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Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist dies

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Actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original film version of Stieg Larsson's The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, has died aged 56.

What is Petrwrap virus behind cyberattack?

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The latest global ransomware virus has spread fast after initially affecting computer systems in Ukraine, but how exactly does it work?

Trump's bid to replace Obamacare dealt blow

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Donald Trump has suffered an embarrassing setback on a key campaign pledge after Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell delayed a vote on his legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Cholera breaks out in IS-Philippines war zone

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The first cases of cholera have been recorded in emergency shelters for families fleeing the conflict in the southern Philippines city of Marawi.

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Woman spared jail after helping refugee lover to UK

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A former Front National supporter has been spared punishment after helping her lover, an Iranian refugee, cross into Britain.


'Activity' at site where Syria launched gas attack

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The Pentagon has released details to back up its allegation that Syria's government is planning another chemical attack.


Qatar accuses neighbours of terror hypocrisy

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Qatar has stepped up its war of words with regional rivals as the crisis surrounding its isolation shows no sign of resolution three weeks on.


IMF strips Trump investment plan from forecast

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised down its forecasts for US economic growth, accounting for the Trump administration's failure to launch its promised stimulus.


Dutch 30% responsible for Srebrenica deaths

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A Dutch appeals court has ruled that the Netherlands was partly to blame for the deaths of more than 300 Muslim men in the Srebrenica genocide of 1995.

'Powerful' cyberattack on Ukraine goes global

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A "powerful" cyberattack that started in Ukraine has spread across the world, hitting banks, government IT systems and energy firms.


Jury weighs verdicts in Putin critic murder trial


The jury in the trial of five men accused of organising and carrying out the contract killing of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov have started deliberations on their verdicts.


Faulty airbags are 'bombs waiting to explode'

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A lawyer representing an American woman who was seriously injured by a faulty Takata airbag has described them as "bombs waiting to explode".


Depp may face perjury charges over 'war on terrier'

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Australia's deputy prime minister has warned Johnny Depp could face perjury charges in the "terriergate" saga.

Google fined £2bn over shopping service

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Google has been ordered to pay a record fine of £2.1bn (€2.42bn) for abusing its dominance as a search engine to boost its shopping comparison service.

Family's grief over 5-year-old Grenfell victim

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The family of five-year-old Grenfell Tower victim Isaac Paulos have said they will forever miss their "kind, energetic, generous little boy".


Singhsbury's becomes Morrisinghs in legal row

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A convenience store called Singhsbury's has changed its name after being threatened with legal action... to Morrisinghs.


North Korea says Donald Trump is like Hitler

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North Korea has ripped into Donald Trump, likening him to Adolf Hitler - a week after calling the US President a "lunatic".


Brazilian President charged with corruption


Brazilian President Michel Temer has been charged with accepting millions of pounds worth of bribes.

Tuesday, Jun 27

Assad regime 'preparing chemical weapons attack'

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Syrian President Bashar al Assad appears to be preparing a fresh chemical weapons attack, the US has claimed.

Monday, Jun 26

Trump gets go ahead for partial travel ban

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US President Donald Trump's travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries has been partially reinstated by the Supreme Court.

Colombia boat sinking 'not due to overloading'


The Colombian President says the sinking of a tourist boat which killed at least six people was not due to overloading.

Serena would be 700th on men's tour - McEnroe

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Tennis legend John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700 in the world" on the men's circuit.

Shark sparks panic on Majorca beach

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Footage has emerged of the moment a blue shark washed ashore as British holidaymakers soaked up the sun on a beach in Majorca.

Sunday, Jun 25

Six dead after Colombia tourist boat sinks

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A boat carrying around 170 tourists has sunk in a reservoir in northwestern Colombia.

Spain forest fire: More than 1,500 evacuated


Around 1,500 people have been evacuated from homes, campsites and hotels after a forest fire erupted in southern Spain.

Tanker inferno kills 153 as people rush to fuel leak

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An overturned oil tanker has burst into flames in Pakistan, killing at least 153 people who had rushed to the scene - many to collect leaking fuel, an official said.

Yemen cholera outbreak now 'worst in the world'


The cholera outbreak in Yemen has now become the worst in the world, the United Nations says.

Saturday, Jun 24

Terror leader wanted by FBI 'goes on the run'

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The man said to be Islamic State's leader in southeast Asia - and one of America's most wanted terrorists - appears to have gone on the run after a five-week battle in the Philippines.

Hope fading for 93 missing in China landslide

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Rescue workers have pulled 10 bodies out of piles of rock and mud and were still searching for 93 people after a massive landslide struck in southwestern China.

Schwarzenegger in video selfie with Macron

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Arnold Schwarzenegger has posted a video of himself with Emmanuel Macron in which the French President repeated his "make the planet great again" dig at Donald Trump.

Friday, Jun 23

Families plead with IS to leave bloody Mosul

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It is hard to appreciate how dreadful Mosul's old city has become.

Five electrocuted at a water park in Turkey

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Five people, including a 12-year-old child, have been electrocuted at a water park in the northwestern Sakarya province in Turkey.

Qatar blockade states want Al Jazeera shutdown

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Qatar has been told it must close the broadcaster Al Jazeera and meet 12 other demands to lift a blockade by countries including Saudi Arabia.

North Korea denies torturing US student

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North Korea has denied torturing a US student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.