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M20 reopens after days of delays

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 00:37
Operation Stack, which has closed parts of the M20 motorway to cars for several days amid cross-Channel delays, has been lifted
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Hamilton 'was all over the place'

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 00:18
Lewis Hamilton accepts the blame for the errors that led to him finishing sixth in the Hungarian Grand Prix.
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Kenya at a crossroads, says Obama

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 00:08
US President Barack Obama praises Kenya's economic and political advances in a speech in Nairobi, but also warns of challenges ahead.
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Vettel wins classic Hungarian GP

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 23:27
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel takes a surprise win in a chaotic, dramatic and thrilling Hungarian GP as Lewis Hamilton finished sixth.
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Taliban captures Afghan police base

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 23:20
More than 100 police surrender to the Taliban after the militants capture their base in northern Afghanistan, officials say.
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Syrian leader admits war strains

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 23:20
Syria's President Assad publicly acknowledges that his army is short of manpower and is unable to hold on to every region in the civil war.
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Corbyn only wants 'genuine' backers

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 23:15
Jeremy Corbyn says he only wants "genuine Labour supporters" to vote for him in the party's leadership contest.
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Former bank boss under house arrest

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 21:56
Ricardo Salgado, the former boss of the Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo, under house arrest after questioning over the bank's collapse.
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VIDEO: Obama's speech 'inspirational'

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 21:46
Young Kenyans on US President Barack Obama's "inspirational" televised address at the conclusion of his visit to the country.
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VIDEO: Giant balloon dog breaks record

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 21:34
Jeremy Telford breaks the world record for the largest balloon structure created by an individual.
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Bomb kills soldiers in tense Turkey

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 21:34
A bomb attack on a military convoy in south-eastern Turkey kills two soldiers, amid tension with Kurdish activists and air strikes on the separatist PKK.
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Iranian press 'ordered to praise nuclear deal'

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 20:47
An Iranian directive sent to newspaper editors and revealed on the web tells them to be positive about the recent nuclear deal and not sow doubt.
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Di Maria outcome close, say PSG

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 20:38
Angel Di Maria's proposed move from Manchester United to Paris St-Germain is "close" to being decided, says PSG coach Laurent Blanc.
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VIDEO: Small aircraft crashes in Tokyo

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 20:30
Three people have been killed as a light plane crashes in Japan, setting fire to several houses, according to local media reports.
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Eurotunnel resuming normal service

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 20:18
Eurotunnel services are returning to normal on Sunday after work overnight to clear a backlog following disruption caused by migrants.
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England-Scotland on Remembrance Day

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 20:07
England will play Scotland at Wembley on 11 November 2016 as the qualifying fixture dates for the Home Nations are revealed.
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VIDEO: Standing ovation for Obama

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 20:03
President Obama receives a standing ovation from crowds at a stadium in Nairobi after delivering a speech about Kenya's future.
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Former monk to sing for Dalai Lama

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 19:41
A former Tibetan monk who has settled in the UK is to perform for the Dalai Lama after being talent spotted by BBC Radio 3.
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Coroner lost Alice Gross murder file

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 19:26
A copy of the police investigation file into the murder of schoolgirl Alice Gross was left by a coroner on a train, it emerges.
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VIDEO: Clashes at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque

Sun, 07/26/2015 - 19:14
Palestinian youths have clashed with Israeli police at the al-Aqsa complex in East Jerusalem, one of Islam's holiest sites.
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