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Impossible choice

June 11, 2016 - 7:05pm
Aneta Gadieva was held hostage in the Beslan school siege in 2004 with her baby and nine-year-old daughter. But she could only save one of them.
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Guatemala ministers arrested over helicopter 'gift'

June 11, 2016 - 7:00pm
Two former Guatemalan ministers are arrested accused of using public money to buy a helicopter for disgraced ex-President Otto Perez Molina.
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Invited to lunch with the Queen

June 11, 2016 - 6:45pm
Sarah Dell is one of the 10,000 charity workers invited to the Queen's birthday celebration picnic in London on Sunday.
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Euro 2016: Violence mars England-Russia match

June 11, 2016 - 6:30pm
England fans are embroiled in fresh clashes with police and other fans in Marseille, with one Briton seriously injured ahead of England's opening match of Euro 2016.
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Air France: Pilots' strike hits Euro 2016

June 11, 2016 - 6:20pm
The French national airline, Air France, asks passengers to check their flight status before travelling, as a pilots' strike coinciding with Euro 2016 causes it to cancel flights.
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Bangladesh: PM Sheikh Hasina vows to end deadly attacks

June 11, 2016 - 5:53pm
Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina vows to bring an end to a wave of targeted killings of minorities and secular citizens across the country.
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Italian paper criticised for Mein Kampf giveaway

June 11, 2016 - 2:04pm
An Italian newspaper has come under fire for offering free copies of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf with one of its paid supplements.
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Police: Grimmie shooting suspect 'travelled to Orlando'

June 11, 2016 - 12:56pm
The man suspected of killing US singer Christina Grimmie did not appear to know her and travelled to Orlando specifically to attack her, according to police.
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Dutch woman arrested in Qatar after making rape claim

June 11, 2016 - 12:07pm
A Dutch woman is being detained in Qatar on suspicion of adultery, after she told police she had been raped, her lawyer and the Dutch embassy says.
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Switzerland beat 10-man Albania

June 11, 2016 - 11:52am
Ten-man Albania are denied an historic draw as Switzerland win their Euro 2016 opener thanks to Fabian Schar's header.
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Euro 2016: Inside luxury Eiffel Tower apartment

June 11, 2016 - 11:51am
A luxury apartment has been built on the first level of the Eiffel Tower for fans looking for a novel way to enjoy Euro 2016.
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Ikea-style politics

June 11, 2016 - 11:39am
Presenting their manifesto in an Ikea-style catalogue proves Spain's newest party Podemos knows how to grab young voters' attention, says Prof Manuel Arias-Maldonado.
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US college entrance test halted in South Korea and Hong Kong

June 11, 2016 - 10:28am
A test for students in South Korea and Hong Kong hoping to study at US colleges is halted after "credible evidence" it was leaked in advance.
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Syria: Bombings rock Damascus suburb Sayyida Zeinab

June 11, 2016 - 8:23am
Bomb attacks hit a Damascus suburb which is the site of Syria's holiest Shia shrine, killing at least 12 people, state media reports.
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Brexit could lead to EU break-up - Swedish FM Wallstrom

June 11, 2016 - 7:59am
Britain's EU referendum could lead to the break-up of the European Union itself, Sweden's foreign minister tells the BBC.
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Largest urban farm opens in abandoned factory in Netherlands

June 11, 2016 - 7:53am
A Scottish farmer has opened Europe's largest urban farm in an abandoned factory in the Netherlands.
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Libyan forces 'retake Sirte port from IS militants'

June 11, 2016 - 6:56am
Libyan forces say they have recaptured the port in the city of Sirte, after fierce fighting with militants from so-called Islamic State.
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Former Voice contestant Christina Grimmie shot dead in Orlando

June 11, 2016 - 6:25am
Singer Christina Grimmie, who had competed on the US TV programme The Voice, is shot dead by a male attacker after a concert in Orlando.
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Bicycle thief suspect lassoed by rancher in Oregon

June 11, 2016 - 5:36am
A rancher in the US state of Oregon uses his lassoing skills to nab a man who was trying to steal a bicycle, police say.
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