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Venezuela's supreme court attacked with grenade from police helicopter

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President Nicolás Maduro says grenade lobbed by “terrorists” did not explode in incident following months of increasing violence against government

Donald Trump considering China sanctions over North Korea, say officials

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Inaction over Pyongyang and trade war thought to have prompted the US president to look at options including tariffs on steel imports

White House urges viewing of anti-CNN video 'whether it's accurate or not'

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders urges people to watch video that shows CNN producer criticizing network’s coverage – despite not being able to vouch for its accuracy

Pregnant Serena Williams poses nude for Vanity Fair cover shoot

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Tennis star discusses her pregnancy and relationship with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in magazine’s latest issue

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Nicola Sturgeon shelves second Scottish independence referendum

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First minister accepts there is no popular support for another vote and will not introduce bill until autumn 2018 at earliest


Rare spate of bear attacks leaves two dead in Alaska

Four people have been attacked in less than a week, resulting in two fatalities, in what wildlife experts are calling ‘a lightning strike’


'Petya' ransomware attack strikes companies across Europe and US

Ukraine government, banks and electricity grid hit hardest, but companies in France, Denmark and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania also attacked


May orders national inquiry after 100% failure rate in high-rise cladding tests

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No 10 says 95 blocks in 32 areas in England, including further 11 in Manchester, have failed checks after Grenfell Tower blaze


'I get knocked down': man hit by bus gets back up again and heads to pub

Video shows how Simon Smith is sent flying by a bus but he gets to his feet moments later unhurt and walks into a bar


Angela Merkel signals change in stance on gay marriage in Germany

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Chancellor’s party has resisted calls for same-sex marriage to be legalised but she says MPs should have free vote on matter

'Fake news': Trump tweets glee as three CNN journalists resign over Russia story

Trump derides network’s ‘phony’ stories after three quit over piece on supposed investigation into meeting between Trump associate and Russian investor

Syria: Assad preparing chemical weapons attack, US claims

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US military sources reportedly surprised by White House’s public warning that regime would pay heavily for repeat of April attack


Google fined record €2.4bn by EU over search engine results

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Brussels claims tech giant abused market dominance by manipulating its search engine results to favour its own comparison shopping service


Hurricanes 31-31 Lions: tour match ends in thrilling draw – as it happened

The Lions were forced to settle for a draw after conceding two late tries in a thriller against the Hurricanes

Trump lawyer's firm steered millions in donations to family members, files show

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Documents obtained by the Guardian reveal Jay Sekulow approved plans to push people to give to his Christian nonprofit, which then paid big sums to his family


Miranda Kerr hands over jewellery linked to Malaysia corruption case


Australian model was gifted $8.1m in jewellery US prosecutors say was bought by a Malaysian financier with stolen money

Tuesday, Jun 27

Johnny Depp's dogs: Australia's deputy PM threatens actor with 'perjury' investigation

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Barnaby Joyce says government will examine whether it can take further legal action after saga of dogs Pistol and Boo

Three-quarters of world has little or no confidence in Trump, Pew study finds

More than three-quarters of the world has little or no confidence in Donald Trump’s global leadership and his signature policies, with support for the American presidency collapsing fastest among America’s traditional allies in Europe,…

Monday, Jun 26

Australia beat West Indies by eight wickets at Women's Cricket World Cup – as it happened

Australia thrashed West Indies by eight wickets to begin their title defence in dominant style

Trump travel ban: US supreme court partially lifts block on order

Supreme court agrees to hear arguments on legality of controversial order in the fall after lifting significant elements of lower court orders to block ban

Brexit: EU citizens living in UK will have to join special ID register

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Theresa May sets out policy paper that says 3m EU citizens resident in Britain must reapply for ‘settled status’ under new regime

Sunday, Jun 25

'I'll catch you, honey': girl, 14, saved in fall from New York fun park ride

A 14-year-old girl was taken to hospital after she fell 25ft from a ride at a New York state amusement park and was caught in the outstretched arms of onlookers.

Martín Rodríguez’s equaliser against Australia takes Chile to semi-finals

The line between genius and insanity can be wafer thin. When the Socceroos coach, Ange Postecoglou, made six changes to his starting line-up to face the South American champions, Chile, many critics thought he was deluded. The embattled…

Inside the mysterious lot of land Donald Trump owns in Florida's swamplands

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The quarter-acre parcel brings in no income, has no natural resources and has environmental restrictions. So why does the president still maintain it?

China landslide: more than 100 people feared dead in village disaster

Rescue operation launched in Sichuan province after more than 60 homes in Xinmo village were engulfed by avalanche of rock

Saturday, Jun 24

Housing crisis threatens a million families with eviction by 2020

Report shows combination of low wages, freezes to benefits and rising costs of renting could cause more than 1 million households to become homeless

Kurds see chance to advance their cause in ruins of Islamic State

With the defeat of Isis close, its opponents scent opportunity in the region. Can Kurdish forces win more autonomy?

New Zealand and Rieko Ioane run away with first Test against Lions

There are times when escaping from Alcatraz feels a softer option than defeating the All Blacks in Auckland. This was another of those nights and the British & Irish Lions are now staring at their absolute worst-case scenario. One-nil down…

Saudi security foils terror plot targeting Mecca Grand Mosque and pilgrims

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Suspect blows himself up as interior ministry blames ‘evil and corrupt self-serving schemes managed from abroad’

Friday, Jun 23

Qatar given 10 days to meet 13 sweeping demands by Saudi Arabia

Gulf dispute deepens as allies issue ultimatum for ending blockade that includes closing al-Jazeera and cutting back ties with Iran

Donald Trump questions impartiality of Russia investigation chief Mueller

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Trump says Mueller, a former FBI director, is ‘good friends’ with James Comey and that his Russia investigation staff ‘are all Hillary Clinton supporters’

North Korea denies US student Otto Warmbier was tortured

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Pyongyang spokesman says student who was sent to US in coma was kept ‘under humanitarian conditions’ in prison

Theresa May makes 'fair and serious' offer on EU citizens rights in UK

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PM tells EU leaders UK will offer those who arrive lawfully before Brexit the chance to build up same rights as British citizens