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Ritz robbers dropped bag of jewels

French police have recovered all the jewellery stolen by armed robbers from a shop at the famous Ritz Hotel in Paris on Wednesday, sources say. They say the loot worth some €4.5m (£4m; $5.4m) was in a bag dropped by one member of the five-strong gang during the brazen raid. …

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US immigration agents target 7-Eleven stores nationwide

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A total of 98 stores across 17 states were raided by immigration enforcement agents US immigration agents have conducted raids at nearly 100 7-Eleven stores across the country in a crackdown on unauthorised workers, officials say. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested 21 …

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Driving away depression

Jarlath McCreanor has had depression for 30 years. He was tired of people talking about the illness in whispers. So he took his little car, made it bright yellow and now drives it around Northern Ireland to get people to open up. At Like Minds we’ve been asking why it …

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First-class honours for a quarter of UK graduates

Image copyright PA More than one in four UK students graduated from university with a first-class degree last year, data shows. The official figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency show that the share of graduates with the highest possible result rose 44% in five years. The statistics may spark …

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Regeni Egypt murder: Cambridge tutor's data seized

Image copyright Amnesty International Image caption Giulio Regeni’s research topic in Egypt was politically sensitive Italian investigators have obtained the computer and mobile phone of a Cambridge University lecturer whose student was murdered in Egypt in 2016. They received the items from UK police, who searched Dr Maha Abdelrahman’s Cambridge …

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Jo Johnson: PM's ex-aide 'so wrong' about Justine Greening

Image copyright PA Image caption Nick Timothy quit his role as Theresa May’s joint chief of staff after the election Theresa May’s former adviser has sparked criticism for a newspaper article attacking ex-education secretary Justine Greening. Nick Timothy said Ms Greening – who quit in the reshuffle after the PM …

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