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At least 13 dead after school shooting in Russia

Five children are among those dead following the horrific attack in Izhevsk

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What does far-Right mean? Giorgia Meloni set to win Italy election

The Brothers of Italy party would be Italy’s most right-wing government since World War II

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Russian army recruiter shot as gunman opens fire in enlistment office

The shooting is believed to have taken place in protest against the forced mobilisation of civilian reservists

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Mahsa Amini ‘tortured’ before death in police custody, says family

Mahsa Amini’s cousin spoke about police violence as hundreds protested across London

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Protesters clash with police outside Iranian embassy in London

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Protesters clash with police outside Iranian embassy in London

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Violent protests continue in Iran following death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini

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Kwasi Kwarteng: Budget in full

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Spain: Heavy rains cause severe flooding in Tarragona

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Dame Hilary Mantel: Booker Prize winning novelist dies aged 70

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Nuclear attack would cause ‘political destruction for Russia’

Dimko Zhluktenko said he does not believe Russia will conduct a nuclear attack as there is no strategic advantage for Russian forces

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Video shows Russian soldiers taking voters to sham referendums

Voting in four Ukrainain provinces is expected to run until Tuesday

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Russian commanders becoming ‘increasingly concerned about set-backs’

Russian forces are said to have struck the Penchenihy dam on the Siverskyy Donets River with ballistic missiles or similar weapons

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Riverdale actor sentenced to life in prison for killing his mother

The former child star will be eligible for parole for after serving 14 years of his sentence

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Elton John gives White House performance for US president

The multiple-Grammy winner was awarded the National Humanities Medal by Joe Biden for his commitment to end Aids

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Man who attacked women at a restaurant in China jailed for 24 years

The video of the assault when viral over the summer and sparked a debate over women’s safety in China

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Joan Collins admits she wanted to be a boy while going through puberty

The glamourous actress - who played Alexis Carrington in soap Dynasty in the 1980s - admitted that she ‘hated’ the way her body was changing and ‘rebelled’ by wearing boy’s clothes

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Voting begins in ‘sham’ referenda in Russia held regions of Ukraine

Four regions are expected to join Russia after the controversial votes

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Japan eases travel rules after two years of Covid restrictions

Easing of border rules to allow visa free travel will take place from October 11

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Paddington 3 ‘to begin filming next year’

Bear who starred in a sketch with Queen Elizabeth II during her Platinum Jubilee to appear again on screens

Tech

Roaming charges will be capped in Norway and Iceland from 2023

You will still have to pay to post Insta stories from Marbella, but at least you’ll save (a bit) while gazing at the northern lights

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Australian MPs pay tribute to Queen on return to parliament

An obscure and longstanding protocol in Australia bars parliament for sitting for 15 days following the death of a British monarch

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Khloe Kardashian gives first glimpse of new baby son

The reality TV star gave birth to her second child with cheating ex Tristan Thompson via surrogate in July

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Hong Kong scraps hotel Covid quarantine measures for all travellers

The stringent Covid-19 measures had been in place for more than two years

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Thousands flee Russia after Putin’s call for military mobilisation

Finland and Georgia reported heavy traffic on their borders

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Iran president says woman’s death in custody will be investigated

There have been widespread protests following Mahsa Amini’s death

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Joe Biden appears to get lost walking off stage after UN speech

The US President has previously shot down questions about his ability to run the country

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Brit, 50, dies in paragliding accident in the Pyrenees mountains

The man’s body was found on the south side of a 8,572ft mountain peak called Pico Gallinero

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Queues at Russian border as men quit country to avoid war call-up

Vladimir Putin’s calling up of 30,000 reservists has prompted an exodus of men desperate to avoid being sent to Ukraine

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Russian-occupied areas of Ukraine begin voting in ‘sham’ referendums

The Kremlin-orchestrated votes in Luhansk, Donetsk, Kherson, and Zaporizhzhia are widely considered to be illegitmate

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Lachlan Murdoch opens defamation lawsuit against Australian website

Mr Murdoch, who is Fox Corp chief executive and News Corp co-chairman is suing over an opinion piece about the storming of the US Capitol

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Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov walks out of UN meeting

The Russian leader left before he could face criticism of Vladimir Putin’s invasion, including from Foreign Secretary James Cleverly

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Olivia Wilde insists she has nothing but ‘respect’ for Florence Pugh

The director also weighed-in on ‘spitgate’ after a video went viral seemingly showing Harry Styles spitting on Chris Pine

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Florida highway blocked by thousands of beer cans after lorry crash

Five vehicles were involved in the crash and minor injuries were reported

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NASA releases ‘remarkable’ images of Neptune’s rings

The rings have not been since the Voyager 2 mission flew past the planet

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1,400 arrests in Russia protests after Putin orders army mobilisation

Protests took place in major cities on Wednesday night including Moscow and St Petersburg

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Russia must face ‘just punishment’, Zelensky tells UN General Assembly

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed world leaders in a video speech

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Truss condemns Putin’s ‘catastrophic’ failure in Ukraine in UN speech

The PM accused Russia’s president of ‘sabre rattling’ over nuclear threats and reservists call up

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‘Hundreds’ of ivory items remain on sale in UK despite near total ban

The import, export and dealing of elephant ivory items of all ages – not only those produced after a certain date – became illegal in June.