removed Asad Shafiq and Sarfraz Ahmed with short balls in the afternoon session at Lord’s and then forced top-scorer Babar Azam to retire ...

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Rory McIlroy round the best Alex Noren has ever seen

Defending champion Alex Noren hailed “the best round I’ve ever seen” after playing partner Rory McIlroy took command of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.

Noren carded a course record of 62 in the final round last year, but was nevertheless happy to heap praise ...

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Salah a long way from being Ronaldo’s equal – Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos believes Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah still has some way to go to match team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi as they are “in another orbit”.

Salah has enjoyed an incredible debut season, scoring 44 goals in ...

2018-05-25 20:53 open_in_new
Youth held after fellow student and teacher hurt in US school shooting

A student has been arrested after a shooting at a US middle school left a teacher and another pupil injured, officials said.

Noblesville Police Chief Kevin Jowitt said the male student suspected in Friday morning’s shooting at Noblesville West Middle School, in suburban ...

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Grinning Harvey Weinstein on one million dollar bail after rape charge

Harvey Weinstein will face trial after being charged with rape.

The disgraced film producer, making his first public appearance since October, spoke only to confirm he understood the charges which involve two separate women.

It is the first time Weinstein has faced ...

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Grenfell inquiry asked: Why wasn’t more done to save victims?

The bereaved relative of a family of five “cremated unwillingly” in the Grenfell Tower fire has asked why more was not done to save her loved ones trapped as the high-rise burned “like a torch”.

The June 14 blaze almost halved the number of grandchildren in ...

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Boy, 13, charged over death of schoolgirl

Detectives investigating the murder of a schoolgirl in Ireland have charged a 13-year old boy.

The youth, who was arrested in connection with the death of Anastasia Kriegel, is expected to face a charge of murder when he appears before a special court sitting in Dublin on Friday ...

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Corbyn told about Brexit fears during N Ireland border visit

Jeremy Corbyn quipped that fish recognised no borders during his fleeting visit on Friday.

The Labour leader also expressed concern about protecting environmental standards after Brexit while standing on a bridge over the River Foyle for photographs and selfies.

Hauliers ...

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Liverpool fans set to miss Champions League final after mayor admits defeat

Liverpool fans whose flights to watch their side in the Champions League final in Ukraine were cancelled face bitter disappointment after the city’s mayor said he had been unable to resolve the “utter shambles” in time.

Almost 1,000 supporters face missing the game ...

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Liverpool fans set to miss Champions League final after mayor admits defeat

Liverpool fans whose flights to watch their side in the Champions League final in Ukraine were cancelled face bitter disappointment after the city’s mayor said he had been unable to resolve the “utter shambles” in time.

Almost 1,000 supporters face missing the game ...

2018-05-25 19:50 open_in_new
Romania striker Florin Andone agrees to join Brighton

Brighton have agreed a deal to sign Deportivo La Coruna striker Florin Andone for an undisclosed fee.

The Romania international will join the Premier League club on a five-year contract when the window for international transfers opens on June 8.

The 25-year-old scored 18 ...

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Konta confident of breaking French Open duck

Johanna Konta is confident she can break her French Open duck this year.

The British number one faces Yulia Putintseva from Kazakhstan in the first round as she bids to win a main draw match at Roland Garros for the first time.

Konta, 27, insists she is feeling ...

2018-05-25 19:50 open_in_new
Stokes strikes for England but Pakistan forge ahead

A hostile spell from Ben Stokes carried the strain for England as they battled to curtail Pakistan’s lead on day two at Lord’s.

Stokes removed Asad Shafiq and Sarfraz Ahmed with short balls in the afternoon session of the first Test and then forced top-scorer Babar Azam ...

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Zinedine Zidane as brilliant as a coach as he was as a player – Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has laughed off suggestions Real Madrid counterpart Zinedine Zidane has limited tactical coaching knowledge.

The pair face each other at Kiev’s NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium on Saturday as Zidane seeks to become the first man to lead his side to three ...

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Cabinet gives go ahead to service extension

Merton Council voted unanimously to extend the current Children’s Community Health Services contract for another two years earlier this week.

Cabinet member for adult social care Tobin Myers said: “It is worth saying that the contract forms part of another contract ...

2018-05-25 19:50 open_in_new
Professional violinist offers calming performance for delayed flight passengers

When passengers on a flight to Lisbon had to make an emergency stop in Porto for unknown reasons, tension was inevitably in the air.

Fortunately for these lucky passengers however, a professional violinist was on board and on hand with his Stradivarius – and his beautiful ...

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