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‘At least six people killed’ after Amtrak train derails near Seattle

At least six people where killed when an Amtrak train making the first run along a new route hurtled off an overpass onto a busy road south of the US city of Seattle, authorities said.

Seventy-eight passengers and five crew members were aboard when the train derailed just before ...

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Family pay tribute to ‘irreplaceable’ British embassy worker murdered in Beirut

The family of a British embassy worker murdered in Beirut have said she was “simply irreplaceable and we will never fully recover from this loss”.

The body of Rebecca Dykes, 30, was found dumped by a motorway in the east of Lebanon’s capital on Saturday.

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Government to overhaul building regulations after Grenfell fire review

The Government has pledged to overhaul building regulations after a review prompted by the Grenfell Tower fire flagged up “systemic failure”.

Current rules concerning the construction and maintenance of high-rise blocks were said to be “not fit for purpose” and left room for ...

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I could beat Putin in fair election – Russian opposition leader

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has said he is confident he could beat President Vladimir Putin in a fair election.

Mr Navalny said in his first interview since the official start of campaigning that he cannot win as long as the Kremlin controls what goes on television, ...

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Adam Peaty reveals he gave gold medal to young fan on ‘spur of moment’

Adam Peaty has described giving his gold medal to a young fan over the weekend as something he did on the spur of the moment to show his appreciation for the support he receives.

The 22-year-old Olympic and world champion claimed the medal on Saturday as he won his first major ...

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Solo Saxophone to chart new territory for Frankel

Frankel will break new ground at Catterick on Tuesday when Solo Saxophone becomes the first of his offspring to go hurdling.

The former Sir Henry Cecil-trained superstar has never been represented over jumps, but Solo Saxophone will fly the flag for the much-coveted stallion in a ...

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Anthony Joshua says he is ready to ‘rock and roll’ with Tyson Fury

Current heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is ready to “rock and roll” with Tyson Fury whenever the former champion wants to get in the ring with him.

Fury has not fought since taking four belts from Wladimir Klitschko in September 2015, but, with his well-publicised problems ...

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Burnley defender James Tarkowski charged with violent conduct

Burnley defender James Tarkowski has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association over an incident involving Glenn Murray in Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Brighton.

Tarkowski’s apparent elbow on Murray in the 35th minute of the Premier League contest left the Seagulls ...

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Manchester United star Lukaku pays back police for noise complaints callouts

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku “deeply regrets” his behaviour and has reimbursed police for repeated callouts over loud partying in Beverly Hills, his lawyer has said.

The Premier League footballer was arrested by officers responding to five noise complaints in as many ...

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RAF Mildenhall disturbance when shots fired not being treated as terrorism

A disturbance at RAF Mildenhall during which shots were fired by US service personnel is not being treated as terrorism.

A 44-year-old British man was initially arrested on suspicion of criminal trespass, Suffolk Police said

The man, who suffered cuts and bruises in the ...

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Kaepernick and Curry ‘want in’ as Diddy plots Panthers purchase

Colin Kaepernick and Steph Curry have both said they “want in” after hip-hop mogul Diddy declared his desire to buy the Carolina Panthers.

Current owner Jerry Richardson announced on Sunday that he will sell the NFL franchise at the end of the season amid allegations made ...

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Serena Williams hints at tennis return

Serena Williams has hinted at a potential tennis comeback with the first grand slam of the season just weeks away.

The 36-year-old posted a picture on her Instagram page – with no caption – of her tennis bag on court, suggesting she is back in training.  The Australian Open ...

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Baby girl born with drug addiction symptoms should go into foster care

A baby born with drug addiction and withdrawal symptoms should go into foster care pending decisions about her long-term future, a family court judge has ruled.

The baby girl’s mother had been worried about smoking when pregnant but was not concerned about the impact her use of ...

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‘Several people killed’ after Amtrak train derails near Seattle

Several people have died after an Amtrak passenger train derailed onto a busy road south of the US city of Seattle, authorities said.

Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said none of the fatalities were motorists who were in cars and trucks when the train came off the ...

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Woman jailed for people-smuggling after three found hiding in car

A woman has been jailed for people-smuggling after two women and a man were found hiding in the boot and passenger foot well of her car as she attempted to drive them into the UK, the Home Office has said.

Officers discovered the stowaways – two of whom were unresponsive and had ...

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Cyril Ramaphosa wins leadership of South Africa’s ANC

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has elected Cyril Ramaphosa as its new president, meaning the nation’s deputy president is likely to become its next leader.

Outgoing president Jacob Zuma’s second and final term as party leader has ended after a scandal-ridden ...

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Twenty-three people jailed for smuggling refugees into Greece

A court in northern Greece has sentenced 23 people to prison terms ranging from eight to 1,489 years for smuggling Iraqi and Syrian refugees into the country from the Turkish border in 2015 and 2016.

The Thessaloniki court imposed the longest sentence on a 54-year-old Greek man ...

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Nursery in Mitcham has been underpaying workers minimum wage according to latest report

A nursery in Mitcham is one of the 260 employers to be named and shamed for underpaying minimum wage rates.

A report published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and MP Marot James listed 260 employers for failing to pay 16,000 workers at least minimum ...

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B&Q recalls huge batch of remote control plug adapter over fire scare

B&Q has recalled a huge batch of remote control on/off plug adapters due to fire risk this Christmas.

The products have shown excessive heat build-up in the plug of some units and B&Q is advising customers to return these products immediately.

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Rafinha ready for Barcelona return after long lay-off

Barcelona midfielder Rafinha has been given the all-clear to resume playing after almost nine months on the sidelines.

The Brazil international has been out since damaging knee ligaments during Barca’s 4-1 win over Granada on April 2.

The 24-year-old, who had scored ...

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Musselburgh winner Silver Concorde ‘a bargain’ for Keith Dalgleish

Musselburgh winner Silver Concorde could be in line for a return to the Cheltenham Festival after claiming his second success since joining Keith Dalgleish.

The nine-year-old saw off Shaneshill to win the 2014 Champion Bumper for Dermot Weld but changed hands for 33,000 euro at ...

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