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New York Port Authority attack: Man held after Manhattan blast

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A man is being held after an explosion that wounded four people at Port Authority bus terminal.

EU's Federica Mogherini rebuffs Netanyahu on Jerusalem

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The EU says it will not recognise the city as Israel's capital before a final status peace deal.

Huntington’s breakthrough may stop disease

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Scientists say it could be the biggest breakthrough in neurodegenerative diseases for 50 years.

The world's youngest island

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Scientists think Hunga Tunga Hunga Ha'apai might hold clues on where to look for life on Mars.

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Brexit deal 'good news' for all, says May

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Theresa May tells MPs the agreement should reassure both Leave and Remain supporters.


UK snow: Bad weather hits air, rail and sea travel

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Heathrow cancels a quarter of flights as freezing conditions continue to affect parts of the UK.


Catalonia independence: Spain removes art work from Lleida

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Protests are held against the transfer of dozens of medieval items after a lengthy ownership battle.

'Absurd' and an 'episode of amateurism' - Clermont furious at handling of Saracens game

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Saracens' European Champions Cup match with Clermont Auvergne at Allianz Park will now be open to fans after it was postponed on Sunday.


Europe snow triggers transport chaos

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Hundreds of flights have been cancelled in the Netherlands and Belgium.


Russia's Putin visits Syria airbase and orders start of pullout

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Russia's president tells troops in Syria that he is ordering their partial withdrawal.


Jerusalem: Netanyahu expects EU to follow US recognition

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But the EU says its stance is unchanged after the US recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital.


Venezuela opposition banned from running in 2018 election

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President Nicolás Maduro says the three main opposition parties cannot compete against him in 2018.


California's Thomas Fire scorches area larger than New York City

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The Thomas fire is the fifth largest blaze in recorded state history and has grown significantly.


Josh Homme kicks photographer in the face

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The rock star says he is sorry for kicking the female photographer, who says he did it on purpose.


UK's new highest mountain in Antarctic

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Scientists re-measure the tallest mountains in the Antarctic territory claimed by Britain.

Young women on sexual harassment in the workplace

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Young women tell the BBC about their experiences of sexual harassment in our biggest ever survey.


German spy agency warns of Chinese LinkedIn espionage

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Germany's spy agency says China is using the site to gather information on politicians.


UK minister seeks 'Canada plus' trade deal

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The Brexit secretary says he wants a tariff-free trade deal, as Labour suggests paying for market access.

Sunday, Dec 10

Netanyahu: Palestinians must face reality over Jerusalem

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Israel's prime minister says Jerusalem has "never been the capital of any other people".

North Korea: Urgent need to open channels, UN says after visit

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After the visit, North Korea said it has agreed to better communication with the UN in future.

Trump Jerusalem move: Tear gas at Lebanon US embassy protest

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The demonstration is the latest against Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

California wildfires: Governor brands fires 'new normal'

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Governor Jerry Brown's comments come as firefighters begin to take control of the vast wildfires.

Saturday, Dec 9

Portugal's Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral has heart transplant

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Salvador Sobral, who won this year's contest for Portugal, is doing well, surgeons in Lisbon say.

Trump's Jerusalem move: Palestinian protests rage for third day

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Palestinians angry at Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital again protest.

Iraq declares war with Islamic State is over

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PM Haider al-Abadi says Iraqi troops are now in complete control of the country.

Israel strikes Gaza Hamas sites after rocket attacks

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Tension rises following President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Friday, Dec 8

In Jerusalem on the 'Day of Rage'

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People gathered in Jerusalem's Old City after Friday prayers to express their objections to Trump.

Brexit: 'Breakthrough' deal paves way for future trade talks

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Divorce bill estimated at up to £39bn as Theresa May gets agreement on Irish border issue.

Jerusalem row: Clashes erupt over Trump move

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Israeli-Palestinian violence flares amid protests over Donald Trump's controversial policy shift.

Trump's Jerusalem move: US warns against scrapping Abbas talks

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US-Palestinian talks are at risk after Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Thursday, Dec 7

Senator Al Franken to resign amid sexual misconduct claims

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The Democrat admits no wrongdoing, calls himself a "champion of women" and attacks President Trump.

Trump Jerusalem move sparks Israeli-Palestinian clashes

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Violence erupts as Palestinians protest against the shift in the US stance on the holy city.

Boris Johnson explains 'EU can go whistle' remark

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Foreign secretary says he was talking about "very extortionate sums" he had seen reported in the summer.

Turkey's Erdogan calls for border treaty review in Greece visit

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He is the first Turkish head of state to visit Greece in 65 years but walked straight into a row.

Wednesday, Dec 6

Democrats urge Senator Franken to quit amid groping claims

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Al Franken denies a report he plans to quit as colleagues abandon him and allegations pile up.

Jerusalem is Israel's capital, says Donald Trump

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Tearing up convention, the US president recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Syria war: Children living under air strikes in Eastern Ghouta

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Syrian government forces are trying to starve rebels into submission and those suffering include children.

Significance of Jerusalem

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The city's importance explained, as Trump is set to announce plans to move the US embassy in Israel there.