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British Airways pilot suspected of being drunk arrested at Gatwick Airport

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 22:15:00 +0000

A pilot on a British Airways flight who was suspected of being drunk was arrested at Gatwick Airport on Thursday evening.(image)

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Two killed, dozens injured in Prague hotel blaze

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:15:00 +0000

A hotel fire in Prague city centre has killed at least two people and injured dozens more.(image)

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Cardinal rebukes Pope of Chile ’slander’ comments on abuse

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 18:56:00 +0000

The Pope’s top adviser on clerical sex abuse has implicitly rebuked the pontiff over his accusations of slander against Chilean abuse victims, saying that Francis’ words were "a source of great pain for survivors of sexual abuse".(image)

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Latest: One gunman killed, three remain inside Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:30:00 +0000

Nasrat Rahimi, a deputy spokesman for the interior ministry, confirmed that there were four attackers.(image)

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Latest: Trump hails 'perfect day' for women's demo as protesters march against him

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 21:05:00 +0000

US president Donald Trump tweeted that it was a "perfect day" for women to march to celebrate the "economic success and wealth creation" of his first year in office - while women across America rallied against him and his policies.(image)

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James Brokenshire discharged from hospital following lung surgery

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:48:00 +0000

Former UK Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has revealed that he has undergone lung surgery.(image)

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Turkey begins aerial offensive against Kurdish-held enclave in Syria

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 15:57:00 +0000

Turkish jets have begun an aerial offensive against the Syrian Kurdish-held enclave of Afrin in north-western Syria, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said.(image)

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Beijing claims US warship violated sovereignty in South China Sea

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:38:00 +0000

The Chinese government has accused the United States of trespassing in its territorial waters after a US guided missile destroyer sailed near a disputed area in the South China Sea.(image)

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Food world mourns death of master of French cuisine Paul Bocuse

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:29:00 +0000

Paul Bocuse, the master chef who defined French cuisine for nearly half a century and put it on tables around the world, has died aged 91, France’s interior minister has announced.(image)

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Eleven holiday-makers dead after ski bus crashes in Turkey

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:40:00 +0000

A bus carrying mostly holiday-makers on a ski trip in Turkey has crashed into trees on the side of a road, killing 11 passengers and injuring 44 others, officials say.(image)

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