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Turkey declares day of mourning after bombing kills 29 and wounds 166

The Guardian / AU 910 sources

Police targeted in explosions outside football stadium a few hours after match between two of Turkey’s top teams

Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson is pegged to be the new secretary of state for USA

US President-elect Donald Trump is expected to pick Exxon Mobil Chief Executive Rex Tillerson for the post of the Secretary of State, sources close to the transition process have said.

Now campaigners launch SECOND High Court case to block Brexit

Theresa May is under pressure after more campaigners questioned what the historic EU referendum means to the country’s relationship with Europe.

Bomb attack near Cairo Coptic cathedral kills at least 25

BBC.com 140 sources

An explosion near the Coptic Cathedral in the Egyptian capital Cairo kills at least 25 people.

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AA Gill: Final article describes cancer fight

BBC / UK 13 sources

Critic AA Gill, who died on Saturday, said he could not get potentially life-extending cancer therapy.

Bob Dylan Nobel Prize speech: 'Is this literature?'

Bob Dylan has expressed awe at receiving the Nobel Prize for literature and thanked the Swedish Academy for including him among the "giants" of writing.

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At least 160 dead after church roof collapses

Sky News 86 sources

The roof of a church has collapsed during a packed service in Nigeria, killing at least 160 worshippers, a hospital director has said.

Russian bombardment 'forces Islamic State out of Palmyra'

The Guardian 48 sources

Jihadi fighters pull out following Russian offensive only hours after re-entering ancient Syrian city, says monitor

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Article 50 challenger Gina Miller brands vital Commons vote approving Brexit 'IRRELEVANT'

Daily Express 5 sources

BREXIT challenger Gina Miller has branded a Commons vote to approve the triggering of Article 50 as “irrelevant”.

REVEALED: The cities where SAS are guarding Christmas shoppers from 'IMMINENT' ISIS attack

Daily Express 2 sources

MORE than 200 undercover SAS soldiers will be deployed in shopping centres and high streets across Britain following fresh MI5 intelligence of a terror attack planned for Christmas.

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Conflict over Russia is rocky start for Trump and intelligence agencies

Reuters 39 sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump's rejection this weekend of U.S. intelligence analysts' conclusion that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help him win the White House is the latest in a string of conflicts…

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BREAKING: Explosion and gunfire at port in suspected terror attack

Daily Star 69 sources

A CAR bomb has exploded outside a port – followed by gunfire – in a suspected terror attack.

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29 killed in blasts outside Besiktas stadium

BBC.com 403 sources

Twin blasts targeting police near a stadium in the heart of Istanbul kill 29 people and injure 166.

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Nigerian church collapse kills more than 60 worshippers - reports

Structural failure follows similar tragedy in 2014 in a country where construction standards are comprised by corruption

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Teenager charged with double murder in Ipswich

Sky News / UK 11 sources

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a man and a teenager in Ipswich, Suffolk Police has said.

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Christmas party carnage spills onto Britain's streets as emergency services clear drunk revellers in warm-up for 'Mad Friday'

Thousands of people full of festive cheer braved the cold to get the work office party season underway in bars and nightclubs across the UK - expected to peak at the end of next week

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Islamic State fighters 're-enter ancient Palmyra' in Syria

BBC.com 128 sources

IS fighters have re-entered Palmyra, nine months after losing the ancient Syrian city, activists say.

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Vince Cable Says Rupert Murdoch's Sky Bid Should Be Investigated By Ofcom

Rupert Murdoch’s latest takeover bid for broadcaster Sky should be investigated, former deputy Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable has said.

Saturday, Dec 10

CIA concludes Russia interfered to help Trump win election, say reports

The Guardian 219 sources

Intelligence agency reportedly believes individuals acting for Moscow hacked Democratic party emails and gave them to WikiLeaks

Jeremy Corbyn speech disrupted by protesters

ITV / News 33 sources

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was disrupted from delivering a speech by a protest led by human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell.

Writer AA Gill dies of cancer at the age of 62

The Irish Times 60 sources

Father-of-four recently said he had ‘full-English’ of cancers

Friday, Dec 9

First US astronaut to orbit Earth John Glenn dies aged 95

ITV / News 601 sources

John Glenn, the first US astronaut to successfully orbit the Earth, has died aged 95.

Sleaford byelection: Caroline Johnson holds seat for Conservatives

The Guardian 50 sources

Local doctor wins ahead of Ukip candidate Victoria Ayling in poll triggered by resignation of Tories’ Stephen Phillips

Rupert Murdoch's Fox makes Sky bid five years after hacking scandal

The Guardian 175 sources

Share price jumps 30% as US media company reaches agreement on deal to create UK’s most powerful media group

More than 1,000 Russian athletes benefited from the biggest doping scandal in history - McLaren report

Telegraph 296 sources

More than 1,000 Russian athletes benefited from the biggest doping scandal in history, according to the second part of Richard McLaren’s damning report into state-sponsored cheating at recent Olympics and other major events. The full scale…

Thursday, Dec 8

Theresa May secures Article 50 victory in the Commons as Parliament passes amended Brexit motion by 448 to 75 - latest reaction and analysis

Telegraph / News 38 sources

MPs vote to back Government's Brexit timetable What does the vote mean, who will support it and what happens next? Data analysis show middle class liberals were only social group to emphatically back Remain Telegraph View: The 89 MPs who…

Solomon Islands tsunami warning lifted after powerful 7.8 quake

BBC 233 sources

A tsunami warning is lifted in the South Pacific after a 7.8 quake off the Solomon Islands.

Boris Johnson's remarks about Saudi Arabia 'not the government's view'

The Guardian 81 sources

No 10 distances itself from foreign secretary’s comments that Saudi state abuses Islam and is puppeteer in proxy wars

Tata Steel agrees deal with union chiefs to save 8,000 UK jobs

The Guardian 46 sources

Port Talbot plant would remain open under rescue plant that could still be sunk if workers reject pensions overhaul

Wednesday, Dec 7

Pakistan International Airways flight crashes in north

BBC 404 sources

A Pakistan Airlines flight with more than 40 people on board crashes in the north of the country.

Tory backbenchers demand detailed Brexit plans from Theresa May

The Guardian 88 sources

Pro-remain MPs want the government to provide a comprehensive policy plan before it triggers article 50

Man arrested over threat to Brexit challenger

Sky News / US News 48 sources

Police have arrested a man over threats made to Gina Miller, the businesswoman behind the legal challenge to Brexit.

At least 54 dead after quake hits Indonesia

Sky News / World 499 sources

At least 54 people have been killed and dozens more are missing after a strong earthquake hit Indonesia's Aceh province.

Tuesday, Dec 6

Supreme Court Brexit case: 'No need' for MPs to get final say

BBC 161 sources

The government urges a verdict the "ordinary man and woman" would understand in the Brexit hearing.

Trump on new Air Force One: Cancel order!

BBC.com 396 sources

Donald Trump says he wants to cancel the "out-of-control" order with Boeing for presidential planes.

Game of Thrones star Vaughan dies

BBC / Entertainment 97 sources

British actor Peter Vaughan, best known for roles in Game of Thrones and Porridge, dies aged 93.

UK will have less than 18 months to reach deal, says EU Brexit broker

The Guardian 158 sources

Michel Barnier says ‘transitional agreement’ is possible, but article 50 deal will have to be negotiated by October 2018