Brexit: EU-UK trade deal expected, as cabinet briefed

Officials continue to thrash out final details, after weeks of argument over fishing and business rules.

Brexit: EU-UK trade deal expected, as cabinet briefed
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Sister Abhaya: Indian priest and nun jailed for murder of convent sister

Sister Abhaya: Indian priest and nun jailed for murder of convent sister
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Covid-19: Truckers who tested negative board ferries for France
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Bosnia migrant camp closure leaves 1,400 in cold

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UN criticises Trump's pardons for Blackwater guards jailed over Iraq killings

UN criticises Trump's pardons for Blackwater guards jailed over Iraq killings
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Four American contractors were jailed over the killing of 14 Iraqi civilians in Baghdad in 2007.

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Over half of Chinese adults overweight, study finds

Over half of Chinese adults overweight, study finds
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Brexit: UK and EU 'haggling', as hopes for trade deal rise

Brexit: UK and EU 'haggling', as hopes for trade deal rise
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Officials push for a pre-Christmas agreement, after weeks of argument over fishing and business ...

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Covid-19: First trucks start leaving Kent lorry park after France reopens UK border

Covid-19: First trucks start leaving Kent lorry park after France reopens UK border
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Trump pardons Blackwater security contractors over 2007 Iraq killings

Trump pardons Blackwater security contractors over 2007 Iraq killings
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Italy seeks engineer to build new Colosseum floor

Italy seeks engineer to build new Colosseum floor
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The project will have a budget of 18.5m euros (£16.7m; $22.5m) and work is ...

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Octopuses filmed punching fish in the Red Sea

Octopuses filmed punching fish in the Red Sea
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Scientists have filmed octopuses in the Red Sea lashing out at fish during a ...

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Erdogan attacks Europe court's order for Demirtas's release

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Macron's dog Nemo in video plea to be kind to pets

Macron's dog Nemo in video plea to be kind to pets
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The French president's pooch sends the Christmas message "adopt with awareness!"

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Hong Kong pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai granted bail

Hong Kong pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai granted bail
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The founder of Apple Daily, a fierce critic of the Chinese authorities, faces strict ...

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France police shootings: Three officers killed by gunman who is later found dead

France police shootings: Three officers killed by gunman who is later found dead
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Police were investigating domestic violence in a village, and the suspect has now been ...

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Argentina blackout: Buenos Aires hit by huge power cut

Argentina blackout: Buenos Aires hit by huge power cut
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Much of the Argentine capital is left without electricity after fire breaks out near ...

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Elon Musk says Apple's boss snubbed takeover deal

Elon Musk says Apple's boss snubbed takeover deal
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Tesla's founder claims Apple CEO Tim Cook refused talks during the car company's "darkest ...

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Trump pardons two convicted by Russia investigation

Trump pardons two convicted by Russia investigation
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Ex-campaign aide George Papadopoulos is among 15 people to benefit from a wave of ...

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Trump urges Congress to amend 'wasteful' coronavirus aid bill

Trump urges Congress to amend 'wasteful' coronavirus aid bill
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He asks lawmakers to "remove wasteful and unnecessary items", adding the package "really is ...

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Trump pardons two convicted by Mueller inquiry

Trump pardons two convicted by Mueller inquiry
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Ex-campaign aide George Papadopoulos is among 15 people to benefit from a wave of ...

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The Nigerian blogger scouring the past to inform the future

The Nigerian blogger scouring the past to inform the future
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How a young man's passion for history may help future generations of Nigerians.

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The pioneering lawyer who fought for women's suffrage in India

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Mithan Lam left an indelible stamp on the struggle for gender equality in India.

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Covid-19: The Philippines and its lockdown baby boom

Covid-19: The Philippines and its lockdown baby boom
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The Philippines is preparing for a surge in births which will overwhelm its already ...

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Rohingya refugees' perilous journey in search of safety

Rohingya refugees' perilous journey in search of safety
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More than 200 Rohingya refugees are believed to have died or gone missing at ...

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Covid-19: 'Losing Christmas is irreparable damage'

Covid-19: 'Losing Christmas is irreparable damage'
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Foppolo ski resort in the Italian Alps is shut and will miss the all-important ...

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Talking Movies: How documentary films flourished in 2020

Talking Movies: How documentary films flourished in 2020
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Audiences embraced a wave of non-fiction films including several on the coronavirus pandemic.

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Dr Deborah Birx: White House virus expert quits over holiday travel

Dr Deborah Birx: White House virus expert quits over holiday travel
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Dr Deborah Birx says the criticism she has faced for a family get-together is ...

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