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Dozens killed as blasts hit Iraq poll rally

A series of bombs has exploded at a campaign rally for a Shia group in Iraq's capital ahead of the country's parliamentary election, killing at least 37 people and wounding scores others, police said.<p>Friday’s explosions struck as some 10,000 people gathered at the Industrial Stadium in eastern …

Saint Who? John XXIII Overshadowed By John Paul II

There's never been much doubt that Pope John Paul II was destined for sainthood. In more than a quarter-century as the head of the Holy See, he left such an indelible mark that at his funeral in 2005, mourners chanted "<i>Santo subito</i> (sainthood now)."<p>That road might have seemed less obvious for the …

Amanda Knox Retrial: 'Drugs and Alcohol Frenzy Led to Meredith Kercher Murder'

Kercher's family lawyer accuses US suspect of soliciting donations in her victims' memory<p>Drugs and alcohol fuelled a murderous rage that resulted in …

Sajid Javid 'Out Of Touch' For Ruling Out Ticket Tout Crackdown, Say MPs

Culture secretary Sajid Javid has been accused by MPs of being "out of touch with ordinary fans" for refusing to regulate second-hand ticket sales in …

Parents make difficult decision to keep conjoined twins together

The chances that conjoined twins will survive are minimal. The chances that both conjoined twins will survive surgical separation are even tinier. That's why a Pennsylvania couple says they will keep their two newborns together.<p>"I'm thankful they were able to survive this long, and they're still …

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Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Trump claims Germany is 'captive' of Russia<p>The US president kicks off a NATO …

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Blue-Footed Booby Threatened in the Galápagos

Breeding is down among birds known for their happy feet.<p>A cartoonish character in the avian world, the blue-footed booby is known for its vivid webbed feet and its high-stepping mating dance. But the birds have mostly ceased their hypnotic moves on the breeding grounds of the Galápagos Islands, …

Video shows aftermath of apparent chemical attack in Syria

Footage posted on social media purports to show the aftermath of a chemical attack using chlorine gas bombs on the village of Talmenes in Idlib province on 21 April<p>Distressing footage released on YouTube appears to show the aftermath of a <b>chemical weapons attack using chlorine gas bombs on a Syrian</b> …

Tibetan monk loses his life's work in Tube laptop theft after taking selfie with Mayor Boris Johnson

The selfie craze has taken the world by storm, with even the Prime Minister joining in. But for a Buddhist monk, taking one quick photo on his phone …

Ukraine: pro-Russian separatists hold European military observers captive

Pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine were holding a group of European military observers in the city of Slavyansk on Friday night, claiming they had been travelling with a spy for the Kiev government.<p>The group was operating under the mandate of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in …

Lib Dems face 'questions' over Cyril Smith abuse claims

<b>Liberal Democrat president Tim Farron says his party needs to answer "serious questions" about who knew that its former MP, Sir Cyril Smith, faced allegations of sexual assault.</b><p>Police are investigating allegations that the former MP for Rochdale, who died in 2010 aged 82, sexually abused boys at …

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