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FBI has 'grave concerns' about controversial Republican memo

Image copyright EPA Image caption Republican Devin Nunes’ staff wrote the secretive memo The FBI has publicly challenged a push by Republican lawmakers to release a controversial memo which purports to show anti-Trump bias at the agency. “We have grave concerns about the material omissions of fact that fundamentally impact …

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Swiss university unveils yodelling degree

Image copyright VALERIANO DI DOMENICO/AFP/Getty Images Image caption Yodelling is enjoying renewed popularity in Switzerland Yodellers in Switzerland have something to sing about after a university revealed it will offer degrees in the alpine art-form. The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Luasa) will run a three-year bachelor’s degree …

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Turkey court releases Amnesty head Taner Kilic

Image copyright Amnesty International Image caption Taner Kilic was accused of using an encrypted messaging application A court in Istanbul has ordered the release of the head of human rights group Amnesty International in Turkey, who was detained last June. Taner Kilic had been charged with membership of a terrorist …

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Theresa May unveils education deal at start of China visit

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Trade between China and the UK is worth £59bn Theresa May has announced new education links with China as she arrives for a three-day visit to boost trade and investment after Brexit. The initiative includes the extension of a Maths teacher exchange programme and …

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Teacher Alexander Eldridge guilty of child sexual offences

Image copyright SBNA Image caption Former teacher Alexander Eldridge was found guilty of child sex offences A reception class teacher “hid in plain sight” as he sexually assaulted a five-year-old at school, a court heard. Alexander Eldridge, 33, also filmed up the skirt of another child while he taught at …

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Seville orange heist: Stolen fruit spills from cars

Image copyright EPA Image caption Five people were arrested when they could not explain where the fruit had come from Police in Spain have recovered four tonnes of stolen oranges after pulling over two cars packed with the fruit. The oranges were found when police in Seville became suspicious and …

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