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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 23 Jun 2018

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Trump contradicts himself over North Korea threat

Friday, Jun 22

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Best cocktail bars in London

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West End or East End, the capital’s cocktail scene is second to none

Uber driver was watching The Voice before fatal self-driving car collision

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Uber suspended self-driving car trials following the fatal collision in Tempe in March

Top private school holds ‘Austerity Day’ where students eat baked potatoes and beans

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St Paul’s Girls’ School widely criticised for appearing to downplay the significance of austerity

Turkish general election: why Sunday’s vote is ‘most important ever’

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Muharrem Ince (left) may deprive President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (right) of a majority

Why are there so many George Soros conspiracy theories?

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Description; George Soros is one of the world’s most successful investors

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How Apple-backed smartphone tech may soon replace your car keys

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Description; BMW already allows users to access their car through an app

Straight Britons ‘care more about animal rights than gay equality’

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Survey by Pride London reveals huge divide between LGBT and straight people when it comes to equality and tolerance

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World Cup group F: Germany vs. Sweden team news, kick-off time and TV channel

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Description; Thomas Mueller insists everything is fine in the Germany World Cup camp

World Cup group F: Korea Republic vs. Mexico team news, kick-off time and TV channel

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Description; Javier Hernandez celebrates Hirving Lozano’s winner for Mexico against Germany

World Cup group G: Belgium vs. Tunisia team news, kick-off time and TV channel

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Description; Belgium beat Panama 3-0 in their opening group G game at the World Cup

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Ferrari 250 GTO tipped to fetch record $45m at auction

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Description; The 1962 250 GTO was retrofitted with a Series II bodykit

Mystery ape discovered in ancient Chinese tomb

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Extinct species of gibbon suggests humans wiped out primate populations long before the modern era

F1: McLaren staff ‘sweat blood’ for 25p Freddo chocolate bar

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Formula 1; Fri 22 Jun, AT 11:20; F1: McLaren staff ‘sweat blood’ for 25p Freddo chocolate bar

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Rats break into Indian ATM and eat cash worth £13,000

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Credits; Getty Images; Alt Text; Shredded bank notes discovered after cash machine stops working in Assam state

World Cup briefing: Argentina coach takes blame for Lionel Messi form

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Description; Lionel Messi’s Argentina lost 3-0 to Croatia in the World Cup group D clash

Ofsted head: white working-class ‘less driven than migrants’

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Amanda Spielman says lower aspirations to blame for underperforming schools in poor white British areas

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Fast fashion: MPs to investigate environmental cost of throwaway clothes

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Credits; Christopher Furlong/Getty Images; Alt Text; Consumers on Nottingham high street; Britons bin 300,000 tonnes of clothing every year

Premier League transfer news: Cristiano Ronaldo, Alvaro Morata, Aleksandr Golovin

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Premier League; Fri 22 Jun, AT 09:20; Premier League transfer news: Ronaldo, Morata, Golovin

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Charing Cross evacuated as man on tracks claims to have a bomb

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Charing Cross station platform; Alt Text; Charing Cross station platform; Northern Line suspended during rush hour as armed police swoop on the station

Man Utd transfer news: Jordi Alba to join Fred at Old Trafford?

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Premier League; Fri 22 Jun, AT 08:12; Man Utd transfer news: Jordi Alba, Fred, Milan Skriniar

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 22 Jun 2018

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Airbus poised to quit UK amid hard Brexit fears

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England crush Australia and now aim for ODI series whitewash

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cricket; Fri 22 Jun, AT 07:45; England crush Australia and now aim for ODI series whitewash

Friday 22 June 2018

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Thief paid waitress with her own credit card

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Credits; Justin Sullivan/Getty Images; Alt Text; Suspected thief caught after paying waitress with her own credit card

Sara Netanyahu charged with aggravated fraud

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Sara Netanyahu, seen here with her husband Benjamin, has been charged with fraud

Melania Trump visits children’s shelter wearing ‘I don’t care’ jacket

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Credits; Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images; Alt Text; Melania Trump has been criticised for wearing a ‘tone deaf’ jacket

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Bank of England signals August interest rate rise

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Chief economist dissents from majority and votes to raise rates - making summer hike more likely

Thursday, Jun 21

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The Week Unwrapped podcast: Doctor Google, private armies and Windrush Day

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Can Google be trusted to make medical decisions? Why are armed groups proliferating? And is Windrush Day just window-dressing?

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Democracies face crisis of trust

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Credits; Peter Kohalm/AFP/Getty Images; Alt Text; Hungary, which went to the polls in April, has become increasing undemocratic