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Iran protests: Russia berates US for UN talks on 'internal affair'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia spoke with his American counterpart Nikki Haley before the meeting Russia has fiercely criticised the US for convening the UN Security Council over protests in Iran. Russia’s envoy Vassily Nebenzia said involving the council in an “internal affair” damaged the top …

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Clinton Foundation investigated by Justice Department

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The organisation works around the world combating a range of humanitarian issues The US Justice Department has opened a new inquiry into the Clinton family’s non-profit organisation, the Clinton Foundation, US media report. The Attorney General and FBI will reportedly investigate claims Hillary Clinton …

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Macron tells Erdogan: No chance of Turkey joining EU

Image copyright EPA Image caption The two leaders promised to deepen their co-operation in the fight against terrorism French President Emmanuel Macron has told his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, that there is no chance of progress towards Turkey joining the European Union at present. At a joint news conference …

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Unregistered Jewish schools prompt call for new laws

Image caption Up to 1,500 boys are estimated to attend unregistered schools in Hackney The government must act to help up to 1,500 ultra Orthodox Jewish boys going to unregistered schools in the London borough of Hackney, says a report. Poor safety and wellbeing and a narrow religious education are …

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US storm to bring record-breaking low temperatures

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPlummeting temperatures in the US are playing havoc with the reptiles. North America’s East Coast is shivering in a record-breaking freeze just a day after a deadly “bomb cyclone” dumped snow as far south as Florida. In parts of US and Canada, …

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'Going to unravel'?

Image copyright EPA The release of a new book about the Trump presidency has reignited debate about whether or not the US president is mentally ill. A debate that has existed since before he took office, it has now reached fever pitch, moving from allegations of clinical narcissism to speculation …

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Trump 'has no credibility': author

The author of a controversial book on Donald Trump’s White House says the the US president has “less credibility than perhaps anybody who has ever walked on Earth at this point”. Michael Wolff, who spent months in Mr Trump’s White House while researching the book, was responding to Mr Trump’s …

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More students found cheating in GCSE and A-level exams

Image caption Most of those penalised were sanctioned for taking mobile phones into exams More students are cheating in GCSE and A-level exams in England, with the number caught last summer up a quarter on the previous year, new figures show. Exams regulator Ofqual issued 2,715 penalties to students for …

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Egypt balloon crash at popular Luxor resort kills tourist

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The balloon was carrying about 20 passengers when it crashed near the ancient Egyptian city A hot air balloon carrying tourists has crashed near the Egyptian city of Luxor, with one person killed and several injured, officials say. About 20 people were on board …

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Thai penis whitening raises eyebrows

Image copyright LeLuxHospital Image caption Authorities warn the procedure could be quite painful A supposed trend of penis whitening has captivated Thailand in recent days and left it asking if the country’s beauty industry is taking things too far. Skin whitening is nothing new in many Asian countries, where darker …

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