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Fire and Fury: Trump says book is 'a work of fiction'

US President Donald Trump has hit out at a new book which raises questions over his mental health, calling it “a work of fiction”. Michael Wolff’s book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, went on sale early on Friday amid the president lawyers’ attempts to block its publication. …

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Syria war: Hospitals being targeted, aid workers say

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Syria and Russia deny targeting hospitals or other civilian areas Aid workers in Syria say that at least 10 hospitals in rebel-held areas have suffered direct air or artillery attacks over the past 10 days. An adviser to a coalition of medical charities told …

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United Airlines plane forced to land due to passenger's faeces

Image copyright Reuters Image caption United Airlines said its flight was diverted because of “a disruptive passenger” (file photo) A plane carrying more than 200 passengers from Chicago to Hong Kong was diverted to Alaska after two of the aircraft’s toilets were vandalised with excrement, officials said. The United Airlines …

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Government plans 'English hubs' to boost child literacy

Image copyright PA Image caption The scheme forms part of the government’s new social mobility action plan The government is to set up 35 “English hubs” across the country in an attempt to improve child literacy. The hubs are among a raft of new measures announced by Education Secretary Justine …

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