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Venezuela crisis: Helicopter 'attacks' Supreme Court

A helicopter reportedly carrying a police officer appears to attack Venezuela's Supreme Court.

Global ransomware attack causes turmoil

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Banks, retailers, energy firms and Kiev airport say they have been targeted by malware attacks.

Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist dies aged 56

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The actor's death following a battle with lung cancer will "leave a huge void", his family says.

Colombian rebels bid farewell to arms

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The president has hailed it as "the day weapons became words", after half a century of conflict.

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Teenage immigrant


For Canada's 150th anniversary, we're sharing the stories of those who immigrated to the country. Aimee Beboso arrived with her family in Ontario when she was just 13.


Reporter vents fury at White House over 'fake news' claims


A reporter had strong words for Sarah Huckabee Sanders over her criticism of "fake news".


US policeman in hot pursuit of own car


A police officer in Ohio had to chase his own patrol car after it began rolling away during a traffic stop.


Republicans delay Senate healthcare vote

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President Donald Trump's party are divided on their plan to replace Obamacare.


Grenfell Tower fire: German flats cleared amid cladding fears

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An 11-storey block is evacuated in Wuppertal because it has panels similar to Grenfell Tower's.

Pregnant Serena poses on cover of Vanity Fair

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The tennis star, who is six months pregnant, poses naked for photographer Annie Leibovitz.


Nicola Sturgeon puts Scottish independence referendum bill on hold

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First minister puts her referendum plans temporarily on hold, but says one is still likely by 2021.


Syria chemical attack may be being prepared, US warns

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Syria is planning another chemical attack, the US says, warning it would pay a "heavy price".


Queen Elizabeth to get £6m 'pay rise'

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It comes as the Crown Estate, whose profits fund her official work, posted a £24m profit rise.


Senate healthcare bill leaves 22m more without cover, CBO says

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Millions of Americans could lose insurance under a Senate bill, a congressional report says.


Google hit with record $2.7bn EU fine

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The European Commission penalises the US tech giant for illegally favouring its own shopping service.

Suez Canal 'a food supply choke point'

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More must be done to protect key transport routes like the Panama and Suez canals, researchers warn.


CCTV footage shows man hit by bus in Reading

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Simon Smith was knocked to the ground but amazingly suffered only minor injuries.

Colombia boat sinking: Seven killed and two missing

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Two people are missing after a crowded vessel sank on a reservoir near an Andean resort town.


Trump causes 'major' shift in global view of US: Pew

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The US president and his policies "are broadly unpopular around the globe", a survey says.


Brazil's Michel Temer charged with corruption

Charges follow a recording in which Mr Temer seems to encourage payment of hush money.

Monday, Jun 26

Grenfell Tower: Cladding firm ends global sales for tower blocks

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The cladding was used on Grenfell Tower, where at least 79 are feared to have died in a fire.

Trump travel ban injunction partly lifted by top US court

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The US Supreme Court partly implements the travel and refugee bans pending a full review in October.

Conservatives agree pact with DUP to support May government

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The deal will see the DUP support Theresa May in Parliament and £1bn extra cash for Northern Ireland.

Battle for Mosul: Iraq forces repel IS counter-attack

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The group deploys suicide bombers in different parts of the city, but their counter-attack is short-lived.

Sunday, Jun 25

Mosul: 'Run and beware of snipers'

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The BBC's Orla Guerin joins Iraqi fighters so close to IS militants they can "see their faces".

Pakistan fuel tanker inferno kills at least 150

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At least 150 people die, many of them as they gathered to collect fuel from the overturned lorry.

Qatar demands difficult to meet, says US

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The US secretary of state urges a "lowering of rhetoric" between Qatar and four other Arab states.

Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

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The president says his predecessor "did nothing" despite knowing of meddling claims before the poll.

Saturday, Jun 24

Highlights: England women fall short in valiant run chase

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Watch highlights as England fall short of their highest ODI chase, losing by 35 runs to India in their opening Women's World Cup match in Derby.

China landslide: 15 dead, over 100 missing in Sichuan

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A frantic rescue operation continues in Sichuan province, with 15 bodies recovered so far.

London towers evacuated over cladding

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People are urged to leave more than 700 flats in north-west London due to concerns over cladding, gas pipes, and fire doors.

The secret photo stash of a young IS fighter

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Three young IS militants lay dead on the banks of the river Tigris. Who were they and what were they doing in Iraq?

Friday, Jun 23

Grenfell Tower: Fire started in Hotpoint fridge-freezer, say police

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Police say outside cladding and insulation failed safety tests, and manslaughter charges will be considered.

Trump casts doubt on Russia investigator Mueller

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The president questions the neutrality of the man investigating alleged election interference.

Brexit: EU leaders says UK offer could 'worsen situation'

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Donald Tusk says offer to EU nationals could "worsen the situation" as Theresa May defends her plan.

Qatar row: Arab states send list of steep demands

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Qatar is asked to close its broadcaster, Al Jazeera, and reduce ties with Iran - within 10 days.