Guatemala: Officials and police charged over girls shelter blaze

Forty-one teenage girls were killed in a fire at the government-run shelter in March. ...read more Read more here: Guatemala: Officials and police charged over girls shelter blaze ...
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UK to keep trade deals for poor countries

The government commits to maintaining duty-free imports for 48 developing countries. ...read more Read more here: UK to keep trade deals for poor countries ...
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Canada to apologise for ‘LGBT purge’ in government

During the Cold War, hundreds of gay men and lesbians in Canada lost government and military jobs because of their sexual orientation. They are about to get an apology. ...read more Read more here: Canada to apologise for 'LGBT purge' in government ...
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The Hollywood stars who quit acting

As Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis announces he is retiring, here are some other stars who quit being an actor. ...read more Read more here: The Hollywood stars who quit acting ...
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China’s lesbian mothers face legal hurdles

A growing number of gay Chinese couples are going abroad to have babies, but face legal hurdles back home. ...read more Read more here: China's lesbian mothers face legal hurdles ...
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‘Cuba Libro’: The Communist island’s only English bookshop

Cuba's only English-language bookshop is flourishing. Our correspondent, Will Grant, popped in. ...read more Read more here: 'Cuba Libro': The Communist island's only English bookshop ...
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Yemen’s spiralling cholera crisis

Yemen cholera epidemic: 'I have never seen such suffering' ...read more Read more here: Yemen's spiralling cholera crisis ...
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Egypt’s president ratifies islands deal with Saudi Arabia

The deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia has triggered protests and a legal battle. ...read more Read more here: Egypt's president ratifies islands deal with Saudi Arabia ...
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Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

The president says his predecessor "did nothing" despite knowing of meddling claims before the poll. ...read more Read more here: Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim ...
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Turkey LGBT: Istanbul’s Gay Pride organisers vow to defy ban

They vow to hold a march in Istanbul which officials have banned for the third year in a row. ...read more Read more here: Turkey LGBT: Istanbul's Gay Pride organisers vow to defy ban ...
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Yemen cholera cases ‘pass 200,000’

So far more than 1,300 people have died, 25% children, with numbers expected to rise, the UN says. ...read more Read more here: Yemen cholera cases 'pass 200,000' ...
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Italy acid attack model Gessica Notaro returns to work

The former Miss Italy finalist said she was doing so to encourage other women to defy bullies. ...read more Read more here: Italy acid attack model Gessica Notaro returns to work ...
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Pandas in Berlin: Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in new home

Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in Germany from China ahead of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. ...read more Read more here: Pandas in Berlin: Meng Meng and Jiao Qing arrive in new home ...
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US student hails professor for childcare offer

US student hails professor for childcare offer

A single mother received a heartwarming letter after missing a class for a lack of babysitter. ...read more Read more here: US student hails professor for childcare offer ...
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Queen’s 2017: Marin Cilic and Feliciano Lopez reach Aegon Championships final

Spain's Feliciano Lopez sees off former champion Grigor Dimitrov to set up an Aegon Championships final against Croatian fourth seed Marin Cilic. ...read more Read more here: Queen's 2017: Marin Cilic and Feliciano Lopez reach Aegon Championships final ...
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Confederations Cup: Ronaldo helps Portugal into semi-final as hosts Russia out

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a penalty as Portugal beat New Zealand 4-0 to seal their semi-final place at the Confederations Cup. ...read more Read more here: Confederations Cup: Ronaldo helps Portugal into semi-final as hosts Russia out ...
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Sausage roll row: US ‘invents’ new summer snack

An American supermarket has created a "new" summer snack that look very familiar to Britons. ...read more Read more here: Sausage roll row: US 'invents' new summer snack ...
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Women’s World Cup 2017: India shock England in opener after four run-outs

Hosts England have four players run out as they suffer a 35-run defeat by India in their opening Women's World Cup match at Derby. ...read more Read more here: Women's World Cup 2017: India shock England in opener after four run-outs ...
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European Team Championships: Great Britain third after day two with six victories

Great Britain sit third after day two at the European Team Championships with Harry Aikines-Aryeetey winning in the 100m and 4x100m relay. ...read more Read more here: European Team Championships: Great Britain third after day two with six victories ...
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Camden tower evacuations: Rosie’s story

Why new mum Rosie has decided to stay in her Camden tower block, despite it failing fire safety tests. ...read more Read more here: Camden tower evacuations: Rosie's story ...
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Eid: How is the start of the Muslim festival determined?

Working out when the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr begins is surprisingly complicated. ...read more Read more here: Eid: How is the start of the Muslim festival determined? ...
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UK parliament ‘hit by cyber-attack’

UK Parliament has been hit by a cyber-attack, says Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard. ...read more Read more here: UK parliament 'hit by cyber-attack' ...
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Muslims on India train assaulted ‘because they ate beef’

A man confesses on television that he took part the attack after being goaded by his friends. ...read more Read more here: Muslims on India train assaulted 'because they ate beef' ...
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F1’s Hamilton in pole position for Baku

Lewis Hamilton produces a stunning last-gasp lap in qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix to beat team-mate Valtteri Bottas to pole. ...read more Read more here: F1's Hamilton in pole position for Baku ...
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Seaplane pilots gather in landlocked country

The Swiss Association of Seaplane Pilots is gathering on the banks of Lake Geneva. ...read more Read more here: Seaplane pilots gather in landlocked country ...
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UK tower blocks fail cladding fire tests

Ministers say 15 council areas are affected, as residents are evacuated from four tower blocks in London. ...read more Read more here: UK tower blocks fail cladding fire tests ...
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Here’s what made us smile this week

Here's what made us smile this week. ...read more Read more here: Here's what made us smile this week ...
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Paula Radcliffe: Erasing world records would ‘punish athletes twice’

Marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe says she was "very hurt and frustrated" at plans to erase athletics records set before 2005. ...read more Read more here: Paula Radcliffe: Erasing world records would 'punish athletes twice' ...
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ICYMI: Four stories you may have missed this week

From retiring actors to breastfeeding politicians. ...read more Read more here: ICYMI: Four stories you may have missed this week ...
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Mosul battle: Second French journalist dies after mine blast

Veronique Robert was injured while reporting on an advance by Iraqi forces against IS militants. ...read more Read more here: Mosul battle: Second French journalist dies after mine blast ...
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