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Op-Ed News
WikiLeaks Attorneys Oppose Diplomatic RetaliationAttorneys for WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange and other staff members
WikiLeaks Attorneys Oppose Diplomatic Retaliation
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
Attorneys for WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange and other staff members of the media organization have condemned the United Kingdom's diplomatic protest against Ecuador for continuing to provide Assange asylum. "We are deeply troubled by the... Read more
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Prospect Magazine
Who’s been made a peer? Full honours list©Suzanne Plunkett/AP The government has published its dissolution honours and
Who’s been made a peer? Full honours list
Prospect Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
©Suzanne Plunkett/AP The government has published its dissolution honours and peerages lists for 2015. Here are the names in full: The Queen has been graciously pleased to signify Her intention of conferring the following Honours upon the... Read more
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International Business Times
Quebec plane crash: Britons identified as Fiona and Richard Hewitt and children Felicity and Harry Fiona Hewitt killed in the Quebec plane crash together with husband Richard and
Quebec plane crash: Britons identified as Fiona and Richard Hewitt and children Felicity and Harry
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
Fiona Hewitt killed in the Quebec plane crash together with husband Richard and children Felicity and Harry. The four British people killed in a seaplane crash while on holiday in Canada have been identified as Fiona, 50 and her husband Richard, 52,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
British High Commission Pretoria Supports Community SportsPretoria, South Africa — Community Sports and Coach Education in Hout Bay recei
British High Commission Pretoria Supports Community Sports
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Pretoria, South Africa — Community Sports and Coach Education in Hout Bay receives significant support from the British High Commission South Africa is faced with the stubborn reality of widespread poverty, unemployment and growing inequality. Youth... Read more
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Express and Star
TUI becomes second firm to suspend travel to Tunisia « Express & StarThomson and First Choice owner TUI has now cancelled all flights to Tunisia unt
TUI becomes second firm to suspend travel to Tunisia « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 4 days ago
Thomson and First Choice owner TUI has now cancelled all flights to Tunisia until March 22, joining Thomas Cook who has extended its suspension until February. South Staffordshire MP Gavin Williamson said the companies had taken a 'responsible'... Read more
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Zawya
Freed British hostage thanks UAEUAEFreed British hostage thanks UAE Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 Dubai: A British petro
Freed British hostage thanks UAEUAE
Zawya / Posted 4 days ago
Freed British hostage thanks UAE Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 Dubai: A British petroleum engineer freed in a UAE military intelligence mission from his Al Qaida captors is one grateful expatriate after landing both feet firmly back on the ground in the... Read more
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Independent
Afghan asylum seekers saved from forcible deportation after last-ditch legal battleAround 60 people were to be expelled from the UK on a Home Office chartered pla
Afghan asylum seekers saved from forcible deportation after last-ditch legal battle
Independent / Posted 4 days ago
Around 60 people were to be expelled from the UK on a Home Office chartered plane and sent back to some of the most dangerous provinces of Afghanistan until they were finally taken off the flight list. The pause in the Afghans’ deportation comes... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Freed British hostage 'delighted' to be home after Yemen ordeal Bob Semple, who was held hostage in Yemen, and his wife Sallie (Foreign and C
Freed British hostage 'delighted' to be home after Yemen ordeal
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Bob Semple, who was held hostage in Yemen, and his wife Sallie (Foreign and Commonwealth Office/PA) A British hostage freed after being held in Yemen for around 18 months said he is... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Body found in Majorcan mountains confirmed as Jacqueline TennantOn Monday Civil Guard on the island confirmed bones found between the town of L
Body found in Majorcan mountains confirmed as Jacqueline Tennant
Reading Evening Post / Posted 5 days ago
On Monday Civil Guard on the island confirmed bones found between the town of Lluc and Pollenca in the north of the island belonged to Jacqueline. The RAF sergeant was on a career break when she took up a job with First Choice Travel at the Holiday... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Four Britons die after plane crashes during sightseeing flight, say reportsFour Britons are reportedly among six people who have been been killed in a lig
Four Britons die after plane crashes during sightseeing flight, say reports
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
Four Britons are reportedly among six people who have been been killed in a light plane crash in Canada’s Quebec province. A French woman and the pilot also died in the crash on Sunday on the north shore of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, about 311... Read more
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Perth Now
Aussie abduction experts in demand overseasWHEN an Australian documentary crew turned up in a remote part of Laos with a b
Aussie abduction experts in demand overseas
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
WHEN an Australian documentary crew turned up in a remote part of Laos with a boat and Jeep with blacked-out windows, no one suspected a thing. The team of ex-military operatives were posing undercover on a mission to snatch four-year-old Moregan... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Aussie abduction experts in demand overseasWHEN an Australian documentary crew turned up in a remote part of Laos with a b
Aussie abduction experts in demand overseas
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
WHEN an Australian documentary crew turned up in a remote part of Laos with a boat and Jeep with blacked-out windows, no one suspected a thing. The team of ex-military operatives were posing undercover on a mission to snatch four-year-old Moregan... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Petition to arrest Netanyahu gains momentum in UKLondon - An online petition urging the arrest of Israel's prime minister for al
Petition to arrest Netanyahu gains momentum in UK
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
London - An online petition urging the arrest of Israel's prime minister for alleged war crimes over the 2014 Gaza war is on course to hit the 100 000 signatures needed to have it debated in the UK parliament. "I honestly don't expect him to get... Read more
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Aljazeera
Petition to arrest Netanyahu gains momentum in UKLondon, United Kingdom - An online petition urging the arrest of Israel's prime
Petition to arrest Netanyahu gains momentum in UK
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
London, United Kingdom - An online petition urging the arrest of Israel's prime minister for alleged war crimes over the 2014 Gaza war is on course to hit the 100,000 signatures needed to have it debated in the UK parliament. "I honestly don't... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Moroccan man arrested over train shootingThree people have been wounded after a gunman armed with a Kalashnikov opened f
Moroccan man arrested over train shooting
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 days ago
Three people have been wounded after a gunman armed with a Kalashnikov opened fire on a high-speed train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris. The suspected gunman, a 26-year-old Moroccan national, was arrested when the Thalys train stopped in Arras,... Read more
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ITV.com
'No reports' of British injuries in Thalys train shootingAdvertisement US 'heroes' overpower gunman on French train Three American men
'No reports' of British injuries in Thalys train shooting
ITV.com / Posted 8 days ago
Advertisement US 'heroes' overpower gunman on French train Three American men - including two soldiers - and a British man have being hailed heroes after overpowering a gunman on a French train. US President Barack Obama praised the Americans for... Read more
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Northern Star
Three injured after gunman opens fire on European trainA GUNMAN has injured three people - two critically - after he opened fire on a
Three injured after gunman opens fire on European train
Northern Star / Posted 8 days ago
A GUNMAN has injured three people - two critically - after he opened fire on a high-speed French train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris. The suspect, who was armed with an automatic rifle and a knife, opened fire on the Thalys train, and was... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Three injured after gunman opens fire on European trainA GUNMAN has injured three people - two critically - after he opened fire on a
Three injured after gunman opens fire on European train
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
A GUNMAN has injured three people - two critically - after he opened fire on a high-speed French train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris. The suspect, who was armed with an automatic rifle and a knife, opened fire on the Thalys train, and was... Read more
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Queensland Times
Three injured after gunman opens fire on European trainA GUNMAN has injured three people - two critically - after he opened fire on a
Three injured after gunman opens fire on European train
Queensland Times / Posted 8 days ago
A GUNMAN has injured three people - two critically - after he opened fire on a high-speed French train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris. The suspect, who was armed with an automatic rifle and a knife, opened fire on the Thalys train, and was... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Three injured after gunman opens fire on European trainA GUNMAN has injured three people - two critically - after he opened fire on a
Three injured after gunman opens fire on European train
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
A GUNMAN has injured three people - two critically - after he opened fire on a high-speed French train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris. The suspect, who was armed with an automatic rifle and a knife, opened fire on the Thalys train, and was... Read more
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News Mail
Three injured after gunman opens fire on European trainA GUNMAN has injured three people - two critically - after he opened fire on a
Three injured after gunman opens fire on European train
News Mail / Posted 8 days ago
A GUNMAN has injured three people - two critically - after he opened fire on a high-speed French train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris. The suspect, who was armed with an automatic rifle and a knife, opened fire on the Thalys train, and was... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Three injured after gunman opens fire on European trainA GUNMAN has injured three people - two critically - after he opened fire on a
Three injured after gunman opens fire on European train
Daily Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
A GUNMAN has injured three people - two critically - after he opened fire on a high-speed French train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris. The suspect, who was armed with an automatic rifle and a knife, opened fire on the Thalys train, and was... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Three injured after gunman opens fire on European trainA GUNMAN has injured three people - two critically - after he opened fire on a
Three injured after gunman opens fire on European train
The Daily Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
A GUNMAN has injured three people - two critically - after he opened fire on a high-speed French train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris. The suspect, who was armed with an automatic rifle and a knife, opened fire on the Thalys train, and was... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris train A Thalys train of French national railway operator SNCF (AP) A gunman has op
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris train
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
A Thalys train of French national railway operator SNCF (AP) A gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people. Two of the... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris trainA gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterd
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris train
Kingston Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
A gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people. Two of the wounded are in a critical condition. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it did not believe British nationals were... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris trainA gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterd
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris train
Oxford Mail / Posted 8 days ago
A gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people. Two of the wounded are in a critical condition. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it did not believe British nationals were... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris trainA gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterd
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris train
Streatham Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
A gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people. Two of the wounded are in a critical condition. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it did not believe British nationals were... Read more
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guardian-series
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris trainA gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterd
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris train
guardian-series / Posted 8 days ago
A gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people. Two of the wounded are in a critical condition. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it did not believe British nationals were... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris trainA gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterd
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris train
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
A gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people. Two of the wounded are in a critical condition. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it did not believe British nationals were... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris trainA gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterd
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris train
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 8 days ago
A gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people. Two of the wounded are in a critical condition. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it did not believe British nationals were... Read more
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Evening Standard
Gunman opens fire on board high-speed train bound for ParisTwo people have been critically wounded after a gunman opened fire on passenger
Gunman opens fire on board high-speed train bound for Paris
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
Two people have been critically wounded after a gunman opened fire on passengers on board a high-speed train travelling to Paris. A pair of American passengers subdued the gunman, with one of them suffering serious injuries in the process, French... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris trainA gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterd
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris train
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
A gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people. Two of the wounded are in a critical condition. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it did not believe British nationals were... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris trainA gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterd
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris train
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 8 days ago
A gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people. Two of the wounded are in a critical condition. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it did not believe British nationals were... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris trainA gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterd
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris train
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
A gunman has opened fire on passengers on board a train travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, injuring three people. Two of the wounded are in a critical condition. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it did not believe British nationals were... Read more
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Northern Echo
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris trainFrench i nterior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henri Brandet confirmed that t he su
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris train
Northern Echo / Posted 8 days ago
French i nterior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henri Brandet confirmed that t he suspect was arrested after the high-speed Thalys train stopped in Arras, northern France. Investigators from France's anti-terror police are leading the inquiry, a... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris train « Shropshire StarTwo of the wounded are in a critical condition. French i nterior ministry spok
Gunman wounds three passengers on Amsterdam-Paris train « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 8 days ago
Two of the wounded are in a critical condition. French i nterior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henri Brandet confirmed that t he suspect was arrested after the high-speed Thalys train stopped in Arras, northern France. Investigators from France's... Read more
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Independent
Let's have clarity once and for all on Soma Oil & GasThe former Conservative leader was similarly tricky to pin down more recently w
Let's have clarity once and for all on Soma Oil & Gas
Independent / Posted 9 days ago
The former Conservative leader was similarly tricky to pin down more recently when questioned by journalists about a letter he wrote last year to the government minister Michael Fallon in his new guise as chairman of his Somali company Soma Oil &... Read more
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express
Holiday companies are 'not revealing the REAL terror risks' to British tourists BRITS travelling abroad are not being told of the real terror risks by travel
Holiday companies are 'not revealing the REAL terror risks' to British tourists
express / Posted 9 days ago
BRITS travelling abroad are not being told of the real terror risks by travel agents, according to an expert in the industry. The watchdog said trouble at Bangkok could... Read more
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ITV.com
Bangkok bombing unlikely to be work of foreign terrorists, say Thai governmentThe British Government is not advising citizens to avoid Bangkok in the wake of
Bangkok bombing unlikely to be work of foreign terrorists, say Thai government
ITV.com / Posted 10 days ago
The British Government is not advising citizens to avoid Bangkok in the wake of a bombing which killed 22 people and injured 123 in the Thai capital. Hong Kong has warned citizens to avoid non-essential trips to Bangkok as it raised its travel alert... Read more
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Daily Record
Kos crisis: Desperate people trying to make a better life for their kidsMore than 21,000 landed on the over-stretched Greek islands last week alone, lo
Kos crisis: Desperate people trying to make a better life for their kids
Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
More than 21,000 landed on the over-stretched Greek islands last week alone, looking for hope and finding hostility. Some found conditions so intolerable that they have contemplated returning to their war-ravaged homelands. One young man said: “I... Read more
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express
Holiday companies are 'hiding the REAL terror risks' from British tourists BRITS travelling abroad are not being told of the real terror risks by travel
Holiday companies are 'hiding the REAL terror risks' from British tourists
express / Posted 10 days ago
BRITS travelling abroad are not being told of the real terror risks by travel agents, according to a travel industry expert. The watchdog said trouble at Bangkok could... Read more
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express
Police shot dead near Tunisia beach massacre city SousseBREAKING: A POLICEMAN has been shot dead in an attack by two men in Sousse -
Police shot dead near Tunisia beach massacre city Sousse
express / Posted 10 days ago
BREAKING: A POLICEMAN has been shot dead in an attack by two men in Sousse - the Tunisian city hit by an ISIS-beach massacre in June. The policeman was shot dead by two unidentfied men on a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
British Government Seeks Opinions of Chagossians in Seychelles for Possible ResettlementBy Julia Malbrook, Rassin Vannier and Hajira Amla Victoria, Seychelles — The B
British Government Seeks Opinions of Chagossians in Seychelles for Possible Resettlement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
By Julia Malbrook, Rassin Vannier and Hajira Amla Victoria, Seychelles — The British High Commission in Seychelles has distributed consultation documents to the Chagossian community in the country to get their opinions on how their possible... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Bar owner from Mid Wales tells of Bangkok bomb horror « Shropshire StarPolice investigate the scene after the explosion at the Hindu shrine in Bangkok
Bar owner from Mid Wales tells of Bangkok bomb horror « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 11 days ago
Police investigate the scene after the explosion at the Hindu shrine in Bangkok Gavin Cox, 45, has a bar close to the Erawan Hindu shrine, where the explosion happened. Mr Cox, who is originally from Welshpool, said he had been horrified by some of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Thai police continue hunt for Bangkok shrine bomber who killed 20 Erawan Shrine is surrounded by barricades following the deadly bombing (AP)
Thai police continue hunt for Bangkok shrine bomber who killed 20
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Erawan Shrine is surrounded by barricades following the deadly bombing (AP) Thai police are continuing their hunt for a bomber who left at least 20 people dead, including one British... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Thai police to continue hunt for Bangkok shrine bomber who killed 20 Erawan Shrine is surrounded by barricades following the deadly bombing (AP)
Thai police to continue hunt for Bangkok shrine bomber who killed 20
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Erawan Shrine is surrounded by barricades following the deadly bombing (AP) Thai police will continue their hunt for a bomber who left at least 20 people dead, including a British... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Thai police to continue hunt for Bangkok shrine bomber who killed 20 « Shropshire StarThe blast at the Erawan shrine, which happened at around 7pm local time on Mond
Thai police to continue hunt for Bangkok shrine bomber who killed 20 « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 11 days ago
The blast at the Erawan shrine, which happened at around 7pm local time on Monday near a busy intersection, also left more than 100 injured. Authorities have said they are looking for a man seen in CCTV footage wearing a yellow T-shirt and carrying... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Prince Harry carries on his mother's charity work in AfricaPrince Harry will open a new centre to help some of Africa’s most vulnerable ch
Prince Harry carries on his mother's charity work in Africa
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Prince Harry will open a new centre to help some of Africa’s most vulnerable children through the charity he founded in his late mother’s memory. The prince will officially launch the Mamohato Children’s Centre in Lesotho in December, which will be... Read more
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express
Prince Harry to continue globetrotting after quitting the army with string of royal visits PRINCE Harry is set to continue his globetrotting after quitting the army ear
Prince Harry to continue globetrotting after quitting the army with string of royal visits
express / Posted 11 days ago
PRINCE Harry is set to continue his globetrotting after quitting the army earlier this summer, with the royal due to visit the United States, South Africa and... Read more
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ITV.com
Bangkok bombing: Suspect seen leaving backpack at shrineThe British Government is not advising citizens to avoid Bangkok in the wake of
Bangkok bombing: Suspect seen leaving backpack at shrine
ITV.com / Posted 11 days ago
The British Government is not advising citizens to avoid Bangkok in the wake of a bombing which killed 22 people and injured 123 in the Thai capital. Hong Kong has warned citizens to avoid non-essential trips to Bangkok as it raised its travel alert... Read more
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