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UK names Stephen Barclay as Brexit secretary

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The health minister replaces Dominic Raab, who resigned on Thursday over Theresa May's Brexit deal.

French mother jailed for hiding baby in car boot

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Rosa-Maria Da Cruz kept her daughter Séréna in a maggot-infested car boot for 23 months.

Journalist criticised for 'sexist' Ocasio-Cortez tweet

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"That jacket and coat don't look like a girl who struggles," the journalist wrote on Twitter.

White House ordered to restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta's access

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The White House revoked Jim Acosta's press pass last week after a clash with the president.

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Three myths about Florida elections recount

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Myths like "forged ballots" and "found votes" have been doing the rounds in Florida's controversial mid-term elections.


Russia 'sought access to UK visa issuing system'

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An IT expert says he was asked to provide back door access to the system issuing visas for Russians.

William Goldman, Butch Cassidy screenwriter, dies at 87

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The two-time Oscar-winner wrote All the President's Men, The Princess Bride and many other films.


Brexiteer ministers back PM amid Tory revolt

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Michael Gove and Liam Fox pledge their support to Theresa May as calls for leadership vote grow.


Kilogram gets a new definition

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Scientists take the massive decision to change the definition of the kilogram.


Sri Lanka v England: Joe Root's sublime 124 puts tourists on top

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England captain Joe Root hits a sublime century to put his side in a strong position to win the series against Sri Lanka on day three of the second Test.


US 'preparing indictment against Julian Assange' of WikiLeaks

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The media reports come as an unsealed filing in a separate court case hints at charges.


California fire: Number missing passes 600

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Seven more bodies have also been found in northern California, taking the statewide death toll to 66.

10 types of people English can’t name


The character traits that are missing from the English language


Japan Airlines tightens alcohol rules for pilots

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The new safety measures follow a string of incidents and delayed flights due to intoxicated pilots.

Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of Cambodia genocide

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It is the first genocide ruling against any member of Cambodia's brutal Khmer Rouge regime.


North Korea 'tests new high-tech weapon'

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The successful test was supervised by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, state-run media say.


Act of kindness 'lie'

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A homeless man and couple who crowdfunded thousands have been charged with conspiracy and theft.


Brexit: May under pressure over deal

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After a day of Cabinet resignations, and mounting speculation that the Prime Minister could be forced out, no one really knows what might happen next.


England sweep aside US in Rooney's farewell match

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A youthful England side defeat the United States 3-0 in Wayne Rooney's farewell appearance as Gareth Southgate gives debuts to three players.

Federer beats Anderson & reaches ATP Finals semi-finals in London

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Roger Federer beats Kevin Anderson to secure his place in the last four of the ATP Finals for the 15th time.

Thursday, Nov 15

Prince William and Kate take a seat on BBC The One Show sofa

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Prince William and Catherine were at the BBC to discuss its work on combating cyber-bullying.

Lost Disney 'Oswald' film found in Japan

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The short cartoon pre-dates the creation of Mickey Mouse.

Brexit agreement: Raab quits over EU deal as May faces backlash

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Brexit secretary Dominic Raab resigns from the cabinet - as the PM faces a backlash over her EU deal.

Brexit: EU's Barnier warns of 'long road ahead'

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The EU sets out a timetable leading up to a summit to finalise the draft Brexit agreement.

Wednesday, Nov 14

Brexit: Cabinet backs draft agreement

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Theresa May says ministers had a "long, detailed and impassioned debate" in a five-hour meeting.

Theresa May seeks cabinet backing for Brexit plan

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Cabinet ministers have been in 10 Downing Street giving their verdicts on the draft UK-EU agreement.

Trump's attack on Macron lacked 'common decency', France says

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The US president's derisive tweets came on the anniversary of the deadly Paris terror attacks.

The mystery viruses far worse than flu


They could kill more people than a nuclear weapon

Tuesday, Nov 13

Brexit: UK and EU 'agree text' of draft withdrawal agreement

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Theresa May is speaking to senior ministers one-to-one ahead of a special cabinet on Wednesday.

California fires: Winds propel fires as death toll rises

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Firefighters are battling deadly blazes in the north and south of the US state.

Stan Lee: Stars pay tribute to Marvel Comics pioneer, dead at 95

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Marvel film stars Hugh Jackman and Chris Evans are among those honouring the Spider-Man creator.

California fires: At least 42 die in state's deadliest wildfire

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The toll from the Camp Fire in the north of the US state surpasses that of a 1933 disaster.

Monday, Nov 12

California wildfires: Death toll reaches grim milestone

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The death toll from one fire stands at 29, equalling the deadliest wildfire on record in the state.

White House defends Trump's no-show

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The US president was criticised for letting rain stop a memorial visit to honour US soldiers in France.

Eight killed in covert Israeli action in Gaza

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An Israeli soldier and seven Palestinians are killed amid an undercover operation in the Gaza Strip.

Burned to death because of a rumour on WhatsApp


In a small town in Mexico, a story on social media drove a mob to murder. But it was fake.

Sunday, Nov 11

'Two friendly matches at home' helped Man City beat Man Utd - Mourinho

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Jose Mourinho says Manchester City's preparations for their derby victory were helped by playing in two "friendly" matches during the past week.

Armistice Day: Macron urges world leaders to reject nationalism

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Events to mark the centenary of the end of World War One have been taking place around the world.

California wildfires: Death toll rises to 25

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The death toll increases after 14 more bodies are discovered around the destroyed town of Paradise.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Why half of America panics when this woman falls ill


Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a pop culture icon as well as the liberal face of the Supreme Court.