Moscow protest: Thousands demand fair elections

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Thousands attended the rally in Moscow on Saturday More than 20,000 protesters have gathered in Moscow demanding free and fair elections in the Russian capital.

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Iran tanker seizure: UK ‘deeply concerned’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJeremy Hunt warns of “serious consequences” for Iran The UK government has said it is “deeply concerned” about Iran’s “unacceptable” seizure of

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Benjamin Netanyahu becomes Israel’s longest-serving leader

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Netanyahu still faces a tough fight for his political survival Benjamin Netanyahu has become Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, surpassing the record set by the country’s

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Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Image copyright Erwin Willemse There will be “serious consequences” if Iran does not release a British-flagged tanker seized in the Gulf, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said. The Stena Impero’s

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Algae bio-curtains: Architects’ radical solution to capture carbon

An alternative to urban trees known as “bio-curtains” is being developed by a team of architects and scientists in London. The curtains use the power of algae to absorb carbon

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Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria beat Senegal to win final

Algeria’s only effort of note all game was the heavily deflected shot in the second minute that ultimately proved to be the winner Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations

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HS2: Costs review ‘ongoing’ amid reported £30bn overrun

Image copyright Getty Images The government has insisted that a review of the cost of a new high-speed railway linking London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds is continuing. The assurances come

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Pound sterling: 5 holiday destinations where a weak pound still goes far

Image copyright Getty Images The timing couldn’t be worse. Just as many of us are preparing to jet off on our much awaited summer holiday break, the pound has taken

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Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US

1.5 degrees Keeping the rise in global average temperature below 1.5 degrees Celsius will avoid the worst impacts of climate change, scientists say. That’s compared with ‘pre-industrial’ times. The world

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Boeing takes $5bn hit over grounding of 737 Max

Image copyright Reuters Boeing is taking a $4.9bn hit to cover costs related to the global grounding of its 737 Max aircraft. The charge is set to wipe out profits

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