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Nigerian law graduate denied call to bar for wearing hijab

21 min 10 sec ago
Amasa Firdaus was refused entry in Nigeria after insisting on wearing a headscarf under her wig.
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Brexit: EU leaders agree to move talks to next stage

31 min 35 sec ago
Theresa May welcomes "important step" and calls for "rapid progress" on transition discussions.
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Amsterdam's Schiphol airport: Police shoot knifeman

1 hour 25 min ago
A shopping area at one of Europe's busiest airports was evacuated as shots were heard.
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Trump tells FBI: 'I have your back 100%'

1 hour 29 min ago
Mr Trump praises the FBI after previously calling the agency "disgraceful" and "in tatters".
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Sergio Ramos scoffs at World Cup threat hanging over Spain

1 hour 39 min ago
Defender Sergio Ramos is adamant Spain will compete at the World Cup after suggestions they might be excluded following a warning from Fifa.
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Australia abuse: Archbishop rejects call to report confessions

1 hour 53 min ago
A top Catholic cleric in Australia says breaking the seal of confession would undermine doctrine.
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Jerusalem: Palestinians killed in fresh clashes with Israel

2 hours 1 min ago
Fresh violence erupts between Palestinians and Israeli troops over the US shift on Jerusalem.
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Brexit pressure

2 hours 24 min ago
It looks like 2018 will be as tough for talks as 2017, writes Kevin Connolly.
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Trump addresses anti-police sentiment at FBI graduation

2 hours 36 min ago
"We believe criminals who kill police officers should get the death penalty," President Trump says.
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Holy cow! 'Stormy' the cow makes a break from live nativity

2 hours 48 min ago
A live nativity scene led to a police chase when one participant managed to break out twice in a day.
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China investigates attack on South Korea photographer

3 hours 54 min ago
He reportedly suffered fractures and eye damage after being kicked by Chinese security guards.
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Ethiopia 'Red Terror' aide Alemu jailed for war crimes

3 hours 56 min ago
Dutch judges give Eshetu Alemu a life term for his role in the "Red Terror" purges of the 1970s.
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Japan court rules father legally responsible for secret IVF child

4 hours 27 min ago
The Japan court ruling comes after a woman used a frozen embryo without the father's knowledge.
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Russia a 'risk' to undersea cables, defence chief warns

4 hours 34 min ago
Chief of the defence staff Sir Stuart Peach warns disruption to undersea cables could be "catastrophic".
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Russian ex-minister Ulyukayev gets eight years for bribery

4 hours 40 min ago
Alexei Ulyukayev - guilty of seeking a $2m bribe for an oil deal - will go to a tough prison.
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'Catastrophic blow'

6 hours 8 min ago
As the UK's top military officer raises fears, what would happen if Russia cut undersea cables?
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Teruel Spain: Arrest made after murder of police officers

6 hours 15 min ago
Norbert Feher is suspected by Interpol of several other violent crimes in both Spain and Italy.
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How a threatened island is attracting tourists

6 hours 41 min ago
The Solomon Islands want to grow their economy, and they see tourism as a key.
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Sea lion attacks swimmer in San Francisco Bay

6 hours 43 min ago
The 56-year-old man suffered a serious arm injury in a rare attack.
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France Millas train crash: Children killed as bus cut in two

7 hours 5 min ago
At least four children died and at least 18 people were hurt in the collision in southern France.
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