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Sixteen die in Hungarian school trip fireball crash

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 21:15:29 +0000

At least 16 people have died after a bus taking Hungarian students home from a school ski trip to France slammed into a highway barrier in northern Italy and burst into flames.(image)

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Defeated Gambian leader accepts defeat

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 21:01:39 +0000

Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh has arrived at Banjul Airport after finally agreeing to accept defeat.(image)

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PICS: Thousands of women protest against Donald Trump around the world

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:20:43 +0000

Tens of thousands of women have amassed in Washington DC and other cities around the globe for marches aimed at showing US president Donald Trump they will not be silent over the next four years.(image)

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The women's march has reached Antarctica. Yes, really

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:44:04 +0000

Penguins for Peace!(image)

Check out these badass placards from women’s marches around the world

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:14:10 +0000

Warning: There are some seriously funny puns in this piece.(image)

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Vladimir Putin hopeful of 'constructive' Russia-US dialogue

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:33:20 +0000

Russia is hoping for a constructive dialogue with new US President Donald Trump's administration, a spokesman for Vladimir Putin has said, but admit differences will remain.(image)

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41 hurt as fire rips through Romania nightclub

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:46:30 +0000

Fire engulfed a popular nightclub in the Romanian capital early on Saturday, injuring 41 people - one seriously.(image)

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UKIP leader Paul Nuttall chosen to fight by-election in 'Capital of Brexit'

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:03:55 +0000

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall will fight the crunch Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election in a major test of his plan to replace Labour as the party of the working class in the Midlands and the North of England.(image)

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This baby giraffe taking its first steps outside will warm your heart on this frosty day

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:03:56 +0000

Murchison the baby giraffe is seriously cute.(image)

Rescuers continue work to free survivors in avalanche-hit hotel

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:02:20 +0000

Emergency crews are continuing their search for more survivors in an avalanche-crushed hotel in Italy after pulling out four people from the rubble overnight.(image)

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