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'Several thousand still missing' in Sierra Leone

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Several thousand people are still missing in Sierra Leone after heavy rain caused mudslides, a charity has told Sky News.

Desperate search for survivors after mudslide

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Only when stood at the foot of the Sugar Loaf mountain do you get a sense of the enormity of this disaster.

'Kiwis under the bed' row heats up in Australia

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Australia and New Zealand are engaged in a diplomatic spat over claims Kiwi politicians conspired with Australia's opposition to topple the government.

Mugabe's wife seeks immunity in assault case

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Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is requesting diplomatic immunity after being accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model, South African police say.

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Roman Polanski faces new child abuse claim

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Another woman has accused director Roman Polanski of sexually abusing her when she was 16.

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PM says 'not right' for Big Ben to be silent

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Theresa May has attacked plans for Big Ben to be kept silent for four years while restoration work takes place.

Daniel Craig 'can't wait' to play Bond again

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Daniel Craig has confirmed he will play 007 for the last time in the upcoming film Bond 25.

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Unvarnished Trump fuels Charlottesville flames

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It was billed as a structured announcement about infrastructure.

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Manchester 'hero' in court over alleged thefts

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A homeless man who was hailed a hero after the Manchester terror attack has appeared in court charged with stealing from two of the victims.

Eclipse will cause 'greatest ever' tourist influx

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Millions of tourists are expected to take to the roads in the US in the coming days to view a once-in-a-century total solar eclipse.

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Freak dinosaur may be the missing link

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A freak dinosaur with a mixture of different features may have been the missing link between plant eaters and predators, scientists say.

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Trump: 'Blame on both sides' for Charlottesville

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Donald Trump has insisted there was "blame on both sides" during the Charlottesville clashes that left a 32-year-old woman dead.

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Trump retweets post calling him a fascist

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Donald Trump retweeted a man calling him "a fascist", before deleting the post just minutes later.

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PM Modi calls for 'new' 70-year-old India

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a "clean" and "new" India as the country celebrated 70 years of independence.

Tuesday, Aug 15

500 bodies found after 'huge' mudslides

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Around 500 bodies have been found so far after "huge" mudslides hit the capital of Sierra Leone - and more heavy rain is feared to be on the way.

Guam residents startled by radio 'danger' alert

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People in Guam were shocked to be given an emergency warning over the radio that the Pacific islanders were at risk.

Serial killer 'Wild Bill' and ex-wife jailed

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An American man and his ex-wife have been jailed for the murders of five other US citizens in a Caribbean holiday resort.

Kim Jong Un shown plans to strike US territory

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North Korea's dictator Kim Jong Un has been shown plans to fire missiles into waters near US military bases and "wring the windpipes of the Yankees".

Monday, Aug 14

Girl dies as car hits pizzeria near Paris

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A girl has been killed and more than 10 people injured after a car drove into a pizzeria east of Paris, police have said.

Sierra Leone floods: 'I counted over 300 bodies'

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At least 312 people have died and more than 2,000 are homeless after a series of floods and mudslides hit the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown.

Inside Atlanta's fight against sex trafficking

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America has a growing sex trafficking problem and the city of Atlanta has been identified as one of the hotspots.

Defector: 'We follow Kim because we're scared'

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A defector from North Korea has told Sky News support for the leader is significantly weaker than portrayed by the regime.

Sunday, Aug 13

White House: Trump condemns supremacists

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Donald Trump's condemnation of violence and hate includes "white supremacists", the White House has said.

Suspect's mum thought he was at Trump event

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The mother of a man accused of driving into protesters in Charlottesville has revealed she thought her son was at a Donald Trump event - not a far-right one.

Charlottesville violence runs much deeper

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It is about more than a statue.

Virginia governor tells white supremacists: Go home

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Virginia's governor has ripped into the "white supremacists and the Nazis" who took part in a far-right rally in Charlottesville.

Saturday, Aug 12

Guam residents told what to do if attacked

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Residents of Guam have been issued with advice on what to do if North Korea launches an attack.

China cautions Trump over 'words and deeds'

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China's president has warned the US and North Korea not to exacerbate tensions after Donald Trump said Kim Jong Un would "truly regret" military action.

Girl shot dead while 'playing' in Kenya protests

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A nine-year-old girl has been killed while playing with her friends during protests over the election result in Kenya.

Trump threatens 'military option' in Venezuela

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US President Donald Trump has taken a break from his war of words with North Korea to threaten yet another country with the "military option".

Friday, Aug 11

Violence erupts as Kenya president re-elected

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Protests have turned violent in parts of Kenya after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of a disputed election.

Deadly train collision kills at least 36

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At least 36 people have died and 123 are injured after two trains collided near Alexandria in Egypt, making it the country's worst rail accident in a decade.

100-year-old cake found near South Pole

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A 100-year-old fruit cake has been found in the oldest building in Antarctica and those who discovered it think it looks fresh.

UK sex offenders barred from South East Asia

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More than 70 registered sex offenders from the UK have been refused entry to countries in South East Asia in the last two years.