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Physicists create the brightest light ever produced on Earth

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:28:23 +0100

It’s a billion times brighter than the sun.(image)

This bug-zapping laser device can tell good insects from the bad ones

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:48:16 +0100

It can tell the difference between male and female mosquitoes.(image)

Grenfell Tower victim Isaac, five, died after 'inhalation of fumes'

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:54:10 +0100

One of the youngest victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy choked to death on fumes from the fire, an inquest heard.(image)

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Supreme Court gives green light to Trump's 90-day travel ban

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:42:07 +0100

The US Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration enforce its 90-day ban on travellers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it.(image)

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44 people detained during Istanbul's banned LGBT pride event

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:34:39 +0100

Forty-four people have been detained during a march for LGBT rights that the governor of Istanbul had banned, Turkey's official news agency said.(image)

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Families of EU nationals will not be broken up after Brexit, says Theresa May

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:11:15 +0100

Theresa May has been setting out her plans to give EU migrants rights to stay in Britain after Brexit.(image)

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Family reach settlement over police shooting of black driver Philando Castile

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:59:12 +0100

The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, has reached a settlement worth nearly $3m US dollars over his death.(image)

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Scottish and Welsh leaders blast 'grubby' DUP/Tory deal calling it a 'straight bung'

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:52:51 +0100

Scottish and Welsh leaders have reacted furiously to a deal struck between the UK Government and the DUP.(image)

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IS fighters launch counter-attacks in West Mosul

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:42:39 +0100

Islamic State (IS) fighters launched a string of counter-attacks in a western Mosul neighbourhood that had recently been declared free of the militant group, setting of clashes that continued overnight, Iraqi officials said.(image)

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South African rhino breeder plans online auction of horn

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:27:39 +0100

A rhino breeder in South Africa is planning an online auction of rhino horn, capitalising on a court ruling that opened the way to domestic trade despite an international ban imposed to curb widespread poaching(image)

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