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US airstrike kills 16 policemen by mistake

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A US airstrike has mistakenly killed 16 Afghan policemen in Helmand province.

Trump didn't want me to quit, Spicer says

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Sean Spicer has insisted that Donald Trump didn't want him to quit as White House press secretary.

BBC gender pay gap is bad - but its class gap is worse

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To educate, to inform and entertain is the BBC's motto.

Pain and scarring: Black henna tattoo warning

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Holidaymakers are being warned about the nasty side effects and long-term scarring that can be caused from black henna tattoos.

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Drones must soon be registered in the UK

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All drones weighing more than 250g will now have to be registered in the UK, the Government has announced.

Linkin Park cancel US tour after Bennington's death

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Linkin Park have cancelled their North American tour following the suicide of frontman Chester Bennington.

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Safety fears remain for Camden tower residents

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Camden Council has insisted it is safe for residents to return to their flats in the Chalcots Estate, after four weeks of urgent safety works.

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US police boss quits after fatal shooting

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The head of Minneapolis police has resigned following fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman by an officer.

Boots 'truly sorry' for 'sexist surcharge' on pill

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Boots has said it is "truly sorry" for the way it responded to a campaign calling for it to cut the price of emergency contraception.

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Royals unveil Prince George's birthday portrait

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A new photograph of Prince George has been released to mark his fourth birthday.

US defence boss: Islamic State leader 'alive'

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Donald Trump's defence chief believes Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still alive - despite recent reports he is dead.

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Stalls handler run over at horse racing course

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A stalls handler has died in an accident at one of the UK's most well-known racecourses.

Palestinian president freezes Israel contacts

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The Palestinian president has suspended all contacts with Israel until metal detectors near the al Aqsa mosque are removed.

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Spicer's most memorable White House moments

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Donald Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer has resigned from his White House role - bringing to an end six months of blockbuster media briefings.

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Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer quits

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Sean Spicer has resigned as White House press secretary after a disagreement over a new communications director.

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Landfill hunt for missing Corrie McKeague ends

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Police have ended a five-month search of a landfill site after finding "no trace" of missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague.

Qatar tweaks terror laws amid Gulf blockade

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Arab states have been urged to lift a blockade on Qatar after the country changed its anti-terror laws amid a regional crisis.

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New Charlie Gard scan makes for 'sad reading'

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A new scan on Charlie Gard makes for "sad reading", a lawyer representing Great Ormond Street Hospital has said.

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Nastase banned over Serena baby remark

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Ilie Nastase has been fined and banned by the International Tennis Federation over his derogatory comments about Serena Williams.

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Gove wants plastic bottle deposit scheme 'ASAP'

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Environment Secretary Michael Gove says he wants the Government to introduce a plastic bottle deposit scheme "as soon as possible".

Friday, Jul 21

Man admits murdering brother in New Year's fire

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A 27-year-old man has admitted murdering his brother and attempting to murder his brother's girlfriend in a house fire in Glasgow.

Three Palestinians killed amid Jerusalem clashes

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Three Palestinians have been killed in East Jerusalem near to the Old City where Israeli forces have clashed with Muslim worshippers, the Palestinian health ministry said.

Two tourists killed in Kos as quake hits region

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At least two people have been killed and more than 120 injured on the Greek island of Kos after a strong earthquake hit the region.

Thursday, Jul 20

OJ Simpson granted parole after nine years

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OJ Simpson is expected to be released from prison in October after nine years in jail for armed robbery.

Fox accepts two-year Brexit 'transition phase'

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International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has told Sky News that he "doesn't have a problem" with a Brexit implementation period.

EU calls for 'clarity' from UK in Brexit talks

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"Fundamental" differences over EU citizens' rights and the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice have emerged between the UK and Brussels after the first substantive week of Brexit negotiations.

Prescription drugs sold illegally on Facebook

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Powerful and addictive prescription drugs are illegally being offered for sale on Facebook, a Sky News investigation has discovered.

Wednesday, Jul 19

New Grenfell council boss not quitting 'yet'

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The new leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council rejected calls to resign as she faced cries of "murderers" and "shame on you" from survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire.

State pension age increase brought forward

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The increase in the state pension age from 67 to 68 will be brought forward, the Government has announced.

Seven surprises from the BBC pay reveal

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Despite many of the top earners at the BBC being household names, there are still details that may surprise many.

Evans top BBC earner as list reveals gender gap

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Chris Evans has been revealed as the highest earner at the BBC after the corporation was forced by the Government to disclose stars' salaries.

Tuesday, Jul 18

Major clean-up after flood hits Cornwall village

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Two people have been rescued by helicopter after heavy thunderstorms led to "major flooding" in a coastal village in Cornwall.

German girl 'arrested in Mosul for supporting IS'

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A German teenager is reported to be among five women arrested for supporting Islamic State in the Iraqi city of Mosul.

May: Cabinet needs to show 'strength and unity'

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Theresa May has told her warring Cabinet ministers they need to show "strength and unity" after a series of damaging leaks.

May tells bickering Tories: It's me or Corbyn

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Theresa May has warned bickering Tory MPs that their behaviour could result in her Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn winning power.

Monday, Jul 17

New homes will be bulldozed for HS2

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The Government has confirmed that 16 newly built properties in South Yorkshire will be demolished to make way for the HS2 railway.

Extra £1.3bn in funding for schools announced

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Education Secretary Justine Greening has announced an extra £1.3bn in funding for schools over the next two years.

PM to slap down ministers over Cabinet leaks

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Theresa May is to remind ministers that Cabinet discussions should be kept private following a series of damaging leaks.

Davis accused of 'skulking' away from EU talks

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David Davis has been accused of "skulking" away from Brexit negotiations after leaving talks with the EU's Michel Barnier after a few hours.