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US cautious on N Korea nuclear talks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKim Jong-un welcomes South Korean officials Donald Trump has reacted cautiously to news that North Korea is willing to talk about giving up its nuclear weapons if it did not feel threatened. The US president said “the statements coming out of South …

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Digging for a son in Eastern Ghouta

Abu Mohammed lost his son in an air strike in Eastern Ghouta last February. For 10 days he has been digging the rubble of his destroyed house searching for his son’s body. Meanwhile, a UN convoy delivering urgently needed aid to the rebel-held area has cut short its mission and …

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School uniform: Headteacher on what boys and girls wear

A school took out references to boys and girls in its school uniform policy, with one list and one price for all students, regardless of sex or clothes sizes, explains a headteacher. Ashley Harrold, of Blatchington Mill School in Brighton, said he wanted pupils to “express themselves” and most of …

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Russian plane crash in Syria 'kills 32'

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption An-26 – like this one in an archive photo – is a twin-engine turboprop civilian and military transport aircraft A Russian transport plane has crashed in Syria killing all 26 passengers and six crew members believed to have been on board, the defence ministry …

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Launch a British Sign Language GCSE, MPs urge

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Maisie Sly (centre) is the six-year-old star of The Silent Child British Sign Language should be turned into a GCSE that is taught in schools, MPs were told. The appeal came as a petition calling for British Sign Language to be made part of the …

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Trampoline park injuries 'more serious', hospital finds

Children are suffering worse injuries in public trampoline park accidents than from using trampolines in private gardens, a hospital audit has found. In 2017, ambulances were called out to 1,181 incidents at trampoline parks across England – more than three a day. Sheffield Children’s Hospital recorded a higher number of …

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