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Australia’s indigenous leaders reject ‘symbolic’ recognition and call for treaty at historic Uluru summit

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Aboriginal leaders in Australia have made a plea for a treaty and a formal "voice" to be enshrined in the constitution after outlining their demands in a historic “statement from the heart”. Following a three-day convention in the centre of the country at Uluru, or as Ayers Rock,

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Milkybars get milkier: Nestle changes recipe of chocolate bars

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Nestle is reformulating the Milkybar to make milk the main ingredient in its latest effort to remove sugar from its products. The percentage of milk in the new recipe has increased from 26 per cent to 37.5 per cent, which allowed for the removal of sugar, Nestle said. The new products will

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Question Time audience member claims he was given ‘anti-West’ leaflet at Didsbury Mosque

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An audience member on BBC’s Question Time claimed he was given an “anti-West” leaflet at Didsbury Mosque in Manchester which suicide bomber Salman Abedi attended. The man said the leaflet claimed “modesty, shame and honour have no place in Western civilisation”. However, another

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Sir Cliff Richard settles row with South Yorkshire Police over raid on his home

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Sir Cliff Richard and South Yorkshire Police have settled a legal fight which started when the singer sued the force, and the BBC, following reports naming him as a suspected sex offender, a High Court judge has been told. Lawyers told Mr Justice Mann at a hearing in London on Friday that Sir

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G7 Summit: The EU eye-rolling and Trump tantrums must stop – there is more that unites us than divides us

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Whether the story is told in words or pictures there has been little to paper over the ideological and cultural divide separating Donald Trump and the other members of the G7. This is dangerous. The choreography of Mr Trump’s visit to Brussels and the new Nato headquarters this week was so

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Rex Tillerson says US takes ‘full responsibility’ for Manchester attack leaks on snap visit to UK

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Rex Tillerson, the US Secretary of State, has said that America takes "full responsibility" for and "regrets" the leaking of information from the Manchester bomb attack. A major transatlantic row erupted between the US and British authorities after a host of sensitive

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Wimbledon fire: Blaze rages on court at All England Tennis Club

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A fire broke out today on a practice court at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon. The blaze sparked panic at the home of the world famous tennis tournament,  just weeks before the championship gets underway. London Fire Brigade said four fire engines were sent to the scene

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Islamic State calls for ‘all-out war’ on West at start of Ramadan after Manchester attack

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European security services are bracing for more attacks during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan beginning tomorrow, after Islamic State called on its followers to rise up in an “all-out war” on "infidels” in the West. Saturday marks the start of a 30-day period of fasting and

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Teachers disciplined after awarding ‘pupil most likely to become terrorist’

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A number of teachers at a school in Texas are facing disciplinary action after staging a mock awards in which a pupil was presented with a certificate naming her "most likely to become a terrorist" 13-year-old  Lizeth Villanueva is a student at Anthony Aguirre Junior High

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Donald Trump set to clash with rest of G7 on climate change and trade, as summit begins in Italy

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There is sharp disagreement between President Trump and the rest of the Group of 7 on a range of key issues, European officials said on Friday, as the summit got underway in the picturesque clifftop town of Taormina in Sicily. But European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European

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