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Typhoon Hagibis leaves dozens dead in Japan

Rescue crews in Japan are digging through mudslides and searching for missing people following a typhoon that has left dozens dead.

Typhoon Hagibis unleashed torrents of rain and strong winds on Saturday that left thousands of homes on Japan’s main island flooded, damaged or without ...

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Syrian troops ‘enter town close to Turkey’s border’

Syria’s state news agency says government forces have entered the northern town of Tal Tamr that is close to Turkey’s border.

Sana said the Syrian army moved into the area to “confront the Turkish aggression”, without giving further details.

The report says ...

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Jodie Chesney murder accused says he did not know her

A drug dealer who is charged with killing girl scout Jodie Chesney says he did not even know her or any of her friends, the Old Bailey has heard.

Manuel Petrovic, 20, is one of four youths jointly accused over the death of the popular 17-year-old in Amy’s Park in Harold Hill, east ...

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Catalan leaders convicted by Spain’s Supreme Court for secession attempt

Spain’s Supreme Court has convicted 12 former Catalan politicians and activists for their roles in the secession movement of 2017.

The court sentenced former regional vice president Oriol Junqueras to 13 years for sedition and misuse of public funds.

The 12 were tried for their ...

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Houston Texans upset the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium

The Houston Texans upset the Kansas City Chiefs on their feared home ground with a 31-24 win.

The Chiefs bounded out to a 17-3 lead after the first quarter, helped by the first of two touchdowns from wide receiver Tyreek Hill, with Damien Williams grabbing another.

But Houston added ...

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Five talking points from the Barclays FA WSL this weekend

It was back to business for clubs in the Women’s Super League this weekend following the international pause and it will come as no surprise that there were goals and drama galore. We looked at the five biggest talking points of the weekend:

Chelsea ignite early title ...

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Death toll rises to 35 in Japan amid Typhoon Hagibis

The death toll has risen to 35 and 17 people remain missing as Japan deals with the destructive Typhoon Hagibis.

Rescue crew dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers on Monday in central and northern Japan.

Hagibis unleashed torrents of rain and strong winds on Saturday ...

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Scientists develop robot inspectors for offshore wind farms

Scientists have developed fully autonomous robots which are able to inspect wind farms for damage.

Unlike many drones, these do not require a human operator and can assess the integrity of offshore wind turbines.

Those behind the devices believe they could help prevent technicians ...

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Morning update: Broken van on M25 and severe Met line delays

Good morning everyone, hope you have a wonderfull start to your week. Here is today’s travel and weather update:

All traffic is being temporarily held and stationary traffic due to broken down van on M25 anticlockwise after J17 A412 Denham Way (Maple Cross). Traffic has been ...

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Johnson unveils Queen’s Speech crackdown on foreign offenders

Boris Johnson is putting a crackdown on violent and foreign criminals at the centre of the first Queen’s Speech of his premiership in a bid to “restore confidence” in the justice system.

The package of 22 bills will include legislation to keep serious criminals in prison ...

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Cancer patients show their scars in photoshoot

The scars of cancer patients will be put on display as part of a new project showing the “gritty and raw reality” of the disease.

Sixteen men and women who have been diagnosed with cancer have taken part in the “Defiance” photoshoot to show strength and solidarity ...

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Lewis Hamilton thinking of Niki Lauda after Mercedes clinch title

Lewis Hamilton dedicated Mercedes’ historic constructors’ championship to the team’s late non-executive chairman Niki Lauda.

Mercedes clinched the title in Japan on Sunday – and with Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas now the only men left in the running to win the ...

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Johnny Sexton says Ireland are hitting their peak ahead of All Blacks clash

Johnny Sexton has questioned the “strange” negativity around Ireland’s World Cup campaign, insisting Joe Schmidt’s men are ready to peak for the All Blacks.

British and Irish Lions fly-half Sexton insisted Ireland always knew Japan’s quality ahead of their ...

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Football rumours from the media

Manchester United have reportedly opened talks with Barcelona as they bid to bring midfielder Ivan Rakitic to Old Trafford in the January transfer window. Spanish website Sport says United are in the hunt for the Croatian. They might face a battle, however, with Inter Milan also expressing an ...

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What the papers say – October 14

Demands from Brussels and the Prime Minister’s allies are on Monday’s front pages.

The Independent says the PM has been told he must move “further and faster” when it comes to achieving Brexit by October 31, with EU negotiators demanding more concessions from ...

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Shankland earns Clarke praise after scoring on full Scotland debut

Scotland boss Steve Clarke was impressed by Lawrence Shankland’s overall performance as the Dundee United striker scored on his first international start.

Shankland claimed his 16th goal of the season in a 6-0 win over San Marino, netting from the rebound after Scott ...

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The sporting weekend in pictures

Scotland were knocked out of the Rugby World Cup after being beaten by hosts Japan in Yokohama.

Elsewhere, St Helens lifted silverware, Wales drew with World Cup runners-up Croatia in their Euro 2020 qualifier and American gymnast Simone Biles made history in Stuttgart.

Here, the PA ...

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Giggs defends “streetwise” James

Wales manager Ryan Giggs called Daniel James “streetwise” to stay down after a heavy collision and insisted the Manchester United winger had passed concussion protocols to continue playing in the Euro 2020 qualifier against Croatia.

James was clattered by Domagoj Vida in ...

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This one’s for Niki: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton dedicated Mercedes’ historic constructors’ championship to the team’s late non-executive chairman Niki Lauda.

Mercedes clinched the title in Japan on Sunday – and with Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas now the only men left in the running to win the ...

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US suspect in Harry Dunn death must agree to UK return ahead of meeting parents

The family of 19-year-old Harry Dunn has said they will only meet the US woman suspected of causing their son’s death if she promises to return to Britain.

Family spokesman Radd Seiger told Sky News the condition was a “non-negotiable red line in the sand” if Anne ...

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William and Kate begin tour as Pakistan bolsters security

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will begin their tour of Pakistan today as the country heightens security provisions for the couple’s five-day visit.

It will be their first official visit to Pakistan and “most complex” tour to date, Kensington Palace said, due ...

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