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Theresa May holding talks at White House with Donald Trump

Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived at the White House for talks with US President Donald Trump. They posed for photographs in front of a bust of Sir Winston Churchill…

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have made renewed attacks on each other's fitness for office as polls suggest the race for the White House is tightening.

US election 2016: Battlegrounds targeted as polls tighten

Mrs Clinton – who has seen her national opinion poll lead shrink in recent days – targeted her Republican rival’s temperament and attitude to women. Mr Trump claimed she would…

Security has been stepped up since the wave of attacks began

Bangladesh: PM Sheikh Hasina vows to end deadly attacks

Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has vowed to bring an end to a wave of targeted killings of minorities and secular citizens in the country. She said her government would…

The AP count gives Trump enough delegates for nomination

US election: Trump ‘wins enough delegates for Republican nomination’

The US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to secure the party’s presidential nomination, Associated Press reports. Its delegate count has him reaching the…

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Trump speech delayed by protesters in California

Hundreds of protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police outside a California hotel where Republican Party front-runner Donald Trump was due to address the state’s Republican convention. The…

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The massive phone scam problem vexing China, Taiwan

A recent diplomatic row between Taiwan and China has cast light on a massive international telecoms fraud problem. It is said to involve thousands of scammers, some of them pretending…

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Victoria Wood dies aged 62 after cancer battle

Comedian, singer and writer Victoria Wood has died after “a short but brave” battle with cancer aged 62. Her publicist said the star “died peacefully at her north London home…

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Trump, Hillary win New York primaries

Donald Trump has won the Republican presidential primary in New York while Hillary Clinton has triumphed in the Democratic race. With the majority of votes counted, Mr Trump looks set…

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Bad weather hits thousands of Japan earthquake survivors

Tens of thousands of people have spent a cold and wet night in temporary shelters following two powerful earthquakes that struck the south-west Japanese island of Kyushu. More than 240,000…

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Rescue under way after 7.3 tremor in Japan

Rescue efforts are under way in south-western Japan to help victims of a powerful earthquake that hit the region a day after an earlier deadly tremor. Some 20,000 troops are…