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'My pupils all know someone who's been stabbed'

Image copyright Getty Images What’s it like to teach in an area where many young people carry knives and have seen the victims of stabbings? Teachers describe their first-hand views of the knife culture among some young people in London. “It’s not a shock anymore. It’s not a surprise anymore,” …

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'Mummified monkey' found in Minneapolis department store

Image copyright Facebook/ Old Minneapolis Image caption The “perished primate” has been described as “mummified”. The “mummified” remains of a monkey have been discovered by workers redeveloping a former department store in the US state of Minnesota. The dead creature was found in the ceiling of the old Dayton Department …

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Syria war: Trump says missiles 'will be coming'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionForeign policy experts: Are we heading for a third world war? US President Donald Trump has tweeted that Russia should “get ready” for missiles to be fired at its ally Syria, in response to an alleged chemical attack near Damascus on Saturday. …

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Facebook's Zuckerberg says his data was harvested

Image copyright US Congress Image caption In his opening remarks Mr Zuckerberg said that Facebook was an “idealistic” company Facebook’s chief executive has revealed that his data was among that harvested in a privacy scandal. Mark Zuckerberg made the disclosure during his second day of being questioned in Washington. In …

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US House Speaker Ryan 'to stand down'

Image copyright EPA US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election this year, in a big blow to Republicans ahead of autumn’s mid-term elections. A spokesman for Congress’ most powerful lawmaker confirmed he would not stand for another term in his Wisconsin district this November. A …

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At least 257 dead after military plane crash in Algeria

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rescuers have been deployed to the site of the crash At least 257 people have died after a military plane crashed in northern Algeria, the defence ministry says. The incident happened shortly after the aircraft took off from Boufarik military airport near the capital Algiers …

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Syria war: WHO demands access to 'chemical attack site'

Image copyright AFP Photo/ HO/ Douma City Co-Ordination Committee Image caption Footage from Douma in the aftermath of the attack appeared to show people using water to counteract the effects The World Health Organization (WHO) has demanded “unhindered access” to Douma in Syria, to check reports from its partners that …

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Commonwealth Games: Eight Cameroon athletes 'desert' team

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Weightlifter Arcangeline Fouodji Sonkbou is among the missing athletes, Cameroon officials say Eight Cameroonian athletes have gone missing from their accommodation at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, team officials have confirmed. Press attache Simon Molombe told the BBC officials viewed it as “desertion” and …

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