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Prosecutors to announce decisions on possible Hillsborough charges

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 06:26:55 +0100

The Crown Prosecution Service will today announce its decisions on charges relating to the Hillsborough disaster.(image)

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Boaty McBoatface has returned from its first journey and of course it was a success

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:01:02 +0100

Good old Boaty.(image)

Teenage Grenfell victim to be immortalised in Philip Pullman book

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:40:15 +0100

A grand total of £32,400 will be donated to name a teenage victim of the Grenfell Fire after a character in a new Philip Pullman book.(image)

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11-year-old boy dies from electric burns at rail depot in Northamptonshire

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:22:31 +0100

An 11-year-old boy has died after he sustained serious electrical burns at a rail depot in Northamptonshire, police said.(image)

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Elderly Greek man charged for setting up a firing range on his balcony

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:14:33 +0100

An elderly Greek man has been arrested for allegedly setting up an improvised firing range on his balcony in a densely populated area of Athens and using guns he owned illegally for target practice.(image)

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The iPhone is 10 years old. Here's how it has revolutionised our lives since 2007

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:59:08 +0100

To mark the 10th anniversary of the launch of iPhonea new survey about the role of smartphones in our lives was publihed today.(image)

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Watch NYC commuters being evacuated from a derailed subway train

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:35:43 +0100

Passengers were led out of a subway tunnel to safety.(image)

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Facebook reach 2bn monthly users and are deleting 66,000 ’hate’ posts weekly

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:28:32 +0100

Facebook said it has deleted about 66,000 posts a week in the last two months as the social media giant cracks down on what it deems to be hate speech.(image)

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Q&A: Everything you need to know about Google's €2.4bn fine

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:36:04 +0100

Google has been hit with a record fine of €2.4bn by Europe's competition watchdog after breaching anti-trust rules with its online shopping service. Here, we look at the reasons behind the fine.(image)

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The key questions and answers on Scotland's First Minister's plans for second independence referendum

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:03:03 +0100

Scotland's First Minister has announced she is putting plans for a second independence referendum on hold. Here are some key questions and answers on the issue.(image)

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