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Spanish police kill suspects in second attack after 13 die in Barcelona

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat was it like to be caught up in the Barcelona attack? Spanish police say they have shot dead five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils in a second vehicle attack, after an earlier one in Barcelona killed 13 people and …

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Barcelona: 13 killed as van rams crowds in Las Ramblas

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEyewitness Aamer Anwar: “Families were screaming for their children” Thirteen people died and dozens were injured when a van ploughed into crowds in Barcelona’s famous Las Ramblas area, Catalan police and local officials say. The vehicle sped along the pedestrian area that …

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North Korea crisis: War would be horrific, US general says

Image copyright AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS Image caption US tensions with North Korea and its leader Kim Jong-un (pictured) have flared in recent weeks A military response to North Korea would be “horrific” but remains an option, the top military adviser to US President Donald Trump says. Gen Joseph Dunford, …

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Business councils disband over Trump remarks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat Trump said versus what I saw President Trump has said he is scrapping two business councils after more bosses quit over his handling of violent clashes in Virginia. Business leaders left the White House manufacturing council after the backlash against how …

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Trump stance on Charlottesville violence angers Republicans

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDoes Trump react to some hate crimes faster than others? Leading figures in Donald Trump’s Republican party have reacted angrily to his latest comments blaming both sides for the violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday. They culminated with a person being …

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Both sides to blame in Virginia – Trump

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“What about the ‘alt-left’,” Trump asked US President Donald Trump has again blamed both sides for the violent unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, which left one protester dead and others injured. In a statement on Monday, he had condemned white supremacists. But in …

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Sierra Leone mudslides: Urgent plea for help as death toll rises

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSierra Leone mudslides: Rescue and recovery operation in Freetown Sierra Leone needs “urgent support” for thousands of people hit by mudslides and massive flooding in the capital, the country’s president says. Ernest Bai Koroma said entire communities had been wiped out and …

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Brexit: UK suggests ‘temporary customs union’ with EU

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The EU’s customs union means members charge the same tariff on goods coming from other countries The UK has set out the “ambitious new customs arrangement” it wants to secure with the EU after Brexit. Ministers said the plans would mean the “freest and …

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North Korea leader ‘briefed’ on Guam missile plan

Image copyright AFP Image caption North Korea has stepped up its defiant tone against the US North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been briefed on a plan to fire missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam, state media says. But the report said he would watch US actions before …

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Sierra Leone mudslide buries houses with scores feared dead

Image caption People may have been asleep when the mudslide occurred Scores of people are feared dead and others remain trapped after a mudslide near Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown. A hillside in the Regent area collapsed early on Monday following heavy rains, leaving many houses covered in mud. A BBC …

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