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Deal struck in university pensions row

Image copyright Reuters An agreement has been reached in the university strike – with union leaders and employers making a deal over threatened pension cuts. If the terms are accepted at a meeting of union representatives on Tuesday, the strike will be suspended. The agreement would mean a new, independent …

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Trump drops calls to raise guns age limit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWould we reduce the incentive to commit a mass shooting if we refused to report the killer? US President Donald Trump’s plan to deter school shootings does not include his repeated calls to raise the age for buying semi-automatic rifles to 21. …

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Givenchy, French fashion icon, dies aged 91

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Designer Hubert de Givenchy, pictured with the model Iman in 2002, was a giant of French fashion French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, who created famous looks for Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Jackie Kennedy, has died at the age of 91. His partner …

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Greek football boss on pitch with gun

Savvidis entered the pitch after Fernando Varela’s goal was ruled out for offside The Greek Super League has been indefinitely suspended after PAOK Salonika’s president invaded the pitch with a gun during a match on Sunday. Ivan Savvidis tried to confront the referee with a gun in a hip holster …

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Plane crashes at Nepal's Kathmandu airport

Image copyright Saroj Basnet Image caption The plane veered off the runway while landing on Monday afternoon A plane carrying 71 passengers and crew has crashed on landing at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport, with at least 17 people known to have survived. Rescuers have also pulled dead bodies from the charred …

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